The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 28 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 18 20 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 171 170 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.77% 6.53% 8.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.07% 23.88% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 91 76
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£375 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 40
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.53% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
JavaScript
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
682 712 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.00% 27.34% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 354 296
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 58
Average hourly rate £36.50 £20.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.04% -39.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.25 £16.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 62 £390 +20.00% 33
Bracknell +18 33 £350 -13.04% 5
Newbury +4 13 £350 +21.73% 8
Slough +2 12 £295 -15.71% 5
Windsor -2 2 £250 - 1
Wokingham - 1 £450 - 4
JavaScript
South East

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 296 (81.32%) HTML
2 251 (68.96%) CSS
3 140 (38.46%) jQuery
4 127 (34.89%) HTML5
5 122 (33.52%) Agile Software Development
6 106 (29.12%) CSS3
7 94 (25.82%) .NET
8 84 (23.08%) C#
9 75 (20.60%) Java
10 73 (20.05%) SQL
10 73 (20.05%) AngularJS
11 66 (18.13%) MVC
12 65 (17.86%) TDD
12 65 (17.86%) User Experience
13 59 (16.21%) ASP.NET
14 56 (15.38%) SQL Server
15 52 (14.29%) XML
16 50 (13.74%) OO
16 50 (13.74%) E-Commerce
17 46 (12.64%) PHP
17 46 (12.64%) CMS
18 42 (11.54%) Scrum
19 40 (10.99%) Sass
20 38 (10.44%) Git (software)
21 37 (10.16%) Web Development
21 37 (10.16%) Windows
22 36 (9.89%) Backbone.js
23 34 (9.34%) Ajax
24 33 (9.07%) Web Services
25 32 (8.79%) Linux

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 46 (12.64%) CMS
2 31 (8.52%) Node.js
3 26 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 15 (4.12%) Sitecore CMS
5 14 (3.85%) Commerce Server
5 14 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 12 (3.30%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (3.30%) Apache
7 10 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (2.47%) IIS
8 9 (2.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (2.20%) WordPress
9 8 (2.20%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.92%) JBoss
10 7 (1.92%) Drupal
10 7 (1.92%) Umbraco
11 6 (1.65%) Sitefinity
12 5 (1.37%) MQSeries
13 4 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (1.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (5.22%) Photoshop
2 14 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.55%) MS Office
5 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.10%) Fredhopper
3 3 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.20%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.10%) SaaS
4 3 (0.82%) Office 365
4 3 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.55%) GitHub
6 1 (0.27%) Force.com
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.27%) Veeva
6 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.97%) Internet
2 23 (6.32%) HTTP
3 9 (2.47%) Intranet
4 6 (1.65%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.37%) SSL
6 2 (0.55%) MVNO
6 2 (0.55%) DNS
7 1 (0.27%) Wireless
7 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.27%) SAN
7 1 (0.27%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.14%) MySQL
3 23 (6.32%) MongoDB
4 17 (4.67%) Relational Database
5 15 (4.12%) DB2
6 12 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (2.47%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.20%) DbVisualizer
10 7 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (1.65%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.65%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
15 1 (0.27%) InterSystems Cache
15 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 38 (10.44%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.49%) Subversion
2 20 (5.49%) Selenium
3 18 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (4.67%) Grunt
4 17 (4.67%) Visual Studio
5 10 (2.75%) JUnit
6 9 (2.47%) NUnit
6 9 (2.47%) MSTest
6 9 (2.47%) Axure RP
7 7 (1.92%) Maven
7 7 (1.92%) Ant
8 6 (1.65%) Bower
8 6 (1.65%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.65%) WebDriver
8 6 (1.65%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (1.37%) LoadRunner
9 5 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (1.37%) Jasmine
General
1 31 (8.52%) Retail
2 30 (8.24%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.77%) Marketing
4 8 (2.20%) Finance
5 6 (1.65%) Multimedia
6 5 (1.37%) Games
6 5 (1.37%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.10%) Back Office
8 3 (0.82%) Legal
8 3 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.55%) Military
9 2 (0.55%) Electronics
9 2 (0.55%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
10 1 (0.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 282 (77.47%) Developer
2 77 (21.15%) Front-End Developer
3 48 (13.19%) Web Developer
4 30 (8.24%) JavaScript Developer
5 26 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 25 (6.87%) Designer
7 19 (5.22%) Java Developer
8 18 (4.95%) C# Developer
9 14 (3.85%) Analyst
9 14 (3.85%) Senior Developer
10 13 (3.57%) Software Developer
11 12 (3.30%) UX Designer
11 12 (3.30%) Architect
11 12 (3.30%) Junior
11 12 (3.30%) Python Developer
12 11 (3.02%) PHP Developer
13 10 (2.75%) Lead Developer
14 9 (2.47%) Junior Developer
14 9 (2.47%) UI Developer
14 9 (2.47%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (81.32%) HTML
2 251 (68.96%) CSS
3 140 (38.46%) jQuery
4 127 (34.89%) HTML5
5 106 (29.12%) CSS3
6 94 (25.82%) .NET
7 73 (20.05%) AngularJS
8 59 (16.21%) ASP.NET
9 52 (14.29%) XML
10 40 (10.99%) Sass
11 36 (9.89%) Backbone.js
12 34 (9.34%) Ajax
13 33 (9.07%) Web Services
14 30 (8.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 30 (8.24%) RESTful
15 27 (7.42%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (6.87%) REST
17 23 (6.32%) .NET Framework
18 22 (6.04%) JSON
19 20 (5.49%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (17.86%) User Experience
2 22 (6.04%) Mobile App
3 18 (4.95%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.02%) RIA
5 9 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
6 8 (2.20%) Graphic Design
7 7 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.92%) W3C
8 6 (1.65%) Photography
9 5 (1.37%) iPhone
10 4 (1.10%) iPad
11 3 (0.82%) STB
11 3 (0.82%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.82%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.82%) Social Media
12 2 (0.55%) FMCG
12 2 (0.55%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.55%) DTV
13 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (10.16%) Windows
2 32 (8.79%) Linux
3 24 (6.59%) UNIX
4 12 (3.30%) Android
5 10 (2.75%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.10%) AIX
7 3 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (33.52%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (18.13%) MVC
3 65 (17.86%) TDD
4 50 (13.74%) OO
4 50 (13.74%) E-Commerce
5 42 (11.54%) Scrum
6 37 (10.16%) Web Development
7 29 (7.97%) Responsive Web Design
8 23 (6.32%) Software Engineering
9 19 (5.22%) Automated Testing
10 18 (4.95%) Content Management
11 16 (4.40%) OOP
12 15 (4.12%) Analytics
13 14 (3.85%) Service Delivery
14 13 (3.57%) Data Modelling
14 13 (3.57%) Unit Testing
15 11 (3.02%) Software Testing
15 11 (3.02%) Web Design
15 11 (3.02%) User Stories
16 10 (2.75%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 84 (23.08%) C#
2 75 (20.60%) Java
3 73 (20.05%) SQL
4 46 (12.64%) PHP
5 24 (6.59%) Python
6 15 (4.12%) C++
7 12 (3.30%) VB.NET
8 11 (3.02%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.92%) Ruby
9 7 (1.92%) C
9 7 (1.92%) Perl
10 4 (1.10%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.10%) Objective-C
11 3 (0.82%) VBScript
11 3 (0.82%) VB
11 3 (0.82%) VBA
11 3 (0.82%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.55%) Erlang
12 2 (0.55%) PHP5
12 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (4.95%) Degree
2 10 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (1.65%) ISEB
4 4 (1.10%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.82%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.27%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.02%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Netcool
1 1 (0.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (0.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.59%) Oracle
3 21 (5.77%) Adobe
4 16 (4.40%) Sitecore
5 15 (4.12%) IBM
6 10 (2.75%) Google
7 7 (1.92%) SAP
8 6 (1.65%) HP
8 6 (1.65%) Telerik
9 5 (1.37%) Sencha
9 5 (1.37%) Appcelerator
10 4 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.82%) Omniture
11 3 (0.82%) Apple
11 3 (0.82%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.55%) Zend
12 2 (0.55%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.27%) InterSystems
13 1 (0.27%) VMware
13 1 (0.27%) Capita
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