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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 13 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 25 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.12% 8.00% 7.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.65% 16.98% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 12
Average daily rate
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£300 £290 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £235 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £320 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
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
79 106 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 28.83% 47.11% 36.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 62 39
Average daily rate £300 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £18.11 £22.75 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.41% +4.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 22 £300 +9.09% 26
St Helens - 2 - - 2
Wirral -6 1 - - 2
Southport - - - -
Birkenhead - - - - 1
JavaScript
North West

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 41 (93.18%) HTML
2 28 (63.64%) CSS
3 25 (56.82%) HTML5
4 24 (54.55%) .NET
5 23 (52.27%) SQL Server
6 22 (50.00%) jQuery
7 21 (47.73%) C#
8 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET
9 14 (31.82%) PHP
10 13 (29.55%) Umbraco
11 12 (27.27%) MySQL
11 12 (27.27%) SharePoint
11 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
12 10 (22.73%) Degree
12 10 (22.73%) SQL
13 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
14 8 (18.18%) MVC
15 7 (15.91%) Web Design
15 7 (15.91%) QA
16 6 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (13.64%) CSS3
16 6 (13.64%) Web Development
16 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
16 6 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
16 6 (13.64%) Adobe
16 6 (13.64%) Content Management
16 6 (13.64%) Orchard
16 6 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
16 6 (13.64%) Java
16 6 (13.64%) Photoshop

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (29.55%) Umbraco
2 12 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (6.82%) IIS
5 2 (4.55%) Apache
6 1 (2.27%) CMS
6 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Photoshop
1 6 (13.64%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (52.27%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.27%) MySQL
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) JUnit
1 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.27%) YouTrack
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
1 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (84.09%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) Web Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (22.73%) .NET Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Front-End Web Developer
6 4 (9.09%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (4.55%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Graduate
7 2 (4.55%) Graduate Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) iPhone Developer
8 1 (2.27%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (2.27%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Junior
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (93.18%) HTML
2 28 (63.64%) CSS
3 25 (56.82%) HTML5
4 24 (54.55%) .NET
5 22 (50.00%) jQuery
6 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET
7 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
7 6 (13.64%) CSS3
8 5 (11.36%) Web Services
9 4 (9.09%) XML
9 4 (9.09%) XSLT
9 4 (9.09%) Ajax
10 3 (6.82%) WCF
10 3 (6.82%) Laravel
10 3 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (4.55%) Sass
11 2 (4.55%) LESS
11 2 (4.55%) Google Maps API
11 2 (4.55%) Struts
11 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) iPhone
3 1 (2.27%) Open Source
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
2 8 (18.18%) MVC
3 7 (15.91%) Web Design
4 6 (13.64%) Content Management
4 6 (13.64%) Web Development
4 6 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) TDD
6 2 (4.55%) iOS Development
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.27%) OOP
7 1 (2.27%) OO
7 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) C#
2 14 (31.82%) PHP
3 10 (22.73%) SQL
4 6 (13.64%) Java
5 3 (6.82%) PHP5
5 3 (6.82%) VBScript
6 2 (4.55%) VB
6 2 (4.55%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Adobe
2 6 (13.64%) Orchard
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) Zend
5 2 (4.55%) Twitter
5 2 (4.55%) Xamarin
5 2 (4.55%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) SAP
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