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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript
Rank 15 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 35 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.90% 9.18% 5.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.92% 24.05% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £175 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -61.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-4.30% -1.51%
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
185 79 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.76% 38.16% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 47 71
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £41.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% +74.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Preston +5 16 £200 -46.66% 14
Blackburn -4 2 £241 -13.99% 3
Chorley - 1 - - 2
Accrington - 1 £275 - 1
Rossendale - - - -
Colne - - - - 2
Lancaster - - - - 3
Ormskirk - - - - 4
JavaScript
North West

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 41 (70.69%) HTML
2 38 (65.52%) CSS
3 29 (50.00%) MVC
4 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (43.10%) .NET
6 23 (39.66%) C#
6 23 (39.66%) HTML5
7 22 (37.93%) SQL Server
8 18 (31.03%) Java
8 18 (31.03%) CSS3
9 17 (29.31%) jQuery
10 15 (25.86%) ASP.NET
11 14 (24.14%) SQL
12 13 (22.41%) Spring
12 13 (22.41%) Hibernate
13 11 (18.97%) Scrum
13 11 (18.97%) TDD
13 11 (18.97%) Classic ASP
14 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
14 10 (17.24%) PL/SQL
14 10 (17.24%) Oracle
14 10 (17.24%) Telecoms
14 10 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (17.24%) Umbraco
14 10 (17.24%) PhoneGap
14 10 (17.24%) Oracle Database
15 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
16 8 (13.79%) J2EE
16 8 (13.79%) PHP
16 8 (13.79%) Spring MVC

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (17.24%) Umbraco
2 3 (5.17%) Drupal
3 2 (3.45%) CMS
3 2 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.45%) IIS
3 2 (3.45%) WordPress
3 2 (3.45%) Node.js
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.72%) Kentico
4 1 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.72%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.17%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.24%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (17.24%) Oracle Database
3 6 (10.34%) MySQL
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.62%) Subversion
3 4 (6.90%) Jasmine
4 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.45%) JUnit
5 2 (3.45%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.72%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (1.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.72%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.72%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.72%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 10 (17.24%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Retail
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Law
3 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (72.41%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) Front-End Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Java Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Architect
4 7 (12.07%) Technical Architect
5 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.17%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Drupal Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.45%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Designer
8 2 (3.45%) Technical Developer
8 2 (3.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Java Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (70.69%) HTML
2 38 (65.52%) CSS
3 25 (43.10%) .NET
4 23 (39.66%) HTML5
5 18 (31.03%) CSS3
6 17 (29.31%) jQuery
7 15 (25.86%) ASP.NET
8 13 (22.41%) Hibernate
8 13 (22.41%) Spring
9 11 (18.97%) Classic ASP
10 10 (17.24%) PhoneGap
11 8 (13.79%) Spring MVC
11 8 (13.79%) J2EE
12 6 (10.34%) Ajax
12 6 (10.34%) Akka
12 6 (10.34%) Play Framework
13 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (8.62%) JSON
14 4 (6.90%) Web Services
14 4 (6.90%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Open Source
2 3 (5.17%) User Experience
3 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.45%) W3C
4 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.72%) iSeries
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) MVC
2 26 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.97%) TDD
3 11 (18.97%) Scrum
4 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
5 8 (13.79%) BDD
6 6 (10.34%) DevOps
7 5 (8.62%) OO
8 4 (6.90%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (6.90%) Kanban
9 3 (5.17%) SEO
9 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.45%) Web Design
10 2 (3.45%) RAD
10 2 (3.45%) UML
10 2 (3.45%) OOP
10 2 (3.45%) SOA
10 2 (3.45%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) C#
2 18 (31.03%) Java
3 14 (24.14%) SQL
4 10 (17.24%) PL/SQL
5 8 (13.79%) PHP
6 7 (12.07%) Scala
7 5 (8.62%) VB
8 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.17%) C
9 2 (3.45%) XAML
9 2 (3.45%) Ruby
10 1 (1.72%) VB6
10 1 (1.72%) Clojure
10 1 (1.72%) Python
10 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
1 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Oracle
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) Twitter
3 3 (5.17%) Facebook
3 3 (5.17%) IBM
4 2 (3.45%) Sencha
4 2 (3.45%) Adobe
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) Apple
5 1 (1.72%) Google
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
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