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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 118 142 145
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 68 58 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.32% 1.00% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.07% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 45 39
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £235 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.37 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -10.00%
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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
4780 5413 5331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.07% 93.31% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3657 3807 3953
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 87 128
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.28 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 February 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 February 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.

1 169 (96.57%) HTML
2 160 (91.43%) JavaScript
2 160 (91.43%) CSS
3 114 (65.14%) HTML5
4 84 (48.00%) CSS3
5 83 (47.43%) jQuery
6 81 (46.29%) AngularJS
7 51 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (28.00%) Sass
9 44 (25.14%) Backbone.js
10 41 (23.43%) Responsive Web Design
11 38 (21.71%) User Experience
11 38 (21.71%) Node.js
11 38 (21.71%) Web Development
12 37 (21.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 32 (18.29%) LESS
14 27 (15.43%) Git (software)
15 26 (14.86%) PHP
16 24 (13.71%) MVC
17 23 (13.14%) TDD
18 22 (12.57%) E-Commerce
19 19 (10.86%) OO
19 19 (10.86%) Ajax
20 17 (9.71%) CMS
21 15 (8.57%) JSON
22 14 (8.00%) Java
22 14 (8.00%) .NET
22 14 (8.00%) Grunt
23 13 (7.43%) WordPress
23 13 (7.43%) Photoshop

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 38 (21.71%) Node.js
2 17 (9.71%) CMS
3 13 (7.43%) WordPress
4 5 (2.86%) Apache
5 4 (2.29%) Confluence
6 3 (1.71%) Drupal
7 2 (1.14%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.57%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.57%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.57%) DNN
8 1 (0.57%) IIS
8 1 (0.57%) JBoss
8 1 (0.57%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.57%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (7.43%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.57%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.57%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (3.43%) Magento
2 3 (1.71%) Tridion
3 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.57%) SaaS
1 1 (0.57%) Office 365
1 1 (0.57%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.14%) HTTP
2 1 (0.57%) DNS
2 1 (0.57%) Intranet
2 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.43%) MySQL
2 4 (2.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.29%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.57%) Redis
4 1 (0.57%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 27 (15.43%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.00%) Grunt
3 11 (6.29%) Jasmine
4 10 (5.71%) Subversion
5 9 (5.14%) JIRA
6 8 (4.57%) Selenium
6 8 (4.57%) Cucumber
6 8 (4.57%) Bower
7 7 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (3.43%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.29%) TeamCity
9 4 (2.29%) QUnit
10 3 (1.71%) Sinon.JS
10 3 (1.71%) Mocha
10 3 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.71%) Maven
10 3 (1.71%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.14%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.14%) Mockito
11 2 (1.14%) Ant
General
1 11 (6.29%) Finance
2 7 (4.00%) Banking
2 7 (4.00%) Retail
3 4 (2.29%) Games
4 3 (1.71%) Marketing
5 2 (1.14%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.14%) Advertising
5 2 (1.14%) Publishing
5 2 (1.14%) Automotive
5 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.57%) Law
6 1 (0.57%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (96.57%) HTML
2 160 (91.43%) CSS
3 114 (65.14%) HTML5
4 84 (48.00%) CSS3
5 83 (47.43%) jQuery
6 81 (46.29%) AngularJS
7 49 (28.00%) Sass
8 44 (25.14%) Backbone.js
9 37 (21.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 32 (18.29%) LESS
11 19 (10.86%) Ajax
12 15 (8.57%) JSON
13 14 (8.00%) .NET
14 12 (6.86%) KnockoutJS
15 9 (5.14%) D3.js
16 8 (4.57%) Ember.js
17 7 (4.00%) YUI
18 6 (3.43%) Google Maps API
18 6 (3.43%) Ext JS
18 6 (3.43%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.71%) User Experience
2 10 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.43%) Visualisation
3 6 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.86%) Digital Media
4 5 (2.86%) Open Source
5 4 (2.29%) W3C
6 2 (1.14%) DTV
6 2 (1.14%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.14%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.14%) Human Factors
6 2 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) FMCG
7 1 (0.57%) Xbox
7 1 (0.57%) Social Media
7 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.57%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.57%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.86%) UNIX
2 4 (2.29%) Linux
2 4 (2.29%) Mac OS X
2 4 (2.29%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.14%) Android
4 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (29.14%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (23.43%) Responsive Web Design
3 38 (21.71%) Web Development
4 24 (13.71%) MVC
5 23 (13.14%) TDD
6 22 (12.57%) E-Commerce
7 19 (10.86%) OO
8 13 (7.43%) Web Design
9 7 (4.00%) Scrum
10 6 (3.43%) Pair Programming
10 6 (3.43%) Software Engineering
10 6 (3.43%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (3.43%) BDD
11 4 (2.29%) Mobile Application Development
11 4 (2.29%) CRM
12 3 (1.71%) OOD
12 3 (1.71%) SEO
12 3 (1.71%) Content Management
12 3 (1.71%) Automated Testing
12 3 (1.71%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 160 (91.43%) JavaScript
2 26 (14.86%) PHP
3 14 (8.00%) Java
4 9 (5.14%) C#
4 9 (5.14%) Scala
5 6 (3.43%) Python
6 5 (2.86%) SQL
7 3 (1.71%) Ruby
8 1 (0.57%) Lua
8 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.57%) VB
8 1 (0.57%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.57%) VBA
8 1 (0.57%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (1.71%) Degree
2 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.43%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) WCAG
3 1 (0.57%) WAI
Vendors
1 10 (5.71%) Google
2 6 (3.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.86%) Twitter
4 3 (1.71%) Oracle
4 3 (1.71%) EPiServer
4 3 (1.71%) Ektron
5 2 (1.14%) Adobe
5 2 (1.14%) Facebook
6 1 (0.57%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.57%) ATG
6 1 (0.57%) FatWire
6 1 (0.57%) RedDot
6 1 (0.57%) Endeca
6 1 (0.57%) Tableau
6 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
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