Period
to 20 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 62 92
Rank change year-on-year -63 +30 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 82 143 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.63% 3.39% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 3.49% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 105 113
Yorkshire median daily rate £419 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £300 £260 £226
90th Percentile £475 £500 £485
England median daily rate £438 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +9.50% +3.90% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £56.88 £16.00 £21.64
% change year-on-year +255.47% -26.06% -43.05%

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 4,817 4,094 5,570
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 97.11% 96.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,195 2,602 3,738
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £259 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £556
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 144 177
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £12.88 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.63% -4.63% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.95 £9.25 £8.50
90th Percentile £41.50 £28.87 £30.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.22 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.63% -4.11% +8.57%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -41 64 £425 +9.68% 35
South Yorkshire -34 11 £350 -17.65% 9
North Yorkshire -1 5 £338 +22.73% 7
East Yorkshire +3 1 £325 +5.69% 1
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 20 July 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 73 (89.02%) JavaScript
2 72 (87.80%) HTML
2 72 (87.80%) CSS
3 69 (84.15%) Front End Development
4 37 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (42.68%) React
6 30 (36.59%) Node.js
7 26 (31.71%) AngularJS
8 17 (20.73%) PHP
8 17 (20.73%) Git (software)
9 16 (19.51%) Web Development
10 15 (18.29%) .NET
11 13 (15.85%) HTML5
12 12 (14.63%) CSS3
12 12 (14.63%) jQuery
12 12 (14.63%) Redux
13 11 (13.41%) Sass
14 10 (12.20%) User Experience
15 9 (10.98%) C#
16 8 (9.76%) Java
16 8 (9.76%) gulp
16 8 (9.76%) Vue.js
17 7 (8.54%) Handlebars
17 7 (8.54%) TypeScript
17 7 (8.54%) E-Commerce
18 6 (7.32%) Photoshop
18 6 (7.32%) Jenkins
19 5 (6.10%) Cucumber
19 5 (6.10%) Test Automation
19 5 (6.10%) Unit Testing

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 3 (3.66%) WordPress
2 2 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (1.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Magento
2 1 (1.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) npm
2 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.44%) SaaS
3 1 (1.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) HTTP
1 1 (1.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
1 3 (3.66%) MySQL
2 2 (2.44%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (20.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.76%) gulp
3 6 (7.32%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.10%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.88%) Grunt
5 4 (4.88%) PHPUnit
5 4 (4.88%) webpack
6 3 (3.66%) Babel
6 3 (3.66%) Selenium
6 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.44%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.22%) JUnit
8 1 (1.22%) Maven
8 1 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 4 (4.88%) Finance
1 4 (4.88%) Games
2 2 (2.44%) Banking
2 2 (2.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (87.80%) CSS
1 72 (87.80%) HTML
2 35 (42.68%) React
3 30 (36.59%) Node.js
4 26 (31.71%) AngularJS
5 15 (18.29%) .NET
6 13 (15.85%) HTML5
7 12 (14.63%) CSS3
7 12 (14.63%) jQuery
7 12 (14.63%) Redux
8 11 (13.41%) Sass
9 8 (9.76%) Vue.js
10 7 (8.54%) Handlebars
11 5 (6.10%) AVA JavaScript Test Runner
12 4 (4.88%) REST
12 4 (4.88%) Smarty
12 4 (4.88%) Symfony
12 4 (4.88%) Twig
13 3 (3.66%) JSON
13 3 (3.66%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) User Experience
2 2 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.66%) Windows
2 2 (2.44%) Linux
2 2 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (84.15%) Front End Development
2 37 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (19.51%) Web Development
4 7 (8.54%) E-Commerce
5 5 (6.10%) DevOps
5 5 (6.10%) Scrum
5 5 (6.10%) TDD
5 5 (6.10%) Test Automation
5 5 (6.10%) Unit Testing
5 5 (6.10%) Web Design
6 4 (4.88%) Kanban
6 4 (4.88%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (3.66%) BDD
7 3 (3.66%) MVC
7 3 (3.66%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (2.44%) Build Automation
8 2 (2.44%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (2.44%) Open Source
8 2 (2.44%) Software Engineering
8 2 (2.44%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (89.02%) JavaScript
2 17 (20.73%) PHP
3 9 (10.98%) C#
4 8 (9.76%) Java
5 7 (8.54%) TypeScript
6 5 (6.10%) ES6
7 4 (4.88%) Ruby
8 2 (2.44%) Python
8 2 (2.44%) Scala
8 2 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.22%) BC Cleared
1 1 (1.22%) DBS Check
1 1 (1.22%) Degree
1 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (3.66%) Adobe
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.22%) Capita
2 1 (1.22%) Google
2 1 (1.22%) Zend