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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 69 137 135
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 102 66 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.95% 1.20% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 1.26% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 48 55
Median daily rate £400 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £271 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £433 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.37 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £39.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-71.79% +44.44%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
London

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
3283 5236 5931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.94% 95.55% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2661 3965 4336
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 82 85
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £29.21 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016, 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.

1 157 (93.45%) HTML
2 152 (90.48%) Front End Development
3 150 (89.29%) JavaScript
4 144 (85.71%) CSS
5 107 (63.69%) HTML5
6 106 (63.10%) AngularJS
7 71 (42.26%) CSS3
8 64 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (30.36%) jQuery
10 50 (29.76%) Sass
11 48 (28.57%) Node.js
12 47 (27.98%) React
13 41 (24.40%) Backbone.js
14 33 (19.64%) Finance
15 32 (19.05%) TDD
16 30 (17.86%) Git (software)
16 30 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
17 29 (17.26%) Web Development
18 25 (14.88%) Java
19 24 (14.29%) OO
20 23 (13.69%) User Experience
21 22 (13.10%) gulp
22 21 (12.50%) Scrum
23 20 (11.90%) BDD
24 19 (11.31%) Grunt
24 19 (11.31%) CMS
25 18 (10.71%) MVC
25 18 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 17 (10.12%) JSON
27 14 (8.33%) Automated Testing

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 48 (28.57%) Node.js
2 19 (11.31%) CMS
3 8 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.38%) IIS
5 2 (1.19%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.19%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.19%) WordPress
6 1 (0.60%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (7.74%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (2.98%) MS Office
4 4 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Eloqua
1 2 (1.19%) Unica
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.79%) GitHub
2 2 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.36%) HTTP
2 4 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.19%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.60%) Network Security
4 1 (0.60%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.38%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.79%) Big Data
3 3 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.19%) MySQL
4 2 (1.19%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.60%) Redis
5 1 (0.60%) Riak
5 1 (0.60%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 30 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 22 (13.10%) gulp
3 19 (11.31%) Grunt
4 8 (4.76%) JIRA
5 6 (3.57%) Mocha
6 5 (2.98%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (2.98%) Jasmine
6 5 (2.98%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (2.98%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.38%) PhantomJS
7 4 (2.38%) Protractor
7 4 (2.38%) Subversion
8 3 (1.79%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.19%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.60%) Bower
10 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.60%) NUnit
10 1 (0.60%) Sinon.JS
10 1 (0.60%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.60%) WebStorm
General
1 33 (19.64%) Finance
2 10 (5.95%) Marketing
3 9 (5.36%) Games
4 8 (4.76%) Banking
4 8 (4.76%) Front Office
5 6 (3.57%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.98%) Publishing
7 4 (2.38%) Arabic Language
7 4 (2.38%) Legal
8 2 (1.19%) Electronics
8 2 (1.19%) Retail
9 1 (0.60%) Advertising
9 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.60%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (93.45%) HTML
2 144 (85.71%) CSS
3 107 (63.69%) HTML5
4 106 (63.10%) AngularJS
5 71 (42.26%) CSS3
6 51 (30.36%) jQuery
7 50 (29.76%) Sass
8 47 (27.98%) React
9 41 (24.40%) Backbone.js
10 18 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (10.12%) JSON
12 14 (8.33%) RESTful
13 13 (7.74%) .NET
13 13 (7.74%) LESS
14 12 (7.14%) XML
15 11 (6.55%) REST
16 9 (5.36%) RequireJS
17 8 (4.76%) Ajax
17 8 (4.76%) Web Services
18 7 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.69%) User Experience
2 7 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (2.98%) Fintech
3 5 (2.98%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.38%) New Media
4 4 (2.38%) W3C
5 3 (1.79%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.19%) iPad
6 2 (1.19%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.60%) Blog
7 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.60%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.60%) NHS
7 1 (0.60%) Physics
7 1 (0.60%) Streaming Music
7 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.55%) Linux
2 5 (2.98%) Windows
3 4 (2.38%) Unix
4 3 (1.79%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.60%) Android
5 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (90.48%) Front End Development
2 64 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (19.05%) TDD
4 30 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
5 29 (17.26%) Web Development
6 24 (14.29%) OO
7 21 (12.50%) Scrum
8 20 (11.90%) BDD
9 18 (10.71%) MVC
10 14 (8.33%) Automated Testing
11 13 (7.74%) Content Management
12 12 (7.14%) E-Commerce
13 7 (4.17%) Configuration Management
13 7 (4.17%) Kanban
14 5 (2.98%) Data Management
14 5 (2.98%) Progressive Enhancement
15 4 (2.38%) Business Analysis
15 4 (2.38%) Change Management
15 4 (2.38%) OOP
15 4 (2.38%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 150 (89.29%) JavaScript
2 25 (14.88%) Java
3 14 (8.33%) C#
4 12 (7.14%) SQL
5 7 (4.17%) TypeScript
6 6 (3.57%) PHP
7 5 (2.98%) Python
8 4 (2.38%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.38%) VBScript
8 4 (2.38%) XAML
9 3 (1.79%) C
10 2 (1.19%) Ruby
11 1 (0.60%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.60%) R
11 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.38%) WCAG
2 3 (1.79%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.60%) WAI
Vendors
1 14 (8.33%) Adobe
2 4 (2.38%) RedDot
3 3 (1.79%) Twitter
4 2 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.19%) Zend
5 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.60%) Cognos
5 1 (0.60%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.60%) hybris
5 1 (0.60%) Perforce
5 1 (0.60%) SAP
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