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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 16 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 16 34 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.41% 16.59% 13.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.62% 30.63% 47.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £162 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £140.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1455.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
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
65 111 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 38.24% 54.15% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 41 29
Average daily rate £388 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £140 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £384 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 9
Average hourly rate £25.75 £40.57 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.52% +102.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £30.46 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.15 £140.00 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 32 (94.12%) HTML
2 31 (91.18%) CSS
3 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (41.18%) SQL
5 13 (38.24%) Java
5 13 (38.24%) Finance
5 13 (38.24%) JSON
6 12 (35.29%) .NET
6 12 (35.29%) XML
7 11 (32.35%) TDD
7 11 (32.35%) HTML5
7 11 (32.35%) CSS3
8 10 (29.41%) MVC
9 9 (26.47%) C#
9 9 (26.47%) Web Services
9 9 (26.47%) jQuery
10 7 (20.59%) J2EE
10 7 (20.59%) Spring
10 7 (20.59%) NHibernate
10 7 (20.59%) Web Application Development
11 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
11 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
11 6 (17.65%) Ajax
11 6 (17.65%) Oracle
11 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
11 6 (17.65%) XSL
11 6 (17.65%) JDBC
11 6 (17.65%) Servlets
11 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
11 6 (17.65%) RDBMS

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 4 (11.76%) IBM HTTP Server
1 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.94%) Drupal
2 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.94%) WordPress
2 1 (2.94%) Node.js
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) HTTP
1 4 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
1 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) Informix
3 2 (5.88%) MS Access
3 2 (5.88%) SQLite
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.71%) JUnit
2 5 (14.71%) Selenium
2 5 (14.71%) Mockito
3 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.88%) JIRA
4 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.88%) Introscope
5 1 (2.94%) Xcode
5 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.94%) Ant
5 1 (2.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (2.94%) QUnit
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (88.24%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Web Developer
5 4 (11.76%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (8.82%) UX Designer
6 3 (8.82%) Designer
7 2 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) J2EE Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.94%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (94.12%) HTML
2 31 (91.18%) CSS
3 13 (38.24%) JSON
4 12 (35.29%) .NET
4 12 (35.29%) XML
5 11 (32.35%) HTML5
5 11 (32.35%) CSS3
6 9 (26.47%) Web Services
6 9 (26.47%) jQuery
7 7 (20.59%) NHibernate
7 7 (20.59%) Spring
7 7 (20.59%) J2EE
8 6 (17.65%) JDBC
8 6 (17.65%) Servlets
8 6 (17.65%) Ajax
8 6 (17.65%) XSL
8 6 (17.65%) .NET Framework
9 5 (14.71%) PowerMock
9 5 (14.71%) SOAP
10 4 (11.76%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Online Banking
2 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 3 (8.82%) User Experience
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Data Structures
4 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.88%) Open Source
4 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.94%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) Android
1 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) TDD
3 10 (29.41%) MVC
4 7 (20.59%) Web Application Development
5 6 (17.65%) E-Commerce
6 5 (14.71%) OO
6 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Web Development
7 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) Scrum
8 3 (8.82%) Web Design
8 3 (8.82%) Pair Programming
8 3 (8.82%) Refactoring
8 3 (8.82%) User Stories
9 2 (5.88%) Memory Management
9 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 13 (38.24%) Java
3 9 (26.47%) C#
4 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.82%) PHP
6 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.88%) PHP5
6 2 (5.88%) VBScript
6 2 (5.88%) VB
7 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) VCP4
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) IBM
3 2 (5.88%) Kony
3 2 (5.88%) Compuware
3 2 (5.88%) HP
3 2 (5.88%) Perforce
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.94%) Appcelerator
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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