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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 53 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 14 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.85% 0.81% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 0.85% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £229 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.21% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £212 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £246 £277
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £285
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
- -47.82%
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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
709 589 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 93.91% 94.85% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 301 348
Average daily rate £361 £320 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.81% +4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £198 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 15
Average hourly rate £18.50 £12.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -25.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £9.25 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 22 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 22 (100.00%) HTML
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (63.64%) HTML5
3 9 (40.91%) Backbone.js
3 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
3 9 (40.91%) jQuery
4 8 (36.36%) User Experience
5 7 (31.82%) CSS3
6 6 (27.27%) MVC
7 5 (22.73%) CMS
7 5 (22.73%) Ember.js
8 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (18.18%) Sass
8 4 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (18.18%) Adobe
9 3 (13.64%) .NET
9 3 (13.64%) Finance
9 3 (13.64%) TDD
9 3 (13.64%) Banking
9 3 (13.64%) Web Development
9 3 (13.64%) Degree
9 3 (13.64%) Vagrant
10 2 (9.09%) Underscore.js
10 2 (9.09%) LESS
10 2 (9.09%) Graceful Degradation
10 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (9.09%) Ektron
10 2 (9.09%) Time Management
10 2 (9.09%) Ext JS

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (22.73%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (9.09%) Node.js
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Intranet
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
1 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 2 (9.09%) Maven
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) HTML
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
2 14 (63.64%) HTML5
3 9 (40.91%) Backbone.js
3 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
3 9 (40.91%) jQuery
4 7 (31.82%) CSS3
5 5 (22.73%) Ember.js
6 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (18.18%) Sass
6 4 (18.18%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (13.64%) .NET
8 2 (9.09%) Underscore.js
8 2 (9.09%) LESS
8 2 (9.09%) Ext JS
8 2 (9.09%) D3.js
8 2 (9.09%) Highcharts JS
8 2 (9.09%) YUI
8 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
9 1 (4.55%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) MVC
2 3 (13.64%) TDD
2 3 (13.64%) Web Development
3 2 (9.09%) Graceful Degradation
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Time Management
3 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (9.09%) Progressive Enhancement
3 2 (9.09%) IT Governance
3 2 (9.09%) Web Design
4 1 (4.55%) Content Management
4 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) WCAG
1 2 (9.09%) WAI
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Adobe
2 2 (9.09%) Ektron
2 2 (9.09%) Sencha
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