Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 17 10 10
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 785 1,756 1,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.38% 10.96% 9.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.45% 27.12% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 1,232 1,093
South East median daily rate £435 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.57% +4.17% +12.00%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £301
90th Percentile £575 £560 £573
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 32
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.78% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £16.75 £26.65 £39.69
90th Percentile £53.75 £56.16 £52.33
England median hourly rate £36.70 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -18.44% +4.65% +7.50%

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 3,660 6,475 6,065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 34.41% 40.41% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,290 4,163 3,731
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £300
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £488 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +0.52% +2.11% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 177 144
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.78% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £18.25 £22.00 £19.49
90th Percentile £70.20 £52.50 £50.93
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020. 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 -5 387 £450 +5.88% 321
Berkshire 0 232 £450 +5.88% 159
Surrey -4 143 £425 -14.14% 192
Hampshire -25 143 £438 +2.94% 164
Oxfordshire -2 80 £450 +9.09% 119
Buckinghamshire -10 75 £450 +5.88% 43
West Sussex -4 62 £450 +10.43% 77
East Sussex -13 29 £300 -33.33% 47
Kent -14 12 £363 -3.33% 46
Middlesex -2 3 £358 -28.50% 1
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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.

1 397 (50.57%) HTML
2 337 (42.93%) CSS
3 290 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
4 265 (33.76%) .NET
5 241 (30.70%) C#
6 214 (27.26%) SQL
7 208 (26.50%) AngularJS
8 178 (22.68%) Java
9 171 (21.78%) React
10 150 (19.11%) Scrum
11 148 (18.85%) Azure
12 131 (16.69%) SQL Server
13 128 (16.31%) Git (software)
14 125 (15.92%) MVC
15 123 (15.67%) Node.js
16 121 (15.41%) ASP.NET
16 121 (15.41%) PHP
17 120 (15.29%) HTML5
18 119 (15.16%) Test Automation
18 119 (15.16%) Python
19 114 (14.52%) jQuery
19 114 (14.52%) REST
20 113 (14.39%) Web Development
21 112 (14.27%) Web Services
22 105 (13.38%) Microsoft
22 105 (13.38%) TDD
23 100 (12.74%) XML
24 93 (11.85%) DevOps
25 90 (11.46%) Front End Development
26 81 (10.32%) Finance

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 36 (4.59%) CMS
2 32 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 28 (3.57%) Apache
4 22 (2.80%) Tomcat
5 17 (2.17%) Confluence
5 17 (2.17%) WebLogic
6 14 (1.78%) Umbraco
7 12 (1.53%) Drupal
8 10 (1.27%) WordPress
9 8 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.02%) IIS
10 6 (0.76%) JBoss
11 5 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.64%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.64%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.64%) Tornado
12 4 (0.51%) ArcGIS
12 4 (0.51%) nginx
Applications
1 26 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.89%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.51%) InVision
5 4 (0.51%) Sketch
6 3 (0.38%) InDesign
6 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.25%) UserZoom
7 2 (0.25%) Zeplin
8 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 27 (3.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (2.93%) Remedy ITSM
3 14 (1.78%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (1.66%) Magento
5 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.25%) Shopify
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.13%) BigMachines
7 1 (0.13%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.13%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 148 (18.85%) Azure
2 67 (8.54%) AWS
3 53 (6.75%) Serverless
4 45 (5.73%) SaaS
5 26 (3.31%) AWS Lambda
6 25 (3.18%) GitHub
7 24 (3.06%) GCP
8 23 (2.93%) Dynamics 365
9 20 (2.55%) Google Analytics
10 19 (2.42%) Adobe Analytics
11 18 (2.29%) Azure Functions
12 14 (1.78%) Amazon S3
12 14 (1.78%) npm
13 13 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
14 11 (1.40%) PaaS
14 11 (1.40%) Power Platform
15 10 (1.27%) IaaS
16 8 (1.02%) Heroku
17 6 (0.76%) Boomi
17 6 (0.76%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.93%) SNMP
2 17 (2.17%) HTTP
3 10 (1.27%) SSL
4 7 (0.89%) HTTPS
4 7 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.76%) AMQP
5 6 (0.76%) Internet
5 6 (0.76%) Network Security
5 6 (0.76%) SMTP
6 4 (0.51%) Skype
7 3 (0.38%) DNS
7 3 (0.38%) Intranet
8 2 (0.25%) 3G
8 2 (0.25%) 4G
8 2 (0.25%) 5G
8 2 (0.25%) Broadband
8 2 (0.25%) GPRS
8 2 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.25%) LTE
8 2 (0.25%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (16.69%) SQL Server
2 62 (7.90%) MySQL
3 45 (5.73%) MongoDB
4 36 (4.59%) NoSQL
5 27 (3.44%) Relational Database
6 25 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (2.55%) Azure SQL Database
7 20 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (2.42%) Oracle Database
9 16 (2.04%) Cosmos DB
10 13 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (1.53%) Oracle Database 12c
11 12 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (1.40%) Big Data
12 11 (1.40%) Oracle ODI
12 11 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
13 10 (1.27%) Pentaho
13 10 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 128 (16.31%) Git (software)
2 70 (8.92%) Selenium
3 59 (7.52%) Jenkins
4 43 (5.48%) Cucumber
5 38 (4.84%) JIRA
6 27 (3.44%) Visual Studio
7 22 (2.80%) JUnit
8 20 (2.55%) Subversion
9 17 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
10 15 (1.91%) Eclipse
10 15 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (1.66%) Bitbucket
12 12 (1.53%) Gatling
13 11 (1.40%) TeamCity
14 10 (1.27%) GitLab
14 10 (1.27%) gulp
15 9 (1.15%) Ant
16 8 (1.02%) Grunt
16 8 (1.02%) NUnit
16 8 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
General
1 81 (10.32%) Finance
2 36 (4.59%) Telecoms
3 29 (3.69%) Marketing
4 20 (2.55%) Banking
5 17 (2.17%) Public Sector
6 11 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.27%) Law
8 8 (1.02%) Retail
9 7 (0.89%) Electronics
10 6 (0.76%) Automotive
11 5 (0.64%) German Language
12 4 (0.51%) Back Office
13 3 (0.38%) French Language
13 3 (0.38%) Front Office
13 3 (0.38%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.38%) Local Government
13 3 (0.38%) Military
14 2 (0.25%) Advertising
14 2 (0.25%) Billing
14 2 (0.25%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 569 (72.48%) Developer
2 128 (16.31%) .NET Developer
3 78 (9.94%) Full Stack Developer
4 73 (9.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 69 (8.79%) JavaScript Developer
6 59 (7.52%) React Developer
7 58 (7.39%) C# Developer
8 48 (6.11%) Software Developer
9 43 (5.48%) Senior Developer
10 42 (5.35%) Architect
11 38 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
11 38 (4.84%) Java Developer
12 34 (4.33%) Analyst
12 34 (4.33%) Designer
13 29 (3.69%) Angular Developer
13 29 (3.69%) Web Developer
14 28 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
15 23 (2.93%) Solutions Designer
16 19 (2.42%) ASP.NET Developer
16 19 (2.42%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 397 (50.57%) HTML
2 337 (42.93%) CSS
3 265 (33.76%) .NET
4 208 (26.50%) AngularJS
5 171 (21.78%) React
6 123 (15.67%) Node.js
7 121 (15.41%) ASP.NET
8 120 (15.29%) HTML5
9 114 (14.52%) jQuery
9 114 (14.52%) REST
10 112 (14.27%) Web Services
11 100 (12.74%) XML
12 80 (10.19%) JSON
13 74 (9.43%) .NET Framework
14 69 (8.79%) SOAP
15 67 (8.54%) .NET Core
16 63 (8.03%) ASP.NET Web API
17 59 (7.52%) CSS3
18 53 (6.75%) Vue.js
19 43 (5.48%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (6.11%) User Experience
3 34 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 19 (2.42%) Data Structures
6 11 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (1.40%) W3C
7 9 (1.15%) Derivative
7 9 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 7 (0.89%) Analytical Mindset
9 7 (0.89%) Graphic Design
10 6 (0.76%) Clustering
10 6 (0.76%) Smartphone
10 6 (0.76%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (0.64%) Mainframe
11 5 (0.64%) NHS
11 5 (0.64%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 76 (9.68%) Linux
2 56 (7.13%) Windows
3 28 (3.57%) Unix
4 24 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 20 (2.55%) Android
6 10 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.51%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.38%) CentOS
9 3 (0.38%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.38%) VMS
10 2 (0.25%) Solaris
10 2 (0.25%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.13%) Debian
11 1 (0.13%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (36.94%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (19.11%) Scrum
3 125 (15.92%) MVC
4 119 (15.16%) Test Automation
5 113 (14.39%) Web Development
6 105 (13.38%) TDD
7 93 (11.85%) DevOps
8 90 (11.46%) Front End Development
9 72 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
10 69 (8.79%) Unit Testing
11 64 (8.15%) Analytics
12 59 (7.52%) Software Engineering
13 54 (6.88%) Microservices
14 50 (6.37%) BDD
15 43 (5.48%) OO
16 39 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
16 39 (4.97%) CRM
16 39 (4.97%) Responsive Web Design
17 36 (4.59%) Kanban
18 34 (4.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 241 (30.70%) C#
2 214 (27.26%) SQL
3 178 (22.68%) Java
4 121 (15.41%) PHP
5 119 (15.16%) Python
6 69 (8.79%) TypeScript
7 33 (4.20%) T-SQL
8 32 (4.08%) Perl
8 32 (4.08%) Ruby
9 30 (3.82%) Shell Script
10 28 (3.57%) PL/SQL
11 25 (3.18%) PowerShell
12 21 (2.68%) Java 8
13 17 (2.17%) C++
13 17 (2.17%) VB.NET
14 14 (1.78%) Scala
15 13 (1.66%) ES6
15 13 (1.66%) Go
16 10 (1.27%) C
17 9 (1.15%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 76 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 63 (8.03%) SC Cleared
3 44 (5.61%) Degree
4 24 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.02%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.02%) ISEB
6 7 (0.89%) ISTQB
6 7 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.38%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (0.38%) GCFA
8 3 (0.38%) GCIA
8 3 (0.38%) GCIH
8 3 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (0.38%) OSCP
8 3 (0.38%) SANS
8 3 (0.38%) SSCP
9 2 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.13%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.13%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.97%) QA
2 9 (1.15%) WCAG
3 3 (0.38%) GDPR
3 3 (0.38%) NIST
4 2 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.25%) SLA
5 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.13%) HL7
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) PMO
5 1 (0.13%) SEPA
5 1 (0.13%) SNOMED CT
5 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 64 (8.15%) Docker
2 24 (3.06%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.27%) HDFS
4 8 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.64%) RACF
6 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 36 (4.59%) Kubernetes
2 23 (2.93%) Amdocs OSS
2 23 (2.93%) Netcool
2 23 (2.93%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 21 (2.68%) Terraform
4 11 (1.40%) Ansible
5 9 (1.15%) Kibana
6 6 (0.76%) Grafana
6 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.38%) MIIS
7 3 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.25%) Puppet
9 1 (0.13%) Consul
9 1 (0.13%) cPanel
9 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.13%) logstash
9 1 (0.13%) OpenNebula
9 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.13%) Packer
9 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 105 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 70 (8.92%) Oracle
3 47 (5.99%) Google
4 39 (4.97%) ServiceNow
5 33 (4.20%) Adobe
6 30 (3.82%) IBM
7 23 (2.93%) BMC
7 23 (2.93%) Cramer
7 23 (2.93%) Remedy
7 23 (2.93%) Siebel
7 23 (2.93%) xMatters
8 16 (2.04%) SAP
9 15 (1.91%) AppDynamics
9 15 (1.91%) Xamarin
10 14 (1.78%) Cisco
10 14 (1.78%) Huawei
10 14 (1.78%) Nokia
11 9 (1.15%) Ensighten
11 9 (1.15%) Tealium
12 8 (1.02%) Salesforce.com