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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 14 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 28 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 7.25% 10.00% 4.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.88% 30.77% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 8
Average daily rate
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£309 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.91% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £98 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £370 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -5.55%
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
128 78 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 33.16% 32.50% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 45 55
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £445 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 22 £325 +8.33% 16
Wirral - 2 £275 - 3
Southport - 1 - - 1
JavaScript
North West

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (76.47%) HTML
2 25 (73.53%) CSS
3 17 (50.00%) HTML5
4 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (35.29%) .NET
5 12 (35.29%) CSS3
5 12 (35.29%) User Experience
6 10 (29.41%) C#
6 10 (29.41%) MVC
6 10 (29.41%) TDD
7 9 (26.47%) SDLC
7 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
8 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
8 8 (23.53%) MySQL
9 7 (20.59%) Java
9 7 (20.59%) SQL
9 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
9 7 (20.59%) Ruby
9 7 (20.59%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
9 7 (20.59%) BDD
9 7 (20.59%) REST
9 7 (20.59%) Analytics
10 6 (17.65%) Capistrano
10 6 (17.65%) Sinatra
10 6 (17.65%) Google
10 6 (17.65%) Google Analytics
10 6 (17.65%) Subversion
10 6 (17.65%) SQL Server

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (5.88%) WordPress
1 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.94%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (2.94%) Node.js
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visualfiles
1 1 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) MySQL
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.65%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) Grunt
3 1 (2.94%) YouTrack
General
1 4 (11.76%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.94%) Law
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (97.06%) Developer
2 8 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 5 (14.71%) HTML Developer
5 3 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.94%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.94%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (2.94%) UX Designer
7 1 (2.94%) Designer
7 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (2.94%) WordPress Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (76.47%) HTML
2 25 (73.53%) CSS
3 17 (50.00%) HTML5
4 12 (35.29%) .NET
4 12 (35.29%) CSS3
5 7 (20.59%) REST
5 7 (20.59%) Ruby on Rails
5 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
6 6 (17.65%) Sinatra
7 5 (14.71%) jQuery
7 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
8 3 (8.82%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (8.82%) WCF
8 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (5.88%) Ember.js
9 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
9 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
10 1 (2.94%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) User Experience
2 6 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Streaming Video
3 1 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) TDD
2 10 (29.41%) MVC
3 9 (26.47%) SDLC
4 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
5 7 (20.59%) BDD
5 7 (20.59%) Analytics
6 5 (14.71%) Open Source
7 2 (5.88%) Refactoring
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.88%) OOP
7 2 (5.88%) OO
7 2 (5.88%) API Development
8 1 (2.94%) Android Development
8 1 (2.94%) iOS Development
8 1 (2.94%) CRM
8 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.94%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) C#
2 7 (20.59%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) Ruby
3 4 (11.76%) PHP
4 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.94%) VB
5 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.94%) VB6
5 1 (2.94%) C++
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Google
2 5 (14.71%) New Relic
3 1 (2.94%) Nintex
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Apple
3 1 (2.94%) Zend
3 1 (2.94%) Facebook
3 1 (2.94%) Twitter
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