Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 11,080 9,776 10,328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.13% 11.63% 10.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.78% 28.01% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,100 7,046 7,618
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £296 £275
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 109 126
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +7.89% +31.03%
10th Percentile £18.30 £16.80 £14.25
90th Percentile £55.50 £62.75 £54.63
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £41.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -2.41% +9.21% +31.03%

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 39,888 34,901 38,087
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.67% 41.53% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,019 24,035 26,414
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £460 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +5.14% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 719 759 862
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.22% +6.49% +10.00%
10th Percentile £17.52 £17.50 £14.64
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £52.48
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year - +7.89% +8.57%

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 June 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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +1 5,931 £500 +6.38% 1,695
South East +3 1,885 £425 +6.25% 918
North of England +1 1,681 £400 +6.67% 963
North West +2 847 £385 +2.67% 561
Midlands +1 764 £391 +11.79% 595
Yorkshire 0 734 £400 +2.56% 330
South West -2 489 £375 - 354
West Midlands +1 434 £388 +10.71% 338
East Midlands -3 329 £400 +14.29% 257
East of England -8 319 £425 +11.48% 327
North East -11 103 £368 +5.00% 72
South Coast -2 2 - -
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 6,349 (57.30%) HTML
2 5,862 (52.91%) CSS
3 5,126 (46.26%) Agile Software Development
4 3,798 (34.28%) AngularJS
5 3,020 (27.26%) React
6 2,934 (26.48%) HTML5
7 2,810 (25.36%) Java
8 2,758 (24.89%) Node.js
9 2,665 (24.05%) TDD
10 2,505 (22.61%) .NET
11 2,458 (22.18%) C#
12 2,353 (21.24%) Git (software)
13 2,269 (20.48%) Front End Development
14 2,054 (18.54%) CSS3
15 2,014 (18.18%) jQuery
16 1,971 (17.79%) SQL
17 1,850 (16.70%) MVC
18 1,627 (14.68%) Finance
19 1,546 (13.95%) Scrum
20 1,497 (13.51%) Web Development
21 1,464 (13.21%) Test Automation
22 1,421 (12.82%) SQL Server
23 1,361 (12.28%) ASP.NET
24 1,337 (12.07%) REST
25 1,317 (11.89%) Web Services
26 1,292 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
27 1,291 (11.65%) User Experience
28 1,256 (11.34%) RESTful
29 1,253 (11.31%) BDD
30 1,236 (11.16%) Microservices

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
1 447 (4.03%) CMS
2 351 (3.17%) Confluence
3 318 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
4 250 (2.26%) Apache
5 198 (1.79%) SharePoint
6 195 (1.76%) Tomcat
7 184 (1.66%) WordPress
8 167 (1.51%) Drupal
9 142 (1.28%) IIS
10 130 (1.17%) WebSphere
11 118 (1.06%) Apache Spark
12 110 (0.99%) JBoss
13 105 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 86 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
15 74 (0.67%) nginx
16 71 (0.64%) Umbraco
17 69 (0.62%) WebLogic
18 59 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
19 54 (0.49%) Apache Solr
20 51 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 189 (1.71%) Photoshop
2 72 (0.65%) InVision
3 70 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 52 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
5 50 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
6 48 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 38 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
8 31 (0.28%) GIMP
9 17 (0.15%) MS Visio
10 15 (0.14%) Chatbot
10 15 (0.14%) InfoPath
11 13 (0.12%) UXPin
12 12 (0.11%) UserZoom
13 9 (0.081%) InDesign
13 9 (0.081%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 8 (0.072%) Adobe Premiere
14 8 (0.072%) Microsoft Project
15 6 (0.054%) Acrobat
15 6 (0.054%) Adobe After Effects
15 6 (0.054%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 150 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 141 (1.27%) Magento
3 34 (0.31%) ION MarketView
4 32 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
5 16 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
6 14 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 13 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
7 13 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 13 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 11 (0.099%) Maximo
8 11 (0.099%) R3 Corda
8 11 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (0.072%) Eloqua
9 8 (0.072%) SDL Web 8
10 7 (0.063%) Oracle EBS R12
10 7 (0.063%) Shopify
10 7 (0.063%) WebTrends
11 6 (0.054%) NetSuite
11 6 (0.054%) SAP ERP
11 6 (0.054%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 1,218 (10.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1,036 (9.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 389 (3.51%) npm
4 366 (3.30%) GitHub
5 304 (2.74%) Serverless
6 164 (1.48%) PaaS
7 151 (1.36%) SaaS
8 119 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
9 118 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
10 94 (0.85%) Google Analytics
11 86 (0.78%) Heroku
12 84 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
13 71 (0.64%) Amazon S3
13 71 (0.64%) Office 365
14 69 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
15 60 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
16 58 (0.52%) IaaS
17 57 (0.51%) Slack
18 56 (0.51%) Yarn
19 50 (0.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 357 (3.22%) HTTP
2 145 (1.31%) Internet
3 97 (0.88%) SSL
4 80 (0.72%) SMS
4 80 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 58 (0.52%) DNS
6 45 (0.41%) FTP
7 29 (0.26%) Firewall
8 28 (0.25%) AMQP
8 28 (0.25%) Intranet
9 20 (0.18%) Ethernet
10 17 (0.15%) Broadband
11 16 (0.14%) VPN
12 15 (0.14%) HTTPS
12 15 (0.14%) SAN
12 15 (0.14%) SSH
13 13 (0.12%) RTMP
14 11 (0.099%) Network Security
14 11 (0.099%) Skype
14 11 (0.099%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,421 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 890 (8.03%) MySQL
3 618 (5.58%) Relational Database
4 596 (5.38%) MongoDB
5 566 (5.11%) NoSQL
6 554 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
7 294 (2.65%) Big Data
8 277 (2.50%) Redis
9 163 (1.47%) Hadoop
10 160 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
11 137 (1.24%) RDBMS
12 102 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 95 (0.86%) Blockchain
14 90 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
15 86 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 85 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
17 84 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
18 81 (0.73%) Oracle Database
19 79 (0.71%) HBase
20 78 (0.70%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 2,353 (21.24%) Git (software)
2 1,117 (10.08%) Jenkins
3 737 (6.65%) JIRA
4 657 (5.93%) webpack
5 551 (4.97%) gulp
6 550 (4.96%) Selenium
7 483 (4.36%) Jasmine
8 441 (3.98%) Grunt
9 435 (3.93%) Maven
10 424 (3.83%) Visual Studio
11 390 (3.52%) Subversion
12 376 (3.39%) Cucumber
13 324 (2.92%) Mocha
14 320 (2.89%) JUnit
15 292 (2.64%) Karma Test Runner
16 278 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
17 269 (2.43%) TeamCity
18 209 (1.89%) Babel
19 195 (1.76%) Protractor
20 170 (1.53%) WebDriver
General
1 1,627 (14.68%) Finance
2 833 (7.52%) Banking
3 422 (3.81%) Retail
4 304 (2.74%) Marketing
5 242 (2.18%) Front Office
6 226 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 184 (1.66%) Games
8 165 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 142 (1.28%) Advertising
10 126 (1.14%) Law
11 87 (0.79%) Back Office
12 85 (0.77%) Legal
13 60 (0.54%) Financial Institution
13 60 (0.54%) Manufacturing
14 53 (0.48%) Publishing
15 34 (0.31%) Electronics
16 32 (0.29%) Retail Banking
17 23 (0.21%) Automotive
18 18 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
19 17 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8,766 (79.12%) Developer
2 1,950 (17.60%) JavaScript Developer
3 1,790 (16.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1,348 (12.17%) React Developer
5 1,191 (10.75%) .NET Developer
6 1,015 (9.16%) Java Developer
7 917 (8.28%) Full Stack Developer
8 854 (7.71%) Angular Developer
9 845 (7.63%) C# Developer
10 785 (7.08%) Senior Developer
11 556 (5.02%) Node.js Developer
12 536 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
13 522 (4.71%) Web Developer
14 494 (4.46%) HTML Developer
15 450 (4.06%) UI Developer
16 409 (3.69%) PHP Developer
17 339 (3.06%) Python Developer
18 329 (2.97%) HTML CSS Developer
19 310 (2.80%) Software Engineer
20 301 (2.72%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6,349 (57.30%) HTML
2 5,862 (52.91%) CSS
3 3,798 (34.28%) AngularJS
4 3,020 (27.26%) React
5 2,934 (26.48%) HTML5
6 2,758 (24.89%) Node.js
7 2,505 (22.61%) .NET
8 2,054 (18.54%) CSS3
9 2,014 (18.18%) jQuery
10 1,361 (12.28%) ASP.NET
11 1,337 (12.07%) REST
12 1,317 (11.89%) Web Services
13 1,256 (11.34%) RESTful
14 1,188 (10.72%) Sass
15 1,085 (9.79%) Redux
16 933 (8.42%) Spring
17 840 (7.58%) XML
18 827 (7.46%) JSON
18 827 (7.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 794 (7.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1,291 (11.65%) User Experience
2 876 (7.91%) Greenfield Project
3 596 (5.38%) Mobile App
4 451 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
5 356 (3.21%) Fintech
6 298 (2.69%) Computer Science
7 218 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
8 141 (1.27%) Fixed Income
9 138 (1.25%) Data Structures
9 138 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
10 134 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 131 (1.18%) Algorithms
12 85 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
13 69 (0.62%) Virtual Team
14 67 (0.60%) Equities
15 62 (0.56%) iPad
16 61 (0.55%) Derivative
17 58 (0.52%) Hedge funds
18 55 (0.50%) Social Media
19 51 (0.46%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1,099 (9.92%) Linux
2 469 (4.23%) Android
3 460 (4.15%) Windows
4 421 (3.80%) Apple iOS
5 363 (3.28%) Unix
6 97 (0.88%) Windows Server
7 85 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 65 (0.59%) Mac OS X
9 58 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 29 (0.26%) Mac OS
11 26 (0.23%) CentOS
12 23 (0.21%) Windows 10
13 21 (0.19%) Solaris
13 21 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (0.18%) VMS
15 17 (0.15%) Debian
16 16 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (0.099%) HPUX
18 11 (0.099%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,126 (46.26%) Agile Software Development
2 2,665 (24.05%) TDD
3 2,269 (20.48%) Front End Development
4 1,850 (16.70%) MVC
5 1,546 (13.95%) Scrum
6 1,497 (13.51%) Web Development
7 1,464 (13.21%) Test Automation
8 1,292 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
9 1,253 (11.31%) BDD
10 1,236 (11.16%) Microservices
11 1,136 (10.25%) OO
12 1,097 (9.90%) DevOps
13 940 (8.48%) E-Commerce
14 892 (8.05%) Software Engineering
15 884 (7.98%) Unit Testing
16 731 (6.60%) Problem-Solving
17 636 (5.74%) Open Source
18 533 (4.81%) Kanban
19 522 (4.71%) Responsive Web Design
20 482 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2,810 (25.36%) Java
2 2,458 (22.18%) C#
3 1,971 (17.79%) SQL
4 1,125 (10.15%) Python
5 983 (8.87%) ES6
6 933 (8.42%) PHP
7 837 (7.55%) TypeScript
8 455 (4.11%) Java 8
9 452 (4.08%) Ruby
10 327 (2.95%) Scala
11 253 (2.28%) Go
12 242 (2.18%) C++
13 217 (1.96%) Bash Shell
14 213 (1.92%) T-SQL
15 193 (1.74%) PowerShell
16 180 (1.62%) PL/SQL
17 176 (1.59%) Perl
18 145 (1.31%) C
19 132 (1.19%) ES7
19 132 (1.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 479 (4.32%) Degree
2 476 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 374 (3.38%) SC Cleared
4 165 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 70 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 34 (0.31%) ISTQB
6 34 (0.31%) Master's Degree
7 30 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 25 (0.23%) DV Cleared
10 15 (0.14%) AWS Certification
10 15 (0.14%) BC Cleared
11 14 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (0.12%) DBS Check
13 12 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
14 11 (0.099%) ISEB
14 11 (0.099%) MCSE
15 7 (0.063%) CESG Certified Professional
15 7 (0.063%) IISP
15 7 (0.063%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 417 (3.76%) QA
2 43 (0.39%) GDPR
3 42 (0.38%) Data Quality
4 40 (0.36%) SLA
5 28 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 28 (0.25%) WCAG
6 19 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 19 (0.17%) GCP
7 16 (0.14%) PMO
8 11 (0.099%) WAI
9 10 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (0.072%) MiFID
11 6 (0.054%) HL7
12 3 (0.027%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.027%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.018%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.009%) ISO 20022
14 1 (0.009%) MISRA
14 1 (0.009%) MISRA C
14 1 (0.009%) PSD2
System Software
1 964 (8.70%) Docker
2 61 (0.55%) Active Directory
3 40 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
4 31 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (0.23%) Hyper-V
6 23 (0.21%) Apache Flume
7 15 (0.14%) HDFS
8 14 (0.13%) etcd
9 13 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 11 (0.099%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (0.099%) VMware NSX
11 10 (0.090%) Varnish
12 9 (0.081%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.063%) OpenAM
13 7 (0.063%) vSphere
14 6 (0.054%) Firmware
14 6 (0.054%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.036%) NFS
15 4 (0.036%) Xen
Systems Management
1 298 (2.69%) Puppet
2 297 (2.68%) Ansible
3 244 (2.20%) Kubernetes
4 237 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
5 167 (1.51%) Terraform
6 76 (0.69%) Kibana
7 70 (0.63%) Grafana
8 47 (0.42%) Salt
9 46 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
10 37 (0.33%) logstash
10 37 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
11 29 (0.26%) Mesos
12 25 (0.23%) Nagios
13 24 (0.22%) SCCM
14 23 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
15 22 (0.20%) Rancher
16 18 (0.16%) HP ALM
17 17 (0.15%) Graylog
17 17 (0.15%) Prometheus
17 17 (0.15%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 830 (7.49%) Microsoft
2 612 (5.52%) Oracle
3 344 (3.10%) Google
4 321 (2.90%) Adobe
5 151 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
6 127 (1.15%) ServiceNow
7 126 (1.14%) Sitecore
8 117 (1.06%) IBM
9 111 (1.00%) SAP
10 89 (0.80%) Capita
11 83 (0.75%) Zend
12 81 (0.73%) Atlassian
12 81 (0.73%) Red Hat
13 77 (0.69%) Splunk
14 73 (0.66%) Sybase
15 55 (0.50%) VMware
16 54 (0.49%) Tableau
17 52 (0.47%) HP
17 52 (0.47%) hybris
18 50 (0.45%) Twitter