Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 10 15
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 +3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 2,023 1,601 1,584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.84% 9.99% 8.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.05% 29.02% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,433 1,007 1,123
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 38
South East median hourly rate £43.75 £45.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +10.30% +65.00%
10th Percentile £37.58 £41.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £71.84 £59.31
England median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -4.71% +11.84% +25.83%

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 6,732 5,517 6,509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.38% 34.41% 34.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,107 3,361 4,168
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £308 £290 £275
90th Percentile £561 £538 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 171 243
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.75 £16.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £61.69 £53.55
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.91% +9.67% +7.14%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 15 July 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 +2 839 £413 +3.13% 342
Surrey +4 545 £475 +18.75% 109
Berkshire +6 383 £400 -5.88% 147
Hampshire -3 298 £400 +6.67% 178
Oxfordshire +1 237 £425 +3.03% 121
Buckinghamshire -2 219 £413 - 74
East Sussex +1 118 £376 +7.50% 65
West Sussex 0 114 £341 -19.71% 50
Kent +12 55 £410 +17.14% 64
Middlesex +5 42 £409 +2.06% 1
Sussex +3 1 £550 -
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 1,242 (61.39%) HTML
2 1,122 (55.46%) CSS
3 885 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 722 (35.69%) AngularJS
5 553 (27.34%) jQuery
6 506 (25.01%) C#
7 504 (24.91%) .NET
8 496 (24.52%) HTML5
9 477 (23.58%) React
10 457 (22.59%) Java
11 456 (22.54%) Node.js
12 444 (21.95%) Git (software)
13 420 (20.76%) Front End Development
14 402 (19.87%) TDD
15 396 (19.57%) Web Development
16 388 (19.18%) CSS3
17 376 (18.59%) SQL
18 350 (17.30%) MVC
19 318 (15.72%) Test Automation
20 291 (14.38%) SQL Server
21 281 (13.89%) Web Services
22 279 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
23 275 (13.59%) ASP.NET
24 274 (13.54%) REST
25 268 (13.25%) Scrum
26 260 (12.85%) RESTful
27 250 (12.36%) Linux
28 247 (12.21%) Jenkins
29 227 (11.22%) Python
30 226 (11.17%) Microservices

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
1 104 (5.14%) CMS
2 52 (2.57%) Drupal
3 51 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
4 50 (2.47%) IIS
5 47 (2.32%) SharePoint
6 46 (2.27%) Confluence
7 45 (2.22%) Apache
8 44 (2.17%) WordPress
9 30 (1.48%) Tomcat
10 29 (1.43%) WebLogic
11 25 (1.24%) EPiServer
12 23 (1.14%) Apache Spark
13 20 (0.99%) JBoss
14 19 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 19 (0.94%) WebSphere
15 18 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
16 17 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
17 16 (0.79%) Apache Solr
18 14 (0.69%) nginx
19 13 (0.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (1.63%) Photoshop
2 14 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (0.59%) InVision
4 10 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
5 9 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.30%) UXPin
8 5 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.25%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.25%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.15%) GIMP
10 1 (0.049%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.049%) InDesign
10 1 (0.049%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.049%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 36 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (1.29%) Magento
3 7 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
3 7 (0.35%) Maximo
4 6 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.15%) SessionCam
5 3 (0.15%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.099%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.099%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.099%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.099%) SDL Web 8
6 2 (0.099%) Shopify
7 1 (0.049%) Distributed Ledger
7 1 (0.049%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.049%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.049%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 185 (9.14%) Amazon AWS
2 163 (8.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (5.29%) Serverless
4 69 (3.41%) GitHub
5 42 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
6 32 (1.58%) npm
7 28 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 28 (1.38%) SaaS
8 25 (1.24%) Google Analytics
9 23 (1.14%) PaaS
10 20 (0.99%) Amazon SQS
11 18 (0.89%) Adobe Analytics
12 16 (0.79%) Office 365
13 14 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
14 12 (0.59%) Amazon S3
14 12 (0.59%) Yarn
15 11 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
15 11 (0.54%) OpenShift
16 9 (0.44%) Amazon Kinesis
17 8 (0.40%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (3.06%) HTTP
2 28 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 26 (1.29%) Internet
4 24 (1.19%) SSL
5 13 (0.64%) DNS
6 8 (0.40%) SMTP
7 6 (0.30%) Network Security
7 6 (0.30%) SMS
8 5 (0.25%) IMAP
9 4 (0.20%) Bluetooth
9 4 (0.20%) SAN
9 4 (0.20%) SSH
10 3 (0.15%) AMQP
10 3 (0.15%) Firewall
11 2 (0.099%) Broadband
11 2 (0.099%) DVB
11 2 (0.099%) MQTT
11 2 (0.099%) Tactical Data Link
11 2 (0.099%) VPN
12 1 (0.049%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 167 (8.26%) Relational Database
3 141 (6.97%) MySQL
4 96 (4.75%) NoSQL
5 82 (4.05%) Big Data
6 81 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 81 (4.00%) Redis
7 53 (2.62%) RDBMS
8 52 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
9 48 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
10 37 (1.83%) Hadoop
11 33 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 26 (1.29%) Oracle Database
13 21 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
13 21 (1.04%) SQLPlus
14 18 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 16 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
17 14 (0.69%) SQLite
18 13 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 444 (21.95%) Git (software)
2 247 (12.21%) Jenkins
3 129 (6.38%) JIRA
4 109 (5.39%) Visual Studio
5 99 (4.89%) Maven
6 95 (4.70%) Subversion
7 94 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 93 (4.60%) Selenium
9 77 (3.81%) webpack
10 69 (3.41%) gulp
11 67 (3.31%) Mocha
12 61 (3.02%) JUnit
13 54 (2.67%) Grunt
14 53 (2.62%) Cucumber
15 49 (2.42%) TeamCity
16 42 (2.08%) Babel
16 42 (2.08%) Jasmine
17 41 (2.03%) Gerrit
18 37 (1.83%) Karma Test Runner
19 33 (1.63%) Sinon.JS
General
1 182 (9.00%) Finance
2 60 (2.97%) Marketing
3 55 (2.72%) Retail
4 45 (2.22%) Banking
5 22 (1.09%) Advertising
6 21 (1.04%) Telecoms
7 18 (0.89%) Games
8 13 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.54%) Law
10 8 (0.40%) Back Office
10 8 (0.40%) Publishing
11 4 (0.20%) Electronics
12 3 (0.15%) Automotive
12 3 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.15%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.099%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.099%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.099%) French Language
14 1 (0.049%) Legal
14 1 (0.049%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,655 (81.81%) Developer
2 342 (16.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 329 (16.26%) JavaScript Developer
4 215 (10.63%) .NET Developer
5 192 (9.49%) React Developer
6 191 (9.44%) Java Developer
7 190 (9.39%) Full Stack Developer
8 169 (8.35%) Web Developer
9 158 (7.81%) Angular Developer
10 143 (7.07%) C# Developer
11 108 (5.34%) Node.js Developer
12 101 (4.99%) Senior Developer
13 99 (4.89%) C# .NET Developer
14 84 (4.15%) HTML Developer
15 82 (4.05%) Software Engineer
16 80 (3.95%) Python Developer
17 75 (3.71%) UI Developer
18 73 (3.61%) HTML CSS Developer
19 71 (3.51%) PHP Developer
20 69 (3.41%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,242 (61.39%) HTML
2 1,122 (55.46%) CSS
3 722 (35.69%) AngularJS
4 553 (27.34%) jQuery
5 504 (24.91%) .NET
6 496 (24.52%) HTML5
7 477 (23.58%) React
8 456 (22.54%) Node.js
9 388 (19.18%) CSS3
10 281 (13.89%) Web Services
11 275 (13.59%) ASP.NET
12 274 (13.54%) REST
13 260 (12.85%) RESTful
14 204 (10.08%) Sass
15 185 (9.14%) XML
16 170 (8.40%) Spring
17 165 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 160 (7.91%) Ajax
19 151 (7.46%) JSON
20 150 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 210 (10.38%) User Experience
2 145 (7.17%) Greenfield Project
3 110 (5.44%) Mobile App
4 48 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 27 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
8 20 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (0.94%) Fintech
9 19 (0.94%) iPad
10 17 (0.84%) W3C
11 13 (0.64%) Data Structures
11 13 (0.64%) N-Tier
12 12 (0.59%) Virtual Team
13 10 (0.49%) Public Cloud
13 10 (0.49%) Wiki
14 9 (0.44%) CMDB
15 8 (0.40%) Social Media
16 7 (0.35%) Client/Server
17 6 (0.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 250 (12.36%) Linux
2 144 (7.12%) Windows
3 59 (2.92%) Unix
4 57 (2.82%) Android
4 57 (2.82%) Apple iOS
5 31 (1.53%) Ubuntu
6 20 (0.99%) Windows Server
7 14 (0.69%) Windows 10
8 11 (0.54%) VMS
9 9 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.40%) AIX
10 8 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.25%) CentOS
11 5 (0.25%) SUSE
11 5 (0.25%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.20%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 885 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 420 (20.76%) Front End Development
3 402 (19.87%) TDD
4 396 (19.57%) Web Development
5 350 (17.30%) MVC
6 318 (15.72%) Test Automation
7 279 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
8 268 (13.25%) Scrum
9 226 (11.17%) Microservices
10 201 (9.94%) OO
11 175 (8.65%) BDD
12 166 (8.21%) DevOps
12 166 (8.21%) Software Engineering
13 158 (7.81%) Unit Testing
14 156 (7.71%) E-Commerce
15 133 (6.57%) Problem-Solving
16 124 (6.13%) SDLC
17 122 (6.03%) Analytics
18 120 (5.93%) Workflow
19 98 (4.84%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 506 (25.01%) C#
2 457 (22.59%) Java
3 376 (18.59%) SQL
4 227 (11.22%) Python
5 204 (10.08%) PHP
6 182 (9.00%) TypeScript
7 116 (5.73%) ES6
8 81 (4.00%) Java 8
9 73 (3.61%) C++
10 68 (3.36%) Go
11 57 (2.82%) Ruby
12 51 (2.52%) Scala
13 47 (2.32%) C
14 42 (2.08%) PL/SQL
15 39 (1.93%) PowerShell
16 36 (1.78%) T-SQL
17 34 (1.68%) Perl
18 29 (1.43%) Bash Shell
19 20 (0.99%) Groovy
20 19 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 118 (5.83%) Security Cleared
2 100 (4.94%) Degree
3 90 (4.45%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (1.19%) ISTQB
5 24 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 21 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (0.54%) ISEB
8 10 (0.49%) BC Cleared
8 10 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.40%) MCSE
10 5 (0.25%) DBS Check
10 5 (0.25%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.099%) HNC
12 2 (0.099%) SAFe Agilist
13 1 (0.049%) APMP
13 1 (0.049%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (3.56%) QA
2 10 (0.49%) GCP
3 9 (0.44%) GDPR
4 6 (0.30%) WCAG
5 4 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.15%) PMO
7 2 (0.099%) SLA
8 1 (0.049%) MISRA
8 1 (0.049%) MISRA C
System Software
1 160 (7.91%) Docker
2 13 (0.64%) Apache Flume
3 12 (0.59%) Hyper-V
4 11 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (0.49%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.25%) Firmware
8 2 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.099%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 47 (2.32%) Ansible
2 46 (2.27%) Puppet
3 33 (1.63%) Kubernetes
4 32 (1.58%) Terraform
5 31 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (0.99%) Kibana
7 15 (0.74%) Grafana
8 10 (0.49%) HP ALM
8 10 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (0.44%) Mesos
10 7 (0.35%) Nagios
11 5 (0.25%) Salt
11 5 (0.25%) SCCM
11 5 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.25%) WSUS
12 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.15%) SCOM
12 3 (0.15%) SELinux
13 2 (0.099%) Cisco UCCE
13 2 (0.099%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 207 (10.23%) Oracle
2 191 (9.44%) Microsoft
3 66 (3.26%) Google
4 59 (2.92%) Adobe
5 33 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
6 27 (1.33%) HP
7 25 (1.24%) Capita
8 20 (0.99%) IBM
9 18 (0.89%) Sitecore
10 16 (0.79%) Atlassian
11 12 (0.59%) Red Hat
11 12 (0.59%) Xamarin
12 11 (0.54%) ServiceNow
13 10 (0.49%) Twitter
13 10 (0.49%) Vertica
14 9 (0.44%) hybris
14 9 (0.44%) Zend
15 8 (0.40%) Citrix
15 8 (0.40%) ClickTale
15 8 (0.40%) SAP