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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 27 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 11 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.81% 8.41% 10.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.64% 19.15% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 12
Average daily rate
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£275 £290 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £239 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £321 £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -
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
59 94 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.42% 43.93% 44.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 61 53
Average daily rate £300 £320 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -6 7 £275 +2.80% 17
St Helens - 2 - -
Wirral -17 1 - -
Southport - - - - 1
Birkenhead - - - -
JavaScript
North West

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 36 (92.31%) HTML
2 24 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 24 (61.54%) HTML5
3 23 (58.97%) CSS
3 23 (58.97%) .NET
4 20 (51.28%) C#
4 20 (51.28%) jQuery
5 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET
6 13 (33.33%) Umbraco
7 12 (30.77%) SharePoint
7 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 10 (25.64%) SQL
8 10 (25.64%) Degree
9 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
9 9 (23.08%) PHP
10 8 (20.51%) CSS3
11 7 (17.95%) QA
11 7 (17.95%) MySQL
11 7 (17.95%) MVC
12 6 (15.38%) Java
12 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
12 6 (15.38%) Content Management
12 6 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (12.82%) Ajax
13 5 (12.82%) Oracle
13 5 (12.82%) Web Services
13 5 (12.82%) XML
13 5 (12.82%) Internet
14 4 (10.26%) Windows
14 4 (10.26%) XSLT

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 12 (30.77%) SharePoint
3 6 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (7.69%) IIS
5 2 (5.13%) Apache
5 2 (5.13%) Node.js
6 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.95%) MySQL
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.56%) Axure RP
1 1 (2.56%) YouTrack
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) JUnit
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Web Developer
3 11 (28.21%) .NET Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (5.13%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (5.13%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Graduate
5 2 (5.13%) Graduate Web Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Front-End Web Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Designer
6 1 (2.56%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (2.56%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (2.56%) MySQL Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Photoshop Designer
6 1 (2.56%) UX Designer
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (2.56%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (92.31%) HTML
2 24 (61.54%) HTML5
3 23 (58.97%) CSS
3 23 (58.97%) .NET
4 20 (51.28%) jQuery
5 16 (41.03%) ASP.NET
6 8 (20.51%) CSS3
7 6 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 5 (12.82%) Ajax
8 5 (12.82%) Web Services
8 5 (12.82%) XML
9 4 (10.26%) XSLT
10 3 (7.69%) Sass
10 3 (7.69%) LESS
10 3 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (7.69%) JSON
10 3 (7.69%) WCF
11 2 (5.13%) Struts
11 2 (5.13%) JSP
11 2 (5.13%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 7 (17.95%) MVC
3 6 (15.38%) Content Management
4 4 (10.26%) Web Development
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) Web Design
6 2 (5.13%) TDD
6 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (2.56%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.56%) OOP
7 1 (2.56%) OO
7 1 (2.56%) Workflow
7 1 (2.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) C#
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) PHP
4 6 (15.38%) Java
5 3 (7.69%) VBScript
6 2 (5.13%) VB
6 2 (5.13%) C++
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.56%) PHP5
7 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) Adobe
3 2 (5.13%) Orchard
3 2 (5.13%) Google
3 2 (5.13%) Twitter
4 1 (2.56%) Zend
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
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