The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 39 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.61% 1.28% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.32% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate £360 £313 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% +14.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Cambridgeshire

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
361 302 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 96.78% 96.49% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 181 132
Average daily rate £400 £368 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 35
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.88 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) across the Cambridge region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) across the Cambridge region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 24 (100.00%) HTML
2 23 (95.83%) CSS
2 23 (95.83%) jQuery
3 22 (91.67%) JavaScript
3 22 (91.67%) Front End Development
4 21 (87.50%) User Experience
4 21 (87.50%) HTML5
5 20 (83.33%) CSS3
5 20 (83.33%) Java
5 20 (83.33%) Ajax
6 19 (79.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 18 (75.00%) REST
7 18 (75.00%) UX Design
8 15 (62.50%) Mobile App
8 15 (62.50%) PhoneGap
9 14 (58.33%) Git (software)
10 13 (54.17%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (50.00%) TypeScript
11 12 (50.00%) Dart
11 12 (50.00%) Mercurial
11 12 (50.00%) WebStorm
11 12 (50.00%) ECMAScript
11 12 (50.00%) IntelliJ
12 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (37.50%) OmniGraffle
13 9 (37.50%) Functional Testing
13 9 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
13 9 (37.50%) SDL Web 8
13 9 (37.50%) Graphic Design

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) Node.js
2 2 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) Drupal
3 1 (4.17%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (4.17%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (37.50%) OmniGraffle
1 9 (37.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (37.50%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (4.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 12 (50.00%) IntelliJ
2 12 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 12 (50.00%) WebStorm
3 9 (37.50%) Selenium
4 6 (25.00%) Grunt
5 5 (20.83%) gulp
5 5 (20.83%) Jasmine
6 4 (16.67%) PhantomJS
7 2 (8.33%) Eclipse
8 1 (4.17%) Axure RP
8 1 (4.17%) Bower
8 1 (4.17%) GitLab
8 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
8 1 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (4.17%) Protractor
8 1 (4.17%) Sublime Text
8 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
8 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 2 (8.33%) Publishing
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) HTML
2 23 (95.83%) CSS
2 23 (95.83%) jQuery
3 21 (87.50%) HTML5
4 20 (83.33%) Ajax
4 20 (83.33%) CSS3
5 19 (79.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 18 (75.00%) REST
7 15 (62.50%) PhoneGap
8 5 (20.83%) Sass
9 3 (12.50%) Web Services
10 2 (8.33%) XML
11 1 (4.17%) .NET
11 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
11 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
11 1 (4.17%) JSP
11 1 (4.17%) SAML
11 1 (4.17%) SOAP
11 1 (4.17%) WSDL
11 1 (4.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (87.50%) User Experience
2 15 (62.50%) Mobile App
3 9 (37.50%) Graphic Design
4 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Biology
5 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.17%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Front End Development
2 18 (75.00%) UX Design
3 13 (54.17%) Responsive Web Design
4 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (37.50%) Functional Testing
6 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Web Development
9 2 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
9 2 (8.33%) TDD
10 1 (4.17%) Analytics
10 1 (4.17%) API Design
10 1 (4.17%) API Integration
10 1 (4.17%) Bioinformatics
10 1 (4.17%) Content Management
10 1 (4.17%) Database Security
10 1 (4.17%) Online Marketing
10 1 (4.17%) Open Source
10 1 (4.17%) System Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 20 (83.33%) Java
3 12 (50.00%) Dart
3 12 (50.00%) ECMAScript
3 12 (50.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) ES6
4 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Google
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle