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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 6 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 19 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 14.39% 9.45% 2.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.30% 21.84% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £307 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £375 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £34.02 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +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
46 87 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 34.85% 43.28% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 13
Average daily rate £338 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £31.56 £62.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.59% -49.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 20 October 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 27 (93.10%) HTML
2 26 (89.66%) CSS
3 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (51.72%) .NET
4 14 (48.28%) CSS3
5 13 (44.83%) HTML5
5 13 (44.83%) SQL
6 12 (41.38%) MVC
7 11 (37.93%) C#
8 9 (31.03%) Web Development
9 8 (27.59%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (27.59%) Windows
9 8 (27.59%) TDD
10 7 (24.14%) Linux
10 7 (24.14%) JSON
11 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
11 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (20.69%) OO
11 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
11 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
11 6 (20.69%) Java
11 6 (20.69%) Ajax
11 6 (20.69%) NHibernate
12 5 (17.24%) AIX
12 5 (17.24%) BMC
12 5 (17.24%) Scrum
12 5 (17.24%) Perl
12 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
12 5 (17.24%) Web Services
12 5 (17.24%) Apache

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (17.24%) Apache
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Solr
2 2 (6.90%) Node.js
2 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) RDBMS
1 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) SQLite
3 2 (6.90%) Redis
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
2 2 (6.90%) JUnit
3 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.45%) JMeter
3 1 (3.45%) Xcode
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) OpenSTA
3 1 (3.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (3.45%) QUnit
3 1 (3.45%) LoadUI
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Web Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Front-End Web Developer
4 5 (17.24%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.45%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) HTML
2 26 (89.66%) CSS
3 15 (51.72%) .NET
4 14 (48.28%) CSS3
5 13 (44.83%) HTML5
6 7 (24.14%) JSON
7 6 (20.69%) Ajax
7 6 (20.69%) NHibernate
7 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
7 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
8 5 (17.24%) Web Services
8 5 (17.24%) YUI
8 5 (17.24%) jQuery
8 5 (17.24%) Sass
8 5 (17.24%) LESS
9 4 (13.79%) XML
10 3 (10.34%) JSP
10 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
10 3 (10.34%) LINQ
10 3 (10.34%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) AIX
4 2 (6.90%) Android
4 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (41.38%) MVC
3 9 (31.03%) Web Development
4 8 (27.59%) TDD
4 8 (27.59%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (20.69%) OO
6 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
7 4 (13.79%) User Stories
8 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.34%) Web Design
8 3 (10.34%) Refactoring
8 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.34%) Pair Programming
9 2 (6.90%) OOD
9 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (6.90%) Memory Management
10 1 (3.45%) Kanban
10 1 (3.45%) Android Development
10 1 (3.45%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
4 5 (17.24%) Perl
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Varnish
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Sun
1 5 (17.24%) HP
1 5 (17.24%) BMC
2 2 (6.90%) Twitter
2 2 (6.90%) Kony
3 1 (3.45%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) Appcelerator
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