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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 114 99 146
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +47
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 447 477 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.92% 2.08% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 2.24% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 344 267
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £264 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £301 £263
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
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 £28.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -23.33%
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
21452 21293 21611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.92% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14988 14746 14660
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 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 385 467
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -27 72 £350 -1.40% 48
Isleworth - 6 £325 -
Enfield - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £460 -
Front-End Developer
England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 782 (95.37%) HTML
2 753 (91.83%) CSS
3 739 (90.12%) JavaScript
4 589 (71.83%) HTML5
5 498 (60.73%) CSS3
6 370 (45.12%) jQuery
7 332 (40.49%) AngularJS
8 299 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
9 218 (26.59%) Sass
10 192 (23.41%) Responsive Web Design
11 185 (22.56%) Backbone.js
12 166 (20.24%) TDD
13 161 (19.63%) User Experience
14 158 (19.27%) OO
15 143 (17.44%) Grunt
15 143 (17.44%) Node.js
16 142 (17.32%) E-Commerce
17 125 (15.24%) Git (software)
18 121 (14.76%) LESS
19 119 (14.51%) MVC
20 110 (13.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 97 (11.83%) Java
22 88 (10.73%) Web Development
23 85 (10.37%) Scrum
24 74 (9.02%) PHP
25 73 (8.90%) Photoshop
25 73 (8.90%) Finance
26 70 (8.54%) Jasmine
27 68 (8.29%) XML
28 59 (7.20%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 143 (17.44%) Node.js
2 40 (4.88%) CMS
3 21 (2.56%) WordPress
4 17 (2.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 12 (1.46%) Drupal
6 10 (1.22%) Umbraco
6 10 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 8 (0.98%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.73%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.73%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.61%) Confluence
9 5 (0.61%) Apache
10 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.12%) Railo
11 1 (0.12%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.12%) Jetty
11 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.12%) nginx
11 1 (0.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 73 (8.90%) Photoshop
2 13 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.37%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.24%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.24%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.24%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 19 (2.32%) Magento
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.41%) GitHub
2 10 (1.22%) SaaS
3 4 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.24%) Force.com
4 2 (0.24%) Heroku
4 2 (0.24%) Office 365
4 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.95%) HTTP
2 14 (1.71%) Internet
3 4 (0.49%) Intranet
4 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.12%) AMQP
5 1 (0.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.20%) MySQL
2 11 (1.34%) Relational Database
3 10 (1.22%) MongoDB
4 9 (1.10%) NoSQL
4 9 (1.10%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.24%) DB2
6 2 (0.24%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.24%) Redis
7 1 (0.12%) Big Data
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 143 (17.44%) Grunt
2 125 (15.24%) Git (software)
3 70 (8.54%) Jasmine
4 57 (6.95%) Bower
5 45 (5.49%) Subversion
6 43 (5.24%) gulp
7 35 (4.27%) Mocha
8 14 (1.71%) Selenium
9 13 (1.59%) Jenkins
10 12 (1.46%) Visual Studio
11 11 (1.34%) Bitbucket
12 10 (1.22%) Cucumber
12 10 (1.22%) JIRA
12 10 (1.22%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (0.98%) JSHint
13 8 (0.98%) Maven
13 8 (0.98%) Dreamweaver
14 6 (0.73%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.73%) Ant
14 6 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 73 (8.90%) Finance
2 37 (4.51%) Retail
3 36 (4.39%) Banking
4 33 (4.02%) Games
5 31 (3.78%) Publishing
6 18 (2.20%) Marketing
7 16 (1.95%) Law
7 16 (1.95%) Advertising
8 15 (1.83%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.85%) Legal
10 6 (0.73%) Automotive
11 5 (0.61%) iGaming
12 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.24%) Front Office
13 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.12%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 782 (95.37%) HTML
2 753 (91.83%) CSS
3 589 (71.83%) HTML5
4 498 (60.73%) CSS3
5 370 (45.12%) jQuery
6 332 (40.49%) AngularJS
7 218 (26.59%) Sass
8 185 (22.56%) Backbone.js
9 121 (14.76%) LESS
10 110 (13.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 68 (8.29%) XML
12 59 (7.20%) Ajax
12 59 (7.20%) JSON
13 47 (5.73%) KnockoutJS
14 44 (5.37%) Ember.js
15 42 (5.12%) .NET
16 41 (5.00%) Web Services
17 40 (4.88%) XHTML
18 38 (4.63%) Semantic HTML
19 29 (3.54%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 161 (19.63%) User Experience
2 47 (5.73%) W3C
3 37 (4.51%) Mobile App
4 14 (1.71%) Computer Science
5 13 (1.59%) Social Media
6 11 (1.34%) Digital Media
7 10 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (1.10%) Visualisation
8 9 (1.10%) RIA
9 7 (0.85%) Online Games
10 6 (0.73%) iPad
10 6 (0.73%) Animation
11 5 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.49%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.49%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.49%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.37%) Blackberry
14 2 (0.24%) Management Information System
14 2 (0.24%) Mobile Games
14 2 (0.24%) STB
Operating Systems
1 37 (4.51%) Apple iOS
2 28 (3.41%) Android
3 26 (3.17%) Mac OS X
4 24 (2.93%) Linux
5 15 (1.83%) UNIX
6 13 (1.59%) Windows
7 3 (0.37%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.37%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.37%) Windows Phone 7
8 2 (0.24%) webOS
9 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (36.46%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (23.41%) Responsive Web Design
3 166 (20.24%) TDD
4 158 (19.27%) OO
5 142 (17.32%) E-Commerce
6 119 (14.51%) MVC
7 88 (10.73%) Web Development
8 85 (10.37%) Scrum
9 57 (6.95%) BDD
10 52 (6.34%) Web Design
11 49 (5.98%) Unit Testing
12 48 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (4.39%) Software Engineering
14 33 (4.02%) Automated Testing
14 33 (4.02%) Mobile Development
15 26 (3.17%) Open Source
16 21 (2.56%) Content Management
17 15 (1.83%) OOP
18 14 (1.71%) Pair Programming
19 13 (1.59%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 739 (90.12%) JavaScript
2 97 (11.83%) Java
3 74 (9.02%) PHP
4 29 (3.54%) C
5 27 (3.29%) C#
6 20 (2.44%) Ruby
6 20 (2.44%) Python
7 18 (2.20%) SQL
8 7 (0.85%) Clojure
9 4 (0.49%) Scala
9 4 (0.49%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (0.37%) Apex Code
10 3 (0.37%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.37%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.24%) Perl
11 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.24%) Groovy
11 2 (0.24%) Go
12 1 (0.12%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.12%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (3.66%) Degree
2 10 (1.22%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.49%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.34%) QA
2 4 (0.49%) WCAG
3 3 (0.37%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.12%) Varnish
1 1 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.24%) Puppet
1 2 (0.24%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.12%) StatsD
2 1 (0.12%) logstash
2 1 (0.12%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (5.12%) Adobe
2 15 (1.83%) Sitecore
3 9 (1.10%) Google
4 8 (0.98%) Zend
4 8 (0.98%) ATG
4 8 (0.98%) Oracle
4 8 (0.98%) Microsoft
5 7 (0.85%) hybris
6 6 (0.73%) Demandware
7 5 (0.61%) Twitter
8 4 (0.49%) Facebook
8 4 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.37%) Apple
10 2 (0.24%) Sybase
10 2 (0.24%) BT
10 2 (0.24%) FatWire
10 2 (0.24%) Apigee
10 2 (0.24%) Sencha
10 2 (0.24%) Splunk
11 1 (0.12%) Ektron
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