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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ECMAScript
UK
Rank 567 583 586
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Contract jobs citing ECMAScript 24 35 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.069% 0.012%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.18% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 5
Median daily rate £408 £500 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.50% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
18141 19631 19305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.56% 38.59% 37.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12405 13280 12969
Median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 519 417
Median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £17.50 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £50.00 £46.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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 19 January 2017.

ECMAScript Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ECMAScript
Top 14 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 19 January 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 +28 22 £433 -13.50% 9
London +11 15 £525 -1.17% 3
City of London -2 7 £605 +10.00%
South East - 4 £356 - 3
Manchester - 3 £400 -
North West - 3 £400 -
Belfast - 2 £400 -
Berkshire - 2 £378 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £356 - 2
Salford - 2 £400 -
Reading - 2 £378 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £356 - 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £400 -
County Antrim - 2 £400 -

ECMAScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 39 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 30 (76.92%) ES6
3 24 (61.54%) HTML
4 23 (58.97%) HTML5
5 22 (56.41%) AngularJS
5 22 (56.41%) React
6 20 (51.28%) CSS
7 16 (41.03%) Node.js
8 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (35.90%) CSS3
10 12 (30.77%) Front End Development
10 12 (30.77%) TDD
10 12 (30.77%) Finance
11 11 (28.21%) Java
11 11 (28.21%) Redux
12 10 (25.64%) BDD
13 9 (23.08%) TypeScript
13 9 (23.08%) Banking
13 9 (23.08%) Android
14 8 (20.51%) jQuery
14 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
14 8 (20.51%) JSON
14 8 (20.51%) Scrum
14 8 (20.51%) Investment Banking
14 8 (20.51%) SQL
14 8 (20.51%) XML
14 8 (20.51%) REST
14 8 (20.51%) Apple iOS
15 7 (17.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (17.95%) Sass

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 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.56%) Alfresco
2 1 (2.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.56%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
1 1 (2.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Big Data
1 3 (7.69%) Redis
2 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (2.56%) MarkLogic
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.95%) Babel
3 6 (15.38%) Jasmine
3 6 (15.38%) JIRA
3 6 (15.38%) webpack
4 5 (12.82%) Cucumber
4 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
4 5 (12.82%) JUnit
4 5 (12.82%) Maven
4 5 (12.82%) Selenium
5 4 (10.26%) gulp
5 4 (10.26%) Mockito
6 3 (7.69%) Gradle
6 3 (7.69%) Mocha
6 3 (7.69%) Subversion
7 2 (5.13%) Grunt
7 2 (5.13%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (5.13%) Mercurial
7 2 (5.13%) PhantomJS
7 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Banking
3 8 (20.51%) Investment Banking
4 5 (12.82%) Front Office
5 3 (7.69%) Publishing
6 1 (2.56%) Games
6 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (92.31%) Developer
2 20 (51.28%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (17.95%) Node.js Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Angular Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.69%) iOS Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Android Developer
8 2 (5.13%) HTML Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.56%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 1 (2.56%) JavaScript Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 1 (2.56%) UX Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (61.54%) HTML
2 23 (58.97%) HTML5
3 22 (56.41%) AngularJS
3 22 (56.41%) React
4 20 (51.28%) CSS
5 16 (41.03%) Node.js
6 14 (35.90%) CSS3
7 11 (28.21%) Redux
8 8 (20.51%) jQuery
8 8 (20.51%) JSON
8 8 (20.51%) REST
8 8 (20.51%) XML
9 7 (17.95%) Sass
9 7 (17.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
11 4 (10.26%) Ember.js
11 4 (10.26%) React Native
12 3 (7.69%) Ajax
12 3 (7.69%) Apache Cordova
12 3 (7.69%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.69%) User Experience
3 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.56%) Fintech
4 1 (2.56%) Linked Data
4 1 (2.56%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Android
2 8 (20.51%) Apple iOS
3 4 (10.26%) Linux
4 2 (5.13%) Unix
5 1 (2.56%) Windows
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) Front End Development
2 12 (30.77%) TDD
3 10 (25.64%) BDD
4 8 (20.51%) Scrum
5 5 (12.82%) Web Development
6 4 (10.26%) iOS Development
6 4 (10.26%) Isomorphic Development
6 4 (10.26%) Isomorphic JavaScript
6 4 (10.26%) OO
6 4 (10.26%) Use Case
7 3 (7.69%) Android Development
7 3 (7.69%) Coaching
7 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.69%) MVC
7 3 (7.69%) Open Source
7 3 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 30 (76.92%) ES6
3 11 (28.21%) Java
4 9 (23.08%) TypeScript
5 8 (20.51%) SQL
6 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.13%) Korn
7 2 (5.13%) PHP
7 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.13%) XPath
8 1 (2.56%) C#
8 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
8 1 (2.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Adobe
1 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
1 2 (5.13%) Solace
1 2 (5.13%) Twitter
2 1 (2.56%) Apple
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) MuleSoft
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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