The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 16 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 50 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.20% 5.71% 3.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.83% 12.84% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £350 £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.07% -
JavaScript
England

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

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
229 218 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 37.54% 44.49% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 133 34
Average daily rate £330 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £199 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £34.00 £18.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in the North East

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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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
Tyne and Wear +18 44 £313 +25.00% 41
Durham - 3 £375 - 3
Northumberland - - - - 1
Teesside - - - - 1
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 79 (64.75%) HTML
2 74 (60.66%) CSS
3 57 (46.72%) jQuery
4 46 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (37.70%) Web Development
5 40 (32.79%) .NET
6 38 (31.15%) Java
6 38 (31.15%) C#
6 38 (31.15%) SQL
7 29 (23.77%) Microsoft
7 29 (23.77%) Subversion
7 29 (23.77%) Git (software)
8 27 (22.13%) UNIX
9 26 (21.31%) HTTP
9 26 (21.31%) HTML5
10 24 (19.67%) Linux
11 23 (18.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 23 (18.85%) Ajax
11 23 (18.85%) Responsive Web Design
11 23 (18.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 22 (18.03%) Relational Database
12 22 (18.03%) CSS3
12 22 (18.03%) Web Design
12 22 (18.03%) SQL Server
12 22 (18.03%) Mac OS X
12 22 (18.03%) Configuration Management
13 21 (17.21%) Web Services
13 21 (17.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 21 (17.21%) Scala
14 20 (16.39%) Finance

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 11 (9.02%) Node.js
2 8 (6.56%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.10%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.64%) JBoss
4 2 (1.64%) Apache
4 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.82%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.82%) CMS
5 1 (0.82%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.82%) Drupal
5 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (7.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.82%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.46%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (21.31%) HTTP
2 2 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 22 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 22 (18.03%) Relational Database
3 21 (17.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (14.75%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 5 (4.10%) MySQL
5 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (23.77%) Subversion
1 29 (23.77%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.10%) JUnit
4 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.64%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.64%) Selenium
6 1 (0.82%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.82%) Hudson
6 1 (0.82%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.82%) Maven
6 1 (0.82%) JIRA
General
1 20 (16.39%) Finance
2 13 (10.66%) Banking
3 7 (5.74%) Back Office
4 4 (3.28%) Marketing
5 3 (2.46%) Advertising
6 1 (0.82%) Publishing
6 1 (0.82%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 111 (90.98%) Developer
2 26 (21.31%) Front-End Developer
3 22 (18.03%) .NET Developer
4 17 (13.93%) SQL Developer
5 14 (11.48%) Java Developer
6 11 (9.02%) Web Developer
6 11 (9.02%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.74%) VBA Developer
7 7 (5.74%) Designer
8 6 (4.92%) Scala Developer
9 5 (4.10%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.10%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (3.28%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (3.28%) UI Designer
10 4 (3.28%) Front-End Web Developer
11 3 (2.46%) PHP Developer
11 3 (2.46%) Lead Developer
12 2 (1.64%) Interface Designer
12 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (64.75%) HTML
2 74 (60.66%) CSS
3 57 (46.72%) jQuery
4 40 (32.79%) .NET
5 26 (21.31%) HTML5
6 23 (18.85%) Ajax
6 23 (18.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 22 (18.03%) CSS3
8 21 (17.21%) Web Services
9 19 (15.57%) ASP.NET
10 16 (13.11%) JSON
10 16 (13.11%) REST
11 13 (10.66%) XML
12 10 (8.20%) Spring
12 10 (8.20%) RESTful
12 10 (8.20%) Mustache
12 10 (8.20%) Sass
13 9 (7.38%) AngularJS
13 9 (7.38%) SOAP
14 8 (6.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.11%) Visualisation
2 8 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.10%) User Experience
4 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.64%) NHS
5 2 (1.64%) W3C
6 1 (0.82%) GIS
6 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.82%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.13%) UNIX
2 24 (19.67%) Linux
3 22 (18.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (37.70%) Web Development
2 23 (18.85%) Responsive Web Design
3 22 (18.03%) Web Design
3 22 (18.03%) Configuration Management
4 16 (13.11%) MVC
4 16 (13.11%) TDD
4 16 (13.11%) Reverse Engineering
5 13 (10.66%) Web Application Development
5 13 (10.66%) Scrum
6 11 (9.02%) CRM
7 9 (7.38%) Line Management
7 9 (7.38%) Mentoring
8 8 (6.56%) Automated Testing
9 7 (5.74%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (4.10%) BDD
10 5 (4.10%) OO
10 5 (4.10%) SOA
11 4 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (2.46%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.15%) C#
1 38 (31.15%) Java
1 38 (31.15%) SQL
2 21 (17.21%) Scala
3 18 (14.75%) VBA
4 17 (13.93%) Python
4 17 (13.93%) Ruby
5 6 (4.92%) PHP
6 5 (4.10%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.46%) PHP5
7 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.64%) C++
9 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) WCAG
Vendors
1 29 (23.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.46%) Oracle
3 1 (0.82%) Lotus
3 1 (0.82%) Zend
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