Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 279 313 381
Rank change year-on-year +34 +68 +13
Contract jobs citing ES6 96 56 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.59% 0.34% 0.029%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 0.98% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 36 2
South East median daily rate £438 £403 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -14.13% +80.29%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £314
90th Percentile £564 £505 £608
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
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 6,599 5,728 6,039
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.45% 35.27% 35.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,203 3,560 3,715
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £290 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 173 220
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21.83 £17.30 £12.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £55.63
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +17 48 £475 +2.70% 7
Hampshire -10 22 £438 -7.89% 6
Thames Valley -2 21 £375 +2.74% 12
Oxfordshire +7 8 £350 -6.67% 1
Berkshire -12 8 £400 +9.59% 8
Buckinghamshire +15 5 £375 +7.14% 3
West Sussex - 3 £413 -
East Sussex -5 1 £400 -11.11% 3
Kent - 1 £288 - 4
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 90 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 65 (67.71%) CSS
3 61 (63.54%) HTML
4 41 (42.71%) Git (software)
5 40 (41.67%) Sass
6 39 (40.63%) Front End Development
7 36 (37.50%) Node.js
7 36 (37.50%) React
8 33 (34.38%) HTML5
9 31 (32.29%) TypeScript
10 30 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (30.21%) CSS3
12 28 (29.17%) AngularJS
12 28 (29.17%) Redux
13 24 (25.00%) Ember.js
14 23 (23.96%) Test Automation
15 19 (19.79%) Web Development
16 16 (16.67%) OO
16 16 (16.67%) Vue.js
17 15 (15.63%) User Experience
18 14 (14.58%) Serverless
19 13 (13.54%) RxJS
19 13 (13.54%) webpack
19 13 (13.54%) Software Engineering
20 12 (12.50%) TDD
20 12 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
21 11 (11.46%) Web Application Development
21 11 (11.46%) Babel
22 10 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 10 (10.42%) PostgreSQL

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 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (2.08%) CMS
2 2 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.08%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.08%) WordPress
3 1 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.04%) EPiServer
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.58%) Serverless
2 12 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (8.33%) Amazon S3
3 8 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (8.33%) AWS Lambda
4 6 (6.25%) npm
5 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (2.08%) GitHub
7 1 (1.04%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (9.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (8.33%) Amazon Aurora
3 8 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (8.33%) MySQL
4 5 (5.21%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.21%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 41 (42.71%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.54%) webpack
3 11 (11.46%) Babel
4 9 (9.38%) Mocha
5 6 (6.25%) Jasmine
6 5 (5.21%) gulp
7 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.08%) Bitbucket
8 2 (2.08%) Gerrit
8 2 (2.08%) Sinon.JS
9 1 (1.04%) Appium
9 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.04%) GitLab
9 1 (1.04%) PostCSS
General
1 7 (7.29%) Marketing
2 3 (3.13%) Finance
3 1 (1.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 89 (92.71%) Developer
2 44 (45.83%) JavaScript Developer
3 33 (34.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 23 (23.96%) React Developer
5 9 (9.38%) Node.js Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Web Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Angular Developer
7 7 (7.29%) UI Developer
8 4 (4.17%) AWS Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Backend Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Cloud Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (2.08%) Designer
9 2 (2.08%) E-Commerce Developer
9 2 (2.08%) E-Commerce Web Developer
9 2 (2.08%) HTML CSS Developer
9 2 (2.08%) HTML Developer
9 2 (2.08%) Lead Developer
9 2 (2.08%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (2.08%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (67.71%) CSS
2 61 (63.54%) HTML
3 40 (41.67%) Sass
4 36 (37.50%) Node.js
4 36 (37.50%) React
5 33 (34.38%) HTML5
6 29 (30.21%) CSS3
7 28 (29.17%) AngularJS
7 28 (29.17%) Redux
8 24 (25.00%) Ember.js
9 16 (16.67%) Vue.js
10 13 (13.54%) RxJS
11 10 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (9.38%) Angular 2
12 9 (9.38%) Chai
13 8 (8.33%) .NET
13 8 (8.33%) JSON
14 7 (7.29%) Express
14 7 (7.29%) LESS
14 7 (7.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.63%) User Experience
2 5 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.08%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.21%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.63%) Front End Development
2 30 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (23.96%) Test Automation
4 19 (19.79%) Web Development
5 16 (16.67%) OO
6 13 (13.54%) Software Engineering
7 12 (12.50%) TDD
8 11 (11.46%) Web Application Development
9 9 (9.38%) Functional Programming
9 9 (9.38%) Workflow
10 8 (8.33%) Software Testing
11 6 (6.25%) Wireframes
12 5 (5.21%) BDD
12 5 (5.21%) iOS Development
12 5 (5.21%) Microservices
13 4 (4.17%) Android Development
13 4 (4.17%) DevOps
13 4 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
13 4 (4.17%) E-Commerce
13 4 (4.17%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 90 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 31 (32.29%) TypeScript
3 4 (4.17%) C#
4 3 (3.13%) Python
5 1 (1.04%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.04%) Go
5 1 (1.04%) Java
5 1 (1.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.04%) Degree
3 1 (1.04%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (3.13%) Adobe
1 3 (3.13%) Sitecore
2 2 (2.08%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.08%) Google
2 2 (2.08%) Volusion
2 2 (2.08%) WooCommerce