The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 61 84 75
Rank change year-on-year +23 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 10 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.11% 0.40% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.41% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 11
Median daily rate £450 £335 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.32% +13.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -18.42%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 855 1456 1362
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.79% 96.04% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 791 765
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 17
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% +10.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £40.45 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Edinburgh

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Edinburgh

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Edinburgh

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Edinburgh region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 21 (91.30%) CSS
1 21 (91.30%) HTML
2 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
3 15 (65.22%) Front End Development
4 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (52.17%) Web Development
6 10 (43.48%) Node.js
7 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
7 9 (39.13%) Finance
8 7 (30.43%) React
9 6 (26.09%) HTML5
9 6 (26.09%) CSS3
10 5 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (21.74%) jQuery
10 5 (21.74%) Scrum
10 5 (21.74%) User Experience
11 4 (17.39%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (17.39%) TDD
11 4 (17.39%) JSON
11 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (13.04%) Sass
12 3 (13.04%) LESS
12 3 (13.04%) BDD
12 3 (13.04%) C#
12 3 (13.04%) Java
12 3 (13.04%) .NET
13 2 (8.70%) SQL
13 2 (8.70%) Web Services
13 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (8.70%) Intranet

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 1 (4.35%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
1 2 (8.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Bower
2 1 (4.35%) Grunt
2 1 (4.35%) gulp
2 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
2 1 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (4.35%) Protractor
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) CSS
1 21 (91.30%) HTML
2 10 (43.48%) Node.js
3 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
4 7 (30.43%) React
5 6 (26.09%) CSS3
5 6 (26.09%) HTML5
6 5 (21.74%) jQuery
7 4 (17.39%) JSON
7 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (13.04%) .NET
8 3 (13.04%) LESS
8 3 (13.04%) Sass
9 2 (8.70%) Web Services
10 1 (4.35%) Ajax
10 1 (4.35%) J2EE
10 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (4.35%) RESTful
10 1 (4.35%) WPF
10 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Front End Development
2 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) Web Development
4 5 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) TDD
6 3 (13.04%) BDD
7 2 (8.70%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.35%) Content Management
8 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.35%) Cross-Browser Development
8 1 (4.35%) Kanban
8 1 (4.35%) MVVM
8 1 (4.35%) OO
8 1 (4.35%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) C#
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) ES6
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) DevExpress
1 1 (4.35%) Perforce
1 1 (4.35%) Telerik
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago