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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 9 25 7
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 29 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.24% 3.52% 12.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.94% 10.11% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 12
Average daily rate
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£303 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £235 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £322 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £17.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +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
83 89 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.17% 34.77% 39.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 50 33
Average daily rate £325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £493 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.00 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +14 28 £300 -1.63% 16
Southport - - - -
St Helens - - - - 1
Wirral - - - - 1
Birkenhead - - - -
JavaScript
North West

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 42 (93.33%) HTML
2 27 (60.00%) .NET
3 26 (57.78%) C#
3 26 (57.78%) CSS
3 26 (57.78%) HTML5
4 22 (48.89%) jQuery
5 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 13 (28.89%) Umbraco
8 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
8 11 (24.44%) PHP
9 10 (22.22%) SQL
9 10 (22.22%) Degree
10 9 (20.00%) MySQL
10 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (15.56%) QA
11 7 (15.56%) MVC
11 7 (15.56%) Web Design
11 7 (15.56%) Java
12 6 (13.33%) Photoshop
12 6 (13.33%) Web Services
12 6 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
12 6 (13.33%) Adobe
12 6 (13.33%) Orchard
12 6 (13.33%) Web Development
12 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
12 6 (13.33%) CSS3
12 6 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (11.11%) Internet

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (28.89%) Umbraco
2 9 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.44%) Apache
5 1 (2.22%) CMS
5 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Photoshop
1 6 (13.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) JUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
1 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (93.33%) Developer
2 19 (42.22%) Web Developer
3 14 (31.11%) .NET Developer
4 12 (26.67%) Front-End Developer
5 8 (17.78%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (6.67%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Graduate Web Developer
7 2 (4.44%) iPhone Developer
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (4.44%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (4.44%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Graduate
8 1 (2.22%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Systems Developer
8 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (93.33%) HTML
2 27 (60.00%) .NET
3 26 (57.78%) CSS
3 26 (57.78%) HTML5
4 22 (48.89%) jQuery
5 18 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (13.33%) Web Services
6 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 6 (13.33%) CSS3
7 4 (8.89%) Ajax
7 4 (8.89%) XSLT
7 4 (8.89%) XML
8 3 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.67%) WCF
9 2 (4.44%) Symfony
9 2 (4.44%) CakePHP
9 2 (4.44%) Google Maps API
9 2 (4.44%) Laravel
9 2 (4.44%) Sass
9 2 (4.44%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) iPhone
2 1 (2.22%) Open Source
2 1 (2.22%) User Experience
2 1 (2.22%) NHS
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Android
1 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
2 7 (15.56%) Web Design
2 7 (15.56%) MVC
3 6 (13.33%) Web Development
3 6 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (6.67%) iOS Development
4 3 (6.67%) Content Management
4 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Scrum
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Android Development
6 1 (2.22%) OOP
6 1 (2.22%) OO
6 1 (2.22%) SOA
6 1 (2.22%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) C#
2 11 (24.44%) PHP
3 10 (22.22%) SQL
4 7 (15.56%) Java
5 3 (6.67%) C++
5 3 (6.67%) VBScript
5 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.67%) PHP5
6 2 (4.44%) VB
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (2.22%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (2.22%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Adobe
2 6 (13.33%) Orchard
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) Telerik
4 2 (4.44%) Google
4 2 (4.44%) Zend
4 2 (4.44%) Twitter
4 2 (4.44%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.22%) Apple
5 1 (2.22%) Open Text
5 1 (2.22%) Sybase
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