Period
to 19 October 2019

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

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 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 91 57
Rank change year-on-year +5 -34 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 22 25 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.57% 1.49% 3.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.55% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 29 36
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -1.94% +19.23%
10th Percentile £330 £338 £325
90th Percentile £488 £450 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +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 1,359 1,613 1,291
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.00% 95.95% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 817 916 672
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £245 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 37 49
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +46.09%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.40
90th Percentile £38.00 £35.10 £41.05
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year +14.29% -19.54% +14.47%

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 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 October 2019, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 21 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 20 (90.91%) Front End Development
3 17 (77.27%) HTML
4 13 (59.09%) CSS
5 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 11 (50.00%) User Experience
6 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (40.91%) React
8 7 (31.82%) Redux
8 7 (31.82%) Adobe
8 7 (31.82%) jQuery
8 7 (31.82%) HTML5
9 6 (27.27%) API Development
9 6 (27.27%) Sass
10 5 (22.73%) ES6
10 5 (22.73%) webpack
10 5 (22.73%) Google
10 5 (22.73%) Web Design
10 5 (22.73%) CMS
11 4 (18.18%) Scrum
11 4 (18.18%) TDD
11 4 (18.18%) Subversion
11 4 (18.18%) Web Development
11 4 (18.18%) Node.js
11 4 (18.18%) gulp
11 4 (18.18%) Microservices
11 4 (18.18%) Docker
11 4 (18.18%) AWS
11 4 (18.18%) npm
12 3 (13.64%) Serverless

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 5 (22.73%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) WordPress
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Drupal
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Chatbot
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) AWS
1 4 (18.18%) npm
2 3 (13.64%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (13.64%) Google Analytics
2 3 (13.64%) Serverless
3 2 (9.09%) Azure
3 2 (9.09%) GCP
4 1 (4.55%) OpenShift
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (22.73%) webpack
3 4 (18.18%) gulp
3 4 (18.18%) Subversion
4 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.55%) JIRA
5 1 (4.55%) PostCSS
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Public Sector
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) HTML
2 13 (59.09%) CSS
3 9 (40.91%) React
4 7 (31.82%) HTML5
4 7 (31.82%) jQuery
4 7 (31.82%) Redux
5 6 (27.27%) Sass
6 4 (18.18%) Node.js
7 3 (13.64%) Ajax
7 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
7 3 (13.64%) Apache Flex
7 3 (13.64%) CSS3
7 3 (13.64%) Web Services
8 2 (9.09%) JSON
9 1 (4.55%) .NET
9 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
9 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
9 1 (4.55%) Laravel
9 1 (4.55%) RESTful
9 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Front End Development
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) API Development
4 5 (22.73%) Web Design
5 4 (18.18%) Microservices
5 4 (18.18%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) Web Development
6 3 (13.64%) Analytics
6 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (13.64%) SOA
7 2 (9.09%) API Testing
7 2 (9.09%) BDD
7 2 (9.09%) Conversational UI
8 1 (4.55%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (4.55%) SDLC
8 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
8 1 (4.55%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) ES6
3 3 (13.64%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Adobe
2 5 (22.73%) Google
3 2 (9.09%) Facebook
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) SAP