Period
to 20 October 2017

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

PhantomJS
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 835 874 869
Rank change year-on-year +39 -5 -21
Contract jobs citing PhantomJS 43 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.017% 0.031%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.10% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 24
UK median daily rate £475 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% - -
10th Percentile £398 £303 £315
90th Percentile £525 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +25.00% +17.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

PhantomJS is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18302 17523 15954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.42% 16.49% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12684 11864 10558
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 291 254 313
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +4.46% +3.84%
10th Percentile £30.25 £24.00 £24.28
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.75 £49.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £39.37
% change year-on-year +3.66% +4.14% +4.99%

PhantomJS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PhantomJS in the UK

PhantomJS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PhantomJS in the UK

PhantomJS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PhantomJS over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PhantomJS in the UK

PhantomJS
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PhantomJS within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 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 +63 34 £475 +26.67% 2
London +33 25 £475 +26.67% 1
UK excluding London +58 18 £500 +25.00% 1
Scotland - 9 £500 -
South East - 5 £358 -
East of England -18 2 £400 -
East Midlands - 2 £500 -
Midlands - 2 £500 -
West Midlands - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PhantomJS 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 PhantomJS.

1 38 (88.37%) JavaScript
2 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (60.47%) TDD
4 25 (58.14%) CSS
5 24 (55.81%) Jasmine
5 24 (55.81%) AngularJS
6 23 (53.49%) gulp
7 19 (44.19%) React
7 19 (44.19%) Grunt
8 18 (41.86%) Sass
8 18 (41.86%) Java
8 18 (41.86%) Git (software)
9 17 (39.53%) HTML
9 17 (39.53%) Karma Test Runner
9 17 (39.53%) User Experience
9 17 (39.53%) webpack
9 17 (39.53%) Front End Development
10 16 (37.21%) npm
11 15 (34.88%) LESS
11 15 (34.88%) Web Services
11 15 (34.88%) Mocha
12 13 (30.23%) BDD
12 13 (30.23%) REST
13 12 (27.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (27.91%) HTML5
13 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
14 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (25.58%) SQL
14 11 (25.58%) MVC
14 11 (25.58%) Node.js

PhantomJS
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 4 (9.30%) Drupal
2 3 (6.98%) Confluence
2 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.65%) CMS
3 2 (4.65%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (4.65%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (4.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 16 (37.21%) npm
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (16.28%) Yarn
4 2 (4.65%) BrowserStack
4 2 (4.65%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Internet
2 3 (6.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Big Data
1 5 (11.63%) Hadoop
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Redis
3 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.65%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (55.81%) Jasmine
2 23 (53.49%) gulp
3 19 (44.19%) Grunt
4 18 (41.86%) Git (software)
5 17 (39.53%) Karma Test Runner
5 17 (39.53%) webpack
6 15 (34.88%) Mocha
7 10 (23.26%) Cucumber
8 8 (18.60%) IntelliJ
9 7 (16.28%) Jenkins
9 7 (16.28%) JIRA
9 7 (16.28%) Selenium
10 5 (11.63%) Protractor
10 5 (11.63%) WebStorm
11 3 (6.98%) Appium
11 3 (6.98%) Bitbucket
11 3 (6.98%) Bower
11 3 (6.98%) Calabash
11 3 (6.98%) SpecFlow
11 3 (6.98%) Sublime Text
General
1 8 (18.60%) Retail
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
2 5 (11.63%) Corporate Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Retail Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.98%) Finance
5 1 (2.33%) Games
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (72.09%) Developer
2 15 (34.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (20.93%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Developer
5 7 (16.28%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Automation Tester
6 5 (11.63%) Tester
7 4 (9.30%) QA Automation Tester
7 4 (9.30%) QA Tester
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Automation Tester
7 4 (9.30%) Senior QA Tester
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Tester
8 3 (6.98%) Angular Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
9 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Drupal Developer
9 2 (4.65%) JavaScript Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (58.14%) CSS
2 24 (55.81%) AngularJS
3 19 (44.19%) React
4 18 (41.86%) Sass
5 17 (39.53%) HTML
6 15 (34.88%) LESS
6 15 (34.88%) Web Services
7 13 (30.23%) REST
8 12 (27.91%) HTML5
8 12 (27.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (25.58%) Chai
9 11 (25.58%) Node.js
10 10 (23.26%) CSS3
10 10 (23.26%) Jest
10 10 (23.26%) RESTful
11 9 (20.93%) Underscore.js
12 8 (18.60%) JSON
12 8 (18.60%) Redux
12 8 (18.60%) SOAP
12 8 (18.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) User Experience
2 9 (20.93%) Mobile App
3 7 (16.28%) Algorithms
3 7 (16.28%) Data Structures
4 5 (11.63%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (6.98%) W3C
6 2 (4.65%) FMCG
6 2 (4.65%) Graphic Design
6 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Android
1 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
1 3 (6.98%) Mac OS X
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (60.47%) TDD
3 17 (39.53%) Front End Development
4 13 (30.23%) BDD
5 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
6 11 (25.58%) MVC
7 10 (23.26%) Validation
8 9 (20.93%) Build Automation
8 9 (20.93%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (16.28%) Prototyping
10 7 (16.28%) Rapid Prototyping
11 6 (13.95%) Mentoring
12 5 (11.63%) Data Entry
12 5 (11.63%) Functional Testing
12 5 (11.63%) Manual Testing
12 5 (11.63%) SDLC
12 5 (11.63%) Service Design
12 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
12 5 (11.63%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 38 (88.37%) JavaScript
2 18 (41.86%) Java
3 11 (25.58%) ES6
3 11 (25.58%) SQL
4 5 (11.63%) C#
5 4 (9.30%) TypeScript
6 3 (6.98%) Apple Swift
6 3 (6.98%) Ruby
7 2 (4.65%) Dart
7 2 (4.65%) ECMAScript
7 2 (4.65%) PHP
8 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) QA
2 3 (6.98%) WAI
2 3 (6.98%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) F5
1 3 (6.98%) Google
1 3 (6.98%) HP
2 2 (4.65%) IBM
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft