The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Merseyside region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 9 23 9
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -14
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 16 6 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.65% 2.84% 14.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.59% 8.82% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 17
Average daily rate
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£225 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.20% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £290 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £17.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
58 68 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.35% 32.23% 44.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 44 44
Average daily rate £411 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £17.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
JavaScript
North West

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +9 13 £161 -41.45% 22
Prescot - - - -
Southport - - - -
St Helens - - - - 1
Wirral - - - - 1
Birkenhead - - - - 2
JavaScript
North West

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 25 (73.53%) HTML
2 23 (67.65%) CSS
3 17 (50.00%) .NET
4 15 (44.12%) jQuery
5 13 (38.24%) C#
5 13 (38.24%) PHP
6 11 (32.35%) HTML5
7 10 (29.41%) MySQL
8 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
9 8 (23.53%) SQL
10 7 (20.59%) Adobe
11 6 (17.65%) Web Design
11 6 (17.65%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (17.65%) Orchard
11 6 (17.65%) VB.NET
11 6 (17.65%) Photoshop
11 6 (17.65%) Web Services
11 6 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (11.76%) WinForms
13 4 (11.76%) Symfony
13 4 (11.76%) Zend
13 4 (11.76%) OO
13 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
14 3 (8.82%) Sybase
14 3 (8.82%) CRM
14 3 (8.82%) Web Development
14 3 (8.82%) OOP
14 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
14 3 (8.82%) WCF

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 3 (8.82%) Drupal
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Photoshop
1 6 (17.65%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) MySQL
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 32 (94.12%) Developer
2 14 (41.18%) Web Developer
3 9 (26.47%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (23.53%) Front-End Web Developer
5 7 (20.59%) .NET Developer
6 5 (14.71%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Graduate
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Graduate Web Developer
7 2 (5.88%) iPhone Developer
7 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
7 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (5.88%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (73.53%) HTML
2 23 (67.65%) CSS
3 17 (50.00%) .NET
4 15 (44.12%) jQuery
5 11 (32.35%) HTML5
6 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET
7 6 (17.65%) Web Services
8 4 (11.76%) WinForms
8 4 (11.76%) Symfony
9 3 (8.82%) WCF
9 3 (8.82%) WPF
9 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
10 2 (5.88%) CakePHP
10 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (5.88%) CSS3
10 2 (5.88%) Laravel
11 1 (2.94%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) iPhone
1 2 (5.88%) Open Source
2 1 (2.94%) NHS
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Android
1 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Web Design
1 6 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (11.76%) OO
3 3 (8.82%) CRM
3 3 (8.82%) OOP
3 3 (8.82%) Web Development
3 3 (8.82%) iOS Development
4 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.88%) MVC
4 2 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (2.94%) TDD
5 1 (2.94%) OOD
5 1 (2.94%) SOA
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) PHP
1 13 (38.24%) C#
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
3 6 (17.65%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.82%) PHP5
5 2 (5.88%) ActionScript
5 2 (5.88%) VBScript
5 2 (5.88%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) Java
6 1 (2.94%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (2.94%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Adobe
2 6 (17.65%) Orchard
3 4 (11.76%) Zend
4 3 (8.82%) Sybase
5 2 (5.88%) Xamarin
5 2 (5.88%) Telerik
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.94%) Apple
6 1 (2.94%) Open Text
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