Period
to 21 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Engineer was £449 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 136 120 139
Rank change year-on-year -16 +19 -
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Engineer 3 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.13% 0.73% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.76% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 1
Leeds median daily rate £449 £500 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.25% +49.25% -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £449 £525 £335
% change year-on-year -14.52% +56.72% -
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 2,239 2,119 2,273
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 96.63% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,565 1,480 1,475
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.52%
10th Percentile £300 £261 £257
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 49 53
Leeds median hourly rate £16.87 £20.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.73% +51.85% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £25.62 £40.00 £29.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.65 £12.50
% change year-on-year +4.44% +17.20% -13.79%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019, 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 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SDET
3 1 (33.33%) ES6
3 1 (33.33%) Protractor
3 1 (33.33%) Gatling
3 1 (33.33%) Slack
3 1 (33.33%) Redux
3 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (33.33%) Critical Thinking
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (33.33%) GitHub
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber

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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
1 1 (33.33%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Gatling
2 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Protractor
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) React
2 1 (33.33%) Redux
2 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Critical Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDET
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) ES6
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SQL