The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 134 111 163
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +52
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 365 457 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.64% 1.89% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 2.04% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 353 199
Average daily rate
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£373 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.37 £175.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.36% +311.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £27.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.74% -22.85%
Front-End Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20623 22454 20413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 92.71% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14160 15529 13843
Average daily rate £445 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 400 421
Average hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.51 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Front-End Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Front-End Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front-End Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +14 67 £350 - 37
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Uxbridge -1 1 - -
Wembley - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Chessington - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Front-End Developer
England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 723 (95.13%) HTML
2 701 (92.24%) CSS
3 689 (90.66%) JavaScript
4 550 (72.37%) HTML5
5 463 (60.92%) CSS3
6 355 (46.71%) jQuery
7 311 (40.92%) AngularJS
8 235 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
9 218 (28.68%) Sass
10 189 (24.87%) Backbone.js
11 164 (21.58%) Responsive Web Design
12 155 (20.39%) TDD
13 148 (19.47%) Node.js
14 145 (19.08%) OO
15 140 (18.42%) User Experience
16 131 (17.24%) LESS
17 121 (15.92%) MVC
18 117 (15.39%) Grunt
19 116 (15.26%) Git (software)
20 105 (13.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 94 (12.37%) Web Development
22 87 (11.45%) E-Commerce
23 86 (11.32%) Java
24 78 (10.26%) Ajax
25 73 (9.61%) Scrum
26 71 (9.34%) PHP
27 68 (8.95%) Photoshop
27 68 (8.95%) BDD
28 60 (7.89%) Finance
29 59 (7.76%) Jasmine

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 148 (19.47%) Node.js
2 54 (7.11%) CMS
3 27 (3.55%) WordPress
4 18 (2.37%) Drupal
5 17 (2.24%) SharePoint
6 15 (1.97%) Adobe CQ
7 10 (1.32%) Confluence
7 10 (1.32%) Apache
8 7 (0.92%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.79%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.53%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.53%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.26%) Moodle
11 2 (0.26%) nginx
12 1 (0.13%) Liferay
12 1 (0.13%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.13%) Jetty
12 1 (0.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 68 (8.95%) Photoshop
2 17 (2.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.39%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.39%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.13%) MS Office
5 1 (0.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 10 (1.32%) Magento
2 3 (0.39%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.84%) GitHub
2 8 (1.05%) Office 365
3 5 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.66%) SaaS
4 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.39%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.26%) Force.com
6 1 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.71%) HTTP
2 7 (0.92%) Internet
3 2 (0.26%) Intranet
3 2 (0.26%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.13%) SSL
4 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.03%) MySQL
2 14 (1.84%) MongoDB
3 10 (1.32%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.05%) NoSQL
5 7 (0.92%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.39%) Neo4j
7 2 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.13%) Redis
8 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 117 (15.39%) Grunt
2 116 (15.26%) Git (software)
3 59 (7.76%) Jasmine
4 47 (6.18%) Subversion
5 44 (5.79%) Bower
6 28 (3.68%) Mocha
7 21 (2.76%) Selenium
8 19 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
