The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 59 77 67
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 30 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.91% 1.42% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 1.47% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 18
Median daily rate £405 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £545 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -18.42%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1003 1361 1093
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.28% 96.59% 94.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 949 718
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 42
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £12.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -3.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.20 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 March 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%) Front End Development
2 57 (93.44%) CSS
3 56 (91.80%) HTML
4 48 (78.69%) JavaScript
5 37 (60.66%) HTML5
6 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (49.18%) CSS3
8 25 (40.98%) AngularJS
9 19 (31.15%) React
9 19 (31.15%) Web Development
10 17 (27.87%) JSON
11 15 (24.59%) REST
12 14 (22.95%) Git (software)
12 14 (22.95%) User Experience
13 13 (21.31%) Ajax
14 11 (18.03%) jQuery
14 11 (18.03%) MVC
14 11 (18.03%) Node.js
15 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
15 10 (16.39%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (16.39%) Scrum
15 10 (16.39%) JIRA
16 9 (14.75%) Spring MVC
16 9 (14.75%) Django
16 9 (14.75%) Guice
16 9 (14.75%) Ruby
16 9 (14.75%) Google
16 9 (14.75%) Ruby on Rails
16 9 (14.75%) Spring
16 9 (14.75%) Web Design

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related 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 (6.56%) Confluence
2 1 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) GitHub
2 1 (1.64%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
2 10 (16.39%) JIRA
3 6 (9.84%) Grunt
4 5 (8.20%) Subversion
5 4 (6.56%) JUnit
6 3 (4.92%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.28%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (3.28%) Selenium
7 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.64%) gulp
8 1 (1.64%) Mocha
8 1 (1.64%) Protractor
General
1 5 (8.20%) Online Betting
2 3 (4.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Back Office
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (93.44%) CSS
2 56 (91.80%) HTML
3 37 (60.66%) HTML5
4 30 (49.18%) CSS3
5 25 (40.98%) AngularJS
6 19 (31.15%) React
7 17 (27.87%) JSON
8 15 (24.59%) REST
9 13 (21.31%) Ajax
10 11 (18.03%) jQuery
10 11 (18.03%) Node.js
11 9 (14.75%) Django
11 9 (14.75%) Guice
11 9 (14.75%) Ruby on Rails
11 9 (14.75%) Spring
11 9 (14.75%) Spring MVC
12 8 (13.11%) RESTful
13 7 (11.48%) Sass
14 5 (8.20%) .NET
14 5 (8.20%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) User Experience
2 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (98.36%) Front End Development
2 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.15%) Web Development
4 11 (18.03%) MVC
5 10 (16.39%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (16.39%) Scrum
6 9 (14.75%) Web Design
7 7 (11.48%) Automated Testing
7 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
8 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.20%) Open Source
9 5 (8.20%) TDD
10 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.56%) Line Management
10 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.56%) OWASP
11 3 (4.92%) Service Design
12 2 (3.28%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 48 (78.69%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.75%) Ruby
3 8 (13.11%) Python
4 7 (11.48%) C#
5 4 (6.56%) Scala
6 3 (4.92%) SQL
7 1 (1.64%) ES6
7 1 (1.64%) Java
7 1 (1.64%) PHP
7 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.64%) XPath
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Google
2 2 (3.28%) Adobe
3 1 (1.64%) IBM
3 1 (1.64%) Kony
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.64%) Temenos
3 1 (1.64%) Twitter
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