Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Backbone.js skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Backbone.js over the 6 months to 20 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.

Backbone.js
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 555 448 289
Rank change year-on-year -107 -159 -29
Contract jobs citing Backbone.js 335 510 956
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.49% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 1.62% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 350 743
UK median daily rate £420 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.13% +2.81% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £288
90th Percentile £630 £550 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £369 £375
% change year-on-year +8.47% -1.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Backbone.js is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32796 31564 32386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.07% 30.35% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23154 21883 22196
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 362 558
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.45 £14.35 £15.03
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.80 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +11.48%

Backbone.js
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Backbone.js as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Backbone.js in the UK

Backbone.js
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Backbone.js.

Contractor daily rate trend for Backbone.js in the UK

Backbone.js
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Backbone.js over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Backbone.js in the UK

Backbone.js
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Backbone.js.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Backbone.js in the UK

Backbone.js
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Backbone.js within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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
England -150 275 £425 +3.03% 81
UK excluding London +23 177 £400 +8.47% 44
London -150 157 £463 +5.71% 39
South East +7 46 £350 - 12
Northern Ireland -5 46 £425 -
Midlands +10 32 £355 -13.88% 3
West Midlands +36 27 £351 -15.54% 2
North of England +19 25 £300 -20.00% 14
North West +26 17 £300 -25.93% 11
Scotland -8 13 £388 +8.77% 2
South West -4 12 £575 +64.29% 7
Yorkshire -22 8 £363 - 2
East Midlands -19 5 £413 - 1
East of England -15 3 £475 - 6

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Backbone.js also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Backbone.js.

1 296 (88.36%) JavaScript
2 284 (84.78%) CSS
3 273 (81.49%) AngularJS
4 250 (74.63%) HTML
5 175 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
6 163 (48.66%) HTML5
7 161 (48.06%) TDD
8 150 (44.78%) MVC
9 130 (38.81%) React
10 128 (38.21%) Java
11 115 (34.33%) Git (software)
11 115 (34.33%) CSS3
12 112 (33.43%) jQuery
13 108 (32.24%) Front End Development
14 106 (31.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 95 (28.36%) Node.js
16 84 (25.07%) Sass
17 80 (23.88%) SQL
17 80 (23.88%) Web Services
18 76 (22.69%) KnockoutJS
19 74 (22.09%) .NET
19 74 (22.09%) Spring
20 72 (21.49%) RESTful
21 69 (20.60%) Test Automation
22 67 (20.00%) Web Development
22 67 (20.00%) C#
23 66 (19.70%) Oracle
23 66 (19.70%) Finance
23 66 (19.70%) LESS
24 63 (18.81%) Ajax

Backbone.js
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 39 (11.64%) CMS
2 35 (10.45%) WebLogic
3 33 (9.85%) WebSphere
4 22 (6.57%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (4.78%) Sitecore CMS
6 13 (3.88%) IIS
6 13 (3.88%) Tomcat
7 10 (2.99%) Apache
8 8 (2.39%) DNN
9 7 (2.09%) WordPress
10 6 (1.79%) Drupal
10 6 (1.79%) JBoss
11 5 (1.49%) Confluence
11 5 (1.49%) nginx
12 4 (1.19%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.90%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.60%) GemFire
14 2 (0.60%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (3.58%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.49%) GIMP
3 2 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (8.66%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.18%) npm
4 6 (1.79%) GitHub
5 3 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.90%) CloudBees
5 3 (0.90%) IaaS
5 3 (0.90%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.90%) PaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.30%) Heroku
6 1 (0.30%) Serverless
6 1 (0.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.88%) HTTP
2 12 (3.58%) Internet
3 6 (1.79%) FTP
4 1 (0.30%) Intranet
4 1 (0.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 46 (13.73%) DB2
3 38 (11.34%) Relational Database
4 31 (9.25%) DB2 UDB
4 31 (9.25%) RDBMS
5 23 (6.87%) MongoDB
6 22 (6.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (5.97%) NoSQL
8 19 (5.67%) MySQL
9 5 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.19%) Couchbase
11 3 (0.90%) Aerospike
11 3 (0.90%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.90%) MS Access
11 3 (0.90%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.90%) Redis
12 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.60%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 115 (34.33%) Git (software)
2 50 (14.93%) Grunt
3 47 (14.03%) Jasmine
4 37 (11.04%) Cucumber
5 36 (10.75%) gulp
6 34 (10.15%) Jenkins
7 32 (9.55%) JUnit
8 31 (9.25%) Selenium
9 30 (8.96%) Bower
10 25 (7.46%) Eclipse
10 25 (7.46%) Mocha
11 22 (6.57%) Subversion
12 17 (5.07%) JIRA
12 17 (5.07%) Mercurial
13 15 (4.48%) webpack
14 14 (4.18%) Karma Test Runner
15 13 (3.88%) ReSharper
15 13 (3.88%) Visual Studio
16 12 (3.58%) WebDriver
17 10 (2.99%) Bitbucket
General
1 66 (19.70%) Finance
2 54 (16.12%) Banking
3 17 (5.07%) Front Office
3 17 (5.07%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.69%) Games
5 8 (2.39%) Marketing
6 5 (1.49%) Advertising
6 5 (1.49%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.90%) Retail
9 2 (0.60%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.60%) Law
9 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.30%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 309 (92.24%) Developer
2 97 (28.96%) JavaScript Developer
3 90 (26.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 81 (24.18%) Java Developer
5 53 (15.82%) HTML Developer
6 47 (14.03%) Senior Developer
7 45 (13.43%) Angular Developer
8 43 (12.84%) UI Developer
9 41 (12.24%) .NET Developer
10 40 (11.94%) Web Developer
11 37 (11.04%) HTML CSS Developer
12 32 (9.55%) Senior Java Developer
13 30 (8.96%) Agile Developer
13 30 (8.96%) Full Stack Developer
14 29 (8.66%) C# Developer
15 22 (6.57%) C# .NET Developer
16 15 (4.48%) PHP Developer
17 14 (4.18%) Agile Java Developer
17 14 (4.18%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 14 (4.18%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (84.78%) CSS
2 273 (81.49%) AngularJS
3 250 (74.63%) HTML
4 163 (48.66%) HTML5
5 130 (38.81%) React
6 115 (34.33%) CSS3
7 112 (33.43%) jQuery
8 106 (31.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 95 (28.36%) Node.js
10 84 (25.07%) Sass
11 80 (23.88%) Web Services
12 76 (22.69%) KnockoutJS
13 74 (22.09%) .NET
13 74 (22.09%) Spring
14 72 (21.49%) RESTful
15 66 (19.70%) LESS
16 63 (18.81%) Ajax
17 58 (17.31%) Hibernate
18 51 (15.22%) XML
19 47 (14.03%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 61 (18.21%) User Experience
2 18 (5.37%) Virtual Team
3 16 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (4.78%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.18%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.58%) Fintech
6 11 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.39%) Social Media
8 6 (1.79%) Derivative
8 6 (1.79%) SWIFT
9 5 (1.49%) e-Learning
9 5 (1.49%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.90%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.90%) Online Games
10 3 (0.90%) Semantic Web
10 3 (0.90%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.37%) Linux
2 15 (4.48%) Windows
3 13 (3.88%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.69%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.09%) Android
6 4 (1.19%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (48.06%) TDD
3 150 (44.78%) MVC
4 108 (32.24%) Front End Development
5 69 (20.60%) Test Automation
6 67 (20.00%) Web Development
7 56 (16.72%) BDD
8 50 (14.93%) Responsive Web Design
9 49 (14.63%) OO
10 43 (12.84%) E-Commerce
10 43 (12.84%) Scrum
11 37 (11.04%) MVVM
12 36 (10.75%) Unit Testing
13 34 (10.15%) Waterfall
14 30 (8.96%) Analytics
15 27 (8.06%) Microservices
16 26 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (7.76%) Software Engineering
17 25 (7.46%) Prototyping
18 23 (6.87%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 296 (88.36%) JavaScript
2 128 (38.21%) Java
3 80 (23.88%) SQL
4 67 (20.00%) C#
5 34 (10.15%) PHP
6 24 (7.16%) ES6
7 17 (5.07%) Scala
7 17 (5.07%) TypeScript
8 14 (4.18%) Python
9 12 (3.58%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.39%) Ruby
11 6 (1.79%) C
11 6 (1.79%) ECMAScript
11 6 (1.79%) VB
12 4 (1.19%) GraphQL
12 4 (1.19%) PHP 7
12 4 (1.19%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.90%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.90%) C++
13 3 (0.90%) VC++
Qualifications
1 37 (11.04%) Degree
2 9 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.60%) DBS Check
3 2 (0.60%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.39%) QA
2 3 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (5.67%) Docker
2 2 (0.60%) Varnish
3 1 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (2.39%) Ansible
2 6 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.19%) Puppet
4 1 (0.30%) Grafana
4 1 (0.30%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.30%) Kibana
4 1 (0.30%) logstash
4 1 (0.30%) Marathon
4 1 (0.30%) Mesos
4 1 (0.30%) Terraform
Vendors
1 66 (19.70%) Oracle
2 23 (6.87%) Sitecore
3 10 (2.99%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.49%) Adobe
4 5 (1.49%) Mapbox
5 4 (1.19%) Google
6 3 (0.90%) Capita
6 3 (0.90%) Marketo
7 2 (0.60%) IBM
7 2 (0.60%) Telerik
7 2 (0.60%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.60%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.30%) Facebook
8 1 (0.30%) Perforce
8 1 (0.30%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.30%) Sencha
8 1 (0.30%) Solace
8 1 (0.30%) Splunk
8 1 (0.30%) Twitter