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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 14 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 271 234 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.79% 8.68% 9.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.23% 24.66% 25.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 140 153
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 £250 £223 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £388 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £34.98 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +74.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-7.07% -1.51%
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
1074 949 976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.84% 35.19% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 550 562
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 47
Average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £15.55 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.20 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +2 157 £325 - 183
Cheshire +4 65 £363 +20.83% 83
Lancashire -3 35 £338 +92.85% 39
Merseyside -11 6 £325 +8.33% 30
Cumbria 0 3 £300 +11.11%
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 398 (72.50%) HTML
2 352 (64.12%) CSS
3 233 (42.44%) jQuery
4 201 (36.61%) .NET
5 193 (35.15%) Agile Software Development
6 180 (32.79%) C#
7 160 (29.14%) HTML5
8 155 (28.23%) MVC
9 135 (24.59%) Java
10 132 (24.04%) ASP.NET
11 130 (23.68%) SQL
11 130 (23.68%) SQL Server
12 123 (22.40%) CSS3
13 116 (21.13%) TDD
14 110 (20.04%) XML
15 108 (19.67%) Web Services
16 89 (16.21%) OO
17 87 (15.85%) PHP
18 73 (13.30%) Git (software)
19 71 (12.93%) Ajax
20 67 (12.20%) Microsoft
21 65 (11.84%) Linux
21 65 (11.84%) Scrum
22 60 (10.93%) Oracle
22 60 (10.93%) AngularJS
22 60 (10.93%) ASP.NET MVC
23 59 (10.75%) Web Development
24 57 (10.38%) XSLT
25 51 (9.29%) .NET Framework
26 50 (9.11%) Spring

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 36 (6.56%) CMS
2 33 (6.01%) Node.js
3 30 (5.46%) Umbraco
4 29 (5.28%) SharePoint
5 22 (4.01%) Apache
6 17 (3.10%) Drupal
7 16 (2.91%) IIS
8 12 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
9 11 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (2.00%) ArcGIS
10 10 (1.82%) WebSphere
11 9 (1.64%) Tomcat
12 8 (1.46%) Orchard CMS
12 8 (1.46%) WordPress
13 6 (1.09%) JBoss
14 5 (0.91%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.91%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
16 3 (0.55%) Oracle Spatial
16 3 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (3.83%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.37%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.64%) Mingle
4 8 (1.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.91%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.36%) MS Office
8 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.82%) Magento
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.73%) SaaS
2 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.18%) IaaS
3 1 (0.18%) GitHub
3 1 (0.18%) Office 365
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.46%) HTTP
2 13 (2.37%) Internet
3 10 (1.82%) ATM
4 8 (1.46%) Intranet
5 4 (0.73%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.55%) FTP
7 2 (0.36%) SSH
8 1 (0.18%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.56%) MySQL
3 34 (6.19%) Oracle Database
4 27 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (4.37%) Relational Database
6 16 (2.91%) RDBMS
6 16 (2.91%) RavenDB
7 12 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.73%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.73%) Couchbase
12 4 (0.73%) Big Data
12 4 (0.73%) SQLite
13 2 (0.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 2 (0.36%) Informix
13 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 73 (13.30%) Git (software)
2 49 (8.93%) Visual Studio
3 44 (8.01%) Subversion
4 16 (2.91%) JUnit
5 13 (2.37%) Jasmine
6 12 (2.19%) JIRA
7 11 (2.00%) Eclipse
8 10 (1.82%) Maven
8 10 (1.82%) Selenium
9 9 (1.64%) Grunt
10 8 (1.46%) Bower
10 8 (1.46%) Hudson
10 8 (1.46%) Jenkins
10 8 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (1.28%) Mercurial
11 7 (1.28%) Axure RP
11 7 (1.28%) Ant
12 6 (1.09%) CasperJS
13 5 (0.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 5 (0.91%) Behat
General
1 34 (6.19%) Finance
2 15 (2.73%) Banking
3 13 (2.37%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.00%) Retail
5 10 (1.82%) Marketing
6 6 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.91%) Publishing
7 5 (0.91%) Games
8 2 (0.36%) German Language
9 1 (0.18%) Electronics
9 1 (0.18%) Back Office
9 1 (0.18%) Law
9 1 (0.18%) Legal
9 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 453 (82.51%) Developer
2 76 (13.84%) .NET Developer
3 63 (11.48%) Front-End Developer
4 61 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 52 (9.47%) Java Developer
6 41 (7.47%) PHP Developer
6 41 (7.47%) C# Developer
7 40 (7.29%) Senior Developer
8 27 (4.92%) JavaScript Developer
9 24 (4.37%) Designer
10 23 (4.19%) ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (4.01%) C# .NET Developer
12 18 (3.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 16 (2.91%) UI Designer
13 16 (2.91%) Front-End Web Developer
14 15 (2.73%) Software Developer
15 13 (2.37%) Architect
16 12 (2.19%) UI Developer
17 11 (2.00%) Drupal Developer
17 11 (2.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 398 (72.50%) HTML
2 352 (64.12%) CSS
3 233 (42.44%) jQuery
4 201 (36.61%) .NET
5 160 (29.14%) HTML5
6 132 (24.04%) ASP.NET
7 123 (22.40%) CSS3
8 110 (20.04%) XML
9 108 (19.67%) Web Services
10 71 (12.93%) Ajax
11 60 (10.93%) AngularJS
11 60 (10.93%) ASP.NET MVC
12 57 (10.38%) XSLT
13 51 (9.29%) .NET Framework
14 50 (9.11%) Spring
15 48 (8.74%) JSON
16 43 (7.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 42 (7.65%) XHTML
17 42 (7.65%) J2EE
18 37 (6.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (7.10%) Open Source
2 34 (6.19%) Mobile App
3 28 (5.10%) User Experience
4 22 (4.01%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (3.10%) NHS
7 16 (2.91%) Derivative
8 11 (2.00%) GIS
9 9 (1.64%) Web 2.0
9 9 (1.64%) Digital Media
9 9 (1.64%) N-Tier
9 9 (1.64%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (1.28%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.28%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.09%) W3C
11 6 (1.09%) EMV
12 5 (0.91%) Animation
12 5 (0.91%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.91%) Chip Card
Operating Systems
1 65 (11.84%) Linux
2 40 (7.29%) Windows
3 30 (5.46%) Apple iOS
4 26 (4.74%) Android
5 19 (3.46%) UNIX
6 11 (2.00%) AIX
7 10 (1.82%) Windows Phone
8 9 (1.64%) Mac OS X
9 6 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.73%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.55%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.55%) Debian
13 2 (0.36%) HPUX
13 2 (0.36%) VMS
13 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.36%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (35.15%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (28.23%) MVC
3 116 (21.13%) TDD
4 89 (16.21%) OO
5 65 (11.84%) Scrum
6 59 (10.75%) Web Development
7 44 (8.01%) OOP
8 43 (7.83%) E-Commerce
9 42 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (7.65%) Software Engineering
10 38 (6.92%) BDD
10 38 (6.92%) Web Design
11 31 (5.65%) Unit Testing
12 28 (5.10%) Responsive Web Design
12 28 (5.10%) Mentoring
13 27 (4.92%) SOA
14 23 (4.19%) iOS Development
15 19 (3.46%) Content Management
16 14 (2.55%) Technical Architecture
16 14 (2.55%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 180 (32.79%) C#
2 135 (24.59%) Java
3 130 (23.68%) SQL
4 87 (15.85%) PHP
5 40 (7.29%) T-SQL
6 35 (6.38%) Python
7 34 (6.19%) C++
8 31 (5.65%) Ruby
9 27 (4.92%) XPath
10 19 (3.46%) Scala
10 19 (3.46%) PL/SQL
11 13 (2.37%) VB
11 13 (2.37%) C
12 12 (2.19%) VBScript
13 11 (2.00%) Objective-C
14 10 (1.82%) Perl
15 9 (1.64%) Clojure
15 9 (1.64%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.46%) XQuery
17 6 (1.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 34 (6.19%) Degree
2 14 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.36%) Docker
1 2 (0.36%) Firmware
2 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.18%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (0.36%) Vagrant
1 2 (0.36%) Puppet
2 1 (0.18%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 67 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 60 (10.93%) Oracle
3 19 (3.46%) Red Hat
4 14 (2.55%) HP
5 10 (1.82%) Sun
6 9 (1.64%) Google
6 9 (1.64%) Adobe
6 9 (1.64%) IBM
6 9 (1.64%) BMC
7 6 (1.09%) ESRI
7 6 (1.09%) Twitter
7 6 (1.09%) Atmel
8 5 (0.91%) Xamarin
8 5 (0.91%) Facebook
9 4 (0.73%) Kony
9 4 (0.73%) Appcelerator
9 4 (0.73%) Zend
9 4 (0.73%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.36%) VMware
10 2 (0.36%) Perforce
Cheshire
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £335 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
LA International
Rate: £370 - £420 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + neg
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago