Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 11 December 2017 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)
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - +21 0
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 9 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 10.34% - 4.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.54% - 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
West Lothian median daily rate £375 - £344
10th Percentile £336 - £249
90th Percentile £435 - £406
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 - -

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 West Lothian with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 78 63 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 89.66% 91.30% 88.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 45 77
West Lothian median daily rate £400 £338 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -6.90% -3.33%
10th Percentile £213 £259 £265
90th Percentile £434 £425 £464
Scotland median daily rate £390 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +6.85% -2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
West Lothian median hourly rate £30.00 £8.69 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +245.42% -13.15% -76.19%
10th Percentile £29.00 £8.14 £9.50
90th Percentile £31.00 £26.39 £10.50
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £24.18
% change year-on-year +14.29% -13.13% +7.44%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in West Lothian

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Development in West Lothian

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in West Lothian over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Development in West Lothian

Front End Development
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

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 West Lothian region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. 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
Livingston - 8 £375 -
Front End Development
Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Front End Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
3 7 (77.78%) BDD
4 6 (66.67%) TDD
4 6 (66.67%) CRM
5 4 (44.44%) Java
5 4 (44.44%) MVC
5 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 4 (44.44%) React
6 3 (33.33%) SDLC
6 3 (33.33%) gulp
6 3 (33.33%) ES6
6 3 (33.33%) Aurelia
6 3 (33.33%) jspm
6 3 (33.33%) Grunt
6 3 (33.33%) Bower
6 3 (33.33%) Transpiler
6 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (33.33%) Jasmine
6 3 (33.33%) Sass
6 3 (33.33%) LESS
6 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (33.33%) Spring
6 3 (33.33%) Maven

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) Bower
3 3 (33.33%) Grunt
3 3 (33.33%) gulp
3 3 (33.33%) Jasmine
3 3 (33.33%) jspm
3 3 (33.33%) Maven
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) CSS
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) React
3 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (33.33%) Aurelia
3 3 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (33.33%) LESS
3 3 (33.33%) Sass
3 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) BDD
2 6 (66.67%) CRM
2 6 (66.67%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Transpiler
4 3 (33.33%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) ES6
4 1 (11.11%) C#