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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
London / City of London
Rank 94 83 122
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 59 70 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.00% 2.22% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 2.32% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 58 55
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £271 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £666 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%

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
2802 3014 4841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.79% 95.53% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2211 2375 3704
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 69
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% +6.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £11.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017, 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.

1 131 (86.75%) JavaScript
2 125 (82.78%) HTML
3 124 (82.12%) CSS
4 120 (79.47%) Front End Development
5 89 (58.94%) AngularJS
6 70 (46.36%) HTML5
7 64 (42.38%) CSS3
8 55 (36.42%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (31.13%) jQuery
9 47 (31.13%) React
10 40 (26.49%) Sass
11 33 (21.85%) Web Development
12 30 (19.87%) Finance
13 27 (17.88%) MVC
13 27 (17.88%) Ajax
13 27 (17.88%) gulp
14 25 (16.56%) User Experience
14 25 (16.56%) Git (software)
15 24 (15.89%) LESS
15 24 (15.89%) Responsive Web Design
16 23 (15.23%) Node.js
16 23 (15.23%) Grunt
16 23 (15.23%) RESTful
17 22 (14.57%) Backbone.js
18 21 (13.91%) Jasmine
18 21 (13.91%) OO
19 19 (12.58%) TDD
19 19 (12.58%) JSON
19 19 (12.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 17 (11.26%) Karma Test Runner

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 12 (7.95%) CMS
2 11 (7.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.99%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.32%) Confluence
4 2 (1.32%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.66%) Apache
5 1 (0.66%) Drupal
5 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.66%) Ethereum
5 1 (0.66%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.66%) JBoss
5 1 (0.66%) Kentico
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Magento
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.31%) SaaS
2 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.28%) SSL
2 9 (5.96%) HTTP
2 9 (5.96%) Internet
3 8 (5.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.31%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.65%) Couchbase
3 4 (2.65%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.32%) Big Data
5 2 (1.32%) MySQL
6 1 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.66%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.66%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.66%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (17.88%) gulp
2 25 (16.56%) Git (software)
3 23 (15.23%) Grunt
4 21 (13.91%) Jasmine
5 17 (11.26%) Bower
5 17 (11.26%) Karma Test Runner
6 15 (9.93%) Protractor
6 15 (9.93%) webpack
7 10 (6.62%) Visual Studio
8 9 (5.96%) Maven
9 8 (5.30%) JSHint
9 8 (5.30%) Mocha
9 8 (5.30%) QUnit
9 8 (5.30%) Selenium
10 7 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.65%) JIRA
11 4 (2.65%) Sinon.JS
12 3 (1.99%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.99%) WebStorm
13 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (19.87%) Finance
2 13 (8.61%) Banking
3 6 (3.97%) Investment Banking
3 6 (3.97%) Marketing
4 5 (3.31%) Advertising
5 4 (2.65%) Retail
6 3 (1.99%) Automotive
6 3 (1.99%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.99%) Front Office
7 2 (1.32%) Back Office
7 2 (1.32%) Games
7 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.66%) Electronics
8 1 (0.66%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (82.78%) HTML
2 124 (82.12%) CSS
3 89 (58.94%) AngularJS
4 70 (46.36%) HTML5
5 64 (42.38%) CSS3
6 47 (31.13%) jQuery
6 47 (31.13%) React
7 40 (26.49%) Sass
8 27 (17.88%) Ajax
9 24 (15.89%) LESS
10 23 (15.23%) Node.js
10 23 (15.23%) RESTful
11 22 (14.57%) Backbone.js
12 19 (12.58%) JSON
12 19 (12.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (11.26%) .NET
14 14 (9.27%) Web Services
15 12 (7.95%) Ember.js
16 11 (7.28%) XHTML
16 11 (7.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.56%) User Experience
2 9 (5.96%) RIA
3 8 (5.30%) Graphic Design
4 7 (4.64%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.64%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.97%) Equities
5 6 (3.97%) NHS
6 5 (3.31%) Fintech
7 4 (2.65%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.65%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.65%) Minimum Viable Product
8 3 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.32%) Blog
9 2 (1.32%) Derivative
9 2 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.32%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.66%) IPTV
10 1 (0.66%) Linked Data
10 1 (0.66%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.96%) Windows
2 6 (3.97%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.31%) Linux
4 4 (2.65%) Android
4 4 (2.65%) webOS
4 4 (2.65%) Windows Phone
4 4 (2.65%) Windows Phone 7
5 3 (1.99%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (79.47%) Front End Development
2 55 (36.42%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (21.85%) Web Development
4 27 (17.88%) MVC
5 24 (15.89%) Responsive Web Design
6 21 (13.91%) OO
7 19 (12.58%) TDD
8 16 (10.60%) Unit Testing
9 13 (8.61%) Web Design
10 11 (7.28%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 11 (7.28%) Low Latency
10 11 (7.28%) OOP
11 10 (6.62%) Open Source
11 10 (6.62%) Software Engineering
12 9 (5.96%) BDD
12 9 (5.96%) High Availability
12 9 (5.96%) Scrum
13 8 (5.30%) Content Management
13 8 (5.30%) E-Commerce
14 7 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 131 (86.75%) JavaScript
2 16 (10.60%) ES6
3 14 (9.27%) C#
4 11 (7.28%) Java
5 10 (6.62%) PHP
6 6 (3.97%) TypeScript
7 4 (2.65%) ECMAScript
8 3 (1.99%) Python
8 3 (1.99%) SQL
9 2 (1.32%) Ruby
9 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.66%) Scala
10 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (4.64%) Degree
2 3 (1.99%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.66%) MiFID
1 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (2.65%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.99%) Perforce
3 2 (1.32%) Google
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle
3 2 (1.32%) Twitter
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe
4 1 (0.66%) Arqiva
4 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.66%) hybris
4 1 (0.66%) SAP
4 1 (0.66%) Sencha
4 1 (0.66%) Sitecore
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