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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ECMAScript
Rank 596 632 622
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -10
Contract jobs citing ECMAScript 44 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.005% 0.007%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.014% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 1 4
Average daily rate £450 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%
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
21317 20804 20291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.16% 37.32% 37.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 14639 13526 13204
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 433 475
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.50 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 29 April 2016.

ECMAScript Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ECMAScript
Top 13 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 29 April 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 +19 44 £450 +28.57% 10
London - 18 £516 - 9
Yorkshire - 12 £450 -
Bradford - 12 £450 -
Leeds - 12 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 12 £450 -
Leicestershire - 8 £463 -
Leicester - 8 £463 -
East Midlands - 8 £463 -
East of England +12 6 £360 +2.85%
Cambridgeshire +12 6 £360 +2.85%
Cambridge -3 3 £360 +2.85%
City of London - 3 £500 - 1

ECMAScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 81 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 65 (80.25%) Node.js
3 64 (79.01%) AngularJS
4 61 (75.31%) CSS
5 57 (70.37%) HTML
6 55 (67.90%) HTML5
7 54 (66.67%) Git (software)
8 53 (65.43%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (65.43%) ES6
9 50 (61.73%) TDD
10 48 (59.26%) Sass
11 43 (53.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 43 (53.09%) CSS3
12 39 (48.15%) Jasmine
13 34 (41.98%) MongoDB
14 33 (40.74%) Java
15 31 (38.27%) Mocha
15 31 (38.27%) User Experience
16 29 (35.80%) Sinon.JS
16 29 (35.80%) RESTful
17 27 (33.33%) Windows
18 26 (32.10%) Protractor
19 25 (30.86%) React
19 25 (30.86%) QUnit
19 25 (30.86%) BDD
20 24 (29.63%) TypeScript
20 24 (29.63%) MEAN Stack
21 22 (27.16%) Analytical Skills
22 21 (25.93%) Responsive Web Design
22 21 (25.93%) LESS

ECMAScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 65 (80.25%) Node.js
2 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (9.88%) OmniGraffle
1 8 (9.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (9.88%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (41.98%) MongoDB
2 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 14 (17.28%) CouchDB
4 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.94%) MySQL
6 2 (2.47%) Big Data
7 1 (1.23%) KDB
7 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 54 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 39 (48.15%) Jasmine
3 31 (38.27%) Mocha
4 29 (35.80%) Sinon.JS
5 26 (32.10%) Protractor
6 25 (30.86%) QUnit
7 16 (19.75%) Grunt
7 16 (19.75%) gulp
8 12 (14.81%) git-flow
8 12 (14.81%) jspm
8 12 (14.81%) Selenium
9 11 (13.58%) Mercurial
10 10 (12.35%) IntelliJ
10 10 (12.35%) Karma Test Runner
10 10 (12.35%) PhantomJS
10 10 (12.35%) WebStorm
11 9 (11.11%) Bower
12 6 (7.41%) WebDriver
13 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
14 3 (3.70%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (1.23%) Banking
1 1 (1.23%) Electronics
1 1 (1.23%) Finance
1 1 (1.23%) Games
1 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
1 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.23%) Marketing
1 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (90.12%) Developer
2 43 (53.09%) JavaScript Developer
3 15 (18.52%) Applications Developer
3 15 (18.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (17.28%) Java Developer
5 13 (16.05%) Full Stack Developer
6 12 (14.81%) Agile Developer
7 11 (13.58%) Angular Developer
8 10 (12.35%) Node.js Developer
9 6 (7.41%) Java Mobile Developer
10 5 (6.17%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.70%) JavaScript Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) Web Developer
12 2 (2.47%) Automation Engineer
12 2 (2.47%) Java Applications Developer
12 2 (2.47%) QA Automation Engineer
12 2 (2.47%) QA Engineer
12 2 (2.47%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 2 (2.47%) Senior Web Developer
12 2 (2.47%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (79.01%) AngularJS
2 61 (75.31%) CSS
3 57 (70.37%) HTML
4 55 (67.90%) HTML5
5 48 (59.26%) Sass
6 43 (53.09%) CSS3
6 43 (53.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 29 (35.80%) RESTful
8 25 (30.86%) React
9 24 (29.63%) MEAN Stack
10 21 (25.93%) LESS
11 19 (23.46%) Ember.js
12 18 (22.22%) Web Services
13 15 (18.52%) Express
13 15 (18.52%) Spring
14 14 (17.28%) Hibernate
14 14 (17.28%) JPA
14 14 (17.28%) RabbitMQ
15 12 (14.81%) Aurelia
15 12 (14.81%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (38.27%) User Experience
2 22 (27.16%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (23.46%) Mobile App
4 8 (9.88%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.23%) Blog
5 1 (1.23%) Equities
5 1 (1.23%) IPTV
5 1 (1.23%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 27 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (13.58%) Windows 10
3 10 (12.35%) Windows Phone
4 3 (3.70%) Android
4 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (65.43%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (61.73%) TDD
3 25 (30.86%) BDD
4 21 (25.93%) Responsive Web Design
5 20 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (23.46%) Pair Programming
7 18 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 18 (22.22%) Front End Development
8 17 (20.99%) SOLID
9 16 (19.75%) ATDD
9 16 (19.75%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 10 (12.35%) Scrum
10 10 (12.35%) UX Design
11 8 (9.88%) Unit Testing
12 7 (8.64%) OO
13 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
14 5 (6.17%) Functional Testing
14 5 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
15 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce
15 4 (4.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 53 (65.43%) ES6
3 33 (40.74%) Java
4 24 (29.63%) TypeScript
5 11 (13.58%) C#
6 10 (12.35%) Dart
7 5 (6.17%) Ruby
8 4 (4.94%) SQL
9 3 (3.70%) PHP
10 1 (1.23%) C
10 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.23%) Python
10 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (1.23%) Facebook
1 1 (1.23%) SAP
1 1 (1.23%) Twitter
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