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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Jest skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Jest over the 6 months to 19 August 2022 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.

Jest
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 129 113 98
Rank change year-on-year -16 -15 +90
Contract jobs citing Jest 9 14 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.36% 0.62% 0.067%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 3.02% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 0
10th Percentile £395 - -
25th Percentile £425 £375 -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £400 -
Median % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
75th Percentile £675 £425 -
90th Percentile £762 £485 -
England median daily rate £600 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +20.00% -2.44% +2.50%

Jest is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 408 463 406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.23% 20.45% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 292 285
10th Percentile £360 £335 £313
25th Percentile £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £523 £486 £473
Median % change year-on-year +7.59% +2.91% +5.00%
75th Percentile £625 £560 £531
90th Percentile £711 £613 £556
England median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 8
10th Percentile £37.00 £11.25 £41.93
25th Percentile £50.00 £26.98 £48.94
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £55.00
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% -18.18% +25.00%
75th Percentile £65.76 £56.50 £66.00
90th Percentile £76.64 £58.05 £68.70
England median hourly rate £60.00 £48.27 £45.00
% change year-on-year +24.31% +7.26% -0.55%

Jest
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Jest in the East of England

Jest
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Daily rate trend for Jest in the East of England

Jest
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Jest in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Jest in the East of England

Jest
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 Jest within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Essex - 5 £425 -
Cambridgeshire -14 3 £760 +90.00% 1
Hertfordshire -9 1 £650 - 1
Jest
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Jest 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 Jest.

1 9 (100.00%) React
2 8 (88.89%) TypeScript
2 8 (88.89%) Agile
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) Node.js
5 4 (44.44%) REST
5 4 (44.44%) Docker
5 4 (44.44%) DevOps
5 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 4 (44.44%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) Banking
6 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 3 (33.33%) OAuth
6 3 (33.33%) SDLC
6 3 (33.33%) Wireframes
6 3 (33.33%) Redux
6 3 (33.33%) Social Skills
6 3 (33.33%) JWT
6 3 (33.33%) OAuth2
7 2 (22.22%) Enzyme
7 2 (22.22%) HTML
7 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
7 2 (22.22%) Mocha
7 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
7 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
7 2 (22.22%) User Experience
7 2 (22.22%) Jasmine
7 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared

Jest
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 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Jasmine
1 2 (22.22%) Mocha
2 1 (11.11%) Cypress.io
2 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) TestCafe
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Code
2 1 (11.11%) webpack
2 1 (11.11%) WebStorm
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) React Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Designer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Designer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior React Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) React
2 5 (55.56%) Node.js
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) REST
4 3 (33.33%) JWT
4 3 (33.33%) OAuth
4 3 (33.33%) OAuth2
4 3 (33.33%) Redux
5 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
5 2 (22.22%) Enzyme
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
6 1 (11.11%) CSS3
6 1 (11.11%) Express
6 1 (11.11%) HTML5
6 1 (11.11%) JSON
6 1 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (11.11%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (11.11%) Velocity
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) ARM Cortex
2 1 (11.11%) IoT
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
1 1 (11.11%) Tizen
1 1 (11.11%) webOS
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Wireframes
5 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
5 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) UX Design
5 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (11.11%) High Availability
6 1 (11.11%) Open Source
6 1 (11.11%) Release Management
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) TypeScript
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Bash
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Accessibility
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe