The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 27 April 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.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 - 4
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 4 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 10.26% - 16.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.77% - 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +30.76% -10.95%  

JavaScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 13 17 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 33.33% 43.59% 39.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 8
Median daily rate £425 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +17.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing JavaScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Bedford

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Android
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) Capybara
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 4 (66.67%) Calabash
2 4 (66.67%) API Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SDET
3 2 (33.33%) Appium
3 2 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Calabash
1 4 (66.67%) Capybara
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
1 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (33.33%) Appium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Applications Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Web Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Android
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) API Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
1 2 (33.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
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