Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 37 64
Rank change year-on-year -51 +27 +18
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 29 73 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.69% 5.21% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 5.97% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 56 21
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +8.27%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £275
90th Percentile £450 £525 £405
Scotland median daily rate £409 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +9.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 1,518 1,223 1,093
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 88.67% 87.29% 84.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 645 607
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £259 £263 £220
90th Percentile £538 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 15
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.25 £22.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.05% +57.14% -48.98%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.18 £33.15 £44.65
Scotland median hourly rate £24.78 £26.13 £34.00
% change year-on-year -5.17% -23.16% +65.85%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 25 (86.21%) JavaScript
2 13 (44.83%) HTML
2 13 (44.83%) CSS
3 11 (37.93%) React
4 9 (31.03%) Functional Programming
4 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (20.69%) React Native
5 6 (20.69%) Node.js
6 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
6 5 (17.24%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
7 4 (13.79%) GitHub
7 4 (13.79%) MVC
7 4 (13.79%) SQL
7 4 (13.79%) .NET
7 4 (13.79%) C#
7 4 (13.79%) Redux
8 3 (10.34%) ES6
8 3 (10.34%) lodash
8 3 (10.34%) webpack
8 3 (10.34%) User Experience
8 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
8 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
8 3 (10.34%) BDD
8 3 (10.34%) CSS3
8 3 (10.34%) HTML5
8 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (10.34%) TDD
8 3 (10.34%) Android
9 2 (6.90%) Banking

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 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) Drupal
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) GitHub
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) webpack
2 2 (6.90%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.45%) Grunt
3 1 (3.45%) gulp
General
1 2 (6.90%) Banking
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 18 (62.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (24.14%) React Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Designer
6 2 (6.90%) UI Designer
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) UI Developer
7 1 (3.45%) UX Developer
7 1 (3.45%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) CSS
1 13 (44.83%) HTML
2 11 (37.93%) React
3 6 (20.69%) Node.js
3 6 (20.69%) React Native
4 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
5 4 (13.79%) .NET
5 4 (13.79%) Redux
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (10.34%) CSS3
6 3 (10.34%) HTML5
6 3 (10.34%) lodash
7 2 (6.90%) Sass
8 1 (3.45%) jQuery
8 1 (3.45%) Material Design
8 1 (3.45%) RESTful
8 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
8 1 (3.45%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Android
1 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (31.03%) Functional Programming
2 5 (17.24%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (13.79%) MVC
4 3 (10.34%) BDD
4 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Wireframes
6 1 (3.45%) API Design
6 1 (3.45%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.45%) OO
6 1 (3.45%) Task Automation
6 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) JavaScript
2 4 (13.79%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) ES6
4 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Docker
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
1 1 (3.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
1 1 (3.45%) VMware