The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 22 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 5 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.79% 4.92% 2.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.80% 21.43% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +40.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £375 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Programming Languages Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
51 42 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 28.49% 22.95% 34.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 17
Average daily rate £401 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +242.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Luton

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Luton region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) CMS
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Games
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Maya
4 1 (12.50%) 3ds Max
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) Xcode
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) JUnit
4 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) JSP
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) XHTML
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 3 (37.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
2 1 (12.50%) Kentico
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Photoshop
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Maya
1 1 (12.50%) 3ds Max
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) Xcode
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Games
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Developer
2 3 (37.50%) PHP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Qt
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (12.50%) JSP
4 1 (12.50%) XHTML
4 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Physics
1 1 (12.50%) FMCG
1 1 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (12.50%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Image Processing
2 1 (12.50%) Game Development
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PHP
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Lua
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) EPiServer
1 1 (12.50%) hybris