Period
to 21 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 52 76
Rank change year-on-year -11 +24 +8
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 78 93 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.29% 4.12% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 4.80% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 58 51
Leeds median daily rate £400 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.62% +0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £289 £288 £305
90th Percentile £481 £475 £545
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +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 2,038 1,937 2,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 85.99% 85.75% 87.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,417 1,266 1,751
Leeds median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.13% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £275
90th Percentile £544 £550 £580
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 26 50
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -10.00% -6.25%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.31
% change year-on-year +10.34% -5.28% -6.43%

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 21 February 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 February 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 56 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (70.51%) JavaScript
3 52 (66.67%) HTML
4 50 (64.10%) CSS
5 33 (42.31%) React
6 31 (39.74%) User Experience
7 27 (34.62%) .NET
8 26 (33.33%) C#
8 26 (33.33%) jQuery
9 23 (29.49%) HTML5
9 23 (29.49%) CSS3
9 23 (29.49%) TDD
10 22 (28.21%) MVC
10 22 (28.21%) ASP.NET
11 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (26.92%) SOLID
12 19 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (23.08%) Grunt
13 18 (23.08%) Web Development
14 17 (21.79%) Scrum
14 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
14 17 (21.79%) OOP
14 17 (21.79%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (20.51%) SQL
15 16 (20.51%) T-SQL
15 16 (20.51%) CMS
15 16 (20.51%) Git (software)
15 16 (20.51%) Node.js
16 15 (19.23%) Test Automation
16 15 (19.23%) Redux

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 16 (20.51%) CMS
2 13 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (8.97%) Apache Solr
3 7 (8.97%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (5.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (5.13%) Confluence
5 1 (1.28%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (3.85%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.28%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.28%) GIMP
3 1 (1.28%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) GitHub
1 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.97%) MongoDB
2 7 (8.97%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (23.08%) Grunt
2 16 (20.51%) Git (software)
3 14 (17.95%) gulp
4 7 (8.97%) Babel
5 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.13%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.13%) JIRA
7 2 (2.56%) Selenium
8 1 (1.28%) AppVeyor
8 1 (1.28%) Axure RP
8 1 (1.28%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.28%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (1.28%) JUnit
8 1 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.28%) RSpec
8 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.28%) webpack
General
1 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.28%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Games
2 1 (1.28%) Law
2 1 (1.28%) Legal
2 1 (1.28%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 69 (88.46%) Developer
2 40 (51.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 20 (25.64%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (21.79%) .NET Developer
5 15 (19.23%) C# Developer
6 14 (17.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (17.95%) HTML Developer
7 12 (15.38%) Full Stack Developer
7 12 (15.38%) HTML CSS Developer
8 11 (14.10%) React Developer
9 8 (10.26%) Web Developer
10 6 (7.69%) Designer
11 5 (6.41%) UI Developer
12 4 (5.13%) Agile Developer
12 4 (5.13%) Interaction Designer
12 4 (5.13%) UI Designer
13 3 (3.85%) Node.js Developer
13 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
13 3 (3.85%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 2 (2.56%) Senior Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (66.67%) HTML
2 50 (64.10%) CSS
3 33 (42.31%) React
4 27 (34.62%) .NET
5 26 (33.33%) jQuery
6 23 (29.49%) CSS3
6 23 (29.49%) HTML5
7 22 (28.21%) ASP.NET
8 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (21.79%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (20.51%) Node.js
11 15 (19.23%) Redux
12 14 (17.95%) AngularJS
12 14 (17.95%) Sass
12 14 (17.95%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 12 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
14 10 (12.82%) Ajax
15 6 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 5 (6.41%) React Native
17 4 (5.13%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 31 (39.74%) User Experience
2 19 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (71.79%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.49%) TDD
3 22 (28.21%) MVC
4 21 (26.92%) SOLID
5 18 (23.08%) Web Development
6 17 (21.79%) OOP
6 17 (21.79%) Scrum
7 15 (19.23%) Test Automation
8 13 (16.67%) Microservices
9 12 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 12 (15.38%) SOA
10 8 (10.26%) Collaborative Working
10 8 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (10.26%) SFIA
10 8 (10.26%) Software Engineering
10 8 (10.26%) UX Design
10 8 (10.26%) Wireframes
11 7 (8.97%) iOS Development
11 7 (8.97%) Unit Testing
12 6 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 55 (70.51%) JavaScript
2 26 (33.33%) C#
3 16 (20.51%) SQL
3 16 (20.51%) T-SQL
4 12 (15.38%) Java
5 6 (7.69%) Objective-C
6 5 (6.41%) PHP
7 1 (1.28%) ES6
7 1 (1.28%) Go
7 1 (1.28%) Groovy
7 1 (1.28%) Python
7 1 (1.28%) Ruby
7 1 (1.28%) Scala
7 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
1 1 (1.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) Sitecore
2 5 (6.41%) Adobe
3 3 (3.85%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.28%) Google
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft