The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Scotland 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 93 101 109
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 33 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.25% 0.81% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 0.87% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 6
Average daily rate £350 £301 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.18% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £219 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £400 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +79.48%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2459 2178 2625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.79% 92.96% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1286 1075 1322
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £236 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 58 108
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -29.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £43.70 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
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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 18 April 2014.

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 18 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
Edinburgh -15 19 £375 +0.67% 2
Glasgow +14 14 £313 +25.00% 4
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 60 (100.00%) HTML
2 55 (91.67%) CSS
3 49 (81.67%) HTML5
4 45 (75.00%) JavaScript
5 32 (53.33%) jQuery
6 31 (51.67%) CSS3
7 16 (26.67%) .NET
8 13 (21.67%) JSON
9 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 11 (18.33%) XML
10 11 (18.33%) Mobile App
11 10 (16.67%) PHP
11 10 (16.67%) Java
11 10 (16.67%) Scrum
11 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (15.00%) Web Services
12 9 (15.00%) Finance
12 9 (15.00%) Retail
12 9 (15.00%) Web Development
12 9 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (13.33%) Backbone.js
13 8 (13.33%) Retail Banking
13 8 (13.33%) Banking
14 7 (11.67%) CMS
14 7 (11.67%) Mac OS X
14 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
14 7 (11.67%) Mobile Application Development
15 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
15 6 (10.00%) RESTful
15 6 (10.00%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (11.67%) CMS
2 3 (5.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.67%) SNMP
2 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (3.33%) Grunt
3 1 (1.67%) Bower
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
1 9 (15.00%) Retail
2 8 (13.33%) Retail Banking
2 8 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (100.00%) HTML
2 55 (91.67%) CSS
3 49 (81.67%) HTML5
4 32 (53.33%) jQuery
5 31 (51.67%) CSS3
6 16 (26.67%) .NET
7 13 (21.67%) JSON
8 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 11 (18.33%) XML
10 9 (15.00%) Web Services
11 8 (13.33%) Backbone.js
12 6 (10.00%) RESTful
13 5 (8.33%) SOAP
14 3 (5.00%) XHTML
15 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
15 2 (3.33%) YUI
15 2 (3.33%) Zend Framework
15 2 (3.33%) MooTools
15 2 (3.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.33%) Open Source
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Social Media
4 1 (1.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Mac OS X
2 6 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) Scrum
1 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.00%) Web Development
2 9 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
3 7 (11.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (8.33%) Web Accessibility
4 5 (8.33%) Dependency Management
5 4 (6.67%) Release Management
5 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (6.67%) Project Management
5 4 (6.67%) MVC
6 3 (5.00%) Content Management
6 3 (5.00%) OO
6 3 (5.00%) Refactoring
7 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.33%) System Testing
7 2 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 45 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (16.67%) PHP
2 10 (16.67%) Java
3 6 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (1.67%) AWK
4 1 (1.67%) Ruby
4 1 (1.67%) C++
4 1 (1.67%) VBScript
4 1 (1.67%) Perl
4 1 (1.67%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Nagios
1 1 (1.67%) Munin
1 1 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (3.33%) Zend
1 2 (3.33%) Yahoo!
2 1 (1.67%) Google
2 1 (1.67%) Twitter
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