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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 63 69 84
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 12 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.20% 1.03% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.09% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 1
Average daily rate
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£298 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -13.04%
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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
918 827 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.17% 94.41% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 595 455 571
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 36
Average hourly rate £13.20 £27.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +83.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014, 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 31 (96.88%) HTML
2 27 (84.38%) CSS
3 18 (56.25%) JavaScript
3 18 (56.25%) jQuery
4 13 (40.63%) HTML5
4 13 (40.63%) CSS3
4 13 (40.63%) MVC
5 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (28.13%) Web Design
7 7 (21.88%) PHP
7 7 (21.88%) Sass
8 6 (18.75%) SQL
9 5 (15.63%) Apache Solr
9 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (15.63%) hybris
9 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (15.63%) MooTools
9 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
9 5 (15.63%) Spring MVC
9 5 (15.63%) JSP
9 5 (15.63%) Java
9 5 (15.63%) Spring
9 5 (15.63%) CMS
9 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
9 5 (15.63%) Build Automation
10 4 (12.50%) User Experience
10 4 (12.50%) Scrum
10 4 (12.50%) Photoshop
10 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 5 (15.63%) Apache Solr
1 5 (15.63%) CMS
2 3 (9.38%) WordPress
2 3 (9.38%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) Grunt
2 1 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (9.38%) Advertising
1 3 (9.38%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (96.88%) HTML
2 27 (84.38%) CSS
3 18 (56.25%) jQuery
4 13 (40.63%) HTML5
4 13 (40.63%) CSS3
5 7 (21.88%) Sass
6 5 (15.63%) MooTools
6 5 (15.63%) Spring MVC
6 5 (15.63%) JSP
6 5 (15.63%) Spring
7 3 (9.38%) LESS
8 2 (6.25%) JSON
8 2 (6.25%) XHTML
8 2 (6.25%) .NET
9 1 (3.13%) XML
9 1 (3.13%) LAMP
9 1 (3.13%) REST
9 1 (3.13%) Symfony
9 1 (3.13%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) MVC
2 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (28.13%) Web Design
4 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (15.63%) Integration Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
4 5 (15.63%) Build Automation
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.25%) iOS Development
8 1 (3.13%) OOP
8 1 (3.13%) OO
8 1 (3.13%) Web Accessibility
8 1 (3.13%) Web Development
8 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 7 (21.88%) PHP
3 6 (18.75%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) hybris
2 3 (9.38%) Orchard
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe
4 1 (3.13%) Zend
4 1 (3.13%) Xamarin
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