The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 59 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 9 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.13% 1.74% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.82% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £305 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £358 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -10.00%
Front-End Developer
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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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
766 603 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.99% 95.11% 96.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 293 459
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 15
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.93 £13.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Glasgow region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Front-End Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Glasgow region.

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 25 (100.00%) HTML
1 25 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 25 (100.00%) CSS
2 20 (80.00%) HTML5
3 14 (56.00%) CSS3
3 14 (56.00%) jQuery
4 13 (52.00%) AngularJS
5 10 (40.00%) Backbone.js
5 10 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (40.00%) Finance
6 9 (36.00%) Web Design
6 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (36.00%) HTTP
6 9 (36.00%) HTTPS
6 9 (36.00%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (24.00%) Sass
8 5 (20.00%) User Experience
8 5 (20.00%) Banking
9 4 (16.00%) CMS
9 4 (16.00%) LESS
10 3 (12.00%) TDD
10 3 (12.00%) Web Development
11 2 (8.00%) Degree
11 2 (8.00%) WCAG
11 2 (8.00%) WAI
11 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
11 2 (8.00%) Dojo
11 2 (8.00%) YUI
11 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
11 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 4 (16.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) Node.js
2 2 (8.00%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (8.00%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) WebTrends
1 1 (4.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) HTTP
1 9 (36.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (8.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.00%) JSUnit
1 2 (8.00%) Jasmine
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) HTML
1 25 (100.00%) CSS
2 20 (80.00%) HTML5
3 14 (56.00%) CSS3
3 14 (56.00%) jQuery
4 13 (52.00%) AngularJS
5 10 (40.00%) Backbone.js
6 9 (36.00%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (24.00%) Sass
8 4 (16.00%) LESS
9 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (8.00%) Dojo
9 2 (8.00%) YUI
9 2 (8.00%) .NET
10 1 (4.00%) Web Services
10 1 (4.00%) XML
10 1 (4.00%) REST
10 1 (4.00%) Ember.js
10 1 (4.00%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (36.00%) Web Design
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) TDD
3 3 (12.00%) Web Development
4 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.00%) Time Management
4 2 (8.00%) IT Governance
4 2 (8.00%) Graceful Degradation
4 2 (8.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 2 (8.00%) Separation of Concerns
4 2 (8.00%) OO
4 2 (8.00%) MVC
4 2 (8.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) WCAG
1 2 (8.00%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) IBM
1 2 (8.00%) Adobe
1 2 (8.00%) Ektron
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