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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 95 92 104
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 37 36 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.24% 1.36% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.50% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 7
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£375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £222 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £456 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -23.33%
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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
2779 2408 2388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.82% 91.01% 93.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1298 1134
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 58 71
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +33.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.85 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.65 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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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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
Glasgow -1 13 £350 +55.55% 1
Edinburgh -19 11 £400 +2.56% 6
Stirling - 7 - -
West Lothian - 1 - - 2
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 64 (96.97%) HTML
2 63 (95.45%) JavaScript
3 60 (90.91%) CSS
4 45 (68.18%) HTML5
5 30 (45.45%) AngularJS
6 22 (33.33%) jQuery
7 20 (30.30%) CSS3
8 18 (27.27%) OO
9 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (24.24%) Dojo
10 14 (21.21%) Sass
11 13 (19.70%) LESS
12 11 (16.67%) MVC
12 11 (16.67%) Java
13 10 (15.15%) Finance
14 9 (13.64%) PHP
14 9 (13.64%) User Experience
14 9 (13.64%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 9 (13.64%) Separation of Concerns
15 8 (12.12%) RESTful
15 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
16 7 (10.61%) Ajax
16 7 (10.61%) IBM
16 7 (10.61%) FileNet
16 7 (10.61%) CMS
16 7 (10.61%) TDD
17 6 (9.09%) Banking
17 6 (9.09%) Adobe
17 6 (9.09%) Eclipse
17 6 (9.09%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 7 (10.61%) FileNet
1 7 (10.61%) CMS
2 5 (7.58%) WordPress
3 4 (6.06%) Drupal
4 3 (4.55%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Magento
2 2 (3.03%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.06%) Jasmine
4 3 (4.55%) Grunt
4 3 (4.55%) Bower
5 2 (3.03%) JSUnit
6 1 (1.52%) gulp
6 1 (1.52%) Subversion
6 1 (1.52%) Selenium
6 1 (1.52%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (96.97%) HTML
2 60 (90.91%) CSS
3 45 (68.18%) HTML5
4 30 (45.45%) AngularJS
5 22 (33.33%) jQuery
6 20 (30.30%) CSS3
7 16 (24.24%) Dojo
8 14 (21.21%) Sass
9 13 (19.70%) LESS
10 8 (12.12%) RESTful
11 7 (10.61%) Ajax
12 5 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (6.06%) Backbone.js
14 3 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (4.55%) REST
14 3 (4.55%) JSF
14 3 (4.55%) XML
15 2 (3.03%) J2EE
15 2 (3.03%) YUI
15 2 (3.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) User Experience
2 3 (4.55%) Social Media
3 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) FMCG
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) UNIX
2 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) OO
2 16 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.67%) MVC
4 9 (13.64%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 9 (13.64%) Separation of Concerns
5 7 (10.61%) TDD
6 6 (9.09%) Web Development
7 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.58%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (6.06%) Content Management
9 3 (4.55%) Workflow
9 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce
9 3 (4.55%) BDD
9 3 (4.55%) Web Design
10 2 (3.03%) Time Management
10 2 (3.03%) Web Usability
10 2 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (1.52%) Investment Management
11 1 (1.52%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (1.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 63 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 11 (16.67%) Java
3 9 (13.64%) PHP
4 2 (3.03%) C#
4 2 (3.03%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (1.52%) SQL
5 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) IBM
2 6 (9.09%) Adobe
3 1 (1.52%) Alterian
3 1 (1.52%) Zend
3 1 (1.52%) Twitter
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Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bathgate, West Lothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Scottish Government
Rate: From £53,918 to £65,347 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago