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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 37 10 21
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +11
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 8 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.99% 9.42% 4.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.99% 25.71% 13.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 2
Average daily rate
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£285 £300 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £268 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £382 £218
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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
89 70 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.14% 36.65% 33.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 37 25
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £16.23 £25.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.08% +49.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £14.80 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.01 £175.00 £34.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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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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 -24 5 £325 +8.33% 20
Birkenhead - 2 £225 - 3
Prescot - - - -
St Helens - - - - 2
JavaScript
North West

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) CSS
2 10 (71.43%) HTML5
3 9 (64.29%) CSS3
3 9 (64.29%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) PHP
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) MySQL
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Node.js
5 3 (21.43%) Axure RP
5 3 (21.43%) User Experience
6 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 2 (14.29%) WCF
6 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 2 (14.29%) Ajax
6 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 2 (14.29%) JSON
6 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 1 (7.14%) Ant
7 1 (7.14%) JUnit
7 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
7 1 (7.14%) ADO.NET
7 1 (7.14%) JDBC

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (21.43%) Node.js
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Axure RP
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Ant
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (7.14%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (14.29%) UI Designer
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
2 2 (14.29%) UX Designer
2 2 (14.29%) Designer
2 2 (14.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Photoshop Designer
3 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) CSS
2 10 (71.43%) HTML5
3 9 (64.29%) CSS3
3 9 (64.29%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) Ajax
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 2 (14.29%) JSON
5 2 (14.29%) WCF
5 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.14%) Sass
6 1 (7.14%) LESS
6 1 (7.14%) Ember.js
6 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
6 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) W3C
2 1 (7.14%) Graphic Design
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) OOP
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) Nintex
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