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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 16 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 296 307 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.84% 10.45% 8.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.98% 30.55% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 181 108
Average daily rate
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£350 £339 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.32% +15.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £402 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £40.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £120.00 £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
1185 1005 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.40% 34.22% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 574 407
Average daily rate £360 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 38 42
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.06 £26.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +27.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £15.25 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £140.00 £112.50
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 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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -3 151 £330 +1.53% 152
Cheshire +1 105 £400 +14.28% 103
Lancashire -3 20 £325 -13.33% 33
Merseyside -26 7 £275 -8.40% 28
Cumbria -8 1 - - 1
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 404 (68.36%) HTML
2 361 (61.08%) CSS
3 244 (41.29%) Agile Software Development
4 230 (38.92%) jQuery
5 205 (34.69%) .NET
6 174 (29.44%) C#
7 162 (27.41%) Java
8 157 (26.57%) MVC
9 155 (26.23%) HTML5
10 125 (21.15%) CSS3
11 120 (20.30%) TDD
11 120 (20.30%) AngularJS
12 119 (20.14%) SQL Server
13 116 (19.63%) SQL
14 110 (18.61%) ASP.NET
15 104 (17.60%) XML
16 92 (15.57%) Web Services
17 80 (13.54%) Scrum
18 77 (13.03%) Node.js
19 76 (12.86%) Oracle
20 75 (12.69%) Git (software)
21 72 (12.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 69 (11.68%) JSON
22 69 (11.68%) Microsoft
23 68 (11.51%) Linux
24 67 (11.34%) PHP
24 67 (11.34%) Ajax
25 66 (11.17%) OO
26 59 (9.98%) ASP.NET MVC
27 56 (9.48%) Python

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 77 (13.03%) Node.js
2 26 (4.40%) CMS
3 20 (3.38%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.71%) Umbraco
5 15 (2.54%) Apache
6 13 (2.20%) WebSphere
7 12 (2.03%) Drupal
8 11 (1.86%) WordPress
9 9 (1.52%) IIS
9 9 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.35%) Orchard CMS
11 7 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.18%) ArcGIS
11 7 (1.18%) IBM HTTP Server
11 7 (1.18%) Tomcat
11 7 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (0.85%) Oracle Spatial
12 5 (0.85%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.85%) JBoss
12 5 (0.85%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 24 (4.06%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.54%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.52%) Mingle
4 7 (1.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.68%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.34%) MS Office
6 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) Windchill
7 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.35%) Magento
3 3 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.17%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.25%) IaaS
2 27 (4.57%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.85%) SaaS
4 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.34%) GitHub
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.91%) HTTP
2 21 (3.55%) Internet
3 11 (1.86%) ATM
4 5 (0.85%) Intranet
5 4 (0.68%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.34%) SSH
7 1 (0.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (20.14%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.26%) MongoDB
3 32 (5.41%) Big Data
3 32 (5.41%) Hadoop
4 31 (5.25%) MySQL
5 30 (5.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 29 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (4.23%) Relational Database
8 23 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (3.38%) RavenDB
10 17 (2.88%) RDBMS
10 17 (2.88%) Oracle Database
11 12 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (1.18%) MS Access
14 7 (1.18%) Informix
15 6 (1.02%) NoSQL
16 5 (0.85%) SQLite
17 4 (0.68%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 75 (12.69%) Git (software)
2 54 (9.14%) Visual Studio
3 28 (4.74%) Subversion
4 24 (4.06%) JUnit
5 20 (3.38%) Selenium
6 14 (2.37%) Maven
6 14 (2.37%) Cucumber
7 13 (2.20%) Eclipse
8 12 (2.03%) Jasmine
9 11 (1.86%) Axure RP
10 10 (1.69%) Grunt
10 10 (1.69%) Bower
10 10 (1.69%) Mockito
11 8 (1.35%) Jenkins
11 8 (1.35%) Hudson
11 8 (1.35%) JIRA
12 7 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (1.18%) Ant
13 6 (1.02%) PhantomJS
13 6 (1.02%) Gradle
General
1 55 (9.31%) Finance
2 18 (3.05%) Banking
2 18 (3.05%) Telecoms
3 11 (1.86%) Retail
4 8 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.68%) Games
5 4 (0.68%) Marketing
6 3 (0.51%) Publishing
7 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.17%) Military
