Period
to 21 November 2019

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 140 109
Rank change year-on-year -50 -31 -1
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 1,081 1,879 2,145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.42% 1.97% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 2.08% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 1,551 1,742
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 10
England median hourly rate £72.50 £47.50 £42.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.63% +12.95% -1.05%
10th Percentile £44.00 £42.50 £37.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £52.50 £47.75
UK median hourly rate £72.50 £45.00 £42.06
% change year-on-year +61.11% +7.00% -1.05%

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 71,345 90,197 90,042
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.01% 94.79% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 47,276 60,335 59,976
England median daily rate £468 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £260 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,587 2,769 2,670
England median hourly rate £19.47 £18.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.22% - -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.95
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £48.00
UK median hourly rate £19.71 £18.47 £18.67
% change year-on-year +6.71% -1.08% +3.74%

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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 -34 687 £525 +5.00% 237
North of England -4 135 £438 +9.38% 51
South East -100 106 £425 - 32
North West +16 73 £438 +16.67% 30
South West -14 66 £425 +5.99% 28
Midlands +26 56 £375 +7.14% 46
Yorkshire -21 49 £425 +4.94% 15
East Midlands +22 33 £360 +2.86% 14
East of England +24 30 £425 - 33
West Midlands +25 24 £390 +4.00% 32
North East +30 13 £438 +25.00% 6
JavaScript Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, JavaScript Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 1,081 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 558 (51.62%) React
3 496 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
4 478 (44.22%) Node.js
5 474 (43.85%) HTML
6 446 (41.26%) CSS
7 331 (30.62%) AngularJS
8 269 (24.88%) Front End Development
9 266 (24.61%) TDD
10 203 (18.78%) Redux
11 202 (18.69%) HTML5
12 175 (16.19%) TypeScript
13 164 (15.17%) Git (software)
14 159 (14.71%) Finance
15 153 (14.15%) ES6
16 147 (13.60%) AWS
17 137 (12.67%) .NET
18 136 (12.58%) Java
19 131 (12.12%) C#
19 131 (12.12%) Azure
20 123 (11.38%) Greenfield Project
21 121 (11.19%) Scrum
21 121 (11.19%) Software Engineering
22 116 (10.73%) CSS3
23 114 (10.55%) Docker
24 113 (10.45%) DevOps
25 112 (10.36%) Microservices
26 106 (9.81%) Vue.js
27 102 (9.44%) SQL
27 102 (9.44%) 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 23 (2.13%) Confluence
2 22 (2.04%) CMS
3 16 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (1.30%) Apache
5 13 (1.20%) WordPress
6 10 (0.93%) Apache Spark
7 9 (0.83%) SharePoint
8 8 (0.74%) Drupal
9 3 (0.28%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.28%) IIS
10 2 (0.19%) JBoss
10 2 (0.19%) Mendix
10 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.19%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.093%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.093%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.093%) DNN
11 1 (0.093%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.093%) Headless CMS
11 1 (0.093%) Jetty
Applications
1 15 (1.39%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.37%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.19%) InVision
4 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.093%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 5 (0.46%) Magento
2 1 (0.093%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 147 (13.60%) AWS
2 131 (12.12%) Azure
3 62 (5.74%) Serverless
4 48 (4.44%) GCP
5 45 (4.16%) AWS Lambda
6 44 (4.07%) GitHub
7 33 (3.05%) npm
8 22 (2.04%) Amazon S3
9 15 (1.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 14 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (1.30%) Google Analytics
11 13 (1.20%) Slack
12 10 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (0.93%) OpenShift
13 9 (0.83%) SaaS
14 8 (0.74%) Firebase
15 6 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (0.56%) Heroku
15 6 (0.56%) PaaS
16 5 (0.46%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.13%) HTTP
2 10 (0.93%) HTTPS
2 10 (0.93%) Internet
3 3 (0.28%) SSL
3 3 (0.28%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.19%) AMQP
4 2 (0.19%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (0.19%) RTMP
4 2 (0.19%) Skype
5 1 (0.093%) Broadband
5 1 (0.093%) Firewall
5 1 (0.093%) FTP
5 1 (0.093%) SMTP
5 1 (0.093%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 39 (3.61%) MongoDB
3 29 (2.68%) MySQL
4 27 (2.50%) Relational Database
5 24 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 23 (2.13%) Big Data
7 20 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
8 12 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (1.11%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.11%) Neo4j
9 11 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
9 11 (1.02%) Blockchain
10 10 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
12 6 (0.56%) MariaDB
12 6 (0.56%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.46%) Geospatial Data
14 4 (0.37%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 164 (15.17%) Git (software)
2 101 (9.34%) Jenkins
3 74 (6.85%) webpack
4 49 (4.53%) JIRA
5 45 (4.16%) Jasmine
6 42 (3.89%) Selenium
7 32 (2.96%) Mocha
8 29 (2.68%) gulp
9 28 (2.59%) Karma Test Runner
10 27 (2.50%) Cucumber
11 26 (2.41%) Bitbucket
12 24 (2.22%) Subversion
13 21 (1.94%) Grunt
14 20 (1.85%) JUnit
15 17 (1.57%) Babel
16 15 (1.39%) git-flow
16 15 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
16 15 (1.39%) Visual Studio
17 14 (1.30%) GitLab
18 13 (1.20%) Protractor
General
1 159 (14.71%) Finance
2 70 (6.48%) Banking
3 49 (4.53%) Front Office
4 39 (3.61%) Retail
5 27 (2.50%) Marketing
6 25 (2.31%) Public Sector
7 18 (1.67%) Games
8 16 (1.48%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.02%) Law
10 7 (0.65%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.56%) Advertising
11 6 (0.56%) Publishing
12 5 (0.46%) German Language
13 4 (0.37%) Automotive
13 4 (0.37%) Legal
13 4 (0.37%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.28%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.28%) Back Office
15 2 (0.19%) Electronics
15 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 558 (51.62%) React
2 478 (44.22%) Node.js
3 474 (43.85%) HTML
4 446 (41.26%) CSS
5 331 (30.62%) AngularJS
6 203 (18.78%) Redux
7 202 (18.69%) HTML5
8 137 (12.67%) .NET
9 116 (10.73%) CSS3
10 106 (9.81%) Vue.js
11 96 (8.88%) jQuery
12 95 (8.79%) Sass
13 93 (8.60%) REST
14 81 (7.49%) RESTful
15 76 (7.03%) GraphQL
16 75 (6.94%) Web Services
17 68 (6.29%) ASP.NET
18 50 (4.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 49 (4.53%) LESS
20 47 (4.35%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 123 (11.38%) Greenfield Project
2 77 (7.12%) User Experience
3 43 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (2.96%) Mobile App
5 28 (2.59%) Algorithms
6 27 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 22 (2.04%) Derivative
7 22 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
9 14 (1.30%) Digital Media
10 13 (1.20%) Blog
10 13 (1.20%) Equities
10 13 (1.20%) Fixed Income
11 12 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (1.11%) Video\Live Streaming
12 11 (1.02%) Video on Demand
13 8 (0.74%) Hedge funds
13 8 (0.74%) Online Games
14 7 (0.65%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 48 (4.44%) Linux
2 25 (2.31%) Android
3 20 (1.85%) Unix
4 16 (1.48%) Apple iOS
5 9 (0.83%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.28%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.19%) AIX
7 2 (0.19%) Solaris
7 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.19%) Windows
8 1 (0.093%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
2 269 (24.88%) Front End Development
3 266 (24.61%) TDD
4 121 (11.19%) Scrum
4 121 (11.19%) Software Engineering
5 113 (10.45%) DevOps
6 112 (10.36%) Microservices
7 102 (9.44%) Continuous Integration
7 102 (9.44%) Test Automation
8 100 (9.25%) E-Commerce
9 93 (8.60%) BDD
10 92 (8.51%) Web Development
11 91 (8.42%) MVC
12 83 (7.68%) OO
13 69 (6.38%) Open Source
14 60 (5.55%) Fintech
15 56 (5.18%) Problem-Solving
15 56 (5.18%) Unit Testing
16 51 (4.72%) Kanban
17 46 (4.26%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1,081 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 175 (16.19%) TypeScript
3 153 (14.15%) ES6
4 136 (12.58%) Java
5 131 (12.12%) C#
6 102 (9.44%) SQL
7 73 (6.75%) Python
8 46 (4.26%) PHP
9 23 (2.13%) Java 8
10 22 (2.04%) Ruby
11 16 (1.48%) ES7
12 15 (1.39%) Go
13 14 (1.30%) Scala
14 12 (1.11%) C++
15 7 (0.65%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.46%) BrightScript
16 5 (0.46%) C
17 4 (0.37%) ActionScript
17 4 (0.37%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (3.79%) Security Cleared
2 35 (3.24%) Degree
3 27 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.56%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.37%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.28%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.28%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.093%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.50%) QA
2 9 (0.83%) WCAG
3 1 (0.093%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.093%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.093%) PMO
System Software
1 114 (10.55%) Docker
2 7 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.093%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 50 (4.63%) Kubernetes
2 31 (2.87%) Terraform
3 15 (1.39%) Ansible
4 8 (0.74%) Kibana
5 6 (0.56%) Puppet
6 4 (0.37%) logstash
7 3 (0.28%) Grafana
8 2 (0.19%) Control-M
8 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.093%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.093%) Packer
Vendors
1 42 (3.89%) Google
2 38 (3.52%) Microsoft
3 26 (2.41%) Oracle
4 12 (1.11%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 7 (0.65%) Adobe
6 6 (0.56%) Databricks
6 6 (0.56%) StreamSets
7 5 (0.46%) Roku
8 4 (0.37%) WSO2
9 3 (0.28%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.28%) ESRI
9 3 (0.28%) NCR
9 3 (0.28%) SAP
10 2 (0.19%) CA
10 2 (0.19%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.19%) Optimizely
10 2 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.19%) Tableau
10 2 (0.19%) Twitter
11 1 (0.093%) Sonatype