Period
to 24 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 24 January 2021 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 17 20
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -9
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 101 241 308
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 6.99% 6.69% 6.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.17% 19.26% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 152 189
Median daily rate £434 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.44% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £256 £300 £296
90th Percentile £543 £556 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £51.00 - £18.00
10th Percentile £42.15 - £17.40
90th Percentile £59.45 - £31.26
England median hourly rate £42.00 £48.50 £44.25
% change year-on-year -13.40% +9.60% +0.31%

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 the East of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 556 1,251 1,650
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.50% 34.73% 37.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 774 1,007
Median daily rate £433 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% -2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £255 £296 £300
90th Percentile £587 £588 £575
England median daily rate £480 £485 £480
% change year-on-year -1.03% +1.04% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 56 63
Median hourly rate £42.75 £45.00 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £18.91 £20.25 £15.60
90th Percentile £52.75 £51.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.27
% change year-on-year -3.41% +4.11% +5.66%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing JavaScript as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in the East of England

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for JavaScript in the East of England

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JavaScript in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for JavaScript in the East of England

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for JavaScript in the East of England

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing JavaScript in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for JavaScript in the East of England

JavaScript
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 JavaScript within the East of England region over the 6 months to 24 January 2021. 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
Hertfordshire +4 52 £431 +15.00% 44
Cambridgeshire +10 28 £400 -5.88% 87
Essex +3 15 £496 +4.47% 36
Norfolk +5 3 £325 -5.45% 16
Suffolk -3 3 £475 +31.03% 12
Bedfordshire +1 1 £238 -32.14% 3
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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 East of England region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 49 (48.51%) Node.js
2 37 (36.63%) Git (software)
3 35 (34.65%) Java
4 33 (32.67%) AngularJS
5 32 (31.68%) CSS
6 31 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (29.70%) HTML
8 27 (26.73%) React
9 25 (24.75%) Microservices
9 25 (24.75%) Docker
10 24 (23.76%) OO
11 23 (22.77%) Web Services
11 23 (22.77%) JIRA
12 22 (21.78%) C#
13 20 (19.80%) .NET
14 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
14 18 (17.82%) Spring
15 17 (16.83%) PHP
16 16 (15.84%) Linux
16 16 (15.84%) E-Commerce
16 16 (15.84%) Front End Development
17 15 (14.85%) REST
17 15 (14.85%) SQL
17 15 (14.85%) Software Engineering
18 14 (13.86%) C++
18 14 (13.86%) TypeScript
18 14 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
19 13 (12.87%) Spring Boot
19 13 (12.87%) MySQL
19 13 (12.87%) Scrum

