Period
to 20 April 2018

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 6 months to 20 April 2018 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
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 11 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 +4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 1,755 1,501 1,624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.45% 9.58% 8.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.01% 28.45% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,244 865 1,207
South East median daily rate £425 £380 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04% +1.43%
10th Percentile £310 £290 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 31
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.94 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.04% +27.60% +51.58%
10th Percentile £38.25 £39.63 £9.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £72.09 £63.92
England median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year -1.25% +18.52% +12.50%

JavaScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,265 5,275 6,189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.32% 33.68% 34.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,809 3,134 4,006
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +7.04%
10th Percentile £300 £282 £263
90th Percentile £566 £538 £525
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 186 242
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £18.57 £16.75 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £57.74 £50.93
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.81% +10.71%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing JavaScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 20 April 2018.

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 6 months to 20 April 2018.

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 6 months to 20 April 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 +6 835 £400 - 373
Surrey +4 431 £475 +18.75% 148
Berkshire +6 374 £380 -5.00% 174
Oxfordshire +2 251 £450 +20.00% 113
Buckinghamshire 0 210 £400 +6.67% 86
Hampshire -24 185 £400 +6.67% 163
East Sussex -1 96 £388 +10.71% 83
West Sussex -9 86 £400 - 81
Middlesex +4 67 £445 +27.14% 1
Kent +5 57 £400 +14.29% 78
Sussex -1 1 - -
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 1,082 (61.65%) HTML
2 1,013 (57.72%) CSS
3 772 (43.99%) Agile Software Development
4 727 (41.42%) AngularJS
5 456 (25.98%) jQuery
6 435 (24.79%) HTML5
7 425 (24.22%) React
8 419 (23.87%) Node.js
9 407 (23.19%) Front End Development
10 404 (23.02%) C#
11 396 (22.56%) Java
12 394 (22.45%) .NET
13 386 (21.99%) TDD
14 367 (20.91%) Git (software)
15 359 (20.46%) Web Development
16 350 (19.94%) SQL
17 310 (17.66%) CSS3
18 307 (17.49%) MVC
19 284 (16.18%) REST
20 272 (15.50%) Web Services
21 270 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
22 265 (15.10%) Test Automation
23 260 (14.81%) Scrum
24 249 (14.19%) SQL Server
25 232 (13.22%) Linux
26 223 (12.71%) Jenkins
27 219 (12.48%) ASP.NET
28 212 (12.08%) Sass
29 205 (11.68%) RESTful
29 205 (11.68%) Oracle

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 57 (3.25%) Apache
2 53 (3.02%) CMS
3 49 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
4 45 (2.56%) WebLogic
5 41 (2.34%) Confluence
6 39 (2.22%) Drupal
7 30 (1.71%) SharePoint
8 29 (1.65%) WordPress
9 27 (1.54%) Tomcat
10 25 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 24 (1.37%) IIS
11 24 (1.37%) JBoss
12 21 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 20 (1.14%) Apache Spark
14 19 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
15 14 (0.80%) nginx
16 13 (0.74%) Apache Solr
16 13 (0.74%) NServiceBus
17 12 (0.68%) WebSphere
18 8 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 30 (1.71%) Photoshop
2 13 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 11 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.51%) InVision
4 9 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (0.51%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (0.34%) UXPin
7 3 (0.17%) GIMP
8 2 (0.11%) Pipeline Pilot
9 1 (0.057%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 31 (1.77%) Magento
2 25 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (1.20%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (0.63%) Adobe Campaign
5 5 (0.28%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.17%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.17%) SessionCam
6 3 (0.17%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
8 1 (0.057%) Exstream
8 1 (0.057%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.057%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.057%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.057%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 172 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 148 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 80 (4.56%) Serverless
4 69 (3.93%) GitHub
5 56 (3.19%) npm
6 33 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 28 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
7 28 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (1.14%) Adobe Analytics
8 20 (1.14%) Google Analytics
9 17 (0.97%) SaaS
10 15 (0.85%) PaaS
11 13 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (0.74%) Yarn
12 12 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
13 9 (0.51%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 8 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (0.46%) Office 365
15 7 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
15 7 (0.40%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.82%) HTTP
2 33 (1.88%) Internet
3 31 (1.77%) SSL
3 31 (1.77%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.51%) SMS
5 8 (0.46%) SMTP
6 7 (0.40%) SSH
7 6 (0.34%) DNS
7 6 (0.34%) FTP
8 5 (0.28%) AMQP
9 3 (0.17%) Network Security
10 2 (0.11%) Firewall
10 2 (0.11%) Skype
10 2 (0.11%) SNMP
10 2 (0.11%) Tactical Data Link
10 2 (0.11%) Telnet
11 1 (0.057%) IGMP
11 1 (0.057%) Intranet
11 1 (0.057%) RTP
11 1 (0.057%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (14.19%) SQL Server
2 138 (7.86%) MySQL
3 128 (7.29%) Relational Database
4 78 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 73 (4.16%) MongoDB
6 65 (3.70%) Redis
7 54 (3.08%) Big Data
8 32 (1.82%) RDBMS
9 28 (1.60%) Oracle Database
10 27 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 21 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (1.14%) Hadoop
13 19 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
14 18 (1.03%) SQLPlus
15 12 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
16 10 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
16 10 (0.57%) GIS
17 9 (0.51%) Power BI
17 9 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 367 (20.91%) Git (software)
2 223 (12.71%) Jenkins
3 114 (6.50%) Selenium
4 112 (6.38%) webpack
5 108 (6.15%) gulp
5 108 (6.15%) JIRA
6 88 (5.01%) JUnit
7 87 (4.96%) Visual Studio
8 82 (4.67%) Maven
9 71 (4.05%) Mocha
10 69 (3.93%) Subversion
10 69 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
11 62 (3.53%) Grunt
12 61 (3.48%) Jasmine
13 55 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
14 54 (3.08%) Cucumber
15 52 (2.96%) Protractor
16 50 (2.85%) Eclipse
17 42 (2.39%) Ant
18 41 (2.34%) Babel
General
1 152 (8.66%) Finance
2 58 (3.30%) Retail
3 50 (2.85%) Marketing
4 47 (2.68%) Banking
5 21 (1.20%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.03%) Advertising
7 15 (0.85%) Games
8 13 (0.74%) Publishing
9 9 (0.51%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.23%) Electronics
10 4 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.23%) Law
11 3 (0.17%) Automotive
12 2 (0.11%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.11%) Back Office
12 2 (0.11%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.11%) French Language
12 2 (0.11%) Legal
12 2 (0.11%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.057%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1,443 (82.22%) Developer
2 340 (19.37%) JavaScript Developer
3 327 (18.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 191 (10.88%) .NET Developer
5 179 (10.20%) Java Developer
6 160 (9.12%) Full Stack Developer
7 151 (8.60%) Angular Developer
8 145 (8.26%) React Developer
9 136 (7.75%) C# Developer
10 133 (7.58%) Web Developer
11 104 (5.93%) Senior Developer
12 94 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
13 93 (5.30%) Node.js Developer
14 80 (4.56%) HTML Developer
15 74 (4.22%) UI Developer
16 69 (3.93%) PHP Developer
17 67 (3.82%) Software Engineer
18 65 (3.70%) Architect
19 64 (3.65%) Python Developer
20 60 (3.42%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,082 (61.65%) HTML
2 1,013 (57.72%) CSS
3 727 (41.42%) AngularJS
4 456 (25.98%) jQuery
5 435 (24.79%) HTML5
6 425 (24.22%) React
7 419 (23.87%) Node.js
8 394 (22.45%) .NET
9 310 (17.66%) CSS3
10 284 (16.18%) REST
11 272 (15.50%) Web Services
12 219 (12.48%) ASP.NET
13 212 (12.08%) Sass
14 205 (11.68%) RESTful
15 186 (10.60%) XML
16 166 (9.46%) Spring
17 164 (9.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 140 (7.98%) JSON
19 124 (7.07%) Ajax
20 119 (6.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 164 (9.34%) User Experience
2 98 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
3 97 (5.53%) Mobile App
4 68 (3.87%) Computer Science
5 43 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
7 21 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.08%) N-Tier
9 18 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
10 16 (0.91%) Data Structures
10 16 (0.91%) iPad
11 14 (0.80%) Fintech
12 13 (0.74%) Life Science
12 13 (0.74%) Public Cloud
13 11 (0.63%) Virtual Team
13 11 (0.63%) W3C
14 10 (0.57%) Wiki
15 5 (0.28%) Blog
15 5 (0.28%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.28%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 232 (13.22%) Linux
2 103 (5.87%) Windows
3 70 (3.99%) Unix
4 60 (3.42%) Android
5 56 (3.19%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.54%) Ubuntu
7 11 (0.63%) AIX
7 11 (0.63%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.40%) Debian
9 7 (0.40%) Windows Server
10 5 (0.28%) SUSE
10 5 (0.28%) VMS
10 5 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.17%) CentOS
12 3 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 772 (43.99%) Agile Software Development
2 407 (23.19%) Front End Development
3 386 (21.99%) TDD
4 359 (20.46%) Web Development
5 307 (17.49%) MVC
6 270 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 265 (15.10%) Test Automation
8 260 (14.81%) Scrum
9 203 (11.57%) Unit Testing
10 181 (10.31%) BDD
11 159 (9.06%) DevOps
12 158 (9.00%) OO
13 146 (8.32%) Microservices
13 146 (8.32%) Software Engineering
14 122 (6.95%) E-Commerce
15 106 (6.04%) SDLC
16 104 (5.93%) Configuration Management
17 95 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
18 84 (4.79%) Open Source
19 83 (4.73%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 404 (23.02%) C#
2 396 (22.56%) Java
3 350 (19.94%) SQL
4 172 (9.80%) Python
5 170 (9.69%) PHP
6 139 (7.92%) TypeScript
7 123 (7.01%) ES6
8 61 (3.48%) C++
9 52 (2.96%) Scala
10 48 (2.74%) PL/SQL
11 46 (2.62%) Ruby
12 44 (2.51%) Java 8
13 43 (2.45%) C
14 35 (1.99%) T-SQL
15 31 (1.77%) Go
16 30 (1.71%) Bash Shell
16 30 (1.71%) VB.NET
17 28 (1.60%) PowerShell
18 24 (1.37%) Perl
19 22 (1.25%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 90 (5.13%) Degree
2 61 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 47 (2.68%) SC Cleared
4 46 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (0.68%) ISTQB
6 11 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.40%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.34%) MCSE
8 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.23%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.23%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.17%) HNC
10 3 (0.17%) ISEB
11 2 (0.11%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.057%) APMP
12 1 (0.057%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.82%) QA
2 11 (0.63%) GCP
3 9 (0.51%) GDPR
4 7 (0.40%) WCAG
5 6 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.17%) WAI
7 2 (0.11%) SLA
8 1 (0.057%) PSD2
System Software
1 147 (8.38%) Docker
2 11 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (0.28%) Apache Flume
4 4 (0.23%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.11%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.11%) Firmware
6 1 (0.057%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.057%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 82 (4.67%) Puppet
2 73 (4.16%) Ansible
3 57 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (1.99%) Terraform
5 22 (1.25%) Kibana
6 20 (1.14%) Grafana
7 17 (0.97%) Kubernetes
8 9 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (0.34%) HP ALM
10 5 (0.28%) Galera Cluster
10 5 (0.28%) OpenNebula
10 5 (0.28%) SCCM
10 5 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.28%) WSUS
11 4 (0.23%) Netcool
12 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.17%) SELinux
13 2 (0.11%) Netcool/OMNIbus
13 2 (0.11%) vCenter Server
13 2 (0.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 205 (11.68%) Oracle
2 160 (9.12%) Microsoft
3 68 (3.87%) Adobe
4 55 (3.13%) Google
5 36 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
6 26 (1.48%) Twitter
7 22 (1.25%) Capita
8 18 (1.03%) HP
9 15 (0.85%) webMethods
10 14 (0.80%) IBM
11 12 (0.68%) Red Hat
12 11 (0.63%) ServiceNow
12 11 (0.63%) Xamarin
13 8 (0.46%) SAP
14 7 (0.40%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.40%) hybris
15 6 (0.34%) ClickTale
15 6 (0.34%) Sitecore
16 5 (0.28%) Serena
16 5 (0.28%) Zend