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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 54 84 52
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 17 7 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.04% 0.51% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 0.53% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 17
Median daily rate £350 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £188 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.87% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%

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
795 1314 1271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.21% 95.77% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 666 658
Median daily rate £375 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 20
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.02 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.44% +18.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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)
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

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

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 25 (80.65%) HTML
1 25 (80.65%) JavaScript
2 24 (77.42%) CSS
3 23 (74.19%) Front End Development
4 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (41.94%) Web Development
5 13 (41.94%) Node.js
6 12 (38.71%) React
6 12 (38.71%) AngularJS
7 11 (35.48%) Finance
8 9 (29.03%) Scrum
8 9 (29.03%) jQuery
9 8 (25.81%) HTML5
9 8 (25.81%) CSS3
10 6 (19.35%) User Experience
11 5 (16.13%) ES6
11 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (16.13%) LESS
11 5 (16.13%) TDD
11 5 (16.13%) C#
11 5 (16.13%) Java
11 5 (16.13%) .NET
12 4 (12.90%) JSON
12 4 (12.90%) Sass
12 4 (12.90%) Disclosure Scotland
13 3 (9.68%) Jasmine
13 3 (9.68%) BDD
13 3 (9.68%) OO
13 3 (9.68%) Web Services

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 (3.23%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
1 2 (6.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Jasmine
2 2 (6.45%) Bower
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Grunt
2 2 (6.45%) gulp
2 2 (6.45%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (6.45%) Protractor
2 2 (6.45%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (80.65%) HTML
2 24 (77.42%) CSS
3 13 (41.94%) Node.js
4 12 (38.71%) AngularJS
4 12 (38.71%) React
5 9 (29.03%) jQuery
6 8 (25.81%) CSS3
6 8 (25.81%) HTML5
7 5 (16.13%) .NET
7 5 (16.13%) LESS
7 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (12.90%) JSON
8 4 (12.90%) Sass
9 3 (9.68%) Web Services
10 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
10 2 (6.45%) RESTful
11 1 (3.23%) Ajax
11 1 (3.23%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (3.23%) WPF
11 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) Fintech
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (74.19%) Front End Development
2 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) Web Development
4 9 (29.03%) Scrum
5 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (16.13%) TDD
6 3 (9.68%) BDD
6 3 (9.68%) OO
7 2 (6.45%) Isomorphic Development
7 2 (6.45%) Kanban
7 2 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) Use Case
7 2 (6.45%) Workflow
8 1 (3.23%) Content Management
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.23%) Cross-Browser Development
8 1 (3.23%) DevOps
8 1 (3.23%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.13%) C#
2 5 (16.13%) ES6
2 5 (16.13%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) Scala
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) DevExpress
1 1 (3.23%) Perforce
1 1 (3.23%) Telerik