The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 84 130 130
Rank change year-on-year
+46 0
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 66 65 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.10% 1.28% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 1.35% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 55 52
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £654 £515 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.37 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +82.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
London

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
3001 4822 5533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.51% 94.96% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2354 3712 3942
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 75 93
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.05% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side 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 (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 14 February 2016.

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)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 132 (92.96%) HTML
2 126 (88.73%) JavaScript
3 123 (86.62%) CSS
4 112 (78.87%) Front End Development
5 83 (58.45%) AngularJS
6 78 (54.93%) HTML5
7 62 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (39.44%) CSS3
9 53 (37.32%) jQuery
10 45 (31.69%) Node.js
11 36 (25.35%) TDD
12 32 (22.54%) Backbone.js
13 30 (21.13%) Sass
14 24 (16.90%) Responsive Web Design
14 24 (16.90%) User Experience
14 24 (16.90%) MVC
15 23 (16.20%) React
16 21 (14.79%) Scrum
16 21 (14.79%) Git (software)
17 19 (13.38%) BDD
18 18 (12.68%) gulp
19 17 (11.97%) Web Development
20 16 (11.27%) Finance
20 16 (11.27%) SQL
20 16 (11.27%) Java
21 15 (10.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 14 (9.86%) Grunt
22 14 (9.86%) OO
23 13 (9.15%) CMS
24 12 (8.45%) Ember.js

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (31.69%) Node.js
2 13 (9.15%) CMS
3 5 (3.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.82%) IIS
5 3 (2.11%) Drupal
6 2 (1.41%) Confluence
7 1 (0.70%) Apache
7 1 (0.70%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (7.75%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (2.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (2.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) BigMachines
1 1 (0.70%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.41%) GitHub
2 2 (1.41%) SaaS
3 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.70%) Heroku
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.75%) HTTP
2 2 (1.41%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.34%) MongoDB
2 7 (4.93%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.23%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.41%) Big Data
4 2 (1.41%) MySQL
4 2 (1.41%) Redis
4 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 21 (14.79%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.68%) gulp
3 14 (9.86%) Grunt
4 9 (6.34%) Jasmine
5 8 (5.63%) JIRA
5 8 (5.63%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (3.52%) Mocha
6 5 (3.52%) QUnit
6 5 (3.52%) Sinon.JS
6 5 (3.52%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.82%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.82%) Subversion
8 3 (2.11%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.11%) Protractor
8 3 (2.11%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.41%) NUnit
9 2 (1.41%) PhantomJS
9 2 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (11.27%) Finance
2 9 (6.34%) Banking
2 9 (6.34%) Front Office
3 8 (5.63%) Legal
4 7 (4.93%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.52%) Games
5 5 (3.52%) Publishing
6 4 (2.82%) Arabic Language
7 3 (2.11%) Electronics
7 3 (2.11%) Marketing
8 1 (0.70%) Advertising
8 1 (0.70%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (92.96%) HTML
2 123 (86.62%) CSS
3 83 (58.45%) AngularJS
4 78 (54.93%) HTML5
5 56 (39.44%) CSS3
6 53 (37.32%) jQuery
7 32 (22.54%) Backbone.js
8 30 (21.13%) Sass
9 23 (16.20%) React
10 15 (10.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (8.45%) Ember.js
11 12 (8.45%) Spring
12 11 (7.75%) RequireJS
12 11 (7.75%) XML
13 10 (7.04%) .NET
13 10 (7.04%) REST
13 10 (7.04%) Spring MVC
14 7 (4.93%) JSON
14 7 (4.93%) LESS
15 6 (4.23%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.90%) User Experience
2 7 (4.93%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.82%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.11%) Physics
4 3 (2.11%) W3C
5 2 (1.41%) Blog
5 2 (1.41%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.41%) New Media
5 2 (1.41%) Online Games
6 1 (0.70%) Clustering
6 1 (0.70%) Fintech
6 1 (0.70%) iPad
6 1 (0.70%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.70%) NHS
6 1 (0.70%) Social Media
6 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.93%) Linux
2 3 (2.11%) Windows
3 2 (1.41%) Android
3 2 (1.41%) Unix
4 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (78.87%) Front End Development
2 62 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (25.35%) TDD
4 24 (16.90%) MVC
4 24 (16.90%) Responsive Web Design
5 21 (14.79%) Scrum
6 19 (13.38%) BDD
7 17 (11.97%) Web Development
8 14 (9.86%) OO
9 9 (6.34%) E-Commerce
10 8 (5.63%) Content Management
11 6 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.23%) Kanban
11 6 (4.23%) Web Design
12 5 (3.52%) Automated Testing
12 5 (3.52%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (3.52%) SDLC
12 5 (3.52%) Unit Testing
13 4 (2.82%) Configuration Management
13 4 (2.82%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 126 (88.73%) JavaScript
2 16 (11.27%) Java
2 16 (11.27%) SQL
3 12 (8.45%) PHP
4 7 (4.93%) C#
5 5 (3.52%) XAML
6 4 (2.82%) Python
6 4 (2.82%) Ruby
7 3 (2.11%) C
7 3 (2.11%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.11%) VBScript
8 1 (0.70%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.70%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.70%) Perl
8 1 (0.70%) Scala
8 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (7.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.82%) QA
2 3 (2.11%) WCAG
3 2 (1.41%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (5.63%) Adobe
2 3 (2.11%) RedDot
2 3 (2.11%) Twitter
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle
3 2 (1.41%) Zend
4 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.70%) Cognos
4 1 (0.70%) Facebook
4 1 (0.70%) Google
4 1 (0.70%) hybris
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.70%) Perforce
4 1 (0.70%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.70%) Siebel
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