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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 98 127 144
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 505 418 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.05% 1.65% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 1.77% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 293 273
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £299 £285
% change year-on-year
+8.78% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £150.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.72% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
- -43.92%
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
22739 23586 23114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.30% 93.10% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16017 16273 15398
Average daily rate £425 £433 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 404 543
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -3.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £44.62 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 October 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 +46 111 £363 +3.57% 32
Hammersmith +9 8 £375 +15.38%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £300 -
Bromley +1 3 £325 - 1
Harrow - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Front-End Developer
England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 915 (92.71%) HTML
2 893 (90.48%) CSS
3 877 (88.86%) JavaScript
4 621 (62.92%) HTML5
5 508 (51.47%) CSS3
6 475 (48.13%) jQuery
7 344 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
8 315 (31.91%) AngularJS
9 253 (25.63%) Responsive Web Design
10 187 (18.95%) Backbone.js
11 179 (18.14%) Git (software)
12 172 (17.43%) OO
13 168 (17.02%) User Experience
14 163 (16.51%) Sass
14 163 (16.51%) Web Development
15 152 (15.40%) Node.js
16 146 (14.79%) E-Commerce
17 143 (14.49%) PHP
18 140 (14.18%) Java
19 121 (12.26%) TDD
20 120 (12.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 119 (12.06%) Ajax
22 111 (11.25%) MVC
23 102 (10.33%) CMS
24 101 (10.23%) LESS
25 99 (10.03%) Subversion
26 97 (9.83%) .NET
27 89 (9.02%) Finance
27 89 (9.02%) Web Design
28 85 (8.61%) Photoshop

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 152 (15.40%) Node.js
2 102 (10.33%) CMS
3 33 (3.34%) WordPress
4 30 (3.04%) Drupal
5 24 (2.43%) Umbraco
6 22 (2.23%) Sitecore CMS
7 18 (1.82%) Apache
8 17 (1.72%) SharePoint
9 11 (1.11%) Confluence
10 7 (0.71%) IIS
10 7 (0.71%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.61%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.51%) JBoss
13 4 (0.41%) Joomla!
14 3 (0.30%) ExpressionEngine
14 3 (0.30%) Adobe CQ
14 3 (0.30%) Sitefinity
15 2 (0.20%) nginx
Applications
1 85 (8.61%) Photoshop
2 29 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (1.01%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.41%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.20%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (2.53%) Magento
2 7 (0.71%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.41%) Tridion
4 3 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.20%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.10%) AWD
6 1 (0.10%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.52%) GitHub
2 9 (0.91%) SaaS
3 5 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.20%) Basecamp
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 42 (4.26%) HTTP
2 11 (1.11%) Internet
3 10 (1.01%) Intranet
4 3 (0.30%) SSL
5 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.20%) DNS
6 1 (0.10%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (3.75%) Relational Database
2 35 (3.55%) MySQL
3 18 (1.82%) SQL Server
4 17 (1.72%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.51%) Redis
6 4 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.30%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.30%) DB2
8 2 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.20%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.20%) Triplestore
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.10%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.10%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.10%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.10%) KDB
9 1 (0.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 179 (18.14%) Git (software)
2 99 (10.03%) Subversion
3 58 (5.88%) Jasmine
