The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 22 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 6 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 4.51% 10.87% 8.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% 11.45% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Average daily rate
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- £363 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £27.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.74% -22.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
132 131 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 99.25% 94.93% 97.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 64 37
Average daily rate £388 £388 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.93 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.67% +72.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Watford region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Watford

Front-End Developer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) XHTML
2 10 (90.91%) E-Commerce
2 10 (90.91%) W3C
2 10 (90.91%) JSP
2 10 (90.91%) JSTL
2 10 (90.91%) Semantic HTML
2 10 (90.91%) User Experience
3 8 (72.73%) Adobe CQ
3 8 (72.73%) Sass
3 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
3 8 (72.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (72.73%) Grunt
3 8 (72.73%) Bower
3 8 (72.73%) CMS
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) CSS3

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (72.73%) CMS
1 8 (72.73%) Adobe CQ
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Grunt
1 8 (72.73%) Bower
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
1 11 (100.00%) CSS
2 10 (90.91%) JSP
2 10 (90.91%) XHTML
2 10 (90.91%) JSTL
2 10 (90.91%) Semantic HTML
3 8 (72.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (72.73%) Sass
3 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) W3C
1 10 (90.91%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) TDD
2 1 (9.09%) BDD
2 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree