Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 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
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 34 21 21
Rank change year-on-year -13 0 -7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 141 92 285
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 5.63% 7.44% 7.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.95% 17.73% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 58 173
10th Percentile £356 £256 £313
25th Percentile £363 £300 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £431 £354 £425
Median % change year-on-year +21.84% -16.76% -
75th Percentile £500 £473 £463
90th Percentile £549 £525 £538
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 - -
England median hourly rate £54.93 £39.00 £48.50
% change year-on-year +40.83% -19.59% +14.12%

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 884 519 1,485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 35.29% 41.99% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 333 897
10th Percentile £234 £264 £301
25th Percentile £363 £325 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 £428 £430
Median % change year-on-year +8.19% -0.58% +1.18%
75th Percentile £550 £525 £500
90th Percentile £625 £575 £588
England median daily rate £525 £490 £488
% change year-on-year +7.14% +0.51% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 62
10th Percentile £15.88 £13.15 £31.15
25th Percentile £26.03 £30.25 £41.25
Median hourly rate £34.70 £42.50 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -18.35% -5.56% +2.27%
75th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £49.38
90th Percentile £56.95 £54.10 £50.00
England median hourly rate £45.50 £37.93 £45.00
% change year-on-year +19.97% -15.72% +7.14%

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 28 October 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 28 October 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 28 October 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 -15 60 £419 +34.00% 80
Cambridgeshire -17 37 £489 +36.24% 93
Essex +6 30 £456 -1.35% 36
Suffolk -7 6 £375 -6.25% 6
Norfolk -9 6 £375 +20.00% 18
Bedfordshire -15 1 £220 -25.11% 11
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 71 (50.35%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (46.10%) HTML
3 64 (45.39%) C#
4 61 (43.26%) CSS
5 56 (39.72%) Java
6 52 (36.88%) React
7 49 (34.75%) .NET
8 46 (32.62%) Git (software)
9 42 (29.79%) Social Skills
10 41 (29.08%) Node.js
10 41 (29.08%) SQL
11 40 (28.37%) Scrum
12 37 (26.24%) Microsoft
13 34 (24.11%) Azure
14 32 (22.70%) TypeScript
15 31 (21.99%) Web Services
16 30 (21.28%) Full Stack Development
17 29 (20.57%) HTML5
18 28 (19.86%) Degree
19 27 (19.15%) MVC
19 27 (19.15%) DevOps
20 26 (18.44%) AngularJS
20 26 (18.44%) Linux
20 26 (18.44%) TDD
21 25 (17.73%) Software Engineering
22 24 (17.02%) SQL Server
23 23 (16.31%) XML
24 22 (15.60%) Windows
25 20 (14.18%) E-Commerce
25 20 (14.18%) Mathematics

