The table below looks at the statistics for ECMAScript skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ECMAScript over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ECMAScript
Rank 590 603 580
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Contract jobs citing ECMAScript 38 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.012% 0.004%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.031% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 5 2
Average daily rate £500 £600 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £530 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19693 19516 17954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.28% 37.83% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13395 12979 11257
Average daily rate £416 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 525 441 479
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £15.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.59 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

ECMAScript
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ECMAScript within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ECMAScript Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ECMAScript
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ECMAScript within the UK.

ECMAScript Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ECMAScript
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ECMAScript within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

ECMAScript Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ECMAScript
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ECMAScript within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 38 £500 -16.66% 3
London +26 22 £533 -11.25% 3
East Midlands - 6 - -
Leicester - 6 - -
Leicestershire - 6 - -
Wiltshire - 4 £365 -
South West - 4 £365 -
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Cambridge - 3 £360 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £360 -
Yorkshire - 3 - -
East of England - 3 £360 -
Bradford - 3 - -
Leeds - 3 - -
Swindon - 2 £378 -
City of London - 1 £550 - 2

ECMAScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ECMAScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ECMAScript.

1 71 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 60 (84.51%) HTML
3 59 (83.10%) CSS
4 57 (80.28%) Git (software)
4 57 (80.28%) HTML5
5 53 (74.65%) Node.js
6 52 (73.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 51 (71.83%) CSS3
8 49 (69.01%) AngularJS
9 48 (67.61%) Sass
10 45 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
11 44 (61.97%) Jasmine
11 44 (61.97%) ES6
12 41 (57.75%) User Experience
12 41 (57.75%) TDD
13 33 (46.48%) Mocha
14 31 (43.66%) Sinon.JS
15 30 (42.25%) QUnit
16 29 (40.85%) BDD
16 29 (40.85%) Protractor
16 29 (40.85%) MEAN Stack
17 26 (36.62%) Front End Development
18 24 (33.80%) Java
18 24 (33.80%) Analytical Skills
19 23 (32.39%) TypeScript
19 23 (32.39%) Continuous Integration
20 22 (30.99%) Pair Programming
21 21 (29.58%) Continuous Improvement
22 20 (28.17%) Responsive Web Design
22 20 (28.17%) ATDD

ECMAScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ECMAScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ECMAScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 53 (74.65%) Node.js
2 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Photoshop
2 12 (16.90%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (16.90%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 12 (16.90%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.54%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.23%) CouchDB
4 2 (2.82%) MySQL
4 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.41%) KDB
5 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 57 (80.28%) Git (software)
2 44 (61.97%) Jasmine
3 33 (46.48%) Mocha
4 31 (43.66%) Sinon.JS
5 30 (42.25%) QUnit
6 29 (40.85%) Protractor
7 17 (23.94%) Grunt
7 17 (23.94%) gulp
8 16 (22.54%) Mercurial
9 15 (21.13%) IntelliJ
9 15 (21.13%) WebStorm
10 14 (19.72%) Selenium
11 10 (14.08%) PhantomJS
12 7 (9.86%) Karma Test Runner
13 6 (8.45%) git-flow
14 5 (7.04%) Bower
15 4 (5.63%) JIRA
15 4 (5.63%) WebDriver
16 3 (4.23%) Subversion
17 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (1.41%) Banking
1 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (92.96%) Developer
2 35 (49.30%) JavaScript Developer
3 25 (35.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 19 (26.76%) Angular Developer
5 9 (12.68%) Agile Developer
6 8 (11.27%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Applications Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Node.js Developer
9 4 (5.63%) UI Developer
9 4 (5.63%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.23%) Java Developer
11 2 (2.82%) JavaScript Engineer
11 2 (2.82%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Senior UI Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Senior Web Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Web UI Developer
12 1 (1.41%) MongoDB Developer
12 1 (1.41%) PHP Laravel Developer
12 1 (1.41%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (84.51%) HTML
2 59 (83.10%) CSS
3 57 (80.28%) HTML5
4 52 (73.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 51 (71.83%) CSS3
6 49 (69.01%) AngularJS
7 48 (67.61%) Sass
8 29 (40.85%) MEAN Stack
9 18 (25.35%) jQuery
10 16 (22.54%) REST
11 15 (21.13%) Ajax
12 13 (18.31%) PhoneGap
13 11 (15.49%) Express
13 11 (15.49%) React
14 10 (14.08%) RESTful
15 9 (12.68%) LESS
16 5 (7.04%) Ember.js
16 5 (7.04%) Entity Framework
16 5 (7.04%) LINQ
16 5 (7.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (57.75%) User Experience
2 24 (33.80%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (18.31%) Mobile App
4 12 (16.90%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.41%) Blog
5 1 (1.41%) Equities
5 1 (1.41%) IPTV
5 1 (1.41%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.27%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) Windows 10
3 4 (5.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (57.75%) TDD
3 29 (40.85%) BDD
4 26 (36.62%) Front End Development
5 23 (32.39%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (30.99%) Pair Programming
7 21 (29.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (28.17%) ATDD
8 20 (28.17%) Responsive Web Design
9 19 (26.76%) SOLID
10 18 (25.35%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 15 (21.13%) UX Design
12 11 (15.49%) Unit Testing
13 9 (12.68%) Functional Testing
14 7 (9.86%) OO
14 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (8.45%) Scrum
16 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
17 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce
18 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 44 (61.97%) ES6
3 24 (33.80%) Java
4 23 (32.39%) TypeScript
5 15 (21.13%) Dart
6 6 (8.45%) C#
7 3 (4.23%) PHP
7 3 (4.23%) SQL
8 2 (2.82%) Ruby
9 1 (1.41%) C
9 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (1.41%) Facebook
1 1 (1.41%) Twitter