The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 29 18 35
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 151 182 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.26% 7.43% 4.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.95% 23.51% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 64 68
Average daily rate £335 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 43 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
757 774 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.35% 31.58% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 298 330
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £476 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 77 15
Average hourly rate £15.13 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.78% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.00 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £43.75 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
JavaScript
South East

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 73 £325 -10.03% 30
Slough -15 16 £363 +11.53% 13
Maidenhead +4 14 £294 +17.50% 7
Newbury -2 2 £365 - 2
Bracknell -20 2 £373 -12.35% 4
Windsor -6 1 - -
Wokingham - - - - 5
Ascot - - - -
JavaScript
South East

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 294 (83.05%) HTML
2 264 (74.58%) CSS
3 187 (52.82%) jQuery
4 141 (39.83%) HTML5
5 113 (31.92%) CSS3
6 89 (25.14%) SQL
7 84 (23.73%) Ajax
8 82 (23.16%) XML
9 78 (22.03%) C#
10 76 (21.47%) .NET
11 75 (21.19%) MVC
12 66 (18.64%) Java
13 65 (18.36%) PHP
14 64 (18.08%) OO
15 62 (17.51%) SQL Server
16 56 (15.82%) JSON
17 55 (15.54%) MySQL
18 46 (12.99%) ASP.NET
19 42 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
20 41 (11.58%) Finance
21 40 (11.30%) Linux
22 39 (11.02%) Subversion
23 37 (10.45%) Web Services
23 37 (10.45%) SOAP
24 36 (10.17%) TDD
25 35 (9.89%) Web Development
25 35 (9.89%) XHTML
26 34 (9.60%) Microsoft
27 31 (8.76%) Unit Testing
27 31 (8.76%) REST

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 27 (7.63%) CMS
2 19 (5.37%) Drupal
3 17 (4.80%) SharePoint
4 16 (4.52%) Node.js
5 15 (4.24%) Apache
6 8 (2.26%) WebLogic
6 8 (2.26%) WebSphere
6 8 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.41%) IIS
9 3 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.85%) Commerce Server
9 3 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (0.85%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.85%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.85%) Alfresco
9 3 (0.85%) WordPress
9 3 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.28%) nginx
10 1 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (7.63%) Photoshop
2 20 (5.65%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.98%) MS Office
4 5 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.28%) InDesign
5 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (6.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) SaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.28%) GitHub
3 1 (0.28%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.65%) HTTP
2 13 (3.67%) Internet
3 12 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.69%) Intranet
5 1 (0.28%) DNS
5 1 (0.28%) SSL
5 1 (0.28%) SSH
5 1 (0.28%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.28%) PBX
5 1 (0.28%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (17.51%) SQL Server
2 55 (15.54%) MySQL
3 20 (5.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (2.54%) MS Access
8 7 (1.98%) DB2
8 7 (1.98%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.98%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.41%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.41%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (0.56%) QlikView
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 39 (11.02%) Subversion
2 19 (5.37%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.95%) Eclipse
4 13 (3.67%) Visual Studio
5 11 (3.11%) Selenium
6 10 (2.82%) Grunt
6 10 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.26%) Jasmine
7 8 (2.26%) Firebug
8 7 (1.98%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.98%) Ant
9 6 (1.69%) Dreamweaver
9 6 (1.69%) MSTest
10 5 (1.41%) PHPUnit
10 5 (1.41%) NUnit
10 5 (1.41%) Behat
10 5 (1.41%) QUnit
11 4 (1.13%) PhoneGap
11 4 (1.13%) Maven
12 3 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 41 (11.58%) Finance
2 25 (7.06%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.80%) Publishing
4 12 (3.39%) Retail
5 8 (2.26%) Games
5 8 (2.26%) Banking
6 6 (1.69%) Marketing
7 5 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.85%) Advertising
10 2 (0.56%) Back Office
11 1 (0.28%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 299 (84.46%) Developer
2 73 (20.62%) Front-End Developer
3 39 (11.02%) Web Developer
3 39 (11.02%) PHP Developer
4 37 (10.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 26 (7.34%) UI Developer
6 25 (7.06%) UI Programmer
6 25 (7.06%) Java Developer
7 21 (5.93%) .NET Developer
8 18 (5.08%) Senior Developer
9 16 (4.52%) Applications Developer
10 14 (3.95%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 14 (3.95%) Mobile Developer
10 14 (3.95%) CRM Developer
10 14 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 13 (3.67%) Drupal Developer
11 13 (3.67%) Analyst
12 12 (3.39%) Programmer
12 12 (3.39%) Mobile Web Developer
13 11 (3.11%) User Experience Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (83.05%) HTML
2 264 (74.58%) CSS
3 187 (52.82%) jQuery
4 141 (39.83%) HTML5
5 113 (31.92%) CSS3
6 84 (23.73%) Ajax
7 82 (23.16%) XML
8 76 (21.47%) .NET
9 56 (15.82%) JSON
10 46 (12.99%) ASP.NET
11 37 (10.45%) SOAP
11 37 (10.45%) Web Services
12 35 (9.89%) XHTML
13 31 (8.76%) REST
14 29 (8.19%) Backbone.js
15 26 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (6.50%) Dojo
17 22 (6.21%) Spring
17 22 (6.21%) AngularJS
18 19 (5.37%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.19%) Mobile App
2 18 (5.08%) Open Source
3 14 (3.95%) Digital Media
4 12 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.54%) Smartphone
6 8 (2.26%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.69%) W3C
7 6 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.41%) VLE
8 5 (1.41%) Graphic Design
8 5 (1.41%) RIA
9 3 (0.85%) Social Network
9 3 (0.85%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.85%) iPad
10 2 (0.56%) Social Media
10 2 (0.56%) Online Games
10 2 (0.56%) IPTV
10 2 (0.56%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.30%) Linux
2 27 (7.63%) Windows
3 25 (7.06%) UNIX
4 13 (3.67%) Apple iOS
5 11 (3.11%) Android
6 9 (2.54%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.56%) AIX
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Phone 8
8 2 (0.56%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (21.19%) MVC
2 64 (18.08%) OO
3 42 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (10.17%) TDD
5 35 (9.89%) Web Development
6 31 (8.76%) Unit Testing
7 29 (8.19%) OOP
8 28 (7.91%) E-Commerce
9 27 (7.63%) Scrum
10 23 (6.50%) Test Scripting
11 22 (6.21%) CRM
12 18 (5.08%) SOA
12 18 (5.08%) System Testing
13 15 (4.24%) BDD
13 15 (4.24%) Content Management
14 13 (3.67%) Incident Management
15 12 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (3.39%) Web Application Development
16 11 (3.11%) iOS Development
16 11 (3.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 89 (25.14%) SQL
2 78 (22.03%) C#
3 66 (18.64%) Java
4 65 (18.36%) PHP
5 14 (3.95%) PHP5
6 11 (3.11%) VBScript
6 11 (3.11%) VBA
7 10 (2.82%) Perl
7 10 (2.82%) PowerShell
8 9 (2.54%) VB.NET
9 7 (1.98%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.69%) Ruby
11 4 (1.13%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.13%) Python
12 3 (0.85%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.85%) VB
13 2 (0.56%) Jython
13 2 (0.56%) VB6
14 1 (0.28%) C
14 1 (0.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (5.08%) Degree
2 5 (1.41%) ISEB
2 5 (1.41%) ISTQB
2 5 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.13%) BC Cleared
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.67%) QA
2 5 (1.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) Vagrant
1 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.28%) nmon
2 1 (0.28%) SCCM
2 1 (0.28%) SCOM
2 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (9.60%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.37%) Zend
3 16 (4.52%) Oracle
4 15 (4.24%) Sencha
5 10 (2.82%) Twitter
6 9 (2.54%) Yahoo!
7 6 (1.69%) Adobe
8 5 (1.41%) IBM
8 5 (1.41%) Sybase
8 5 (1.41%) Business Objects
8 5 (1.41%) Blackboard
9 4 (1.13%) JBoss
9 4 (1.13%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.85%) Google
10 3 (0.85%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.56%) Mercator
11 2 (0.56%) Remedy
11 2 (0.56%) HP
11 2 (0.56%) SAP
12 1 (0.28%) Open Text
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