The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 6 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 221 142 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.15% 10.59% 13.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.62% 21.52% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 105 109
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £465 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.75 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
JavaScript
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
746 660 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 47.76% 49.22% 51.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 457 432
Average daily rate £400 £345 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
Average hourly rate £11.00 £35.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.57% +35.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £21.50 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £35.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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.

1 204 (55.89%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (53.15%) HTML
3 188 (51.51%) CSS
4 140 (38.36%) Java
5 118 (32.33%) AngularJS
6 101 (27.67%) Node.js
7 90 (24.66%) TDD
8 86 (23.56%) HTML5
9 83 (22.74%) Web Development
10 74 (20.27%) Python
11 73 (20.00%) PHP
12 69 (18.90%) .NET
12 69 (18.90%) CSS3
13 68 (18.63%) Spring
14 61 (16.71%) React
15 60 (16.44%) jQuery
16 59 (16.16%) C#
17 55 (15.07%) SQL
17 55 (15.07%) Front End Development
18 54 (14.79%) Hibernate
18 54 (14.79%) Scrum
19 49 (13.42%) MongoDB
20 46 (12.60%) MVC
21 44 (12.05%) SQL Server
22 43 (11.78%) Git (software)
23 40 (10.96%) Linux
24 38 (10.41%) OO
25 37 (10.14%) E-Commerce
26 35 (9.59%) RESTful
27 33 (9.04%) LESS

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 101 (27.67%) Node.js
2 18 (4.93%) Tomcat
3 14 (3.84%) CMS
4 12 (3.29%) Drupal
5 10 (2.74%) Apache
5 10 (2.74%) JBoss
6 9 (2.47%) Skype for Business
6 9 (2.47%) WordPress
7 8 (2.19%) Confluence
7 8 (2.19%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.92%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.64%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.82%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.55%) nginx
12 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.55%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
13 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.55%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (0.55%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS Office
2 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.64%) Magento
2 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.27%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.27%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.27%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.29%) GitHub
3 9 (2.47%) Office 365
4 6 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.37%) IaaS
6 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.27%) AdWords
7 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.27%) PaaS
7 1 (0.27%) SaaS
7 1 (0.27%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.38%) Network Security
2 14 (3.84%) Internet
3 10 (2.74%) HTTP
4 8 (2.19%) Skype
5 7 (1.92%) SNMP
6 3 (0.82%) LDAP
7 2 (0.55%) Firewall
8 1 (0.27%) BGP
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.27%) DNS
8 1 (0.27%) EIGRP
8 1 (0.27%) Intranet
8 1 (0.27%) MPLS
8 1 (0.27%) OSPF
8 1 (0.27%) SAN
8 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.27%) VPN
8 1 (0.27%) VXLAN
8 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (13.42%) MongoDB
2 44 (12.05%) SQL Server
3 33 (9.04%) MySQL
4 18 (4.93%) NoSQL
5 14 (3.84%) CouchDB
6 12 (3.29%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.29%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (2.74%) Hadoop
7 10 (2.74%) Redis
8 6 (1.64%) Big Data
8 6 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.82%) DB2
9 3 (0.82%) Riak
9 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.55%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 43 (11.78%) Git (software)
2 21 (5.75%) Jasmine
2 21 (5.75%) Selenium
2 21 (5.75%) Subversion
3 20 (5.48%) JMeter
4 19 (5.21%) Cucumber
4 19 (5.21%) JIRA
5 16 (4.38%) Jenkins
6 15 (4.11%) Grunt
6 15 (4.11%) gulp
7 13 (3.56%) LoadRunner
8 12 (3.29%) Maven
8 12 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (2.19%) JUnit
9 8 (2.19%) Visual Studio
10 7 (1.92%) HP UFT
11 6 (1.64%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.64%) Mercurial
11 6 (1.64%) SilkPerformer
11 6 (1.64%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (5.48%) Games
2 17 (4.66%) Finance
3 6 (1.64%) Marketing
4 5 (1.37%) Online Betting
5 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.55%) Legal
5 2 (0.55%) Retail
6 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.27%) Electronics
6 1 (0.27%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.27%) Law
6 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 245 (67.12%) Developer
2 73 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 68 (18.63%) Java Developer
4 34 (9.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 26 (7.12%) .NET Developer
5 26 (7.12%) PHP Developer
6 25 (6.85%) Senior Developer
7 24 (6.58%) Architect
8 23 (6.30%) C# Developer
9 22 (6.03%) Technical Architect
10 21 (5.75%) Web Developer
11 18 (4.93%) Node.js Developer
11 18 (4.93%) Senior Java Developer
12 16 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
12 16 (4.38%) Python Developer
12 16 (4.38%) Software Developer
13 15 (4.11%) HTML CSS Developer
13 15 (4.11%) HTML Developer
14 14 (3.84%) Angular Developer
14 14 (3.84%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (53.15%) HTML
2 188 (51.51%) CSS
3 118 (32.33%) AngularJS
4 86 (23.56%) HTML5
5 69 (18.90%) .NET
5 69 (18.90%) CSS3
6 68 (18.63%) Spring
7 61 (16.71%) React
8 60 (16.44%) jQuery
9 54 (14.79%) Hibernate
10 35 (9.59%) RESTful
11 33 (9.04%) LESS
11 33 (9.04%) Sass
12 32 (8.77%) Web Services
13 31 (8.49%) ASP.NET
14 28 (7.67%) XML
15 27 (7.40%) RabbitMQ
16 23 (6.30%) J2EE
17 22 (6.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 21 (5.75%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.40%) User Experience
2 19 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.66%) Digital Media
4 13 (3.56%) Mobile App
5 11 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.47%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.92%) PKI
8 5 (1.37%) Blog
9 3 (0.82%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.55%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.55%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.55%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.55%) iPad
10 2 (0.55%) iPhone
10 2 (0.55%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.55%) RIA
10 2 (0.55%) Social Media
10 2 (0.55%) W3C
11 1 (0.27%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.96%) Linux
2 30 (8.22%) Windows
3 20 (5.48%) Unix
4 9 (2.47%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.10%) Android
5 4 (1.10%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (55.89%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (24.66%) TDD
3 83 (22.74%) Web Development
4 55 (15.07%) Front End Development
5 54 (14.79%) Scrum
6 46 (12.60%) MVC
7 38 (10.41%) OO
8 37 (10.14%) E-Commerce
9 30 (8.22%) BDD
10 28 (7.67%) Software Engineering
11 27 (7.40%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (6.58%) Responsive Web Design
13 23 (6.30%) Open Source
14 22 (6.03%) CRM
15 21 (5.75%) High Availability
16 20 (5.48%) Kanban
16 20 (5.48%) Unit Testing
17 19 (5.21%) SDLC
18 16 (4.38%) ERP
19 15 (4.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 140 (38.36%) Java
2 74 (20.27%) Python
3 73 (20.00%) PHP
4 59 (16.16%) C#
5 55 (15.07%) SQL
6 28 (7.67%) C++
7 25 (6.85%) Ruby
8 20 (5.48%) Scala
9 19 (5.21%) ES6
10 14 (3.84%) ECMAScript
11 11 (3.01%) C
12 8 (2.19%) Groovy
12 8 (2.19%) Perl
12 8 (2.19%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.92%) CoffeeScript
13 7 (1.92%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.64%) Clojure
14 6 (1.64%) R
14 6 (1.64%) VBA
14 6 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (3.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (0.82%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.55%) APMP
4 2 (0.55%) BC Cleared
4 2 (0.55%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.27%) CCDE
5 1 (0.27%) CCIE
5 1 (0.27%) CCNA
5 1 (0.27%) CCNP
5 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.27%) Degree
5 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.27%) PhD
5 1 (0.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.21%) QA
2 9 (2.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.10%) Varnish
2 3 (0.82%) Docker
3 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.37%) StatsD
3 3 (0.82%) Data Guard
3 3 (0.82%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (0.82%) Puppet
4 1 (0.27%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (7.12%) Oracle
2 15 (4.11%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.56%) IBM
4 7 (1.92%) Dynatrace
4 7 (1.92%) HP
4 7 (1.92%) hybris
4 7 (1.92%) New Relic
4 7 (1.92%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.64%) AppDynamics
5 6 (1.64%) ATG
5 6 (1.64%) BEA
5 6 (1.64%) Citrix
6 5 (1.37%) Apigee
6 5 (1.37%) Mashery
6 5 (1.37%) Tableau
6 5 (1.37%) Teradata
7 4 (1.10%) Zend
8 3 (0.82%) Adobe
8 3 (0.82%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.55%) VMware
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