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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 85 83 84
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 23 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.23% 0.95% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.02% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 6
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£425 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £204 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -35.71%
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
1736 1477 1545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 92.88% 93.54% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1117 882 787
Average daily rate £373 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 55 93
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.95 £8.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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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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 +4 21 £425 +30.76% 6
Halifax - 1 £300 -
Huddersfield - - - -
Otley - - - -
Wakefield - - - - 3
Front-End Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 40 (100.00%) HTML
2 37 (92.50%) CSS
3 34 (85.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (42.50%) HTML5
6 14 (35.00%) CSS3
7 12 (30.00%) jQuery
8 10 (25.00%) MVC
9 7 (17.50%) Web Design
9 7 (17.50%) Java
9 7 (17.50%) REST
10 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
10 6 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (12.50%) User Experience
11 5 (12.50%) SQL
12 4 (10.00%) Android
12 4 (10.00%) SQLite
12 4 (10.00%) JSON
12 4 (10.00%) Spring MVC
12 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
12 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (10.00%) MooTools
12 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
12 4 (10.00%) hybris
12 4 (10.00%) Apache Solr
12 4 (10.00%) JSP
12 4 (10.00%) Spring
12 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
12 4 (10.00%) Build Automation

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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%) Apache Solr
2 3 (7.50%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (5.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.50%) Drupal
4 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQLite
2 3 (7.50%) Neo4j
2 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Xcode
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (2.50%) Local Government
1 1 (2.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) HTML
2 37 (92.50%) CSS
3 17 (42.50%) HTML5
4 14 (35.00%) CSS3
5 12 (30.00%) jQuery
6 7 (17.50%) REST
7 4 (10.00%) JSON
7 4 (10.00%) Spring MVC
7 4 (10.00%) MooTools
7 4 (10.00%) JSP
7 4 (10.00%) Spring
7 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (7.50%) Apache Cordova
8 3 (7.50%) Hibernate
8 3 (7.50%) XML
8 3 (7.50%) RESTful
8 3 (7.50%) PhoneGap
9 2 (5.00%) Backbone.js
9 2 (5.00%) .NET
9 2 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) User Experience
2 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.00%) W3C
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Android
1 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.50%) UNIX
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) MVC
3 7 (17.50%) Web Design
4 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Build Automation
6 2 (5.00%) TDD
6 2 (5.00%) Web Development
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
7 1 (2.50%) People Management
7 1 (2.50%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (2.50%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.50%) Java
3 5 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) hybris
1 4 (10.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.50%) Adobe