Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Front End Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front End Development over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 37 83
Rank change year-on-year -19 +46 +4
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 89 141 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.94% 5.46% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% 6.23% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 104 65
Leeds median daily rate £394 £393 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.32% +3.29% +12.59%
10th Percentile £280 £293 £242
90th Percentile £485 £475 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £394 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% -1.32% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Front End Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1941 2264 2880
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 85.96% 87.68% 87.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1380 1517 2011
Leeds median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.31% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 62
Leeds median hourly rate £28.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +119.23% -13.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £15.50 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £30.90 £37.04
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.13
% change year-on-year +10.34% -4.13% +4.31%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Front End Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Leeds

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front End Development in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Development in Leeds

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in Leeds over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Development in Leeds

Front End Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Development in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Development in Leeds

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Front End Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 72 (80.90%) JavaScript
2 63 (70.79%) HTML
2 63 (70.79%) CSS
3 54 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (41.57%) React
5 34 (38.20%) User Experience
6 32 (35.96%) HTML5
7 31 (34.83%) TDD
8 29 (32.58%) CSS3
9 27 (30.34%) jQuery
10 23 (25.84%) AngularJS
11 22 (24.72%) .NET
12 21 (23.60%) Ajax
13 19 (21.35%) C#
14 17 (19.10%) SQL
14 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET
14 17 (19.10%) MVC
14 17 (19.10%) Git (software)
15 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
15 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (16.85%) SOLID
16 15 (16.85%) OOP
16 15 (16.85%) T-SQL
16 15 (16.85%) CMS
16 15 (16.85%) Node.js
17 14 (15.73%) Sitecore
17 14 (15.73%) Scrum
17 14 (15.73%) Vue (Vue.js)

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (16.85%) CMS
2 13 (14.61%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (11.24%) Apache Solr
3 10 (11.24%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.25%) Confluence
4 2 (2.25%) SAS
5 1 (1.12%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.25%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (2.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.12%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.12%) GIMP
3 1 (1.12%) InDesign
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.24%) MongoDB
2 10 (11.24%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.74%) Big Data
4 3 (3.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (19.10%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.73%) Grunt
3 10 (11.24%) gulp
4 6 (6.74%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.62%) Jasmine
5 5 (5.62%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (3.37%) Babel
6 3 (3.37%) Selenium
7 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.25%) JIRA
7 2 (2.25%) Mocha
7 2 (2.25%) Protractor
8 1 (1.12%) AppVeyor
8 1 (1.12%) Bower
8 1 (1.12%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.12%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (1.12%) JUnit
8 1 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.12%) webpack
General
1 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.12%) Games
2 1 (1.12%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 80 (89.89%) Developer
2 58 (65.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 29 (32.58%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (19.10%) .NET Developer
4 17 (19.10%) HTML Developer
5 16 (17.98%) HTML CSS Developer
6 14 (15.73%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (15.73%) C# Developer
7 10 (11.24%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (8.99%) Agile Developer
9 7 (7.87%) Angular Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Designer
11 4 (4.49%) Interaction Designer
11 4 (4.49%) Node.js Developer
11 4 (4.49%) UI Designer
11 4 (4.49%) UI Developer
11 4 (4.49%) UX Developer
12 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 2 (2.25%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
12 2 (2.25%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (70.79%) CSS
1 63 (70.79%) HTML
2 37 (41.57%) React
3 32 (35.96%) HTML5
4 29 (32.58%) CSS3
5 27 (30.34%) jQuery
6 23 (25.84%) AngularJS
7 22 (24.72%) .NET
8 21 (23.60%) Ajax
9 17 (19.10%) ASP.NET
10 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (16.85%) Node.js
12 14 (15.73%) KnockoutJS
12 14 (15.73%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 13 (14.61%) Sass
14 9 (10.11%) Redux
15 6 (6.74%) Ext JS
15 6 (6.74%) REST
15 6 (6.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (38.20%) User Experience
2 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (60.67%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.83%) TDD
3 17 (19.10%) MVC
4 15 (16.85%) OOP
4 15 (16.85%) SOLID
5 14 (15.73%) Scrum
6 13 (14.61%) E-Commerce
7 12 (13.48%) Microservices
7 12 (13.48%) SOA
8 10 (11.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (11.24%) Web Development
9 9 (10.11%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.87%) BDD
10 7 (7.87%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.74%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (6.74%) SFIA
11 6 (6.74%) UX Design
11 6 (6.74%) Wireframes
12 4 (4.49%) Prototyping
12 4 (4.49%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 72 (80.90%) JavaScript
2 19 (21.35%) C#
3 17 (19.10%) SQL
4 15 (16.85%) T-SQL
5 10 (11.24%) Java
6 9 (10.11%) PHP
7 5 (5.62%) Python
8 2 (2.25%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.25%) Prolog
9 1 (1.12%) ES6
9 1 (1.12%) Ruby
9 1 (1.12%) Scala
9 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
1 1 (1.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (6.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Sitecore
2 5 (5.62%) Adobe
3 2 (2.25%) Xamarin