Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 12 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 1,503 1,402 1,682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 9.06% 9.19% 9.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.38% 26.71% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 883 1,209
South East median daily rate £401 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £556 £513 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 27
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.87 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +27.42% +38.46%
10th Percentile £39.52 £30.50 £22.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £57.05 £63.92
England median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +14.67% +7.14% +7.69%

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 5,921 5,248 6,199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.70% 34.40% 34.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,632 3,192 3,878
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £569 £538 £515
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 187 260
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +5.81% +15.67%
10th Percentile £19.00 £15.00 £14.11
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +2 779 £400 - 407
Berkshire 0 326 £365 -8.75% 168
Surrey +3 267 £455 +13.75% 157
Oxfordshire +2 264 £438 +7.69% 149
Hampshire -9 203 £388 +4.03% 172
Buckinghamshire 0 189 £369 +5.36% 90
East Sussex -4 79 £368 +8.89% 76
West Sussex -23 61 £450 +20.00% 54
Middlesex +1 57 £475 +8.57% 4
Kent -10 51 £350 - 84
Sussex -5 3 £363 +3.57% 4
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 999 (66.47%) HTML
2 912 (60.68%) CSS
3 637 (42.38%) AngularJS
4 620 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
5 467 (31.07%) jQuery
6 402 (26.75%) Java
7 387 (25.75%) SQL
8 382 (25.42%) .NET
9 379 (25.22%) C#
10 374 (24.88%) HTML5
11 353 (23.49%) MVC
12 337 (22.42%) TDD
13 314 (20.89%) Git (software)
14 307 (20.43%) Front End Development
15 296 (19.69%) Node.js
16 289 (19.23%) Web Development
17 271 (18.03%) React
18 265 (17.63%) REST
19 259 (17.23%) Scrum
20 254 (16.90%) Web Services
21 245 (16.30%) SQL Server
22 235 (15.64%) Linux
23 234 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
24 229 (15.24%) ASP.NET
25 228 (15.17%) CSS3
26 196 (13.04%) XML
27 191 (12.71%) Test Automation
28 190 (12.64%) Oracle
29 177 (11.78%) Spring
30 172 (11.44%) Amazon AWS

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 70 (4.66%) Apache
2 58 (3.86%) WebLogic
3 52 (3.46%) CMS
4 46 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 45 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
6 41 (2.73%) Tomcat
7 39 (2.59%) Confluence
8 33 (2.20%) IIS
9 31 (2.06%) JBoss
10 28 (1.86%) Drupal
10 28 (1.86%) SharePoint
11 26 (1.73%) nginx
12 23 (1.53%) WordPress
13 13 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
13 13 (0.86%) NServiceBus
14 12 (0.80%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 11 (0.73%) Apache Solr
15 11 (0.73%) Apache Spark
16 10 (0.67%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 32 (2.13%) Photoshop
2 19 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (0.20%) InVision
7 2 (0.13%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.13%) InDesign
7 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.13%) Pipeline Pilot
8 1 (0.067%) GIMP
8 1 (0.067%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.067%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 26 (1.73%) Oracle BPM
2 19 (1.26%) Magento
3 13 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.47%) KANA IQ
5 6 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
6 5 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.20%) Eloqua
7 3 (0.20%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.067%) Exstream
9 1 (0.067%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.067%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 172 (11.44%) Amazon AWS
2 122 (8.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 63 (4.19%) npm
4 41 (2.73%) GitHub
5 38 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
6 29 (1.93%) SaaS
7 25 (1.66%) Serverless
8 23 (1.53%) Google Analytics
9 22 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (1.40%) PaaS
11 19 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
12 16 (1.06%) Adobe Analytics
12 16 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (0.73%) IaaS
14 10 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
15 8 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 7 (0.47%) Amazon S3
16 7 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
16 7 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 69 (4.59%) HTTP
2 39 (2.59%) Internet
3 29 (1.93%) SSL
4 28 (1.86%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.67%) Intranet
6 8 (0.53%) SMS
7 7 (0.47%) Firewall
8 6 (0.40%) DNS
9 5 (0.33%) FTP
9 5 (0.33%) SMTP
10 4 (0.27%) SSH
11 3 (0.20%) AMQP
11 3 (0.20%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.13%) Bluetooth
12 2 (0.13%) Broadband
12 2 (0.13%) MQTT
12 2 (0.13%) Multicast
12 2 (0.13%) SNMP
12 2 (0.13%) VoIP
12 2 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 245 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 134 (8.92%) MySQL
3 82 (5.46%) Relational Database
4 77 (5.12%) MongoDB
5 59 (3.93%) NoSQL
6 32 (2.13%) Oracle Database
7 30 (2.00%) Big Data
8 28 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (1.33%) Redis
10 17 (1.13%) RDBMS
11 16 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
12 15 (1.00%) DB2
13 13 (0.86%) SQLPlus
14 12 (0.80%) Oracle Database 12c
15 11 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 10 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
16 10 (0.67%) Hadoop
16 10 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
17 9 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 314 (20.89%) Git (software)
2 163 (10.84%) Jenkins
3 110 (7.32%) Selenium
4 109 (7.25%) gulp
5 107 (7.12%) JUnit
6 104 (6.92%) Maven
7 97 (6.45%) JIRA
8 94 (6.25%) Visual Studio
9 70 (4.66%) webpack
10 68 (4.52%) Ant
11 66 (4.39%) Subversion
12 61 (4.06%) Team Foundation Server
13 60 (3.99%) Eclipse
14 58 (3.86%) Mockito
15 56 (3.73%) Grunt
16 55 (3.66%) Karma Test Runner
17 51 (3.39%) Jasmine
18 50 (3.33%) Protractor
19 48 (3.19%) IntelliJ
20 47 (3.13%) Cucumber
General
1 143 (9.51%) Finance
2 55 (3.66%) Retail
3 50 (3.33%) Marketing
4 48 (3.19%) Banking
5 40 (2.66%) Telecoms
6 25 (1.66%) Publishing
7 12 (0.80%) Advertising
8 8 (0.53%) Automotive
9 6 (0.40%) Games
10 5 (0.33%) Electronics
11 4 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.27%) Legal
12 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.20%) Law
12 3 (0.20%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.20%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.13%) Back Office
14 1 (0.067%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.067%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.067%) Military
Job Titles
1 1,243 (82.70%) Developer
2 283 (18.83%) JavaScript Developer
3 264 (17.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 213 (14.17%) .NET Developer
5 182 (12.11%) Java Developer
6 146 (9.71%) C# Developer
7 140 (9.31%) Web Developer
8 117 (7.78%) Angular Developer
9 108 (7.19%) Senior Developer
10 99 (6.59%) C# .NET Developer
11 93 (6.19%) Full Stack Developer
12 75 (4.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 74 (4.92%) PHP Developer
14 73 (4.86%) SQL Developer
15 70 (4.66%) HTML Developer
16 61 (4.06%) ASP.NET Developer
16 61 (4.06%) React Developer
17 60 (3.99%) AWS Developer
18 54 (3.59%) Software Developer
18 54 (3.59%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 999 (66.47%) HTML
2 912 (60.68%) CSS
3 637 (42.38%) AngularJS
4 467 (31.07%) jQuery
5 382 (25.42%) .NET
6 374 (24.88%) HTML5
7 296 (19.69%) Node.js
8 271 (18.03%) React
9 265 (17.63%) REST
10 254 (16.90%) Web Services
11 229 (15.24%) ASP.NET
12 228 (15.17%) CSS3
13 196 (13.04%) XML
14 177 (11.78%) Spring
15 164 (10.91%) Sass
16 152 (10.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 148 (9.85%) Ajax
18 131 (8.72%) JSON
19 116 (7.72%) SOAP
20 113 (7.52%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 146 (9.71%) User Experience
2 70 (4.66%) Computer Science
3 62 (4.13%) Mobile App
4 55 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
5 42 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (1.73%) N-Tier
7 17 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (0.73%) Fintech
9 10 (0.67%) Life Science
10 9 (0.60%) Public Cloud
11 7 (0.47%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.40%) Clustering
12 6 (0.40%) iPad
12 6 (0.40%) iPhone
12 6 (0.40%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.33%) Animation
13 5 (0.33%) CMDB
13 5 (0.33%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.27%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 235 (15.64%) Linux
2 128 (8.52%) Windows
3 96 (6.39%) Unix
4 39 (2.59%) Android
4 39 (2.59%) Apple iOS
5 20 (1.33%) Ubuntu
6 14 (0.93%) Mac OS X
7 12 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (0.73%) AIX
9 10 (0.67%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.47%) Debian
10 7 (0.47%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.27%) SUSE
11 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.13%) CentOS
13 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.067%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 620 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
2 353 (23.49%) MVC
3 337 (22.42%) TDD
4 307 (20.43%) Front End Development
5 289 (19.23%) Web Development
6 259 (17.23%) Scrum
7 234 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
8 191 (12.71%) Test Automation
9 169 (11.24%) Unit Testing
10 154 (10.25%) BDD
11 136 (9.05%) OO
12 135 (8.98%) DevOps
13 111 (7.39%) Software Engineering
14 96 (6.39%) Configuration Management
15 91 (6.05%) Microservices
16 85 (5.66%) SDLC
17 83 (5.52%) SOA
18 80 (5.32%) E-Commerce
19 66 (4.39%) Open Source
20 64 (4.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 402 (26.75%) Java
2 387 (25.75%) SQL
3 379 (25.22%) C#
4 163 (10.84%) PHP
5 108 (7.19%) Python
6 68 (4.52%) ES6
7 52 (3.46%) Ruby
8 50 (3.33%) T-SQL
9 46 (3.06%) TypeScript
10 45 (2.99%) Scala
11 42 (2.79%) VB.NET
12 40 (2.66%) Perl
13 38 (2.53%) PL/SQL
14 32 (2.13%) C++
15 28 (1.86%) ES7
16 27 (1.80%) Bash Shell
16 27 (1.80%) PowerShell
17 26 (1.73%) C
18 25 (1.66%) Groovy
18 25 (1.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 81 (5.39%) Degree
2 50 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (2.26%) Security Cleared
4 27 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.33%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.20%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.13%) ISEB
8 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.067%) APMP
9 1 (0.067%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.067%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.067%) HNC
9 1 (0.067%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.067%) OCA
9 1 (0.067%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.067%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.32%) QA
2 7 (0.47%) GCP
3 4 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.20%) GDPR
4 3 (0.20%) WAI
5 2 (0.13%) RosettaNet
5 2 (0.13%) WCAG
6 1 (0.067%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.067%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.067%) PSD2
System Software
1 114 (7.58%) Docker
2 12 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.067%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.067%) vSphere
5 1 (0.067%) zsh
Systems Management
1 107 (7.12%) Puppet
2 78 (5.19%) Ansible
3 74 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (1.80%) Grafana
5 26 (1.73%) Kibana
6 19 (1.26%) Terraform
7 7 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.40%) Netcool
9 5 (0.33%) Galera Cluster
9 5 (0.33%) Kubernetes
9 5 (0.33%) OpenNebula
10 4 (0.27%) logstash
10 4 (0.27%) SCCM
10 4 (0.27%) WSUS
11 3 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 3 (0.20%) vRealize
12 2 (0.13%) Cacti
12 2 (0.13%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.13%) Icinga
12 2 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 190 (12.64%) Oracle
2 149 (9.91%) Microsoft
3 57 (3.79%) Adobe
4 44 (2.93%) Google
5 36 (2.40%) Twitter
6 24 (1.60%) ServiceNow
7 22 (1.46%) IBM
7 22 (1.46%) webMethods
8 19 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (1.00%) New Relic
10 14 (0.93%) hybris
10 14 (0.93%) SAP
11 13 (0.86%) Zend
12 12 (0.80%) Capita
13 11 (0.73%) HP
13 11 (0.73%) Red Hat
13 11 (0.73%) Sitecore
13 11 (0.73%) Telerik
14 9 (0.60%) MuleSoft
14 9 (0.60%) VMware