The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Web 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 74 74 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.43% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.46% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Average daily rate
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£263 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £335 £265
% change year-on-year
-5.97% +26.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
- -43.92%
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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
1152 1088 988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.58% 92.91% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 487 457
Average daily rate £388 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 31
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.33 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £33.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Front-End Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Web 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 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Front-End Web 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 across the Edinburgh region.

Front-End Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Front-End Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Front-End Web 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 in their job title.

1 8 (88.89%) CSS
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 7 (77.78%) HTML5
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) CSS3
5 3 (33.33%) Backbone.js
5 3 (33.33%) D3.js
5 3 (33.33%) Sass
5 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 3 (33.33%) Grunt
5 3 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (33.33%) Web Development
5 3 (33.33%) JSON
5 3 (33.33%) Open Source
5 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) RESTful
5 3 (33.33%) Web Design
5 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
6 2 (22.22%) Progressive Enhancement
6 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (22.22%) User Experience
6 2 (22.22%) Dependency Management
7 1 (11.11%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Front-End Web 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Grunt
1 3 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) CSS3
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 3 (33.33%) JSON
4 3 (33.33%) Backbone.js
4 3 (33.33%) D3.js
4 3 (33.33%) Sass
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) SOAP
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) JSF
5 1 (11.11%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) Progressive Enhancement
3 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) Dependency Management
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Twitter