The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 98 132 110
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 495 373 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.37% 1.78% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 1.88% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 300 309
Average daily rate £400 £386 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.37 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +82.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%
Front End Developer (Client-Side 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
19750 19818 20801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.67% 94.52% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13971 14054 14059
Average daily rate £450 £445 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 331 405
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in London

Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) across the London region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in London

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Histogram in London

Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) across the London region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Hourly Rate Trend in London

Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) within the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +43 62 £400 +6.66% 27
Bromley -3 6 £325 -
Westminster - 5 £390 - 1
Croydon -7 4 £425 +13.33%
Clapham - 1 £350 -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 1063 (91.32%) JavaScript
2 1043 (89.60%) HTML
3 1034 (88.83%) CSS
4 966 (82.99%) Front End Development
5 720 (61.86%) HTML5
6 646 (55.50%) AngularJS
7 617 (53.01%) CSS3
8 561 (48.20%) Agile Software Development
9 454 (39.00%) jQuery
10 384 (32.99%) Sass
11 311 (26.72%) Node.js
12 271 (23.28%) TDD
13 269 (23.11%) User Experience
14 256 (21.99%) Backbone.js
15 241 (20.70%) Git (software)
16 234 (20.10%) React
17 225 (19.33%) Responsive Web Design
18 197 (16.92%) OO
19 181 (15.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 170 (14.60%) Grunt
21 165 (14.18%) LESS
22 164 (14.09%) MVC
23 158 (13.57%) BDD
24 148 (12.71%) Scrum
25 142 (12.20%) Finance
26 139 (11.94%) PHP
27 126 (10.82%) Web Development
28 123 (10.57%) E-Commerce
29 122 (10.48%) Ember.js
30 115 (9.88%) Java

