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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 17 14 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 240 266 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.55% 8.99% 9.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.18% 26.52% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 153 195
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £239 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £22.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +101.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.83 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £50.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
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
1082 1003 1289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.03% 33.91% 38.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 551 682
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 53
Average hourly rate £34.00 £31.56 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -2.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £18.03 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 September 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 September 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 -9 130 £325 +4.83% 158
Cheshire -3 51 £325 - 67
Merseyside +16 28 £303 +0.83% 31
Lancashire -13 21 £315 +21.15% 20
Cumbria -7 1 £475 +46.15% 2
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 385 (79.71%) HTML
2 348 (72.05%) CSS
3 214 (44.31%) C#
4 212 (43.89%) jQuery
5 208 (43.06%) .NET
6 166 (34.37%) HTML5
7 155 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
8 147 (30.43%) ASP.NET
9 136 (28.16%) MVC
10 129 (26.71%) SQL
11 119 (24.64%) Web Services
12 103 (21.33%) TDD
13 102 (21.12%) PHP
14 99 (20.50%) SQL Server
15 96 (19.88%) Java
16 93 (19.25%) XML
17 90 (18.63%) CSS3
18 79 (16.36%) Linux
19 73 (15.11%) OO
20 59 (12.22%) MySQL
20 59 (12.22%) Web Development
21 55 (11.39%) ASP.NET MVC
22 52 (10.77%) Ajax
22 52 (10.77%) Scrum
23 50 (10.35%) E-Commerce
23 50 (10.35%) JSON
24 49 (10.14%) XHTML
25 47 (9.73%) Python
25 47 (9.73%) OOP
25 47 (9.73%) WCF

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 42 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 42 (8.70%) CMS
2 24 (4.97%) Apache
3 23 (4.76%) Umbraco
4 18 (3.73%) SharePoint 2010
5 16 (3.31%) Drupal
6 15 (3.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (2.28%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.66%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.45%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.24%) ArcGIS
10 6 (1.24%) IIS
10 6 (1.24%) Node.js
11 5 (1.04%) Adobe CQ
11 5 (1.04%) Escenic
11 5 (1.04%) MQSeries
12 4 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.62%) NServiceBus
13 3 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (3.73%) Photoshop
2 12 (2.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.24%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.04%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.41%) MS Office
5 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.21%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (1.45%) Magento
2 6 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.41%) Office 365
3 1 (0.21%) IaaS
3 1 (0.21%) GitHub
3 1 (0.21%) SaaS
3 1 (0.21%) PaaS
3 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.52%) Internet
2 8 (1.66%) HTTP
2 8 (1.66%) Intranet
3 2 (0.41%) FTP
3 2 (0.41%) AMQP
4 1 (0.21%) DNS
4 1 (0.21%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (20.50%) SQL Server
2 59 (12.22%) MySQL
3 32 (6.63%) NoSQL
4 23 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (4.14%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.52%) Oracle Database
7 13 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (2.28%) RDBMS
9 8 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.04%) Big Data
11 5 (1.04%) Couchbase
11 5 (1.04%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.04%) MS Access
12 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.62%) Redis
13 3 (0.62%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.62%) RavenDB
13 3 (0.62%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 40 (8.28%) Git (software)
2 34 (7.04%) Subversion
3 32 (6.63%) Visual Studio
4 17 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (2.69%) Mercurial
6 12 (2.48%) Eclipse
7 11 (2.28%) JIRA
8 6 (1.24%) JUnit
9 5 (1.04%) Behat
9 5 (1.04%) Gradle
10 4 (0.83%) Maven
10 4 (0.83%) Ant
10 4 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (0.83%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.62%) Xcode
12 2 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.41%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.41%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 2 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 27 (5.59%) Finance
2 15 (3.11%) Games
3 11 (2.28%) Retail
4 10 (2.07%) Marketing
5 9 (1.86%) Banking
6 4 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.62%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.41%) Advertising
8 2 (0.41%) Publishing
9 1 (0.21%) German Language
9 1 (0.21%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 428 (88.61%) Developer
2 89 (18.43%) Front-End Developer
3 77 (15.94%) .NET Developer
4 76 (15.73%) Web Developer
5 38 (7.87%) Java Developer
5 38 (7.87%) PHP Developer
6 34 (7.04%) C# Developer
7 30 (6.21%) Senior Developer
7 30 (6.21%) Front-End Web Developer
8 29 (6.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 23 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (3.93%) ASP.NET Developer
10 19 (3.93%) SharePoint Developer
11 14 (2.90%) Software Developer
11 14 (2.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 13 (2.69%) Drupal Developer
13 12 (2.48%) Software Engineer
13 12 (2.48%) Designer
14 11 (2.28%) Analyst
14 11 (2.28%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 385 (79.71%) HTML
2 348 (72.05%) CSS
3 212 (43.89%) jQuery
4 208 (43.06%) .NET
5 166 (34.37%) HTML5
6 147 (30.43%) ASP.NET
7 119 (24.64%) Web Services
8 93 (19.25%) XML
9 90 (18.63%) CSS3
10 55 (11.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 52 (10.77%) Ajax
12 50 (10.35%) JSON
13 49 (10.14%) XHTML
14 47 (9.73%) WCF
15 46 (9.52%) .NET Framework
16 34 (7.04%) RESTful
16 34 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 29 (6.00%) REST
17 29 (6.00%) XSLT
18 28 (5.80%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.11%) Open Source
2 22 (4.55%) User Experience
3 14 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.69%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.86%) Animation
5 9 (1.86%) IPTV
6 8 (1.66%) Derivative
7 6 (1.24%) GIS
7 6 (1.24%) NHS
7 6 (1.24%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.24%) Social Media
8 5 (1.04%) Web 2.0
8 5 (1.04%) W3C
9 4 (0.83%) Online Gambling
9 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.62%) New Media
10 3 (0.62%) CMDB
10 3 (0.62%) Telematics
10 3 (0.62%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 79 (16.36%) Linux
2 23 (4.76%) Windows
3 13 (2.69%) Apple iOS
4 12 (2.48%) Android
5 11 (2.28%) UNIX
6 9 (1.86%) AIX
7 6 (1.24%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (32.09%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (28.16%) MVC
3 103 (21.33%) TDD
4 73 (15.11%) OO
5 59 (12.22%) Web Development
6 52 (10.77%) Scrum
7 50 (10.35%) E-Commerce
8 47 (9.73%) OOP
9 43 (8.90%) Unit Testing
10 39 (8.07%) BDD
11 36 (7.45%) Software Engineering
12 31 (6.42%) Web Design
13 26 (5.38%) Responsive Web Design
14 25 (5.18%) Mentoring
15 22 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (2.48%) SOA
17 11 (2.28%) Content Management
18 10 (2.07%) SEO
18 10 (2.07%) OOD
18 10 (2.07%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 214 (44.31%) C#
2 129 (26.71%) SQL
3 102 (21.12%) PHP
4 96 (19.88%) Java
5 47 (9.73%) Python
6 38 (7.87%) C++
7 35 (7.25%) Scala
8 30 (6.21%) Ruby
9 29 (6.00%) T-SQL
10 14 (2.90%) VB
10 14 (2.90%) VB.NET
11 11 (2.28%) PowerShell
12 10 (2.07%) Perl
13 9 (1.86%) VBScript
14 8 (1.66%) PHP5
15 7 (1.45%) XPath
15 7 (1.45%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.24%) VB6
16 6 (1.24%) C
17 4 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 24 (4.97%) Degree
2 7 (1.45%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.24%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.41%) ISEB
5 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.11%) QA
2 4 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.21%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (7.45%) Oracle
2 30 (6.21%) Microsoft
3 18 (3.73%) Adobe
4 15 (3.11%) Twitter
5 10 (2.07%) JBoss
5 10 (2.07%) Red Hat
5 10 (2.07%) Sun
6 9 (1.86%) Orchard
6 9 (1.86%) HP
6 9 (1.86%) BMC
7 8 (1.66%) ServiceNow
8 7 (1.45%) Zend
9 5 (1.04%) Facebook
9 5 (1.04%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.83%) Telerik
10 4 (0.83%) Google
10 4 (0.83%) Sencha
11 3 (0.62%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.62%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.41%) IBM
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