Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 42 101
Rank change year-on-year -32 +59 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 61 120 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.75% 4.59% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 4.79% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 92 49
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -6.98% +32.31%
10th Percentile £219 £313 £220
90th Percentile £488 £486 £545
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2143 2506 3095
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.49% 95.80% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1517 1672 2144
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £545 £561 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 43 98
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -2.16% +2.20%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.20 £8.86
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.35 £35.61
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +8.76%

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Leeds

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Leeds

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Leeds

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
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 Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Leeds

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 60 (98.36%) JavaScript
1 60 (98.36%) Front End Development
2 54 (88.52%) CSS
3 52 (85.25%) HTML
4 30 (49.18%) HTML5
5 28 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (44.26%) CSS3
6 27 (44.26%) React
7 21 (34.43%) User Experience
7 21 (34.43%) AngularJS
8 16 (26.23%) TDD
8 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
9 13 (21.31%) Node.js
10 10 (16.39%) Ajax
11 9 (14.75%) Web Development
11 9 (14.75%) jQuery
11 9 (14.75%) Sass
12 8 (13.11%) REST
12 8 (13.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (13.11%) Grunt
12 8 (13.11%) JSON
13 7 (11.48%) Ext JS
13 7 (11.48%) Java
13 7 (11.48%) PHP
13 7 (11.48%) Python
13 7 (11.48%) Big Data
14 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
14 6 (9.84%) Karma Test Runner
14 6 (9.84%) Jasmine
14 6 (9.84%) Photoshop

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
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 3 (4.92%) Confluence
1 3 (4.92%) SAS
2 2 (3.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.28%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (3.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.64%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) Big Data
2 2 (3.28%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.11%) Grunt
3 6 (9.84%) Jasmine
3 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.84%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (6.56%) gulp
5 3 (4.92%) JIRA
5 3 (4.92%) Mocha
5 3 (4.92%) Protractor
5 3 (4.92%) Selenium
6 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.64%) JUnit
7 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (88.52%) CSS
2 52 (85.25%) HTML
3 30 (49.18%) HTML5
4 27 (44.26%) CSS3
4 27 (44.26%) React
5 21 (34.43%) AngularJS
6 13 (21.31%) Node.js
7 10 (16.39%) Ajax
8 9 (14.75%) jQuery
8 9 (14.75%) Sass
9 8 (13.11%) JSON
9 8 (13.11%) REST
9 8 (13.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (11.48%) Ext JS
11 3 (4.92%) .NET
11 3 (4.92%) LESS
12 2 (3.28%) Redux
13 1 (1.64%) .NET Core
13 1 (1.64%) Angular 2
13 1 (1.64%) Susy
Miscellaneous
1 21 (34.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (98.36%) Front End Development
2 28 (45.90%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (26.23%) TDD
4 9 (14.75%) Web Development
5 5 (8.20%) BDD
5 5 (8.20%) Test Automation
6 4 (6.56%) Wireframes
7 3 (4.92%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.92%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (4.92%) Web Design
8 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.28%) OO
8 2 (3.28%) Progressive Enhancement
8 2 (3.28%) Scrum
8 2 (3.28%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.28%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 60 (98.36%) JavaScript
2 7 (11.48%) Java
2 7 (11.48%) PHP
2 7 (11.48%) Python
3 3 (4.92%) Prolog
3 3 (4.92%) SQL
4 1 (1.64%) C#
4 1 (1.64%) ES6
4 1 (1.64%) Ruby
4 1 (1.64%) Scala
4 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Adobe
2 1 (1.64%) Google
2 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.64%) Xamarin