The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 26 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 70 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.73% 6.49% 4.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.02% 15.84% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 27 11
Average daily rate £385 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £237 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £427 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
JavaScript
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
333 202 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 36.75% 40.97% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 141 149
Average daily rate £315 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 £23.84 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JavaScript across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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.

1 106 (68.83%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (56.49%) HTML
3 78 (50.65%) CSS
4 74 (48.05%) Java
5 54 (35.06%) C#
6 52 (33.77%) .NET
7 45 (29.22%) HTML5
8 36 (23.38%) SQL Server
9 34 (22.08%) ASP.NET
9 34 (22.08%) TDD
10 31 (20.13%) jQuery
10 31 (20.13%) Python
10 31 (20.13%) MVC
11 29 (18.83%) Security Cleared
12 28 (18.18%) Linux
12 28 (18.18%) CSS3
13 25 (16.23%) Tableau
13 25 (16.23%) AngularJS
13 25 (16.23%) Node.js
14 24 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (14.94%) User Experience
16 22 (14.29%) Open Source
16 22 (14.29%) C++
16 22 (14.29%) SC Cleared
17 21 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (12.99%) Web Development
18 20 (12.99%) XML
18 20 (12.99%) Scrum
18 20 (12.99%) BDD
19 19 (12.34%) Web Services

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 25 (16.23%) Node.js
2 14 (9.09%) Apache
3 13 (8.44%) ArcGIS
4 10 (6.49%) IIS
5 8 (5.19%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.90%) CICS
6 6 (3.90%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.90%) WebSphere
7 5 (3.25%) CMS
7 5 (3.25%) SAS
8 4 (2.60%) Confluence
9 2 (1.30%) Drupal
9 2 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.30%) nginx
9 2 (1.30%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.65%) JBoss
10 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (7.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.95%) Magento
3 1 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.95%) GitHub
3 2 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.49%) HTTP
2 8 (5.19%) Internet
3 6 (3.90%) FTP
3 6 (3.90%) SSL
3 6 (3.90%) WinSCP
4 5 (3.25%) Network Security
5 4 (2.60%) SNMP
6 2 (1.30%) Intranet
6 2 (1.30%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.65%) LDAP
7 1 (0.65%) PBX
7 1 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.65%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.38%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.69%) MongoDB
3 15 (9.74%) GIS
4 12 (7.79%) Relational Database
5 10 (6.49%) NoSQL
6 9 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (5.19%) Hadoop
7 8 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (4.55%) MySQL
8 7 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 6 (3.90%) DB2
9 6 (3.90%) Easytrieve
9 6 (3.90%) MS Access
10 5 (3.25%) Apache Hive
10 5 (3.25%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (3.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 5 (3.25%) HBase
Development Applications
1 19 (12.34%) Git (software)
1 19 (12.34%) Visual Studio
2 14 (9.09%) Subversion
3 7 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.90%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.90%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.25%) ERwin
5 5 (3.25%) Selenium
6 4 (2.60%) HP UFT
6 4 (2.60%) JIRA
6 4 (2.60%) JMeter
6 4 (2.60%) LoadRunner
6 4 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.95%) Grunt
7 3 (1.95%) gulp
7 3 (1.95%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.30%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.30%) Bower
8 2 (1.30%) Maven
8 2 (1.30%) Mocha
General
1 17 (11.04%) Finance
2 6 (3.90%) Banking
3 4 (2.60%) Law
3 4 (2.60%) Marketing
4 3 (1.95%) Legal
5 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 100 (64.94%) Developer
2 34 (22.08%) Java Developer
3 20 (12.99%) Architect
4 15 (9.74%) Senior Developer
5 12 (7.79%) .NET Developer
5 12 (7.79%) Designer
6 11 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 11 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
6 11 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 11 (7.14%) Tester
7 10 (6.49%) UX Designer
8 9 (5.84%) Applications Developer
8 9 (5.84%) CRM Developer
8 9 (5.84%) Enterprise Architect
8 9 (5.84%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (5.19%) Digital Designer
9 8 (5.19%) Digital UX Designer
9 8 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 7 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (56.49%) HTML
2 78 (50.65%) CSS
3 52 (33.77%) .NET
4 45 (29.22%) HTML5
5 34 (22.08%) ASP.NET
6 31 (20.13%) jQuery
7 28 (18.18%) CSS3
8 25 (16.23%) AngularJS
9 20 (12.99%) XML
10 19 (12.34%) Web Services
11 18 (11.69%) D3.js
12 17 (11.04%) Spring
13 15 (9.74%) JSON
14 11 (7.14%) Hibernate
14 11 (7.14%) RESTful
15 9 (5.84%) ADO.NET
15 9 (5.84%) J2EE
15 9 (5.84%) XHTML
16 7 (4.55%) .NET Framework
16 7 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (14.94%) User Experience
3 11 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 10 (6.49%) Visualisation
5 6 (3.90%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (3.90%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.90%) VSAM
6 5 (3.25%) Digital Media
7 4 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.60%) PKI
8 3 (1.95%) Blog
8 3 (1.95%) CESG
8 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.30%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.30%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.30%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.65%) NHS
10 1 (0.65%) Social Media
10 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (18.18%) Linux
2 19 (12.34%) Unix
3 15 (9.74%) Mac OS X
4 7 (4.55%) Windows
5 6 (3.90%) MVS
6 2 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (68.83%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.08%) TDD
3 31 (20.13%) MVC
4 22 (14.29%) Open Source
5 21 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (12.99%) BDD
6 20 (12.99%) Scrum
6 20 (12.99%) Web Development
7 19 (12.34%) CRM
8 18 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (9.09%) Test Scripting
10 13 (8.44%) Analytics
10 13 (8.44%) Test Automation
11 11 (7.14%) Microservices
12 10 (6.49%) Data Management
12 10 (6.49%) Pair Programming
13 9 (5.84%) Software Engineering
14 8 (5.19%) Project Management
15 7 (4.55%) Extreme Programming
15 7 (4.55%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (48.05%) Java
2 54 (35.06%) C#
3 31 (20.13%) Python
4 22 (14.29%) C++
5 17 (11.04%) Perl
5 17 (11.04%) Shell Script
6 15 (9.74%) SQL
7 13 (8.44%) Ruby
8 11 (7.14%) C
9 10 (6.49%) PHP
10 8 (5.19%) PowerShell
11 7 (4.55%) VB
12 6 (3.90%) Assembly Language
12 6 (3.90%) CLIST
12 6 (3.90%) COBOL
12 6 (3.90%) JCL
12 6 (3.90%) REXX
12 6 (3.90%) Scala
12 6 (3.90%) VBA
13 4 (2.60%) FQL
Qualifications
1 29 (18.83%) Security Cleared
2 22 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (4.55%) BC Cleared
5 5 (3.25%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.65%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.19%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (1.95%) QA
2 3 (1.95%) WAI
2 3 (1.95%) WCAG
3 2 (1.30%) GPG13
4 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.65%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (3.90%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.30%) Kibana
2 2 (1.30%) StatsD
3 1 (0.65%) Puppet
3 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (16.23%) Tableau
2 16 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.39%) Oracle
3 11 (7.14%) CA
4 6 (3.90%) IBM
4 6 (3.90%) Micro Focus
5 5 (3.25%) HP
5 5 (3.25%) Informatica
5 5 (3.25%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.30%) Apigee
6 2 (1.30%) Citrix
6 2 (1.30%) Mashery
6 2 (1.30%) OpenText
6 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.30%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.30%) Teradata
6 2 (1.30%) Vignette
6 2 (1.30%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.65%) Kofax
7 1 (0.65%) SAP
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