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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 16 18
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 775 736 768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.01% 8.21% 8.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.56% 23.59% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 496 532
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 4
Median hourly rate £47.50 £43.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% +49.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £11.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £59.31 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +15.70% -6.25%  

JavaScript is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2714 3120 3230
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 35.06% 34.81% 34.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1692 1941 2013
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 118 83
Median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.66 £12.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing JavaScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +19 156 £403 +7.33% 52
Hampshire +2 131 £364 +2.82% 125
Surrey +3 130 £413 +3.12% 68
Oxfordshire +8 119 £413 +17.85% 43
Buckinghamshire 0 112 £375 +15.38% 37
East Sussex 0 65 £338 -10.00% 27
West Sussex +20 60 £425 +22.30% 24
Kent -10 17 £350 +7.69% 22
Middlesex 0 11 £401 -2.90%
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 1044 (67.70%) HTML
2 959 (62.19%) CSS
3 643 (41.70%) Agile Software Development
4 547 (35.47%) AngularJS
5 485 (31.45%) jQuery
6 457 (29.64%) HTML5
7 416 (26.98%) C#
8 402 (26.07%) .NET
9 354 (22.96%) Front End Development
10 353 (22.89%) CSS3
10 353 (22.89%) Git (software)
11 341 (22.11%) Java
12 337 (21.85%) MVC
13 329 (21.34%) SQL
14 279 (18.09%) Node.js
15 272 (17.64%) Web Development
16 248 (16.08%) TDD
17 240 (15.56%) Scrum
18 232 (15.05%) SQL Server
19 227 (14.72%) ASP.NET
20 222 (14.40%) Web Services
21 221 (14.33%) Linux
22 211 (13.68%) Ajax
23 200 (12.97%) REST
24 194 (12.58%) React
25 193 (12.52%) Finance
26 191 (12.39%) Oracle
27 180 (11.67%) XML
28 171 (11.09%) PHP
29 164 (10.64%) Python

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
1 152 (9.86%) CMS
2 76 (4.93%) Apache
3 58 (3.76%) SharePoint
4 56 (3.63%) WebLogic
5 49 (3.18%) Tomcat
6 43 (2.79%) EPiServer
7 39 (2.53%) Confluence
8 37 (2.40%) nginx
9 34 (2.20%) WebSphere
10 33 (2.14%) JBoss
11 30 (1.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 30 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
12 25 (1.62%) IIS
12 25 (1.62%) Umbraco
12 25 (1.62%) WordPress
13 24 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
14 22 (1.43%) Drupal
15 18 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 16 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
16 16 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 49 (3.18%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.13%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.065%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.065%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.065%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.065%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 33 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.04%) Magento
3 8 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
3 8 (0.52%) Maximo
3 8 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.19%) Siebel CRM
6 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.13%) Pega PRPC
6 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.065%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.065%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.065%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 106 (6.87%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (2.40%) GitHub
4 28 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
4 28 (1.82%) SaaS
5 26 (1.69%) PaaS
6 21 (1.36%) Google Analytics
7 18 (1.17%) Office 365
8 17 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
9 14 (0.91%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.78%) OpenShift
11 11 (0.71%) Google Tag Manager
12 10 (0.65%) IaaS
13 9 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
13 9 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.52%) Force.com
15 7 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
16 6 (0.39%) CloudFront
17 5 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
17 5 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 59 (3.83%) HTTP
2 36 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 27 (1.75%) Internet
4 16 (1.04%) SSH
5 13 (0.84%) SSL
6 12 (0.78%) ICMP
6 12 (0.78%) LDAP
7 8 (0.52%) DNS
7 8 (0.52%) RFID
8 7 (0.45%) Intranet
9 5 (0.32%) Firewall
10 4 (0.26%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.26%) MQTT
10 4 (0.26%) SNMP
10 4 (0.26%) VPN
11 3 (0.19%) DWDM
11 3 (0.19%) IPFIX
11 3 (0.19%) MRTG
11 3 (0.19%) Tactical Data Link
12 2 (0.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 104 (6.74%) Oracle Database
3 103 (6.68%) MongoDB
4 95 (6.16%) MySQL
5 75 (4.86%) Relational Database
6 73 (4.73%) NoSQL
7 38 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
8 37 (2.40%) RDBMS
9 31 (2.01%) SQLPlus
10 29 (1.88%) Redis
11 26 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
12 24 (1.56%) Big Data
13 23 (1.49%) Hadoop
14 18 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 18 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 17 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
15 17 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
16 16 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
17 12 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 353 (22.89%) Git (software)
2 152 (9.86%) Jenkins
3 99 (6.42%) Subversion
4 91 (5.90%) Selenium
5 82 (5.32%) JIRA
6 81 (5.25%) Visual Studio
7 71 (4.60%) Maven
8 69 (4.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 57 (3.70%) Grunt
10 53 (3.44%) Eclipse
11 44 (2.85%) gulp
11 44 (2.85%) JUnit
12 43 (2.79%) Protractor
13 42 (2.72%) WebDriver
14 41 (2.66%) Bitbucket
14 41 (2.66%) Cucumber
15 32 (2.08%) Jasmine
15 32 (2.08%) webpack
16 31 (2.01%) Ant
16 31 (2.01%) IntelliJ
General
1 193 (12.52%) Finance
2 65 (4.22%) Banking
3 41 (2.66%) Marketing
4 30 (1.95%) Retail
5 22 (1.43%) Advertising
6 17 (1.10%) Publishing
7 15 (0.97%) Telecoms
8 12 (0.78%) Back Office
9 6 (0.39%) Automotive
10 4 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (0.26%) Electronics
10 4 (0.26%) Games
10 4 (0.26%) German Language
10 4 (0.26%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.26%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.19%) Law
11 3 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.13%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.13%) Local Government
13 1 (0.065%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1319 (85.54%) Developer
2 322 (20.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 311 (20.17%) JavaScript Developer
4 243 (15.76%) .NET Developer
5 165 (10.70%) C# Developer
6 145 (9.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 137 (8.88%) Web Developer
8 134 (8.69%) HTML Developer
9 122 (7.91%) Java Developer
10 121 (7.85%) Angular Developer
11 106 (6.87%) Senior Developer
12 104 (6.74%) HTML CSS Developer
13 87 (5.64%) Node.js Developer
14 81 (5.25%) SQL Developer
15 79 (5.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 72 (4.67%) PHP Developer
17 71 (4.60%) ASP.NET Developer
18 62 (4.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 55 (3.57%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 51 (3.31%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1044 (67.70%) HTML
2 959 (62.19%) CSS
3 547 (35.47%) AngularJS
4 485 (31.45%) jQuery
5 457 (29.64%) HTML5
6 402 (26.07%) .NET
7 353 (22.89%) CSS3
8 279 (18.09%) Node.js
9 227 (14.72%) ASP.NET
10 222 (14.40%) Web Services
11 211 (13.68%) Ajax
12 200 (12.97%) REST
13 194 (12.58%) React
14 180 (11.67%) XML
15 153 (9.92%) Sass
16 130 (8.43%) JSON
17 123 (7.98%) .NET Framework
18 116 (7.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 109 (7.07%) RESTful
20 108 (7.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 150 (9.73%) User Experience
2 48 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (2.85%) Mobile App
4 35 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
5 34 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 31 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
8 13 (0.84%) W3C
9 9 (0.58%) Cyber Attack
10 7 (0.45%) Driving Licence
10 7 (0.45%) N-Tier
11 6 (0.39%) Algorithms
11 6 (0.39%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.32%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.32%) iPad
13 4 (0.26%) Fintech
13 4 (0.26%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.26%) NHS
13 4 (0.26%) Online Banking
14 3 (0.19%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 221 (14.33%) Linux
2 150 (9.73%) Unix
3 106 (6.87%) Windows
4 35 (2.27%) Ubuntu
5 32 (2.08%) AIX
6 24 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (1.49%) Android
8 19 (1.23%) CentOS
9 18 (1.17%) Apple iOS
9 18 (1.17%) Debian
10 16 (1.04%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.71%) Windows Server
12 10 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.26%) Solaris
15 4 (0.26%) SUSE
16 1 (0.065%) OpenBSD
16 1 (0.065%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.065%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 643 (41.70%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (22.96%) Front End Development
3 337 (21.85%) MVC
4 272 (17.64%) Web Development
5 248 (16.08%) TDD
6 240 (15.56%) Scrum
7 156 (10.12%) Test Automation
8 153 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
9 151 (9.79%) OO
10 124 (8.04%) DevOps
11 120 (7.78%) BDD
12 111 (7.20%) SDLC
13 105 (6.81%) Unit Testing
14 94 (6.10%) Software Engineering
15 92 (5.97%) Open Source
16 80 (5.19%) E-Commerce
17 72 (4.67%) SOA
18 70 (4.54%) Configuration Management
19 68 (4.41%) Wireframes
20 66 (4.28%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 416 (26.98%) C#
2 341 (22.11%) Java
3 329 (21.34%) SQL
4 171 (11.09%) PHP
5 164 (10.64%) Python
6 68 (4.41%) PL/SQL
6 68 (4.41%) TypeScript
7 58 (3.76%) C
7 58 (3.76%) Ruby
8 52 (3.37%) Perl
9 50 (3.24%) T-SQL
10 47 (3.05%) ES6
11 41 (2.66%) C++
11 41 (2.66%) Shell Script
12 39 (2.53%) Scala
13 36 (2.33%) Groovy
14 34 (2.20%) VB.NET
15 26 (1.69%) PowerShell
16 25 (1.62%) Bash Shell
17 21 (1.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 86 (5.58%) Degree
2 79 (5.12%) Security Cleared
3 61 (3.96%) SC Cleared
4 15 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (0.84%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.58%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.52%) MCSE
9 7 (0.45%) HNC
10 6 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.26%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.13%) ISEB
12 2 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.065%) CCNA
13 1 (0.065%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.065%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.065%) HND
13 1 (0.065%) MCSD
13 1 (0.065%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.065%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.05%) QA
2 4 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.19%) SLA
4 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.13%) HL7
4 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.13%) WCAG
5 1 (0.065%) COBIT
5 1 (0.065%) GAMP
5 1 (0.065%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 85 (5.51%) Docker
2 4 (0.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.065%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.065%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.065%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.065%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.065%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (1.49%) Kibana
2 18 (1.17%) Ansible
3 16 (1.04%) Puppet
4 15 (0.97%) SELinux
4 15 (0.97%) Terraform
5 12 (0.78%) Grafana
6 10 (0.65%) Kubernetes
7 9 (0.58%) HP Fortify
8 5 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.26%) Marathon
9 4 (0.26%) Mesos
9 4 (0.26%) Nagios
9 4 (0.26%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.13%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.13%) Oozie
12 1 (0.065%) CloudForms
12 1 (0.065%) Oracle Identity Management
12 1 (0.065%) Piwik
Vendors
1 191 (12.39%) Oracle
2 143 (9.27%) Microsoft
3 47 (3.05%) IBM
4 46 (2.98%) Google
5 42 (2.72%) Adobe
6 35 (2.27%) Sitecore
7 21 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (1.30%) HP
9 18 (1.17%) ServiceNow
10 17 (1.10%) Telerik
11 14 (0.91%) Zend
12 13 (0.84%) Twitter
13 11 (0.71%) Splunk
14 9 (0.58%) Apigee
14 9 (0.58%) Red Hat
15 8 (0.52%) ATG
15 8 (0.52%) SAP
16 7 (0.45%) MuleSoft
16 7 (0.45%) New Relic
16 7 (0.45%) webMethods
Oxfordshire
Mason Frank International
Posted: 8 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Sussex
James Chase Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Explore Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: €70 - €75 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Cloud Computing International
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
East Grinstead, West Sussex
Software Personnel International Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Neg (Day Rate)
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £390 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £25 to £33 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £25,070 to £57,300 per annum dependent on experience & assessment
Posted: 10 days ago
Southampton
University Hospital Southampton
Rate: £26,565 - £35,577 pa
Posted: 23 days ago