The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stafford 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 April 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)
Staffordshire / Stafford
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 4 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stafford 11.11% 15.00% 7.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 60.00% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £405 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +24.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £340
% change year-on-year +5.63% +4.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +30.76% -13.33%  

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 Stafford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Stafford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 6 5 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stafford 66.67% 25.00% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Median daily rate £325 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +21.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Stafford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stafford 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 Stafford

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stafford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Stafford

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Stafford region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) CodeIgniter
2 4 (66.67%) Laravel
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) ColdFusion
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) Apple
4 2 (33.33%) LAMP
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 2 (33.33%) Google
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) User Experience
4 2 (33.33%) Google Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) WordPress
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stafford 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 (50.00%) ColdFusion
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal
3 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) PHP Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior PHP Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) PHP Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CodeIgniter
1 4 (66.67%) Laravel
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) LAMP
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
4 1 (16.67%) Ember.js
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) React
4 1 (16.67%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Device Driver Development
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Pascal
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Apple
1 2 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Zend