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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 28 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 27 27 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.38% 7.12% 12.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 18.24% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 33
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +39.91%
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
243 148 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.41% 39.05% 56.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 76 129
Average daily rate £363 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 53
Average hourly rate £57.50 £38.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.35% +1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £32.50 £31.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.25 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 47 (58.75%) HTML
2 42 (52.50%) CSS
3 32 (40.00%) jQuery
4 27 (33.75%) C#
4 27 (33.75%) PHP
5 24 (30.00%) MySQL
6 22 (27.50%) .NET
6 22 (27.50%) OO
7 21 (26.25%) Python
8 20 (25.00%) HTML5
8 20 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 17 (21.25%) Web Services
10 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 16 (20.00%) CSS3
11 15 (18.75%) SQL
12 14 (17.50%) ASP.NET
12 14 (17.50%) Linux
12 14 (17.50%) MVC
12 14 (17.50%) REST
13 13 (16.25%) Java
13 13 (16.25%) Scrum
13 13 (16.25%) Subversion
14 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (12.50%) WCF
14 10 (12.50%) Node.js
15 9 (11.25%) Ajax
15 9 (11.25%) TDD
15 9 (11.25%) Software Engineering
15 9 (11.25%) XML
16 8 (10.00%) C

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (12.50%) Node.js
2 8 (10.00%) IIS
3 7 (8.75%) Apache
4 3 (3.75%) WordPress
5 2 (2.50%) Moodle
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.75%) SaaS
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.50%) Internet
1 6 (7.50%) RTP
2 5 (6.25%) Broadband
2 5 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.00%) MySQL
2 16 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.50%) Big Data
4 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.25%) Triplestore
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Subversion
2 7 (8.75%) Jasmine
2 7 (8.75%) Grunt
3 5 (6.25%) Bower
3 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.00%) NUnit
5 3 (3.75%) Mocha
5 3 (3.75%) Firebug
5 3 (3.75%) Fiddler
6 2 (2.50%) JIRA
6 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.50%) Moq
6 2 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.25%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.25%) Maven
7 1 (1.25%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (7.50%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Banking
2 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Games
4 2 (2.50%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
5 1 (1.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 63 (78.75%) Developer
2 20 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 8 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.75%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (8.75%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Python Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Python/Django Developer
6 5 (6.25%) PHP Developer
7 4 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (3.75%) CRM Developer
8 3 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.75%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Applications Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (2.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (58.75%) HTML
2 42 (52.50%) CSS
3 32 (40.00%) jQuery
4 22 (27.50%) .NET
5 20 (25.00%) HTML5
5 20 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 17 (21.25%) Web Services
7 16 (20.00%) CSS3
8 14 (17.50%) ASP.NET
8 14 (17.50%) REST
9 10 (12.50%) WCF
10 9 (11.25%) Ajax
10 9 (11.25%) XML
11 8 (10.00%) RESTful
11 8 (10.00%) LESS
12 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (8.75%) XHTML
13 6 (7.50%) SVG
13 6 (7.50%) Django
13 6 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Mobile App
1 7 (8.75%) IPTV
1 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
1 7 (8.75%) MPEG
1 7 (8.75%) Streaming Video
2 6 (7.50%) Visualisation
3 5 (6.25%) Open Source
4 2 (2.50%) VLE
5 1 (1.25%) Social Media
5 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.25%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.25%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.25%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.25%) RIA
5 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.50%) Linux
2 6 (7.50%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (5.00%) Android
4 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.50%) Windows
5 2 (2.50%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) OO
2 14 (17.50%) MVC
3 13 (16.25%) Scrum
4 10 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.25%) TDD
5 9 (11.25%) Software Engineering
6 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.75%) Web Development
7 6 (7.50%) OOP
7 6 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.00%) CRM
9 4 (5.00%) SEO
9 4 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.00%) Rapid Prototyping
9 4 (5.00%) DevOps
9 4 (5.00%) Web Application Development
10 3 (3.75%) Android Development
10 3 (3.75%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.75%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.75%) C#
1 27 (33.75%) PHP
2 21 (26.25%) Python
3 15 (18.75%) SQL
4 13 (16.25%) Java
5 8 (10.00%) C
6 7 (8.75%) PHP5
7 4 (5.00%) Ruby
8 3 (3.75%) C++
9 2 (2.50%) Perl
10 1 (1.25%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) SNOMED CT
1 1 (1.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Puppet
2 2 (2.50%) Nagios
2 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft
1 7 (8.75%) Perforce
2 6 (7.50%) Oracle
2 6 (7.50%) Splunk
3 3 (3.75%) Google
4 2 (2.50%) ATG
4 2 (2.50%) Sencha
5 1 (1.25%) Facebook
5 1 (1.25%) Zend
5 1 (1.25%) Adobe
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