Period
to 29 May 2020

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 29 May 2020 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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 216 276 244
Rank change year-on-year +60 -32 +72
Contract jobs citing ES6 13 82 130
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.56% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 1.48% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 64 94
Median daily rate £381 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.28% -2.70% +19.35%
10th Percentile £292 £315 £358
90th Percentile £469 £567 £500
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -

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 2,332 5,555 6,324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.90% 37.88% 37.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,474 3,492 3,842
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £306
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 160 183
Median hourly rate £42.50 £46.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.60% +9.41% -
10th Percentile £18.25 £21.25 £18.26
90th Percentile £58.80 £57.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%

ES6
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ES6 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ES6 in the South East.

Daily rate trend for ES6 in the South East

ES6
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ES6 in the South East over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

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 29 May 2020. 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
Thames Valley +62 8 £325 -33.33% 6
Berkshire +52 5 £305 -39.00% 3
Surrey +55 3 £413 -8.33%
Hampshire +37 2 £388 -12.43%
Oxfordshire +30 2 £331 -23.41% 3
Buckinghamshire +34 1 £453 +50.88%
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
3 7 (53.85%) Web Services
3 7 (53.85%) HTML5
3 7 (53.85%) Node.js
3 7 (53.85%) CSS3
4 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
4 6 (46.15%) React
4 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 6 (46.15%) Drupal
5 5 (38.46%) Terraform
5 5 (38.46%) Ansible
5 5 (38.46%) Docker
5 5 (38.46%) REST
5 5 (38.46%) Mocha
6 4 (30.77%) Azure
6 4 (30.77%) AWS
6 4 (30.77%) Chai
6 4 (30.77%) React Native
6 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
6 4 (30.77%) RESTful
6 4 (30.77%) MVC
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) Jest
6 4 (30.77%) Enzyme
7 3 (23.08%) Serverless
7 3 (23.08%) Amazon ECS

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 6 (46.15%) Drupal
2 3 (23.08%) CMS
2 3 (23.08%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (23.08%) WordPress
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Solr
4 1 (7.69%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) AWS
1 4 (30.77%) Azure
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon ECS
2 3 (23.08%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (23.08%) Serverless
2 3 (23.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (15.38%) GCP
3 2 (15.38%) Heroku
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
4 1 (7.69%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (7.69%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Git (software)
2 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
3 5 (38.46%) Mocha
4 3 (23.08%) Bitbucket
5 2 (15.38%) CircleCI
5 2 (15.38%) JUnit
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium
6 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 1 (7.69%) Grunt
6 1 (7.69%) webpack
General
1 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) React Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Mobile Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) CSS
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) CSS3
2 7 (53.85%) HTML5
2 7 (53.85%) Node.js
2 7 (53.85%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) React
4 5 (38.46%) REST
5 4 (30.77%) Chai
5 4 (30.77%) Enzyme
5 4 (30.77%) Jest
5 4 (30.77%) React Native
5 4 (30.77%) RESTful
6 3 (23.08%) Ajax
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) JSON
7 2 (15.38%) Redux
7 2 (15.38%) SOAP
7 2 (15.38%) Twig
7 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) B2B
4 3 (23.08%) B2C
4 3 (23.08%) Content Management
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (23.08%) Kanban
4 3 (23.08%) Open Source
4 3 (23.08%) Product Management
4 3 (23.08%) Secure Coding
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) API Development
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) PHP
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Java 8
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) TypeScript
5 1 (7.69%) Apple Swift
5 1 (7.69%) Kotlin
5 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Ansible
1 5 (38.46%) Terraform
2 3 (23.08%) Consul
2 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (23.08%) Packer
3 2 (15.38%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) hybris
1 3 (23.08%) Sitecore
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (7.69%) Capita
3 1 (7.69%) OutSystems
3 1 (7.69%) Xamarin