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 22 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)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 18 6
Rank change year-on-year +10 -12  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 24 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 15.38% 7.33% 11.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.38% 20.37% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 10
Median daily rate £325 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +15.70% +7.14%  

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 58 54 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 37.18% 36.00% 30.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 22
Median daily rate £325 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% -3.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £45.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Portsmouth

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Portsmouth

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JavaScript in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 25 (78.13%) SQL Server
1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (75.00%) .NET
2 24 (75.00%) C#
2 24 (75.00%) MVC
3 23 (71.88%) CSS
4 21 (65.63%) HTML
5 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
6 17 (53.13%) Web Services
7 16 (50.00%) Visual Studio
7 16 (50.00%) SQL
8 15 (46.88%) Ajax
8 15 (46.88%) jQuery
9 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
10 13 (40.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (37.50%) SDLC
11 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (37.50%) Web Development
12 11 (34.38%) Scrum
12 11 (34.38%) Telerik
12 11 (34.38%) XML
13 10 (31.25%) Dependency Injection
13 10 (31.25%) REST
14 9 (28.13%) Windows
14 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
15 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (25.00%) Kendo UI
15 8 (25.00%) RequireJS
16 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5

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 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) CMS
1 1 (3.13%) ColdFusion
1 1 (3.13%) Confluence
1 1 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) LaTeX
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) IMAP
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) SMTP
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (78.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 13 (40.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (6.25%) QUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) Gradle
4 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) Maven
4 1 (3.13%) Mocha
4 1 (3.13%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Developer
2 20 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 13 (40.63%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (40.63%) C# Developer
5 10 (31.25%) Web Developer
6 7 (21.88%) .NET Web Developer
7 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (15.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (15.63%) C# Web Developer
9 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
10 3 (9.38%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (9.38%) Angular Developer
10 3 (9.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (9.38%) Full Stack Developer
11 2 (6.25%) ASP Developer
11 2 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
11 2 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
11 2 (6.25%) HTML Developer
11 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) .NET
2 23 (71.88%) CSS
3 21 (65.63%) HTML
4 17 (53.13%) Web Services
5 15 (46.88%) Ajax
5 15 (46.88%) jQuery
6 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET
7 13 (40.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (34.38%) XML
10 10 (31.25%) REST
11 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
12 8 (25.00%) Kendo UI
12 8 (25.00%) RequireJS
13 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 7 (21.88%) Razor View Engine
13 7 (21.88%) WCF
14 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
14 6 (18.75%) Entity Framework
14 6 (18.75%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) W3C
2 4 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (75.00%) MVC
3 12 (37.50%) SDLC
3 12 (37.50%) Web Development
4 11 (34.38%) Scrum
5 10 (31.25%) Dependency Injection
6 7 (21.88%) Wireframes
7 6 (18.75%) API Development
7 6 (18.75%) OOP
7 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery
9 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (9.38%) Front End Development
10 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.25%) Dependency Management
10 2 (6.25%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 2 (6.25%) SOLID
10 2 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) C#
2 16 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) TypeScript
4 2 (6.25%) CoffeeScript
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
4 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
2 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) Telerik
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Xamarin
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