The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sussex 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 25 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)
South East / Sussex
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 - 6
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 6.67% - 9.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% - 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +30.76% -10.95%  

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 Sussex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 4 6 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sussex 26.67% 24.00% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Median daily rate £390 £173 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +126.08% -46.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sussex 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 Sussex

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Sussex

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 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 Sussex region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (25.00%) User Experience
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) CSS

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sussex 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 (75.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 3 (75.00%) QA Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Developer in Test
2 2 (50.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) UI Designer
3 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (25.00%) UI/UX Designer
3 1 (25.00%) UI/UX Developer
3 1 (25.00%) UX Designer
3 1 (25.00%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle