The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 28 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)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 9 9
Rank change year-on-year -10 0  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 8 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 4.79% 10.81% 11.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.56% 26.09% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 6
Median daily rate £338 £388 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.90% +21.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +11.84% +12.59%  

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 59 46 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 35.33% 41.44% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 19
Median daily rate £348 £375 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.33% +14.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 7
Median hourly rate £43.50 £26.65 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.22% -31.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.64 £15.25 £37.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £44.67 £39.85
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 Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Portsmouth

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Portsmouth

JavaScript
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 14 (77.78%) HTML
2 13 (72.22%) CSS
3 12 (66.67%) C#
3 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 12 (66.67%) .NET
4 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
4 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (50.00%) MVC
5 9 (50.00%) Web Services
6 8 (44.44%) Windows
6 8 (44.44%) Ajax
6 8 (44.44%) Web Development
7 7 (38.89%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (38.89%) XML
7 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
8 6 (33.33%) Wireframes
9 5 (27.78%) Kendo UI
9 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (27.78%) Linux
9 5 (27.78%) Telerik
10 4 (22.22%) Scrum
10 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 4 (22.22%) HTML5
10 4 (22.22%) Degree
10 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
10 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
11 3 (16.67%) Android
11 3 (16.67%) Direct Marketing

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 2 (11.11%) GlassFish
1 2 (11.11%) JBoss
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
1 2 (11.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Visual Studio
2 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (16.67%) Subversion
4 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 2 (11.11%) JUnit
4 2 (11.11%) NetBeans
5 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.56%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Web Developer
3 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) CRM Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) CRM Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) HTML
2 13 (72.22%) CSS
3 12 (66.67%) .NET
4 9 (50.00%) Web Services
5 8 (44.44%) Ajax
6 7 (38.89%) XML
7 5 (27.78%) Kendo UI
8 4 (22.22%) HTML5
9 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
9 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (16.67%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
10 2 (11.11%) Java RMI
10 2 (11.11%) JSP
10 2 (11.11%) Servlets
10 2 (11.11%) Swing
10 2 (11.11%) XHTML
10 2 (11.11%) XSL
10 2 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Android
3 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) MVC
3 8 (44.44%) Web Development
4 7 (38.89%) Dependency Injection
5 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 6 (33.33%) Wireframes
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) Android Development
7 3 (16.67%) CRM
7 3 (16.67%) Direct Marketing
7 3 (16.67%) iOS Development
7 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (16.67%) Project Management
8 2 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (11.11%) Network Management
8 2 (11.11%) OOP
8 2 (11.11%) SDLC
8 2 (11.11%) SysML
8 2 (11.11%) UML
8 2 (11.11%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) C#
1 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) TypeScript
3 2 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Tcl
3 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
1 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Telerik
3 3 (16.67%) Adobe
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle