The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 102 108 93
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 32 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.96% 0.72% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.77% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 10
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£300 £255 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £221 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £378 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £286
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +9.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+143.33% -60.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3091 2581 2299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.85% 92.34% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1606 1316 1111
Average daily rate £371 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 51 83
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.15 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Scotland region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Scotland region.

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Front-End Developer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
Edinburgh -14 16 £350 +40.00% 6
Glasgow +11 11 £263 +8.24% 6
West Lothian -7 2 - -
Stirling - 1 - -
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 70 (95.89%) HTML
2 68 (93.15%) JavaScript
3 64 (87.67%) CSS
4 48 (65.75%) HTML5
5 29 (39.73%) jQuery
6 25 (34.25%) CSS3
6 25 (34.25%) AngularJS
7 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (21.92%) OO
9 14 (19.18%) Dojo
10 12 (16.44%) RESTful
10 12 (16.44%) MVC
11 10 (13.70%) CMS
11 10 (13.70%) Java
11 10 (13.70%) Sass
12 8 (10.96%) LESS
12 8 (10.96%) Git (software)
12 8 (10.96%) Web Development
12 8 (10.96%) TDD
12 8 (10.96%) Finance
12 8 (10.96%) User Experience
13 7 (9.59%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 7 (9.59%) Separation of Concerns
13 7 (9.59%) Banking
13 7 (9.59%) Ajax
14 6 (8.22%) PHP
14 6 (8.22%) Adobe
14 6 (8.22%) Responsive Web Design
15 5 (6.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (6.85%) Node.js

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 10 (13.70%) CMS
2 5 (6.85%) Drupal
2 5 (6.85%) Node.js
3 4 (5.48%) WordPress
3 4 (5.48%) FileNet
4 1 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Magento
2 1 (1.37%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
1 1 (1.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) MySQL
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.85%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.74%) Grunt
4 1 (1.37%) Bower
4 1 (1.37%) gulp
4 1 (1.37%) Subversion
4 1 (1.37%) Selenium
4 1 (1.37%) Hudson
4 1 (1.37%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Banking
3 4 (5.48%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.74%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (95.89%) HTML
2 64 (87.67%) CSS
3 48 (65.75%) HTML5
4 29 (39.73%) jQuery
5 25 (34.25%) CSS3
5 25 (34.25%) AngularJS
6 14 (19.18%) Dojo
7 12 (16.44%) RESTful
8 10 (13.70%) Sass
9 8 (10.96%) LESS
10 7 (9.59%) Ajax
11 5 (6.85%) YUI
11 5 (6.85%) XML
11 5 (6.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (5.48%) JSON
12 4 (5.48%) Ext JS
13 2 (2.74%) REST
13 2 (2.74%) Spring
13 2 (2.74%) JSF
13 2 (2.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) User Experience
2 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.11%) Social Media
4 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) UNIX
1 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.37%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.92%) OO
3 12 (16.44%) MVC
4 8 (10.96%) TDD
4 8 (10.96%) Web Development
5 7 (9.59%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 7 (9.59%) Separation of Concerns
6 6 (8.22%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (6.85%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.85%) Time Management
8 4 (5.48%) BDD
8 4 (5.48%) Content Management
9 3 (4.11%) Workflow
10 2 (2.74%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.74%) Project Management
10 2 (2.74%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.74%) Refactoring
10 2 (2.74%) Web Design
10 2 (2.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.74%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (93.15%) JavaScript
2 10 (13.70%) Java
3 6 (8.22%) PHP
4 2 (2.74%) SQL
4 2 (2.74%) Python
4 2 (2.74%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (1.37%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Adobe
2 5 (6.85%) IBM
3 1 (1.37%) Alterian
3 1 (1.37%) Zend
3 1 (1.37%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.37%) Twitter
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