The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 90 75 87
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 14 26 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.83% 1.68% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 1.79% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 3
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£375 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £278
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +8.01%
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
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 West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1561 1454 1410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.48% 93.93% 93.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1083 873 692
Average daily rate £375 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 48 94
Average hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £9.50 £8.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £30.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front-End Developer across the West Yorkshire region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Front-End Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer across the West Yorkshire region.

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Front-End Developer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front-End Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -13 13 £375 +15.38% 6
Otley - - - - 1
Wakefield - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Front-End Developer
Yorkshire

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 37 (92.50%) HTML
2 34 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 34 (85.00%) CSS
3 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (37.50%) HTML5
5 11 (27.50%) CSS3
6 9 (22.50%) jQuery
7 8 (20.00%) MVC
7 8 (20.00%) User Experience
8 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
8 7 (17.50%) Subversion
8 7 (17.50%) Java
8 7 (17.50%) REST
9 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (15.00%) Web Design
9 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (10.00%) SQL
10 4 (10.00%) UNIX
10 4 (10.00%) Linux
10 4 (10.00%) Mac OS X
10 4 (10.00%) JSON
10 4 (10.00%) SQLite
10 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
10 4 (10.00%) Node.js
10 4 (10.00%) Android
10 4 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (10.00%) Xamarin
10 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
10 4 (10.00%) Sass
11 3 (7.50%) Apache Cordova

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (10.00%) Node.js
2 3 (7.50%) Adobe CQ
2 3 (7.50%) Apache Solr
3 2 (5.00%) WordPress
4 1 (2.50%) CMS
4 1 (2.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQLite
2 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.50%) Neo4j
2 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Subversion
2 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.50%) Grunt
3 3 (7.50%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (7.50%) Xcode
General
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
1 1 (2.50%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (92.50%) HTML
2 34 (85.00%) CSS
3 15 (37.50%) HTML5
4 11 (27.50%) CSS3
5 9 (22.50%) jQuery
6 7 (17.50%) REST
6 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
7 4 (10.00%) Sass
7 4 (10.00%) JSON
8 3 (7.50%) Spring MVC
8 3 (7.50%) MooTools
8 3 (7.50%) RESTful
8 3 (7.50%) PhoneGap
8 3 (7.50%) JSP
8 3 (7.50%) XML
8 3 (7.50%) Hibernate
8 3 (7.50%) Spring
8 3 (7.50%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (5.00%) JAX-RS
10 1 (2.50%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) User Experience
2 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) W3C
3 1 (2.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) UNIX
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
1 4 (10.00%) Mac OS X
1 4 (10.00%) Android
1 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.00%) MVC
3 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (15.00%) Web Design
4 4 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (7.50%) Build Automation
5 3 (7.50%) Web Application Development
5 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.50%) Integration Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.00%) Web Development
6 2 (5.00%) TDD
6 2 (5.00%) Scrum
6 2 (5.00%) Android Development
6 2 (5.00%) iOS Development
6 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.50%) Java
3 4 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Xamarin
2 3 (7.50%) hybris
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