Period
to 27 June 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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 9,645 11,274 9,861
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.59% 12.21% 11.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.93% 27.89% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,123 8,231 7,106
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £296
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 82 109
England median hourly rate £50.00 £40.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.46% -4.71% +11.84%
10th Percentile £29.95 £17.62 £16.80
90th Percentile £60.00 £55.00 £63.75
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +11.84%

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 35,810 40,424 35,243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.02% 43.80% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,039 28,418 24,270
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £438
% change year-on-year +3.26% +5.14% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 638 727 761
England median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.22% - +7.79%
10th Percentile £19.73 £17.50 £17.77
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £40.75 £41.50
% change year-on-year +5.52% -1.81% +9.21%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +1 5,490 £500 - 852
South East -3 1,429 £450 +5.88% 345
North of England -5 1,172 £415 +3.75% 451
Midlands -5 635 £413 +6.45% 314
South West 0 608 £450 +20.00% 193
North West -5 594 £413 +5.77% 249
Yorkshire -4 459 £425 +6.25% 161
West Midlands -8 387 £425 +8.97% 164
East of England -6 283 £425 - 144
East Midlands -1 233 £383 -1.92% 147
North East +13 119 £400 +9.59% 41
South Coast -3 1 - -
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 4,899 (50.79%) HTML
2 4,544 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
3 4,528 (46.95%) CSS
4 2,840 (29.45%) AngularJS
5 2,784 (28.86%) React
6 2,501 (25.93%) Java
7 2,360 (24.47%) C#
8 2,322 (24.07%) .NET
9 2,313 (23.98%) Node.js
10 2,103 (21.80%) TDD
11 2,034 (21.09%) Git (software)
12 1,855 (19.23%) HTML5
13 1,820 (18.87%) Front End Development
14 1,808 (18.75%) SQL
15 1,444 (14.97%) Finance
16 1,423 (14.75%) Scrum
17 1,418 (14.70%) jQuery
18 1,391 (14.42%) MVC
19 1,362 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
20 1,323 (13.72%) Amazon AWS
21 1,322 (13.71%) DevOps
22 1,252 (12.98%) Test Automation
23 1,240 (12.86%) Web Services
24 1,229 (12.74%) SQL Server
25 1,205 (12.49%) Microservices
26 1,181 (12.24%) REST
27 1,134 (11.76%) CSS3
28 1,089 (11.29%) Python
29 1,080 (11.20%) ASP.NET
30 1,075 (11.15%) Docker

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
1 417 (4.32%) CMS
2 364 (3.77%) Confluence
3 243 (2.52%) SharePoint
4 241 (2.50%) Apache
5 240 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
6 173 (1.79%) WordPress
7 138 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 138 (1.43%) Tomcat
8 126 (1.31%) WebSphere
9 107 (1.11%) JBoss
10 102 (1.06%) Drupal
11 91 (0.94%) IIS
12 69 (0.72%) Apache Spark
13 60 (0.62%) Umbraco
14 52 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
15 50 (0.52%) nginx
16 47 (0.49%) WebLogic
17 39 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
18 38 (0.39%) EPiServer
18 38 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 150 (1.56%) Photoshop
2 76 (0.79%) Sketch
3 70 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 67 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 45 (0.47%) InVision
6 35 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
7 29 (0.30%) Adobe XD
8 21 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 17 (0.18%) Zeplin
10 16 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 14 (0.15%) UXPin
12 13 (0.13%) Chatbot
13 10 (0.10%) GIMP
14 8 (0.083%) MS Visio
14 8 (0.083%) OmniGraffle
15 7 (0.073%) Fireworks
16 6 (0.062%) Adobe After Effects
16 6 (0.062%) InDesign
16 6 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
17 3 (0.031%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 213 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 107 (1.11%) Magento
3 19 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
4 17 (0.18%) Shopify
5 16 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 16 (0.17%) Workday HCM
6 15 (0.16%) NetSuite
6 15 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 14 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
8 13 (0.13%) R3 Corda
9 9 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
10 8 (0.083%) Eloqua
11 7 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
11 7 (0.073%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 7 (0.073%) SAP ERP
11 7 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 6 (0.062%) Maximo
12 6 (0.062%) SAP S/4HANA
13 5 (0.052%) CSG Singleview
13 5 (0.052%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1,362 (14.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,323 (13.72%) Amazon AWS
3 364 (3.77%) GitHub
4 331 (3.43%) Serverless
5 262 (2.72%) npm
6 232 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 223 (2.31%) AWS Lambda
8 194 (2.01%) SaaS
9 150 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
10 147 (1.52%) PaaS
11 134 (1.39%) OpenShift
12 123 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
13 115 (1.19%) Amazon S3
14 113 (1.17%) Office 365
15 101 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
16 100 (1.04%) Power Platform
17 98 (1.02%) Google Analytics
18 69 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
19 66 (0.68%) IaaS
20 57 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 202 (2.09%) HTTP
2 86 (0.89%) TCP/IP
3 58 (0.60%) SSL
4 56 (0.58%) Internet
5 51 (0.53%) Firewall
6 50 (0.52%) FTP
7 37 (0.38%) DNS
7 37 (0.38%) Ethernet
8 25 (0.26%) Intranet
9 19 (0.20%) SSH
10 18 (0.19%) Skype
11 17 (0.18%) HTTPS
12 16 (0.17%) AMQP
12 16 (0.17%) Network Security
13 11 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (0.10%) MQTT
14 10 (0.10%) SMTP
14 10 (0.10%) VSAN
15 8 (0.083%) Fibre Channel
15 8 (0.083%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,229 (12.74%) SQL Server
2 625 (6.48%) MySQL
3 564 (5.85%) NoSQL
4 425 (4.41%) MongoDB
5 357 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 335 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
7 150 (1.56%) Big Data
8 141 (1.46%) Redis
9 137 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
10 104 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 98 (1.02%) RDBMS
12 96 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
13 88 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 86 (0.89%) Hadoop
15 77 (0.80%) Power BI
16 75 (0.78%) DB2
17 72 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
18 71 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 70 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
20 59 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 2,034 (21.09%) Git (software)
2 982 (10.18%) Jenkins
3 733 (7.60%) JIRA
4 533 (5.53%) Selenium
5 435 (4.51%) Visual Studio
6 434 (4.50%) webpack
7 406 (4.21%) gulp
7 406 (4.21%) Maven
8 373 (3.87%) Cucumber
9 372 (3.86%) Jasmine
10 312 (3.23%) Grunt
11 275 (2.85%) JUnit
12 253 (2.62%) Bitbucket
13 250 (2.59%) Subversion
14 247 (2.56%) Karma Test Runner
15 244 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
16 224 (2.32%) TeamCity
17 182 (1.89%) GitLab
18 181 (1.88%) Mocha
18 181 (1.88%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,444 (14.97%) Finance
2 583 (6.04%) Banking
3 340 (3.53%) Retail
4 335 (3.47%) Marketing
5 231 (2.40%) Front Office
6 134 (1.39%) Investment Banking
7 128 (1.33%) Law
7 128 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 114 (1.18%) Games
9 79 (0.82%) Publishing
10 78 (0.81%) Legal
11 71 (0.74%) Advertising
11 71 (0.74%) Manufacturing
12 62 (0.64%) Electronics
13 61 (0.63%) Financial Institution
14 50 (0.52%) Aerospace
15 48 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
16 41 (0.43%) Back Office
17 40 (0.41%) Military
18 26 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7,342 (76.12%) Developer
2 1,362 (14.12%) JavaScript Developer
3 1,295 (13.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1,208 (12.52%) React Developer
5 1,107 (11.48%) Full Stack Developer
6 911 (9.45%) .NET Developer
7 773 (8.01%) Java Developer
8 643 (6.67%) Senior Developer
9 606 (6.28%) Angular Developer
10 581 (6.02%) C# Developer
11 364 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
12 351 (3.64%) UI Developer
13 341 (3.54%) Node.js Developer
14 316 (3.28%) Software Developer
15 287 (2.98%) Web Developer
16 285 (2.95%) Architect
17 258 (2.67%) Software Engineer
18 244 (2.53%) HTML Developer
19 240 (2.49%) Python Developer
20 235 (2.44%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,899 (50.79%) HTML
2 4,528 (46.95%) CSS
3 2,840 (29.45%) AngularJS
4 2,784 (28.86%) React
5 2,322 (24.07%) .NET
6 2,313 (23.98%) Node.js
7 1,855 (19.23%) HTML5
8 1,418 (14.70%) jQuery
9 1,240 (12.86%) Web Services
10 1,181 (12.24%) REST
11 1,134 (11.76%) CSS3
12 1,080 (11.20%) ASP.NET
13 964 (9.99%) RESTful
14 938 (9.73%) Sass
15 935 (9.69%) Redux
16 824 (8.54%) Spring
17 755 (7.83%) JSON
18 747 (7.74%) XML
19 738 (7.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 609 (6.31%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 988 (10.24%) User Experience
2 660 (6.84%) Greenfield Project
3 440 (4.56%) Mobile App
4 364 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 214 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 140 (1.45%) Data Structures
7 118 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
8 113 (1.17%) Hedge funds
9 105 (1.09%) Algorithms
10 94 (0.97%) Virtual Team
11 89 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
11 89 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
12 80 (0.83%) Fixed Income
13 78 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 73 (0.76%) W3C
15 70 (0.73%) Social Media
16 69 (0.72%) Cloud Native
