Period
to 22 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for ES6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ES6 over the 6 months to 22 April 2019 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.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 174 182
Rank change year-on-year +26 +8 -
Contract jobs citing ES6 26 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.63% 0.61% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.78% 1.58% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 8
East of England median daily rate £445 £450 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +28.11% -
10th Percentile £344 £373 £272
90th Percentile £506 £525 £416
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

ES6 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 the East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,461 1,708 1,753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 35.68% 38.43% 40.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 961 1,086
East of England median daily rate £433 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £256
90th Percentile £588 £575 £543
England median daily rate £480 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +1.05% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 79 138
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% -2.38%
10th Percentile £14.10 £16.23 £30.75
90th Percentile £57.30 £52.50 £52.41
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +5.81%

ES6
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing ES6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for ES6 in the East of England

ES6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ES6 in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for ES6 in the East of England

ES6
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ES6 in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ES6 in the East of England

ES6
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ES6 within the East of England region over the 6 months to 22 April 2019. 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
Cambridgeshire +14 16 £445 -6.32% 1
Hertfordshire -2 5 £500 +25.00%
Suffolk +12 3 £360 -20.00%
Bedfordshire - 2 £525 -
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ES6 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 East of England region with a requirement for ES6.

1 24 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 20 (76.92%) HTML
3 19 (73.08%) CSS
4 16 (61.54%) Node.js
5 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (46.15%) React
7 11 (42.31%) TDD
8 10 (38.46%) HTML5
8 10 (38.46%) Redux
8 10 (38.46%) gulp
9 8 (30.77%) Front End Development
9 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
10 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
10 7 (26.92%) D3.js
10 7 (26.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (23.08%) Grunt
11 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (23.08%) Data Visualisation
11 6 (23.08%) Machine Learning
11 6 (23.08%) WebGL
11 6 (23.08%) CSS3
11 6 (23.08%) Big Data
11 6 (23.08%) GraphQL
11 6 (23.08%) Visualisation
11 6 (23.08%) jQuery
12 5 (19.23%) SQL
12 5 (19.23%) RESTful
12 5 (19.23%) npm
12 5 (19.23%) Sass
12 5 (19.23%) REST

ES6
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (3.85%) CMS
1 1 (3.85%) EPiServer
1 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) npm
2 3 (11.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (7.69%) GitHub
4 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.85%) Apple Pay
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) FTP
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) SSL
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Big Data
2 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
4 1 (3.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) gulp
2 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
3 6 (23.08%) Grunt
4 3 (11.54%) Mercurial
4 3 (11.54%) webpack
5 2 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (3.85%) Gatling
6 1 (3.85%) Geb
6 1 (3.85%) GitLab
6 1 (3.85%) Gradle
6 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.85%) Mocha
6 1 (3.85%) Spock
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Full Stack Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Big Data Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Big Data Software Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Mobile Developer
7 2 (7.69%) UI Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Sitecore Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (76.92%) HTML
2 19 (73.08%) CSS
3 16 (61.54%) Node.js
4 12 (46.15%) React
5 10 (38.46%) HTML5
5 10 (38.46%) Redux
6 7 (26.92%) D3.js
6 7 (26.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (23.08%) CSS3
7 6 (23.08%) GraphQL
7 6 (23.08%) jQuery
7 6 (23.08%) WebGL
8 5 (19.23%) REST
8 5 (19.23%) RESTful
8 5 (19.23%) Sass
9 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
9 4 (15.38%) React Native
10 3 (11.54%) Express
10 3 (11.54%) LESS
10 3 (11.54%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Android
1 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) TDD
3 8 (30.77%) Front End Development
3 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
4 6 (23.08%) Data Visualisation
4 6 (23.08%) Machine Learning
4 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (23.08%) Visualisation
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.54%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
6 3 (11.54%) Mobile Development
6 3 (11.54%) Web Design
7 2 (7.69%) BDD
7 2 (7.69%) MVC
7 2 (7.69%) OO
7 2 (7.69%) Open Source
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Transpiler
8 1 (3.85%) Content Management
8 1 (3.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) TypeScript
4 2 (7.69%) ES7
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Java 8
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Docker Swarm
1 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Xamarin
2 1 (3.85%) Apple
2 1 (3.85%) PayPal
2 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.85%) WorldPay