The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 187 184 193
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 9 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.29% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 5
Average daily rate
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£369 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £223 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £583 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -35.71%
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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
5189 6212 5579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.83% 93.41% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4020 4517 4147
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 110 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £34.30 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Front-End Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Web 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 Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Front-End Web 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 Web Developer across the City of London region.

Front-End Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Front-End Web 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 Web Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Front-End Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Front-End Web 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 Web Developer across the City of London region.

Front-End Web Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Front-End Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (93.75%) CSS
3 12 (75.00%) HTML5
4 10 (62.50%) jQuery
5 9 (56.25%) CSS3
6 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
7 5 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (31.25%) Backbone.js
7 5 (31.25%) Web Development
7 5 (31.25%) .NET
8 4 (25.00%) PHP
8 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 4 (25.00%) Ajax
8 4 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (18.75%) Node.js
9 3 (18.75%) Twitter
9 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (18.75%) JSON
9 3 (18.75%) Java
9 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
9 3 (18.75%) MVC
9 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (18.75%) User Experience
10 2 (12.50%) Sass
10 2 (12.50%) LESS
10 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (12.50%) Publishing
10 2 (12.50%) Scrum
10 2 (12.50%) Web Design

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (6.25%) QUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
2 1 (6.25%) Grunt
General
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (93.75%) CSS
3 12 (75.00%) HTML5
4 10 (62.50%) jQuery
5 9 (56.25%) CSS3
6 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
7 5 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (31.25%) Backbone.js
7 5 (31.25%) .NET
8 4 (25.00%) Ajax
9 3 (18.75%) JSON
9 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
9 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (12.50%) Sass
10 2 (12.50%) LESS
10 2 (12.50%) XML
11 1 (6.25%) DOM
11 1 (6.25%) Classic ASP
11 1 (6.25%) Web Services
11 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (6.25%) Video on Demand
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Web Development
2 4 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Web Design
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Market Research
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (6.25%) Data Security
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) PHP
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Twitter
2 2 (12.50%) EPiServer
3 1 (6.25%) Ektron
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe