The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 100 135 144
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 98 88 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.72% 1.24% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 1.34% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 78 65
Average daily rate
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£360 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.67% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £263 £289
% change year-on-year
+14.47% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +7.14%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5269 6564 7085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.28% 92.75% 92.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3860 4840 5162
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 168 169
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £51.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
Front-End Developer
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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 10 July 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 10 July 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.

1 155 (91.18%) HTML
2 154 (90.59%) JavaScript
3 148 (87.06%) CSS
4 119 (70.00%) HTML5
5 92 (54.12%) jQuery
5 92 (54.12%) CSS3
6 49 (28.82%) AngularJS
7 40 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
8 29 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (16.47%) TDD
10 25 (14.71%) Backbone.js
11 24 (14.12%) .NET
11 24 (14.12%) Ajax
12 23 (13.53%) Web Development
12 23 (13.53%) Finance
13 22 (12.94%) CMS
13 22 (12.94%) MVC
13 22 (12.94%) XML
13 22 (12.94%) Node.js
13 22 (12.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 21 (12.35%) OO
14 21 (12.35%) Photoshop
14 21 (12.35%) E-Commerce
15 19 (11.18%) ASP.NET
16 18 (10.59%) Web Design
16 18 (10.59%) Git (software)
16 18 (10.59%) Sass
17 17 (10.00%) LESS
17 17 (10.00%) Scrum
18 16 (9.41%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 22 (12.94%) CMS
1 22 (12.94%) Node.js
2 10 (5.88%) Umbraco
3 9 (5.29%) Sitecore CMS
4 6 (3.53%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.94%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.94%) IIS
5 5 (2.94%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.35%) Joomla!
7 3 (1.76%) Sitefinity
8 2 (1.18%) WordPress
8 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.18%) Drupal
9 1 (0.59%) Apache
9 1 (0.59%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.59%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 21 (12.35%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (2.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.59%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.29%) HTTP
2 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (4.12%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.94%) MySQL
3 5 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.76%) Star Schema
4 3 (1.76%) Big Data
4 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.59%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.59%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.59%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (10.59%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.82%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.06%) Subversion
4 9 (5.29%) Grunt
4 9 (5.29%) NUnit
5 6 (3.53%) Jasmine
6 4 (2.35%) PhoneGap
7 3 (1.76%) Mocha
7 3 (1.76%) Bower
8 2 (1.18%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.18%) Yeoman
9 1 (0.59%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.59%) QUnit
9 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (0.59%) JSUnit
9 1 (0.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.59%) Axure RP
General
1 23 (13.53%) Finance
2 10 (5.88%) Marketing
3 7 (4.12%) Banking
4 5 (2.94%) Retail
5 4 (2.35%) Games
6 3 (1.76%) Publishing
6 3 (1.76%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.18%) Legal
7 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.59%) Back Office
8 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Local Government
8 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (91.18%) HTML
2 148 (87.06%) CSS
3 119 (70.00%) HTML5
4 92 (54.12%) jQuery
4 92 (54.12%) CSS3
5 49 (28.82%) AngularJS
6 25 (14.71%) Backbone.js
7 24 (14.12%) Ajax
7 24 (14.12%) .NET
8 22 (12.94%) XML
8 22 (12.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 19 (11.18%) ASP.NET
10 18 (10.59%) Sass
11 17 (10.00%) LESS
12 15 (8.82%) Web Services
12 15 (8.82%) XHTML
12 15 (8.82%) JSON
13 9 (5.29%) .NET Framework
13 9 (5.29%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (4.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (4.12%) Open Source
3 4 (2.35%) Visualisation
3 4 (2.35%) W3C
4 2 (1.18%) Physics
4 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.18%) Video on Demand
4 2 (1.18%) Animation
5 1 (0.59%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.59%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (0.59%) New Media
5 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.59%) Social Network
5 1 (0.59%) Online Games
5 1 (0.59%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.59%) BBC
5 1 (0.59%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.59%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.47%) Linux
1 11 (6.47%) UNIX
2 9 (5.29%) Windows
3 8 (4.71%) Mac OS X
4 6 (3.53%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.35%) Android
6 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
2 29 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (16.47%) TDD
4 23 (13.53%) Web Development
5 22 (12.94%) MVC
6 21 (12.35%) OO
6 21 (12.35%) E-Commerce
7 18 (10.59%) Web Design
8 17 (10.00%) Scrum
9 11 (6.47%) Content Management
10 9 (5.29%) SEO
11 7 (4.12%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.12%) BDD
11 7 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (4.12%) Analytics
12 6 (3.53%) Software Engineering
13 4 (2.35%) Web Analytics
13 4 (2.35%) Market Research
13 4 (2.35%) Progressive Enhancement
13 4 (2.35%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 154 (90.59%) JavaScript
2 16 (9.41%) Java
3 14 (8.24%) PHP
4 12 (7.06%) C#
5 9 (5.29%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.71%) SQL
7 5 (2.94%) Ruby
8 3 (1.76%) Python
9 2 (1.18%) Scala
10 1 (0.59%) PHP5
10 1 (0.59%) Groovy
10 1 (0.59%) XAML
10 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.76%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) Section 508
3 1 (0.59%) WCAG
Vendors
1 9 (5.29%) Adobe
1 9 (5.29%) EPiServer
1 9 (5.29%) Sitecore
1 9 (5.29%) Ektron
2 7 (4.12%) RedDot
3 4 (2.35%) JBoss
3 4 (2.35%) Google
3 4 (2.35%) Twitter
4 3 (1.76%) Oracle
4 3 (1.76%) Yahoo!
5 2 (1.18%) Open Text
5 2 (1.18%) Facebook
5 2 (1.18%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.18%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.59%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.59%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.59%) SAP
6 1 (0.59%) Sybase
6 1 (0.59%) Teradata
6 1 (0.59%) ExactTarget
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