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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 6 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 21 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 13.13% 8.61% 14.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.17% 21.31% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 16
Average daily rate
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£325 £295 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% +7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £269 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £325 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -5.55%
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
72 61 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 45.00% 40.40% 55.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 29
Average daily rate £350 £315 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 10
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 25 (73.53%) CSS
2 24 (70.59%) HTML
3 21 (61.76%) C#
3 21 (61.76%) .NET
4 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
4 14 (41.18%) MVC
5 12 (35.29%) jQuery
6 11 (32.35%) WCF
6 11 (32.35%) VB.NET
6 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
7 10 (29.41%) SQL
7 10 (29.41%) CSS3
8 9 (26.47%) WPF
9 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
9 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (20.59%) HTML5
10 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 7 (20.59%) WinForms
11 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
12 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
12 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
12 5 (14.71%) IIS
12 5 (14.71%) Oracle
12 5 (14.71%) Silverlight
12 5 (14.71%) User Experience
12 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Blend
13 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (11.76%) RIA
13 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 2

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (14.71%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) CMS
2 2 (5.88%) Drupal
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.82%) MySQL
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Blend
3 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) NUnit
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (97.06%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) .NET Developer
3 8 (23.53%) C# Developer
3 8 (23.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (17.65%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Web Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Applications Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Software Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Silverlight Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Applications Support
7 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.82%) PHP Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Web Applications Developer
8 2 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
8 2 (5.88%) VB6 Developer
8 2 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.88%) VB Developer
8 2 (5.88%) AWS Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (2.94%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (73.53%) CSS
2 24 (70.59%) HTML
3 21 (61.76%) .NET
4 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
5 12 (35.29%) jQuery
6 11 (32.35%) WCF
7 10 (29.41%) CSS3
8 9 (26.47%) WPF
9 7 (20.59%) WinForms
9 7 (20.59%) HTML5
9 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (14.71%) Silverlight
11 4 (11.76%) .NET Framework
11 4 (11.76%) Web Services
11 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 2
11 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (8.82%) Ajax
13 2 (5.88%) XML
13 2 (5.88%) WAMP
13 2 (5.88%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) User Experience
2 4 (11.76%) RIA
3 3 (8.82%) Life Science
3 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) MVC
2 8 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.82%) Logistics
4 3 (8.82%) Web Development
4 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (5.88%) TDD
5 2 (5.88%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) C#
2 11 (32.35%) VB.NET
3 10 (29.41%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) VB
4 3 (8.82%) VB6
4 3 (8.82%) PHP
5 2 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Zend
3 1 (2.94%) Facebook
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe
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