The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 62 47 68
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 19 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.48% 1.06% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.14% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
Average daily rate £375 £373 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +86.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +79.48%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1207 704 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.00% 93.49% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 301 555
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.75 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -35.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £10.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £30.17 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Front-End Developer
Scotland

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 18 April 2014.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (100.00%) HTML
2 26 (96.30%) CSS
3 24 (88.89%) JavaScript
4 21 (77.78%) HTML5
5 16 (59.26%) CSS3
6 12 (44.44%) jQuery
7 11 (40.74%) JSON
8 10 (37.04%) XML
9 8 (29.63%) Web Services
10 7 (25.93%) Java
10 7 (25.93%) Mac OS X
10 7 (25.93%) Web Development
10 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
11 6 (22.22%) RESTful
11 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (22.22%) Finance
11 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (22.22%) HTTP
11 6 (22.22%) Linux
11 6 (22.22%) Backbone.js
12 5 (18.52%) Dependency Management
12 5 (18.52%) SOAP
12 5 (18.52%) Web Accessibility
13 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
13 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (14.81%) Open Source
13 4 (14.81%) .NET
13 4 (14.81%) Project Management
14 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
14 3 (11.11%) Release Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (7.41%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Grunt
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) HTML
2 26 (96.30%) CSS
3 21 (77.78%) HTML5
4 16 (59.26%) CSS3
5 12 (44.44%) jQuery
6 11 (40.74%) JSON
7 10 (37.04%) XML
8 8 (29.63%) Web Services
9 6 (22.22%) RESTful
9 6 (22.22%) Backbone.js
10 5 (18.52%) SOAP
11 4 (14.81%) .NET
12 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
13 1 (3.70%) DHTML
13 1 (3.70%) XSLT
13 1 (3.70%) Ajax
13 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
13 1 (3.70%) Semantic HTML
13 1 (3.70%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Open Source
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Social Media
3 1 (3.70%) FMCG
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Mac OS X
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Web Development
1 7 (25.93%) Waterfall
2 6 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) Dependency Management
3 5 (18.52%) Web Accessibility
4 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Release Management
5 3 (11.11%) Refactoring
6 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.41%) System Testing
6 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (7.41%) Business Transformation
6 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.41%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
3 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Twitter
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