Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 41 41 36
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +10
Contract jobs citing React 4,610 1,620 4,742
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 5.51% 5.27% 5.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.51% 16.91% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,579 1,218 3,596
10th Percentile £381 £313 £363
25th Percentile £438 £388 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £625 £588
90th Percentile £700 £725 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 6 14
10th Percentile £35.00 £25.63 £36.03
25th Percentile £37.54 " £44.69
Median hourly rate £48.25 £30.00 £51.09
Median % change year-on-year +60.83% -41.27% +13.52%
75th Percentile £61.78 £37.50 £122.50
90th Percentile £67.50 £45.19 "
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.75 £30.00 £52.17
% change year-on-year +52.50% -42.50% +15.93%

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 24,906 9,580 26,587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 29.79% 31.16% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,881 6,770 18,673
10th Percentile £363 £313 £338
25th Percentile £425 £400 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £495 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% -1.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 72 251
10th Percentile £17.90 £22.50 £19.88
25th Percentile £27.93 £30.00 £32.60
Median hourly rate £49.00 £42.25 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +15.98% -6.11% +8.25%
75th Percentile £63.31 £54.17 £53.00
90th Percentile £73.02 £61.95 £70.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.00 £46.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.38% +3.33% +8.43%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -4 3,690 £525 +5.00% 2,142
London 0 2,561 £550 - 1,030
Work from Home +13 1,502 £513 +13.89% 554
UK excluding London +13 1,140 £450 +12.50% 1,248
North of England 0 308 £463 +23.33% 402
South East -13 236 £475 +7.04% 221
Scotland +24 217 £450 +12.50% 97
North West +14 169 £425 +13.33% 235
South West +6 145 £425 +6.25% 162
Midlands -7 129 £450 +28.57% 212
Yorkshire -13 126 £475 +26.67% 131
West Midlands -18 71 £463 +27.59% 127
East of England -18 67 £463 +15.63% 104
East Midlands -7 56 £403 +15.00% 83
Wales -9 30 £450 +47.54% 41
North East -11 13 £550 -2.05% 36
Northern Ireland - 9 £468 - 9

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 3,258 (70.67%) JavaScript
2 2,039 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
3 1,830 (39.70%) Node.js
4 1,699 (36.85%) TypeScript
5 1,553 (33.69%) Full Stack Development
6 1,457 (31.61%) CSS
7 1,379 (29.91%) HTML
8 1,321 (28.66%) AWS
9 1,113 (24.14%) Java
10 1,099 (23.84%) AngularJS
11 1,033 (22.41%) Software Engineering
12 933 (20.24%) Finance
13 928 (20.13%) Front End Development
14 868 (18.83%) Docker
15 824 (17.87%) Microservices
15 824 (17.87%) Redux
16 822 (17.83%) Azure
17 796 (17.27%) DevOps
18 764 (16.57%) Serverless
19 736 (15.97%) Git (software)
20 718 (15.57%) TDD
21 680 (14.75%) Python
22 659 (14.30%) Kubernetes
23 618 (13.41%) Social Skills
24 593 (12.86%) AWS Lambda
24 593 (12.86%) SQL
25 585 (12.69%) C#
26 578 (12.54%) .NET
27 568 (12.32%) User Experience
28 556 (12.06%) Web Services

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
1 159 (3.45%) CMS
2 103 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
3 97 (2.10%) Confluence
4 60 (1.30%) Apache
5 54 (1.17%) Tomcat
6 51 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 47 (1.02%) SharePoint
8 42 (0.91%) Headless CMS
9 41 (0.89%) nginx
10 39 (0.85%) WordPress
11 25 (0.54%) Drupal
12 22 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
13 18 (0.39%) IIS
14 17 (0.37%) Umbraco
15 16 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
16 13 (0.28%) JBoss
16 13 (0.28%) WebSphere
17 12 (0.26%) IBM Domino
18 11 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 11 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (0.37%) Chatbot
1 17 (0.37%) Photoshop
2 14 (0.30%) Sketch
3 12 (0.26%) InVision
4 11 (0.24%) Figma
5 9 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (0.15%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (0.11%) Zeplin
10 3 (0.065%) Adobe XD
10 3 (0.065%) GIMP
11 1 (0.022%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.022%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (0.78%) Magento
2 20 (0.43%) Shopify
3 14 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
6 5 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 2 (0.043%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.022%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.022%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.022%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1,321 (28.66%) AWS
2 822 (17.83%) Azure
3 764 (16.57%) Serverless
4 593 (12.86%) AWS Lambda
5 372 (8.07%) Amazon S3
6 330 (7.16%) GCP
7 244 (5.29%) Amazon SQS
8 214 (4.64%) AWS Step Functions
9 206 (4.47%) GitHub
10 174 (3.77%) npm
11 124 (2.69%) AWS CloudFormation
12 118 (2.56%) SaaS
13 103 (2.23%) OpenShift
14 101 (2.19%) Amazon EC2
15 73 (1.58%) PaaS
16 61 (1.32%) Yarn
17 50 (1.08%) Amazon ECS
17 50 (1.08%) Power Platform
18 44 (0.95%) GitHub Actions
19 40 (0.87%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 82 (1.78%) HTTP
2 40 (0.87%) Internet
3 18 (0.39%) AMQP
4 13 (0.28%) DNS
5 9 (0.20%) Firewall
6 7 (0.15%) BGP
6 7 (0.15%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.13%) Intranet
8 3 (0.065%) Broadband
8 3 (0.065%) SSL
9 2 (0.043%) 2G
9 2 (0.043%) 5G
9 2 (0.043%) DVB
9 2 (0.043%) MQTT
9 2 (0.043%) SSH
9 2 (0.043%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.022%) Extranet
10 1 (0.022%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.022%) Wireless
10 1 (0.022%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (7.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 298 (6.46%) SQL Server
3 297 (6.44%) PostgreSQL
4 272 (5.90%) NoSQL
5 265 (5.75%) MongoDB
6 221 (4.79%) MySQL
7 218 (4.73%) Amazon RDS
8 195 (4.23%) Relational Database
9 105 (2.28%) Redis
10 58 (1.26%) Amazon Aurora
11 56 (1.21%) RDBMS
12 40 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
12 40 (0.87%) Big Data
13 39 (0.85%) DB2
14 34 (0.74%) Power BI
15 25 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
16 24 (0.52%) Amazon Athena
16 24 (0.52%) Apache Ignite
17 20 (0.43%) Couchbase
18 16 (0.35%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 736 (15.97%) Git (software)
2 481 (10.43%) Jenkins
3 257 (5.57%) webpack
4 256 (5.55%) JIRA
5 210 (4.56%) Maven
6 193 (4.19%) Cypress.io
7 123 (2.67%) GitLab
7 123 (2.67%) JUnit
8 114 (2.47%) Cucumber
9 108 (2.34%) Bitbucket
10 107 (2.32%) Mocha
11 102 (2.21%) Jasmine
12 98 (2.13%) gulp
13 93 (2.02%) Storybook
14 91 (1.97%) Grunt
15 89 (1.93%) Selenium
16 84 (1.82%) TeamCity
17 70 (1.52%) SonarQube
18 68 (1.48%) CircleCI
19 66 (1.43%) Gradle
General
1 933 (20.24%) Finance
2 618 (13.41%) Social Skills
3 454 (9.85%) Front Office
4 335 (7.27%) Banking
5 197 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
6 166 (3.60%) Public Sector
7 118 (2.56%) Retail
8 96 (2.08%) Investment Banking
9 80 (1.74%) Marketing
10 68 (1.48%) Presentation Skills
11 48 (1.04%) Games
12 41 (0.89%) Telecoms
13 38 (0.82%) Publishing
14 33 (0.72%) Manufacturing
15 32 (0.69%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 26 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
17 24 (0.52%) Financial Institution
17 24 (0.52%) Organisational Skills
18 23 (0.50%) Back Office
19 21 (0.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3,520 (76.36%) Developer
2 1,471 (31.91%) React Developer
3 783 (16.98%) Full Stack Developer
4 675 (14.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 531 (11.52%) JavaScript Developer
6 476 (10.33%) Senior Developer
7 474 (10.28%) Software Engineer
8 331 (7.18%) Java Developer
9 226 (4.90%) Node.js Developer
10 216 (4.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 202 (4.38%) AWS Developer
12 201 (4.36%) Python Developer
13 192 (4.16%) UI Developer
14 189 (4.10%) Senior React Developer
15 184 (3.99%) JavaScript Engineer
16 158 (3.43%) .NET Developer
17 148 (3.21%) C# Developer
18 145 (3.15%) Lead Developer
19 143 (3.10%) AWS Engineer
20 138 (2.99%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,830 (39.70%) Node.js
2 1,457 (31.61%) CSS
3 1,379 (29.91%) HTML
4 1,099 (23.84%) AngularJS
5 824 (17.87%) Redux
6 578 (12.54%) .NET
7 556 (12.06%) Web Services
8 530 (11.50%) HTML5
9 494 (10.72%) REST
10 490 (10.63%) GraphQL
11 436 (9.46%) Spring
12 410 (8.89%) Vue.js
13 394 (8.55%) Jest
14 360 (7.81%) Spring Boot
15 342 (7.42%) RESTful
16 310 (6.72%) Sass
17 303 (6.57%) Material-UI
18 289 (6.27%) CSS3
19 241 (5.23%) React Native
20 219 (4.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 568 (12.32%) User Experience
2 238 (5.16%) Greenfield Project
3 195 (4.23%) Mobile App
4 167 (3.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 150 (3.25%) Equities
6 147 (3.19%) Fixed Income
7 144 (3.12%) Derivative
8 106 (2.30%) Cloud Native
9 96 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
10 91 (1.97%) Hedge funds
11 70 (1.52%) Legacy Systems
12 65 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
13 57 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
14 54 (1.17%) Data Structures
15 46 (1.00%) Algorithms
16 45 (0.98%) Virtual Team
17 30 (0.65%) Public Cloud
18 29 (0.63%) Credit Risk
19 28 (0.61%) Legacy Applications
20 25 (0.54%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 138 (2.99%) Linux
2 88 (1.91%) Android
3 81 (1.76%) Unix
4 70 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 59 (1.28%) Windows
6 6 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.065%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.065%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.043%) Debian
8 2 (0.043%) VMS
8 2 (0.043%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.022%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.022%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.022%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,039 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1,553 (33.69%) Full Stack Development
3 1,033 (22.41%) Software Engineering
4 928 (20.13%) Front End Development
5 824 (17.87%) Microservices
6 796 (17.27%) DevOps
7 718 (15.57%) TDD
8 480 (10.41%) Test Automation
9 467 (10.13%) Scrum
10 394 (8.55%) Asset Management
11 341 (7.40%) Unit Testing
12 330 (7.16%) Continuous Integration
13 329 (7.14%) Investment Management
14 301 (6.53%) E-Commerce
15 297 (6.44%) Problem-Solving
16 291 (6.31%) Web Development
17 281 (6.10%) BDD
18 254 (5.51%) Analytics
19 251 (5.44%) SDLC
20 248 (5.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3,258 (70.67%) JavaScript
2 1,699 (36.85%) TypeScript
3 1,113 (24.14%) Java
4 680 (14.75%) Python
5 593 (12.86%) SQL
6 585 (12.69%) C#
7 323 (7.01%) ES6
8 195 (4.23%) Kotlin
9 178 (3.86%) PHP
10 141 (3.06%) Java 8
11 99 (2.15%) C++
12 94 (2.04%) Scala
13 88 (1.91%) Java 11
14 76 (1.65%) Go
14 76 (1.65%) Ruby
15 61 (1.32%) Bash Shell
16 57 (1.24%) PowerShell
17 38 (0.82%) C
18 31 (0.67%) Groovy
19 22 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 199 (4.32%) Degree
2 196 (4.25%) Security Cleared
3 153 (3.32%) SC Cleared
4 60 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 29 (0.63%) Master's Degree
6 26 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 18 (0.39%) AWS Certification
8 11 (0.24%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.11%) PhD
10 3 (0.065%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.043%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.043%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.043%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.022%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (6.07%) Accessibility
2 120 (2.60%) QA
3 25 (0.54%) WCAG
4 23 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.30%) GRC
6 13 (0.28%) GDPR
7 9 (0.20%) PMO
8 3 (0.065%) NCSC
9 2 (0.043%) MiFID
9 2 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.043%) SLA
9 2 (0.043%) WAI
10 1 (0.022%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.022%) GxP
10 1 (0.022%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.022%) Section 508
System Software
1 868 (18.83%) Docker
2 32 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.11%) LXC
6 3 (0.065%) Postfix
7 1 (0.022%) Firmware
7 1 (0.022%) zsh
Systems Management
1 659 (14.30%) Kubernetes
2 444 (9.63%) Terraform
3 124 (2.69%) Ansible
4 92 (2.00%) Grafana
5 39 (0.85%) Kibana
6 26 (0.56%) Puppet
7 21 (0.46%) logstash
8 19 (0.41%) Prometheus
9 16 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (0.33%) Graphite
11 9 (0.20%) Rancher
12 7 (0.15%) Bugsnag
13 6 (0.13%) Graylog
13 6 (0.13%) Nagios
14 5 (0.11%) Consul
14 5 (0.11%) Packer
15 4 (0.087%) HP ALM
16 2 (0.043%) BladeLogic
16 2 (0.043%) collectd
16 2 (0.043%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 207 (4.49%) Oracle
2 140 (3.04%) Microsoft
3 93 (2.02%) Google
4 76 (1.65%) Adobe
5 45 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
6 37 (0.80%) Splunk
7 31 (0.67%) SAP
8 26 (0.56%) hybris
9 20 (0.43%) Atlassian
10 19 (0.41%) Alibaba
11 18 (0.39%) AppDynamics
11 18 (0.39%) CA
11 18 (0.39%) Sitecore
12 15 (0.33%) IBM
13 14 (0.30%) Sybase
14 12 (0.26%) Dynatrace
14 12 (0.26%) Xerox
14 12 (0.26%) Zend
15 11 (0.24%) WSO2
16 10 (0.22%) New Relic