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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 123 106 138
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 86 105 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.45% 1.78% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.93% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 82 80
Average daily rate
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£350 £360 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +8.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £252 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -23.33%
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
5491 5436 6581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.38% 92.15% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4265 3966 4836
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £285
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 87 92 169
Average hourly rate £17.98 £18.48 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £32.82 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 29 July 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 29 July 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.

1 145 (94.77%) HTML
1 145 (94.77%) CSS
2 140 (91.50%) JavaScript
3 102 (66.67%) HTML5
4 86 (56.21%) CSS3
5 80 (52.29%) AngularJS
6 76 (49.67%) jQuery
7 58 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (30.72%) Sass
9 43 (28.10%) User Experience
10 35 (22.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 34 (22.22%) Backbone.js
12 29 (18.95%) LESS
13 27 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
14 26 (16.99%) PHP
15 24 (15.69%) TDD
15 24 (15.69%) Node.js
16 23 (15.03%) Web Development
17 21 (13.73%) Git (software)
18 20 (13.07%) Grunt
18 20 (13.07%) OO
19 17 (11.11%) Scrum
20 16 (10.46%) MVC
21 12 (7.84%) Photoshop
21 12 (7.84%) Bower
22 11 (7.19%) gulp
22 11 (7.19%) Ajax
22 11 (7.19%) Subversion
23 10 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
23 10 (6.54%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 24 (15.69%) Node.js
2 9 (5.88%) WordPress
3 8 (5.23%) CMS
4 4 (2.61%) Drupal
5 2 (1.31%) Apache
6 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.65%) SAS
6 1 (0.65%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.65%) nginx
6 1 (0.65%) Confluence
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.65%) Railo
Applications
1 12 (7.84%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (3.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.31%) SaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.31%) HTTP
2 1 (0.65%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.27%) MySQL
2 2 (1.31%) Big Data
3 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (13.73%) Git (software)
2 20 (13.07%) Grunt
3 12 (7.84%) Bower
4 11 (7.19%) gulp
4 11 (7.19%) Subversion
5 10 (6.54%) Jasmine
6 9 (5.88%) Selenium
7 7 (4.58%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.92%) WebDriver
8 6 (3.92%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (2.61%) JIRA
10 3 (1.96%) Yeoman
11 2 (1.31%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.31%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.31%) NUnit
11 2 (1.31%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.65%) Hudson
12 1 (0.65%) FishEye
12 1 (0.65%) QUnit
12 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (5.88%) Finance
2 8 (5.23%) Games
3 5 (3.27%) Banking
4 4 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.61%) Publishing
4 4 (2.61%) Marketing
5 3 (1.96%) Automotive
6 2 (1.31%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (94.77%) HTML
1 145 (94.77%) CSS
2 102 (66.67%) HTML5
3 86 (56.21%) CSS3
4 80 (52.29%) AngularJS
5 76 (49.67%) jQuery
6 47 (30.72%) Sass
7 35 (22.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 34 (22.22%) Backbone.js
9 29 (18.95%) LESS
10 11 (7.19%) Ajax
11 10 (6.54%) .NET
12 9 (5.88%) RESTful
13 8 (5.23%) JSON
13 8 (5.23%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (5.23%) D3.js
14 7 (4.58%) Ember.js
15 6 (3.92%) React
15 6 (3.92%) ASP.NET
15 6 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (28.10%) User Experience
2 9 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.92%) W3C
4 4 (2.61%) Online Games
5 3 (1.96%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.31%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.31%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.31%) STB
7 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.65%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (0.65%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.65%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.96%) Linux
2 2 (1.31%) Windows
2 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.65%) Android
3 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
3 24 (15.69%) TDD
4 23 (15.03%) Web Development
5 20 (13.07%) OO
6 17 (11.11%) Scrum
7 16 (10.46%) MVC
8 10 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (5.88%) Pair Programming
9 9 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 8 (5.23%) BDD
11 6 (3.92%) Mobile Development
12 5 (3.27%) Unit Testing
13 4 (2.61%) Open Source
13 4 (2.61%) Content Management
13 4 (2.61%) Automated Testing
13 4 (2.61%) Software Engineering
13 4 (2.61%) Web Design
13 4 (2.61%) Analytics
14 3 (1.96%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 140 (91.50%) JavaScript
2 26 (16.99%) PHP
3 7 (4.58%) SQL
4 6 (3.92%) C#
4 6 (3.92%) Python
5 4 (2.61%) ActionScript
5 4 (2.61%) Scala
6 3 (1.96%) Java
7 1 (0.65%) Ruby
7 1 (0.65%) XPath
7 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (0.65%) Degree
1 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
1 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.92%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) WCAG
2 1 (0.65%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) TeamSite
1 1 (0.65%) Puppet
1 1 (0.65%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.65%) StatsD
1 1 (0.65%) logstash
Vendors
1 8 (5.23%) Adobe
2 3 (1.96%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.96%) Google
3 2 (1.31%) Zend
3 2 (1.31%) BT
3 2 (1.31%) Oracle
3 2 (1.31%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.31%) Twitter
4 1 (0.65%) Roku
4 1 (0.65%) Ektron
4 1 (0.65%) Interwoven
4 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.65%) FatWire
4 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
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