The first table below looks at the demand for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Leeds region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 10 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 149 74 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.53% 9.59% 7.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.17% 24.83% 19.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 40 53
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -42.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +30.84%
Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
592 298 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 49.79% 38.60% 38.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 174 226
Average daily rate £320 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £226 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 8
Average hourly rate £25.75 £13.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.07% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £21.45 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%
JavaScript
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JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 198 (77.95%) HTML
2 163 (64.17%) CSS
3 107 (42.13%) jQuery
4 96 (37.80%) PHP
5 94 (37.01%) HTML5
6 79 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (28.35%) MVC
8 62 (24.41%) Java
9 59 (23.23%) CSS3
10 56 (22.05%) .NET
11 52 (20.47%) C#
11 52 (20.47%) SQL
12 47 (18.50%) Scrum
13 45 (17.72%) SQL Server
14 43 (16.93%) TDD
14 43 (16.93%) ASP.NET
15 40 (15.75%) Web Services
16 36 (14.17%) OO
17 35 (13.78%) MySQL
18 33 (12.99%) Responsive Web Design
19 32 (12.60%) Web Development
20 29 (11.42%) Spring
20 29 (11.42%) ASP.NET MVC
21 28 (11.02%) Ajax
21 28 (11.02%) Linux
22 27 (10.63%) XML
22 27 (10.63%) JSON
23 25 (9.84%) Zend
24 23 (9.06%) OOP
24 23 (9.06%) Unit Testing

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 12 (4.72%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.33%) Apache
3 9 (3.54%) IIS
3 9 (3.54%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.54%) Apache Solr
4 8 (3.15%) WordPress
4 8 (3.15%) CMS
4 8 (3.15%) Node.js
5 5 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.57%) Drupal
7 2 (0.79%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.39%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.39%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.39%) nginx
8 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (6.69%) Photoshop
2 7 (2.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.97%) MS Office
4 4 (1.57%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (4.72%) Magento
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.39%) Office 365
2 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.94%) Internet
2 3 (1.18%) HTTP
3 1 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 35 (13.78%) MySQL
3 12 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.54%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (3.15%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.36%) WebFOCUS
7 3 (1.18%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (8.27%) Visual Studio
2 17 (6.69%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.72%) PhoneGap
4 10 (3.94%) Jenkins
5 9 (3.54%) Maven
5 9 (3.54%) Selenium
5 9 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (3.15%) TeamCity
6 8 (3.15%) JUnit
6 8 (3.15%) Hudson
7 7 (2.76%) NUnit
7 7 (2.76%) JIRA
8 6 (2.36%) Subversion
9 5 (1.97%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (0.79%) EasyMock
11 2 (0.79%) WebSpeed
11 2 (0.79%) Mockito
11 2 (0.79%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.79%) Jasmine
General
1 14 (5.51%) Telecoms
2 12 (4.72%) Finance
3 5 (1.97%) Back Office
4 3 (1.18%) Publishing
4 3 (1.18%) Marketing
5 2 (0.79%) Retail
5 2 (0.79%) Games
5 2 (0.79%) Advertising
6 1 (0.39%) Electronics
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 214 (84.25%) Developer
2 49 (19.29%) UI Developer
3 45 (17.72%) Web Developer
3 45 (17.72%) PHP Developer
4 42 (16.54%) Front-End Developer
5 39 (15.35%) UI Programmer
6 24 (9.45%) .NET Developer
7 23 (9.06%) Java Developer
8 20 (7.87%) Front-End Web Developer
9 17 (6.69%) JavaScript Developer
10 9 (3.54%) Consultant
10 9 (3.54%) Software Engineer
10 9 (3.54%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.15%) Mobile Developer
11 8 (3.15%) Tester
12 6 (2.36%) Designer
12 6 (2.36%) PHP Web Developer
12 6 (2.36%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.36%) C# Developer
12 6 (2.36%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (77.95%) HTML
2 163 (64.17%) CSS
3 107 (42.13%) jQuery
4 94 (37.01%) HTML5
5 59 (23.23%) CSS3
6 56 (22.05%) .NET
7 43 (16.93%) ASP.NET
8 40 (15.75%) Web Services
9 29 (11.42%) Spring
9 29 (11.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (11.02%) Ajax
11 27 (10.63%) XML
11 27 (10.63%) JSON
12 21 (8.27%) Symfony
12 21 (8.27%) Sass
13 17 (6.69%) .NET Framework
14 16 (6.30%) J2EE
15 15 (5.91%) JSP
15 15 (5.91%) RESTful
16 14 (5.51%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.27%) Mobile App
2 10 (3.94%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.54%) 3D Graphics
4 7 (2.76%) Social Media
5 6 (2.36%) NHS
6 5 (1.97%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.57%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.57%) Open Source
8 3 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.18%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.18%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.18%) iPhone
9 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.39%) iPad
9 1 (0.39%) DTV
9 1 (0.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 28 (11.02%) Linux
2 19 (7.48%) Windows
3 12 (4.72%) Android
4 10 (3.94%) UNIX
4 10 (3.94%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.57%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (1.57%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.18%) BlackBerry OS
6 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.18%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (31.10%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (28.35%) MVC
3 47 (18.50%) Scrum
4 43 (16.93%) TDD
5 36 (14.17%) OO
6 33 (12.99%) Responsive Web Design
7 32 (12.60%) Web Development
8 23 (9.06%) OOP
8 23 (9.06%) Unit Testing
9 22 (8.66%) Web Design
10 20 (7.87%) Software Engineering
11 14 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (5.12%) E-Commerce
12 13 (5.12%) Automated Testing
13 10 (3.94%) Project Management
14 9 (3.54%) Mobile Application Development
14 9 (3.54%) Configuration Management
14 9 (3.54%) Dependency Injection
15 8 (3.15%) Kanban
15 8 (3.15%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (37.80%) PHP
2 62 (24.41%) Java
3 52 (20.47%) C#
3 52 (20.47%) SQL
4 10 (3.94%) Ruby
5 9 (3.54%) PHP5
6 8 (3.15%) C++
7 7 (2.76%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.97%) Python
9 4 (1.57%) XAML
10 2 (0.79%) VB6
10 2 (0.79%) PHP4
10 2 (0.79%) Progress 4GL
10 2 (0.79%) VB
11 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.39%) VBA
11 1 (0.39%) Perl
11 1 (0.39%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (2.76%) Degree
2 3 (1.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.94%) QA
2 7 (2.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.57%) Puppet
3 3 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (9.84%) Zend
2 18 (7.09%) Adobe
3 16 (6.30%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.72%) Oracle
5 10 (3.94%) Google
6 9 (3.54%) hybris
6 9 (3.54%) Sencha
7 5 (1.97%) Facebook
7 5 (1.97%) Twitter
8 4 (1.57%) JBoss
9 3 (1.18%) Appcelerator
9 3 (1.18%) JD Edwards
9 3 (1.18%) QNX
10 2 (0.79%) Progress
11 1 (0.39%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.39%) Netbiscuits
11 1 (0.39%) Kony
11 1 (0.39%) Sony
11 1 (0.39%) Sybase
11 1 (0.39%) SAP
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