Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £361 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 21 January 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 69 61
Rank change year-on-year -4 -8 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 22 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.71% 0.85% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 0.89% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 17
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £361 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.67% +4.17% -15.29%
10th Percentile £269 £303 £326
90th Percentile £445 £458 £388
East of England median daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -6.67% +10.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 1,210 1,013 1,281
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.31% 95.75% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 447 740
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £380 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -9.09% +8.45%
10th Percentile £231 £163 £225
90th Percentile £550 £525 £550
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 120 116
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +47.06% -33.33%
10th Percentile £11.62 £10.98 £9.00
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £22.62
% change year-on-year -4.88% -9.35% +13.08%

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

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

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

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

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

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Cambridgeshire

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

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

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 11 £319 -22.73% 7
Peterborough -6 10 £363 - 1
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
East of England

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 21 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 20 (90.91%) AngularJS
3 17 (77.27%) Front End Development
3 17 (77.27%) CSS
4 16 (72.73%) HTML
5 15 (68.18%) CSS3
6 14 (63.64%) HTML5
7 12 (54.55%) jQuery
7 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
8 11 (50.00%) Sass
9 10 (45.45%) Node.js
10 6 (27.27%) Retail
10 6 (27.27%) Adobe
10 6 (27.27%) Grunt
10 6 (27.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (22.73%) User Experience
12 4 (18.18%) React
12 4 (18.18%) Jasmine
12 4 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (18.18%) Angular 2
13 3 (13.64%) Continuous Deployment
13 3 (13.64%) Advertising
13 3 (13.64%) MVC
13 3 (13.64%) .NET
13 3 (13.64%) Linux
13 3 (13.64%) OO
13 3 (13.64%) Web Development
13 3 (13.64%) Degree
13 3 (13.64%) Bower
13 3 (13.64%) gulp

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 6 (27.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (4.55%) GIMP
2 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 6 (27.27%) Grunt
3 4 (18.18%) Jasmine
3 4 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (13.64%) Bower
4 3 (13.64%) gulp
5 2 (9.09%) webpack
6 1 (4.55%) JIRA
6 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
6 1 (4.55%) Mocha
6 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 6 (27.27%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (90.91%) AngularJS
2 17 (77.27%) CSS
3 16 (72.73%) HTML
4 15 (68.18%) CSS3
5 14 (63.64%) HTML5
6 12 (54.55%) jQuery
7 11 (50.00%) Sass
8 10 (45.45%) Node.js
9 4 (18.18%) Angular 2
9 4 (18.18%) React
10 3 (13.64%) .NET
11 2 (9.09%) Web Services
12 1 (4.55%) Ajax
12 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
12 1 (4.55%) Durandal
12 1 (4.55%) Ember.js
12 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
12 1 (4.55%) LESS
12 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (4.55%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Front End Development
2 3 (13.64%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (13.64%) MVC
2 3 (13.64%) OO
2 3 (13.64%) Web Development
3 2 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Creative Thinking
4 1 (4.55%) Microservices
4 1 (4.55%) Pair Programming
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) SEO
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) Task Automation
4 1 (4.55%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) ES6
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Adobe
2 2 (9.09%) Twitter
3 1 (4.55%) Google