9 18 (2.37%) JIRA
10 15 (1.97%) Cucumber
11 14 (1.84%) Jenkins
12 12 (1.58%) QUnit
13 11 (1.45%) Visual Studio
14 10 (1.32%) WebDriver
15 9 (1.18%) Ant
16 7 (0.92%) Maven
16 7 (0.92%) Sinon.JS
17 6 (0.79%) Bitbucket
17 6 (0.79%) Dreamweaver
17 6 (0.79%) JUnit
General
1 60 (7.89%) Finance
2 33 (4.34%) Banking
3 32 (4.21%) Retail
4 26 (3.42%) Games
5 18 (2.37%) Advertising
6 17 (2.24%) Marketing
7 13 (1.71%) Publishing
8 12 (1.58%) Law
9 8 (1.05%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.79%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.66%) iGaming
12 3 (0.39%) German Language
12 3 (0.39%) Automotive
12 3 (0.39%) Legal
13 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 723 (95.13%) HTML
2 701 (92.24%) CSS
3 550 (72.37%) HTML5
4 463 (60.92%) CSS3
5 355 (46.71%) jQuery
6 311 (40.92%) AngularJS
7 218 (28.68%) Sass
8 189 (24.87%) Backbone.js
9 131 (17.24%) LESS
10 105 (13.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 78 (10.26%) Ajax
12 56 (7.37%) JSON
13 54 (7.11%) XML
14 50 (6.58%) .NET
15 49 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
16 48 (6.32%) Ember.js
17 43 (5.66%) Web Services
18 33 (4.34%) XHTML
19 27 (3.55%) RESTful
20 25 (3.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 140 (18.42%) User Experience
2 38 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 33 (4.34%) W3C
4 16 (2.11%) Open Source
5 15 (1.97%) Social Media
5 15 (1.97%) Digital Media
6 14 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (1.71%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.45%) Visualisation
9 9 (1.18%) RIA
10 5 (0.66%) iPad
10 5 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.53%) Graphic Design
12 3 (0.39%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.39%) DTV
12 3 (0.39%) Online Games
12 3 (0.39%) iPhone
13 2 (0.26%) Inversion of Control
13 2 (0.26%) Video on Demand
13 2 (0.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 42 (5.53%) Apple iOS
2 30 (3.95%) Android
3 26 (3.42%) Mac OS X
4 18 (2.37%) Linux
5 10 (1.32%) UNIX
6 9 (1.18%) Windows
7 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone 7
7 3 (0.39%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.26%) webOS
9 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (30.92%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (21.58%) Responsive Web Design
3 155 (20.39%) TDD
4 145 (19.08%) OO
5 121 (15.92%) MVC
6 94 (12.37%) Web Development
7 87 (11.45%) E-Commerce
8 73 (9.61%) Scrum
9 68 (8.95%) BDD
10 40 (5.26%) Software Engineering
11 39 (5.13%) Web Design
12 33 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (3.82%) Automated Testing
14 27 (3.55%) Unit Testing
15 18 (2.37%) Mobile Development
16 17 (2.24%) OOP
17 16 (2.11%) MVVM
17 16 (2.11%) User Stories
18 14 (1.84%) Mentoring
18 14 (1.84%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 689 (90.66%) JavaScript
2 86 (11.32%) Java
3 71 (9.34%) PHP
4 30 (3.95%) C#
5 29 (3.82%) C
6 19 (2.50%) Ruby
7 18 (2.37%) Python
8 16 (2.11%) SQL
9 12 (1.58%) Scala
10 7 (0.92%) Clojure
11 4 (0.53%) CoffeeScript
11 4 (0.53%) Perl
12 3 (0.39%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.39%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.39%) Groovy
12 3 (0.39%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.26%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.26%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.13%) XPath
14 1 (0.13%) Lua
Qualifications
1 28 (3.68%) Degree
2 7 (0.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.39%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.26%) CIPD
4 2 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.45%) QA
2 4 (0.53%) WCAG
3 3 (0.39%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.26%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.26%) cPanel
Vendors
1 29 (3.82%) Adobe
2 15 (1.97%) Google
3 13 (1.71%) Microsoft
4 9 (1.18%) Oracle
4 9 (1.18%) Sitecore
5 8 (1.05%) Twitter
6 6 (0.79%) Facebook
6 6 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.53%) Ektron
7 4 (0.53%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.39%) hybris
8 3 (0.39%) ATG
8 3 (0.39%) Perforce
9 2 (0.26%) Sencha
9 2 (0.26%) Splunk
9 2 (0.26%) Demandware
9 2 (0.26%) Apple
9 2 (0.26%) SAP
9 2 (0.26%) Zend
10 1 (0.13%) Interwoven
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