Period
to 20 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 276 329 359
Rank change year-on-year +53 +30 -
Contract jobs citing ES6 98 25 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.58% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.61% 0.48% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 13 16
South East median daily rate £414 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.33% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £314 £326 £238
90th Percentile £494 £438 £400
England median daily rate £500 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% -
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 6,082 5,164 6,217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.16% 33.55% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,718 3,135 3,916
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £520
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 185 261
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £19.98 £15.00 £14.75
90th Percentile £51.50 £53.25 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%

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 February 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 February 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
Thames Valley +32 59 £365 +0.69% 8
Berkshire +28 37 £365 -3.31% 2
Surrey -6 29 £475 -5.00% 3
Oxfordshire +6 22 £425 - 5
East Sussex -3 4 £445 +11.11% 2
Hampshire -4 4 £260 -35.00% 2
Middlesex - 2 - -
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 94 (95.92%) JavaScript
2 81 (82.65%) CSS
3 67 (68.37%) HTML
4 64 (65.31%) AngularJS
5 61 (62.24%) HTML5
6 57 (58.16%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (58.16%) webpack
7 53 (54.08%) Sass
8 50 (51.02%) Front End Development
9 49 (50.00%) Test Automation
10 46 (46.94%) React
11 44 (44.90%) TDD
12 42 (42.86%) Node.js
13 40 (40.82%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (40.82%) CSS3
13 40 (40.82%) BDD
14 34 (34.69%) Scrum
15 33 (33.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 31 (31.63%) Karma Test Runner
16 31 (31.63%) Jasmine
17 30 (30.61%) Git (software)
17 30 (30.61%) gulp
18 29 (29.59%) npm
18 29 (29.59%) Open Source
19 27 (27.55%) Computer Science
19 27 (27.55%) Twitter
19 27 (27.55%) Degree
19 27 (27.55%) CRM
19 27 (27.55%) Computer Science Degree
19 27 (27.55%) ES7

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 6 (6.12%) CMS
1 6 (6.12%) Mongoose
2 5 (5.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.02%) Apache
3 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.02%) Confluence
3 1 (1.02%) Drupal
3 1 (1.02%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 29 (29.59%) npm
2 11 (11.22%) Serverless
3 6 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (5.10%) GitHub
5 4 (4.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.02%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.20%) Internet
2 9 (9.18%) HTTP
3 1 (1.02%) DNS
3 1 (1.02%) FTP
3 1 (1.02%) SSL
3 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.08%) Redis
3 3 (3.06%) CouchDB
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.02%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.02%) Big Data
4 1 (1.02%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.02%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 57 (58.16%) webpack
2 31 (31.63%) Jasmine
2 31 (31.63%) Karma Test Runner
3 30 (30.61%) Git (software)
3 30 (30.61%) gulp
4 27 (27.55%) Protractor
5 22 (22.45%) Mocha
6 20 (20.41%) Jenkins
7 11 (11.22%) Babel
7 11 (11.22%) Gerrit
7 11 (11.22%) Sinon.JS
8 5 (5.10%) Grunt
9 4 (4.08%) Subversion
10 3 (3.06%) CircleCI
10 3 (3.06%) Travis CI
11 1 (1.02%) Gatling
11 1 (1.02%) Geb
11 1 (1.02%) git-flow
11 1 (1.02%) GitLab
11 1 (1.02%) Spock
General
1 4 (4.08%) Publishing
2 2 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (93.88%) Developer
2 50 (51.02%) JavaScript Developer
3 41 (41.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 20 (20.41%) Full Stack Developer
5 17 (17.35%) React Developer
6 15 (15.31%) UI Developer
7 14 (14.29%) Node.js Developer
8 8 (8.16%) Lead Developer
8 8 (8.16%) Senior Developer
8 8 (8.16%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Senior UI Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Angular Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 2 (2.04%) .NET Developer
12 2 (2.04%) Agile Developer
12 2 (2.04%) Software Engineer
13 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 1 (1.02%) C# .NET Developer
13 1 (1.02%) Hadoop Engineer
13 1 (1.02%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (82.65%) CSS
2 67 (68.37%) HTML
3 64 (65.31%) AngularJS
4 61 (62.24%) HTML5
5 53 (54.08%) Sass
6 46 (46.94%) React
7 42 (42.86%) Node.js
8 40 (40.82%) CSS3
9 33 (33.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (18.37%) Express
11 17 (17.35%) Angular 2
11 17 (17.35%) LESS
11 17 (17.35%) Redux
12 16 (16.33%) RESTful
13 15 (15.31%) Chai
13 15 (15.31%) Web Services
14 14 (14.29%) Ember.js
15 12 (12.24%) REST
16 11 (11.22%) JMS
17 10 (10.20%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.55%) Computer Science
2 14 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (7.14%) User Experience
4 4 (4.08%) New Media
5 3 (3.06%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.04%) Animation
7 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.08%) Android
1 4 (4.08%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.06%) Windows
2 3 (3.06%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (58.16%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (51.02%) Front End Development
3 49 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 44 (44.90%) TDD
5 40 (40.82%) BDD
5 40 (40.82%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (34.69%) Scrum
7 29 (29.59%) Open Source
8 27 (27.55%) CRM
9 18 (18.37%) Unit Testing
10 15 (15.31%) Web Development
11 14 (14.29%) SDLC
12 13 (13.27%) API Design
12 13 (13.27%) API Development
13 11 (11.22%) Configuration Management
13 11 (11.22%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (7.14%) Component Testing
14 7 (7.14%) E-Commerce
15 6 (6.12%) OO
16 5 (5.10%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 94 (95.92%) JavaScript
2 27 (27.55%) ES7
3 19 (19.39%) TypeScript
4 5 (5.10%) C#
5 4 (4.08%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.08%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.06%) Python
7 2 (2.04%) Java
8 1 (1.02%) GraphQL
8 1 (1.02%) Groovy
8 1 (1.02%) PHP
8 1 (1.02%) Ruby
8 1 (1.02%) Scala
8 1 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (27.55%) Computer Science Degree
1 27 (27.55%) Degree
2 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.06%) QA
1 3 (3.06%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (23.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 27 (27.55%) Twitter
2 3 (3.06%) Adobe
3 1 (1.02%) Apiary
3 1 (1.02%) Capita