Period
to 31 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 31 March 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 27 14 28
Rank change year-on-year -13 +14 0
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 55 118 73
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 7.70% 10.95% 7.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 26.16% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 101 79
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £329 £300 £249
90th Percentile £538 £515 £489
North East median daily rate £436 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.65% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
North East median hourly rate - - -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 275 451 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 38.52% 41.84% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 335 241
Median daily rate £430 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £668 £538 £563
North East median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +24.14% -11.59%
10th Percentile £26.50 £33.65 £30.98
90th Percentile £54.50 £48.75 £44.88
Median hourly rate £38.75 £44.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year -13.41% +5.29% +6.25%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing JavaScript as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Tyne and Wear

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in Tyne and Wear.

Daily rate trend for JavaScript in Tyne and Wear

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JavaScript in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Tyne and Wear

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in Tyne and Wear.

Hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Tyne and Wear

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 31 March 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 54 £450 +5.88% 68
JavaScript
North East

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 34 (61.82%) Java
2 31 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 23 (41.82%) Jenkins
5 22 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 22 (40.00%) Microservices
6 21 (38.18%) REST
7 19 (34.55%) DevOps
7 19 (34.55%) HTML
8 18 (32.73%) React
9 17 (30.91%) CSS
9 17 (30.91%) TDD
10 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (29.09%) Web Services
10 16 (29.09%) Node.js
11 15 (27.27%) Cucumber
11 15 (27.27%) BDD
11 15 (27.27%) jQuery
12 14 (25.45%) Scrum
12 14 (25.45%) SOAP
12 14 (25.45%) SQL
12 14 (25.45%) Azure
12 14 (25.45%) AWS
12 14 (25.45%) Docker
13 13 (23.64%) Linux
13 13 (23.64%) MVC
13 13 (23.64%) Spring
14 12 (21.82%) Web Development
14 12 (21.82%) Selenium
14 12 (21.82%) Kubernetes

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 5 (9.09%) JBoss
1 5 (9.09%) nginx
2 4 (7.27%) Confluence
3 3 (5.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.64%) GeoServer
4 2 (3.64%) WildFly
5 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.45%) AWS
1 14 (25.45%) Azure
2 8 (14.55%) OpenShift
3 6 (10.91%) Google Analytics
3 6 (10.91%) Serverless
4 5 (9.09%) GCP
5 4 (7.27%) Power Platform
5 4 (7.27%) Slack
6 3 (5.45%) GitHub
7 2 (3.64%) BrowserStack
7 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.82%) Force.com
8 1 (1.82%) IaaS
8 1 (1.82%) PaaS
8 1 (1.82%) PowerApps
8 1 (1.82%) SaaS
8 1 (1.82%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) HTTP
1 2 (3.64%) SSL
1 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 5 (9.09%) GIS
3 3 (5.45%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.45%) Power BI
4 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (41.82%) Jenkins
2 15 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 12 (21.82%) Selenium
4 11 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 11 (20.00%) Maven
5 9 (16.36%) JMeter
5 9 (16.36%) SoapUI
6 8 (14.55%) JUnit
7 7 (12.73%) Gatling
8 6 (10.91%) HP UFT
8 6 (10.91%) JIRA
9 5 (9.09%) WebDriver
10 4 (7.27%) git-flow
10 4 (7.27%) gulp
10 4 (7.27%) Hudson
10 4 (7.27%) Mocha
10 4 (7.27%) webpack
11 3 (5.45%) Burp Suite
11 3 (5.45%) GitLab
11 3 (5.45%) REST Assured
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
1 5 (9.09%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.64%) Automotive
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (67.27%) Developer
2 15 (27.27%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (10.91%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Tester
6 4 (7.27%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.45%) PowerShell Scripter
7 3 (5.45%) QA Manager
7 3 (5.45%) React Developer
7 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Scala Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Test Automation Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Salesforce Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 21 (38.18%) REST
3 19 (34.55%) HTML
4 18 (32.73%) React
5 17 (30.91%) CSS
6 16 (29.09%) Node.js
6 16 (29.09%) Web Services
7 15 (27.27%) jQuery
8 14 (25.45%) SOAP
9 13 (23.64%) Spring
10 9 (16.36%) .NET
10 9 (16.36%) Hibernate
11 8 (14.55%) XML
12 7 (12.73%) HTML5
12 7 (12.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (10.91%) .NET Core
13 6 (10.91%) JSON
13 6 (10.91%) RESTful
14 5 (9.09%) CSS3
14 5 (9.09%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.27%) User Experience
3 3 (5.45%) iPad
3 3 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Unix
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (56.36%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 22 (40.00%) Microservices
4 19 (34.55%) DevOps
5 17 (30.91%) TDD
6 16 (29.09%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (27.27%) BDD
8 14 (25.45%) Scrum
9 13 (23.64%) MVC
10 12 (21.82%) Web Development
11 9 (16.36%) Kanban
11 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
12 8 (14.55%) API Testing
12 8 (14.55%) Front End Development
12 8 (14.55%) OO
13 7 (12.73%) Build Automation
13 7 (12.73%) Continuous Delivery
14 6 (10.91%) Analytics
14 6 (10.91%) Data Management
14 6 (10.91%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 34 (61.82%) Java
2 14 (25.45%) SQL
3 11 (20.00%) C#
3 11 (20.00%) Python
3 11 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 9 (16.36%) PowerShell
5 7 (12.73%) Scala
5 7 (12.73%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.27%) ES6
7 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.64%) Apex Code
8 2 (3.64%) Java 8
8 2 (3.64%) Kotlin
8 2 (3.64%) PHP
9 1 (1.82%) C
9 1 (1.82%) C++
9 1 (1.82%) Go
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.55%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.45%) DBS Check
4 3 (5.45%) Degree
4 3 (5.45%) HND
5 2 (3.64%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (3.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) QA
2 4 (7.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (25.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (21.82%) Kubernetes
2 6 (10.91%) Ansible
2 6 (10.91%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (10.91%) Puppet
3 5 (9.09%) HAProxy
4 3 (5.45%) Kibana
5 2 (3.64%) Grafana
5 2 (3.64%) Nessus
6 1 (1.82%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Google
2 8 (14.55%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.82%) Xamarin