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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 87 144 144
Rank change year-on-year
+57 0
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 124 84 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.06% 1.18% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 1.28% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 64 51
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £243 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £434 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+9.16% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -53.84%
Front-End 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
5607 6585 6484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.99% 92.54% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4234 4807 4742
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 127 155
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.88 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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.

1 219 (95.22%) HTML
2 206 (89.57%) JavaScript
2 206 (89.57%) CSS
3 141 (61.30%) HTML5
4 115 (50.00%) jQuery
5 108 (46.96%) CSS3
6 78 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
7 77 (33.48%) AngularJS
8 50 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
9 49 (21.30%) Sass
9 49 (21.30%) Backbone.js
10 42 (18.26%) Node.js
11 39 (16.96%) User Experience
12 37 (16.09%) Web Design
13 36 (15.65%) .NET
14 34 (14.78%) MVC
14 34 (14.78%) Web Development
15 33 (14.35%) CMS
16 32 (13.91%) Git (software)
17 28 (12.17%) Finance
17 28 (12.17%) PHP
17 28 (12.17%) Java
18 27 (11.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 26 (11.30%) ASP.NET
19 26 (11.30%) TDD
20 25 (10.87%) E-Commerce
21 22 (9.57%) OO
21 22 (9.57%) C#
22 21 (9.13%) LESS
23 19 (8.26%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 42 (18.26%) Node.js
2 33 (14.35%) CMS
3 13 (5.65%) Umbraco
4 11 (4.78%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (3.04%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.04%) IIS
6 6 (2.61%) Drupal
6 6 (2.61%) WordPress
7 5 (2.17%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.17%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.17%) JBoss
8 4 (1.74%) Confluence
8 4 (1.74%) Joomla!
8 4 (1.74%) Apache
9 3 (1.30%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.87%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.87%) DNN
10 2 (0.87%) Content Management Server
11 1 (0.43%) Moodle
Applications
1 17 (7.39%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.87%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (4.35%) Magento
2 2 (0.87%) Tridion
3 1 (0.43%) AWD
3 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) SaaS
1 2 (0.87%) GitHub
2 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.43%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.43%) Office 365
2 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.96%) HTTP
2 3 (1.30%) Intranet
3 2 (0.87%) DNS
3 2 (0.87%) Internet
4 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.22%) SQL Server
1 12 (5.22%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (2.17%) MySQL
3 4 (1.74%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.87%) DB2
5 1 (0.43%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.43%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.43%) Redis
5 1 (0.43%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.43%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (13.91%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.39%) Subversion
3 16 (6.96%) Visual Studio
4 12 (5.22%) Grunt
5 11 (4.78%) Jasmine
6 9 (3.91%) NUnit
7 6 (2.61%) QUnit
7 6 (2.61%) Selenium
7 6 (2.61%) JIRA
8 5 (2.17%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (2.17%) Yeoman
9 4 (1.74%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.30%) Axure RP
10 3 (1.30%) Sinon.JS
11 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.87%) Bower
11 2 (0.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (0.87%) Mocha
General
1 28 (12.17%) Finance
2 13 (5.65%) Marketing
3 6 (2.61%) Banking
3 6 (2.61%) Publishing
4 5 (2.17%) Retail
4 5 (2.17%) Games
5 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.87%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Law
6 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.43%) Front Office
6 1 (0.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.43%) Local Government
6 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.43%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (95.22%) HTML
2 206 (89.57%) CSS
3 141 (61.30%) HTML5
4 115 (50.00%) jQuery
5 108 (46.96%) CSS3
6 77 (33.48%) AngularJS
7 49 (21.30%) Sass
7 49 (21.30%) Backbone.js
8 36 (15.65%) .NET
9 27 (11.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 26 (11.30%) ASP.NET
11 21 (9.13%) LESS
12 19 (8.26%) Ajax
13 17 (7.39%) Web Services
14 16 (6.96%) KnockoutJS
15 15 (6.52%) JSON
16 14 (6.09%) XML
17 12 (5.22%) Ember.js
18 10 (4.35%) .NET Framework
19 9 (3.91%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 39 (16.96%) User Experience
2 11 (4.78%) Visualisation
3 8 (3.48%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.61%) W3C
5 5 (2.17%) Video on Demand
5 5 (2.17%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.87%) Open Source
7 2 (0.87%) Physics
7 2 (0.87%) Human Factors
7 2 (0.87%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.87%) Animation
8 1 (0.43%) BBC
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.43%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.43%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.43%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.43%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.96%) UNIX
2 15 (6.52%) Linux
3 14 (6.09%) Mac OS X
4 12 (5.22%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.91%) Windows
5 9 (3.91%) Android
6 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.43%) webOS
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
3 37 (16.09%) Web Design
4 34 (14.78%) MVC
4 34 (14.78%) Web Development
5 26 (11.30%) TDD
6 25 (10.87%) E-Commerce
7 22 (9.57%) OO
8 13 (5.65%) Content Management
9 10 (4.35%) Configuration Management
10 8 (3.48%) Software Engineering
10 8 (3.48%) Scrum
11 7 (3.04%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (3.04%) BDD
12 4 (1.74%) Waterfall
12 4 (1.74%) Market Research
12 4 (1.74%) DRM
12 4 (1.74%) Project Management
12 4 (1.74%) Pair Programming
12 4 (1.74%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 206 (89.57%) JavaScript
2 28 (12.17%) PHP
2 28 (12.17%) Java
3 22 (9.57%) C#
4 8 (3.48%) Scala
5 7 (3.04%) Ruby
6 6 (2.61%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.17%) Python
7 5 (2.17%) SQL
8 2 (0.87%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (0.87%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.43%) XAML
9 1 (0.43%) PHP5
9 1 (0.43%) Groovy
9 1 (0.43%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (3.04%) Degree
2 5 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.04%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) WCAG
Vendors
1 12 (5.22%) EPiServer
2 11 (4.78%) Ektron
2 11 (4.78%) Sitecore
3 10 (4.35%) RedDot
4 7 (3.04%) Google
5 3 (1.30%) Open Text
5 3 (1.30%) Facebook
6 2 (0.87%) Twitter
6 2 (0.87%) Zend
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle
6 2 (0.87%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.87%) Adobe
7 1 (0.43%) ATG
7 1 (0.43%) Endeca
7 1 (0.43%) Sybase
7 1 (0.43%) Tableau
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