The React library was created in 2013 by Jordan Walke, a developer associated with Facebook. The creation of this library, aimed to make interface building as simple as possible, while improving the user experience for potential users. Importantly, the library, is available under an open licence, which means that anyone can actually try their hand at programming with React.JS, whether for personal or commercial use.
In addition to the afore-mentioned hard skills, a React Developer should also have soft skills, such as the ability to work in a team, communication skills, a desire for personal development, and a willingness to solve problems, encountered independently.
Job offers for the position of React Developer or Front-end Developer with knowledge of React, are indeed numerous. The most common requirements, apart from the obvious knowledge of the library itself, include an excellent knowledge of English (at least B2 level, although C1 is the most common), and an orientation towards other front-end technologies.
The most common benefits declared in React job adverts, include a high salary, on-line recruitment, remote or hybrid working, and a fixed contract length. In addition, some offers off involve business travel, re-training budgets, paid holidays on a B2B contract, and the possibility to start, immediately.
Average salaries for React Developers on contract, depending on the position are: PLN 5,400 – PLN 8,000 for a junior; PLN 12,000 – PLN 19,000 for a mid; and PLN 16,000 – PLN 23,000 for a senior. Earnings on a B2B contract range from PLN 90 to 160 per hour.
As for specialists in mid and senior positions, they can look optimistically to their professional future, as React itself is not slowing down and is constantly evolving, not least thanks to the support of Facebook.