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 20 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 16 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 304 307 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.86% 9.72% 7.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.15% 30.31% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 190 93
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£369 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £219 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +196.29%
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 £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
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
1259 1013 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.55% 32.08% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 575 384
Average daily rate £363 £328 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.68% +1.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £424 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 40
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.29 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% +53.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.32 £12.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £140.00 £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +4.28%

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 20 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 20 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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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 -3 144 £330 +1.53% 153
Cheshire +7 122 £401 +14.42% 88
Lancashire -9 17 £353 -6.00% 36
Merseyside -26 8 £285 -5.00% 31
Cumbria -11 1 - - 1
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 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.

1 398 (68.74%) HTML
2 353 (60.97%) CSS
3 241 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
4 226 (39.03%) jQuery
5 207 (35.75%) .NET
6 173 (29.88%) C#
7 161 (27.81%) Java
8 155 (26.77%) MVC
9 153 (26.42%) HTML5
10 121 (20.90%) AngularJS
11 120 (20.73%) TDD
12 115 (19.86%) CSS3
13 112 (19.34%) SQL
14 111 (19.17%) SQL Server
15 110 (19.00%) ASP.NET
16 92 (15.89%) XML
17 87 (15.03%) Web Services
17 87 (15.03%) Oracle
18 79 (13.64%) Node.js
18 79 (13.64%) Git (software)
19 74 (12.78%) Scrum
20 72 (12.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 67 (11.57%) JSON
22 65 (11.23%) OO
22 65 (11.23%) Python
23 64 (11.05%) Microsoft
24 63 (10.88%) Linux
25 62 (10.71%) PHP
26 61 (10.54%) Ajax
27 56 (9.67%) ASP.NET MVC

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 79 (13.64%) Node.js
2 25 (4.32%) CMS
3 18 (3.11%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.94%) Umbraco
5 14 (2.42%) Apache
5 14 (2.42%) WebSphere
6 13 (2.25%) Drupal
7 10 (1.73%) WordPress
7 10 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (1.21%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 7 (1.21%) ArcGIS
8 7 (1.21%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (1.04%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.04%) IIS
9 6 (1.04%) Orchard CMS
10 5 (0.86%) Oracle Spatial
10 5 (0.86%) JBoss
11 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.52%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 21 (3.63%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.42%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.21%) Mingle
4 5 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.35%) MS Office
6 2 (0.35%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.21%) Magento
3 3 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.17%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.17%) SAP PLM
5 1 (0.17%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (7.08%) IaaS
3 37 (6.39%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.52%) SaaS
4 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.35%) Office 365
5 2 (0.35%) GitHub
5 2 (0.35%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.01%) HTTP
2 21 (3.63%) Internet
3 11 (1.90%) ATM
4 5 (0.86%) Intranet
5 4 (0.69%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 48 (8.29%) MongoDB
3 42 (7.25%) Hadoop
3 42 (7.25%) Big Data
4 40 (6.91%) Apache Cassandra
5 39 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
6 26 (4.49%) MySQL
7 25 (4.32%) Relational Database
8 18 (3.11%) RavenDB
8 18 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (3.11%) Oracle Database
9 17 (2.94%) RDBMS
10 12 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.21%) MS Access
12 7 (1.21%) Informix
13 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.86%) NoSQL
13 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 79 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 54 (9.33%) Visual Studio
3 31 (5.35%) Subversion
4 29 (5.01%) JUnit
5 17 (2.94%) Selenium
6 14 (2.42%) Maven
6 14 (2.42%) Cucumber
7 12 (2.07%) Eclipse
8 11 (1.90%) Jasmine
8 11 (1.90%) Grunt
8 11 (1.90%) Axure RP
9 10 (1.73%) Ant
9 10 (1.73%) Mockito
9 10 (1.73%) Bower
10 9 (1.55%) JIRA
11 8 (1.38%) Hudson
11 8 (1.38%) ReSharper
11 8 (1.38%) Jenkins
12 7 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (1.04%) Gradle
General
1 56 (9.67%) Finance
2 20 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.11%) Banking
4 10 (1.73%) Retail
5 9 (1.55%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.69%) Games
7 3 (0.52%) Marketing
7 3 (0.52%) Publishing
8 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.17%) Advertising
8 1 (0.17%) Military
8 1 (0.17%) Electronics
8 1 (0.17%) Law
8 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 453 (78.24%) Developer
2 89 (15.37%) .NET Developer
3 69 (11.92%) Front-End Developer
4 66 (11.40%) Java Developer
5 54 (9.33%) Web Developer
6 44 (7.60%) Architect
7 41 (7.08%) C# Developer
8 37 (6.39%) Technical Architect
8 37 (6.39%) Senior Developer
9 32 (5.53%) JavaScript Developer
10 27 (4.66%) C# .NET Developer
11 26 (4.49%) ASP.NET Developer
12 25 (4.32%) Designer
13 23 (3.97%) PHP Developer
13 23 (3.97%) Digital Architect
14 21 (3.63%) Digital Technical Architect
15 20 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 17 (2.94%) Python Developer
16 17 (2.94%) UI Developer
17 16 (2.76%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 398 (68.74%) HTML
2 353 (60.97%) CSS
3 226 (39.03%) jQuery
4 207 (35.75%) .NET
5 153 (26.42%) HTML5
6 121 (20.90%) AngularJS
7 115 (19.86%) CSS3
8 110 (19.00%) ASP.NET
9 92 (15.89%) XML
10 87 (15.03%) Web Services
11 72 (12.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 67 (11.57%) JSON
13 61 (10.54%) Ajax
14 56 (9.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 55 (9.50%) .NET Framework
16 51 (8.81%) Spring
17 47 (8.12%) J2EE
18 43 (7.43%) Entity Framework
19 42 (7.25%) RESTful
20 41 (7.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.12%) User Experience
2 42 (7.25%) Visualisation
3 24 (4.15%) Open Source
4 22 (3.80%) Mobile App
5 21 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (2.59%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.07%) NHS
8 11 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.38%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.21%) GIS
11 6 (1.04%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.04%) EMV
11 6 (1.04%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.86%) Online Banking
12 5 (0.86%) Web 2.0
12 5 (0.86%) Inversion of Control
12 5 (0.86%) Chip Card
13 4 (0.69%) W3C
13 4 (0.69%) Statistics
13 4 (0.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 63 (10.88%) Linux
2 38 (6.56%) UNIX
3 31 (5.35%) Windows
4 22 (3.80%) Android
5 21 (3.63%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.73%) AIX
7 7 (1.21%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.04%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.04%) Mac OS
8 6 (1.04%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.52%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.35%) HPUX
11 2 (0.35%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.35%) VMS
11 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (41.62%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (26.77%) MVC
3 120 (20.73%) TDD
4 74 (12.78%) Scrum
5 65 (11.23%) OO
6 54 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (8.29%) OOP
8 46 (7.94%) Web Development
9 45 (7.77%) Unit Testing
9 45 (7.77%) BDD
10 38 (6.56%) Machine Learning
11 36 (6.22%) Web Design
11 36 (6.22%) Software Engineering
12 34 (5.87%) Responsive Web Design
13 31 (5.35%) Mentoring
14 24 (4.15%) E-Commerce
15 18 (3.11%) CRM
15 18 (3.11%) iOS Development
16 17 (2.94%) Workflow
16 17 (2.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 173 (29.88%) C#
2 161 (27.81%) Java
3 112 (19.34%) SQL
4 65 (11.23%) Python
5 62 (10.71%) PHP
6 39 (6.74%) R
7 34 (5.87%) C++
8 31 (5.35%) Ruby
9 24 (4.15%) T-SQL
10 19 (3.28%) PL/SQL
11 15 (2.59%) Scala
11 15 (2.59%) XPath
12 13 (2.25%) C
13 11 (1.90%) VB.NET
13 11 (1.90%) Objective-C
14 9 (1.55%) XQuery
14 9 (1.55%) VBScript
14 9 (1.55%) Perl
15 8 (1.38%) VB
16 6 (1.04%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 37 (6.39%) Degree
2 23 (3.97%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.21%) DV Cleared
4 5 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.52%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 40 (6.91%) Opscode Chef
1 40 (6.91%) StatsD
2 3 (0.52%) Puppet
2 3 (0.52%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 87 (15.03%) Oracle
2 64 (11.05%) Microsoft
3 41 (7.08%) Citrix
4 40 (6.91%) Tableau
5 39 (6.74%) Teradata
6 37 (6.39%) Apigee
6 37 (6.39%) Mashery
7 14 (2.42%) IBM
8 12 (2.07%) HP
9 10 (1.73%) Twitter
10 8 (1.38%) Google
11 7 (1.21%) ESRI
12 6 (1.04%) Adobe
13 5 (0.86%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.86%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.69%) BMC
14 4 (0.69%) Sun
14 4 (0.69%) Facebook
15 3 (0.52%) Xamarin
15 3 (0.52%) Zend
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