Period
to 4 June 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 4 June 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
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 10 7
Rank change year-on-year -10 -3 +4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 471 1,489 1,827
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 6.89% 10.28% 10.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.06% 27.19% 29.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 1,073 1,350
Median daily rate £445 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 39 26
Median hourly rate £53.13 £50.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% -3.74%
10th Percentile £35.00 £29.88 £38.25
90th Percentile £62.80 £60.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% +17.65% +2.41%

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 2,236 5,476 6,279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.73% 37.80% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,421 3,447 3,807
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £312 £313 £305
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 165 181
Median hourly rate £42.50 £46.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.60% +9.41% -
10th Percentile £18.25 £23.20 £18.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £57.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing JavaScript as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in the South East.

Daily rate trend for JavaScript in the South East

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JavaScript in the South East over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for JavaScript in the South East

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for JavaScript in the South East

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing JavaScript in the South East over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

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 4 June 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 -5 221 £425 - 83
Berkshire -2 133 £425 -5.56% 38
Surrey -1 93 £427 -10.21% 39
Hampshire -27 86 £475 +7.34% 67
Buckinghamshire -7 50 £402 -5.38% 13
Oxfordshire -6 38 £425 - 32
West Sussex -7 36 £475 +11.76% 23
East Sussex -10 18 £400 +3.23% 15
Kent +6 8 £450 +26.32% 22
Middlesex -2 2 £340 -32.00% 1
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 4 June 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.

1 232 (49.26%) HTML
2 188 (39.92%) CSS
3 182 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
4 177 (37.58%) SQL
5 159 (33.76%) .NET
6 146 (31.00%) C#
7 127 (26.96%) Java
8 101 (21.44%) AngularJS
9 99 (21.02%) SQL Server
10 98 (20.81%) React
11 97 (20.59%) Python
12 95 (20.17%) Scrum
13 94 (19.96%) Azure
14 90 (19.11%) DevOps
15 86 (18.26%) Node.js
16 84 (17.83%) MVC
17 81 (17.20%) Test Automation
18 80 (16.99%) Git (software)
18 80 (16.99%) Web Services
19 71 (15.07%) Microsoft
19 71 (15.07%) HTML5
19 71 (15.07%) Web Development
20 70 (14.86%) XML
21 67 (14.23%) jQuery
22 66 (14.01%) PHP
23 65 (13.80%) ASP.NET
23 65 (13.80%) TDD
24 59 (12.53%) Unit Testing
25 58 (12.31%) Security Cleared
26 55 (11.68%) 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 34 (7.22%) CMS
2 24 (5.10%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.76%) Tomcat
4 12 (2.55%) Apache
5 11 (2.34%) Drupal
6 9 (1.91%) IIS
6 9 (1.91%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.70%) EPiServer
8 7 (1.49%) Confluence
9 6 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (1.06%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.06%) WordPress
11 4 (0.85%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.85%) Tornado
12 3 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.64%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.64%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.64%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.85%) InVision
5 2 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.42%) Sketch
5 2 (0.42%) Zeplin
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.21%) InDesign
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.21%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 27 (5.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (3.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (1.91%) Adobe Campaign
4 7 (1.49%) Magento
4 7 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.42%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.42%) Shopify
6 1 (0.21%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.21%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 94 (19.96%) Azure
2 55 (11.68%) AWS
3 46 (9.77%) Serverless
4 33 (7.01%) AWS Lambda
5 20 (4.25%) SaaS
6 18 (3.82%) Dynamics 365
7 15 (3.18%) Amazon S3
7 15 (3.18%) Power Platform
8 11 (2.34%) Logic Apps
9 10 (2.12%) Azure Functions
9 10 (2.12%) GCP
10 9 (1.91%) GitHub
11 8 (1.70%) OpenShift
12 7 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (1.49%) npm
13 6 (1.27%) Boomi
13 6 (1.27%) Heroku
13 6 (1.27%) IaaS
14 5 (1.06%) Firebase
14 5 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.61%) SNMP
2 4 (0.85%) DNS
2 4 (0.85%) Kerberos
2 4 (0.85%) Skype
2 4 (0.85%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.64%) AMQP
3 3 (0.64%) Internet
3 3 (0.64%) Intranet
3 3 (0.64%) Network Security
4 2 (0.42%) 3G
4 2 (0.42%) 4G
4 2 (0.42%) 5G
4 2 (0.42%) Broadband
4 2 (0.42%) GPRS
4 2 (0.42%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.42%) LTE
4 2 (0.42%) SSL
4 2 (0.42%) UMTS
5 1 (0.21%) H.323
5 1 (0.21%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (21.02%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.43%) MySQL
3 24 (5.10%) MongoDB
4 23 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 20 (4.25%) Relational Database
6 19 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (3.40%) Big Data
9 14 (2.97%) Cosmos DB
10 13 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (2.55%) Azure SQL Database
11 12 (2.55%) Power BI
12 10 (2.12%) Data Lake
12 10 (2.12%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (1.91%) DB2
13 9 (1.91%) DB2 UDB
14 8 (1.70%) Amazon Redshift
15 7 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 80 (16.99%) Git (software)
2 48 (10.19%) Selenium
3 43 (9.13%) Jenkins
4 23 (4.88%) JIRA
5 21 (4.46%) Cucumber
5 21 (4.46%) Visual Studio
6 15 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (2.97%) JUnit
8 12 (2.55%) Ant
8 12 (2.55%) Eclipse
9 10 (2.12%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (1.91%) Subversion
11 8 (1.70%) Bitbucket
12 7 (1.49%) Maven
13 6 (1.27%) JMeter
13 6 (1.27%) Mocha
14 5 (1.06%) Cypress.io
14 5 (1.06%) gulp
14 5 (1.06%) Jasmine
14 5 (1.06%) webpack
General
1 45 (9.55%) Finance
2 20 (4.25%) Telecoms
3 17 (3.61%) Marketing
4 12 (2.55%) Banking
5 9 (1.91%) Public Sector
6 7 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.27%) Law
8 3 (0.64%) Publishing
8 3 (0.64%) Retail
9 2 (0.42%) Automotive
9 2 (0.42%) Billing
9 2 (0.42%) Electronics
9 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.42%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.21%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 334 (70.91%) Developer
2 67 (14.23%) .NET Developer
3 42 (8.92%) React Developer
4 34 (7.22%) Software Developer
5 33 (7.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 32 (6.79%) Full Stack Developer
7 29 (6.16%) Architect
8 26 (5.52%) JavaScript Developer
9 25 (5.31%) C# Developer
10 22 (4.67%) Java Developer
11 21 (4.46%) Analyst
11 21 (4.46%) Designer
12 20 (4.25%) Angular Developer
12 20 (4.25%) Solutions Architect
13 19 (4.03%) Web Developer
14 16 (3.40%) C# .NET Developer
15 15 (3.18%) CRM Developer
15 15 (3.18%) Dynamics CRM Developer
15 15 (3.18%) Senior Developer
15 15 (3.18%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (49.26%) HTML
2 188 (39.92%) CSS
3 159 (33.76%) .NET
4 101 (21.44%) AngularJS
5 98 (20.81%) React
6 86 (18.26%) Node.js
7 80 (16.99%) Web Services
8 71 (15.07%) HTML5
9 70 (14.86%) XML
10 67 (14.23%) jQuery
11 65 (13.80%) ASP.NET
12 55 (11.68%) REST
13 53 (11.25%) .NET Framework
14 50 (10.62%) RESTful
14 50 (10.62%) SOAP
15 41 (8.70%) CSS3
15 41 (8.70%) Entity Framework
16 32 (6.79%) ASP.NET Web API
17 31 (6.58%) JSON
18 30 (6.37%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.46%) User Experience
3 20 (4.25%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (2.97%) Data Structures
5 10 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (1.91%) Mainframe
7 8 (1.70%) Acoustics
7 8 (1.70%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.70%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.06%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.06%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (0.85%) CMDB
9 4 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (0.85%) PKI
10 3 (0.64%) Derivative
10 3 (0.64%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.64%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.64%) NHS
11 2 (0.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (9.77%) Windows
2 45 (9.55%) Linux
3 15 (3.18%) Unix
4 10 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.49%) Android
5 7 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.42%) Solaris
7 2 (0.42%) VMS
7 2 (0.42%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.21%) CentOS
8 1 (0.21%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (20.17%) Scrum
3 90 (19.11%) DevOps
4 84 (17.83%) MVC
5 81 (17.20%) Test Automation
6 71 (15.07%) Web Development
7 65 (13.80%) TDD
8 59 (12.53%) Unit Testing
9 49 (10.40%) Problem-Solving
10 47 (9.98%) Front End Development
11 41 (8.70%) BDD
12 38 (8.07%) Software Engineering
13 37 (7.86%) CRM
14 36 (7.64%) Microservices
15 34 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (7.01%) ETL
17 26 (5.52%) Migration
18 25 (5.31%) Kanban
19 23 (4.88%) Mentoring
19 23 (4.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 177 (37.58%) SQL
2 146 (31.00%) C#
3 127 (26.96%) Java
4 97 (20.59%) Python
5 66 (14.01%) PHP
6 35 (7.43%) TypeScript
7 32 (6.79%) Perl
8 30 (6.37%) T-SQL
9 27 (5.73%) PowerShell
10 24 (5.10%) Shell Script
11 18 (3.82%) PL/SQL
12 13 (2.76%) C
12 13 (2.76%) Ruby
13 11 (2.34%) ES6
13 11 (2.34%) Java 8
14 10 (2.12%) BeanShell
15 9 (1.91%) Bourne shell
15 9 (1.91%) Korn
15 9 (1.91%) XAML
16 8 (1.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 51 (10.83%) SC Cleared
3 27 (5.73%) Degree
4 9 (1.91%) DV Cleared
5 7 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.85%) MCAD
7 4 (0.85%) MCITP
7 4 (0.85%) MCPD
8 3 (0.64%) ISEB
8 3 (0.64%) SANS
9 1 (0.21%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.21%) CCDA
9 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.21%) Dell Certification
9 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.25%) QA
2 3 (0.64%) GDPR
2 3 (0.64%) WCAG
3 1 (0.21%) HL7
3 1 (0.21%) PMO
3 1 (0.21%) WAI
System Software
1 37 (7.86%) Docker
2 20 (4.25%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.91%) RACF
4 8 (1.70%) HDFS
5 3 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.21%) NDS
Systems Management
1 32 (6.79%) Kubernetes
2 24 (5.10%) Terraform
3 17 (3.61%) Amdocs OSS
3 17 (3.61%) Netcool
3 17 (3.61%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 12 (2.55%) Ansible
5 7 (1.49%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.64%) Consul
6 3 (0.64%) Kibana
6 3 (0.64%) MIIS
6 3 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.64%) Packer
7 2 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.42%) OpenNebula
7 2 (0.42%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.21%) Istio
8 1 (0.21%) logstash
8 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 71 (15.07%) Microsoft
2 45 (9.55%) Oracle
3 25 (5.31%) ServiceNow
4 24 (5.10%) IBM
5 17 (3.61%) Adobe
5 17 (3.61%) BMC
5 17 (3.61%) Cramer
5 17 (3.61%) Remedy
5 17 (3.61%) Siebel
5 17 (3.61%) xMatters
6 15 (3.18%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (2.97%) Xamarin
8 13 (2.76%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.55%) AppDynamics
10 11 (2.34%) Cisco
10 11 (2.34%) Huawei
10 11 (2.34%) Nokia
11 9 (1.91%) Google
11 9 (1.91%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 7 (1.49%) Dell