Period
to 27 October 2021

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £533 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

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
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 271 185 182
Rank change year-on-year -86 -3 -40
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 690 406 1,149
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.01% 1.46% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.58% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 336 947
10th Percentile £363 £325 £350
25th Percentile £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £533 £525 £488
Median % change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% +2.63%
75th Percentile £644 £650 £569
90th Percentile £725 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
10th Percentile £41.92 " £41.00
25th Percentile £44.06 " £42.50
Median hourly rate £58.25 £30.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +94.17% -33.33% -5.26%
75th Percentile £72.94 " £47.50
90th Percentile £78.23 £36.00 £49.00
UK median hourly rate £58.25 £30.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +94.17% -33.33% -5.26%

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 63,760 25,677 72,415
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.46% 92.58% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 45,008 17,694 49,122
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
25th Percentile £408 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £508 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +6.84% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £613 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,872 836 2,400
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.75 £14.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate £19.76 £22.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -10.19% +17.65% +6.86%
75th Percentile £45.00 £43.75 £43.75
90th Percentile £62.15 £53.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +8.57%

JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript Developer in England

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JavaScript Developer in England.

Daily rate trend for JavaScript Developer in England

JavaScript Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JavaScript Developer in England over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for JavaScript Developer in England

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JavaScript Developer in England.

Hourly rate trend for JavaScript Developer in England

JavaScript Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing JavaScript Developer in England over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

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 27 October 2021. 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 -85 484 £575 +4.55% 160
North of England -54 74 £450 +12.50% 45
Yorkshire -27 48 £525 +61.54% 17
South West -28 32 £398 -3.64% 11
South East -65 30 £525 +6.06% 31
North West -56 21 £375 -21.05% 21
Midlands -68 21 £315 -33.33% 29
East of England -48 17 £375 +7.14% 19
East Midlands -19 14 £338 - 12
West Midlands -66 7 £315 -33.68% 17
North East -14 5 £525 -4.55% 7
JavaScript Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, 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.

1 690 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 463 (67.10%) React
3 317 (45.94%) TypeScript
4 296 (42.90%) Node.js
4 296 (42.90%) Full Stack Development
5 294 (42.61%) Agile Software Development
6 244 (35.36%) HTML
7 203 (29.42%) CSS
8 186 (26.96%) Finance
9 172 (24.93%) AngularJS
10 150 (21.74%) TDD
11 148 (21.45%) Front Office
12 147 (21.30%) AWS
13 144 (20.87%) Front End Development
14 135 (19.57%) Software Engineering
15 131 (18.99%) Java
16 118 (17.10%) C#
16 118 (17.10%) SQL
17 108 (15.65%) Serverless
18 107 (15.51%) HTML5
18 107 (15.51%) Web Services
19 100 (14.49%) Social Skills
20 95 (13.77%) Redux
21 94 (13.62%) Python
22 93 (13.48%) .NET
23 91 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
24 88 (12.75%) AWS Lambda
25 85 (12.32%) Vue.js
26 84 (12.17%) Asset Management
27 82 (11.88%) Banking

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 14 (2.03%) CMS
2 9 (1.30%) Confluence
3 8 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.72%) Headless CMS
6 4 (0.58%) Gunicorn
6 4 (0.58%) nginx
7 2 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.14%) Drupal
8 1 (0.14%) JBoss
8 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (1.16%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.43%) Figma
4 2 (0.29%) Adobe XD
4 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.14%) GIMP
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 9 (1.30%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (1.16%) Magento
3 2 (0.29%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 147 (21.30%) AWS
2 108 (15.65%) Serverless
3 88 (12.75%) AWS Lambda
4 72 (10.43%) Amazon S3
5 54 (7.83%) Azure
6 47 (6.81%) npm
7 45 (6.52%) Amazon SQS
8 39 (5.65%) AWS Step Functions
9 33 (4.78%) Amazon EC2
10 19 (2.75%) GCP
11 14 (2.03%) Yarn
12 10 (1.45%) GitHub
12 10 (1.45%) SaaS
13 8 (1.16%) IaaS
14 6 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.87%) Azure Functions
14 6 (0.87%) Google Analytics
15 5 (0.72%) Power Platform
16 4 (0.58%) Power Automate
16 4 (0.58%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.62%) RTMP
2 10 (1.45%) HTTP
3 6 (0.87%) Internet
4 2 (0.29%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (11.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 46 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 41 (5.94%) Amazon RDS
4 35 (5.07%) Relational Database
5 22 (3.19%) MongoDB
6 11 (1.59%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (1.30%) MySQL
9 6 (0.87%) Redis
10 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.29%) Power BI
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 78 (11.30%) Git (software)
2 41 (5.94%) Jenkins
3 37 (5.36%) Jasmine
4 22 (3.19%) Mocha
4 22 (3.19%) webpack
5 21 (3.04%) Cypress.io
5 21 (3.04%) Grunt
6 18 (2.61%) Selenium
7 16 (2.32%) JIRA
7 16 (2.32%) Karma Test Runner
8 14 (2.03%) JUnit
8 14 (2.03%) Storybook
8 14 (2.03%) Subversion
9 11 (1.59%) Cucumber
10 9 (1.30%) Bitbucket
10 9 (1.30%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.87%) CircleCI
11 6 (0.87%) GitLab
12 5 (0.72%) Maven
12 5 (0.72%) Moq
General
1 186 (26.96%) Finance
2 148 (21.45%) Front Office
3 100 (14.49%) Social Skills
4 82 (11.88%) Banking
5 45 (6.52%) Investment Banking
6 24 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (2.90%) Retail
8 15 (2.17%) Marketing
9 13 (1.88%) Public Sector
10 12 (1.74%) Telecoms
11 11 (1.59%) Games
11 11 (1.59%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.72%) Electronics
13 4 (0.58%) Automotive
13 4 (0.58%) Publishing
14 3 (0.43%) Billing
14 3 (0.43%) Influencing Skills
14 3 (0.43%) Presentation Skills
15 2 (0.29%) Organisational Skills
15 2 (0.29%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 463 (67.10%) React
2 296 (42.90%) Node.js
3 244 (35.36%) HTML
4 203 (29.42%) CSS
5 172 (24.93%) AngularJS
6 107 (15.51%) HTML5
6 107 (15.51%) Web Services
7 95 (13.77%) Redux
8 93 (13.48%) .NET
9 85 (12.32%) Vue.js
10 77 (11.16%) GraphQL
11 62 (8.99%) Jest
12 53 (7.68%) RESTful
13 42 (6.09%) Material-UI
14 41 (5.94%) Sass
15 36 (5.22%) REST
16 33 (4.78%) Reactive Extensions
17 30 (4.35%) WPF
18 29 (4.20%) CSS3
19 25 (3.62%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 81 (11.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 58 (8.41%) Equities
3 53 (7.68%) Derivative
3 53 (7.68%) Fixed Income
4 44 (6.38%) User Experience
5 34 (4.93%) Mobile App
6 16 (2.32%) Legacy Applications
6 16 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
8 14 (2.03%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.45%) Chromecast
11 9 (1.30%) Market Risk
11 9 (1.30%) Video\Live Streaming
12 7 (1.01%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.01%) PlayStation
12 7 (1.01%) Xbox
13 5 (0.72%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.72%) Over-the-Top Content
13 5 (0.72%) STB
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.03%) Linux
2 8 (1.16%) Android
3 6 (0.87%) Apple iOS
3 6 (0.87%) Unix
4 3 (0.43%) Mac OS
4 3 (0.43%) Windows
5 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.14%) Android TV
6 1 (0.14%) Tizen
6 1 (0.14%) tvOS
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 296 (42.90%) Full Stack Development
2 294 (42.61%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (21.74%) TDD
4 144 (20.87%) Front End Development
5 135 (19.57%) Software Engineering
6 91 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
7 84 (12.17%) Asset Management
8 63 (9.13%) Scrum
9 62 (8.99%) Microservices
10 61 (8.84%) DevOps
11 59 (8.55%) E-Commerce
12 58 (8.41%) Problem-Solving
13 57 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
14 56 (8.12%) Investment Management
15 52 (7.54%) Unit Testing
16 48 (6.96%) Test Automation
17 43 (6.23%) Pair Programming
18 41 (5.94%) Web Development
19 33 (4.78%) Analytics
20 32 (4.64%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 690 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 317 (45.94%) TypeScript
3 131 (18.99%) Java
4 118 (17.10%) C#
4 118 (17.10%) SQL
5 94 (13.62%) Python
6 55 (7.97%) ES6
7 40 (5.80%) Kotlin
8 25 (3.62%) XAML
9 19 (2.75%) PHP
10 12 (1.74%) C++
10 12 (1.74%) Ruby
11 6 (0.87%) Java 8
11 6 (0.87%) PHP 7
11 6 (0.87%) Scala
12 5 (0.72%) Java 9
12 5 (0.72%) VBA
13 3 (0.43%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.43%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (5.36%) Degree
2 12 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.19%) Accessibility
2 8 (1.16%) QA
3 6 (0.87%) PMO
4 3 (0.43%) WCAG
5 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 61 (8.84%) Docker
2 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 59 (8.55%) Terraform
2 53 (7.68%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.58%) Kibana
3 4 (0.58%) logstash
4 1 (0.14%) Ansible
4 1 (0.14%) vRealize
4 1 (0.14%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 42 (6.09%) Microsoft
2 16 (2.32%) Google
2 16 (2.32%) Oracle
3 13 (1.88%) Adobe
4 8 (1.16%) Samsung
5 5 (0.72%) DevExpress
5 5 (0.72%) RedGate
5 5 (0.72%) Sage
5 5 (0.72%) SAP
6 4 (0.58%) Cadence
7 3 (0.43%) IBM
8 2 (0.29%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.29%) Nintex
9 1 (0.14%) Foundry
9 1 (0.14%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.14%) New Relic
9 1 (0.14%) Roku
9 1 (0.14%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.14%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.14%) Splunk