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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 5 25 14
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 75 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.56% 5.58% 7.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.41% 11.69% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 19 16
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -5.55%
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
264 231 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 51.26% 47.73% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 168 73
Average daily rate £370 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 11
Average hourly rate £43.75 £57.50 £38.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +47.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.10 £30.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £58.25 £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 78 (71.56%) HTML
2 61 (55.96%) CSS
3 50 (45.87%) Java
4 41 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (36.70%) jQuery
6 39 (35.78%) HTML5
7 32 (29.36%) MVC
8 30 (27.52%) Git (software)
9 26 (23.85%) RESTful
9 26 (23.85%) Spring
10 25 (22.94%) SQL
11 24 (22.02%) MySQL
12 23 (21.10%) CSS3
13 22 (20.18%) .NET
13 22 (20.18%) Web Services
14 21 (19.27%) Ajax
15 20 (18.35%) Node.js
16 19 (17.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 18 (16.51%) Oracle
17 18 (16.51%) SQL Server
18 17 (15.60%) C#
19 16 (14.68%) XML
20 14 (12.84%) Hibernate
20 14 (12.84%) BDD
20 14 (12.84%) Web Development
20 14 (12.84%) REST
21 12 (11.01%) Grunt
21 12 (11.01%) User Experience
21 12 (11.01%) Retail
21 12 (11.01%) Mercurial

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (18.35%) Node.js
2 11 (10.09%) Drupal
3 10 (9.17%) JBoss
4 6 (5.50%) Apache Solr
5 4 (3.67%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.67%) Apache
5 4 (3.67%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.75%) CMS
6 3 (2.75%) WordPress
7 2 (1.83%) IIS
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Photoshop
1 4 (3.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (2.75%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Tridion
2 2 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.92%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.83%) GitHub
3 2 (1.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) LDAP
2 5 (4.59%) HTTP
3 2 (1.83%) Internet
3 2 (1.83%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.02%) MySQL
2 18 (16.51%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.17%) MongoDB
4 9 (8.26%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (8.26%) NoSQL
5 8 (7.34%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.92%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (27.52%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.01%) Mercurial
2 12 (11.01%) Grunt
3 10 (9.17%) Maven
4 8 (7.34%) IntelliJ
4 8 (7.34%) Selenium
4 8 (7.34%) WebStorm
5 6 (5.50%) Jasmine
5 6 (5.50%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.59%) gulp
7 4 (3.67%) Appium
7 4 (3.67%) PhantomJS
7 4 (3.67%) JIRA
7 4 (3.67%) JBehave
7 4 (3.67%) JMeter
8 3 (2.75%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.83%) Lombardi
9 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.83%) Bower
General
1 12 (11.01%) Retail
2 8 (7.34%) Finance
3 5 (4.59%) Marketing
4 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.75%) Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.83%) Back Office
6 2 (1.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.92%) Law
7 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (83.49%) Developer
2 19 (17.43%) Front-End Developer
3 18 (16.51%) Web Developer
3 18 (16.51%) Java Developer
4 10 (9.17%) .NET Developer
4 10 (9.17%) Senior Developer
4 10 (9.17%) UI Developer
4 10 (9.17%) UI Programmer
5 7 (6.42%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (5.50%) Software Engineer
6 6 (5.50%) Applications Developer
7 5 (4.59%) PHP Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Java Web Developer
9 3 (2.75%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (2.75%) C# Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.75%) QA Engineer
9 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (71.56%) HTML
2 61 (55.96%) CSS
3 40 (36.70%) jQuery
4 39 (35.78%) HTML5
5 26 (23.85%) RESTful
5 26 (23.85%) Spring
6 23 (21.10%) CSS3
7 22 (20.18%) .NET
7 22 (20.18%) Web Services
8 21 (19.27%) Ajax
9 19 (17.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 16 (14.68%) XML
11 14 (12.84%) Hibernate
11 14 (12.84%) REST
12 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET
13 11 (10.09%) Backbone.js
14 9 (8.26%) SOAP
15 7 (6.42%) J2EE
15 7 (6.42%) JPA
16 6 (5.50%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.01%) User Experience
2 11 (10.09%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.42%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.67%) Biology
4 4 (3.67%) Life Science
5 3 (2.75%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.83%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.83%) DTV
6 2 (1.83%) CMDB
6 2 (1.83%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.92%) LIMS
7 1 (0.92%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.01%) Linux
2 7 (6.42%) UNIX
3 5 (4.59%) Windows
4 2 (1.83%) Android
4 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.92%) CentOS
5 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.92%) AIX
5 1 (0.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.36%) MVC
3 14 (12.84%) Web Development
3 14 (12.84%) BDD
4 12 (11.01%) Scrum
5 11 (10.09%) TDD
5 11 (10.09%) Software Engineering
5 11 (10.09%) E-Commerce
5 11 (10.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (9.17%) UX Design
7 8 (7.34%) Unit Testing
8 7 (6.42%) Open Source
8 7 (6.42%) OO
8 7 (6.42%) Web Design
9 5 (4.59%) Bioinformatics
9 5 (4.59%) DevOps
9 5 (4.59%) Microservices
10 4 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (3.67%) Multithreading
10 4 (3.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (45.87%) Java
2 25 (22.94%) SQL
3 17 (15.60%) C#
4 11 (10.09%) Python
5 9 (8.26%) PHP
6 7 (6.42%) ECMAScript
6 7 (6.42%) TypeScript
6 7 (6.42%) Dart
7 6 (5.50%) Perl
8 5 (4.59%) C++
8 5 (4.59%) Ruby
9 3 (2.75%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (1.83%) C
10 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.92%) Delphi
11 1 (0.92%) PHP5
11 1 (0.92%) Groovy
11 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (5.50%) Degree
2 2 (1.83%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.83%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (2.75%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (2.75%) MOM
2 2 (1.83%) Puppet
2 2 (1.83%) Ansible
2 2 (1.83%) logstash
2 2 (1.83%) Graphite
3 1 (0.92%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 18 (16.51%) Oracle
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.67%) SAP
3 4 (3.67%) Intershop
3 4 (3.67%) hybris
3 4 (3.67%) Demandware
4 2 (1.83%) ServiceNow
4 2 (1.83%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.83%) Terracotta
4 2 (1.83%) IBM
5 1 (0.92%) Adobe
5 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.92%) Telerik
5 1 (0.92%) Twitter
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