The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 17 39
Rank change year-on-year -19 +22  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 7 34 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.10% 7.76% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.72% 19.10% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 22 4
Median daily rate £320 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +10.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £280 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £469 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £341
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £33.50 -
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 Lancashire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 72 178 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 21.62% 40.64% 39.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 108 108
Median daily rate £325 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.86% -9.45%  
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 Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Lancashire

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Lancashire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Lancashire

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Lancashire

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn 0 4 £320 - 2
Preston -32 1 £288 -17.85% 4
JavaScript
North West

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 Lancashire region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 17 (80.95%) HTML
2 15 (71.43%) CSS
3 12 (57.14%) C#
4 11 (52.38%) .NET
5 10 (47.62%) MVC
5 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
6 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
7 7 (33.33%) SQL
8 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
9 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
9 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
9 5 (23.81%) TDD
9 5 (23.81%) Web Services
9 5 (23.81%) XML
10 4 (19.05%) Web Development
10 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
11 3 (14.29%) BDD
11 3 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (14.29%) CouchDB
11 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
11 3 (14.29%) HTML5
11 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (14.29%) Entity Framework
11 3 (14.29%) REST
11 3 (14.29%) Riak
11 3 (14.29%) Neo4j
11 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
11 3 (14.29%) Ajax

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 3 (14.29%) Apache
1 3 (14.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Fireworks
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
3 3 (14.29%) CouchDB
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (14.29%) Neo4j
3 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 3 (14.29%) Riak
4 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) gulp
2 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) webpack
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Web Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Umbraco Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Angular Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.52%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (9.52%) CRM Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 2 (9.52%) HTML Developer
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) e-Learning Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) HTML
2 15 (71.43%) CSS
3 11 (52.38%) .NET
4 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
5 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
5 5 (23.81%) Web Services
5 5 (23.81%) XML
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 3 (14.29%) Ajax
7 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (14.29%) DOM
7 3 (14.29%) Entity Framework
7 3 (14.29%) HTML5
7 3 (14.29%) jQuery
7 3 (14.29%) REST
7 3 (14.29%) SAX
7 3 (14.29%) Servlets
7 3 (14.29%) SOAP
7 3 (14.29%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Wiki
3 1 (4.76%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.76%) Learning Management System
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) MVC
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) TDD
4 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
4 4 (19.05%) Web Development
5 3 (14.29%) BDD
5 3 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) Kanban
6 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) SEO
6 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.76%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) Prototyping
7 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.76%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) C#
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 2 (9.52%) Groovy
4 2 (9.52%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) Ruby
4 2 (9.52%) Scala
4 2 (9.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) HNC
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft