Period
to 29 January 2020

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 29 January 2020.

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
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 68 76 68
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 0
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 23 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.87% 2.31% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 2.41% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 38 14
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £326 £314 £290
90th Percentile £488 £450 £434
Scotland median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £28.75 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £28.75 -

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 1,179 1,493 1,108
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 95.95% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 934 639
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £239 £250
90th Percentile £578 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £425 £405 £390
% change year-on-year +4.94% +3.85% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 30 36
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.41% -7.50% +15.47%
10th Percentile £12.05 £12.14 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.00 £33.75
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £19.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +15.47%

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 29 January 2020.

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 29 January 2020, 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 (91.30%) JavaScript
1 21 (91.30%) Front End Development
2 17 (73.91%) HTML
3 15 (65.22%) CSS
4 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
6 8 (34.78%) User Experience
7 6 (26.09%) React
8 5 (21.74%) Redux
8 5 (21.74%) Microservices
8 5 (21.74%) Subversion
8 5 (21.74%) Google
9 4 (17.39%) SOA
9 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
9 4 (17.39%) Node.js
9 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
9 4 (17.39%) Docker
10 3 (13.04%) Public Sector
10 3 (13.04%) API Development
10 3 (13.04%) Analytics
10 3 (13.04%) Web Development
10 3 (13.04%) Google Analytics
10 3 (13.04%) Linux
10 3 (13.04%) PHP
10 3 (13.04%) .NET
10 3 (13.04%) Adobe
10 3 (13.04%) TDD
11 2 (8.70%) Retail
11 2 (8.70%) Ajax
11 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management

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 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Google Analytics
2 2 (8.70%) AWS
2 2 (8.70%) AWS CodeCommit
2 2 (8.70%) AWS CodeDeploy
2 2 (8.70%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (8.70%) Azure
2 2 (8.70%) GCP
2 2 (8.70%) OpenShift
2 2 (8.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) Subversion
3 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.70%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) PostCSS
5 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.35%) webpack
General
1 3 (13.04%) Public Sector
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) HTML
2 15 (65.22%) CSS
3 6 (26.09%) React
4 5 (21.74%) Redux
5 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
5 4 (17.39%) Node.js
6 3 (13.04%) .NET
7 2 (8.70%) Ajax
7 2 (8.70%) Apache Flex
7 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
7 2 (8.70%) CSS3
7 2 (8.70%) HTML5
7 2 (8.70%) jQuery
7 2 (8.70%) JSON
7 2 (8.70%) Sass
7 2 (8.70%) Web Services
8 1 (4.35%) Jest
8 1 (4.35%) RESTful
8 1 (4.35%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Front End Development
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Microservices
4 4 (17.39%) SOA
5 3 (13.04%) Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) API Development
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Web Development
6 2 (8.70%) API Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Conversational UI
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.70%) Release Management
6 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management
6 2 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Web Design
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) HOOD
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
7 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) PHP
3 2 (8.70%) C++
3 2 (8.70%) ES6
3 2 (8.70%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Google
2 3 (13.04%) Adobe
3 2 (8.70%) Facebook