Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 314 363
Rank change year-on-year +71 +49 -
Contract jobs citing ES6 131 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.78% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.09% 0.67% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 23 9
South East median daily rate £475 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +19.23% -
10th Percentile £358 £310 £280
90th Percentile £500 £474 £345
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 6,264 5,238 6,147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.47% 34.24% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,802 3,163 4,008
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +9.15%
10th Percentile £306 £288 £269
90th Percentile £563 £538 £528
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 170 229
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £17.61 £15.23 £13.40
90th Percentile £52.50 £71.90 £51.25
England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -1.20% +7.10% +10.71%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +32 72 £475 +22.58% 5
Thames Valley +13 44 £450 +24.14% 10
Oxfordshire +11 23 £450 +20.00% 5
Berkshire +9 21 £375 -16.67% 4
Hampshire -11 7 £444 +7.58% 7
East Sussex +9 4 £445 +11.11% 5
Middlesex -2 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 £400 - 5
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 126 (96.18%) JavaScript
2 112 (85.50%) CSS
3 104 (79.39%) HTML
4 74 (56.49%) HTML5
5 69 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (49.62%) Node.js
6 65 (49.62%) React
7 63 (48.09%) CSS3
8 61 (46.56%) Test Automation
9 59 (45.04%) AngularJS
9 59 (45.04%) TypeScript
9 59 (45.04%) webpack
10 54 (41.22%) Git (software)
11 48 (36.64%) TDD
11 48 (36.64%) Front End Development
12 46 (35.11%) Redux
12 46 (35.11%) Docker
13 43 (32.82%) RESTful
14 42 (32.06%) Mocha
14 42 (32.06%) Sass
15 41 (31.30%) BDD
15 41 (31.30%) Web Development
16 39 (29.77%) Unit Testing
17 36 (27.48%) Jenkins
17 36 (27.48%) Express
17 36 (27.48%) SDLC
18 35 (26.72%) Chai
19 33 (25.19%) Babel
19 33 (25.19%) Serverless
19 33 (25.19%) Ember.js

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 5 (3.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (2.29%) CMS
3 2 (1.53%) Drupal
3 2 (1.53%) Kentico
3 2 (1.53%) Mongoose
Cloud Services
1 33 (25.19%) Serverless
2 8 (6.11%) npm
3 4 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.05%) GitHub
4 1 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.76%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.34%) Internet
2 5 (3.82%) HTTP
3 1 (0.76%) DNS
3 1 (0.76%) FTP
3 1 (0.76%) SSL
3 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.40%) MongoDB
2 9 (6.87%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.11%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.76%) Redis
4 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 59 (45.04%) webpack
2 54 (41.22%) Git (software)
3 42 (32.06%) Mocha
4 36 (27.48%) Jenkins
5 33 (25.19%) Babel
6 32 (24.43%) Gerrit
6 32 (24.43%) Sinon.JS
7 13 (9.92%) gulp
8 12 (9.16%) Jasmine
9 11 (8.40%) Karma Test Runner
10 8 (6.11%) Protractor
11 4 (3.05%) Grunt
12 3 (2.29%) CircleCI
12 3 (2.29%) JIRA
12 3 (2.29%) Travis CI
13 2 (1.53%) Subversion
14 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
14 1 (0.76%) Gradle
14 1 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 5 (3.82%) Finance
2 3 (2.29%) Marketing
3 1 (0.76%) Law
3 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 125 (95.42%) Developer
2 65 (49.62%) JavaScript Developer
3 45 (34.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 40 (30.53%) Full Stack Developer
5 39 (29.77%) React Developer
6 34 (25.95%) Node.js Developer
7 21 (16.03%) UI Developer
8 13 (9.92%) Senior Developer
8 13 (9.92%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 10 (7.63%) Angular Developer
10 8 (6.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 5 (3.82%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.82%) Senior UI Developer
12 2 (1.53%) Software Engineer
13 1 (0.76%) .NET Developer
13 1 (0.76%) Agile Developer
13 1 (0.76%) Agile Java Developer
13 1 (0.76%) C# Developer
13 1 (0.76%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (85.50%) CSS
2 104 (79.39%) HTML
3 74 (56.49%) HTML5
4 65 (49.62%) Node.js
4 65 (49.62%) React
5 63 (48.09%) CSS3
6 59 (45.04%) AngularJS
7 46 (35.11%) Redux
8 43 (32.82%) RESTful
9 42 (32.06%) Sass
10 36 (27.48%) Express
11 35 (26.72%) Chai
12 33 (25.19%) Ember.js
12 33 (25.19%) Web Services
13 32 (24.43%) JMS
14 29 (22.14%) Angular 2
15 15 (11.45%) LESS
16 12 (9.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (9.16%) Vue (Vue.js)
17 10 (7.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.21%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (7.63%) User Experience
3 8 (6.11%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.11%) Virtual Team
4 5 (3.82%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.53%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.76%) Animation
6 1 (0.76%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.76%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.63%) Android
1 10 (7.63%) Apple iOS
2 8 (6.11%) Windows
2 8 (6.11%) Windows 10
3 6 (4.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (46.56%) Test Automation
3 48 (36.64%) Front End Development
3 48 (36.64%) TDD
4 41 (31.30%) BDD
4 41 (31.30%) Web Development
5 39 (29.77%) Unit Testing
6 36 (27.48%) SDLC
7 32 (24.43%) API Design
7 32 (24.43%) API Development
7 32 (24.43%) Configuration Management
7 32 (24.43%) Continuous Delivery
8 17 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (12.21%) Scrum
10 12 (9.16%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (7.63%) OO
12 9 (6.87%) E-Commerce
13 8 (6.11%) CRM
13 8 (6.11%) Open Source
13 8 (6.11%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 126 (96.18%) JavaScript
2 59 (45.04%) TypeScript
3 10 (7.63%) C#
4 8 (6.11%) ES7
5 6 (4.58%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.29%) Java
7 2 (1.53%) SQL
8 1 (0.76%) Groovy
8 1 (0.76%) Java 8
8 1 (0.76%) Scala
8 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (6.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (6.11%) Degree
2 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.29%) QA
1 3 (2.29%) WCAG
2 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 46 (35.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 8 (6.11%) Twitter
2 3 (2.29%) Adobe
3 1 (0.76%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.76%) Capita