The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 96 97 94
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 48 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.67% 1.17% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.25% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 11
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£375 £325 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +39.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £271 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £366 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
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
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2652 2399 1991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.40% 93.46% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1655 1498 1002
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £209 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 118 140
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £9.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £35.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Front-End Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Front-End Developer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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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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
West Yorkshire -10 25 £358 +10.00% 10
North Yorkshire -1 9 £400 +10.34% 1
East Yorkshire - 4 £206 -
South Yorkshire - - - - 5
Front-End Developer
England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 70 (94.59%) HTML
2 67 (90.54%) CSS
3 65 (87.84%) JavaScript
4 34 (45.95%) HTML5
5 31 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (40.54%) CSS3
7 27 (36.49%) Sass
8 25 (33.78%) Git (software)
9 20 (27.03%) Node.js
10 17 (22.97%) jQuery
11 16 (21.62%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (20.27%) Subversion
12 15 (20.27%) Mac OS X
12 15 (20.27%) Linux
13 14 (18.92%) UNIX
13 14 (18.92%) Web Design
13 14 (18.92%) Grunt
13 14 (18.92%) User Experience
14 13 (17.57%) PHP
15 12 (16.22%) Java
15 12 (16.22%) HTTP
16 11 (14.86%) MySQL
16 11 (14.86%) Photoshop
16 11 (14.86%) Configuration Management
16 11 (14.86%) Bower
17 10 (13.51%) Relational Database
17 10 (13.51%) Adobe Illustrator
18 9 (12.16%) Sublime Text
18 9 (12.16%) Fireworks
19 8 (10.81%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 20 (27.03%) Node.js
2 6 (8.11%) Umbraco
3 4 (5.41%) CMS
4 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.70%) Drupal
4 2 (2.70%) WordPress
4 2 (2.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Photoshop
2 10 (13.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (12.16%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) MySQL
2 10 (13.51%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.05%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (33.78%) Git (software)
2 15 (20.27%) Subversion
3 14 (18.92%) Grunt
4 11 (14.86%) Bower
5 9 (12.16%) Sublime Text
6 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.05%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (2.70%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (2.70%) Finance
1 2 (2.70%) Automotive
2 1 (1.35%) Local Government
2 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (94.59%) HTML
2 67 (90.54%) CSS
3 34 (45.95%) HTML5
4 30 (40.54%) CSS3
5 27 (36.49%) Sass
6 17 (22.97%) jQuery
7 8 (10.81%) LESS
7 8 (10.81%) Mustache
7 8 (10.81%) AngularJS
7 8 (10.81%) Ajax
8 5 (6.76%) XHTML
9 4 (5.41%) XML
9 4 (5.41%) XSL
9 4 (5.41%) XSLT
10 3 (4.05%) .NET
10 3 (4.05%) Hibernate
10 3 (4.05%) REST
11 2 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (2.70%) JAX-RS
11 2 (2.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) User Experience
2 4 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.35%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.35%) FMCG
3 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.27%) Linux
1 15 (20.27%) Mac OS X
2 14 (18.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.62%) Responsive Web Design
3 14 (18.92%) Web Design
4 11 (14.86%) Configuration Management
5 8 (10.81%) Web Development
6 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.11%) Scrum
7 5 (6.76%) TDD
8 4 (5.41%) Time Management
8 4 (5.41%) BDD
9 3 (4.05%) Web Application Development
9 3 (4.05%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.70%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.35%) People Management
11 1 (1.35%) MVC
11 1 (1.35%) OOP
11 1 (1.35%) OO
11 1 (1.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 65 (87.84%) JavaScript
2 13 (17.57%) PHP
3 12 (16.22%) Java
4 4 (5.41%) XPath
5 2 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (1.35%) VB
6 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) BC Cleared
1 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (1.35%) Adobe
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