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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 61 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 24 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.08% 0.73% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 0.77% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £238 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £325 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £18.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -42.30%
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
1069 904 973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.55% 94.76% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 529 510
Average daily rate £350 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 39
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £45.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 25 November 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 25 November 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 35 (100.00%) HTML
2 33 (94.29%) CSS
3 27 (77.14%) JavaScript
4 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (40.00%) jQuery
5 14 (40.00%) HTML5
5 14 (40.00%) CSS3
6 10 (28.57%) Web Design
7 8 (22.86%) MVC
8 7 (20.00%) Java
9 6 (17.14%) SQL
9 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
10 5 (14.29%) Build Automation
10 5 (14.29%) Spring MVC
10 5 (14.29%) Apache Solr
10 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (14.29%) hybris
10 5 (14.29%) JSP
10 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
10 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (14.29%) MooTools
10 5 (14.29%) Spring
10 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
10 5 (14.29%) User Experience
11 4 (11.43%) Photoshop
11 4 (11.43%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (11.43%) Sass
12 3 (8.57%) Adobe CQ
12 3 (8.57%) REST
12 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (14.29%) Apache Solr
2 3 (8.57%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (5.71%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.71%) Neo4j
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) HTML
2 33 (94.29%) CSS
3 14 (40.00%) jQuery
3 14 (40.00%) HTML5
3 14 (40.00%) CSS3
4 5 (14.29%) Spring MVC
4 5 (14.29%) JSP
4 5 (14.29%) MooTools
4 5 (14.29%) Spring
5 4 (11.43%) Sass
6 3 (8.57%) REST
7 2 (5.71%) XHTML
7 2 (5.71%) .NET
7 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.71%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (2.86%) JAX-RS
8 1 (2.86%) LESS
8 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) W3C
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Mac OS X
1 2 (5.71%) UNIX
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (28.57%) Web Design
3 8 (22.86%) MVC
4 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
5 5 (14.29%) Build Automation
5 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 4 (11.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.71%) Web Development
8 2 (5.71%) Scrum
8 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.86%) People Management
9 1 (2.86%) Android Development
9 1 (2.86%) iOS Development
9 1 (2.86%) Web Accessibility
9 1 (2.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.00%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) hybris
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe
3 1 (2.86%) Xamarin
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