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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 68 56 63
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 17 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.39% 1.15% 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.22% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £280 £285
% change year-on-year
+11.60% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £37.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +23.96%
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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
1142 1064 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.53% 94.33% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 478 423
Average daily rate £380 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 21
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.28% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £26.40 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 41 (95.35%) HTML
2 38 (88.37%) CSS
3 35 (81.40%) JavaScript
4 23 (53.49%) HTML5
5 21 (48.84%) CSS3
6 19 (44.19%) XML
7 17 (39.53%) jQuery
8 16 (37.21%) JSON
9 15 (34.88%) Web Development
9 15 (34.88%) Java
9 15 (34.88%) Web Services
10 14 (32.56%) HTTP
10 14 (32.56%) RESTful
11 13 (30.23%) Mac OS X
11 13 (30.23%) SOAP
12 12 (27.91%) Linux
12 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (27.91%) Dependency Management
13 11 (25.58%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (25.58%) Waterfall
14 10 (23.26%) Open Source
14 10 (23.26%) Web Accessibility
15 9 (20.93%) Backbone.js
16 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (16.28%) Project Management
17 6 (13.95%) Unit Testing
17 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
18 5 (11.63%) Kalman Filter
18 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
18 5 (11.63%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 2 (4.65%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 14 (32.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) Subversion
3 2 (4.65%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) Grunt
4 1 (2.33%) QUnit
4 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) Hudson
4 1 (2.33%) JUnit
4 1 (2.33%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (95.35%) HTML
2 38 (88.37%) CSS
3 23 (53.49%) HTML5
4 21 (48.84%) CSS3
5 19 (44.19%) XML
6 17 (39.53%) jQuery
7 16 (37.21%) JSON
8 15 (34.88%) Web Services
9 14 (32.56%) RESTful
10 13 (30.23%) SOAP
11 9 (20.93%) Backbone.js
12 5 (11.63%) JSF
13 3 (6.98%) RichFaces
13 3 (6.98%) .NET
14 2 (4.65%) Java EE
14 2 (4.65%) J2EE
14 2 (4.65%) XHTML
14 2 (4.65%) Apache CXF
14 2 (4.65%) YUI
14 2 (4.65%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Open Source
2 3 (6.98%) FMCG
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Mac OS X
2 12 (27.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Web Development
2 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Dependency Management
3 11 (25.58%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (25.58%) Waterfall
4 10 (23.26%) Web Accessibility
5 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (16.28%) Project Management
6 6 (13.95%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (11.63%) Refactoring
8 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Scrum
8 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (9.30%) System Testing
8 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Release Management
8 4 (9.30%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (6.98%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 35 (81.40%) JavaScript
2 15 (34.88%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) WCAG
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) JBoss
2 1 (2.33%) Twitter
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe
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