The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 27 June 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)
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 51 88
Rank change year-on-year -4 +37  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 37 62 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.36% 4.14% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.41% 4.32% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 49 15
Median daily rate £388 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +37.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £324 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £318
% change year-on-year +11.11% +6.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 - £40.00

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 1084 1435 1452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.37% 95.79% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 1013 1040
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £301 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.66 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.38% +5.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 68 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 64 (94.12%) CSS
3 62 (91.18%) HTML
4 61 (89.71%) JavaScript
5 39 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (51.47%) HTML5
7 33 (48.53%) CSS3
8 26 (38.24%) React
9 24 (35.29%) AngularJS
10 22 (32.35%) Git (software)
11 20 (29.41%) jQuery
12 18 (26.47%) Node.js
13 16 (23.53%) Web Development
14 15 (22.06%) JSON
14 15 (22.06%) User Experience
15 13 (19.12%) Jenkins
15 13 (19.12%) Ajax
15 13 (19.12%) Scrum
16 11 (16.18%) REST
16 11 (16.18%) Python
16 11 (16.18%) TDD
17 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
17 10 (14.71%) Grunt
17 10 (14.71%) Docker
18 8 (11.76%) RESTful
18 8 (11.76%) Web Design
18 8 (11.76%) MVC
19 7 (10.29%) Ruby
19 7 (10.29%) Spring
19 7 (10.29%) JIRA

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 4 (5.88%) Confluence
2 2 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.47%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.94%) Big Data
3 1 (1.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (32.35%) Git (software)
2 13 (19.12%) Jenkins
3 10 (14.71%) Grunt
4 7 (10.29%) JIRA
5 5 (7.35%) JUnit
6 4 (5.88%) Jasmine
6 4 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (5.88%) Subversion
7 3 (4.41%) Mocha
7 3 (4.41%) Protractor
7 3 (4.41%) Selenium
8 1 (1.47%) gulp
8 1 (1.47%) jMock
8 1 (1.47%) Mockito
8 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.35%) Online Betting
2 1 (1.47%) Banking
2 1 (1.47%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (94.12%) CSS
2 62 (91.18%) HTML
3 35 (51.47%) HTML5
4 33 (48.53%) CSS3
5 26 (38.24%) React
6 24 (35.29%) AngularJS
7 20 (29.41%) jQuery
8 18 (26.47%) Node.js
9 15 (22.06%) JSON
10 13 (19.12%) Ajax
11 11 (16.18%) REST
12 8 (11.76%) RESTful
13 7 (10.29%) Spring
13 7 (10.29%) Spring MVC
14 6 (8.82%) Django
14 6 (8.82%) Guice
14 6 (8.82%) Ruby on Rails
14 6 (8.82%) Sass
14 6 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (7.35%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) User Experience
2 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 39 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (23.53%) Web Development
4 13 (19.12%) Scrum
5 11 (16.18%) TDD
6 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
7 8 (11.76%) MVC
7 8 (11.76%) Web Design
8 6 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.82%) Open Source
8 6 (8.82%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.35%) Kanban
10 4 (5.88%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.88%) Line Management
10 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.88%) OWASP
10 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.41%) OO
11 3 (4.41%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 61 (89.71%) JavaScript
2 11 (16.18%) Python
3 7 (10.29%) Ruby
4 6 (8.82%) Java
4 6 (8.82%) PHP
5 4 (5.88%) C#
5 4 (5.88%) Scala
6 2 (2.94%) Prolog
6 2 (2.94%) SQL
7 1 (1.47%) ES6
System Software
1 10 (14.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Ansible
1 1 (1.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Google
2 2 (2.94%) Adobe
3 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
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