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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 7 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 25 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.89% 9.57% 9.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.77% 19.30% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 5
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£425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
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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
97 57 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 65.54% 49.57% 41.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 27 21
Average daily rate £425 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 31 (64.58%) HTML
2 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (50.00%) Java
4 21 (43.75%) PHP
4 21 (43.75%) .NET
4 21 (43.75%) Scrum
5 19 (39.58%) CSS
5 19 (39.58%) Maven
5 19 (39.58%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 18 (37.50%) C#
7 17 (35.42%) OO
7 17 (35.42%) Python
7 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
8 16 (33.33%) Release Management
8 16 (33.33%) DV Cleared
8 16 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
8 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 16 (33.33%) Perl
8 16 (33.33%) Ant
8 16 (33.33%) MySQL
9 15 (31.25%) SQL
9 15 (31.25%) UNIX
9 15 (31.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 15 (31.25%) ClearCase
9 15 (31.25%) Subversion
9 15 (31.25%) Lua
10 11 (22.92%) MVC
10 11 (22.92%) J2EE
10 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET Web API

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (10.42%) Drupal
2 4 (8.33%) IIS
3 3 (6.25%) Apache
3 3 (6.25%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.08%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (33.33%) MySQL
3 5 (10.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (10.42%) Couchbase
3 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (39.58%) Maven
2 16 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
2 16 (33.33%) Ant
3 15 (31.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 15 (31.25%) ClearCase
3 15 (31.25%) Subversion
4 7 (14.58%) NUnit
4 7 (14.58%) MSTest
5 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (97.92%) Developer
2 20 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 17 (35.42%) Senior Developer
4 16 (33.33%) .NET Developer
5 12 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Drupal Developer
8 4 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Web Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
11 1 (2.08%) PHP Developer
11 1 (2.08%) GIS Developer
11 1 (2.08%) Consultant
11 1 (2.08%) JavaScript Developer
11 1 (2.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (2.08%) Designer
11 1 (2.08%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (64.58%) HTML
2 21 (43.75%) .NET
3 19 (39.58%) CSS
4 16 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 11 (22.92%) J2EE
5 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (18.75%) Web Services
7 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (16.67%) XML
8 7 (14.58%) WCF
9 6 (12.50%) HTML5
9 6 (12.50%) REST
9 6 (12.50%) jQuery
9 6 (12.50%) .NET Framework
9 6 (12.50%) XSLT
10 5 (10.42%) DHTML
10 5 (10.42%) XSD
10 5 (10.42%) Castle Windsor
11 4 (8.33%) LINQ
11 4 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) GIS
1 1 (2.08%) DTV
1 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) UNIX
2 7 (14.58%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (43.75%) Scrum
3 19 (39.58%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (35.42%) OO
5 16 (33.33%) Release Management
6 11 (22.92%) MVC
7 9 (18.75%) OOD
7 9 (18.75%) TDD
7 9 (18.75%) BDD
8 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
9 6 (12.50%) User Stories
9 6 (12.50%) Test Scripting
10 5 (10.42%) SOA
10 5 (10.42%) Progressive Enhancement
10 5 (10.42%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (10.42%) CQRS
11 3 (6.25%) Web Design
11 3 (6.25%) Software Delivery
12 2 (4.17%) Web Development
13 1 (2.08%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) Java
2 21 (43.75%) PHP
3 18 (37.50%) C#
4 17 (35.42%) Python
5 16 (33.33%) Perl
6 15 (31.25%) SQL
6 15 (31.25%) Lua
7 9 (18.75%) Bash Shell
8 8 (16.67%) Ruby
9 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
9 6 (12.50%) C++
10 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
11 2 (4.17%) VB
12 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Security Cleared
2 16 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 9 (18.75%) Sun Certification
4 8 (16.67%) OCPJP
5 5 (10.42%) Degree
6 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Sun
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle
2 1 (2.08%) SAP