Period
to 8 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Front End Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front End Development over the 6 months to 8 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 91 85 68
Rank change year-on-year -6 -17 -1
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 104 40 193
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.53% 2.01% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 2.25% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 34 152
10th Percentile £388 £300 £390
25th Percentile £463 £315 £448
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £456 £513
Median % change year-on-year +15.07% -10.98% +2.50%
75th Percentile £600 £534 £575
90th Percentile £680 £575 £636
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £513
% change year-on-year +10.53% -7.32% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £70.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £70.00 - -

Front End Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,741 1,774 5,083
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.02% 89.06% 90.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,884 1,334 4,010
10th Percentile £369 £313 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.94%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £613
90th Percentile £750 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 50
10th Percentile £18.48 £14.59 £12.00
25th Percentile £21.06 £22.38 £14.00
Median hourly rate £36.25 £29.50 £19.75
Median % change year-on-year +22.88% +49.37% +5.61%
75th Percentile £61.56 £39.44 £24.50
90th Percentile £69.33 £46.53 £49.50
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £30.95 £20.83
% change year-on-year +13.10% +48.56% +11.39%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Front End Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in the City of London

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Front End Development in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Front End Development in the City of London

Front End Development
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Front End Development in the City of London over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Front End Development in the City of London

Front End Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Front End Development in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Front End Development in the City of London

Front End Development
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Development within the City of London region over the 6 months to 8 December 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 7 £825 - 1
Front End Development
Central London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Front End Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 77 (74.04%) JavaScript
2 60 (57.69%) CSS
3 59 (56.73%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (53.85%) HTML
5 54 (51.92%) React
6 40 (38.46%) AngularJS
7 35 (33.65%) TypeScript
8 32 (30.77%) TDD
9 29 (27.88%) User Experience
10 24 (23.08%) Sass
10 24 (23.08%) AWS
11 23 (22.12%) Redux
12 19 (18.27%) Finance
12 19 (18.27%) Full Stack Development
13 18 (17.31%) Web Development
13 18 (17.31%) Vue.js
13 18 (17.31%) Node.js
14 16 (15.38%) HTML5
15 15 (14.42%) ES6
16 14 (13.46%) Jest
16 14 (13.46%) Python
17 13 (12.50%) BDD
17 13 (12.50%) Git (software)
17 13 (12.50%) Unit Testing
18 12 (11.54%) Azure
18 12 (11.54%) Web Services
18 12 (11.54%) Pair Programming
18 12 (11.54%) Jasmine
19 11 (10.58%) Wireframes
19 11 (10.58%) webpack

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (6.73%) CMS
2 3 (2.88%) Moodle
3 1 (0.96%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.96%) Confluence
3 1 (0.96%) Drupal
3 1 (0.96%) Magnolia
3 1 (0.96%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) InVision
2 1 (0.96%) Sketch
2 1 (0.96%) Zeplin
Cloud Services
1 24 (23.08%) AWS
2 12 (11.54%) Azure
3 6 (5.77%) GCP
4 4 (3.85%) SaaS
5 3 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.88%) npm
6 2 (1.92%) GitHub
7 1 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.96%) Amplience
7 1 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.96%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.96%) IaaS
7 1 (0.96%) Route 53
7 1 (0.96%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.81%) Big Data
2 4 (3.85%) MySQL
2 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.92%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.54%) Jasmine
3 11 (10.58%) webpack
4 8 (7.69%) Grunt
4 8 (7.69%) gulp
4 8 (7.69%) PhantomJS
5 4 (3.85%) Cypress.io
5 4 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (2.88%) JIRA
6 3 (2.88%) JSUnit
6 3 (2.88%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (0.96%) Babel
8 1 (0.96%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.96%) ESLint
8 1 (0.96%) GitLab
8 1 (0.96%) Storybook
General
1 19 (18.27%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Banking
3 7 (6.73%) Public Sector
4 5 (4.81%) Social Skills
5 4 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.85%) Retail
6 2 (1.92%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.96%) Games
7 1 (0.96%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (0.96%) Law
7 1 (0.96%) Local Government
7 1 (0.96%) Marketing
7 1 (0.96%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 93 (89.42%) Developer
2 55 (52.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 17 (16.35%) React Developer
4 15 (14.42%) Angular Developer
5 14 (13.46%) Senior Developer
6 10 (9.62%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 7 (6.73%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (6.73%) UI Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Python Developer
9 5 (4.81%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (2.88%) Moodle Developer
11 3 (2.88%) PHP Developer
12 2 (1.92%) .NET Developer
12 2 (1.92%) Cloud Developer
12 2 (1.92%) Django Developer
12 2 (1.92%) JavaScript Engineer
12 2 (1.92%) Python/Django Developer
12 2 (1.92%) Senior React Developer
12 2 (1.92%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (57.69%) CSS
2 56 (53.85%) HTML
3 54 (51.92%) React
4 40 (38.46%) AngularJS
5 24 (23.08%) Sass
6 23 (22.12%) Redux
7 18 (17.31%) Node.js
7 18 (17.31%) Vue.js
8 16 (15.38%) HTML5
9 14 (13.46%) Jest
10 12 (11.54%) Web Services
11 10 (9.62%) CSS3
12 8 (7.69%) Django
13 7 (6.73%) JSON
13 7 (6.73%) XML
14 6 (5.77%) .NET
14 6 (5.77%) jQuery
14 6 (5.77%) REST
15 5 (4.81%) Flask
15 5 (4.81%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (27.88%) User Experience
2 8 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 8 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.88%) e-Learning
5 3 (2.88%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.88%) SCORM
6 2 (1.92%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.92%) Social Media
7 1 (0.96%) Blog
7 1 (0.96%) Derivative
7 1 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.96%) New Media
7 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.92%) Linux
1 2 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (56.73%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (30.77%) TDD
3 19 (18.27%) Full Stack Development
4 18 (17.31%) Web Development
5 13 (12.50%) BDD
5 13 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 12 (11.54%) Pair Programming
7 11 (10.58%) Scrum
7 11 (10.58%) Software Engineering
7 11 (10.58%) Wireframes
8 10 (9.62%) Continuous Deployment
8 10 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (9.62%) User Stories
9 9 (8.65%) Clean Code
10 8 (7.69%) Build Automation
10 8 (7.69%) Machine Learning
10 8 (7.69%) Test Automation
11 7 (6.73%) Artificial Intelligence
11 7 (6.73%) Dependency Management
11 7 (6.73%) Micro Frontends
Programming Languages
1 77 (74.04%) JavaScript
2 35 (33.65%) TypeScript
3 15 (14.42%) ES6
4 14 (13.46%) Python
5 10 (9.62%) Java
6 8 (7.69%) SQL
7 5 (4.81%) C#
8 4 (3.85%) PHP
9 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.92%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.96%) C
10 1 (0.96%) C++
10 1 (0.96%) Java 8
10 1 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (6.73%) Degree
2 4 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) Accessibility
2 3 (2.88%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.88%) Terraform
3 2 (1.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (3.85%) Google
2 1 (0.96%) Adobe
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle
2 1 (0.96%) Salesforce.com