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 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 19 33 26
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 14 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 6.67% 4.18% 5.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.88% 9.73% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 10
Median daily rate £325 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £665 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £47.00 -
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 Lancashire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 64 185 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 30.48% 42.92% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 118 85
Median daily rate £325 £355 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.32% -1.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £45.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.61% -9.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.40 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.33 £46.09
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 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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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
Preston +2 7 £325 -27.77% 4
Blackpool +11 1 £500 +33.33% 3
Blackburn -6 1 - - 2
JavaScript
North West

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 27 (60.00%) C#
2 26 (57.78%) HTML
2 26 (57.78%) .NET
3 23 (51.11%) SQL
3 23 (51.11%) CSS
4 20 (44.44%) MVC
5 19 (42.22%) ASP.NET
6 18 (40.00%) Oracle
6 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (33.33%) Web Services
7 15 (33.33%) XML
8 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (26.67%) Java
9 12 (26.67%) Python
10 11 (24.44%) MongoDB
11 10 (22.22%) Relational Database
11 10 (22.22%) Ruby
12 9 (20.00%) WinForms
12 9 (20.00%) Shell Script
12 9 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
12 9 (20.00%) Perl
12 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
12 9 (20.00%) NoSQL
12 9 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
12 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 8 (17.78%) Test Strategy
13 8 (17.78%) Virtual Team
13 8 (17.78%) Windows
14 7 (15.56%) ITIL

JavaScript
Top Related 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 6 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (6.67%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Fireworks
1 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) SaaS
2 5 (11.11%) IaaS
2 5 (11.11%) PaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.22%) Heroku
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (24.44%) MongoDB
3 10 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 9 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 6 (13.33%) Big Data
5 6 (13.33%) DB2
6 5 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
7 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (6.67%) CouchDB
8 3 (6.67%) MySQL
8 3 (6.67%) Neo4j
8 3 (6.67%) Riak
8 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
9 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.89%) gulp
2 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.89%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.44%) Grunt
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.22%) Babel
4 1 (2.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.22%) Mocha
4 1 (2.22%) Subversion
4 1 (2.22%) webpack
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Advertising
2 2 (4.44%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) General Ledger
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) Developer
2 11 (24.44%) C# Developer
3 10 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Test Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Architect
5 6 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (13.33%) Senior Test Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Angular Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 3 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (4.44%) HTML Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (57.78%) .NET
1 26 (57.78%) HTML
2 23 (51.11%) CSS
3 19 (42.22%) ASP.NET
4 15 (33.33%) Web Services
4 15 (33.33%) XML
5 13 (28.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 9 (20.00%) WinForms
7 6 (13.33%) Ajax
7 6 (13.33%) J2EE
7 6 (13.33%) JSON
7 6 (13.33%) Middleware
8 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 5 (11.11%) HTML5
8 5 (11.11%) jQuery
8 5 (11.11%) SOAP
9 4 (8.89%) LINQ
9 4 (8.89%) Node.js
9 4 (8.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Virtual Team
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) User Experience
3 2 (4.44%) Wiki
4 1 (2.22%) CESG
4 1 (2.22%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) AIX
2 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) MVC
2 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.78%) Test Strategy
4 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
4 7 (15.56%) ITIL
4 7 (15.56%) TDD
5 6 (13.33%) ERP
5 6 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 6 (13.33%) SOA
6 5 (11.11%) Front End Development
6 5 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Microservices
7 4 (8.89%) Change Management
7 4 (8.89%) High Availability
7 4 (8.89%) Open Source
7 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (8.89%) Scrum
7 4 (8.89%) Web Development
8 3 (6.67%) OO
8 3 (6.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) C#
2 23 (51.11%) SQL
3 12 (26.67%) Java
3 12 (26.67%) Python
4 10 (22.22%) Ruby
5 9 (20.00%) Perl
5 9 (20.00%) Shell Script
6 7 (15.56%) C
7 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.89%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.44%) Groovy
8 2 (4.44%) Scala
8 2 (4.44%) VB
9 1 (2.22%) PHP
9 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) HNC
2 2 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) CISSP
3 1 (2.22%) CLAS
3 1 (2.22%) ISEB
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft