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 25 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)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 3 16
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 42 62 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 14.19% 17.66% 10.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.88% 34.25% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 40
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £341
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +15.70% -6.25%  

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 136 181 227
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 45.95% 51.57% 49.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 104 179
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £251 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £45.00
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 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 25 June 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 25 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 44 (62.86%) HTML
2 39 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (50.00%) CSS
4 31 (44.29%) Java
5 25 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (34.29%) jQuery
7 23 (32.86%) HTML5
7 23 (32.86%) AngularJS
8 22 (31.43%) Node.js
8 22 (31.43%) MVC
9 21 (30.00%) SQL
9 21 (30.00%) Git (software)
10 19 (27.14%) REST
11 17 (24.29%) TDD
11 17 (24.29%) Spring
12 16 (22.86%) C#
13 15 (21.43%) JSON
13 15 (21.43%) User Experience
14 14 (20.00%) BDD
14 14 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
15 13 (18.57%) XML
16 12 (17.14%) Python
16 12 (17.14%) .NET
16 12 (17.14%) gulp
16 12 (17.14%) Jenkins
16 12 (17.14%) Angular 2
17 11 (15.71%) NoSQL
17 11 (15.71%) CSS3
17 11 (15.71%) RESTful
17 11 (15.71%) Mercurial

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 5 (7.14%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) Apache
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.43%) Confluence
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) Jupyter
3 1 (1.43%) Moodle
3 1 (1.43%) Predix
3 1 (1.43%) SAS
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (5.71%) OmniGraffle
1 4 (5.71%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (7.14%) SDL Web 8
3 3 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.00%) GitHub
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.43%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.43%) Office 365
3 1 (1.43%) Route 53
3 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Wireless
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) NoSQL
2 9 (12.86%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.29%) Redis
7 2 (2.86%) MySQL
8 1 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.43%) GIS
8 1 (1.43%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (1.43%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.14%) gulp
2 12 (17.14%) Jenkins
3 11 (15.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (15.71%) Mercurial
4 9 (12.86%) IntelliJ
4 9 (12.86%) WebStorm
5 7 (10.00%) Subversion
6 6 (8.57%) JUnit
6 6 (8.57%) Maven
6 6 (8.57%) Mockito
6 6 (8.57%) Selenium
7 5 (7.14%) Cucumber
7 5 (7.14%) Grunt
7 5 (7.14%) Jasmine
8 4 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
9 3 (4.29%) Babel
9 3 (4.29%) Bitbucket
9 3 (4.29%) PhantomJS
General
1 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.29%) Games
3 1 (1.43%) Advertising
3 1 (1.43%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Law
3 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (67.14%) Developer
2 11 (15.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (12.86%) Full Stack Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.43%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Node.js Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Web Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Angular Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.71%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Java Web Developer
7 4 (5.71%) PHP Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) CRM Developer
8 3 (4.29%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior PHP Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior PHP Web Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Agile Java Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (62.86%) HTML
2 35 (50.00%) CSS
3 24 (34.29%) jQuery
4 23 (32.86%) AngularJS
4 23 (32.86%) HTML5
5 22 (31.43%) Node.js
6 19 (27.14%) REST
7 17 (24.29%) Spring
8 15 (21.43%) JSON
9 13 (18.57%) XML
10 12 (17.14%) .NET
10 12 (17.14%) Angular 2
11 11 (15.71%) CSS3
11 11 (15.71%) RESTful
12 9 (12.86%) Sass
13 8 (11.43%) Web Services
14 7 (10.00%) Hibernate
14 7 (10.00%) JPA
14 7 (10.00%) Spring MVC
14 7 (10.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) User Experience
2 14 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (7.14%) Graphic Design
3 5 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.29%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.86%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Linux
2 9 (12.86%) Windows
3 2 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (31.43%) MVC
4 17 (24.29%) TDD
5 14 (20.00%) BDD
6 11 (15.71%) Scrum
7 10 (14.29%) OO
7 10 (14.29%) Web Development
8 9 (12.86%) Front End Development
8 9 (12.86%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (11.43%) BPMN
9 8 (11.43%) Continuous Deployment
10 7 (10.00%) DevOps
10 7 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 6 (8.57%) Information Security
11 6 (8.57%) Open Source
12 5 (7.14%) Test Automation
12 5 (7.14%) Unit Testing
12 5 (7.14%) UX Design
13 4 (5.71%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.29%) Java
2 21 (30.00%) SQL
3 16 (22.86%) C#
4 12 (17.14%) Python
5 10 (14.29%) TypeScript
6 9 (12.86%) PHP
7 7 (10.00%) ES6
7 7 (10.00%) Scala
8 6 (8.57%) Groovy
8 6 (8.57%) Perl
9 4 (5.71%) Dart
10 3 (4.29%) C
10 3 (4.29%) ECMAScript
11 2 (2.86%) ABAP
11 2 (2.86%) C++
11 2 (2.86%) Embedded C
11 2 (2.86%) Ruby
12 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.43%) Rust
12 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
1 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.43%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.43%) MCPD
3 1 (1.43%) MCSD
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) SAP
4 1 (1.43%) Mercator
4 1 (1.43%) Perforce
4 1 (1.43%) Zend
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