Period
to 19 December 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 298 306 351
Rank change year-on-year +8 +45 +34
Contract jobs citing ES6 93 70 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.55% 0.41% 0.080%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 1.17% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 54 5
South East median daily rate £425 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.00% +33.93%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £299
90th Percentile £578 £510 £552
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £85.00

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 6,935 5,985 5,639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.25% 35.39% 34.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,467 3,709 3,439
South East median daily rate £433 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.85% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £475 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 163 211
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.33%
10th Percentile £24.08 £16.89 £15.00
90th Percentile £51.88 £51.20 £55.50
England median hourly rate £42.10 £40.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year +5.24% +0.63% +6.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +11 39 £525 +47.89% 6
Hampshire -26 22 £438 +10.76% 4
Thames Valley +1 20 £375 +2.74% 14
Berkshire -24 9 £388 +6.16% 7
Buckinghamshire +28 7 £400 +14.29% 4
East Sussex - 5 £375 - 4
West Sussex - 5 £413 - 1
Oxfordshire +11 4 £350 -17.65% 3
Middlesex +12 1 £425 -
Kent - 1 £288 - 2
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 84 (90.32%) JavaScript
2 67 (72.04%) CSS
3 60 (64.52%) HTML
4 47 (50.54%) Front End Development
5 41 (44.09%) Sass
6 40 (43.01%) Git (software)
6 40 (43.01%) Node.js
7 38 (40.86%) React
8 34 (36.56%) HTML5
8 34 (36.56%) TypeScript
9 33 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (33.33%) CSS3
10 31 (33.33%) Redux
11 27 (29.03%) AngularJS
12 18 (19.35%) OO
13 17 (18.28%) User Experience
14 16 (17.20%) TDD
14 16 (17.20%) Web Development
15 15 (16.13%) Software Engineering
15 15 (16.13%) Ember.js
15 15 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
16 14 (15.05%) RxJS
16 14 (15.05%) Serverless
17 13 (13.98%) Test Automation
18 12 (12.90%) Vue.js
18 12 (12.90%) webpack
19 11 (11.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 11 (11.83%) PostgreSQL
20 10 (10.75%) Web Application Development
20 10 (10.75%) Mocha

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 3 (3.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.15%) CMS
2 2 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.15%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.08%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.08%) nginx
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (15.05%) Serverless
3 9 (9.68%) AWS Lambda
4 8 (8.60%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (8.60%) Amazon S3
4 8 (8.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (6.45%) npm
6 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.15%) GitHub
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.83%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (9.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 9 (9.68%) MySQL
3 8 (8.60%) Amazon Aurora
3 8 (8.60%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (5.38%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.38%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.23%) Redis
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (43.01%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.90%) webpack
3 10 (10.75%) Mocha
4 8 (8.60%) Babel
5 7 (7.53%) Jasmine
6 4 (4.30%) gulp
7 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.15%) Appium
8 2 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.15%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.15%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.15%) GitLab
8 2 (2.15%) Grunt
8 2 (2.15%) JIRA
8 2 (2.15%) Protractor
8 2 (2.15%) Sinon.JS
8 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.08%) PostCSS
9 1 (1.08%) Selenium
9 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 4 (4.30%) Marketing
2 3 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 86 (92.47%) Developer
2 36 (38.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 31 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 23 (24.73%) React Developer
5 10 (10.75%) Angular Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Node.js Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (5.38%) UI Developer
8 4 (4.30%) AWS Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Backend Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (4.30%) HTML Developer
9 3 (3.23%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.15%) Designer
10 2 (2.15%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.15%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.15%) Web Designer
11 1 (1.08%) E-Commerce Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (72.04%) CSS
2 60 (64.52%) HTML
3 41 (44.09%) Sass
4 40 (43.01%) Node.js
5 38 (40.86%) React
6 34 (36.56%) HTML5
7 31 (33.33%) CSS3
7 31 (33.33%) Redux
8 27 (29.03%) AngularJS
9 15 (16.13%) Ember.js
10 14 (15.05%) RxJS
11 12 (12.90%) Vue.js
12 11 (11.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (9.68%) Angular 2
13 9 (9.68%) Chai
13 9 (9.68%) RESTful
14 8 (8.60%) .NET
14 8 (8.60%) Jest
15 7 (7.53%) Express
15 7 (7.53%) NgRx
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.28%) User Experience
2 6 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.30%) Fintech
4 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.15%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.08%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.08%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.08%) Android
2 1 (1.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.54%) Front End Development
2 33 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (19.35%) OO
4 16 (17.20%) TDD
4 16 (17.20%) Web Development
5 15 (16.13%) Software Engineering
6 13 (13.98%) Test Automation
7 10 (10.75%) Web Application Development
8 9 (9.68%) Workflow
9 8 (8.60%) Software Testing
10 7 (7.53%) Functional Programming
11 6 (6.45%) BDD
11 6 (6.45%) Unit Testing
11 6 (6.45%) Wireframes
12 5 (5.38%) Data Science
12 5 (5.38%) Microservices
13 4 (4.30%) DevOps
13 4 (4.30%) Digital Marketing
14 3 (3.23%) Artificial Intelligence
14 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 84 (90.32%) JavaScript
2 34 (36.56%) TypeScript
3 5 (5.38%) C#
4 3 (3.23%) Python
5 2 (2.15%) Apple Swift
5 2 (2.15%) Go
5 2 (2.15%) Ruby
6 1 (1.08%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.08%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (1.08%) Java
6 1 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (3.23%) Degree
1 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) Master's Degree
2 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (5.38%) Sitecore
2 4 (4.30%) Adobe
3 3 (3.23%) Google
4 2 (2.15%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.08%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 1 (1.08%) Volusion
5 1 (1.08%) WooCommerce