The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 13 16 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 6 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 6.74% 4.21% 22.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.35% 7.41% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £363 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.20 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.13% +7.14%
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
31 54 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 34.83% 56.84% 46.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 7
Median daily rate £385 £308 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.20% -18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £196 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £463 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing JavaScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 17 (80.95%) HTML
2 12 (57.14%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) .NET
3 8 (38.10%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) C#
3 8 (38.10%) MVC
4 7 (33.33%) Spring
4 7 (33.33%) Spring MVC
4 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 5 (23.81%) Linux
6 5 (23.81%) jQuery
7 4 (19.05%) Web Development
7 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
7 4 (19.05%) Unix
7 4 (19.05%) Web Services
7 4 (19.05%) XML
8 3 (14.29%) OLAP
8 3 (14.29%) MS Office
8 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 3 (14.29%) VBA
8 3 (14.29%) Perl
8 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 3 (14.29%) UML
8 3 (14.29%) Python
8 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
8 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 (9.52%) Node.js
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.76%) FileNet
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
1 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (14.29%) OLAP
2 3 (14.29%) OLAP Cube
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Java Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) FileNet Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.76%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) HTML
2 12 (57.14%) CSS
3 8 (38.10%) .NET
4 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 7 (33.33%) Spring
4 7 (33.33%) Spring MVC
5 5 (23.81%) jQuery
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
6 4 (19.05%) Web Services
6 4 (19.05%) XML
7 3 (14.29%) HTML5
8 2 (9.52%) JSP
8 2 (9.52%) RESTful
9 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
9 1 (4.76%) Ajax
9 1 (4.76%) Java EE
9 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (4.76%) SOAP
9 1 (4.76%) XHTML
9 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Derivative
1 1 (4.76%) Graphic Design
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
1 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) MVC
2 4 (19.05%) Web Development
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (4.76%) Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) Case Management
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
4 1 (4.76%) High Availability
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) OOD
4 1 (4.76%) SDLC
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C#
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Perl
3 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 3 (14.29%) VBA
4 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) Korn
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle