Period
to 24 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 68 76
Rank change year-on-year -15 +8 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 31 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.91% 1.79% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 1.89% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 14
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -14.29%
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £310
% change year-on-year - +20.97% -9.82%
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 1,552 1,114 1,193
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 94.73% 93.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 594 679
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £261 £235 £204
90th Percentile £525 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 12
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £15.89 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.13% +6.91% -43.32%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.89 £9.38
90th Percentile £36.50 £72.00 £36.25
Scotland median hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -26.67% +2.27% +6.33%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 31 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 30 (96.77%) JavaScript
3 23 (74.19%) CSS
4 19 (61.29%) AngularJS
5 14 (45.16%) HTML
5 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
6 13 (41.94%) gulp
7 12 (38.71%) ES6
7 12 (38.71%) Angular 2
7 12 (38.71%) Umbraco
7 12 (38.71%) Sass
8 11 (35.48%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 10 (32.26%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (32.26%) Web Usability
10 9 (29.03%) SEO
10 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (29.03%) SMACSS
10 9 (29.03%) OOCSS
10 9 (29.03%) npm
10 9 (29.03%) webpack
11 8 (25.81%) Cross-Browser Development
11 8 (25.81%) React
12 7 (22.58%) REST
13 6 (19.35%) HTML5
13 6 (19.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 5 (16.13%) User Experience
14 5 (16.13%) CSS3
14 5 (16.13%) jQuery
14 5 (16.13%) Dynamics CRM
14 5 (16.13%) Microsoft

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 12 (38.71%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) Git (software)
2 13 (41.94%) gulp
3 9 (29.03%) webpack
4 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.23%) Gradle
4 1 (3.23%) JUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) Mockito
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.23%) Banking
1 1 (3.23%) Electronics
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.23%) Marketing
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) CSS
2 19 (61.29%) AngularJS
3 14 (45.16%) HTML
4 12 (38.71%) Angular 2
4 12 (38.71%) Sass
5 10 (32.26%) KnockoutJS
6 9 (29.03%) OOCSS
7 8 (25.81%) React
8 7 (22.58%) REST
9 6 (19.35%) HTML5
10 5 (16.13%) CSS3
10 5 (16.13%) jQuery
11 4 (12.90%) Node.js
11 4 (12.90%) React Native
12 2 (6.45%) RESTful
12 2 (6.45%) SOAP
12 2 (6.45%) Web Services
13 1 (3.23%) Spring
13 1 (3.23%) Struts
13 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 11 (35.48%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 10 (32.26%) Web Usability
4 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) SEO
4 9 (29.03%) SMACSS
5 8 (25.81%) Cross-Browser Development
6 6 (19.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 5 (16.13%) CRM
8 4 (12.90%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (12.90%) Functional Programming
8 4 (12.90%) MVC
9 3 (9.68%) DevOps
9 3 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (9.68%) Web Development
10 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.45%) Service Design
10 2 (6.45%) TDD
11 1 (3.23%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 1 (3.23%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) JavaScript
2 12 (38.71%) ES6
3 4 (12.90%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Adobe
2 1 (3.23%) SAP
2 1 (3.23%) Twitter