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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Front-End Developer
Rank 197 196 199
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.036% 0.050% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.054% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £313 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £335 £425
% change year-on-year
- -21.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
5128 5511 5913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.61% 92.39% 92.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3920 4136 4347
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 74 139
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £123.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 9 (81.82%) HTML5
3 9 (81.82%) AngularJS
4 8 (72.73%) CSS
5 6 (54.55%) jQuery
6 5 (45.45%) Node.js
6 5 (45.45%) CSS3
6 5 (45.45%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (27.27%) Sass
7 3 (27.27%) Backbone.js
7 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (27.27%) Bower
7 3 (27.27%) D3.js
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (18.18%) TDD
8 2 (18.18%) Banking
8 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 2 (18.18%) Finance
8 2 (18.18%) Automotive
8 2 (18.18%) Games
8 2 (18.18%) .NET
8 2 (18.18%) User Experience
8 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
8 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (18.18%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (18.18%) Grunt
8 2 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 5 (45.45%) Node.js
2 2 (18.18%) WordPress
3 1 (9.09%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Bower
2 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
2 2 (18.18%) Grunt
2 2 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Automotive
1 2 (18.18%) Games
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (81.82%) HTML5
2 9 (81.82%) AngularJS
3 8 (72.73%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) jQuery
5 5 (45.45%) CSS3
6 3 (27.27%) Backbone.js
6 3 (27.27%) D3.js
6 3 (27.27%) Sass
6 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (18.18%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (18.18%) RESTful
7 2 (18.18%) .NET
8 1 (9.09%) Ajax
8 1 (9.09%) YUI
8 1 (9.09%) WebCenter
8 1 (9.09%) Ext JS
8 1 (9.09%) LESS
8 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
8 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Interwoven
1 1 (9.09%) FatWire
1 1 (9.09%) Google
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