7 1 (0.17%) Electronics
7 1 (0.17%) Advertising
7 1 (0.17%) Law
7 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 465 (78.68%) Developer
2 85 (14.38%) .NET Developer
3 69 (11.68%) Java Developer
4 63 (10.66%) Front-End Developer
5 56 (9.48%) Web Developer
6 45 (7.61%) C# Developer
7 43 (7.28%) Architect
8 41 (6.94%) Senior Developer
9 36 (6.09%) Technical Architect
10 32 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
11 27 (4.57%) Designer
11 27 (4.57%) C# .NET Developer
12 25 (4.23%) ASP.NET Developer
12 25 (4.23%) PHP Developer
13 21 (3.55%) Digital Architect
14 20 (3.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 16 (2.71%) Python Developer
15 16 (2.71%) Front-End Web Developer
16 15 (2.54%) UI Designer
17 14 (2.37%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 404 (68.36%) HTML
2 361 (61.08%) CSS
3 230 (38.92%) jQuery
4 205 (34.69%) .NET
5 155 (26.23%) HTML5
6 125 (21.15%) CSS3
7 120 (20.30%) AngularJS
8 110 (18.61%) ASP.NET
9 104 (17.60%) XML
10 92 (15.57%) Web Services
11 72 (12.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 69 (11.68%) JSON
13 67 (11.34%) Ajax
14 59 (9.98%) ASP.NET MVC
15 55 (9.31%) Spring
15 55 (9.31%) .NET Framework
16 48 (8.12%) J2EE
17 47 (7.95%) RESTful
18 38 (6.43%) Entity Framework
18 38 (6.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.61%) User Experience
2 33 (5.58%) Mobile App
3 32 (5.41%) Visualisation
4 29 (4.91%) Open Source
5 25 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (3.55%) Computer Science
7 20 (3.38%) NHS
8 10 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.35%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.35%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.18%) Web 2.0
11 7 (1.18%) GIS
11 7 (1.18%) N-Tier
11 7 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (1.02%) EMV
12 6 (1.02%) Digital Media
12 6 (1.02%) Statistics
13 5 (0.85%) Online Banking
13 5 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 68 (11.51%) Linux
2 42 (7.11%) Windows
3 38 (6.43%) UNIX
4 31 (5.25%) Apple iOS
5 30 (5.08%) Android
6 11 (1.86%) Windows Phone
7 9 (1.52%) AIX
8 8 (1.35%) Mac OS X
9 6 (1.02%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.02%) Mac OS
9 6 (1.02%) Windows Vista
9 6 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.68%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.51%) Debian
12 2 (0.34%) VMS
12 2 (0.34%) HPUX
12 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.17%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (41.29%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (26.57%) MVC
3 120 (20.30%) TDD
4 80 (13.54%) Scrum
5 66 (11.17%) OO
6 54 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (7.78%) Web Development
8 45 (7.61%) BDD
9 44 (7.45%) OOP
10 43 (7.28%) Unit Testing
11 42 (7.11%) Web Design
12 36 (6.09%) Mentoring
13 35 (5.92%) Software Engineering
14 34 (5.75%) Responsive Web Design
15 28 (4.74%) Machine Learning
16 27 (4.57%) E-Commerce
17 26 (4.40%) iOS Development
18 23 (3.89%) SOA
19 17 (2.88%) Android Development
20 16 (2.71%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 174 (29.44%) C#
2 162 (27.41%) Java
3 116 (19.63%) SQL
4 67 (11.34%) PHP
5 56 (9.48%) Python
6 39 (6.60%) C++
7 36 (6.09%) Ruby
8 29 (4.91%) R
9 25 (4.23%) T-SQL
10 22 (3.72%) XPath
11 18 (3.05%) PL/SQL
12 16 (2.71%) C
13 15 (2.54%) Scala
14 14 (2.37%) Objective-C
15 9 (1.52%) Clojure
15 9 (1.52%) VB
15 9 (1.52%) XQuery
16 8 (1.35%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.35%) Perl
17 7 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (6.94%) Degree
2 21 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.85%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.51%) QA
2 2 (0.34%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.34%) Firmware
2 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.17%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
1 30 (5.08%) StatsD
2 3 (0.51%) Puppet
2 3 (0.51%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 76 (12.86%) Oracle
2 69 (11.68%) Microsoft
3 31 (5.25%) Tableau
3 31 (5.25%) Citrix
4 29 (4.91%) Teradata
5 15 (2.54%) IBM
6 11 (1.86%) HP
7 10 (1.69%) Adobe
8 9 (1.52%) Google
9 8 (1.35%) Twitter
10 7 (1.18%) ESRI
11 6 (1.02%) Kony
11 6 (1.02%) Atmel
12 5 (0.85%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.85%) Zend
12 5 (0.85%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.68%) Xamarin
13 4 (0.68%) Appcelerator
14 3 (0.51%) SAP
14 3 (0.51%) Sun
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Rate: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
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MCG Consulting Group
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Arrows Group
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Premier Media
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
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Manchester, Lancashire
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MCG Consulting Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
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Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Chester
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