Period
to 26 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Jest skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Jest over the 6 months to 26 October 2021 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.

Jest
UK > England
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 368 360 529
Rank change year-on-year -8 +169 +31
Contract jobs citing Jest 433 141 255
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.51% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.16% 1.61% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 100 200
10th Percentile £363 £325 £374
25th Percentile £436 £397 £417
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £456 £500
Median % change year-on-year +15.05% -8.74% -
75th Percentile £600 £550 £588
90th Percentile £686 £589 £627
UK median daily rate £525 £451 £500
% change year-on-year +16.33% -9.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £32.50 - -

Jest is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 20,064 8,748 24,060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 29.48% 31.69% 31.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,718 6,306 17,133
10th Percentile £363 £313 £340
25th Percentile £438 £400 £408
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £713 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £495 £500
% change year-on-year +6.06% -1.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 64 211
10th Percentile £18.59 £22.50 £16.25
25th Percentile £31.25 £30.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate £49.00 £42.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.67% +7.95%
75th Percentile £63.31 £54.00 £53.75
90th Percentile £72.67 £60.13 £73.75
UK median hourly rate £49.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +15.29% -5.56% +7.95%

Jest
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Jest as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Jest in England

Jest
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Jest in England.

Daily rate trend for Jest in England

Jest
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Jest in England over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Jest in England

Jest
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 Jest within the England region over the 6 months to 26 October 2021. 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 -46 278 £550 +19.57% 92
North of England -63 48 £470 -0.53% 16
South East -60 43 £550 +25.34% 13
North West -30 29 £423 -11.98% 9
South West -40 22 £398 -36.55% 5
East of England -37 16 £444 - 8
Yorkshire -67 13 £475 - 4
Midlands -75 8 £550 +33.33% 8
North East -3 6 £535 +26.48% 3
West Midlands -67 4 £550 +33.33% 4
East Midlands - 2 £450 - 4
Jest
UK

For the 6 months to 26 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Jest 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 Jest.

1 321 (74.13%) React
2 316 (72.98%) JavaScript
3 289 (66.74%) TypeScript
4 212 (48.96%) CSS
5 207 (47.81%) Node.js
6 200 (46.19%) HTML
7 190 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
8 140 (32.33%) AngularJS
9 136 (31.41%) AWS
10 133 (30.72%) Redux
11 132 (30.48%) Jasmine
11 132 (30.48%) Git (software)
12 121 (27.94%) Front End Development
13 120 (27.71%) Cypress.io
14 111 (25.64%) TDD
14 111 (25.64%) Full Stack Development
15 109 (25.17%) ES6
16 98 (22.63%) Unit Testing
17 97 (22.40%) DevOps
18 93 (21.48%) webpack
19 88 (20.32%) Azure
20 86 (19.86%) Enzyme
21 84 (19.40%) Sass
22 83 (19.17%) Docker
22 83 (19.17%) Mocha
23 78 (18.01%) REST
24 73 (16.86%) Serverless
24 73 (16.86%) Software Engineering
25 72 (16.63%) User Experience
26 71 (16.40%) Java

Jest
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 14 (3.23%) CMS
2 12 (2.77%) nginx
3 10 (2.31%) Confluence
3 10 (2.31%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.62%) IBM Domino
6 6 (1.39%) Headless CMS
7 5 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.46%) Apache
8 2 (0.46%) IIS
8 2 (0.46%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.23%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (1.39%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.92%) Zeplin
3 2 (0.46%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.23%) Figma
Business Applications
1 11 (2.54%) Shopify
2 9 (2.08%) Magento
3 7 (1.62%) Temenos T24
4 6 (1.39%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 136 (31.41%) AWS
2 88 (20.32%) Azure
3 73 (16.86%) Serverless
4 47 (10.85%) AWS Lambda
5 45 (10.39%) npm
6 41 (9.47%) AWS CloudFormation
7 32 (7.39%) Yarn
8 29 (6.70%) GCP
9 22 (5.08%) SaaS
10 19 (4.39%) GitHub
11 15 (3.46%) Amazon SQS
12 13 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (2.77%) Amazon S3
14 8 (1.85%) BrowserStack
15 7 (1.62%) AWS CodeCommit
16 6 (1.39%) AWS CodeDeploy
16 6 (1.39%) Azure Functions
16 6 (1.39%) Azure Pipelines
16 6 (1.39%) Heroku
16 6 (1.39%) Stripe
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.31%) AMQP
1 10 (2.31%) HTTP
2 8 (1.85%) Internet
3 2 (0.46%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 23 (5.31%) MongoDB
2 23 (5.31%) NoSQL
3 22 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (3.46%) SQL Server
5 11 (2.54%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.31%) SQL Server 2016
6 10 (2.31%) SQL Server 2019
7 6 (1.39%) MySQL
8 5 (1.15%) Big Data
9 4 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.69%) Redis
11 2 (0.46%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.46%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 132 (30.48%) Git (software)
1 132 (30.48%) Jasmine
2 120 (27.71%) Cypress.io
3 93 (21.48%) webpack
4 83 (19.17%) Mocha
5 50 (11.55%) Karma Test Runner
6 43 (9.93%) Jenkins
7 35 (8.08%) Cucumber
8 31 (7.16%) Selenium
9 30 (6.93%) JIRA
10 29 (6.70%) CircleCI
10 29 (6.70%) Storybook
11 21 (4.85%) ESLint
11 21 (4.85%) Protractor
12 19 (4.39%) JUnit
13 15 (3.46%) Grunt
13 15 (3.46%) gulp
13 15 (3.46%) TeamCity
14 13 (3.00%) GitLab
14 13 (3.00%) Maven
General
1 70 (16.17%) Finance
2 64 (14.78%) Social Skills
3 31 (7.16%) Banking
4 25 (5.77%) Retail
5 23 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (3.93%) Front Office
6 17 (3.93%) Investment Banking
7 15 (3.46%) Games
8 13 (3.00%) Public Sector
9 8 (1.85%) Presentation Skills
10 7 (1.62%) Back Office
11 6 (1.39%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 6 (1.39%) Telecoms
12 5 (1.15%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.69%) Law
13 3 (0.69%) Marketing
14 2 (0.46%) Documentation Skills
14 2 (0.46%) Electronics
14 2 (0.46%) Publishing
15 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 337 (77.83%) Developer
2 130 (30.02%) React Developer
3 114 (26.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 62 (14.32%) Full Stack Developer
5 61 (14.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 53 (12.24%) Senior Developer
7 49 (11.32%) Angular Developer
8 33 (7.62%) UI Developer
9 30 (6.93%) Node.js Developer
10 22 (5.08%) Senior React Developer
11 21 (4.85%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 19 (4.39%) HTML Developer
13 15 (3.46%) Software Engineer
14 14 (3.23%) C# Developer
15 13 (3.00%) Lead Developer
16 12 (2.77%) Senior JavaScript Developer
17 11 (2.54%) Front Office Developer
17 11 (2.54%) JavaScript Engineer
18 8 (1.85%) Software Developer
18 8 (1.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (74.13%) React
2 212 (48.96%) CSS
3 207 (47.81%) Node.js
4 200 (46.19%) HTML
5 140 (32.33%) AngularJS
6 133 (30.72%) Redux
7 86 (19.86%) Enzyme
8 84 (19.40%) Sass
9 78 (18.01%) REST
10 69 (15.94%) HTML5
11 67 (15.47%) RESTful
12 55 (12.70%) GraphQL
13 49 (11.32%) .NET
14 43 (9.93%) RxJS
15 41 (9.47%) Web Services
16 39 (9.01%) Vue.js
17 38 (8.78%) CSS3
17 38 (8.78%) Next.js
18 33 (7.62%) NgRx
18 33 (7.62%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 72 (16.63%) User Experience
2 23 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 20 (4.62%) iPad
5 17 (3.93%) Cloud Native
6 16 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
7 15 (3.46%) Algorithms
7 15 (3.46%) Data Structures
8 13 (3.00%) Equities
9 10 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.85%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.39%) Graphic Design
11 6 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.15%) Digital Media
12 5 (1.15%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (0.92%) Apple TV
13 4 (0.92%) Internet of Things
13 4 (0.92%) Over-the-Top Content
13 4 (0.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (3.93%) Android
2 12 (2.77%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.15%) Linux
4 4 (0.92%) Windows
5 2 (0.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (43.88%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (27.94%) Front End Development
3 111 (25.64%) Full Stack Development
3 111 (25.64%) TDD
4 98 (22.63%) Unit Testing
5 97 (22.40%) DevOps
6 73 (16.86%) Software Engineering
7 68 (15.70%) Test Automation
8 61 (14.09%) Scrum
9 52 (12.01%) Microservices
10 42 (9.70%) Web Development
11 41 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (9.24%) E-Commerce
13 35 (8.08%) BDD
14 34 (7.85%) Problem-Solving
15 29 (6.70%) Analytics
16 28 (6.47%) SDLC
17 27 (6.24%) Responsive Web Design
18 26 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
19 23 (5.31%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 316 (72.98%) JavaScript
2 289 (66.74%) TypeScript
3 109 (25.17%) ES6
4 71 (16.40%) Java
5 54 (12.47%) C#
6 37 (8.55%) Python
7 29 (6.70%) SQL
8 25 (5.77%) PHP
9 7 (1.62%) Kotlin
10 6 (1.39%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.39%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.15%) Java 8
12 4 (0.92%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.69%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.69%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.46%) C
14 2 (0.46%) ES7
14 2 (0.46%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.23%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 15 (3.46%) Degree
2 12 (2.77%) SC Cleared
2 12 (2.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.46%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.01%) Accessibility
2 12 (2.77%) QA
3 2 (0.46%) WCAG
System Software
1 83 (19.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 47 (10.85%) Terraform
2 37 (8.55%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.39%) Grafana
3 6 (1.39%) Graylog
3 6 (1.39%) Nagios
3 6 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (1.85%) Adobe
1 8 (1.85%) hybris
1 8 (1.85%) MuleSoft
2 7 (1.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (1.62%) Temenos
2 7 (1.62%) Xerox
3 6 (1.39%) SolarWinds
4 5 (1.15%) Oracle
5 4 (0.92%) Apple
5 4 (0.92%) Google
5 4 (0.92%) Roku
5 4 (0.92%) Splunk
6 3 (0.69%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.69%) SAP
7 2 (0.46%) Amplitude
7 2 (0.46%) Elastic Path
7 2 (0.46%) New Relic
7 2 (0.46%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.23%) Perfecto Mobile
8 1 (0.23%) Sitecore