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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ECMAScript
Rank 614 643 622
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -21
Contract jobs citing ECMAScript 47 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.033% 0.004%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.086% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 1
Median daily rate £413 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+19.48% +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
21798 22221 20535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.98% 38.02% 37.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14953 14907 13037
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 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 447 489 403
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £50.00 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 24 August 2016.

ECMAScript Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ECMAScript
Top 22 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 24 August 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 +26 43 £450 +38.46% 10
London +25 29 £425 +47.56% 5
Cambridgeshire +14 4 £406 +19.48%
East of England +6 4 £406 +19.48%
Edinburgh - 4 £350 -
Scotland - 4 £350 -
Yorkshire - 4 £450 - 3
South West - 4 £375 -
Bradford - 4 £450 -
Leeds - 4 £450 - 3
West Yorkshire - 4 £450 - 3
City of London +34 3 £400 +45.45%
Somerset - 3 £375 -
Bath - 3 £375 -
Cambridge +13 2 £406 +19.48%
Leicester - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
Canary Wharf +3 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £375 -
Swindon - 1 £375 -

ECMAScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 90 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 61 (67.78%) CSS
3 59 (65.56%) HTML
4 56 (62.22%) HTML5
5 51 (56.67%) ES6
6 46 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (50.00%) Node.js
8 44 (48.89%) AngularJS
9 39 (43.33%) React
9 39 (43.33%) Java
9 39 (43.33%) Windows
10 36 (40.00%) CSS3
11 32 (35.56%) TDD
12 29 (32.22%) Git (software)
13 28 (31.11%) Sass
14 24 (26.67%) Mobile App
15 23 (25.56%) RESTful
16 22 (24.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (24.44%) TypeScript
16 22 (24.44%) REST
17 21 (23.33%) MongoDB
18 18 (20.00%) User Experience
18 18 (20.00%) Front End Development
19 17 (18.89%) Windows 10
19 17 (18.89%) Windows Phone
19 17 (18.89%) LESS
19 17 (18.89%) Ember.js
20 16 (17.78%) C#
20 16 (17.78%) XAML
21 15 (16.67%) .NET

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 (11.11%) LiveCycle
2 1 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.11%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.11%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS Office
2 6 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (6.67%) OmniGraffle
2 6 (6.67%) Photoshop
3 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.89%) Office 365
3 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.33%) MongoDB
2 14 (15.56%) CouchDB
2 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.11%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (32.22%) Git (software)
2 15 (16.67%) Jasmine
2 15 (16.67%) Mocha
3 12 (13.33%) Babel
4 11 (12.22%) Mercurial
5 10 (11.11%) Sinon.JS
6 9 (10.00%) git-flow
7 8 (8.89%) Protractor
7 8 (8.89%) QUnit
8 7 (7.78%) gulp
8 7 (7.78%) JIRA
8 7 (7.78%) Selenium
9 6 (6.67%) IntelliJ
9 6 (6.67%) jspm
9 6 (6.67%) WebStorm
10 5 (5.56%) Grunt
10 5 (5.56%) PhantomJS
11 4 (4.44%) Bower
11 4 (4.44%) Cucumber
11 4 (4.44%) webpack
General
1 9 (10.00%) Finance
1 9 (10.00%) Publishing
2 2 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.11%) Electronics
3 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.11%) Games
3 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.11%) Marketing
3 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 79 (87.78%) Developer
2 38 (42.22%) JavaScript Developer
3 21 (23.33%) Node.js Developer
4 18 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 15 (16.67%) Java Developer
6 10 (11.11%) Angular Developer
6 10 (11.11%) Applications Developer
7 9 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (8.89%) Architect
9 6 (6.67%) Agile Developer
10 4 (4.44%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Java Mobile Developer
10 4 (4.44%) Lead Developer
10 4 (4.44%) LiveCycle Developer
11 3 (3.33%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 3 (3.33%) XML Developer
12 2 (2.22%) Agile Java Developer
12 2 (2.22%) iOS Developer
12 2 (2.22%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (67.78%) CSS
2 59 (65.56%) HTML
3 56 (62.22%) HTML5
4 45 (50.00%) Node.js
5 44 (48.89%) AngularJS
6 39 (43.33%) React
7 36 (40.00%) CSS3
8 28 (31.11%) Sass
9 23 (25.56%) RESTful
10 22 (24.44%) REST
10 22 (24.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (18.89%) Ember.js
11 17 (18.89%) LESS
12 15 (16.67%) .NET
12 15 (16.67%) JSON
12 15 (16.67%) PhoneGap
12 15 (16.67%) Web Services
13 14 (15.56%) Hibernate
13 14 (15.56%) JPA
13 14 (15.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 18 (20.00%) User Experience
3 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.67%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.11%) Life Science
5 1 (1.11%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 39 (43.33%) Windows
2 17 (18.89%) Windows 10
2 17 (18.89%) Windows Phone
3 11 (12.22%) Android
4 8 (8.89%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (35.56%) TDD
3 18 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 15 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (15.56%) BDD
5 14 (15.56%) Scrum
6 12 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (12.22%) Dependency Management
8 10 (11.11%) OO
8 10 (11.11%) Pair Programming
8 10 (11.11%) Regression Testing
9 9 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (10.00%) Migration
9 9 (10.00%) SOLID
10 8 (8.89%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (8.89%) Data Loss Prevention
10 8 (8.89%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 8 (8.89%) Protective Monitoring
10 8 (8.89%) Security Architecture
10 8 (8.89%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 90 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 51 (56.67%) ES6
3 39 (43.33%) Java
4 22 (24.44%) TypeScript
5 16 (17.78%) C#
5 16 (17.78%) XAML
6 6 (6.67%) Dart
7 4 (4.44%) SQL
8 3 (3.33%) PHP
9 1 (1.11%) JSX
9 1 (1.11%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.11%) Ruby
9 1 (1.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) Degree
2 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
2 7 (7.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Legato
Vendors
1 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.11%) Adobe
3 9 (10.00%) Apple
4 7 (7.78%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.22%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.11%) SAP
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