Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

JavaScript Developer
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 130 105
Rank change year-on-year -16 -25 +48
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 280 269 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.71% 1.78% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.90% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 171 294
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +8.99% +4.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £550 £513 £450
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +183.33% -53.85%
10th Percentile £41.79 £36.85 £13.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.55 £16.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -2.17% +9.52% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,428 14,176 17,347
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.10% 93.75% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,221 8,375 10,242
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £231
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 565 735 896
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -10.26% +21.88%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.30 £10.18
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.75% -0.61% +12.12%

JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured JavaScript Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript Developer in the South East

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JavaScript Developer in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript Developer in the South East

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript Developer in the South East

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript Developer in the South East

JavaScript Developer
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 JavaScript Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 January 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 -26 128 £425 +6.25% 62
Surrey -22 66 £475 +11.76% 15
Berkshire -33 52 £375 -6.25% 14
Oxfordshire -11 43 £490 +8.89% 33
Middlesex +17 41 £475 +8.57% 2
Buckinghamshire -14 33 £425 +18.88% 15
Hampshire -3 23 £438 +29.63% 13
East Sussex +1 17 £575 +43.75% 9
West Sussex -6 9 £600 +76.47% 3
Kent -6 8 £375 +15.03% 3
Sussex -2 1 £363 -
JavaScript Developer
England

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, JavaScript Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 280 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 177 (63.21%) HTML
3 175 (62.50%) CSS
4 145 (51.79%) AngularJS
5 119 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
6 99 (35.36%) Node.js
7 94 (33.57%) React
8 81 (28.93%) jQuery
9 79 (28.21%) HTML5
10 70 (25.00%) Front End Development
11 63 (22.50%) TDD
12 52 (18.57%) Sass
13 51 (18.21%) Git (software)
14 48 (17.14%) Linux
15 47 (16.79%) SQL
15 47 (16.79%) CSS3
16 46 (16.43%) Scrum
16 46 (16.43%) Web Development
17 43 (15.36%) OO
18 40 (14.29%) Java
18 40 (14.29%) REST
18 40 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 38 (13.57%) ES6
20 37 (13.21%) JSON
21 36 (12.86%) Test Automation
21 36 (12.86%) .NET
22 35 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
23 33 (11.79%) C#
24 32 (11.43%) MVC
24 32 (11.43%) gulp

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
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 16 (5.71%) Apache
2 13 (4.64%) JBoss
3 12 (4.29%) WebLogic
4 6 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.14%) Mongoose
5 5 (1.79%) CMS
6 3 (1.07%) Confluence
6 3 (1.07%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.07%) WordPress
7 2 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.71%) Drupal
7 2 (0.71%) nginx
7 2 (0.71%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.36%) IIS
8 1 (0.36%) uWSGI
8 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.50%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.50%) Magento
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.36%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.07%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (7.86%) npm
3 10 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.14%) GitHub
5 5 (1.79%) SaaS
6 4 (1.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 4 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.43%) Serverless
7 3 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.07%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.07%) Firebase
7 3 (1.07%) Lucidchart
7 3 (1.07%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.07%) Yarn
8 2 (0.71%) PaaS
9 1 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.36%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.21%) HTTP
2 12 (4.29%) Internet
2 12 (4.29%) SSL
2 12 (4.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.71%) CTI
4 1 (0.36%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.93%) MongoDB
2 21 (7.50%) MySQL
3 17 (6.07%) SQL Server
4 12 (4.29%) Redis
5 11 (3.93%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.43%) InterSystems Cache
7 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.43%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.43%) SQLPlus
8 3 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.07%) Big Data
9 2 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.36%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.36%) MonetDB
10 1 (0.36%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 51 (18.21%) Git (software)
2 32 (11.43%) gulp
3 26 (9.29%) Selenium
4 23 (8.21%) webpack
5 20 (7.14%) JUnit
6 18 (6.43%) Jasmine
6 18 (6.43%) Karma Test Runner
7 15 (5.36%) Jenkins
8 13 (4.64%) Eclipse
8 13 (4.64%) Protractor
9 12 (4.29%) IntelliJ
9 12 (4.29%) Mocha
9 12 (4.29%) Subversion
10 11 (3.93%) Visual Studio
11 9 (3.21%) JIRA
12 7 (2.50%) Grunt
12 7 (2.50%) Maven
12 7 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (2.14%) Mockito
13 6 (2.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (5.00%) Banking
2 10 (3.57%) Finance
2 10 (3.57%) Retail
2 10 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.86%) Marketing
4 5 (1.79%) Automotive
4 5 (1.79%) Publishing
5 4 (1.43%) Games
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Electronics
6 1 (0.36%) Law
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (63.21%) HTML
2 175 (62.50%) CSS
3 145 (51.79%) AngularJS
4 99 (35.36%) Node.js
5 94 (33.57%) React
6 81 (28.93%) jQuery
7 79 (28.21%) HTML5
8 52 (18.57%) Sass
9 47 (16.79%) CSS3
10 40 (14.29%) REST
10 40 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 37 (13.21%) JSON
12 36 (12.86%) .NET
13 27 (9.64%) Web Services
14 26 (9.29%) Spring
14 26 (9.29%) XML
15 22 (7.86%) Vue (Vue.js)
16 21 (7.50%) SOAP
17 17 (6.07%) Hibernate
17 17 (6.07%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.71%) User Experience
2 16 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.64%) Linux Command Line
4 10 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (1.79%) Animation
7 4 (1.43%) New Media
8 3 (1.07%) iPad
9 2 (0.71%) iPhone
9 2 (0.71%) Life Science
9 2 (0.71%) Smart City
9 2 (0.71%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (0.71%) W3C
10 1 (0.36%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.36%) Fintech
10 1 (0.36%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.36%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Robotics
10 1 (0.36%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.36%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (17.14%) Linux
2 26 (9.29%) Unix
3 10 (3.57%) Windows
4 5 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.43%) AIX
5 4 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 63 (22.50%) TDD
4 46 (16.43%) Scrum
4 46 (16.43%) Web Development
5 43 (15.36%) OO
6 36 (12.86%) Test Automation
7 35 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (11.43%) MVC
9 29 (10.36%) Unit Testing
10 25 (8.93%) BDD
11 23 (8.21%) Software Engineering
12 20 (7.14%) DevOps
12 20 (7.14%) Open Source
13 16 (5.71%) CRM
13 16 (5.71%) Microservices
14 14 (5.00%) E-Commerce
15 10 (3.57%) Configuration Management
15 10 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
16 9 (3.21%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 280 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 47 (16.79%) SQL
3 40 (14.29%) Java
4 38 (13.57%) ES6
5 33 (11.79%) C#
6 23 (8.21%) PHP
7 16 (5.71%) TypeScript
8 12 (4.29%) ES7
8 12 (4.29%) Scala
9 8 (2.86%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.50%) T-SQL
11 6 (2.14%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.14%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.79%) Python
13 4 (1.43%) C++
13 4 (1.43%) Go
14 3 (1.07%) C
14 3 (1.07%) Perl
14 3 (1.07%) Ruby
14 3 (1.07%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (5.36%) Degree
2 14 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.36%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.14%) QA
2 2 (0.71%) WAI
System Software
1 28 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (6.43%) Puppet
2 12 (4.29%) Grafana
2 12 (4.29%) Kibana
3 10 (3.57%) Ansible
4 8 (2.86%) Terraform
5 6 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 19 (6.79%) Oracle
2 13 (4.64%) Twitter
3 12 (4.29%) webMethods
4 8 (2.86%) Adobe
5 7 (2.50%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.79%) Google
7 4 (1.43%) Mapbox
7 4 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.71%) Avaya
8 2 (0.71%) Citrix
8 2 (0.71%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.71%) Siebel
8 2 (0.71%) Zend
9 1 (0.36%) Apple
9 1 (0.36%) Capita
9 1 (0.36%) Cognos
9 1 (0.36%) Facebook
9 1 (0.36%) SAP
9 1 (0.36%) Virgin Media