The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 352 360 340
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 59 56 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.26% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 51 48
Average daily rate £415 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Front End Web 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
20096 20019 20842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.70% 94.48% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14251 14165 14161
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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 £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 344 397
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

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

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

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

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the London region over the 3 months to 9 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 +37 5 £425 +15.25%
Bromley -7 4 £325 -
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Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 121 (95.28%) JavaScript
2 120 (94.49%) HTML
3 118 (92.91%) CSS
4 91 (71.65%) HTML5
5 76 (59.84%) CSS3
6 73 (57.48%) Front End Development
7 65 (51.18%) jQuery
8 63 (49.61%) Agile Software Development
9 61 (48.03%) AngularJS
10 42 (33.07%) Node.js
10 42 (33.07%) User Experience
11 37 (29.13%) Sass
12 32 (25.20%) Backbone.js
13 30 (23.62%) .NET
14 28 (22.05%) Ember.js
15 27 (21.26%) LESS
16 26 (20.47%) Web Development
17 24 (18.90%) Photoshop
17 24 (18.90%) Finance
18 23 (18.11%) MVC
19 22 (17.32%) Banking
19 22 (17.32%) React
19 22 (17.32%) Mobile App
20 21 (16.54%) Responsive Web Design
21 20 (15.75%) ASP.NET
22 19 (14.96%) TDD
22 19 (14.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 18 (14.17%) Git (software)
24 17 (13.39%) PHP
24 17 (13.39%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (33.07%) Node.js
2 15 (11.81%) CMS
3 8 (6.30%) WordPress
4 5 (3.94%) Umbraco
5 4 (3.15%) Apache
6 2 (1.57%) Drupal
6 2 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.79%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.79%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (0.79%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.79%) IIS
7 1 (0.79%) Joomla!
Applications
1 24 (18.90%) Photoshop
2 9 (7.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (3.94%) MS Excel
4 3 (2.36%) MS Office
5 2 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.79%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.09%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.51%) GitHub
3 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.79%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.66%) HTTP
2 1 (0.79%) FTP
2 1 (0.79%) Internet
2 1 (0.79%) Intranet
2 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.94%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (14.17%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.60%) Jasmine
3 14 (11.02%) Grunt
3 14 (11.02%) Karma Test Runner
4 11 (8.66%) Selenium
4 11 (8.66%) Subversion
5 9 (7.09%) QUnit
6 8 (6.30%) Mocha
6 8 (6.30%) Sinon.JS
7 7 (5.51%) Cucumber
7 7 (5.51%) gulp
8 6 (4.72%) Visual Studio
8 6 (4.72%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.94%) FogBugz
10 3 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.57%) Dreamweaver
11 2 (1.57%) Maven
11 2 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.57%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (18.90%) Finance
2 22 (17.32%) Banking
3 9 (7.09%) Marketing
4 8 (6.30%) Publishing
5 4 (3.15%) Advertising
6 2 (1.57%) Front Office
6 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.79%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (94.49%) HTML
2 118 (92.91%) CSS
3 91 (71.65%) HTML5
4 76 (59.84%) CSS3
5 65 (51.18%) jQuery
6 61 (48.03%) AngularJS
7 37 (29.13%) Sass
8 32 (25.20%) Backbone.js
9 30 (23.62%) .NET
10 28 (22.05%) Ember.js
11 27 (21.26%) LESS
12 22 (17.32%) React
13 20 (15.75%) ASP.NET
14 19 (14.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (12.60%) Dojo
16 15 (11.81%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (11.81%) RESTful
17 14 (11.02%) JSON
17 14 (11.02%) Web Services
18 10 (7.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (33.07%) User Experience
2 22 (17.32%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.15%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.57%) Graphic Design
4 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.57%) Video on Demand
4 2 (1.57%) W3C
5 1 (0.79%) Animation
5 1 (0.79%) Blog
5 1 (0.79%) Fintech
5 1 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.79%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (57.48%) Front End Development
2 63 (49.61%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (20.47%) Web Development
4 23 (18.11%) MVC
5 21 (16.54%) Responsive Web Design
6 19 (14.96%) TDD
7 16 (12.60%) OO
8 15 (11.81%) Unit Testing
9 11 (8.66%) BDD
10 8 (6.30%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.30%) Scrum
11 7 (5.51%) Mobile First
11 7 (5.51%) SEO
11 7 (5.51%) Web Design
12 6 (4.72%) Integration Testing
12 6 (4.72%) Typography
12 6 (4.72%) Vertical Rhythm
13 5 (3.94%) Pair Programming
13 5 (3.94%) SDLC
13 5 (3.94%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 121 (95.28%) JavaScript
2 17 (13.39%) C#
2 17 (13.39%) PHP
3 7 (5.51%) ES6
3 7 (5.51%) Java
4 6 (4.72%) Scala
5 3 (2.36%) C++
5 3 (2.36%) SQL
6 2 (1.57%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.57%) Ruby
7 1 (0.79%) CFML
7 1 (0.79%) ECMAScript
7 1 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (1.57%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 15 (11.81%) Adobe
2 9 (7.09%) Facebook
2 9 (7.09%) Twitter
3 5 (3.94%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.57%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.79%) Caplin
5 1 (0.79%) CODA
5 1 (0.79%) DoubleClick
5 1 (0.79%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.79%) Google
5 1 (0.79%) Zend
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