The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Glasgow 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 54 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 14 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.04% 1.10% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 1.15% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 5
Average daily rate £313 £250 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £304 £304
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
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
638 873 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 92.87% 96.46% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 472 373
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 30
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.33 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £35.00 £30.41
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 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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) HTML
2 21 (91.30%) CSS
3 18 (78.26%) HTML5
4 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
5 14 (60.87%) jQuery
6 9 (39.13%) Scrum
6 9 (39.13%) CSS3
7 8 (34.78%) PHP
8 5 (21.74%) Photoshop
8 5 (21.74%) CMS
9 4 (17.39%) .NET
9 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (17.39%) Subversion
9 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
10 3 (13.04%) Degree
10 3 (13.04%) XHTML
10 3 (13.04%) Finance
11 2 (8.70%) MVC
11 2 (8.70%) Java
11 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
11 2 (8.70%) JSP
11 2 (8.70%) OO
11 2 (8.70%) Web Development
11 2 (8.70%) MooTools
11 2 (8.70%) Zend
11 2 (8.70%) Zend Framework
11 2 (8.70%) Content Management
11 2 (8.70%) Yahoo!
11 2 (8.70%) Node.js
11 2 (8.70%) YUI

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (21.74%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Subversion
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Grunt
2 1 (4.35%) Bower
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) HTML
2 21 (91.30%) CSS
3 18 (78.26%) HTML5
4 14 (60.87%) jQuery
5 9 (39.13%) CSS3
6 4 (17.39%) .NET
7 3 (13.04%) XHTML
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
8 2 (8.70%) JSP
8 2 (8.70%) MooTools
8 2 (8.70%) Zend Framework
8 2 (8.70%) YUI
8 2 (8.70%) Backbone.js
9 1 (4.35%) LESS
9 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
9 1 (4.35%) Ajax
9 1 (4.35%) JSON
9 1 (4.35%) Web Services
9 1 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Scrum
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) MVC
3 2 (8.70%) OO
3 2 (8.70%) Web Development
3 2 (8.70%) Content Management
3 2 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (4.35%) Graceful Degradation
4 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Release Management
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) PHP
3 2 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Zend
1 2 (8.70%) Yahoo!
2 1 (4.35%) Google