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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 20 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 10 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.71% 10.42% 10.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.18% 26.79% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £164 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.59 £33.73 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -5.00%
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
55 56 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 36.91% 38.89% 41.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 28
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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
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 3 September 2015, 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 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (70.97%) HTML
2 21 (67.74%) CSS
3 15 (48.39%) Java
4 12 (38.71%) AngularJS
5 11 (35.48%) HTML5
5 11 (35.48%) Scrum
6 10 (32.26%) TDD
7 9 (29.03%) Spring
7 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
7 9 (29.03%) RESTful
7 9 (29.03%) JSON
8 8 (25.81%) jQuery
8 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
8 8 (25.81%) Web Services
8 8 (25.81%) Pair Programming
8 8 (25.81%) SDLC
9 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (19.35%) CSS3
10 6 (19.35%) MVC
10 6 (19.35%) Finance
11 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
11 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
11 5 (16.13%) Node.js
11 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
11 5 (16.13%) Spring MVC
12 4 (12.90%) Selenium
12 4 (12.90%) QA
12 4 (12.90%) Requirements Management
12 4 (12.90%) Android

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 (16.13%) Node.js
2 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.45%) WordPress
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Mule
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (9.68%) Redis
2 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
2 4 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) Selenium
3 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.68%) Calabash
3 3 (9.68%) Appium
3 3 (9.68%) Mocha
4 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.45%) JUnit
4 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.45%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) Maven
5 1 (3.23%) Cactus
5 1 (3.23%) JIRA
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.23%) Mockito
5 1 (3.23%) Hudson
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) WordPress Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.23%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) HTML
2 21 (67.74%) CSS
3 12 (38.71%) AngularJS
4 11 (35.48%) HTML5
5 9 (29.03%) JSON
5 9 (29.03%) RESTful
5 9 (29.03%) Spring
6 8 (25.81%) Web Services
6 8 (25.81%) jQuery
7 6 (19.35%) CSS3
8 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
8 5 (16.13%) Spring MVC
9 4 (12.90%) J2EE
10 3 (9.68%) SOAP
11 2 (6.45%) WCF
11 2 (6.45%) REST
11 2 (6.45%) .NET
11 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
11 2 (6.45%) MyBatis
12 1 (3.23%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.68%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Web 2.0
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Android
2 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Scrum
3 10 (32.26%) TDD
4 9 (29.03%) E-Commerce
5 8 (25.81%) Pair Programming
5 8 (25.81%) SDLC
6 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (19.35%) MVC
8 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
9 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (12.90%) Android Development
9 4 (12.90%) Requirements Management
10 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
10 3 (9.68%) iOS Development
10 3 (9.68%) Coaching
10 3 (9.68%) Time Management
10 3 (9.68%) Kanban
10 3 (9.68%) Refactoring
10 3 (9.68%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) PHP
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VBScript
4 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.23%) XPath
4 1 (3.23%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) hybris
1 2 (6.45%) Apigee
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) IBM
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Perforce
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