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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 94 102 102
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 32 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.15% 1.01% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.09% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 6
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£275 £300 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +36.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £217 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £347 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+9.16% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £15.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -53.84%
Front-End Developer
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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
2603 2297 2286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.30% 92.51% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 1116 1122
Average daily rate £375 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £219 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 92 106
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £39.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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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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 +10 15 £275 +20.21% 3
Edinburgh -7 15 £275 -8.33% 2
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (93.75%) HTML
2 54 (84.38%) CSS
3 50 (78.13%) JavaScript
4 33 (51.56%) HTML5
5 28 (43.75%) jQuery
6 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (31.25%) CSS3
8 17 (26.56%) XML
9 15 (23.44%) AngularJS
9 15 (23.44%) Backbone.js
10 14 (21.88%) HTTP
11 12 (18.75%) Java
11 12 (18.75%) Web Development
12 11 (17.19%) Git (software)
12 11 (17.19%) CMS
12 11 (17.19%) Web Design
12 11 (17.19%) User Experience
13 10 (15.63%) Banking
13 10 (15.63%) SOAP
13 10 (15.63%) Web Services
13 10 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (15.63%) Open Source
13 10 (15.63%) RESTful
14 9 (14.06%) JSON
14 9 (14.06%) TDD
14 9 (14.06%) MVC
15 8 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
15 8 (12.50%) Sass
15 8 (12.50%) Grunt
16 7 (10.94%) Dependency Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 11 (17.19%) CMS
2 6 (9.38%) JBoss
3 3 (4.69%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.13%) Node.js
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.88%) HTTP
2 3 (4.69%) Intranet
2 3 (4.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.50%) Grunt
3 5 (7.81%) Maven
4 4 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (3.13%) Subversion
5 2 (3.13%) JUnit
5 2 (3.13%) QUnit
5 2 (3.13%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.13%) Hudson
6 1 (1.56%) JIRA
6 1 (1.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (15.63%) Banking
2 7 (10.94%) Finance
3 6 (9.38%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Advertising
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (93.75%) HTML
2 54 (84.38%) CSS
3 33 (51.56%) HTML5
4 28 (43.75%) jQuery
5 20 (31.25%) CSS3
6 17 (26.56%) XML
7 15 (23.44%) AngularJS
7 15 (23.44%) Backbone.js
8 10 (15.63%) SOAP
8 10 (15.63%) Web Services
8 10 (15.63%) RESTful
9 9 (14.06%) JSON
10 8 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (12.50%) Sass
11 7 (10.94%) JSF
12 6 (9.38%) .NET
12 6 (9.38%) D3.js
13 5 (7.81%) RichFaces
13 5 (7.81%) Ember.js
14 4 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) User Experience
2 10 (15.63%) Open Source
3 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) FMCG
5 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Mac OS X
1 6 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.75%) Web Development
3 11 (17.19%) Web Design
4 10 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (14.06%) TDD
5 9 (14.06%) MVC
6 7 (10.94%) Dependency Management
7 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.81%) Web Accessibility
8 5 (7.81%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.25%) Progressive Enhancement
9 4 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.25%) Time Management
9 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.69%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.69%) Project Management
10 3 (4.69%) Scrum
11 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
11 2 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 50 (78.13%) JavaScript
2 12 (18.75%) Java
3 1 (1.56%) PHP
3 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) WCAG
2 2 (3.13%) WAI
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Adobe
2 3 (4.69%) Ektron
3 2 (3.13%) Sencha
4 1 (1.56%) Twitter
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
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