Period
to 19 May 2019

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 19 May 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 76 72
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 29 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.04% 1.83% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 1.90% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 10
Glasgow median daily rate £413 £356 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +9.62% +8.33%
10th Percentile £203 £300 £313
90th Percentile £438 £449 £376
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +18.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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 1,356 1,471 1,072
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.29% 96.08% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 853 870 573
Glasgow median daily rate £413 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +4.73% +5.71%
10th Percentile £232 £260 £210
90th Percentile £575 £525 £488
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 16
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.66 £20.87 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.18% +20.47% -46.71%
10th Percentile £12.14 £10.41 £12.50
90th Percentile £35.36 £35.75 £42.88
Scotland median hourly rate £17.90 £16.63 £17.32
% change year-on-year +7.64% -3.98% -42.46%

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 May 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 May 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 24 (82.76%) CSS
1 24 (82.76%) Front End Development
2 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
3 15 (51.72%) AngularJS
4 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
4 14 (48.28%) HTML
5 13 (44.83%) Sass
6 12 (41.38%) gulp
6 12 (41.38%) SEO
7 11 (37.93%) Web Usability
8 10 (34.48%) REST
8 10 (34.48%) ES6
8 10 (34.48%) User Experience
8 10 (34.48%) webpack
8 10 (34.48%) npm
9 8 (27.59%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 8 (27.59%) SMACSS
9 8 (27.59%) OOCSS
9 8 (27.59%) Cross-Browser Development
9 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (27.59%) Umbraco
9 8 (27.59%) .NET
10 5 (17.24%) CMS
10 5 (17.24%) jQuery
10 5 (17.24%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 4 (13.79%) Wireframes
11 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (13.79%) CSS3

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 8 (27.59%) Umbraco
2 5 (17.24%) CMS
3 3 (10.34%) WordPress
4 2 (6.90%) Drupal
4 2 (6.90%) IIS
4 2 (6.90%) MODX
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) npm
2 1 (3.45%) Akamai
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
2 12 (41.38%) gulp
3 10 (34.48%) webpack
4 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.45%) Gradle
4 1 (3.45%) Hudson
4 1 (3.45%) JUnit
4 1 (3.45%) Maven
4 1 (3.45%) Mockito
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.34%) Banking
1 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
1 3 (10.34%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (82.76%) CSS
2 15 (51.72%) AngularJS
3 14 (48.28%) HTML
4 13 (44.83%) Sass
5 10 (34.48%) REST
6 8 (27.59%) .NET
6 8 (27.59%) OOCSS
7 5 (17.24%) jQuery
8 4 (13.79%) CSS3
8 4 (13.79%) HTML5
8 4 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (10.34%) Node.js
9 3 (10.34%) React
10 2 (6.90%) Nightwatchjs
11 1 (3.45%) Bulma
11 1 (3.45%) Redux
11 1 (3.45%) RESTful
11 1 (3.45%) SOAP
11 1 (3.45%) Struts
11 1 (3.45%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Front End Development
2 12 (41.38%) SEO
3 11 (37.93%) Web Usability
4 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (27.59%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 8 (27.59%) Cross-Browser Development
4 8 (27.59%) SMACSS
5 5 (17.24%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (13.79%) Wireframes
7 3 (10.34%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (10.34%) Service Design
8 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.90%) TDD
8 2 (6.90%) Web Design
8 2 (6.90%) Web Development
9 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.45%) MVC
9 1 (3.45%) Scrum
9 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
2 10 (34.48%) ES6
3 3 (10.34%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) OutSystems
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe