The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 3 months to 30 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.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 47 56
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 7 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.30% 2.22% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 2.40% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 4
Median daily rate £325 £300 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -2.43%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +8.14% +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 Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 506 542 823
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 94.23% 92.65% 96.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 306 480
Median daily rate £355 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.18% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 25
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.25% -22.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £13.45 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.39 £32.50 £80.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
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 Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Glasgow

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 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 Glasgow region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) HTML
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (66.67%) Front End Development
4 6 (50.00%) jQuery
5 5 (41.67%) Web Development
5 5 (41.67%) HTML5
6 4 (33.33%) CSS3
7 3 (25.00%) MVC
8 2 (16.67%) XAML
8 2 (16.67%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
8 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
8 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Blend
8 2 (16.67%) WPF
8 2 (16.67%) User Experience
8 2 (16.67%) React
8 2 (16.67%) Twitter
9 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
9 1 (8.33%) Sass
9 1 (8.33%) LESS
9 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
9 1 (8.33%) Grunt
9 1 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (8.33%) Fintech
9 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
9 1 (8.33%) MVVM

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Blend
2 1 (8.33%) Grunt
2 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
1 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 9 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (50.00%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) HTML5
5 4 (33.33%) CSS3
6 2 (16.67%) Backbone.js
6 2 (16.67%) React
6 2 (16.67%) WPF
7 1 (8.33%) .NET
7 1 (8.33%) D3.js
7 1 (8.33%) Flash
7 1 (8.33%) LESS
7 1 (8.33%) Sass
7 1 (8.33%) Spring
7 1 (8.33%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Fintech
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 5 (41.67%) Web Development
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Content Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) MVVM
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) SOA
5 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) XAML
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Twitter
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft