The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 June 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.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England / Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 26 20
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.00% 1.60% 3.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 9.09% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £450 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £37.50 £39.78
% change year-on-year +15.70% -5.71%  

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 the Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 20 33 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 20.00% 17.65% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 16
Median daily rate £450 £450 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +39.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in the Midlands

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in the Midlands

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

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) Node.js
3 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
4 4 (50.00%) React
4 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (50.00%) Grunt
4 4 (50.00%) CSS3
4 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 4 (50.00%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) JSP
5 3 (37.50%) Adobe
5 3 (37.50%) JSON
5 3 (37.50%) Spring
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
5 3 (37.50%) Angular 2
6 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 1 (12.50%) IBM
7 1 (12.50%) Internet
7 1 (12.50%) Struts
7 1 (12.50%) XML

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 3 (37.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Grunt
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (25.00%) HTML Developer
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Angular Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
3 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) Node.js
4 4 (50.00%) CSS3
4 4 (50.00%) React
4 4 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (37.50%) Angular 2
5 3 (37.50%) JSON
5 3 (37.50%) JSP
5 3 (37.50%) Spring
6 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
7 1 (12.50%) CakePHP
7 1 (12.50%) Compass CSS Framework
7 1 (12.50%) Express
7 1 (12.50%) MEAN Stack
7 1 (12.50%) Struts
7 1 (12.50%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Internet of Things
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP