The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 76 130 103
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 97 87 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.89% 1.47% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.02% 1.55% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 66 83
Median daily rate £415 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £193 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- +39.13%
Front End Developer (Client-Side 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
3212 5598 5518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.57% 94.72% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2600 4350 4016
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 87 96
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.71 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £31.90 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) across the City of London region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) across the City of London region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 184 (92.00%) HTML
1 184 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 178 (89.00%) Front End Development
3 174 (87.00%) CSS
4 129 (64.50%) HTML5
5 123 (61.50%) AngularJS
6 94 (47.00%) CSS3
7 77 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
8 62 (31.00%) jQuery
9 61 (30.50%) React
10 58 (29.00%) Node.js
10 58 (29.00%) Sass
11 41 (20.50%) TDD
11 41 (20.50%) Finance
12 38 (19.00%) Backbone.js
12 38 (19.00%) Git (software)
13 33 (16.50%) OO
14 32 (16.00%) Web Development
15 31 (15.50%) gulp
16 30 (15.00%) Java
16 30 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
16 30 (15.00%) Grunt
17 27 (13.50%) User Experience
18 26 (13.00%) LESS
18 26 (13.00%) BDD
19 23 (11.50%) CMS
20 22 (11.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 21 (10.50%) E-Commerce
22 20 (10.00%) Scrum
23 19 (9.50%) JSON

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (11.50%) CMS
2 11 (5.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.50%) WordPress
4 2 (1.00%) Confluence
4 2 (1.00%) IIS
4 2 (1.00%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.00%) MS Office
5 1 (0.50%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.50%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Magento
2 2 (1.00%) Eloqua
2 2 (1.00%) Unica
3 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.50%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.50%) GitHub
2 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.50%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.00%) HTTP
2 4 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.50%) MySQL
3 4 (2.00%) Big Data
3 4 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.00%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.50%) Redis
6 1 (0.50%) Riak
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (19.00%) Git (software)
2 31 (15.50%) gulp
3 30 (15.00%) Grunt
4 11 (5.50%) JIRA
5 10 (5.00%) Mocha
5 10 (5.00%) Subversion
6 9 (4.50%) Jasmine
7 8 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (3.50%) Visual Studio
9 5 (2.50%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.50%) Protractor
10 4 (2.00%) Bower
10 4 (2.00%) PhantomJS
11 3 (1.50%) Sinon.JS
11 3 (1.50%) webpack
12 2 (1.00%) Babel
12 2 (1.00%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.00%) JUnit
12 2 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.00%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (20.50%) Finance
2 10 (5.00%) Banking
2 10 (5.00%) Marketing
3 9 (4.50%) Games
4 6 (3.00%) Retail
5 4 (2.00%) Advertising
5 4 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.00%) Front Office
5 4 (2.00%) Publishing
6 3 (1.50%) Interactive Media
7 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (92.00%) HTML
2 174 (87.00%) CSS
3 129 (64.50%) HTML5
4 123 (61.50%) AngularJS
5 94 (47.00%) CSS3
6 62 (31.00%) jQuery
7 61 (30.50%) React
8 58 (29.00%) Node.js
8 58 (29.00%) Sass
9 38 (19.00%) Backbone.js
10 26 (13.00%) LESS
11 22 (11.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (9.50%) JSON
13 17 (8.50%) RESTful
14 15 (7.50%) REST
15 14 (7.00%) .NET
16 12 (6.00%) XML
17 11 (5.50%) XHTML
18 10 (5.00%) Ajax
18 10 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.50%) User Experience
2 8 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (4.00%) NHS
3 6 (3.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.00%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.50%) W3C
5 4 (2.00%) Fintech
5 4 (2.00%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.00%) New Media
6 3 (1.50%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.00%) Equities
7 2 (1.00%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.00%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.00%) iPhone
7 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.50%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.50%) iPad
8 1 (0.50%) Social Network
8 1 (0.50%) Streaming Music
8 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.50%) Linux
2 7 (3.50%) Android
2 7 (3.50%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.50%) Unix
3 3 (1.50%) Windows
4 2 (1.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (89.00%) Front End Development
2 77 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (20.50%) TDD
4 33 (16.50%) OO
5 32 (16.00%) Web Development
6 30 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 26 (13.00%) BDD
8 21 (10.50%) E-Commerce
9 20 (10.00%) Scrum
10 15 (7.50%) MVC
11 14 (7.00%) Automated Testing
11 14 (7.00%) Content Management
12 11 (5.50%) OOP
13 9 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (4.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 7 (3.50%) Kanban
15 7 (3.50%) Mobile First
16 6 (3.00%) Pair Programming
17 5 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
17 5 (2.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 184 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 30 (15.00%) Java
3 19 (9.50%) C#
4 16 (8.00%) PHP
5 8 (4.00%) Python
5 8 (4.00%) TypeScript
6 5 (2.50%) ES6
6 5 (2.50%) SQL
7 4 (2.00%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.00%) VBScript
9 1 (0.50%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.50%) C
9 1 (0.50%) ECMAScript
9 1 (0.50%) R
9 1 (0.50%) Ruby
9 1 (0.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (2.50%) Degree
2 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.00%) WCAG
2 1 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.50%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (6.50%) Adobe
2 3 (1.50%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.00%) Google
3 2 (1.00%) RedDot
3 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.00%) Twitter
3 2 (1.00%) Zend
4 1 (0.50%) Demandware
4 1 (0.50%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.50%) Optimizely
4 1 (0.50%) Remedy
4 1 (0.50%) SAP
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