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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 7 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 38 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 15.45% 7.14% 5.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.93% 27.50% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 4
Average daily rate £350 £306 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £275 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £358 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -82.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +29.62%
Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
112 40 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 45.53% 25.97% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 8
Average daily rate £350 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
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 £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £40.57 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.64 £9.00 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £51.39 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +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 24 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 24 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 60 (88.24%) HTML
2 55 (80.88%) CSS
3 53 (77.94%) .NET
4 36 (52.94%) C#
5 35 (51.47%) TDD
6 32 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (45.59%) Pair Programming
7 31 (45.59%) SQL
8 26 (38.24%) HTML5
9 24 (35.29%) jQuery
10 22 (32.35%) MVC
11 21 (30.88%) Scrum
12 20 (29.41%) T-SQL
13 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET
13 19 (27.94%) CSS3
14 17 (25.00%) JSON
15 16 (23.53%) Requirements Management
15 16 (23.53%) Web Services
16 13 (19.12%) XML
16 13 (19.12%) Java
16 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
17 12 (17.65%) RESTful
17 12 (17.65%) Ajax
18 11 (16.18%) Configuration Management
18 11 (16.18%) Dependency Injection
18 11 (16.18%) Relational Database
19 10 (14.71%) SOAP
19 10 (14.71%) Web Development
20 9 (13.24%) MySQL
21 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) Mule
3 1 (1.47%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.47%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) SMTP
2 1 (1.47%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) Intranet
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.18%) Relational Database
3 9 (13.24%) MySQL
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.41%) Subversion
3 2 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.47%) JIRA
4 1 (1.47%) Selenium
4 1 (1.47%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (83.82%) Developer
2 32 (47.06%) .NET Developer
3 15 (22.06%) Web Developer
4 8 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Python Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Designer
8 4 (5.88%) Software Tester
8 4 (5.88%) Tester
8 4 (5.88%) Web Designer
8 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (4.41%) C# Web Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Web Applications Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (88.24%) HTML
2 55 (80.88%) CSS
3 53 (77.94%) .NET
4 26 (38.24%) HTML5
5 24 (35.29%) jQuery
6 19 (27.94%) CSS3
6 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET
7 17 (25.00%) JSON
8 16 (23.53%) Web Services
9 13 (19.12%) XML
10 12 (17.65%) Ajax
10 12 (17.65%) RESTful
11 10 (14.71%) SOAP
12 7 (10.29%) Spring
13 5 (7.35%) NHibernate
13 5 (7.35%) LINQ
13 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (5.88%) Django
14 4 (5.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.94%) Digital Media
2 2 (2.94%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.47%) RIA
3 1 (1.47%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) Linux
2 5 (7.35%) UNIX
3 3 (4.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) TDD
2 32 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (45.59%) Pair Programming
4 22 (32.35%) MVC
5 21 (30.88%) Scrum
6 16 (23.53%) Requirements Management
7 11 (16.18%) Configuration Management
7 11 (16.18%) Dependency Injection
8 10 (14.71%) Web Development
9 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.82%) Refactoring
11 5 (7.35%) Unit Testing
11 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.35%) User Stories
12 4 (5.88%) Manual Testing
12 4 (5.88%) Test Scripting
13 3 (4.41%) Test Automation
13 3 (4.41%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (4.41%) Business Analysis
14 2 (2.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.94%) C#
2 31 (45.59%) SQL
3 20 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 13 (19.12%) Java
5 7 (10.29%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.35%) C
7 4 (5.88%) Python
7 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.88%) C++
7 4 (5.88%) VBScript
7 4 (5.88%) VB
8 2 (2.94%) XPath
8 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) ISEB
2 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
1 7 (10.29%) Oracle
2 1 (1.47%) IBM
2 1 (1.47%) Adobe
2 1 (1.47%) Perforce
2 1 (1.47%) hybris
2 1 (1.47%) Vertica
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