The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 69 88 85
Rank change year-on-year +19 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 33 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.42% 1.30% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 1.36% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 19
Median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £536 £433
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 West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1320 1845 1718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 96.77% 96.24% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 1253 1076
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 69 88
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £8.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £35.50
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 West Yorkshire

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

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +18 30 £405 -4.70% 15
Bradford +1 1 - - 2
Halifax +1 1 £300 -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Yorkshire

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

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 West Yorkshire region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 68 (98.55%) Front End Development
2 64 (92.75%) CSS
3 63 (91.30%) HTML
4 55 (79.71%) JavaScript
5 44 (63.77%) HTML5
6 37 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (52.17%) CSS3
8 29 (42.03%) AngularJS
9 20 (28.99%) React
10 19 (27.54%) Web Development
11 18 (26.09%) User Experience
12 17 (24.64%) JSON
13 15 (21.74%) REST
14 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
15 13 (18.84%) jQuery
15 13 (18.84%) Node.js
15 13 (18.84%) Ajax
16 12 (17.39%) MVC
17 10 (14.49%) Scrum
17 10 (14.49%) JIRA
17 10 (14.49%) Responsive Web Design
17 10 (14.49%) Jenkins
18 9 (13.04%) Grunt
18 9 (13.04%) Guice
18 9 (13.04%) RESTful
18 9 (13.04%) Spring MVC
18 9 (13.04%) Ruby
18 9 (13.04%) Django
18 9 (13.04%) Web Design
18 9 (13.04%) Google

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (5.80%) Confluence
2 2 (2.90%) CMS
2 2 (2.90%) WordPress
3 1 (1.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) GitHub
2 1 (1.45%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) HTTP
2 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.49%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.49%) JIRA
3 9 (13.04%) Grunt
4 5 (7.25%) Subversion
5 4 (5.80%) gulp
5 4 (5.80%) JUnit
6 3 (4.35%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.90%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (2.90%) Selenium
7 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.45%) Flex Builder
8 1 (1.45%) Mocha
8 1 (1.45%) Protractor
General
1 5 (7.25%) Online Betting
2 3 (4.35%) Advertising
3 2 (2.90%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Back Office
4 1 (1.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (92.75%) CSS
2 63 (91.30%) HTML
3 44 (63.77%) HTML5
4 36 (52.17%) CSS3
5 29 (42.03%) AngularJS
6 20 (28.99%) React
7 17 (24.64%) JSON
8 15 (21.74%) REST
9 13 (18.84%) Ajax
9 13 (18.84%) jQuery
9 13 (18.84%) Node.js
10 9 (13.04%) Django
10 9 (13.04%) Guice
10 9 (13.04%) RESTful
10 9 (13.04%) Ruby on Rails
10 9 (13.04%) Spring
10 9 (13.04%) Spring MVC
11 7 (10.14%) Sass
12 6 (8.70%) .NET
13 5 (7.25%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) User Experience
2 5 (7.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.45%) Animation
3 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.45%) RIA
3 1 (1.45%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (98.55%) Front End Development
2 37 (53.62%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (27.54%) Web Development
4 12 (17.39%) MVC
5 10 (14.49%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (14.49%) Scrum
6 9 (13.04%) Web Design
7 7 (10.14%) Automated Testing
7 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
7 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.70%) TDD
9 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.25%) Open Source
10 4 (5.80%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.80%) Line Management
10 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.80%) OWASP
11 3 (4.35%) Service Design
12 2 (2.90%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 55 (79.71%) JavaScript
2 9 (13.04%) Ruby
3 8 (11.59%) Python
4 7 (10.14%) C#
5 4 (5.80%) Scala
6 3 (4.35%) SQL
7 2 (2.90%) PHP
8 1 (1.45%) ES6
8 1 (1.45%) Java
8 1 (1.45%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.45%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (13.04%) Google
2 3 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (1.45%) IBM
3 1 (1.45%) Kony
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.45%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.45%) Temenos
3 1 (1.45%) Twitter
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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