Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 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
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 9 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 10231 10876 9551
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.60% 10.72% 9.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.86% 27.52% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7379 8066 6715
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £258
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 115 91
England median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.21% +26.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £16.14 £13.35 £16.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £56.70 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £30.10
% change year-on-year +11.84% +26.25% -14.00%

JavaScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 36718 39527 38994
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.62% 38.95% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25300 27419 26119
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 752 848 808
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £16.57 £14.13 £16.18
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% +2.86%

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 2017. 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 5334 £475 +5.56% 903
South East +4 1629 £400 +14.29% 414
North of England +2 1366 £375 - 453
Midlands +2 801 £350 +7.69% 247
North West +2 648 £375 - 268
South West 0 621 £375 +7.14% 185
Yorkshire 0 608 £400 +6.67% 170
East of England +8 453 £386 +3.00% 198
East Midlands +4 407 £350 +7.69% 127
West Midlands +1 390 £350 +7.69% 120
North East +11 115 £350 -12.50% 15
South Coast +4 3 - -
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 6672 (65.21%) HTML
2 6023 (58.87%) CSS
3 4694 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
4 3632 (35.50%) AngularJS
5 3203 (31.31%) HTML5
6 2812 (27.49%) Java
7 2509 (24.52%) TDD
8 2373 (23.19%) jQuery
9 2363 (23.10%) .NET
10 2261 (22.10%) C#
11 2226 (21.76%) Front End Development
12 2220 (21.70%) CSS3
13 2155 (21.06%) Node.js
14 2023 (19.77%) React
15 1994 (19.49%) Git (software)
16 1978 (19.33%) SQL
17 1943 (18.99%) MVC
18 1634 (15.97%) Scrum
19 1474 (14.41%) Web Development
20 1417 (13.85%) Finance
21 1383 (13.52%) ASP.NET
22 1301 (12.72%) Web Services
23 1287 (12.58%) SQL Server
24 1189 (11.62%) OO
25 1156 (11.30%) Test Automation
26 1153 (11.27%) User Experience
27 1128 (11.03%) REST
28 1124 (10.99%) BDD
29 1087 (10.62%) XML
30 1070 (10.46%) Sass

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
1 614 (6.00%) CMS
2 294 (2.87%) SharePoint
3 273 (2.67%) Apache
4 260 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
5 223 (2.18%) Confluence
6 189 (1.85%) Tomcat
7 172 (1.68%) Drupal
7 172 (1.68%) JBoss
7 172 (1.68%) WebSphere
8 169 (1.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 169 (1.65%) WordPress
9 141 (1.38%) IIS
10 117 (1.14%) WebLogic
11 109 (1.07%) Umbraco
12 92 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
13 91 (0.89%) nginx
14 79 (0.77%) EPiServer
14 79 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
15 64 (0.63%) Apache Spark
16 60 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 237 (2.32%) Photoshop
2 84 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 71 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 58 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
5 44 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
6 35 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
7 32 (0.31%) MS Visio
8 19 (0.19%) InVision
9 11 (0.11%) InfoPath
9 11 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 9 (0.088%) UXPin
11 8 (0.078%) Chatbot
12 7 (0.068%) Adobe After Effects
12 7 (0.068%) Fireworks
12 7 (0.068%) InDesign
12 7 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
13 5 (0.049%) GIMP
13 5 (0.049%) LaTeX
13 5 (0.049%) Pixate
13 5 (0.049%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 218 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 111 (1.08%) Magento
3 25 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
4 23 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
5 21 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
6 12 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 12 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
6 12 (0.12%) Unica
7 10 (0.098%) Eloqua
8 9 (0.088%) Oracle Applications
8 9 (0.088%) Remedy ITSM
8 9 (0.088%) SAP Hybris
9 8 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.078%) Maximo
10 7 (0.068%) NetSuite
11 6 (0.059%) RMDS
12 5 (0.049%) ION MarketView
12 5 (0.049%) OpenText Process Suite
12 5 (0.049%) Oracle Cash Management
12 5 (0.049%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 711 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
2 514 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 292 (2.85%) GitHub
4 123 (1.20%) SaaS
5 82 (0.80%) PaaS
6 78 (0.76%) Office 365
7 74 (0.72%) Google Analytics
8 72 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
8 72 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
9 62 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
10 59 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
11 56 (0.55%) IaaS
12 47 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
13 40 (0.39%) Amazon S3
14 38 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
14 38 (0.37%) Heroku
15 30 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 27 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
17 26 (0.25%) OpenShift
18 24 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 296 (2.89%) HTTP
2 180 (1.76%) Internet
3 77 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 65 (0.64%) LDAP
4 65 (0.64%) SSL
5 53 (0.52%) DNS
6 52 (0.51%) Intranet
7 29 (0.28%) Firewall
8 22 (0.22%) SMS
9 21 (0.21%) SSH
10 20 (0.20%) SMTP
11 16 (0.16%) WebEx
12 15 (0.15%) Network Security
12 15 (0.15%) Wireshark
13 14 (0.14%) Skype
14 13 (0.13%) HTTPS
15 12 (0.12%) VoIP
16 11 (0.11%) AMQP
16 11 (0.11%) VPN
16 11 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1287 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 684 (6.69%) MySQL
3 616 (6.02%) MongoDB
4 514 (5.02%) NoSQL
5 463 (4.53%) Relational Database
6 218 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
7 211 (2.06%) Oracle Database
8 195 (1.91%) Big Data
9 149 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 132 (1.29%) Hadoop
10 132 (1.29%) RDBMS
11 112 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
12 111 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 104 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
14 97 (0.95%) Redis
14 97 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 83 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 69 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
17 57 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
18 45 (0.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1994 (19.49%) Git (software)
2 889 (8.69%) Jenkins
3 605 (5.91%) JIRA
4 548 (5.36%) gulp
5 539 (5.27%) Grunt
6 512 (5.00%) Selenium
7 467 (4.56%) Jasmine
8 438 (4.28%) Subversion
9 400 (3.91%) Maven
10 384 (3.75%) Visual Studio
11 358 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 357 (3.49%) Cucumber
13 320 (3.13%) JUnit
14 319 (3.12%) webpack
15 265 (2.59%) Mocha
15 265 (2.59%) TeamCity
16 214 (2.09%) Karma Test Runner
17 205 (2.00%) WebDriver
18 179 (1.75%) Gradle
19 150 (1.47%) Eclipse
General
1 1417 (13.85%) Finance
2 872 (8.52%) Banking
3 347 (3.39%) Retail
4 343 (3.35%) Marketing
5 301 (2.94%) Front Office
6 268 (2.62%) Investment Banking
7 141 (1.38%) Advertising
8 129 (1.26%) Games
8 129 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 89 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 89 (0.87%) Publishing
10 67 (0.65%) Electronics
11 59 (0.58%) Back Office
12 51 (0.50%) Automotive
13 43 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 37 (0.36%) Law
15 34 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
16 29 (0.28%) Legal
17 28 (0.27%) Retail Banking
18 18 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 8420 (82.30%) Developer
2 2052 (20.06%) JavaScript Developer
3 1792 (17.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1160 (11.34%) Java Developer
5 1157 (11.31%) .NET Developer
6 915 (8.94%) Angular Developer
7 788 (7.70%) C# Developer
8 779 (7.61%) Senior Developer
9 770 (7.53%) HTML Developer
10 699 (6.83%) Full Stack Developer
11 578 (5.65%) Web Developer
12 542 (5.30%) UI Developer
13 524 (5.12%) HTML CSS Developer
14 518 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
15 473 (4.62%) Node.js Developer
16 385 (3.76%) PHP Developer
17 320 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
18 304 (2.97%) Agile Developer
19 265 (2.59%) Architect
20 253 (2.47%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6672 (65.21%) HTML
2 6023 (58.87%) CSS
3 3632 (35.50%) AngularJS
4 3203 (31.31%) HTML5
5 2373 (23.19%) jQuery
6 2363 (23.10%) .NET
7 2220 (21.70%) CSS3
8 2155 (21.06%) Node.js
9 2023 (19.77%) React
10 1383 (13.52%) ASP.NET
11 1301 (12.72%) Web Services
12 1128 (11.03%) REST
13 1087 (10.62%) XML
14 1070 (10.46%) Sass
15 986 (9.64%) RESTful
16 881 (8.61%) Spring
17 859 (8.40%) JSON
18 857 (8.38%) Ajax
19 823 (8.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 724 (7.08%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1153 (11.27%) User Experience
2 644 (6.29%) Greenfield Project
3 449 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 386 (3.77%) Mobile App
5 286 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 177 (1.73%) Fintech
7 158 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 131 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 114 (1.11%) Fixed Income
10 97 (0.95%) W3C
11 93 (0.91%) Derivative
12 79 (0.77%) Data Structures
13 74 (0.72%) Equities
14 71 (0.69%) NHS
15 69 (0.67%) Hedge funds
16 67 (0.65%) Virtual Team
17 64 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
18 62 (0.61%) Algorithms
19 60 (0.59%) Management Information System
20 56 (0.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 949 (9.28%) Linux
2 514 (5.02%) Unix
3 411 (4.02%) Windows
4 254 (2.48%) Android
5 227 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 112 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 109 (1.07%) Mac OS X
8 62 (0.61%) Windows Server
9 56 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 41 (0.40%) AIX
10 41 (0.40%) CentOS
11 39 (0.38%) Mac OS
12 31 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (0.23%) Solaris
14 23 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (0.17%) Debian
16 14 (0.14%) CoreOS
17 11 (0.11%) Windows 10
18 10 (0.098%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 9 (0.088%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4694 (45.88%) Agile Software Development
2 2509 (24.52%) TDD
3 2226 (21.76%) Front End Development
4 1943 (18.99%) MVC
5 1634 (15.97%) Scrum
6 1474 (14.41%) Web Development
7 1189 (11.62%) OO
8 1156 (11.30%) Test Automation
9 1124 (10.99%) BDD
10 1058 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
11 756 (7.39%) E-Commerce
12 754 (7.37%) DevOps
13 697 (6.81%) Software Engineering
14 636 (6.22%) Unit Testing
15 609 (5.95%) Microservices
16 567 (5.54%) Responsive Web Design
17 477 (4.66%) SDLC
18 441 (4.31%) Open Source
19 410 (4.01%) SOA
20 405 (3.96%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2812 (27.49%) Java
2 2261 (22.10%) C#
3 1978 (19.33%) SQL
4 975 (9.53%) Python
5 904 (8.84%) PHP
6 566 (5.53%) ES6
7 503 (4.92%) Ruby
8 438 (4.28%) TypeScript
9 337 (3.29%) Scala
10 277 (2.71%) T-SQL
11 202 (1.97%) C++
12 187 (1.83%) PL/SQL
13 161 (1.57%) Perl
14 154 (1.51%) PowerShell
15 148 (1.45%) C
16 141 (1.38%) Bash Shell
17 138 (1.35%) Groovy
18 129 (1.26%) Shell Script
19 117 (1.14%) VB.NET
20 75 (0.73%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 468 (4.57%) Degree
2 307 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 201 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 139 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
5 57 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 32 (0.31%) DV Cleared
7 30 (0.29%) ISTQB
8 27 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (0.22%) Master's Degree
10 18 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
11 17 (0.17%) ISEB
12 16 (0.16%) PMI Certification
13 13 (0.13%) CISSP
14 12 (0.12%) OCPJP
15 10 (0.098%) BC Cleared
15 10 (0.098%) PMP
16 9 (0.088%) HNC
16 9 (0.088%) MCSE
16 9 (0.088%) Oracle Certification
17 8 (0.078%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 425 (4.15%) QA
2 41 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 38 (0.37%) WAI
4 30 (0.29%) MiFID
4 30 (0.29%) SLA
5 29 (0.28%) WCAG
6 16 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 16 (0.16%) HL7
7 14 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.078%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.068%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.059%) COBIT
10 6 (0.059%) FATCA
11 5 (0.049%) FedRAMP
11 5 (0.049%) PMO
12 4 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.020%) EMIR
13 2 (0.020%) GDPR
14 1 (0.010%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.010%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 452 (4.42%) Docker
2 59 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 24 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (0.16%) HDFS
5 12 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.088%) VirtualBox
7 8 (0.078%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.068%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (0.068%) OpenAM
8 7 (0.068%) OpenDJ
9 6 (0.059%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.059%) KVM
9 6 (0.059%) Shibboleth
9 6 (0.059%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.049%) UAG
11 4 (0.039%) vSphere
12 3 (0.029%) Firmware
12 3 (0.029%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.029%) Varnish
12 3 (0.029%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 172 (1.68%) Puppet
2 157 (1.53%) Ansible
3 141 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
4 93 (0.91%) Kubernetes
5 76 (0.74%) Terraform
6 57 (0.56%) Kibana
7 31 (0.30%) logstash
8 20 (0.20%) BladeLogic
8 20 (0.20%) vRealize
9 19 (0.19%) Nagios
10 16 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
11 15 (0.15%) Grafana
12 14 (0.14%) Packer
12 14 (0.14%) ZABBIX
13 12 (0.12%) vCenter Server
14 11 (0.11%) Mesos
15 10 (0.098%) HP Fortify
15 10 (0.098%) Piwik
15 10 (0.098%) SCCM
16 9 (0.088%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 848 (8.29%) Microsoft
2 687 (6.71%) Oracle
3 332 (3.25%) Adobe
4 227 (2.22%) Google
5 185 (1.81%) IBM
5 185 (1.81%) ServiceNow
6 148 (1.45%) Sitecore
7 142 (1.39%) SAP
8 119 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
9 87 (0.85%) Red Hat
10 69 (0.67%) Zend
11 62 (0.61%) Atlassian
12 54 (0.53%) Sybase
13 52 (0.51%) Twitter
14 50 (0.49%) Telerik
15 44 (0.43%) Xamarin
16 43 (0.42%) hybris
17 42 (0.41%) VMware
18 41 (0.40%) New Relic
19 40 (0.39%) HP
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day 12 months
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £100 - £200 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Venture Up
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leicestershire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
iO Associates Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £480 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
South West London
Digital Skills
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Roc Search
Posted: 8 hours ago