Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 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 2015 (ES6, ES2015)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 286 506 758
Rank change year-on-year +220 +252 +105
Contract jobs citing ES6 834 382 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.88% 0.40% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.09% 0.99% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 298 86
England median daily rate £500 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.21% -2.56% -
10th Percentile £358 £361 £300
90th Percentile £638 £615 £575
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +2.63% -2.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £85.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £85.00 -

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 39888 38734 40185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.24% 40.59% 38.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28252 26817 27606
England median daily rate £465 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.41% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £310 £290 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 728 801 974
England median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +18.53%
10th Percentile £16.34 £14.75 £14.11
90th Percentile £52.33 £51.60 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +19.00%

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 +116 658 £513 +7.89% 94
South East +41 70 £383 +2.00% 21
North of England +61 38 £400 - 21
Midlands +55 38 £450 +28.57% 4
North West +15 25 £375 -6.25% 15
East Midlands +22 23 £450 +50.00% 3
East of England +4 18 £350 -6.67% 5
South West +15 16 £400 +3.23% 5
West Midlands +36 15 £375 -6.25% 1
Yorkshire +19 13 £450 +5.88% 4
ES6
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ES6 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 ES6.

1 796 (95.44%) JavaScript
2 561 (67.27%) CSS
3 513 (61.51%) HTML
4 489 (58.63%) React
5 465 (55.76%) Node.js
6 408 (48.92%) Agile Software Development
7 386 (46.28%) TDD
8 381 (45.68%) HTML5
9 302 (36.21%) AngularJS
10 295 (35.37%) Sass
11 292 (35.01%) Redux
12 281 (33.69%) CSS3
13 243 (29.14%) webpack
14 237 (28.42%) Front End Development
15 207 (24.82%) Git (software)
16 205 (24.58%) BDD
17 162 (19.42%) Test Automation
18 156 (18.71%) TypeScript
19 149 (17.87%) Java
20 148 (17.75%) Scrum
21 146 (17.51%) Continuous Integration
22 143 (17.15%) User Experience
23 142 (17.03%) npm
24 136 (16.31%) Docker
25 133 (15.95%) gulp
26 127 (15.23%) OO
26 127 (15.23%) Babel
27 122 (14.63%) RESTful
28 118 (14.15%) Jenkins
29 114 (13.67%) Mocha

