The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 17 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 232 243 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.60% 9.12% 8.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.50% 28.03% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 127 163
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.15% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 15
Average hourly rate £28.75 £23.50 £17.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.34% +34.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £13.61 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £87.69 £43.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +14.75%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
947 867 1255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.03% 32.53% 38.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 460 677
Average daily rate £338 £308 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.66% -0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 73
Average hourly rate £23.50 £37.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.33% +45.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.64 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.23 £39.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
JavaScript
England

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 24 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 July 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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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 -7 131 £325 +8.33% 136
Cheshire 0 57 £330 -2.22% 43
Merseyside +14 19 £225 -25.16% 34
Lancashire -20 13 £288 - 16
Cumbria - - - - 1
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 418 (80.23%) HTML
2 390 (74.86%) CSS
3 241 (46.26%) C#
4 237 (45.49%) .NET
5 234 (44.91%) jQuery
6 173 (33.21%) HTML5
7 151 (28.98%) ASP.NET
8 145 (27.83%) SQL
9 144 (27.64%) MVC
10 129 (24.76%) TDD
11 125 (23.99%) Web Services
12 104 (19.96%) SQL Server
12 104 (19.96%) CSS3
13 103 (19.77%) Java
13 103 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
14 101 (19.39%) XML
15 85 (16.31%) PHP
16 75 (14.40%) Ajax
17 71 (13.63%) ASP.NET MVC
18 70 (13.44%) Scrum
19 69 (13.24%) JSON
20 61 (11.71%) Linux
21 60 (11.52%) Web Development
22 58 (11.13%) OO
22 58 (11.13%) MySQL
23 54 (10.36%) WCF
23 54 (10.36%) Unit Testing
24 51 (9.79%) .NET Framework
25 47 (9.02%) OOP
26 46 (8.83%) XHTML

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 35 (6.72%) CMS
2 30 (5.76%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.88%) Apache
4 12 (2.30%) Drupal
4 12 (2.30%) WordPress
4 12 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (2.11%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.73%) Node.js
6 9 (1.73%) Umbraco
7 6 (1.15%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.15%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.96%) Adobe CQ
8 5 (0.96%) Escenic
8 5 (0.96%) MQSeries
9 4 (0.77%) IIS
10 3 (0.58%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 23 (4.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 23 (4.41%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.92%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.77%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.58%) MS Office
5 2 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (2.11%) Magento
2 5 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.58%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.19%) GitHub
3 1 (0.19%) IaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Office 365
3 1 (0.19%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) PaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.65%) HTTP
2 12 (2.30%) Internet
3 8 (1.54%) Intranet
4 3 (0.58%) SMTP
5 2 (0.38%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.19%) DNS
6 1 (0.19%) ATM
6 1 (0.19%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (19.96%) SQL Server
2 58 (11.13%) MySQL
3 33 (6.33%) NoSQL
4 22 (4.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (3.84%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.73%) RavenDB
8 8 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.96%) Couchbase
10 5 (0.96%) Big Data
10 5 (0.96%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.96%) MS Access
10 5 (0.96%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.77%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.58%) Redis
12 3 (0.58%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.58%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.58%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 45 (8.64%) Visual Studio
2 30 (5.76%) Git (software)
3 21 (4.03%) Subversion
4 19 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (2.50%) ReSharper
6 11 (2.11%) Eclipse
7 9 (1.73%) Maven
8 7 (1.34%) Mercurial
8 7 (1.34%) NUnit
9 6 (1.15%) JUnit
9 6 (1.15%) Selenium
9 6 (1.15%) Moq
9 6 (1.15%) Axure RP
9 6 (1.15%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.96%) Ant
11 4 (0.77%) JIRA
11 4 (0.77%) Mockito
11 4 (0.77%) PhoneGap
12 3 (0.58%) Gradle
12 3 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (6.14%) Finance
2 27 (5.18%) Games
3 14 (2.69%) Retail
4 10 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.73%) Marketing
6 6 (1.15%) Banking
7 4 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.19%) Publishing
9 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 480 (92.13%) Developer
2 111 (21.31%) .NET Developer
3 95 (18.23%) Web Developer
4 90 (17.27%) Front-End Developer
5 45 (8.64%) Java Developer
6 42 (8.06%) C# Developer
7 30 (5.76%) Front-End Web Developer
8 29 (5.57%) JavaScript Developer
9 28 (5.37%) Senior Developer
10 27 (5.18%) ASP.NET Developer
10 27 (5.18%) C# .NET Developer
11 24 (4.61%) PHP Developer
12 17 (3.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (3.07%) Designer
14 15 (2.88%) SharePoint Developer
15 14 (2.69%) Software Developer
16 11 (2.11%) UI Developer
16 11 (2.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 11 (2.11%) Analyst
17 10 (1.92%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 418 (80.23%) HTML
2 390 (74.86%) CSS
3 237 (45.49%) .NET
4 234 (44.91%) jQuery
5 173 (33.21%) HTML5
6 151 (28.98%) ASP.NET
7 125 (23.99%) Web Services
8 104 (19.96%) CSS3
9 101 (19.39%) XML
10 75 (14.40%) Ajax
11 71 (13.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 69 (13.24%) JSON
13 54 (10.36%) WCF
14 51 (9.79%) .NET Framework
15 46 (8.83%) XHTML
16 39 (7.49%) RESTful
17 37 (7.10%) SOAP
18 35 (6.72%) REST
19 31 (5.95%) Backbone.js
19 31 (5.95%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.29%) Open Source
2 16 (3.07%) Mobile App
3 13 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.73%) NHS
5 8 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.34%) IPTV
7 5 (0.96%) Animation
8 4 (0.77%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.77%) W3C
8 4 (0.77%) Mobile Games
8 4 (0.77%) Online Gambling
8 4 (0.77%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (0.77%) New Media
9 3 (0.58%) Social Media
9 3 (0.58%) Online Games
9 3 (0.58%) Telematics
9 3 (0.58%) CMDB
9 3 (0.58%) Web 2.0
9 3 (0.58%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 61 (11.71%) Linux
2 13 (2.50%) Windows
3 12 (2.30%) UNIX
3 12 (2.30%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.73%) Android
5 5 (0.96%) Fedora
6 4 (0.77%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (27.64%) MVC
2 129 (24.76%) TDD
3 103 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (13.44%) Scrum
5 60 (11.52%) Web Development
6 58 (11.13%) OO
7 54 (10.36%) Unit Testing
8 47 (9.02%) OOP
9 44 (8.45%) E-Commerce
10 41 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (7.49%) BDD
12 35 (6.72%) Responsive Web Design
13 34 (6.53%) Web Design
14 25 (4.80%) Pair Programming
15 21 (4.03%) CRM
16 20 (3.84%) Software Engineering
17 18 (3.45%) OOD
18 14 (2.69%) SEO
19 12 (2.30%) Project Management
19 12 (2.30%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 241 (46.26%) C#
2 145 (27.83%) SQL
3 103 (19.77%) Java
4 85 (16.31%) PHP
5 39 (7.49%) Python
6 38 (7.29%) T-SQL
7 37 (7.10%) Ruby
8 33 (6.33%) C++
9 30 (5.76%) Scala
10 21 (4.03%) VB.NET
11 11 (2.11%) VB
12 10 (1.92%) PHP5
12 10 (1.92%) XPath
13 8 (1.54%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.34%) Apex Code
15 6 (1.15%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.96%) VBScript
16 5 (0.96%) C
17 3 (0.58%) ABAP
17 3 (0.58%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 25 (4.80%) Degree
2 10 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.15%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.34%) QA
2 6 (1.15%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (5.57%) Adobe
2 23 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 19 (3.65%) Oracle
4 13 (2.50%) Orchard
5 12 (2.30%) Twitter
6 11 (2.11%) ServiceNow
6 11 (2.11%) JBoss
7 8 (1.54%) Zend
8 7 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.96%) Telerik
10 4 (0.77%) SAP
10 4 (0.77%) FatWire
10 4 (0.77%) Endeca
10 4 (0.77%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.58%) Sybase
12 2 (0.38%) Open Text
12 2 (0.38%) Sony
12 2 (0.38%) Google
12 2 (0.38%) Sencha
12 2 (0.38%) hybris
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £325 per day
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Rate: competitive
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