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 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
Front-End Developer
Rank 67 74 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 0.33% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.36% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £283 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% +48.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+68.88% -10.00%
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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 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
1268 1116 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.70% 92.08% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 583 274
Average daily rate £379 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.88% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 13
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.92% +26.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £21.00 £31.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 40 (95.24%) HTML
2 38 (90.48%) CSS
3 33 (78.57%) JavaScript
4 30 (71.43%) jQuery
5 21 (50.00%) HTML5
6 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (42.86%) Banking
7 16 (38.10%) Grunt
8 15 (35.71%) CSS3
8 15 (35.71%) Git (software)
9 13 (30.95%) Degree
10 12 (28.57%) TDD
11 11 (26.19%) YUI
11 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
12 10 (23.81%) Time Management
12 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
13 8 (19.05%) CMS
13 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
13 8 (19.05%) OOCSS
14 7 (16.67%) Sass
15 6 (14.29%) Web Development
16 5 (11.90%) Web Design
16 5 (11.90%) D3.js
16 5 (11.90%) Karma Test Runner
16 5 (11.90%) Retail
16 5 (11.90%) Finance
17 4 (9.52%) JSF
17 4 (9.52%) C#
17 4 (9.52%) Open Source
17 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 8 (19.05%) CMS
2 2 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) MySQL
1 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Grunt
2 15 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (11.90%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (4.76%) Bower
5 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
General
1 18 (42.86%) Banking
2 5 (11.90%) Retail
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (95.24%) HTML
2 38 (90.48%) CSS
3 30 (71.43%) jQuery
4 21 (50.00%) HTML5
5 15 (35.71%) CSS3
6 11 (26.19%) YUI
7 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
7 8 (19.05%) OOCSS
8 7 (16.67%) Sass
9 5 (11.90%) D3.js
10 4 (9.52%) JSF
11 3 (7.14%) .NET
11 3 (7.14%) XML
11 3 (7.14%) LESS
12 2 (4.76%) Apache CXF
12 2 (4.76%) RESTful
12 2 (4.76%) RichFaces
12 2 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (4.76%) J2EE
12 2 (4.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Open Source
3 2 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (28.57%) TDD
3 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
4 10 (23.81%) Time Management
5 6 (14.29%) Web Development
6 5 (11.90%) Web Design
7 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.38%) MVC
8 1 (2.38%) Migration
8 1 (2.38%) Scrum
8 1 (2.38%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.38%) Web Usability
8 1 (2.38%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.52%) C#
3 3 (7.14%) Java
4 2 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Degree
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