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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript
Rank 8 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 13 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.02% 15.46% 9.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 35.71% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £359 £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-4.30% -1.51%
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 84 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 33.05% 43.30% 26.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 22
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £155 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.91% +57.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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 29 (93.55%) HTML
2 27 (87.10%) CSS
3 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (41.94%) SQL
5 12 (38.71%) .NET
5 12 (38.71%) MVC
6 10 (32.26%) HTML5
6 10 (32.26%) CSS3
7 9 (29.03%) JSON
7 9 (29.03%) Finance
7 9 (29.03%) Java
8 8 (25.81%) C#
8 8 (25.81%) Web Development
8 8 (25.81%) TDD
9 7 (22.58%) jQuery
9 7 (22.58%) HP
9 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
9 7 (22.58%) Web Services
9 7 (22.58%) XML
9 7 (22.58%) Windows
9 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
10 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (19.35%) Apache
10 6 (19.35%) Ajax
10 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
10 6 (19.35%) NHibernate
11 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (16.13%) YUI
11 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (19.35%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (6.45%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.23%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.23%) Drupal
3 1 (3.23%) WordPress
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
1 2 (6.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
1 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) SQLite
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Informix
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.90%) JUnit
3 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.45%) Introscope
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) Selenium
3 2 (6.45%) Mockito
3 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (3.23%) QUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Xcode
4 1 (3.23%) Ant
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 6 (19.35%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Web Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
4 3 (9.68%) UX Designer
4 3 (9.68%) Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.23%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.23%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (93.55%) HTML
2 27 (87.10%) CSS
3 12 (38.71%) .NET
4 10 (32.26%) CSS3
4 10 (32.26%) HTML5
5 9 (29.03%) JSON
6 7 (22.58%) jQuery
6 7 (22.58%) Web Services
6 7 (22.58%) XML
7 6 (19.35%) Ajax
7 6 (19.35%) NHibernate
7 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
8 5 (16.13%) YUI
9 4 (12.90%) Spring
9 4 (12.90%) J2EE
9 4 (12.90%) Catalyst
10 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
10 3 (9.68%) JDBC
10 3 (9.68%) JSP
10 3 (9.68%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.90%) User Experience
3 3 (9.68%) Data Structures
4 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
4 2 (6.45%) Online Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Open Source
5 1 (3.23%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) AIX
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Android
3 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) MVC
3 8 (25.81%) TDD
3 8 (25.81%) Web Development
4 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (16.13%) OO
4 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
5 4 (12.90%) Scrum
6 3 (9.68%) Web Design
6 3 (9.68%) Refactoring
6 3 (9.68%) Pair Programming
6 3 (9.68%) User Stories
7 2 (6.45%) Web Application Development
7 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) OOD
7 2 (6.45%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 8 (25.81%) C#
4 5 (16.13%) Perl
5 4 (12.90%) PHP
5 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.45%) PHP5
6 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) HP
2 5 (16.13%) BMC
2 5 (16.13%) Sun
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle
4 3 (9.68%) IBM
5 2 (6.45%) Compuware
5 2 (6.45%) Perforce
5 2 (6.45%) Kony
6 1 (3.23%) Google
6 1 (3.23%) Appcelerator
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
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