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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 17 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 28 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.41% 9.61% 11.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.38% 17.88% 19.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 28
Average daily rate
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£400 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £369 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 11
Average hourly rate - £38.25 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +16.66%
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
182 179 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.15% 53.75% 61.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 78 121
Average daily rate £359 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.58% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 22 49
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 20 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 20 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 39 (67.24%) HTML
2 35 (60.34%) CSS
3 27 (46.55%) jQuery
4 18 (31.03%) Python
4 18 (31.03%) .NET
5 17 (29.31%) AngularJS
6 16 (27.59%) C#
6 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (25.86%) PHP
8 14 (24.14%) OO
8 14 (24.14%) HTML5
9 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
10 12 (20.69%) MySQL
10 12 (20.69%) SQL
11 11 (18.97%) Web Services
11 11 (18.97%) Degree
11 11 (18.97%) CSS3
12 10 (17.24%) Node.js
12 10 (17.24%) RESTful
12 10 (17.24%) Computer Science
13 9 (15.52%) Java
14 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
14 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (13.79%) TDD
14 8 (13.79%) Scrum
14 8 (13.79%) REST
14 8 (13.79%) Jasmine
15 7 (12.07%) LESS
15 7 (12.07%) Unit Testing
15 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 (17.24%) Node.js
2 6 (10.34%) IIS
3 3 (5.17%) WordPress
4 2 (3.45%) Moodle
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.72%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.45%) MS Office
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Google Analytics
1 2 (3.45%) Shopify
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) SaaS
3 1 (1.72%) GitHub
3 1 (1.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Internet
2 4 (6.90%) HTTP
3 1 (1.72%) Broadband
3 1 (1.72%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.69%) MySQL
3 6 (10.34%) Big Data
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.72%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 8 (13.79%) Jasmine
2 6 (10.34%) Grunt
3 5 (8.62%) Subversion
3 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.90%) NUnit
5 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.17%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (5.17%) Bower
5 3 (5.17%) Mocha
6 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.45%) Moq
7 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.72%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.72%) Maven
7 1 (1.72%) JIRA
7 1 (1.72%) Firebug
7 1 (1.72%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (12.07%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
2 5 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (70.69%) Developer
2 8 (13.79%) .NET Developer
3 6 (10.34%) Web Developer
3 6 (10.34%) Python Developer
3 6 (10.34%) Python/Django Developer
4 4 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (6.90%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Technical Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Web Analytics Specialist
6 2 (3.45%) CSS Developer
6 2 (3.45%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (3.45%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (3.45%) Moodle Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (67.24%) HTML
2 35 (60.34%) CSS
3 27 (46.55%) jQuery
4 18 (31.03%) .NET
5 17 (29.31%) AngularJS
6 14 (24.14%) HTML5
7 11 (18.97%) CSS3
7 11 (18.97%) Web Services
8 10 (17.24%) RESTful
9 8 (13.79%) REST
9 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
10 7 (12.07%) LESS
11 6 (10.34%) XML
11 6 (10.34%) SVG
11 6 (10.34%) D3.js
11 6 (10.34%) Django
12 5 (8.62%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (6.90%) Backbone.js
13 4 (6.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.34%) Visualisation
3 5 (8.62%) Open Source
4 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.45%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.45%) Social Media
5 2 (3.45%) Streaming Video
5 2 (3.45%) VLE
6 1 (1.72%) IPTV
6 1 (1.72%) Ontologies
6 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.72%) User Experience
6 1 (1.72%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Android
2 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.14%) OO
3 8 (13.79%) TDD
3 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (13.79%) Scrum
4 7 (12.07%) Unit Testing
4 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.34%) Web Application Development
5 6 (10.34%) MVC
5 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.62%) Web Development
6 5 (8.62%) DevOps
7 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (5.17%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.17%) CRM
8 3 (5.17%) Workflow
9 2 (3.45%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.45%) Project Management
9 2 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) Python
2 16 (27.59%) C#
3 15 (25.86%) PHP
4 12 (20.69%) SQL
5 9 (15.52%) Java
6 7 (12.07%) Ruby
7 3 (5.17%) C
7 3 (5.17%) C++
7 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.45%) Perl
9 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.72%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Puppet
2 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) Splunk
2 5 (8.62%) Google
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.72%) Adobe
4 1 (1.72%) Perforce
4 1 (1.72%) Sencha
4 1 (1.72%) Facebook
4 1 (1.72%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle
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