The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ECMAScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ECMAScript over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 540 575 598
Rank change year-on-year +35 +23  
Contract jobs citing ECMAScript 36 49 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.086% 0.098% 0.006%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.26% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 36 1
Median daily rate £450 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -6.66% +28.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ECMAScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17294 19174 18321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.19% 38.38% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11938 13284 12035
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 432 390
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

ECMAScript
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing ECMAScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for ECMAScript in England

ECMAScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ECMAScript in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for ECMAScript in England

ECMAScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ECMAScript in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ECMAScript in England

ECMAScript
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 ECMAScript within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +30 20 £500 -3.38% 5
West Midlands - 5 £450 -
Yorkshire +14 4 £448 -0.55% 2
South East - 3 £363 - 1
East of England -1 2 - -
South West 0 1 - -
East Midlands -12 1 £400 -11.11%
ECMAScript
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ECMAScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for ECMAScript.

1 55 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 38 (69.09%) HTML
2 38 (69.09%) CSS
3 36 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (56.36%) HTML5
5 29 (52.73%) Node.js
5 29 (52.73%) ES6
6 27 (49.09%) React
6 27 (49.09%) AngularJS
7 25 (45.45%) CSS3
7 25 (45.45%) TDD
8 21 (38.18%) Java
8 21 (38.18%) gulp
9 18 (32.73%) BDD
10 17 (30.91%) Sass
10 17 (30.91%) jQuery
11 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
12 14 (25.45%) Front End Development
13 13 (23.64%) Banking
13 13 (23.64%) Linux
14 12 (21.82%) SQL
14 12 (21.82%) Scrum
14 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
15 11 (20.00%) Hibernate
15 11 (20.00%) Finance
15 11 (20.00%) Unix
15 11 (20.00%) XML
15 11 (20.00%) REST
16 10 (18.18%) Jenkins
16 10 (18.18%) Grunt

ECMAScript
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 2 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) Liferay
2 1 (1.82%) LiveCycle
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.64%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.64%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.82%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Intranet
1 1 (1.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) Redis
2 3 (5.45%) Big Data
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.82%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.82%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (38.18%) gulp
2 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 10 (18.18%) Grunt
3 10 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 10 (18.18%) webpack
4 9 (16.36%) Babel
5 8 (14.55%) JIRA
5 8 (14.55%) Maven
6 7 (12.73%) Gradle
6 7 (12.73%) JUnit
6 7 (12.73%) Selenium
7 6 (10.91%) Mocha
7 6 (10.91%) Mockito
7 6 (10.91%) Spock
7 6 (10.91%) TeamCity
8 5 (9.09%) Cucumber
8 5 (9.09%) Jasmine
8 5 (9.09%) JSHint
9 4 (7.27%) WebDriver
10 3 (5.45%) IntelliJ
General
1 13 (23.64%) Banking
2 11 (20.00%) Finance
3 8 (14.55%) Investment Banking
4 5 (9.09%) Front Office
5 1 (1.82%) Games
5 1 (1.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (90.91%) Developer
2 22 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 12 (21.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Angular Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Java Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Node.js Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Agile Developer
9 2 (3.64%) HTML Developer
9 2 (3.64%) JavaScript Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.64%) UI Developer
10 1 (1.82%) HTML CSS Developer
10 1 (1.82%) LiveCycle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (69.09%) CSS
1 38 (69.09%) HTML
2 31 (56.36%) HTML5
3 29 (52.73%) Node.js
4 27 (49.09%) AngularJS
4 27 (49.09%) React
5 25 (45.45%) CSS3
6 17 (30.91%) jQuery
6 17 (30.91%) Sass
7 11 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 11 (20.00%) REST
7 11 (20.00%) XML
8 10 (18.18%) JSON
8 10 (18.18%) Redux
8 10 (18.18%) Web Services
9 8 (14.55%) Ember.js
9 8 (14.55%) React Native
10 7 (12.73%) Ajax
10 7 (12.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (10.91%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) User Experience
2 6 (10.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.64%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.82%) Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.82%) Fintech
6 1 (1.82%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Linux
2 11 (20.00%) Unix
3 5 (9.09%) Android
3 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (65.45%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (45.45%) TDD
3 18 (32.73%) BDD
4 14 (25.45%) Front End Development
5 12 (21.82%) Scrum
5 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
6 8 (14.55%) Web Development
7 7 (12.73%) Refactoring
8 6 (10.91%) Investment Management
9 5 (9.09%) OO
9 5 (9.09%) Prototyping
9 5 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 5 (9.09%) Workflow
10 4 (7.27%) Asynchronous Programming
10 4 (7.27%) Microservices
10 4 (7.27%) MVC
11 3 (5.45%) Performance Optimisation
11 3 (5.45%) Planning Poker
11 3 (5.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 29 (52.73%) ES6
3 21 (38.18%) Java
4 12 (21.82%) SQL
5 8 (14.55%) Shell Script
5 8 (14.55%) TypeScript
6 6 (10.91%) Korn
6 6 (10.91%) XPath
7 3 (5.45%) PHP
7 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.64%) C#
8 2 (3.64%) Dart
8 2 (3.64%) Groovy
8 2 (3.64%) Python
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby
8 2 (3.64%) Scala
9 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.82%) MOS
2 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) FATCA
2 3 (5.45%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Solace
2 4 (7.27%) Adobe
3 2 (3.64%) Zend
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.82%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £500 per day
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Experis Ltd
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