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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 92 123 157
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 118 104 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.00% 1.42% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 1.53% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 92 44
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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 £492 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £288 £280
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +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
5450 6798 7238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.15% 92.59% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3939 4959 5244
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 93 149 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 1 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 1 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.

1 187 (93.50%) HTML
2 179 (89.50%) JavaScript
3 178 (89.00%) CSS
4 129 (64.50%) HTML5
5 103 (51.50%) jQuery
6 100 (50.00%) CSS3
7 64 (32.00%) AngularJS
8 46 (23.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 37 (18.50%) Backbone.js
10 34 (17.00%) Web Design
11 33 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (16.50%) TDD
12 32 (16.00%) .NET
12 32 (16.00%) Sass
12 32 (16.00%) Node.js
13 30 (15.00%) MVC
14 26 (13.00%) Finance
14 26 (13.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 25 (12.50%) Git (software)
16 24 (12.00%) CMS
17 23 (11.50%) ASP.NET
17 23 (11.50%) Web Development
18 22 (11.00%) PHP
18 22 (11.00%) Java
18 22 (11.00%) OO
19 21 (10.50%) E-Commerce
20 20 (10.00%) XML
21 19 (9.50%) C#
21 19 (9.50%) LESS
22 18 (9.00%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 32 (16.00%) Node.js
2 24 (12.00%) CMS
3 12 (6.00%) Umbraco
4 10 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.00%) IIS
6 6 (3.00%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.50%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.50%) Drupal
8 4 (2.00%) Joomla!
9 3 (1.50%) WordPress
9 3 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.50%) Sitefinity
10 2 (1.00%) Apache
11 1 (0.50%) TeamSite
11 1 (0.50%) Content Management Server
11 1 (0.50%) DNN
11 1 (0.50%) Moodle
11 1 (0.50%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.50%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 16 (8.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.50%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (3.00%) Magento
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.50%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) SaaS
1 2 (1.00%) GitHub
2 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.50%) HTTP
2 2 (1.00%) Intranet
3 1 (0.50%) Internet
3 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.50%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.00%) MySQL
6 3 (1.50%) Big Data
6 3 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.50%) Star Schema
6 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.00%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.50%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.50%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.50%) DB2
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.50%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 15 (7.50%) Subversion
4 11 (5.50%) Grunt
5 10 (5.00%) Jasmine
6 9 (4.50%) NUnit
7 4 (2.00%) Mocha
7 4 (2.00%) Yeoman
8 3 (1.50%) QUnit
8 3 (1.50%) Axure RP
9 2 (1.00%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.00%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.50%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Blend
10 1 (0.50%) JSUnit
10 1 (0.50%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.50%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.50%) Bower
General
1 26 (13.00%) Finance
2 13 (6.50%) Marketing
3 6 (3.00%) Publishing
3 6 (3.00%) Games
4 5 (2.50%) Banking
5 4 (2.00%) Retail
6 3 (1.50%) Legal
7 2 (1.00%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.50%) Front Office
8 1 (0.50%) Back Office
8 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (93.50%) HTML
2 178 (89.00%) CSS
3 129 (64.50%) HTML5
4 103 (51.50%) jQuery
5 100 (50.00%) CSS3
6 64 (32.00%) AngularJS
7 37 (18.50%) Backbone.js
8 32 (16.00%) Sass
8 32 (16.00%) .NET
9 26 (13.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 23 (11.50%) ASP.NET
11 20 (10.00%) XML
12 19 (9.50%) LESS
13 18 (9.00%) Ajax
14 16 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
15 15 (7.50%) Web Services
16 11 (5.50%) XHTML
16 11 (5.50%) JSON
17 9 (4.50%) .NET Framework
17 9 (4.50%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (2.50%) W3C
2 5 (2.50%) Visualisation
2 5 (2.50%) Video on Demand
2 5 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.50%) Open Source
3 3 (1.50%) Animation
4 2 (1.00%) Physics
4 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.50%) New Media
5 1 (0.50%) Social Media
5 1 (0.50%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.50%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.50%) Social Network
5 1 (0.50%) Online Games
5 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.50%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.50%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.00%) UNIX
2 15 (7.50%) Linux
3 12 (6.00%) Mac OS X
3 12 (6.00%) Apple iOS
4 10 (5.00%) Windows
5 9 (4.50%) Android
6 2 (1.00%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.50%) webOS
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (23.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 34 (17.00%) Web Design
3 33 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (16.50%) TDD
4 30 (15.00%) MVC
5 23 (11.50%) Web Development
6 22 (11.00%) OO
7 21 (10.50%) E-Commerce
8 17 (8.50%) Scrum
9 13 (6.50%) Content Management
10 11 (5.50%) Configuration Management
10 11 (5.50%) BDD
11 8 (4.00%) Analytics
12 6 (3.00%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (3.00%) Software Engineering
13 5 (2.50%) SEO
14 4 (2.00%) DRM
14 4 (2.00%) Project Management
14 4 (2.00%) Market Research
14 4 (2.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 179 (89.50%) JavaScript
2 22 (11.00%) PHP
2 22 (11.00%) Java
3 19 (9.50%) C#
4 9 (4.50%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.50%) SQL
6 6 (3.00%) Ruby
7 4 (2.00%) Python
8 2 (1.00%) Scala
8 2 (1.00%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.50%) PHP5
9 1 (0.50%) Groovy
9 1 (0.50%) XAML
9 1 (0.50%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 6 (3.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.50%) Degree
3 3 (1.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) WCAG
Vendors
1 11 (5.50%) EPiServer
2 10 (5.00%) Sitecore
3 9 (4.50%) Ektron
3 9 (4.50%) RedDot
4 5 (2.50%) Adobe
5 4 (2.00%) JBoss
6 3 (1.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.50%) Oracle
6 3 (1.50%) Open Text
7 2 (1.00%) Zend
7 2 (1.00%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.00%) Facebook
7 2 (1.00%) Twitter
8 1 (0.50%) ExactTarget
8 1 (0.50%) Teradata
8 1 (0.50%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.50%) Google
8 1 (0.50%) SAP
8 1 (0.50%) Sybase
8 1 (0.50%) Interwoven
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: market rate
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £430 - £431 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £270 - £320 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 27 days ago