The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 30 April 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)
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 10 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 9 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 11.69% 10.45% 6.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 33.33% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
Median daily rate £550 £440 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.87%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £340
% change year-on-year +5.63% +4.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +30.76% -13.33%  

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 Gatwick with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Gatwick
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 36 21 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 46.75% 31.34% 51.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 23
Median daily rate £550 £440 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +28.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £57.00 £43.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.55% -4.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick 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 Gatwick

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Gatwick

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Gatwick over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Gatwick

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (53.33%) Degree
4 8 (53.33%) PHP
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle
4 8 (53.33%) Unix
4 8 (53.33%) Python
5 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
5 7 (46.67%) ProC
5 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
5 7 (46.67%) AIX
5 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) Apache
5 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
5 7 (46.67%) CSS
5 7 (46.67%) Java
5 7 (46.67%) Perl
5 7 (46.67%) C
5 7 (46.67%) nginx
5 7 (46.67%) Open Source
5 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
5 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
5 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (46.67%) Docker
5 7 (46.67%) SDLC
6 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 6 (40.00%) jQuery
6 6 (40.00%) HTML5
7 5 (33.33%) MVC

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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 (46.67%) Apache
1 7 (46.67%) nginx
1 7 (46.67%) Tomcat
1 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (20.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (20.00%) Redis
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (46.67%) ProC
3 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (13.33%) Subversion
5 1 (6.67%) Grunt
General
1 3 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Architect
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle Architect
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (13.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (13.33%) HTML Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (6.67%) UI Developer
6 1 (6.67%) UI/UX Developer
6 1 (6.67%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) CSS
3 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (40.00%) HTML5
3 6 (40.00%) jQuery
4 5 (33.33%) Sass
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) Google Maps API
6 3 (20.00%) REST
6 3 (20.00%) SOAP
6 3 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (13.33%) Ajax
7 2 (13.33%) CSS3
8 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (6.67%) Django
8 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
8 1 (6.67%) React
8 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Unix
2 7 (46.67%) AIX
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Configuration Management
2 7 (46.67%) Open Source
2 7 (46.67%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (46.67%) SDLC
2 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
3 5 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) API Development
5 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (13.33%) Information Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) Wireframes
6 1 (6.67%) API Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Competitor Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Prototyping
6 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) Usability Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) PHP
1 8 (53.33%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) C
2 7 (46.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Google