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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 74 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 17 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.05% 1.88% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.99% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 1
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£400 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -23.33%
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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
1508 1207 975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.32% 94.52% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 699 451
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 24
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.00 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 July 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 July 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 29 (100.00%) HTML
1 29 (100.00%) CSS
2 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
3 18 (62.07%) HTML5
4 16 (55.17%) jQuery
5 13 (44.83%) CSS3
6 10 (34.48%) RESTful
7 9 (31.03%) MVC
8 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (24.14%) Web Development
8 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
9 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
10 5 (17.24%) Ajax
10 5 (17.24%) WordPress
10 5 (17.24%) Sass
10 5 (17.24%) LESS
11 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Banking
11 4 (13.79%) Adobe
12 3 (10.34%) MySQL
12 3 (10.34%) PHP
12 3 (10.34%) XML
12 3 (10.34%) Finance
12 3 (10.34%) CMS
12 3 (10.34%) TDD
12 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (10.34%) Grunt
12 3 (10.34%) Social Media
12 3 (10.34%) User Experience
13 2 (6.90%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (17.24%) WordPress
2 3 (10.34%) CMS
3 2 (6.90%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) Grunt
3 2 (6.90%) Bower
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.45%) Hudson
4 1 (3.45%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (13.79%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) HTML
1 29 (100.00%) CSS
2 18 (62.07%) HTML5
3 16 (55.17%) jQuery
4 13 (44.83%) CSS3
5 10 (34.48%) RESTful
6 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
7 5 (17.24%) Sass
7 5 (17.24%) LESS
7 5 (17.24%) Ajax
8 3 (10.34%) XML
8 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (6.90%) J2EE
9 2 (6.90%) JSON
9 2 (6.90%) YUI
9 2 (6.90%) Web Services
9 2 (6.90%) JSF
10 1 (3.45%) JSP
10 1 (3.45%) SOAP
10 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Social Media
1 3 (10.34%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) UNIX
1 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) MVC
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) Web Development
3 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) Refactoring
5 2 (6.90%) Time Management
5 2 (6.90%) Open Source
5 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (6.90%) Dependency Management
5 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) Mobile Development
6 1 (3.45%) SDLC
6 1 (3.45%) Mobile First
6 1 (3.45%) API Design
6 1 (3.45%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.34%) PHP
3 2 (6.90%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) Alterian
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