Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 133 142
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9 +24
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Engineer 4 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.17% 0.18% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.19% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
Leeds median daily rate £450 £430 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% -14.00% +56.25%
10th Percentile £420 £415 £400
90th Percentile £510 £479 £639
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £500
% change year-on-year +4.65% -14.00% +56.25%
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 2,308 2,118 2,634
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 97.60% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,602 1,469 1,771
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £280
90th Percentile £563 £545 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 32 47
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +18.52% -3.57%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.51 £10.02
90th Percentile £30.60 £27.30 £31.05
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.46 £13.86 £13.00
% change year-on-year +11.56% +6.62% -4.38%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) SaaS
3 2 (50.00%) PaaS
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) React
3 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (50.00%) CSS3
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) API Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SDET
4 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Slack

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 (25.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) API Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) SDET
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Go
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker