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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 8 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 46 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.37% 6.98% 7.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.54% 13.75% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 8
Average daily rate £370 £285 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.82% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £395 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £55.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
167 160 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.89% 50.79% 50.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 90 75
Average daily rate £375 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +10.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 94 (77.69%) HTML
2 71 (58.68%) CSS
3 59 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (45.45%) Java
5 52 (42.98%) jQuery
6 47 (38.84%) HTML5
7 43 (35.54%) Git (software)
8 35 (28.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 34 (28.10%) REST
9 34 (28.10%) CSS3
10 30 (24.79%) Ajax
11 26 (21.49%) TDD
12 25 (20.66%) SQL
13 24 (19.83%) Node.js
13 24 (19.83%) Front End Development
14 23 (19.01%) User Experience
14 23 (19.01%) Spring
15 21 (17.36%) Mercurial
15 21 (17.36%) AngularJS
16 19 (15.70%) JSON
16 19 (15.70%) Web Services
16 19 (15.70%) OO
16 19 (15.70%) Python
17 18 (14.88%) NoSQL
17 18 (14.88%) BDD
18 17 (14.05%) UX Design
18 17 (14.05%) MVC
19 16 (13.22%) IntelliJ
19 16 (13.22%) Perl
19 16 (13.22%) PHP

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (19.83%) Node.js
2 15 (12.40%) JBoss
3 3 (2.48%) Drupal
4 2 (1.65%) CMS
5 1 (0.83%) Apache
5 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.83%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (8.26%) Photoshop
2 9 (7.44%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Tridion
2 4 (3.31%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (2.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.65%) BigMachines
4 2 (1.65%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.48%) SaaS
4 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.83%) GitHub
5 1 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (12.40%) HTTP
2 10 (8.26%) 802.15
2 10 (8.26%) Bluetooth
2 10 (8.26%) Internet
2 10 (8.26%) SSL
2 10 (8.26%) TCP/IP
2 10 (8.26%) Wi-Fi
2 10 (8.26%) X.509
2 10 (8.26%) ZigBee
3 3 (2.48%) LDAP
4 1 (0.83%) DNS
4 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.83%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.88%) NoSQL
2 16 (13.22%) MongoDB
3 12 (9.92%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (9.09%) MySQL
4 11 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 8 (6.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (6.61%) CouchDB
6 7 (5.79%) SQL Server
7 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.65%) Big Data
9 2 (1.65%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.65%) DB2
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 43 (35.54%) Git (software)
2 21 (17.36%) Mercurial
3 16 (13.22%) IntelliJ
3 16 (13.22%) WebStorm
4 14 (11.57%) Selenium
5 8 (6.61%) Maven
6 7 (5.79%) Grunt
6 7 (5.79%) Jasmine
7 6 (4.96%) gulp
7 6 (4.96%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.13%) Appium
8 5 (4.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (4.13%) JBehave
8 5 (4.13%) JMeter
8 5 (4.13%) PhantomJS
9 4 (3.31%) JUnit
9 4 (3.31%) Mockito
10 3 (2.48%) Lombardi
11 2 (1.65%) Axure RP
11 2 (1.65%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (5.79%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Electronics
3 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.48%) Marketing
3 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.65%) Publishing
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 93 (76.86%) Developer
2 20 (16.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 19 (15.70%) Java Developer
4 16 (13.22%) Senior Developer
5 13 (10.74%) Web Developer
6 9 (7.44%) PHP Developer
7 7 (5.79%) .NET Developer
7 7 (5.79%) Python Developer
7 7 (5.79%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (5.79%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.96%) Java Web Developer
8 6 (4.96%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (4.96%) UI Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Senior Web Developer
10 4 (3.31%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.31%) QA Engineer
10 4 (3.31%) ServiceNow Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (77.69%) HTML
2 71 (58.68%) CSS
3 52 (42.98%) jQuery
4 47 (38.84%) HTML5
5 35 (28.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 34 (28.10%) CSS3
6 34 (28.10%) REST
7 30 (24.79%) Ajax
8 23 (19.01%) Spring
9 21 (17.36%) AngularJS
10 19 (15.70%) JSON
10 19 (15.70%) Web Services
11 14 (11.57%) .NET
11 14 (11.57%) PhoneGap
11 14 (11.57%) XML
12 12 (9.92%) ASP.NET
12 12 (9.92%) RESTful
13 11 (9.09%) Middleware
14 10 (8.26%) 802.1X
15 8 (6.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.01%) User Experience
2 15 (12.40%) Mobile App
3 13 (10.74%) N-Tier
4 9 (7.44%) Graphic Design
5 8 (6.61%) Computer Science
5 8 (6.61%) Internet of Things
6 5 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.13%) Life Science
7 4 (3.31%) Biology
7 4 (3.31%) CMDB
7 4 (3.31%) Smart Meter
7 4 (3.31%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.48%) Fintech
8 3 (2.48%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.65%) iPad
9 2 (1.65%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.83%) Informatics
10 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.31%) Linux
2 1 (0.83%) AIX
2 1 (0.83%) CentOS
2 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (48.76%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.49%) TDD
3 24 (19.83%) Front End Development
4 19 (15.70%) OO
5 18 (14.88%) BDD
6 17 (14.05%) MVC
6 17 (14.05%) UX Design
7 14 (11.57%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (10.74%) Web Development
9 12 (9.92%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (9.92%) SOA
9 12 (9.92%) Unit Testing
10 11 (9.09%) Software Engineering
11 10 (8.26%) DevOps
11 10 (8.26%) Microservices
12 9 (7.44%) Functional Testing
12 9 (7.44%) Scrum
13 8 (6.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (5.79%) Web Design
15 6 (4.96%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (45.45%) Java
2 25 (20.66%) SQL
3 19 (15.70%) Python
4 16 (13.22%) Perl
4 16 (13.22%) PHP
5 14 (11.57%) C#
6 13 (10.74%) ECMAScript
6 13 (10.74%) TypeScript
7 12 (9.92%) Bash Shell
7 12 (9.92%) C++
7 12 (9.92%) Dart
8 10 (8.26%) C
9 7 (5.79%) Ruby
10 4 (3.31%) Groovy
10 4 (3.31%) Scala
11 2 (1.65%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.83%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.83%) ES6
12 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (8.26%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 8 (6.61%) MOM
2 2 (1.65%) Puppet
3 1 (0.83%) Ansible
3 1 (0.83%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.83%) Graphite
3 1 (0.83%) logstash
3 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (6.61%) Oracle
1 8 (6.61%) ServiceNow
2 4 (3.31%) IBM
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.48%) SAP
3 3 (2.48%) Zend
4 2 (1.65%) Perforce
4 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.65%) Siebel
5 1 (0.83%) Adobe
5 1 (0.83%) Facebook
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.83%) Twitter
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