Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 71 88
Rank change year-on-year +25 +17 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 45 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.49% 1.07% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.62% 1.13% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 3 7
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £330 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.42% +20.00% +1.85%
10th Percentile £300 £273 £209
90th Percentile £525 £351 £343
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1243 1058 1634
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 94.55% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 566 850
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £220
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 27 30
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.50 £13.38 £30.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.74% -56.24% +85.30%
10th Percentile £10.35 £9.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £36.50 £41.35 £56.75
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%

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

Job postings that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Glasgow over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 November 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 41 (91.11%) JavaScript
2 40 (88.89%) Front End Development
3 37 (82.22%) HTML
3 37 (82.22%) CSS
4 25 (55.56%) HTML5
5 23 (51.11%) AngularJS
5 23 (51.11%) React
6 22 (48.89%) CSS3
7 20 (44.44%) jQuery
8 16 (35.56%) Java
9 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 15 (33.33%) Grunt
9 15 (33.33%) Sass
10 13 (28.89%) gulp
11 12 (26.67%) Node.js
11 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (24.44%) TDD
12 11 (24.44%) BDD
12 11 (24.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (20.00%) LESS
13 9 (20.00%) Ajax
13 9 (20.00%) Python
14 8 (17.78%) SQL
14 8 (17.78%) Photoshop
14 8 (17.78%) Web Development
14 8 (17.78%) RESTful
14 8 (17.78%) Ext JS
14 8 (17.78%) REST
14 8 (17.78%) Redux
15 7 (15.56%) ES6

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.33%) SAS
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
3 1 (2.22%) Jetty
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) DNS
1 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) Big Data
2 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Redis
3 1 (2.22%) Riak
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 15 (33.33%) Grunt
2 13 (28.89%) gulp
3 5 (11.11%) Bower
4 4 (8.89%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.44%) jspm
5 2 (4.44%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Blend
5 2 (4.44%) Protractor
5 2 (4.44%) Selenium
6 1 (2.22%) Babel
6 1 (2.22%) JIRA
6 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.22%) Subversion
6 1 (2.22%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Electronics
2 6 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 6 (13.33%) Marketing
2 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Games
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (82.22%) CSS
1 37 (82.22%) HTML
2 25 (55.56%) HTML5
3 23 (51.11%) AngularJS
3 23 (51.11%) React
4 22 (48.89%) CSS3
5 20 (44.44%) jQuery
6 15 (33.33%) Sass
7 12 (26.67%) Node.js
8 11 (24.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (20.00%) Ajax
9 9 (20.00%) LESS
10 8 (17.78%) Ext JS
10 8 (17.78%) Redux
10 8 (17.78%) REST
10 8 (17.78%) RESTful
11 6 (13.33%) JSON
12 5 (11.11%) Web Services
13 3 (6.67%) WPF
13 3 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) User Experience
2 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (88.89%) Front End Development
2 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (24.44%) BDD
3 11 (24.44%) TDD
4 8 (17.78%) Web Development
5 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (13.33%) Programme Management
6 4 (8.89%) OO
7 3 (6.67%) Business Transformation
7 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 3 (6.67%) Isomorphic JavaScript
7 3 (6.67%) SEO
7 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.44%) DevOps
8 2 (4.44%) MVC
8 2 (4.44%) MVVM
8 2 (4.44%) Scrum
8 2 (4.44%) Transpiler
Programming Languages
1 41 (91.11%) JavaScript
2 16 (35.56%) Java
3 9 (20.00%) Python
4 8 (17.78%) SQL
5 7 (15.56%) ES6
6 6 (13.33%) ECMAScript
6 6 (13.33%) Prolog
7 4 (8.89%) C#
8 3 (6.67%) TypeScript
8 3 (6.67%) XAML
9 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.44%) PHP
10 1 (2.22%) JSX
10 1 (2.22%) Perl
10 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.22%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) Cobbler
2 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) SAP
2 3 (6.67%) Adobe
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Perforce
4 1 (2.22%) VMware