Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 22 20
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian - 3.19% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.61% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
West Lothian median daily rate - £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.23% -
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +6.67% +11.11% -10.00%
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 54 83 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 78.26% 88.30% 81.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 50 65
West Lothian median daily rate £371 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.07% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £213 £275 £283
90th Percentile £500 £426 £473
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
West Lothian median hourly rate £30.00 £8.14 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +268.55% -60.77% +57.91%
10th Percentile £29.00 £8.14 £18.98
90th Percentile £31.00 £9.01 £22.73
Scotland median hourly rate £21.25 £19.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +8.97% -40.00% +43.23%

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