The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 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 Yorkshire / Wakefield
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 5 3
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 5.26% 12.20% 25.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 62.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £350 £250 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -19.35%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 Wakefield with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Wakefield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 12 8 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 31.58% 19.51% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 5
Median daily rate £400 £306 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.61% -1.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £371 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
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 Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield 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 Wakefield

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Wakefield

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 Wakefield region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Core
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) InfoPath
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) CRM Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Core
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Apple