The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 84 79 51
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 12 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.81% 1.05% 2.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.12% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 28
Average daily rate £425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £395 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1403 1075 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 94.67% 94.05% 96.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 769 574
Average daily rate £386 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.42 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.77% -0.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Leeds region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Leeds region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 51 (100.00%) CSS
2 49 (96.08%) HTML
2 49 (96.08%) JavaScript
3 47 (92.16%) Front End Development
4 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (50.98%) HTML5
6 25 (49.02%) Sass
7 24 (47.06%) CSS3
7 24 (47.06%) Java
8 22 (43.14%) AngularJS
9 21 (41.18%) Mustache
10 17 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 16 (31.37%) Web Design
12 15 (29.41%) Subversion
12 15 (29.41%) Ruby
12 15 (29.41%) Configuration Management
12 15 (29.41%) Git (software)
13 14 (27.45%) Python
13 14 (27.45%) C#
13 14 (27.45%) C++
13 14 (27.45%) .NET
13 14 (27.45%) Node.js
14 13 (25.49%) Linux
14 13 (25.49%) User Experience
15 10 (19.61%) PHP
15 10 (19.61%) Performance Analysis
15 10 (19.61%) jQuery
15 10 (19.61%) Firebug
16 9 (17.65%) Unix
16 9 (17.65%) Mac OS X

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (27.45%) Node.js
2 5 (9.80%) WordPress
3 3 (5.88%) Apache Solr
3 3 (5.88%) SAS
4 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) HTTP
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) MySQL
1 8 (15.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Git (software)
1 15 (29.41%) Subversion
2 10 (19.61%) Firebug
3 4 (7.84%) Selenium
4 3 (5.88%) Grunt
4 3 (5.88%) gulp
5 2 (3.92%) JIRA
6 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) CSS
2 49 (96.08%) HTML
3 26 (50.98%) HTML5
4 25 (49.02%) Sass
5 24 (47.06%) CSS3
6 22 (43.14%) AngularJS
7 21 (41.18%) Mustache
8 14 (27.45%) .NET
9 10 (19.61%) jQuery
10 5 (9.80%) JSON
11 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
11 4 (7.84%) Servlets
11 4 (7.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (7.84%) XHTML
12 3 (5.88%) Ajax
12 3 (5.88%) JSP
12 3 (5.88%) MooTools
12 3 (5.88%) React
12 3 (5.88%) Spring
12 3 (5.88%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) User Experience
2 5 (9.80%) Social Media
3 2 (3.92%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.96%) Social Network
4 1 (1.96%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Linux
2 9 (17.65%) Mac OS X
2 9 (17.65%) Unix
3 2 (3.92%) Android
3 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) webOS
4 1 (1.96%) Windows
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (92.16%) Front End Development
2 33 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 16 (31.37%) Web Design
5 15 (29.41%) Configuration Management
6 10 (19.61%) Performance Analysis
7 8 (15.69%) Automated Testing
8 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (11.76%) MVC
10 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
11 4 (7.84%) OO
11 4 (7.84%) Web Accessibility
12 3 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
12 3 (5.88%) Web Development
13 2 (3.92%) BDD
13 2 (3.92%) Business Analysis
13 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
13 2 (3.92%) Integration Testing
13 2 (3.92%) Mobile First
13 2 (3.92%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 49 (96.08%) JavaScript
2 24 (47.06%) Java
3 15 (29.41%) Ruby
4 14 (27.45%) C#
4 14 (27.45%) C++
4 14 (27.45%) Python
5 10 (19.61%) PHP
6 8 (15.69%) SQL
7 1 (1.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) logstash
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Adobe
2 3 (5.88%) hybris
3 1 (1.96%) Dynatrace
3 1 (1.96%) New Relic
3 1 (1.96%) Omniture
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