Welcome to the May 2023 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 May 2023, 4 companies posted a total of 4 new front end developer job listings. This is down from April 2023 - a 33% decrease.
Where are companies hiring remote front end developers?
The top region for hiring remote front end developers was Europe with 2 job listings posted. This is from April 2023 when there were 0 positions in Europe.
What technologies are front end hiring managers looking for?
In May 2023, CSS was the hottest technology, featured on 3 job listings. This is a 25% decrease from April 2023.
Next up was HTML, featured on 3 job listings. This is a 25% decrease from April 2023, when there were 4 HTML job listings.
Fourth up was Node.js, featured on 3 job listings. This is from April 2023 when there were 0 Node.js job listings.
And with 3 job listings, React ends up at the number 5 spot. This is a 40% decrease from April 2023 when there were 5 React job listings.
What kinds of positions are companies hiring for? Senior? Junior? Mid-level?
In May 2023, most hiring managers were looking for mid-level front end developers, with 2 open positions. This is down from April 2023, a 50% decrease.
After mid-level developers, hiring managers were most likely to be looking for junior front end developers, with 1 open positions posted in May 2023. This is a 50% decrease from the previous month.
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