The first table below looks at the demand for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Chester 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 7 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 41 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 16.02% 7.28% 7.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.65% 28.95% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 5
Average daily rate £350 £313 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -13.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -82.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
115 38 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 44.92% 25.17% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 8
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
Average hourly rate £40.57 £9.00 £26.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+350.77% -66.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.64 £9.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £51.39 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
JavaScript
Cheshire

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Chester

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Chester region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 66 (89.19%) HTML
2 61 (82.43%) CSS
3 54 (72.97%) .NET
4 36 (48.65%) C#
4 36 (48.65%) TDD
5 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (43.24%) Pair Programming
6 32 (43.24%) SQL
7 27 (36.49%) HTML5
8 25 (33.78%) jQuery
9 22 (29.73%) Scrum
9 22 (29.73%) MVC
10 21 (28.38%) T-SQL
11 20 (27.03%) CSS3
12 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET
13 18 (24.32%) JSON
14 17 (22.97%) Requirements Management
15 16 (21.62%) Web Services
16 14 (18.92%) Java
17 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
17 13 (17.57%) XML
17 13 (17.57%) RESTful
18 12 (16.22%) Ajax
18 12 (16.22%) Configuration Management
18 12 (16.22%) Dependency Injection
18 12 (16.22%) Relational Database
19 11 (14.86%) Web Development
20 10 (13.51%) E-Commerce
20 10 (13.51%) SOAP
21 9 (12.16%) MySQL

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.70%) Apache
2 2 (2.70%) CMS
2 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.35%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Photoshop
2 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.70%) MS Office
4 1 (1.35%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) SMTP
1 2 (2.70%) Intranet
2 1 (1.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.22%) Relational Database
3 9 (12.16%) MySQL
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.05%) Subversion
3 2 (2.70%) Selenium
3 2 (2.70%) JUnit
3 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.35%) JIRA
4 1 (1.35%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (78.38%) Developer
2 32 (43.24%) .NET Developer
3 15 (20.27%) Web Developer
4 8 (10.81%) Designer
4 8 (10.81%) Java Developer
4 8 (10.81%) C# Developer
4 8 (10.81%) Web Designer
5 6 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Python Developer
7 4 (5.41%) .NET Web Developer
7 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Software Tester
7 4 (5.41%) Tester
8 3 (4.05%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Web Editor
9 2 (2.70%) Web Content Editor
9 2 (2.70%) Content Editor
9 2 (2.70%) Web Applications Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (89.19%) HTML
2 61 (82.43%) CSS
3 54 (72.97%) .NET
4 27 (36.49%) HTML5
5 25 (33.78%) jQuery
6 20 (27.03%) CSS3
7 19 (25.68%) ASP.NET
8 18 (24.32%) JSON
9 16 (21.62%) Web Services
10 13 (17.57%) XML
10 13 (17.57%) RESTful
11 12 (16.22%) Ajax
12 10 (13.51%) SOAP
13 8 (10.81%) Spring
14 5 (6.76%) LINQ
14 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (6.76%) NHibernate
15 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
15 4 (5.41%) Django
15 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (4.05%) Digital Media
2 2 (2.70%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.35%) RIA
3 1 (1.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Linux
2 5 (6.76%) UNIX
3 4 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.65%) TDD
2 33 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (43.24%) Pair Programming
4 22 (29.73%) Scrum
4 22 (29.73%) MVC
5 17 (22.97%) Requirements Management
6 12 (16.22%) Configuration Management
6 12 (16.22%) Dependency Injection
7 11 (14.86%) Web Development
8 10 (13.51%) E-Commerce
9 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (9.46%) Refactoring
12 5 (6.76%) User Stories
12 5 (6.76%) Unit Testing
13 4 (5.41%) Test Automation
13 4 (5.41%) Test Scripting
13 4 (5.41%) Manual Testing
14 3 (4.05%) Business Analysis
15 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.65%) C#
2 32 (43.24%) SQL
3 21 (28.38%) T-SQL
4 14 (18.92%) Java
5 7 (9.46%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.76%) C
7 4 (5.41%) C++
7 4 (5.41%) VBScript
7 4 (5.41%) VB
7 4 (5.41%) Python
7 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.70%) XPath
8 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.35%) ISEB
2 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) Oracle
3 2 (2.70%) hybris
4 1 (1.35%) Vertica
4 1 (1.35%) Perforce
4 1 (1.35%) ATG
4 1 (1.35%) IBM
4 1 (1.35%) Adobe
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