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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 189 225 226
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 9 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.068% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.073% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Average daily rate
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£316 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.96% -18.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £254
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +8.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.00
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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
5314 6820 7348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.89% 92.59% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3846 5000 5346
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 147 170
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 24 (100.00%) HTML
2 23 (95.83%) CSS
3 20 (83.33%) HTML5
4 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
5 11 (45.83%) jQuery
5 11 (45.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (41.67%) LESS
6 10 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (33.33%) CSS3
8 7 (29.17%) KnockoutJS
9 6 (25.00%) .NET
10 5 (20.83%) Marketing
10 5 (20.83%) Web Development
10 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 4 (16.67%) Market Research
11 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
11 4 (16.67%) Backbone.js
11 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
11 4 (16.67%) PHP
11 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 4 (16.67%) MVC
12 3 (12.50%) Android
13 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
13 2 (8.33%) Ajax
13 2 (8.33%) JSON
13 2 (8.33%) Magento
13 2 (8.33%) Sass
13 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
13 2 (8.33%) PhoneGap

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.17%) Drupal
1 1 (4.17%) WordPress
1 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Photoshop
1 2 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Magento
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (4.17%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (20.83%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) HTML
2 23 (95.83%) CSS
3 20 (83.33%) HTML5
4 11 (45.83%) jQuery
4 11 (45.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (41.67%) LESS
6 8 (33.33%) CSS3
7 7 (29.17%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (25.00%) .NET
9 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 4 (16.67%) Backbone.js
10 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 2 (8.33%) JSON
11 2 (8.33%) PhoneGap
11 2 (8.33%) Sass
11 2 (8.33%) Ajax
12 1 (4.17%) Java EE
12 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP
12 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.17%) Video on Demand
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Web Development
2 4 (16.67%) Market Research
2 4 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (8.33%) Web Design
3 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (4.17%) MVVM
4 1 (4.17%) Data Security
4 1 (4.17%) OO
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) TDD
4 1 (4.17%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 19 (79.17%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle
1 1 (4.17%) SAP
1 1 (4.17%) JBoss
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe
1 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards