Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 96 69
Rank change year-on-year -9 -27 +77
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 94 97 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.91% 2.26% 3.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 2.33% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 77 135
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +5.26% +19.69%
10th Percentile £306 £223 £284
90th Percentile £475 £490 £475
England median daily rate £450 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.63% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% +33.33% +25.71%

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 4,734 4,157 5,350
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 96.99% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,169 2,721 3,462
Yorkshire median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £239 £250
90th Percentile £545 £544 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 127 192
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - +5.30%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.30 £9.27
90th Percentile £40.60 £24.70 £29.43
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -17 77 £410 +4.13% 39
South Yorkshire +1 12 £350 -30.00% 5
North Yorkshire +1 4 £325 +18.18% 6
East Yorkshire +1 1 £325 +5.69% 2
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 23 October 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 87 (92.55%) JavaScript
2 79 (84.04%) CSS
3 78 (82.98%) HTML
4 72 (76.60%) Front End Development
5 49 (52.13%) React
6 39 (41.49%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (37.23%) Node.js
8 29 (30.85%) AngularJS
9 25 (26.60%) PHP
10 21 (22.34%) Sass
11 17 (18.09%) Web Development
12 15 (15.96%) jQuery
12 15 (15.96%) gulp
13 14 (14.89%) Git (software)
14 13 (13.83%) HTML5
15 12 (12.77%) Redux
16 11 (11.70%) Vue.js
16 11 (11.70%) CSS3
16 11 (11.70%) webpack
16 11 (11.70%) Unit Testing
16 11 (11.70%) .NET
16 11 (11.70%) TDD
17 10 (10.64%) Photoshop
17 10 (10.64%) Java
17 10 (10.64%) Symfony
17 10 (10.64%) TypeScript
17 10 (10.64%) Handlebars
18 9 (9.57%) Twig
18 9 (9.57%) DevOps
18 9 (9.57%) User Experience

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 5 (5.32%) CMS
2 4 (4.26%) WordPress
3 3 (3.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (3.19%) Kentico
4 1 (1.06%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (10.64%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Magento
1 2 (2.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) npm
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.13%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 15 (15.96%) gulp
2 14 (14.89%) Git (software)
3 11 (11.70%) webpack
4 9 (9.57%) PHPUnit
5 6 (6.38%) Cucumber
5 6 (6.38%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.32%) Babel
7 3 (3.19%) Grunt
7 3 (3.19%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.13%) Maven
9 1 (1.06%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.06%) JIRA
9 1 (1.06%) JSUnit
9 1 (1.06%) Mocha
General
1 5 (5.32%) Banking
1 5 (5.32%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Games
3 2 (2.13%) Back Office
3 2 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (84.04%) CSS
2 78 (82.98%) HTML
3 49 (52.13%) React
4 35 (37.23%) Node.js
5 29 (30.85%) AngularJS
6 21 (22.34%) Sass
7 15 (15.96%) jQuery
8 13 (13.83%) HTML5
9 12 (12.77%) Redux
10 11 (11.70%) .NET
10 11 (11.70%) CSS3
10 11 (11.70%) Vue.js
11 10 (10.64%) Handlebars
11 10 (10.64%) Symfony
12 9 (9.57%) Smarty
12 9 (9.57%) Twig
13 8 (8.51%) REST
14 6 (6.38%) AVA JavaScript Test Runner
15 4 (4.26%) Laravel
16 3 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.57%) User Experience
2 6 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.19%) W3C
4 2 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.06%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.06%) Android
1 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (76.60%) Front End Development
2 39 (41.49%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (18.09%) Web Development
4 11 (11.70%) TDD
4 11 (11.70%) Unit Testing
5 9 (9.57%) DevOps
6 8 (8.51%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.32%) Microservices
7 5 (5.32%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (4.26%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.26%) Web Design
9 3 (3.19%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 3 (3.19%) Mobile Development
9 3 (3.19%) Scrum
10 2 (2.13%) BDD
10 2 (2.13%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 2 (2.13%) Mobile First
10 2 (2.13%) MVC
10 2 (2.13%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (2.13%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 87 (92.55%) JavaScript
2 25 (26.60%) PHP
3 10 (10.64%) Java
3 10 (10.64%) TypeScript
4 9 (9.57%) C#
5 6 (6.38%) ES6
6 3 (3.19%) Python
6 3 (3.19%) SQL
7 1 (1.06%) ES7
7 1 (1.06%) ES8
7 1 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) QA
1 3 (3.19%) WAI
1 3 (3.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (4.26%) Adobe
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft