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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 99 141 128
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 112 70 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.92% 0.98% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 1.06% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 49 58
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £428 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £15.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+116.66% -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
5420 6621 5957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 93.14% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4124 4843 4393
Average daily rate £435 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 126 129
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £32.15 £44.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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.

1 222 (96.10%) HTML
2 208 (90.04%) JavaScript
3 207 (89.61%) CSS
4 143 (61.90%) HTML5
5 116 (50.22%) jQuery
6 110 (47.62%) CSS3
7 87 (37.66%) AngularJS
8 78 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (24.24%) Sass
10 55 (23.81%) Backbone.js
11 53 (22.94%) Responsive Web Design
12 47 (20.35%) Node.js
13 39 (16.88%) MVC
14 38 (16.45%) User Experience
15 36 (15.58%) TDD
15 36 (15.58%) Web Design
15 36 (15.58%) .NET
15 36 (15.58%) Web Development
16 34 (14.72%) Git (software)
17 33 (14.29%) CMS
18 32 (13.85%) PHP
19 28 (12.12%) Java
19 28 (12.12%) E-Commerce
20 27 (11.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 24 (10.39%) OO
21 24 (10.39%) C#
21 24 (10.39%) ASP.NET
21 24 (10.39%) Finance
22 23 (9.96%) LESS
23 20 (8.66%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 47 (20.35%) Node.js
2 33 (14.29%) CMS
3 13 (5.63%) Umbraco
4 11 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.03%) IIS
5 7 (3.03%) WordPress
6 6 (2.60%) Apache
7 5 (2.16%) JBoss
7 5 (2.16%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.16%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.16%) Drupal
8 4 (1.73%) Joomla!
8 4 (1.73%) Confluence
9 3 (1.30%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.87%) DNN
10 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.87%) Content Management Server
10 2 (0.87%) Alfresco
Applications
1 16 (6.93%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.87%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (3.90%) Magento
2 3 (1.30%) Tridion
3 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) SaaS
1 2 (0.87%) GitHub
2 1 (0.43%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.43%) Office 365
2 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.49%) HTTP
2 3 (1.30%) Intranet
3 2 (0.87%) Internet
3 2 (0.87%) DNS
4 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.60%) MySQL
4 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.30%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.87%) DB2
6 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.43%) Redis
7 1 (0.43%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (14.72%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.79%) Subversion
3 17 (7.36%) Visual Studio
4 13 (5.63%) Jasmine
4 13 (5.63%) Grunt
5 9 (3.90%) NUnit
6 8 (3.46%) JIRA
7 7 (3.03%) Selenium
8 6 (2.60%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.60%) QUnit
9 5 (2.16%) Mocha
9 5 (2.16%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (2.16%) Yeoman
9 5 (2.16%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.30%) Maven
10 3 (1.30%) Sinon.JS
10 3 (1.30%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (0.87%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (10.39%) Finance
2 11 (4.76%) Marketing
3 7 (3.03%) Retail
4 5 (2.16%) Banking
4 5 (2.16%) Publishing
5 4 (1.73%) Games
6 3 (1.30%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.87%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Local Government
8 1 (0.43%) Arabic Language
8 1 (0.43%) Law
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
8 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.43%) Front Office
8 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (96.10%) HTML
2 207 (89.61%) CSS
3 143 (61.90%) HTML5
4 116 (50.22%) jQuery
5 110 (47.62%) CSS3
6 87 (37.66%) AngularJS
7 56 (24.24%) Sass
8 55 (23.81%) Backbone.js
9 36 (15.58%) .NET
10 27 (11.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 24 (10.39%) ASP.NET
12 23 (9.96%) LESS
13 20 (8.66%) Ajax
14 19 (8.23%) Web Services
15 16 (6.93%) JSON
16 15 (6.49%) XML
16 15 (6.49%) KnockoutJS
17 12 (5.19%) Ember.js
18 10 (4.33%) .NET Framework
19 9 (3.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.45%) User Experience
2 11 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.33%) Visualisation
4 7 (3.03%) Video on Demand
5 6 (2.60%) Digital Media
5 6 (2.60%) W3C
6 5 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.73%) Open Source
8 3 (1.30%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (0.87%) Social Media
9 2 (0.87%) DTV
9 2 (0.87%) Animation
9 2 (0.87%) Physics
9 2 (0.87%) Human Factors
10 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.43%) FMCG
10 1 (0.43%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.43%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.49%) UNIX
2 14 (6.06%) Linux
3 13 (5.63%) Mac OS X
4 11 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.90%) Windows
6 8 (3.46%) Android
7 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.43%) webOS
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (22.94%) Responsive Web Design
3 39 (16.88%) MVC
4 36 (15.58%) TDD
4 36 (15.58%) Web Design
4 36 (15.58%) Web Development
5 28 (12.12%) E-Commerce
6 24 (10.39%) OO
7 13 (5.63%) Content Management
8 10 (4.33%) Scrum
9 9 (3.90%) Configuration Management
9 9 (3.90%) BDD
10 7 (3.03%) Software Engineering
10 7 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (2.16%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (2.16%) Pair Programming
12 4 (1.73%) SEO
12 4 (1.73%) DRM
12 4 (1.73%) Project Management
12 4 (1.73%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 208 (90.04%) JavaScript
2 32 (13.85%) PHP
3 28 (12.12%) Java
4 24 (10.39%) C#
5 9 (3.90%) Scala
6 7 (3.03%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.60%) Ruby
8 5 (2.16%) SQL
9 4 (1.73%) Python
10 2 (0.87%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.87%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.43%) VBA
11 1 (0.43%) VB
11 1 (0.43%) XAML
11 1 (0.43%) Clojure
11 1 (0.43%) Lua
11 1 (0.43%) PHP5
11 1 (0.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (2.60%) Degree
2 5 (2.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) WCAG
Vendors
1 12 (5.19%) EPiServer
1 12 (5.19%) Ektron
2 11 (4.76%) Sitecore
3 10 (4.33%) RedDot
4 9 (3.90%) Google
5 4 (1.73%) Oracle
6 3 (1.30%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.30%) Open Text
7 2 (0.87%) Facebook
7 2 (0.87%) Twitter
7 2 (0.87%) Zend
8 1 (0.43%) Endeca
8 1 (0.43%) ATG
8 1 (0.43%) Sybase
8 1 (0.43%) Tableau
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