Welcome to the December 2022 hiring trends report! Each month, we analyze the jobs posted over the past month to identify trends in hiring for remote front end developers and engineers.
We try to identify larger trends in volume (are there more or less opportunities?) as well as trends in technologies, seniority level of open positions, and regional trends. Let's dive in!
Note: we're analyzing the jobs shared on Front End Remote Jobs. This certainly isn't representative of the entire hiring market, but because the jobs here are a combination of opportunities curated from the web and posted directly here, this should give a sense of what's going on with the remote front end developer job market.
In December 2022, 8 companies posted a total of 8 new front end developer job listings. This is down from November 2022 - a 20% decrease.
Where are companies hiring remote front end developers?
The top region for hiring remote front end developers was Europe with 5 job listings posted. This is a 25% increase from November 2022 when there were 4 positions in Europe.
In second was North America with 3 jobs posted, followed by South America with 2 remote job opportunities.
What technologies are front end hiring managers looking for?
In December 2022, React was the hottest technology, featured on 8 job listings. This is a 14% increase from November 2022.
Next up was Typescript, featured on 8 job listings. This is a 60% increase from November 2022, when there were 5 Typescript job listings.
Fourth up was Tailwind, featured on 3 job listings. This is a 200% increase from November 2022 when there were 1 Tailwind job listings.
And with 2 job listings, React Native ends up at the number 5 spot. This is a 100% increase from November 2022 when there were 1 React Native job listings.
What kinds of positions are companies hiring for? Senior? Junior? Mid-level?
In December 2022, most hiring managers were looking for senior front end developers, with 5 open positions. This is down from November 2022, a 17% decrease.
After senior developers, hiring managers were most likely to be looking for mid-level front end developers, with 4 open positions posted in December 2022. This is a 17% decrease from the previous month.
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