The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 122 97 85
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 10 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 1.14% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 1.19% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 17
Average daily rate £363 £364 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +39.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%
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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
2394 2603 2213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.96% 95.80% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1263 1449 1069
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 56 66
Average hourly rate £22.25 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.61% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.00 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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)
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 4 £310 -31.11% 2
Edinburgh -34 3 £363 +3.57% 3
West Lothian - 2 £388 -
Stirling - 1 - -
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Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 31 (96.88%) HTML
2 30 (93.75%) JavaScript
3 28 (87.50%) CSS
4 27 (84.38%) HTML5
5 23 (71.88%) CSS3
5 23 (71.88%) Front End Development
6 22 (68.75%) AngularJS
7 13 (40.63%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (40.63%) jQuery
8 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (31.25%) Web Development
9 10 (31.25%) Backbone.js
10 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 7 (21.88%) User Experience
11 7 (21.88%) Web Design
12 6 (18.75%) Finance
12 6 (18.75%) Web Services
12 6 (18.75%) TDD
12 6 (18.75%) Mercurial
13 5 (15.63%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (15.63%) Mobile First
13 5 (15.63%) Time Management
13 5 (15.63%) Banking
13 5 (15.63%) XML
13 5 (15.63%) SOAP
14 4 (12.50%) CMS
14 4 (12.50%) MVC
14 4 (12.50%) JSON
14 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
14 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) Drupal
3 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.75%) Mercurial
3 2 (6.25%) Subversion
4 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.13%) Gradle
4 1 (3.13%) Grunt
4 1 (3.13%) gulp
4 1 (3.13%) JUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Maven
4 1 (3.13%) Mockito
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Front Office
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (96.88%) HTML
2 28 (87.50%) CSS
3 27 (84.38%) HTML5
4 23 (71.88%) CSS3
5 22 (68.75%) AngularJS
6 13 (40.63%) jQuery
7 10 (31.25%) Backbone.js
8 6 (18.75%) Web Services
9 5 (15.63%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (15.63%) SOAP
9 5 (15.63%) XML
10 4 (12.50%) JSON
10 4 (12.50%) React
10 4 (12.50%) RequireJS
10 4 (12.50%) RESTful
10 4 (12.50%) Sass
11 3 (9.38%) YUI
12 2 (6.25%) Durandal
12 2 (6.25%) HTML5 Boilerplate
12 2 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) User Experience
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) BBC
3 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Mac OS X
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (71.88%) Front End Development
2 13 (40.63%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (31.25%) Web Development
5 7 (21.88%) Web Design
6 6 (18.75%) TDD
7 5 (15.63%) Mobile First
7 5 (15.63%) Time Management
8 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.50%) MVC
8 4 (12.50%) Progressive Enhancement
8 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
9 3 (9.38%) Content Management
9 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (9.38%) Project Management
9 3 (9.38%) Refactoring
9 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
9 3 (9.38%) System Testing
9 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Adobe
1 1 (3.13%) Brightcove
1 1 (3.13%) EPiServer
1 1 (3.13%) Facebook
1 1 (3.13%) Google
1 1 (3.13%) Sitecore
1 1 (3.13%) Twitter
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