Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 58 47
Rank change year-on-year -18 -11 -5
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 41 110 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.17% 4.31% 4.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 4.78% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 89 82
Leeds median daily rate £469 £413 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +8.20% -4.69%
10th Percentile £324 £325 £221
90th Percentile £525 £475 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £35.00 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 1,659 2,299 1,934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 87.92% 90.05% 89.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,156 1,598 1,339
Leeds median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -2.44%
10th Percentile £285 £306 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 46 13
Leeds median hourly rate £19.10 £21.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.17% +40.98% +22.00%
10th Percentile £12.85 £11.84 £11.78
90th Percentile £35.00 £42.00 £37.43
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £13.43
% change year-on-year - +30.31% -0.52%

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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019, 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 34 (82.93%) JavaScript
2 30 (73.17%) HTML
3 28 (68.29%) CSS
4 21 (51.22%) Git (software)
5 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (31.71%) User Experience
7 11 (26.83%) HTML5
7 11 (26.83%) Node.js
7 11 (26.83%) Sass
8 10 (24.39%) Java
8 10 (24.39%) Subversion
9 9 (21.95%) Web Development
9 9 (21.95%) jQuery
9 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
10 8 (19.51%) Continuous Deployment
11 7 (17.07%) Web Accessibility
11 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
11 7 (17.07%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (17.07%) WCAG
11 7 (17.07%) TDD
12 6 (14.63%) CMS
12 6 (14.63%) Web Design
12 6 (14.63%) Grunt
12 6 (14.63%) Mocha
12 6 (14.63%) gulp
13 5 (12.20%) DevOps
13 5 (12.20%) React
13 5 (12.20%) React Native
13 5 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (12.20%) Express

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 6 (14.63%) CMS
2 4 (9.76%) WordPress
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.44%) Confluence
4 1 (2.44%) Drupal
4 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.44%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.44%) Jadu
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) TYPO3
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
1 1 (2.44%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) GitHub
2 2 (4.88%) Heroku
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.44%) QlikView
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (51.22%) Git (software)
2 10 (24.39%) Subversion
3 6 (14.63%) Grunt
3 6 (14.63%) gulp
3 6 (14.63%) Mocha
4 5 (12.20%) Jasmine
5 4 (9.76%) GitLab
6 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
6 3 (7.32%) Maven
7 2 (4.88%) Artifactory
8 1 (2.44%) JIRA
8 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Law
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Developer
2 25 (60.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (14.63%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Designer
5 3 (7.32%) HTML Developer
5 3 (7.32%) React Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Digital Designer
6 2 (4.88%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Digital Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Excel Developer
7 1 (2.44%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.44%) QlikView Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Designer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Digital Designer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.44%) UI Designer
7 1 (2.44%) UI/UX Designer
7 1 (2.44%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (73.17%) HTML
2 28 (68.29%) CSS
3 11 (26.83%) HTML5
3 11 (26.83%) Node.js
3 11 (26.83%) Sass
4 9 (21.95%) jQuery
5 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
6 5 (12.20%) Express
6 5 (12.20%) Mustache
6 5 (12.20%) React
6 5 (12.20%) React Native
6 5 (12.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (9.76%) CSS3
8 3 (7.32%) Redux
8 3 (7.32%) Spring
8 3 (7.32%) Spring Boot
9 2 (4.88%) .NET
9 2 (4.88%) FreeMarker
9 2 (4.88%) Mongoose
9 2 (4.88%) Nunjucks
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) User Experience
2 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.88%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
1 5 (12.20%) Mac OS X
1 5 (12.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
2 9 (21.95%) Web Development
3 8 (19.51%) Continuous Deployment
4 7 (17.07%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (17.07%) TDD
4 7 (17.07%) Web Accessibility
5 6 (14.63%) Web Design
6 5 (12.20%) DevOps
6 5 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.76%) Prototyping
7 4 (9.76%) Service Design
8 3 (7.32%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (7.32%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 3 (7.32%) Decision-Making
8 3 (7.32%) Microservices
8 3 (7.32%) Migration
8 3 (7.32%) Systems Thinking
9 2 (4.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (82.93%) JavaScript
2 10 (24.39%) Java
3 2 (4.88%) ES6
3 2 (4.88%) PHP
3 2 (4.88%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) WCAG
2 1 (2.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Rancher
2 1 (2.44%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle
1 1 (2.44%) WooCommerce