The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 17 20
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 798 783 728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.14% 8.38% 7.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.11% 24.82% 22.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 572 423
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.57% +90.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £60.62 £55.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  

JavaScript is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2650 3155 3275
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 33.68% 33.76% 33.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1575 2085 1887
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £517 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 120 117
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.70 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing JavaScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in the South East

JavaScript
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 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in the South East

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in the South East

JavaScript
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 in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in the South East

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JavaScript in the South East

JavaScript
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +8 187 £388 -3.12% 56
Hampshire +9 131 £375 +7.14% 98
Berkshire +15 123 £413 +10.00% 53
Buckinghamshire +12 113 £394 +21.15% 35
Oxfordshire +1 88 £350 -2.77% 46
West Sussex +2 60 £425 +25.00% 18
East Sussex -4 41 £350 +2.94% 30
Kent -6 38 £350 +3.70% 27
Middlesex +2 15 £350 -13.84% 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Home Counties - 1 - -
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 1006 (68.02%) HTML
2 908 (61.39%) CSS
3 639 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
4 486 (32.86%) AngularJS
5 445 (30.09%) jQuery
6 435 (29.41%) HTML5
7 406 (27.45%) .NET
8 399 (26.98%) C#
9 355 (24.00%) Java
10 354 (23.94%) MVC
11 350 (23.66%) SQL
12 338 (22.85%) CSS3
13 323 (21.84%) Front End Development
14 299 (20.22%) Git (software)
15 282 (19.07%) Web Development
16 232 (15.69%) Oracle
17 230 (15.55%) XML
18 228 (15.42%) ASP.NET
19 224 (15.15%) Linux
20 222 (15.01%) SQL Server
21 216 (14.60%) Scrum
22 195 (13.18%) TDD
23 189 (12.78%) Web Services
24 182 (12.31%) Ajax
25 179 (12.10%) React
26 177 (11.97%) Node.js
27 171 (11.56%) User Experience
28 158 (10.68%) Unix
29 155 (10.48%) REST
30 154 (10.41%) Python

JavaScript
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
1 115 (7.78%) CMS
2 72 (4.87%) Apache
3 63 (4.26%) WebLogic
4 62 (4.19%) Tomcat
5 44 (2.97%) EPiServer
6 38 (2.57%) Confluence
6 38 (2.57%) nginx
7 37 (2.50%) SharePoint
8 30 (2.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 29 (1.96%) Umbraco
10 28 (1.89%) IIS
10 28 (1.89%) JBoss
11 27 (1.83%) WebSphere
12 26 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
13 22 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 21 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
15 16 (1.08%) Drupal
15 16 (1.08%) WordPress
16 15 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
17 13 (0.88%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 60 (4.06%) Photoshop
2 31 (2.10%) MS Excel
3 19 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.47%) MS Office
5 6 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.27%) GIMP
7 3 (0.20%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.20%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.20%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.14%) Edge Animate
8 2 (0.14%) InDesign
8 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.068%) InVision
9 1 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 31 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.28%) Adobe Campaign
3 15 (1.01%) Magento
4 14 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
5 12 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.54%) Maximo
6 8 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.20%) Fredhopper
7 3 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.068%) Cerner Millennium
8 1 (0.068%) nopCommerce
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.068%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.068%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 78 (5.27%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (2.23%) GitHub
4 24 (1.62%) SaaS
5 22 (1.49%) Google Analytics
6 19 (1.28%) PaaS
7 15 (1.01%) IaaS
8 13 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
9 11 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.68%) Adobe Analytics
10 10 (0.68%) Google Tag Manager
11 8 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 8 (0.54%) Office 365
12 7 (0.47%) Boomi
13 6 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.41%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.34%) OpenShift
15 4 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.27%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.99%) HTTP
2 34 (2.30%) TCP/IP
3 23 (1.56%) SSH
4 19 (1.28%) LDAP
5 16 (1.08%) ICMP
5 16 (1.08%) Internet
6 12 (0.81%) SSL
7 8 (0.54%) RFID
8 6 (0.41%) DNS
8 6 (0.41%) Intranet
9 5 (0.34%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.27%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.27%) Firewall
10 4 (0.27%) SNMP
11 2 (0.14%) FTP
11 2 (0.14%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.14%) Telnet
12 1 (0.068%) LTE
12 1 (0.068%) Radio Access Network
12 1 (0.068%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (15.01%) SQL Server
2 108 (7.30%) MySQL
3 104 (7.03%) Oracle Database
4 73 (4.94%) Relational Database
5 70 (4.73%) NoSQL
6 59 (3.99%) MongoDB
7 45 (3.04%) RDBMS
8 42 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
9 39 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 33 (2.23%) Oracle Database 11g
11 29 (1.96%) Hadoop
12 26 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 24 (1.62%) SQLPlus
14 16 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
14 16 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
15 15 (1.01%) Big Data
15 15 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
16 14 (0.95%) Redis
16 14 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
17 13 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 299 (20.22%) Git (software)
2 112 (7.57%) Jenkins
3 109 (7.37%) Subversion
4 96 (6.49%) Selenium
5 83 (5.61%) JIRA
6 75 (5.07%) Maven
7 68 (4.60%) Visual Studio
8 62 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 51 (3.45%) Grunt
10 49 (3.31%) JUnit
11 46 (3.11%) Cucumber
12 45 (3.04%) Ant
12 45 (3.04%) gulp
13 43 (2.91%) TeamCity
14 37 (2.50%) Eclipse
14 37 (2.50%) Jasmine
14 37 (2.50%) webpack
15 35 (2.37%) WebDriver
16 28 (1.89%) Protractor
17 26 (1.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 151 (10.21%) Finance
2 65 (4.39%) Marketing
3 38 (2.57%) Banking
4 31 (2.10%) Advertising
5 25 (1.69%) Retail
6 24 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 22 (1.49%) Publishing
8 15 (1.01%) Back Office
9 10 (0.68%) Electronics
9 10 (0.68%) Games
9 10 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.61%) Legal
11 7 (0.47%) Automotive
12 6 (0.41%) German Language
13 3 (0.20%) Local Government
13 3 (0.20%) Military
14 1 (0.068%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.068%) Law
14 1 (0.068%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.068%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1227 (82.96%) Developer
2 310 (20.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 310 (20.96%) JavaScript Developer
3 243 (16.43%) .NET Developer
4 153 (10.34%) C# Developer
5 145 (9.80%) Java Developer
6 141 (9.53%) HTML Developer
7 131 (8.86%) C# .NET Developer
8 127 (8.59%) Web Developer
9 119 (8.05%) Angular Developer
10 106 (7.17%) HTML CSS Developer
11 92 (6.22%) Senior Developer
12 71 (4.80%) SQL Developer
13 65 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 64 (4.33%) ASP.NET Developer
15 56 (3.79%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 55 (3.72%) UI Developer
17 53 (3.58%) Software Developer
18 50 (3.38%) Architect
19 49 (3.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1006 (68.02%) HTML
2 908 (61.39%) CSS
3 486 (32.86%) AngularJS
4 445 (30.09%) jQuery
5 435 (29.41%) HTML5
6 406 (27.45%) .NET
7 338 (22.85%) CSS3
8 230 (15.55%) XML
9 228 (15.42%) ASP.NET
10 189 (12.78%) Web Services
11 182 (12.31%) Ajax
12 179 (12.10%) React
13 177 (11.97%) Node.js
14 155 (10.48%) REST
15 136 (9.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 127 (8.59%) .NET Framework
17 125 (8.45%) Sass
18 107 (7.23%) JSON
18 107 (7.23%) Spring
19 102 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 171 (11.56%) User Experience
2 45 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (2.03%) Mobile App
5 28 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 24 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
7 18 (1.22%) N-Tier
8 8 (0.54%) Management Information System
9 7 (0.47%) Driving Licence
9 7 (0.47%) W3C
10 6 (0.41%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.27%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.27%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.27%) Fintech
12 3 (0.20%) Animation
12 3 (0.20%) iPad
12 3 (0.20%) iPhone
12 3 (0.20%) Minimum Viable Product
13 2 (0.14%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.14%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 224 (15.15%) Linux
2 158 (10.68%) Unix
3 119 (8.05%) Windows
4 32 (2.16%) AIX
4 32 (2.16%) Ubuntu
5 30 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (1.49%) Android
7 21 (1.42%) CentOS
7 21 (1.42%) Debian
8 17 (1.15%) Apple iOS
9 13 (0.88%) Mac OS X
9 13 (0.88%) Solaris
9 13 (0.88%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.068%) MVS
12 1 (0.068%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 639 (43.20%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (23.94%) MVC
3 323 (21.84%) Front End Development
4 282 (19.07%) Web Development
5 216 (14.60%) Scrum
6 195 (13.18%) TDD
7 143 (9.67%) Continuous Integration
8 118 (7.98%) OO
9 102 (6.90%) BDD
10 97 (6.56%) Open Source
11 95 (6.42%) DevOps
11 95 (6.42%) E-Commerce
12 90 (6.09%) Unit Testing
13 87 (5.88%) SDLC
14 81 (5.48%) Configuration Management
15 76 (5.14%) Wireframes
16 74 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
17 73 (4.94%) Software Engineering
18 60 (4.06%) Analytics
19 57 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 399 (26.98%) C#
2 355 (24.00%) Java
3 350 (23.66%) SQL
4 154 (10.41%) Python
5 139 (9.40%) PHP
6 75 (5.07%) Ruby
7 69 (4.67%) PL/SQL
8 53 (3.58%) Perl
9 49 (3.31%) Shell Script
10 43 (2.91%) VB.NET
11 42 (2.84%) T-SQL
11 42 (2.84%) TypeScript
12 41 (2.77%) Scala
13 39 (2.64%) C
14 38 (2.57%) Bash Shell
15 31 (2.10%) ES6
15 31 (2.10%) Groovy
15 31 (2.10%) PowerShell
16 23 (1.56%) VB
17 17 (1.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 111 (7.51%) Security Cleared
2 85 (5.75%) SC Cleared
3 75 (5.07%) Degree
4 18 (1.22%) DV Cleared
5 11 (0.74%) ISTQB
6 9 (0.61%) ISEB
6 9 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.41%) HNC
7 6 (0.41%) MCSE
8 4 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.14%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.14%) HND
10 1 (0.068%) CCNA
10 1 (0.068%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.068%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.068%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.068%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.38%) QA
2 5 (0.34%) WCAG
3 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.068%) COBIT
5 1 (0.068%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.068%) HL7
5 1 (0.068%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.068%) SDET
5 1 (0.068%) WAI
System Software
1 68 (4.60%) Docker
2 6 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.068%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.068%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 37 (2.50%) Ansible
2 21 (1.42%) SELinux
3 20 (1.35%) Puppet
4 14 (0.95%) Kubernetes
4 14 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.81%) Kibana
6 9 (0.61%) Grafana
7 7 (0.47%) TeamSite
8 5 (0.34%) HP Fortify
8 5 (0.34%) WMI
9 4 (0.27%) Marathon
9 4 (0.27%) Mesos
10 3 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.20%) Terraform
11 2 (0.14%) Oozie
12 1 (0.068%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (0.068%) Oracle Identity Management
12 1 (0.068%) Piwik
12 1 (0.068%) SCOM
Vendors
1 232 (15.69%) Oracle
2 136 (9.20%) Microsoft
3 53 (3.58%) Adobe
4 44 (2.97%) Google
5 26 (1.76%) Sitecore
6 19 (1.28%) ServiceNow
7 18 (1.22%) SAP
8 16 (1.08%) IBM
9 14 (0.95%) Twitter
10 13 (0.88%) ATG
11 12 (0.81%) HP
11 12 (0.81%) Red Hat
12 10 (0.68%) Splunk
12 10 (0.68%) Telerik
13 7 (0.47%) ClickTale
13 7 (0.47%) Dell
13 7 (0.47%) VMware
13 7 (0.47%) Xamarin
14 6 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (0.41%) Talend
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum + market rate
Posted: 1 hour ago
East Sussex
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 22 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Searchability
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £240 - £280 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £300 PD
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Mason Frank International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £190 to £210 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Resource Solutions - Prudential
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Andover
Spectrum IT
Posted: 13 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sports Leaders UK
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Milton Keynes
VASSIT
Rate: £0 - £100,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago