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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 101 159 130
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 107 71 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.82% 1.00% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 1.08% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 51 59
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -44.44%
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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
5469 6582 5911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.20% 93.14% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4184 4819 4369
Average daily rate £435 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 126 140
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £32.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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.

1 219 (96.05%) HTML
2 205 (89.91%) JavaScript
3 204 (89.47%) CSS
4 140 (61.40%) HTML5
5 114 (50.00%) jQuery
6 107 (46.93%) CSS3
7 86 (37.72%) AngularJS
8 76 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (23.68%) Backbone.js
9 54 (23.68%) Responsive Web Design
9 54 (23.68%) Sass
10 46 (20.18%) Node.js
11 38 (16.67%) MVC
12 37 (16.23%) Web Development
12 37 (16.23%) User Experience
13 36 (15.79%) Web Design
13 36 (15.79%) .NET
14 34 (14.91%) TDD
15 33 (14.47%) CMS
15 33 (14.47%) PHP
16 32 (14.04%) Git (software)
17 28 (12.28%) Java
18 27 (11.84%) E-Commerce
18 27 (11.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 24 (10.53%) C#
19 24 (10.53%) ASP.NET
19 24 (10.53%) Finance
20 23 (10.09%) OO
21 21 (9.21%) LESS
22 19 (8.33%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 46 (20.18%) Node.js
2 33 (14.47%) CMS
3 13 (5.70%) Umbraco
4 11 (4.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (3.07%) WordPress
5 7 (3.07%) IIS
5 7 (3.07%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.63%) Apache
7 5 (2.19%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.19%) Drupal
7 5 (2.19%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.19%) JBoss
8 4 (1.75%) Joomla!
8 4 (1.75%) Confluence
9 3 (1.32%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.88%) Content Management Server
10 2 (0.88%) DNN
10 2 (0.88%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (7.46%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.88%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.51%) Magento
2 3 (1.32%) Tridion
3 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) SaaS
1 2 (0.88%) GitHub
2 1 (0.44%) Basecamp
2 1 (0.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.58%) HTTP
2 3 (1.32%) Intranet
3 2 (0.88%) Internet
3 2 (0.88%) DNS
4 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.82%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.07%) MySQL
4 5 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.32%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.88%) DB2
6 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.44%) Redis
7 1 (0.44%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.44%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 32 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.89%) Subversion
3 17 (7.46%) Visual Studio
4 13 (5.70%) Grunt
5 12 (5.26%) Jasmine
6 9 (3.95%) NUnit
7 8 (3.51%) JIRA
8 7 (3.07%) Selenium
9 6 (2.63%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.19%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (2.19%) QUnit
10 5 (2.19%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.75%) Mocha
11 4 (1.75%) Yeoman
12 3 (1.32%) Sinon.JS
12 3 (1.32%) Axure RP
12 3 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.32%) Maven
13 2 (0.88%) IntelliJ
13 2 (0.88%) Ant
General
1 24 (10.53%) Finance
2 11 (4.82%) Marketing
3 7 (3.07%) Retail
4 5 (2.19%) Banking
4 5 (2.19%) Publishing
5 4 (1.75%) Games
6 3 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.32%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.44%) Local Government
7 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Front Office
7 1 (0.44%) Law
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (96.05%) HTML
2 204 (89.47%) CSS
3 140 (61.40%) HTML5
4 114 (50.00%) jQuery
5 107 (46.93%) CSS3
6 86 (37.72%) AngularJS
7 54 (23.68%) Backbone.js
7 54 (23.68%) Sass
8 36 (15.79%) .NET
9 27 (11.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 24 (10.53%) ASP.NET
11 21 (9.21%) LESS
12 19 (8.33%) Ajax
12 19 (8.33%) Web Services
13 16 (7.02%) JSON
14 15 (6.58%) XML
14 15 (6.58%) KnockoutJS
15 12 (5.26%) Ember.js
16 10 (4.39%) .NET Framework
17 9 (3.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.23%) User Experience
2 11 (4.82%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.39%) Visualisation
4 7 (3.07%) Video on Demand
5 6 (2.63%) W3C
5 6 (2.63%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.75%) Open Source
8 3 (1.32%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.88%) DTV
9 2 (0.88%) Physics
9 2 (0.88%) Human Factors
9 2 (0.88%) Animation
9 2 (0.88%) Social Media
9 2 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.44%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.44%) Xbox
10 1 (0.44%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.44%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.58%) UNIX
2 14 (6.14%) Linux
3 13 (5.70%) Mac OS X
4 11 (4.82%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.95%) Windows
6 8 (3.51%) Android
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.44%) webOS
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (23.68%) Responsive Web Design
3 38 (16.67%) MVC
4 37 (16.23%) Web Development
5 36 (15.79%) Web Design
6 34 (14.91%) TDD
7 27 (11.84%) E-Commerce
8 23 (10.09%) OO
9 13 (5.70%) Content Management
10 9 (3.95%) Scrum
10 9 (3.95%) Configuration Management
11 8 (3.51%) BDD
12 6 (2.63%) Software Engineering
12 6 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (2.19%) Mobile Application Development
13 5 (2.19%) Pair Programming
13 5 (2.19%) Project Management
14 4 (1.75%) SEO
14 4 (1.75%) DRM
14 4 (1.75%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 205 (89.91%) JavaScript
2 33 (14.47%) PHP
3 28 (12.28%) Java
4 24 (10.53%) C#
5 9 (3.95%) Scala
6 7 (3.07%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.63%) Ruby
7 6 (2.63%) SQL
8 4 (1.75%) Python
9 2 (0.88%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.88%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.44%) Clojure
10 1 (0.44%) PHP5
10 1 (0.44%) Groovy
10 1 (0.44%) Lua
10 1 (0.44%) VBA
10 1 (0.44%) VB
10 1 (0.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (2.63%) Degree
2 4 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.07%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) WCAG
Vendors
1 12 (5.26%) EPiServer
1 12 (5.26%) Ektron
2 11 (4.82%) Sitecore
3 10 (4.39%) RedDot
4 9 (3.95%) Google
5 4 (1.75%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.75%) Oracle
6 3 (1.32%) Open Text
7 2 (0.88%) Zend
7 2 (0.88%) Facebook
7 2 (0.88%) Twitter
8 1 (0.44%) Tableau
8 1 (0.44%) Sybase
8 1 (0.44%) Endeca
8 1 (0.44%) ATG
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