Period
to 24 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £319 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 49 50
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 9 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.50% 1.04% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.09% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 16
Cambridge median daily rate £319 £413 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +14.58% +20.00%
10th Percentile £258 £369 £330
90th Percentile £445 £466 £388
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £360 £375 £360
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +15.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

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 569 549 785
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 95.31% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 255 510
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £263 £133 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £350 £393
% change year-on-year +14.29% -10.83% +9.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 68 53
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.50 £25.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.00% -34.21% +32.17%
10th Percentile £16.75 £11.30 £13.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £59.75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.88 £21.25 £26.50
% change year-on-year +78.24% -19.81% +8.16%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

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 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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 8 (88.89%) AngularJS
2 6 (66.67%) Front End Development
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) Node.js
4 4 (44.44%) CSS3
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) React
4 4 (44.44%) HTML5
4 4 (44.44%) Angular 2
5 3 (33.33%) Grunt
5 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Web Services
6 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 2 (22.22%) Jasmine
6 2 (22.22%) Sass
6 2 (22.22%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (22.22%) webpack
6 2 (22.22%) gulp
6 2 (22.22%) User Experience
7 1 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 1 (11.11%) ES6
7 1 (11.11%) Durandal
7 1 (11.11%) Bower
7 1 (11.11%) Mocha
7 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) GIMP
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Grunt
2 2 (22.22%) gulp
2 2 (22.22%) Jasmine
2 2 (22.22%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (22.22%) webpack
3 1 (11.11%) Bower
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
3 1 (11.11%) Mocha
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) AngularJS
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) Node.js
3 4 (44.44%) Angular 2
3 4 (44.44%) CSS3
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) jQuery
3 4 (44.44%) React
4 2 (22.22%) Sass
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) Backbone.js
5 1 (11.11%) Durandal
5 1 (11.11%) Ember.js
5 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (11.11%) LESS
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (11.11%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (11.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) SEO
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Task Automation
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) ES6
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree