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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 121 121 148
Rank change year-on-year
0 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 388 397 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.75% 1.75% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.89% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 296 221
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£366 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £261
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +24.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £175.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.85% +311.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+43.49% -20.35%
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
20445 21023 20332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.91% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14135 14816 13711
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 371 455
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.91% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +2 67 £350 -1.40% 41
Isleworth - 6 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Bromley +2 1 - -
Uxbridge +1 1 - -
Wimbledon +1 1 £275 -14.06%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 - -
Front-End Developer
England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 720 (94.86%) HTML
2 691 (91.04%) CSS
3 687 (90.51%) JavaScript
4 544 (71.67%) HTML5
5 455 (59.95%) CSS3
6 337 (44.40%) jQuery
7 292 (38.47%) AngularJS
8 261 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
9 192 (25.30%) Sass
10 175 (23.06%) Backbone.js
11 163 (21.48%) TDD
12 158 (20.82%) Responsive Web Design
13 147 (19.37%) OO
14 144 (18.97%) Node.js
15 137 (18.05%) User Experience
16 128 (16.86%) Grunt
17 115 (15.15%) LESS
18 111 (14.62%) MVC
19 108 (14.23%) Git (software)
20 103 (13.57%) E-Commerce
21 95 (12.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 94 (12.38%) Java
23 89 (11.73%) Web Development
24 82 (10.80%) Scrum
25 71 (9.35%) Finance
26 69 (9.09%) Photoshop
26 69 (9.09%) Ajax
27 65 (8.56%) PHP
27 65 (8.56%) BDD
28 61 (8.04%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 144 (18.97%) Node.js
2 39 (5.14%) CMS
3 22 (2.90%) WordPress
4 19 (2.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 17 (2.24%) Drupal
6 10 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 8 (1.05%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.05%) Apache
7 8 (1.05%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (0.92%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.66%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.53%) Confluence
11 3 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.26%) Moodle
13 1 (0.13%) Liferay
13 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.13%) Railo
13 1 (0.13%) OpenCms
13 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 69 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 14 (1.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (1.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.40%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.26%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.26%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.26%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 15 (1.98%) Magento
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.50%) GitHub
2 9 (1.19%) SaaS
3 5 (0.66%) Office 365
4 4 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.53%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.26%) Heroku
5 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.26%) Force.com
6 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.71%) HTTP
2 11 (1.45%) Internet
3 4 (0.53%) Intranet
4 2 (0.26%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.13%) Skype
5 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.50%) MySQL
2 12 (1.58%) MongoDB
3 10 (1.32%) SQL Server
3 10 (1.32%) Relational Database
4 7 (0.92%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.26%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.26%) DB2
6 2 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.26%) Redis
7 1 (0.13%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 128 (16.86%) Grunt
2 108 (14.23%) Git (software)
3 60 (7.91%) Jasmine
4 50 (6.59%) Bower
5 43 (5.67%) Subversion
6 29 (3.82%) Mocha
7 17 (2.24%) Jenkins
8 14 (1.84%) Selenium
9 10 (1.32%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.32%) JIRA
9 10 (1.32%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
10 9 (1.19%) Maven
11 8 (1.05%) Dreamweaver
12 7 (0.92%) JSHint
12 7 (0.92%) Bitbucket
13 6 (0.79%) Ant
13 6 (0.79%) Eclipse
14 4 (0.53%) JUnit
14 4 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 71 (9.35%) Finance
2 37 (4.87%) Banking
3 32 (4.22%) Retail
4 31 (4.08%) Games
5 20 (2.64%) Marketing
6 18 (2.37%) Advertising
6 18 (2.37%) Publishing
7 14 (1.84%) Law
8 12 (1.58%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.66%) iGaming
9 5 (0.66%) Legal
10 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.26%) Front Office
11 2 (0.26%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 720 (94.86%) HTML
2 691 (91.04%) CSS
3 544 (71.67%) HTML5
4 455 (59.95%) CSS3
5 337 (44.40%) jQuery
6 292 (38.47%) AngularJS
7 192 (25.30%) Sass
8 175 (23.06%) Backbone.js
9 115 (15.15%) LESS
10 95 (12.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 69 (9.09%) Ajax
12 61 (8.04%) XML
13 54 (7.11%) JSON
14 43 (5.67%) Ember.js
15 42 (5.53%) KnockoutJS
16 40 (5.27%) Web Services
17 39 (5.14%) .NET
18 33 (4.35%) Semantic HTML
18 33 (4.35%) XHTML
19 28 (3.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 137 (18.05%) User Experience
2 38 (5.01%) W3C
3 35 (4.61%) Mobile App
4 18 (2.37%) Open Source
5 15 (1.98%) Social Media
6 12 (1.58%) RIA
6 12 (1.58%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.58%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.19%) Digital Media
8 7 (0.92%) Visualisation
9 5 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.66%) Online Games
10 3 (0.40%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.40%) iPad
10 3 (0.40%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.40%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.40%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.26%) BBC
11 2 (0.26%) Blog
11 2 (0.26%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 43 (5.67%) Apple iOS
2 32 (4.22%) Android
3 26 (3.43%) Mac OS X
4 21 (2.77%) Linux
5 15 (1.98%) UNIX
6 11 (1.45%) Windows
7 3 (0.40%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.40%) Windows Phone 7
7 3 (0.40%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.26%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (21.48%) TDD
3 158 (20.82%) Responsive Web Design
4 147 (19.37%) OO
5 111 (14.62%) MVC
6 103 (13.57%) E-Commerce
7 89 (11.73%) Web Development
8 82 (10.80%) Scrum
9 65 (8.56%) BDD
10 45 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
11 42 (5.53%) Web Design
12 39 (5.14%) Software Engineering
13 32 (4.22%) Automated Testing
14 31 (4.08%) Unit Testing
15 24 (3.16%) Mobile Development
16 20 (2.64%) OOP
17 17 (2.24%) Content Management
18 16 (2.11%) MVVM
19 14 (1.84%) User Stories
20 13 (1.71%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 687 (90.51%) JavaScript
2 94 (12.38%) Java
3 65 (8.56%) PHP
4 25 (3.29%) C
4 25 (3.29%) C#
5 21 (2.77%) SQL
6 19 (2.50%) Ruby
6 19 (2.50%) Python
7 7 (0.92%) Clojure
8 4 (0.53%) Perl
8 4 (0.53%) VB.NET
8 4 (0.53%) Scala
9 3 (0.40%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (0.40%) Go
9 3 (0.40%) Apex Code
9 3 (0.40%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.40%) Groovy
10 2 (0.26%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.26%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (3.43%) Degree
2 9 (1.19%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.53%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.40%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.32%) QA
2 4 (0.53%) WCAG
3 3 (0.40%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.13%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 44 (5.80%) Adobe
2 11 (1.45%) Microsoft
3 9 (1.19%) Sitecore
3 9 (1.19%) Oracle
4 8 (1.05%) ATG
4 8 (1.05%) Google
5 7 (0.92%) Twitter
5 7 (0.92%) hybris
6 6 (0.79%) Demandware
7 5 (0.66%) Facebook
7 5 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.53%) Zend
8 4 (0.53%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.26%) Perforce
9 2 (0.26%) FatWire
9 2 (0.26%) BT
9 2 (0.26%) Apple
9 2 (0.26%) Sybase
9 2 (0.26%) Splunk
9 2 (0.26%) Sencha
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