Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £433 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 10 December 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 91 83
Rank change year-on-year -23 -8 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 4 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.23% 0.72% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.74% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Glasgow median daily rate £433 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.31% +9.85% -2.22%
10th Percentile £426 £293 £313
90th Percentile £439 £388 £351
Scotland median daily rate £313 £363 £343
% change year-on-year -13.79% +5.84% +14.17%
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 1,642 1,219 1,081
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 97.05% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 986 663 555
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £254 £250 £191
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 25
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +42.86% -52.31%
10th Percentile £11.42 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.91 £35.00 £45.25
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.94% -17.86%

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Glasgow

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Glasgow

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) React
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Confluence
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Splunk
3 2 (50.00%) D3.js
3 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) Highcharts JS
3 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) Content Management
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) Ajax

Front End Web 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 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) React
1 4 (100.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) D3.js
2 2 (50.00%) Highcharts JS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Content Management
3 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 2 (50.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) Web Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
1 2 (50.00%) Omniture
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk