Period
to 6 May 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 6 May 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
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 45 53 57
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4 +5
Contract jobs citing React 2,693 2,241 3,764
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 4.80% 4.22% 4.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.91% 14.09% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,081 1,746 2,967
10th Percentile £353 £356 £356
25th Percentile £413 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £513 £500
Median % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £588 £600 £575
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 22
10th Percentile £32.95 £32.60 £38.78
25th Percentile £34.56 £47.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate £40.91 £52.50 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year -22.08% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £56.88 £63.00 £55.50
90th Percentile £60.70 £69.50 £57.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £50.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -19.00% - +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 16,924 15,902 30,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 30.20% 29.98% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,092 11,217 21,712
10th Percentile £338 £331 £329
25th Percentile £410 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £588 £588 £575
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -3.33% - +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 150 283
10th Percentile £24.03 £18.60 £17.44
25th Percentile £34.00 £31.21 £27.50
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £44.18
Median % change year-on-year -2.17% +4.12% +7.76%
75th Percentile £57.50 £54.45 £52.50
90th Percentile £66.00 £68.83 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +12 2,289 £513 -2.38% 1,501
London +6 1,626 £525 -4.55% 639
Work from Home +5 907 £500 +11.11% 413
UK excluding London +5 676 £425 -5.56% 965
North of England +33 208 £463 +12.12% 323
South East +25 138 £450 -2.70% 221
Scotland -23 125 £420 -4.00% 59
North West +27 96 £413 -2.94% 195
South West +19 89 £450 - 121
Yorkshire +35 86 £495 +23.75% 90
Midlands -10 76 £388 -8.71% 121
West Midlands -5 36 £389 -12.64% 76
East Midlands 0 35 £368 -8.13% 44
East of England -13 29 £417 -7.36% 74
North East +29 26 £550 +2.33% 38
Wales -10 8 £400 -11.11% 29
Northern Ireland +2 3 £325 -21.21% 18

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1,980 (73.52%) JavaScript
2 1,307 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
3 1,189 (44.15%) Node.js
4 866 (32.16%) TypeScript
5 828 (30.75%) AWS
6 765 (28.41%) AngularJS
7 755 (28.04%) CSS
8 743 (27.59%) Software Engineering
9 722 (26.81%) HTML
10 690 (25.62%) Finance
11 653 (24.25%) Java
12 636 (23.62%) Azure
13 597 (22.17%) Docker
14 525 (19.49%) Kubernetes
15 519 (19.27%) Python
16 498 (18.49%) Web Services
17 496 (18.42%) Front End Development
18 494 (18.34%) DevOps
19 466 (17.30%) .NET
20 465 (17.27%) TDD
21 463 (17.19%) Serverless
22 446 (16.56%) Microservices
23 417 (15.48%) Git (software)
24 410 (15.22%) Asset Management
25 399 (14.82%) Redux
26 384 (14.26%) Front Office
27 379 (14.07%) User Experience
28 370 (13.74%) Terraform
29 359 (13.33%) C#
30 335 (12.44%) SQL

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 89 (3.30%) Confluence
2 63 (2.34%) CMS
3 58 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
4 46 (1.71%) SharePoint
5 43 (1.60%) Apache
6 25 (0.93%) nginx
7 24 (0.89%) Headless CMS
8 22 (0.82%) Apache Spark
8 22 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
9 18 (0.67%) Tomcat
10 16 (0.59%) JBoss
10 16 (0.59%) WordPress
11 15 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 14 (0.52%) Camunda
13 13 (0.48%) Drupal
14 12 (0.45%) Umbraco
15 10 (0.37%) IIS
16 7 (0.26%) Jetty
16 7 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 6 (0.22%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 15 (0.56%) Figma
2 14 (0.52%) Sketch
3 13 (0.48%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.37%) InVision
5 8 (0.30%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.11%) Maya
6 3 (0.11%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.074%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (0.037%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.037%) Adobe XD
8 1 (0.037%) Blender
8 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (0.59%) Shopify
2 13 (0.48%) Magento
3 5 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 3 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.037%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.037%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.037%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.037%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 828 (30.75%) AWS
2 636 (23.62%) Azure
3 463 (17.19%) Serverless
4 304 (11.29%) AWS Lambda
5 257 (9.54%) GCP
6 245 (9.10%) Amazon S3
7 183 (6.80%) Amazon SQS
8 167 (6.20%) AWS Step Functions
9 121 (4.49%) GitHub
10 61 (2.27%) npm
11 58 (2.15%) SaaS
12 53 (1.97%) PaaS
13 50 (1.86%) Power Platform
14 42 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
15 40 (1.49%) Azure Service Bus
16 39 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
17 38 (1.41%) Azure Cosmos DB
18 34 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
19 29 (1.08%) Azure Functions
19 29 (1.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.15%) HTTP
2 21 (0.78%) Internet
3 7 (0.26%) DNS
4 4 (0.15%) Firewall
4 4 (0.15%) SSH
4 4 (0.15%) SSL
5 3 (0.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.074%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.074%) SNMP
7 1 (0.037%) 2G
7 1 (0.037%) 5G
7 1 (0.037%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.037%) Broadband
7 1 (0.037%) LAN
7 1 (0.037%) Network Security
7 1 (0.037%) VPN
7 1 (0.037%) WAN
7 1 (0.037%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (9.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 190 (7.06%) Amazon RDS
3 166 (6.16%) SQL Server
4 151 (5.61%) MongoDB
5 123 (4.57%) NoSQL
6 118 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
7 102 (3.79%) MySQL
8 50 (1.86%) Power BI
9 49 (1.82%) Relational Database
10 38 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
11 25 (0.93%) Apache Ignite
12 23 (0.85%) Big Data
13 20 (0.74%) Redis
14 18 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (0.56%) Oracle Database
16 12 (0.45%) Hadoop
16 12 (0.45%) RDBMS
17 9 (0.33%) Amazon Aurora
17 9 (0.33%) Couchbase
17 9 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 417 (15.48%) Git (software)
2 234 (8.69%) Jenkins
3 166 (6.16%) webpack
4 151 (5.61%) JIRA
5 115 (4.27%) Maven
6 94 (3.49%) Cypress.io
7 69 (2.56%) Selenium
8 65 (2.41%) Jasmine
9 57 (2.12%) GitLab
10 56 (2.08%) Mocha
11 47 (1.75%) SonarQube
12 46 (1.71%) Cucumber
13 41 (1.52%) JUnit
14 39 (1.45%) Sonatype Nexus
15 38 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
16 35 (1.30%) TeamCity
17 33 (1.23%) CircleCI
17 33 (1.23%) gulp
18 32 (1.19%) Storybook
19 31 (1.15%) Artifactory
General
1 690 (25.62%) Finance
2 384 (14.26%) Front Office
3 274 (10.17%) Social Skills
4 191 (7.09%) Banking
5 96 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
6 65 (2.41%) Public Sector
7 59 (2.19%) Retail
8 39 (1.45%) Investment Banking
9 35 (1.30%) Marketing
10 31 (1.15%) Telecoms
11 27 (1.00%) Publishing
12 25 (0.93%) Games
13 23 (0.85%) Law
14 18 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
15 15 (0.56%) Retail Banking
16 13 (0.48%) Manufacturing
17 11 (0.41%) Automotive
18 9 (0.33%) Back Office
18 9 (0.33%) Legal
19 8 (0.30%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 2,137 (79.35%) Developer
2 950 (35.28%) React Developer
3 497 (18.46%) Full Stack Developer
4 441 (16.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 380 (14.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 236 (8.76%) AWS Developer
7 221 (8.21%) Node.js Developer
8 220 (8.17%) Software Engineer
9 214 (7.95%) Senior Developer
10 190 (7.06%) Java Developer
11 151 (5.61%) UI Developer
12 141 (5.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 141 (5.24%) Python Developer
13 139 (5.16%) .NET Developer
14 93 (3.45%) Architect
15 92 (3.42%) Designer
16 89 (3.30%) UX Developer
17 78 (2.90%) UX Designer
18 77 (2.86%) UI Engineer
19 73 (2.71%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,189 (44.15%) Node.js
2 765 (28.41%) AngularJS
3 755 (28.04%) CSS
4 722 (26.81%) HTML
5 498 (18.49%) Web Services
6 466 (17.30%) .NET
7 399 (14.82%) Redux
8 307 (11.40%) HTML5
9 290 (10.77%) GraphQL
10 271 (10.06%) REST
11 261 (9.69%) Spring
12 244 (9.06%) Vue.js
13 209 (7.76%) Jest
14 198 (7.35%) Spring Boot
15 196 (7.28%) React Native
16 181 (6.72%) RESTful
17 176 (6.54%) CSS3
18 167 (6.20%) .NET Core
19 166 (6.16%) jQuery
20 131 (4.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 379 (14.07%) User Experience
2 198 (7.35%) Greenfield Project
3 121 (4.49%) Fixed Income
4 117 (4.34%) Derivative
5 104 (3.86%) Equities
6 92 (3.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 86 (3.19%) Mobile App
8 60 (2.23%) Cloud Native
8 60 (2.23%) Hedge funds
9 44 (1.63%) Data Structures
10 43 (1.60%) Blog
11 31 (1.15%) Algorithms
12 26 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
13 24 (0.89%) Public Cloud
13 24 (0.89%) Virtual Team
14 19 (0.71%) Data Centre
15 18 (0.67%) Credit Risk
16 15 (0.56%) N-Tier
17 14 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
17 14 (0.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 81 (3.01%) Linux
2 64 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 63 (2.34%) Android
4 27 (1.00%) Windows
5 24 (0.89%) Unix
6 9 (0.33%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.26%) CentOS
8 4 (0.15%) Debian
8 4 (0.15%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.15%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,307 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
2 743 (27.59%) Software Engineering
3 496 (18.42%) Front End Development
4 494 (18.34%) DevOps
5 465 (17.27%) TDD
6 446 (16.56%) Microservices
7 410 (15.22%) Asset Management
8 318 (11.81%) Investment Management
9 291 (10.81%) Test Automation
10 249 (9.25%) Scrum
11 238 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
12 197 (7.32%) Unit Testing
13 179 (6.65%) BDD
14 159 (5.90%) Web Development
15 156 (5.79%) Analytics
16 141 (5.24%) Open Source
17 137 (5.09%) MVC
18 131 (4.86%) OO
19 117 (4.34%) SDLC
20 114 (4.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,980 (73.52%) JavaScript
2 866 (32.16%) TypeScript
3 653 (24.25%) Java
4 519 (19.27%) Python
5 359 (13.33%) C#
6 335 (12.44%) SQL
7 181 (6.72%) ES6
8 177 (6.57%) Kotlin
9 106 (3.94%) Java 8
10 80 (2.97%) PHP
11 68 (2.53%) Scala
12 67 (2.49%) C++
13 64 (2.38%) PowerShell
14 63 (2.34%) Go
15 62 (2.30%) Ruby
16 32 (1.19%) Bash Shell
17 27 (1.00%) R
18 25 (0.93%) Groovy
19 22 (0.82%) C
20 19 (0.71%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 146 (5.42%) Degree
2 127 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 109 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 31 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (0.48%) DV Cleared
6 12 (0.45%) AWS Certification
7 7 (0.26%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.074%) PhD
10 1 (0.037%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.037%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (3.86%) QA
2 20 (0.74%) WCAG
3 18 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.22%) MiFID
5 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.15%) GDPR
7 2 (0.074%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.074%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.074%) GRC
7 2 (0.074%) NCSC
7 2 (0.074%) NIST
7 2 (0.074%) SLA
8 1 (0.037%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.037%) PMO
8 1 (0.037%) WAI
System Software
1 597 (22.17%) Docker
2 36 (1.34%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.11%) Samba
4 3 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.074%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.037%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 525 (19.49%) Kubernetes
2 370 (13.74%) Terraform
3 38 (1.41%) Puppet
4 37 (1.37%) Ansible
5 13 (0.48%) Grafana
6 11 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (0.37%) Kibana
8 6 (0.22%) logstash
8 6 (0.22%) Salt
9 5 (0.19%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 4 (0.15%) Istio
11 3 (0.11%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.074%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.037%) HP ALM
13 1 (0.037%) Kiali
13 1 (0.037%) Mesos
13 1 (0.037%) Rancher
13 1 (0.037%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 138 (5.12%) Microsoft
2 92 (3.42%) Oracle
3 65 (2.41%) Google
4 31 (1.15%) Splunk
5 30 (1.11%) Adobe
6 26 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (0.71%) SAP
8 18 (0.67%) Bloomberg
8 18 (0.67%) Zscaler
9 16 (0.59%) Sitecore
10 13 (0.48%) Apple
10 13 (0.48%) MuleSoft
11 12 (0.45%) IBM
12 11 (0.41%) hybris
12 11 (0.41%) New Relic
13 10 (0.37%) Atlassian
13 10 (0.37%) MEDITECH
13 10 (0.37%) VMware
14 9 (0.33%) Solace
15 8 (0.30%) Red Hat