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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 90 126 158
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 114 96 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.95% 1.34% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 1.45% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 83 50
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
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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
5419 6628 7304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.51% 92.32% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3970 4833 5221
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 132 182
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £28.50 £42.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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.

1 200 (93.90%) HTML
2 191 (89.67%) CSS
3 187 (87.79%) JavaScript
4 131 (61.50%) HTML5
5 103 (48.36%) jQuery
6 100 (46.95%) CSS3
7 72 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
8 66 (30.99%) AngularJS
9 45 (21.13%) Responsive Web Design
10 36 (16.90%) Backbone.js
10 36 (16.90%) Web Design
11 35 (16.43%) Node.js
12 34 (15.96%) TDD
13 33 (15.49%) .NET
14 31 (14.55%) Sass
15 29 (13.62%) MVC
16 27 (12.68%) Git (software)
17 26 (12.21%) Web Development
17 26 (12.21%) Finance
17 26 (12.21%) PHP
17 26 (12.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 26 (12.21%) User Experience
18 25 (11.74%) Java
18 25 (11.74%) CMS
19 23 (10.80%) ASP.NET
19 23 (10.80%) E-Commerce
20 22 (10.33%) OO
21 20 (9.39%) C#
22 18 (8.45%) XML
22 18 (8.45%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 35 (16.43%) Node.js
2 25 (11.74%) CMS
3 13 (6.10%) Umbraco
4 11 (5.16%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (3.76%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.29%) IIS
6 7 (3.29%) Drupal
7 5 (2.35%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.35%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.88%) Joomla!
8 4 (1.88%) Apache
8 4 (1.88%) WordPress
9 3 (1.41%) Sitefinity
9 3 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.94%) Content Management Server
10 2 (0.94%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.94%) DNN
11 1 (0.47%) TeamSite
11 1 (0.47%) Moodle
11 1 (0.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 17 (7.98%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.94%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 9 (4.23%) Magento
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.47%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.94%) SaaS
1 2 (0.94%) GitHub
2 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.04%) HTTP
2 2 (0.94%) DNS
2 2 (0.94%) Intranet
3 1 (0.47%) Internet
3 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.10%) SQL Server
1 13 (6.10%) Relational Database
2 6 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.35%) MySQL
4 3 (1.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.94%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.47%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.47%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.47%) Big Data
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.47%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.47%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.47%) DB2
6 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (12.68%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.51%) Visual Studio
2 16 (7.51%) Subversion
3 13 (6.10%) Grunt
4 11 (5.16%) Jasmine
5 9 (4.23%) NUnit
6 5 (2.35%) Yeoman
7 4 (1.88%) Mocha
8 3 (1.41%) Axure RP
8 3 (1.41%) QUnit
8 3 (1.41%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.94%) Bower
9 2 (0.94%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.47%) Calabash
10 1 (0.47%) Maven
10 1 (0.47%) JIRA
10 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 26 (12.21%) Finance
2 14 (6.57%) Marketing
3 6 (2.82%) Retail
3 6 (2.82%) Publishing
3 6 (2.82%) Games
4 5 (2.35%) Banking
5 2 (0.94%) Legal
5 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Local Government
6 1 (0.47%) Advertising
6 1 (0.47%) Law
6 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.47%) Front Office
6 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (93.90%) HTML
2 191 (89.67%) CSS
3 131 (61.50%) HTML5
4 103 (48.36%) jQuery
5 100 (46.95%) CSS3
6 66 (30.99%) AngularJS
7 36 (16.90%) Backbone.js
8 33 (15.49%) .NET
9 31 (14.55%) Sass
10 26 (12.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 23 (10.80%) ASP.NET
12 18 (8.45%) XML
12 18 (8.45%) LESS
13 17 (7.98%) KnockoutJS
13 17 (7.98%) Web Services
14 14 (6.57%) Ajax
15 11 (5.16%) JSON
16 10 (4.69%) .NET Framework
16 10 (4.69%) XHTML
16 10 (4.69%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.21%) User Experience
2 11 (5.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (2.82%) W3C
3 6 (2.82%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.35%) Video on Demand
4 5 (2.35%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.88%) Animation
6 3 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.41%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.94%) Open Source
7 2 (0.94%) Physics
7 2 (0.94%) Human Factors
7 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.47%) Social Network
8 1 (0.47%) Online Games
8 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.47%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.47%) BBC
8 1 (0.47%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.45%) UNIX
2 17 (7.98%) Linux
3 14 (6.57%) Mac OS X
4 12 (5.63%) Apple iOS
5 9 (4.23%) Windows
5 9 (4.23%) Android
6 2 (0.94%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.47%) webOS
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (33.80%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (21.13%) Responsive Web Design
3 36 (16.90%) Web Design
4 34 (15.96%) TDD
5 29 (13.62%) MVC
6 26 (12.21%) Web Development
7 23 (10.80%) E-Commerce
8 22 (10.33%) OO
9 16 (7.51%) Scrum
10 14 (6.57%) Content Management
11 10 (4.69%) Configuration Management
11 10 (4.69%) BDD
12 7 (3.29%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (2.82%) Analytics
13 6 (2.82%) Software Engineering
14 5 (2.35%) SEO
15 4 (1.88%) Web Analytics
15 4 (1.88%) DRM
15 4 (1.88%) Project Management
15 4 (1.88%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 187 (87.79%) JavaScript
2 26 (12.21%) PHP
3 25 (11.74%) Java
4 20 (9.39%) C#
5 7 (3.29%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.29%) Ruby
6 6 (2.82%) Python
6 6 (2.82%) SQL
7 3 (1.41%) Scala
8 2 (0.94%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.47%) PHP5
9 1 (0.47%) Groovy
9 1 (0.47%) XAML
9 1 (0.47%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 6 (2.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.35%) Degree
3 3 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.82%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) WCAG
Vendors
1 12 (5.63%) EPiServer
2 11 (5.16%) Sitecore
3 10 (4.69%) RedDot
4 9 (4.23%) Ektron
5 5 (2.35%) JBoss
5 5 (2.35%) Adobe
6 3 (1.41%) Oracle
6 3 (1.41%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.41%) Open Text
7 2 (0.94%) Facebook
7 2 (0.94%) Twitter
7 2 (0.94%) Zend
8 1 (0.47%) Greenplum
8 1 (0.47%) Teradata
8 1 (0.47%) Endeca
8 1 (0.47%) Google
8 1 (0.47%) Sybase
8 1 (0.47%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.47%) SAP
8 1 (0.47%) Interwoven
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