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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript
Rank 10 7 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 23 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 15.75% 9.09% 4.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.40% 38.46% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 2
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£413 £295 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.83% -21.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-4.30% -1.51%
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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
81 13 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 55.48% 23.64% 54.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 7 18
Average daily rate £478 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £290 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 20
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.27% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.38 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 33 (78.57%) Java
2 28 (66.67%) Maven
3 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (52.38%) OO
4 22 (52.38%) Python
4 22 (52.38%) Perl
4 22 (52.38%) Ant
4 22 (52.38%) Release Management
4 22 (52.38%) DV Cleared
4 22 (52.38%) Security Cleared
4 22 (52.38%) Apache Ivy
5 21 (50.00%) PHP
6 19 (45.24%) HTML
6 19 (45.24%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (40.48%) Lua
7 17 (40.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 17 (40.48%) UNIX
7 17 (40.48%) ClearCase
7 17 (40.48%) Subversion
8 15 (35.71%) J2EE
9 14 (33.33%) Spring
10 13 (30.95%) SQL
11 12 (28.57%) Sun
11 12 (28.57%) Sun Certification
11 12 (28.57%) Bash Shell
12 11 (26.19%) Scrum
12 11 (26.19%) Web Services
13 9 (21.43%) Linux
13 9 (21.43%) CSS
13 9 (21.43%) C++

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (9.52%) Drupal
2 3 (7.14%) IIS
3 2 (4.76%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.52%) MySQL
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Big Data
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 28 (66.67%) Maven
2 22 (52.38%) Ant
2 22 (52.38%) Apache Ivy
3 17 (40.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 17 (40.48%) ClearCase
3 17 (40.48%) Subversion
4 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
4 5 (11.90%) Eclipse
4 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Marketing
2 4 (9.52%) Electronics
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (95.24%) Developer
2 30 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 20 (47.62%) Senior Developer
4 15 (35.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.38%) Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) User Experience Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Designer
8 1 (2.38%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) HTML
2 15 (35.71%) J2EE
3 14 (33.33%) Spring
4 11 (26.19%) Web Services
5 9 (21.43%) CSS
5 9 (21.43%) Hibernate
6 8 (19.05%) jQuery
6 8 (19.05%) XML
7 6 (14.29%) WCF
7 6 (14.29%) Spring MVC
7 6 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (14.29%) .NET
8 5 (11.90%) DHTML
8 5 (11.90%) XSD
8 5 (11.90%) XSLT
8 5 (11.90%) Apache Camel
8 5 (11.90%) HTML5
9 3 (7.14%) LINQ
10 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
11 1 (2.38%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) DTV
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) UNIX
2 9 (21.43%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (52.38%) OO
2 22 (52.38%) Release Management
3 19 (45.24%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (26.19%) Scrum
5 9 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 6 (14.29%) BDD
6 6 (14.29%) TDD
6 6 (14.29%) MVC
6 6 (14.29%) OOD
7 5 (11.90%) User Stories
7 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
8 4 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (9.52%) Programme Management
8 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.76%) Web Development
9 2 (4.76%) Web Design
10 1 (2.38%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (78.57%) Java
2 22 (52.38%) Python
2 22 (52.38%) Perl
3 21 (50.00%) PHP
4 17 (40.48%) Lua
5 13 (30.95%) SQL
6 12 (28.57%) Bash Shell
7 9 (21.43%) C++
8 7 (16.67%) Ruby
9 6 (14.29%) C#
10 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
11 2 (4.76%) VB
11 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
12 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) DV Cleared
1 22 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 12 (28.57%) Sun Certification
3 7 (16.67%) OCPJP
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Varnish
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Sun
2 4 (9.52%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
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