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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 74 49 72
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 12 26 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.13% 2.69% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 2.84% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
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
977 915 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.74% 94.72% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 563 408
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 46
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £27.00 £110.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 33 (91.67%) HTML
2 30 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 30 (83.33%) CSS
3 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (33.33%) HTML5
5 11 (30.56%) CSS3
6 9 (25.00%) jQuery
7 8 (22.22%) User Experience
8 7 (19.44%) Subversion
8 7 (19.44%) Java
9 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 6 (16.67%) Web Design
9 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 5 (13.89%) MVC
11 4 (11.11%) Mac OS X
11 4 (11.11%) UNIX
11 4 (11.11%) Linux
11 4 (11.11%) SQL
11 4 (11.11%) Node.js
11 4 (11.11%) REST
11 4 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (11.11%) Sass
11 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
12 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
12 3 (8.33%) Adobe CQ
12 3 (8.33%) Grunt
12 3 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
12 3 (8.33%) Build Automation
12 3 (8.33%) Web Application Development

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4 (11.11%) Node.js
2 3 (8.33%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (8.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) WordPress
3 1 (2.78%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 3 (8.33%) Neo4j
1 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Subversion
2 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.33%) Grunt
3 3 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
1 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (91.67%) HTML
2 30 (83.33%) CSS
3 12 (33.33%) HTML5
4 11 (30.56%) CSS3
5 9 (25.00%) jQuery
6 4 (11.11%) REST
6 4 (11.11%) Sass
6 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 3 (8.33%) Spring MVC
7 3 (8.33%) MooTools
7 3 (8.33%) JSP
7 3 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 3 (8.33%) Spring
8 2 (5.56%) JAX-RS
9 1 (2.78%) XHTML
9 1 (2.78%) Web Services
9 1 (2.78%) .NET
9 1 (2.78%) JSON
9 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
9 1 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) W3C
2 1 (2.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Mac OS X
1 4 (11.11%) UNIX
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 6 (16.67%) Web Design
3 5 (13.89%) MVC
4 4 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (8.33%) Build Automation
5 3 (8.33%) Web Application Development
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) TDD
6 2 (5.56%) Web Development
6 2 (5.56%) Scrum
6 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.78%) People Management
7 1 (2.78%) Android Development
7 1 (2.78%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (19.44%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) BC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) hybris
2 1 (2.78%) Xamarin
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