In US East Coast, a larger number of Front-end developers have started freelancing. Hence, more and more companies are looking for freelance Front-end developers to work with their full-time teams. However beginning a freelance-client work is not that easy: the rates billed by those people, for instance in US East Coast, differs notably based on the contractors' experience.
To try and clarify the ranges at which contractors may charge clients, Bonsai developed a simple but useful rate explorer to support both independent workers and their clients in estimating the right price points.
The data gathered by Bonsai have shown the price variabilities. For example, more than 82.25% of Front-end developers from US East Coast earn $60 or more hourly rate (having started work less than 3 years ago). Within that group, Front-end developers who have been billing from $60 to $80 are as many independent contractors as the ones earning from $40 to $60 hourly rate. In comparison with this same group of people, they form a group of around 46.87% more freelancers.
Also data shows that for Front-end developers who have 3 to 5 years experience: