The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Web Developer (Client-Side 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 92 81 71
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.070% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.23% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Scotland

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
1368 1294 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.00% 96.14% 94.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 702 554
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Average hourly rate £19.02 £22.50 £14.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.46% +56.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £47.50 £112.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Edinburgh region.

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

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Front End Web Developer (Client-Side 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) SaaS
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile First
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Development

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Front End Web Developer (Client-Side 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile First
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe