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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK / Scotland
Rank 78 120 79
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 26 12 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.57% 0.46% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 0.50% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 21
Median daily rate £350 £305 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -21.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £209 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £388 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%

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
1581 2415 2460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.64% 93.46% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 1300 1313
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 36 49
Median hourly rate £17.32 £19.50 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% +21.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.40 £36.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +26 14 £400 +45.45% 4
Glasgow +14 6 £325 +4.83% 1
West Lothian -4 4 £375 -3.22%
Stirling - 2 £338 -
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 17 January 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 49 (89.09%) HTML
2 48 (87.27%) CSS
3 46 (83.64%) JavaScript
4 36 (65.45%) Front End Development
5 31 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (54.55%) AngularJS
7 27 (49.09%) HTML5
8 26 (47.27%) Web Development
9 20 (36.36%) CSS3
10 18 (32.73%) Scrum
11 17 (30.91%) React
12 15 (27.27%) jQuery
13 13 (23.64%) Finance
13 13 (23.64%) User Experience
14 12 (21.82%) Node.js
14 12 (21.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
16 10 (18.18%) Sass
16 10 (18.18%) TDD
17 8 (14.55%) LESS
17 8 (14.55%) MVC
18 7 (12.73%) .NET
18 7 (12.73%) C#
18 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
18 7 (12.73%) Web Design
18 7 (12.73%) Subversion
18 7 (12.73%) Mobile First
19 6 (10.91%) Jasmine
19 6 (10.91%) Banking
19 6 (10.91%) Web Services

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 (9.09%) CMS
2 4 (7.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (7.27%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) Internet
1 2 (3.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
1 7 (12.73%) Subversion
2 6 (10.91%) Jasmine
3 4 (7.27%) Grunt
3 4 (7.27%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (7.27%) Maven
4 3 (5.45%) Bitbucket
4 3 (5.45%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.45%) Gradle
4 3 (5.45%) gulp
4 3 (5.45%) JUnit
4 3 (5.45%) Mockito
4 3 (5.45%) Protractor
5 2 (3.64%) Bower
5 2 (3.64%) JIRA
5 2 (3.64%) YouTrack
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (89.09%) HTML
2 48 (87.27%) CSS
3 30 (54.55%) AngularJS
4 27 (49.09%) HTML5
5 20 (36.36%) CSS3
6 17 (30.91%) React
7 15 (27.27%) jQuery
8 12 (21.82%) Node.js
8 12 (21.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (18.18%) Sass
10 8 (14.55%) LESS
11 7 (12.73%) .NET
12 6 (10.91%) Web Services
13 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
14 4 (7.27%) JSON
14 4 (7.27%) PhoneGap
14 4 (7.27%) Spring
15 3 (5.45%) REST
15 3 (5.45%) SOAP
15 3 (5.45%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) User Experience
2 4 (7.27%) Smartphone
3 2 (3.64%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.64%) VLE
4 1 (1.82%) Fintech
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (65.45%) Front End Development
2 31 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (47.27%) Web Development
4 18 (32.73%) Scrum
5 11 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (18.18%) TDD
7 8 (14.55%) MVC
8 7 (12.73%) Mobile First
8 7 (12.73%) Web Design
9 5 (9.09%) Content Management
10 4 (7.27%) BDD
10 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Content Management
10 4 (7.27%) OO
10 4 (7.27%) Rapid Prototyping
10 4 (7.27%) Service Design
10 4 (7.27%) Workflow
11 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.45%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 3 (5.45%) Microservices
12 2 (3.64%) Isomorphic Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (83.64%) JavaScript
2 7 (12.73%) C#
3 5 (9.09%) ES6
4 4 (7.27%) Java
5 1 (1.82%) PHP
5 1 (1.82%) Scala
5 1 (1.82%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Ansible
1 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
1 1 (1.82%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Adobe
2 3 (5.45%) Twitter
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