Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 56 38
Rank change year-on-year -1 -18 +35
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 90 90 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.80% 4.00% 5.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 4.57% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 78 105
Leeds median daily rate £388 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £311 £219 £296
90th Percentile £475 £488 £483
West Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.60%
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 2,088 1,971 2,357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.25% 87.60% 89.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,459 1,403 1,584
Leeds median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £281
90th Percentile £575 £550 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 38
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +48.15% -5.58%
10th Percentile £11.70 £11.94 £10.20
90th Percentile £33.08 £40.00 £31.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +17.24% - -3.33%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 78 (86.67%) CSS
2 77 (85.56%) JavaScript
3 76 (84.44%) HTML
4 53 (58.89%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (53.33%) React
6 28 (31.11%) Node.js
7 20 (22.22%) PHP
8 16 (17.78%) Sass
9 15 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 15 (16.67%) HTML5
10 14 (15.56%) Redux
11 13 (14.44%) CSS3
11 13 (14.44%) Git (software)
12 12 (13.33%) Web Development
13 11 (12.22%) jQuery
13 11 (12.22%) Java
13 11 (12.22%) Test Automation
13 11 (12.22%) User Experience
14 10 (11.11%) Banking
15 9 (10.00%) TDD
15 9 (10.00%) DOM
15 9 (10.00%) Vue.js
16 8 (8.89%) OO
16 8 (8.89%) E-Commerce
16 8 (8.89%) .NET
17 7 (7.78%) Microservices
17 7 (7.78%) npm
18 6 (6.67%) AVA JavaScript Test Runner
18 6 (6.67%) webpack
18 6 (6.67%) ES6

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 (4.44%) CMS
1 4 (4.44%) WordPress
2 3 (3.33%) Confluence
2 3 (3.33%) Kentico
3 2 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.11%) InVision
1 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Magento
1 3 (3.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) npm
2 3 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.11%) GitHub
3 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) MySQL
2 3 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 6 (6.67%) webpack
3 5 (5.56%) Babel
3 5 (5.56%) gulp
3 5 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.44%) PHPUnit
5 3 (3.33%) Grunt
5 3 (3.33%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.33%) JIRA
5 3 (3.33%) Selenium
5 3 (3.33%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.22%) Maven
7 1 (1.11%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.11%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.11%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.11%) Xcode
General
1 10 (11.11%) Banking
2 4 (4.44%) Games
2 4 (4.44%) Marketing
3 3 (3.33%) Finance
3 3 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 79 (87.78%) Developer
2 58 (64.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 29 (32.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 22 (24.44%) React Developer
5 17 (18.89%) HTML Developer
6 16 (17.78%) HTML CSS Developer
7 11 (12.22%) Node.js Developer
8 9 (10.00%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Angular Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Designer
9 4 (4.44%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Agile Developer
10 3 (3.33%) CSS Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Magento Developer
10 3 (3.33%) UX Designer
11 2 (2.22%) UI Developer
12 1 (1.11%) Interaction Designer
12 1 (1.11%) Senior Designer
12 1 (1.11%) Senior UX Designer
12 1 (1.11%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (86.67%) CSS
2 76 (84.44%) HTML
3 48 (53.33%) React
4 28 (31.11%) Node.js
5 16 (17.78%) Sass
6 15 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 15 (16.67%) HTML5
7 14 (15.56%) Redux
8 13 (14.44%) CSS3
9 11 (12.22%) jQuery
10 9 (10.00%) DOM
10 9 (10.00%) Vue.js
11 8 (8.89%) .NET
12 6 (6.67%) AVA JavaScript Test Runner
13 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET
13 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (5.56%) Laravel
13 5 (5.56%) REST
14 4 (4.44%) XHTML
14 4 (4.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) User Experience
2 4 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.33%) W3C
4 2 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.11%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.11%) iPhone
5 1 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.33%) VMS
2 2 (2.22%) Android
2 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (58.89%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.33%) Web Development
3 11 (12.22%) Test Automation
4 9 (10.00%) TDD
5 8 (8.89%) E-Commerce
5 8 (8.89%) OO
6 7 (7.78%) Microservices
7 6 (6.67%) MVC
7 6 (6.67%) SOLID
8 4 (4.44%) DevOps
8 4 (4.44%) Mobile Development
8 4 (4.44%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (4.44%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (4.44%) Scrum
8 4 (4.44%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.33%) API Integration
9 3 (3.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 3 (3.33%) Data Privacy
9 3 (3.33%) Mobile First
9 3 (3.33%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 77 (85.56%) JavaScript
2 20 (22.22%) PHP
3 11 (12.22%) Java
4 6 (6.67%) C#
4 6 (6.67%) ES6
4 6 (6.67%) TypeScript
5 4 (4.44%) PHP 7
5 4 (4.44%) SQL
6 1 (1.11%) ES7
6 1 (1.11%) ES8
Qualifications
1 3 (3.33%) BC Cleared
1 3 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (3.33%) Degree
1 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.33%) WAI
2 3 (3.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (3.33%) Adobe
1 3 (3.33%) Zend
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.11%) Perforce