Period
to 21 January 2018

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 6 months to 21 January 2018 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 8 20
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12 -6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 5 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 5.38% 10.74% 3.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.32% 38.24% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 1
Worcestershire median daily rate £338 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.90% +20.83% +42.86%
10th Percentile £302 £213 £275
90th Percentile £419 £433 £325
West Midlands median daily rate £355 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -5.21% +15.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.83 £19.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +35.95% -41.53% +13.26%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 19 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 20.43% 28.10% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 26
Worcestershire median daily rate £308 £338 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.89% -22.86% +59.09%
10th Percentile £138 £213 £300
90th Percentile £427 £415 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Worcestershire median hourly rate £12.50 £41.50 £12.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.88% +241.56% -69.63%
10th Percentile £11.25 £40.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £13.75 £42.25 £30.82
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +31.25% -22.58% +8.77%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Worcester -8 3 £325 -10.34% 6
Redditch +3 1 - - 4
JavaScript
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) XSL
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Pega
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Drush
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere

JavaScript
Co-occurring 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 1 (20.00%) Drupal
1 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Pega Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) XSL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Drush
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Pega
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft