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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 17 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 27 31 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.24% 9.48% 11.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.92% 17.13% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 29
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £369 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -
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 £34.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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
181 181 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.53% 55.35% 62.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 78 128
Average daily rate £354 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.91% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £388 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 48
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 23 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 23 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 38 (66.67%) HTML
2 34 (59.65%) CSS
3 26 (45.61%) jQuery
4 18 (31.58%) Python
4 18 (31.58%) .NET
5 16 (28.07%) C#
5 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (28.07%) AngularJS
6 15 (26.32%) PHP
7 14 (24.56%) OO
7 14 (24.56%) HTML5
8 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
9 12 (21.05%) MySQL
9 12 (21.05%) SQL
10 11 (19.30%) Web Services
10 11 (19.30%) Degree
10 11 (19.30%) CSS3
11 10 (17.54%) Node.js
11 10 (17.54%) RESTful
11 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
12 9 (15.79%) Java
13 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
13 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (14.04%) TDD
13 8 (14.04%) Scrum
13 8 (14.04%) Jasmine
14 7 (12.28%) LESS
14 7 (12.28%) REST
14 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
14 7 (12.28%) Ruby

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (17.54%) Node.js
2 6 (10.53%) IIS
3 3 (5.26%) WordPress
4 2 (3.51%) Moodle
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.75%) CMS
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Office
1 2 (3.51%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Google Analytics
1 2 (3.51%) Shopify
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) IaaS
2 1 (1.75%) GitHub
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Internet
1 4 (7.02%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) RTP
2 1 (1.75%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 12 (21.05%) MySQL
3 6 (10.53%) Big Data
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.51%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.75%) Triplestore
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Jasmine
2 6 (10.53%) Grunt
3 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.02%) Subversion
4 4 (7.02%) NUnit
5 3 (5.26%) Mocha
5 3 (5.26%) Bower
5 3 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.51%) Moq
6 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.75%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.75%) Maven
7 1 (1.75%) JIRA
7 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Banking
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (70.18%) Developer
2 8 (14.04%) .NET Developer
3 6 (10.53%) Python Developer
3 6 (10.53%) Python/Django Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Web Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.51%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.51%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.51%) HTML Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (66.67%) HTML
2 34 (59.65%) CSS
3 26 (45.61%) jQuery
4 18 (31.58%) .NET
5 16 (28.07%) AngularJS
6 14 (24.56%) HTML5
7 11 (19.30%) Web Services
7 11 (19.30%) CSS3
8 10 (17.54%) RESTful
9 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
10 7 (12.28%) LESS
10 7 (12.28%) REST
11 6 (10.53%) SVG
11 6 (10.53%) Django
11 6 (10.53%) D3.js
12 5 (8.77%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (8.77%) XML
13 4 (7.02%) .NET Framework
13 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (7.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.53%) Visualisation
3 5 (8.77%) Open Source
4 2 (3.51%) Streaming Video
4 2 (3.51%) Graphic Design
4 2 (3.51%) VLE
4 2 (3.51%) Social Media
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) IPTV
5 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.75%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.75%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Android
2 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.56%) OO
3 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (14.04%) TDD
3 8 (14.04%) Scrum
4 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
4 7 (12.28%) Unit Testing
5 6 (10.53%) MVC
5 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.53%) Web Application Development
6 5 (8.77%) DevOps
6 5 (8.77%) Web Development
7 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.26%) Workflow
8 3 (5.26%) CRM
9 2 (3.51%) SOA
9 2 (3.51%) Project Management
9 2 (3.51%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.58%) Python
2 16 (28.07%) C#
3 15 (26.32%) PHP
4 12 (21.05%) SQL
5 9 (15.79%) Java
6 7 (12.28%) Ruby
7 3 (5.26%) C
7 3 (5.26%) C++
7 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.51%) Perl
9 1 (1.75%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Puppet
2 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Splunk
2 5 (8.77%) Google
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.75%) Facebook
4 1 (1.75%) Sencha
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe
4 1 (1.75%) Perforce
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle
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