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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 128 115 159
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +44
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 366 421 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.70% 1.86% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 2.00% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 331 186
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £27.37 - £42.50
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
19889 21022 18975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.60% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13740 14393 12963
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 401 393
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.37 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 26 March 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 26 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +12 64 £363 +3.57% 26
Uxbridge -1 1 - - 1
Wembley - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Front-End Developer
England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 748 (94.92%) HTML
2 727 (92.26%) CSS
3 716 (90.86%) JavaScript
4 559 (70.94%) HTML5
5 458 (58.12%) CSS3
6 364 (46.19%) jQuery
7 326 (41.37%) AngularJS
8 243 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
9 223 (28.30%) Sass
10 194 (24.62%) Backbone.js
11 168 (21.32%) Responsive Web Design
12 163 (20.69%) TDD
13 158 (20.05%) Node.js
14 148 (18.78%) LESS
14 148 (18.78%) OO
15 145 (18.40%) User Experience
16 128 (16.24%) MVC
17 127 (16.12%) Git (software)
18 114 (14.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 106 (13.45%) Grunt
20 104 (13.20%) Java
21 100 (12.69%) Web Development
22 93 (11.80%) E-Commerce
23 90 (11.42%) Ajax
24 75 (9.52%) PHP
25 72 (9.14%) BDD
26 67 (8.50%) Finance
26 67 (8.50%) Scrum
27 64 (8.12%) JSON
27 64 (8.12%) Jasmine

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 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
1 158 (20.05%) Node.js
2 62 (7.87%) CMS
3 31 (3.93%) WordPress
4 20 (2.54%) SharePoint
5 15 (1.90%) Drupal
6 13 (1.65%) Adobe CQ
7 11 (1.40%) Confluence
8 10 (1.27%) Apache
9 8 (1.02%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.76%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.63%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.38%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.25%) Moodle
14 2 (0.25%) nginx
15 1 (0.13%) JBoss
15 1 (0.13%) ColdFusion
15 1 (0.13%) TeamSite
Applications
1 59 (7.49%) Photoshop
2 14 (1.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.25%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (1.40%) Magento
2 7 (0.89%) Tridion
3 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.52%) GitHub
2 7 (0.89%) Office 365
3 5 (0.63%) SaaS
4 4 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.38%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.25%) Force.com
7 1 (0.13%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.52%) HTTP
2 8 (1.02%) Internet
3 7 (0.89%) Intranet
4 3 (0.38%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.54%) MySQL
2 15 (1.90%) MongoDB
3 9 (1.14%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 6 (0.76%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.38%) Neo4j
7 2 (0.25%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.13%) DB2
8 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 127 (16.12%) Git (software)
2 106 (13.45%) Grunt
3 64 (8.12%) Jasmine
4 49 (6.22%) Subversion
5 39 (4.95%) Bower
6 28 (3.55%) Mocha
7 23 (2.92%) JIRA
8 22 (2.79%) Selenium
9 20 (2.54%) Karma Test Runner
10 17 (2.16%) Jenkins
10 17 (2.16%) Cucumber
11 13 (1.65%) QUnit
12 11 (1.40%) Visual Studio
13 10 (1.27%) WebDriver
13 10 (1.27%) Ant
14 8 (1.02%) Bitbucket
14 8 (1.02%) Maven
14 8 (1.02%) JUnit
15 7 (0.89%) Eclipse
15 7 (0.89%) Sinon.JS
General
1 67 (8.50%) Finance
2 36 (4.57%) Banking
3 35 (4.44%) Retail
4 23 (2.92%) Games
5 21 (2.66%) Marketing
6 15 (1.90%) Advertising
7 11 (1.40%) Publishing
7 11 (1.40%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.14%) Law
9 3 (0.38%) Back Office
9 3 (0.38%) Automotive
9 3 (0.38%) German Language
10 2 (0.25%) iGaming
11 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.13%) Legal
11 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 748 (94.92%) HTML
2 727 (92.26%) CSS
3 559 (70.94%) HTML5
4 458 (58.12%) CSS3
5 364 (46.19%) jQuery
6 326 (41.37%) AngularJS
7 223 (28.30%) Sass
8 194 (24.62%) Backbone.js
9 148 (18.78%) LESS
10 114 (14.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 90 (11.42%) Ajax
12 64 (8.12%) JSON
13 57 (7.23%) .NET
14 56 (7.11%) XML
15 55 (6.98%) KnockoutJS
16 47 (5.96%) Web Services
17 46 (5.84%) XHTML
18 45 (5.71%) Ember.js
19 30 (3.81%) JSP
20 28 (3.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 145 (18.40%) User Experience
2 45 (5.71%) W3C
3 38 (4.82%) Mobile App
4 19 (2.41%) Digital Media
5 18 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (2.16%) Visualisation
7 16 (2.03%) Social Media
8 15 (1.90%) Open Source
9 10 (1.27%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.02%) RIA
11 5 (0.63%) GIS
11 5 (0.63%) Animation
11 5 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.51%) iPad
12 4 (0.51%) Graphic Design
12 4 (0.51%) Wiki
13 3 (0.38%) DTV
13 3 (0.38%) Video on Demand
13 3 (0.38%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.25%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 41 (5.20%) Apple iOS
2 26 (3.30%) Mac OS X
3 25 (3.17%) Android
4 17 (2.16%) Linux
5 12 (1.52%) UNIX
6 6 (0.76%) Windows
7 3 (0.38%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.38%) webOS
8 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone 7
8 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (21.32%) Responsive Web Design
3 163 (20.69%) TDD
4 148 (18.78%) OO
5 128 (16.24%) MVC
6 100 (12.69%) Web Development
7 93 (11.80%) E-Commerce
8 72 (9.14%) BDD
9 67 (8.50%) Scrum
10 44 (5.58%) Software Engineering
11 38 (4.82%) Web Design
12 32 (4.06%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (3.43%) Automated Testing
14 24 (3.05%) Unit Testing
15 19 (2.41%) OOP
16 18 (2.28%) SEO
17 17 (2.16%) User Stories
17 17 (2.16%) MVVM
18 15 (1.90%) Refactoring
19 14 (1.78%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 716 (90.86%) JavaScript
2 104 (13.20%) Java
3 75 (9.52%) PHP
4 32 (4.06%) C#
5 29 (3.68%) C
6 25 (3.17%) Ruby
7 21 (2.66%) Python
8 19 (2.41%) SQL
9 12 (1.52%) Scala
10 10 (1.27%) Clojure
11 7 (0.89%) Perl
12 5 (0.63%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (0.51%) Groovy
13 4 (0.51%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.38%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.38%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.25%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.25%) C++
15 2 (0.25%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (3.93%) Degree
2 6 (0.76%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.25%) CIPD
5 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.65%) QA
2 3 (0.38%) WCAG
2 3 (0.38%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.25%) cPanel
Vendors
1 26 (3.30%) Adobe
2 21 (2.66%) Google
3 13 (1.65%) Microsoft
3 13 (1.65%) Twitter
4 11 (1.40%) Facebook
5 9 (1.14%) Oracle
5 9 (1.14%) Sitecore
6 7 (0.89%) Ektron
7 6 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.51%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.38%) Perforce
9 3 (0.38%) Zend
10 2 (0.25%) Splunk
10 2 (0.25%) Sencha
10 2 (0.25%) Apple
10 2 (0.25%) SAP
11 1 (0.13%) Sony
11 1 (0.13%) Interwoven
11 1 (0.13%) Informatica
11 1 (0.13%) ATG
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