Period
to 26 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £319 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 67 67
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 15 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.41% 1.37% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.44% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 11
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £319 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.92% -9.72% +10.77%
10th Percentile £258 £182 £330
90th Percentile £478 £449 £388
East of England median daily rate £388 £388 £360
% change year-on-year - +7.64% +18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £11.00

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 1,017 1,039 1,181
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 94.63% 97.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 504 709
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £418 £351 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.86% -12.19% +14.29%
10th Percentile £216 £141 £210
90th Percentile £563 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 129 93
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.00% -16.67% +76.47%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.63 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.63 £22.68 £21.00
% change year-on-year -26.66% +7.98% +6.33%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +14 13 £319 -15.00% 21
Peterborough -7 2 - -
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 26 April 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 10 (66.67%) Front End Development
3 9 (60.00%) Node.js
3 9 (60.00%) Sass
3 9 (60.00%) HTML
3 9 (60.00%) CSS
3 9 (60.00%) MVC
4 8 (53.33%) Angular 2
5 7 (46.67%) jQuery
5 7 (46.67%) User Experience
5 7 (46.67%) gulp
6 5 (33.33%) LESS
6 5 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (33.33%) HTML5
6 5 (33.33%) CSS3
6 5 (33.33%) Web Development
7 4 (26.67%) JSON
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) OWASP
7 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (26.67%) RESTful
7 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (26.67%) Games
7 4 (26.67%) D3.js
7 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) React
7 4 (26.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 4 (26.67%) Bower
7 4 (26.67%) HTML5 Canvas

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) Predix
2 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) GIMP
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) npm
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) gulp
2 4 (26.67%) Bower
2 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) Grunt
4 2 (13.33%) webpack
5 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
5 1 (6.67%) JIRA
5 1 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
5 1 (6.67%) Mocha
5 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (26.67%) Games
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 9 (60.00%) CSS
2 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) Node.js
2 9 (60.00%) Sass
3 8 (53.33%) Angular 2
4 7 (46.67%) jQuery
5 5 (33.33%) CSS3
5 5 (33.33%) HTML5
5 5 (33.33%) LESS
6 4 (26.67%) D3.js
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5 Canvas
6 4 (26.67%) JSON
6 4 (26.67%) Leaflet
6 4 (26.67%) OpenLayers
6 4 (26.67%) Polymer
6 4 (26.67%) React
6 4 (26.67%) RESTful
6 4 (26.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 4 (26.67%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 9 (60.00%) MVC
3 5 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (33.33%) Web Development
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) OWASP
4 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) SEO
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Task Automation
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) ES6
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (6.67%) PHP 7
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Mapbox