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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 31 32
Rank change year-on-year +20 +1  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 26 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 9.25% 1.62% 3.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.95% 5.68% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 10
Median daily rate £373 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.87% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +11.84% +12.59%  

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 84 88 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 29.89% 28.48% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 53 73
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £48.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.55% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +18 11 £321 -19.68% 4
Bedford +3 4 £450 - 3
Dunstable - 1 £375 - 4
JavaScript
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) HTML
3 18 (39.13%) Java
4 17 (36.96%) SQL
5 15 (32.61%) CSS
5 15 (32.61%) Python
5 15 (32.61%) Mobile App
6 13 (28.26%) Apple iOS
6 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
6 13 (28.26%) C#
6 13 (28.26%) jQuery
6 13 (28.26%) Android
7 12 (26.09%) Cucumber
7 12 (26.09%) Ruby
8 11 (23.91%) JIRA
8 11 (23.91%) Selenium
8 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (23.91%) Web Services
8 11 (23.91%) Calabash
9 10 (21.74%) Capybara
9 10 (21.74%) SoapUI
9 10 (21.74%) API Testing
9 10 (21.74%) .NET
9 10 (21.74%) TDD
10 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
11 8 (17.39%) Sass
11 8 (17.39%) XML
11 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
11 8 (17.39%) MVC
12 7 (15.22%) Scrum

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 (15.22%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Data Workbench
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) Blockchain
3 3 (6.52%) DB2
4 2 (4.35%) GIS
5 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.17%) MySQL
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Cucumber
2 11 (23.91%) Calabash
2 11 (23.91%) JIRA
2 11 (23.91%) Selenium
3 10 (21.74%) Capybara
3 10 (21.74%) SoapUI
4 5 (10.87%) Subversion
5 4 (8.70%) Appium
5 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
6 3 (6.52%) Rational Application Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Babel
7 2 (4.35%) webpack
8 1 (2.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Developer
2 10 (21.74%) Test Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Applications Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) Mobile Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (13.04%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Angular Developer
6 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Web Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (50.00%) HTML
2 15 (32.61%) CSS
3 13 (28.26%) jQuery
4 11 (23.91%) Web Services
5 10 (21.74%) .NET
6 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
6 8 (17.39%) Sass
6 8 (17.39%) XML
7 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
7 7 (15.22%) J2EE
7 7 (15.22%) JSON
7 7 (15.22%) JSP
8 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (13.04%) HTML5
9 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (10.87%) CSS3
9 5 (10.87%) Entity Framework
9 5 (10.87%) LESS
9 5 (10.87%) Redux
9 5 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.70%) Animation
3 3 (6.52%) Algorithms
3 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.17%) Social Media
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Android
1 13 (28.26%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.74%) API Testing
2 10 (21.74%) TDD
3 8 (17.39%) MVC
4 7 (15.22%) Front End Development
4 7 (15.22%) OOP
4 7 (15.22%) Scrum
5 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.87%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (10.87%) Prototyping
5 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.87%) Web Development
6 4 (8.70%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.70%) OO
6 4 (8.70%) Progressive Enhancement
7 3 (6.52%) CRM
7 3 (6.52%) RAD
7 3 (6.52%) Visualisation
7 3 (6.52%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) Java
2 17 (36.96%) SQL
3 15 (32.61%) Python
4 13 (28.26%) C#
5 12 (26.09%) Ruby
6 3 (6.52%) R
7 2 (4.35%) ES6
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) ISEB
1 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) SDET
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) IBM
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Mapbox
3 2 (4.35%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe
4 1 (2.17%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
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