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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 56 67 67
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 14 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.63% 0.98% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.04% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £225 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £273
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +10.09%
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 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
819 767 744
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.57% 93.65% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 349 371
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 22
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.76% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £134.50 £18.00
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 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 24 (96.00%) JavaScript
1 24 (96.00%) HTML
2 23 (92.00%) CSS
3 13 (52.00%) HTML5
4 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (32.00%) jQuery
5 8 (32.00%) CSS3
6 6 (24.00%) User Experience
7 5 (20.00%) TDD
7 5 (20.00%) PHP
7 5 (20.00%) OO
7 5 (20.00%) CMS
8 4 (16.00%) Drupal
8 4 (16.00%) Sass
9 3 (12.00%) LESS
9 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (12.00%) BDD
9 3 (12.00%) Node.js
9 3 (12.00%) MVC
9 3 (12.00%) Content Management
9 3 (12.00%) Photoshop
10 2 (8.00%) Java
10 2 (8.00%) XML
10 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (8.00%) Spring
10 2 (8.00%) Adobe
10 2 (8.00%) WebTrends
10 2 (8.00%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (20.00%) CMS
2 4 (16.00%) Drupal
3 3 (12.00%) Node.js
4 1 (4.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) WebTrends
1 2 (8.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (4.00%) Grunt
2 1 (4.00%) Bower
2 1 (4.00%) gulp
2 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) JSUnit
General
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (96.00%) HTML
2 23 (92.00%) CSS
3 13 (52.00%) HTML5
4 9 (36.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (32.00%) jQuery
5 8 (32.00%) CSS3
6 4 (16.00%) Sass
7 3 (12.00%) LESS
7 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (8.00%) React
8 2 (8.00%) Backbone.js
8 2 (8.00%) Underscore.js
8 2 (8.00%) REST
8 2 (8.00%) XML
8 2 (8.00%) Spring
8 2 (8.00%) Ajax
8 2 (8.00%) JSON
9 1 (4.00%) Dojo
9 1 (4.00%) Spring MVC
9 1 (4.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) FMCG
2 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) TDD
2 5 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (12.00%) MVC
3 3 (12.00%) Content Management
3 3 (12.00%) BDD
3 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Web Usability
4 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.00%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 1 (4.00%) Separation of Concerns
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) Web Development
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.00%) SEO
5 1 (4.00%) Validation
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (8.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) CoffeeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Adobe
2 1 (4.00%) Zend
2 1 (4.00%) Twitter
2 1 (4.00%) IBM