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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 47 46 62
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 16 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.25% 1.50% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 1.59% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 2
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£275 £218 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.43% -10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £209 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £244 £277
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.22% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -44.44%
Front-End Developer
Scotland

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
675 565 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 94.94% 93.85% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 270 351
Average daily rate £350 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +5.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 22
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -25.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.50 £12.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £125.00 £33.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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%) HTML
1 22 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
2 15 (68.18%) HTML5
3 10 (45.45%) Backbone.js
3 10 (45.45%) AngularJS
4 9 (40.91%) CSS3
4 9 (40.91%) jQuery
5 7 (31.82%) User Experience
6 6 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (22.73%) Ember.js
7 5 (22.73%) MVC
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 4 (18.18%) CMS
8 4 (18.18%) HTTP
8 4 (18.18%) HTTPS
8 4 (18.18%) Web Design
8 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (18.18%) Sass
9 3 (13.64%) Vagrant
9 3 (13.64%) TDD
9 3 (13.64%) Banking
9 3 (13.64%) Web Development
9 3 (13.64%) Adobe
10 2 (9.09%) Intranet
10 2 (9.09%) .NET
10 2 (9.09%) Java
10 2 (9.09%) Hibernate

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 4 (18.18%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) Node.js
2 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) HTTP
1 4 (18.18%) HTTPS
2 2 (9.09%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Maven
1 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) HTML
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
2 15 (68.18%) HTML5
3 10 (45.45%) Backbone.js
3 10 (45.45%) AngularJS
4 9 (40.91%) CSS3
4 9 (40.91%) jQuery
5 6 (27.27%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (22.73%) Ember.js
7 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (18.18%) Sass
8 2 (9.09%) .NET
8 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
8 2 (9.09%) YUI
8 2 (9.09%) LESS
9 1 (4.55%) D3.js
9 1 (4.55%) Highcharts JS
9 1 (4.55%) Underscore.js
9 1 (4.55%) Ext JS
9 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) MVC
2 4 (18.18%) Web Design
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
3 3 (13.64%) Web Development
4 2 (9.09%) Time Management
4 2 (9.09%) IT Governance
4 2 (9.09%) Progressive Enhancement
4 2 (9.09%) Graceful Degradation
5 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) WCAG
1 2 (9.09%) WAI
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Adobe
2 2 (9.09%) Ektron
3 1 (4.55%) Sencha