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 12 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.09%) IBM Domino
3 9 (6.38%) Confluence
4 5 (3.55%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.13%) CMS
5 3 (2.13%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.42%) Apache
6 2 (1.42%) IIS
6 2 (1.42%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.42%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.71%) CoreMedia CMS
7 1 (0.71%) nginx
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.71%) SAS
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.42%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 9 (6.38%) Magento
2 7 (4.96%) Shopify
3 4 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (2.13%) SAP HCM
5 2 (1.42%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 34 (24.11%) Azure
2 19 (13.48%) AWS
3 15 (10.64%) Serverless
4 10 (7.09%) Power Platform
5 6 (4.26%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (4.26%) PaaS
6 5 (3.55%) Amazon EKS
6 5 (3.55%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 5 (3.55%) Azure Logic Apps
6 5 (3.55%) Azure Pipelines
6 5 (3.55%) Azure Service Bus
6 5 (3.55%) GCP
6 5 (3.55%) GitHub
6 5 (3.55%) PowerApps
7 4 (2.84%) Amazon ECS
7 4 (2.84%) Azure Event Grid
7 4 (2.84%) Azure Functions
7 4 (2.84%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (2.84%) Power Automate
8 3 (2.13%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.06%) TCP/IP
2 16 (11.35%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.71%) Firewall
3 1 (0.71%) HTTP
3 1 (0.71%) Intranet
3 1 (0.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.71%) IPv4
3 1 (0.71%) LAN
3 1 (0.71%) Network Security
3 1 (0.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.22%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (8.51%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.96%) MySQL
5 6 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.26%) Power BI
6 4 (2.84%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.13%) DB2
8 2 (1.42%) Big Data
8 2 (1.42%) DbVisualizer
8 2 (1.42%) GIS
8 2 (1.42%) Metadata
8 2 (1.42%) Pentaho
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2019
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 46 (32.62%) Git (software)
2 17 (12.06%) JIRA
3 16 (11.35%) Eclipse
3 16 (11.35%) NetBeans
3 16 (11.35%) Visual Studio
4 15 (10.64%) Jenkins
5 13 (9.22%) JMeter
6 10 (7.09%) webpack
7 8 (5.67%) Selenium
8 7 (4.96%) Cypress.io
8 7 (4.96%) ESLint
9 4 (2.84%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.84%) GitLab
10 3 (2.13%) Gatling
10 3 (2.13%) git-flow
11 2 (1.42%) gulp
11 2 (1.42%) MSTest
11 2 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.42%) Postman
11 2 (1.42%) SoapUI
General
1 42 (29.79%) Social Skills
2 16 (11.35%) Aerospace
2 16 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.35%) Military
2 16 (11.35%) Presentation Skills
3 15 (10.64%) Finance
4 11 (7.80%) Retail
5 10 (7.09%) Public Sector
6 7 (4.96%) Marketing
7 3 (2.13%) Influencing Skills
7 3 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.71%) Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.71%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.71%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 86 (60.99%) Developer
2 27 (19.15%) React Developer
3 20 (14.18%) Analyst
4 17 (12.06%) JavaScript Developer
5 16 (11.35%) .NET Developer
5 16 (11.35%) C# Developer
6 14 (9.93%) Full Stack Developer
7 12 (8.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 12 (8.51%) Senior Developer
8 11 (7.80%) SQL Developer
9 8 (5.67%) Test Analyst
10 6 (4.26%) Azure Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Tester
11 5 (3.55%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (3.55%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.55%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (2.84%) Data Analyst
12 4 (2.84%) Report Analyst
13 3 (2.13%) QA Tester
13 3 (2.13%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (46.10%) HTML
2 61 (43.26%) CSS
3 52 (36.88%) React
4 49 (34.75%) .NET
5 41 (29.08%) Node.js
6 31 (21.99%) Web Services
7 29 (20.57%) HTML5
8 26 (18.44%) AngularJS
9 23 (16.31%) XML
10 19 (13.48%) RESTful
11 18 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (12.77%) jQuery
11 18 (12.77%) Spring
12 17 (12.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (11.35%) CSS3
13 16 (11.35%) Jest
13 16 (11.35%) MFC
13 16 (11.35%) Qt
13 16 (11.35%) REST
13 16 (11.35%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.22%) User Experience
2 4 (2.84%) iPad
2 4 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.13%) Life Science
3 3 (2.13%) NHS
3 3 (2.13%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.42%) FMCG
4 2 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.42%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.71%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.71%) Legacy Applications
5 1 (0.71%) Marketing Technology
5 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.71%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.71%) Vector Graphics
5 1 (0.71%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.44%) Linux
2 22 (15.60%) Windows
3 6 (4.26%) Unix
4 2 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (50.35%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.37%) Scrum
3 30 (21.28%) Full Stack Development
4 27 (19.15%) DevOps
4 27 (19.15%) MVC
5 26 (18.44%) TDD
6 25 (17.73%) Software Engineering
7 20 (14.18%) E-Commerce
7 20 (14.18%) Mathematics
8 19 (13.48%) Microservices
9 18 (12.77%) Front End Development
10 17 (12.06%) Collaborative Working
11 16 (11.35%) Synthetic Environment
12 15 (10.64%) Unit Testing
13 14 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (9.93%) Regression Testing
14 12 (8.51%) Web Development
15 11 (7.80%) Test Automation
16 10 (7.09%) Scenario Testing
16 10 (7.09%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 64 (45.39%) C#
2 56 (39.72%) Java
3 41 (29.08%) SQL
4 32 (22.70%) TypeScript
5 18 (12.77%) C++
6 16 (11.35%) ES6
6 16 (11.35%) GLSL
6 16 (11.35%) HLSL
7 15 (10.64%) Python
8 13 (9.22%) PHP
9 7 (4.96%) Scala
10 6 (4.26%) T-SQL
10 6 (4.26%) VBA
11 5 (3.55%) Go
11 5 (3.55%) Java 11
11 5 (3.55%) Java 8
12 4 (2.84%) Perl
12 4 (2.84%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.13%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (19.86%) Degree
2 19 (13.48%) Security Cleared
3 17 (12.06%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.38%) ISTQB
5 6 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (4.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (2.13%) ISEB
6 3 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.71%) CISM
7 1 (0.71%) CISSP
7 1 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.64%) Accessibility
2 5 (3.55%) QA
3 2 (1.42%) WCAG
4 1 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.71%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.71%) NIST
System Software
1 20 (14.18%) Docker
2 2 (1.42%) Postfix
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (10.64%) Kubernetes
2 12 (8.51%) Terraform
3 9 (6.38%) Ansible
4 6 (4.26%) Data Guard
5 5 (3.55%) Puppet
6 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.71%) Rancher
6 1 (0.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (26.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.48%) Oracle
3 10 (7.09%) Xerox
4 7 (4.96%) hybris
5 5 (3.55%) Sage
6 4 (2.84%) IBM
6 4 (2.84%) Pega
6 4 (2.84%) WSO2
7 3 (2.13%) SAP
7 3 (2.13%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.42%) Adobe
8 2 (1.42%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.42%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.42%) Coveo
8 2 (1.42%) Google
8 2 (1.42%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.71%) FireEye
9 1 (0.71%) ForgeRock
9 1 (0.71%) LogRhythm
9 1 (0.71%) ServiceNow