Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 29 32
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 31 33 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.61% 5.33% 4.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.85% 17.74% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 35
Bedfordshire median daily rate £350 £413 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +15.87% +16.72%
10th Percentile £231 £263 £216
90th Percentile £385 £475 £413
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - £42.50
East of England median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year +73.61% -4.64% +16.65%

JavaScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 184 186 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 27.34% 30.05% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 127 107
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £315 £222 £273
90th Percentile £575 £500 £606
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 22
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £45.39 £31.39 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.60% -21.53% -4.76%
10th Percentile £38.83 £15.43 £36.25
90th Percentile £49.95 £46.95 £51.25
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +0.67%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing JavaScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -4 13 £350 -15.15%
Bedford -3 4 £400 -11.11% 2
Dunstable - 4 £350 - 1
JavaScript
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 17 (54.84%) HTML
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) CSS
4 10 (32.26%) SQL
5 9 (29.03%) Java
5 9 (29.03%) Web Services
5 9 (29.03%) Retail
5 9 (29.03%) JIRA
5 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
5 9 (29.03%) Cucumber
6 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
6 8 (25.81%) Android
6 8 (25.81%) QA
6 8 (25.81%) Selenium
6 8 (25.81%) Apple iOS
6 8 (25.81%) Node.js
6 8 (25.81%) Windows
6 8 (25.81%) Mobile App
7 7 (22.58%) Appium
7 7 (22.58%) Protractor
7 7 (22.58%) TDD
7 7 (22.58%) Internet
7 7 (22.58%) Confluence
7 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
7 7 (22.58%) Docker
7 7 (22.58%) jQuery
7 7 (22.58%) Web Development
8 6 (19.35%) Dojo
8 6 (19.35%) Corporate Banking
8 6 (19.35%) Atlassian Bamboo

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 7 (22.58%) Confluence
2 4 (12.90%) Apache
3 2 (6.45%) CMS
4 1 (3.23%) Drupal
4 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (19.35%) Sauce Labs
2 3 (9.68%) SaaS
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Internet
2 4 (12.90%) HTTP
3 3 (9.68%) LDAP
3 3 (9.68%) SSL
3 3 (9.68%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) Redis
2 3 (9.68%) GIS
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Cucumber
1 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
1 9 (29.03%) JIRA
2 8 (25.81%) Selenium
3 7 (22.58%) Appium
3 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
3 7 (22.58%) Protractor
4 6 (19.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (19.35%) Bitbucket
4 6 (19.35%) WebDriver
5 5 (16.13%) webpack
6 4 (12.90%) Babel
6 4 (12.90%) Jasmine
7 2 (6.45%) Calabash
7 2 (6.45%) Capybara
7 2 (6.45%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.23%) GitLab
8 1 (3.23%) Grunt
8 1 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (29.03%) Retail
2 6 (19.35%) Banking
2 6 (19.35%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Automation Tester
2 6 (19.35%) QA Automation Tester
2 6 (19.35%) QA Tester
2 6 (19.35%) Tester
2 6 (19.35%) UI Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Junior
4 3 (9.68%) Junior Developer
4 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Angular Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Web Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Web Project Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) HTML
2 14 (45.16%) CSS
3 9 (29.03%) Web Services
4 8 (25.81%) Node.js
5 7 (22.58%) jQuery
6 6 (19.35%) Dojo
6 6 (19.35%) HTML5
6 6 (19.35%) REST
6 6 (19.35%) SOAP
7 5 (16.13%) Ajax
7 5 (16.13%) CSS3
7 5 (16.13%) React
8 4 (12.90%) JSON
8 4 (12.90%) Redux
8 4 (12.90%) XML
9 3 (9.68%) Electron Framework
9 3 (9.68%) Leaflet
9 3 (9.68%) Sass
9 3 (9.68%) SVG
9 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.90%) Social Media
3 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Android
1 8 (25.81%) Apple iOS
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Mac OS X
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) AIX
4 1 (3.23%) HPUX
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
3 7 (22.58%) TDD
3 7 (22.58%) Web Development
4 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (19.35%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Functional Testing
4 6 (19.35%) QA Automation
5 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (16.13%) OOP
6 4 (12.90%) Analytics
6 4 (12.90%) API Testing
6 4 (12.90%) Business Analytics
6 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.90%) CRM
6 4 (12.90%) ERP
6 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
6 4 (12.90%) Progressive Enhancement
7 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
7 3 (9.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) Apple Swift
4 4 (12.90%) PHP
4 4 (12.90%) Python
5 3 (9.68%) ES6
5 3 (9.68%) Ruby
6 2 (6.45%) C#
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.81%) QA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Mapbox
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow
2 2 (6.45%) Capita
3 1 (3.23%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.23%) CA
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Nimsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Remedy
3 1 (3.23%) Splunk