The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Front-End Developer
Rank 176 193 191
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.11% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.11% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
Average daily rate
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£479 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £333 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4590 5319 5343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.82% 93.40% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3486 3738 3978
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 84 120
Average hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.75 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior 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.

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

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

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

Senior 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 Senior Front-End Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

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

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) HTML
2 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
3 16 (76.19%) CSS
4 15 (71.43%) HTML5
4 15 (71.43%) AngularJS
5 13 (61.90%) jQuery
6 9 (42.86%) CSS3
6 9 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (38.10%) Sass
8 7 (33.33%) Node.js
9 6 (28.57%) Backbone.js
9 6 (28.57%) Google
10 5 (23.81%) Web Development
10 5 (23.81%) JSON
10 5 (23.81%) Ajax
10 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
10 5 (23.81%) LESS
10 5 (23.81%) D3.js
10 5 (23.81%) User Experience
11 4 (19.05%) Google Maps API
11 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (14.29%) CMS
12 3 (14.29%) .NET
12 3 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (14.29%) Bower
12 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
12 3 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
13 2 (9.52%) Apache Cordova
13 2 (9.52%) Grunt

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Senior 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 Senior Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (33.33%) Node.js
2 3 (14.29%) CMS
3 2 (9.52%) WordPress
4 1 (4.76%) Confluence
4 1 (4.76%) TeamSite
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Bower
3 2 (9.52%) JIRA
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
3 2 (9.52%) Grunt
3 2 (9.52%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) Trac
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Automotive
1 2 (9.52%) Games
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (76.19%) CSS
3 15 (71.43%) HTML5
3 15 (71.43%) AngularJS
4 13 (61.90%) jQuery
5 9 (42.86%) CSS3
6 8 (38.10%) Sass
7 6 (28.57%) Backbone.js
8 5 (23.81%) D3.js
8 5 (23.81%) Ajax
8 5 (23.81%) JSON
8 5 (23.81%) LESS
9 4 (19.05%) Google Maps API
10 3 (14.29%) .NET
10 3 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (9.52%) Apache Cordova
11 2 (9.52%) SVG
11 2 (9.52%) RESTful
12 1 (4.76%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) User Experience
2 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) W3C
3 1 (4.76%) DTV
3 1 (4.76%) Streaming Video
3 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.76%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (23.81%) Web Development
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.76%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) Web Design
6 1 (4.76%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Coaching
6 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
3 1 (4.76%) Scala
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) WCAG
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Interwoven
2 1 (4.76%) FatWire