The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 9 11 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 15 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.87% 11.16% 2.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.32% 31.17% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £50.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +20.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
JavaScript
Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
57 77 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 41.30% 35.81% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 28 15
Average daily rate £313 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -19.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 30 (88.24%) HTML
2 28 (82.35%) CSS
3 16 (47.06%) .NET
4 14 (41.18%) MVC
5 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (38.24%) C#
6 12 (35.29%) SQL
7 11 (32.35%) Web Development
8 10 (29.41%) HTML5
8 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
9 9 (26.47%) Linux
10 8 (23.53%) CSS3
10 8 (23.53%) jQuery
11 7 (20.59%) Java
12 6 (17.65%) Windows
12 6 (17.65%) Apache
12 6 (17.65%) TDD
13 5 (14.71%) YUI
13 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
13 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (14.71%) BMC
13 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
13 5 (14.71%) RDBMS
13 5 (14.71%) Sun
13 5 (14.71%) HP
13 5 (14.71%) AIX
13 5 (14.71%) Perl
13 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
14 4 (11.76%) MySQL
14 4 (11.76%) T-SQL

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 6 (17.65%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Solr
2 2 (5.88%) Node.js
2 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (14.71%) RDBMS
1 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.76%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) Redis
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.94%) JMeter
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) OpenSTA
3 1 (2.94%) LoadUI
General
1 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Web Developer
3 9 (26.47%) .NET Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Front-End Web Developer
6 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Python Developer
7 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
7 3 (8.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (2.94%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Web Applications Developer
9 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Java Web Developer
9 1 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (88.24%) HTML
2 28 (82.35%) CSS
3 16 (47.06%) .NET
4 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
4 10 (29.41%) HTML5
5 8 (23.53%) CSS3
5 8 (23.53%) jQuery
6 5 (14.71%) YUI
7 4 (11.76%) Django
7 4 (11.76%) Web Services
7 4 (11.76%) XML
7 4 (11.76%) Sass
7 4 (11.76%) LESS
7 4 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (8.82%) Ajax
8 3 (8.82%) J2EE
8 3 (8.82%) JSP
8 3 (8.82%) RESTful
8 3 (8.82%) JSON
8 3 (8.82%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Linux
2 6 (17.65%) Windows
3 5 (14.71%) AIX
4 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) MVC
2 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (32.35%) Web Development
4 6 (17.65%) TDD
5 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.82%) OO
7 3 (8.82%) Pair Programming
8 2 (5.88%) User Stories
9 1 (2.94%) Web Design
9 1 (2.94%) Pay per click
9 1 (2.94%) Requirements Management
9 1 (2.94%) SEO
9 1 (2.94%) Migration
9 1 (2.94%) Refactoring
9 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Load Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 7 (20.59%) Java
4 5 (14.71%) Perl
5 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.76%) Python
6 3 (8.82%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Varnish
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Sun
1 5 (14.71%) HP
1 5 (14.71%) BMC
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Twitter
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) hybris
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