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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 59 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 14 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.69% 0.37% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 0.39% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
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£340 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £410 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £490 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+143.33% -60.00%
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
778 764 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.73% 94.32% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 445 297
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 82 54
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £39.00 £50.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 2015. 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 +2 10 £340 -24.44% 1
Front-End Developer
East of England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 31 (96.88%) HTML
1 31 (96.88%) CSS
2 30 (93.75%) JavaScript
3 27 (84.38%) jQuery
4 25 (78.13%) HTML5
5 22 (68.75%) CSS3
6 21 (65.63%) Ajax
7 20 (62.50%) User Experience
8 19 (59.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (56.25%) Java
10 17 (53.13%) UX Design
10 17 (53.13%) REST
11 16 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
12 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (43.75%) ECMAScript
13 14 (43.75%) IntelliJ
13 14 (43.75%) Mercurial
13 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (43.75%) TypeScript
13 14 (43.75%) WebStorm
13 14 (43.75%) Dart
14 13 (40.63%) PhoneGap
14 13 (40.63%) Mobile App
15 12 (37.50%) Node.js
15 12 (37.50%) Graphic Design
16 11 (34.38%) Sass
17 10 (31.25%) Jasmine
17 10 (31.25%) OmniGraffle
17 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 12 (37.50%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Photoshop
1 10 (31.25%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (31.25%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Tridion
2 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
2 14 (43.75%) Mercurial
2 14 (43.75%) IntelliJ
2 14 (43.75%) WebStorm
3 10 (31.25%) Grunt
3 10 (31.25%) Jasmine
4 9 (28.13%) PhantomJS
4 9 (28.13%) gulp
5 5 (15.63%) Selenium
6 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (3.13%) Sublime Text
6 1 (3.13%) Bower
6 1 (3.13%) GitLab
General
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (96.88%) CSS
1 31 (96.88%) HTML
2 27 (84.38%) jQuery
3 25 (78.13%) HTML5
4 22 (68.75%) CSS3
5 21 (65.63%) Ajax
6 19 (59.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (53.13%) REST
8 13 (40.63%) PhoneGap
9 11 (34.38%) Sass
10 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
11 2 (6.25%) LESS
12 1 (3.13%) RESTful
12 1 (3.13%) .NET
12 1 (3.13%) SOAP
12 1 (3.13%) Web Services
12 1 (3.13%) XML
12 1 (3.13%) XSD
12 1 (3.13%) Swing
12 1 (3.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (62.50%) User Experience
2 13 (40.63%) Mobile App
3 12 (37.50%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) UX Design
2 16 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 15 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) Web Design
6 2 (6.25%) OOP
6 2 (6.25%) OO
6 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.13%) Web Application Development
7 1 (3.13%) Cyber Security
7 1 (3.13%) MVC
7 1 (3.13%) System Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Data Management
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 18 (56.25%) Java
3 14 (43.75%) ECMAScript
3 14 (43.75%) TypeScript
3 14 (43.75%) Dart
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Adobe
1 2 (6.25%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle