Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 8 11
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3 0
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 1,015 1,884 1,564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.56% 11.31% 9.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.41% 27.38% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 1,305 1,008
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £575 £539 £550
England median daily rate £475 £458 £450
% change year-on-year +3.83% +1.67% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 45
South East median hourly rate £35.07 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.49% -5.56% -2.17%
10th Percentile £24.41 £31.25 £36.86
90th Percentile £53.75 £56.16 £51.80
England median hourly rate £40.25 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -5.29% -1.16% +14.67%

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 4,741 6,882 5,934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.31% 41.33% 35.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,899 4,434 3,686
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £488 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +2.63% +3.26% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 174 167
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £19.25 £26.80 £18.50
90th Percentile £73.75 £52.50 £51.75
England median hourly rate £43.75 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +6.67%

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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 -13 377 £450 +9.09% 336
Hampshire -8 269 £450 +9.76% 169
Berkshire -17 207 £450 +12.50% 163
Surrey -2 204 £425 -10.53% 122
Buckinghamshire -12 88 £413 -1.79% 76
Oxfordshire -3 82 £450 +7.14% 98
West Sussex -4 79 £450 +12.50% 50
East Sussex -11 49 £388 -3.13% 44
Kent -7 30 £438 +19.05% 42
Middlesex -5 2 £425 +30.77%
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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.

1 512 (50.44%) HTML
2 472 (46.50%) CSS
3 422 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
4 355 (34.98%) AngularJS
5 337 (33.20%) .NET
6 328 (32.32%) C#
7 234 (23.05%) React
8 231 (22.76%) SQL
9 223 (21.97%) Java
10 199 (19.61%) Node.js
11 195 (19.21%) SQL Server
12 194 (19.11%) Git (software)
13 191 (18.82%) Azure
14 176 (17.34%) ASP.NET
15 170 (16.75%) TDD
16 165 (16.26%) Front End Development
17 162 (15.96%) MVC
18 156 (15.37%) HTML5
19 155 (15.27%) Scrum
20 151 (14.88%) Test Automation
21 147 (14.48%) jQuery
22 145 (14.29%) REST
23 127 (12.51%) Finance
24 124 (12.22%) Microsoft
24 124 (12.22%) TypeScript
25 121 (11.92%) Web Services
25 121 (11.92%) XML
26 120 (11.82%) DevOps
27 114 (11.23%) .NET Framework
28 111 (10.94%) Web Development

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 40 (3.94%) Apache
1 40 (3.94%) CMS
2 27 (2.66%) Confluence
2 27 (2.66%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.66%) Tomcat
3 17 (1.67%) WebLogic
4 14 (1.38%) Drupal
5 12 (1.18%) IIS
6 10 (0.99%) iPlanet
6 10 (0.99%) JBoss
6 10 (0.99%) WordPress
7 9 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.89%) Umbraco
8 8 (0.79%) EPiServer
8 8 (0.79%) nginx
9 7 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.49%) Captiva
10 5 (0.49%) Documentum
10 5 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.48%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.49%) InVision
4 5 (0.49%) Sketch
5 4 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.30%) UserZoom
6 3 (0.30%) Zeplin
7 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.099%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.099%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.099%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.099%) SPSS
8 1 (0.099%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 27 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.28%) Magento
3 11 (1.08%) CSG Singleview
4 8 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.20%) Shopify
10 1 (0.099%) BASE24
10 1 (0.099%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 191 (18.82%) Azure
2 92 (9.06%) AWS
3 41 (4.04%) Serverless
4 34 (3.35%) GitHub
4 34 (3.35%) SaaS
5 31 (3.05%) Google Analytics
6 20 (1.97%) npm
7 19 (1.87%) PaaS
8 18 (1.77%) Adobe Analytics
8 18 (1.77%) Azure Functions
8 18 (1.77%) GCP
9 15 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
9 15 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
9 15 (1.48%) Power Platform
10 12 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (1.08%) IaaS
12 10 (0.99%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (0.69%) Heroku
15 5 (0.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.74%) HTTP
2 13 (1.28%) HTTPS
2 13 (1.28%) SMTP
2 13 (1.28%) SSL
3 12 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.79%) SNMP
5 6 (0.59%) Network Security
6 5 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.39%) Internet
8 3 (0.30%) AMQP
9 2 (0.20%) DNS
9 2 (0.20%) Firewall
9 2 (0.20%) Intranet
9 2 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.099%) ATM
10 1 (0.099%) DVB
10 1 (0.099%) FTP
10 1 (0.099%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (19.21%) SQL Server
2 50 (4.93%) MongoDB
3 48 (4.73%) MySQL
4 45 (4.43%) Relational Database
5 42 (4.14%) NoSQL
6 29 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (2.07%) Azure SQL Database
7 21 (2.07%) Cosmos DB
8 17 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
9 15 (1.48%) Oracle Database
10 14 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
11 13 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
13 11 (1.08%) Power BI
14 10 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (0.89%) GIS
15 9 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
16 7 (0.69%) MS Access
16 7 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 194 (19.11%) Git (software)
2 98 (9.66%) Jenkins
3 88 (8.67%) Selenium
4 82 (8.08%) JIRA
5 60 (5.91%) Cucumber
6 47 (4.63%) Bitbucket
7 35 (3.45%) Visual Studio
8 33 (3.25%) webpack
9 32 (3.15%) TeamCity
10 30 (2.96%) Grunt
11 25 (2.46%) Protractor
11 25 (2.46%) Subversion
12 23 (2.27%) gulp
13 20 (1.97%) Gatling
13 20 (1.97%) Karma Test Runner
14 18 (1.77%) JUnit
14 18 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (1.38%) Ant
15 14 (1.38%) Maven
16 12 (1.18%) Eclipse
General
1 127 (12.51%) Finance
2 34 (3.35%) Telecoms
3 26 (2.56%) Marketing
4 22 (2.17%) Retail
5 21 (2.07%) Banking
6 19 (1.87%) Public Sector
7 12 (1.18%) Law
8 10 (0.99%) Electronics
8 10 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.89%) Billing
10 8 (0.79%) Military
11 7 (0.69%) German Language
12 5 (0.49%) Advertising
12 5 (0.49%) Automotive
12 5 (0.49%) French Language
13 4 (0.39%) Back Office
13 4 (0.39%) Front Office
13 4 (0.39%) Investment Banking
13 4 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 732 (72.12%) Developer
2 157 (15.47%) .NET Developer
3 122 (12.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 106 (10.44%) Full Stack Developer
4 106 (10.44%) JavaScript Developer
5 86 (8.47%) C# Developer
6 77 (7.59%) Angular Developer
7 73 (7.19%) React Developer
8 67 (6.60%) Senior Developer
9 58 (5.71%) Software Developer
10 57 (5.62%) C# .NET Developer
11 56 (5.52%) Java Developer
12 49 (4.83%) Analyst
13 38 (3.74%) Software Engineer
14 37 (3.65%) Web Developer
15 36 (3.55%) Consultant
16 34 (3.35%) Node.js Developer
17 27 (2.66%) Tester
18 24 (2.36%) Designer
19 23 (2.27%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 512 (50.44%) HTML
2 472 (46.50%) CSS
3 355 (34.98%) AngularJS
4 337 (33.20%) .NET
5 234 (23.05%) React
6 199 (19.61%) Node.js
7 176 (17.34%) ASP.NET
8 156 (15.37%) HTML5
9 147 (14.48%) jQuery
10 145 (14.29%) REST
11 121 (11.92%) Web Services
11 121 (11.92%) XML
12 114 (11.23%) .NET Framework
13 100 (9.85%) ASP.NET Web API
14 99 (9.75%) .NET Core
15 92 (9.06%) Sass
16 90 (8.87%) JSON
17 86 (8.47%) CSS3
18 70 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 67 (6.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 89 (8.77%) User Experience
2 74 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
4 33 (3.25%) Mobile App
5 29 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (1.28%) Data Structures
8 12 (1.18%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.08%) W3C
10 10 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 9 (0.89%) Cyber Defence
11 9 (0.89%) Graphic Design
12 8 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (0.69%) Analytical Mindset
13 7 (0.69%) Clustering
13 7 (0.69%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.59%) Derivative
14 6 (0.59%) Smartphone
15 5 (0.49%) Digital Media
16 4 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 107 (10.54%) Linux
2 91 (8.97%) Windows
3 52 (5.12%) Unix
4 30 (2.96%) Android
5 28 (2.76%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
6 7 (0.69%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (0.49%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.39%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.099%) CentOS
10 1 (0.099%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (16.75%) TDD
3 165 (16.26%) Front End Development
4 162 (15.96%) MVC
5 155 (15.27%) Scrum
6 151 (14.88%) Test Automation
7 120 (11.82%) DevOps
8 111 (10.94%) Web Development
9 100 (9.85%) Software Engineering
10 96 (9.46%) BDD
11 86 (8.47%) Microservices
12 84 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
13 71 (7.00%) Analytics
13 71 (7.00%) Unit Testing
14 67 (6.60%) Problem-Solving
15 61 (6.01%) Computer Science
16 51 (5.02%) OO
17 49 (4.83%) Open Source
18 44 (4.33%) Responsive Web Design
18 44 (4.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 328 (32.32%) C#
2 231 (22.76%) SQL
3 223 (21.97%) Java
4 124 (12.22%) TypeScript
5 109 (10.74%) Python
6 91 (8.97%) PHP
7 48 (4.73%) ES6
8 38 (3.74%) PL/SQL
9 37 (3.65%) Ruby
10 30 (2.96%) PowerShell
10 30 (2.96%) T-SQL
11 29 (2.86%) Java 8
12 23 (2.27%) Shell Script
13 20 (1.97%) Perl
13 20 (1.97%) VB.NET
14 19 (1.87%) C++
15 18 (1.77%) Scala
16 15 (1.48%) Go
17 14 (1.38%) ABAP
17 14 (1.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 74 (7.29%) Security Cleared
2 73 (7.19%) Degree
3 55 (5.42%) SC Cleared
4 43 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.28%) ISTQB
6 12 (1.18%) ISEB
7 11 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (0.89%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.79%) CompTIA Security+
9 8 (0.79%) GCFA
9 8 (0.79%) GCIA
9 8 (0.79%) GCIH
9 8 (0.79%) Network+ Certification
9 8 (0.79%) OSCP
9 8 (0.79%) SSCP
10 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.099%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.099%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.01%) QA
2 9 (0.89%) WCAG
3 8 (0.79%) NIST
4 2 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.20%) SLA
5 1 (0.099%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.099%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.099%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.099%) PMO
5 1 (0.099%) SEPA
5 1 (0.099%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 86 (8.47%) Docker
2 19 (1.87%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.20%) HDFS
4 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.20%) VMware NSX
4 2 (0.20%) vSphere
5 1 (0.099%) KVM
5 1 (0.099%) RACF
5 1 (0.099%) vCloud
5 1 (0.099%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (3.74%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.08%) Grafana
2 11 (1.08%) Kibana
3 10 (0.99%) Puppet
4 8 (0.79%) Amdocs OSS
4 8 (0.79%) Ansible
4 8 (0.79%) Netcool
4 8 (0.79%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 8 (0.79%) Terraform
5 6 (0.59%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.30%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.20%) MOM
7 2 (0.20%) PowerCLI
7 2 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.20%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.20%) vRealize
7 2 (0.20%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 1 (0.099%) logstash
8 1 (0.099%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.099%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 124 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 97 (9.56%) Oracle
3 55 (5.42%) Google
4 46 (4.53%) Adobe
5 26 (2.56%) ServiceNow
6 22 (2.17%) SAP
7 20 (1.97%) Atlassian
8 18 (1.77%) Xamarin
9 16 (1.58%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 15 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.28%) IBM
12 10 (0.99%) Sun
13 9 (0.89%) Ensighten
13 9 (0.89%) Tealium
14 8 (0.79%) BMC
14 8 (0.79%) Maxymiser
14 8 (0.79%) Remedy
14 8 (0.79%) Siebel
14 8 (0.79%) Sitecore
14 8 (0.79%) xMatters