Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 6 months to 13 December 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.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 11,647 10,618 10,991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.08% 11.17% 11.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.82% 26.44% 28.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,577 7,982 8,123
England median daily rate £463 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £315 £306 £300
90th Percentile £613 £613 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £413
% change year-on-year +1.12% +7.88% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 106 98
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +9.62% +20.00%
10th Percentile £20.65 £22.96 £15.00
90th Percentile £57.80 £63.75 £59.31
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year -2.94% +11.11% +17.24%

JavaScript 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 43,421 40,154 38,665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 45.03% 42.25% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,922 28,434 26,760
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £323 £310 £288
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 621 735 796
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £38.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.48% +2.89% +3.67%
10th Percentile £17.00 £16.30 £14.56
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.40 £51.89
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.23
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.98% +4.60%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in England

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in England

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in England over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in England

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in England

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in England over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JavaScript in England

JavaScript
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 13 December 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 +2 6,372 £500 +3.09% 1,779
South East +2 1,908 £425 +6.25% 869
North of England 0 1,506 £400 +2.89% 1,026
Midlands 0 793 £400 +14.29% 619
North West -3 691 £395 +5.33% 548
Yorkshire +1 665 £400 - 368
South West 0 662 £405 +9.46% 452
West Midlands 0 486 £425 +21.43% 363
East of England -8 366 £425 +13.33% 358
East Midlands +2 297 £375 +7.91% 255
North East +24 155 £425 +6.25% 110
South Coast - 2 - -
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript 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 JavaScript.

1 6,187 (53.12%) HTML
2 5,722 (49.13%) CSS
3 5,392 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
4 3,779 (32.45%) AngularJS
5 3,286 (28.21%) React
6 3,028 (26.00%) Java
7 2,886 (24.78%) Node.js
8 2,866 (24.61%) TDD
9 2,779 (23.86%) C#
10 2,743 (23.55%) .NET
11 2,706 (23.23%) HTML5
12 2,495 (21.42%) Git (software)
13 2,353 (20.20%) Front End Development
14 2,127 (18.26%) SQL
15 2,078 (17.84%) jQuery
16 1,995 (17.13%) MVC
17 1,728 (14.84%) Test Automation
18 1,674 (14.37%) CSS3
19 1,647 (14.14%) Finance
20 1,598 (13.72%) Scrum
21 1,532 (13.15%) SQL Server
22 1,526 (13.10%) Microservices
23 1,502 (12.90%) ASP.NET
24 1,483 (12.73%) REST
25 1,463 (12.56%) BDD
26 1,457 (12.51%) Amazon AWS
27 1,362 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
28 1,342 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
29 1,309 (11.24%) Web Services
29 1,309 (11.24%) Web Development

JavaScript
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
1 522 (4.48%) CMS
2 435 (3.73%) Confluence
3 325 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
4 254 (2.18%) SharePoint
5 226 (1.94%) Apache
6 220 (1.89%) WordPress
7 173 (1.49%) Tomcat
8 149 (1.28%) IIS
9 147 (1.26%) Drupal
10 120 (1.03%) WebSphere
11 110 (0.94%) Umbraco
12 107 (0.92%) nginx
13 104 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 82 (0.70%) JBoss
15 69 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
16 61 (0.52%) Apache Spark
17 59 (0.51%) WebLogic
18 56 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
19 53 (0.46%) Apache Solr
20 48 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 179 (1.54%) Photoshop
2 59 (0.51%) InVision
3 42 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 41 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 34 (0.29%) Chatbot
5 34 (0.29%) Fireworks
6 33 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 25 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 25 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
8 13 (0.11%) MS Visio
9 12 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 11 (0.094%) OmniGraffle
11 10 (0.086%) GIMP
11 10 (0.086%) SPSS
12 7 (0.060%) Maya
12 7 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
13 5 (0.043%) InDesign
13 5 (0.043%) UXPin
14 4 (0.034%) Acrobat
15 3 (0.026%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 232 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 103 (0.88%) Magento
3 17 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
4 16 (0.14%) Shopify
5 15 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
6 12 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
6 12 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
6 12 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
6 12 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 10 (0.086%) Maximo
7 10 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
8 8 (0.069%) NetSuite
8 8 (0.069%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.052%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.034%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 4 (0.034%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.034%) SDL Web 8
10 4 (0.034%) thinkFolio
10 4 (0.034%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,457 (12.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1,342 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 469 (4.03%) GitHub
4 400 (3.43%) Serverless
5 312 (2.68%) npm
6 256 (2.20%) AWS Lambda
7 253 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 232 (1.99%) SaaS
9 142 (1.22%) Google Analytics
10 138 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
11 118 (1.01%) PaaS
12 100 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
13 94 (0.81%) Office 365
14 91 (0.78%) Heroku
15 86 (0.74%) Amazon S3
16 79 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
17 75 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
18 74 (0.64%) IaaS
19 63 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
20 59 (0.51%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 395 (3.39%) HTTP
2 177 (1.52%) Internet
3 149 (1.28%) TCP/IP
4 131 (1.12%) SSL
5 86 (0.74%) DNS
6 70 (0.60%) Firewall
7 54 (0.46%) FTP
8 50 (0.43%) AMQP
9 36 (0.31%) SAN
10 31 (0.27%) Intranet
11 29 (0.25%) HTTPS
12 28 (0.24%) SMS
13 27 (0.23%) Skype
14 25 (0.21%) Ethernet
15 22 (0.19%) VPN
16 21 (0.18%) SMTP
17 18 (0.15%) Bluetooth
17 18 (0.15%) NAS
18 17 (0.15%) WAN
19 16 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,532 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 950 (8.16%) MySQL
3 691 (5.93%) MongoDB
4 658 (5.65%) NoSQL
5 538 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 484 (4.16%) PostgreSQL
7 207 (1.78%) Big Data
8 169 (1.45%) Redis
9 155 (1.33%) RDBMS
10 142 (1.22%) Hadoop
11 139 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 115 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 114 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 101 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
15 97 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 74 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
17 72 (0.62%) Oracle Database
17 72 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
18 66 (0.57%) Blockchain
19 65 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2,495 (21.42%) Git (software)
2 1,123 (9.64%) Jenkins
3 929 (7.98%) Selenium
4 881 (7.56%) JIRA
5 577 (4.95%) gulp
6 519 (4.46%) Cucumber
7 483 (4.15%) webpack
8 470 (4.04%) Maven
9 448 (3.85%) Visual Studio
10 391 (3.36%) Subversion
11 365 (3.13%) Jasmine
12 354 (3.04%) Mocha
13 352 (3.02%) Grunt
14 304 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
15 299 (2.57%) JUnit
16 289 (2.48%) TeamCity
17 260 (2.23%) Karma Test Runner
18 235 (2.02%) WebDriver
19 227 (1.95%) Visual Studio Team System
20 200 (1.72%) Gradle
General
1 1,647 (14.14%) Finance
2 738 (6.34%) Banking
3 482 (4.14%) Retail
4 314 (2.70%) Marketing
5 228 (1.96%) Front Office
6 182 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 155 (1.33%) Investment Banking
8 153 (1.31%) Games
9 105 (0.90%) Advertising
10 98 (0.84%) Law
11 90 (0.77%) Back Office
12 89 (0.76%) Publishing
13 81 (0.70%) Manufacturing
14 75 (0.64%) Legal
15 59 (0.51%) Electronics
16 56 (0.48%) Financial Institution
17 37 (0.32%) Automotive
18 35 (0.30%) Aerospace
19 25 (0.21%) Military
20 24 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9,203 (79.02%) Developer
2 1,869 (16.05%) JavaScript Developer
3 1,846 (15.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1,466 (12.59%) React Developer
5 1,298 (11.14%) .NET Developer
6 1,072 (9.20%) Java Developer
7 1,066 (9.15%) Full Stack Developer
8 932 (8.00%) Angular Developer
9 889 (7.63%) Senior Developer
10 877 (7.53%) C# Developer
11 530 (4.55%) Node.js Developer
12 506 (4.34%) C# .NET Developer
13 459 (3.94%) Web Developer
14 414 (3.55%) HTML Developer
15 401 (3.44%) PHP Developer
16 382 (3.28%) UI Developer
17 303 (2.60%) HTML CSS Developer
18 301 (2.58%) Software Engineer
19 297 (2.55%) ASP.NET Developer
20 272 (2.34%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6,187 (53.12%) HTML
2 5,722 (49.13%) CSS
3 3,779 (32.45%) AngularJS
4 3,286 (28.21%) React
5 2,886 (24.78%) Node.js
6 2,743 (23.55%) .NET
7 2,706 (23.23%) HTML5
8 2,078 (17.84%) jQuery
9 1,674 (14.37%) CSS3
10 1,502 (12.90%) ASP.NET
11 1,483 (12.73%) REST
12 1,309 (11.24%) Web Services
13 1,210 (10.39%) Redux
14 1,179 (10.12%) Sass
15 1,124 (9.65%) RESTful
16 1,108 (9.51%) Spring
17 923 (7.92%) XML
18 899 (7.72%) ASP.NET Web API
19 879 (7.55%) JSON
20 804 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1,206 (10.35%) User Experience
2 848 (7.28%) Greenfield Project
3 475 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 448 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 430 (3.69%) Fintech
6 196 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 185 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
8 176 (1.51%) Data Structures
9 168 (1.44%) Algorithms
10 129 (1.11%) Fixed Income
11 90 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 75 (0.64%) Public Cloud
13 69 (0.59%) Hedge funds
14 68 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
15 67 (0.58%) W3C
16 56 (0.48%) iPad
17 55 (0.47%) Equities
17 55 (0.47%) Social Media
18 50 (0.43%) Derivative
18 50 (0.43%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1,015 (8.71%) Linux
2 522 (4.48%) Windows
3 382 (3.28%) Unix
4 364 (3.13%) Android
5 353 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 127 (1.09%) Windows Server
7 101 (0.87%) Ubuntu
8 73 (0.63%) CentOS
9 71 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 43 (0.37%) Mac OS X
11 40 (0.34%) VMS
12 25 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (0.21%) Mac OS
14 22 (0.19%) Debian
15 17 (0.15%) Solaris
16 16 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (0.10%) Fedora
17 12 (0.10%) Windows 10
18 11 (0.094%) Windows Server 2003
19 9 (0.077%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,392 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
2 2,866 (24.61%) TDD
3 2,353 (20.20%) Front End Development
4 1,995 (17.13%) MVC
5 1,728 (14.84%) Test Automation
6 1,598 (13.72%) Scrum
7 1,526 (13.10%) Microservices
8 1,463 (12.56%) BDD
9 1,362 (11.69%) Continuous Integration
10 1,309 (11.24%) Web Development
11 1,229 (10.55%) DevOps
12 1,081 (9.28%) OO
13 986 (8.47%) Software Engineering
14 810 (6.95%) E-Commerce
15 772 (6.63%) Unit Testing
16 703 (6.04%) Problem-Solving
17 594 (5.10%) Open Source
18 550 (4.72%) Analytics
19 544 (4.67%) Kanban
20 540 (4.64%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3,028 (26.00%) Java
2 2,779 (23.86%) C#
3 2,127 (18.26%) SQL
4 1,114 (9.56%) Python
5 990 (8.50%) TypeScript
6 971 (8.34%) ES6
7 956 (8.21%) PHP
8 554 (4.76%) Java 8
9 465 (3.99%) Ruby
10 340 (2.92%) Scala
11 275 (2.36%) Go
12 266 (2.28%) T-SQL
13 261 (2.24%) PowerShell
14 259 (2.22%) C++
15 187 (1.61%) Perl
16 185 (1.59%) Bash Shell
17 151 (1.30%) C
18 139 (1.19%) PL/SQL
19 122 (1.05%) Groovy
20 97 (0.83%) ES7
Qualifications
1 545 (4.68%) Degree
2 530 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 390 (3.35%) SC Cleared
4 187 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 123 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
6 50 (0.43%) DV Cleared
7 35 (0.30%) Master's Degree
8 30 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (0.24%) ISTQB
10 22 (0.19%) ISEB
11 21 (0.18%) DBS Check
11 21 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 17 (0.15%) AWS Certification
13 14 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
14 12 (0.10%) Postgraduate
15 11 (0.094%) CISSP
16 10 (0.086%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (0.077%) MCSE
18 8 (0.069%) Numerate Degree
19 7 (0.060%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 532 (4.57%) QA
2 65 (0.56%) WCAG
3 36 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 31 (0.27%) SLA
5 27 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 25 (0.21%) GDPR
7 11 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.094%) WAI
8 10 (0.086%) PMO
9 7 (0.060%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.060%) MiFID
10 4 (0.034%) PSD2
10 4 (0.034%) TickIT
11 3 (0.026%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.026%) Section 508
11 3 (0.026%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.017%) HL7
13 1 (0.009%) FISMA
13 1 (0.009%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.009%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,205 (10.35%) Docker
2 90 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 50 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
4 24 (0.21%) VirtualBox
5 23 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 16 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 15 (0.13%) HDFS
8 14 (0.12%) vSphere
9 11 (0.094%) Apache Flume
10 7 (0.060%) VMware NSX
11 5 (0.043%) KVM
11 5 (0.043%) NFS
11 5 (0.043%) vCloud
11 5 (0.043%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.043%) Xen
12 4 (0.034%) LXC
12 4 (0.034%) Oracle RAC
13 3 (0.026%) SRDF
13 3 (0.026%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 466 (4.00%) Kubernetes
2 332 (2.85%) Ansible
3 262 (2.25%) Puppet
4 228 (1.96%) Terraform
5 184 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
6 159 (1.37%) Kibana
7 112 (0.96%) Grafana
8 65 (0.56%) logstash
9 61 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
10 52 (0.45%) Salt
11 40 (0.34%) Nagios
12 38 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
13 36 (0.31%) Packer
14 31 (0.27%) Graphite
14 31 (0.27%) Prometheus
15 25 (0.21%) ZABBIX
16 20 (0.17%) vRealize
16 20 (0.17%) vRealize Orchestrator
17 18 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
17 18 (0.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 990 (8.50%) Microsoft
2 585 (5.02%) Oracle
3 578 (4.96%) Google
4 312 (2.68%) Adobe
5 159 (1.37%) ServiceNow
6 131 (1.12%) IBM
7 123 (1.06%) SAP
8 120 (1.03%) Splunk
9 117 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
10 105 (0.90%) VMware
11 104 (0.89%) Sitecore
12 80 (0.69%) Atlassian
13 76 (0.65%) hybris
14 64 (0.55%) Red Hat
15 59 (0.51%) Zend
16 57 (0.49%) Tableau
17 55 (0.47%) Cypress Semiconductor
18 47 (0.40%) Nintex
19 44 (0.38%) HP
20 43 (0.37%) New Relic