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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 122 87 125
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 82 121 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.51% 2.08% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 2.26% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 92 92
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £286
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +9.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+143.33% -60.00%
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
5044 5363 6721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 92.20% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3955 3878 4908
Average daily rate £451 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 91 148
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £35.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015, 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.

1 141 (95.27%) HTML
2 139 (93.92%) CSS
3 134 (90.54%) JavaScript
4 94 (63.51%) HTML5
5 82 (55.41%) CSS3
6 79 (53.38%) AngularJS
7 67 (45.27%) jQuery
8 60 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (28.38%) Sass
10 37 (25.00%) Backbone.js
10 37 (25.00%) User Experience
11 34 (22.97%) Responsive Web Design
12 28 (18.92%) TDD
13 27 (18.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 26 (17.57%) PHP
15 21 (14.19%) Scrum
15 21 (14.19%) Grunt
15 21 (14.19%) Node.js
16 20 (13.51%) LESS
16 20 (13.51%) OO
17 18 (12.16%) MVC
17 18 (12.16%) Web Development
18 17 (11.49%) Git (software)
19 13 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
19 13 (8.78%) gulp
20 12 (8.11%) Jasmine
21 11 (7.43%) Ajax
21 11 (7.43%) Subversion
21 11 (7.43%) Photoshop
21 11 (7.43%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 21 (14.19%) Node.js
2 7 (4.73%) CMS
3 5 (3.38%) Drupal
4 3 (2.03%) WordPress
4 3 (2.03%) Apache
5 2 (1.35%) Confluence
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.68%) Railo
6 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.68%) SAS
6 1 (0.68%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.68%) nginx
6 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (7.43%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.35%) GitHub
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) SaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.38%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.05%) MySQL
2 2 (1.35%) Big Data
3 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.68%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (14.19%) Grunt
2 17 (11.49%) Git (software)
3 13 (8.78%) gulp
4 12 (8.11%) Jasmine
5 11 (7.43%) Subversion
6 9 (6.08%) Selenium
7 8 (5.41%) Cucumber
8 7 (4.73%) WebDriver
9 6 (4.05%) JIRA
9 6 (4.05%) Bower
9 6 (4.05%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (2.03%) Yeoman
10 3 (2.03%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.03%) Sinon.JS
10 3 (2.03%) QUnit
11 2 (1.35%) NUnit
11 2 (1.35%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.68%) JMeter
12 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (5.41%) Finance
1 8 (5.41%) Games
2 6 (4.05%) Publishing
3 4 (2.70%) Banking
3 4 (2.70%) Marketing
4 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.35%) Law
5 2 (1.35%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Automotive
6 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (95.27%) HTML
2 139 (93.92%) CSS
3 94 (63.51%) HTML5
4 82 (55.41%) CSS3
5 79 (53.38%) AngularJS
6 67 (45.27%) jQuery
7 42 (28.38%) Sass
8 37 (25.00%) Backbone.js
9 27 (18.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 20 (13.51%) LESS
11 11 (7.43%) Ajax
12 8 (5.41%) .NET
12 8 (5.41%) React
13 7 (4.73%) D3.js
13 7 (4.73%) JSON
13 7 (4.73%) RESTful
14 6 (4.05%) KnockoutJS
14 6 (4.05%) Ember.js
14 6 (4.05%) REST
15 5 (3.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (25.00%) User Experience
2 6 (4.05%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.38%) W3C
4 4 (2.70%) Online Games
5 3 (2.03%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.35%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.35%) STB
6 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Blog
7 1 (0.68%) BBC
7 1 (0.68%) Social Media
7 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.03%) Linux
2 2 (1.35%) Android
2 2 (1.35%) Windows
3 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.97%) Responsive Web Design
3 28 (18.92%) TDD
4 21 (14.19%) Scrum
5 20 (13.51%) OO
6 18 (12.16%) MVC
6 18 (12.16%) Web Development
7 13 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (7.43%) BDD
9 10 (6.76%) Pair Programming
10 8 (5.41%) E-Commerce
11 7 (4.73%) Unit Testing
12 5 (3.38%) Web Design
12 5 (3.38%) Content Management
12 5 (3.38%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (2.70%) Mobile Development
13 4 (2.70%) DevOps
13 4 (2.70%) Automated Testing
13 4 (2.70%) OOD
13 4 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (90.54%) JavaScript
2 26 (17.57%) PHP
3 7 (4.73%) SQL
4 5 (3.38%) Java
5 4 (2.70%) C#
5 4 (2.70%) ActionScript
5 4 (2.70%) Scala
6 3 (2.03%) Python
7 2 (1.35%) Ruby
8 1 (0.68%) XPath
8 1 (0.68%) Perl
8 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.35%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.35%) Docker
2 1 (0.68%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.68%) StatsD
2 1 (0.68%) logstash
2 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (4.73%) Adobe
2 3 (2.03%) Google
3 2 (1.35%) Zend
3 2 (1.35%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.35%) Twitter
3 2 (1.35%) BT
4 1 (0.68%) Roku
4 1 (0.68%) Ektron
4 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £225 - £255 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £635 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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The Creative Emporium
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Venturi
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago