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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 10 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 35 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.94% 13.21% 8.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.01% 25.87% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 29
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £380 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.07% -
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
159 143 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.69% 51.07% 49.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 73 110
Average daily rate £325 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £266 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 28 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £13.50 £35.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £47.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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 44 (84.62%) HTML
2 43 (82.69%) CSS
3 18 (34.62%) PHP
4 16 (30.77%) HTML5
5 15 (28.85%) MySQL
6 14 (26.92%) jQuery
6 14 (26.92%) AngularJS
7 13 (25.00%) MVC
8 11 (21.15%) OOP
9 10 (19.23%) SQL
9 10 (19.23%) .NET
9 10 (19.23%) Laravel
10 9 (17.31%) Python
10 9 (17.31%) RESTful
11 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
11 8 (15.38%) Web Services
11 8 (15.38%) Linux
11 8 (15.38%) Web Application Development
12 7 (13.46%) OO
12 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
12 7 (13.46%) C#
12 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (13.46%) Google
12 7 (13.46%) Symfony
13 6 (11.54%) Java
13 6 (11.54%) CSS3
13 6 (11.54%) Analytics
13 6 (11.54%) User Experience
14 5 (9.62%) REST
14 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 5 (9.62%) Apache
1 5 (9.62%) WordPress
2 4 (7.69%) nginx
2 4 (7.69%) Node.js
3 2 (3.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.92%) MS Office
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Google Analytics
1 2 (3.85%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.92%) Shopify
2 1 (1.92%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) SaaS
2 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.92%) IaaS
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) HTTP
2 2 (3.85%) Internet
2 2 (3.85%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.85%) MySQL
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.62%) Subversion
3 4 (7.69%) PHPUnit
4 3 (5.77%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.85%) Grunt
5 2 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.92%) Firebug
6 1 (1.92%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
1 2 (3.85%) Banking
1 2 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (86.54%) Developer
2 17 (32.69%) Web Developer
3 12 (23.08%) PHP Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Web Applications Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Applications Developer
5 5 (9.62%) PHP Web Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 4 (7.69%) UI Developer
6 4 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.69%) UI Programmer
7 3 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.77%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Web Analytics Specialist
8 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (84.62%) HTML
2 43 (82.69%) CSS
3 16 (30.77%) HTML5
4 14 (26.92%) AngularJS
4 14 (26.92%) jQuery
5 10 (19.23%) .NET
5 10 (19.23%) Laravel
6 9 (17.31%) RESTful
7 8 (15.38%) Web Services
8 7 (13.46%) Symfony
9 6 (11.54%) CSS3
10 5 (9.62%) REST
10 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
10 5 (9.62%) Google Maps API
11 4 (7.69%) LAMP
11 4 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (7.69%) Bing Maps
12 3 (5.77%) Ember.js
12 3 (5.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) User Experience
2 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.77%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.92%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.92%) Open Source
4 1 (1.92%) Social Media
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Linux
2 5 (9.62%) Windows
3 4 (7.69%) Android
3 4 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.77%) UNIX
5 1 (1.92%) Debian
5 1 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) MVC
2 11 (21.15%) OOP
3 8 (15.38%) Web Application Development
4 7 (13.46%) OO
5 6 (11.54%) Analytics
6 5 (9.62%) SOA
6 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.69%) Web Development
7 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Android Development
8 3 (5.77%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.85%) Web Analytics
9 2 (3.85%) Content Management
9 2 (3.85%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.85%) Project Management
9 2 (3.85%) Web Design
10 1 (1.92%) iOS Development
10 1 (1.92%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) PHP
2 10 (19.23%) SQL
3 9 (17.31%) Python
4 7 (13.46%) C#
5 6 (11.54%) Java
6 5 (9.62%) Ruby
6 5 (9.62%) PHP5
7 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.85%) Perl
8 2 (3.85%) Scala
9 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Nagios
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
1 1 (1.92%) Graphite
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Google
2 4 (7.69%) Twitter
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) Temenos
4 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Adobe
5 1 (1.92%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.92%) Facebook
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