Period
to 30 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for React skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited React over the 6 months to 30 July 2021 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.

React.js
UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 35 38 40
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 +6
Contract jobs citing React 4,186 1,953 4,958
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 5.79% 5.35% 5.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.21% 17.61% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,209 1,444 3,829
10th Percentile £363 £325 £363
25th Percentile £419 £406 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £500
75th Percentile £598 £613 £575
90th Percentile £700 £713 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 28
10th Percentile £33.73 £34.80 £33.55
25th Percentile £35.00 £45.25 £46.00
Median hourly rate £42.49 £62.00 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year -31.47% +24.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £51.88 £66.25 £56.75
90th Percentile £65.25 £69.50 £122.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.48 £30.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +38.25% -40.00% +11.11%

React 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 21,795 11,093 29,227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.15% 30.36% 31.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,602 7,843 20,569
10th Percentile £356 £331 £333
25th Percentile £419 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £490
Median % change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%
75th Percentile £602 £594 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +4.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 103 279
10th Percentile £15.57 £20.50 £18.01
25th Percentile £27.67 £30.00 £26.88
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £44.57
Median % change year-on-year - +0.98% +8.70%
75th Percentile £59.06 £57.75 £52.50
90th Percentile £68.75 £66.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £44.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.84% +10.00%

React
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing React as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for React in the UK

React
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing React.

Daily rate trend for React in the UK

React
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing React over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for React in the UK

React
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing React.

Hourly rate trend for React in the UK

React
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing React over the 6 months to 30 July 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for React in the UK

React
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing React within the UK over the 6 months to 30 July 2021. 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 +3 3,341 £525 - 2,269
London +4 2,322 £525 -4.55% 1,081
Work from Home +12 1,390 £495 +16.47% 548
UK excluding London +8 1,062 £450 +5.88% 1,294
North of England +9 284 £463 +15.63% 427
Scotland +16 251 £450 +12.50% 71
South East +10 206 £450 - 265
North West +22 153 £425 +6.25% 284
South West +4 126 £425 -1.16% 177
Midlands -24 111 £425 - 200
Yorkshire -3 104 £475 +26.67% 110
East of England -10 57 £463 +2.78% 108
West Midlands -23 55 £450 -5.26% 121
East Midlands -10 51 £389 +4.71% 79
North East -12 27 £550 - 33
Wales -17 17 £425 - 30
Northern Ireland +7 12 £448 - 16

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing React 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 React.

1 2,982 (71.24%) JavaScript
2 1,865 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1,657 (39.58%) Node.js
4 1,415 (33.80%) TypeScript
5 1,390 (33.21%) Full Stack Development
6 1,269 (30.32%) CSS
7 1,256 (30.00%) HTML
8 1,187 (28.36%) AWS
9 1,041 (24.87%) AngularJS
9 1,041 (24.87%) Java
10 954 (22.79%) Software Engineering
11 861 (20.57%) Finance
12 790 (18.87%) Docker
13 781 (18.66%) Front End Development
14 773 (18.47%) Redux
15 764 (18.25%) Azure
16 739 (17.65%) TDD
17 738 (17.63%) DevOps
18 735 (17.56%) Microservices
19 699 (16.70%) Serverless
20 691 (16.51%) Git (software)
21 640 (15.29%) Python
22 583 (13.93%) Kubernetes
23 559 (13.35%) Social Skills
24 553 (13.21%) .NET
25 543 (12.97%) AWS Lambda
26 542 (12.95%) User Experience
27 514 (12.28%) Web Services
28 511 (12.21%) GraphQL
29 497 (11.87%) HTML5

React
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
1 145 (3.46%) CMS
2 101 (2.41%) Confluence
3 98 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
4 64 (1.53%) SharePoint
5 51 (1.22%) Apache
6 45 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 44 (1.05%) nginx
8 43 (1.03%) Headless CMS
9 36 (0.86%) Tomcat
10 31 (0.74%) WordPress
11 27 (0.65%) Drupal
12 24 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
13 18 (0.43%) JBoss
14 16 (0.38%) IIS
14 16 (0.38%) Umbraco
15 13 (0.31%) IBM Domino
16 12 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 11 (0.26%) Apache Spark
18 10 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
18 10 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (0.55%) Chatbot
1 23 (0.55%) Photoshop
2 18 (0.43%) Figma
3 16 (0.38%) Sketch
4 12 (0.29%) InVision
5 8 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (0.14%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.048%) Adobe XD
9 2 (0.048%) GIMP
10 1 (0.024%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.024%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (0.81%) Magento
2 27 (0.65%) Shopify
3 5 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 4 (0.096%) Adobe Campaign
5 3 (0.072%) Distributed Ledger
5 3 (0.072%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.024%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.024%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.024%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.024%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.024%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 1,187 (28.36%) AWS
2 764 (18.25%) Azure
3 699 (16.70%) Serverless
4 543 (12.97%) AWS Lambda
5 351 (8.39%) Amazon S3
6 325 (7.76%) GCP
7 231 (5.52%) Amazon SQS
8 200 (4.78%) AWS Step Functions
9 167 (3.99%) GitHub
10 137 (3.27%) npm
11 108 (2.58%) SaaS
12 101 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
13 92 (2.20%) OpenShift
14 78 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
15 67 (1.60%) PaaS
16 62 (1.48%) Power Platform
17 52 (1.24%) Amazon ECS
18 45 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
19 37 (0.88%) Yarn
20 36 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 62 (1.48%) HTTP
2 33 (0.79%) Internet
3 18 (0.43%) AMQP
4 11 (0.26%) DNS
5 9 (0.22%) Firewall
6 7 (0.17%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.14%) BGP
8 4 (0.096%) SSL
9 3 (0.072%) IPFS
9 3 (0.072%) SMTP
9 3 (0.072%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.048%) 2G
10 2 (0.048%) 5G
10 2 (0.048%) Broadband
10 2 (0.048%) DMARC
10 2 (0.048%) Intranet
10 2 (0.048%) SMS
10 2 (0.048%) VPN
11 1 (0.024%) Extranet
11 1 (0.024%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 317 (7.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 279 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 263 (6.28%) PostgreSQL
4 260 (6.21%) SQL Server
5 244 (5.83%) NoSQL
6 210 (5.02%) Amazon RDS
7 170 (4.06%) MySQL
8 116 (2.77%) Relational Database
9 89 (2.13%) Redis
10 74 (1.77%) Amazon Aurora
11 51 (1.22%) Power BI
12 36 (0.86%) DB2
13 35 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
14 34 (0.81%) Big Data
15 28 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
16 23 (0.55%) RDBMS
17 22 (0.53%) Oracle Database
18 19 (0.45%) Blockchain
19 16 (0.38%) Informix
20 14 (0.33%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 691 (16.51%) Git (software)
2 471 (11.25%) Jenkins
3 238 (5.69%) webpack
4 228 (5.45%) JIRA
5 211 (5.04%) Maven
6 181 (4.32%) Cypress.io
7 123 (2.94%) GitLab
8 108 (2.58%) Jasmine
8 108 (2.58%) Mocha
9 105 (2.51%) Cucumber
10 99 (2.37%) JUnit
11 98 (2.34%) TeamCity
12 88 (2.10%) Bitbucket
13 86 (2.05%) Selenium
14 85 (2.03%) gulp
15 80 (1.91%) Storybook
16 75 (1.79%) CircleCI
16 75 (1.79%) Grunt
17 72 (1.72%) SonarQube
18 61 (1.46%) Artifactory
General
1 861 (20.57%) Finance
2 559 (13.35%) Social Skills
3 385 (9.20%) Front Office
4 286 (6.83%) Banking
5 156 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
6 132 (3.15%) Public Sector
7 85 (2.03%) Retail
8 68 (1.62%) Marketing
9 64 (1.53%) Investment Banking
10 55 (1.31%) Telecoms
11 48 (1.15%) Presentation Skills
12 41 (0.98%) Publishing
13 39 (0.93%) Games
14 35 (0.84%) Manufacturing
15 24 (0.57%) Law
16 23 (0.55%) Documentation Skills
17 20 (0.48%) Financial Institution
18 19 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
19 18 (0.43%) Organisational Skills
19 18 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3,258 (77.83%) Developer
2 1,359 (32.47%) React Developer
3 710 (16.96%) Full Stack Developer
4 597 (14.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 554 (13.23%) JavaScript Developer
6 407 (9.72%) Senior Developer
7 349 (8.34%) Software Engineer
8 321 (7.67%) Java Developer
9 259 (6.19%) AWS Developer
10 236 (5.64%) Node.js Developer
11 196 (4.68%) UI Developer
12 179 (4.28%) Python Developer
13 150 (3.58%) .NET Developer
14 144 (3.44%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 141 (3.37%) Senior React Developer
16 122 (2.91%) Lead Developer
17 117 (2.80%) Architect
18 115 (2.75%) JavaScript Engineer
19 106 (2.53%) Software Developer
20 105 (2.51%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,657 (39.58%) Node.js
2 1,269 (30.32%) CSS
3 1,256 (30.00%) HTML
4 1,041 (24.87%) AngularJS
5 773 (18.47%) Redux
6 553 (13.21%) .NET
7 514 (12.28%) Web Services
8 511 (12.21%) GraphQL
9 497 (11.87%) HTML5
10 467 (11.16%) Spring
11 448 (10.70%) REST
12 371 (8.86%) Jest
13 366 (8.74%) Vue.js
14 364 (8.70%) Spring Boot
15 288 (6.88%) RESTful
16 278 (6.64%) Material-UI
17 266 (6.35%) CSS3
18 262 (6.26%) React Native
19 256 (6.12%) Sass
20 236 (5.64%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 542 (12.95%) User Experience
2 269 (6.43%) Greenfield Project
3 176 (4.20%) Mobile App
4 131 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 122 (2.91%) Fixed Income
6 113 (2.70%) Derivative
7 95 (2.27%) Equities
8 92 (2.20%) Cloud Native
8 92 (2.20%) Legacy Systems
9 71 (1.70%) Hedge funds
10 68 (1.62%) Data Protection Act
11 64 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
12 61 (1.46%) Data Structures
13 47 (1.12%) Virtual Team
14 45 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
15 41 (0.98%) Algorithms
16 28 (0.67%) Credit Risk
17 27 (0.65%) Public Cloud
18 23 (0.55%) Legacy Applications
19 22 (0.53%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 149 (3.56%) Linux
2 96 (2.29%) Android
3 77 (1.84%) Apple iOS
4 72 (1.72%) Unix
5 52 (1.24%) Windows
6 5 (0.12%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.096%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.072%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.072%) VMS
8 3 (0.072%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.048%) CentOS
9 2 (0.048%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.024%) Debian
10 1 (0.024%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,865 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1,390 (33.21%) Full Stack Development
3 954 (22.79%) Software Engineering
4 781 (18.66%) Front End Development
5 739 (17.65%) TDD
6 738 (17.63%) DevOps
7 735 (17.56%) Microservices
8 465 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 390 (9.32%) Scrum
10 371 (8.86%) Asset Management
11 359 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
12 305 (7.29%) Investment Management
13 283 (6.76%) Unit Testing
14 269 (6.43%) BDD
15 265 (6.33%) Web Development
16 242 (5.78%) E-Commerce
17 232 (5.54%) Analytics
18 224 (5.35%) Mentoring
19 213 (5.09%) SDLC
20 210 (5.02%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2,982 (71.24%) JavaScript
2 1,415 (33.80%) TypeScript
3 1,041 (24.87%) Java
4 640 (15.29%) Python
5 492 (11.75%) C#
6 489 (11.68%) SQL
7 301 (7.19%) ES6
8 200 (4.78%) Kotlin
9 143 (3.42%) PHP
10 129 (3.08%) Java 8
11 101 (2.41%) Go
11 101 (2.41%) Ruby
12 92 (2.20%) Scala
13 85 (2.03%) C++
14 76 (1.82%) Java 11
15 68 (1.62%) PowerShell
16 58 (1.39%) Bash Shell
17 31 (0.74%) C
18 29 (0.69%) Shell Script
19 28 (0.67%) ES7
Qualifications
1 193 (4.61%) Degree
2 147 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 119 (2.84%) SC Cleared
4 50 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
5 26 (0.62%) Master's Degree
6 17 (0.41%) AWS Certification
7 13 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.17%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.096%) PhD
10 3 (0.072%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.072%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.024%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 287 (6.86%) Accessibility
2 147 (3.51%) QA
3 23 (0.55%) Data Quality
4 17 (0.41%) WCAG
5 15 (0.36%) GRC
6 12 (0.29%) GDPR
7 6 (0.14%) MiFID
8 4 (0.096%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.096%) SLA
9 3 (0.072%) PMO
10 2 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.048%) WAI
11 1 (0.024%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.024%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.024%) Section 508
System Software
1 790 (18.87%) Docker
2 42 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.072%) LXC
5 3 (0.072%) Postfix
6 2 (0.048%) Samba
6 2 (0.048%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.024%) NFS
7 1 (0.024%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.024%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.024%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.024%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.024%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.024%) zsh
Systems Management
1 583 (13.93%) Kubernetes
2 407 (9.72%) Terraform
3 113 (2.70%) Ansible
4 77 (1.84%) Grafana
5 35 (0.84%) Kibana
6 30 (0.72%) Puppet
7 18 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (0.29%) logstash
9 10 (0.24%) Prometheus
10 9 (0.22%) Graphite
11 7 (0.17%) Bugsnag
12 5 (0.12%) Consul
13 4 (0.096%) Graylog
13 4 (0.096%) Nagios
13 4 (0.096%) Rancher
14 3 (0.072%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
14 3 (0.072%) HP ALM
14 3 (0.072%) Istio
14 3 (0.072%) Single Sign-On
15 2 (0.048%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 211 (5.04%) Oracle
2 152 (3.63%) Microsoft
3 88 (2.10%) Google
4 75 (1.79%) Adobe
5 44 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
6 39 (0.93%) Splunk
7 29 (0.69%) SAP
8 26 (0.62%) Atlassian
9 22 (0.53%) hybris
10 21 (0.50%) Sitecore
11 20 (0.48%) CA
12 19 (0.45%) Alibaba
13 18 (0.43%) New Relic
14 16 (0.38%) IBM
15 15 (0.36%) AppDynamics
16 13 (0.31%) Solace
16 13 (0.31%) Xerox
17 12 (0.29%) Xamarin
18 11 (0.26%) Apple
19 10 (0.24%) WSO2