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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 590 631 605
Rank change year-on-year +41 -26  
Contract jobs citing Underscore.js 11 13 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.024% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.074% 0.085% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 39
Median daily rate £500 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.84% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £390 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +26.92% -18.75%  
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 14826 15294 15382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.05% 28.44% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10246 10766 10266
Median daily rate £426 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.30% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 181 209
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.80 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Underscore.js in the UK

Underscore.js
Top 10 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 24 June 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 +48 8 £483 +37.85% 5
London +17 6 £515 +32.90% 4
Scotland +45 3 £500 +53.84%
Edinburgh - 2 £456 -
City of London - 2 £588 -
West Midlands +25 1 £265 -18.46%
Reading - 1 £320 -
Berkshire - 1 £320 -
Coventry - 1 £265 -
South East - 1 £320 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
2 17 (80.95%) CSS
3 15 (71.43%) HTML
3 15 (71.43%) CSS3
4 14 (66.67%) HTML5
5 11 (52.38%) AngularJS
6 9 (42.86%) jQuery
7 8 (38.10%) RESTful
7 8 (38.10%) Grunt
7 8 (38.10%) Front End Development
8 7 (33.33%) Backbone.js
8 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (28.57%) TDD
9 6 (28.57%) Mocha
9 6 (28.57%) Node.js
9 6 (28.57%) React
9 6 (28.57%) PhantomJS
9 6 (28.57%) Chai
10 5 (23.81%) Redux
10 5 (23.81%) Sass
10 5 (23.81%) D3.js
10 5 (23.81%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (19.05%) Jasmine
11 4 (19.05%) WebSockets
11 4 (19.05%) LESS
11 4 (19.05%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
11 4 (19.05%) Karma Test Runner
11 4 (19.05%) lodash
11 4 (19.05%) webpack

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 2 (9.52%) Drupal
2 1 (4.76%) Joomla!
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) Power BI
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Grunt
2 6 (28.57%) Mocha
2 6 (28.57%) PhantomJS
3 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (19.05%) gulp
3 4 (19.05%) Jasmine
3 4 (19.05%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (19.05%) webpack
4 2 (9.52%) JIRA
5 1 (4.76%) Ant
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.76%) JUnit
5 1 (4.76%) Maven
5 1 (4.76%) Sinon.JS
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Angular Developer
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (9.52%) HTML Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Lead Developer
5 2 (9.52%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) iOS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) CSS
2 15 (71.43%) CSS3
2 15 (71.43%) HTML
3 14 (66.67%) HTML5
4 11 (52.38%) AngularJS
5 9 (42.86%) jQuery
6 8 (38.10%) RESTful
7 7 (33.33%) Backbone.js
8 6 (28.57%) Chai
8 6 (28.57%) Node.js
8 6 (28.57%) React
9 5 (23.81%) D3.js
9 5 (23.81%) Redux
9 5 (23.81%) Sass
10 4 (19.05%) .NET
10 4 (19.05%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (19.05%) LESS
10 4 (19.05%) lodash
10 4 (19.05%) RequireJS
10 4 (19.05%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) New Media
3 1 (4.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Front End Development
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 3 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (14.29%) MVC
5 3 (14.29%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) SDLC
5 3 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (9.52%) API Design
6 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.52%) Cross-Browser Development
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Data Management
6 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 2 (9.52%) Service Design
6 2 (9.52%) Task Automation
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) ES6
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Telerik
2 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle