Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 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.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 183 184
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +24
Contract jobs citing ES6 20 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.41% 0.36% 0.062%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.08% 0.92% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 1
East of England median daily rate £445 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £321 £314 £363
90th Percentile £543 £573 £388
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +0.10% +5.16% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £85.00

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 1,854 1,948 1,888
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 37.74% 38.46% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,118 1,093 1,098
East of England median daily rate £435 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £288 £239
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 128 138
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £40.50 £41.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.88% -1.97% +10.17%
10th Percentile £15.12 £18.88 £30.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £39.37
% change year-on-year +5.48% +1.60% +4.99%

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 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
Cambridgeshire +24 8 £445 +24.91% 7
Suffolk -3 6 £338 -28.95%
Hertfordshire -6 5 £500 +42.86% 6
Bedfordshire +7 2 £525 - 1
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (85.00%) CSS
3 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (75.00%) HTML
5 13 (65.00%) Node.js
5 13 (65.00%) React
6 10 (50.00%) gulp
7 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (40.00%) TDD
8 8 (40.00%) npm
9 7 (35.00%) Redux
9 7 (35.00%) Sass
9 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
10 6 (30.00%) TypeScript
10 6 (30.00%) jQuery
11 5 (25.00%) Integration Testing
11 5 (25.00%) RESTful
11 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (25.00%) HTML5
11 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (25.00%) PhantomJS
11 5 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (25.00%) Bower
11 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (25.00%) Jasmine
11 5 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (20.00%) Machine Learning
12 4 (20.00%) WebGL
12 4 (20.00%) Big Data
12 4 (20.00%) D3.js

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 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) npm
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) GitHub
3 1 (5.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) FTP
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) gulp
2 5 (25.00%) Bower
2 5 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 5 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (25.00%) PhantomJS
3 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.00%) Grunt
4 2 (10.00%) webpack
5 1 (5.00%) Gatling
5 1 (5.00%) Geb
5 1 (5.00%) GitLab
5 1 (5.00%) Gradle
5 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.00%) Spock
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Big Data Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Big Data Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) UI Developer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) CSS
2 15 (75.00%) HTML
3 13 (65.00%) Node.js
3 13 (65.00%) React
4 7 (35.00%) AngularJS
4 7 (35.00%) Redux
4 7 (35.00%) Sass
5 6 (30.00%) jQuery
6 5 (25.00%) HTML5
6 5 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (25.00%) RESTful
6 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (20.00%) .NET
7 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (20.00%) D3.js
7 4 (20.00%) GraphQL
7 4 (20.00%) WebGL
8 3 (15.00%) CSS3
8 3 (15.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (5.00%) Animation
1 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
3 8 (40.00%) TDD
4 5 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 4 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) OO
5 4 (20.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.00%) Open Source
6 3 (15.00%) SOLID
7 2 (10.00%) BDD
7 2 (10.00%) DevOps
7 2 (10.00%) OWASP
7 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) TypeScript
3 4 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) ES7
6 1 (5.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Docker Swarm
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft