The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 19 13 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 23 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.39% 8.95% 1.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.40% 29.87% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 1
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£275 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
JavaScript
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
125 77 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 34.72% 29.96% 36.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 57 55
Average daily rate £350 £363 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +14.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £470 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 8
Average hourly rate £45.50 £42.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +90.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £36.00 £16.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £42.00 £35.00
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 Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JavaScript across the Lancashire region.

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Lancashire region.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston 0 9 £200 -55.55% 11
Colne 0 1 £180 +2.85% 2
Blackburn -2 1 £220 -12.00% 5
Blackpool - 1 - - 3
Newton-le-Willows - - - - 1
Ormskirk - - - -
JavaScript
North West

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 33 (62.26%) HTML
2 30 (56.60%) CSS
2 30 (56.60%) MVC
3 26 (49.06%) C#
4 25 (47.17%) .NET
5 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
7 18 (33.96%) HTML5
8 17 (32.08%) jQuery
8 17 (32.08%) Java
9 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET
10 14 (26.42%) CSS3
11 13 (24.53%) Spring
11 13 (24.53%) SQL
11 13 (24.53%) Hibernate
12 11 (20.75%) TDD
13 10 (18.87%) Umbraco
13 10 (18.87%) PhoneGap
13 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (18.87%) Scrum
13 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
13 10 (18.87%) PL/SQL
13 10 (18.87%) Oracle
13 10 (18.87%) Visual Studio
13 10 (18.87%) Classic ASP
13 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
14 8 (15.09%) BDD
14 8 (15.09%) Spring MVC
15 7 (13.21%) .NET Framework
15 7 (13.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 10 (18.87%) Umbraco
2 4 (7.55%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.77%) WordPress
3 2 (3.77%) Node.js
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.89%) Kentico
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) CMS
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) Apache
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Photoshop
1 3 (5.66%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (41.51%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database
2 10 (18.87%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.55%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.77%) JUnit
4 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.89%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.89%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.89%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 10 (18.87%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (69.81%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Front-End Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Architect
4 7 (13.21%) Technical Architect
5 6 (11.32%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.66%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Web Designer
7 3 (5.66%) Designer
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Java Architect
8 2 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Applications Support
9 1 (1.89%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (62.26%) HTML
2 30 (56.60%) CSS
3 25 (47.17%) .NET
4 18 (33.96%) HTML5
5 17 (32.08%) jQuery
6 15 (28.30%) ASP.NET
7 14 (26.42%) CSS3
8 13 (24.53%) Hibernate
8 13 (24.53%) Spring
9 10 (18.87%) Classic ASP
9 10 (18.87%) PhoneGap
10 8 (15.09%) Spring MVC
11 7 (13.21%) .NET Framework
11 7 (13.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 7 (13.21%) J2EE
12 6 (11.32%) Ajax
12 6 (11.32%) Akka
12 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (11.32%) Play Framework
13 5 (9.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Mainframe
1 4 (7.55%) Open Source
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Statistics
2 1 (1.89%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
1 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) MVC
2 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.75%) TDD
4 10 (18.87%) Scrum
5 8 (15.09%) BDD
6 6 (11.32%) DevOps
7 4 (7.55%) Kanban
7 4 (7.55%) Extreme Programming
8 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.66%) OO
8 3 (5.66%) Web Development
9 2 (3.77%) SOA
9 2 (3.77%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.89%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (1.89%) Web Design
10 1 (1.89%) Pair Programming
10 1 (1.89%) Content Management
10 1 (1.89%) UML
10 1 (1.89%) RAD
10 1 (1.89%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 26 (49.06%) C#
2 17 (32.08%) Java
3 13 (24.53%) SQL
4 10 (18.87%) PL/SQL
5 7 (13.21%) Scala
6 3 (5.66%) VB
6 3 (5.66%) PHP
7 2 (3.77%) XAML
7 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.77%) Ruby
8 1 (1.89%) Clojure
8 1 (1.89%) Python
8 1 (1.89%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) IBM
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.89%) Adobe
4 1 (1.89%) Citrix
4 1 (1.89%) Apple
4 1 (1.89%) Google
4 1 (1.89%) Twitter
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