Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Protractor skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Protractor over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 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.

Protractor
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 612 637 737
Rank change year-on-year +25 +100 +107
Contract jobs citing Protractor 287 206 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.38% 1.23% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 115 121
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +5.78%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £325
90th Percentile £550 £570 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £420
% change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

Protractor 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 20,758 16,703 16,714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.06% 17.58% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,267 11,365 11,369
UK median daily rate £468 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £306 £295
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 333 298
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
10th Percentile £26.40 £28.75 £26.68
90th Percentile £59.25 £57.50 £52.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

Protractor
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Protractor in the UK

Protractor
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Protractor in the UK

Protractor
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Protractor over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Protractor in the UK

Protractor
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Protractor in the UK

Protractor
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 Protractor within the UK over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. 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 +21 271 £450 - 64
London +36 167 £475 - 28
UK excluding London -16 117 £400 +11.11% 41
South East -26 56 £400 +14.29% 11
North of England -5 27 £400 -7.78% 5
North West -10 18 £425 +9.68% 2
Scotland -31 13 £375 -25.00% 4
East of England +11 11 £300 -9.09% 6
Yorkshire -26 8 £400 -14.44% 3
Midlands -20 7 £338 -20.59% 2
East Midlands -2 4 £388 -8.82%
South West +4 3 £331 +1.92% 12
West Midlands -23 3 £300 -40.00% 2
North East +3 1 £400 -

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Protractor 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 with a requirement for Protractor.

1 207 (72.13%) JavaScript
2 173 (60.28%) AngularJS
3 166 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
4 141 (49.13%) Test Automation
5 113 (39.37%) Selenium
6 103 (35.89%) Karma Test Runner
7 88 (30.66%) Jasmine
7 88 (30.66%) TDD
8 87 (30.31%) CSS
8 87 (30.31%) Node.js
8 87 (30.31%) Git (software)
9 81 (28.22%) BDD
9 81 (28.22%) Java
10 80 (27.87%) Cucumber
11 79 (27.53%) Continuous Integration
12 73 (25.44%) HTML
13 71 (24.74%) Scrum
14 68 (23.69%) Jenkins
15 64 (22.30%) C#
16 58 (20.21%) SQL
16 58 (20.21%) HTML5
16 58 (20.21%) Front End Development
17 56 (19.51%) Mocha
18 55 (19.16%) WebDriver
19 54 (18.82%) Finance
20 53 (18.47%) QA
20 53 (18.47%) CSS3
20 53 (18.47%) npm
21 50 (17.42%) Chai
21 50 (17.42%) Microservices

Protractor
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 14 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (3.48%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.79%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (2.09%) CMS
5 4 (1.39%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (3.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.05%) InVision
3 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 53 (18.47%) npm
2 38 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (7.32%) GitHub
4 14 (4.88%) OpenShift
5 12 (4.18%) Sauce Labs
6 10 (3.48%) BrowserStack
7 5 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (1.74%) Firebase
8 2 (0.70%) Serverless
8 2 (0.70%) Slack
8 2 (0.70%) Yarn
9 1 (0.35%) SaaS
9 1 (0.35%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.57%) AMQP
2 1 (0.35%) HTTP
2 1 (0.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.53%) MySQL
2 12 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (3.14%) Big Data
4 6 (2.09%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.39%) Blockchain
5 4 (1.39%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.39%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.05%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.70%) HBase
8 1 (0.35%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.35%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 113 (39.37%) Selenium
2 103 (35.89%) Karma Test Runner
3 88 (30.66%) Jasmine
4 87 (30.31%) Git (software)
5 80 (27.87%) Cucumber
6 68 (23.69%) Jenkins
7 56 (19.51%) Mocha
8 55 (19.16%) WebDriver
9 36 (12.54%) gulp
10 26 (9.06%) JIRA
11 23 (8.01%) TeamCity
12 18 (6.27%) JMeter
12 18 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (5.57%) SoapUI
13 16 (5.57%) webpack
14 15 (5.23%) SpecFlow
15 14 (4.88%) Grunt
15 14 (4.88%) Maven
15 14 (4.88%) Visual Studio
16 11 (3.83%) JUnit
General
1 54 (18.82%) Finance
2 31 (10.80%) Banking
3 16 (5.57%) Advertising
4 7 (2.44%) Retail
5 4 (1.39%) Games
5 4 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.05%) Marketing
7 2 (0.70%) Back Office
8 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 150 (52.26%) Developer
2 68 (23.69%) Angular Developer
3 55 (19.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 44 (15.33%) Tester
5 35 (12.20%) JavaScript Developer
6 26 (9.06%) Analyst
7 25 (8.71%) Test Analyst
8 22 (7.67%) Automation Tester
9 21 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
9 21 (7.32%) Node.js Developer
10 19 (6.62%) Test Engineer
11 18 (6.27%) QA Tester
12 14 (4.88%) JavaScript Engineer
12 14 (4.88%) QA Automation Tester
12 14 (4.88%) UI Developer
13 13 (4.53%) Automation Test Analyst
13 13 (4.53%) QA Engineer
14 11 (3.83%) Java Developer
14 11 (3.83%) Test Automation Engineer
15 10 (3.48%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (60.28%) AngularJS
2 87 (30.31%) CSS
2 87 (30.31%) Node.js
3 73 (25.44%) HTML
4 58 (20.21%) HTML5
5 53 (18.47%) CSS3
6 50 (17.42%) Chai
7 48 (16.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 43 (14.98%) RESTful
9 42 (14.63%) Angular 2
9 42 (14.63%) Sass
10 35 (12.20%) .NET
11 31 (10.80%) Gherkin
12 26 (9.06%) JSON
13 25 (8.71%) React
14 19 (6.62%) REST
15 17 (5.92%) ASP.NET
15 17 (5.92%) Web Services
16 16 (5.57%) GraphQL
16 16 (5.57%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.15%) User Experience
2 23 (8.01%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.14%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.44%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.09%) DataPower
7 4 (1.39%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.39%) Online Gambling
8 3 (1.05%) Fintech
8 3 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.70%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.70%) NHS
9 2 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.70%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.70%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.35%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.35%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.35%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 20 (6.97%) Linux
2 10 (3.48%) Apple iOS
2 10 (3.48%) Windows
3 9 (3.14%) Android
4 4 (1.39%) CentOS
4 4 (1.39%) Unix
5 2 (0.70%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (57.84%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (49.13%) Test Automation
3 88 (30.66%) TDD
4 81 (28.22%) BDD
5 79 (27.53%) Continuous Integration
6 71 (24.74%) Scrum
7 58 (20.21%) Front End Development
8 50 (17.42%) Microservices
9 47 (16.38%) DevOps
10 36 (12.54%) Unit Testing
11 35 (12.20%) Open Source
11 35 (12.20%) Test Strategy
12 34 (11.85%) E-Commerce
13 30 (10.45%) Problem-Solving
14 29 (10.10%) SDLC
15 25 (8.71%) Software Engineering
16 24 (8.36%) Regression Testing
17 23 (8.01%) Continuous Delivery
17 23 (8.01%) SDET
18 21 (7.32%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 207 (72.13%) JavaScript
2 81 (28.22%) Java
3 64 (22.30%) C#
4 58 (20.21%) SQL
5 49 (17.07%) TypeScript
6 23 (8.01%) ES6
7 16 (5.57%) PL/SQL
7 16 (5.57%) VB.NET
8 14 (4.88%) Java 8
9 13 (4.53%) Python
10 7 (2.44%) Ruby
11 4 (1.39%) ES7
12 3 (1.05%) PHP
12 3 (1.05%) Scala
13 1 (0.35%) C++
13 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (9.41%) Security Cleared
2 24 (8.36%) SC Cleared
3 22 (7.67%) ISTQB
4 15 (5.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (3.14%) Degree
6 6 (2.09%) ISEB
7 2 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.70%) HNC
8 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (18.47%) QA
2 11 (3.83%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.35%) WAI
3 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 35 (12.20%) Docker
2 8 (2.79%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.70%) HDFS
3 2 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (6.27%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (4.18%) Puppet
3 8 (2.79%) Kibana
3 8 (2.79%) logstash
3 8 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.44%) Ansible
4 7 (2.44%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 15 (5.23%) HP
2 11 (3.83%) Oracle
3 8 (2.79%) IBM
4 6 (2.09%) Atlassian
4 6 (2.09%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.39%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe
6 1 (0.35%) Google
6 1 (0.35%) VMware