The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 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.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 22 25
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 23 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.44% 4.97% 4.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 25.81% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 11
Median daily rate £300 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.45 £37.50 £39.78
% change year-on-year +15.85% -5.71%  

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 115 62 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 32.21% 19.25% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 49 49
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £569 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £46.07 £51.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.88% -10.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Bedfordshire

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Bedfordshire

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Bedfordshire

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Luton +7 20 £300 -25.00% 2
JavaScript
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 31 (64.58%) HTML
2 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (52.08%) CSS
4 19 (39.58%) jQuery
5 18 (37.50%) Dojo
5 18 (37.50%) SQL
6 16 (33.33%) Sass
6 16 (33.33%) LESS
7 15 (31.25%) OOP
8 14 (29.17%) HTML5
9 13 (27.08%) CSS3
9 13 (27.08%) Ajax
9 13 (27.08%) Web Development
9 13 (27.08%) Java
10 12 (25.00%) XML
10 12 (25.00%) Apache
10 12 (25.00%) HTTP
10 12 (25.00%) JSON
10 12 (25.00%) TDD
10 12 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
11 11 (22.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (22.92%) Mobile App
11 11 (22.92%) Front End Development
11 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
11 11 (22.92%) J2EE
11 11 (22.92%) JSP
12 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
12 10 (20.83%) Test Automation
12 10 (20.83%) Android
12 10 (20.83%) Selenium

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 12 (25.00%) Apache
2 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (4.17%) Confluence
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Data Workbench
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.17%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) HTTP
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) DB2
3 2 (4.17%) GIS
3 2 (4.17%) Redis
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) Big Data
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.83%) Cucumber
2 10 (20.83%) JIRA
2 10 (20.83%) Selenium
3 8 (16.67%) Calabash
3 8 (16.67%) Capybara
3 8 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 8 (16.67%) Subversion
4 4 (8.33%) Appium
5 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.25%) Rational Application Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.17%) Babel
6 2 (4.17%) Bitbucket
6 2 (4.17%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.17%) Protractor
6 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.17%) webpack
7 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (18.75%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Developer
2 15 (31.25%) UI Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Applications Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Test Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (12.50%) Mobile Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Angular Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Junior
6 3 (6.25%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.17%) QA Automation Tester
7 2 (4.17%) QA Tester
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Web Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (64.58%) HTML
2 25 (52.08%) CSS
3 19 (39.58%) jQuery
4 18 (37.50%) Dojo
5 16 (33.33%) LESS
5 16 (33.33%) Sass
6 14 (29.17%) HTML5
7 13 (27.08%) Ajax
7 13 (27.08%) CSS3
8 12 (25.00%) JSON
8 12 (25.00%) XML
9 11 (22.92%) J2EE
9 11 (22.92%) JSP
9 11 (22.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (18.75%) Node.js
11 8 (16.67%) DOM
11 8 (16.67%) SAX
11 8 (16.67%) XML Schema
12 7 (14.58%) .NET
13 6 (12.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Mobile App
2 8 (16.67%) Animation
3 5 (10.42%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (10.42%) Social Media
4 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Android
1 10 (20.83%) Apple iOS
2 5 (10.42%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.08%) AIX
4 1 (2.08%) HPUX
4 1 (2.08%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Solaris
4 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) OOP
3 13 (27.08%) Web Development
4 12 (25.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 12 (25.00%) TDD
5 11 (22.92%) Front End Development
6 10 (20.83%) Test Automation
7 9 (18.75%) API Testing
7 9 (18.75%) OO
7 9 (18.75%) Prototyping
8 8 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 5 (10.42%) Analytics
9 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (10.42%) CRM
9 5 (10.42%) MVC
10 4 (8.33%) Business Analytics
10 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.33%) ERP
10 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) SQL
2 13 (27.08%) Java
3 9 (18.75%) Python
4 8 (16.67%) Ruby
5 7 (14.58%) C#
6 2 (4.17%) Apple Swift
6 2 (4.17%) ES6
7 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) ISEB
1 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) IBM
2 3 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Mapbox
4 1 (2.08%) Adobe
4 1 (2.08%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.08%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.08%) Splunk