Period
to 19 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Front End Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front End Development over the 6 months to 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the 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 Development (Client-Side Development)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 67 77
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10 -17
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 1,309 1,825 1,578
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 3.64% 3.96% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.14% 4.49% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,009 1,467 1,248
London median daily rate £503 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £313
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
England median daily rate £475 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -12.50% -13.04%

Front End Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 31,591 40,621 40,915
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.84% 88.20% 88.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,663 29,329 29,685
London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £669
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 470 388
London median hourly rate £24.50 £23.07 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.22% +2.51% +3.31%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.29 £13.31
90th Percentile £53.75 £54.71 £50.60
England median hourly rate £24.00 £22.00 £23.14
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.93% +1.34%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Front End Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in London

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front End Development in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Development in London

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Development in London

Front End Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Development in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Development in London

Front End Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Front End Development in London

Front End Development
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Development within the London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +1 282 £515 +3.00% 134
South London +18 52 £450 -5.26% 10
West London +32 45 £400 -11.11% 74
East London -6 24 £563 +2.27% 27
North London +3 3 £525 +30.43% 5
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Front End Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 956 (73.03%) JavaScript
2 745 (56.91%) HTML
3 732 (55.92%) CSS
4 713 (54.47%) Agile Software Development
5 573 (43.77%) React
6 470 (35.91%) AngularJS
7 376 (28.72%) Node.js
8 342 (26.13%) TDD
9 337 (25.74%) HTML5
10 295 (22.54%) Redux
11 261 (19.94%) Finance
12 260 (19.86%) Java
13 257 (19.63%) Git (software)
14 255 (19.48%) User Experience
15 250 (19.10%) CSS3
16 233 (17.80%) TypeScript
17 206 (15.74%) Sass
18 201 (15.36%) C#
19 195 (14.90%) Scrum
20 194 (14.82%) jQuery
21 190 (14.51%) AWS
22 179 (13.67%) Python
23 177 (13.52%) ES6
24 168 (12.83%) Docker
25 140 (10.70%) Vue.js
26 138 (10.54%) BDD
27 135 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
28 133 (10.16%) Web Services
29 130 (9.93%) Greenfield Project
30 128 (9.78%) DevOps

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 73 (5.58%) CMS
2 45 (3.44%) Confluence
3 44 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
4 28 (2.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 19 (1.45%) Drupal
6 17 (1.30%) Apache
7 16 (1.22%) Apache Solr
7 16 (1.22%) JBoss
8 14 (1.07%) WordPress
9 12 (0.92%) SharePoint
10 11 (0.84%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.53%) Moodle
11 7 (0.53%) nginx
12 6 (0.46%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.38%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.31%) Totara
15 3 (0.23%) Magnolia
15 3 (0.23%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (1.83%) Photoshop
2 13 (0.99%) Sketch
3 12 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.38%) Zeplin
5 3 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.23%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.15%) InVision
6 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.076%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.076%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.076%) UserZoom
7 1 (0.076%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 22 (1.68%) Magento
2 13 (0.99%) Shopify
3 6 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.076%) MultiChain
6 1 (0.076%) Quorum
6 1 (0.076%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.076%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 190 (14.51%) AWS
2 86 (6.57%) GitHub
3 79 (6.04%) Azure
4 42 (3.21%) Serverless
5 38 (2.90%) npm
6 36 (2.75%) GCP
7 31 (2.37%) AWS Lambda
8 30 (2.29%) Amazon S3
9 24 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (1.83%) Amazon SQS
10 14 (1.07%) Adobe Analytics
11 13 (0.99%) Amazon ECS
11 13 (0.99%) OpenShift
11 13 (0.99%) SaaS
12 11 (0.84%) Yarn
13 10 (0.76%) Power Platform
14 8 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (0.61%) PaaS
15 7 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 6 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.91%) HTTP
2 9 (0.69%) Internet
3 8 (0.61%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.38%) FTP
5 3 (0.23%) SMTP
5 3 (0.23%) SSH
5 3 (0.23%) SSL
5 3 (0.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.076%) Extranet
6 1 (0.076%) Intranet
6 1 (0.076%) NFC
6 1 (0.076%) RTMP
6 1 (0.076%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (6.26%) PostgreSQL
2 54 (4.13%) SQL Server
3 53 (4.05%) MySQL
4 50 (3.82%) NoSQL
4 50 (3.82%) Relational Database
5 31 (2.37%) MongoDB
6 25 (1.91%) Redis
7 18 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
8 13 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 13 (0.99%) Big Data
8 13 (0.99%) Blockchain
9 12 (0.92%) HBase
10 10 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
10 10 (0.76%) Power BI
11 9 (0.69%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.61%) Jackrabbit
13 7 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (0.53%) Parquet
14 6 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 257 (19.63%) Git (software)
2 113 (8.63%) webpack
3 95 (7.26%) JIRA
4 92 (7.03%) Jenkins
5 77 (5.88%) gulp
6 63 (4.81%) Jasmine
7 57 (4.35%) Visual Studio
8 55 (4.20%) Grunt
9 45 (3.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 41 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
11 35 (2.67%) Babel
12 32 (2.44%) Maven
12 32 (2.44%) Moq
12 32 (2.44%) MSTest
13 31 (2.37%) Mocha
14 30 (2.29%) Protractor
15 27 (2.06%) Cucumber
16 26 (1.99%) Bitbucket
17 25 (1.91%) Selenium
18 24 (1.83%) git-flow
General
1 261 (19.94%) Finance
2 106 (8.10%) Front Office
3 80 (6.11%) Marketing
4 75 (5.73%) Retail
5 71 (5.42%) Banking
6 48 (3.67%) Public Sector
7 26 (1.99%) Law
8 21 (1.60%) Investment Banking
9 17 (1.30%) Games
10 13 (0.99%) Multimedia
11 12 (0.92%) Advertising
11 12 (0.92%) Police
12 10 (0.76%) Publishing
13 9 (0.69%) Telecoms
14 7 (0.53%) Electronics
14 7 (0.53%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.46%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.46%) Legal
16 5 (0.38%) Automotive
17 4 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,166 (89.08%) Developer
2 745 (56.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 314 (23.99%) React Developer
4 174 (13.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 141 (10.77%) Angular Developer
6 120 (9.17%) Senior Developer
7 68 (5.19%) Full Stack Developer
8 65 (4.97%) UI Developer
9 56 (4.28%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 51 (3.90%) HTML Developer
10 51 (3.90%) Software Engineer
11 46 (3.51%) Python Developer
12 43 (3.28%) Architect
12 43 (3.28%) AWS Engineer
12 43 (3.28%) AWS Software Engineer
13 41 (3.13%) Node.js Developer
14 40 (3.06%) C# Developer
15 37 (2.83%) Java Developer
15 37 (2.83%) Lead Developer
16 30 (2.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 745 (56.91%) HTML
2 732 (55.92%) CSS
3 573 (43.77%) React
4 470 (35.91%) AngularJS
5 376 (28.72%) Node.js
6 337 (25.74%) HTML5
7 295 (22.54%) Redux
8 250 (19.10%) CSS3
9 206 (15.74%) Sass
10 194 (14.82%) jQuery
11 140 (10.70%) Vue.js
12 133 (10.16%) Web Services
13 119 (9.09%) REST
14 118 (9.01%) .NET
14 118 (9.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 97 (7.41%) RESTful
16 72 (5.50%) Django
17 70 (5.35%) JSON
18 59 (4.51%) GraphQL
19 58 (4.43%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 255 (19.48%) User Experience
2 130 (9.93%) Greenfield Project
3 76 (5.81%) Fixed Income
4 67 (5.12%) Derivative
5 50 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (3.67%) W3C
7 45 (3.44%) Mobile App
8 27 (2.06%) Algorithms
9 22 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 22 (1.68%) Hedge funds
10 14 (1.07%) Blog
10 14 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
10 14 (1.07%) Virtual Team
11 13 (0.99%) e-Learning
11 13 (0.99%) Equities
12 9 (0.69%) Digital Media
12 9 (0.69%) Graphic Design
13 8 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
13 8 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (0.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 56 (4.28%) Linux
2 25 (1.91%) Unix
3 13 (0.99%) Apple iOS
4 11 (0.84%) Android
5 9 (0.69%) Mac OS
6 7 (0.53%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.31%) Solaris
7 4 (0.31%) Windows
8 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.076%) CentOS
9 1 (0.076%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.076%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 713 (54.47%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (26.13%) TDD
3 195 (14.90%) Scrum
4 138 (10.54%) BDD
5 135 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
6 128 (9.78%) DevOps
6 128 (9.78%) Microservices
7 124 (9.47%) Software Engineering
8 123 (9.40%) Test Automation
9 100 (7.64%) E-Commerce
10 99 (7.56%) Web Development
11 89 (6.80%) Mentoring
12 88 (6.72%) Fintech
13 86 (6.57%) MVC
14 82 (6.26%) Open Source
15 80 (6.11%) OO
16 79 (6.04%) Asset Management
17 77 (5.88%) Unit Testing
18 59 (4.51%) Investment Management
19 56 (4.28%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 956 (73.03%) JavaScript
2 260 (19.86%) Java
3 233 (17.80%) TypeScript
4 201 (15.36%) C#
5 179 (13.67%) Python
6 177 (13.52%) ES6
7 111 (8.48%) SQL
8 72 (5.50%) Ruby
9 60 (4.58%) PHP
10 56 (4.28%) C++
11 29 (2.22%) Java 8
12 24 (1.83%) Scala
13 22 (1.68%) ES7
14 16 (1.22%) Go
15 12 (0.92%) C
16 6 (0.46%) JPQL
17 5 (0.38%) Kotlin
17 5 (0.38%) Perl
17 5 (0.38%) PowerShell
18 4 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (5.88%) Degree
2 74 (5.65%) Security Cleared
3 57 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (1.15%) Master's Degree
6 9 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
7 8 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.38%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.23%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (5.50%) WCAG
2 48 (3.67%) QA
3 5 (0.38%) GDPR
4 1 (0.076%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.076%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.076%) WAI
System Software
1 168 (12.83%) Docker
2 4 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 45 (3.44%) Kubernetes
2 19 (1.45%) Terraform
3 15 (1.15%) Ansible
4 9 (0.69%) Grafana
5 7 (0.53%) Puppet
6 5 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.23%) Control-M
7 3 (0.23%) Kibana
8 1 (0.076%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.076%) Mesos
8 1 (0.076%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 64 (4.89%) Microsoft
2 45 (3.44%) Bloomberg
3 43 (3.28%) Reuters
4 39 (2.98%) Adobe
5 34 (2.60%) Google
6 23 (1.76%) hybris
7 18 (1.38%) Atlassian
8 17 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (1.22%) Perforce
10 11 (0.84%) IBM
11 10 (0.76%) SAP
12 8 (0.61%) Oracle
12 8 (0.61%) ServiceNow
12 8 (0.61%) Sitecore
13 7 (0.53%) Optimizely
14 6 (0.46%) Qubit
14 6 (0.46%) Red Hat
14 6 (0.46%) Tableau
15 5 (0.38%) Demandware
15 5 (0.38%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud