The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 9 26 22
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 10 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 9.80% 1.20% 3.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.71% 4.76% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
Median daily rate £318 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.62% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £340 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Luton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 28 42 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 27.45% 25.30% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 39
Median daily rate £350 £338 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -15.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £297 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £50.54 -
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 Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Luton

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Luton over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Luton

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Luton

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Luton region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 9 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) Apache
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) JSON
2 6 (33.33%) Sass
2 6 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 5 (27.78%) Redux
3 5 (27.78%) jQuery
3 5 (27.78%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) J2EE
4 4 (22.22%) XML
4 4 (22.22%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) JSP
4 4 (22.22%) OOP
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) Prototyping
5 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 3 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (16.67%) Web Development
5 3 (16.67%) RESTful
5 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 3 (16.67%) HTML5
5 3 (16.67%) LESS
5 3 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
5 3 (16.67%) R
5 3 (16.67%) CSS3
5 3 (16.67%) Animation

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Data Workbench
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Adobe Analytics
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) Babel
2 2 (11.11%) webpack
3 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.56%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Software Integration Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Web Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Producer
5 1 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) JSON
2 6 (33.33%) Sass
2 6 (33.33%) Web Services
3 5 (27.78%) jQuery
3 5 (27.78%) Redux
4 4 (22.22%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) J2EE
4 4 (22.22%) JSP
4 4 (22.22%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
5 3 (16.67%) Ajax
5 3 (16.67%) CSS3
5 3 (16.67%) Dojo
5 3 (16.67%) DOM
5 3 (16.67%) LESS
5 3 (16.67%) RESTful
5 3 (16.67%) SAX
5 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (16.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 3 (16.67%) Animation
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.56%) Social Media
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 4 (22.22%) OOP
2 4 (22.22%) Prototyping
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) TDD
3 3 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 3 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
3 3 (16.67%) Statistics
3 3 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 3 (16.67%) Web Development
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) Content Management
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (16.67%) R
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) ES6
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Mapbox
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe
2 1 (5.56%) DevExpress
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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