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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 133 108 128
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 72 92 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.26% 1.60% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.74% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 73 79
Average daily rate
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£350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -23.33%
Front-End 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
5267 5295 6449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.34% 92.34% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4054 3899 4769
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 78 164
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.85 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.79% -5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.03 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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.

1 137 (95.80%) HTML
2 133 (93.01%) CSS
3 131 (91.61%) JavaScript
4 98 (68.53%) HTML5
5 81 (56.64%) CSS3
6 79 (55.24%) AngularJS
7 72 (50.35%) jQuery
8 45 (31.47%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (30.77%) Sass
10 41 (28.67%) User Experience
11 31 (21.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 29 (20.28%) Backbone.js
13 27 (18.88%) LESS
14 26 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
15 23 (16.08%) Node.js
15 23 (16.08%) PHP
15 23 (16.08%) OO
16 22 (15.38%) TDD
17 21 (14.69%) Web Development
17 21 (14.69%) Git (software)
18 19 (13.29%) MVC
19 16 (11.19%) Grunt
20 12 (8.39%) .NET
21 11 (7.69%) Scrum
21 11 (7.69%) E-Commerce
21 11 (7.69%) Subversion
21 11 (7.69%) Bower
22 10 (6.99%) KnockoutJS
22 10 (6.99%) D3.js
22 10 (6.99%) Photoshop

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 23 (16.08%) Node.js
2 9 (6.29%) CMS
3 8 (5.59%) WordPress
4 2 (1.40%) Apache
4 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.40%) Drupal
5 1 (0.70%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.70%) Railo
5 1 (0.70%) SAS
5 1 (0.70%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.70%) nginx
5 1 (0.70%) Confluence
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (6.99%) Photoshop
2 6 (4.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.40%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 6 (4.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.40%) SaaS
1 2 (1.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) HTTP
1 1 (0.70%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.50%) MySQL
2 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (14.69%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.19%) Grunt
3 11 (7.69%) Subversion
3 11 (7.69%) Bower
4 8 (5.59%) gulp
5 7 (4.90%) Selenium
5 7 (4.90%) Jasmine
6 5 (3.50%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.80%) WebDriver
7 4 (2.80%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (2.80%) JIRA
8 3 (2.10%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.10%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.10%) Yeoman
9 2 (1.40%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.40%) NUnit
10 1 (0.70%) Hudson
10 1 (0.70%) FishEye
10 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.70%) Mercurial
General
1 8 (5.59%) Finance
1 8 (5.59%) Games
2 5 (3.50%) Banking
2 5 (3.50%) Marketing
3 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.40%) Publishing
4 2 (1.40%) Automotive
4 2 (1.40%) Law
5 1 (0.70%) Legal
5 1 (0.70%) Advertising
5 1 (0.70%) Retail
5 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (95.80%) HTML
2 133 (93.01%) CSS
3 98 (68.53%) HTML5
4 81 (56.64%) CSS3
5 79 (55.24%) AngularJS
6 72 (50.35%) jQuery
7 44 (30.77%) Sass
8 31 (21.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 29 (20.28%) Backbone.js
10 27 (18.88%) LESS
11 12 (8.39%) .NET
12 10 (6.99%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (6.99%) D3.js
13 7 (4.90%) ASP.NET
13 7 (4.90%) Ajax
13 7 (4.90%) RESTful
14 6 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (4.20%) JSON
14 6 (4.20%) XML
14 6 (4.20%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 41 (28.67%) User Experience
2 8 (5.59%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.50%) W3C
4 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.10%) Online Games
4 3 (2.10%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.40%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.40%) STB
5 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.70%) BBC
6 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.70%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.70%) Contract for Difference
6 1 (0.70%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.10%) Linux
1 3 (2.10%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.40%) Windows
2 2 (1.40%) Android
3 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (31.47%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 23 (16.08%) OO
4 22 (15.38%) TDD
5 21 (14.69%) Web Development
6 19 (13.29%) MVC
7 11 (7.69%) Scrum
7 11 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 8 (5.59%) BDD
9 7 (4.90%) Pair Programming
10 6 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.20%) Mobile Development
11 5 (3.50%) Open Source
11 5 (3.50%) Web Design
12 4 (2.80%) Content Management
12 4 (2.80%) Automated Testing
12 4 (2.80%) Software Engineering
12 4 (2.80%) Unit Testing
12 4 (2.80%) Analytics
13 3 (2.10%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 131 (91.61%) JavaScript
2 23 (16.08%) PHP
3 7 (4.90%) SQL
3 7 (4.90%) C#
4 5 (3.50%) Python
5 3 (2.10%) Java
5 3 (2.10%) ActionScript
5 3 (2.10%) Scala
6 1 (0.70%) Ruby
6 1 (0.70%) XPath
6 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (0.70%) Degree
1 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
1 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.20%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) WCAG
2 1 (0.70%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) TeamSite
1 1 (0.70%) Puppet
1 1 (0.70%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.70%) StatsD
1 1 (0.70%) logstash
Vendors
1 8 (5.59%) Adobe
2 4 (2.80%) Google
3 3 (2.10%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.40%) Oracle
4 2 (1.40%) Zend
4 2 (1.40%) BT
4 2 (1.40%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.70%) Ektron
5 1 (0.70%) Twitter
5 1 (0.70%) Roku
5 1 (0.70%) FatWire
5 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.70%) Interwoven
5 1 (0.70%) Red Hat
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