The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 18 16 22
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 1.33% 5.38% 1.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 23.81% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £300 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +11.84% +12.59%  

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 Halifax with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 24 21 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 32.00% 22.58% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 22
Median daily rate £310 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +4.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax 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 Halifax

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Halifax

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Halifax

JavaScript
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 26 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 Halifax region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Web 2.0
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) JDBC
2 1 (50.00%) JPA
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL