The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Web Developer (Client-Side 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 99 95 78
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 3 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 0.30% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.32% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 11
Average daily rate £400 £230 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £263 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.41% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +48.14%
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side 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
1495 1268 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.89% 94.63% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1066 845 741
Average daily rate £405 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 36
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £32.20 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Leeds region.

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Leeds region.

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Front End Web Developer (Client-Side 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (60.00%) Sass
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) React
4 2 (40.00%) LESS
4 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Kanban
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Node.js
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) Omniture
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Front End Web Developer (Client-Side 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Grunt
1 1 (20.00%) gulp
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) React
3 3 (60.00%) Sass
4 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) LESS
5 1 (20.00%) Ajax
5 1 (20.00%) JSON
5 1 (20.00%) lodash
5 1 (20.00%) Protocol Buffers
5 1 (20.00%) REST
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 4 (80.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) PDM
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Dynatrace
1 1 (20.00%) New Relic
1 1 (20.00%) Omniture