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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 21 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 28 28 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.22% 7.53% 11.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.33% 18.79% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 26
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +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
210 149 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.67% 40.05% 59.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 67 122
Average daily rate £350 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £386 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 55
Average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.90 £32.50 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 45 (65.22%) HTML
2 41 (59.42%) CSS
3 33 (47.83%) jQuery
4 21 (30.43%) AngularJS
5 20 (28.99%) Python
5 20 (28.99%) .NET
6 19 (27.54%) C#
6 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (27.54%) HTML5
7 17 (24.64%) PHP
7 17 (24.64%) OO
8 16 (23.19%) CSS3
9 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
10 13 (18.84%) MySQL
11 12 (17.39%) Scrum
11 12 (17.39%) Subversion
12 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET
12 11 (15.94%) Web Services
12 11 (15.94%) Node.js
13 10 (14.49%) REST
13 10 (14.49%) Linux
13 10 (14.49%) SQL
14 9 (13.04%) Java
14 9 (13.04%) XML
14 9 (13.04%) TDD
14 9 (13.04%) Degree
14 9 (13.04%) RESTful
15 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (11.59%) Jasmine
15 8 (11.59%) LESS

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (15.94%) Node.js
2 8 (11.59%) IIS
3 2 (2.90%) Moodle
3 2 (2.90%) WordPress
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.90%) MS Office
4 1 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Shopify
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.45%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.80%) SaaS
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) GitHub
3 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) Internet
2 4 (5.80%) RTP
3 3 (4.35%) Broadband
3 3 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.84%) MySQL
3 6 (8.70%) Big Data
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.90%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.45%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Subversion
2 8 (11.59%) Jasmine
3 7 (10.14%) Grunt
4 4 (5.80%) Bower
4 4 (5.80%) NUnit
4 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.35%) Firebug
5 3 (4.35%) Fiddler
5 3 (4.35%) Mocha
5 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.90%) Moq
7 1 (1.45%) JIRA
7 1 (1.45%) Maven
7 1 (1.45%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (10.14%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.25%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Law
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (72.46%) Developer
2 12 (17.39%) Web Developer
3 8 (11.59%) .NET Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Python/Django Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Python Developer
4 6 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (5.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (5.80%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.80%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (2.90%) WordPress Developer
8 2 (2.90%) DevOps Administrator
8 2 (2.90%) Moodle Developer
8 2 (2.90%) CRM Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Developer
8 2 (2.90%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (65.22%) HTML
2 41 (59.42%) CSS
3 33 (47.83%) jQuery
4 21 (30.43%) AngularJS
5 20 (28.99%) .NET
6 19 (27.54%) HTML5
7 16 (23.19%) CSS3
8 11 (15.94%) ASP.NET
8 11 (15.94%) Web Services
9 10 (14.49%) REST
10 9 (13.04%) XML
10 9 (13.04%) RESTful
11 8 (11.59%) LESS
12 6 (8.70%) D3.js
12 6 (8.70%) Backbone.js
12 6 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (8.70%) Django
12 6 (8.70%) SVG
13 5 (7.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.70%) Visualisation
3 5 (7.25%) Streaming Video
3 5 (7.25%) Open Source
4 4 (5.80%) IPTV
4 4 (5.80%) MPEG
5 2 (2.90%) Social Media
5 2 (2.90%) VLE
5 2 (2.90%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.45%) RIA
6 1 (1.45%) Ontologies
6 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.49%) Linux
2 4 (5.80%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.45%) UNIX
3 1 (1.45%) Android
3 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (24.64%) OO
3 12 (17.39%) Scrum
4 9 (13.04%) TDD
5 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (11.59%) Web Development
6 7 (10.14%) MVC
6 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
6 7 (10.14%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.25%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.25%) Web Application Development
7 5 (7.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (7.25%) DevOps
8 4 (5.80%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.80%) Rapid Prototyping
8 4 (5.80%) SEO
8 4 (5.80%) CRM
9 3 (4.35%) Configuration Management
9 3 (4.35%) Workflow
10 2 (2.90%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) Python
2 19 (27.54%) C#
3 17 (24.64%) PHP
4 10 (14.49%) SQL
5 9 (13.04%) Java
6 7 (10.14%) Ruby
7 6 (8.70%) C
8 3 (4.35%) C++
9 2 (2.90%) Perl
10 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.45%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Puppet
2 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) Splunk
2 4 (5.80%) Google
2 4 (5.80%) Perforce
2 4 (5.80%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle
3 1 (1.45%) Adobe
3 1 (1.45%) ATG
3 1 (1.45%) Zend
3 1 (1.45%) Sencha
3 1 (1.45%) Xamarin
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