The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 46 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 2 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.44% 1.08% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.15% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £313 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £263 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £363 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £293 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
419 349 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.11% 93.82% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 155 176
Average daily rate £370 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 36 88
Average hourly rate £24.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £57.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Cambridge region.

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Front-End Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Cambridge region.

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Grunt
3 2 (50.00%) Sass
3 2 (50.00%) Ember.js
3 2 (50.00%) Bower
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Google Maps API
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) ATG
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (25.00%) Mustache
4 1 (25.00%) GitHub
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) SPARQL
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) J2SE

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Grunt
1 2 (50.00%) Bower
2 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Mocha
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Sass
2 2 (50.00%) Ember.js
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Google Maps API
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) Mustache
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) J2SE
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) JSTL
3 1 (25.00%) LESS
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Jena
3 1 (25.00%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) Ontologies
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (25.00%) RDF
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SPARQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) ATG
1 1 (25.00%) Google