Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 72 75
Rank change year-on-year +29 +3 -27
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 25 32 42
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.17% 2.17% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 2.45% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 25
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £334 £329 £300
90th Percentile £418 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £27.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +105.56% -
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +159.26% -

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 671 1,307 1,377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 85.04% 88.79% 87.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 793 827
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.39% +4.73%
10th Percentile £298 £271 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £527
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 45 25
Median hourly rate £20.36 £26.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.46% +31.25% -5.64%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.75 £10.32
90th Percentile £35.00 £38.95 £35.00
Median hourly rate £32.50 £23.31 £21.62
% change year-on-year +39.41% +7.85% -16.87%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Front End Development as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Front End Development in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Front End Development in Glasgow

Front End Development
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Front End Development in Glasgow over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Front End Development in Glasgow

Front End Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Front End Development in Glasgow.

Hourly rate trend for Front End Development in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (52.00%) HTML
3 12 (48.00%) CSS
4 10 (40.00%) React
5 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (32.00%) CSS3
6 7 (28.00%) Sass
7 6 (24.00%) HTML5
7 6 (24.00%) Scrum
7 6 (24.00%) User Experience
8 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 4 (16.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (16.00%) Adobe
9 4 (16.00%) CMS
10 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
10 3 (12.00%) Linux
10 3 (12.00%) PHP
10 3 (12.00%) SQL
10 3 (12.00%) .NET
10 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
10 3 (12.00%) Web Development
10 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (12.00%) API Development
10 3 (12.00%) ES6
10 3 (12.00%) Redux
11 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
11 2 (8.00%) Vue.js
11 2 (8.00%) Workshop Facilitation
11 2 (8.00%) Creative Thinking

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 (16.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (16.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.00%) Azure
2 1 (4.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) Grunt
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 17 (68.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (16.00%) UI Developer
4 3 (12.00%) React Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Designer
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) UI Designer
6 1 (4.00%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 12 (48.00%) CSS
3 10 (40.00%) React
4 8 (32.00%) CSS3
5 7 (28.00%) Sass
6 6 (24.00%) HTML5
7 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (12.00%) .NET
8 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (12.00%) Redux
9 2 (8.00%) JSON
9 2 (8.00%) Vue.js
10 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (4.00%) jQuery
10 1 (4.00%) Node.js
10 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) User Experience
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Scrum
3 3 (12.00%) API Development
3 3 (12.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (12.00%) Web Development
4 2 (8.00%) Analytics
4 2 (8.00%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) Requirements Gathering
4 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) User Stories
4 2 (8.00%) Workshop Facilitation
5 1 (4.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.00%) CRM
5 1 (4.00%) Kanban
5 1 (4.00%) Machine Learning
5 1 (4.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.00%) ES6
2 3 (12.00%) PHP
2 3 (12.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) C++
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) WAI
1 1 (4.00%) WCAG
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Adobe
2 2 (8.00%) Google
2 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Sitecore