Period
to 18 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 116 70
Rank change year-on-year -10 -46 +71
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 76 77 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.51% 1.73% 3.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.79% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 65 130
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +17.24% -3.33%
10th Percentile £306 £240 £261
90th Percentile £475 £481 £475
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.63
% change year-on-year +3.13% +9.22% +51.16%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 4,818 4,302 5,029
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.54% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,257 2,843 3,230
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £226 £233
90th Percentile £550 £545 £538
England median daily rate £462 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.67% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 140 212
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +9.29% +0.96%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.23 £9.23
90th Percentile £33.23 £40.00 £28.75
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.05% +3.89% -

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
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 Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Yorkshire.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
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 Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. 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 -24 62 £375 -11.76% 17
South Yorkshire +2 9 - - 2
North Yorkshire -2 4 £325 +30.00% 4
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 70 (92.11%) JavaScript
2 63 (82.89%) HTML
2 63 (82.89%) CSS
3 60 (78.95%) Front End Development
4 34 (44.74%) React
5 26 (34.21%) Node.js
5 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (28.95%) Sass
7 21 (27.63%) AngularJS
8 20 (26.32%) PHP
9 17 (22.37%) Web Development
9 17 (22.37%) HTML5
10 14 (18.42%) jQuery
11 13 (17.11%) gulp
12 12 (15.79%) User Experience
12 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
12 12 (15.79%) CSS3
12 12 (15.79%) Java
13 11 (14.47%) webpack
13 11 (14.47%) Redux
14 9 (11.84%) C#
14 9 (11.84%) Unit Testing
14 9 (11.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (11.84%) TypeScript
14 9 (11.84%) Vue.js
15 8 (10.53%) DevOps
15 8 (10.53%) REST
15 8 (10.53%) Symfony
15 8 (10.53%) Photoshop
15 8 (10.53%) .NET

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
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 (7.89%) CMS
2 4 (5.26%) Kentico
2 4 (5.26%) WordPress
3 1 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Shopify
2 1 (1.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.26%) npm
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) gulp
2 12 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 11 (14.47%) webpack
4 7 (9.21%) PHPUnit
5 5 (6.58%) Cucumber
6 4 (5.26%) Babel
6 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.26%) Maven
7 3 (3.95%) Artifactory
7 3 (3.95%) GitLab
7 3 (3.95%) Jasmine
7 3 (3.95%) SonarQube
7 3 (3.95%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.63%) Grunt
9 1 (1.32%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.32%) JIRA
9 1 (1.32%) JSUnit
9 1 (1.32%) Mocha
General
1 5 (6.58%) Banking
1 5 (6.58%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Back Office
2 2 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (82.89%) CSS
1 63 (82.89%) HTML
2 34 (44.74%) React
3 26 (34.21%) Node.js
4 22 (28.95%) Sass
5 21 (27.63%) AngularJS
6 17 (22.37%) HTML5
7 14 (18.42%) jQuery
8 12 (15.79%) CSS3
9 11 (14.47%) Redux
10 9 (11.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (11.84%) Vue.js
11 8 (10.53%) .NET
11 8 (10.53%) REST
11 8 (10.53%) Symfony
12 7 (9.21%) Handlebars
12 7 (9.21%) LESS
12 7 (9.21%) Smarty
12 7 (9.21%) Spring
12 7 (9.21%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) User Experience
2 6 (7.89%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.95%) W3C
4 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (78.95%) Front End Development
2 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.37%) Web Development
4 9 (11.84%) Unit Testing
5 8 (10.53%) DevOps
6 7 (9.21%) E-Commerce
7 6 (7.89%) TDD
8 3 (3.95%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 3 (3.95%) Microservices
8 3 (3.95%) Mobile Development
8 3 (3.95%) Mobile First
8 3 (3.95%) Progressive Enhancement
8 3 (3.95%) Web Design
9 2 (2.63%) BDD
9 2 (2.63%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (2.63%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (2.63%) Technical Leadership
9 2 (2.63%) Test Automation
9 2 (2.63%) Workflow
10 1 (1.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 70 (92.11%) JavaScript
2 20 (26.32%) PHP
3 12 (15.79%) Java
4 9 (11.84%) C#
4 9 (11.84%) TypeScript
5 5 (6.58%) ES6
6 3 (3.95%) Python
6 3 (3.95%) SQL
7 1 (1.32%) ES7
7 1 (1.32%) ES8
7 1 (1.32%) Ruby
7 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) QA
1 3 (3.95%) WAI
1 3 (3.95%) WCAG
Vendors
1 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.63%) Adobe
3 1 (1.32%) Apple
3 1 (1.32%) Google
3 1 (1.32%) WooCommerce