Period
to 18 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 147 174
Rank change year-on-year +5 +27 -57
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 302 275 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.82% 1.69% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.78% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 194 167
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £300
90th Percentile £525 £500 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £43.75 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +19.86% -
10th Percentile £42.75 £41.38 £35.75
90th Percentile £54.25 £47.13 £42.45
England median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year +18.75% -13.51% +15.63%

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 15,701 15,427 16,361
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.68% 94.76% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,400 9,079 9,871
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £241 £236
90th Percentile £575 £556 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 682 629 734
South East median hourly rate £19.44 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.01% -10.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.41
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% -1.58% +6.92%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +20 154 £425 - 41
Surrey -14 65 £450 - 8
Berkshire +1 60 £400 -4.48% 12
Buckinghamshire +32 50 £425 - 9
Oxfordshire +1 44 £450 +5.88% 20
Hampshire -47 35 £375 -14.29% 12
East Sussex -9 16 £450 +38.46% 8
Kent +18 15 £425 +6.25% 2
West Sussex +1 12 £388 -8.82% 4
Middlesex -7 1 £388 -16.22% 1
JavaScript Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, JavaScript Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 302 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 190 (62.91%) HTML
3 189 (62.58%) CSS
4 140 (46.36%) React
5 135 (44.70%) AngularJS
6 121 (40.07%) Node.js
7 114 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
8 92 (30.46%) HTML5
8 92 (30.46%) Front End Development
9 76 (25.17%) CSS3
10 69 (22.85%) Git (software)
11 65 (21.52%) Web Development
12 63 (20.86%) Sass
13 60 (19.87%) jQuery
14 52 (17.22%) .NET
15 51 (16.89%) ES6
16 48 (15.89%) TypeScript
17 46 (15.23%) Scrum
17 46 (15.23%) Test Automation
18 42 (13.91%) C#
19 38 (12.58%) TDD
20 37 (12.25%) User Experience
20 37 (12.25%) Redux
21 31 (10.26%) SQL
22 30 (9.93%) Finance
22 30 (9.93%) Ember.js
23 29 (9.60%) Vue.js
24 26 (8.61%) Software Engineering
24 26 (8.61%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
25 25 (8.28%) 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 10 (3.31%) CMS
2 5 (1.66%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (0.99%) WordPress
5 2 (0.66%) Confluence
5 2 (0.66%) IIS
5 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.33%) Apache
6 1 (0.33%) Drupal
6 1 (0.33%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.33%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (1.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (3.31%) Magento
2 8 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.64%) Serverless
3 10 (3.31%) GitHub
4 8 (2.65%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.32%) Office 365
6 4 (1.32%) SaaS
7 3 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.99%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.66%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (0.66%) npm
8 2 (0.66%) PaaS
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.33%) Google Play
9 1 (0.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.66%) HTTP
2 1 (0.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.65%) MongoDB
2 8 (2.65%) MySQL
3 5 (1.66%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.66%) Redis
4 4 (1.32%) CouchDB
4 4 (1.32%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.99%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (0.99%) Big Data
6 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.66%) SQLPlus
6 2 (0.66%) SSDT
7 1 (0.33%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 69 (22.85%) Git (software)
2 25 (8.28%) gulp
3 19 (6.29%) Subversion
4 14 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (4.30%) Jasmine
5 13 (4.30%) Jenkins
5 13 (4.30%) JIRA
6 8 (2.65%) Mocha
6 8 (2.65%) webpack
7 7 (2.32%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.99%) Grunt
9 5 (1.66%) Fiddler
9 5 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (1.66%) PhantomJS
9 5 (1.66%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.66%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.32%) JUnit
10 4 (1.32%) NUnit
11 3 (0.99%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (9.93%) Finance
2 10 (3.31%) Retail
3 9 (2.98%) Banking
4 4 (1.32%) Advertising
4 4 (1.32%) Back Office
4 4 (1.32%) Games
4 4 (1.32%) Marketing
5 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (62.91%) HTML
2 189 (62.58%) CSS
3 140 (46.36%) React
4 135 (44.70%) AngularJS
5 121 (40.07%) Node.js
6 92 (30.46%) HTML5
7 76 (25.17%) CSS3
8 63 (20.86%) Sass
9 60 (19.87%) jQuery
10 52 (17.22%) .NET
11 37 (12.25%) Redux
12 30 (9.93%) Ember.js
13 29 (9.60%) Vue.js
14 24 (7.95%) LESS
15 23 (7.62%) Ajax
15 23 (7.62%) ASP.NET
16 22 (7.28%) REST
17 20 (6.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 19 (6.29%) RESTful
19 17 (5.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.25%) User Experience
2 19 (6.29%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.65%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (1.66%) iPad
4 5 (1.66%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.32%) Virtual Team
6 3 (0.99%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.33%) iPhone
8 1 (0.33%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.33%) NHS
8 1 (0.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.64%) Windows
2 10 (3.31%) Linux
3 5 (1.66%) Android
3 5 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.32%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.32%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.99%) Unix
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (30.46%) Front End Development
3 65 (21.52%) Web Development
4 46 (15.23%) Scrum
4 46 (15.23%) Test Automation
5 38 (12.58%) TDD
6 26 (8.61%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 26 (8.61%) Software Engineering
7 23 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (6.95%) DevOps
8 21 (6.95%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (6.29%) Functional Programming
10 18 (5.96%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (5.96%) Wireframes
11 17 (5.63%) BDD
11 17 (5.63%) Kanban
12 16 (5.30%) E-Commerce
12 16 (5.30%) MVC
12 16 (5.30%) Responsive Web Design
12 16 (5.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 302 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 51 (16.89%) ES6
3 48 (15.89%) TypeScript
4 42 (13.91%) C#
5 31 (10.26%) SQL
6 24 (7.95%) Java
7 15 (4.97%) PHP
8 4 (1.32%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.99%) Python
10 2 (0.66%) C++
10 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.66%) VBScript
11 1 (0.33%) Go
11 1 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (2.98%) Degree
2 7 (2.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.66%) MCP
4 2 (0.66%) MCSE
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.99%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (3.97%) Docker
2 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (5.30%) Terraform
2 4 (1.32%) Ansible
3 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.33%) Puppet
3 1 (0.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 17 (5.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.98%) Adobe
2 9 (2.98%) Oracle
3 6 (1.99%) Google
3 6 (1.99%) hybris
4 5 (1.66%) ATG
4 5 (1.66%) Demandware
5 2 (0.66%) Apple
5 2 (0.66%) IBM
5 2 (0.66%) Volusion
5 2 (0.66%) WooCommerce
6 1 (0.33%) Capita
6 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com