The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 109 147 141
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 100 72 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.77% 1.05% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.13% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 50 51
Average daily rate
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£376 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -35.71%
Front-End Developer
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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 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
5239 6373 5699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.74% 93.31% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4042 4649 4243
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 114 148
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.94 £33.90 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Front-End 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 across the City of London region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Front-End 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 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Front-End 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 across the City of London region.

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 211 (96.79%) HTML
2 199 (91.28%) CSS
3 198 (90.83%) JavaScript
4 137 (62.84%) HTML5
5 108 (49.54%) jQuery
6 100 (45.87%) CSS3
7 90 (41.28%) AngularJS
8 74 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (26.15%) Backbone.js
10 56 (25.69%) Responsive Web Design
11 51 (23.39%) Sass
12 46 (21.10%) Node.js
13 37 (16.97%) MVC
14 35 (16.06%) TDD
14 35 (16.06%) Web Development
14 35 (16.06%) PHP
15 34 (15.60%) User Experience
16 33 (15.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 29 (13.30%) Web Design
18 28 (12.84%) CMS
18 28 (12.84%) E-Commerce
18 28 (12.84%) Git (software)
19 27 (12.39%) .NET
20 23 (10.55%) LESS
21 22 (10.09%) Java
21 22 (10.09%) OO
22 20 (9.17%) Finance
23 19 (8.72%) JSON
24 18 (8.26%) Ajax
24 18 (8.26%) C#

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 46 (21.10%) Node.js
2 28 (12.84%) CMS
3 10 (4.59%) Umbraco
4 9 (4.13%) WordPress
5 8 (3.67%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (3.21%) Apache
7 6 (2.75%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.75%) Drupal
8 5 (2.29%) IIS
9 4 (1.83%) Confluence
10 3 (1.38%) Sitefinity
10 3 (1.38%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.92%) Content Management Server
11 2 (0.92%) DNN
11 2 (0.92%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.46%) Adobe CQ
12 1 (0.46%) Orchard CMS
12 1 (0.46%) Moodle
Applications
1 18 (8.26%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.92%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.46%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.67%) Magento
2 3 (1.38%) Tridion
3 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.92%) GitHub
1 2 (0.92%) SaaS
2 1 (0.46%) Office 365
2 1 (0.46%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.05%) HTTP
2 3 (1.38%) Intranet
3 2 (0.92%) DNS
3 2 (0.92%) Internet
4 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.21%) MySQL
4 3 (1.38%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.92%) DB2
5 2 (0.92%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.46%) Redis
6 1 (0.46%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 28 (12.84%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.88%) Subversion
3 14 (6.42%) Jasmine
3 14 (6.42%) Grunt
4 11 (5.05%) Visual Studio
5 8 (3.67%) JIRA
6 7 (3.21%) Cucumber
6 7 (3.21%) Selenium
7 6 (2.75%) NUnit
7 6 (2.75%) QUnit
8 5 (2.29%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.29%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (1.83%) Yeoman
9 4 (1.83%) Mocha
10 3 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.38%) Maven
10 3 (1.38%) Sinon.JS
11 2 (0.92%) Bower
11 2 (0.92%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.92%) Ant
General
1 20 (9.17%) Finance
2 9 (4.13%) Marketing
3 7 (3.21%) Publishing
4 6 (2.75%) Games
4 6 (2.75%) Retail
5 4 (1.83%) Banking
6 3 (1.38%) Advertising
7 2 (0.92%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Front Office
8 1 (0.46%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.46%) Law
8 1 (0.46%) Legal
8 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (96.79%) HTML
2 199 (91.28%) CSS
3 137 (62.84%) HTML5
4 108 (49.54%) jQuery
5 100 (45.87%) CSS3
6 90 (41.28%) AngularJS
7 57 (26.15%) Backbone.js
8 51 (23.39%) Sass
9 33 (15.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 27 (12.39%) .NET
11 23 (10.55%) LESS
12 19 (8.72%) JSON
13 18 (8.26%) Ajax
14 15 (6.88%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (6.88%) ASP.NET
15 14 (6.42%) Web Services
16 12 (5.50%) Ember.js
17 11 (5.05%) XML
18 8 (3.67%) D3.js
19 7 (3.21%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.60%) User Experience
2 9 (4.13%) Visualisation
2 9 (4.13%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.21%) Digital Media
3 7 (3.21%) Video on Demand
3 7 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.75%) W3C
5 4 (1.83%) Open Source
6 3 (1.38%) Streaming Video
7 2 (0.92%) Physics
7 2 (0.92%) Human Factors
7 2 (0.92%) Animation
7 2 (0.92%) DTV
7 2 (0.92%) Social Media
7 2 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.46%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.46%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.46%) FMCG
8 1 (0.46%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.59%) UNIX
2 9 (4.13%) Apple iOS
2 9 (4.13%) Linux
3 8 (3.67%) Mac OS X
4 7 (3.21%) Android
5 5 (2.29%) Windows
6 1 (0.46%) webOS
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (25.69%) Responsive Web Design
3 37 (16.97%) MVC
4 35 (16.06%) TDD
4 35 (16.06%) Web Development
5 29 (13.30%) Web Design
6 28 (12.84%) E-Commerce
7 22 (10.09%) OO
8 14 (6.42%) Scrum
9 10 (4.59%) BDD
10 8 (3.67%) Content Management
11 5 (2.29%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (2.29%) Pair Programming
11 5 (2.29%) Mobile Application Development
12 4 (1.83%) SEO
12 4 (1.83%) Software Engineering
12 4 (1.83%) OOP
12 4 (1.83%) Configuration Management
12 4 (1.83%) DRM
13 3 (1.38%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 198 (90.83%) JavaScript
2 35 (16.06%) PHP
3 22 (10.09%) Java
4 18 (8.26%) C#
5 8 (3.67%) Scala
6 5 (2.29%) SQL
7 4 (1.83%) Ruby
7 4 (1.83%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.38%) Python
9 2 (0.92%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.92%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.46%) Clojure
10 1 (0.46%) PHP5
10 1 (0.46%) Lua
10 1 (0.46%) VBA
10 1 (0.46%) VB
10 1 (0.46%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (2.75%) Degree
2 3 (1.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.29%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) WCAG
Vendors
1 11 (5.05%) EPiServer
2 9 (4.13%) Ektron
2 9 (4.13%) Google
3 8 (3.67%) Sitecore
4 6 (2.75%) RedDot
4 6 (2.75%) Twitter
5 5 (2.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.92%) Oracle
6 2 (0.92%) Zend
6 2 (0.92%) Facebook
7 1 (0.46%) Tableau
7 1 (0.46%) Adobe
7 1 (0.46%) Endeca
7 1 (0.46%) ATG
7 1 (0.46%) Open Text
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