Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 53 112
Rank change year-on-year -39 +59 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 68 137 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.23% 3.81% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 3.95% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 105 58
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -1.23% +24.62%
10th Percentile £219 £313 £229
90th Percentile £485 £475 £540
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £381
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.64% +17.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2946 3470 4203
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.39% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2024 2252 2831
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £259 £259
90th Percentile £543 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 98 180
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.25 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.17% -2.54% +9.24%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.09 £8.62
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.19 £33.88
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £14.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +4.64% +2.98% +0.70%

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in West Yorkshire.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -35 57 £425 +6.25% 10
Bradford +15 5 £435 +16.00% 2
Huddersfield -3 2 £250 -23.08% 3
Elland - 2 £363 -
Halifax +11 1 - - 4
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 68 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 65 (95.59%) Front End Development
3 60 (88.24%) CSS
4 58 (85.29%) HTML
5 34 (50.00%) HTML5
6 32 (47.06%) CSS3
7 28 (41.18%) AngularJS
7 28 (41.18%) React
8 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (32.35%) User Experience
10 16 (23.53%) Node.js
11 15 (22.06%) TDD
11 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
12 10 (14.71%) Sass
12 10 (14.71%) Ajax
13 9 (13.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (13.24%) Grunt
14 8 (11.76%) Web Development
14 8 (11.76%) jQuery
14 8 (11.76%) PHP
15 7 (10.29%) Java
15 7 (10.29%) Photoshop
15 7 (10.29%) JSON
15 7 (10.29%) Ext JS
15 7 (10.29%) REST
15 7 (10.29%) Big Data
16 6 (8.82%) Angular 2
16 6 (8.82%) Python
17 5 (7.35%) Adobe
17 5 (7.35%) Test Automation

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (4.41%) SAS
2 2 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.94%) Confluence
3 1 (1.47%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.94%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.47%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) Big Data
2 2 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (22.06%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.24%) Grunt
3 5 (7.35%) gulp
3 5 (7.35%) Jasmine
3 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.35%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.94%) JIRA
4 2 (2.94%) Mocha
4 2 (2.94%) Protractor
4 2 (2.94%) Selenium
5 1 (1.47%) Bower
5 1 (1.47%) Subversion
5 1 (1.47%) webpack
General
1 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (88.24%) CSS
2 58 (85.29%) HTML
3 34 (50.00%) HTML5
4 32 (47.06%) CSS3
5 28 (41.18%) AngularJS
5 28 (41.18%) React
6 16 (23.53%) Node.js
7 10 (14.71%) Ajax
7 10 (14.71%) Sass
8 9 (13.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (11.76%) jQuery
10 7 (10.29%) Ext JS
10 7 (10.29%) JSON
10 7 (10.29%) REST
11 6 (8.82%) Angular 2
12 4 (5.88%) .NET
12 4 (5.88%) LESS
13 3 (4.41%) Redux
14 2 (2.94%) .NET Core
15 1 (1.47%) Susy
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.35%) User Experience
2 2 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Linux
1 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
1 1 (1.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (95.59%) Front End Development
2 26 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.06%) TDD
4 8 (11.76%) Web Development
5 5 (7.35%) BDD
5 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
6 4 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (5.88%) Web Design
6 4 (5.88%) Wireframes
7 3 (4.41%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.41%) OO
8 2 (2.94%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (2.94%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 2 (2.94%) High Availability
8 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.94%) Progressive Enhancement
8 2 (2.94%) SFIA
8 2 (2.94%) UX Design
8 2 (2.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (11.76%) PHP
3 7 (10.29%) Java
4 6 (8.82%) Python
5 3 (4.41%) Prolog
5 3 (4.41%) SQL
5 3 (4.41%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.47%) ES6
6 1 (1.47%) Ruby
6 1 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (7.35%) Adobe
2 1 (1.47%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.47%) Xamarin