Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 11 12
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 1566 1601 1840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 9.30% 9.54% 9.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.43% 27.03% 27.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1006 1037 1289
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £513 £500
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 41 25
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% +10.77%
10th Percentile £36.86 £27.50 £21.75
90th Percentile £51.80 £59.31 £42.50
England median hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £34.28
% change year-on-year +11.54% +13.79% +0.81%

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 5926 5924 6789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.18% 35.31% 34.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3692 3617 4219
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 225 249
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £13.45 £15.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £53.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +23.33%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -2 730 £400 +6.67% 152
Berkshire +6 313 £375 - 65
Hampshire -1 283 £375 +7.07% 63
Surrey +4 272 £425 +6.25% 38
Oxfordshire 0 218 £443 +10.63% 55
Buckinghamshire -5 205 £375 +7.14% 32
East Sussex -3 91 £355 +5.19% 29
West Sussex -14 87 £425 +14.86% 17
Kent -9 54 £350 - 16
Middlesex -1 35 £450 +2.86% 5
Sussex -10 2 £363 +52.63% 2
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 1079 (68.90%) HTML
2 985 (62.90%) CSS
3 660 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
4 578 (36.91%) AngularJS
5 448 (28.61%) jQuery
6 426 (27.20%) C#
7 421 (26.88%) Java
8 418 (26.69%) .NET
9 413 (26.37%) HTML5
10 377 (24.07%) Git (software)
11 376 (24.01%) MVC
12 371 (23.69%) SQL
13 332 (21.20%) Web Development
14 331 (21.14%) TDD
15 312 (19.92%) Node.js
16 305 (19.48%) Scrum
17 300 (19.16%) Web Services
18 298 (19.03%) SQL Server
19 279 (17.82%) Front End Development
20 270 (17.24%) CSS3
21 264 (16.86%) REST
22 257 (16.41%) Linux
23 254 (16.22%) React
24 251 (16.03%) ASP.NET
25 234 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
26 188 (12.01%) Jenkins
27 184 (11.75%) PHP
28 181 (11.56%) Oracle
28 181 (11.56%) Microsoft
29 180 (11.49%) 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 80 (5.11%) CMS
2 69 (4.41%) Apache
3 47 (3.00%) WebLogic
4 39 (2.49%) Drupal
5 37 (2.36%) IIS
5 37 (2.36%) SharePoint
6 36 (2.30%) JBoss
6 36 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 36 (2.30%) Tomcat
7 31 (1.98%) Confluence
8 25 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
9 23 (1.47%) WordPress
10 20 (1.28%) nginx
11 18 (1.15%) WebSphere
12 15 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
13 12 (0.77%) NServiceBus
13 12 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
15 10 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
16 9 (0.57%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 31 (1.98%) Photoshop
2 19 (1.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (0.13%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.064%) GIMP
8 1 (0.064%) InDesign
8 1 (0.064%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.064%) InVision
8 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (0.064%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 23 (1.47%) Magento
2 21 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (0.89%) Oracle BPM
4 7 (0.45%) KANA IQ
5 6 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
6 5 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
6 5 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.26%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.064%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.064%) Exstream
9 1 (0.064%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.064%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 158 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (3.45%) npm
4 42 (2.68%) SaaS
5 33 (2.11%) GitHub
6 24 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
7 21 (1.34%) Google Analytics
7 21 (1.34%) PaaS
8 19 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (1.15%) Serverless
10 17 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
11 13 (0.83%) IaaS
12 11 (0.70%) Office 365
13 10 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
13 10 (0.64%) Firebase
14 9 (0.57%) Adobe Analytics
15 8 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
16 7 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
17 6 (0.38%) Force.com
18 5 (0.32%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 62 (3.96%) HTTP
2 42 (2.68%) Internet
3 28 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.21%) SSL
5 12 (0.77%) Intranet
6 7 (0.45%) DNS
6 7 (0.45%) Firewall
6 7 (0.45%) VPN
7 6 (0.38%) LDAP
7 6 (0.38%) SMS
7 6 (0.38%) Tactical Data Link
8 5 (0.32%) SNMP
9 4 (0.26%) SMTP
10 3 (0.19%) DWDM
10 3 (0.19%) IMAP
10 3 (0.19%) IPFIX
10 3 (0.19%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.19%) MQTT
10 3 (0.19%) MRTG
10 3 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 298 (19.03%) SQL Server
2 142 (9.07%) MySQL
3 102 (6.51%) Relational Database
4 96 (6.13%) MongoDB
5 64 (4.09%) NoSQL
6 39 (2.49%) Oracle Database
7 35 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (1.66%) Big Data
10 24 (1.53%) Redis
11 17 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (0.96%) RDBMS
13 12 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
13 12 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (0.70%) DB2
14 11 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (0.70%) SQLPlus
15 10 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (0.64%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 377 (24.07%) Git (software)
2 188 (12.01%) Jenkins
3 108 (6.90%) Selenium
4 107 (6.83%) Visual Studio
5 92 (5.87%) JIRA
5 92 (5.87%) Maven
6 84 (5.36%) gulp
6 84 (5.36%) Subversion
7 81 (5.17%) JUnit
7 81 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 69 (4.41%) Eclipse
9 55 (3.51%) Protractor
10 52 (3.32%) Ant
10 52 (3.32%) webpack
11 45 (2.87%) Grunt
12 43 (2.75%) Karma Test Runner
13 42 (2.68%) Cucumber
14 41 (2.62%) Mockito
15 39 (2.49%) IntelliJ
15 39 (2.49%) Jasmine
General
1 167 (10.66%) Finance
2 64 (4.09%) Banking
3 50 (3.19%) Retail
4 40 (2.55%) Marketing
5 34 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 19 (1.21%) Publishing
7 15 (0.96%) Advertising
8 9 (0.57%) Games
9 7 (0.45%) Automotive
10 4 (0.26%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (0.26%) Law
10 4 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.26%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.19%) Electronics
11 3 (0.19%) Legal
11 3 (0.19%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.13%) Back Office
13 1 (0.064%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.064%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1298 (82.89%) Developer
2 281 (17.94%) JavaScript Developer
3 240 (15.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 229 (14.62%) .NET Developer
5 169 (10.79%) Java Developer
6 157 (10.03%) C# Developer
7 137 (8.75%) Web Developer
8 115 (7.34%) Senior Developer
9 106 (6.77%) Angular Developer
10 104 (6.64%) C# .NET Developer
11 92 (5.87%) HTML Developer
12 85 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
13 78 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 75 (4.79%) PHP Developer
15 68 (4.34%) SQL Developer
16 61 (3.90%) Node.js Developer
17 59 (3.77%) HTML CSS Developer
18 57 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
19 55 (3.51%) Software Developer
20 51 (3.26%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1079 (68.90%) HTML
2 985 (62.90%) CSS
3 578 (36.91%) AngularJS
4 448 (28.61%) jQuery
5 418 (26.69%) .NET
6 413 (26.37%) HTML5
7 312 (19.92%) Node.js
8 300 (19.16%) Web Services
9 270 (17.24%) CSS3
10 264 (16.86%) REST
11 254 (16.22%) React
12 251 (16.03%) ASP.NET
13 180 (11.49%) XML
14 170 (10.86%) Ajax
15 155 (9.90%) Sass
15 155 (9.90%) Spring
16 153 (9.77%) JSON
17 148 (9.45%) RESTful
18 139 (8.88%) ASP.NET MVC
19 126 (8.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 161 (10.28%) User Experience
2 53 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (3.26%) Mobile App
4 47 (3.00%) Computer Science
5 35 (2.23%) Greenfield Project
6 23 (1.47%) N-Tier
7 17 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
8 16 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (0.89%) W3C
10 9 (0.57%) Fintech
10 9 (0.57%) Life Science
11 8 (0.51%) iPad
12 7 (0.45%) Client/Server
12 7 (0.45%) Cyber Attack
13 6 (0.38%) CMDB
13 6 (0.38%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.38%) Public Cloud
13 6 (0.38%) Web 2.0
14 5 (0.32%) Animation
14 5 (0.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 257 (16.41%) Linux
2 137 (8.75%) Windows
3 107 (6.83%) Unix
4 38 (2.43%) Android
5 31 (1.98%) Apple iOS
6 17 (1.09%) Mac OS X
7 15 (0.96%) Ubuntu
8 13 (0.83%) Windows Server
9 12 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (0.70%) AIX
11 8 (0.51%) Debian
11 8 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.45%) Windows 2000
13 6 (0.38%) CentOS
14 5 (0.32%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.19%) SUSE
15 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.064%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.064%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 660 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
2 376 (24.01%) MVC
3 332 (21.20%) Web Development
4 331 (21.14%) TDD
5 305 (19.48%) Scrum
6 279 (17.82%) Front End Development
7 234 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
8 179 (11.43%) Test Automation
9 157 (10.03%) Unit Testing
10 156 (9.96%) OO
11 150 (9.58%) BDD
12 135 (8.62%) DevOps
13 114 (7.28%) Software Engineering
14 104 (6.64%) SDLC
15 87 (5.56%) SOA
16 80 (5.11%) Microservices
17 79 (5.04%) Configuration Management
18 69 (4.41%) E-Commerce
19 66 (4.21%) Open Source
20 62 (3.96%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 426 (27.20%) C#
2 421 (26.88%) Java
3 371 (23.69%) SQL
4 184 (11.75%) PHP
5 127 (8.11%) Python
6 81 (5.17%) TypeScript
7 66 (4.21%) Ruby
8 63 (4.02%) ES6
8 63 (4.02%) T-SQL
9 45 (2.87%) C++
10 43 (2.75%) Scala
11 42 (2.68%) Perl
12 40 (2.55%) VB.NET
13 38 (2.43%) C
14 37 (2.36%) ECMAScript
15 36 (2.30%) PL/SQL
16 26 (1.66%) Groovy
17 25 (1.60%) Shell Script
18 20 (1.28%) Bash Shell
18 20 (1.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 75 (4.79%) Degree
2 38 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 35 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 29 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.57%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.13%) ISEB
9 1 (0.064%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.064%) HNC
9 1 (0.064%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.064%) MCITP
9 1 (0.064%) MCP
9 1 (0.064%) MCSA
9 1 (0.064%) MCSE
9 1 (0.064%) OCA
9 1 (0.064%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.064%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.90%) QA
2 4 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (0.26%) GCP
3 3 (0.19%) SLA
4 2 (0.13%) RosettaNet
5 1 (0.064%) GAMP
5 1 (0.064%) GDPR
5 1 (0.064%) HL7
5 1 (0.064%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.064%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.064%) PSD2
5 1 (0.064%) WAI
5 1 (0.064%) WCAG
System Software
1 98 (6.26%) Docker
2 14 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
3 6 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.13%) vSphere
5 1 (0.064%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.064%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.064%) zsh
Systems Management
1 70 (4.47%) Puppet
2 51 (3.26%) Ansible
2 51 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (1.40%) Kibana
4 18 (1.15%) Grafana
5 15 (0.96%) Terraform
6 8 (0.51%) Nagios
7 7 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
7 7 (0.45%) Kubernetes
8 6 (0.38%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.32%) Galera Cluster
9 5 (0.32%) OpenNebula
10 4 (0.26%) BladeLogic
10 4 (0.26%) logstash
10 4 (0.26%) Nessus
10 4 (0.26%) Netcool
11 3 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 2 (0.13%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.13%) Icinga
12 2 (0.13%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 181 (11.56%) Microsoft
1 181 (11.56%) Oracle
2 46 (2.94%) IBM
3 41 (2.62%) Adobe
4 38 (2.43%) Google
5 24 (1.53%) Twitter
6 23 (1.47%) ServiceNow
7 22 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (1.40%) Telerik
8 19 (1.21%) MuleSoft
8 19 (1.21%) New Relic
8 19 (1.21%) Sitecore
9 17 (1.09%) webMethods
10 16 (1.02%) SAP
11 14 (0.89%) Zend
12 13 (0.83%) HP
12 13 (0.83%) WSO2
13 12 (0.77%) Sybase
14 11 (0.70%) hybris
15 10 (0.64%) Remedy