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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 8 9 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 15 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 11.11% 12.03% 13.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.00% 26.03% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 17
Median daily rate £275 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% -2.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £385 £385
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 £41.75 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.86% +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 Staffordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 50 73 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 37.04% 46.20% 52.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 46 54
Median daily rate £325 £345 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.79% +3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 -4 6 £250 -23.07% 3
Stafford +3 5 £370 -3.89% 2
JavaScript
West Midlands

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 22 (55.00%) HTML
2 21 (52.50%) C#
2 21 (52.50%) .NET
2 21 (52.50%) MVC
3 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 18 (45.00%) ASP.NET
4 18 (45.00%) AngularJS
5 17 (42.50%) CSS
5 17 (42.50%) SQL
5 17 (42.50%) jQuery
5 17 (42.50%) Git (software)
6 14 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (32.50%) T-SQL
8 11 (27.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (25.00%) HTML5
10 9 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (22.50%) MySQL
10 9 (22.50%) Scrum
10 9 (22.50%) TypeScript
11 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (20.00%) TDD
11 8 (20.00%) PHP
11 8 (20.00%) Java
11 8 (20.00%) Visual Studio
11 8 (20.00%) Entity Framework
11 8 (20.00%) LINQ
11 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
12 7 (17.50%) StructureMap
12 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing

JavaScript
Top Related 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 (7.50%) ColdFusion
2 2 (5.00%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) WordPress
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Drupal
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.50%) Magento
2 1 (2.50%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.50%) DataStage
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Git (software)
2 9 (22.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 8 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 5 (12.50%) Subversion
4 5 (12.50%) TeamCity
5 3 (7.50%) Selenium
6 2 (5.00%) Grunt
6 2 (5.00%) gulp
General
1 3 (7.50%) Games
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
3 7 (17.50%) PHP Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Programmer
4 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (7.50%) Angular Developer
6 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (7.50%) CRM Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Node.js Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (55.00%) HTML
2 21 (52.50%) .NET
3 18 (45.00%) AngularJS
3 18 (45.00%) ASP.NET
4 17 (42.50%) CSS
4 17 (42.50%) jQuery
5 14 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (27.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (25.00%) HTML5
8 8 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 8 (20.00%) Entity Framework
8 8 (20.00%) LINQ
9 7 (17.50%) AutoMapper
9 7 (17.50%) StructureMap
10 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (15.00%) React
11 5 (12.50%) WCF
11 5 (12.50%) XML
12 4 (10.00%) CodeIgniter
12 4 (10.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) NHS
2 2 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) VxWorks
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) MVC
2 14 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (22.50%) Scrum
4 8 (20.00%) TDD
5 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (17.50%) System Testing
5 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (15.00%) OO
6 6 (15.00%) Workflow
7 5 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (12.50%) SOLID
7 5 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (10.00%) Front End Development
9 3 (7.50%) CRM
9 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
9 3 (7.50%) SOA
9 3 (7.50%) Web Development
10 2 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (5.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) C#
2 17 (42.50%) SQL
3 13 (32.50%) T-SQL
4 9 (22.50%) TypeScript
5 8 (20.00%) Java
5 8 (20.00%) PHP
6 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.50%) C
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) ES6
7 1 (2.50%) Korn
7 1 (2.50%) Pascal
7 1 (2.50%) Perl
7 1 (2.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Apple
2 2 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (2.50%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) Zend