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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 18 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 272 224 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.32% 7.31% 8.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.35% 24.92% 25.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 148 102
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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 £275 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £471 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +22.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
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
1217 899 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.75% 29.33% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 516 402
Average daily rate £365 £338 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 31
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.73 £12.50 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £42.00 £81.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -1 124 £330 +1.53% 171
Cheshire +15 114 £400 +18.51% 100
Merseyside -21 13 £300 +12.14% 30
Lancashire +1 8 £325 +0.77% 35
Cumbria - 1 - - 6
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 365 (65.41%) HTML
2 326 (58.42%) CSS
3 250 (44.80%) Agile Software Development
4 215 (38.53%) .NET
5 198 (35.48%) jQuery
6 168 (30.11%) HTML5
7 165 (29.57%) Java
8 160 (28.67%) AngularJS
9 156 (27.96%) MVC
10 139 (24.91%) C#
11 121 (21.68%) TDD
12 118 (21.15%) CSS3
13 113 (20.25%) SQL
14 110 (19.71%) ASP.NET
15 90 (16.13%) Scrum
16 89 (15.95%) Node.js
17 84 (15.05%) SQL Server
18 81 (14.52%) Git (software)
19 73 (13.08%) Oracle
19 73 (13.08%) Web Services
20 72 (12.90%) Python
21 71 (12.72%) JSON
22 68 (12.19%) SDLC
23 65 (11.65%) Finance
24 63 (11.29%) OO
24 63 (11.29%) Microsoft
25 62 (11.11%) XML
26 61 (10.93%) Linux
26 61 (10.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 60 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 89 (15.95%) Node.js
2 22 (3.94%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.87%) CMS
4 14 (2.51%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.97%) Umbraco
6 10 (1.79%) Apache
7 8 (1.43%) IIS
8 7 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.08%) WordPress
9 6 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 6 (1.08%) Drupal
9 6 (1.08%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.72%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.72%) Oracle Spatial
12 3 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.54%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.54%) MQSeries
12 3 (0.54%) Sitefinity
12 3 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 15 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.51%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.72%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.54%) MS Office
5 2 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.18%) Windchill
6 1 (0.18%) Mingle
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (5.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.08%) Magento
3 3 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.18%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.18%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 45 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
3 43 (7.71%) IaaS
4 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.36%) SaaS
5 2 (0.36%) Office 365
6 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.02%) HTTP
2 21 (3.76%) Internet
3 7 (1.25%) ATM
4 4 (0.72%) Unified Communications
4 4 (0.72%) Converged Networks
4 4 (0.72%) Intranet
5 2 (0.36%) SMS
6 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 56 (10.04%) MongoDB
3 49 (8.78%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (8.42%) Big Data
5 45 (8.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 45 (8.06%) Hadoop
6 31 (5.56%) MySQL
7 22 (3.94%) Relational Database
8 17 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (2.15%) RDBMS
10 11 (1.97%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.97%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.79%) RavenDB
12 9 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (1.25%) MS Access
14 6 (1.08%) Informix
15 4 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.72%) Spotfire
15 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 81 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 40 (7.17%) Subversion
3 37 (6.63%) Visual Studio
4 32 (5.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (5.56%) JUnit
6 17 (3.05%) Ant
7 16 (2.87%) Selenium
7 16 (2.87%) Cucumber
8 13 (2.33%) Eclipse
9 12 (2.15%) JIRA
10 10 (1.79%) Axure RP
10 10 (1.79%) Maven
11 9 (1.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 9 (1.61%) ReSharper
12 8 (1.43%) Mockito
12 8 (1.43%) Jenkins
12 8 (1.43%) Grunt
13 7 (1.25%) Gradle
14 5 (0.90%) Bower
15 4 (0.72%) gulp
General
1 65 (11.65%) Finance
2 18 (3.23%) Banking
3 13 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.61%) Retail
6 3 (0.54%) Publishing
6 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.36%) Military
8 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.18%) Marketing
8 1 (0.18%) Back Office
8 1 (0.18%) Law
8 1 (0.18%) Legal
8 1 (0.18%) Games
8 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 442 (79.21%) Developer
2 88 (15.77%) .NET Developer
3 74 (13.26%) Java Developer
4 70 (12.54%) Front-End Developer
5 53 (9.50%) Web Developer
6 46 (8.24%) Architect
7 42 (7.53%) JavaScript Developer
8 37 (6.63%) Technical Architect
9 28 (5.02%) C# Developer
10 27 (4.84%) Senior Developer
11 23 (4.12%) PHP Developer
11 23 (4.12%) CRM Developer
11 23 (4.12%) Digital Architect
12 22 (3.94%) Front-End Web Developer
13 21 (3.76%) Digital Technical Architect
14 20 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 20 (3.58%) C# .NET Developer
15 19 (3.41%) ASP.NET Developer
16 18 (3.23%) Designer
17 16 (2.87%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (65.41%) HTML
2 326 (58.42%) CSS
3 215 (38.53%) .NET
4 198 (35.48%) jQuery
5 168 (30.11%) HTML5
6 160 (28.67%) AngularJS
7 118 (21.15%) CSS3
8 110 (19.71%) ASP.NET
9 73 (13.08%) Web Services
10 71 (12.72%) JSON
11 62 (11.11%) XML
12 61 (10.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 60 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 57 (10.22%) J2EE
15 55 (9.86%) .NET Framework
16 54 (9.68%) Ajax
17 45 (8.06%) Spring
18 43 (7.71%) WCF
19 42 (7.53%) RESTful
20 41 (7.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.32%) Visualisation
2 45 (8.06%) User Experience
3 24 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 11 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.08%) Inversion of Control
7 6 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.72%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.72%) EMV
8 4 (0.72%) NHS
8 4 (0.72%) Chip Card
8 4 (0.72%) GIS
8 4 (0.72%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.72%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.54%) Derivative
9 3 (0.54%) Statistics
9 3 (0.54%) Blog
9 3 (0.54%) Social Network
9 3 (0.54%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 61 (10.93%) Linux
2 37 (6.63%) UNIX
3 28 (5.02%) Windows
4 27 (4.84%) Android
5 20 (3.58%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.97%) AIX
7 7 (1.25%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.25%) Mac OS
7 7 (1.25%) Windows Vista
8 6 (1.08%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.36%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.18%) Debian
11 1 (0.18%) Solaris
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (44.80%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (27.96%) MVC
3 121 (21.68%) TDD
4 90 (16.13%) Scrum
5 68 (12.19%) SDLC
6 63 (11.29%) OO
7 51 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (8.24%) Unit Testing
9 43 (7.71%) Web Development
9 43 (7.71%) OOP
10 41 (7.35%) Machine Learning
11 35 (6.27%) BDD
11 35 (6.27%) Software Engineering
12 34 (6.09%) E-Commerce
13 32 (5.73%) Responsive Web Design
14 31 (5.56%) CRM
15 23 (4.12%) Mentoring
16 21 (3.76%) Android Development
16 21 (3.76%) Waterfall
16 21 (3.76%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 165 (29.57%) Java
2 139 (24.91%) C#
3 113 (20.25%) SQL
4 72 (12.90%) Python
5 53 (9.50%) PHP
6 43 (7.71%) R
7 29 (5.20%) C++
8 27 (4.84%) Ruby
9 19 (3.41%) TypeScript
10 12 (2.15%) Objective-C
10 12 (2.15%) Perl
10 12 (2.15%) T-SQL
10 12 (2.15%) VB
11 11 (1.97%) C
12 10 (1.79%) VBScript
13 8 (1.43%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.43%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.08%) Scala
15 3 (0.54%) XPath
15 3 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (6.09%) Degree
2 29 (5.20%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.05%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.18%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.54%) QA
2 2 (0.36%) HL7
Systems Management
1 43 (7.71%) Opscode Chef
1 43 (7.71%) StatsD
2 3 (0.54%) TIBCO Hawk
2 3 (0.54%) Puppet
3 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.18%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 73 (13.08%) Oracle
2 63 (11.29%) Microsoft
3 43 (7.71%) Citrix
4 42 (7.53%) Teradata
4 42 (7.53%) Apigee
5 41 (7.35%) Tableau
6 40 (7.17%) Mashery
7 15 (2.69%) IBM
8 11 (1.97%) Twitter
9 10 (1.79%) HP
10 8 (1.43%) Google
11 6 (1.08%) Adobe
12 5 (0.90%) Sun
13 4 (0.72%) BMC
13 4 (0.72%) ESRI
13 4 (0.72%) Perforce
13 4 (0.72%) Facebook
14 3 (0.54%) TIBCO
14 3 (0.54%) Zend
14 3 (0.54%) Sitecore
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