The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 4 5 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 10.20% 9.52% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 44.44% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £203 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.83% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £28.00 -
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 Worcestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 15 9 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 30.61% 21.43% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 10
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £203 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £365 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -18.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £11.00 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £52.50
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 Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Worcestershire

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Worcestershire

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Redditch +1 4 £350 - 8
Worcester 0 1 - - 1
JavaScript
West Midlands

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 11 (68.75%) HTML
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Web Development
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) jQuery
4 5 (31.25%) Web Design
4 5 (31.25%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
4 5 (31.25%) Sass
5 4 (25.00%) CSS3
5 4 (25.00%) HTML5
5 4 (25.00%) Ruby
5 4 (25.00%) Ajax
5 4 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) Python
6 3 (18.75%) HTTP
6 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
6 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Capybara
1 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
1 3 (18.75%) git-flow
1 3 (18.75%) JUnit
1 3 (18.75%) RSpec
1 3 (18.75%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Local Government
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Angular Developer
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
5 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
1 11 (68.75%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
2 5 (31.25%) jQuery
2 5 (31.25%) Sass
3 4 (25.00%) Ajax
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (25.00%) CSS3
3 4 (25.00%) HTML5
3 4 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (25.00%) Web Services
4 3 (18.75%) Dropwizard
4 3 (18.75%) JSON
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (12.50%) DOM
5 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
5 2 (12.50%) Node.js
5 2 (12.50%) React
5 2 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
1 3 (18.75%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) Web Development
2 5 (31.25%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (31.25%) Web Design
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (18.75%) Front End Development
4 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
4 3 (18.75%) Visualisation
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
5 2 (12.50%) OOP
5 2 (12.50%) Progressive Enhancement
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) Ruby
4 3 (18.75%) Scala
5 1 (6.25%) Go
5 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe
2 2 (12.50%) Ensighten
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Xamarin