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 30 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.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England / Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 29 13
Rank change year-on-year +11 -16  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 4 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.31% 0.92% 8.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.05% 5.56% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 8
Median daily rate £400 £500 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +78.57%  
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 £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +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 the Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 21 36 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 17.36% 16.51% 37.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 27
Median daily rate £400 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 30 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 Midlands region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 8 (72.73%) CSS
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (36.36%) HTML5
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Node.js
4 4 (36.36%) Front End Development
5 3 (27.27%) Ansible
5 3 (27.27%) Docker
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (27.27%) Spring
5 3 (27.27%) JSON
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) JSP
5 3 (27.27%) Adobe
6 2 (18.18%) Unicenter
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
6 2 (18.18%) MVC
6 2 (18.18%) Validation
6 2 (18.18%) Control-M
6 2 (18.18%) Nagios
6 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 2 (18.18%) LAMP
6 2 (18.18%) Perl
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) .NET

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 (27.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) nginx
2 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
1 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
1 2 (18.18%) Riak
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Ant
2 2 (18.18%) GoCD
2 2 (18.18%) Grunt
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) Maven
2 2 (18.18%) SonarQube
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) gulp
3 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
3 1 (9.09%) Mocha
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (9.09%) Games
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Angular Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Salesforce Developer
4 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) jQuery
3 4 (36.36%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) Node.js
4 3 (27.27%) JSON
4 3 (27.27%) JSP
4 3 (27.27%) Spring
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
5 2 (18.18%) CSS3
5 2 (18.18%) LAMP
5 2 (18.18%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (18.18%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (18.18%) Spring MVC
5 2 (18.18%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) Compass CSS Framework
6 1 (9.09%) React
6 1 (9.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) CoreOS
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Solaris
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Front End Development
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Kanban
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Go
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) ES6
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
2 2 (18.18%) Control-M
2 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 2 (18.18%) Mesos
2 2 (18.18%) Nagios
2 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (18.18%) rkt
2 2 (18.18%) Unicenter
2 2 (18.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe
2 2 (18.18%) New Relic
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
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