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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 80 136 142
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 569 410 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.33% 1.63% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 1.76% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 303 293
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 £250 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £289 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.55% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -13.04%
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
22549 23350 24613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.27% 93.05% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 15536 16044 16216
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 442 614
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.55 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 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 16 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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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 +50 124 £350 - 33
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £350 -
Bromley -1 2 £325 - 2
Hammersmith - 2 - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Front-End Developer
England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 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.

1 940 (92.79%) HTML
2 919 (90.72%) CSS
3 907 (89.54%) JavaScript
4 641 (63.28%) HTML5
5 530 (52.32%) CSS3
6 497 (49.06%) jQuery
7 358 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
8 315 (31.10%) AngularJS
9 265 (26.16%) Responsive Web Design
10 192 (18.95%) OO
11 185 (18.26%) Backbone.js
12 180 (17.77%) Git (software)
13 163 (16.09%) User Experience
14 159 (15.70%) Web Development
15 155 (15.30%) Sass
16 148 (14.61%) Node.js
16 148 (14.61%) TDD
17 146 (14.41%) PHP
18 141 (13.92%) Java
19 132 (13.03%) E-Commerce
20 115 (11.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 114 (11.25%) Ajax
22 105 (10.37%) MVC
23 104 (10.27%) .NET
24 101 (9.97%) Subversion
25 100 (9.87%) CMS
26 98 (9.67%) Scrum
26 98 (9.67%) Web Design
27 96 (9.48%) Photoshop
28 89 (8.79%) XHTML

