The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
London / City of London
Rank 99 83 111
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 55 68 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.87% 2.21% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 2.31% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 60 63
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.32 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2811 2943 4889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.45% 95.80% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2242 2304 3778
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 80
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +34.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the City of London region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the City of London region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 132 (85.71%) HTML
1 132 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 131 (85.06%) CSS
3 127 (82.47%) Front End Development
4 94 (61.04%) AngularJS
5 77 (50.00%) HTML5
6 68 (44.16%) CSS3
7 59 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (29.22%) jQuery
9 44 (28.57%) React
10 38 (24.68%) Web Development
11 37 (24.03%) Finance
11 37 (24.03%) Sass
12 33 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
13 30 (19.48%) TDD
14 29 (18.83%) MVC
14 29 (18.83%) LESS
15 28 (18.18%) Git (software)
15 28 (18.18%) gulp
16 27 (17.53%) User Experience
17 26 (16.88%) RESTful
18 24 (15.58%) Node.js
18 24 (15.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 24 (15.58%) Grunt
18 24 (15.58%) Ajax
19 23 (14.94%) OO
19 23 (14.94%) Backbone.js
20 22 (14.29%) .NET
21 20 (12.99%) C#
21 20 (12.99%) Jasmine

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.14%) CMS
2 10 (6.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (3.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.30%) Confluence
4 2 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.65%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) Drupal
5 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.65%) JBoss
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Magento
2 2 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.95%) SaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.65%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.14%) SSL
2 9 (5.84%) HTTP
2 9 (5.84%) Internet
3 8 (5.19%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.49%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.19%) Couchbase
3 8 (5.19%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.30%) Big Data
5 2 (1.30%) MySQL
5 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 28 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 28 (18.18%) gulp
2 24 (15.58%) Grunt
3 20 (12.99%) Jasmine
4 19 (12.34%) Bower
4 19 (12.34%) Karma Test Runner
5 17 (11.04%) Protractor
6 16 (10.39%) webpack
7 12 (7.79%) Mocha
7 12 (7.79%) Visual Studio
8 11 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (5.84%) Maven
10 8 (5.19%) JSHint
10 8 (5.19%) QUnit
10 8 (5.19%) Selenium
10 8 (5.19%) Sinon.JS
11 4 (2.60%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.95%) JIRA
12 3 (1.95%) Yeoman
13 2 (1.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 37 (24.03%) Finance
2 17 (11.04%) Banking
3 9 (5.84%) Retail
4 7 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 7 (4.55%) Marketing
5 5 (3.25%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.60%) Advertising
7 3 (1.95%) Automotive
8 2 (1.30%) Back Office
8 2 (1.30%) Front Office
8 2 (1.30%) Games
8 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.65%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (85.71%) HTML
2 131 (85.06%) CSS
3 94 (61.04%) AngularJS
4 77 (50.00%) HTML5
5 68 (44.16%) CSS3
6 45 (29.22%) jQuery
7 44 (28.57%) React
8 37 (24.03%) Sass
9 29 (18.83%) LESS
10 26 (16.88%) RESTful
11 24 (15.58%) Ajax
11 24 (15.58%) Node.js
11 24 (15.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 23 (14.94%) Backbone.js
13 22 (14.29%) .NET
14 15 (9.74%) JSON
15 13 (8.44%) Web Services
16 12 (7.79%) Ember.js
17 11 (7.14%) REST
18 10 (6.49%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.53%) User Experience
2 11 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.84%) Graphic Design
3 9 (5.84%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.84%) RIA
4 8 (5.19%) Equities
5 7 (4.55%) Fixed Income
5 7 (4.55%) NHS
6 6 (3.90%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.25%) Fintech
7 5 (3.25%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.60%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.60%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.60%) Minimum Viable Product
9 3 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.30%) Blog
10 2 (1.30%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.65%) Linked Data
11 1 (0.65%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.65%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.14%) Windows
2 9 (5.84%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.55%) Android
4 5 (3.25%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.60%) Linux
5 4 (2.60%) webOS
5 4 (2.60%) Windows Phone
5 4 (2.60%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (82.47%) Front End Development
2 59 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (24.68%) Web Development
4 33 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
5 30 (19.48%) TDD
6 29 (18.83%) MVC
7 23 (14.94%) OO
8 17 (11.04%) BDD
9 16 (10.39%) Unit Testing
9 16 (10.39%) Web Design
10 14 (9.09%) Low Latency
10 14 (9.09%) OOP
11 13 (8.44%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 13 (8.44%) Open Source
12 12 (7.79%) E-Commerce
12 12 (7.79%) High Availability
13 10 (6.49%) Asset Management
13 10 (6.49%) Software Engineering
14 9 (5.84%) Service Design
14 9 (5.84%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 132 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 20 (12.99%) C#
3 16 (10.39%) ES6
4 12 (7.79%) Java
5 11 (7.14%) PHP
6 7 (4.55%) TypeScript
7 4 (2.60%) ECMAScript
7 4 (2.60%) Python
8 3 (1.95%) Ruby
9 2 (1.30%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.30%) SQL
9 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.65%) Perl
10 1 (0.65%) Scala
10 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (8.44%) Degree
2 3 (1.95%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (3.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.30%) Google
2 2 (1.30%) Perforce
2 2 (1.30%) Remedy
2 2 (1.30%) Twitter
3 1 (0.65%) Arqiva
3 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.65%) hybris
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle
3 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.65%) SAP
3 1 (0.65%) Sencha
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