The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 13 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 13 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 8.61% 12.70% 6.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.84% 32.00% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 1
Average daily rate
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£290 £268 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.41% -7.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
JavaScript
Leicestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
69 75 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 45.70% 39.68% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 37 17
Average daily rate £300 £270 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £322 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 31 (86.11%) HTML
1 31 (86.11%) CSS
2 26 (72.22%) jQuery
3 25 (69.44%) C#
4 24 (66.67%) .NET
5 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET
6 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
7 12 (33.33%) MVC
8 11 (30.56%) Ajax
9 10 (27.78%) SQL
9 10 (27.78%) HTML5
9 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
10 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (25.00%) VB.NET
11 8 (22.22%) XML
11 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (19.44%) WCF
12 7 (19.44%) CSS3
12 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (19.44%) Web Services
12 7 (19.44%) WinForms
13 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 6 (16.67%) Entity Framework
14 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
14 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
14 5 (13.89%) Java
14 5 (13.89%) PHP
14 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 4 (11.11%) Liferay
2 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) Drupal
3 2 (5.56%) WordPress
4 1 (2.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (8.33%) MySQL
5 3 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.56%) Subversion
3 2 (5.56%) Maven
3 2 (5.56%) NUnit
3 2 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (5.56%) MSTest
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
2 3 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (94.44%) Developer
2 18 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 16 (44.44%) C# Developer
4 15 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (13.89%) Web Developer
7 5 (13.89%) VB.NET Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Applications Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
10 2 (5.56%) Web Designer
10 2 (5.56%) Designer
11 1 (2.78%) AWS Developer
11 1 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
11 1 (2.78%) PHP MySQL Developer
11 1 (2.78%) Front-End Developer
11 1 (2.78%) Front-End Web Developer
11 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
11 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (86.11%) HTML
1 31 (86.11%) CSS
2 26 (72.22%) jQuery
3 24 (66.67%) .NET
4 21 (58.33%) ASP.NET
5 11 (30.56%) Ajax
6 10 (27.78%) HTML5
6 10 (27.78%) .NET Framework
7 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (22.22%) XML
9 7 (19.44%) WCF
9 7 (19.44%) CSS3
9 7 (19.44%) Web Services
9 7 (19.44%) WinForms
10 6 (16.67%) Entity Framework
11 4 (11.11%) XHTML
11 4 (11.11%) JSP
11 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 2 (5.56%) Psychology
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
2 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 2 (5.56%) Web Development
4 2 (5.56%) Content Management
4 2 (5.56%) Web Design
4 2 (5.56%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) SEO
4 2 (5.56%) Open Source
4 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
5 1 (2.78%) OO
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) C#
2 10 (27.78%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (13.89%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) PHP
5 2 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Adobe
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Facebook