Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ES6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ES6 over the 6 months to 18 June 2018 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 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 377 591
Rank change year-on-year +133 +214 +245
Contract jobs citing ES6 1,034 517 264
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.14% 0.62% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.61% 1.49% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 819 394 242
England median daily rate £500 £475 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.80% +55.79%
10th Percentile £372 £325 £363
90th Percentile £650 £646 £575
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £471
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.80% +55.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £51.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £51.00 -

ES6 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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 39,627 34,809 37,728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.60% 41.55% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,807 24,018 26,143
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £460 £436 £420
% change year-on-year +5.50% +3.81% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 721 756 853
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.38 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.30% +7.47% +10.00%
10th Percentile £17.52 £17.75 £14.65
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £52.25
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £41.25 £38.00
% change year-on-year -0.61% +8.55% +8.57%

ES6
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ES6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ES6 in England

ES6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ES6 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for ES6 in England

ES6
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ES6 in England over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ES6 in England

ES6
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 ES6 within the England region over the 6 months to 18 June 2018. 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 +106 784 £525 +5.00% 189
South East +74 125 £475 +18.75% 38
North of England +8 49 £410 +2.50% 33
East of England +15 33 £463 +23.33% 11
Midlands -16 26 £369 +4.98% 10
Yorkshire -4 23 £488 +30.00% 17
North West -21 23 £405 -0.61% 12
East Midlands -9 16 £400 +10.34% 5
South West +22 15 £413 +15.38% 10
West Midlands -18 10 £350 +12.00% 5
North East - 5 £325 - 4
ES6
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ES6 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 ES6.

1 974 (94.20%) JavaScript
2 756 (73.11%) CSS
3 687 (66.44%) HTML
4 558 (53.97%) React
5 544 (52.61%) Node.js
6 511 (49.42%) Agile Software Development
7 457 (44.20%) HTML5
8 427 (41.30%) Redux
9 397 (38.39%) AngularJS
10 373 (36.07%) Front End Development
11 358 (34.62%) CSS3
12 357 (34.53%) TDD
13 353 (34.14%) webpack
14 318 (30.75%) Sass
15 299 (28.92%) Git (software)
16 250 (24.18%) TypeScript
17 239 (23.11%) Docker
18 204 (19.73%) BDD
19 181 (17.50%) User Experience
20 180 (17.41%) Amazon AWS
21 179 (17.31%) Finance
22 168 (16.25%) Test Automation
23 162 (15.67%) Java
24 156 (15.09%) Web Development
25 152 (14.70%) REST
26 150 (14.51%) Babel
27 148 (14.31%) RESTful
28 144 (13.93%) LESS
29 143 (13.83%) Mocha
30 139 (13.44%) Greenfield Project

ES6
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 31 (3.00%) CMS
2 23 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (1.35%) Apache Spark
4 12 (1.16%) Apache
5 11 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 11 (1.06%) Confluence
6 8 (0.77%) Cloud Foundry
7 7 (0.68%) EPiServer
8 6 (0.58%) Drupal
8 6 (0.58%) Mongoose
9 5 (0.48%) nginx
9 5 (0.48%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.48%) WordPress
10 4 (0.39%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.29%) IIS
11 3 (0.29%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.19%) CICS
12 2 (0.19%) JBoss
12 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (1.45%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.58%) GIMP
3 1 (0.097%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (0.19%) Magento
2 1 (0.097%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.097%) RMDS
2 1 (0.097%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 180 (17.41%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (11.61%) npm
3 88 (8.51%) Serverless
4 63 (6.09%) Heroku
5 61 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
6 52 (5.03%) GitHub
7 29 (2.80%) Yarn
8 20 (1.93%) PaaS
9 18 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
9 18 (1.74%) SaaS
10 15 (1.45%) IaaS
11 12 (1.16%) Amazon S3
12 11 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
13 9 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.58%) Google Analytics
16 5 (0.48%) OpenShift
17 4 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
17 4 (0.39%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 75 (7.25%) HTTP
2 30 (2.90%) FTP
3 28 (2.71%) DNS
3 28 (2.71%) SSL
3 28 (2.71%) TCP/IP
4 22 (2.13%) Internet
5 17 (1.64%) SMS
6 2 (0.19%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.097%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.097%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (9.48%) MongoDB
2 95 (9.19%) PostgreSQL
3 62 (6.00%) NoSQL
4 43 (4.16%) MySQL
5 37 (3.58%) Redis
6 35 (3.38%) SQL Server
7 24 (2.32%) Blockchain
8 23 (2.22%) Relational Database
9 19 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (1.74%) Big Data
11 16 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 16 (1.55%) CouchDB
12 12 (1.16%) Cloud Spanner
12 12 (1.16%) NewSQL
13 8 (0.77%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
15 6 (0.58%) Couchbase
15 6 (0.58%) Geospatial Data
16 5 (0.48%) Data Mining
17 4 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 353 (34.14%) webpack
2 299 (28.92%) Git (software)
3 150 (14.51%) Babel
4 143 (13.83%) Mocha
5 132 (12.77%) Jenkins
6 126 (12.19%) gulp
7 101 (9.77%) Jasmine
8 61 (5.90%) Grunt
9 54 (5.22%) Sinon.JS
10 43 (4.16%) GitLab
11 42 (4.06%) Gerrit
12 41 (3.97%) JIRA
13 38 (3.68%) PostCSS
14 37 (3.58%) Karma Test Runner
15 30 (2.90%) Cucumber
16 29 (2.80%) Selenium
17 26 (2.51%) Protractor
18 24 (2.32%) CircleCI
19 22 (2.13%) Gradle
20 20 (1.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 179 (17.31%) Finance
2 96 (9.28%) Banking
3 55 (5.32%) Retail
4 24 (2.32%) Marketing
5 21 (2.03%) Games
6 18 (1.74%) Investment Banking
6 18 (1.74%) Law
7 15 (1.45%) Front Office
7 15 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.06%) Advertising
9 7 (0.68%) Publishing
9 7 (0.68%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.39%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.39%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.29%) iGaming
11 3 (0.29%) Legal
12 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.097%) Automotive
13 1 (0.097%) French Language
Job Titles
1 937 (90.62%) Developer
2 370 (35.78%) React Developer
3 347 (33.56%) JavaScript Developer
4 309 (29.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 137 (13.25%) Node.js Developer
6 135 (13.06%) Full Stack Developer
7 114 (11.03%) Senior Developer
8 107 (10.35%) Angular Developer
9 76 (7.35%) UI Developer
10 60 (5.80%) Java Developer
11 50 (4.84%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 46 (4.45%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 44 (4.26%) Senior React Developer
14 43 (4.16%) HTML Developer
15 28 (2.71%) Agile Developer
16 27 (2.61%) Web Developer
17 25 (2.42%) Digital Developer
18 21 (2.03%) Agile Java Developer
19 19 (1.84%) Lead Developer
20 18 (1.74%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 756 (73.11%) CSS
2 687 (66.44%) HTML
3 558 (53.97%) React
4 544 (52.61%) Node.js
5 457 (44.20%) HTML5
6 427 (41.30%) Redux
7 397 (38.39%) AngularJS
8 358 (34.62%) CSS3
9 318 (30.75%) Sass
10 152 (14.70%) REST
11 148 (14.31%) RESTful
12 144 (13.93%) LESS
13 134 (12.96%) Express
14 125 (12.09%) Chai
15 104 (10.06%) Vue (Vue.js)
16 101 (9.77%) Angular 2
16 101 (9.77%) Web Services
17 96 (9.28%) Jest
18 94 (9.09%) Enzyme
19 84 (8.12%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 181 (17.50%) User Experience
2 139 (13.44%) Greenfield Project
3 68 (6.58%) Fintech
4 58 (5.61%) Mobile App
5 46 (4.45%) Data Structures
6 43 (4.16%) Computer Science
7 40 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
8 37 (3.58%) Algorithms
9 16 (1.55%) Virtual Team
10 12 (1.16%) Video on Demand
11 11 (1.06%) Over-the-Top Content
12 10 (0.97%) Credit Risk
13 9 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.68%) Blog
14 7 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
14 7 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
15 6 (0.58%) Derivative
15 6 (0.58%) Enterprise Cloud
15 6 (0.58%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 78 (7.54%) Linux
2 59 (5.71%) Android
3 57 (5.51%) Apple iOS
4 28 (2.71%) Unix
5 14 (1.35%) Windows
6 10 (0.97%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.48%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.19%) zOS
9 1 (0.097%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.097%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.097%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.097%) VMS
9 1 (0.097%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 511 (49.42%) Agile Software Development
2 373 (36.07%) Front End Development
3 357 (34.53%) TDD
4 204 (19.73%) BDD
5 168 (16.25%) Test Automation
6 156 (15.09%) Web Development
7 130 (12.57%) Unit Testing
8 127 (12.28%) Scrum
9 121 (11.70%) OO
10 115 (11.12%) Microservices
11 104 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
12 100 (9.67%) DevOps
13 91 (8.80%) API Design
14 90 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
15 82 (7.93%) E-Commerce
16 79 (7.64%) Continuous Delivery
17 77 (7.45%) API Development
18 75 (7.25%) Software Engineering
19 66 (6.38%) SDLC
19 66 (6.38%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 974 (94.20%) JavaScript
2 250 (24.18%) TypeScript
3 162 (15.67%) Java
4 129 (12.48%) ES7
5 62 (6.00%) SQL
6 61 (5.90%) Java 8
7 55 (5.32%) C#
8 40 (3.87%) Python
9 28 (2.71%) JSX
10 24 (2.32%) Ruby
11 21 (2.03%) PHP
12 20 (1.93%) ES8
13 19 (1.84%) Scala
14 17 (1.64%) Go
15 15 (1.45%) Bash Shell
16 14 (1.35%) Groovy
17 12 (1.16%) Apple Swift
18 6 (0.58%) Objective-C
19 5 (0.48%) C++
20 4 (0.39%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 31 (3.00%) Security Cleared
2 28 (2.71%) SC Cleared
3 18 (1.74%) Degree
4 15 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.58%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.26%) QA
2 15 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (1.26%) WCAG
4 5 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.29%) GDPR
5 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.19%) GCP
7 1 (0.097%) WAI
System Software
1 239 (23.11%) Docker
2 6 (0.58%) Varnish
3 4 (0.39%) etcd
3 4 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.097%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 38 (3.68%) Ansible
2 32 (3.09%) Kubernetes
3 27 (2.61%) Terraform
4 24 (2.32%) Docker Swarm
4 24 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.97%) Mesos
6 8 (0.77%) Marathon
7 4 (0.39%) Puppet
8 2 (0.19%) Kibana
9 1 (0.097%) Consul
9 1 (0.097%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.097%) Oozie
Vendors
1 36 (3.48%) Google
2 27 (2.61%) Twitter
3 14 (1.35%) Adobe
4 9 (0.87%) Atlassian
4 9 (0.87%) Sitecore
5 8 (0.77%) Oracle
6 6 (0.58%) FXall
6 6 (0.58%) Reuters
7 5 (0.48%) DevExpress
7 5 (0.48%) TOWER Software
7 5 (0.48%) Zend
8 4 (0.39%) Capita
8 4 (0.39%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 4 (0.39%) Splunk
9 2 (0.19%) Apple
9 2 (0.19%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.19%) Tableau
9 2 (0.19%) WooCommerce
10 1 (0.097%) DoubleClick
10 1 (0.097%) hybris