Period
to 21 August 2019

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 6 months to 21 August 2019 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
6 months to
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 15 25
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 -10
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 16 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.29% 7.53% 4.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.40% 16.80% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 4
Staffordshire median daily rate £343 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +5.66% +14.22%
10th Percentile £196 £244 £278
90th Percentile £438 £438 £427
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £33.44
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.13% +29.86%

JavaScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 63 125 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 32.64% 44.80% 34.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 86 52
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £213 £272 £298
90th Percentile £474 £422 £446
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £52.50 £21.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -34.38% -3.03%
10th Percentile £44.75 £17.71 £28.90
90th Percentile £59.25 £37.85 £36.70
West Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +39.13% -11.54% +31.31%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing JavaScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

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 6 months to 21 August 2019.

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 6 months to 21 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford +7 6 £371 -4.19% 4
Stoke-on-Trent +3 3 £344 -1.08% 2
Lichfield - 2 £190 - 3
JavaScript
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 15 (93.75%) HTML
1 15 (93.75%) CSS
2 9 (56.25%) CSS3
3 8 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) HTML5
4 7 (43.75%) jQuery
4 7 (43.75%) React
5 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 6 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) User Experience
7 4 (25.00%) Mobile Development
7 4 (25.00%) Android
7 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
8 3 (18.75%) Web Accessibility
8 3 (18.75%) Web Development
8 3 (18.75%) Spring
8 3 (18.75%) Ajax
8 3 (18.75%) REST
8 3 (18.75%) RequireJS
9 2 (12.50%) Disruptive Innovation
9 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (12.50%) Sass
9 2 (12.50%) LESS
9 2 (12.50%) Android Development
9 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
9 2 (12.50%) Marketing

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 2 (12.50%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (12.50%) Law
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) React Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (12.50%) Email Developer
4 2 (12.50%) HTML Developer
4 2 (12.50%) HTML Email Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PHP Laravel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) CSS
1 15 (93.75%) HTML
2 9 (56.25%) CSS3
3 8 (50.00%) HTML5
4 7 (43.75%) jQuery
4 7 (43.75%) React
5 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 6 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (18.75%) Ajax
6 3 (18.75%) RequireJS
6 3 (18.75%) REST
6 3 (18.75%) Spring
7 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (12.50%) LESS
7 2 (12.50%) RESTful
7 2 (12.50%) Sass
8 1 (6.25%) .NET
8 1 (6.25%) Laravel
8 1 (6.25%) Node.js
8 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Android
1 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (25.00%) Mobile Development
3 3 (18.75%) Web Accessibility
3 3 (18.75%) Web Development
4 2 (12.50%) Android Development
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Disruptive Innovation
4 2 (12.50%) Email Marketing
4 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 2 (12.50%) OOP
4 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft