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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 69 69 67
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 21 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.70% 1.21% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 1.28% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £195 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £325 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -35.71%
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
1139 937 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.45% 94.74% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 786 572 497
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £454 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 44
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £24.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 34 (100.00%) HTML
2 31 (91.18%) CSS
3 28 (82.35%) JavaScript
4 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (38.24%) CSS3
6 12 (35.29%) HTML5
7 10 (29.41%) jQuery
8 7 (20.59%) Java
8 7 (20.59%) MVC
8 7 (20.59%) Web Design
9 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
10 5 (14.71%) SQL
10 5 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (14.71%) User Experience
11 4 (11.76%) JSP
11 4 (11.76%) Spring
11 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
11 4 (11.76%) Spring MVC
11 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
11 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (11.76%) MooTools
11 4 (11.76%) Apache Solr
11 4 (11.76%) hybris
11 4 (11.76%) REST
11 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (11.76%) Build Automation
12 3 (8.82%) Photoshop
12 3 (8.82%) UNIX
12 3 (8.82%) Linux
12 3 (8.82%) Mac OS X

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 4 (11.76%) Apache Solr
2 3 (8.82%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (5.88%) CMS
4 1 (2.94%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
1 3 (8.82%) Neo4j
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) HTML
2 31 (91.18%) CSS
3 13 (38.24%) CSS3
4 12 (35.29%) HTML5
5 10 (29.41%) jQuery
6 4 (11.76%) MooTools
6 4 (11.76%) REST
6 4 (11.76%) JSP
6 4 (11.76%) Spring
6 4 (11.76%) Spring MVC
7 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
8 2 (5.88%) XHTML
8 2 (5.88%) .NET
8 2 (5.88%) JAX-RS
8 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
9 1 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (2.94%) Sass
9 1 (2.94%) LESS
9 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.94%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) W3C
3 1 (2.94%) FMCG
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) UNIX
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
1 3 (8.82%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) MVC
2 7 (20.59%) Web Design
3 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 5 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (11.76%) Build Automation
5 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.88%) Web Development
6 2 (5.88%) TDD
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (2.94%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (2.94%) BDD
7 1 (2.94%) Android Development
7 1 (2.94%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.94%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.59%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) Ruby
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) BC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) hybris
2 1 (2.94%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe