The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 14 34 17
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 27 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.26% 0.97% 5.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.21% 5.26% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 6
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £385 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £357 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
JavaScript
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
103 57 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.50% 18.45% 35.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 32 33
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £206 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +12 19 £338 +3.84% 13
Birkenhead - 3 £250 -
Bootle - 2 - -
JavaScript
North West

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 29 (60.42%) HTML
2 22 (45.83%) Java
2 22 (45.83%) E-Commerce
3 21 (43.75%) CSS
4 17 (35.42%) Web Services
5 15 (31.25%) SQL
5 15 (31.25%) Finance
5 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (31.25%) Unit Testing
5 15 (31.25%) AngularJS
6 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
6 14 (29.17%) iPad
7 13 (27.08%) Scrum
7 13 (27.08%) React
8 12 (25.00%) Node.js
8 12 (25.00%) HTML5
9 11 (22.92%) MVC
10 10 (20.83%) XML
10 10 (20.83%) jQuery
11 9 (18.75%) Ajax
12 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (16.67%) RESTful
12 8 (16.67%) OO
12 8 (16.67%) Banking
13 7 (14.58%) Linux
13 7 (14.58%) OOD
13 7 (14.58%) Software Architecture
13 7 (14.58%) CSS3
13 7 (14.58%) gulp
13 7 (14.58%) Express

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 12 (25.00%) Node.js
2 5 (10.42%) ATG Dynamo
2 5 (10.42%) JBoss
3 1 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) HTTP
2 3 (6.25%) GSM
2 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.17%) MySQL
4 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.58%) Grunt
2 7 (14.58%) gulp
3 5 (10.42%) Ant
3 5 (10.42%) Maven
4 3 (6.25%) Gerrit
4 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.08%) JDeveloper
5 1 (2.08%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.08%) YouTrack
5 1 (2.08%) Zend Studio
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (83.33%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Java Developer
3 13 (27.08%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Node.js Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Angular Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (12.50%) HTML Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Embedded Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Embedded Software Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) UI Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (60.42%) HTML
2 21 (43.75%) CSS
3 17 (35.42%) Web Services
4 15 (31.25%) AngularJS
5 13 (27.08%) React
6 12 (25.00%) HTML5
7 10 (20.83%) jQuery
7 10 (20.83%) XML
8 9 (18.75%) Ajax
9 8 (16.67%) RESTful
10 7 (14.58%) CSS3
10 7 (14.58%) Express
11 6 (12.50%) JSP
11 6 (12.50%) Spring
12 5 (10.42%) .NET
12 5 (10.42%) Backbone.js
12 5 (10.42%) Middleware
13 4 (8.33%) EJB
13 4 (8.33%) EJB 3.0
13 4 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) iPad
2 5 (10.42%) User Experience
3 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) E-Commerce
2 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Unit Testing
3 13 (27.08%) Scrum
4 11 (22.92%) MVC
5 8 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (16.67%) OO
6 7 (14.58%) OOD
6 7 (14.58%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (14.58%) Software Architecture
7 5 (10.42%) Front End Development
7 5 (10.42%) Isomorphic JavaScript
7 5 (10.42%) System Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Open Source
8 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Web Development
9 3 (6.25%) DevOps
9 3 (6.25%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (6.25%) Patch Management
9 3 (6.25%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) Java
2 15 (31.25%) SQL
3 6 (12.50%) C#
4 5 (10.42%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.25%) Perl
5 3 (6.25%) PHP
5 3 (6.25%) Python
6 2 (4.17%) ES6
6 2 (4.17%) JSX
7 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Ansible
1 3 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) ATG
3 3 (6.25%) Splunk
4 2 (4.17%) Zend
5 1 (2.08%) Adobe
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
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