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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 38 35 49
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.62% 0.38% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.40% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £273 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.67% -16.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £280
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -25.00%
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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
305 248 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.02% 93.94% 96.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 124 184
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 53
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.20 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Google Maps API
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Mocha
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) LESS
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Grunt
3 1 (33.33%) Bower
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (33.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Mocha
1 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
1 1 (33.33%) Grunt
1 1 (33.33%) Bower
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Google Maps API
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Sass
3 1 (33.33%) LESS
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
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