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 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 87 101 99
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 47 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.47% 1.16% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.26% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 7
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £223 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +11.11%
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
2971 2542 2318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.90% 92.20% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1503 1338 1122
Average daily rate £353 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 57 77
Average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.62 £11.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 30 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 30 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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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 -11 18 £400 +6.66% 2
Glasgow +15 14 £350 +55.55% 1
Stirling - 7 - -
West Lothian -5 2 - -
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Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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 68 (95.77%) HTML
2 66 (92.96%) JavaScript
3 63 (88.73%) CSS
4 45 (63.38%) HTML5
5 31 (43.66%) AngularJS
6 24 (33.80%) jQuery
7 20 (28.17%) CSS3
8 18 (25.35%) OO
8 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (22.54%) Dojo
10 14 (19.72%) Sass
11 12 (16.90%) LESS
12 11 (15.49%) MVC
12 11 (15.49%) Java
12 11 (15.49%) RESTful
13 9 (12.68%) Web Development
13 9 (12.68%) User Experience
14 8 (11.27%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 8 (11.27%) Separation of Concerns
14 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
14 8 (11.27%) PHP
14 8 (11.27%) Finance
14 8 (11.27%) TDD
15 7 (9.86%) CMS
15 7 (9.86%) Ajax
16 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
16 6 (8.45%) FileNet
16 6 (8.45%) Eclipse
16 6 (8.45%) IBM
16 6 (8.45%) Adobe

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 (9.86%) CMS
2 6 (8.45%) FileNet
3 5 (7.04%) WordPress
3 5 (7.04%) Node.js
4 4 (5.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) WebTrends
1 2 (2.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) SaaS
2 1 (1.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) MySQL
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.45%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.63%) Grunt
4 3 (4.23%) Bower
4 3 (4.23%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.41%) Hudson
5 1 (1.41%) Subversion
5 1 (1.41%) Selenium
5 1 (1.41%) JSUnit
5 1 (1.41%) gulp
5 1 (1.41%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 8 (11.27%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Banking
3 4 (5.63%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (95.77%) HTML
2 63 (88.73%) CSS
3 45 (63.38%) HTML5
4 31 (43.66%) AngularJS
5 24 (33.80%) jQuery
6 20 (28.17%) CSS3
7 16 (22.54%) Dojo
8 14 (19.72%) Sass
9 12 (16.90%) LESS
10 11 (15.49%) RESTful
11 7 (9.86%) Ajax
12 6 (8.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (7.04%) XML
14 4 (5.63%) JSON
15 3 (4.23%) Ext JS
15 3 (4.23%) JSF
16 2 (2.82%) YUI
16 2 (2.82%) Ember.js
16 2 (2.82%) Underscore.js
16 2 (2.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) User Experience
2 3 (4.23%) Social Media
3 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) UNIX
1 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) OO
1 18 (25.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (15.49%) MVC
3 9 (12.68%) Web Development
4 8 (11.27%) TDD
4 8 (11.27%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 8 (11.27%) Separation of Concerns
5 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
6 5 (7.04%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (5.63%) Content Management
7 4 (5.63%) BDD
8 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.23%) Workflow
9 2 (2.82%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.82%) Project Management
9 2 (2.82%) Web Design
9 2 (2.82%) Refactoring
9 2 (2.82%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.82%) Time Management
9 2 (2.82%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (92.96%) JavaScript
2 11 (15.49%) Java
3 8 (11.27%) PHP
4 2 (2.82%) C#
4 2 (2.82%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (1.41%) SQL
5 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (8.45%) IBM
1 6 (8.45%) Adobe
2 1 (1.41%) Alterian
2 1 (1.41%) Zend
2 1 (1.41%) Twitter
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