The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 84 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 9 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.59% 1.04% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 1.09% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 11
Median daily rate £368 £295 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.57% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £190 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £348 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £39.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-71.79% +44.44%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1443 1382 1188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.37% 95.38% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 774 675
Median daily rate £400 £363 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £261 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 34
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Edinburgh region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (93.33%) CSS
3 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (86.67%) AngularJS
3 13 (86.67%) Front End Development
4 12 (80.00%) HTML5
5 11 (73.33%) CSS3
5 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (53.33%) jQuery
7 7 (46.67%) RESTful
7 7 (46.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (46.67%) Web Development
7 7 (46.67%) JSON
7 7 (46.67%) Web Services
8 6 (40.00%) XML
8 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (40.00%) Progressive Enhancement
8 6 (40.00%) User Experience
8 6 (40.00%) Mobile First
9 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
10 4 (26.67%) SOAP
10 4 (26.67%) HTTP
10 4 (26.67%) RequireJS
10 4 (26.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 3 (20.00%) Web Filtering
11 3 (20.00%) API Design
11 3 (20.00%) SDLC
11 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (20.00%) Mac OS X
11 3 (20.00%) Project Management

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) gulp
1 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
1 2 (13.33%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (13.33%) Protractor
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (93.33%) CSS
3 13 (86.67%) AngularJS
4 12 (80.00%) HTML5
5 11 (73.33%) CSS3
6 8 (53.33%) jQuery
7 7 (46.67%) JSON
7 7 (46.67%) RESTful
7 7 (46.67%) Web Services
8 6 (40.00%) XML
9 4 (26.67%) RequireJS
9 4 (26.67%) SOAP
10 2 (13.33%) Laravel
10 2 (13.33%) LESS
10 2 (13.33%) Sass
10 2 (13.33%) SVG
10 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
11 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Front End Development
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (46.67%) Web Development
4 6 (40.00%) Mobile First
4 6 (40.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 3 (20.00%) Analytics
7 3 (20.00%) API Design
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (20.00%) Dependency Management
7 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (20.00%) SDLC
7 3 (20.00%) System Testing
7 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
7 3 (20.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe