The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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 14 9 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 22 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 7.51% 12.04% 3.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.56% 34.33% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £98 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £380 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -5.55%
JavaScript
Merseyside

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

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
107 67 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 36.52% 35.08% 34.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 38 40
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% -
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 Liverpool

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 22 (84.62%) CSS
2 21 (80.77%) HTML
3 16 (61.54%) HTML5
4 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (42.31%) CSS3
5 11 (42.31%) User Experience
6 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
7 8 (30.77%) TDD
7 8 (30.77%) SDLC
8 7 (26.92%) BDD
8 7 (26.92%) REST
8 7 (26.92%) MySQL
8 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
8 7 (26.92%) Ruby
8 7 (26.92%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (23.08%) Google
9 6 (23.08%) Subversion
9 6 (23.08%) Google Analytics
9 6 (23.08%) Capistrano
9 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
9 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (23.08%) Java
9 6 (23.08%) .NET
9 6 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (23.08%) Sinatra
9 6 (23.08%) Analytics
10 5 (19.23%) New Relic
10 5 (19.23%) C#
10 5 (19.23%) Open Source
11 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 2 (7.69%) WordPress
2 1 (3.85%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.85%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 6 (23.08%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Grunt
General
1 4 (15.38%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Java Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 5 (19.23%) HTML Developer
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) WordPress Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby Developer
5 1 (3.85%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (84.62%) CSS
2 21 (80.77%) HTML
3 16 (61.54%) HTML5
4 11 (42.31%) CSS3
5 7 (26.92%) REST
5 7 (26.92%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (23.08%) Sinatra
6 6 (23.08%) .NET
7 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
9 2 (7.69%) Ember.js
9 2 (7.69%) Backbone.js
9 2 (7.69%) jQuery
10 1 (3.85%) Google Maps API
10 1 (3.85%) RESTful
10 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
10 1 (3.85%) iOS SDK
10 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
10 1 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) User Experience
2 6 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.85%) Streaming Video
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
1 1 (3.85%) Android
1 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) TDD
2 8 (30.77%) SDLC
3 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
3 7 (26.92%) BDD
4 6 (23.08%) Analytics
4 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (19.23%) Open Source
6 4 (15.38%) MVC
7 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.85%) Web Development
8 1 (3.85%) OOP
8 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.85%) Android Development
8 1 (3.85%) iOS Development
8 1 (3.85%) API Development
8 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.85%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) Ruby
2 6 (23.08%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
5 1 (3.85%) C++
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Google
2 5 (19.23%) New Relic
3 1 (3.85%) Apple
3 1 (3.85%) Facebook
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter
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