The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 69 66 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 35 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.07% 1.19% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 1.28% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 10
Average daily rate
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£318 £270 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.59% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £187 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £325 £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £286
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +9.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+143.33% -60.00%
Front-End 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
1571 934 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.74% 92.48% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1109 605 480
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 29 44
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.20 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -57.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Front-End 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 across the Leeds region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Front-End 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 across the Leeds region.

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Front-End 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 in their job title.

1 50 (89.29%) HTML
1 50 (89.29%) CSS
2 43 (76.79%) JavaScript
3 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (44.64%) Web Design
5 21 (37.50%) Git (software)
5 21 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 19 (33.93%) Subversion
7 16 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 16 (28.57%) HTML5
8 15 (26.79%) Sass
8 15 (26.79%) Mac OS X
8 15 (26.79%) Java
8 15 (26.79%) Linux
9 14 (25.00%) UNIX
9 14 (25.00%) HTTP
9 14 (25.00%) Node.js
9 14 (25.00%) CSS3
10 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
11 12 (21.43%) jQuery
12 11 (19.64%) AngularJS
13 10 (17.86%) Mustache
14 9 (16.07%) Adobe
15 8 (14.29%) SQL
15 8 (14.29%) User Experience
16 7 (12.50%) PHP
16 7 (12.50%) MySQL
17 6 (10.71%) MVC
17 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
17 6 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Front-End 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 in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (25.00%) Node.js
2 5 (8.93%) WordPress
3 3 (5.36%) Apache Solr
3 3 (5.36%) Confluence
4 2 (3.57%) CMS
5 1 (1.79%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (5.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 19 (33.93%) Subversion
3 3 (5.36%) JIRA
General
1 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (89.29%) HTML
1 50 (89.29%) CSS
2 16 (28.57%) HTML5
3 15 (26.79%) Sass
4 14 (25.00%) CSS3
5 12 (21.43%) jQuery
6 11 (19.64%) AngularJS
7 10 (17.86%) Mustache
8 6 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (8.93%) LESS
10 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
10 4 (7.14%) Spring
11 3 (5.36%) XHTML
11 3 (5.36%) JSP
11 3 (5.36%) MooTools
11 3 (5.36%) Spring MVC
11 3 (5.36%) Apache Camel
12 2 (3.57%) Dojo
12 2 (3.57%) Apache Flex
12 2 (3.57%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) User Experience
2 4 (7.14%) Social Media
3 2 (3.57%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.79%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Linux
1 15 (26.79%) Mac OS X
2 14 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (44.64%) Web Design
3 21 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 16 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.71%) MVC
5 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.93%) OO
6 5 (8.93%) Web Development
7 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.36%) UML
8 3 (5.36%) SEO
8 3 (5.36%) Analytics
9 2 (3.57%) SDLC
9 2 (3.57%) Build Automation
9 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.57%) RUP
9 2 (3.57%) Automated Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (76.79%) JavaScript
2 15 (26.79%) Java
3 8 (14.29%) SQL
4 7 (12.50%) PHP
5 2 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (1.79%) Python
6 1 (1.79%) C#
6 1 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Vagrant
1 3 (5.36%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Adobe
2 3 (5.36%) Omniture
2 3 (5.36%) Google
2 3 (5.36%) hybris
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