The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 21 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 27 37 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.44% 10.45% 11.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.43% 22.70% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 28
Average daily rate
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£388 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.62% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £368 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £318 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.29% +0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 9
Average hourly rate - £38.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £36.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +23.07%
JavaScript
Cambridgeshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
201 163 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 47.97% 46.05% 59.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 71 108
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 54
Average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 41 (68.33%) HTML
2 37 (61.67%) CSS
3 30 (50.00%) jQuery
4 18 (30.00%) Python
4 18 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 17 (28.33%) HTML5
6 16 (26.67%) PHP
6 16 (26.67%) .NET
6 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (25.00%) OO
8 14 (23.33%) C#
8 14 (23.33%) CSS3
9 11 (18.33%) MySQL
9 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
10 10 (16.67%) Web Services
10 10 (16.67%) Node.js
11 9 (15.00%) REST
11 9 (15.00%) RESTful
11 9 (15.00%) Java
11 9 (15.00%) SQL
11 9 (15.00%) Scrum
11 9 (15.00%) Degree
12 8 (13.33%) Computer Science
12 8 (13.33%) TDD
12 8 (13.33%) Subversion
12 8 (13.33%) XML
12 8 (13.33%) Linux
12 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
12 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (13.33%) Jasmine

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 10 (16.67%) Node.js
2 6 (10.00%) IIS
3 3 (5.00%) WordPress
4 2 (3.33%) Moodle
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.67%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Shopify
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) SaaS
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.67%) GitHub
4 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Internet
2 3 (5.00%) HTTP
3 2 (3.33%) Broadband
3 2 (3.33%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) MySQL
1 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) Big Data
3 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.67%) Triplestore
6 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Subversion
1 8 (13.33%) Jasmine
2 7 (11.67%) Grunt
3 4 (6.67%) NUnit
3 4 (6.67%) Bower
4 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.00%) Mocha
4 3 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.33%) Firebug
5 2 (3.33%) Fiddler
5 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.33%) Moq
5 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.67%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.67%) Maven
6 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (73.33%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Python Developer
3 6 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Python/Django Developer
4 4 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 4 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (3.33%) PHP Developer
6 2 (3.33%) HTML Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.33%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (68.33%) HTML
2 37 (61.67%) CSS
3 30 (50.00%) jQuery
4 18 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 17 (28.33%) HTML5
6 16 (26.67%) .NET
7 14 (23.33%) CSS3
8 10 (16.67%) Web Services
9 9 (15.00%) REST
9 9 (15.00%) RESTful
10 8 (13.33%) XML
10 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
11 7 (11.67%) LESS
12 6 (10.00%) Django
12 6 (10.00%) SVG
12 6 (10.00%) D3.js
13 5 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (6.67%) XHTML
14 4 (6.67%) DOM
14 4 (6.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.00%) Visualisation
3 5 (8.33%) Open Source
4 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.00%) Streaming Video
6 2 (3.33%) Graphic Design
6 2 (3.33%) IPTV
6 2 (3.33%) VLE
6 2 (3.33%) MPEG
6 2 (3.33%) Social Media
7 1 (1.67%) User Experience
7 1 (1.67%) Ontologies
7 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.00%) OO
3 9 (15.00%) Scrum
4 8 (13.33%) TDD
4 8 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (10.00%) Web Development
5 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.33%) Web Application Development
6 5 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (8.33%) DevOps
6 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.67%) MVC
8 3 (5.00%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.00%) CRM
8 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.00%) Workflow
9 2 (3.33%) Release Management
9 2 (3.33%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) Python
2 16 (26.67%) PHP
3 14 (23.33%) C#
4 9 (15.00%) Java
4 9 (15.00%) SQL
5 7 (11.67%) Ruby
6 4 (6.67%) C
7 3 (5.00%) C++
8 2 (3.33%) Perl
9 1 (1.67%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Puppet
2 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Splunk
2 4 (6.67%) Google
3 2 (3.33%) Perforce
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) Facebook
4 1 (1.67%) Sencha
4 1 (1.67%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) Adobe
4 1 (1.67%) ATG
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