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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 23 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 21 27 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.29% 8.08% 11.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.73% 13.78% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 31
Average daily rate
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£325 £271 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.81% -9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £221 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £374 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 11
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -
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
165 196 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.40% 58.68% 57.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 94 125
Average daily rate £354 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £750 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 34 42
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +7.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £48.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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 18 December 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 18 December 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 (80.85%) HTML
2 37 (78.72%) CSS
3 22 (46.81%) jQuery
4 21 (44.68%) PHP
5 18 (38.30%) AngularJS
6 17 (36.17%) HTML5
7 16 (34.04%) MySQL
8 12 (25.53%) OO
8 12 (25.53%) MVC
9 11 (23.40%) SQL
9 11 (23.40%) CSS3
9 11 (23.40%) Laravel
10 10 (21.28%) Node.js
10 10 (21.28%) RESTful
10 10 (21.28%) OOP
11 9 (19.15%) .NET
11 9 (19.15%) Python
12 8 (17.02%) Web Services
12 8 (17.02%) Linux
12 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (14.89%) Web Development
13 7 (14.89%) Symfony
13 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
13 7 (14.89%) C#
13 7 (14.89%) REST
13 7 (14.89%) Jasmine
14 6 (12.77%) Java
14 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
14 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
14 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (21.28%) Node.js
2 4 (8.51%) Apache
2 4 (8.51%) nginx
3 3 (6.38%) WordPress
4 2 (4.26%) Moodle
5 1 (2.13%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Photoshop
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Shopify
1 2 (4.26%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.26%) SaaS
4 1 (2.13%) GitHub
4 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) HTTP
1 3 (6.38%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) MySQL
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.13%) Big Data
5 1 (2.13%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Jasmine
2 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (10.64%) Subversion
3 5 (10.64%) Grunt
3 5 (10.64%) PHPUnit
4 3 (6.38%) Mocha
4 3 (6.38%) Bower
5 2 (4.26%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.26%) NUnit
6 1 (2.13%) Firebug
6 1 (2.13%) Fiddler
6 1 (2.13%) Maven
6 1 (2.13%) JIRA
6 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (78.72%) Developer
2 11 (23.40%) PHP Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Web Developer
4 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.51%) PHP Web Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (6.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Applications Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Web Analytics Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) CSS Developer
7 2 (4.26%) WordPress Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Moodle Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (80.85%) HTML
2 37 (78.72%) CSS
3 22 (46.81%) jQuery
4 18 (38.30%) AngularJS
5 17 (36.17%) HTML5
6 11 (23.40%) CSS3
6 11 (23.40%) Laravel
7 10 (21.28%) RESTful
8 9 (19.15%) .NET
9 8 (17.02%) Web Services
10 7 (14.89%) Symfony
10 7 (14.89%) REST
11 5 (10.64%) XML
12 4 (8.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (8.51%) LESS
12 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET
13 3 (6.38%) Google Maps API
13 3 (6.38%) Ajax
13 3 (6.38%) LAMP
13 3 (6.38%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.26%) Social Media
2 2 (4.26%) Open Source
2 2 (4.26%) VLE
2 2 (4.26%) Graphic Design
2 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.13%) Ontologies
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) Linux
2 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.51%) Android
3 3 (6.38%) Windows
4 2 (4.26%) UNIX
5 1 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Debian
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) OO
1 12 (25.53%) MVC
2 10 (21.28%) OOP
3 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.89%) Web Development
5 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
5 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
5 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.51%) Web Application Development
6 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.38%) TDD
7 3 (6.38%) Scrum
7 3 (6.38%) Android Development
7 3 (6.38%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (4.26%) DevOps
8 2 (4.26%) Progressive Enhancement
8 2 (4.26%) Line Management
8 2 (4.26%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.26%) Analytics
8 2 (4.26%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) PHP
2 11 (23.40%) SQL
3 9 (19.15%) Python
4 7 (14.89%) C#
5 6 (12.77%) Java
6 5 (10.64%) PHP5
7 4 (8.51%) Ruby
8 3 (6.38%) Perl
8 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.13%) Scala
9 1 (2.13%) SPARQL
9 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.13%) C++
9 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) Nagios
2 1 (2.13%) Graphite
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Google
2 4 (8.51%) Twitter
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.13%) Adobe
4 1 (2.13%) Temenos
4 1 (2.13%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.13%) Splunk
4 1 (2.13%) Facebook
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