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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 22 May 2022 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
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 19 15 15
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 5,722 4,396 4,254
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 8.13% 9.46% 9.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.90% 23.09% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,374 3,314 3,090
10th Percentile £381 £325 £325
25th Percentile £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £493 £490
Median % change year-on-year +11.51% +0.66% +3.16%
75th Percentile £650 £575 £588
90th Percentile £738 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £540 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +13.68% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 60 35
10th Percentile £25.78 £25.16 £17.00
25th Percentile £35.00 £34.00 £31.88
Median hourly rate £55.25 £55.00 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +0.45% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £67.36 £65.50 £56.75
90th Percentile £76.64 £68.83 £65.42
UK median hourly rate £57.00 £48.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year +16.92% -2.50% -

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 26,126 19,040 17,839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.10% 40.96% 41.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,273 13,602 12,722
10th Percentile £381 £325 £325
25th Percentile £460 £411 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
75th Percentile £675 £600 £588
90th Percentile £775 £694 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 477 377 295
10th Percentile £20.15 £17.16 £17.83
25th Percentile £35.00 £24.50 £23.30
Median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £44.00
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -3.41% -1.12%
75th Percentile £62.25 £52.50 £50.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £62.85 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £42.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +19.05% -2.33% -0.58%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in England

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Daily rate trend for JavaScript in England

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JavaScript in England over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for JavaScript in England

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Hourly rate trend for JavaScript in England

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing JavaScript in England over the 6 months to 22 May 2022.

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 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -4 3,634 £588 +11.90% 1,027
North of England -5 566 £475 +16.21% 472
South East -18 346 £463 +8.82% 315
North West -8 334 £475 +17.28% 262
Midlands +1 293 £463 +23.33% 292
South West -2 216 £500 +13.64% 179
West Midlands +8 210 £495 +27.74% 180
Yorkshire -8 204 £475 +8.57% 152
East of England -22 107 £510 +18.78% 149
East Midlands -14 82 £410 +9.33% 112
North East -8 35 £515 +13.81% 58
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 2,511 (43.88%) Agile
2 2,479 (43.32%) React
3 2,262 (39.53%) HTML
4 2,102 (36.74%) CSS
5 1,488 (26.00%) TypeScript
6 1,443 (25.22%) Java
7 1,431 (25.01%) Azure
8 1,427 (24.94%) Node.js
9 1,380 (24.12%) C#
10 1,288 (22.51%) AWS
11 1,266 (22.13%) SQL
12 1,245 (21.76%) Full Stack Development
13 1,223 (21.37%) .NET
14 1,139 (19.91%) Finance
15 1,131 (19.77%) DevOps
16 1,130 (19.75%) AngularJS
17 1,124 (19.64%) CI/CD
18 1,118 (19.54%) Python
19 1,092 (19.08%) Git (software)
20 1,075 (18.79%) Software Engineering
21 933 (16.31%) Front End Development
22 905 (15.82%) TDD
23 870 (15.20%) HTML5
24 793 (13.86%) Microservices
25 768 (13.42%) Docker
26 767 (13.40%) REST
27 757 (13.23%) Test Automation
28 747 (13.05%) Social Skills
29 711 (12.43%) Scrum
30 657 (11.48%) User Experience

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
1 177 (3.09%) Confluence
2 148 (2.59%) CMS
3 130 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 92 (1.61%) Drupal
5 88 (1.54%) Apache
6 84 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
7 53 (0.93%) IIS
8 50 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 49 (0.86%) Tomcat
10 42 (0.73%) nginx
11 40 (0.70%) WordPress
12 34 (0.59%) OpenStack
13 31 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
14 29 (0.51%) JBoss
15 26 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
16 24 (0.42%) Apache Solr
16 24 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
16 24 (0.42%) Umbraco
16 24 (0.42%) WebSphere
17 22 (0.38%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 37 (0.65%) Sketch
2 33 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (0.28%) Adobe XD
5 14 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 12 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 9 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 8 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 8 (0.14%) InVision
9 7 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (0.12%) SPSS
10 6 (0.10%) Stata
11 5 (0.087%) InDesign
11 5 (0.087%) Microsoft Project
12 3 (0.052%) Maya
13 2 (0.035%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.035%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.035%) FreeHand
13 2 (0.035%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 51 (0.89%) Shopify
2 47 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.37%) Magento
4 17 (0.30%) NetSuite
5 14 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
8 6 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (0.087%) assyst
9 5 (0.087%) Primavera
10 4 (0.070%) Adobe Campaign
10 4 (0.070%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.052%) Dynamics GP
11 3 (0.052%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.052%) WebTrends
12 2 (0.035%) Oracle Applications
12 2 (0.035%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 2 (0.035%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,431 (25.01%) Azure
2 1,288 (22.51%) AWS
3 378 (6.61%) GCP
4 359 (6.27%) Serverless
5 345 (6.03%) GitHub
6 233 (4.07%) AWS Lambda
7 179 (3.13%) npm
8 165 (2.88%) Power Platform
9 132 (2.31%) SaaS
10 125 (2.18%) PaaS
11 120 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
12 103 (1.80%) Amazon S3
13 97 (1.70%) IaaS
13 97 (1.70%) PowerApps
14 91 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
15 82 (1.43%) Microsoft 365
16 79 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
17 76 (1.33%) Azure Functions
18 73 (1.28%) Power Automate
19 63 (1.10%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (2.01%) Internet
2 94 (1.64%) HTTP
3 50 (0.87%) DNS
4 46 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 37 (0.65%) Firewall
6 31 (0.54%) RTMP
7 25 (0.44%) HTTPS
7 25 (0.44%) Intranet
8 23 (0.40%) SSL
9 20 (0.35%) Ethernet
10 18 (0.31%) Network Security
11 15 (0.26%) VPN
12 13 (0.23%) Broadband
13 12 (0.21%) DMZ
14 10 (0.17%) Skype
15 9 (0.16%) AMQP
15 9 (0.16%) tcpdump
16 8 (0.14%) POP3
16 8 (0.14%) SMTP
17 7 (0.12%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 626 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 322 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
3 298 (5.21%) MySQL
4 271 (4.74%) MongoDB
4 271 (4.74%) Relational Database
5 263 (4.60%) NoSQL
6 111 (1.94%) Power BI
7 110 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 106 (1.85%) Redis
9 67 (1.17%) RDBMS
10 63 (1.10%) Big Data
11 56 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 47 (0.82%) Oracle Database
13 45 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
14 41 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
15 39 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
16 35 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
17 34 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 33 (0.58%) GIS
19 26 (0.45%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1,092 (19.08%) Git (software)
2 586 (10.24%) Jenkins
3 413 (7.22%) JIRA
4 293 (5.12%) webpack
5 275 (4.81%) Cypress.io
6 255 (4.46%) Maven
7 225 (3.93%) Selenium
8 182 (3.18%) GitLab
9 171 (2.99%) Cucumber
10 154 (2.69%) Visual Studio
11 137 (2.39%) TeamCity
12 129 (2.25%) JUnit
13 119 (2.08%) Grunt
14 113 (1.97%) Postman
15 102 (1.78%) gulp
16 100 (1.75%) Gradle
17 94 (1.64%) Bitbucket
18 92 (1.61%) SonarQube
19 91 (1.59%) Artifactory
19 91 (1.59%) JMeter
General
1 1,139 (19.91%) Finance
2 747 (13.05%) Social Skills
3 429 (7.50%) Front Office
4 400 (6.99%) Banking
5 345 (6.03%) Public Sector
6 235 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
7 152 (2.66%) Investment Banking
8 133 (2.32%) Retail
9 125 (2.18%) Marketing
10 85 (1.49%) Presentation Skills
11 69 (1.21%) Legal
12 60 (1.05%) Telecoms
13 59 (1.03%) Manufacturing
14 56 (0.98%) Law
15 54 (0.94%) Games
16 42 (0.73%) Publishing
17 34 (0.59%) Military
18 31 (0.54%) Electronics
19 30 (0.52%) Automotive
20 28 (0.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3,963 (69.26%) Developer
2 735 (12.85%) React Developer
3 590 (10.31%) Full Stack Developer
4 575 (10.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 526 (9.19%) JavaScript Developer
6 503 (8.79%) Software Engineer
7 491 (8.58%) Senior Developer
8 442 (7.72%) .NET Developer
9 397 (6.94%) Java Developer
10 307 (5.37%) Python Developer
11 268 (4.68%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 211 (3.69%) Software Developer
13 209 (3.65%) AWS Engineer
14 203 (3.55%) Angular Developer
15 188 (3.29%) AWS Developer
16 178 (3.11%) Architect
17 176 (3.08%) C# Developer
18 175 (3.06%) UI Developer
19 163 (2.85%) Node.js Developer
20 160 (2.80%) AWS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,479 (43.32%) React
2 2,262 (39.53%) HTML
3 2,102 (36.74%) CSS
4 1,427 (24.94%) Node.js
5 1,223 (21.37%) .NET
6 1,130 (19.75%) AngularJS
7 870 (15.20%) HTML5
8 767 (13.40%) REST
9 539 (9.42%) jQuery
10 521 (9.11%) RESTful
11 460 (8.04%) Spring
12 449 (7.85%) Web Services
13 438 (7.65%) CSS3
14 434 (7.58%) Redux
15 390 (6.82%) Vue.js
16 388 (6.78%) .NET Core
16 388 (6.78%) GraphQL
17 379 (6.62%) JSON
18 378 (6.61%) ASP.NET
19 325 (5.68%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 657 (11.48%) User Experience
2 296 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
3 248 (4.33%) Hedge funds
4 247 (4.32%) Derivative
5 243 (4.25%) Equities
6 202 (3.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 194 (3.39%) Mobile App
8 162 (2.83%) Fixed Income
9 111 (1.94%) Cloud Native
10 108 (1.89%) Public Cloud
11 101 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
12 95 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
13 89 (1.56%) Data Structures
14 78 (1.36%) Virtual Team
15 72 (1.26%) Management Information System
16 61 (1.07%) Algorithms
17 59 (1.03%) Blockchain
18 53 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
19 37 (0.65%) iPad
20 36 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 387 (6.76%) Linux
2 244 (4.26%) Windows
3 133 (2.32%) Android
4 125 (2.18%) Unix
5 106 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 28 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (0.24%) Windows Server
8 12 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 11 (0.19%) Mac OS
9 11 (0.19%) Windows 10
10 9 (0.16%) CentOS
10 9 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.14%) Solaris
11 8 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
12 7 (0.12%) Amazon Linux
13 6 (0.10%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.070%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.052%) Debian
15 3 (0.052%) Fedora
15 3 (0.052%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,511 (43.88%) Agile
2 1,245 (21.76%) Full Stack Development
3 1,131 (19.77%) DevOps
4 1,124 (19.64%) CI/CD
5 1,075 (18.79%) Software Engineering
6 933 (16.31%) Front End Development
7 905 (15.82%) TDD
8 793 (13.86%) Microservices
9 757 (13.23%) Test Automation
10 711 (12.43%) Scrum
11 472 (8.25%) Web Development
12 465 (8.13%) MVC
13 421 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
14 417 (7.29%) Problem-Solving
15 415 (7.25%) Analytics
16 388 (6.78%) BDD
17 370 (6.47%) OO
18 355 (6.20%) Asset Management
19 342 (5.98%) SDLC
20 322 (5.63%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 1,488 (26.00%) TypeScript
2 1,443 (25.22%) Java
3 1,380 (24.12%) C#
4 1,266 (22.13%) SQL
5 1,118 (19.54%) Python
6 355 (6.20%) PHP
7 241 (4.21%) Go
8 233 (4.07%) ES6
9 232 (4.05%) PowerShell
10 193 (3.37%) Bash
11 165 (2.88%) Ruby
12 138 (2.41%) T-SQL
13 118 (2.06%) C++
14 95 (1.66%) C
15 91 (1.59%) PL/SQL
16 79 (1.38%) Scala
17 72 (1.26%) Apex Code
18 68 (1.19%) Shell Script
19 57 (1.00%) Kotlin
20 56 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 474 (8.28%) Security Cleared
2 378 (6.61%) SC Cleared
3 262 (4.58%) Degree
4 102 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 74 (1.29%) DV Cleared
6 71 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
7 24 (0.42%) AWS Certification
8 22 (0.38%) ISTQB
9 13 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 12 (0.21%) Master's Degree
11 10 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (0.12%) CISSP
13 7 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (0.12%) TOGAF Certification
14 6 (0.10%) PMP
15 5 (0.087%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (0.087%) DBS Check
16 4 (0.070%) Numerate Degree
16 4 (0.070%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 386 (6.75%) QA
2 276 (4.82%) Accessibility
3 68 (1.19%) WCAG
4 20 (0.35%) GDPR
5 18 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 15 (0.26%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.21%) SLA
8 8 (0.14%) WAI
9 6 (0.10%) GRC
10 3 (0.052%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.052%) HL7
10 3 (0.052%) PMO
11 2 (0.035%) DICOM
11 2 (0.035%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.035%) NIST
11 2 (0.035%) RMADS
11 2 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.017%) LOINC
12 1 (0.017%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.017%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 768 (13.42%) Docker
2 71 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 32 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (0.19%) Ceph
6 8 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.12%) VMware NSX
8 6 (0.10%) Varnish
8 6 (0.10%) vSphere
9 4 (0.070%) Slurm Workload Manager
10 3 (0.052%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (0.052%) KVM
11 2 (0.035%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.035%) vCloud
11 2 (0.035%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.035%) zsh
12 1 (0.017%) Firmware
12 1 (0.017%) OpenDJ
12 1 (0.017%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 635 (11.10%) Kubernetes
2 438 (7.65%) Terraform
3 190 (3.32%) Ansible
4 83 (1.45%) Puppet
5 81 (1.42%) Grafana
6 57 (1.00%) Kibana
7 50 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
8 46 (0.80%) Prometheus
9 23 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
10 21 (0.37%) Consul
11 16 (0.28%) Netcool
12 15 (0.26%) Istio
13 13 (0.23%) logstash
14 10 (0.17%) Salt
15 8 (0.14%) Argo
15 8 (0.14%) HP Fortify
16 7 (0.12%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 7 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
16 7 (0.12%) Packer
16 7 (0.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 535 (9.35%) Microsoft
2 297 (5.19%) Oracle
3 192 (3.36%) Google
4 121 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
5 111 (1.94%) Adobe
6 107 (1.87%) ServiceNow
7 77 (1.35%) Splunk
8 70 (1.22%) SAP
9 52 (0.91%) Atlassian
10 42 (0.73%) Red Hat
11 40 (0.70%) VMware
12 39 (0.68%) Sitecore
13 38 (0.66%) AppDynamics
14 35 (0.61%) Databricks
15 32 (0.56%) MuleSoft
16 28 (0.49%) IBM
17 23 (0.40%) Dynatrace
17 23 (0.40%) New Relic
18 22 (0.38%) hybris
19 19 (0.33%) ESRI