Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 25 15 7
Rank change year-on-year -10 -8 +4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 210 1,189 1,914
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 6.09% 8.36% 11.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.80% 23.00% 29.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 817 1,393
Median daily rate £431 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.29% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £313 £306
90th Percentile £575 £571 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 35
Median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +23.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30.00 £30.52 £35.00
90th Percentile £62.47 £60.00 £56.40
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -26.32% +11.76% -

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 1,117 5,170 6,527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.38% 36.35% 40.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 3,193 4,143
Median daily rate £463 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.35% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £600 £587 £575
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 154 196
Median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +3.91% -0.56%
10th Percentile £14.50 £22.20 £21.25
90th Percentile £61.25 £63.95 £53.13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.27
% change year-on-year -22.22% +6.47% +5.66%

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 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 2020. 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 -2 92 £425 -1.16% 165
Hampshire -24 56 £500 +12.99% 88
Berkshire -2 51 £445 -1.11% 71
Surrey -4 27 £335 -25.56% 51
Buckinghamshire -4 23 £450 +9.09% 39
Oxfordshire 0 18 £350 -17.65% 55
West Sussex +4 15 £475 +11.76% 22
Kent +14 8 £450 +5.88% 36
East Sussex +1 5 £325 -17.46% 22
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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.

1 100 (47.62%) HTML
2 92 (43.81%) CSS
3 72 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (30.00%) SQL
5 58 (27.62%) React
6 57 (27.14%) C#
7 50 (23.81%) .NET
8 48 (22.86%) SQL Server
9 46 (21.90%) Java
9 46 (21.90%) AngularJS
10 38 (18.10%) Azure
11 37 (17.62%) Security Cleared
11 37 (17.62%) Node.js
12 34 (16.19%) Git (software)
13 33 (15.71%) RESTful
14 32 (15.24%) SC Cleared
14 32 (15.24%) Web Services
14 32 (15.24%) Linux
14 32 (15.24%) Python
14 32 (15.24%) Front End Development
15 31 (14.76%) HTML5
16 30 (14.29%) DevOps
17 29 (13.81%) Scrum
18 28 (13.33%) XML
19 27 (12.86%) TDD
19 27 (12.86%) JSON
19 27 (12.86%) Microservices
20 26 (12.38%) Oracle
21 25 (11.90%) MVC
21 25 (11.90%) Test Automation

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 10 (4.76%) Confluence
2 9 (4.29%) IIS
2 9 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.81%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.33%) CMS
5 6 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.38%) WordPress
7 4 (1.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.90%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.90%) Drupal
7 4 (1.90%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.43%) Apache
8 3 (1.43%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.95%) Moodle
9 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.48%) JBoss
10 1 (0.48%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 20 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.43%) Sketch
6 2 (0.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.95%) Figma
6 2 (0.95%) InVision
6 2 (0.95%) Zeplin
7 1 (0.48%) GIMP
7 1 (0.48%) InDesign
7 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.48%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 7 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (3.33%) Maximo
2 4 (1.90%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (1.43%) Shopify
4 2 (0.95%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.48%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.48%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 38 (18.10%) Azure
2 24 (11.43%) AWS
3 18 (8.57%) Serverless
4 16 (7.62%) AWS Lambda
5 13 (6.19%) Amazon S3
6 10 (4.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 10 (4.76%) GitHub
7 8 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (3.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 7 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (3.33%) Power Platform
9 6 (2.86%) AWS CloudTrail
9 6 (2.86%) AWS CodePipeline
9 6 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (2.38%) AWS CodeBuild
10 5 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (2.38%) OpenShift
11 4 (1.90%) npm
11 4 (1.90%) Office 365
12 3 (1.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.43%) Kerberos
2 2 (0.95%) HTTP
2 2 (0.95%) Intranet
3 1 (0.48%) DNS
3 1 (0.48%) FTP
3 1 (0.48%) VPN
3 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.62%) Relational Database
3 15 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (6.67%) MySQL
5 10 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (3.81%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.33%) MongoDB
7 7 (3.33%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (2.86%) GIS
9 4 (1.90%) SAP HANA
10 3 (1.43%) DB2
10 3 (1.43%) DB2 UDB
10 3 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.43%) Power BI
11 2 (0.95%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.48%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 34 (16.19%) Git (software)
2 24 (11.43%) JIRA
3 23 (10.95%) Selenium
4 22 (10.48%) Jenkins
5 12 (5.71%) Visual Studio
6 11 (5.24%) webpack
7 9 (4.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (3.81%) Ant
8 8 (3.81%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.86%) Grunt
9 6 (2.86%) gulp
9 6 (2.86%) Mocha
9 6 (2.86%) Spinnaker
9 6 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (1.90%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.90%) Cypress.io
11 4 (1.90%) Eclipse
11 4 (1.90%) Maven
11 4 (1.90%) Subversion
General
1 11 (5.24%) Finance
2 9 (4.29%) Manufacturing
2 9 (4.29%) Public Sector
3 8 (3.81%) Marketing
4 7 (3.33%) Retail
5 5 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.95%) Banking
6 2 (0.95%) Legal
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Automotive
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.48%) French Language
7 1 (0.48%) Games
7 1 (0.48%) Law
7 1 (0.48%) Publishing
7 1 (0.48%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 146 (69.52%) Developer
2 31 (14.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 17 (8.10%) Analyst
4 14 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 13 (6.19%) React Developer
6 12 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 11 (5.24%) Software Developer
8 10 (4.76%) .NET Developer
8 10 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (4.29%) Consultant
9 9 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (3.81%) C# Developer
11 7 (3.33%) Architect
11 7 (3.33%) Junior
11 7 (3.33%) Maximo Developer
12 6 (2.86%) Analyst Developer
12 6 (2.86%) Angular Developer
12 6 (2.86%) Python Developer
13 5 (2.38%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (47.62%) HTML
2 92 (43.81%) CSS
3 58 (27.62%) React
4 50 (23.81%) .NET
5 46 (21.90%) AngularJS
6 37 (17.62%) Node.js
7 33 (15.71%) RESTful
8 32 (15.24%) Web Services
9 31 (14.76%) HTML5
10 28 (13.33%) XML
11 27 (12.86%) JSON
12 24 (11.43%) CSS3
12 24 (11.43%) REST
13 23 (10.95%) ASP.NET
14 18 (8.57%) jQuery
15 16 (7.62%) SOAP
16 15 (7.14%) Sass
16 15 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (6.67%) .NET Framework
18 13 (6.19%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.95%) User Experience
2 14 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.29%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.33%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.38%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.90%) Acoustics
7 3 (1.43%) CMDB
7 3 (1.43%) EPoS
7 3 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.43%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.95%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.95%) Life Science
8 2 (0.95%) mPOS
9 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.48%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.48%) Industry 4.0
9 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.24%) Linux
2 24 (11.43%) Windows
3 16 (7.62%) Unix
4 11 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.76%) Android
6 9 (4.29%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.43%) Debian
8 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.48%) MVS
9 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (15.24%) Front End Development
3 30 (14.29%) DevOps
4 29 (13.81%) Scrum
5 27 (12.86%) Microservices
5 27 (12.86%) TDD
6 25 (11.90%) MVC
6 25 (11.90%) Test Automation
7 24 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (10.00%) BDD
9 20 (9.52%) Open Source
10 19 (9.05%) Web Development
11 18 (8.57%) Unit Testing
12 17 (8.10%) Software Engineering
13 16 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (6.67%) ETL
14 14 (6.67%) Mentoring
15 13 (6.19%) Analytics
15 13 (6.19%) ITIL
15 13 (6.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 63 (30.00%) SQL
2 57 (27.14%) C#
3 46 (21.90%) Java
4 32 (15.24%) Python
5 17 (8.10%) TypeScript
6 16 (7.62%) PL/SQL
7 14 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 13 (6.19%) Ruby
8 13 (6.19%) T-SQL
9 11 (5.24%) ES6
10 10 (4.76%) Perl
10 10 (4.76%) PHP
11 8 (3.81%) Go
11 8 (3.81%) Scala
12 7 (3.33%) Apple Swift
12 7 (3.33%) Objective-C
13 6 (2.86%) Java 8
13 6 (2.86%) Kotlin
14 5 (2.38%) Bash Shell
14 5 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (17.62%) Security Cleared
2 32 (15.24%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.05%) Degree
4 9 (4.29%) ISTQB
4 9 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (3.81%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.90%) ISEB
6 4 (1.90%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (1.43%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.95%) CCNA
8 2 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.95%) JNCIA
8 2 (0.95%) MCAD
8 2 (0.95%) MCITP
8 2 (0.95%) MCPD
8 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.29%) QA
2 4 (1.90%) PMO
3 2 (0.95%) WCAG
4 1 (0.48%) GDPR
4 1 (0.48%) HL7
System Software
1 19 (9.05%) Docker
2 3 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.43%) RACF
Systems Management
1 15 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 9 (4.29%) Terraform
3 5 (2.38%) Packer
3 5 (2.38%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.43%) Ansible
4 3 (1.43%) Kibana
4 3 (1.43%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.95%) Puppet
6 1 (0.48%) Istio
6 1 (0.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (12.38%) Oracle
2 21 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (9.52%) Adobe
4 15 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 11 (5.24%) SAP
6 9 (4.29%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.90%) hybris
8 3 (1.43%) Centrify
8 3 (1.43%) CyberArk
8 3 (1.43%) ESRI
8 3 (1.43%) ForgeRock
8 3 (1.43%) NetIQ
8 3 (1.43%) Okta
8 3 (1.43%) OutSystems
8 3 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.95%) Cisco
9 2 (0.95%) Dell
9 2 (0.95%) EMC
9 2 (0.95%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (0.95%) Juniper