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

For the 6 months to 16 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
1 148 (14.61%) Node.js
2 100 (9.87%) CMS
3 42 (4.15%) WordPress
4 35 (3.46%) Drupal
5 26 (2.57%) Sitecore CMS
6 25 (2.47%) Umbraco
7 20 (1.97%) Apache
8 17 (1.68%) SharePoint
9 10 (0.99%) Confluence
10 7 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.69%) Adobe CQ
10 7 (0.69%) ExpressionEngine
10 7 (0.69%) IIS
11 5 (0.49%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.49%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.49%) nginx
12 4 (0.39%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.30%) Sitefinity
14 2 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 96 (9.48%) Photoshop
2 44 (4.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (1.58%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.39%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.30%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.099%) InDesign
6 1 (0.099%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.099%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (2.07%) Magento
2 11 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.39%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.20%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.099%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.099%) AWD
6 1 (0.099%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.09%) GitHub
2 9 (0.89%) SaaS
3 4 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.099%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.099%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (3.65%) HTTP
2 10 (0.99%) Internet
3 7 (0.69%) Intranet
4 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.20%) DNS
4 2 (0.20%) SSL
5 1 (0.099%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (4.24%) MySQL
2 42 (4.15%) Relational Database
3 20 (1.97%) SQL Server
4 15 (1.48%) MongoDB
5 7 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.49%) Redis
7 4 (0.39%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.30%) Big Data
8 3 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.20%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.20%) Star Schema
9 2 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.20%) Triplestore
9 2 (0.20%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.099%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.099%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 180 (17.77%) Git (software)
2 101 (9.97%) Subversion
3 76 (7.50%) Grunt
4 64 (6.32%) Jasmine
5 26 (2.57%) Visual Studio
6 24 (2.37%) Mocha
7 17 (1.68%) JIRA
8 16 (1.58%) Jenkins
9 14 (1.38%) Yeoman
9 14 (1.38%) Karma Test Runner
10 13 (1.28%) Bower
11 11 (1.09%) QUnit
12 10 (0.99%) Axure RP
12 10 (0.99%) Eclipse
13 9 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (0.89%) NUnit
14 6 (0.59%) Mercurial
14 6 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
14 6 (0.59%) Maven
15 5 (0.49%) Bitbucket
General
1 88 (8.69%) Finance
2 45 (4.44%) Retail
2 45 (4.44%) Marketing
3 35 (3.46%) Advertising
4 31 (3.06%) Publishing
5 23 (2.27%) Banking
6 21 (2.07%) Games
7 19 (1.88%) Legal
8 14 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.28%) Investment Banking
10 11 (1.09%) Telecoms
11 10 (0.99%) Back Office
12 6 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.30%) Electronics
14 3 (0.30%) Automotive
14 3 (0.30%) Law
15 2 (0.20%) Front Office
15 2 (0.20%) Local Government
16 1 (0.099%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 940 (92.79%) HTML
2 919 (90.72%) CSS
3 641 (63.28%) HTML5
4 530 (52.32%) CSS3
5 497 (49.06%) jQuery
6 315 (31.10%) AngularJS
7 185 (18.26%) Backbone.js
8 155 (15.30%) Sass
9 115 (11.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 114 (11.25%) Ajax
11 104 (10.27%) .NET
12 89 (8.79%) XHTML
13 83 (8.19%) LESS
14 77 (7.60%) JSON
15 70 (6.91%) XML
16 68 (6.71%) KnockoutJS
17 59 (5.82%) ASP.NET
18 58 (5.73%) Web Services
19 57 (5.63%) Semantic HTML
20 53 (5.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 163 (16.09%) User Experience
2 61 (6.02%) W3C
3 44 (4.34%) Open Source
4 28 (2.76%) Mobile App
5 27 (2.67%) Visualisation
6 21 (2.07%) Computer Science
7 14 (1.38%) Animation
8 13 (1.28%) Digital Media
9 11 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (0.99%) iPad
11 9 (0.89%) Online Games
11 9 (0.89%) New Media
12 8 (0.79%) Social Media
13 7 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (0.69%) Graphic Design
14 6 (0.59%) Video on Demand
15 4 (0.39%) Human Factors
15 4 (0.39%) Blackberry
16 3 (0.30%) DTV
16 3 (0.30%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 79 (7.80%) Linux
2 50 (4.94%) UNIX
3 41 (4.05%) Mac OS X
4 28 (2.76%) Apple iOS
5 23 (2.27%) Android
6 19 (1.88%) Windows
7 4 (0.39%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.30%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.30%) webOS
8 3 (0.30%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (35.34%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (26.16%) Responsive Web Design
3 192 (18.95%) OO
4 159 (15.70%) Web Development
5 148 (14.61%) TDD
6 132 (13.03%) E-Commerce
7 105 (10.37%) MVC
8 98 (9.67%) Scrum
8 98 (9.67%) Web Design
9 68 (6.71%) BDD
10 56 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
11 48 (4.74%) Unit Testing
12 43 (4.24%) Content Management
13 42 (4.15%) OOP
14 28 (2.76%) Configuration Management
15 26 (2.57%) SEO
16 23 (2.27%) Software Engineering
16 23 (2.27%) Progressive Enhancement
17 20 (1.97%) Workflow
18 19 (1.88%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 907 (89.54%) JavaScript
2 146 (14.41%) PHP
3 141 (13.92%) Java
4 57 (5.63%) Ruby
5 55 (5.43%) Python
6 52 (5.13%) C#
7 22 (2.17%) C
8 21 (2.07%) SQL
9 15 (1.48%) Scala
10 10 (0.99%) T-SQL
11 8 (0.79%) PHP5
12 7 (0.69%) XAML
13 6 (0.59%) ActionScript
14 5 (0.49%) Clojure
15 4 (0.39%) CoffeeScript
15 4 (0.39%) Groovy
15 4 (0.39%) Perl
16 3 (0.30%) Golang
17 2 (0.20%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.20%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 40 (3.95%) Degree
2 17 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 11 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.06%) QA
2 6 (0.59%) WCAG
3 3 (0.30%) WAI
4 2 (0.20%) SNOMED CT
5 1 (0.099%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.099%) Section 508
5 1 (0.099%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.39%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.099%) Puppet
1 1 (0.099%) Salt
Vendors
1 27 (2.67%) Adobe
2 26 (2.57%) Sitecore
3 25 (2.47%) Twitter
4 21 (2.07%) Google
5 15 (1.48%) SAP
5 15 (1.48%) Facebook
6 14 (1.38%) Microsoft
7 13 (1.28%) RedDot
7 13 (1.28%) EPiServer
8 12 (1.18%) JD Edwards
9 11 (1.09%) Zend
10 9 (0.89%) Ektron
11 5 (0.49%) Open Text
11 5 (0.49%) Oracle
12 4 (0.39%) JBoss
13 2 (0.20%) Business Objects
13 2 (0.20%) Interwoven
13 2 (0.20%) FatWire
13 2 (0.20%) ATG
13 2 (0.20%) Omniture
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