Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 55 57
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +42
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 107 85 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.18% 4.00% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% 4.53% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 60 76
Leeds median daily rate £400 £394 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.59% +5.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £316 £306 £225
90th Percentile £475 £469 £525
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
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 2,269 1,877 2,533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.70% 88.25% 87.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,566 1,252 1,778
Leeds median daily rate £406 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.50% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £300 £293 £290
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 19 35
Leeds median hourly rate £32.25 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.41% +11.54% -25.71%
10th Percentile £12.65 £11.06 £10.20
90th Percentile £44.05 £31.90 £21.35
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +29.63% -12.90% -11.43%

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 26 May 2018.

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 26 May 2018, 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 83 (77.57%) JavaScript
2 74 (69.16%) CSS
3 73 (68.22%) HTML
4 65 (60.75%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (55.14%) React
6 34 (31.78%) Web Development
6 34 (31.78%) Node.js
7 33 (30.84%) AngularJS
8 30 (28.04%) .NET
9 29 (27.10%) CSS3
9 29 (27.10%) HTML5
10 27 (25.23%) C#
11 25 (23.36%) ASP.NET
11 25 (23.36%) MVC
12 24 (22.43%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (22.43%) SOLID
13 21 (19.63%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 21 (19.63%) Test Automation
14 20 (18.69%) User Experience
15 19 (17.76%) Redux
16 17 (15.89%) Git (software)
16 17 (15.89%) TDD
17 16 (14.95%) jQuery
18 14 (13.08%) Sass
18 14 (13.08%) OO
18 14 (13.08%) Java
18 14 (13.08%) Self-Motivation
19 13 (12.15%) Scrum
20 12 (11.21%) Grunt
20 12 (11.21%) gulp

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 10 (9.35%) CMS
2 8 (7.48%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (3.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.87%) Confluence
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.93%) Drupal
5 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (1.87%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.93%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) GitHub
2 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.87%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.87%) MySQL
3 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (15.89%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.21%) Grunt
2 12 (11.21%) gulp
3 9 (8.41%) Babel
4 7 (6.54%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.74%) Selenium
6 3 (2.80%) webpack
7 2 (1.87%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.87%) JIRA
8 1 (0.93%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.93%) JUnit
8 1 (0.93%) Maven
8 1 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.93%) RSpec
8 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (1.87%) Banking
1 2 (1.87%) Finance
1 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.93%) Games
2 1 (0.93%) Law
2 1 (0.93%) Legal
2 1 (0.93%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 100 (93.46%) Developer
2 49 (45.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 36 (33.64%) JavaScript Developer
4 22 (20.56%) React Developer
5 17 (15.89%) Web Developer
6 13 (12.15%) HTML Developer
7 11 (10.28%) HTML CSS Developer
8 8 (7.48%) .NET Developer
8 8 (7.48%) Angular Developer
9 7 (6.54%) C# Developer
10 6 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.61%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (4.67%) Agile Developer
12 4 (3.74%) Designer
12 4 (3.74%) Node.js Developer
13 3 (2.80%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
13 3 (2.80%) Java Developer
13 3 (2.80%) UI Developer
14 2 (1.87%) Senior Developer
14 2 (1.87%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (69.16%) CSS
2 73 (68.22%) HTML
3 59 (55.14%) React
4 34 (31.78%) Node.js
5 33 (30.84%) AngularJS
6 30 (28.04%) .NET
7 29 (27.10%) CSS3
7 29 (27.10%) HTML5
8 25 (23.36%) ASP.NET
9 24 (22.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (19.63%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 19 (17.76%) Redux
12 16 (14.95%) jQuery
13 14 (13.08%) Sass
14 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (4.67%) React Native
15 5 (4.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 3 (2.80%) .NET Core
16 3 (2.80%) KnockoutJS
16 3 (2.80%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.69%) User Experience
2 14 (13.08%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.87%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.54%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.87%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (60.75%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (31.78%) Web Development
3 25 (23.36%) MVC
4 24 (22.43%) SOLID
5 21 (19.63%) Test Automation
6 17 (15.89%) TDD
7 14 (13.08%) OO
8 13 (12.15%) Scrum
9 11 (10.28%) Microservices
9 11 (10.28%) Open Source
9 11 (10.28%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (9.35%) OOP
11 8 (7.48%) SOA
12 7 (6.54%) iOS Development
13 6 (5.61%) E-Commerce
14 5 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (4.67%) Unit Testing
14 5 (4.67%) Wireframes
15 4 (3.74%) Collaborative Working
15 4 (3.74%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 83 (77.57%) JavaScript
2 27 (25.23%) C#
3 14 (13.08%) Java
4 9 (8.41%) SQL
4 9 (8.41%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.61%) Objective-C
6 5 (4.67%) PHP
7 4 (3.74%) Ruby
8 2 (1.87%) ES6
8 2 (1.87%) Scala
9 1 (0.93%) Go
9 1 (0.93%) Groovy
9 1 (0.93%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 5 (4.67%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (7.48%) Sitecore
2 4 (3.74%) Adobe
3 1 (0.93%) Google
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.93%) Xamarin
3 1 (0.93%) Zend