The table below looks at the statistics for ECMAScript skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ECMAScript over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ECMAScript
UK
Rank 573 580 623
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +43
Contract jobs citing ECMAScript 29 47 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.090% 0.008%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.24% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 4
Median daily rate £450 £450 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 -
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
18246 19878 19756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.76% 38.23% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 12585 13505 12981
Median daily rate £430 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.48% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 483 423
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.77 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.39 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

ECMAScript
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ECMAScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

ECMAScript Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ECMAScript
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ECMAScript within the UK over the 3 months to 25 February 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
England +16 26 £463 +2.77% 10
London +13 15 £500 - 8
City of London +14 6 £525 +5.00%
West Midlands - 5 £450 -
Birmingham - 5 £450 -
Belfast - 3 £400 -
County Antrim - 3 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £363 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £363 - 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £400 -
South East - 3 £363 - 2
Yorkshire +17 2 - -
West Yorkshire +10 1 - -
Bradford +2 1 - -
South West +1 1 - -
Leeds -1 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -

ECMAScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ECMAScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ECMAScript.

1 46 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 33 (71.74%) HTML
2 33 (71.74%) CSS
3 32 (69.57%) HTML5
4 30 (65.22%) ES6
5 26 (56.52%) CSS3
5 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (52.17%) AngularJS
7 21 (45.65%) React
7 21 (45.65%) Node.js
8 17 (36.96%) TDD
9 14 (30.43%) Git (software)
9 14 (30.43%) Java
9 14 (30.43%) Scrum
10 13 (28.26%) Linux
10 13 (28.26%) SQL
10 13 (28.26%) XML
10 13 (28.26%) Banking
11 11 (23.91%) JSON
11 11 (23.91%) jQuery
11 11 (23.91%) REST
11 11 (23.91%) BDD
11 11 (23.91%) Unix
11 11 (23.91%) Hibernate
11 11 (23.91%) Finance
11 11 (23.91%) Front End Development
11 11 (23.91%) Redux
12 10 (21.74%) gulp
12 10 (21.74%) Jenkins
12 10 (21.74%) JIRA

ECMAScript
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) Redis
2 3 (6.52%) Big Data
3 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.17%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (21.74%) gulp
2 10 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 10 (21.74%) JIRA
3 7 (15.22%) Babel
3 7 (15.22%) Gradle
3 7 (15.22%) JUnit
3 7 (15.22%) Maven
3 7 (15.22%) webpack
4 6 (13.04%) Jasmine
4 6 (13.04%) Mocha
4 6 (13.04%) Mockito
4 6 (13.04%) Spock
4 6 (13.04%) TeamCity
5 5 (10.87%) JSHint
6 3 (6.52%) Grunt
6 3 (6.52%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (6.52%) PhantomJS
6 3 (6.52%) Selenium
7 2 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 13 (28.26%) Banking
2 11 (23.91%) Finance
3 8 (17.39%) Investment Banking
4 5 (10.87%) Front Office
5 1 (2.17%) Games
5 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (89.13%) Developer
2 20 (43.48%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Senior Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (13.04%) Web Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.87%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Angular Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (4.35%) JavaScript Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.35%) UI Developer
9 1 (2.17%) AWS Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Linux Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Android Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (71.74%) CSS
1 33 (71.74%) HTML
2 32 (69.57%) HTML5
3 26 (56.52%) CSS3
4 24 (52.17%) AngularJS
5 21 (45.65%) Node.js
5 21 (45.65%) React
6 13 (28.26%) XML
7 11 (23.91%) Hibernate
7 11 (23.91%) jQuery
7 11 (23.91%) JSON
7 11 (23.91%) Redux
7 11 (23.91%) REST
8 9 (19.57%) Sass
9 7 (15.22%) Express
9 7 (15.22%) React Native
9 7 (15.22%) Web Services
10 6 (13.04%) SOAP
10 6 (13.04%) XSD
10 6 (13.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) User Experience
2 6 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (10.87%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.17%) Fintech
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Linux
2 11 (23.91%) Unix
3 5 (10.87%) Android
3 5 (10.87%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) TDD
3 14 (30.43%) Scrum
4 11 (23.91%) BDD
4 11 (23.91%) Front End Development
5 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
6 7 (15.22%) Web Development
7 6 (13.04%) Investment Management
7 6 (13.04%) Refactoring
8 5 (10.87%) Workflow
9 4 (8.70%) Asynchronous Programming
9 4 (8.70%) Microservices
9 4 (8.70%) MVC
9 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Open Source
10 3 (6.52%) Performance Analysis
10 3 (6.52%) Performance Optimisation
10 3 (6.52%) Planning Poker
10 3 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (6.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 30 (65.22%) ES6
3 14 (30.43%) Java
4 13 (28.26%) SQL
5 9 (19.57%) TypeScript
6 8 (17.39%) Shell Script
7 6 (13.04%) Korn
7 6 (13.04%) XPath
8 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.35%) PHP
10 1 (2.17%) C#
10 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) FATCA
2 5 (10.87%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Solace
2 3 (6.52%) Twitter
3 2 (4.35%) Adobe
3 2 (4.35%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.17%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle