Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for ES6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ES6 over the 6 months to 16 August 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.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
England > South East
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 266 321 383
Rank change year-on-year +55 +62 -
Contract jobs citing ES6 122 50 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.73% 0.31% 0.044%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.86% 0.90% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 30 3
South East median daily rate £475 £438 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +40.00% -
10th Percentile £355 £324 £276
90th Percentile £550 £510 £349
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £51.00 £85.00
% change year-on-year - -40.00% -

ES6 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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,568 5,564 6,499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.33% 34.88% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,077 3,362 4,147
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £312 £288 £275
90th Percentile £565 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 163 234
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £18.88 £16.51 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.50 £53.75
England median hourly rate £41.77 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.76% +7.33% +4.17%

ES6
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ES6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for ES6 in the South East

ES6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ES6 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for ES6 in the South East

ES6
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ES6 in the South East over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ES6 in the South East

ES6
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ES6 within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 August 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
Surrey +25 73 £475 +22.58% 5
Hampshire -8 22 £438 -11.17% 8
Thames Valley -3 21 £450 +28.57% 11
Oxfordshire +8 13 £450 +24.14% 2
Berkshire -13 8 £450 - 8
West Sussex - 3 £413 - 1
East Sussex -5 1 £400 -11.11%
Kent - 1 £288 - 1
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ES6 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 South East region with a requirement for ES6.

1 114 (93.44%) JavaScript
2 94 (77.05%) HTML
3 92 (75.41%) CSS
4 64 (52.46%) TypeScript
5 59 (48.36%) React
6 57 (46.72%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (45.08%) Git (software)
7 55 (45.08%) Node.js
8 51 (41.80%) HTML5
9 48 (39.34%) Test Automation
10 45 (36.89%) Redux
11 42 (34.43%) AngularJS
12 40 (32.79%) CSS3
13 37 (30.33%) Sass
13 37 (30.33%) Web Development
14 35 (28.69%) Front End Development
15 34 (27.87%) Serverless
15 34 (27.87%) RESTful
16 33 (27.05%) Ember.js
17 32 (26.23%) Docker
17 32 (26.23%) TDD
17 32 (26.23%) webpack
18 28 (22.95%) Mocha
19 27 (22.13%) Express
19 27 (22.13%) Chai
20 26 (21.31%) Babel
21 24 (19.67%) Jenkins
21 24 (19.67%) BDD
22 23 (18.85%) Unit Testing
22 23 (18.85%) SDLC

ES6
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (1.64%) WordPress
2 1 (0.82%) CMS
2 1 (0.82%) Drupal
2 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.82%) Kentico
2 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (27.87%) Serverless
2 12 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (7.38%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (6.56%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (6.56%) Amazon S3
4 8 (6.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (4.92%) npm
6 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.64%) GitHub
8 1 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.20%) MongoDB
2 9 (7.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 9 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (6.56%) Amazon Aurora
3 8 (6.56%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (6.56%) MySQL
3 8 (6.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.10%) CouchDB
4 5 (4.10%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 55 (45.08%) Git (software)
2 32 (26.23%) webpack
3 28 (22.95%) Mocha
4 26 (21.31%) Babel
5 24 (19.67%) Jenkins
6 22 (18.03%) Gerrit
6 22 (18.03%) Sinon.JS
7 5 (4.10%) Jasmine
8 4 (3.28%) gulp
9 3 (2.46%) JIRA
10 1 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.82%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.82%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.82%) PostCSS
10 1 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 5 (4.10%) Finance
2 3 (2.46%) Marketing
3 1 (0.82%) Automotive
3 1 (0.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 119 (97.54%) Developer
2 55 (45.08%) JavaScript Developer
3 39 (31.97%) React Developer
4 35 (28.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 29 (23.77%) Node.js Developer
6 24 (19.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 13 (10.66%) Angular Developer
8 11 (9.02%) UI Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.28%) AWS Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Backend Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Cloud Developer
11 2 (1.64%) E-Commerce Developer
11 2 (1.64%) E-Commerce Web Developer
11 2 (1.64%) Lead Developer
11 2 (1.64%) Mobile Developer
12 1 (0.82%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (77.05%) HTML
2 92 (75.41%) CSS
3 59 (48.36%) React
4 55 (45.08%) Node.js
5 51 (41.80%) HTML5
6 45 (36.89%) Redux
7 42 (34.43%) AngularJS
8 40 (32.79%) CSS3
9 37 (30.33%) Sass
10 34 (27.87%) RESTful
11 33 (27.05%) Ember.js
12 27 (22.13%) Chai
12 27 (22.13%) Express
13 22 (18.03%) JMS
13 22 (18.03%) Web Services
14 16 (13.11%) Angular 2
15 12 (9.84%) .NET
16 11 (9.02%) Vue.js
17 10 (8.20%) JSON
18 9 (7.38%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.75%) User Experience
2 5 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.10%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (4.10%) Virtual Team
3 4 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.82%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.38%) Android
1 9 (7.38%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.10%) Linux
2 5 (4.10%) Windows
2 5 (4.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (46.72%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (39.34%) Test Automation
3 37 (30.33%) Web Development
4 35 (28.69%) Front End Development
5 32 (26.23%) TDD
6 24 (19.67%) BDD
7 23 (18.85%) SDLC
7 23 (18.85%) Unit Testing
8 22 (18.03%) API Design
8 22 (18.03%) API Development
8 22 (18.03%) Configuration Management
8 22 (18.03%) Continuous Delivery
9 18 (14.75%) OO
10 12 (9.84%) Web Application Development
11 11 (9.02%) Functional Programming
11 11 (9.02%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (9.02%) Software Engineering
12 8 (6.56%) Software Testing
12 8 (6.56%) Wireframes
13 6 (4.92%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 114 (93.44%) JavaScript
2 64 (52.46%) TypeScript
3 9 (7.38%) C#
4 5 (4.10%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.46%) Java
6 1 (0.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.10%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (26.23%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (1.64%) Adobe
1 2 (1.64%) Google
1 2 (1.64%) Volusion
1 2 (1.64%) WooCommerce
2 1 (0.82%) Atlassian
2 1 (0.82%) Capita
2 1 (0.82%) Sitecore