17 67 (0.69%) Derivative
18 52 (0.54%) Video\Live Streaming
19 51 (0.53%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 875 (9.07%) Linux
2 386 (4.00%) Windows
3 273 (2.83%) Unix
4 265 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 259 (2.69%) Android
6 51 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 48 (0.50%) Windows Server
8 40 (0.41%) Mac OS X
9 38 (0.39%) CentOS
10 30 (0.31%) Ubuntu
11 22 (0.23%) VMS
12 21 (0.22%) CoreOS
13 17 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (0.13%) Mac OS
15 12 (0.12%) Debian
16 11 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (0.073%) Kali Linux
17 7 (0.073%) Solaris
18 4 (0.041%) openSUSE
18 4 (0.041%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,544 (47.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2,103 (21.80%) TDD
3 1,820 (18.87%) Front End Development
4 1,423 (14.75%) Scrum
5 1,391 (14.42%) MVC
6 1,322 (13.71%) DevOps
7 1,252 (12.98%) Test Automation
8 1,205 (12.49%) Microservices
9 1,064 (11.03%) BDD
10 997 (10.34%) Web Development
11 888 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
12 846 (8.77%) Software Engineering
13 727 (7.54%) OO
14 651 (6.75%) E-Commerce
15 605 (6.27%) Open Source
16 555 (5.75%) Problem-Solving
17 520 (5.39%) Unit Testing
18 491 (5.09%) Analytics
19 478 (4.96%) Kanban
20 462 (4.79%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2,501 (25.93%) Java
2 2,360 (24.47%) C#
3 1,808 (18.75%) SQL
4 1,089 (11.29%) Python
5 1,023 (10.61%) TypeScript
6 901 (9.34%) ES6
7 723 (7.50%) PHP
8 452 (4.69%) Ruby
9 387 (4.01%) Java 8
10 273 (2.83%) C++
11 241 (2.50%) T-SQL
12 229 (2.37%) Go
13 211 (2.19%) PowerShell
14 191 (1.98%) Scala
15 171 (1.77%) Bash Shell
16 132 (1.37%) Perl
17 128 (1.33%) ES7
18 111 (1.15%) C
19 102 (1.06%) Groovy
20 101 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 455 (4.72%) Security Cleared
2 430 (4.46%) Degree
3 322 (3.34%) SC Cleared
4 120 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 108 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
6 59 (0.61%) DV Cleared
7 48 (0.50%) DBS Check
8 34 (0.35%) ISTQB
9 23 (0.24%) ISEB
10 21 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 21 (0.22%) Master's Degree
11 20 (0.21%) AWS Certification
12 13 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
13 12 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (0.093%) CTC Cleared
14 9 (0.093%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (0.083%) CISSP
15 8 (0.083%) TOGAF Certification
16 7 (0.073%) BC Cleared
17 6 (0.062%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 454 (4.71%) QA
2 55 (0.57%) WCAG
3 25 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 22 (0.23%) GDPR
5 20 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 20 (0.21%) SLA
6 14 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
7 11 (0.11%) GxP
7 11 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.073%) NIST
9 6 (0.062%) COBIT
10 5 (0.052%) PSD2
11 4 (0.041%) PA-DSS
12 3 (0.031%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.031%) MiFID
12 3 (0.031%) PMO
12 3 (0.031%) WAI
13 2 (0.021%) Dublin Core
13 2 (0.021%) EMIR
13 2 (0.021%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1,075 (11.15%) Docker
2 121 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 42 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
4 35 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (0.29%) vSphere
6 24 (0.25%) VMware NSX
7 11 (0.11%) VirtualBox
7 11 (0.11%) XenApp
8 10 (0.10%) HDFS
9 8 (0.083%) NFS
9 8 (0.083%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (0.083%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.062%) RACF
11 5 (0.052%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.031%) OpenAM
12 3 (0.031%) OpenDJ
13 2 (0.021%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.021%) Shibboleth
13 2 (0.021%) Xen
14 1 (0.010%) KVM
Systems Management
1 604 (6.26%) Kubernetes
2 341 (3.54%) Ansible
3 281 (2.91%) Terraform
4 175 (1.81%) Puppet
5 116 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 69 (0.72%) Kibana
7 64 (0.66%) Grafana
8 30 (0.31%) vRealize
8 30 (0.31%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 29 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
10 27 (0.28%) logstash
11 25 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
12 21 (0.22%) Rancher
13 18 (0.19%) Graphite
13 18 (0.19%) HP ALM
13 18 (0.19%) ZABBIX
14 15 (0.16%) Mesos
14 15 (0.16%) Sysdig
15 14 (0.15%) Consul
16 13 (0.13%) Marathon
Vendors
1 870 (9.02%) Microsoft
2 479 (4.97%) Oracle
3 338 (3.50%) Google
4 306 (3.17%) Adobe
5 178 (1.85%) ServiceNow
6 129 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
7 126 (1.31%) Atlassian
8 108 (1.12%) SAP
9 99 (1.03%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 98 (1.02%) Splunk
11 94 (0.97%) IBM
12 74 (0.77%) Sitecore
13 69 (0.72%) MuleSoft
14 64 (0.66%) hybris
15 57 (0.59%) Xamarin
15 57 (0.59%) Zend
16 46 (0.48%) Red Hat
16 46 (0.48%) VMware
17 41 (0.43%) Telerik
18 33 (0.34%) Tableau