Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 59 82
Rank change year-on-year +25 +23 -13
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 66 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 5.21% 2.56% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.03% 3.04% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 18 13
Glasgow median daily rate £381 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +15.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £320 £298 £203
90th Percentile £525 £393 £418
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
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 1095 954 1336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.49% 84.05% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 485 707
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +1.43% -
10th Percentile £255 £213 £224
90th Percentile £500 £463 £475
Scotland median daily rate £390 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +6.85% -2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 19
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.04% -27.32% +49.82%
10th Percentile £10.83 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £34.28 £47.88 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £24.18
% change year-on-year +14.29% -13.13% +7.44%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Front End Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 52 (78.79%) JavaScript
2 49 (74.24%) HTML
3 48 (72.73%) CSS
4 32 (48.48%) React
5 30 (45.45%) CSS3
5 30 (45.45%) AngularJS
6 29 (43.94%) HTML5
7 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (37.88%) jQuery
9 21 (31.82%) Sass
10 18 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (25.76%) Grunt
12 16 (24.24%) User Experience
12 16 (24.24%) Git (software)
13 15 (22.73%) Java
13 15 (22.73%) gulp
14 14 (21.21%) TDD
15 13 (19.70%) BDD
15 13 (19.70%) Finance
15 13 (19.70%) Node.js
16 12 (18.18%) Photoshop
17 10 (15.15%) SQL
17 10 (15.15%) Python
17 10 (15.15%) Scrum
17 10 (15.15%) RESTful
17 10 (15.15%) Web Development
17 10 (15.15%) LESS
18 8 (12.12%) C#
18 8 (12.12%) Redux
19 7 (10.61%) TypeScript

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 4 (6.06%) SAS
2 1 (1.52%) CMS
2 1 (1.52%) Drupal
2 1 (1.52%) JBoss
2 1 (1.52%) Jetty
2 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 6 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) AMQP
1 1 (1.52%) DNS
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) Big Data
1 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.52%) Redis
3 1 (1.52%) Riak
Development Applications
1 17 (25.76%) Grunt
2 16 (24.24%) Git (software)
3 15 (22.73%) gulp
4 5 (7.58%) Bower
5 4 (6.06%) Jasmine
6 3 (4.55%) Mercurial
6 3 (4.55%) Selenium
6 3 (4.55%) Subversion
7 2 (3.03%) Axure RP
7 2 (3.03%) jspm
7 2 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Blend
7 2 (3.03%) Protractor
8 1 (1.52%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.52%) Babel
8 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.52%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Electronics
2 6 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 6 (9.09%) Marketing
2 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Games
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (92.42%) Developer
2 39 (59.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 14 (21.21%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (13.64%) Web Developer
5 8 (12.12%) HTML Developer
5 8 (12.12%) UI Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (9.09%) Angular Developer
7 6 (9.09%) Lead Developer
8 4 (6.06%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Designer
9 3 (4.55%) UX Developer
10 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Node.js Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Senior UI Developer
10 2 (3.03%) UX Designer
10 2 (3.03%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (74.24%) HTML
2 48 (72.73%) CSS
3 32 (48.48%) React
4 30 (45.45%) AngularJS
4 30 (45.45%) CSS3
5 29 (43.94%) HTML5
6 25 (37.88%) jQuery
7 21 (31.82%) Sass
8 18 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (19.70%) Node.js
10 10 (15.15%) LESS
10 10 (15.15%) RESTful
11 8 (12.12%) Redux
12 7 (10.61%) Ajax
13 6 (9.09%) Ext JS
13 6 (9.09%) REST
13 6 (9.09%) Web Services
14 5 (7.58%) KnockoutJS
15 4 (6.06%) .NET
15 4 (6.06%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) User Experience
2 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.03%) Derivative
3 2 (3.03%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.03%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) NHS
4 1 (1.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Android
2 5 (7.58%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.21%) TDD
3 13 (19.70%) BDD
4 10 (15.15%) Scrum
4 10 (15.15%) Web Development
5 7 (10.61%) MVC
6 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (9.09%) Programme Management
7 5 (7.58%) Test Automation
8 4 (6.06%) OO
9 3 (4.55%) Business Transformation
9 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.55%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 3 (4.55%) Isomorphic JavaScript
9 3 (4.55%) SEO
10 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.03%) MVVM
10 2 (3.03%) Transpiler
10 2 (3.03%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 52 (78.79%) JavaScript
2 15 (22.73%) Java
3 10 (15.15%) Python
3 10 (15.15%) SQL
4 8 (12.12%) C#
5 7 (10.61%) ES6
5 7 (10.61%) TypeScript
6 6 (9.09%) ECMAScript
7 4 (6.06%) PHP
7 4 (6.06%) Prolog
8 3 (4.55%) XAML
9 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.52%) JSX
10 1 (1.52%) Perl
10 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Ansible
2 1 (1.52%) Cobbler
2 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) Adobe
2 6 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (3.03%) Infragistics
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) Perforce
4 1 (1.52%) IBM
4 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.52%) VMware