The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 113 115 100
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 15 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.53% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £208 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.62% +3.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -46.42%
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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
2666 2313 2155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.84% 92.48% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1438 1137 1093
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 89 103
Average hourly rate £18.25 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Front-End Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Front-End Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Front-End Web 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 Web Developer across the Scotland region.

Front-End Web Developer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Front-End Web Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Web Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Front-End Web Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Front-End Web 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 Web Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 November 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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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
Edinburgh - 11 £413 -
Glasgow -5 3 £275 +32.53%
Dundee - - - - 2
Front-End Web Developer
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Front-End Web Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title.

1 18 (94.74%) HTML
1 18 (94.74%) CSS
2 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
5 10 (52.63%) Grunt
6 9 (47.37%) jQuery
6 9 (47.37%) CMS
7 7 (36.84%) TDD
8 6 (31.58%) Banking
8 6 (31.58%) Retail
8 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
8 6 (31.58%) HTML5
8 6 (31.58%) OOCSS
9 4 (21.05%) Sass
9 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
9 4 (21.05%) D3.js
9 4 (21.05%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (21.05%) Open Source
9 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
9 4 (21.05%) Web Design
10 3 (15.79%) Intranet
10 3 (15.79%) Ektron
10 3 (15.79%) Finance
11 2 (10.53%) Scrum
11 2 (10.53%) Web Development
11 2 (10.53%) CSS3
12 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
12 1 (5.26%) Twitter
12 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (47.37%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
2 10 (52.63%) Grunt
3 4 (21.05%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 6 (31.58%) Banking
1 6 (31.58%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) HTML
1 18 (94.74%) CSS
2 9 (47.37%) jQuery
3 6 (31.58%) HTML5
3 6 (31.58%) OOCSS
4 4 (21.05%) Sass
4 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
4 4 (21.05%) D3.js
5 2 (10.53%) CSS3
6 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
6 1 (5.26%) JSON
6 1 (5.26%) RESTful
6 1 (5.26%) RichFaces
6 1 (5.26%) JSF
6 1 (5.26%) SOAP
6 1 (5.26%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) TDD
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
4 4 (21.05%) Web Design
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.26%) User Stories
6 1 (5.26%) Coaching
6 1 (5.26%) Dependency Management
6 1 (5.26%) Use Case
6 1 (5.26%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Ektron
2 1 (5.26%) Twitter