JavaScript
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 5 (4.95%) Apache
1 5 (4.95%) IBM Domino
2 3 (2.97%) nginx
3 2 (1.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.98%) CMS
3 2 (1.98%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.99%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.99%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.99%) IIS
4 1 (0.99%) JBoss
4 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.99%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.99%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.99%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.99%) Blender
2 1 (0.99%) Figma
2 1 (0.99%) InVision
2 1 (0.99%) Maya
2 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.99%) Sketch
2 1 (0.99%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Magento
2 2 (1.98%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.91%) AWS
1 9 (8.91%) Azure
2 6 (5.94%) Amazon EKS
2 6 (5.94%) GCP
3 4 (3.96%) SaaS
4 3 (2.97%) GitHub
4 3 (2.97%) iPaaS
4 3 (2.97%) Oracle CX
4 3 (2.97%) Serverless
5 2 (1.98%) Amazon ECS
5 2 (1.98%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.98%) PowerApps
6 1 (0.99%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.99%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.99%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.89%) Ethernet
1 11 (10.89%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.94%) HTTP
3 1 (0.99%) DNS
3 1 (0.99%) Firewall
3 1 (0.99%) FTP
3 1 (0.99%) SSH
3 1 (0.99%) SSL
3 1 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.87%) MySQL
2 10 (9.90%) Relational Database
2 10 (9.90%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.99%) Big Data
5 1 (0.99%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.99%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.99%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.99%) GIS
5 1 (0.99%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.99%) MS Access
5 1 (0.99%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.99%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.99%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.99%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 37 (36.63%) Git (software)
2 23 (22.77%) JIRA
3 12 (11.88%) Visual Studio
4 11 (10.89%) Eclipse
4 11 (10.89%) NetBeans
5 7 (6.93%) Maven
6 6 (5.94%) GitLab
6 6 (5.94%) Jenkins
6 6 (5.94%) Selenium
7 5 (4.95%) Protractor
8 3 (2.97%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.98%) Gradle
9 2 (1.98%) Grunt
9 2 (1.98%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.98%) JUnit
9 2 (1.98%) webpack
10 1 (0.99%) Ant
10 1 (0.99%) NUnit
10 1 (0.99%) Subversion
10 1 (0.99%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (10.89%) Aerospace
1 11 (10.89%) Military
2 4 (3.96%) Games
2 4 (3.96%) Law
2 4 (3.96%) Marketing
3 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.97%) Publishing
4 2 (1.98%) Automotive
4 2 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.99%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (62.38%) Developer
2 18 (17.82%) Full Stack Developer
3 11 (10.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (10.89%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (9.90%) Java Developer
4 10 (9.90%) Node.js Developer
5 8 (7.92%) Angular Developer
6 7 (6.93%) PHP Developer
7 6 (5.94%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.95%) .NET Developer
8 5 (4.95%) C# Developer
8 5 (4.95%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Consultant
10 3 (2.97%) Applications Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Architect
10 3 (2.97%) C# Application Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Technical Architect
10 3 (2.97%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (48.51%) Node.js
2 33 (32.67%) AngularJS
3 32 (31.68%) CSS
4 30 (29.70%) HTML
5 27 (26.73%) React
6 23 (22.77%) Web Services
7 20 (19.80%) .NET
8 18 (17.82%) Spring
9 15 (14.85%) REST
10 13 (12.87%) Spring Boot
11 11 (10.89%) Qt
12 8 (7.92%) Laravel
12 8 (7.92%) OpenGL
13 7 (6.93%) ActiveX
13 7 (6.93%) DirectX
13 7 (6.93%) Hibernate
13 7 (6.93%) jQuery
13 7 (6.93%) MFC
13 7 (6.93%) Vue.js
14 6 (5.94%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.94%) User Experience
3 2 (1.98%) Cloud Native
3 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.99%) Animation
4 1 (0.99%) Clustering
4 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.99%) MPEG
4 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.99%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.99%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.84%) Linux
2 9 (8.91%) Windows
3 2 (1.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (24.75%) Microservices
3 24 (23.76%) OO
4 16 (15.84%) E-Commerce
4 16 (15.84%) Front End Development
5 15 (14.85%) Software Engineering
6 13 (12.87%) Scrum
7 12 (11.88%) DevOps
7 12 (11.88%) Mathematics
8 9 (8.91%) MVC
8 9 (8.91%) Test Automation
9 8 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (7.92%) TDD
10 7 (6.93%) Workflow
11 6 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (4.95%) Analytics
12 5 (4.95%) OO PHP
13 4 (3.96%) API Integration
13 4 (3.96%) Problem-Solving
13 4 (3.96%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 35 (34.65%) Java
2 22 (21.78%) C#
3 17 (16.83%) PHP
4 15 (14.85%) SQL
5 14 (13.86%) C++
5 14 (13.86%) TypeScript
6 7 (6.93%) GLSL
6 7 (6.93%) HLSL
7 6 (5.94%) Python
8 5 (4.95%) Java 8
9 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.99%) C
10 1 (0.99%) Go
10 1 (0.99%) Groovy
10 1 (0.99%) Lisp
10 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (11.88%) Degree
1 12 (11.88%) SC Cleared
1 12 (11.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) QA
System Software
1 25 (24.75%) Docker
2 1 (0.99%) Postfix
2 1 (0.99%) qmail
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (10.89%) Kubernetes
2 8 (7.92%) Terraform
3 4 (3.96%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.94%) Oracle
2 6 (5.94%) Xerox
3 3 (2.97%) Adobe
3 3 (2.97%) Dynatrace
3 3 (2.97%) Zend
4 2 (1.98%) Google
4 2 (1.98%) IBM
4 2 (1.98%) Pega
4 2 (1.98%) WSO2
5 1 (0.99%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.99%) BroadSoft
5 1 (0.99%) JDA
5 1 (0.99%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.99%) New Relic
5 1 (0.99%) SAP
5 1 (0.99%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.99%) Twitter
5 1 (0.99%) VMware
5 1 (0.99%) WooCommerce