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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 8 5 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 15 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 12.10% 15.46% 6.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.46% 34.04% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 5
Average daily rate
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£369 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £167 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -7.14%
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
39 94 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 31.45% 45.41% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 13
Average daily rate £363 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £155 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 13
Average hourly rate £39.00 £31.56 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.59% +8.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 32 (94.12%) HTML
2 29 (85.29%) CSS
3 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (38.24%) SQL
5 12 (35.29%) HTML5
5 12 (35.29%) CSS3
6 11 (32.35%) .NET
7 10 (29.41%) MVC
8 9 (26.47%) Java
8 9 (26.47%) TDD
8 9 (26.47%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (23.53%) Windows
9 8 (23.53%) OO
9 8 (23.53%) Finance
9 8 (23.53%) Web Development
9 8 (23.53%) JSON
9 8 (23.53%) jQuery
10 7 (20.59%) C#
10 7 (20.59%) XML
10 7 (20.59%) Linux
10 7 (20.59%) Ajax
10 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
11 6 (17.65%) Web Services
11 6 (17.65%) Apache
11 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
11 6 (17.65%) HP
11 6 (17.65%) NHibernate
11 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
11 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
11 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.94%) Drupal
3 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
1 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) SQLite
3 2 (5.88%) Redis
4 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.76%) JUnit
3 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.94%) Introscope
4 1 (2.94%) JMeter
4 1 (2.94%) Xcode
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.94%) OpenSTA
4 1 (2.94%) Mockito
4 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (2.94%) QUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.94%) LoadUI
4 1 (2.94%) Ant
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Front-End Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Web Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (8.82%) UX Designer
6 3 (8.82%) Designer
6 3 (8.82%) PHP Developer
6 3 (8.82%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.94%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) HTML
2 29 (85.29%) CSS
3 12 (35.29%) HTML5
3 12 (35.29%) CSS3
4 11 (32.35%) .NET
5 8 (23.53%) jQuery
5 8 (23.53%) JSON
6 7 (20.59%) Ajax
6 7 (20.59%) XML
7 6 (17.65%) NHibernate
7 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
7 6 (17.65%) Web Services
8 5 (14.71%) JSP
8 5 (14.71%) Sass
8 5 (14.71%) YUI
9 4 (11.76%) LESS
9 4 (11.76%) J2EE
10 3 (8.82%) LINQ
10 3 (8.82%) Spring
10 3 (8.82%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Mobile App
2 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.71%) User Experience
4 3 (8.82%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.94%) Online Banking
6 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Linux
3 5 (14.71%) AIX
4 2 (5.88%) Android
4 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) MVC
3 9 (26.47%) TDD
3 9 (26.47%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (23.53%) OO
4 8 (23.53%) Web Development
5 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.76%) User Stories
6 4 (11.76%) Web Design
6 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.82%) Pair Programming
7 3 (8.82%) Refactoring
7 3 (8.82%) Scrum
8 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (5.88%) OOD
8 2 (5.88%) Memory Management
9 1 (2.94%) Kanban
9 1 (2.94%) Android Development
9 1 (2.94%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) SQL
2 9 (26.47%) Java
3 7 (20.59%) C#
4 5 (14.71%) Perl
4 5 (14.71%) PHP
5 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.88%) PHP5
6 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Varnish
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) HP
2 5 (14.71%) BMC
2 5 (14.71%) Sun
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) IBM
4 2 (5.88%) Kony
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Compuware
5 1 (2.94%) Perforce
5 1 (2.94%) Google
5 1 (2.94%) Appcelerator
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