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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 10 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 305 253 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.44% 8.93% 9.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.40% 25.38% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 143 178
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 11
Average hourly rate - £33.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -
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
1113 997 1093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.45% 35.20% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 551 623
Average daily rate £350 £319 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 51 52
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.25 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +3.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.93 £15.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.57 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
Manchester +3 186 £338 +8.08% 154
Cheshire 0 63 £350 +7.69% 60
Lancashire 0 35 £350 +59.09% 28
Merseyside -14 11 £275 -5.17% 19
Cumbria +6 5 £335 +55.81%
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 406 (74.50%) HTML
2 361 (66.24%) CSS
3 235 (43.12%) jQuery
4 206 (37.80%) .NET
5 185 (33.94%) C#
6 184 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
7 178 (32.66%) HTML5
8 156 (28.62%) MVC
9 135 (24.77%) ASP.NET
10 126 (23.12%) CSS3
11 122 (22.39%) SQL Server
11 122 (22.39%) Java
12 121 (22.20%) SQL
13 116 (21.28%) TDD
14 110 (20.18%) Web Services
15 100 (18.35%) XML
16 93 (17.06%) PHP
17 82 (15.05%) OO
18 69 (12.66%) Ajax
19 66 (12.11%) Scrum
20 65 (11.93%) ASP.NET MVC
21 62 (11.38%) Web Development
21 62 (11.38%) Microsoft
22 61 (11.19%) Linux
23 53 (9.72%) Git (software)
24 52 (9.54%) .NET Framework
24 52 (9.54%) XSLT
25 51 (9.36%) AngularJS
26 50 (9.17%) XHTML
27 49 (8.99%) MySQL

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 36 (6.61%) CMS
2 33 (6.06%) Node.js
3 32 (5.87%) SharePoint
4 30 (5.50%) Umbraco
5 25 (4.59%) Apache
6 17 (3.12%) Drupal
7 15 (2.75%) IIS
8 14 (2.57%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (1.65%) ArcGIS
10 9 (1.65%) WordPress
11 8 (1.47%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.47%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.10%) Orchard CMS
12 6 (1.10%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.92%) JBoss
14 4 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.73%) Apache Spark
15 3 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (2.75%) MS Excel
1 15 (2.75%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (1.28%) Mingle
4 6 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.73%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.83%) Magento
2 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.73%) SaaS
2 2 (0.37%) Office 365
2 2 (0.37%) GitHub
2 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.37%) IaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.57%) Internet
2 10 (1.83%) HTTP
3 9 (1.65%) Intranet
4 3 (0.55%) ATM
4 3 (0.55%) FTP
4 3 (0.55%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.37%) AMQP
5 2 (0.37%) SSH
6 1 (0.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 49 (8.99%) MySQL
3 26 (4.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (4.22%) Oracle Database
5 20 (3.67%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.75%) RDBMS
7 11 (2.02%) RavenDB
7 11 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (1.47%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.73%) SQLite
12 4 (0.73%) Big Data
13 3 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.55%) Redis
13 3 (0.55%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.37%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 53 (9.72%) Git (software)
2 47 (8.62%) Visual Studio
3 37 (6.79%) Subversion
4 13 (2.39%) JIRA
5 12 (2.20%) Jasmine
5 12 (2.20%) Eclipse
5 12 (2.20%) JUnit
6 9 (1.65%) Grunt
6 9 (1.65%) Mercurial
6 9 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (1.65%) Selenium
7 8 (1.47%) Hudson
7 8 (1.47%) Axure RP
7 8 (1.47%) Maven
7 8 (1.47%) Bower
8 7 (1.28%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.10%) Dreamweaver
9 6 (1.10%) Xcode
9 6 (1.10%) CasperJS
10 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (4.77%) Finance
2 16 (2.94%) Retail
3 12 (2.20%) Marketing
4 10 (1.83%) Banking
5 8 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.28%) Games
7 6 (1.10%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.73%) Publishing
9 1 (0.18%) Electronics
9 1 (0.18%) Back Office
9 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.18%) Legal
9 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 450 (82.57%) Developer
2 83 (15.23%) Front-End Developer
3 74 (13.58%) .NET Developer
4 66 (12.11%) Web Developer
5 41 (7.52%) C# Developer
6 40 (7.34%) Java Developer
7 39 (7.16%) PHP Developer
8 31 (5.69%) Senior Developer
9 27 (4.95%) JavaScript Developer
10 22 (4.04%) Front-End Web Developer
10 22 (4.04%) C# .NET Developer
11 21 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
12 19 (3.49%) Designer
13 18 (3.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 16 (2.94%) Software Developer
15 15 (2.75%) Architect
16 13 (2.39%) Software Engineer
16 13 (2.39%) UI Designer
17 12 (2.20%) SharePoint Developer
17 12 (2.20%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 406 (74.50%) HTML
2 361 (66.24%) CSS
3 235 (43.12%) jQuery
4 206 (37.80%) .NET
5 178 (32.66%) HTML5
6 135 (24.77%) ASP.NET
7 126 (23.12%) CSS3
8 110 (20.18%) Web Services
9 100 (18.35%) XML
10 69 (12.66%) Ajax
11 65 (11.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 52 (9.54%) .NET Framework
12 52 (9.54%) XSLT
13 51 (9.36%) AngularJS
14 50 (9.17%) XHTML
15 49 (8.99%) JSON
16 44 (8.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 41 (7.52%) REST
18 38 (6.97%) Spring
19 36 (6.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.97%) Mobile App
2 35 (6.42%) User Experience
3 33 (6.06%) Open Source
4 22 (4.04%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.75%) NHS
7 9 (1.65%) GIS
7 9 (1.65%) Web 2.0
8 8 (1.47%) Derivative
8 8 (1.47%) Digital Media
8 8 (1.47%) N-Tier
8 8 (1.47%) W3C
8 8 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.28%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.28%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (1.28%) Animation
10 5 (0.92%) IPTV
11 4 (0.73%) Statistics
11 4 (0.73%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 61 (11.19%) Linux
2 41 (7.52%) Windows
3 30 (5.50%) Apple iOS
4 27 (4.95%) Android
5 11 (2.02%) UNIX
6 10 (1.83%) Windows Phone
7 9 (1.65%) AIX
8 6 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.73%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.73%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.55%) Debian
11 3 (0.55%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.37%) VMS
12 2 (0.37%) HPUX
13 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (28.62%) MVC
3 116 (21.28%) TDD
4 82 (15.05%) OO
5 66 (12.11%) Scrum
6 62 (11.38%) Web Development
7 46 (8.44%) E-Commerce
8 43 (7.89%) OOP
9 41 (7.52%) Web Design
10 38 (6.97%) Software Engineering
11 37 (6.79%) BDD
12 36 (6.61%) Responsive Web Design
12 36 (6.61%) Unit Testing
13 34 (6.24%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (5.32%) SOA
15 23 (4.22%) iOS Development
16 22 (4.04%) Mentoring
17 18 (3.30%) Content Management
18 14 (2.57%) Kanban
19 12 (2.20%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 185 (33.94%) C#
2 122 (22.39%) Java
3 121 (22.20%) SQL
4 93 (17.06%) PHP
5 40 (7.34%) T-SQL
6 30 (5.50%) Python
7 28 (5.14%) Ruby
8 27 (4.95%) XPath
9 25 (4.59%) C++
10 21 (3.85%) Scala
11 15 (2.75%) PL/SQL
12 14 (2.57%) VB
13 10 (1.83%) C
13 10 (1.83%) Perl
14 9 (1.65%) Objective-C
14 9 (1.65%) VBScript
14 9 (1.65%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.65%) Clojure
15 7 (1.28%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.10%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 33 (6.06%) Degree
2 11 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.10%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.37%) ISEB
5 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.20%) QA
2 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.37%) Firmware
1 2 (0.37%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (0.73%) Puppet
2 2 (0.37%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 62 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 45 (8.26%) Oracle
3 14 (2.57%) Adobe
4 12 (2.20%) Red Hat
4 12 (2.20%) HP
5 10 (1.83%) Google
5 10 (1.83%) Sun
6 9 (1.65%) BMC
7 7 (1.28%) Twitter
8 6 (1.10%) Facebook
8 6 (1.10%) Atmel
8 6 (1.10%) IBM
9 4 (0.73%) Zend
9 4 (0.73%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.73%) Appcelerator
9 4 (0.73%) Sencha
9 4 (0.73%) ESRI
9 4 (0.73%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.73%) Kony
10 3 (0.55%) SAP
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Computer Futures
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