Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Front End Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front End Development over the 6 months to 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the 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 Development (Client-Side Development)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 84 46
Rank change year-on-year -30 -38 +44
Contract jobs citing Front End Development 80 136 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.71% 2.80% 4.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 3.24% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 108 124
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £256 £312 £241
90th Percentile £538 £475 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £404
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.33% +7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.38 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.76
% change year-on-year -17.65% +1.78% +26.53%

Front End Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,036 4,203 3,650
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.29% 86.68% 85.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,714 2,754 2,367
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £269 £268 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £556
England median daily rate £475 £463 £447
% change year-on-year +2.70% +3.47% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 137 87
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.76% +51.85% -12.90%
10th Percentile £11.11 £10.50 £8.85
90th Percentile £38.98 £43.30 £35.94
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -11.76% +8.51%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Front End Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Yorkshire

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front End Development in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Development in Yorkshire

Front End Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Development in Yorkshire

Front End Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Development in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Development in Yorkshire

Front End Development
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Development within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 April 2019. 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
West Yorkshire -45 45 £425 +6.25% 30
South Yorkshire -2 16 £475 +35.71% 12
North Yorkshire +5 11 £288 -8.00% 13
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Front End Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 62 (77.50%) HTML
2 57 (71.25%) CSS
3 56 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 41 (51.25%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (38.75%) Git (software)
6 29 (36.25%) HTML5
7 24 (30.00%) User Experience
8 23 (28.75%) Sass
9 22 (27.50%) Node.js
9 22 (27.50%) CSS3
10 18 (22.50%) Web Development
10 18 (22.50%) Java
11 17 (21.25%) React
12 15 (18.75%) TDD
12 15 (18.75%) jQuery
13 13 (16.25%) Test Automation
13 13 (16.25%) LESS
13 13 (16.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (15.00%) Jenkins
15 11 (13.75%) AngularJS
15 11 (13.75%) Responsive Web Design
16 10 (12.50%) Banking
16 10 (12.50%) Grunt
16 10 (12.50%) DevOps
16 10 (12.50%) gulp
16 10 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
17 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
17 9 (11.25%) Spring
17 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
17 9 (11.25%) Web Design

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (7.50%) CMS
2 4 (5.00%) WordPress
3 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.50%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.25%) Drupal
5 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.25%) Jadu
5 1 (1.25%) Kentico
5 1 (1.25%) TYPO3
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.25%) InVision
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) BASE24
2 3 (3.75%) Magento
2 3 (3.75%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.50%) npm
3 2 (2.50%) Trello
4 1 (1.25%) GitHub
4 1 (1.25%) Heroku
4 1 (1.25%) NuGet
4 1 (1.25%) SaaS
4 1 (1.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) ATM
2 1 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) NonStop SQL
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.25%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.25%) MySQL
3 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.25%) QlikView
3 1 (1.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (38.75%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 10 (12.50%) Grunt
3 10 (12.50%) gulp
4 8 (10.00%) Maven
5 7 (8.75%) Artifactory
5 7 (8.75%) GitLab
6 6 (7.50%) Mocha
6 6 (7.50%) SonarQube
7 5 (6.25%) Jasmine
7 5 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (6.25%) Subversion
7 5 (6.25%) webpack
8 4 (5.00%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (1.25%) Protractor
10 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (12.50%) Banking
2 9 (11.25%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Law
4 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (82.50%) Developer
2 49 (61.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (16.25%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (13.75%) HTML Developer
5 10 (12.50%) Designer
6 7 (8.75%) HTML CSS Developer
7 6 (7.50%) React Developer
8 5 (6.25%) UX Designer
9 4 (5.00%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.00%) BASE24 Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.75%) PHP Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 2 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
11 2 (2.50%) C# Developer
11 2 (2.50%) Digital Designer
11 2 (2.50%) Interaction Designer
11 2 (2.50%) Scrum Master
11 2 (2.50%) UI Designer
11 2 (2.50%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (77.50%) HTML
2 57 (71.25%) CSS
3 29 (36.25%) HTML5
4 23 (28.75%) Sass
5 22 (27.50%) CSS3
5 22 (27.50%) Node.js
6 17 (21.25%) React
7 15 (18.75%) jQuery
8 13 (16.25%) LESS
8 13 (16.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (13.75%) AngularJS
10 9 (11.25%) .NET
10 9 (11.25%) Spring
11 8 (10.00%) Express
11 8 (10.00%) Spring Boot
12 7 (8.75%) Dropwizard
12 7 (8.75%) FreeMarker
12 7 (8.75%) Mongoose
12 7 (8.75%) Nunjucks
12 7 (8.75%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.00%) User Experience
2 4 (5.00%) Tandem
2 4 (5.00%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Fintech
5 1 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.75%) Unix
2 6 (7.50%) Linux
2 6 (7.50%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.25%) Android
3 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (51.25%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.50%) Web Development
3 15 (18.75%) TDD
4 13 (16.25%) Test Automation
5 11 (13.75%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
6 10 (12.50%) DevOps
7 9 (11.25%) E-Commerce
7 9 (11.25%) Web Design
8 8 (10.00%) Prototyping
8 8 (10.00%) Service Design
9 7 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (8.75%) Scrum
9 7 (8.75%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.50%) Web Accessibility
11 5 (6.25%) Progressive Enhancement
11 5 (6.25%) Waterfall
12 4 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
12 4 (5.00%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 56 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (22.50%) Java
3 8 (10.00%) C#
3 8 (10.00%) PHP
4 7 (8.75%) SQL
5 2 (2.50%) ES6
5 2 (2.50%) Python
5 2 (2.50%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.25%) C++
6 1 (1.25%) Ruby
6 1 (1.25%) Scala
6 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.25%) VBA
6 1 (1.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) Degree
4 5 (6.25%) DBS Check
5 4 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) WCAG
2 2 (2.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (1.25%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.00%) HP
2 4 (5.00%) Zend
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle
3 3 (3.75%) WooCommerce
4 1 (1.25%) Apple
4 1 (1.25%) Google
4 1 (1.25%) Perforce