The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
North West / Merseyside
Rank 13 13 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 26 27 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.16% 8.18% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.74% 32.14% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 5
Median daily rate £459 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £373 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.25 £33.88 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.10% +9.27%

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
101 84 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 39.45% 25.45% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 58 31
Median daily rate £350 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £287 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +142.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing JavaScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +7 23 £459 +41.15% 10
Bootle 0 1 - -
JavaScript
North West

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 43 (75.44%) HTML
2 34 (59.65%) CSS
3 26 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (38.60%) SQL
5 21 (36.84%) .NET
5 21 (36.84%) AngularJS
6 20 (35.09%) MVC
6 20 (35.09%) jQuery
7 19 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 19 (33.33%) Java
7 19 (33.33%) Oracle
8 18 (31.58%) C#
9 15 (26.32%) Spring
9 15 (26.32%) Jenkins
10 14 (24.56%) Scrum
10 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
11 13 (22.81%) HTML5
11 13 (22.81%) Front End Development
12 12 (21.05%) Open Source
12 12 (21.05%) CSS3
12 12 (21.05%) Linux
12 12 (21.05%) TDD
12 12 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET
13 11 (19.30%) DevOps
14 10 (17.54%) Spring Boot
15 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (15.79%) Kanban
16 8 (14.04%) Subversion
16 8 (14.04%) MySQL

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 4 (7.02%) CMS
2 4 (7.02%) ColdFusion
3 3 (5.26%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.75%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (1.75%) Drupal
5 1 (1.75%) JBoss
5 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.75%) GitHub
3 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) LDAP
2 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.04%) MongoDB
2 8 (14.04%) MySQL
2 8 (14.04%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.26%) DB2
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.75%) Endeca
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 15 (26.32%) Jenkins
3 8 (14.04%) Subversion
4 5 (8.77%) Eclipse
4 5 (8.77%) Grunt
5 4 (7.02%) NuGet
6 3 (5.26%) JUnit
7 2 (3.51%) gulp
7 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.75%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.75%) GitLab
8 1 (1.75%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.75%) JDeveloper
8 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Music Industry
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Games
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Local Government
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (80.70%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Sitecore Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.02%) ColdFusion Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 4 (7.02%) WebSphere Developer
7 3 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) EPiServer Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Java Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Principal Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Java Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Sitecore Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Umbraco Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (75.44%) HTML
2 34 (59.65%) CSS
3 21 (36.84%) .NET
3 21 (36.84%) AngularJS
4 20 (35.09%) jQuery
5 15 (26.32%) Spring
6 13 (22.81%) HTML5
7 12 (21.05%) CSS3
8 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET
9 10 (17.54%) Spring Boot
10 8 (14.04%) RESTful
11 7 (12.28%) .NET Framework
12 6 (10.53%) XML
13 5 (8.77%) EJB
13 5 (8.77%) EJB 3.0
13 5 (8.77%) Web Services
14 4 (7.02%) ColdBox
14 4 (7.02%) Node.js
14 4 (7.02%) Sass
14 4 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) User Experience
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.75%) Fintech
2 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.75%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.09%) MVC
3 14 (24.56%) Scrum
4 13 (22.81%) Front End Development
5 12 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (21.05%) Open Source
5 12 (21.05%) TDD
6 11 (19.30%) DevOps
7 9 (15.79%) Kanban
8 8 (14.04%) BDD
8 8 (14.04%) Microservices
9 7 (12.28%) API Design
9 7 (12.28%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (10.53%) Coaching
10 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
11 5 (8.77%) OO
11 5 (8.77%) Web Development
12 4 (7.02%) Automated Testing
12 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
12 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) SQL
2 19 (33.33%) Java
3 18 (31.58%) C#
4 4 (7.02%) CFML
5 3 (5.26%) PHP
5 3 (5.26%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.51%) Ruby
7 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.75%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) Sitecore
3 6 (10.53%) VMware
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.26%) EPiServer
5 3 (5.26%) Siebel
6 1 (1.75%) ATG
6 1 (1.75%) Civica
6 1 (1.75%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.75%) Zend