4 54 (5.47%) Grunt
5 27 (2.74%) Visual Studio
6 22 (2.23%) JIRA
7 16 (1.62%) Yeoman
8 15 (1.52%) Karma Test Runner
8 15 (1.52%) Mocha
9 14 (1.42%) Jenkins
10 13 (1.32%) QUnit
10 13 (1.32%) Bower
11 12 (1.22%) Eclipse
12 11 (1.11%) Selenium
13 9 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (0.91%) Maven
13 9 (0.91%) NUnit
13 9 (0.91%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.81%) Bitbucket
15 6 (0.61%) Axure RP
General
1 89 (9.02%) Finance
2 46 (4.66%) Retail
3 43 (4.36%) Marketing
4 31 (3.14%) Banking
5 26 (2.63%) Publishing
6 24 (2.43%) Advertising
7 20 (2.03%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.72%) Games
8 17 (1.72%) Legal
9 16 (1.62%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.01%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.81%) Back Office
12 7 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.41%) Law
14 3 (0.30%) Automotive
14 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.30%) Electronics
15 2 (0.20%) Front Office
15 2 (0.20%) Local Government
16 1 (0.10%) Arabic Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 915 (92.71%) HTML
2 893 (90.48%) CSS
3 621 (62.92%) HTML5
4 508 (51.47%) CSS3
5 475 (48.13%) jQuery
6 315 (31.91%) AngularJS
7 187 (18.95%) Backbone.js
8 163 (16.51%) Sass
9 120 (12.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 119 (12.06%) Ajax
11 101 (10.23%) LESS
12 97 (9.83%) .NET
13 85 (8.61%) XHTML
14 83 (8.41%) JSON
15 75 (7.60%) KnockoutJS
16 68 (6.89%) XML
17 65 (6.59%) Semantic HTML
18 61 (6.18%) Web Services
19 58 (5.88%) ASP.NET
20 56 (5.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 168 (17.02%) User Experience
2 72 (7.29%) W3C
3 34 (3.44%) Visualisation
3 34 (3.44%) Open Source
4 28 (2.84%) Mobile App
5 22 (2.23%) Digital Media
6 20 (2.03%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (1.11%) iPad
8 11 (1.11%) Animation
9 9 (0.91%) Social Media
10 8 (0.81%) New Media
11 7 (0.71%) Video on Demand
12 6 (0.61%) Online Games
12 6 (0.61%) GIS
13 5 (0.51%) iPhone
14 4 (0.41%) Human Factors
14 4 (0.41%) Blackberry
14 4 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.41%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 71 (7.19%) Linux
2 49 (4.96%) UNIX
3 38 (3.85%) Mac OS X
4 27 (2.74%) Apple iOS
5 21 (2.13%) Android
6 19 (1.93%) Windows
7 4 (0.41%) webOS
7 4 (0.41%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.30%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.30%) Windows Phone 7
8 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 253 (25.63%) Responsive Web Design
3 172 (17.43%) OO
4 163 (16.51%) Web Development
5 146 (14.79%) E-Commerce
6 121 (12.26%) TDD
7 111 (11.25%) MVC
8 89 (9.02%) Web Design
9 76 (7.70%) Scrum
10 65 (6.59%) BDD
11 51 (5.17%) Unit Testing
11 51 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
12 36 (3.65%) Content Management
13 33 (3.34%) OOP
14 27 (2.74%) Configuration Management
14 27 (2.74%) SEO
14 27 (2.74%) Software Engineering
15 24 (2.43%) Progressive Enhancement
16 18 (1.82%) Automated Testing
16 18 (1.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 877 (88.86%) JavaScript
2 143 (14.49%) PHP
3 140 (14.18%) Java
4 63 (6.38%) Ruby
5 55 (5.57%) C#
6 52 (5.27%) Python
7 22 (2.23%) SQL
8 20 (2.03%) C
9 18 (1.82%) Scala
10 10 (1.01%) Clojure
11 8 (0.81%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.71%) XAML
13 6 (0.61%) Perl
13 6 (0.61%) PHP5
14 5 (0.51%) Groovy
14 5 (0.51%) ActionScript
15 3 (0.30%) C++
15 3 (0.30%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (0.30%) Golang
16 2 (0.20%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 45 (4.56%) Degree
2 9 (0.91%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.04%) QA
2 6 (0.61%) WCAG
3 2 (0.20%) WAI
3 2 (0.20%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.10%) Section 508
4 1 (0.10%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.20%) Varnish
Vendors
1 29 (2.94%) Twitter
2 25 (2.53%) Google
3 22 (2.23%) Sitecore
4 19 (1.93%) Facebook
5 18 (1.82%) Adobe
6 13 (1.32%) Ektron
6 13 (1.32%) RedDot
6 13 (1.32%) EPiServer
7 12 (1.22%) Zend
7 12 (1.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (0.61%) SAP
9 5 (0.51%) Open Text
10 4 (0.41%) Oracle
11 3 (0.30%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.20%) ATG
12 2 (0.20%) Omniture
12 2 (0.20%) hybris
12 2 (0.20%) Sencha
13 1 (0.10%) Tableau
13 1 (0.10%) Eloqua
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