Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 8 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 10,381 10,243 10,679
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.13% 11.51% 10.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.28% 28.34% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,826 7,451 7,831
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £311 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £565
UK median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 91 126
England median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +14.29% +15.89%
10th Percentile £21.55 £17.31 £19.34
90th Percentile £63.75 £57.98 £53.25
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £37.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +15.44% +6.43% +7.69%

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 39,499 36,148 38,228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.34% 40.62% 38.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,983 25,042 26,279
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £275
90th Percentile £638 £608 £600
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 722 796 977
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £17.43 £15.38 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.44 £52.34
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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 5,796 £500 +11.11% 1,842
South East +2 1,606 £420 +12.00% 887
North of England +4 1,394 £400 +6.67% 1,035
Midlands -1 713 £363 -1.36% 588
North West +1 693 £375 - 591
Yorkshire +2 633 £400 - 368
South West -3 478 £375 +3.09% 366
West Midlands -2 406 £375 +1.35% 302
East of England -1 373 £400 +9.59% 379
East Midlands -3 299 £361 -0.34% 284
North East -11 83 £400 +6.67% 76
South Coast -1 1 - -
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 6,076 (58.53%) HTML
2 5,581 (53.76%) CSS
3 4,879 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3,485 (33.57%) AngularJS
5 2,943 (28.35%) HTML5
6 2,901 (27.95%) Java
7 2,783 (26.81%) TDD
8 2,624 (25.28%) React
9 2,462 (23.72%) .NET
10 2,443 (23.53%) C#
11 2,387 (22.99%) Node.js
12 2,135 (20.57%) Git (software)
13 2,088 (20.11%) jQuery
14 2,068 (19.92%) Front End Development
15 2,031 (19.56%) SQL
16 1,942 (18.71%) CSS3
17 1,820 (17.53%) MVC
18 1,568 (15.10%) Finance
19 1,530 (14.74%) Scrum
20 1,449 (13.96%) BDD
21 1,430 (13.78%) Web Services
22 1,407 (13.55%) Test Automation
23 1,389 (13.38%) SQL Server
24 1,356 (13.06%) Web Development
25 1,322 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
26 1,287 (12.40%) REST
27 1,249 (12.03%) ASP.NET
28 1,236 (11.91%) RESTful
29 1,153 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
30 1,091 (10.51%) OO

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
1 460 (4.43%) CMS
2 276 (2.66%) Confluence
3 265 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
4 262 (2.52%) Apache
5 240 (2.31%) SharePoint
6 190 (1.83%) Tomcat
7 179 (1.72%) Drupal
8 159 (1.53%) IIS
9 145 (1.40%) WordPress
10 141 (1.36%) JBoss
11 130 (1.25%) WebSphere
12 125 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 101 (0.97%) Apache Spark
14 97 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
15 90 (0.87%) Umbraco
16 87 (0.84%) WebLogic
17 84 (0.81%) nginx
18 76 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 61 (0.59%) Apache Solr
20 58 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 194 (1.87%) Photoshop
2 85 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 68 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
4 65 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 59 (0.57%) InVision
6 56 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
7 31 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
8 28 (0.27%) MS Visio
9 21 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 18 (0.17%) GIMP
11 17 (0.16%) InfoPath
12 15 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
13 12 (0.12%) Chatbot
14 11 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
15 9 (0.087%) Acrobat
16 8 (0.077%) Fireworks
16 8 (0.077%) UXPin
17 7 (0.067%) InDesign
18 6 (0.058%) Microsoft Project
19 5 (0.048%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 165 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 115 (1.11%) Magento
3 35 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
4 30 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 18 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
6 12 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 12 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
7 9 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.087%) Eloqua
8 8 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.077%) Shopify
9 7 (0.067%) Distributed Ledger
9 7 (0.067%) KANA IQ
9 7 (0.067%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 6 (0.058%) ION MarketView
11 5 (0.048%) NetSuite
11 5 (0.048%) WebTrends
12 4 (0.039%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (0.039%) R3 Corda
12 4 (0.039%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1,153 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 772 (7.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 337 (3.25%) npm
4 293 (2.82%) GitHub
5 185 (1.78%) Serverless
6 148 (1.43%) SaaS
7 135 (1.30%) PaaS
8 128 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
9 100 (0.96%) Google Analytics
10 90 (0.87%) Office 365
11 89 (0.86%) Heroku
12 88 (0.85%) Slack
13 86 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
14 78 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
15 66 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
16 64 (0.62%) IaaS
17 62 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
18 58 (0.56%) Amazon S3
19 41 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
19 41 (0.39%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 254 (2.45%) HTTP
2 154 (1.48%) Internet
3 87 (0.84%) SSL
4 68 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 59 (0.57%) SMS
6 51 (0.49%) DNS
7 47 (0.45%) Firewall
8 39 (0.38%) FTP
9 32 (0.31%) Intranet
10 31 (0.30%) Skype
11 20 (0.19%) SMTP
12 14 (0.13%) SSH
13 12 (0.12%) VPN
14 11 (0.11%) Network Security
15 10 (0.096%) HTTPS
15 10 (0.096%) SNMP
16 9 (0.087%) MQTT
17 8 (0.077%) DHCP
18 7 (0.067%) LAN
19 6 (0.058%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,389 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 845 (8.14%) MySQL
3 671 (6.46%) MongoDB
4 659 (6.35%) NoSQL
5 500 (4.82%) Relational Database
6 472 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
7 258 (2.49%) Big Data
8 233 (2.24%) Redis
9 164 (1.58%) RDBMS
10 139 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
11 137 (1.32%) Hadoop
12 126 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 116 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 107 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 97 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
16 83 (0.80%) Oracle Database
17 77 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
18 68 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
19 65 (0.63%) Neo4j
20 58 (0.56%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 2,135 (20.57%) Git (software)
2 1,045 (10.07%) Jenkins
3 655 (6.31%) JIRA
4 621 (5.98%) Selenium
5 537 (5.17%) gulp
6 513 (4.94%) webpack
7 479 (4.61%) Maven
8 447 (4.31%) Jasmine
9 424 (4.08%) Grunt
10 415 (4.00%) JUnit
11 402 (3.87%) Cucumber
12 381 (3.67%) Visual Studio
13 370 (3.56%) Subversion
14 300 (2.89%) Mocha
15 284 (2.74%) TeamCity
16 252 (2.43%) Karma Test Runner
16 252 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
17 211 (2.03%) Protractor
18 196 (1.89%) Babel
19 171 (1.65%) NUnit
General
1 1,568 (15.10%) Finance
2 807 (7.77%) Banking
3 362 (3.49%) Retail
4 352 (3.39%) Marketing
5 221 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 212 (2.04%) Front Office
7 180 (1.73%) Games
8 174 (1.68%) Telecoms
9 121 (1.17%) Law
10 100 (0.96%) Publishing
11 98 (0.94%) Advertising
12 83 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 73 (0.70%) Back Office
14 70 (0.67%) Legal
15 65 (0.63%) Financial Institution
16 41 (0.39%) Electronics
17 35 (0.34%) Automotive
17 35 (0.34%) Retail Banking
18 22 (0.21%) Multimedia
19 19 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 8,187 (78.87%) Developer
2 1,953 (18.81%) JavaScript Developer
3 1,574 (15.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1,149 (11.07%) Java Developer
5 1,096 (10.56%) .NET Developer
6 1,019 (9.82%) React Developer
7 869 (8.37%) Full Stack Developer
8 851 (8.20%) C# Developer
9 813 (7.83%) Senior Developer
10 751 (7.23%) Angular Developer
11 574 (5.53%) HTML Developer
12 510 (4.91%) Node.js Developer
13 503 (4.85%) C# .NET Developer
14 462 (4.45%) Web Developer
15 418 (4.03%) UI Developer
16 355 (3.42%) HTML CSS Developer
17 347 (3.34%) PHP Developer
18 283 (2.73%) Agile Developer
19 276 (2.66%) Architect
19 276 (2.66%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6,076 (58.53%) HTML
2 5,581 (53.76%) CSS
3 3,485 (33.57%) AngularJS
4 2,943 (28.35%) HTML5
5 2,624 (25.28%) React
6 2,462 (23.72%) .NET
7 2,387 (22.99%) Node.js
8 2,088 (20.11%) jQuery
9 1,942 (18.71%) CSS3
10 1,430 (13.78%) Web Services
11 1,287 (12.40%) REST
12 1,249 (12.03%) ASP.NET
13 1,236 (11.91%) RESTful
14 1,089 (10.49%) Sass
15 957 (9.22%) Spring
16 902 (8.69%) XML
17 840 (8.09%) JSON
18 823 (7.93%) Redux
19 797 (7.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 680 (6.55%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1,028 (9.90%) User Experience
2 711 (6.85%) Greenfield Project
3 499 (4.81%) Mobile App
4 470 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
5 330 (3.18%) Fintech
6 325 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 205 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
8 132 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 127 (1.22%) Data Structures
10 118 (1.14%) Algorithms
11 107 (1.03%) Fixed Income
12 101 (0.97%) Virtual Team
13 69 (0.66%) Derivative
14 67 (0.65%) Hedge funds
14 67 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
15 66 (0.64%) iPad
16 59 (0.57%) Social Media
17 55 (0.53%) N-Tier
18 51 (0.49%) Equities
18 51 (0.49%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 1,016 (9.79%) Linux
2 422 (4.07%) Windows
3 403 (3.88%) Unix
4 331 (3.19%) Android
5 305 (2.94%) Apple iOS
6 116 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 97 (0.93%) Windows Server
8 86 (0.83%) Mac OS X
9 36 (0.35%) Ubuntu
10 27 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (0.20%) Windows 10
12 19 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 18 (0.17%) CentOS
14 17 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (0.13%) AIX
16 12 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (0.087%) Debian
17 9 (0.087%) VMS
18 7 (0.067%) Nucleus RTOS
18 7 (0.067%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,879 (47.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2,783 (26.81%) TDD
3 2,068 (19.92%) Front End Development
4 1,820 (17.53%) MVC
5 1,530 (14.74%) Scrum
6 1,449 (13.96%) BDD
7 1,407 (13.55%) Test Automation
8 1,356 (13.06%) Web Development
9 1,322 (12.73%) Continuous Integration
10 1,091 (10.51%) OO
11 955 (9.20%) DevOps
12 912 (8.79%) Microservices
13 851 (8.20%) Software Engineering
14 801 (7.72%) E-Commerce
15 787 (7.58%) Unit Testing
16 515 (4.96%) Kanban
17 505 (4.86%) Responsive Web Design
18 502 (4.84%) Open Source
19 500 (4.82%) SDLC
20 421 (4.06%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2,901 (27.95%) Java
2 2,443 (23.53%) C#
3 2,031 (19.56%) SQL
4 977 (9.41%) Python
5 892 (8.59%) PHP
6 850 (8.19%) ES6
7 630 (6.07%) TypeScript
8 478 (4.60%) Ruby
9 330 (3.18%) Scala
10 248 (2.39%) T-SQL
11 226 (2.18%) C++
12 195 (1.88%) PowerShell
13 170 (1.64%) PL/SQL
14 162 (1.56%) Bash Shell
15 161 (1.55%) Go
16 158 (1.52%) Groovy
17 149 (1.44%) C
18 132 (1.27%) ES7
19 125 (1.20%) VB.NET
20 115 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 456 (4.39%) Degree
2 330 (3.18%) Security Cleared
3 241 (2.32%) SC Cleared
4 164 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 50 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 45 (0.43%) Master's Degree
7 33 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 27 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
9 23 (0.22%) ISTQB
10 14 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
10 14 (0.13%) MCSE
11 13 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (0.096%) ISEB
13 9 (0.087%) DBS Check
14 8 (0.077%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.067%) PMP
16 5 (0.048%) BC Cleared
16 5 (0.048%) MCPD
16 5 (0.048%) Oracle Certification
17 4 (0.039%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 428 (4.12%) QA
2 54 (0.52%) WCAG
3 28 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 26 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 23 (0.22%) GDPR
5 23 (0.22%) MiFID
6 18 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.13%) WAI
8 12 (0.12%) GCP
8 12 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (0.11%) SLA
10 7 (0.067%) HL7
10 7 (0.067%) PMO
11 3 (0.029%) PSD2
12 2 (0.019%) EMIR
12 2 (0.019%) RosettaNet
13 1 (0.010%) ISO 20022
13 1 (0.010%) ISO 8583
13 1 (0.010%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.010%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 892 (8.59%) Docker
2 83 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 31 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
4 26 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (0.14%) Apache Flume
6 14 (0.13%) Varnish
7 11 (0.11%) VMware NSX
8 10 (0.096%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (0.077%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 8 (0.077%) Brightmail
9 8 (0.077%) Hyper-V
10 7 (0.067%) etcd
10 7 (0.067%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.048%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.039%) vSphere
13 2 (0.019%) HDFS
13 2 (0.019%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.019%) Squid
13 2 (0.019%) XenApp
13 2 (0.019%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 339 (3.27%) Ansible
2 326 (3.14%) Puppet
3 280 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 238 (2.29%) Kubernetes
5 135 (1.30%) Terraform
6 81 (0.78%) Grafana
7 74 (0.71%) Kibana
8 38 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
9 34 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
9 34 (0.33%) logstash
10 28 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
11 26 (0.25%) Nagios
12 20 (0.19%) Prometheus
13 18 (0.17%) Mesos
13 18 (0.17%) SCCM
14 15 (0.14%) vRealize
15 14 (0.13%) Fluentd
16 13 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
17 10 (0.096%) CA Service Virtualization
17 10 (0.096%) Graphite
Vendors
1 869 (8.37%) Microsoft
2 593 (5.71%) Oracle
3 326 (3.14%) Adobe
4 295 (2.84%) Google
5 146 (1.41%) ServiceNow
6 134 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
7 114 (1.10%) IBM
8 97 (0.93%) Splunk
9 96 (0.92%) Sitecore
10 90 (0.87%) Red Hat
11 89 (0.86%) SAP
12 69 (0.66%) hybris
13 64 (0.62%) Apigee
14 61 (0.59%) Zend
15 60 (0.58%) Twitter
16 53 (0.51%) Atlassian
16 53 (0.51%) Capita
17 49 (0.47%) HP
17 49 (0.47%) New Relic
18 47 (0.45%) Sybase