The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 14 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 7 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 7.37% 5.26% 5.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.22% 10.34% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £32.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-7.07% -5.10%
JavaScript
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
46 29 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 48.42% 50.88% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 29
Average daily rate £331 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.96 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JavaScript across the Belfast region.

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing JavaScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JavaScript.

1 18 (75.00%) HTML
2 16 (66.67%) CSS
3 10 (41.67%) MVC
4 9 (37.50%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) Java EE
5 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 5 (20.83%) Web Application Development
6 5 (20.83%) Dojo
6 5 (20.83%) jQuery
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.83%) RAD
6 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
6 5 (20.83%) Mac OS X
7 4 (16.67%) OO
7 4 (16.67%) PHP
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
7 4 (16.67%) .NET
7 4 (16.67%) C#
8 3 (12.50%) MySQL
8 3 (12.50%) SOAP
8 3 (12.50%) XML
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 3 (12.50%) Windows
8 3 (12.50%) Linux
8 3 (12.50%) OOP
9 2 (8.33%) Solaris
9 2 (8.33%) DHCP
9 2 (8.33%) DNS
9 2 (8.33%) HP

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing JavaScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JavaScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Kentico
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.17%) CMS
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) DHCP
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow Developer
5 1 (4.17%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.17%) UI Programmer
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (4.17%) UI Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (75.00%) HTML
2 16 (66.67%) CSS
3 6 (25.00%) Java EE
4 5 (20.83%) Dojo
4 5 (20.83%) jQuery
5 4 (16.67%) .NET
6 3 (12.50%) SOAP
6 3 (12.50%) XML
6 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 2 (8.33%) Struts
7 2 (8.33%) JSP
7 2 (8.33%) Servlets
7 2 (8.33%) J2EE
7 2 (8.33%) Ajax
7 2 (8.33%) Struts2
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (8.33%) HTML5
7 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (4.17%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) User Experience
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
1 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.17%) iPhone
1 1 (4.17%) Derivative
1 1 (4.17%) Reference Data
1 1 (4.17%) Fixed Income
1 1 (4.17%) Equities
1 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (20.83%) Mac OS X
3 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Solaris
4 2 (8.33%) UNIX
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) MVC
2 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Web Application Development
3 5 (20.83%) RAD
4 4 (16.67%) OO
5 3 (12.50%) OOP
6 2 (8.33%) Workflow
6 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.17%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.17%) Coaching
7 1 (4.17%) People Management
7 1 (4.17%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
2 4 (16.67%) PHP
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) HP
1 2 (8.33%) VMware
1 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
1 2 (8.33%) Infoblox
1 2 (8.33%) Cyber-Ark
1 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.17%) Actimize
2 1 (4.17%) Reuters
2 1 (4.17%) Bloomberg