Period
to 25 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Babel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Babel over the 6 months to 25 May 2020 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.

Babel JavaScript Compiler
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 553 688 628
Rank change year-on-year +135 -60 +86
Contract jobs citing Babel 35 136 235
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.082% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 0.78% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 93 197
Median daily rate £525 £510 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +7.37% +10.47%
10th Percentile £408 £431 £395
90th Percentile £627 £610 £630
UK median daily rate £525 £510 £475
% change year-on-year +2.94% +7.37% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £150.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - £150.00

Babel is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7,817 17,332 18,224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.27% 20.68% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,140 11,630 12,618
Median daily rate £500 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +10.47%
10th Percentile £338 £340 £319
90th Percentile £675 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £493 £475 £473
% change year-on-year +3.68% +0.53% +11.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 259 203
Median hourly rate £36.25 £43.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £21.25 £22.05 £31.00
90th Percentile £57.95 £55.00 £67.25
Median hourly rate £38.38 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -10.76% +1.18% -

Babel
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Babel as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Babel in England

Babel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Babel in England.

Daily rate trend for Babel in England

Babel
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Babel in England over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Babel in England

Babel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Babel in England.

Hourly rate trend for Babel in England

Babel
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Babel within the England region over the 6 months to 25 May 2020. 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
London +123 29 £561 +2.05% 9
Midlands +80 5 £438 +9.38%
West Midlands - 3 £350 -
East Midlands +45 2 £525 +31.25%
South East +99 1 £475 - 1
Babel
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Babel 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 England region with a requirement for Babel.

1 33 (94.29%) webpack
2 28 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 26 (74.29%) React
4 25 (71.43%) Node.js
5 22 (62.86%) CSS
6 19 (54.29%) REST
7 16 (45.71%) Redux
8 15 (42.86%) Jest
8 15 (42.86%) Sass
8 15 (42.86%) Docker
9 14 (40.00%) TypeScript
9 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
9 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (37.14%) HTML
11 12 (34.29%) npm
11 12 (34.29%) Kubernetes
12 11 (31.43%) ES6
12 11 (31.43%) Front End Development
13 10 (28.57%) GraphQL
14 9 (25.71%) Google
14 9 (25.71%) AWS
15 8 (22.86%) GCP
15 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
16 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
16 7 (20.00%) DevOps
16 7 (20.00%) Azure
16 7 (20.00%) HTML5
16 7 (20.00%) BDD
16 7 (20.00%) Swagger
16 7 (20.00%) Microservices

Babel
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (8.57%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) Drupal
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) Headless CMS
3 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (34.29%) npm
2 9 (25.71%) AWS
3 8 (22.86%) GCP
4 7 (20.00%) Azure
5 3 (8.57%) Amazon ECS
5 3 (8.57%) Amazon EKS
5 3 (8.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (8.57%) AWS CodePipeline
6 2 (5.71%) Apigee
6 2 (5.71%) GitHub
6 2 (5.71%) Serverless
7 1 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (2.86%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (94.29%) webpack
2 14 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
4 6 (17.14%) gulp
5 4 (11.43%) Selenium
6 3 (8.57%) CircleCI
6 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
6 3 (8.57%) GitLab
6 3 (8.57%) Grunt
6 3 (8.57%) Jasmine
6 3 (8.57%) JIRA
7 2 (5.71%) Broccoli
7 2 (5.71%) ESLint
7 2 (5.71%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.86%) Cypress.io
8 1 (2.86%) Mocha
8 1 (2.86%) PostCSS
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Public Sector
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Electronics
5 1 (2.86%) Law
5 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) React Developer
3 8 (22.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (22.86%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (17.14%) UI Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) AWS Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Lead Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Web Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (2.86%) UI Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (74.29%) React
2 25 (71.43%) Node.js
3 22 (62.86%) CSS
4 19 (54.29%) REST
5 16 (45.71%) Redux
6 15 (42.86%) Jest
6 15 (42.86%) Sass
7 13 (37.14%) HTML
8 10 (28.57%) GraphQL
9 7 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 7 (20.00%) HTML5
9 7 (20.00%) Swagger
10 6 (17.14%) Enzyme
10 6 (17.14%) Fusebox
10 6 (17.14%) Vue.js
11 5 (14.29%) CSS3
11 5 (14.29%) Express
12 4 (11.43%) OAuth
12 4 (11.43%) OpenID
12 4 (11.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Cloud Native
2 5 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 5 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.71%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Android
2 3 (8.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.71%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Front End Development
3 7 (20.00%) BDD
3 7 (20.00%) DevOps
3 7 (20.00%) Microservices
4 6 (17.14%) API Design
4 6 (17.14%) Pair Programming
4 6 (17.14%) Scrum
4 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
5 5 (14.29%) API Development
5 5 (14.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 5 (14.29%) TDD
6 4 (11.43%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (11.43%) Customer-Centricity
6 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.43%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.57%) Backlog Refinement
7 3 (8.57%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (8.57%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (40.00%) TypeScript
3 11 (31.43%) ES6
4 5 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (8.57%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.71%) C
6 2 (5.71%) Perl
6 2 (5.71%) Python
6 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.86%) ES7
7 1 (2.86%) ES8
7 1 (2.86%) JSX
7 1 (2.86%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 15 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) Kubernetes
2 3 (8.57%) Terraform
3 2 (5.71%) Istio
3 2 (5.71%) Mesos
4 1 (2.86%) Ansible
4 1 (2.86%) Marathon
4 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Google
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) SAP