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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 35 36 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 5 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.51% 3.22% 7.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.63% 11.11% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 17
Average daily rate
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£308 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £479 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -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
108 126 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 32.63% 28.97% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 79 54
Average daily rate £425 £378 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +25.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 9
Average hourly rate - £36.67 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Blackpool +3 1 £510 +3.03% 5
Lancaster +1 1 £290 - 3
Barnoldswick - 1 £225 -
JavaScript
North West

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) C#
3 14 (66.67%) jQuery
4 13 (61.90%) MVC
5 12 (57.14%) .NET Framework
5 12 (57.14%) Entity Framework
6 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
7 9 (42.86%) Ajax
7 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (38.10%) WCF
8 8 (38.10%) SQL
9 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (28.57%) LINQ
10 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
10 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (23.81%) HTML
11 5 (23.81%) CSS
11 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
12 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
12 3 (14.29%) IBM
12 3 (14.29%) MQSeries
12 3 (14.29%) CRM
12 3 (14.29%) TDD
12 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
12 3 (14.29%) Finance
12 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (14.29%) BDD
12 3 (14.29%) Node.js

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (14.29%) MQSeries
1 3 (14.29%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.76%) Big Data
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) CRM Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) DBA
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 14 (66.67%) jQuery
3 12 (57.14%) Entity Framework
3 12 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
5 9 (42.86%) Ajax
5 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (38.10%) WCF
7 6 (28.57%) LINQ
7 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (23.81%) HTML
8 5 (23.81%) CSS
9 2 (9.52%) XML
9 2 (9.52%) RESTful
9 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (4.76%) HTML5
10 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (4.76%) REST
10 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
10 1 (4.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Tandem
3 1 (4.76%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.76%) Social Media
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) MVC
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) BDD
4 3 (14.29%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) CRM
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) Web Application Development
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.76%) Machine Learning
6 1 (4.76%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.76%) Content Management
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.76%) SEO
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) Scala
4 1 (4.76%) R
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VBScript
4 1 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
4 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) StatsD
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Teradata
4 1 (4.76%) Tableau
4 1 (4.76%) Apigee
4 1 (4.76%) Mashery
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