Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 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
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 26 16 10
Rank change year-on-year -10 -6 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 262 897 1,754
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 6.12% 7.72% 10.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 22.03% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 654 1,258
Median daily rate £425 £446 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £313 £313
90th Percentile £563 £575 £563
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.59% -33.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25.50 £16.42 £26.65
90th Percentile £58.71 £52.75 £54.43
England median hourly rate £41.00 £48.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -15.46% +7.78% +2.27%

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 1,310 4,071 6,539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.61% 35.03% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 2,578 4,257
Median daily rate £434 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £284 £313 £313
90th Percentile £576 £588 £575
England median daily rate £484 £485 £480
% change year-on-year -0.21% +1.04% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 130 144
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £18.25 £26.65
90th Percentile £59.13 £74.13 £51.25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing JavaScript as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in the South East.

Daily rate trend for JavaScript in the South East

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JavaScript in the South East over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for JavaScript in the South East

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for JavaScript in the South East

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing JavaScript in the South East over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

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 18 January 2021. 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 -3 121 £420 -6.67% 185
Berkshire +1 77 £430 -4.44% 93
Hampshire -10 67 £470 +4.44% 91
Surrey -2 35 £425 - 77
Oxfordshire 0 22 £375 -16.67% 62
Buckinghamshire -10 22 £300 -29.41% 30
West Sussex -12 17 £425 -8.11% 32
East Sussex +2 8 £456 +15.87% 28
Kent +12 6 £375 - 34
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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.

1 128 (48.85%) CSS
2 118 (45.04%) HTML
3 96 (36.64%) React
4 82 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (25.57%) .NET
6 66 (25.19%) SQL
7 60 (22.90%) C#
8 56 (21.37%) Node.js
9 51 (19.47%) AngularJS
10 47 (17.94%) Java
11 46 (17.56%) HTML5
12 44 (16.79%) Azure
13 42 (16.03%) Front End Development
14 40 (15.27%) JSON
15 39 (14.89%) SQL Server
15 39 (14.89%) CSS3
16 38 (14.50%) Security Cleared
17 37 (14.12%) Scrum
18 35 (13.36%) SC Cleared
18 35 (13.36%) RESTful
19 34 (12.98%) REST
20 33 (12.60%) DevOps
21 31 (11.83%) Test Automation
21 31 (11.83%) TDD
22 30 (11.45%) Linux
22 30 (11.45%) Python
22 30 (11.45%) Git (software)
22 30 (11.45%) Docker
22 30 (11.45%) Microservices
22 30 (11.45%) TypeScript

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 16 (6.11%) CMS
2 12 (4.58%) SharePoint
3 11 (4.20%) Confluence
4 10 (3.82%) WebSphere
5 9 (3.44%) Jadu
6 8 (3.05%) IIS
7 6 (2.29%) WordPress
8 4 (1.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.53%) Drupal
8 4 (1.53%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.15%) Headless CMS
10 2 (0.76%) Apache
10 2 (0.76%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.76%) Moodle
10 2 (0.76%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.38%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.38%) nginx
11 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (7.25%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.05%) Chatbot
3 7 (2.67%) Figma
4 6 (2.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.76%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.76%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.38%) GIMP
6 1 (0.38%) InDesign
6 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.38%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 10 (3.82%) Maximo
2 4 (1.53%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (1.15%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.76%) Shopify
5 1 (0.38%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 44 (16.79%) Azure
2 26 (9.92%) AWS
3 14 (5.34%) Serverless
4 12 (4.58%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (3.44%) SaaS
6 7 (2.67%) Amazon S3
6 7 (2.67%) Office 365
7 6 (2.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.91%) Apigee
8 5 (1.91%) Firebase
8 5 (1.91%) GitHub
8 5 (1.91%) OpenShift
8 5 (1.91%) Yarn
9 4 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (1.53%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (1.53%) GCP
9 4 (1.53%) Power Platform
9 4 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (1.15%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.15%) Intranet
1 3 (1.15%) LAN
1 3 (1.15%) SSL
2 2 (0.76%) FTP
3 1 (0.38%) HTTP
3 1 (0.38%) Internet
3 1 (0.38%) Network Security
3 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (4.58%) Oracle Database
4 10 (3.82%) Relational Database
5 9 (3.44%) MySQL
6 8 (3.05%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.67%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (1.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.15%) SAP HANA
10 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.76%) Big Data
11 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.38%) BigQuery
12 1 (0.38%) HBase
12 1 (0.38%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (11.45%) Git (software)
2 28 (10.69%) JIRA
3 25 (9.54%) Selenium
4 20 (7.63%) Cucumber
5 13 (4.96%) Visual Studio
6 12 (4.58%) Jenkins
7 11 (4.20%) webpack
8 8 (3.05%) Gatling
8 8 (3.05%) GitLab
9 7 (2.67%) gulp
9 7 (2.67%) Jasmine
9 7 (2.67%) Maven
9 7 (2.67%) SonarQube
9 7 (2.67%) Subversion
10 6 (2.29%) Babel
10 6 (2.29%) JMeter
10 6 (2.29%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.91%) Cypress.io
11 5 (1.91%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (6.87%) Finance
2 15 (5.73%) Public Sector
3 10 (3.82%) Law
3 10 (3.82%) Marketing
4 8 (3.05%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.67%) Local Government
6 4 (1.53%) Electronics
6 4 (1.53%) Retail
7 3 (1.15%) Automotive
7 3 (1.15%) Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 197 (75.19%) Developer
2 41 (15.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 35 (13.36%) React Developer
4 26 (9.92%) .NET Developer
5 25 (9.54%) Full Stack Developer
6 23 (8.78%) JavaScript Developer
7 18 (6.87%) Node.js Developer
8 16 (6.11%) Senior Developer
9 11 (4.20%) Analyst
9 11 (4.20%) AWS Developer
9 11 (4.20%) Java Developer
10 10 (3.82%) Maximo Developer
11 9 (3.44%) Angular Developer
11 9 (3.44%) Applications Developer
11 9 (3.44%) Python Developer
11 9 (3.44%) ServiceNow Developer
11 9 (3.44%) Software Engineer
11 9 (3.44%) Systems Developer
12 8 (3.05%) Azure Developer
12 8 (3.05%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (48.85%) CSS
2 118 (45.04%) HTML
3 96 (36.64%) React
4 67 (25.57%) .NET
5 56 (21.37%) Node.js
6 51 (19.47%) AngularJS
7 46 (17.56%) HTML5
8 40 (15.27%) JSON
9 39 (14.89%) CSS3
10 35 (13.36%) RESTful
11 34 (12.98%) REST
12 29 (11.07%) XML
13 25 (9.54%) ASP.NET
14 24 (9.16%) Web Services
15 23 (8.78%) jQuery
15 23 (8.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (8.40%) Spring
17 19 (7.25%) .NET Core
18 17 (6.49%) Sass
19 15 (5.73%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.40%) User Experience
2 8 (3.05%) Social Media
3 7 (2.67%) NHS
4 6 (2.29%) Acoustics
4 6 (2.29%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.29%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.76%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.76%) Cloud Native
6 2 (0.76%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.76%) Life Science
6 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.76%) Replication
6 2 (0.76%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.38%) Blog
7 1 (0.38%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.38%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.38%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.45%) Linux
2 17 (6.49%) Windows
3 14 (5.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (3.44%) Android
5 7 (2.67%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.29%) Unix
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.38%) MVS
8 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (16.03%) Front End Development
3 37 (14.12%) Scrum
4 33 (12.60%) DevOps
5 31 (11.83%) TDD
5 31 (11.83%) Test Automation
6 30 (11.45%) Microservices
7 23 (8.78%) MVC
8 22 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (7.63%) BDD
9 20 (7.63%) Web Development
10 19 (7.25%) Open Source
11 17 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (6.49%) OO
11 17 (6.49%) Unit Testing
12 15 (5.73%) Software Engineering
13 14 (5.34%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (4.96%) SDLC
15 12 (4.58%) Migration
16 11 (4.20%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (25.19%) SQL
2 60 (22.90%) C#
3 47 (17.94%) Java
4 30 (11.45%) Python
4 30 (11.45%) TypeScript
5 26 (9.92%) PHP
6 21 (8.02%) PL/SQL
7 18 (6.87%) ES6
8 16 (6.11%) PowerShell
9 13 (4.96%) Ruby
10 10 (3.82%) C++
10 10 (3.82%) Go
11 7 (2.67%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.29%) Perl
13 5 (1.91%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.53%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.53%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.53%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.53%) VB
15 3 (1.15%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 38 (14.50%) Security Cleared
2 35 (13.36%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.96%) Degree
4 6 (2.29%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (2.29%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (1.53%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.53%) ISEB
6 3 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.76%) CCNA
7 2 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.76%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.76%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.73%) QA
2 11 (4.20%) GDPR
3 1 (0.38%) HL7
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (11.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (8.40%) Kubernetes
2 7 (2.67%) Ansible
2 7 (2.67%) Terraform
3 3 (1.15%) Grafana
3 3 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.76%) Puppet
4 2 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.38%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 29 (11.07%) Oracle
2 25 (9.54%) Adobe
3 20 (7.63%) Microsoft
4 18 (6.87%) Red Hat
5 12 (4.58%) SAP
6 9 (3.44%) ServiceNow
7 8 (3.05%) Google
8 4 (1.53%) hybris
8 4 (1.53%) VMware
9 3 (1.15%) Cisco
9 3 (1.15%) MEDITECH
9 3 (1.15%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.15%) WooCommerce
9 3 (1.15%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.76%) Dell
10 2 (0.76%) EMC
10 2 (0.76%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (0.76%) HP
10 2 (0.76%) Juniper
10 2 (0.76%) Talend