The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK / Scotland
Rank 71 111 99
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 36 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.05% 0.59% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 0.63% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 13
Median daily rate £375 £343 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £307 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £379 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%

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
1666 2378 2624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.09% 94.07% 96.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 1274 1466
Median daily rate £370 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 31 60
Median hourly rate £17.32 £33.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.51% +109.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.98 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.10 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

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

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

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

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

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

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

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

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +29 13 £388 +11.11% 5
West Lothian +4 8 £375 -3.22%
Glasgow +1 7 £325 +4.83% 3
Moray - 7 £375 -
Stirling +7 1 £325 - 1
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 55 (90.16%) HTML
1 55 (90.16%) JavaScript
1 55 (90.16%) CSS
2 41 (67.21%) Front End Development
3 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (49.18%) AngularJS
5 26 (42.62%) Web Development
6 23 (37.70%) HTML5
7 19 (31.15%) Scrum
8 16 (26.23%) Finance
8 16 (26.23%) CSS3
8 16 (26.23%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (26.23%) React
9 15 (24.59%) Node.js
10 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
10 13 (21.31%) jQuery
11 12 (19.67%) User Experience
12 11 (18.03%) Web Design
12 11 (18.03%) MVC
13 10 (16.39%) SQL
14 9 (14.75%) Linux
14 9 (14.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (14.75%) Sass
14 9 (14.75%) JIRA
15 8 (13.11%) Scala
15 8 (13.11%) SOA
15 8 (13.11%) TDD
16 7 (11.48%) Pair Programming
16 7 (11.48%) SAML
16 7 (11.48%) JDBC

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.20%) CMS
1 5 (8.20%) JBoss
2 4 (6.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (6.56%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Internet
1 2 (3.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.75%) JIRA
3 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
4 6 (9.84%) Maven
4 6 (9.84%) Subversion
5 5 (8.20%) Cucumber
6 4 (6.56%) Grunt
7 3 (4.92%) Jasmine
7 3 (4.92%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (3.28%) Bower
8 2 (3.28%) gulp
8 2 (3.28%) Protractor
8 2 (3.28%) YouTrack
9 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Blend
9 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Law
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (90.16%) CSS
1 55 (90.16%) HTML
2 30 (49.18%) AngularJS
3 23 (37.70%) HTML5
4 16 (26.23%) CSS3
4 16 (26.23%) React
5 15 (24.59%) Node.js
6 13 (21.31%) jQuery
7 9 (14.75%) Sass
7 9 (14.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (11.48%) Ehcache
8 7 (11.48%) JDBC
8 7 (11.48%) Play Framework
8 7 (11.48%) SAML
9 5 (8.20%) Apache CXF
9 5 (8.20%) Gherkin
9 5 (8.20%) J2EE
9 5 (8.20%) JMS
9 5 (8.20%) REST
9 5 (8.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) User Experience
2 4 (6.56%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.28%) Fintech
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.28%) VLE
4 1 (1.64%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (67.21%) Front End Development
2 33 (54.10%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (42.62%) Web Development
4 19 (31.15%) Scrum
5 16 (26.23%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (18.03%) MVC
6 11 (18.03%) Web Design
7 8 (13.11%) SOA
7 8 (13.11%) TDD
8 7 (11.48%) Microservices
8 7 (11.48%) Mobile First
8 7 (11.48%) Pair Programming
9 5 (8.20%) BDD
9 5 (8.20%) Content Management
10 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Content Management
10 4 (6.56%) OO
10 4 (6.56%) Rapid Prototyping
10 4 (6.56%) Service Design
11 3 (4.92%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (90.16%) JavaScript
2 10 (16.39%) SQL
3 8 (13.11%) Scala
4 5 (8.20%) Java
5 4 (6.56%) C#
5 4 (6.56%) ES6
6 1 (1.64%) PHP
6 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.64%) Python
6 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.64%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Ansible
1 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
1 1 (1.64%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 4 (6.56%) Adobe
2 2 (3.28%) Twitter
3 1 (1.64%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.64%) Perforce
3 1 (1.64%) Telerik
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