Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 43 38
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 +53
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 112 96 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.52% 4.51% 5.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.01% 5.08% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 80 126
Leeds median daily rate £413 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -0.64% +20.00%
10th Percentile £313 £219 £252
90th Percentile £475 £475 £486
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £383
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.96% +17.69%
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 2,234 1,890 2,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 90.08% 88.82% 90.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,561 1,323 1,889
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £300
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 18 40
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +26.92% -7.14%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.92 £10.20
90th Percentile £41.35 £41.45 £30.83
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +22.89% +3.70% -11.78%

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 August 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 21 August 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 93 (83.04%) JavaScript
2 87 (77.68%) CSS
3 83 (74.11%) HTML
4 69 (61.61%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (56.25%) React
6 45 (40.18%) Node.js
7 39 (34.82%) AngularJS
8 32 (28.57%) Web Development
9 26 (23.21%) CSS3
10 23 (20.54%) HTML5
11 22 (19.64%) Test Automation
12 21 (18.75%) .NET
13 19 (16.96%) MVC
14 18 (16.07%) OO
14 18 (16.07%) SOLID
15 17 (15.18%) Vue.js
15 17 (15.18%) C#
15 17 (15.18%) ASP.NET
15 17 (15.18%) PHP
15 17 (15.18%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (14.29%) Git (software)
17 15 (13.39%) Sass
17 15 (13.39%) TDD
18 14 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
19 13 (11.61%) jQuery
20 11 (9.82%) Open Source
21 10 (8.93%) Redux
22 9 (8.04%) Microservices
23 8 (7.14%) Scrum
23 8 (7.14%) Java

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 (3.57%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (3.57%) WordPress
2 3 (2.68%) Confluence
3 2 (1.79%) CMS
3 2 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.89%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.89%) InVision
1 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Magento
2 2 (1.79%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) npm
2 3 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.79%) GitHub
3 2 (1.79%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.46%) MySQL
2 3 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.36%) gulp
4 6 (5.36%) Selenium
4 6 (5.36%) webpack
5 4 (3.57%) Babel
5 4 (3.57%) PHPUnit
6 3 (2.68%) Grunt
6 3 (2.68%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.68%) JIRA
6 3 (2.68%) Maven
6 3 (2.68%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.89%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.89%) JUnit
7 1 (0.89%) RSpec
7 1 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (4.46%) Games
2 4 (3.57%) Banking
3 3 (2.68%) Finance
3 3 (2.68%) Marketing
4 2 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 103 (91.96%) Developer
2 54 (48.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 43 (38.39%) JavaScript Developer
4 28 (25.00%) React Developer
5 19 (16.96%) HTML Developer
6 17 (15.18%) HTML CSS Developer
7 14 (12.50%) Web Developer
8 13 (11.61%) Node.js Developer
9 12 (10.71%) Angular Developer
10 9 (8.04%) PHP Developer
11 5 (4.46%) Agile Developer
12 3 (2.68%) Designer
13 2 (1.79%) CSS Developer
13 2 (1.79%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
13 2 (1.79%) Java Developer
13 2 (1.79%) Lead Developer
13 2 (1.79%) Magento Developer
13 2 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails Developer
13 2 (1.79%) Sitecore Developer
13 2 (1.79%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (77.68%) CSS
2 83 (74.11%) HTML
3 63 (56.25%) React
4 45 (40.18%) Node.js
5 39 (34.82%) AngularJS
6 26 (23.21%) CSS3
7 23 (20.54%) HTML5
8 21 (18.75%) .NET
9 17 (15.18%) ASP.NET
9 17 (15.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (15.18%) Vue.js
10 15 (13.39%) Sass
11 13 (11.61%) jQuery
12 10 (8.93%) Redux
13 6 (5.36%) AVA JavaScript Test Runner
14 4 (3.57%) Doctrine
14 4 (3.57%) REST
15 3 (2.68%) .NET Core
15 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET Web API
15 3 (2.68%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (7.14%) User Experience
3 4 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.79%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.79%) W3C
5 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.89%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.68%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (61.61%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.57%) Web Development
3 22 (19.64%) Test Automation
4 19 (16.96%) MVC
5 18 (16.07%) OO
5 18 (16.07%) SOLID
6 15 (13.39%) TDD
7 11 (9.82%) Open Source
8 9 (8.04%) Microservices
9 8 (7.14%) Scrum
10 6 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.36%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.46%) BDD
12 4 (3.57%) Problem-Solving
13 3 (2.68%) Build Automation
13 3 (2.68%) CQRS
13 3 (2.68%) DevOps
13 3 (2.68%) Domain-Driven Design
13 3 (2.68%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (2.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (83.04%) JavaScript
2 17 (15.18%) C#
2 17 (15.18%) PHP
3 8 (7.14%) Java
4 5 (4.46%) ES6
4 5 (4.46%) SQL
5 4 (3.57%) PHP 7
5 4 (3.57%) Ruby
6 2 (1.79%) Scala
6 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.57%) BC Cleared
1 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.68%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.89%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.68%) WCAG
2 2 (1.79%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (4.46%) Adobe
2 4 (3.57%) Zend
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.79%) Sitecore