Period
to 19 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 23 29
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6 +3
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 1.60% 2.00% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 2.34% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Cheltenham median daily rate £313 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% - -18.75%
10th Percentile £276 £305 £311
90th Percentile £359 £345 £408
Gloucestershire median daily rate £438 £325 £360
% change year-on-year +34.62% -9.72% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies in Cheltenham with a recognized job title 231 128 177
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.40% 85.33% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 44 96
Cheltenham median daily rate £425 £488 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +30.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £259 £203
90th Percentile £525 £596 £531
Gloucestershire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 18 24
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.00 £11.30
90th Percentile £50.00 £56.50 £47.05
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.36 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -0.53% - -35.29%

JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings that featured JavaScript Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript Developer in Cheltenham

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript Developer in Cheltenham

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, JavaScript Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheltenham region featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) SMS
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) CMS
4 1 (25.00%) Drupal
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Development

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL