The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 14 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 12 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 9.09% 3.51% 8.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.39% 9.30% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 7
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£463 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £386 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+24.29% -8.57%
JavaScript
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
69 43 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 52.27% 37.72% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 13 17
Average daily rate £408 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.44% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JavaScript across the Cheltenham region.

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Cheltenham region.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (55.81%) HTML
3 21 (48.84%) Java
3 21 (48.84%) Scrum
4 20 (46.51%) PHP
4 20 (46.51%) .NET
5 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET
5 19 (44.19%) CSS
5 19 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (39.53%) Python
6 17 (39.53%) OO
6 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
6 17 (39.53%) Maven
6 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
7 16 (37.21%) DV Cleared
7 16 (37.21%) Apache Ivy
7 16 (37.21%) Subversion
7 16 (37.21%) Lua
7 16 (37.21%) Release Management
7 16 (37.21%) Ant
7 16 (37.21%) Perl
7 16 (37.21%) C#
7 16 (37.21%) UNIX
7 16 (37.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 16 (37.21%) ClearCase
8 14 (32.56%) MySQL
9 13 (30.23%) MVC
10 12 (27.91%) Sun
10 12 (27.91%) Sun Certification
10 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET MVC

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 3 (6.98%) Drupal
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (39.53%) SQL Server
2 14 (32.56%) MySQL
3 5 (11.63%) MongoDB
3 5 (11.63%) Couchbase
3 5 (11.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Maven
2 16 (37.21%) Subversion
2 16 (37.21%) Apache Ivy
2 16 (37.21%) Ant
2 16 (37.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 16 (37.21%) ClearCase
3 7 (16.28%) NUnit
3 7 (16.28%) MSTest
4 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (41.86%) Java Developer
3 17 (39.53%) .NET Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Developer
5 7 (16.28%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Web Developer
6 4 (9.30%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Drupal Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.33%) .NET Applications Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.33%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Web Applications Developer
9 1 (2.33%) GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) HTML
2 20 (46.51%) .NET
3 19 (44.19%) ASP.NET
3 19 (44.19%) CSS
4 12 (27.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (23.26%) J2EE
7 6 (13.95%) .NET Framework
7 6 (13.95%) REST
8 5 (11.63%) HTML5
8 5 (11.63%) Castle Windsor
8 5 (11.63%) jQuery
9 4 (9.30%) WCF
10 3 (6.98%) Web Services
10 3 (6.98%) XML
11 2 (4.65%) SOAP
11 2 (4.65%) Ajax
11 2 (4.65%) XSLT
11 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
12 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) DTV
1 1 (2.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) UNIX
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (48.84%) Scrum
3 19 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (39.53%) OO
5 16 (37.21%) Release Management
6 13 (30.23%) MVC
7 9 (20.93%) User Stories
7 9 (20.93%) Test Scripting
8 7 (16.28%) BDD
8 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
8 7 (16.28%) TDD
9 5 (11.63%) OOD
9 5 (11.63%) SOA
9 5 (11.63%) Progressive Enhancement
9 5 (11.63%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (11.63%) CQRS
9 5 (11.63%) Mobile First
10 2 (4.65%) Time Management
10 2 (4.65%) Web Development
10 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) Java
2 20 (46.51%) PHP
3 17 (39.53%) Python
4 16 (37.21%) Lua
4 16 (37.21%) Perl
4 16 (37.21%) C#
5 11 (25.58%) SQL
6 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
6 9 (20.93%) Ruby
7 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.98%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.33%) VB
8 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Security Cleared
2 16 (37.21%) DV Cleared
3 12 (27.91%) Sun Certification
4 9 (20.93%) OCPJP
5 5 (11.63%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Sun
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) SAP
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft