Period
to 11 December 2017

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 December 2017 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 (ES6, ES2015)
England > South East
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 310 357 379
Rank change year-on-year +47 +22 -
Contract jobs citing ES6 67 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.080% 0.078%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 5 10
South East median daily rate £390 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +33.93% -
10th Percentile £325 £299 £220
90th Percentile £510 £552 £408
England median daily rate £496 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.47% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £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 5931 5704 6642
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.39% 35.10% 34.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3662 3477 4159
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £510
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 210 258
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +11.94%
10th Percentile £16.66 £14.41 £14.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £55.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £38.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.89% +3.67% +17.10%

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 December 2017.

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 December 2017. 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 +25 41 £365 -3.31% 9
Berkshire +25 28 £365 -3.31% 5
Hampshire +20 15 £395 +18.80% 3
Surrey -11 11 £463 -26.00% 2
Oxfordshire - 8 £425 - 2
Buckinghamshire -29 5 £350 - 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ES6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for ES6.

1 63 (94.03%) JavaScript
2 51 (76.12%) CSS
3 46 (68.66%) HTML
4 40 (59.70%) Test Automation
4 40 (59.70%) AngularJS
5 39 (58.21%) React
5 39 (58.21%) Sass
5 39 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (55.22%) webpack
7 36 (53.73%) Front End Development
8 35 (52.24%) Scrum
9 31 (46.27%) TDD
9 31 (46.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 29 (43.28%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (43.28%) HTML5
11 27 (40.30%) Computer Science
11 27 (40.30%) Degree
11 27 (40.30%) Computer Science Degree
12 26 (38.81%) npm
12 26 (38.81%) Karma Test Runner
12 26 (38.81%) Open Source
12 26 (38.81%) BDD
12 26 (38.81%) Jasmine
13 25 (37.31%) ECMAScript
13 25 (37.31%) gulp
14 24 (35.82%) Protractor
14 24 (35.82%) CRM
14 24 (35.82%) Twitter
15 16 (23.88%) User Experience
16 15 (22.39%) Node.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 (7.46%) Mongoose
2 4 (5.97%) CMS
3 1 (1.49%) Apache
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 26 (38.81%) npm
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.97%) IaaS
3 4 (5.97%) PaaS
4 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (2.99%) GitHub
5 2 (2.99%) SaaS
6 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) HTTP
1 4 (5.97%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) Redis
2 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.97%) GIS
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.49%) Big Data
6 1 (1.49%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.49%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.49%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 37 (55.22%) webpack
2 26 (38.81%) Jasmine
2 26 (38.81%) Karma Test Runner
3 25 (37.31%) gulp
4 24 (35.82%) Protractor
5 14 (20.90%) Git (software)
6 9 (13.43%) Jenkins
7 7 (10.45%) Selenium
8 4 (5.97%) Moq
8 4 (5.97%) MSTest
8 4 (5.97%) SpecFlow
8 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
9 3 (4.48%) Mocha
9 3 (4.48%) Subversion
10 2 (2.99%) Grunt
11 1 (1.49%) Babel
11 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 3 (4.48%) Publishing
2 1 (1.49%) Finance
Job Titles
1 64 (95.52%) Developer
2 33 (49.25%) JavaScript Developer
3 31 (46.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (7.46%) Java Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Angular Developer
5 4 (5.97%) Lead Developer
6 3 (4.48%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 2 (2.99%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (1.49%) .NET Team Leader
8 1 (1.49%) Agile Developer
8 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (1.49%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.49%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.49%) Hadoop Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (76.12%) CSS
2 46 (68.66%) HTML
3 40 (59.70%) AngularJS
4 39 (58.21%) React
4 39 (58.21%) Sass
5 31 (46.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 29 (43.28%) HTML5
7 15 (22.39%) Node.js
8 10 (14.93%) REST
8 10 (14.93%) Web Services
9 8 (11.94%) .NET
9 8 (11.94%) Ember.js
10 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET
10 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (10.45%) Leaflet
10 7 (10.45%) OpenLayers
11 6 (8.96%) Redux
12 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (7.46%) CSS3
13 4 (5.97%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.30%) Computer Science
2 16 (23.88%) User Experience
3 3 (4.48%) New Media
4 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) Animation
5 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Linux
1 3 (4.48%) Windows
2 2 (2.99%) Android
3 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (59.70%) Test Automation
2 39 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (53.73%) Front End Development
4 35 (52.24%) Scrum
5 31 (46.27%) TDD
6 29 (43.28%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (38.81%) BDD
7 26 (38.81%) Open Source
8 24 (35.82%) CRM
9 15 (22.39%) MVC
10 8 (11.94%) Wireframes
11 5 (7.46%) ETL
11 5 (7.46%) User Stories
12 4 (5.97%) Build Automation
12 4 (5.97%) Change Data Capture
12 4 (5.97%) Microservices
12 4 (5.97%) OWASP
12 4 (5.97%) Release Management
12 4 (5.97%) Waterfall
12 4 (5.97%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (94.03%) JavaScript
2 25 (37.31%) ECMAScript
3 13 (19.40%) TypeScript
4 9 (13.43%) SQL
5 6 (8.96%) C#
5 6 (8.96%) Java
6 5 (7.46%) F#
7 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.97%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.48%) Python
8 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.49%) GraphQL
9 1 (1.49%) PHP
9 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (40.30%) Computer Science Degree
1 27 (40.30%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Docker
Vendors
1 24 (35.82%) Twitter
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.97%) ESRI
4 3 (4.48%) Avaya
5 1 (1.49%) Apiary
5 1 (1.49%) Apple
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle