The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 33 41 33
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.24% 1.23% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 1.25% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Median daily rate £275 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.61% +10.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £360 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £371 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year - -18.42%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 292 399 312
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 93.29% 97.79% 97.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 257 180
Median daily rate £375 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 32 25
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +74.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Cambridge over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) HTML
1 9 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
3 7 (77.78%) HTML5
4 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (55.56%) CSS3
5 5 (55.56%) jQuery
6 4 (44.44%) Node.js
6 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (44.44%) User Experience
7 3 (33.33%) Sass
7 3 (33.33%) D3.js
7 3 (33.33%) gulp
7 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 3 (33.33%) Web Development
7 3 (33.33%) Java
7 3 (33.33%) SDL Web 8
8 2 (22.22%) ECMAScript
8 2 (22.22%) IntelliJ
8 2 (22.22%) Ajax
8 2 (22.22%) SEO
8 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (22.22%) UX Design
8 2 (22.22%) Mercurial
8 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 2 (22.22%) Graphic Design
8 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
8 2 (22.22%) WebStorm

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Drupal
1 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
1 1 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (22.22%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (22.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) GitHub
2 1 (11.11%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (11.11%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) gulp
2 2 (22.22%) Grunt
2 2 (22.22%) IntelliJ
2 2 (22.22%) Jasmine
2 2 (22.22%) Mercurial
2 2 (22.22%) PhantomJS
2 2 (22.22%) WebStorm
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
3 7 (77.78%) HTML5
4 5 (55.56%) CSS3
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
5 4 (44.44%) Node.js
6 3 (33.33%) D3.js
6 3 (33.33%) Sass
6 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (22.22%) Ajax
7 2 (22.22%) Angular 2
7 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 2 (22.22%) PhoneGap
7 2 (22.22%) REST
8 1 (11.11%) JSON
8 1 (11.11%) Leaflet
8 1 (11.11%) LESS
8 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (11.11%) RESTful
8 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) Graphic Design
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (22.22%) SEO
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) UX Design
5 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
6 1 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Content Management
6 1 (11.11%) Content Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) Email Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) OWASP
6 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
6 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
6 1 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Dart
3 2 (22.22%) ECMAScript
3 2 (22.22%) TypeScript
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) Google