Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 8,393 11,673 10,527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.86% 12.35% 11.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.70% 27.47% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,103 8,540 7,825
England median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +7.32%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £305
90th Percentile £645 £600 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 73 110
England median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £44.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -3.54% +12.97%
10th Percentile £25.00 £22.50 £22.43
90th Percentile £60.00 £57.47 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year -5.88% -2.86% +12.18%

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 32,653 42,500 38,753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.25% 44.95% 42.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,895 30,159 27,170
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £310
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 613 642 746
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.27 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.47% +5.66% +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.25 £17.28 £16.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%

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 23 October 2019.

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 23 October 2019.

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 23 October 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 0 4,785 £525 +5.00% 1,533
South East -8 1,115 £433 +1.76% 852
North of England -3 1,018 £413 +3.13% 881
South West -5 601 £425 +6.25% 507
North West 0 570 £413 +6.31% 474
Midlands -1 545 £400 - 531
Yorkshire -6 353 £401 +0.13% 315
West Midlands -6 317 £413 -2.94% 297
East of England -6 290 £423 -0.59% 350
East Midlands +1 219 £388 +3.33% 233
North East -3 95 £403 -5.29% 92
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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 3,914 (46.63%) HTML
2 3,908 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
3 3,666 (43.68%) CSS
4 2,665 (31.75%) React
5 2,436 (29.02%) AngularJS
6 2,149 (25.60%) C#
7 2,081 (24.79%) Java
8 2,049 (24.41%) Node.js
9 1,960 (23.35%) .NET
10 1,766 (21.04%) TDD
11 1,625 (19.36%) Front End Development
12 1,508 (17.97%) SQL
13 1,480 (17.63%) Git (software)
14 1,388 (16.54%) HTML5
15 1,291 (15.38%) Finance
16 1,258 (14.99%) Azure
17 1,149 (13.69%) Scrum
18 1,113 (13.26%) AWS
19 1,110 (13.23%) DevOps
20 1,105 (13.17%) Python
21 1,022 (12.18%) SQL Server
22 1,011 (12.05%) Microservices
23 1,010 (12.03%) TypeScript
24 1,005 (11.97%) jQuery
25 995 (11.86%) MVC
26 979 (11.66%) Test Automation
27 973 (11.59%) Web Services
28 959 (11.43%) Docker
29 900 (10.72%) ASP.NET
30 897 (10.69%) Redux

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
1 321 (3.82%) CMS
2 250 (2.98%) Confluence
3 226 (2.69%) SharePoint
4 201 (2.39%) Apache
5 191 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
6 145 (1.73%) WordPress
7 106 (1.26%) IIS
8 94 (1.12%) Drupal
9 93 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 92 (1.10%) Tomcat
11 77 (0.92%) JBoss
12 73 (0.87%) Apache Spark
13 72 (0.86%) WebSphere
14 55 (0.66%) Umbraco
15 47 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
16 43 (0.51%) WebLogic
17 39 (0.46%) nginx
18 33 (0.39%) EPiServer
19 32 (0.38%) ArcGIS
20 27 (0.32%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 121 (1.44%) Photoshop
2 84 (1.00%) Sketch
3 69 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
4 56 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 46 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
6 44 (0.52%) InVision
7 29 (0.35%) Zeplin
8 27 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 21 (0.25%) MS Visio
10 20 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 17 (0.20%) GIMP
12 16 (0.19%) Adobe XD
13 13 (0.15%) Marvel
14 10 (0.12%) UXPin
15 9 (0.11%) Chatbot
15 9 (0.11%) Figma
15 9 (0.11%) InDesign
16 6 (0.071%) Adobe After Effects
17 4 (0.048%) InfoPath
17 4 (0.048%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 195 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 122 (1.45%) Magento
3 22 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
4 21 (0.25%) Shopify
5 13 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 12 (0.14%) R3 Corda
6 12 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 11 (0.13%) CSG Singleview
8 9 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
8 9 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (0.095%) SAP Hybris
10 7 (0.083%) Eloqua
10 7 (0.083%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.071%) Payment Gateway
12 5 (0.060%) BusinessWorks
12 5 (0.060%) Oracle BPM
13 4 (0.048%) Oracle Cash Management
13 4 (0.048%) Oracle EBS R12
13 4 (0.048%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 4 (0.048%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,258 (14.99%) Azure
2 1,113 (13.26%) AWS
3 354 (4.22%) GitHub
4 316 (3.77%) Serverless
5 229 (2.73%) GCP
6 228 (2.72%) npm
7 161 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
8 156 (1.86%) Power Platform
9 151 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
10 150 (1.79%) SaaS
11 101 (1.20%) PaaS
12 100 (1.19%) Amazon S3
13 87 (1.04%) Google Analytics
14 79 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
14 79 (0.94%) Office 365
14 79 (0.94%) OpenShift
15 74 (0.88%) Azure Functions
16 66 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
17 65 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
18 62 (0.74%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 161 (1.92%) HTTP
2 86 (1.02%) TCP/IP
3 56 (0.67%) SSL
4 47 (0.56%) Firewall
5 43 (0.51%) Internet
6 35 (0.42%) DNS
6 35 (0.42%) Ethernet
7 34 (0.41%) Intranet
8 30 (0.36%) FTP
9 28 (0.33%) HTTPS
10 25 (0.30%) SMTP
11 23 (0.27%) SSH
12 21 (0.25%) Network Security
13 13 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
14 11 (0.13%) VoIP
15 10 (0.12%) Skype
16 8 (0.095%) POP3
16 8 (0.095%) VPN
17 7 (0.083%) Reverse Proxy
17 7 (0.083%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,022 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 489 (5.83%) MySQL
3 385 (4.59%) NoSQL
4 315 (3.75%) MongoDB
5 295 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 250 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
7 146 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 138 (1.64%) Power BI
9 127 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 122 (1.45%) Big Data
11 99 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 93 (1.11%) Hadoop
13 76 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
13 76 (0.91%) RDBMS
14 73 (0.87%) Oracle Database
15 72 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
16 65 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
17 63 (0.75%) Blockchain
18 60 (0.71%) Redis
19 58 (0.69%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 1,480 (17.63%) Git (software)
2 765 (9.11%) Jenkins
3 569 (6.78%) JIRA
4 491 (5.85%) Selenium
5 383 (4.56%) webpack
6 352 (4.19%) Cucumber
7 285 (3.40%) Visual Studio
8 269 (3.21%) Jasmine
9 240 (2.86%) gulp
10 220 (2.62%) Maven
11 208 (2.48%) TeamCity
12 190 (2.26%) Bitbucket
12 190 (2.26%) Grunt
13 181 (2.16%) JUnit
14 174 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
15 169 (2.01%) Karma Test Runner
16 167 (1.99%) Subversion
17 153 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
18 141 (1.68%) Mocha
19 129 (1.54%) Protractor
General
1 1,291 (15.38%) Finance
2 470 (5.60%) Banking
3 316 (3.77%) Front Office
4 293 (3.49%) Public Sector
5 291 (3.47%) Retail
6 288 (3.43%) Marketing
7 161 (1.92%) Law
8 139 (1.66%) Games
9 120 (1.43%) Investment Banking
9 120 (1.43%) Telecoms
10 78 (0.93%) Publishing
11 74 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 71 (0.85%) Advertising
13 57 (0.68%) Back Office
14 55 (0.66%) Electronics
15 45 (0.54%) Military
16 42 (0.50%) Aerospace
17 36 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
18 33 (0.39%) Financial Institution
19 29 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6,327 (75.38%) Developer
2 1,192 (14.20%) React Developer
3 1,161 (13.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1,155 (13.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 916 (10.91%) Full Stack Developer
6 752 (8.96%) .NET Developer
7 658 (7.84%) Senior Developer
8 580 (6.91%) Java Developer
9 523 (6.23%) Angular Developer
10 522 (6.22%) C# Developer
11 306 (3.65%) Software Developer
12 303 (3.61%) Node.js Developer
13 296 (3.53%) Software Engineer
14 281 (3.35%) C# .NET Developer
15 280 (3.34%) Architect
16 251 (2.99%) UI Developer
17 238 (2.84%) Python Developer
18 234 (2.79%) PHP Developer
19 227 (2.70%) Web Developer
20 186 (2.22%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,914 (46.63%) HTML
2 3,666 (43.68%) CSS
3 2,665 (31.75%) React
4 2,436 (29.02%) AngularJS
5 2,049 (24.41%) Node.js
6 1,960 (23.35%) .NET
7 1,388 (16.54%) HTML5
8 1,005 (11.97%) jQuery
9 973 (11.59%) Web Services
10 900 (10.72%) ASP.NET
11 897 (10.69%) Redux
12 888 (10.58%) CSS3
13 873 (10.40%) REST
14 752 (8.96%) Sass
15 654 (7.79%) RESTful
16 588 (7.01%) XML
17 570 (6.79%) JSON
18 549 (6.54%) Spring
19 543 (6.47%) Vue.js
20 518 (6.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 816 (9.72%) User Experience
2 608 (7.24%) Greenfield Project
3 334 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 325 (3.87%) Mobile App
5 208 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
6 180 (2.14%) Derivative
7 162 (1.93%) Fixed Income
8 142 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 125 (1.49%) Data Structures
10 116 (1.38%) Equities
11 111 (1.32%) Hedge funds
12 100 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
13 84 (1.00%) W3C
14 82 (0.98%) Algorithms
15 73 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
16 62 (0.74%) Virtual Team
17 52 (0.62%) Cloud Native
18 51 (0.61%) Management Information System
19 50 (0.60%) Public Cloud
20 49 (0.58%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 723 (8.61%) Linux
2 392 (4.67%) Windows
3 250 (2.98%) Unix
4 218 (2.60%) Android
5 208 (2.48%) Apple iOS
6 51 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 50 (0.60%) Mac OS X
8 43 (0.51%) Ubuntu
9 42 (0.50%) Windows Server
10 36 (0.43%) CentOS
11 24 (0.29%) Mac OS
12 23 (0.27%) Debian
13 18 (0.21%) CoreOS
14 17 (0.20%) VMS
15 16 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (0.15%) openSUSE
17 10 (0.12%) Windows 10
17 10 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
18 7 (0.083%) Oracle Linux
19 6 (0.071%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,908 (46.56%) Agile Software Development
2 1,766 (21.04%) TDD
3 1,625 (19.36%) Front End Development
4 1,149 (13.69%) Scrum
5 1,110 (13.23%) DevOps
6 1,011 (12.05%) Microservices
7 995 (11.86%) MVC
8 979 (11.66%) Test Automation
9 856 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
10 830 (9.89%) BDD
10 830 (9.89%) Software Engineering
11 750 (8.94%) Web Development
12 652 (7.77%) OO
13 564 (6.72%) E-Commerce
14 480 (5.72%) Unit Testing
15 439 (5.23%) Analytics
16 429 (5.11%) Open Source
17 424 (5.05%) Problem-Solving
18 396 (4.72%) Kanban
19 354 (4.22%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 2,149 (25.60%) C#
2 2,081 (24.79%) Java
3 1,508 (17.97%) SQL
4 1,105 (13.17%) Python
5 1,010 (12.03%) TypeScript
6 692 (8.24%) PHP
7 662 (7.89%) ES6
8 383 (4.56%) Ruby
9 277 (3.30%) C++
10 263 (3.13%) Java 8
11 193 (2.30%) T-SQL
12 192 (2.29%) PowerShell
13 176 (2.10%) Go
14 172 (2.05%) Scala
15 146 (1.74%) Bash Shell
16 109 (1.30%) PL/SQL
17 108 (1.29%) Shell Script
18 98 (1.17%) R
19 94 (1.12%) C
20 88 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 498 (5.93%) Security Cleared
2 444 (5.29%) Degree
3 351 (4.18%) SC Cleared
4 167 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 74 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 63 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
7 60 (0.71%) ISTQB
8 41 (0.49%) ISEB
9 35 (0.42%) DBS Check
10 29 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 29 (0.35%) Master's Degree
11 17 (0.20%) AWS Certification
11 17 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
13 10 (0.12%) BC Cleared
14 8 (0.095%) CTC Cleared
14 8 (0.095%) GCIA
14 8 (0.095%) Network+ Certification
14 8 (0.095%) OSCP
14 8 (0.095%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 346 (4.12%) QA
2 84 (1.00%) WCAG
3 25 (0.30%) NIST
4 22 (0.26%) SLA
5 19 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (0.20%) GDPR
7 14 (0.17%) COBIT
7 14 (0.17%) MiFID
8 11 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 10 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
10 5 (0.060%) WAI
11 4 (0.048%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.048%) PSD2
12 3 (0.036%) HL7
12 3 (0.036%) NIST 800
12 3 (0.036%) PMO
13 2 (0.024%) GxP
13 2 (0.024%) IFRS
13 2 (0.024%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.012%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 959 (11.43%) Docker
2 112 (1.33%) Active Directory
3 30 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
4 26 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (0.18%) HDFS
5 15 (0.18%) vSphere
6 8 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.060%) OpenAM
7 5 (0.060%) OpenDJ
8 4 (0.048%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.048%) RACF
9 3 (0.036%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.024%) KVM
10 2 (0.024%) LXC
10 2 (0.024%) Varnish
10 2 (0.024%) vCloud
10 2 (0.024%) Xen
11 1 (0.012%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.012%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.012%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 464 (5.53%) Kubernetes
2 248 (2.95%) Ansible
3 243 (2.90%) Terraform
4 99 (1.18%) Puppet
5 68 (0.81%) Kibana
6 62 (0.74%) Grafana
7 46 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
8 38 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
9 30 (0.36%) logstash
10 22 (0.26%) Salt
11 18 (0.21%) Graphite
12 17 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
12 17 (0.20%) Nessus
13 16 (0.19%) MIIS
13 16 (0.19%) ZABBIX
14 14 (0.17%) Nagios
15 13 (0.15%) Consul
16 10 (0.12%) Prometheus
16 10 (0.12%) WMI
17 9 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 789 (9.40%) Microsoft
2 475 (5.66%) Oracle
3 263 (3.13%) Google
4 260 (3.10%) Adobe
5 154 (1.83%) ServiceNow
6 120 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
7 103 (1.23%) Atlassian
8 98 (1.17%) SAP
9 78 (0.93%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 73 (0.87%) IBM
11 70 (0.83%) Sitecore
12 64 (0.76%) MuleSoft
13 54 (0.64%) Splunk
14 53 (0.63%) Xamarin
15 49 (0.58%) Bloomberg
15 49 (0.58%) Reuters
16 47 (0.56%) Red Hat
17 44 (0.52%) hybris
18 42 (0.50%) Zend
19 39 (0.46%) VMware