Period
to 7 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 6 months to 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 21 11
Rank change year-on-year -8 -10 +6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 91 275 381
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.25% 6.44% 9.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.50% 22.90% 28.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 196 272
Median daily rate £425 £450 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +13.56% -6.76%
10th Percentile £349 £313 £313
90th Percentile £603 £598 £531
South East median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £53.13 £32.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.46% +8.33% -45.45%
10th Percentile £51.56 £31.25 £27.50
90th Percentile £54.69 £33.75 £32.50
South East median hourly rate £53.13 £50.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -3.71%

JavaScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 492 1,201 1,328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.39% 28.13% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 701 736
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £312
90th Percentile £650 £600 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 32
Median hourly rate £47.50 £45.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +52.50% +71.43%
10th Percentile £20.68 £35.38 £8.00
90th Percentile £52.04 £70.25 £52.25
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -7.45% +10.59% -

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing JavaScript as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Berkshire

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for JavaScript in Berkshire

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JavaScript in Berkshire over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Berkshire

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Berkshire

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 7 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +14 32 £419 +1.52% 6
Reading -27 25 £425 -5.56% 19
Slough +16 10 £450 +32.35% 5
Bracknell +6 9 £350 -27.84% 8
Maidenhead +9 2 £413 +6.45% 4
JavaScript
South East

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 43 (47.25%) Java
2 40 (43.96%) .NET
3 37 (40.66%) HTML
4 35 (38.46%) CSS
5 31 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (29.67%) C#
7 25 (27.47%) PHP
7 25 (27.47%) Node.js
8 24 (26.37%) Web Services
9 22 (24.18%) HTML5
10 20 (21.98%) Web Development
10 20 (21.98%) DevOps
11 18 (19.78%) Unit Testing
11 18 (19.78%) REST
11 18 (19.78%) Python
12 17 (18.68%) Git (software)
12 17 (18.68%) SaaS
12 17 (18.68%) React
13 16 (17.58%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (17.58%) Azure
13 16 (17.58%) Scrum
13 16 (17.58%) MVC
13 16 (17.58%) SQL
14 15 (16.48%) Kubernetes
15 14 (15.38%) Docker
15 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET
15 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
15 14 (15.38%) SOAP
15 14 (15.38%) Telecoms
15 14 (15.38%) Test Automation

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 9 (9.89%) CMS
2 3 (3.30%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (3.30%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.10%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.10%) Confluence
3 1 (1.10%) Drupal
3 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.10%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (3.30%) Shopify
4 2 (2.20%) BigMachines
5 1 (1.10%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.68%) SaaS
2 16 (17.58%) Azure
3 7 (7.69%) AWS
4 5 (5.49%) GCP
4 5 (5.49%) npm
4 5 (5.49%) OpenShift
5 4 (4.40%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (4.40%) GitHub
5 4 (4.40%) Serverless
6 3 (3.30%) Apigee
6 3 (3.30%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (3.30%) Firebase
6 3 (3.30%) Google App Maker
6 3 (3.30%) IaaS
6 3 (3.30%) PaaS
7 2 (2.20%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.10%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.10%) Boomi
8 1 (1.10%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) SNMP
2 3 (3.30%) DNS
3 2 (2.20%) 3G
3 2 (2.20%) 4G
3 2 (2.20%) 5G
3 2 (2.20%) Broadband
3 2 (2.20%) GPRS
3 2 (2.20%) LTE
3 2 (2.20%) UMTS
4 1 (1.10%) H.323
4 1 (1.10%) Skype
4 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.89%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.69%) MySQL
4 3 (3.30%) BigQuery
4 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.10%) Redis
6 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.10%) UniData
Development Applications
1 17 (18.68%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 13 (14.29%) Selenium
3 5 (5.49%) Cucumber
3 5 (5.49%) gulp
3 5 (5.49%) Jasmine
3 5 (5.49%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.30%) Ant
5 3 (3.30%) JIRA
5 3 (3.30%) Maven
5 3 (3.30%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.20%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.20%) Ranorex
6 2 (2.20%) Subversion
6 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.10%) Balsamiq
7 1 (1.10%) Mocha
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.10%) PHPUnit
General
1 14 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.40%) Finance
3 3 (3.30%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.20%) Billing
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (57.14%) Developer
2 17 (18.68%) .NET Developer
3 16 (17.58%) Architect
4 10 (10.99%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (8.79%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (6.59%) C# Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Designer
7 6 (6.59%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.59%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (5.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Lead Developer
8 5 (5.49%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.40%) React Developer
10 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Full Stack Web Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Tester
10 3 (3.30%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (43.96%) .NET
2 37 (40.66%) HTML
3 35 (38.46%) CSS
4 25 (27.47%) Node.js
5 24 (26.37%) Web Services
6 22 (24.18%) HTML5
7 18 (19.78%) REST
8 17 (18.68%) React
9 14 (15.38%) AngularJS
9 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET
9 14 (15.38%) SOAP
10 13 (14.29%) RESTful
11 12 (13.19%) CSS3
12 10 (10.99%) jQuery
13 9 (9.89%) .NET Core
13 9 (9.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (7.69%) .NET Framework
14 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (7.69%) XML
15 6 (6.59%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.89%) User Experience
4 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.20%) Life Science
5 2 (2.20%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.10%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.10%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.10%) Industry 4.0
6 1 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) Windows
2 8 (8.79%) Linux
3 4 (4.40%) Android
3 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.98%) DevOps
2 20 (21.98%) Web Development
3 18 (19.78%) Unit Testing
4 16 (17.58%) MVC
4 16 (17.58%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (17.58%) Scrum
5 14 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 11 (12.09%) Load Testing
7 10 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (10.99%) Microservices
8 9 (9.89%) CRM
8 9 (9.89%) Integration Testing
8 9 (9.89%) Network Management
8 9 (9.89%) Smoke Testing
9 8 (8.79%) TDD
10 6 (6.59%) BDD
10 6 (6.59%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.59%) Kanban
11 5 (5.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (47.25%) Java
2 27 (29.67%) C#
3 25 (27.47%) PHP
4 18 (19.78%) Python
5 16 (17.58%) SQL
6 13 (14.29%) Perl
7 11 (12.09%) Shell Script
8 7 (7.69%) TypeScript
9 5 (5.49%) T-SQL
10 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.30%) Google Apps Script
12 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
12 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.10%) Apple Swift
13 1 (1.10%) C
13 1 (1.10%) ES6
13 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.10%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) SC Cleared
1 11 (12.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.40%) Degree
3 1 (1.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.10%) Dell Certification
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.38%) Docker
2 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (16.48%) Kubernetes
2 9 (9.89%) Amdocs OSS
2 9 (9.89%) Netcool
2 9 (9.89%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 5 (5.49%) Terraform
4 4 (4.40%) Ansible
5 2 (2.20%) OpenNebula
6 1 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.10%) Istio
6 1 (1.10%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.10%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (13.19%) AppDynamics
2 10 (10.99%) ServiceNow
3 9 (9.89%) BMC
3 9 (9.89%) Cramer
3 9 (9.89%) IBM
3 9 (9.89%) Remedy
3 9 (9.89%) Siebel
3 9 (9.89%) xMatters
4 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.59%) Cisco
5 6 (6.59%) Huawei
5 6 (6.59%) Nokia
5 6 (6.59%) Oracle
6 5 (5.49%) Google
7 3 (3.30%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.30%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.20%) Dell
8 2 (2.20%) MuleSoft
8 2 (2.20%) WSO2
9 1 (1.10%) Xamarin