The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 12 5 9
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 9 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 8.74% 17.88% 12.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.50% 38.57% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 21
Median daily rate £456 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.35% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £413 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.84% -  
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 Chester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 40 70 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 38.83% 46.36% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 45 61
Median daily rate £438 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% +66.66%  
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 Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Chester

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Chester

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

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 Chester region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
3 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) CSS
4 10 (38.46%) Web Services
4 10 (38.46%) AngularJS
5 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (30.77%) RESTful
6 7 (26.92%) Spring
7 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (19.23%) Front End Development
7 5 (19.23%) MySQL
7 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
7 5 (19.23%) .NET
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
8 4 (15.38%) C#
8 4 (15.38%) XML
8 4 (15.38%) Microservices
8 4 (15.38%) jQuery
9 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
9 3 (11.54%) Jasmine
9 3 (11.54%) Sass
9 3 (11.54%) PHP
9 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
10 2 (7.69%) Migration
10 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
10 2 (7.69%) Ember.js
10 2 (7.69%) Node.js
11 1 (3.85%) REST
11 1 (3.85%) CSS3

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.54%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Back Office
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (42.31%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Java Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Angular Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (19.23%) HTML CSS Developer
5 5 (19.23%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (3.85%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 11 (42.31%) CSS
3 10 (38.46%) AngularJS
3 10 (38.46%) Web Services
4 8 (30.77%) RESTful
5 7 (26.92%) Spring
6 5 (19.23%) .NET
6 5 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (15.38%) jQuery
7 4 (15.38%) XML
8 3 (11.54%) Sass
9 2 (7.69%) Ember.js
9 2 (7.69%) Node.js
10 1 (3.85%) Apache Cordova
10 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (3.85%) CSS3
10 1 (3.85%) HTML5
10 1 (3.85%) MDX
10 1 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
1 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (19.23%) Front End Development
4 4 (15.38%) Microservices
5 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Android Development
7 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) CRM
7 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.85%) Kanban
7 1 (3.85%) Mobile Development
7 1 (3.85%) MVC
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.85%) Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) Scrum
7 1 (3.85%) TDD
7 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
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