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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 11 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 37 35 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.46% 9.70% 16.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.98% 25.18% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 34
Average daily rate £366 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £423 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
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
161 139 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 41.18% 38.50% 50.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 101 107
Average daily rate £370 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 22
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.95 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 30 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 70 (82.35%) HTML
2 56 (65.88%) CSS
3 47 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (51.76%) Java
5 38 (44.71%) jQuery
6 29 (34.12%) HTML5
7 27 (31.76%) REST
7 27 (31.76%) Ajax
8 26 (30.59%) SQL
8 26 (30.59%) Python
9 24 (28.24%) Git (software)
9 24 (28.24%) AngularJS
10 21 (24.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 19 (22.35%) JSON
11 19 (22.35%) CSS3
12 18 (21.18%) Perl
12 18 (21.18%) TDD
12 18 (21.18%) Front End Development
13 16 (18.82%) Spring
13 16 (18.82%) .NET
14 15 (17.65%) C#
15 14 (16.47%) C++
15 14 (16.47%) XML
15 14 (16.47%) MongoDB
15 14 (16.47%) Node.js
15 14 (16.47%) User Experience
16 13 (15.29%) NoSQL
16 13 (15.29%) Bash Shell
16 13 (15.29%) Web Services
17 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 14 (16.47%) Node.js
2 10 (11.76%) JBoss
3 4 (4.71%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.35%) CMS
4 2 (2.35%) NServiceBus
4 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.35%) WordPress
5 1 (1.18%) Apache
5 1 (1.18%) Drupal
5 1 (1.18%) IIS
5 1 (1.18%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.18%) nginx
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (4.71%) OmniGraffle
1 4 (4.71%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) SDL Web 8
2 2 (2.35%) BigMachines
2 2 (2.35%) Eloqua
2 2 (2.35%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.53%) SaaS
3 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.12%) HTTP
2 11 (12.94%) 802.15
2 11 (12.94%) Bluetooth
2 11 (12.94%) Internet
2 11 (12.94%) SSL
2 11 (12.94%) TCP/IP
2 11 (12.94%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (12.94%) X.509
2 11 (12.94%) ZigBee
3 2 (2.35%) DNS
4 1 (1.18%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.18%) Network Security
4 1 (1.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.47%) MongoDB
2 13 (15.29%) NoSQL
3 8 (9.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (9.41%) CouchDB
4 7 (8.24%) MySQL
5 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.35%) Big Data
7 2 (2.35%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.18%) Redis
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 24 (28.24%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.59%) Mercurial
3 8 (9.41%) IntelliJ
3 8 (9.41%) WebStorm
4 6 (7.06%) Selenium
5 5 (5.88%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.71%) Maven
7 2 (2.35%) Grunt
7 2 (2.35%) gulp
7 2 (2.35%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.35%) JMeter
7 2 (2.35%) JUnit
7 2 (2.35%) Mockito
7 2 (2.35%) NUnit
7 2 (2.35%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.35%) PhantomJS
7 2 (2.35%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.18%) Appium
8 1 (1.18%) Protractor
General
1 4 (4.71%) Finance
1 4 (4.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (2.35%) Electronics
2 2 (2.35%) Publishing
3 1 (1.18%) Advertising
3 1 (1.18%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (72.94%) Developer
2 16 (18.82%) Java Developer
3 12 (14.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (14.12%) Senior Developer
4 11 (12.94%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (12.94%) Python Developer
5 7 (8.24%) .NET Developer
5 7 (8.24%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (8.24%) Team Leader
6 6 (7.06%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.71%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (4.71%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Software Team Leader
9 3 (3.53%) Angular Developer
9 3 (3.53%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (82.35%) HTML
2 56 (65.88%) CSS
3 38 (44.71%) jQuery
4 29 (34.12%) HTML5
5 27 (31.76%) Ajax
5 27 (31.76%) REST
6 24 (28.24%) AngularJS
7 21 (24.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 19 (22.35%) CSS3
8 19 (22.35%) JSON
9 16 (18.82%) .NET
9 16 (18.82%) Spring
10 14 (16.47%) XML
11 13 (15.29%) Web Services
12 12 (14.12%) ASP.NET
13 11 (12.94%) 802.1X
14 8 (9.41%) Middleware
15 7 (8.24%) Django
15 7 (8.24%) PhoneGap
16 4 (4.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) User Experience
2 9 (10.59%) Internet of Things
3 8 (9.41%) Mobile App
3 8 (9.41%) N-Tier
4 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.88%) Graphic Design
5 5 (5.88%) Smart Meter
6 4 (4.71%) Life Science
7 3 (3.53%) Biology
7 3 (3.53%) iPad
7 3 (3.53%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.35%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.35%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.18%) Informatics
9 1 (1.18%) Social Media
9 1 (1.18%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.41%) Linux
2 5 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (1.18%) CentOS
3 1 (1.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (55.29%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (21.18%) Front End Development
2 18 (21.18%) TDD
3 12 (14.12%) OO
4 11 (12.94%) Web Development
5 10 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 9 (10.59%) UX Design
7 8 (9.41%) Microservices
7 8 (9.41%) Scrum
7 8 (9.41%) SOA
8 7 (8.24%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (7.06%) BDD
9 6 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.06%) High Availability
9 6 (7.06%) MVC
9 6 (7.06%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.88%) Analytics
10 5 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.71%) DevOps
11 4 (4.71%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (51.76%) Java
2 26 (30.59%) Python
2 26 (30.59%) SQL
3 18 (21.18%) Perl
4 15 (17.65%) C#
5 14 (16.47%) C++
6 13 (15.29%) Bash Shell
7 12 (14.12%) C
8 10 (11.76%) PHP
9 9 (10.59%) TypeScript
10 7 (8.24%) ECMAScript
11 6 (7.06%) Dart
12 2 (2.35%) Apex Code
12 2 (2.35%) Groovy
12 2 (2.35%) Ruby
12 2 (2.35%) Scala
13 1 (1.18%) R
13 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) CEH
2 1 (1.18%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (1.18%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (1.18%) CREST Certified
2 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.18%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 8 (9.41%) MOM
2 1 (1.18%) Nagios
2 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.18%) Puppet
2 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) Oracle
2 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.53%) Siebel
3 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.35%) Zend
4 1 (1.18%) Citrix
4 1 (1.18%) Facebook
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.18%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.18%) Twitter
4 1 (1.18%) Vertica
4 1 (1.18%) VMware
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