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 311 (26.72%) Node.js
2 74 (6.36%) CMS
3 42 (3.61%) WordPress
4 38 (3.26%) Drupal
5 28 (2.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 20 (1.72%) Confluence
7 17 (1.46%) Apache
8 14 (1.20%) Umbraco
9 9 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.52%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.43%) IIS
11 5 (0.43%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.34%) ExpressionEngine
12 4 (0.34%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.17%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.17%) Jetty
15 1 (0.086%) EPiServer CMS
15 1 (0.086%) Kentico
15 1 (0.086%) Mule
Applications
1 91 (7.82%) Photoshop
2 34 (2.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.52%) MS Excel
4 6 (0.52%) MS Office
5 5 (0.43%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.086%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (0.60%) Magento
2 4 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.17%) BigMachines
3 2 (0.17%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 48 (4.12%) GitHub
2 25 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.55%) SaaS
4 11 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.77%) Adobe Analytics
6 8 (0.69%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.43%) Heroku
8 4 (0.34%) PaaS
9 3 (0.26%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.086%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.086%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.086%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.086%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.78%) HTTP
2 14 (1.20%) Internet
3 8 (0.69%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.34%) Intranet
6 3 (0.26%) FTP
7 2 (0.17%) Skype
8 1 (0.086%) Extranet
8 1 (0.086%) SSL
8 1 (0.086%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (4.04%) MongoDB
2 32 (2.75%) MySQL
3 21 (1.80%) NoSQL
4 10 (0.86%) SQL Server
5 9 (0.77%) Big Data
6 8 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (0.69%) Redis
7 7 (0.60%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.086%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.086%) HBase
10 1 (0.086%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.086%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.086%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.086%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.086%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.086%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.086%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 241 (20.70%) Git (software)
2 170 (14.60%) Grunt
3 114 (9.79%) gulp
4 103 (8.85%) Jasmine
5 59 (5.07%) Subversion
6 58 (4.98%) Karma Test Runner
7 51 (4.38%) Protractor
8 49 (4.21%) Mocha
9 42 (3.61%) JIRA
10 39 (3.35%) Bower
11 30 (2.58%) Cucumber
12 29 (2.49%) Visual Studio
13 26 (2.23%) Selenium
14 24 (2.06%) QUnit
15 22 (1.89%) Jenkins
16 20 (1.72%) Sinon.JS
17 16 (1.37%) Vagrant
18 15 (1.29%) JUnit
19 13 (1.12%) WebDriver
20 12 (1.03%) Mercurial
General
1 142 (12.20%) Finance
2 81 (6.96%) Banking
3 44 (3.78%) Marketing
4 38 (3.26%) Retail
5 32 (2.75%) Investment Banking
6 26 (2.23%) Advertising
7 25 (2.15%) Publishing
8 23 (1.98%) Games
9 20 (1.72%) Front Office
10 18 (1.55%) Telecoms
11 14 (1.20%) Law
12 11 (0.95%) Electronics
13 8 (0.69%) Legal
14 5 (0.43%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.34%) Arabic Language
15 4 (0.34%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.26%) Back Office
17 1 (0.086%) Automotive
17 1 (0.086%) German Language
17 1 (0.086%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1043 (89.60%) HTML
2 1034 (88.83%) CSS
3 720 (61.86%) HTML5
4 646 (55.50%) AngularJS
5 617 (53.01%) CSS3
6 454 (39.00%) jQuery
7 384 (32.99%) Sass
8 256 (21.99%) Backbone.js
9 234 (20.10%) React
10 181 (15.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 165 (14.18%) LESS
12 122 (10.48%) Ember.js
13 89 (7.65%) JSON
14 88 (7.56%) RESTful
15 83 (7.13%) Ajax
16 75 (6.44%) REST
17 74 (6.36%) .NET
18 72 (6.19%) Web Services
19 63 (5.41%) XML
20 45 (3.87%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 269 (23.11%) User Experience
2 85 (7.30%) Mobile App
3 32 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 24 (2.06%) W3C
5 23 (1.98%) Visualisation
6 21 (1.80%) Animation
7 19 (1.63%) Video on Demand
8 16 (1.37%) IPTV
9 13 (1.12%) Fintech
10 12 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (0.95%) Digital Media
12 10 (0.86%) Online Games
12 10 (0.86%) Social Media
13 9 (0.77%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.69%) Hedge funds
15 7 (0.60%) Blog
15 7 (0.60%) Physics
16 6 (0.52%) Over-the-Top Content
16 6 (0.52%) Streaming Video
17 5 (0.43%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (3.35%) Linux
2 22 (1.89%) Unix
3 12 (1.03%) Windows
4 8 (0.69%) Mac OS X
5 7 (0.60%) Android
6 5 (0.43%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 966 (82.99%) Front End Development
2 561 (48.20%) Agile Software Development
3 271 (23.28%) TDD
4 225 (19.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 197 (16.92%) OO
6 164 (14.09%) MVC
7 158 (13.57%) BDD
8 148 (12.71%) Scrum
9 126 (10.82%) Web Development
10 123 (10.57%) E-Commerce
11 84 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
12 54 (4.64%) Web Design
13 51 (4.38%) Pair Programming
14 47 (4.04%) Unit Testing
15 38 (3.26%) Kanban
16 36 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
16 36 (3.09%) Mobile First
17 35 (3.01%) Open Source
18 34 (2.92%) Automated Testing
19 33 (2.84%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1063 (91.32%) JavaScript
2 139 (11.94%) PHP
3 115 (9.88%) Java
4 52 (4.47%) Python
5 44 (3.78%) SQL
6 37 (3.18%) ES6
6 37 (3.18%) Ruby
7 36 (3.09%) C#
8 24 (2.06%) Scala
9 16 (1.37%) XAML
10 15 (1.29%) Groovy
11 12 (1.03%) C
12 10 (0.86%) ECMAScript
13 6 (0.52%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.52%) C++
14 5 (0.43%) Perl
14 5 (0.43%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.34%) ActionScript
15 4 (0.34%) CoffeeScript
15 4 (0.34%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 43 (3.69%) Degree
2 19 (1.63%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.60%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.086%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (1.63%) WCAG
2 17 (1.46%) QA
3 13 (1.12%) WAI
4 4 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (1.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.17%) Puppet
2 1 (0.086%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.086%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 69 (5.93%) Adobe
2 28 (2.41%) Twitter
3 17 (1.46%) Microsoft
3 17 (1.46%) Zend
4 15 (1.29%) Facebook
5 13 (1.12%) Google
6 7 (0.60%) hybris
7 6 (0.52%) Oracle
8 5 (0.43%) SAP
9 4 (0.34%) DoubleClick
9 4 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.34%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.26%) CODA
10 3 (0.26%) RedDot
11 2 (0.17%) Apigee
11 2 (0.17%) IBM
11 2 (0.17%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.17%) Siebel
12 1 (0.086%) PayPal
12 1 (0.086%) PubNub
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