Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 79 142
Rank change year-on-year -31 +63 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 66 136 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.50% 2.77% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 2.88% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 105 65
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £244 £231
90th Percentile £475 £475 £542
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £24.23
% change year-on-year -1.73% +78.50% -30.77%

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 4,242 4,726 5,702
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.17% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,804 3,041 3,729
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £250
90th Percentile £544 £538 £540
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 203 295
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.38% +6.23%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £28.75 £25.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.29 £18.25
% change year-on-year +1.15% +0.22% +10.61%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -28 62 £400 +6.67% 30
South Yorkshire -13 3 £413 +43.48% 8
North Yorkshire +3 1 £225 -26.83% 10
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 16 January 2018, 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 Yorkshire region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 66 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 62 (93.94%) HTML
3 61 (92.42%) CSS
3 61 (92.42%) Front End Development
4 30 (45.45%) React
4 30 (45.45%) HTML5
5 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (42.42%) CSS3
7 19 (28.79%) Sass
7 19 (28.79%) AngularJS
7 19 (28.79%) User Experience
8 18 (27.27%) Grunt
9 16 (24.24%) Git (software)
10 13 (19.70%) gulp
11 12 (18.18%) Redux
11 12 (18.18%) Node.js
12 11 (16.67%) Test Automation
12 11 (16.67%) jQuery
13 9 (13.64%) Wireframes
14 8 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
14 8 (12.12%) Web Development
15 7 (10.61%) Unit Testing
15 7 (10.61%) Java
15 7 (10.61%) Adobe
16 6 (9.09%) Eclipse
16 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
16 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (9.09%) JIRA
16 6 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
16 6 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager

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 (9.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 6 (9.09%) Confluence
2 4 (6.06%) CMS
3 1 (1.52%) SAS
3 1 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.52%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (7.58%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.52%) GIMP
3 1 (1.52%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) Big Data
1 2 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (27.27%) Grunt
2 16 (24.24%) Git (software)
3 13 (19.70%) gulp
4 6 (9.09%) Babel
4 6 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 6 (9.09%) JIRA
5 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.55%) Jasmine
6 3 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (3.03%) webpack
8 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Law
2 1 (1.52%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (93.94%) HTML
2 61 (92.42%) CSS
3 30 (45.45%) HTML5
3 30 (45.45%) React
4 28 (42.42%) CSS3
5 19 (28.79%) AngularJS
5 19 (28.79%) Sass
6 12 (18.18%) Node.js
6 12 (18.18%) Redux
7 11 (16.67%) jQuery
8 5 (7.58%) .NET
8 5 (7.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (6.06%) Ajax
9 4 (6.06%) Angular 2
9 4 (6.06%) LESS
9 4 (6.06%) React Native
10 2 (3.03%) .NET Core
10 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
10 2 (3.03%) Ext JS
10 2 (3.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.79%) User Experience
2 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (92.42%) Front End Development
2 29 (43.94%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 9 (13.64%) Wireframes
5 8 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (12.12%) Web Development
6 7 (10.61%) Unit Testing
7 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 6 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.58%) TDD
9 4 (6.06%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (6.06%) iOS Development
10 3 (4.55%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (4.55%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 3 (4.55%) Progressive Enhancement
10 3 (4.55%) SFIA
10 3 (4.55%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.55%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (10.61%) Java
3 4 (6.06%) Objective-C
3 4 (6.06%) PHP
4 2 (3.03%) C#
4 2 (3.03%) Python
4 2 (3.03%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.52%) ES6
5 1 (1.52%) Prolog
5 1 (1.52%) Ruby
5 1 (1.52%) Scala
5 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (10.61%) Adobe
2 1 (1.52%) Google
2 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.52%) Xamarin