The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 27 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)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 11 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 8 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.90% 8.24% 15.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.18% 27.27% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 16
Median daily rate £338 £258 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.06% -22.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £369 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.45 £37.50 £39.78
% change year-on-year +15.85% -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 Staffordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 44 55 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 37.93% 30.22% 47.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 44
Median daily rate £335 £300 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.66% -17.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £370 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +132.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Staffordshire

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Staffordshire

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Staffordshire

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -6 3 £338 +68.75% 8
Lichfield - 1 - - 5
JavaScript
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 16 (69.57%) C#
1 16 (69.57%) MVC
2 14 (60.87%) .NET
3 12 (52.17%) HTML
3 12 (52.17%) SQL
4 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
5 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
5 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
6 9 (39.13%) jQuery
6 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
6 9 (39.13%) T-SQL
7 8 (34.78%) CSS
8 7 (30.43%) MySQL
8 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (26.09%) PHP
9 6 (26.09%) TDD
10 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
10 5 (21.74%) HTML5
10 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (17.39%) System Testing
11 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
11 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (17.39%) CodeIgniter
11 4 (17.39%) LINQ
11 4 (17.39%) Entity Framework
11 4 (17.39%) StructureMap
11 4 (17.39%) Laravel
11 4 (17.39%) React

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (13.04%) ColdFusion
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Drupal
2 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.35%) DataStage
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Git (software)
2 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (13.04%) Subversion
5 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 2 (8.70%) Selenium
5 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.35%) webpack
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
2 5 (21.74%) PHP Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Programmer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) WinForms Developer
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (8.70%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) .NET
2 12 (52.17%) HTML
3 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET
4 9 (39.13%) AngularJS
4 9 (39.13%) jQuery
5 8 (34.78%) CSS
6 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (21.74%) HTML5
9 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
9 4 (17.39%) AutoMapper
9 4 (17.39%) CodeIgniter
9 4 (17.39%) Entity Framework
9 4 (17.39%) Laravel
9 4 (17.39%) LINQ
9 4 (17.39%) React
9 4 (17.39%) StructureMap
9 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (17.39%) XML
10 3 (13.04%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (13.04%) NHS
2 3 (13.04%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
1 1 (4.35%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) MVC
2 6 (26.09%) TDD
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (17.39%) System Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Workflow
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) SOA
5 2 (8.70%) SOLID
6 1 (4.35%) Device Driver Development
6 1 (4.35%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) T-SQL
4 6 (26.09%) PHP
5 4 (17.39%) TypeScript
6 3 (13.04%) Java
6 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
7 2 (8.70%) C++
7 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.35%) C
8 1 (4.35%) ES6
8 1 (4.35%) Korn
8 1 (4.35%) Pascal
8 1 (4.35%) Perl
8 1 (4.35%) PHP 7
8 1 (4.35%) Python
8 1 (4.35%) Ruby
8 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Apple
1 2 (8.70%) Google
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Zend