Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

JavaScript Developer
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 104 97
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7 +44
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 2117 2242 2375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.23% 2.29% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 2.42% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1724 1764 1922
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £275
90th Percentile £613 £575 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 8
England median hourly rate £42.06 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.05% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £37.00 £29.95 £22.00
90th Percentile £47.75 £92.80 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £42.06 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -1.05% +3.66% +2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89884 92670 98656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.76% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59938 60988 63819
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2667 3006 3819
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.97 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured JavaScript Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript Developer in England

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript Developer in England

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript Developer in England

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript Developer in England

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JavaScript Developer in England

JavaScript Developer
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 JavaScript Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 23 November 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 -2 1338 £500 +11.11% 191
South East +11 287 £438 +9.38% 61
North of England -3 251 £380 -1.94% 53
Yorkshire -5 131 £400 +6.67% 30
North West +12 114 £375 -6.25% 21
Midlands -9 114 £350 - 28
East Midlands -2 76 £340 -6.21% 15
East of England +2 63 £375 +3.45% 24
South West -24 60 £363 +9.85% 18
West Midlands -11 38 £350 - 13
North East +13 8 £375 -16.67% 2
JavaScript Developer
UK

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, JavaScript Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 2117 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1397 (65.99%) HTML
3 1294 (61.12%) CSS
4 1022 (48.28%) AngularJS
5 993 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
6 883 (41.71%) React
7 829 (39.16%) Node.js
8 814 (38.45%) HTML5
9 673 (31.79%) TDD
10 633 (29.90%) Front End Development
11 562 (26.55%) CSS3
12 471 (22.25%) Git (software)
13 394 (18.61%) Java
14 374 (17.67%) Sass
15 360 (17.01%) jQuery
16 327 (15.45%) ES6
17 319 (15.07%) OO
18 316 (14.93%) C#
19 289 (13.65%) Finance
20 281 (13.27%) BDD
21 270 (12.75%) Web Development
22 268 (12.66%) User Experience
23 264 (12.47%) .NET
24 256 (12.09%) Scrum
25 252 (11.90%) RESTful
26 246 (11.62%) SQL
27 245 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
27 245 (11.57%) Redux
28 213 (10.06%) Banking
29 207 (9.78%) Test Automation

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
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 64 (3.02%) CMS
2 43 (2.03%) Apache
3 29 (1.37%) Confluence
4 26 (1.23%) JBoss
5 25 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (1.09%) Tomcat
7 19 (0.90%) WordPress
8 17 (0.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 16 (0.76%) Drupal
10 15 (0.71%) SharePoint
11 13 (0.61%) Apache Spark
12 12 (0.57%) WebLogic
13 11 (0.52%) IIS
13 11 (0.52%) WildFly
14 10 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
15 9 (0.43%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.33%) Umbraco
17 6 (0.28%) EPiServer
17 6 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
17 6 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 41 (1.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 36 (1.70%) Photoshop
3 15 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (0.094%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.047%) GIMP
9 1 (0.047%) InDesign
9 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 20 (0.94%) Magento
2 18 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.43%) ION MarketView
4 5 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 5 (0.24%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.14%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.047%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.047%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.047%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 156 (7.37%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (4.68%) npm
3 66 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (1.94%) GitHub
5 37 (1.75%) SaaS
6 21 (0.99%) Serverless
7 19 (0.90%) PaaS
8 15 (0.71%) IaaS
9 13 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (0.47%) Slack
12 9 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (0.28%) Heroku
15 5 (0.24%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (0.24%) Google Analytics
15 5 (0.24%) Yarn
16 4 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
16 4 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.08%) HTTP
2 21 (0.99%) Internet
3 17 (0.80%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.66%) SMS
5 12 (0.57%) SSL
6 6 (0.28%) Skype
7 5 (0.24%) CTI
7 5 (0.24%) Intranet
8 4 (0.19%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.14%) DNS
9 3 (0.14%) DWDM
9 3 (0.14%) IPFIX
9 3 (0.14%) LDAP
9 3 (0.14%) MQTT
9 3 (0.14%) MRTG
9 3 (0.14%) SNMP
10 1 (0.047%) Broadband
10 1 (0.047%) Firewall
10 1 (0.047%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.047%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (6.09%) NoSQL
2 127 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 111 (5.24%) MongoDB
4 87 (4.11%) MySQL
5 48 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
6 45 (2.13%) Relational Database
7 38 (1.79%) Big Data
8 32 (1.51%) Redis
9 20 (0.94%) OLAP
10 19 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 19 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (0.71%) RDBMS
12 14 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (0.61%) RavenDB
13 13 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (0.43%) Power BI
15 8 (0.38%) CouchDB
16 7 (0.33%) Hadoop
16 7 (0.33%) PowerPivot
16 7 (0.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 471 (22.25%) Git (software)
2 165 (7.79%) gulp
3 151 (7.13%) Grunt
4 147 (6.94%) Jasmine
4 147 (6.94%) webpack
5 139 (6.57%) Jenkins
6 95 (4.49%) Selenium
7 90 (4.25%) Mocha
8 83 (3.92%) Karma Test Runner
9 73 (3.45%) JIRA
10 57 (2.69%) Babel
11 53 (2.50%) Subversion
12 45 (2.13%) Maven
13 42 (1.98%) JUnit
14 40 (1.89%) Cucumber
15 39 (1.84%) Visual Studio
16 34 (1.61%) Protractor
17 33 (1.56%) WebDriver
18 31 (1.46%) NUnit
19 30 (1.42%) TeamCity
General
1 289 (13.65%) Finance
2 213 (10.06%) Banking
3 138 (6.52%) Front Office
4 108 (5.10%) Investment Banking
5 96 (4.53%) Retail
6 50 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 41 (1.94%) Marketing
8 40 (1.89%) Games
9 33 (1.56%) Publishing
10 23 (1.09%) Law
11 16 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.71%) Electronics
13 14 (0.66%) Legal
14 13 (0.61%) Back Office
15 12 (0.57%) Advertising
16 5 (0.24%) Automotive
16 5 (0.24%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.19%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.14%) International Banking
18 3 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1397 (65.99%) HTML
2 1294 (61.12%) CSS
3 1022 (48.28%) AngularJS
4 883 (41.71%) React
5 829 (39.16%) Node.js
6 814 (38.45%) HTML5
7 562 (26.55%) CSS3
8 374 (17.67%) Sass
9 360 (17.01%) jQuery
10 264 (12.47%) .NET
11 252 (11.90%) RESTful
12 245 (11.57%) Redux
13 191 (9.02%) JSON
13 191 (9.02%) Web Services
14 189 (8.93%) REST
15 170 (8.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 162 (7.65%) LESS
17 124 (5.86%) Spring
18 114 (5.38%) Angular 2
19 109 (5.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 268 (12.66%) User Experience
2 160 (7.56%) Greenfield Project
3 79 (3.73%) Fintech
4 59 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 44 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 42 (1.98%) Computer Science
8 40 (1.89%) Derivative
9 38 (1.79%) Fixed Income
10 37 (1.75%) Equity Derivative
11 25 (1.18%) Market Risk
12 20 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
13 18 (0.85%) Data Structures
14 17 (0.80%) Equities
14 17 (0.80%) Video on Demand
15 15 (0.71%) Hedge funds
16 14 (0.66%) Video\Live Streaming
16 14 (0.66%) Virtual Team
16 14 (0.66%) W3C
17 11 (0.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 130 (6.14%) Linux
2 47 (2.22%) Unix
3 37 (1.75%) Android
4 36 (1.70%) Apple iOS
5 31 (1.46%) Windows
6 9 (0.43%) Mac OS
6 9 (0.43%) Windows 10
7 7 (0.33%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.19%) AIX
10 2 (0.094%) CentOS
10 2 (0.094%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.047%) VMS
11 1 (0.047%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 993 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
2 673 (31.79%) TDD
3 633 (29.90%) Front End Development
4 319 (15.07%) OO
5 281 (13.27%) BDD
6 270 (12.75%) Web Development
7 256 (12.09%) Scrum
8 245 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
9 207 (9.78%) Test Automation
10 203 (9.59%) MVC
11 155 (7.32%) Pair Programming
12 146 (6.90%) Software Engineering
13 138 (6.52%) Unit Testing
14 133 (6.28%) E-Commerce
15 125 (5.90%) Responsive Web Design
16 122 (5.76%) Microservices
17 111 (5.24%) Continuous Improvement
18 110 (5.20%) DevOps
19 91 (4.30%) Open Source
20 88 (4.16%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2117 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 394 (18.61%) Java
3 327 (15.45%) ES6
4 316 (14.93%) C#
5 246 (11.62%) SQL
6 183 (8.64%) TypeScript
7 98 (4.63%) PHP
8 85 (4.02%) Python
9 39 (1.84%) Ruby
10 31 (1.46%) ECMAScript
11 30 (1.42%) Scala
12 19 (0.90%) T-SQL
13 18 (0.85%) PL/SQL
14 16 (0.76%) Go
14 16 (0.76%) GraphQL
15 12 (0.57%) C
15 12 (0.57%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.38%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.38%) PowerShell
16 8 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (2.93%) Degree
2 29 (1.37%) Security Cleared
3 20 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 18 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.047%) CFA
7 1 (0.047%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.047%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (1.94%) QA
2 15 (0.71%) WCAG
3 10 (0.47%) WAI
4 2 (0.094%) HL7
4 2 (0.094%) MiFID
5 1 (0.047%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.047%) GDPR
5 1 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 173 (8.17%) Docker
2 12 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 34 (1.61%) Ansible
2 31 (1.46%) Kubernetes
3 28 (1.32%) Terraform
4 20 (0.94%) Puppet
5 19 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.61%) Kibana
7 12 (0.57%) Grafana
8 9 (0.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 5 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.094%) Rancher
11 1 (0.047%) logstash
11 1 (0.047%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 67 (3.16%) Microsoft
2 61 (2.88%) Adobe
3 44 (2.08%) Google
4 38 (1.79%) Oracle
5 22 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (0.80%) Apigee
6 17 (0.80%) Twitter
7 15 (0.71%) SAP
8 13 (0.61%) ServiceNow
9 12 (0.57%) Atlassian
9 12 (0.57%) webMethods
10 11 (0.52%) Cisco
11 9 (0.43%) ION Trading
11 9 (0.43%) Splunk
11 9 (0.43%) Sybase
12 8 (0.38%) Demandware
12 8 (0.38%) Red Hat
13 7 (0.33%) Apple
13 7 (0.33%) IBM
13 7 (0.33%) Sitecore