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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 131 122 128
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 68 77 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.23% 1.29% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.40% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 59 65
Average daily rate
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£350 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £263
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+43.49% -20.35%
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
5128 5511 5913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 92.39% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3920 4136 4347
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 74 139
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £123.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 27 May 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 27 May 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.

1 128 (95.52%) HTML
2 127 (94.78%) JavaScript
3 123 (91.79%) CSS
4 97 (72.39%) HTML5
5 77 (57.46%) CSS3
6 68 (50.75%) AngularJS
7 64 (47.76%) jQuery
8 44 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (26.12%) Sass
10 31 (23.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 31 (23.13%) User Experience
11 29 (21.64%) Backbone.js
12 27 (20.15%) LESS
12 27 (20.15%) Responsive Web Design
13 24 (17.91%) Node.js
14 23 (17.16%) Web Development
15 22 (16.42%) TDD
15 22 (16.42%) PHP
16 21 (15.67%) OO
17 19 (14.18%) Git (software)
18 18 (13.43%) MVC
19 14 (10.45%) E-Commerce
20 12 (8.96%) Ajax
21 11 (8.21%) Photoshop
22 10 (7.46%) CMS
22 10 (7.46%) Games
22 10 (7.46%) Scrum
22 10 (7.46%) WordPress
22 10 (7.46%) Grunt
23 9 (6.72%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (17.91%) Node.js
2 10 (7.46%) CMS
2 10 (7.46%) WordPress
3 3 (2.24%) Apache
3 3 (2.24%) Drupal
4 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.75%) SAS
5 1 (0.75%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.75%) nginx
5 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.75%) Railo
Applications
1 11 (8.21%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (2.99%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.49%) SaaS
1 2 (1.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.48%) MySQL
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (14.18%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.46%) Grunt
3 9 (6.72%) Subversion
4 7 (5.22%) Jasmine
4 7 (5.22%) Bower
5 4 (2.99%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.99%) Selenium
6 3 (2.24%) JIRA
6 3 (2.24%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.49%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.49%) NUnit
7 2 (1.49%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.49%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.75%) Hudson
8 1 (0.75%) FishEye
8 1 (0.75%) QUnit
General
1 10 (7.46%) Games
2 7 (5.22%) Finance
3 6 (4.48%) Banking
4 4 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.99%) Marketing
5 3 (2.24%) Publishing
6 2 (1.49%) Retail
6 2 (1.49%) Automotive
6 2 (1.49%) Law
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (95.52%) HTML
2 123 (91.79%) CSS
3 97 (72.39%) HTML5
4 77 (57.46%) CSS3
5 68 (50.75%) AngularJS
6 64 (47.76%) jQuery
7 35 (26.12%) Sass
8 31 (23.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 29 (21.64%) Backbone.js
10 27 (20.15%) LESS
11 12 (8.96%) Ajax
12 9 (6.72%) .NET
13 8 (5.97%) XML
13 8 (5.97%) JSON
14 7 (5.22%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (4.48%) D3.js
15 6 (4.48%) Ember.js
16 5 (3.73%) RESTful
16 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET
17 4 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.13%) User Experience
2 6 (4.48%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.73%) W3C
4 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.24%) Online Games
6 2 (1.49%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.49%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.49%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.49%) STB
6 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.75%) BBC
7 1 (0.75%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.75%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.75%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (0.75%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.24%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.49%) Linux
2 2 (1.49%) Android
3 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.15%) Responsive Web Design
3 23 (17.16%) Web Development
4 22 (16.42%) TDD
5 21 (15.67%) OO
6 18 (13.43%) MVC
7 14 (10.45%) E-Commerce
8 10 (7.46%) Scrum
9 8 (5.97%) BDD
10 7 (5.22%) Automated Testing
10 7 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.48%) Mobile Development
12 5 (3.73%) Web Design
12 5 (3.73%) Pair Programming
13 4 (2.99%) Software Engineering
13 4 (2.99%) Open Source
14 3 (2.24%) Content Management
14 3 (2.24%) OOD
14 3 (2.24%) Continuous Delivery
15 2 (1.49%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 127 (94.78%) JavaScript
2 22 (16.42%) PHP
3 6 (4.48%) SQL
4 5 (3.73%) Python
5 4 (2.99%) C#
5 4 (2.99%) Java
6 3 (2.24%) ActionScript
6 3 (2.24%) Scala
7 1 (0.75%) Ruby
7 1 (0.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (0.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) WCAG
2 1 (0.75%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 7 (5.22%) Adobe
2 4 (2.99%) Twitter
3 3 (2.24%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle
4 2 (1.49%) Zend
4 2 (1.49%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.49%) BT
5 1 (0.75%) FatWire
5 1 (0.75%) Google
5 1 (0.75%) Roku
5 1 (0.75%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.75%) Ektron
5 1 (0.75%) Interwoven
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