The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 59 57 66
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 23 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.96% 0.92% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 0.96% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 1
Average daily rate £325 £213 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +79.48%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1096 726 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.44% 94.90% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 372 462
Average daily rate £350 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.70 £40.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Front-End Developer
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 42 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 41 (93.18%) HTML
3 32 (72.73%) CSS
4 30 (68.18%) jQuery
5 22 (50.00%) HTML5
6 19 (43.18%) PHP
7 18 (40.91%) CSS3
8 13 (29.55%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (25.00%) MVC
10 10 (22.73%) JSON
10 10 (22.73%) Zend
11 8 (18.18%) Linux
11 8 (18.18%) OO
12 7 (15.91%) SQL
12 7 (15.91%) MySQL
13 6 (13.64%) Web Development
13 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
13 6 (13.64%) Sass
13 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
14 5 (11.36%) Backbone.js
14 5 (11.36%) Ajax
14 5 (11.36%) Scrum
15 4 (9.09%) LAMP
15 4 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
15 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
16 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
16 3 (6.82%) Customer Engagement
16 3 (6.82%) XML
16 3 (6.82%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (2.27%) Node.js
1 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (93.18%) HTML
2 32 (72.73%) CSS
3 30 (68.18%) jQuery
4 22 (50.00%) HTML5
5 18 (40.91%) CSS3
6 10 (22.73%) JSON
7 6 (13.64%) Sass
7 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
8 5 (11.36%) Backbone.js
8 5 (11.36%) Ajax
9 4 (9.09%) LAMP
9 4 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (6.82%) XML
11 2 (4.55%) MooTools
11 2 (4.55%) REST
11 2 (4.55%) WebSockets
12 1 (2.27%) LESS
12 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (2.27%) CodeIgniter
12 1 (2.27%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Responsive Web Design
1 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) MVC
3 8 (18.18%) OO
4 6 (13.64%) Web Development
4 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 5 (11.36%) Scrum
6 3 (6.82%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (6.82%) OOP
7 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.55%) Web Design
8 1 (2.27%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (2.27%) iOS Development
8 1 (2.27%) SEO
8 1 (2.27%) TDD
8 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 42 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 19 (43.18%) PHP
3 7 (15.91%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) Scala
4 1 (2.27%) Java
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Zend
2 1 (2.27%) Facebook
2 1 (2.27%) Adobe
Leeds
Propel
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago