Awarded to Creatify Ltd

Start date: Wednesday 11 December 2019
Value: £38,000
Company size: SME
College of Policing Ltd

Front-end Developer (HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, WCAG 2.1 AA) 2 of 2

9 Incomplete applications

9 SME, 0 large

11 Completed applications

9 SME, 2 large

Important dates

Thursday 7 November 2019
Deadline for asking questions
Monday 11 November 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Thursday 14 November 2019 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Summary of the work
Front-end developer required with extensive experience in developing and delivering complex UX designs using HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, and fully meeting WCAG 2.1 AA accessibility guidelines. This is an exciting opportunity to help deliver phase 2 of a redesign project for the Managed Learning Environment, providing mobile capability to all users.
Latest start date
Monday 2 December 2019
Expected contract length
End of March 2020
Organisation the work is for
College of Policing Ltd
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The Front-end Developer will be working within an Agile environment and be predominately working alongside UX designers and back-end developers to deliver against agreed UX designs. An existing internal development team will also be part of the project team. You'll report to the Software Development Manager and work closely with the Product Owner and Scrum Master who will define sprints.
What the specialist will work on
The project is to deliver phase 2 of College Learn, a redesign project of the Managed Learning Environment. Working within the framework of an existing MVC web application, the specialist will be required to take basic Razor view pages developed by back-end developers and transform these into fully responsive web pages that match agreed UX designs in terms of both style and functionality.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Westminster, London. SW1H 9JA
Working arrangements
Full-Time onsite, Monday to Friday, 36 Hours per week. Flexible working patterns will be allowed with prior agreement.
Security clearance

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions

Skills and experience

Buyers will use the essential and nice-to-have skills and experience to help them evaluate suppliers’ technical competence.

Essential skills and experience
  • Extensive experience of advanced front-end development using HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, JavaScript
  • Extensive experience of building responsive web applications using Bootstrap 3 and 4
  • Extensive experience of using built-in Bootstrap UX components
  • Extensive experience meeting W3C's WCAG 2.1 AA standard for accessibility compliance
  • Extensive experience producing front-end code direct from UX design specifications and style guides
  • Current working experience of source/version control using Team Foundation Server
  • Experience using Visual Studio 2017 IDE and debugging tools
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Knowledge of ASP.NET MVC architecture and Razor view syntax
  • Experience developing online learning platforms

How suppliers will be evaluated

All suppliers will be asked to provide a work history.

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Strong team working experience with the ability to think and problem solve independently
  • Strong experience of Agile working practices
  • Strong experience working as part of an agile team participating in daily stand up and retrospectives
  • Excellent written and communication skills with the ability to translate complex issues to a non-technical audience
  • Strong ownership and commitment to delivery
  • Good collaboration skills and ability to share skills and information among team members
  • Must apply and promote the College of Policing Code of Ethics and Integrity principles
Additional assessment methods
  • Interview
  • Scenario or test
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. Is there an incumbent in place?
There is no incumbent
2. There are 2 posts available. Do we just need to apply to 1 of them or should we submit a duplicate application to both?
Each candidate should only be submitted to one post and we would request that you do not submit the same candidate to both.
3. What is the IR35 status for this role.
All roles advertised on DOS must be outside of IR35.
4. Will you be willing to sponsor the NPPV2 clearance process?
We prefer candidates to be already NPPV2 cleared as this can impact on project timescales, however we would be willing to take them through clearance for the right candidates. We also will need to take candidates through CTC as it is part of the security requirements to work at our office that is shared with NCA.
5. Is the rate provided Inclusive of VAT?
The rate provided should be not be inclusive of VAT.