Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 11 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 1,775 1,487 1,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.09% 9.07% 9.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.11% 25.39% 26.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,229 979 880
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £556 £558 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 27
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £45.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% -1.90% +27.42%
10th Percentile £26.65 £39.52 £30.50
90th Percentile £53.47 £52.50 £57.05
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.16% +14.67% +10.29%

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 6,548 5,857 5,200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.91% 35.72% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,208 3,594 3,159
South East median daily rate £440 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £569 £538
England median daily rate £480 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 149 187
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% +5.13%
10th Percentile £24.34 £18.91 £15.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 22 January 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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -1 684 £420 +5.00% 361
Hampshire +17 412 £425 +9.68% 171
Surrey +1 342 £488 +8.33% 181
Berkshire +1 320 £425 +16.44% 150
Buckinghamshire +6 201 £425 +17.24% 92
Oxfordshire 0 163 £413 -5.71% 119
West Sussex +23 130 £413 -8.33% 41
East Sussex +2 113 £439 +18.58% 54
Kent +13 53 £375 +7.14% 65
Middlesex 0 35 £475 - 2
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 950 (53.52%) HTML
2 934 (52.62%) CSS
3 805 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
4 652 (36.73%) AngularJS
5 534 (30.08%) .NET
6 528 (29.75%) C#
7 456 (25.69%) Git (software)
8 438 (24.68%) React
9 417 (23.49%) jQuery
10 410 (23.10%) Java
11 399 (22.48%) Front End Development
12 395 (22.25%) MVC
13 384 (21.63%) HTML5
14 377 (21.24%) SQL
15 371 (20.90%) Node.js
16 367 (20.68%) TDD
17 319 (17.97%) ASP.NET
18 288 (16.23%) Scrum
19 276 (15.55%) SQL Server
20 253 (14.25%) REST
21 251 (14.14%) Test Automation
22 241 (13.58%) Web Development
23 221 (12.45%) CSS3
24 215 (12.11%) Continuous Integration
25 214 (12.06%) Web Services
26 208 (11.72%) BDD
27 206 (11.61%) Microsoft Azure
28 192 (10.82%) User Experience
29 190 (10.70%) ASP.NET Web API
30 189 (10.65%) XML

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 87 (4.90%) CMS
2 77 (4.34%) Confluence
3 40 (2.25%) Apache
4 36 (2.03%) Tomcat
4 36 (2.03%) WordPress
5 34 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 33 (1.86%) nginx
7 32 (1.80%) IIS
8 26 (1.46%) Umbraco
9 25 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 23 (1.30%) JBoss
10 23 (1.30%) WebLogic
11 22 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
11 22 (1.24%) WebSphere
12 15 (0.85%) Drupal
13 14 (0.79%) Apache Solr
13 14 (0.79%) EPiServer
14 9 (0.51%) Liferay
14 9 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
14 9 (0.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (1.24%) Photoshop
2 20 (1.13%) InVision
3 19 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (0.73%) Chatbot
6 9 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (0.17%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.056%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.056%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.056%) InDesign
10 1 (0.056%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.056%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 32 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.35%) Magento
3 7 (0.39%) Maximo
4 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.11%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.056%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.056%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.056%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.056%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.056%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 206 (11.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 165 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
3 85 (4.79%) GitHub
4 57 (3.21%) Serverless
5 49 (2.76%) AWS Lambda
6 44 (2.48%) SaaS
7 42 (2.37%) npm
8 36 (2.03%) Google Analytics
9 34 (1.92%) PaaS
10 32 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
11 31 (1.75%) IaaS
12 26 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
13 25 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
14 21 (1.18%) Amazon S3
14 21 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
15 19 (1.07%) Amazon Kinesis
16 16 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
17 13 (0.73%) Adobe Analytics
17 13 (0.73%) Apigee
17 13 (0.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 82 (4.62%) HTTP
2 34 (1.92%) SSL
3 30 (1.69%) Internet
4 26 (1.46%) TCP/IP
5 15 (0.85%) DNS
6 12 (0.68%) Skype
7 8 (0.45%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (0.45%) iSCSI
7 8 (0.45%) VLAN
7 8 (0.45%) VSAN
8 6 (0.34%) MQTT
8 6 (0.34%) RFID
8 6 (0.34%) SSH
9 5 (0.28%) SMTP
9 5 (0.28%) SNMP
10 4 (0.23%) Bluetooth
10 4 (0.23%) IMAP
11 3 (0.17%) Broadband
11 3 (0.17%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (15.55%) SQL Server
2 156 (8.79%) MySQL
3 124 (6.99%) NoSQL
4 84 (4.73%) MongoDB
5 67 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 41 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
7 38 (2.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 34 (1.92%) Big Data
9 21 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 20 (1.13%) Redis
10 20 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (1.07%) Cloudant
12 18 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
13 16 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
14 15 (0.85%) GIS
14 15 (0.85%) RDBMS
15 14 (0.79%) Oracle Database
16 12 (0.68%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 456 (25.69%) Git (software)
2 162 (9.13%) Jenkins
2 162 (9.13%) JIRA
3 138 (7.77%) Selenium
4 117 (6.59%) Visual Studio
5 91 (5.13%) Subversion
6 80 (4.51%) gulp
7 79 (4.45%) JUnit
8 73 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 68 (3.83%) Grunt
10 67 (3.77%) Cucumber
10 67 (3.77%) Visual Studio Team System
11 56 (3.15%) Jasmine
12 54 (3.04%) webpack
13 51 (2.87%) Mocha
14 49 (2.76%) Eclipse
15 48 (2.70%) WebDriver
16 43 (2.42%) Maven
16 43 (2.42%) TeamCity
17 39 (2.20%) git-flow
General
1 189 (10.65%) Finance
2 44 (2.48%) Retail
3 42 (2.37%) Banking
4 40 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 34 (1.92%) Marketing
6 20 (1.13%) Back Office
7 12 (0.68%) Publishing
8 11 (0.62%) Aerospace
9 9 (0.51%) Advertising
10 8 (0.45%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.17%) Automotive
11 3 (0.17%) Electronics
11 3 (0.17%) Law
11 3 (0.17%) Legal
12 2 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.11%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.056%) German Language
13 1 (0.056%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,446 (81.46%) Developer
2 323 (18.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 258 (14.54%) JavaScript Developer
4 242 (13.63%) .NET Developer
5 178 (10.03%) React Developer
6 162 (9.13%) Full Stack Developer
7 145 (8.17%) Java Developer
8 140 (7.89%) Angular Developer
9 139 (7.83%) Senior Developer
10 133 (7.49%) C# Developer
11 89 (5.01%) Web Developer
12 85 (4.79%) C# .NET Developer
13 72 (4.06%) HTML Developer
14 67 (3.77%) Software Developer
15 64 (3.61%) PHP Developer
16 62 (3.49%) Software Engineer
17 59 (3.32%) HTML CSS Developer
17 59 (3.32%) Node.js Developer
18 55 (3.10%) ASP.NET Developer
19 45 (2.54%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 950 (53.52%) HTML
2 934 (52.62%) CSS
3 652 (36.73%) AngularJS
4 534 (30.08%) .NET
5 438 (24.68%) React
6 417 (23.49%) jQuery
7 384 (21.63%) HTML5
8 371 (20.90%) Node.js
9 319 (17.97%) ASP.NET
10 253 (14.25%) REST
11 221 (12.45%) CSS3
12 214 (12.06%) Web Services
13 190 (10.70%) ASP.NET Web API
14 189 (10.65%) XML
15 184 (10.37%) RESTful
16 178 (10.03%) Sass
17 175 (9.86%) JSON
18 169 (9.52%) Spring
19 166 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
20 164 (9.24%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 192 (10.82%) User Experience
2 91 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
