Period
to 19 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 59 77
Rank change year-on-year -40 +18 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 25 46 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.41% 3.28% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 3.44% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 10
Glasgow median daily rate £390 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £338 £325 £274
90th Percentile £450 £525 £359
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -3.45%
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 1,701 1,337 1,231
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 95.43% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 973 695 669
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £256 £245 £215
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £385 £365
% change year-on-year +3.90% +5.48% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 20
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.75 £20.00 £13.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.25% +44.27% -49.48%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.40 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.03 £72.00 £43.28
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £23.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year -24.73% +19.23% -6.02%

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 September 2018.

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 September 2018, 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 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (80.00%) Front End Development
3 12 (48.00%) CSS
4 11 (44.00%) React
5 10 (40.00%) HTML
6 9 (36.00%) Functional Programming
7 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (24.00%) Redux
8 6 (24.00%) React Native
8 6 (24.00%) ES6
8 6 (24.00%) webpack
8 6 (24.00%) Node.js
9 5 (20.00%) REST
9 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 5 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (16.00%) BDD
10 4 (16.00%) TDD
10 4 (16.00%) GitHub
10 4 (16.00%) lodash
10 4 (16.00%) Sass
11 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
11 3 (12.00%) gulp
11 3 (12.00%) HTML5
11 3 (12.00%) CSS3
11 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
11 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
11 3 (12.00%) CMS
12 2 (8.00%) Adobe
12 2 (8.00%) Linux

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 3 (12.00%) CMS
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) GitHub
2 2 (8.00%) npm
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) webpack
2 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (12.00%) gulp
4 2 (8.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (8.00%) JIRA
4 2 (8.00%) Subversion
5 1 (4.00%) Grunt
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) CSS
2 11 (44.00%) React
3 10 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (24.00%) Node.js
4 6 (24.00%) React Native
4 6 (24.00%) Redux
5 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (20.00%) REST
6 4 (16.00%) lodash
6 4 (16.00%) Sass
7 3 (12.00%) CSS3
7 3 (12.00%) HTML5
8 2 (8.00%) Angular 2
8 2 (8.00%) D3.js
8 2 (8.00%) Highcharts JS
8 2 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (8.00%) OOCSS
8 2 (8.00%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (4.00%) Material Design
9 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Front End Development
2 9 (36.00%) Functional Programming
3 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (16.00%) BDD
5 4 (16.00%) TDD
6 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.00%) Analytics
7 2 (8.00%) Content Management
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (8.00%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (8.00%) Kanban
7 2 (8.00%) Progressive Enhancement
7 2 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
7 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (8.00%) Web Analytics
7 2 (8.00%) Web Development
7 2 (8.00%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) ES6
3 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) Perl
3 2 (8.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Adobe
1 2 (8.00%) Omniture
1 2 (8.00%) Splunk
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.00%) VMware