Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 11 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 1,941 1,512 1,548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.85% 9.35% 8.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.51% 26.75% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,375 989 1,052
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.81%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £275
90th Percentile £539 £512 £513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 33 36
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -2.17% +26.03%
10th Percentile £35.00 £28.60 £20.00
90th Percentile £56.86 £52.50 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.88
% change year-on-year - +9.32% +11.07%

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 6,578 5,652 6,157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.15% 34.95% 35.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,154 3,479 3,836
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 163 224
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21.25 £16.57 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.25 £57.90 £55.50
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +2 769 £414 +3.44% 386
Surrey +6 475 £466 +9.71% 130
Hampshire +1 366 £400 +6.67% 157
Berkshire +6 343 £400 - 135
Oxfordshire +2 224 £425 +1.49% 156
Buckinghamshire +1 202 £425 +1.49% 95
West Sussex +4 117 £400 -5.88% 33
East Sussex 0 114 £388 +18.32% 66
Kent +20 55 £388 +10.71% 71
Middlesex +4 34 £350 -17.65% 4
Sussex +6 1 £550 +51.72% 1
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 1,163 (59.92%) HTML
2 1,060 (54.61%) CSS
3 853 (43.95%) Agile Software Development
4 671 (34.57%) AngularJS
5 534 (27.51%) .NET
6 530 (27.31%) C#
7 528 (27.20%) jQuery
8 483 (24.88%) Git (software)
9 449 (23.13%) Java
10 425 (21.90%) HTML5
11 406 (20.92%) SQL
12 405 (20.87%) React
13 390 (20.09%) Node.js
14 387 (19.94%) MVC
15 377 (19.42%) Front End Development
16 375 (19.32%) TDD
17 331 (17.05%) Web Development
18 315 (16.23%) Test Automation
19 308 (15.87%) CSS3
20 300 (15.46%) SQL Server
20 300 (15.46%) ASP.NET
21 292 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
22 284 (14.63%) Scrum
23 271 (13.96%) REST
24 268 (13.81%) Web Services
25 236 (12.16%) Jenkins
26 232 (11.95%) Microservices
27 226 (11.64%) Linux
28 223 (11.49%) RESTful
29 218 (11.23%) User Experience

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
1 118 (6.08%) CMS
2 64 (3.30%) IIS
3 56 (2.89%) Confluence
4 46 (2.37%) Elasticsearch
5 45 (2.32%) Apache
6 44 (2.27%) WordPress
7 42 (2.16%) Tomcat
8 35 (1.80%) Drupal
8 35 (1.80%) SharePoint
9 27 (1.39%) WebLogic
10 26 (1.34%) EPiServer
11 25 (1.29%) JBoss
12 22 (1.13%) Apache Solr
12 22 (1.13%) Umbraco
12 22 (1.13%) WebSphere
13 21 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 21 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
14 17 (0.88%) nginx
14 17 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
15 16 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 26 (1.34%) Photoshop
2 10 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (0.46%) InVision
4 7 (0.36%) Chatbot
4 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.052%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.052%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.052%) GIMP
8 1 (0.052%) InDesign
8 1 (0.052%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.052%) SPSS
8 1 (0.052%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 35 (1.80%) Magento
2 33 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.36%) Maximo
4 6 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.15%) SessionCam
6 3 (0.15%) Shopify
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.10%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.10%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.052%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.052%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.052%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.052%) SDL Web 8
8 1 (0.052%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 192 (9.89%) Amazon AWS
1 192 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 84 (4.33%) Serverless
3 55 (2.83%) AWS Lambda
3 55 (2.83%) GitHub
4 31 (1.60%) Google Analytics
5 29 (1.49%) Amazon SQS
5 29 (1.49%) SaaS
6 28 (1.44%) Amazon S3
7 26 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
8 24 (1.24%) PaaS
9 20 (1.03%) npm
10 18 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
11 17 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
11 17 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
11 17 (0.88%) Office 365
12 12 (0.62%) AWS Fargate
13 10 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (0.52%) Amazon Kinesis
13 10 (0.52%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 80 (4.12%) HTTP
2 33 (1.70%) Internet
3 30 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 26 (1.34%) SSL
5 15 (0.77%) DNS
6 10 (0.52%) IMAP
6 10 (0.52%) SMTP
7 7 (0.36%) SSH
8 6 (0.31%) Network Security
9 5 (0.26%) SMS
9 5 (0.26%) SNMP
10 4 (0.21%) Bluetooth
10 4 (0.21%) DVB
10 4 (0.21%) Firewall
10 4 (0.21%) SAN
11 3 (0.15%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.15%) MQTT
12 2 (0.10%) Broadband
12 2 (0.10%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.10%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (15.46%) SQL Server
2 146 (7.52%) MySQL
3 145 (7.47%) Relational Database
4 108 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 103 (5.31%) MongoDB
6 68 (3.50%) PostgreSQL
7 67 (3.45%) Redis
8 62 (3.19%) Big Data
9 49 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 38 (1.96%) RDBMS
11 34 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 34 (1.75%) Hadoop
12 26 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
13 23 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 22 (1.13%) Oracle Database
15 20 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 18 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
17 15 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
17 15 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 483 (24.88%) Git (software)
2 236 (12.16%) Jenkins
3 148 (7.62%) JIRA
4 113 (5.82%) Visual Studio
5 103 (5.31%) Subversion
6 99 (5.10%) Maven
7 93 (4.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 88 (4.53%) Selenium
9 74 (3.81%) JUnit
10 60 (3.09%) gulp
11 52 (2.68%) Cucumber
11 52 (2.68%) TeamCity
12 46 (2.37%) Mocha
13 45 (2.32%) webpack
14 44 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
15 38 (1.96%) Grunt
16 33 (1.70%) Jasmine
17 32 (1.65%) Eclipse
18 28 (1.44%) Ant
18 28 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 193 (9.94%) Finance
2 52 (2.68%) Marketing
3 46 (2.37%) Retail
4 37 (1.91%) Banking
5 23 (1.18%) Telecoms
6 18 (0.93%) Advertising
6 18 (0.93%) Back Office
7 12 (0.62%) Law
8 10 (0.52%) Games
8 10 (0.52%) Publishing
9 9 (0.46%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.15%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.15%) Automotive
10 3 (0.15%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.15%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.10%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.10%) German Language
11 2 (0.10%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.052%) Legal
12 1 (0.052%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,594 (82.12%) Developer
2 332 (17.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 297 (15.30%) JavaScript Developer
4 240 (12.36%) .NET Developer
5 191 (9.84%) Java Developer
6 172 (8.86%) Full Stack Developer
7 171 (8.81%) React Developer
8 162 (8.35%) Angular Developer
9 151 (7.78%) Web Developer
10 136 (7.01%) C# Developer
11 100 (5.15%) Senior Developer
12 98 (5.05%) C# .NET Developer
13 83 (4.28%) Software Engineer
14 77 (3.97%) Node.js Developer
15 73 (3.76%) HTML Developer
16 70 (3.61%) ASP.NET Developer
16 70 (3.61%) PHP Developer
16 70 (3.61%) Python Developer
16 70 (3.61%) UI Developer
17 66 (3.40%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,163 (59.92%) HTML
2 1,060 (54.61%) CSS
3 671 (34.57%) AngularJS
4 534 (27.51%) .NET
5 528 (27.20%) jQuery
6 425 (21.90%) HTML5
7 405 (20.87%) React
8 390 (20.09%) Node.js
9 308 (15.87%) CSS3
10 300 (15.46%) ASP.NET
11 271 (13.96%) REST
12 268 (13.81%) Web Services
13 223 (11.49%) RESTful
14 200 (10.30%) XML
15 188 (9.69%) Sass
16 181 (9.33%) Spring
17 174 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC
18 173 (8.91%) .NET Framework
19 162 (8.35%) ASP.NET Web API
20 152 (7.83%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 218 (11.23%) User Experience
2 136 (7.01%) Greenfield Project
3 82 (4.22%) Mobile App
4 64 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
5 58 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 24 (1.24%) Fintech
7 20 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
8 18 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 18 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
10 14 (0.72%) W3C
11 13 (0.67%) Algorithms
11 13 (0.67%) iPad
12 11 (0.57%) Public Cloud
12 11 (0.57%) Virtual Team
13 10 (0.52%) N-Tier
13 10 (0.52%) Social Media
14 8 (0.41%) CMDB
15 7 (0.36%) NHS
16 5 (0.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 226 (11.64%) Linux
2 162 (8.35%) Windows
3 69 (3.55%) Unix
4 43 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 40 (2.06%) Android
6 38 (1.96%) Ubuntu
7 27 (1.39%) Windows Server
8 12 (0.62%) VMS
8 12 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.41%) CentOS
10 8 (0.41%) Solaris
10 8 (0.41%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.26%) CoreOS
12 5 (0.26%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.21%) Debian
14 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 853 (43.95%) Agile Software Development
2 387 (19.94%) MVC
3 377 (19.42%) Front End Development
4 375 (19.32%) TDD
5 331 (17.05%) Web Development
6 315 (16.23%) Test Automation
7 292 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
8 284 (14.63%) Scrum
9 232 (11.95%) Microservices
10 194 (9.99%) OO
11 182 (9.38%) Software Engineering
12 175 (9.02%) BDD
13 157 (8.09%) DevOps
14 147 (7.57%) Problem-Solving
15 142 (7.32%) E-Commerce
16 118 (6.08%) Kanban
17 113 (5.82%) Workflow
18 110 (5.67%) Analytics
19 108 (5.56%) Unit Testing
20 103 (5.31%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 530 (27.31%) C#
2 449 (23.13%) Java
3 406 (20.92%) SQL
4 213 (10.97%) Python
5 194 (9.99%) PHP
6 156 (8.04%) TypeScript
7 101 (5.20%) ES6
8 87 (4.48%) Java 8
9 71 (3.66%) Go
10 60 (3.09%) Ruby
11 59 (3.04%) C++
12 58 (2.99%) Scala
13 45 (2.32%) Perl
13 45 (2.32%) T-SQL
14 41 (2.11%) PowerShell
15 37 (1.91%) PL/SQL
16 35 (1.80%) C
17 26 (1.34%) Groovy
18 19 (0.98%) Bash Shell
19 18 (0.93%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 133 (6.85%) Security Cleared
2 104 (5.36%) Degree
3 100 (5.15%) SC Cleared
4 28 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
5 19 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 18 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (0.62%) ISEB
8 11 (0.57%) DV Cleared
8 11 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (0.52%) BC Cleared
10 8 (0.41%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.41%) MCSE
11 5 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.21%) MCP
13 3 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 2 (0.10%) CCNA
14 2 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.10%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.10%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (4.43%) QA
2 9 (0.46%) GDPR
3 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.21%) PMO
3 4 (0.21%) SLA
4 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.052%) MISRA
5 1 (0.052%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.052%) WCAG
System Software
1 152 (7.83%) Docker
2 13 (0.67%) Hyper-V
3 12 (0.62%) Apache Flume
4 11 (0.57%) Active Directory
5 9 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (0.26%) Firmware
7 5 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.10%) NFS
8 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.052%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 45 (2.32%) Puppet
2 43 (2.22%) Ansible
3 42 (2.16%) Kubernetes
4 30 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (1.39%) Terraform
6 25 (1.29%) Kibana
7 20 (1.03%) Grafana
8 12 (0.62%) Nagios
9 9 (0.46%) Mesos
10 5 (0.26%) Salt
10 5 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.21%) HP ALM
11 4 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (0.21%) SCOM
12 3 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.15%) logstash
12 3 (0.15%) SELinux
13 2 (0.10%) Cobbler
13 2 (0.10%) StatsD
13 2 (0.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 188 (9.69%) Oracle
2 171 (8.81%) Microsoft
3 75 (3.86%) Google
4 54 (2.78%) Adobe
5 23 (1.18%) IBM
5 23 (1.18%) Sitecore
6 17 (0.88%) Atlassian
6 17 (0.88%) ServiceNow
7 15 (0.77%) Citrix
7 15 (0.77%) HP
8 14 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (0.57%) Dell
9 11 (0.57%) hybris
10 10 (0.52%) Demandware
10 10 (0.52%) Vertica
10 10 (0.52%) Zend
11 9 (0.46%) ATG
12 8 (0.41%) Northgate
12 8 (0.41%) Splunk
12 8 (0.41%) webMethods