Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 93 66
Rank change year-on-year +20 -27 -9
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 33 46 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.13% 1.99% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.26% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 69
Leeds median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -1.23%
10th Percentile £316 £271 £287
90th Percentile £474 £488 £485
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £365 £400
% change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +6.67%
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 1,371 2,038 2,078
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.51% 88.19% 86.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 900 1,427 1,446
Leeds median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £543
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 51 43
Leeds median hourly rate £22.55 £20.24 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.42% -49.41% +196.30%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.70 £17.91 £16.00
% change year-on-year +4.43% +11.92% +10.34%

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Front End Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
2 18 (54.55%) HTML
2 18 (54.55%) CSS
3 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (24.24%) PHP
5 8 (24.24%) Sass
5 8 (24.24%) HTML5
5 8 (24.24%) CSS3
6 6 (18.18%) User Experience
6 6 (18.18%) Vue.js
7 5 (15.15%) Service Design
7 5 (15.15%) Prototyping
7 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
7 5 (15.15%) Web Design
8 4 (12.12%) Drupal
8 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
8 4 (12.12%) Systems Thinking
8 4 (12.12%) React
9 3 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (9.09%) AWS
9 3 (9.09%) Node.js
9 3 (9.09%) Degree
9 3 (9.09%) Selenium
9 3 (9.09%) Scrum
9 3 (9.09%) TDD
9 3 (9.09%) Java
9 3 (9.09%) .NET
9 3 (9.09%) C#
9 3 (9.09%) SQL Server

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 4 (12.12%) Drupal
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Sketch
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.03%) InVision
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Apigee
2 1 (3.03%) Azure
2 1 (3.03%) GCP
2 1 (3.03%) GitHub
2 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.03%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Big Data
3 1 (3.03%) BigQuery
3 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.03%) Gatling
3 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.03%) JUnit
3 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.03%) webpack
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (69.70%) Developer
2 16 (48.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (24.24%) Designer
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (9.09%) React Developer
4 3 (9.09%) UX Designer
5 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Angular Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Content Designer
6 1 (3.03%) HTML CSS Designer
6 1 (3.03%) Interaction Designer
6 1 (3.03%) Java Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Photoshop Designer
6 1 (3.03%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.03%) UI Designer
6 1 (3.03%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) CSS
1 18 (54.55%) HTML
2 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 8 (24.24%) CSS3
3 8 (24.24%) HTML5
3 8 (24.24%) Sass
4 6 (18.18%) Vue.js
5 4 (12.12%) React
6 3 (9.09%) .NET
6 3 (9.09%) Node.js
7 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
7 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
7 2 (6.06%) jQuery
7 2 (6.06%) Redux
7 2 (6.06%) REST
7 2 (6.06%) Web Services
8 1 (3.03%) Angular 2
8 1 (3.03%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
2 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) NHS
3 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.15%) Prototyping
2 5 (15.15%) Service Design
2 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
2 5 (15.15%) Web Design
3 4 (12.12%) Systems Thinking
4 3 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (9.09%) Scrum
4 3 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (6.06%) BDD
5 2 (6.06%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.06%) CRM
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps
5 2 (6.06%) Microservices
5 2 (6.06%) MVC
5 2 (6.06%) OO
5 2 (6.06%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (6.06%) Web Development
6 1 (3.03%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
2 8 (24.24%) PHP
3 3 (9.09%) C#
3 3 (9.09%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) Python
4 2 (6.06%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) ES6
5 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.03%) Scala
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Grafana
1 1 (3.03%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Google