Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 596 634 682
Rank change year-on-year +38 +48 +118
Contract jobs citing Protractor 298 226 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.62% 1.43% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 157 168
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £337 £319 £357
90th Percentile £550 £525 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
UK median hourly rate £48.75 £44.19 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.33% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £44.19 -
% change year-on-year +10.33% - -

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 18,416 15,843 15,858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.49% 16.62% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,918 10,577 10,560
UK median daily rate £455 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £613 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 237 401
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £21.20 £23.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £52.50 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.67%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +67 286 £450 +5.88% 76
London +14 161 £475 +11.76% 44
UK excluding London +33 135 £400 - 36
South East +32 73 £389 +11.07% 10
Midlands -3 24 £450 +16.13% 5
East Midlands +14 23 £450 -5.26% 5
East of England -8 17 £375 -11.76% 7
Scotland -15 10 £425 -19.05% 4
North of England -3 7 £360 -20.00% 7
South West - 4 £400 - 3
Yorkshire +12 3 £341 -19.71% 2
North West -3 3 £400 - 4
North East +16 1 £335 -25.56% 1
West Midlands -8 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Protractor 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 Protractor.

1 221 (74.16%) JavaScript
2 183 (61.41%) Agile Software Development
3 164 (55.03%) AngularJS
4 159 (53.36%) Test Automation
5 131 (43.96%) Jasmine
6 124 (41.61%) TDD
7 119 (39.93%) Java
8 116 (38.93%) Karma Test Runner
9 113 (37.92%) BDD
10 105 (35.23%) CSS
11 101 (33.89%) Scrum
12 94 (31.54%) HTML
13 90 (30.20%) Selenium
14 87 (29.19%) Continuous Integration
15 85 (28.52%) Node.js
16 82 (27.52%) Sass
17 69 (23.15%) npm
18 66 (22.15%) ES6
19 64 (21.48%) Jenkins
20 63 (21.14%) gulp
21 62 (20.81%) HTML5
22 61 (20.47%) Git (software)
23 60 (20.13%) Front End Development
24 57 (19.13%) RESTful
25 55 (18.46%) Cucumber
26 51 (17.11%) webpack
27 50 (16.78%) React
28 49 (16.44%) RESTEasy
28 49 (16.44%) WebDriver
29 48 (16.11%) Mocha

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 17 (5.70%) Confluence
2 9 (3.02%) CMS
3 6 (2.01%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.01%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.67%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.34%) JBoss
6 1 (0.34%) nginx
6 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.34%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 69 (23.15%) npm
2 17 (5.70%) GitHub
3 14 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (4.03%) Yarn
5 7 (2.35%) BrowserStack
5 7 (2.35%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.34%) Sauce Labs
7 3 (1.01%) Lucidchart
8 2 (0.67%) SaaS
9 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.34%) PaaS
9 1 (0.34%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.35%) Internet
2 3 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.05%) Relational Database
3 20 (6.71%) RDBMS
4 16 (5.37%) MongoDB
5 15 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.34%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.01%) Big Data
7 3 (1.01%) Blockchain
7 3 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.67%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.67%) Redis
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.34%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.34%) HBase
9 1 (0.34%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 131 (43.96%) Jasmine
2 116 (38.93%) Karma Test Runner
3 90 (30.20%) Selenium
4 64 (21.48%) Jenkins
5 63 (21.14%) gulp
6 61 (20.47%) Git (software)
7 55 (18.46%) Cucumber
8 51 (17.11%) webpack
9 49 (16.44%) WebDriver
10 48 (16.11%) JUnit
10 48 (16.11%) Mocha
11 44 (14.77%) JMeter
12 33 (11.07%) JIRA
13 25 (8.39%) Grunt
14 21 (7.05%) Maven
14 21 (7.05%) TeamCity
15 20 (6.71%) Gradle
16 17 (5.70%) Bower
16 17 (5.70%) NUnit
16 17 (5.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (13.09%) Finance
2 20 (6.71%) Banking
3 12 (4.03%) Marketing
4 7 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.35%) Retail
5 6 (2.01%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (1.01%) Electronics
6 3 (1.01%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.01%) Law
7 2 (0.67%) Back Office
7 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.67%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.34%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 188 (63.09%) Developer
2 52 (17.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 44 (14.77%) JavaScript Developer
4 38 (12.75%) Java Developer
5 36 (12.08%) Angular Developer
6 30 (10.07%) Tester
7 29 (9.73%) Analyst
7 29 (9.73%) Full Stack Developer
8 28 (9.40%) Test Analyst
9 26 (8.72%) Node.js Developer
10 24 (8.05%) Test Engineer
11 23 (7.72%) Automation Tester
12 21 (7.05%) Developer in Test
13 19 (6.38%) React Developer
14 18 (6.04%) Software Developer
15 13 (4.36%) Senior Developer
16 12 (4.03%) UI Developer
17 11 (3.69%) Automation Test Analyst
17 11 (3.69%) QA Engineer
17 11 (3.69%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (55.03%) AngularJS
2 105 (35.23%) CSS
3 94 (31.54%) HTML
4 85 (28.52%) Node.js
5 82 (27.52%) Sass
6 62 (20.81%) HTML5
7 57 (19.13%) RESTful
8 50 (16.78%) React
9 49 (16.44%) RESTEasy
10 40 (13.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 39 (13.09%) JSON
12 37 (12.42%) Web Services
13 28 (9.40%) CSS3
14 27 (9.06%) LESS
14 27 (9.06%) Spring
15 26 (8.72%) .NET
15 26 (8.72%) Angular 2
15 26 (8.72%) J2EE
16 25 (8.39%) REST
17 23 (7.72%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.40%) Computer Science
2 19 (6.38%) User Experience
3 11 (3.69%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.68%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.01%) Fintech
6 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.67%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.67%) W3C
8 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.34%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.37%) Linux
2 12 (4.03%) Windows
3 11 (3.69%) Android
4 10 (3.36%) Mac OS X
5 9 (3.02%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (61.41%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (53.36%) Test Automation
3 124 (41.61%) TDD
4 113 (37.92%) BDD
5 101 (33.89%) Scrum
6 87 (29.19%) Continuous Integration
7 60 (20.13%) Front End Development
8 34 (11.41%) Open Source
9 32 (10.74%) Web Development
10 30 (10.07%) CRM
11 29 (9.73%) OWASP
12 28 (9.40%) OO
13 25 (8.39%) MVC
14 22 (7.38%) Test Scripting
15 21 (7.05%) Continuous Deployment
15 21 (7.05%) SDET
16 20 (6.71%) DevOps
16 20 (6.71%) Test Strategy
17 19 (6.38%) Performance Testing
17 19 (6.38%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 221 (74.16%) JavaScript
2 119 (39.93%) Java
3 66 (22.15%) ES6
4 48 (16.11%) TypeScript
5 37 (12.42%) C#
6 29 (9.73%) ES7
7 22 (7.38%) SQL
8 11 (3.69%) Python
9 10 (3.36%) C
9 10 (3.36%) PHP
10 7 (2.35%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.35%) Ruby
11 6 (2.01%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.68%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.01%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.01%) Groovy
14 2 (0.67%) Go
15 1 (0.34%) ES8
15 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (12.75%) Security Cleared
2 32 (10.74%) SC Cleared
3 27 (9.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (9.06%) Degree
4 11 (3.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.34%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.34%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (13.09%) QA
2 12 (4.03%) WCAG
3 10 (3.36%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.67%) WAI
System Software
1 17 (5.70%) Docker
2 6 (2.01%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (2.35%) Ansible
1 7 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (2.35%) Puppet
2 5 (1.68%) Control-M
2 5 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.68%) Kibana
3 1 (0.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (9.40%) Oracle
1 28 (9.40%) Twitter
2 8 (2.68%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.01%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 5 (1.68%) HP
5 4 (1.34%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.34%) SAP
6 2 (0.67%) Google
7 1 (0.34%) Cadence
7 1 (0.34%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.34%) hybris
7 1 (0.34%) IBM
7 1 (0.34%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.34%) Perforce
7 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.34%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.34%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.34%) VMware