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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript
Rank 30 18 8
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 6 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.25% 4.48% 14.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.53% 12.50% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £254 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £320 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.10 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-4.30% -1.51%
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
57 72 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.35% 35.82% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 42 42
Average daily rate £335 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £410 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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
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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 -5 5 £325 +13.04% 26
Southport - - - -
Wirral - - - - 1
JavaScript
North West

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 28 (90.32%) HTML
2 21 (67.74%) SQL Server
2 21 (67.74%) HTML5
3 20 (64.52%) .NET
4 18 (58.06%) jQuery
5 17 (54.84%) C#
6 16 (51.61%) CSS
7 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET
8 13 (41.94%) Umbraco
9 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
9 12 (38.71%) SharePoint
10 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
10 9 (29.03%) SQL
10 9 (29.03%) Degree
11 7 (22.58%) MVC
11 7 (22.58%) QA
11 7 (22.58%) CSS3
12 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
12 6 (19.35%) Content Management
12 6 (19.35%) PHP
13 5 (16.13%) Java
13 5 (16.13%) MySQL
13 5 (16.13%) Oracle
13 5 (16.13%) Internet
14 4 (12.90%) Web Development
14 4 (12.90%) Ajax
14 4 (12.90%) Windows
14 4 (12.90%) Web Services
15 3 (9.68%) XML

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 13 (41.94%) Umbraco
2 12 (38.71%) SharePoint
3 6 (19.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (9.68%) IIS
5 2 (6.45%) Node.js
6 1 (3.23%) Apache
6 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (67.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) MySQL
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.23%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (3.23%) Ant
1 1 (3.23%) JUnit
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
1 1 (3.23%) Axure RP
1 1 (3.23%) YouTrack
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
1 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) .NET Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Web Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.45%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Junior
6 1 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Photoshop Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Designer
6 1 (3.23%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (3.23%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (3.23%) UX Designer
6 1 (3.23%) UI Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) HTML
2 21 (67.74%) HTML5
3 20 (64.52%) .NET
4 18 (58.06%) jQuery
5 16 (51.61%) CSS
6 15 (48.39%) ASP.NET
7 7 (22.58%) CSS3
8 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
9 4 (12.90%) Ajax
9 4 (12.90%) Web Services
10 3 (9.68%) XML
10 3 (9.68%) JSON
10 3 (9.68%) WCF
10 3 (9.68%) Sass
10 3 (9.68%) LESS
11 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (6.45%) Google Maps API
11 2 (6.45%) Spring
11 2 (6.45%) JSP
11 2 (6.45%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) W3C
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
2 7 (22.58%) MVC
3 6 (19.35%) Content Management
4 4 (12.90%) Web Development
5 3 (9.68%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.23%) OOP
7 1 (3.23%) OO
7 1 (3.23%) Validation
7 1 (3.23%) Web Design
7 1 (3.23%) Workflow
7 1 (3.23%) TDD
7 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) C#
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) PHP
4 5 (16.13%) Java
5 3 (9.68%) VBScript
6 1 (3.23%) VB
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (3.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Twitter
3 2 (6.45%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Zend
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