The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 72 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 15 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.08% 2.41% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 2.57% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 6
Average daily rate
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£275 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £470 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £323 £269
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -17.85%
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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 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
1317 1167 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.48% 93.73% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 708 357
Average daily rate £350 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 10
Average hourly rate £11.50 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.23% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Front-End 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 across the Edinburgh region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited 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 Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 26 (100.00%) HTML
1 26 (100.00%) CSS
2 24 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 17 (65.38%) HTML5
4 16 (61.54%) jQuery
5 12 (46.15%) CSS3
6 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
6 7 (26.92%) Banking
7 6 (23.08%) MVC
7 6 (23.08%) RESTful
7 6 (23.08%) Ajax
7 6 (23.08%) Sass
7 6 (23.08%) LESS
7 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
8 5 (19.23%) Web Development
8 5 (19.23%) Degree
8 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
8 5 (19.23%) YUI
8 5 (19.23%) Time Management
8 5 (19.23%) WordPress
9 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (15.38%) Adobe
10 3 (11.54%) JSF
10 3 (11.54%) TDD
10 3 (11.54%) Finance
10 3 (11.54%) CMS
10 3 (11.54%) PHP
10 3 (11.54%) MySQL
10 3 (11.54%) Grunt
10 3 (11.54%) Social Media

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited 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 Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) WordPress
2 3 (11.54%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Grunt
3 2 (7.69%) Bower
4 1 (3.85%) Subversion
4 1 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (26.92%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) HTML
1 26 (100.00%) CSS
2 17 (65.38%) HTML5
3 16 (61.54%) jQuery
4 12 (46.15%) CSS3
5 6 (23.08%) RESTful
5 6 (23.08%) Ajax
5 6 (23.08%) Sass
5 6 (23.08%) LESS
5 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
6 5 (19.23%) YUI
7 3 (11.54%) JSF
8 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (7.69%) J2EE
9 1 (3.85%) LAMP
9 1 (3.85%) Flash
9 1 (3.85%) SVG
9 1 (3.85%) JavaBeans
9 1 (3.85%) JSP
9 1 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Social Media
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) MVC
2 5 (19.23%) Web Development
2 5 (19.23%) Time Management
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Web Design
6 1 (3.85%) Content Management
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile Development
6 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.54%) PHP
3 2 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Adobe
2 1 (3.85%) Alterian
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