3 65 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (2.48%) Mobile App
5 28 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (1.52%) Data Structures
7 25 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
8 22 (1.24%) Fintech
9 15 (0.85%) Graphic Design
9 15 (0.85%) iPad
9 15 (0.85%) Social Media
10 13 (0.73%) Analytical Mindset
10 13 (0.73%) Virtual Team
11 12 (0.68%) Algorithms
11 12 (0.68%) CMDB
12 9 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (0.51%) Public Cloud
13 7 (0.39%) iPhone
14 5 (0.28%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 165 (9.30%) Linux
2 110 (6.20%) Windows
3 86 (4.85%) Unix
4 36 (2.03%) Apple iOS
5 29 (1.63%) Ubuntu
6 19 (1.07%) Android
7 18 (1.01%) Windows Server
8 17 (0.96%) CentOS
9 12 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.34%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.23%) CoreOS
14 4 (0.23%) Solaris
14 4 (0.23%) VMS
15 2 (0.11%) Debian
15 2 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 805 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (22.48%) Front End Development
3 395 (22.25%) MVC
4 367 (20.68%) TDD
5 288 (16.23%) Scrum
6 251 (14.14%) Test Automation
7 241 (13.58%) Web Development
8 215 (12.11%) Continuous Integration
9 208 (11.72%) BDD
10 182 (10.25%) OO
11 173 (9.75%) Software Engineering
12 164 (9.24%) Microservices
13 142 (8.00%) DevOps
14 117 (6.59%) OOP
15 115 (6.48%) Kanban
16 114 (6.42%) Unit Testing
17 113 (6.37%) Problem-Solving
18 92 (5.18%) Analytics
19 91 (5.13%) E-Commerce
20 81 (4.56%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 528 (29.75%) C#
2 410 (23.10%) Java
3 377 (21.24%) SQL
4 160 (9.01%) PHP
5 145 (8.17%) Python
6 139 (7.83%) TypeScript
7 71 (4.00%) Ruby
8 70 (3.94%) ES6
9 57 (3.21%) Scala
10 56 (3.15%) Java 8
11 54 (3.04%) PowerShell
12 52 (2.93%) T-SQL
13 46 (2.59%) Go
14 38 (2.14%) Perl
15 35 (1.97%) C++
16 32 (1.80%) PL/SQL
17 31 (1.75%) Groovy
18 24 (1.35%) Apple Swift
19 22 (1.24%) Bash Shell
19 22 (1.24%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 89 (5.01%) Security Cleared
2 79 (4.45%) Degree
3 73 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (0.85%) ISEB
5 15 (0.85%) ISTQB
6 13 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (0.62%) DV Cleared
8 11 (0.62%) MCSE
9 9 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (0.39%) Master's Degree
11 7 (0.39%) MCITP
12 4 (0.23%) MCP
13 2 (0.11%) CCNA
14 1 (0.056%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.056%) CISSP
14 1 (0.056%) HND
14 1 (0.056%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (5.35%) QA
2 6 (0.34%) WCAG
3 5 (0.28%) PMO
3 5 (0.28%) SLA
4 3 (0.17%) WAI
5 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.056%) GDPR
System Software
1 170 (9.58%) Docker
2 17 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.56%) XenDesktop
5 8 (0.45%) NFS
5 8 (0.45%) VMware NSX
5 8 (0.45%) vSphere
5 8 (0.45%) XenApp
6 5 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.17%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.056%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.056%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.056%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.056%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 46 (2.59%) Kubernetes
2 37 (2.08%) Puppet
3 25 (1.41%) Ansible
3 25 (1.41%) Kibana
4 23 (1.30%) Grafana
5 22 (1.24%) Terraform
6 17 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.62%) HP ALM
8 8 (0.45%) Failover Clustering
8 8 (0.45%) vCenter Server
8 8 (0.45%) vRealize
8 8 (0.45%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 5 (0.28%) Nagios
10 4 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.11%) Mesos
12 1 (0.056%) Graphite
12 1 (0.056%) logstash
12 1 (0.056%) nmon
12 1 (0.056%) Salt
12 1 (0.056%) StatsD
Vendors
1 158 (8.90%) Microsoft
2 92 (5.18%) Google
3 86 (4.85%) Oracle
4 72 (4.06%) Adobe
5 27 (1.52%) ServiceNow
6 26 (1.46%) Citrix
7 24 (1.35%) IBM
8 23 (1.30%) Sitecore
9 20 (1.13%) Atlassian
10 18 (1.01%) Dell
10 18 (1.01%) VMware
11 17 (0.96%) Zend
12 14 (0.79%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 14 (0.79%) HP
12 14 (0.79%) webMethods
13 13 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (0.68%) MuleSoft
15 11 (0.62%) Telerik
16 10 (0.56%) Cisco
16 10 (0.56%) EMC