Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 24 February 2018 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 56 75
Rank change year-on-year +7 +19 -5
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 39 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.31% 2.43% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 2.91% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 12
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £368 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.44% +10.94% +20.45%
10th Percentile £278 £329 £301
90th Percentile £438 £388 £433
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £336
% change year-on-year +6.67% +11.52% -7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,017 893 1,159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.19% 83.61% 79.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 469 633
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +1.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £213 £207
90th Percentile £488 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 11
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -7.69% +62.50%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.50 £48.73 £36.25
Scotland median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +10.26% -40.00% +43.84%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Front End Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Glasgow

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front End Development in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Development in Glasgow

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in Glasgow over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Development in Glasgow

Front End Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Development in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Development in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 24 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 23 (58.97%) HTML
2 23 (58.97%) CSS
3 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 13 (33.33%) User Experience
5 12 (30.77%) React
6 10 (25.64%) CSS3
6 10 (25.64%) jQuery
7 8 (20.51%) Adobe
7 8 (20.51%) Sass
7 8 (20.51%) HTML5
8 7 (17.95%) Photoshop
8 7 (17.95%) Web Development
9 6 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (15.38%) Web Services
9 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
9 6 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (15.38%) TypeScript
10 5 (12.82%) gulp
10 5 (12.82%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
10 5 (12.82%) RESTful
10 5 (12.82%) C#
10 5 (12.82%) MVC
10 5 (12.82%) Android
11 4 (10.26%) TDD
11 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
12 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (7.69%) BDD
12 3 (7.69%) Mobile App

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (5.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (5.13%) CMS
1 2 (5.13%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.56%) Drupal
2 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Photoshop
2 6 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
1 1 (2.56%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
2 1 (2.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.82%) gulp
3 3 (7.69%) Grunt
4 2 (5.13%) Axure RP
4 2 (5.13%) Bower
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (2.56%) Android Studio
5 1 (2.56%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.56%) Protractor
5 1 (2.56%) Subversion
5 1 (2.56%) webpack
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (84.62%) Developer
2 21 (53.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (23.08%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (17.95%) React Developer
5 6 (15.38%) HTML CSS Developer
5 6 (15.38%) HTML Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (7.69%) UX Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Angular Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Designer
8 2 (5.13%) UI Developer
8 2 (5.13%) UX Designer
8 2 (5.13%) WPF Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Administrator
9 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Python Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Web Administrator
9 1 (2.56%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (58.97%) CSS
1 23 (58.97%) HTML
2 13 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 12 (30.77%) React
4 10 (25.64%) CSS3
4 10 (25.64%) jQuery
5 8 (20.51%) HTML5
5 8 (20.51%) Sass
6 6 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (15.38%) Web Services
7 5 (12.82%) RESTful
8 3 (7.69%) SOAP
8 3 (7.69%) WPF
9 2 (5.13%) .NET
9 2 (5.13%) Backbone.js
9 2 (5.13%) Flash
9 2 (5.13%) LESS
9 2 (5.13%) Node.js
10 1 (2.56%) Ember.js
10 1 (2.56%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.56%) iSeries
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Android
2 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) Web Development
3 5 (12.82%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 5 (12.82%) MVC
4 4 (10.26%) TDD
5 3 (7.69%) BDD
5 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.69%) OO
5 3 (7.69%) Scrum
5 3 (7.69%) SEO
5 3 (7.69%) Wireframes
6 2 (5.13%) Content Management
6 2 (5.13%) Cross-Browser Development
6 2 (5.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (5.13%) MVVM
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (5.13%) Statistics
6 2 (5.13%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (5.13%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.38%) TypeScript
3 5 (12.82%) C#
4 3 (7.69%) XAML
5 2 (5.13%) ES6
5 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 2 (5.13%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) Java
6 1 (2.56%) RPG
6 1 (2.56%) RPG IV
6 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Adobe
2 2 (5.13%) Infragistics
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft