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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 89 128 161
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 119 103 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.02% 1.42% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 1.53% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 93 47
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £280 £285
% change year-on-year
+11.60% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £37.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +23.96%
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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
5410 6712 7236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.93% 92.59% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3919 4916 5256
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 147 173
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 August 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 August 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.

1 180 (93.26%) HTML
2 172 (89.12%) JavaScript
3 171 (88.60%) CSS
4 126 (65.28%) HTML5
5 103 (53.37%) jQuery
6 98 (50.78%) CSS3
7 62 (32.12%) AngularJS
8 44 (22.80%) Responsive Web Design
9 35 (18.13%) Backbone.js
10 33 (17.10%) TDD
11 32 (16.58%) Web Design
11 32 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (16.06%) .NET
12 31 (16.06%) Node.js
12 31 (16.06%) Sass
13 28 (14.51%) MVC
14 25 (12.95%) Git (software)
15 24 (12.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 23 (11.92%) ASP.NET
16 23 (11.92%) Finance
17 22 (11.40%) Java
17 22 (11.40%) PHP
17 22 (11.40%) OO
17 22 (11.40%) E-Commerce
17 22 (11.40%) CMS
17 22 (11.40%) Web Development
18 20 (10.36%) XML
19 18 (9.33%) Ajax
19 18 (9.33%) LESS
20 17 (8.81%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 31 (16.06%) Node.js
2 22 (11.40%) CMS
3 9 (4.66%) Umbraco
3 9 (4.66%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (4.15%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.11%) IIS
5 6 (3.11%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.59%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.07%) Joomla!
7 4 (2.07%) Drupal
8 3 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.55%) Sitefinity
9 2 (1.04%) WordPress
9 2 (1.04%) Apache
10 1 (0.52%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.52%) Orchard CMS
10 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (8.29%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.55%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.52%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (3.11%) Magento
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.52%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) SaaS
1 2 (1.04%) GitHub
2 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.77%) HTTP
2 2 (1.04%) Intranet
3 1 (0.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.70%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.07%) MySQL
6 3 (1.55%) Big Data
6 3 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.55%) Star Schema
6 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.04%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.04%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.04%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.52%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.52%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.52%) DB2
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.52%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (12.95%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.29%) Visual Studio
3 15 (7.77%) Subversion
4 10 (5.18%) Jasmine
4 10 (5.18%) Grunt
5 9 (4.66%) NUnit
6 4 (2.07%) Mocha
7 3 (1.55%) QUnit
7 3 (1.55%) Yeoman
8 2 (1.04%) Axure RP
8 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (0.52%) JSUnit
9 1 (0.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.52%) PHPUnit
9 1 (0.52%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 23 (11.92%) Finance
2 14 (7.25%) Marketing
3 6 (3.11%) Publishing
3 6 (3.11%) Games
4 5 (2.59%) Banking
5 4 (2.07%) Retail
6 3 (1.55%) Legal
7 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.52%) Advertising
8 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.52%) Front Office
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (93.26%) HTML
2 171 (88.60%) CSS
3 126 (65.28%) HTML5
4 103 (53.37%) jQuery
5 98 (50.78%) CSS3
6 62 (32.12%) AngularJS
7 35 (18.13%) Backbone.js
8 31 (16.06%) Sass
8 31 (16.06%) .NET
9 24 (12.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 23 (11.92%) ASP.NET
11 20 (10.36%) XML
12 18 (9.33%) Ajax
12 18 (9.33%) LESS
13 16 (8.29%) KnockoutJS
14 15 (7.77%) Web Services
15 10 (5.18%) XHTML
15 10 (5.18%) JSON
16 9 (4.66%) .NET Framework
17 8 (4.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (2.59%) Visualisation
2 5 (2.59%) Video on Demand
2 5 (2.59%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.07%) W3C
4 3 (1.55%) Open Source
4 3 (1.55%) Animation
5 2 (1.04%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.04%) Physics
5 2 (1.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.52%) Social Network
6 1 (0.52%) Online Games
6 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.52%) BBC
6 1 (0.52%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.52%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.52%) New Media
6 1 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.29%) UNIX
2 15 (7.77%) Linux
3 12 (6.22%) Mac OS X
4 10 (5.18%) Apple iOS
5 9 (4.66%) Windows
6 7 (3.63%) Android
7 2 (1.04%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.80%) Responsive Web Design
2 33 (17.10%) TDD
3 32 (16.58%) Web Design
3 32 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (14.51%) MVC
5 22 (11.40%) OO
5 22 (11.40%) E-Commerce
5 22 (11.40%) Web Development
6 17 (8.81%) Scrum
7 13 (6.74%) Content Management
8 11 (5.70%) Configuration Management
8 11 (5.70%) BDD
9 8 (4.15%) Analytics
10 6 (3.11%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (3.11%) Software Engineering
11 5 (2.59%) SEO
12 4 (2.07%) Web Analytics
12 4 (2.07%) DRM
12 4 (2.07%) Project Management
12 4 (2.07%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 172 (89.12%) JavaScript
2 22 (11.40%) PHP
2 22 (11.40%) Java
3 17 (8.81%) C#
4 9 (4.66%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.63%) SQL
6 6 (3.11%) Ruby
7 4 (2.07%) Python
8 2 (1.04%) Scala
8 2 (1.04%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.52%) XAML
9 1 (0.52%) PHP5
9 1 (0.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (2.59%) Degree
1 5 (2.59%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.07%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) WCAG
Vendors
1 10 (5.18%) EPiServer
2 9 (4.66%) Sitecore
2 9 (4.66%) Ektron
3 8 (4.15%) RedDot
4 5 (2.59%) Adobe
5 4 (2.07%) JBoss
6 3 (1.55%) Oracle
6 3 (1.55%) Open Text
7 2 (1.04%) Zend
7 2 (1.04%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.04%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.04%) Facebook
7 2 (1.04%) Twitter
8 1 (0.52%) ExactTarget
8 1 (0.52%) Teradata
8 1 (0.52%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.52%) Google
8 1 (0.52%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.52%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.52%) SAP
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