In UK, an increasing number of Back-end developers have started freelancing. Hence, an increasing number of startups are contracting freelance Back-end developers to join their employees. However starting a freelance-client work is still hard because the price charged by those contractors, for instance in UK, are varying a lot depending on the freelancers' experience.
To increase the visibility on the price points at which freelancers should bill clients, Bonsai built an easy-to-use rate explorer to support both independent workers and companies hiring freelancers in finding the right rates.
The information assembled by Bonsai shows the price discrepencies. For example, 91.74% of Back-end developers incorporated in UK bill £60 or more hourly rate (with a maximum of 3-year experience). Within that group, Back-end developers who have been paid from £60 to £80 are two times as many people as the ones billing between £40 and £60 hourly rate. In comparison with the second category of people, they form a group of around 175.00% more people.
In comparison data shows that for Back-end developers with 3 to 5 years experience: