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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ECMAScript
Rank 610 644 595
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -49
Contract jobs citing ECMAScript 46 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.009% 0.006%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.024% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 2 3
Median daily rate £450 £345 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -9.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £345 £380
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -9.21%
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
21008 20783 19694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.53% 37.65% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14467 13780 13012
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 428 458
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 28 May 2016.

ECMAScript Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ECMAScript
Top 16 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 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
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 +27 46 £450 +30.43% 10
London - 22 £515 - 9
Yorkshire - 11 £450 -
Bradford - 11 £450 -
Leeds - 11 £450 -
West Yorkshire - 11 £450 -
Leicestershire - 8 £463 -
Leicester - 8 £463 -
East Midlands - 8 £463 -
East of England +8 4 £380 +10.14%
Cambridgeshire +8 4 £380 +10.14%
City of London - 3 £500 - 1
Cambridge +3 2 £380 +10.14%
Bath - 1 £375 -
Somerset - 1 £375 -
South West - 1 £375 -

ECMAScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 92 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 70 (76.09%) CSS
2 70 (76.09%) AngularJS
3 66 (71.74%) HTML
4 65 (70.65%) Node.js
5 63 (68.48%) HTML5
6 61 (66.30%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (66.30%) ES6
7 53 (57.61%) Git (software)
8 48 (52.17%) TDD
8 48 (52.17%) CSS3
9 46 (50.00%) Sass
10 42 (45.65%) Windows
11 39 (42.39%) React
12 38 (41.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 35 (38.04%) RESTful
14 34 (36.96%) Java
14 34 (36.96%) Jasmine
15 33 (35.87%) MongoDB
16 27 (29.35%) Mocha
17 26 (28.26%) TypeScript
17 26 (28.26%) User Experience
18 24 (26.09%) Sinon.JS
18 24 (26.09%) LESS
19 23 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
20 22 (23.91%) Ember.js
20 22 (23.91%) Mobile App
20 22 (23.91%) Windows Phone
20 22 (23.91%) Protractor
20 22 (23.91%) C#

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 65 (70.65%) Node.js
2 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.09%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (8.70%) OmniGraffle
1 8 (8.70%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.70%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (35.87%) MongoDB
2 18 (19.57%) SQL Server
3 17 (18.48%) CouchDB
4 5 (5.43%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.35%) MySQL
6 2 (2.17%) Big Data
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.09%) KDB
7 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 53 (57.61%) Git (software)
2 34 (36.96%) Jasmine
3 27 (29.35%) Mocha
4 24 (26.09%) Sinon.JS
5 22 (23.91%) Protractor
6 20 (21.74%) QUnit
7 16 (17.39%) git-flow
8 14 (15.22%) Grunt
8 14 (15.22%) gulp
9 13 (14.13%) jspm
10 12 (13.04%) Selenium
11 11 (11.96%) Babel
12 10 (10.87%) Karma Test Runner
12 10 (10.87%) Mercurial
13 9 (9.78%) Bower
13 9 (9.78%) JIRA
14 8 (8.70%) IntelliJ
14 8 (8.70%) PhantomJS
14 8 (8.70%) WebStorm
15 6 (6.52%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.09%) Electronics
1 1 (1.09%) Finance
1 1 (1.09%) Games
1 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.09%) Marketing
1 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (91.30%) Developer
2 50 (54.35%) JavaScript Developer
3 18 (19.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 17 (18.48%) Applications Developer
4 17 (18.48%) Java Developer
5 14 (15.22%) Node.js Developer
6 13 (14.13%) Angular Developer
7 11 (11.96%) Agile Developer
7 11 (11.96%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Java Mobile Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.35%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.26%) JavaScript Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.17%) Agile Java Developer
11 2 (2.17%) Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 2 (2.17%) QA Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.17%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (76.09%) AngularJS
1 70 (76.09%) CSS
2 66 (71.74%) HTML
3 63 (68.48%) HTML5
4 48 (52.17%) CSS3
5 46 (50.00%) Sass
6 39 (42.39%) React
7 38 (41.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 35 (38.04%) RESTful
9 24 (26.09%) LESS
10 22 (23.91%) Ember.js
11 21 (22.83%) Web Services
12 20 (21.74%) .NET
13 19 (20.65%) MEAN Stack
13 19 (20.65%) REST
14 18 (19.57%) Spring
15 17 (18.48%) Hibernate
15 17 (18.48%) JPA
15 17 (18.48%) PhoneGap
15 17 (18.48%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.26%) User Experience
2 22 (23.91%) Mobile App
3 19 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.70%) Graphic Design
5 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.09%) Blog
6 1 (1.09%) Equities
6 1 (1.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 42 (45.65%) Windows
2 22 (23.91%) Windows Phone
3 15 (16.30%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.26%) Android
4 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (66.30%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (52.17%) TDD
3 23 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 21 (22.83%) BDD
5 18 (19.57%) Scrum
6 17 (18.48%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (18.48%) Front End Development
7 16 (17.39%) Pair Programming
8 15 (16.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (15.22%) SOLID
10 13 (14.13%) ATDD
10 13 (14.13%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 10 (10.87%) Dependency Management
11 10 (10.87%) OO
12 8 (8.70%) UX Design
12 8 (8.70%) Wireframes
13 6 (6.52%) Mentoring
13 6 (6.52%) Performance Optimisation
13 6 (6.52%) Unit Testing
14 5 (5.43%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 61 (66.30%) ES6
3 34 (36.96%) Java
4 26 (28.26%) TypeScript
5 22 (23.91%) C#
6 8 (8.70%) Dart
6 8 (8.70%) XAML
7 5 (5.43%) PHP
7 5 (5.43%) Ruby
8 4 (4.35%) SQL
9 1 (1.09%) C
9 1 (1.09%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.09%) Python
9 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.26%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (6.52%) Atlassian
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.17%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.09%) Apple
3 1 (1.09%) Facebook
3 1 (1.09%) SAP
3 1 (1.09%) Twitter
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