Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 0
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 11,910 10,356 11,060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.65% 11.41% 11.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.20% 27.27% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,694 7,597 8,288
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £281
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 115 104
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.97% +16.24%
10th Percentile £21.27 £16.28 £15.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £63.75 £59.31
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.88
% change year-on-year - +9.32% +15.87%

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 42,227 37,978 39,606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.86% 41.84% 39.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,976 26,391 27,618
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £306 £285
90th Percentile £638 £625 £594
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 676 740 846
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £17.67 £15.98 £14.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £51.55
UK median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.79% +6.67% +4.17%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 6,460 £500 +5.26% 1,786
South East +4 1,962 £425 +6.25% 833
North of England +2 1,622 £400 +6.67% 1,065
Midlands +1 833 £400 +14.29% 576
North West -1 774 £388 +3.33% 558
Yorkshire +3 717 £400 - 407
South West 0 611 £400 +10.34% 442
West Midlands +2 490 £413 +17.86% 301
East of England 0 412 £425 +13.33% 315
East Midlands 0 339 £375 +7.14% 274
North East +8 131 £400 +9.59% 100
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6,615 (55.54%) HTML
2 6,109 (51.29%) CSS
3 5,390 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
4 3,895 (32.70%) AngularJS
5 3,269 (27.45%) React
6 3,011 (25.28%) HTML5
7 2,953 (24.79%) Java
8 2,880 (24.18%) Node.js
9 2,833 (23.79%) TDD
10 2,707 (22.73%) C#
11 2,665 (22.38%) .NET
12 2,604 (21.86%) Git (software)
13 2,441 (20.50%) Front End Development
14 2,166 (18.19%) jQuery
15 2,087 (17.52%) SQL
16 2,020 (16.96%) MVC
16 2,020 (16.96%) CSS3
17 1,713 (14.38%) Finance
18 1,682 (14.12%) Scrum
19 1,559 (13.09%) Test Automation
20 1,530 (12.85%) REST
21 1,507 (12.65%) Web Development
22 1,497 (12.57%) ASP.NET
23 1,451 (12.18%) SQL Server
24 1,419 (11.91%) Continuous Integration
25 1,401 (11.76%) Microservices
25 1,401 (11.76%) Web Services
26 1,368 (11.49%) User Experience
27 1,359 (11.41%) Amazon AWS
28 1,308 (10.98%) BDD

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
1 465 (3.90%) CMS
2 387 (3.25%) Confluence
3 323 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
4 248 (2.08%) Apache
5 234 (1.96%) WordPress
6 218 (1.83%) SharePoint
7 178 (1.49%) Tomcat
8 163 (1.37%) IIS
9 155 (1.30%) Drupal
10 120 (1.01%) WebSphere
11 110 (0.92%) nginx
12 103 (0.86%) Apache Spark
13 93 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 85 (0.71%) Umbraco
15 82 (0.69%) JBoss
15 82 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
16 63 (0.53%) WebLogic
17 57 (0.48%) Apache Solr
18 55 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 52 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 212 (1.78%) Photoshop
2 56 (0.47%) InVision
3 54 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 43 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 35 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
6 34 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
7 29 (0.24%) Chatbot
8 28 (0.24%) Fireworks
9 26 (0.22%) GIMP
10 25 (0.21%) InfoPath
11 23 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
12 18 (0.15%) MS Visio
13 8 (0.067%) InDesign
14 7 (0.059%) Acrobat
14 7 (0.059%) Maya
14 7 (0.059%) SPSS
15 6 (0.050%) Microsoft Project
15 6 (0.050%) UserZoom
16 5 (0.042%) Microsoft PowerPoint
17 4 (0.034%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 170 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 143 (1.20%) Magento
3 33 (0.28%) ION MarketView
4 24 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
5 16 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 15 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 14 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 14 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
8 13 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
8 13 (0.11%) Shopify
9 11 (0.092%) Maximo
9 11 (0.092%) SAP Hybris
10 10 (0.084%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 9 (0.076%) Adobe Campaign
11 9 (0.076%) SAP ERP
12 8 (0.067%) NetSuite
13 7 (0.059%) Distributed Ledger
14 6 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
14 6 (0.050%) SDL Web 8
14 6 (0.050%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 1,359 (11.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1,289 (10.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 437 (3.67%) GitHub
4 377 (3.17%) Serverless
5 364 (3.06%) npm
6 211 (1.77%) SaaS
7 188 (1.58%) AWS Lambda
8 172 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
9 138 (1.16%) PaaS
10 131 (1.10%) Google Analytics
11 93 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
12 91 (0.76%) Heroku
13 88 (0.74%) Office 365
14 77 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
15 73 (0.61%) Amazon S3
16 69 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
16 69 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
17 59 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
17 59 (0.50%) Azure Functions
18 51 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 429 (3.60%) HTTP
2 169 (1.42%) Internet
3 140 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 130 (1.09%) SSL
5 85 (0.71%) DNS
6 62 (0.52%) SMS
7 57 (0.48%) FTP
8 55 (0.46%) Firewall
9 44 (0.37%) AMQP
10 37 (0.31%) Intranet
11 27 (0.23%) Ethernet
11 27 (0.23%) HTTPS
12 23 (0.19%) VPN
13 18 (0.15%) Broadband
14 17 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (0.12%) Kerberos
15 14 (0.12%) SAN
15 14 (0.12%) Skype
16 13 (0.11%) RTMP
16 13 (0.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,451 (12.18%) SQL Server
2 989 (8.30%) MySQL
3 680 (5.71%) MongoDB
4 661 (5.55%) Relational Database
5 568 (4.77%) NoSQL
6 550 (4.62%) PostgreSQL
7 241 (2.02%) Big Data
8 229 (1.92%) Redis
9 160 (1.34%) RDBMS
10 147 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
11 142 (1.19%) Hadoop
12 110 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 103 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 99 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 87 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
16 82 (0.69%) Oracle Database
16 82 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
17 79 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
18 73 (0.61%) Cosmos DB
19 69 (0.58%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 2,604 (21.86%) Git (software)
2 1,145 (9.61%) Jenkins
3 824 (6.92%) JIRA
4 720 (6.05%) Selenium
5 621 (5.21%) webpack
6 607 (5.10%) gulp
7 498 (4.18%) Maven
8 440 (3.69%) Jasmine
9 439 (3.69%) Visual Studio
10 429 (3.60%) Cucumber
11 413 (3.47%) Grunt
12 383 (3.22%) Subversion
13 311 (2.61%) Mocha
14 310 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
15 300 (2.52%) Karma Test Runner
16 297 (2.49%) TeamCity
17 293 (2.46%) JUnit
18 209 (1.75%) WebDriver
19 205 (1.72%) Babel
20 197 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,713 (14.38%) Finance
2 790 (6.63%) Banking
3 515 (4.32%) Retail
4 323 (2.71%) Marketing
5 258 (2.17%) Front Office
6 223 (1.87%) Investment Banking
7 171 (1.44%) Games
8 161 (1.35%) Telecoms
9 148 (1.24%) Advertising
10 113 (0.95%) Law
11 102 (0.86%) Back Office
12 80 (0.67%) Legal
13 70 (0.59%) Publishing
14 67 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 67 (0.56%) Manufacturing
15 50 (0.42%) Electronics
16 31 (0.26%) Aerospace
16 31 (0.26%) Automotive
17 24 (0.20%) Military
18 20 (0.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9,506 (79.82%) Developer
2 1,997 (16.77%) JavaScript Developer
3 1,957 (16.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1,495 (12.55%) React Developer
5 1,293 (10.86%) .NET Developer
6 1,064 (8.93%) Java Developer
7 951 (7.98%) Full Stack Developer
8 924 (7.76%) Angular Developer
9 877 (7.36%) C# Developer
10 835 (7.01%) Senior Developer
11 549 (4.61%) C# .NET Developer
12 539 (4.53%) Node.js Developer
13 533 (4.48%) Web Developer
14 479 (4.02%) HTML Developer
15 476 (4.00%) UI Developer
16 467 (3.92%) PHP Developer
17 349 (2.93%) HTML CSS Developer
18 324 (2.72%) Software Engineer
19 309 (2.59%) Python Developer
20 296 (2.49%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6,615 (55.54%) HTML
2 6,109 (51.29%) CSS
3 3,895 (32.70%) AngularJS
4 3,269 (27.45%) React
5 3,011 (25.28%) HTML5
6 2,880 (24.18%) Node.js
7 2,665 (22.38%) .NET
8 2,166 (18.19%) jQuery
9 2,020 (16.96%) CSS3
10 1,530 (12.85%) REST
11 1,497 (12.57%) ASP.NET
12 1,401 (11.76%) Web Services
13 1,278 (10.73%) Sass
14 1,229 (10.32%) RESTful
15 1,225 (10.29%) Redux
16 1,060 (8.90%) Spring
17 945 (7.93%) XML
18 900 (7.56%) JSON
19 892 (7.49%) ASP.NET Web API
20 795 (6.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1,368 (11.49%) User Experience
2 927 (7.78%) Greenfield Project
3 591 (4.96%) Mobile App
4 447 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 416 (3.49%) Fintech
6 349 (2.93%) Computer Science
7 216 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
8 183 (1.54%) Data Structures
9 168 (1.41%) Algorithms
10 166 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
11 160 (1.34%) Fixed Income
12 114 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 78 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
14 75 (0.63%) W3C
15 64 (0.54%) Public Cloud
16 60 (0.50%) Derivative
17 57 (0.48%) Virtual Team
18 56 (0.47%) Equities
19 54 (0.45%) Social Media
20 52 (0.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1,098 (9.22%) Linux
2 532 (4.47%) Windows
3 468 (3.93%) Android
4 444 (3.73%) Apple iOS
5 372 (3.12%) Unix
6 125 (1.05%) Windows Server
7 107 (0.90%) Ubuntu
8 55 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 54 (0.45%) CentOS
10 33 (0.28%) VMS
11 30 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 29 (0.24%) Mac OS X
13 25 (0.21%) Debian
14 21 (0.18%) Solaris
15 20 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
16 19 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
16 19 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (0.13%) Windows 10
18 13 (0.11%) Windows 7
19 11 (0.092%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,390 (45.26%) Agile Software Development
2 2,833 (23.79%) TDD
3 2,441 (20.50%) Front End Development
4 2,020 (16.96%) MVC
5 1,682 (14.12%) Scrum
6 1,559 (13.09%) Test Automation
7 1,507 (12.65%) Web Development
8 1,419 (11.91%) Continuous Integration
9 1,401 (11.76%) Microservices
10 1,308 (10.98%) BDD
11 1,211 (10.17%) OO
12 1,186 (9.96%) DevOps
13 987 (8.29%) Software Engineering
14 918 (7.71%) E-Commerce
15 872 (7.32%) Unit Testing
16 761 (6.39%) Problem-Solving
17 660 (5.54%) Open Source
18 547 (4.59%) Analytics
19 538 (4.52%) Kanban
20 535 (4.49%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2,953 (24.79%) Java
2 2,707 (22.73%) C#
3 2,087 (17.52%) SQL
4 1,138 (9.55%) Python
5 1,059 (8.89%) PHP
6 1,005 (8.44%) ES6
7 980 (8.23%) TypeScript
8 558 (4.69%) Java 8
9 411 (3.45%) Ruby
10 346 (2.91%) Scala
11 290 (2.43%) C++
12 286 (2.40%) Go
13 262 (2.20%) T-SQL
14 231 (1.94%) PowerShell
15 224 (1.88%) Perl
16 189 (1.59%) Bash Shell
17 162 (1.36%) C
18 161 (1.35%) PL/SQL
19 126 (1.06%) Groovy
20 121 (1.02%) ES7
Qualifications
1 583 (4.90%) Degree
2 533 (4.48%) Security Cleared
3 420 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 211 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 79 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 35 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 34 (0.29%) Master's Degree
8 28 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 24 (0.20%) ISEB
10 19 (0.16%) DV Cleared
11 18 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (0.14%) AWS Certification
13 15 (0.13%) BC Cleared
13 15 (0.13%) DBS Check
14 13 (0.11%) Postgraduate
15 12 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
16 9 (0.076%) MCSE
17 8 (0.067%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 7 (0.059%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 502 (4.21%) QA
2 52 (0.44%) SLA
3 44 (0.37%) GCP
4 41 (0.34%) WCAG
5 38 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 33 (0.28%) GDPR
7 21 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
8 19 (0.16%) WAI
9 16 (0.13%) PCI DSS
10 13 (0.11%) MiFID
11 10 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 10 (0.084%) PMO
12 7 (0.059%) HL7
13 5 (0.042%) Solvency II
14 3 (0.025%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.025%) PMBOK
15 2 (0.017%) PSD2
15 2 (0.017%) TickIT
16 1 (0.008%) MISRA
16 1 (0.008%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1,102 (9.25%) Docker
2 69 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 47 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
5 29 (0.24%) Hyper-V
6 26 (0.22%) VirtualBox
7 18 (0.15%) HDFS
8 16 (0.13%) Apache Flume
9 15 (0.13%) vSphere
10 14 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 13 (0.11%) etcd
11 13 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
12 11 (0.092%) VMware NSX
13 7 (0.059%) OpenAM
13 7 (0.059%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.050%) Varnish
15 5 (0.042%) Firmware
15 5 (0.042%) KVM
15 5 (0.042%) LXC
15 5 (0.042%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 355 (2.98%) Kubernetes
2 315 (2.64%) Ansible
3 293 (2.46%) Puppet
4 208 (1.75%) Terraform
5 197 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
6 126 (1.06%) Kibana
7 99 (0.83%) Grafana
8 62 (0.52%) Salt
9 54 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
10 48 (0.40%) logstash
11 47 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
12 38 (0.32%) Nagios
13 33 (0.28%) Mesos
14 28 (0.24%) vRealize Orchestrator
15 25 (0.21%) vRealize
16 24 (0.20%) Packer
16 24 (0.20%) Prometheus
17 21 (0.18%) Graphite
18 20 (0.17%) Graylog
19 17 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 915 (7.68%) Microsoft
2 666 (5.59%) Oracle
3 445 (3.74%) Google
4 329 (2.76%) Adobe
5 149 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 142 (1.19%) ServiceNow
7 129 (1.08%) SAP
8 112 (0.94%) Sitecore
9 110 (0.92%) IBM
10 104 (0.87%) Capita
11 91 (0.76%) Splunk
11 91 (0.76%) Zend
12 87 (0.73%) VMware
13 81 (0.68%) Atlassian
14 71 (0.60%) hybris
14 71 (0.60%) Sybase
15 67 (0.56%) Red Hat
16 56 (0.47%) Twitter
17 51 (0.43%) Tableau
18 50 (0.42%) Xamarin