The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 19 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 263 231 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.87% 7.69% 9.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.03% 23.89% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 131 133
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.38 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.17% +33.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -4.41%
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1142 967 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.83% 32.20% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 550 467
Average daily rate £363 £340 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.05 £12.50 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.63 £51.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in the North West

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Manchester -4 123 £325 - 202
Cheshire +4 94 £375 +11.11% 99
Merseyside -6 23 £309 +37.52% 35
Lancashire +1 5 £308 +6.95% 48
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

1 375 (66.25%) HTML
2 344 (60.78%) CSS
3 257 (45.41%) Agile Software Development
4 213 (37.63%) .NET
5 201 (35.51%) jQuery
6 188 (33.22%) HTML5
7 178 (31.45%) AngularJS
8 166 (29.33%) Java
9 158 (27.92%) MVC
10 131 (23.14%) C#
11 128 (22.61%) TDD
12 126 (22.26%) CSS3
13 110 (19.43%) ASP.NET
14 99 (17.49%) SQL
15 93 (16.43%) Node.js
16 90 (15.90%) Scrum
17 77 (13.60%) JSON
17 77 (13.60%) SQL Server
17 77 (13.60%) SDLC
18 74 (13.07%) Git (software)
19 73 (12.90%) Web Services
20 68 (12.01%) Oracle
21 62 (10.95%) Python
21 62 (10.95%) Ajax
21 62 (10.95%) ASP.NET MVC
21 62 (10.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 61 (10.78%) Microsoft
23 60 (10.60%) Finance
23 60 (10.60%) User Experience
24 58 (10.25%) PHP

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 93 (16.43%) Node.js
2 27 (4.77%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.65%) CMS
4 14 (2.47%) IIS
5 12 (2.12%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (1.77%) Umbraco
8 9 (1.59%) Apache
8 9 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 8 (1.41%) WordPress
10 6 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 6 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (0.71%) Drupal
11 4 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.53%) Sitefinity
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.53%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.53%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (2.12%) Photoshop
1 12 (2.12%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.24%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.18%) Windchill
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 33 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.41%) Magento
3 3 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.35%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.18%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.18%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.18%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.18%) Tridion
5 1 (0.18%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 46 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (7.77%) Cloud Computing
3 43 (7.60%) IaaS
4 7 (1.24%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.35%) SaaS
6 2 (0.35%) Office 365
7 1 (0.18%) GitHub
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.71%) HTTP
2 18 (3.18%) Internet
3 4 (0.71%) Unified Communications
3 4 (0.71%) Converged Networks
4 2 (0.35%) Intranet
4 2 (0.35%) SMS
5 1 (0.18%) ATM
5 1 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (13.60%) SQL Server
2 55 (9.72%) MongoDB
3 49 (8.66%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (8.30%) Big Data
5 45 (7.95%) Apache Cassandra
5 45 (7.95%) Hadoop
6 41 (7.24%) MySQL
7 19 (3.36%) Relational Database
8 18 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (2.47%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (1.94%) NoSQL
12 7 (1.24%) RavenDB
12 7 (1.24%) MS Access
13 6 (1.06%) Informix
13 6 (1.06%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.71%) Spotfire
16 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 3 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 74 (13.07%) Git (software)
2 42 (7.42%) Subversion
3 35 (6.18%) Visual Studio
3 35 (6.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (4.95%) JUnit
5 18 (3.18%) Cucumber
6 17 (3.00%) Selenium
7 15 (2.65%) Ant
8 13 (2.30%) Eclipse
9 12 (2.12%) JIRA
10 10 (1.77%) Axure RP
10 10 (1.77%) Grunt
11 8 (1.41%) Jenkins
11 8 (1.41%) Mockito
11 8 (1.41%) ReSharper
11 8 (1.41%) Maven
11 8 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (1.24%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (1.06%) Bower
13 6 (1.06%) Gradle
General
1 60 (10.60%) Finance
2 22 (3.89%) Banking
3 15 (2.65%) Retail
4 10 (1.77%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.71%) Legal
7 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.35%) Publishing
8 2 (0.35%) Military
9 1 (0.18%) Games
9 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Marketing
9 1 (0.18%) Back Office
9 1 (0.18%) Law
9 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 448 (79.15%) Developer
2 82 (14.49%) .NET Developer
3 81 (14.31%) Front-End Developer
4 70 (12.37%) Java Developer
5 52 (9.19%) Web Developer
6 48 (8.48%) Architect
7 46 (8.13%) JavaScript Developer
8 38 (6.71%) Technical Architect
9 27 (4.77%) Front-End Web Developer
9 27 (4.77%) CRM Developer
10 25 (4.42%) PHP Developer
11 24 (4.24%) C# Developer
11 24 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 23 (4.06%) Digital Architect
13 21 (3.71%) Digital Technical Architect
14 20 (3.53%) Designer
14 20 (3.53%) Senior Developer
15 18 (3.18%) ASP.NET Developer
16 17 (3.00%) C# .NET Developer
17 16 (2.83%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (66.25%) HTML
2 344 (60.78%) CSS
3 213 (37.63%) .NET
4 201 (35.51%) jQuery
5 188 (33.22%) HTML5
6 178 (31.45%) AngularJS
7 126 (22.26%) CSS3
8 110 (19.43%) ASP.NET
9 77 (13.60%) JSON
10 73 (12.90%) Web Services
11 62 (10.95%) Ajax
11 62 (10.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 62 (10.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 56 (9.89%) XML
13 52 (9.19%) J2EE
13 52 (9.19%) .NET Framework
14 46 (8.13%) Spring
14 46 (8.13%) REST
15 41 (7.24%) WCF
16 40 (7.07%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.60%) User Experience
2 49 (8.66%) Visualisation
3 29 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.47%) Mobile App
5 11 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 5 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (0.88%) N-Tier
7 5 (0.88%) NHS
7 5 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (0.71%) Online Banking
8 4 (0.71%) iPhone
9 3 (0.53%) Social Media
9 3 (0.53%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.53%) Tandem
9 3 (0.53%) Web 2.0
9 3 (0.53%) Statistics
9 3 (0.53%) Social Network
10 2 (0.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 55 (9.72%) Linux
2 35 (6.18%) Android
3 29 (5.12%) Windows
4 28 (4.95%) UNIX
5 23 (4.06%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.77%) AIX
7 6 (1.06%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.06%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.06%) Windows Vista
8 4 (0.71%) Solaris
8 4 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.35%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.18%) Debian
10 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (45.41%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (27.92%) MVC
3 128 (22.61%) TDD
4 90 (15.90%) Scrum
5 77 (13.60%) SDLC
6 58 (10.25%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (9.72%) OO
8 49 (8.66%) Unit Testing
9 43 (7.60%) BDD
10 41 (7.24%) Machine Learning
10 41 (7.24%) Web Development
11 40 (7.07%) OOP
12 37 (6.54%) CRM
13 34 (6.01%) E-Commerce
13 34 (6.01%) Software Engineering
13 34 (6.01%) Responsive Web Design
14 31 (5.48%) Waterfall
15 28 (4.95%) Android Development
16 22 (3.89%) iOS Development
17 21 (3.71%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 166 (29.33%) Java
2 131 (23.14%) C#
3 99 (17.49%) SQL
4 62 (10.95%) Python
5 58 (10.25%) PHP
6 43 (7.60%) R
7 30 (5.30%) Ruby
8 21 (3.71%) TypeScript
9 19 (3.36%) C++
10 14 (2.47%) VB
11 13 (2.30%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.12%) Perl
13 11 (1.94%) Objective-C
14 10 (1.77%) C
14 10 (1.77%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.59%) VBScript
16 6 (1.06%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.88%) Scala
18 3 (0.53%) XPath
18 3 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (5.83%) Degree
2 25 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.53%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.18%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.71%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) HL7
Systems Management
1 44 (7.77%) Opscode Chef
2 43 (7.60%) StatsD
3 9 (1.59%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.53%) Puppet
5 2 (0.35%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 68 (12.01%) Oracle
2 61 (10.78%) Microsoft
3 43 (7.60%) Citrix
4 42 (7.42%) Teradata
4 42 (7.42%) Apigee
5 41 (7.24%) Tableau
6 40 (7.07%) Mashery
7 14 (2.47%) IBM
8 12 (2.12%) Twitter
9 11 (1.94%) Google
10 9 (1.59%) HP
11 7 (1.24%) Adobe
12 5 (0.88%) Sun
12 5 (0.88%) Zend
12 5 (0.88%) Perforce
12 5 (0.88%) New Relic
13 4 (0.71%) Facebook
13 4 (0.71%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.71%) BMC
14 3 (0.53%) hybris
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