The median contractor rate for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 44 54 56
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 9 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.68% 1.29% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.32% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Median daily rate £225 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +10.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £360 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £371 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +8.14% +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 Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 499 605 657
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 93.10% 97.42% 97.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 364 319
Median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £255 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 43 69
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +167.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +7 6 £175 -51.38% 1
Peterborough -1 1 - - 1
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 16 (94.12%) HTML
1 16 (94.12%) Front End Development
2 15 (88.24%) CSS
3 14 (82.35%) HTML5
4 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
4 11 (64.71%) CSS3
5 10 (58.82%) jQuery
6 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
7 6 (35.29%) Node.js
7 6 (35.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (29.41%) User Experience
8 5 (29.41%) Web Development
8 5 (29.41%) PHP
9 4 (23.53%) .NET
9 4 (23.53%) Adobe
9 4 (23.53%) TDD
9 4 (23.53%) WordPress
9 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
9 4 (23.53%) gulp
9 4 (23.53%) Sass
10 3 (17.65%) Angular 2
10 3 (17.65%) D3.js
10 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
10 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
10 3 (17.65%) SEO
10 3 (17.65%) SDL Web 8
10 3 (17.65%) Java
11 2 (11.76%) Photoshop

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related 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 (23.53%) WordPress
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Drupal
2 1 (5.88%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (11.76%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (5.88%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Google Analytics
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.88%) PouchDB
1 1 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (23.53%) gulp
2 2 (11.76%) Grunt
2 2 (11.76%) IntelliJ
2 2 (11.76%) Jasmine
2 2 (11.76%) Mercurial
2 2 (11.76%) PhantomJS
2 2 (11.76%) WebStorm
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) HTML
2 15 (88.24%) CSS
3 14 (82.35%) HTML5
4 11 (64.71%) CSS3
5 10 (58.82%) jQuery
6 6 (35.29%) Node.js
6 6 (35.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) Sass
8 3 (17.65%) Angular 2
8 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
8 3 (17.65%) D3.js
9 2 (11.76%) Ajax
9 2 (11.76%) JSON
9 2 (11.76%) LESS
9 2 (11.76%) PhoneGap
9 2 (11.76%) REST
10 1 (5.88%) JSTL
10 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (5.88%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Graphic Design
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Front End Development
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) E-Commerce
4 5 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (29.41%) Web Development
5 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) SEO
6 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (11.76%) MVC
7 2 (11.76%) UX Design
7 2 (11.76%) Web Design
7 2 (11.76%) Wireframes
8 1 (5.88%) Analytics
8 1 (5.88%) Content Management
8 1 (5.88%) Content Marketing
8 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Mobile Development
8 1 (5.88%) Scrum
8 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (29.41%) PHP
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) Dart
4 2 (11.76%) ECMAScript
4 2 (11.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Google