Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 2018 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 16 37
Rank change year-on-year +6 +21 -18
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 383 273 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 9.62% 7.29% 4.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.33% 30.57% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 221 170
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £262
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £55.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +511.11% -72.31%
10th Percentile £27.50 £45.70 £8.90
90th Percentile £32.50 £57.50 £36.10
South East median hourly rate £43.75 £46.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year -4.89% +11.52% +65.00%

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 1,306 893 1,236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.80% 23.85% 25.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 526 746
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £313 £283 £273
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 32
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% +40.00% -65.28%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.00 £10.58
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.60 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +6.67%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Berkshire

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JavaScript in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Berkshire

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Berkshire

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript in Berkshire.

Contractor 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 16 July 2018. 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
Reading +1 120 £400 - 63
Bracknell +14 55 £425 -5.56% 18
Newbury -2 38 £350 -7.28% 13
Maidenhead +15 37 £400 - 11
Slough +7 34 £400 -7.25% 21
Wokingham -10 2 £463 - 13
Thatcham +2 1 - -
Windsor 0 1 £300 -36.84% 4
JavaScript
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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.

1 240 (62.66%) HTML
2 223 (58.22%) CSS
3 153 (39.95%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (33.68%) React
5 119 (31.07%) HTML5
6 114 (29.77%) Front End Development
7 108 (28.20%) CSS3
8 102 (26.63%) Node.js
9 100 (26.11%) jQuery
10 90 (23.50%) AngularJS
11 89 (23.24%) Git (software)
12 81 (21.15%) Java
12 81 (21.15%) .NET
13 79 (20.63%) TDD
14 64 (16.71%) Sass
14 64 (16.71%) MVC
15 63 (16.45%) SQL
16 58 (15.14%) C#
16 58 (15.14%) Web Development
17 57 (14.88%) PHP
18 56 (14.62%) Scrum
18 56 (14.62%) REST
19 55 (14.36%) DevOps
20 50 (13.05%) Amazon AWS
20 50 (13.05%) JIRA
21 48 (12.53%) E-Commerce
21 48 (12.53%) Microsoft Azure
22 42 (10.97%) Microsoft
22 42 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
23 41 (10.70%) Linux

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 30 (7.83%) CMS
2 23 (6.01%) Confluence
3 20 (5.22%) WordPress
4 15 (3.92%) Drupal
4 15 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (3.39%) WebLogic
6 10 (2.61%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.57%) Apache
7 6 (1.57%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (1.31%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.31%) Liferay
9 4 (1.04%) IIS
9 4 (1.04%) Kentico
10 3 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.78%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.52%) nginx
11 2 (0.52%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.26%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
Applications
1 11 (2.87%) Photoshop
2 7 (1.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.57%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (1.31%) InVision
5 4 (1.04%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.78%) UXPin
7 2 (0.52%) GIMP
8 1 (0.26%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (4.18%) Magento
2 7 (1.83%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.78%) SessionCam
4 3 (0.78%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.52%) Shopify
6 1 (0.26%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.26%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.26%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.26%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 50 (13.05%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (12.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.18%) Serverless
4 10 (2.61%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (2.09%) Adobe Analytics
5 8 (2.09%) Amazon Kinesis
5 8 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (2.09%) GitHub
5 8 (2.09%) SaaS
6 6 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (1.04%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (1.04%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.52%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.26%) IaaS
9 1 (0.26%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.18%) HTTP
2 5 (1.31%) DNS
2 5 (1.31%) Internet
2 5 (1.31%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.78%) SSH
4 2 (0.52%) Firewall
4 2 (0.52%) Network Security
4 2 (0.52%) SSL
4 2 (0.52%) VPN
5 1 (0.26%) Broadband
5 1 (0.26%) DVB
5 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.66%) NoSQL
2 33 (8.62%) SQL Server
3 32 (8.36%) Apache Cassandra
3 32 (8.36%) MySQL
4 25 (6.53%) MongoDB
5 23 (6.01%) Big Data
6 16 (4.18%) Relational Database
7 13 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (2.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (2.35%) Redis
10 7 (1.83%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (1.57%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.31%) Power BI
12 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.04%) Neo4j
13 4 (1.04%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 89 (23.24%) Git (software)
2 50 (13.05%) JIRA
3 39 (10.18%) Jenkins
4 20 (5.22%) gulp
5 19 (4.96%) Cucumber
6 17 (4.44%) Vagrant
7 16 (4.18%) JUnit
7 16 (4.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (3.92%) Maven
8 15 (3.92%) Subversion
9 14 (3.66%) Eclipse
9 14 (3.66%) Mercurial
9 14 (3.66%) Visual Studio
10 13 (3.39%) Selenium
11 12 (3.13%) Mockito
11 12 (3.13%) webpack
12 11 (2.87%) git-flow
13 9 (2.35%) PHPUnit
14 8 (2.09%) Jasmine
14 8 (2.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (6.79%) Retail
2 21 (5.48%) Finance
2 21 (5.48%) Marketing
3 15 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.31%) Games
5 2 (0.52%) Advertising
5 2 (0.52%) Banking
5 2 (0.52%) Digital Economy
5 2 (0.52%) Publishing
6 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.26%) French Language
6 1 (0.26%) German Language
6 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.26%) Legal
6 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 284 (74.15%) Developer
2 85 (22.19%) React Developer
3 77 (20.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 47 (12.27%) JavaScript Developer
5 29 (7.57%) Java Developer
6 27 (7.05%) Angular Developer
7 26 (6.79%) Senior Developer
8 25 (6.53%) .NET Developer
9 21 (5.48%) Full Stack Developer
10 20 (5.22%) Web Developer
11 17 (4.44%) PHP Developer
12 14 (3.66%) Magento Developer
13 13 (3.39%) C# Developer
13 13 (3.39%) UI Developer
14 12 (3.13%) Senior React Developer
15 11 (2.87%) Architect
15 11 (2.87%) Designer
15 11 (2.87%) WordPress Developer
16 10 (2.61%) Software Engineer
17 9 (2.35%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (62.66%) HTML
2 223 (58.22%) CSS
3 129 (33.68%) React
4 119 (31.07%) HTML5
5 108 (28.20%) CSS3
6 102 (26.63%) Node.js
7 100 (26.11%) jQuery
8 90 (23.50%) AngularJS
9 81 (21.15%) .NET
10 64 (16.71%) Sass
11 56 (14.62%) REST
12 41 (10.70%) Web Services
13 39 (10.18%) LESS
14 37 (9.66%) ASP.NET
14 37 (9.66%) RESTful
15 28 (7.31%) Redux
15 28 (7.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 26 (6.79%) ASP.NET Web API
17 24 (6.27%) XML
18 20 (5.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.66%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (9.14%) User Experience
3 29 (7.57%) Mobile App
4 14 (3.66%) Linux Command Line
5 13 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.09%) CMDB
7 8 (2.09%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.09%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.57%) iPad
9 5 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.31%) NHS
9 5 (1.31%) Wiki
10 4 (1.04%) Life Science
11 3 (0.78%) Blog
11 3 (0.78%) Clustering
11 3 (0.78%) Fintech
11 3 (0.78%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.52%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.52%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 41 (10.70%) Linux
2 12 (3.13%) Windows
3 10 (2.61%) Android
3 10 (2.61%) Ubuntu
4 7 (1.83%) Unix
5 5 (1.31%) SUSE
6 4 (1.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (0.78%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.78%) CentOS
7 3 (0.78%) Debian
7 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (39.95%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (29.77%) Front End Development
3 79 (20.63%) TDD
4 64 (16.71%) MVC
5 58 (15.14%) Web Development
6 56 (14.62%) Scrum
7 55 (14.36%) DevOps
8 48 (12.53%) E-Commerce
9 42 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (9.92%) OO
11 33 (8.62%) BDD
12 32 (8.36%) Analytics
13 29 (7.57%) Microservices
14 28 (7.31%) Pair Programming
14 28 (7.31%) Software Engineering
14 28 (7.31%) Test Automation
15 27 (7.05%) Kanban
16 22 (5.74%) OOP
17 21 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
18 20 (5.22%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (21.15%) Java
2 63 (16.45%) SQL
3 58 (15.14%) C#
4 57 (14.88%) PHP
5 37 (9.66%) Python
6 25 (6.53%) TypeScript
7 14 (3.66%) Java 8
8 13 (3.39%) C++
8 13 (3.39%) Scala
9 11 (2.87%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.61%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.35%) ES6
12 8 (2.09%) C
13 7 (1.83%) Perl
14 6 (1.57%) VB
15 5 (1.31%) PHP 7
15 5 (1.31%) R
16 4 (1.04%) Ruby
16 4 (1.04%) T-SQL
16 4 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (5.48%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.96%) SC Cleared
3 15 (3.92%) Degree
4 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.31%) MCSE
6 4 (1.04%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.26%) APMP
9 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.31%) QA
2 3 (0.78%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.78%) PMO
3 2 (0.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 29 (7.57%) Docker
2 3 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.52%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (4.96%) Ansible
2 18 (4.70%) Kubernetes
3 9 (2.35%) Puppet
4 5 (1.31%) HP ALM
4 5 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.31%) SCCM
4 5 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (1.31%) WSUS
5 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.78%) SELinux
6 2 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.52%) Grafana
6 2 (0.52%) Graphite
6 2 (0.52%) Kibana
6 2 (0.52%) Mesos
6 2 (0.52%) Nagios
6 2 (0.52%) Salt
6 2 (0.52%) SCOM
6 2 (0.52%) StatsD
6 2 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 42 (10.97%) Microsoft
2 23 (6.01%) Adobe
3 17 (4.44%) Oracle
4 12 (3.13%) Google
5 11 (2.87%) Capita
6 8 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.83%) ServiceNow
7 7 (1.83%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.57%) Twitter
9 5 (1.31%) HP
9 5 (1.31%) Optimizely
9 5 (1.31%) Serena
9 5 (1.31%) Symantec
9 5 (1.31%) Xamarin
10 4 (1.04%) Rackspace
10 4 (1.04%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.04%) Tableau
11 3 (0.78%) IBM
11 3 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.78%) Omniture