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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 13 4 5
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 9 19 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 9.18% 19.59% 19.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.36% 37.25% 31.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 32
Average daily rate
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£375 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
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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
55 51 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 56.12% 52.58% 61.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 104
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £363 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 28 April 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 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (93.75%) CSS
3 10 (62.50%) HTML5
4 9 (56.25%) XML
4 9 (56.25%) OO
4 9 (56.25%) CSS3
5 8 (50.00%) Backbone.js
5 8 (50.00%) JSON
6 7 (43.75%) Web Design
6 7 (43.75%) Ajax
6 7 (43.75%) TDD
6 7 (43.75%) XHTML
6 7 (43.75%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (43.75%) Graceful Degradation
7 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (37.50%) Puppet
7 6 (37.50%) Web Services
7 6 (37.50%) MVC
8 5 (31.25%) jQuery
8 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
9 4 (25.00%) Sass
9 4 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (25.00%) Triplestore
9 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
9 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 4 (25.00%) SPARQL
9 4 (25.00%) Subversion
9 4 (25.00%) W3C
9 4 (25.00%) Linux

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Kentico
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (25.00%) Triplestore
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) DB2
4 1 (6.25%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
2 1 (6.25%) Mocha
2 1 (6.25%) QUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
2 1 (6.25%) Grunt
2 1 (6.25%) Bower
2 1 (6.25%) webpack
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) PHP Developer
4 2 (12.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) HTML
2 15 (93.75%) CSS
3 10 (62.50%) HTML5
4 9 (56.25%) CSS3
4 9 (56.25%) XML
5 8 (50.00%) JSON
5 8 (50.00%) Backbone.js
6 7 (43.75%) Ajax
6 7 (43.75%) XHTML
7 6 (37.50%) Web Services
8 5 (31.25%) jQuery
8 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
9 4 (25.00%) Sass
9 4 (25.00%) .NET
10 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
11 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
11 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
11 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (6.25%) JiBX
12 1 (6.25%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) W3C
2 3 (18.75%) Digital Media
3 2 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) OO
2 7 (43.75%) TDD
2 7 (43.75%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (43.75%) Graceful Degradation
2 7 (43.75%) Web Design
3 6 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (6.25%) Dependency Management
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Development
6 1 (6.25%) OOP
6 1 (6.25%) SOA
6 1 (6.25%) Pair Programming
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C#
1 4 (25.00%) SPARQL
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Puppet
1 6 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) F5
1 1 (6.25%) Twitter