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 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 13 14 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 28 35 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 8.95% 8.60% 9.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.72% 21.60% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 29
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +12.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £336 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £455 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.86% +8.57%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 158 162 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 50.48% 39.80% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 92 87
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £9.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Cambridge

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

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

1 31 (56.36%) HTML
2 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (47.27%) jQuery
4 25 (45.45%) Java
5 24 (43.64%) CSS
6 18 (32.73%) Git (software)
6 18 (32.73%) HTML5
6 18 (32.73%) AngularJS
7 17 (30.91%) REST
7 17 (30.91%) C#
8 16 (29.09%) Node.js
9 15 (27.27%) SQL
9 15 (27.27%) .NET
9 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (25.45%) MVC
11 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
11 13 (23.64%) Web Development
11 13 (23.64%) TDD
11 13 (23.64%) BDD
12 12 (21.82%) Jenkins
12 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
13 11 (20.00%) PHP
13 11 (20.00%) Python
14 10 (18.18%) Scrum
14 10 (18.18%) JSON
14 10 (18.18%) User Experience
14 10 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (18.18%) RESTful
15 9 (16.36%) CSS3

JavaScript
Top Related 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 3 (5.45%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.82%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.82%) Moodle
3 1 (1.82%) Predix
3 1 (1.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.64%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (3.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.64%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) GitHub
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) Ethernet
2 2 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) SAN
2 2 (3.64%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (3.64%) Wireless
3 1 (1.82%) SSL
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.82%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.55%) MongoDB
2 8 (14.55%) NoSQL
2 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.73%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (9.09%) MySQL
5 3 (5.45%) Redis
6 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.82%) GIS
7 1 (1.82%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (32.73%) Git (software)
2 12 (21.82%) Jenkins
3 10 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (14.55%) Cucumber
4 8 (14.55%) Subversion
5 7 (12.73%) Selenium
6 6 (10.91%) IntelliJ
6 6 (10.91%) Mercurial
6 6 (10.91%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (10.91%) WebStorm
7 5 (9.09%) JUnit
8 4 (7.27%) Mockito
9 3 (5.45%) gulp
10 2 (3.64%) Grunt
10 2 (3.64%) Jasmine
10 2 (3.64%) Maven
10 2 (3.64%) PhantomJS
11 1 (1.82%) JIRA
11 1 (1.82%) NUnit
11 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Games
3 2 (3.64%) Billing
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (78.18%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.73%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (10.91%) PHP Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Angular Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior PHP Web Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (5.45%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (56.36%) HTML
2 26 (47.27%) jQuery
3 24 (43.64%) CSS
4 18 (32.73%) AngularJS
4 18 (32.73%) HTML5
5 17 (30.91%) REST
6 16 (29.09%) Node.js
7 15 (27.27%) .NET
8 10 (18.18%) JSON
8 10 (18.18%) RESTful
9 9 (16.36%) CSS3
10 7 (12.73%) XML
11 5 (9.09%) Angular 2
11 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET
11 5 (9.09%) Django
11 5 (9.09%) Hibernate
11 5 (9.09%) JPA
11 5 (9.09%) Spring
12 4 (7.27%) LESS
12 4 (7.27%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) User Experience
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.64%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Linux
2 7 (12.73%) Windows
3 3 (5.45%) Unix
4 1 (1.82%) Android
4 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (25.45%) MVC
4 13 (23.64%) BDD
4 13 (23.64%) TDD
4 13 (23.64%) Web Development
5 10 (18.18%) Scrum
6 9 (16.36%) Front End Development
7 8 (14.55%) OO
8 6 (10.91%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (10.91%) Service Design
9 4 (7.27%) BPMN
9 4 (7.27%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (7.27%) Information Security
9 4 (7.27%) Open Source
9 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.45%) Software Architecture
10 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.45%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (5.45%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) Java
2 17 (30.91%) C#
3 15 (27.27%) SQL
4 11 (20.00%) PHP
4 11 (20.00%) Python
5 5 (9.09%) C++
6 4 (7.27%) Groovy
6 4 (7.27%) Perl
6 4 (7.27%) Ruby
6 4 (7.27%) Scala
7 3 (5.45%) C
7 3 (5.45%) TypeScript
8 2 (3.64%) ABAP
8 2 (3.64%) Dart
8 2 (3.64%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.45%) Docker
3 2 (3.64%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.64%) KVM
3 2 (3.64%) LXC
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) SAP
3 4 (7.27%) VMware
4 2 (3.64%) Brocade
4 2 (3.64%) CA
4 2 (3.64%) Riverbed
4 2 (3.64%) Vyatta
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe
5 1 (1.82%) Perforce
5 1 (1.82%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.82%) Zend
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