Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 11 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 1,866 1,551 1,602
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.38% 9.29% 9.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.50% 26.39% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,292 997 1,040
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £301 £300 £275
90th Percentile £539 £550 £513
England median daily rate £458 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +1.67% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 45 40
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -1.10% +26.39%
10th Percentile £31.25 £36.86 £27.25
90th Percentile £56.16 £51.80 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% +16.00% +7.14%

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 6,785 5,878 5,919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.38% 35.19% 35.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,367 3,663 3,624
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £455 £425
% change year-on-year +4.40% +7.06% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 167 220
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25.52 £18.50 £14.42
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.75 £53.75
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +0.74%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 18 November 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 +1 750 £413 +3.13% 391
Hampshire +8 394 £410 +9.33% 174
Surrey +1 356 £475 +11.76% 148
Berkshire +3 332 £400 +6.67% 177
Buckinghamshire +7 212 £415 +10.67% 94
Oxfordshire +2 206 £420 -6.67% 120
East Sussex +2 141 £400 +12.68% 52
West Sussex +8 119 £400 -5.88% 53
Kent +4 65 £368 +5.00% 77
Middlesex 0 27 £325 -27.78%
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 1,072 (57.45%) HTML
2 1,006 (53.91%) CSS
3 841 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
4 700 (37.51%) AngularJS
5 536 (28.72%) C#
5 536 (28.72%) .NET
6 509 (27.28%) jQuery
7 434 (23.26%) Git (software)
8 433 (23.20%) HTML5
9 424 (22.72%) React
10 418 (22.40%) MVC
11 417 (22.35%) Java
12 393 (21.06%) Front End Development
13 384 (20.58%) SQL
14 368 (19.72%) TDD
15 358 (19.19%) Node.js
16 327 (17.52%) ASP.NET
17 294 (15.76%) SQL Server
18 290 (15.54%) CSS3
19 285 (15.27%) Scrum
20 281 (15.06%) Test Automation
21 264 (14.15%) Web Development
22 249 (13.34%) REST
23 231 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
24 222 (11.90%) User Experience
25 214 (11.47%) Microsoft Azure
26 210 (11.25%) Web Services
27 202 (10.83%) BDD
27 202 (10.83%) Microservices
28 198 (10.61%) XML

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
1 117 (6.27%) CMS
2 69 (3.70%) Confluence
3 55 (2.95%) IIS
4 51 (2.73%) WordPress
5 42 (2.25%) SharePoint
6 39 (2.09%) Tomcat
7 33 (1.77%) Apache
7 33 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
7 33 (1.77%) Umbraco
8 28 (1.50%) Drupal
9 25 (1.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 23 (1.23%) EPiServer
10 23 (1.23%) WebSphere
11 19 (1.02%) Apache Solr
12 17 (0.91%) nginx
13 16 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
14 15 (0.80%) JBoss
14 15 (0.80%) WebLogic
15 14 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
15 14 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 28 (1.50%) Photoshop
2 23 (1.23%) InVision
3 15 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (0.75%) Chatbot
5 10 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.16%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.054%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.054%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.054%) GIMP
10 1 (0.054%) InDesign
10 1 (0.054%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.054%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.054%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 32 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.13%) Magento
3 6 (0.32%) Maximo
4 4 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.11%) Shopify
5 2 (0.11%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.054%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.054%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.054%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.054%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 214 (11.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 187 (10.02%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (3.97%) GitHub
3 74 (3.97%) Serverless
4 60 (3.22%) AWS Lambda
5 40 (2.14%) SaaS
6 35 (1.88%) Amazon S3
7 33 (1.77%) Amazon SQS
8 30 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
9 29 (1.55%) Google Analytics
10 28 (1.50%) PaaS
11 24 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
11 24 (1.29%) npm
12 23 (1.23%) Office 365
13 20 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
14 18 (0.96%) IaaS
15 16 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
16 15 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 14 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
18 13 (0.70%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 81 (4.34%) HTTP
2 40 (2.14%) Internet
3 27 (1.45%) SSL
4 21 (1.13%) TCP/IP
5 14 (0.75%) DNS
6 10 (0.54%) IMAP
6 10 (0.54%) SMTP
7 8 (0.43%) Skype
8 6 (0.32%) Bluetooth
8 6 (0.32%) SNMP
9 5 (0.27%) DVB
10 4 (0.21%) Broadband
10 4 (0.21%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.21%) MQTT
10 4 (0.21%) SMS
10 4 (0.21%) SSH
11 3 (0.16%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.11%) Firewall
12 2 (0.11%) Intranet
12 2 (0.11%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (15.76%) SQL Server
2 146 (7.82%) MySQL
3 119 (6.38%) NoSQL
4 89 (4.77%) Relational Database
5 85 (4.56%) MongoDB
6 52 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
7 45 (2.41%) Big Data
8 38 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 33 (1.77%) RDBMS
10 31 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
11 30 (1.61%) Redis
12 29 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
13 24 (1.29%) Cloudant
14 19 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
15 17 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 16 (0.86%) Oracle Database
17 15 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
17 15 (0.80%) Hadoop
18 14 (0.75%) Amazon Aurora
18 14 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 434 (23.26%) Git (software)
2 157 (8.41%) Jenkins
3 151 (8.09%) JIRA
4 116 (6.22%) Selenium
5 115 (6.16%) Visual Studio
6 91 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 88 (4.72%) Subversion
8 79 (4.23%) Maven
9 72 (3.86%) JUnit
10 61 (3.27%) gulp
11 60 (3.22%) Cucumber
11 60 (3.22%) Visual Studio Team System
12 44 (2.36%) Jasmine
13 43 (2.30%) Mocha
14 42 (2.25%) Grunt
15 40 (2.14%) TeamCity
16 37 (1.98%) Protractor
16 37 (1.98%) webpack
17 36 (1.93%) git-flow
18 35 (1.88%) Eclipse
General
1 169 (9.06%) Finance
2 51 (2.73%) Marketing
3 46 (2.47%) Retail
4 37 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 32 (1.71%) Banking
6 23 (1.23%) Back Office
7 11 (0.59%) Advertising
8 9 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.43%) Law
9 8 (0.43%) Publishing
10 7 (0.38%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.27%) Automotive
11 5 (0.27%) Games
12 2 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.11%) German Language
12 2 (0.11%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.11%) Legal
12 2 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.11%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.054%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,538 (82.42%) Developer
2 344 (18.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 307 (16.45%) JavaScript Developer
4 265 (14.20%) .NET Developer
5 167 (8.95%) Full Stack Developer
6 163 (8.74%) Java Developer
7 157 (8.41%) React Developer
8 146 (7.82%) Web Developer
9 145 (7.77%) Angular Developer
10 143 (7.66%) C# Developer
11 113 (6.06%) Senior Developer
12 102 (5.47%) C# .NET Developer
13 79 (4.23%) HTML Developer
14 75 (4.02%) PHP Developer
15 73 (3.91%) ASP.NET Developer
16 72 (3.86%) HTML CSS Developer
17 68 (3.64%) Node.js Developer
17 68 (3.64%) Software Engineer
18 62 (3.32%) UI Developer
19 60 (3.22%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,072 (57.45%) HTML
2 1,006 (53.91%) CSS
3 700 (37.51%) AngularJS
4 536 (28.72%) .NET
5 509 (27.28%) jQuery
6 433 (23.20%) HTML5
7 424 (22.72%) React
8 358 (19.19%) Node.js
9 327 (17.52%) ASP.NET
10 290 (15.54%) CSS3
11 249 (13.34%) REST
12 210 (11.25%) Web Services
13 198 (10.61%) XML
14 194 (10.40%) ASP.NET Web API
15 183 (9.81%) ASP.NET MVC
16 175 (9.38%) .NET Framework
17 174 (9.32%) JSON
17 174 (9.32%) Sass
18 172 (9.22%) RESTful
19 164 (8.79%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 222 (11.90%) User Experience
2 117 (6.27%) Greenfield Project
3 73 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 57 (3.05%) Computer Science
6 25 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
8 20 (1.07%) Fintech
9 17 (0.91%) Social Media
10 16 (0.86%) iPad
11 14 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
11 14 (0.75%) Graphic Design
11 14 (0.75%) W3C
12 13 (0.70%) Algorithms
12 13 (0.70%) Public Cloud
13 12 (0.64%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
14 11 (0.59%) N-Tier
15 9 (0.48%) iPhone
16 8 (0.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 146 (7.82%) Linux
2 128 (6.86%) Windows
3 46 (2.47%) Unix
4 34 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 30 (1.61%) Ubuntu
6 28 (1.50%) Android
7 27 (1.45%) Windows Server
8 11 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.54%) CentOS
9 10 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.32%) Solaris
11 5 (0.27%) CoreOS
12 4 (0.21%) VMS
13 2 (0.11%) Debian
13 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.054%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 841 (45.07%) Agile Software Development
2 418 (22.40%) MVC
3 393 (21.06%) Front End Development
4 368 (19.72%) TDD
5 285 (15.27%) Scrum
6 281 (15.06%) Test Automation
7 264 (14.15%) Web Development
8 231 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
9 202 (10.83%) BDD
9 202 (10.83%) Microservices
10 185 (9.91%) Software Engineering
11 177 (9.49%) OO
12 142 (7.61%) DevOps
13 135 (7.23%) Problem-Solving
14 122 (6.54%) Kanban
15 108 (5.79%) E-Commerce
16 104 (5.57%) Unit Testing
17 97 (5.20%) Analytics
18 89 (4.77%) OOP
19 83 (4.45%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 536 (28.72%) C#
2 417 (22.35%) Java
3 384 (20.58%) SQL
4 168 (9.00%) PHP
5 151 (8.09%) TypeScript
6 130 (6.97%) Python
7 83 (4.45%) ES6
8 69 (3.70%) Go
9 66 (3.54%) Java 8
10 56 (3.00%) Ruby
11 55 (2.95%) Scala
12 47 (2.52%) T-SQL
13 42 (2.25%) PowerShell
14 38 (2.04%) C++
14 38 (2.04%) Perl
15 32 (1.71%) PL/SQL
16 27 (1.45%) Groovy
17 17 (0.91%) C
17 17 (0.91%) Haskell
18 15 (0.80%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 116 (6.22%) Security Cleared
2 91 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 82 (4.39%) Degree
4 27 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (0.80%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (0.54%) ISTQB
7 10 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (0.48%) Master's Degree
9 8 (0.43%) ISEB
9 8 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.32%) MCSE
11 5 (0.27%) BC Cleared
12 4 (0.21%) MCP
13 3 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
13 3 (0.16%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 2 (0.11%) CCNA
14 2 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
15 1 (0.054%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.04%) QA
2 7 (0.38%) PMO
3 5 (0.27%) GDPR
3 5 (0.27%) SLA
4 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.054%) MISRA
6 1 (0.054%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.054%) WCAG
System Software
1 150 (8.04%) Docker
2 9 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.38%) Apache Flume
3 7 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.21%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.11%) NFS
6 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.054%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.054%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 44 (2.36%) Kubernetes
2 34 (1.82%) Puppet
3 33 (1.77%) Ansible
4 28 (1.50%) Terraform
5 21 (1.13%) Kibana
6 20 (1.07%) Grafana
7 17 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.48%) Nagios
9 5 (0.27%) HP ALM
10 4 (0.21%) Mesos
11 3 (0.16%) Graphite
11 3 (0.16%) Salt
11 3 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.16%) StatsD
11 3 (0.16%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.11%) logstash
12 2 (0.11%) SCOM
12 2 (0.11%) TeamSite
13 1 (0.054%) EMC NetWorker
13 1 (0.054%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 175 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 114 (6.11%) Oracle
3 77 (4.13%) Google
4 69 (3.70%) Adobe
5 26 (1.39%) IBM
6 25 (1.34%) Sitecore
7 20 (1.07%) ServiceNow
8 16 (0.86%) Citrix
9 14 (0.75%) Zend
10 12 (0.64%) Atlassian
10 12 (0.64%) Dell
11 11 (0.59%) Tableau
12 10 (0.54%) hybris
12 10 (0.54%) Splunk
13 9 (0.48%) ATG
13 9 (0.48%) Demandware
13 9 (0.48%) Northgate
14 8 (0.43%) Cypress Semiconductor
14 8 (0.43%) HP
15 7 (0.38%) ClickTale