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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 77 62 61
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 24 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.80% 2.06% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 2.21% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +52.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £363 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £260
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £27.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+40.74% -22.85%
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
1202 1088 739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.24% 93.31% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 721 384
Average daily rate £350 £340 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 33
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.60% +52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £110.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 34 (89.47%) JavaScript
1 34 (89.47%) HTML
1 34 (89.47%) CSS
2 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
3 15 (39.47%) Subversion
4 13 (34.21%) Linux
4 13 (34.21%) Mac OS X
4 13 (34.21%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (34.21%) Sass
5 12 (31.58%) UNIX
5 12 (31.58%) HTTP
5 12 (31.58%) Web Design
6 11 (28.95%) Node.js
6 11 (28.95%) HTML5
7 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
8 9 (23.68%) Java
8 9 (23.68%) CSS3
8 9 (23.68%) Relational Database
9 8 (21.05%) Mustache
9 8 (21.05%) Web Development
10 5 (13.16%) Grunt
10 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
10 5 (13.16%) jQuery
10 5 (13.16%) User Experience
11 4 (10.53%) PHP
12 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
12 3 (7.89%) CMS
12 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
12 3 (7.89%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (28.95%) Node.js
2 3 (7.89%) CMS
3 2 (5.26%) WordPress
3 2 (5.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
1 15 (39.47%) Subversion
2 5 (13.16%) Grunt
3 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.89%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (5.26%) Bower
General
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
1 1 (2.63%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (89.47%) HTML
1 34 (89.47%) CSS
2 13 (34.21%) Sass
3 11 (28.95%) HTML5
4 9 (23.68%) CSS3
5 8 (21.05%) Mustache
6 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
6 5 (13.16%) jQuery
7 3 (7.89%) LESS
8 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (2.63%) Web Services
9 1 (2.63%) XHTML
9 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.63%) JSON
9 1 (2.63%) Dojo
9 1 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (2.63%) REST
9 1 (2.63%) Ember.js
9 1 (2.63%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Linux
1 13 (34.21%) Mac OS X
2 12 (31.58%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (31.58%) Web Design
4 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 8 (21.05%) Web Development
6 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.89%) Web Application Development
7 2 (5.26%) TDD
7 2 (5.26%) Scrum
7 2 (5.26%) OO
8 1 (2.63%) CRM
8 1 (2.63%) OOP
8 1 (2.63%) BDD
8 1 (2.63%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 9 (23.68%) Java
3 4 (10.53%) PHP
4 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) Omniture
1 1 (2.63%) Google
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