Period
to 21 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 120 141
Rank change year-on-year -14 +21 +21
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Engineer 10 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.40% 0.28% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.29% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 14
Leeds median daily rate £450 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +40.63%
10th Percentile £400 £370 £408
90th Percentile £588 £495 £600
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £480 £450
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +40.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2,376 2,087 2,865
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.81% 98.07% 96.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,645 1,436 2,003
Leeds median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +9.97%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £290
90th Percentile £550 £545 £569
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 24 52
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £12.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +33.62% -5.04%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.95 £9.50
90th Percentile £39.40 £40.55 £23.38
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £12.38
% change year-on-year +10.71% +13.13% -8.97%

JavaScript Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured JavaScript Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript Engineer in Leeds

JavaScript Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript Engineer in Leeds

JavaScript Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript Engineer in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript Engineer in Leeds

JavaScript Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, JavaScript Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region featuring JavaScript Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (70.00%) Node.js
4 6 (60.00%) BDD
4 6 (60.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (60.00%) Linux
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Java
4 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (50.00%) TDD
5 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (50.00%) JIRA
5 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) MySQL
5 5 (50.00%) REST
5 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
5 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (50.00%) Coaching
5 5 (50.00%) Microservices
5 5 (50.00%) Confluence
5 5 (50.00%) Slack
6 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (40.00%) Open Source
6 4 (40.00%) JUnit
6 4 (40.00%) Scrum
6 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (40.00%) Kanban

JavaScript Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Slack
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) PaaS
2 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (50.00%) MySQL
2 5 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (50.00%) JIRA
4 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (40.00%) JUnit
5 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (20.00%) Jasmine
7 1 (10.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Node.js
2 5 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
3 2 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) Nightwatchjs
3 2 (20.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) BDD
3 5 (50.00%) Coaching
3 5 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (50.00%) Microservices
3 5 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Kanban
4 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) SFIA
5 3 (30.00%) User Stories
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (10.00%) API Testing
7 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (10.00%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Red Hat