Period
to 23 April 2019

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 23 April 2019.

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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 131 70
Rank change year-on-year -7 -61 +60
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 55 72 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.17% 1.49% 3.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.56% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 51 98
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £400 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +9.97% -3.00%
10th Percentile £257 £295 £244
90th Percentile £521 £475 £475
England median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.19 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year -22.22% +4.05% +50.91%

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 4,506 4,610 4,172
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.53% 95.58% 96.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,031 3,039 2,657
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £256 £260 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 179 164
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.61% +19.23% -7.14%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.81 £9.34
90th Percentile £35.00 £41.50 £26.25
England median hourly rate £18.87 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.91% -1.58% -

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 April 2019.

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)
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 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 -19 35 £375 -6.25% 30
South Yorkshire -9 11 £500 +42.86% 12
North Yorkshire 0 6 £288 -8.00% 14
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 April 2019, 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 51 (92.73%) HTML
2 49 (89.09%) CSS
2 49 (89.09%) Front End Development
3 47 (85.45%) JavaScript
4 33 (60.00%) HTML5
5 32 (58.18%) Git (software)
6 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (41.82%) CSS3
7 23 (41.82%) Sass
8 20 (36.36%) Node.js
9 18 (32.73%) Web Development
10 17 (30.91%) jQuery
10 17 (30.91%) User Experience
11 16 (29.09%) TDD
12 14 (25.45%) Responsive Web Design
13 13 (23.64%) LESS
13 13 (23.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (23.64%) Grunt
13 13 (23.64%) Java
14 11 (20.00%) React
14 11 (20.00%) gulp
14 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
15 10 (18.18%) Jenkins
15 10 (18.18%) AngularJS
16 9 (16.36%) Web Design
16 9 (16.36%) Continuous Deployment
17 8 (14.55%) PHP
17 8 (14.55%) DevOps
17 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
18 7 (12.73%) Unix

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 (10.91%) CMS
2 3 (5.45%) WordPress
3 2 (3.64%) Kentico
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Magento
1 3 (5.45%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.64%) npm
4 1 (1.82%) GitHub
4 1 (1.82%) NuGet
4 1 (1.82%) PaaS
4 1 (1.82%) SaaS
4 1 (1.82%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (58.18%) Git (software)
2 13 (23.64%) Grunt
3 11 (20.00%) gulp
4 10 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 7 (12.73%) Subversion
6 6 (10.91%) Maven
6 6 (10.91%) Mocha
7 5 (9.09%) Artifactory
7 5 (9.09%) GitLab
7 5 (9.09%) Jasmine
7 5 (9.09%) SonarQube
7 5 (9.09%) webpack
8 4 (7.27%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (3.64%) JIRA
10 1 (1.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (1.82%) Protractor
General
1 3 (5.45%) Banking
2 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Law
2 2 (3.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (92.73%) HTML
2 49 (89.09%) CSS
3 33 (60.00%) HTML5
4 23 (41.82%) CSS3
4 23 (41.82%) Sass
5 20 (36.36%) Node.js
6 17 (30.91%) jQuery
7 13 (23.64%) LESS
7 13 (23.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (20.00%) React
9 10 (18.18%) AngularJS
10 7 (12.73%) Spring
11 6 (10.91%) Express
11 6 (10.91%) JSON
11 6 (10.91%) Spring Boot
12 5 (9.09%) Dropwizard
12 5 (9.09%) FreeMarker
12 5 (9.09%) Mongoose
12 5 (9.09%) Mustache
12 5 (9.09%) Nunjucks
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) User Experience
2 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Linux
1 7 (12.73%) Mac OS X
1 7 (12.73%) Unix
2 1 (1.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (89.09%) Front End Development
2 26 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (32.73%) Web Development
4 16 (29.09%) TDD
5 14 (25.45%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 9 (16.36%) Continuous Deployment
7 9 (16.36%) Web Design
8 8 (14.55%) DevOps
9 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
10 6 (10.91%) Web Accessibility
11 4 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (7.27%) Progressive Enhancement
12 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (3.64%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 2 (3.64%) Digital Marketing
13 2 (3.64%) MVC
13 2 (3.64%) Scrum
14 1 (1.82%) Continuous Delivery
14 1 (1.82%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (85.45%) JavaScript
2 13 (23.64%) Java
3 8 (14.55%) PHP
4 5 (9.09%) C#
5 3 (5.45%) SQL
5 3 (5.45%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.64%) ES6
7 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) DBS Check
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) WCAG
2 1 (1.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Puppet
2 1 (1.82%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) WooCommerce
2 3 (5.45%) Zend
3 1 (1.82%) Apple
3 1 (1.82%) Google
3 1 (1.82%) Perforce