Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 24 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)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1 +20
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 65 78 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.18% 12.19% 14.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.84% 22.54% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 46 119
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £293 £323 £212
90th Percentile £510 £456 £515
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cambridge median hourly rate - - £45.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% -5.26%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 345 346 516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 48.73% 54.06% 53.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 187 336
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £300 £272 £263
90th Percentile £488 £480 £488
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 40 26
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.75 £40.00 £43.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.38% -7.25% -9.21%
10th Percentile £33.13 £32.50 £35.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £64.00 £55.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.61% -2.35%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Cambridge

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Cambridge

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Cambridge

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 38 (58.46%) HTML
2 28 (43.08%) CSS
2 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (35.38%) AngularJS
4 18 (27.69%) jQuery
5 16 (24.62%) Git (software)
5 16 (24.62%) Java
6 15 (23.08%) XML
6 15 (23.08%) HTML5
7 14 (21.54%) User Experience
7 14 (21.54%) C#
8 13 (20.00%) .NET
8 13 (20.00%) Node.js
8 13 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (18.46%) Linux
9 12 (18.46%) TDD
10 11 (16.92%) Web Services
10 11 (16.92%) BDD
11 10 (15.38%) TypeScript
11 10 (15.38%) Degree
11 10 (15.38%) Front End Development
12 9 (13.85%) JSON
12 9 (13.85%) Python
12 9 (13.85%) Jasmine
12 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (12.31%) Test Automation
13 8 (12.31%) REST
13 8 (12.31%) CSS3
13 8 (12.31%) Sass
13 8 (12.31%) MVC

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (10.77%) CMS
2 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (4.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.08%) Apache
6 2 (3.08%) Confluence
6 2 (3.08%) SAS
6 2 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.54%) Drupal
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Doxygen
1 3 (4.62%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.08%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.54%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (3.08%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.69%) GitHub
3 4 (6.15%) BrowserStack
3 4 (6.15%) Office 365
4 3 (4.62%) npm
5 2 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) LDAP
2 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) MySQL
2 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.54%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (24.62%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.85%) Jasmine
3 8 (12.31%) JIRA
4 7 (10.77%) Grunt
4 7 (10.77%) gulp
4 7 (10.77%) Mercurial
5 6 (9.23%) Cucumber
5 6 (9.23%) Jenkins
5 6 (9.23%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (9.23%) Selenium
5 6 (9.23%) TeamCity
6 5 (7.69%) Bitbucket
6 5 (7.69%) IntelliJ
6 5 (7.69%) JMeter
6 5 (7.69%) Mocha
6 5 (7.69%) Subversion
7 4 (6.15%) Appium
7 4 (6.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (6.15%) WebStorm
8 3 (4.62%) Bower
General
1 4 (6.15%) Advertising
2 3 (4.62%) Electronics
3 2 (3.08%) Finance
4 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (64.62%) Developer
2 8 (12.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 8 (12.31%) JavaScript Developer
3 7 (10.77%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Java Developer
4 6 (9.23%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Angular Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Automation Tester
6 4 (6.15%) Tester
6 4 (6.15%) Web Developer
7 3 (4.62%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (58.46%) HTML
2 28 (43.08%) CSS
3 23 (35.38%) AngularJS
4 18 (27.69%) jQuery
5 15 (23.08%) HTML5
5 15 (23.08%) XML
6 13 (20.00%) .NET
6 13 (20.00%) Node.js
7 11 (16.92%) Web Services
8 9 (13.85%) JSON
9 8 (12.31%) Ajax
9 8 (12.31%) CSS3
9 8 (12.31%) React
9 8 (12.31%) REST
9 8 (12.31%) Sass
10 7 (10.77%) RESTful
10 7 (10.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET
11 6 (9.23%) Spring
11 6 (9.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) User Experience
2 7 (10.77%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.15%) e-Learning
4 3 (4.62%) CMDB
4 3 (4.62%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.62%) Graphic Design
4 3 (4.62%) Internet of Things
4 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.62%) Smartcard
5 2 (3.08%) Life Science
6 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.62%) Windows
3 2 (3.08%) Android
4 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (18.46%) TDD
4 11 (16.92%) BDD
5 10 (15.38%) Front End Development
6 8 (12.31%) MVC
6 8 (12.31%) Scrum
6 8 (12.31%) Test Automation
7 7 (10.77%) Continuous Deployment
7 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
8 6 (9.23%) Microservices
8 6 (9.23%) Web Development
9 5 (7.69%) DevOps
9 5 (7.69%) Performance Testing
10 4 (6.15%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 4 (6.15%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (6.15%) SOA
10 4 (6.15%) Web Application Development
11 3 (4.62%) SDET
11 3 (4.62%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.62%) Java
2 14 (21.54%) C#
3 10 (15.38%) TypeScript
4 9 (13.85%) Python
5 7 (10.77%) C
5 7 (10.77%) SQL
6 5 (7.69%) ES6
7 4 (6.15%) C++
7 4 (6.15%) PHP
8 3 (4.62%) Dart
8 3 (4.62%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.62%) Embedded C++
8 3 (4.62%) Scala
9 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.08%) ECMAScript
9 2 (3.08%) Groovy
9 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.54%) Perl
10 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.54%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.54%) MCPD
4 1 (1.54%) MCSD
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.62%) Puppet
2 1 (1.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) ServiceNow
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.08%) Coveo
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.54%) Adobe
4 1 (1.54%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.54%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.54%) VMware
4 1 (1.54%) WSO2