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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 81 138 138
Rank change year-on-year
+57 0
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 564 406 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.33% 1.60% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 1.72% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 306 282
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £288 £285
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +0.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £37.50 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +23.96%
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
22398 23591 24253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.46% 92.89% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15289 16199 15934
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 452 612
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £44.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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 +47 117 £350 - 49
Kingston Upon Thames - 7 £375 -
Hammersmith - 2 - - 1
Wembley - 1 £325 -
Croydon - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Front-End Developer
England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 906 (92.64%) HTML
2 885 (90.49%) JavaScript
3 884 (90.39%) CSS
4 624 (63.80%) HTML5
5 519 (53.07%) CSS3
6 485 (49.59%) jQuery
7 303 (30.98%) AngularJS
8 261 (26.69%) Responsive Web Design
9 187 (19.12%) Backbone.js
9 187 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
10 184 (18.81%) OO
11 170 (17.38%) Git (software)
12 152 (15.54%) Sass
13 149 (15.24%) TDD
14 148 (15.13%) Web Development
15 143 (14.62%) Java
15 143 (14.62%) PHP
16 137 (14.01%) Node.js
17 126 (12.88%) E-Commerce
18 120 (12.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 116 (11.86%) Ajax
20 107 (10.94%) .NET
20 107 (10.94%) MVC
21 101 (10.33%) Subversion
21 101 (10.33%) Web Design
22 97 (9.92%) XHTML
23 93 (9.51%) Photoshop
23 93 (9.51%) Scrum
24 91 (9.30%) CMS
24 91 (9.30%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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
1 137 (14.01%) Node.js
2 91 (9.30%) CMS
3 44 (4.50%) WordPress
4 34 (3.48%) Drupal
5 26 (2.66%) Sitecore CMS
6 23 (2.35%) Umbraco
7 19 (1.94%) Apache
8 18 (1.84%) SharePoint
9 10 (1.02%) Confluence
10 8 (0.82%) Adobe CQ
11 7 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.72%) ExpressionEngine
12 6 (0.61%) IIS
12 6 (0.61%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.51%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.51%) nginx
14 4 (0.41%) Joomla!
15 3 (0.31%) Sitefinity
16 2 (0.20%) DNN
Applications
1 93 (9.51%) Photoshop
2 43 (4.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (1.43%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.41%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.31%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.10%) InDesign
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
1 12 (1.23%) Magento
2 4 (0.41%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.10%) Shopify
4 1 (0.10%) AWD
4 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.12%) GitHub
2 10 (1.02%) SaaS
3 4 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.10%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.89%) HTTP
2 9 (0.92%) Internet
3 6 (0.61%) Intranet
4 2 (0.20%) SSL
5 1 (0.10%) SAN
5 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.10%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (4.29%) MySQL
1 42 (4.29%) Relational Database
2 21 (2.15%) SQL Server
3 13 (1.33%) MongoDB
4 9 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.51%) Big Data
6 4 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.41%) BusinessObjects XI
6 4 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.41%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.41%) Star Schema
6 4 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.20%) Triplestore
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.10%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.10%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.10%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 170 (17.38%) Git (software)
2 101 (10.33%) Subversion
3 69 (7.06%) Grunt
4 63 (6.44%) Jasmine
5 27 (2.76%) Visual Studio
6 23 (2.35%) Mocha
7 17 (1.74%) JIRA
8 16 (1.64%) Jenkins
9 14 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
10 12 (1.23%) Yeoman
11 11 (1.12%) Bower
12 10 (1.02%) QUnit
12 10 (1.02%) Axure RP
13 9 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (0.92%) NUnit
14 7 (0.72%) Maven
15 6 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
15 6 (0.61%) Mercurial
16 5 (0.51%) Eclipse
16 5 (0.51%) Bitbucket
General
1 91 (9.30%) Finance
2 46 (4.70%) Marketing
3 42 (4.29%) Retail
4 36 (3.68%) Advertising
5 33 (3.37%) Publishing
6 23 (2.35%) Games
6 23 (2.35%) Banking
7 16 (1.64%) Legal
8 14 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.33%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.12%) Telecoms
11 9 (0.92%) Back Office
12 6 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.31%) Electronics
13 3 (0.31%) Automotive
14 2 (0.20%) Front Office
15 1 (0.10%) Law
15 1 (0.10%) Local Government
15 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 906 (92.64%) HTML
2 884 (90.39%) CSS
3 624 (63.80%) HTML5
4 519 (53.07%) CSS3
5 485 (49.59%) jQuery
6 303 (30.98%) AngularJS
7 187 (19.12%) Backbone.js
8 152 (15.54%) Sass
9 120 (12.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 116 (11.86%) Ajax
11 107 (10.94%) .NET
12 97 (9.92%) XHTML
13 74 (7.57%) LESS
14 73 (7.46%) JSON
15 71 (7.26%) XML
16 67 (6.85%) KnockoutJS
17 59 (6.03%) Semantic HTML
17 59 (6.03%) ASP.NET
18 53 (5.42%) JSP
18 53 (5.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 67 (6.85%) W3C
2 42 (4.29%) Open Source
3 27 (2.76%) Mobile App
4 24 (2.45%) Visualisation
5 21 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 14 (1.43%) Digital Media
7 12 (1.23%) Animation
8 11 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (0.92%) New Media
9 9 (0.92%) iPad
9 9 (0.92%) Online Games
10 7 (0.72%) Social Media
10 7 (0.72%) Graphic Design
11 6 (0.61%) Video on Demand
12 3 (0.31%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.31%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.31%) DTV
12 3 (0.31%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.20%) Ontologies
13 2 (0.20%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 76 (7.77%) Linux
2 52 (5.32%) UNIX
3 41 (4.19%) Mac OS X
4 26 (2.66%) Apple iOS
5 21 (2.15%) Android
6 20 (2.04%) Windows
7 4 (0.41%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.31%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.31%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.31%) webOS
8 3 (0.31%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (26.69%) Responsive Web Design
2 187 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
3 184 (18.81%) OO
4 149 (15.24%) TDD
5 148 (15.13%) Web Development
6 126 (12.88%) E-Commerce
7 107 (10.94%) MVC
8 101 (10.33%) Web Design
9 93 (9.51%) Scrum
10 66 (6.75%) BDD
11 48 (4.91%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (4.70%) Unit Testing
13 43 (4.40%) Content Management
14 39 (3.99%) OOP
15 30 (3.07%) Configuration Management
16 26 (2.66%) SEO
17 23 (2.35%) Software Engineering
17 23 (2.35%) Progressive Enhancement
18 21 (2.15%) Automated Testing
18 21 (2.15%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 885 (90.49%) JavaScript
2 143 (14.62%) Java
2 143 (14.62%) PHP
3 53 (5.42%) C#
4 52 (5.32%) Ruby
5 46 (4.70%) Python
6 26 (2.66%) SQL
7 23 (2.35%) C
8 13 (1.33%) Scala
9 12 (1.23%) T-SQL
10 8 (0.82%) PHP5
11 7 (0.72%) ActionScript
11 7 (0.72%) XAML
12 5 (0.51%) Clojure
13 4 (0.41%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (0.41%) Groovy
13 4 (0.41%) Perl
14 3 (0.31%) Golang
15 2 (0.20%) ActionScript 3.0
15 2 (0.20%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 36 (3.68%) Degree
2 15 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.97%) QA
2 6 (0.61%) WCAG
3 3 (0.31%) WAI
4 2 (0.20%) SNOMED CT
5 1 (0.10%) Section 508
5 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.41%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.10%) Puppet
1 1 (0.10%) Salt
Vendors
1 27 (2.76%) Adobe
2 26 (2.66%) Sitecore
3 23 (2.35%) Twitter
4 21 (2.15%) Google
5 16 (1.64%) SAP
6 15 (1.53%) Microsoft
7 13 (1.33%) JD Edwards
7 13 (1.33%) RedDot
7 13 (1.33%) EPiServer
7 13 (1.33%) Facebook
8 11 (1.12%) Zend
9 9 (0.92%) Ektron
10 5 (0.51%) Open Text
10 5 (0.51%) Oracle
11 4 (0.41%) JBoss
11 4 (0.41%) Business Objects
12 3 (0.31%) ATG
13 2 (0.20%) FatWire
13 2 (0.20%) Omniture
13 2 (0.20%) Interwoven
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