The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 112 155 158
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 458 274 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.89% 1.27% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 1.37% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 199 256
Average daily rate £350 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £175.00 £42.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+311.76% -10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +79.48%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22435 20070 25951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.63% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15537 13598 16683
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 415 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Front-End Developer
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 74 £350 +4.86% 36
Chiswick - 16 £300 -
Uxbridge -1 4 £235 -30.37%
Kingston Upon Thames -7 3 £400 +45.45%
Ilford - 2 £238 -
Surbiton 0 1 £400 +33.33%
Bromley - 1 £325 - 3
Wimbledon - 1 £320 - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Front-End Developer
England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 755 (95.33%) HTML
2 745 (94.07%) CSS
3 713 (90.03%) JavaScript
4 530 (66.92%) HTML5
5 448 (56.57%) CSS3
6 437 (55.18%) jQuery
7 210 (26.52%) Responsive Web Design
8 198 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 184 (23.23%) Backbone.js
10 175 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
11 154 (19.44%) OO
12 146 (18.43%) TDD
13 130 (16.41%) Ajax
14 124 (15.66%) E-Commerce
14 124 (15.66%) Git (software)
15 119 (15.03%) Java
16 115 (14.52%) Scrum
17 113 (14.27%) Sass
18 109 (13.76%) PHP
19 105 (13.26%) Web Development
20 100 (12.63%) .NET
21 99 (12.50%) XHTML
22 97 (12.25%) LESS
23 93 (11.74%) MVC
24 87 (10.98%) Node.js
25 85 (10.73%) CMS
26 81 (10.23%) XML
26 81 (10.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 79 (9.97%) Photoshop
28 68 (8.59%) KnockoutJS

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 87 (10.98%) Node.js
2 85 (10.73%) CMS
3 35 (4.42%) Umbraco
3 35 (4.42%) WordPress
4 18 (2.27%) Adobe CQ
5 12 (1.52%) Apache
6 10 (1.26%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.26%) Drupal
7 6 (0.76%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.76%) Confluence
8 5 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.51%) TeamSite
10 3 (0.38%) Sitefinity
10 3 (0.38%) ExpressionEngine
11 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.25%) Kentico
11 2 (0.25%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 79 (9.97%) Photoshop
2 30 (3.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (1.26%) Acrobat
4 7 (0.88%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.51%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.13%) InDesign
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 24 (3.03%) Google Analytics
2 20 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (2.02%) Magento
4 2 (0.25%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.63%) GitHub
2 4 (0.51%) Office 365
2 4 (0.51%) SaaS
3 3 (0.38%) Heroku
4 2 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.40%) Internet
2 15 (1.89%) HTTP
3 5 (0.63%) Intranet
4 1 (0.13%) FTP
4 1 (0.13%) SAN
4 1 (0.13%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.42%) MySQL
2 32 (4.04%) SQL Server
3 21 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (2.02%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.77%) MongoDB
6 9 (1.14%) Big Data
7 6 (0.76%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.51%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.51%) Star Schema
9 3 (0.38%) Redis
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 124 (15.66%) Git (software)
2 51 (6.44%) Subversion
3 44 (5.56%) Jasmine
3 44 (5.56%) Grunt
4 29 (3.66%) Mercurial
5 26 (3.28%) TeamCity
6 16 (2.02%) Mocha
6 16 (2.02%) Axure RP
6 16 (2.02%) Dreamweaver
7 12 (1.52%) Visual Studio
