Period
to 9 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 55 55
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 6 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.82% 1.43% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.51% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Cambridge median daily rate £390 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.59% +4.38% +11.11%
10th Percentile £365 £218 £368
90th Percentile £460 £453 £463
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - £15.00 -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £15.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Contract vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 674 661 618
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.58% 94.84% 96.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 369 306
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £280 £213 £198
90th Percentile £586 £575 £543
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 93 68
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.43 £11.54
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.25 £47.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.25 £37.50 £26.88
% change year-on-year -48.67% +39.53% +58.09%

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Cambridge

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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Cambridge

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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Cambridge

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 December 2018, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridge region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Node.js
5 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
5 1 (16.67%) KVM
5 1 (16.67%) Skype

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) KVM