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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ECMAScript
Rank 604 634 630
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -4
Contract jobs citing ECMAScript 57 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.026% 0.005%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% 0.069% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 8 3
Median daily rate £450 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +13.33%
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
21329 21615 20237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.60% 37.85% 36.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14632 14534 12959
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 448 442 410
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £18.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £55.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 29 July 2016.

ECMAScript Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ECMAScript
Top 20 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 29 July 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
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statistics and trends)
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 +40 57 £450 +38.46% 5
London +30 38 £500 +71.37% 4
Yorkshire - 6 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £450 -
Bradford - 6 £450 -
Leeds - 6 £450 -
Leicester - 5 - -
City of London - 5 £400 - 1
Leicestershire - 5 - -
East Midlands - 5 - -
East of England +13 4 £400 +17.64%
Cambridgeshire +13 4 £400 +17.64%
South West - 4 £375 -
Cambridge +16 3 £400 +17.64%
Bath - 3 £375 -
Somerset - 3 £375 -
Canary Wharf +3 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £375 -
Wiltshire - 1 £375 -

ECMAScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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.

1 101 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 72 (71.29%) CSS
3 68 (67.33%) HTML
4 65 (64.36%) HTML5
5 56 (55.45%) AngularJS
5 56 (55.45%) ES6
5 56 (55.45%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (53.47%) Node.js
7 49 (48.51%) Windows
8 44 (43.56%) Java
9 42 (41.58%) CSS3
10 40 (39.60%) React
11 39 (38.61%) Git (software)
12 38 (37.62%) TDD
13 35 (34.65%) Sass
14 32 (31.68%) RESTful
15 27 (26.73%) TypeScript
15 27 (26.73%) MongoDB
16 26 (25.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 24 (23.76%) Mobile App
18 22 (21.78%) LESS
18 22 (21.78%) Ember.js
18 22 (21.78%) REST
18 22 (21.78%) User Experience
18 22 (21.78%) Front End Development
19 21 (20.79%) Windows 10
19 21 (20.79%) Responsive Web Design
19 21 (20.79%) Windows Phone
20 20 (19.80%) C#
20 20 (19.80%) Web Services

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 10 (9.90%) LiveCycle
2 1 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.99%) CMS
2 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (7.92%) MS Office
1 8 (7.92%) OmniGraffle
1 8 (7.92%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (7.92%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.92%) Office 365
3 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.73%) MongoDB
2 18 (17.82%) CouchDB
2 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.96%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.98%) Big Data
4 2 (1.98%) MySQL
5 1 (0.99%) KDB
Development Applications
1 39 (38.61%) Git (software)
2 20 (19.80%) Jasmine
3 17 (16.83%) Mocha
4 13 (12.87%) Babel
4 13 (12.87%) git-flow
4 13 (12.87%) Mercurial
4 13 (12.87%) Sinon.JS
5 11 (10.89%) gulp
5 11 (10.89%) QUnit
6 10 (9.90%) jspm
6 10 (9.90%) Protractor
7 9 (8.91%) Grunt
8 8 (7.92%) IntelliJ
8 8 (7.92%) Selenium
8 8 (7.92%) WebStorm
9 7 (6.93%) JIRA
9 7 (6.93%) PhantomJS
10 5 (4.95%) Bower
10 5 (4.95%) webpack
11 3 (2.97%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 8 (7.92%) Publishing
2 5 (4.95%) Finance
3 2 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.99%) Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Electronics
4 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.99%) Games
4 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.99%) Marketing
4 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 87 (86.14%) Developer
2 42 (41.58%) JavaScript Developer
3 21 (20.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 19 (18.81%) Node.js Developer
5 18 (17.82%) Java Developer
6 15 (14.85%) Applications Developer
7 11 (10.89%) Angular Developer
8 9 (8.91%) Full Stack Developer
9 8 (7.92%) Architect
10 7 (6.93%) Agile Developer
11 6 (5.94%) Java Mobile Developer
12 4 (3.96%) C# Developer
12 4 (3.96%) LiveCycle Developer
13 3 (2.97%) Senior Developer
13 3 (2.97%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 3 (2.97%) XML Developer
14 2 (1.98%) Lead Developer
14 2 (1.98%) QA Automation Engineer
14 2 (1.98%) Test Automation Specialist
14 2 (1.98%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (71.29%) CSS
2 68 (67.33%) HTML
3 65 (64.36%) HTML5
4 56 (55.45%) AngularJS
5 54 (53.47%) Node.js
6 42 (41.58%) CSS3
7 40 (39.60%) React
8 35 (34.65%) Sass
9 32 (31.68%) RESTful
10 26 (25.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 22 (21.78%) Ember.js
11 22 (21.78%) LESS
11 22 (21.78%) REST
12 20 (19.80%) Web Services
13 19 (18.81%) .NET
14 18 (17.82%) Hibernate
14 18 (17.82%) JPA
14 18 (17.82%) PhoneGap
14 18 (17.82%) RabbitMQ
14 18 (17.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.76%) Mobile App
2 22 (21.78%) User Experience
3 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.92%) Graphic Design
5 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.99%) Equities
6 1 (0.99%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 49 (48.51%) Windows
2 21 (20.79%) Windows 10
2 21 (20.79%) Windows Phone
3 11 (10.89%) Android
4 8 (7.92%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.97%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.98%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (55.45%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (37.62%) TDD
3 22 (21.78%) Front End Development
4 21 (20.79%) Responsive Web Design
5 17 (16.83%) Scrum
6 14 (13.86%) BDD
7 13 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (11.88%) Pair Programming
9 11 (10.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (10.89%) Dependency Management
9 11 (10.89%) OO
9 11 (10.89%) SOLID
10 10 (9.90%) ATDD
10 10 (9.90%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 10 (9.90%) Regression Testing
11 8 (7.92%) Identity Management
11 8 (7.92%) Migration
11 8 (7.92%) Protective Monitoring
11 8 (7.92%) Security Architecture
11 8 (7.92%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 101 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 56 (55.45%) ES6
3 44 (43.56%) Java
4 27 (26.73%) TypeScript
5 20 (19.80%) C#
6 16 (15.84%) XAML
7 8 (7.92%) Dart
8 5 (4.95%) SQL
9 4 (3.96%) PHP
10 3 (2.97%) Ruby
11 1 (0.99%) JSX
11 1 (0.99%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.99%) Python
11 1 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (7.92%) Degree
2 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared
2 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (3.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Legato
Vendors
1 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.90%) Adobe
3 9 (8.91%) Apple
4 7 (6.93%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.98%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.99%) SAP
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