7 12 (1.52%) PhoneGap
8 11 (1.39%) Jenkins
8 11 (1.39%) Maven
9 10 (1.26%) JIRA
9 10 (1.26%) Bower
10 8 (1.01%) Selenium
10 8 (1.01%) QUnit
11 7 (0.88%) JUnit
11 7 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (0.63%) PhantomJS
General
1 48 (6.06%) Finance
2 45 (5.68%) Marketing
3 41 (5.18%) Retail
4 35 (4.42%) Advertising
5 22 (2.78%) Publishing
6 21 (2.65%) Banking
7 11 (1.39%) Games
8 9 (1.14%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.14%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.88%) Legal
9 7 (0.88%) Front Office
10 6 (0.76%) Back Office
11 5 (0.63%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.51%) Interactive Media
12 4 (0.51%) Law
13 2 (0.25%) Automotive
13 2 (0.25%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 755 (95.33%) HTML
2 745 (94.07%) CSS
3 530 (66.92%) HTML5
4 448 (56.57%) CSS3
5 437 (55.18%) jQuery
6 198 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 184 (23.23%) Backbone.js
8 130 (16.41%) Ajax
9 113 (14.27%) Sass
10 100 (12.63%) .NET
11 99 (12.50%) XHTML
12 97 (12.25%) LESS
13 81 (10.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 81 (10.23%) XML
14 68 (8.59%) KnockoutJS
15 54 (6.82%) JSON
16 43 (5.43%) Ember.js
17 41 (5.18%) ASP.NET
18 39 (4.92%) JSP
19 27 (3.41%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (5.81%) W3C
2 33 (4.17%) Open Source
3 31 (3.91%) Computer Science
4 27 (3.41%) Mobile App
5 22 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (2.65%) Digital Media
7 10 (1.26%) iPad
8 8 (1.01%) Social Media
9 7 (0.88%) Derivative
10 6 (0.76%) Graphic Design
10 6 (0.76%) Animation
10 6 (0.76%) Streaming Video
10 6 (0.76%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 4 (0.51%) Video on Demand
12 4 (0.51%) iPhone
12 4 (0.51%) RIA
13 3 (0.38%) Blog
13 3 (0.38%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (3.79%) Windows
2 28 (3.54%) Linux
3 24 (3.03%) UNIX
4 23 (2.90%) Android
5 21 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (2.53%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.77%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (26.52%) Responsive Web Design
2 175 (22.10%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (19.44%) OO
4 146 (18.43%) TDD
5 124 (15.66%) E-Commerce
6 115 (14.52%) Scrum
7 105 (13.26%) Web Development
8 93 (11.74%) MVC
9 65 (8.21%) BDD
10 54 (6.82%) Web Design
11 53 (6.69%) SEO
12 52 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
13 45 (5.68%) Analytics
14 38 (4.80%) Content Management
15 31 (3.91%) OOP
16 30 (3.79%) Kanban
17 24 (3.03%) Unit Testing
18 22 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
19 20 (2.53%) Resource Management
19 20 (2.53%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 713 (90.03%) JavaScript
2 119 (15.03%) Java
3 109 (13.76%) PHP
4 65 (8.21%) C#
5 38 (4.80%) C
6 34 (4.29%) Ruby
7 32 (4.04%) Python
8 17 (2.15%) SQL
9 9 (1.14%) ActionScript
10 7 (0.88%) Scala
10 7 (0.88%) ActionScript 3.0
11 5 (0.63%) Objective-C
11 5 (0.63%) C++
12 4 (0.51%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.38%) Perl
13 3 (0.38%) ActionScript 2.0
13 3 (0.38%) PHP5
14 2 (0.25%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (0.25%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.25%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 34 (4.29%) Degree
2 10 (1.26%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.52%) QA
2 6 (0.76%) Section 508
3 5 (0.63%) WCAG
4 3 (0.38%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (4.80%) Google
2 37 (4.67%) Adobe
3 22 (2.78%) Zend
4 21 (2.65%) Venda
4 21 (2.65%) Twitter
4 21 (2.65%) SAP
4 21 (2.65%) JD Edwards
5 12 (1.52%) Microsoft
6 10 (1.26%) Oracle
7 8 (1.01%) Facebook
8 7 (0.88%) Yahoo!
9 5 (0.63%) IBM
9 5 (0.63%) Sencha
9 5 (0.63%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.51%) hybris
10 4 (0.51%) Business Objects
11 3 (0.38%) Perforce
12 2 (0.25%) ATG
12 2 (0.25%) JBoss
12 2 (0.25%) Interwoven
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