Period
to 11 November 2019

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 11 November 2019 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
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 282 285 315
Rank change year-on-year +3 +30 +60
Contract jobs citing ES6 62 94 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.57% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 1.40% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 68 46
South East median daily rate £450 £418 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +3.73% -3.01%
10th Percentile £325 £343 £325
90th Percentile £544 £569 £505
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £51.00

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 4,784 6,727 5,901
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.41% 41.07% 35.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,929 4,334 3,677
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £294
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 173 165
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £20.65 £25.08 £18.50
90th Percentile £72.50 £52.50 £51.00
England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.92 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.96% +4.81% +6.67%

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 11 November 2019.

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 11 November 2019. 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
Hampshire +6 20 £475 +8.57% 4
Thames Valley +21 13 £468 +20.65% 18
Kent +20 10 £438 +52.17% 1
Buckinghamshire +22 8 £525 +40.00% 2
Surrey +3 7 £400 -15.79% 5
West Sussex +22 6 £500 +21.21% 1
East Sussex +13 6 £350 -6.67% 2
Berkshire +2 5 £450 +12.50% 6
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, 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 54 (87.10%) HTML
2 53 (85.48%) JavaScript
2 53 (85.48%) CSS
3 36 (58.06%) Node.js
4 35 (56.45%) AngularJS
5 32 (51.61%) Sass
6 31 (50.00%) Front End Development
7 30 (48.39%) HTML5
8 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (41.94%) React
10 24 (38.71%) TypeScript
11 21 (33.87%) CSS3
11 21 (33.87%) Redux
12 20 (32.26%) webpack
12 20 (32.26%) Git (software)
13 17 (27.42%) Unit Testing
14 16 (25.81%) Azure
14 16 (25.81%) C#
15 13 (20.97%) TDD
15 13 (20.97%) User Experience
16 12 (19.35%) npm
16 12 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
17 11 (17.74%) AWS
17 11 (17.74%) Vue.js
18 10 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 10 (16.13%) LESS
18 10 (16.13%) .NET
19 9 (14.52%) Atlassian
19 9 (14.52%) Bitbucket
19 9 (14.52%) Express

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 (3.23%) CMS
1 2 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (3.23%) WordPress
2 1 (1.61%) Apache
2 1 (1.61%) Confluence
2 1 (1.61%) Drupal
2 1 (1.61%) Kentico
2 1 (1.61%) nginx
2 1 (1.61%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Magento
1 1 (1.61%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.81%) Azure
2 12 (19.35%) npm
3 11 (17.74%) AWS
4 5 (8.06%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.84%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (1.61%) AWS Fargate
7 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.61%) GCP
7 1 (1.61%) GitHub
7 1 (1.61%) SaaS
7 1 (1.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) DNS
1 1 (1.61%) FTP
1 1 (1.61%) HTTP
1 1 (1.61%) SSL
1 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) MongoDB
2 8 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 7 (11.29%) MySQL
4 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
5 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (32.26%) Git (software)
1 20 (32.26%) webpack
2 9 (14.52%) Bitbucket
2 9 (14.52%) Jenkins
3 7 (11.29%) Grunt
3 7 (11.29%) Jasmine
3 7 (11.29%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (8.06%) gulp
4 5 (8.06%) JIRA
5 4 (6.45%) Mocha
6 3 (4.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.23%) Babel
7 2 (3.23%) GitLab
7 2 (3.23%) Protractor
7 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.61%) Geb
8 1 (1.61%) Gradle
8 1 (1.61%) PhpStorm
8 1 (1.61%) Spock
8 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.23%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (95.16%) Developer
2 24 (38.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 18 (29.03%) Angular Developer
4 15 (24.19%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (16.13%) Node.js Developer
6 9 (14.52%) HTML CSS Developer
6 9 (14.52%) HTML Developer
6 9 (14.52%) Senior Developer
7 6 (9.68%) React Developer
7 6 (9.68%) Software Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Applications Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Senior Software Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Senior Applications Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Web Developer
11 1 (1.61%) .NET Developer
11 1 (1.61%) C# Developer
11 1 (1.61%) Java Developer
11 1 (1.61%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (87.10%) HTML
2 53 (85.48%) CSS
3 36 (58.06%) Node.js
4 35 (56.45%) AngularJS
5 32 (51.61%) Sass
6 30 (48.39%) HTML5
7 26 (41.94%) React
8 21 (33.87%) CSS3
8 21 (33.87%) Redux
9 11 (17.74%) Vue.js
10 10 (16.13%) .NET
10 10 (16.13%) LESS
10 10 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (14.52%) Express
12 8 (12.90%) NgRx
12 8 (12.90%) RxJS
13 7 (11.29%) jQuery
13 7 (11.29%) REST
13 7 (11.29%) SOAP
13 7 (11.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) User Experience
2 7 (11.29%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.84%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.61%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Android
1 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.42%) Unit Testing
4 13 (20.97%) TDD
5 12 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (12.90%) DevOps
7 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
7 7 (11.29%) Mobile Application Development
7 7 (11.29%) MVC
7 7 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (11.29%) Scrum
7 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
8 6 (9.68%) Test Automation
9 5 (8.06%) Analytics
9 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.06%) Fintech
9 5 (8.06%) Open Source
9 5 (8.06%) Web Design
9 5 (8.06%) Web Development
10 4 (6.45%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 53 (85.48%) JavaScript
2 24 (38.71%) TypeScript
3 16 (25.81%) C#
4 8 (12.90%) Java
5 4 (6.45%) ES7
6 3 (4.84%) SQL
7 2 (3.23%) Apple Swift
7 2 (3.23%) Java 8
7 2 (3.23%) Kotlin
7 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
7 2 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
1 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) PMO
1 1 (1.61%) QA
1 1 (1.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.23%) Ansible
2 2 (3.23%) Docker Swarm
2 2 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) Atlassian
2 5 (8.06%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.84%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 2 (3.23%) OutSystems
4 2 (3.23%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.61%) IBM
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.61%) New Relic
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle
5 1 (1.61%) WooCommerce