Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 141 159
Rank change year-on-year +2 +18 -56
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 312 280 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.86% 1.66% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 1.75% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 205 169
South East median daily rate £425 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £300
90th Percentile £538 £565 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +23.29% -
10th Percentile £42.75 £41.39 £35.75
90th Percentile £54.25 £47.50 £42.45
England median hourly rate £47.50 £42.06 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.95% -1.05% +3.66%

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 15,801 15,963 15,875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.40% 94.62% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,552 9,468 9,436
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £255 £238 £228
90th Percentile £585 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 602 651 792
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.89% -6.34% +6.76%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.06
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.54% +1.46%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +43 173 £425 - 43
Berkshire +3 62 £400 -0.62% 19
Buckinghamshire +50 57 £425 - 8
Oxfordshire +29 54 £433 -3.89% 16
Surrey -26 50 £450 -1.10% 14
Hampshire -28 36 £395 -9.71% 19
East Sussex -5 27 £459 +1.94% 6
Kent +10 12 £288 -11.54% 4
West Sussex -13 10 £366 -38.96% 2
JavaScript Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 312 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 175 (56.09%) HTML
2 175 (56.09%) CSS
3 154 (49.36%) React
4 129 (41.35%) AngularJS
5 126 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
6 121 (38.78%) Node.js
7 103 (33.01%) Front End Development
8 92 (29.49%) HTML5
9 79 (25.32%) CSS3
10 78 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 66 (21.15%) Web Development
12 62 (19.87%) jQuery
13 60 (19.23%) Sass
14 58 (18.59%) TDD
15 52 (16.67%) .NET
16 48 (15.38%) TypeScript
17 47 (15.06%) C#
18 45 (14.42%) Scrum
19 44 (14.10%) User Experience
20 41 (13.14%) SQL
21 40 (12.82%) Finance
22 39 (12.50%) Test Automation
22 39 (12.50%) REST
23 37 (11.86%) ES6
24 35 (11.22%) Vue.js
24 35 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
25 33 (10.58%) Java
26 31 (9.94%) Software Engineering
27 28 (8.97%) LESS

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 13 (4.17%) CMS
2 6 (1.92%) Confluence
3 5 (1.60%) WebSphere
3 5 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.96%) Liferay
5 3 (0.96%) WordPress
6 2 (0.64%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.64%) IIS
6 2 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.32%) Kentico
7 1 (0.32%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.32%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.32%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (3.21%) Magento
2 8 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.32%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.49%) GitHub
3 14 (4.49%) Serverless
4 9 (2.88%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (1.92%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (1.60%) PaaS
7 5 (1.60%) SaaS
8 4 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.28%) npm
8 4 (1.28%) Office 365
9 3 (0.96%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.96%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.32%) Apigee
10 1 (0.32%) Google Play
10 1 (0.32%) Heroku
10 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.60%) HTTP
2 1 (0.32%) Internet
2 1 (0.32%) Skype
2 1 (0.32%) SSH
2 1 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.21%) Big Data
3 9 (2.88%) MySQL
4 7 (2.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 7 (2.24%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.24%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.28%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.64%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (0.64%) GIS
6 2 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.64%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.64%) Redis
6 2 (0.64%) SQLPlus
6 2 (0.64%) SSDT
7 1 (0.32%) Cloudant
7 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 78 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 20 (6.41%) Jenkins
2 20 (6.41%) JIRA
3 19 (6.09%) gulp
3 19 (6.09%) Subversion
4 17 (5.45%) Jasmine
5 14 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (3.85%) Mocha
7 10 (3.21%) webpack
8 9 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (2.88%) TeamCity
9 8 (2.56%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.56%) Grunt
10 5 (1.60%) Fiddler
10 5 (1.60%) Mercurial
10 5 (1.60%) PhantomJS
10 5 (1.60%) Selenium
10 5 (1.60%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.28%) NUnit
11 4 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 40 (12.82%) Finance
2 13 (4.17%) Retail
3 7 (2.24%) Banking
4 4 (1.28%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.28%) Games
5 3 (0.96%) Advertising
5 3 (0.96%) Back Office
5 3 (0.96%) Marketing
5 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (56.09%) CSS
1 175 (56.09%) HTML
2 154 (49.36%) React
3 129 (41.35%) AngularJS
4 121 (38.78%) Node.js
5 92 (29.49%) HTML5
6 79 (25.32%) CSS3
7 62 (19.87%) jQuery
8 60 (19.23%) Sass
9 52 (16.67%) .NET
10 39 (12.50%) REST
11 35 (11.22%) Vue.js
12 28 (8.97%) LESS
12 28 (8.97%) Redux
13 26 (8.33%) ASP.NET
14 22 (7.05%) RESTful
15 20 (6.41%) Ember.js
16 19 (6.09%) .NET Framework
17 18 (5.77%) Web Services
18 17 (5.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 44 (14.10%) User Experience
2 16 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (3.21%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (1.60%) Data Structures
5 5 (1.60%) iPad
6 3 (0.96%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.64%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.32%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.32%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.32%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.32%) iPhone
8 1 (0.32%) NHS
8 1 (0.32%) RIA
8 1 (0.32%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.53%) Windows
2 9 (2.88%) Linux
3 5 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.64%) Unix
5 2 (0.64%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.32%) Android
6 1 (0.32%) CentOS
6 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (33.01%) Front End Development
3 66 (21.15%) Web Development
4 58 (18.59%) TDD
5 45 (14.42%) Scrum
6 39 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 35 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (9.94%) Software Engineering
9 27 (8.65%) MVC
10 26 (8.33%) DevOps
10 26 (8.33%) Unit Testing
11 21 (6.73%) BDD
12 20 (6.41%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (6.41%) Pair Programming
13 19 (6.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 19 (6.09%) Functional Programming
14 18 (5.77%) Kanban
14 18 (5.77%) Responsive Web Design
15 17 (5.45%) OO
15 17 (5.45%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 312 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 48 (15.38%) TypeScript
3 47 (15.06%) C#
4 41 (13.14%) SQL
5 37 (11.86%) ES6
6 33 (10.58%) Java
7 13 (4.17%) PHP
8 5 (1.60%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.64%) C++
10 2 (0.64%) Python
10 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.64%) VBScript
11 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.32%) Go
11 1 (0.32%) Java 8
11 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (2.88%) Degree
2 7 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.64%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.64%) MCP
4 2 (0.64%) MCSE
4 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.32%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.92%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (5.13%) Docker
2 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (5.77%) Terraform
2 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (6.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.21%) Adobe
2 10 (3.21%) Google
3 9 (2.88%) Oracle
4 6 (1.92%) hybris
4 6 (1.92%) IBM
5 5 (1.60%) ATG
5 5 (1.60%) Demandware
6 3 (0.96%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.64%) Apple
7 2 (0.64%) Volusion
7 2 (0.64%) WooCommerce
8 1 (0.32%) ServiceNow