The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 147 179 194
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 5 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 6
Average daily rate £425 £369 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% +18.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
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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
2993 4783 5548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.41% 95.01% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2363 3663 3992
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 £610 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 84 90
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.01 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Front End Web 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 Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the City of London region.

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the City of London region.

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) CSS
4 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
5 5 (55.56%) jQuery
6 4 (44.44%) React
6 4 (44.44%) REST
6 4 (44.44%) Backbone.js
6 4 (44.44%) XML
7 3 (33.33%) OO
7 3 (33.33%) TDD
7 3 (33.33%) MVC
7 3 (33.33%) Finance
7 3 (33.33%) Web Services
7 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (33.33%) CSS3
7 3 (33.33%) BDD
7 3 (33.33%) Node.js
7 3 (33.33%) Ember.js
7 3 (33.33%) RESTful
7 3 (33.33%) HTML5
7 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
8 2 (22.22%) RequireJS
8 2 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 2 (22.22%) Ext JS
8 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
8 2 (22.22%) YUI
8 2 (22.22%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jasmine
1 2 (22.22%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (22.22%) QUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Sinon.JS
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) RSpec
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Publishing
3 1 (11.11%) Arabic Language
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
5 4 (44.44%) Backbone.js
5 4 (44.44%) React
5 4 (44.44%) REST
5 4 (44.44%) XML
6 3 (33.33%) CSS3
6 3 (33.33%) Ember.js
6 3 (33.33%) HTML5
6 3 (33.33%) RESTful
6 3 (33.33%) Web Services
7 2 (22.22%) Ext JS
7 2 (22.22%) JSON
7 2 (22.22%) Protocol Buffers
7 2 (22.22%) Sass
7 2 (22.22%) Spring
7 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
7 2 (22.22%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Fintech
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) BDD
2 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) CRUD
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) Objective-C
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe