The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 61 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 3 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.39% 0.92% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.98% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
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£450 £375 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £375 £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% -
Front-End Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
724 713 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.42% 94.19% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 299 295
Average daily rate £350 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 57 119
Average hourly rate £21.75 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.07% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £42.50
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 Cambridgeshire

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Front-End Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Front-End Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Front-End Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Front-End Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Front-End Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front-End Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -7 2 £450 +44.00% 4
Peterborough - - - - 1
Front-End Developer
East of England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (92.31%) HTML
2 12 (92.31%) CSS
3 11 (84.62%) HTML5
4 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (69.23%) CSS3
6 7 (53.85%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (53.85%) Sass
7 6 (46.15%) Grunt
7 6 (46.15%) Bower
7 6 (46.15%) jQuery
7 6 (46.15%) OO
8 5 (38.46%) JSP
8 5 (38.46%) Web Development
8 5 (38.46%) JSTL
8 5 (38.46%) ATG
8 5 (38.46%) Subversion
8 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
8 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
8 5 (38.46%) Mustache
8 5 (38.46%) OOCSS
8 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
9 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (23.08%) Web Design
9 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
10 2 (15.38%) W3C
10 2 (15.38%) SEO
10 2 (15.38%) LESS
10 2 (15.38%) Ember.js

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (7.69%) Node.js
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Triplestore
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Grunt
1 6 (46.15%) Bower
2 5 (38.46%) Subversion
2 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
3 1 (7.69%) Mocha
3 1 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) HTML
1 12 (92.31%) CSS
2 11 (84.62%) HTML5
3 9 (69.23%) CSS3
4 7 (53.85%) Sass
5 6 (46.15%) jQuery
6 5 (38.46%) JSP
6 5 (38.46%) JSTL
6 5 (38.46%) Mustache
6 5 (38.46%) OOCSS
6 5 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
8 2 (15.38%) LESS
8 2 (15.38%) Ember.js
9 1 (7.69%) Apache Jena
9 1 (7.69%) Google Maps API
9 1 (7.69%) RESTful
9 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
9 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) W3C
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Open Source
2 1 (7.69%) Ontologies
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (46.15%) OO
4 5 (38.46%) Web Development
4 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Web Design
5 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) SEO
7 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Content Management
7 1 (7.69%) MVC
7 1 (7.69%) RDF
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) Content Management
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) SPARQL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SNOMED CT
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) ATG
2 1 (7.69%) Google