Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

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
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 171 138
Rank change year-on-year +51 -33 -1
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 312 257 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.94% 1.38% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.45% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 208 249
South East median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £263
90th Percentile £495 £475 £450
England median daily rate £450 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +9.59% +65.91% -26.67%

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

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 15172 17667 18566
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.45% 95.03% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8739 10690 10472
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £242 £235 £226
90th Percentile £550 £545 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 722 754 894
South East median hourly rate £17.59 £19.81 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.22% +13.21% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.68 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.32% +8.57% +2.94%

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 26 July 2017.

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 26 July 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 +52 145 £425 +13.33% 16
Surrey +34 80 £364 -14.41% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 56 £425 +30.77% 1
Oxfordshire +3 53 £425 +13.33% 9
Berkshire +69 51 £425 +6.25% 6
Hampshire +41 48 £388 +10.71% 4
East Sussex -4 17 £350 -17.65% 4
Kent -18 12 £343 +1.48% 2
Middlesex +4 9 £475 +15.50% 1
West Sussex -3 8 £400 +26.98% 5
JavaScript Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, 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.

1 312 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 231 (74.04%) HTML
3 225 (72.12%) CSS
4 167 (53.53%) AngularJS
5 140 (44.87%) HTML5
5 140 (44.87%) CSS3
6 124 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
7 105 (33.65%) Front End Development
8 98 (31.41%) jQuery
9 97 (31.09%) Node.js
10 92 (29.49%) React
11 73 (23.40%) Sass
11 73 (23.40%) Git (software)
12 70 (22.44%) Web Development
13 58 (18.59%) User Experience
14 57 (18.27%) Scrum
15 54 (17.31%) Ajax
16 47 (15.06%) JSON
17 45 (14.42%) OO
18 44 (14.10%) TDD
19 43 (13.78%) MVC
20 38 (12.18%) Wireframes
21 37 (11.86%) LESS
22 36 (11.54%) Banking
23 35 (11.22%) Unix
24 33 (10.58%) Java
24 33 (10.58%) C#
24 33 (10.58%) REST
25 32 (10.26%) Finance
26 30 (9.62%) Oracle

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 21 (6.73%) CMS
2 11 (3.53%) EPiServer
3 10 (3.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (1.92%) Apache
4 6 (1.92%) WordPress
5 5 (1.60%) Drupal
6 4 (1.28%) Confluence
6 4 (1.28%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.64%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.64%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.64%) GeoServer
7 2 (0.64%) nginx
7 2 (0.64%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.64%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.32%) IIS
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 25 (8.01%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.64%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 10 (3.21%) Magento
2 3 (0.96%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (1.28%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.28%) PaaS
4 3 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.96%) GitHub
4 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.64%) SaaS
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.96%) DWDM
1 3 (0.96%) HTTP
1 3 (0.96%) ICMP
1 3 (0.96%) IPFIX
1 3 (0.96%) MRTG
1 3 (0.96%) SNMP
1 3 (0.96%) SSH
1 3 (0.96%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.64%) Internet
3 1 (0.32%) LDAP
3 1 (0.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.97%) Oracle Database
2 16 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 15 (4.81%) NoSQL
4 12 (3.85%) MySQL
4 12 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.53%) RDBMS
5 11 (3.53%) SQLPlus
6 8 (2.56%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.56%) SQL Server
7 6 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (1.60%) Big Data
9 2 (0.64%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.64%) QGIS
9 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.64%) Sqoop
10 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.32%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 73 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 28 (8.97%) Subversion
3 18 (5.77%) Grunt
4 17 (5.45%) Jenkins
5 13 (4.17%) gulp
6 12 (3.85%) Jasmine
6 12 (3.85%) webpack
7 11 (3.53%) Mocha
8 9 (2.88%) Bower
8 9 (2.88%) Karma Test Runner
9 8 (2.56%) Protractor
10 7 (2.24%) JIRA
11 6 (1.92%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.60%) Babel
12 5 (1.60%) JSUnit
13 4 (1.28%) JUnit
13 4 (1.28%) Selenium
13 4 (1.28%) Sinon.JS
13 4 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.96%) git-flow
General
1 36 (11.54%) Banking
2 32 (10.26%) Finance
3 7 (2.24%) Publishing
4 6 (1.92%) Retail
5 4 (1.28%) Marketing
6 3 (0.96%) Games
7 2 (0.64%) Advertising
7 2 (0.64%) Law
7 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.32%) Electronics
8 1 (0.32%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (74.04%) HTML
2 225 (72.12%) CSS
3 167 (53.53%) AngularJS
4 140 (44.87%) CSS3
4 140 (44.87%) HTML5
5 98 (31.41%) jQuery
6 97 (31.09%) Node.js
7 92 (29.49%) React
8 73 (23.40%) Sass
9 54 (17.31%) Ajax
10 47 (15.06%) JSON
11 37 (11.86%) LESS
12 33 (10.58%) REST
13 29 (9.29%) XHTML
14 27 (8.65%) .NET
14 27 (8.65%) Web Services
15 25 (8.01%) Redux
15 25 (8.01%) RESTful
16 24 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 21 (6.73%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 58 (18.59%) User Experience
2 15 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (4.81%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.28%) N-Tier
7 3 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.96%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.96%) W3C
8 2 (0.64%) Animation
8 2 (0.64%) iPad
8 2 (0.64%) Social Media
9 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.32%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.32%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.32%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (0.32%) NHS
9 1 (0.32%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.32%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.22%) Unix
2 26 (8.33%) Linux
3 10 (3.21%) Windows
4 3 (0.96%) CentOS
4 3 (0.96%) Debian
4 3 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (0.96%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.64%) AIX
5 2 (0.64%) Android
6 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (33.65%) Front End Development
3 70 (22.44%) Web Development
4 57 (18.27%) Scrum
5 45 (14.42%) OO
6 44 (14.10%) TDD
7 43 (13.78%) MVC
8 38 (12.18%) Wireframes
9 30 (9.62%) Test Automation
10 25 (8.01%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (8.01%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 21 (6.73%) E-Commerce
11 21 (6.73%) Unit Testing
12 19 (6.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 19 (6.09%) Open Source
13 16 (5.13%) API Development
14 15 (4.81%) Pair Programming
14 15 (4.81%) Software Engineering
14 15 (4.81%) Web Application Development
15 13 (4.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 312 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 33 (10.58%) C#
2 33 (10.58%) Java
3 28 (8.97%) SQL
3 28 (8.97%) TypeScript
4 26 (8.33%) PHP
5 25 (8.01%) Python
6 24 (7.69%) ES6
7 14 (4.49%) Shell Script
8 11 (3.53%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.24%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.24%) CoffeeScript
10 6 (1.92%) Scala
11 5 (1.60%) Perl
12 4 (1.28%) Ruby
12 4 (1.28%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.96%) Go
14 2 (0.64%) GraphQL
15 1 (0.32%) F#
15 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (8.33%) Degree
2 5 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (4.81%) Terraform
2 6 (1.92%) Ansible
3 3 (0.96%) SELinux
4 2 (0.64%) Oozie
Vendors
1 30 (9.62%) Oracle
2 8 (2.56%) Adobe
3 4 (1.28%) Atlassian
3 4 (1.28%) Infor
4 3 (0.96%) Ciena
4 3 (0.96%) Cisco
4 3 (0.96%) Juniper
4 3 (0.96%) Microsoft
4 3 (0.96%) Telerik
4 3 (0.96%) Zend
5 2 (0.64%) Google
5 2 (0.64%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.32%) Apple
6 1 (0.32%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.32%) IBM
6 1 (0.32%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.32%) Twitter
Middlesex
Freshtechit
Posted: 22 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Negotiable day rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Sussex
Bentley Whitaker Search & Selection
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago