The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Underscore.js skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Underscore.js over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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.

Underscore.js
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 609 587
Rank change year-on-year +14 -22  
Contract jobs citing Underscore.js 10 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.072% 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.070% 0.26% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 32 29
Median daily rate £388 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £350 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £363 £413
% change year-on-year -10.34% -12.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Underscore.js is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14232 15083 14189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.46% 28.02% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9874 10486 9196
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 224 188
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £13.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Underscore.js
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Underscore.js as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Underscore.js in the UK

Underscore.js
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Underscore.js in the UK

Underscore.js
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Underscore.js over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Underscore.js in the UK

Underscore.js
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Underscore.js within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 9 £400 -11.11% 3
London +9 4 £425 -10.52% 1
North West +24 2 - -
Manchester +18 2 - -
West Midlands +15 2 £265 -24.28%
Coventry - 2 £265 -
South East +15 1 £400 +10.34%
Oxfordshire - 1 £400 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £400 -
Stirling - 1 £325 -
Scotland - 1 £325 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Underscore.js 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 Underscore.js.

1 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
1 23 (92.00%) CSS
2 21 (84.00%) HTML
3 17 (68.00%) CSS3
4 16 (64.00%) HTML5
5 15 (60.00%) AngularJS
6 13 (52.00%) Front End Development
7 11 (44.00%) Node.js
8 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (40.00%) jQuery
8 10 (40.00%) RequireJS
9 9 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (36.00%) RESTful
10 8 (32.00%) Backbone.js
10 8 (32.00%) Sass
10 8 (32.00%) Grunt
11 7 (28.00%) LESS
11 7 (28.00%) Mocha
11 7 (28.00%) TDD
11 7 (28.00%) Chai
12 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
12 6 (24.00%) React
13 5 (20.00%) Express
13 5 (20.00%) JIRA
14 4 (16.00%) Handlebars
14 4 (16.00%) Redux
14 4 (16.00%) Banking
14 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
14 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
14 4 (16.00%) .NET

Underscore.js
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 1 (4.00%) Joomla!
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) DigitalOcean
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) Power BI
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Grunt
2 7 (28.00%) Mocha
3 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (20.00%) JIRA
5 4 (16.00%) Jasmine
6 3 (12.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (12.00%) PhantomJS
6 3 (12.00%) Sinon.JS
7 2 (8.00%) gulp
7 2 (8.00%) webpack
8 1 (4.00%) Ant
8 1 (4.00%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (4.00%) Babel
8 1 (4.00%) Bower
8 1 (4.00%) git-flow
8 1 (4.00%) jspm
8 1 (4.00%) JUnit
8 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (24.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 5 (20.00%) HTML Developer
5 4 (16.00%) Angular Developer
6 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
6 3 (12.00%) UI Developer
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior UI Developer
8 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (92.00%) CSS
2 21 (84.00%) HTML
3 17 (68.00%) CSS3
4 16 (64.00%) HTML5
5 15 (60.00%) AngularJS
6 11 (44.00%) Node.js
7 10 (40.00%) jQuery
7 10 (40.00%) RequireJS
8 9 (36.00%) RESTful
9 8 (32.00%) Backbone.js
9 8 (32.00%) Sass
10 7 (28.00%) Chai
10 7 (28.00%) LESS
11 6 (24.00%) React
12 5 (20.00%) Express
13 4 (16.00%) Browserify
13 4 (16.00%) D3.js
13 4 (16.00%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (16.00%) Redux
13 4 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
1 2 (8.00%) W3C
2 1 (4.00%) New Media
2 1 (4.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (4.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Front End Development
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (28.00%) TDD
5 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Analytics
6 3 (12.00%) API Design
6 3 (12.00%) Data Analytics
6 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (12.00%) MVC
6 3 (12.00%) OO
6 3 (12.00%) Pair Programming
6 3 (12.00%) Web Design
7 2 (8.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 2 (8.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Mobile First
7 2 (8.00%) Progressive Enhancement
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) SMACSS
7 2 (8.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.00%) C#
2 3 (12.00%) ES6
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Telerik
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) SendGrid