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 36 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (2.64%) CMS
3 13 (1.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (0.96%) Apache
5 7 (0.84%) Mongoose
6 4 (0.48%) Confluence
6 4 (0.48%) Jetty
6 4 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.36%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.36%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.24%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.24%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.24%) WordPress
9 1 (0.12%) CICS
9 1 (0.12%) JBoss
9 1 (0.12%) nginx
9 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.12%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.48%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.12%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) RMDS
2 1 (0.12%) Magento
2 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 142 (17.03%) npm
2 109 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (5.88%) Serverless
4 26 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (3.12%) SaaS
5 23 (2.76%) AWS Lambda
6 22 (2.64%) Heroku
7 20 (2.40%) PaaS
8 19 (2.28%) IaaS
9 16 (1.92%) GitHub
10 15 (1.80%) Amazon SQS
10 15 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (1.56%) Yarn
12 11 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
13 10 (1.20%) Google Play
14 7 (0.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 6 (0.72%) CloudFront
16 5 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
16 5 (0.60%) Amazon S3
17 4 (0.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.96%) HTTP
2 22 (2.64%) Internet
3 9 (1.08%) DNS
3 9 (1.08%) FTP
3 9 (1.08%) SSL
3 9 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.48%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.24%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.24%) LDAP
5 2 (0.24%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.24%) VPLS
5 2 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.12%) Skype
6 1 (0.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (6.83%) MongoDB
2 53 (6.35%) NoSQL
3 47 (5.64%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (4.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 34 (4.08%) Redis
6 31 (3.72%) Neo4j
7 24 (2.88%) MySQL
8 20 (2.40%) SQL Server
9 18 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (1.44%) Big Data
11 10 (1.20%) Relational Database
12 9 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (0.96%) GIS
14 5 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.48%) CouchDB
15 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
15 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 3 (0.36%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 243 (29.14%) webpack
2 207 (24.82%) Git (software)
3 133 (15.95%) gulp
4 127 (15.23%) Babel
5 118 (14.15%) Jenkins
6 114 (13.67%) Mocha
7 103 (12.35%) Jasmine
8 88 (10.55%) Grunt
9 66 (7.91%) Karma Test Runner
10 54 (6.47%) Protractor
11 39 (4.68%) JIRA
11 39 (4.68%) Selenium
12 27 (3.24%) Cucumber
13 23 (2.76%) Maven
14 21 (2.52%) Sinon.JS
15 18 (2.16%) GitLab
16 17 (2.04%) Gerrit
17 15 (1.80%) Appium
17 15 (1.80%) Gradle
18 14 (1.68%) SonarQube
General
1 112 (13.43%) Finance
2 69 (8.27%) Banking
3 27 (3.24%) Retail
4 21 (2.52%) Marketing
5 20 (2.40%) Front Office
6 19 (2.28%) Publishing
7 18 (2.16%) Games
8 13 (1.56%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.32%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.20%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.84%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.60%) Advertising
13 4 (0.48%) International Banking
14 3 (0.36%) Legal
15 2 (0.24%) Digital Economy
15 2 (0.24%) Prime Brokerage
16 1 (0.12%) Automotive
16 1 (0.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 716 (85.85%) Developer
2 348 (41.73%) JavaScript Developer
3 201 (24.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 95 (11.39%) Senior Developer
5 94 (11.27%) Full Stack Developer
5 94 (11.27%) Node.js Developer
6 91 (10.91%) UI Developer
7 69 (8.27%) HTML Developer
8 66 (7.91%) Angular Developer
9 61 (7.31%) Java Developer
10 45 (5.40%) JavaScript Engineer
10 45 (5.40%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 41 (4.92%) HTML CSS Developer
12 32 (3.84%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 31 (3.72%) Agile Developer
14 25 (3.00%) Web Developer
15 19 (2.28%) Agile Java Developer
16 13 (1.56%) .NET Developer
16 13 (1.56%) Senior Full Stack Developer
16 13 (1.56%) Senior UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 561 (67.27%) CSS
2 513 (61.51%) HTML
3 489 (58.63%) React
4 465 (55.76%) Node.js
5 381 (45.68%) HTML5
6 302 (36.21%) AngularJS
7 295 (35.37%) Sass
8 292 (35.01%) Redux
9 281 (33.69%) CSS3
10 122 (14.63%) RESTful
11 110 (13.19%) REST
12 104 (12.47%) Web Services
13 103 (12.35%) LESS
14 92 (11.03%) JSON
15 87 (10.43%) React Native
16 78 (9.35%) Express
17 73 (8.75%) Chai
18 69 (8.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 53 (6.35%) Spring
20 50 (6.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 143 (17.15%) User Experience
2 81 (9.71%) Greenfield Project
3 55 (6.59%) Mobile App
4 44 (5.28%) Computer Science
5 35 (4.20%) Fintech
6 31 (3.72%) Linux Command Line
7 23 (2.76%) Virtual Team
8 22 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (1.92%) Derivative
10 14 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (1.44%) Video on Demand
12 11 (1.32%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
13 10 (1.20%) Social Media
14 9 (1.08%) Algorithms
14 9 (1.08%) Equities
15 7 (0.84%) Market Risk
15 7 (0.84%) New Media
16 6 (0.72%) iPad
17 5 (0.60%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 81 (9.71%) Linux
2 49 (5.88%) Android
3 40 (4.80%) Apple iOS
4 13 (1.56%) Unix
5 11 (1.32%) Mac OS
6 6 (0.72%) Windows
7 4 (0.48%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.24%) CentOS
9 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.12%) Debian
10 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (48.92%) Agile Software Development
2 386 (46.28%) TDD
3 237 (28.42%) Front End Development
4 205 (24.58%) BDD
5 162 (19.42%) Test Automation
6 148 (17.75%) Scrum
7 146 (17.51%) Continuous Integration
8 127 (15.23%) OO
9 94 (11.27%) Unit Testing
10 90 (10.79%) E-Commerce
11 89 (10.67%) Web Development
12 81 (9.71%) Software Engineering
13 79 (9.47%) Continuous Delivery
14 69 (8.27%) DevOps
15 67 (8.03%) Pair Programming
16 64 (7.67%) Microservices
17 62 (7.43%) Open Source
18 56 (6.71%) Continuous Improvement
19 53 (6.35%) Responsive Web Design
20 46 (5.52%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 796 (95.44%) JavaScript
2 156 (18.71%) TypeScript
3 149 (17.87%) Java
4 74 (8.87%) ECMAScript
5 61 (7.31%) Python
6 53 (6.35%) SQL
7 39 (4.68%) C#
8 32 (3.84%) GraphQL
9 23 (2.76%) PHP
10 18 (2.16%) Objective-C
11 17 (2.04%) Scala
12 12 (1.44%) Ruby
13 9 (1.08%) Go
13 9 (1.08%) Groovy
14 8 (0.96%) C++
15 7 (0.84%) Apple Swift
16 6 (0.72%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.60%) F#
18 4 (0.48%) PowerShell
18 4 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (4.80%) Degree
2 39 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.96%) SC Cleared
3 8 (0.96%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.24%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.24%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.56%) QA
2 19 (2.28%) WCAG
3 13 (1.56%) WAI
4 5 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.12%) GDPR
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 136 (16.31%) Docker
2 7 (0.84%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 7 (0.84%) Varnish
3 6 (0.72%) etcd
4 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (3.24%) Ansible
2 24 (2.88%) Terraform
3 19 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (1.80%) Kubernetes
5 9 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
6 6 (0.72%) Consul
6 6 (0.72%) Puppet
7 4 (0.48%) Packer
8 3 (0.36%) Kibana
9 2 (0.24%) Mesos
10 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 33 (3.96%) Google
2 30 (3.60%) Twitter
3 15 (1.80%) Apple
3 15 (1.80%) Microsoft
4 11 (1.32%) Adobe
4 11 (1.32%) Atlassian
5 7 (0.84%) FXall
5 7 (0.84%) Reuters
6 6 (0.72%) Perforce
7 4 (0.48%) ESRI
7 4 (0.48%) New Relic
8 3 (0.36%) Apiary
8 3 (0.36%) Avaya
8 3 (0.36%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 3 (0.36%) Mapbox
8 3 (0.36%) Splunk
8 3 (0.36%) Sybase
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle
9 2 (0.24%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.24%) Sun