The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 9 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 120 73 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.98% 8.97% 6.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.23% 29.08% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 43 23
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£401 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £217 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £416 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.62% -3.57%
JavaScript
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
397 251 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.62% 30.84% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 123 87
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 7
Average hourly rate £23.00 £35.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -30.00%
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 Cheshire

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +17 49 £650 +116.66% 22
Chester -6 20 £394 +12.50% 21
Knutsford +7 6 £375 +15.38% 5
Wilmslow -3 3 £288 -11.53% 3
Crewe - 3 £481 - 13
Macclesfield -12 2 - - 4
Winsford - 2 - -
Daresbury - 2 £408 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £288 -
JavaScript
North West

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 123 (64.40%) HTML
2 98 (51.31%) CSS
3 86 (45.03%) Java
3 86 (45.03%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (33.51%) Oracle
5 62 (32.46%) jQuery
6 58 (30.37%) .NET
7 56 (29.32%) AngularJS
8 45 (23.56%) Node.js
9 44 (23.04%) SQL
9 44 (23.04%) TDD
10 43 (22.51%) HTML5
11 42 (21.99%) MongoDB
11 42 (21.99%) Web Services
12 40 (20.94%) Linux
13 39 (20.42%) Apache Cassandra
13 39 (20.42%) Amazon AWS
14 38 (19.90%) IaaS
14 38 (19.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 37 (19.37%) Opscode Chef
15 37 (19.37%) StatsD
15 37 (19.37%) Big Data
15 37 (19.37%) XML
15 37 (19.37%) C#
15 37 (19.37%) Citrix
16 36 (18.85%) Teradata
16 36 (18.85%) Hadoop
16 36 (18.85%) R
17 35 (18.32%) Tableau
17 35 (18.32%) Machine Learning

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 45 (23.56%) Node.js
2 11 (5.76%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.19%) IBM HTTP Server
3 8 (4.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (2.62%) CMS
4 5 (2.62%) ArcGIS
4 5 (2.62%) IIS
4 5 (2.62%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.62%) Oracle Spatial
5 4 (2.09%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.57%) Sitefinity
7 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.05%) Apache
7 2 (1.05%) JBoss
7 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.05%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.52%) Mule
8 1 (0.52%) Railo
8 1 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 8 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.62%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.57%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.57%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 39 (20.42%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (19.90%) IaaS
3 34 (17.80%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.05%) SaaS
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.85%) Internet
1 15 (7.85%) HTTP
2 10 (5.24%) ATM
3 1 (0.52%) Intranet
3 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (21.99%) MongoDB
2 39 (20.42%) Apache Cassandra
3 37 (19.37%) Big Data
4 36 (18.85%) Hadoop
5 35 (18.32%) Data Warehouse
6 20 (10.47%) SQL Server
7 13 (6.81%) Relational Database
8 10 (5.24%) RDBMS
9 8 (4.19%) Informix
9 8 (4.19%) MySQL
10 7 (3.66%) MS Access
11 6 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.57%) NoSQL
13 2 (1.05%) Redis
13 2 (1.05%) Couchbase
13 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (1.05%) CouchDB
13 2 (1.05%) DB2
Development Applications
1 27 (14.14%) Git (software)
2 24 (12.57%) JUnit
3 15 (7.85%) Cucumber
4 14 (7.33%) Selenium
4 14 (7.33%) Subversion
5 11 (5.76%) Ant
6 10 (5.24%) Visual Studio
7 9 (4.71%) Mockito
8 6 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (2.62%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.62%) JIRA
9 5 (2.62%) Grunt
9 5 (2.62%) Jenkins
10 4 (2.09%) Axure RP
10 4 (2.09%) Bower
11 3 (1.57%) Introscope
11 3 (1.57%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.05%) Gradle
12 2 (1.05%) Mocha
General
1 34 (17.80%) Finance
2 16 (8.38%) Banking
3 6 (3.14%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.57%) Retail
5 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 140 (73.30%) Developer
2 41 (21.47%) Java Developer
3 32 (16.75%) Architect
4 29 (15.18%) Technical Architect
5 20 (10.47%) Digital Architect
5 20 (10.47%) .NET Developer
6 18 (9.42%) Digital Technical Architect
7 16 (8.38%) Front-End Developer
8 15 (7.85%) Senior Architect
9 14 (7.33%) Senior Technical Architect
9 14 (7.33%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (5.24%) Web Developer
10 10 (5.24%) Senior Developer
11 9 (4.71%) Senior Digital Architect
12 8 (4.19%) UI Programmer
12 8 (4.19%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
12 8 (4.19%) UI Developer
13 7 (3.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 7 (3.66%) Senior Java Developer
14 6 (3.14%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (64.40%) HTML
2 98 (51.31%) CSS
3 62 (32.46%) jQuery
4 58 (30.37%) .NET
5 56 (29.32%) AngularJS
6 43 (22.51%) HTML5
7 42 (21.99%) Web Services
8 38 (19.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 37 (19.37%) XML
10 34 (17.80%) J2EE
11 29 (15.18%) JSON
12 26 (13.61%) Spring
13 21 (10.99%) RESTful
13 21 (10.99%) CSS3
14 20 (10.47%) ASP.NET
15 17 (8.90%) SOAP
16 16 (8.38%) WSDL
16 16 (8.38%) REST
17 15 (7.85%) .NET Framework
18 13 (6.81%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.28%) Visualisation
2 17 (8.90%) User Experience
3 14 (7.33%) Mobile App
4 10 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.14%) Online Banking
5 6 (3.14%) EMV
6 5 (2.62%) GIS
6 5 (2.62%) Chip Card
6 5 (2.62%) Open Source
6 5 (2.62%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.57%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.57%) Statistics
8 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.05%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.05%) Telematics
8 2 (1.05%) NHS
9 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.52%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.52%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 40 (20.94%) Linux
2 23 (12.04%) UNIX
3 18 (9.42%) Windows
4 9 (4.71%) Android
5 6 (3.14%) Mac OS
5 6 (3.14%) Windows Vista
5 6 (3.14%) AIX
5 6 (3.14%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.09%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.09%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.05%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (45.03%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (23.04%) TDD
3 35 (18.32%) Machine Learning
4 27 (14.14%) MVC
4 27 (14.14%) OO
5 24 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (10.99%) Software Engineering
7 17 (8.90%) OOP
7 17 (8.90%) Unit Testing
8 15 (7.85%) Waterfall
8 15 (7.85%) BDD
9 14 (7.33%) E-Commerce
10 13 (6.81%) OOD
11 11 (5.76%) Web Development
11 11 (5.76%) Integration Testing
11 11 (5.76%) Web Application Development
12 10 (5.24%) Web Design
13 8 (4.19%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (4.19%) Mentoring
13 8 (4.19%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 86 (45.03%) Java
2 44 (23.04%) SQL
3 37 (19.37%) C#
4 36 (18.85%) R
5 35 (18.32%) Python
6 20 (10.47%) C++
7 11 (5.76%) C
7 11 (5.76%) PHP
8 10 (5.24%) Ruby
9 7 (3.66%) VBScript
9 7 (3.66%) VB
9 7 (3.66%) PL/SQL
10 6 (3.14%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.62%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.62%) XPath
12 3 (1.57%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.57%) VBA
13 2 (1.05%) PHP5
14 1 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (8.90%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.85%) Degree
3 7 (3.66%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 37 (19.37%) Opscode Chef
1 37 (19.37%) StatsD
2 3 (1.57%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.52%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 64 (33.51%) Oracle
2 37 (19.37%) Citrix
3 36 (18.85%) Teradata
4 35 (18.32%) Tableau
4 35 (18.32%) Apigee
5 34 (17.80%) Mashery
6 15 (7.85%) Microsoft
7 12 (6.28%) IBM
8 5 (2.62%) Perforce
8 5 (2.62%) ESRI
9 3 (1.57%) Compuware
9 3 (1.57%) HP
9 3 (1.57%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.52%) VMware
10 1 (0.52%) Adobe
10 1 (0.52%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.52%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.52%) Twitter
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