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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 7 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 16 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 17.02% 8.33% 3.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.10% 18.92% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
42 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 44.68% 44.05% 53.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 14
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 14 February 2016, 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 14 (73.68%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) .NET
4 6 (31.58%) Spring
4 6 (31.58%) Spring MVC
4 6 (31.58%) jQuery
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 6 (31.58%) MVC
4 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
6 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
6 3 (15.79%) VBA
6 3 (15.79%) OLAP
6 3 (15.79%) MS Office
6 3 (15.79%) XML
6 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
6 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) UML
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (15.79%) HTML5
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (10.53%) FileNet
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.26%) Drupal
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (15.79%) OLAP
2 3 (15.79%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (10.53%) FileNet Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Azure Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) .NET
4 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
4 6 (31.58%) jQuery
4 6 (31.58%) Spring
4 6 (31.58%) Spring MVC
5 3 (15.79%) Ajax
5 3 (15.79%) HTML5
5 3 (15.79%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.53%) CSS3
6 2 (10.53%) JSP
6 2 (10.53%) Web Services
7 1 (5.26%) Java EE
7 1 (5.26%) Mason
7 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) DTV
1 1 (5.26%) Interactive TV
1 1 (5.26%) STB
1 1 (5.26%) User Experience
1 1 (5.26%) Video on Demand
1 1 (5.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) MVC
2 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) UML
3 2 (10.53%) BDD
3 2 (10.53%) Workflow
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Case Management
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
4 1 (5.26%) Front End Development
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) SDLC
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C#
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
3 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.79%) VBA
4 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Varnish
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle