Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 +4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 1,310 1,976 1,577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.87% 11.75% 9.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.21% 29.89% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 1,415 994
South East median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £325 £311 £300
90th Percentile £556 £539 £507
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 33
South East median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31.75 £36.75 £28.60
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.25 £56.50
England median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% +2.41% +9.21%

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 5,411 6,611 5,577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.65% 39.32% 34.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,353 4,112 3,365
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £312 £288
90th Percentile £588 £565 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 198 168
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £23.70 £18.93 £16.46
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £53.83
England median hourly rate £44.96 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.04% +5.00% +6.67%

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 -12 468 £425 +3.66% 338
Hampshire +9 405 £450 +12.50% 158
Surrey -4 248 £450 -4.76% 135
Berkshire -12 236 £450 +12.50% 146
Oxfordshire -1 125 £415 -2.35% 118
Buckinghamshire -12 107 £413 +1.23% 75
West Sussex -6 76 £425 +21.43% 57
East Sussex -7 76 £400 +3.23% 35
Kent -17 26 £438 +9.38% 98
Middlesex -10 4 £359 -4.33%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 724 (55.27%) HTML
2 680 (51.91%) CSS
3 615 (46.95%) Agile Software Development
4 469 (35.80%) .NET
5 454 (34.66%) C#
6 452 (34.50%) AngularJS
7 343 (26.18%) Git (software)
8 298 (22.75%) TDD
9 297 (22.67%) Java
10 296 (22.60%) React
11 273 (20.84%) Node.js
12 267 (20.38%) MVC
13 259 (19.77%) SQL
14 258 (19.69%) ASP.NET
15 247 (18.85%) SQL Server
16 246 (18.78%) Front End Development
17 233 (17.79%) jQuery
18 232 (17.71%) HTML5
19 198 (15.11%) Microsoft Azure
20 187 (14.27%) Scrum
21 176 (13.44%) BDD
22 170 (12.98%) DevOps
23 168 (12.82%) REST
24 167 (12.75%) TypeScript
25 165 (12.60%) Test Automation
26 161 (12.29%) Web Services
27 156 (11.91%) Web Development
28 152 (11.60%) CSS3
29 150 (11.45%) XML
30 144 (10.99%) Microsoft

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 60 (4.58%) CMS
2 46 (3.51%) Apache
3 39 (2.98%) Confluence
4 29 (2.21%) Tomcat
5 28 (2.14%) SharePoint
6 23 (1.76%) WebSphere
7 21 (1.60%) WordPress
8 19 (1.45%) IIS
9 18 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (1.22%) Drupal
11 15 (1.15%) JBoss
12 14 (1.07%) EPiServer
13 12 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (0.76%) iPlanet
14 10 (0.76%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.61%) ColdFusion
16 7 (0.53%) Liferay
16 7 (0.53%) nginx
16 7 (0.53%) Umbraco
16 7 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (1.22%) Photoshop
2 13 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (0.46%) InVision
6 5 (0.38%) Adobe XD
6 5 (0.38%) Sketch
7 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.23%) SPSS
8 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.15%) InDesign
8 2 (0.15%) UXPin
9 1 (0.076%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 31 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.84%) CSG Singleview
3 4 (0.31%) Maximo
3 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.23%) Magento
4 3 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.076%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.076%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.076%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 198 (15.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 114 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (2.90%) GitHub
4 34 (2.60%) Serverless
5 29 (2.21%) PaaS
6 23 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
6 23 (1.76%) npm
7 20 (1.53%) SaaS
8 17 (1.30%) Google Analytics
8 17 (1.30%) Yarn
9 16 (1.22%) Azure Functions
10 15 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (1.15%) IaaS
10 15 (1.15%) Power Platform
11 13 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
11 13 (0.99%) Office 365
12 11 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
12 11 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
13 10 (0.76%) OpenShift
14 8 (0.61%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.28%) HTTP
2 12 (0.92%) Network Security
3 11 (0.84%) SSL
4 10 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.61%) HTTPS
5 8 (0.61%) SMTP
6 7 (0.53%) DNS
6 7 (0.53%) FTP
6 7 (0.53%) H.323
6 7 (0.53%) Internet
6 7 (0.53%) Skype
7 6 (0.46%) SNMP
8 5 (0.38%) MQTT
9 3 (0.23%) Broadband
9 3 (0.23%) Firewall
9 3 (0.23%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.23%) SSH
10 2 (0.15%) DVB
10 2 (0.15%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (18.85%) SQL Server
2 78 (5.95%) NoSQL
3 61 (4.66%) Relational Database
4 60 (4.58%) MongoDB
5 44 (3.36%) MySQL
6 39 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (1.53%) RDBMS
8 18 (1.37%) Cosmos DB
9 15 (1.15%) DB2
9 15 (1.15%) Oracle Database
10 14 (1.07%) Power BI
10 14 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
12 12 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (0.84%) Redis
13 11 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (0.69%) Big Data
15 7 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 343 (26.18%) Git (software)
2 117 (8.93%) JIRA
3 101 (7.71%) Jenkins
4 97 (7.40%) Selenium
5 79 (6.03%) Visual Studio
6 77 (5.88%) webpack
7 67 (5.11%) Bitbucket
8 57 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 54 (4.12%) Cucumber
10 49 (3.74%) gulp
11 46 (3.51%) Visual Studio Team System
12 43 (3.28%) Grunt
13 38 (2.90%) Protractor
14 37 (2.82%) Maven
15 35 (2.67%) Subversion
16 34 (2.60%) JUnit
17 32 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
18 28 (2.14%) Jasmine
19 24 (1.83%) TeamCity
20 23 (1.76%) Mocha
General
1 138 (10.53%) Finance
2 31 (2.37%) Telecoms
3 26 (1.98%) Retail
4 25 (1.91%) Banking
5 15 (1.15%) Law
5 15 (1.15%) Marketing
6 10 (0.76%) Electronics
7 9 (0.69%) Aerospace
7 9 (0.69%) Billing
7 9 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.53%) Automotive
9 6 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.38%) Advertising
10 5 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.38%) Games
10 5 (0.38%) German Language
10 5 (0.38%) Military
10 5 (0.38%) Publishing
11 4 (0.31%) French Language
11 4 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1,001 (76.41%) Developer
2 194 (14.81%) .NET Developer
3 179 (13.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 169 (12.90%) Full Stack Developer
5 164 (12.52%) JavaScript Developer
6 117 (8.93%) Angular Developer
7 112 (8.55%) C# Developer
8 95 (7.25%) Java Developer
9 94 (7.18%) React Developer
10 79 (6.03%) C# .NET Developer
11 76 (5.80%) Senior Developer
12 67 (5.11%) Software Developer
13 54 (4.12%) Software Engineer
14 52 (3.97%) Web Developer
15 43 (3.28%) Analyst
16 38 (2.90%) Consultant
16 38 (2.90%) Node.js Developer
17 34 (2.60%) HTML Developer
18 30 (2.29%) Applications Developer
19 25 (1.91%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 724 (55.27%) HTML
2 680 (51.91%) CSS
3 469 (35.80%) .NET
4 452 (34.50%) AngularJS
5 296 (22.60%) React
6 273 (20.84%) Node.js
7 258 (19.69%) ASP.NET
8 233 (17.79%) jQuery
9 232 (17.71%) HTML5
10 168 (12.82%) REST
11 161 (12.29%) Web Services
12 152 (11.60%) CSS3
13 150 (11.45%) XML
14 144 (10.99%) Sass
15 142 (10.84%) .NET Framework
16 132 (10.08%) Spring
17 128 (9.77%) ASP.NET MVC
18 117 (8.93%) ASP.NET Web API
19 100 (7.63%) .NET Core
20 99 (7.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 114 (8.70%) User Experience
2 55 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
4 50 (3.82%) Mobile App
5 35 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (0.99%) Management Information System
8 10 (0.76%) Private Cloud
8 10 (0.76%) Replication
9 9 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
10 8 (0.61%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.53%) Cyber Defence
11 7 (0.53%) Public Cloud
11 7 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.46%) Cloud Native
12 6 (0.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (0.46%) Graphic Design
12 6 (0.46%) Mainframe
13 4 (0.31%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 136 (10.38%) Linux
2 117 (8.93%) Windows
3 44 (3.36%) Unix
4 41 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 35 (2.67%) Android
6 13 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.76%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.46%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.23%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.15%) VMS
12 1 (0.076%) AIX
12 1 (0.076%) CentOS
12 1 (0.076%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.076%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.076%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (46.95%) Agile Software Development
2 298 (22.75%) TDD
3 267 (20.38%) MVC
4 246 (18.78%) Front End Development
5 187 (14.27%) Scrum
6 176 (13.44%) BDD
7 170 (12.98%) DevOps
8 165 (12.60%) Test Automation
9 156 (11.91%) Web Development
10 138 (10.53%) Software Engineering
11 131 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
12 130 (9.92%) Microservices
13 104 (7.94%) OO
14 83 (6.34%) OOP
15 76 (5.80%) Unit Testing
16 71 (5.42%) Kanban
17 66 (5.04%) SOLID
18 61 (4.66%) Problem-Solving
19 60 (4.58%) Responsive Web Design
20 59 (4.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 454 (34.66%) C#
2 297 (22.67%) Java
3 259 (19.77%) SQL
4 167 (12.75%) TypeScript
5 127 (9.69%) Python
6 105 (8.02%) PHP
7 83 (6.34%) ES6
8 62 (4.73%) Java 8
9 39 (2.98%) PowerShell
10 38 (2.90%) PL/SQL
11 37 (2.82%) Perl
12 34 (2.60%) T-SQL
13 32 (2.44%) C
14 31 (2.37%) C++
15 29 (2.21%) Ruby
16 25 (1.91%) Objective-C
17 24 (1.83%) Apple Swift
18 21 (1.60%) Bash Shell
18 21 (1.60%) Go
19 19 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 72 (5.50%) Degree
1 72 (5.50%) Security Cleared
2 49 (3.74%) SC Cleared
3 40 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (1.07%) ISTQB
5 11 (0.84%) DV Cleared
5 11 (0.84%) ISEB
6 9 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (0.53%) OSCP
8 6 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.38%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (0.38%) GCFA
9 5 (0.38%) GCIA
9 5 (0.38%) GCIH
9 5 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (0.38%) SSCP
10 4 (0.31%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.66%) QA
2 6 (0.46%) PCI DSS
2 6 (0.46%) WCAG
3 5 (0.38%) NIST
4 3 (0.23%) GDPR
5 2 (0.15%) PMO
6 1 (0.076%) HL7
6 1 (0.076%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 113 (8.63%) Docker
2 31 (2.37%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.46%) RACF
4 5 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.31%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.15%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.15%) vSphere
7 1 (0.076%) KVM
7 1 (0.076%) vCloud
7 1 (0.076%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 47 (3.59%) Kubernetes
2 36 (2.75%) Ansible
3 22 (1.68%) Puppet
4 16 (1.22%) Terraform
5 15 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.84%) Kibana
7 6 (0.46%) Grafana
8 5 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (0.38%) logstash
9 4 (0.31%) Graphite
9 4 (0.31%) HP ALM
9 4 (0.31%) Nagios
9 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (0.31%) StatsD
10 3 (0.23%) Marathon
10 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.23%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.23%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 144 (10.99%) Microsoft
2 97 (7.40%) Oracle
3 50 (3.82%) Atlassian
4 42 (3.21%) Google
5 35 (2.67%) Adobe
6 28 (2.14%) Telerik
7 24 (1.83%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 24 (1.83%) IBM
8 21 (1.60%) SAP
8 21 (1.60%) Xamarin
9 19 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (1.30%) Red Hat
11 16 (1.22%) ServiceNow
12 10 (0.76%) Sitecore
12 10 (0.76%) Sun
13 7 (0.53%) Micro Focus
13 7 (0.53%) MuleSoft
13 7 (0.53%) Zend
14 6 (0.46%) Thunderhead
15 5 (0.38%) OpenText