The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cheshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 17 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 61 63 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.61% 8.20% 8.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.64% 25.93% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 55
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £375 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.12% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £43.44
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 - £40.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 - £45.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
258 243 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.17% 31.64% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 120 203
Average daily rate £373 £308 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.94% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -20.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £31.56 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £40.57 £43.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
JavaScript
North West

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 +6 24 £510 +48.90% 7
Chester +2 12 £269 -10.41% 18
Crewe +4 4 £245 -19.67% 2
Knutsford +8 3 £325 -13.33% 3
Macclesfield -3 1 £338 -3.57% 7
Northwich - 1 £425 - 1
Runcorn - - - - 1
Sandbach - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 2
Nantwich - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Alderley Edge - - - -
JavaScript
North West

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 109 (81.34%) HTML
2 102 (76.12%) CSS
3 72 (53.73%) C#
4 62 (46.27%) .NET
5 50 (37.31%) SQL
6 48 (35.82%) TDD
7 47 (35.07%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (32.84%) MVC
9 42 (31.34%) HTML5
10 40 (29.85%) JSON
11 37 (27.61%) ASP.NET
11 37 (27.61%) Web Services
12 36 (26.87%) Java
13 35 (26.12%) XML
13 35 (26.12%) Linux
14 33 (24.63%) jQuery
15 32 (23.88%) CSS3
16 29 (21.64%) PHP
17 26 (19.40%) Ajax
18 24 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (16.42%) SQL Server
19 22 (16.42%) Python
19 22 (16.42%) Pair Programming
20 19 (14.18%) Unit Testing
20 19 (14.18%) RESTful
20 19 (14.18%) BDD
20 19 (14.18%) NoSQL
21 18 (13.43%) Open Source
21 18 (13.43%) Web Development
21 18 (13.43%) Scrum

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 7 (5.22%) CMS
2 5 (3.73%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.24%) IIS
3 3 (2.24%) Apache
3 3 (2.24%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.49%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.49%) Node.js
5 1 (0.75%) Drupal
5 1 (0.75%) WordPress
5 1 (0.75%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.75%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (2.24%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.24%) Fireworks
1 3 (2.24%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.49%) MS Office
2 2 (1.49%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.22%) HTTP
2 2 (1.49%) Intranet
2 2 (1.49%) SMTP
3 1 (0.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.18%) NoSQL
3 11 (8.21%) MySQL
4 5 (3.73%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.99%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.49%) Redis
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.75%) MS Access
8 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.75%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.75%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 14 (10.45%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.22%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.22%) Subversion
3 5 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.99%) Maven
5 3 (2.24%) PhoneGap
5 3 (2.24%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.49%) JUnit
7 1 (0.75%) Ant
7 1 (0.75%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.75%) JMeter
7 1 (0.75%) Xcode
7 1 (0.75%) Gradle
7 1 (0.75%) LoadUI
7 1 (0.75%) Selenium
7 1 (0.75%) OpenSTA
7 1 (0.75%) Moq
7 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (6.72%) Finance
2 5 (3.73%) Marketing
3 3 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.24%) Retail
4 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (96.27%) Developer
2 33 (24.63%) .NET Developer
3 30 (22.39%) Web Developer
4 16 (11.94%) Java Developer
5 15 (11.19%) Front-End Developer
6 14 (10.45%) C# Developer
7 11 (8.21%) Senior Developer
8 9 (6.72%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (6.72%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (5.97%) Front-End Web Developer
9 8 (5.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (5.97%) PHP Developer
10 6 (4.48%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.73%) Applications Developer
11 5 (3.73%) Python Developer
12 4 (2.99%) Administrator
12 4 (2.99%) Web Applications Developer
13 3 (2.24%) .NET Web Developer
13 3 (2.24%) Lead Developer
13 3 (2.24%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (81.34%) HTML
2 102 (76.12%) CSS
3 62 (46.27%) .NET
4 42 (31.34%) HTML5
5 40 (29.85%) JSON
6 37 (27.61%) ASP.NET
6 37 (27.61%) Web Services
7 35 (26.12%) XML
8 33 (24.63%) jQuery
9 32 (23.88%) CSS3
10 26 (19.40%) Ajax
11 19 (14.18%) RESTful
12 15 (11.19%) XHTML
13 13 (9.70%) REST
14 12 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (8.96%) .NET Framework
15 11 (8.21%) LINQ
16 9 (6.72%) NHibernate
17 8 (5.97%) WCF
17 8 (5.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.43%) Open Source
2 5 (3.73%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.75%) CMDB
5 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.75%) EPoS
5 1 (0.75%) GIS
5 1 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 35 (26.12%) Linux
2 8 (5.97%) Windows
3 4 (2.99%) UNIX
4 2 (1.49%) Android
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.75%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (35.82%) TDD
2 47 (35.07%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (32.84%) MVC
4 24 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (16.42%) Pair Programming
6 19 (14.18%) Unit Testing
6 19 (14.18%) BDD
7 18 (13.43%) Web Development
7 18 (13.43%) Scrum
8 10 (7.46%) OO
8 10 (7.46%) Refactoring
8 10 (7.46%) User Stories
9 9 (6.72%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (6.72%) E-Commerce
9 9 (6.72%) Web Design
10 6 (4.48%) Test Automation
11 5 (3.73%) Requirements Management
11 5 (3.73%) OO PHP
11 5 (3.73%) ITSM
12 4 (2.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 72 (53.73%) C#
2 50 (37.31%) SQL
3 36 (26.87%) Java
4 29 (21.64%) PHP
5 22 (16.42%) Python
6 18 (13.43%) T-SQL
6 18 (13.43%) C++
7 17 (12.69%) Ruby
8 14 (10.45%) Scala
9 5 (3.73%) PHP5
10 4 (2.99%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.99%) XPath
11 2 (1.49%) C
11 2 (1.49%) VB
11 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.75%) VBScript
12 1 (0.75%) Perl
12 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.75%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.75%) ISEB
2 1 (0.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) Varnish
Vendors
1 7 (5.22%) ServiceNow
2 6 (4.48%) Oracle
3 5 (3.73%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.49%) JBoss
4 2 (1.49%) Twitter
5 1 (0.75%) Vertica
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe
5 1 (0.75%) Sun
5 1 (0.75%) HP
5 1 (0.75%) BMC
5 1 (0.75%) hybris
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