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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 15 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 283 259 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.71% 8.56% 7.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.94% 28.28% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 163 101
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£363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £422 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.75 £16.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% +71.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £28.75 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £28.75 £114.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1182 916 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.21% 30.29% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 535 386
Average daily rate £375 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 37
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.72 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.08% -3.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £41.50 £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Cheshire +13 132 £408 +25.38% 96
Manchester -2 120 £325 - 180
Lancashire -1 12 £325 -13.33% 43
Merseyside -22 8 £300 +3.44% 29
Cumbria - 1 - - 4
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 368 (66.91%) HTML
2 322 (58.55%) CSS
3 244 (44.36%) Agile Software Development
4 208 (37.82%) .NET
5 202 (36.73%) jQuery
6 168 (30.55%) Java
7 159 (28.91%) C#
8 154 (28.00%) MVC
9 145 (26.36%) HTML5
10 126 (22.91%) TDD
11 124 (22.55%) AngularJS
12 118 (21.45%) SQL
13 109 (19.82%) SQL Server
14 103 (18.73%) ASP.NET
15 102 (18.55%) CSS3
16 90 (16.36%) Oracle
17 87 (15.82%) Web Services
18 85 (15.45%) Git (software)
19 82 (14.91%) Scrum
20 78 (14.18%) XML
21 76 (13.82%) Node.js
22 73 (13.27%) JSON
23 69 (12.55%) Python
24 67 (12.18%) OO
25 65 (11.82%) Linux
26 63 (11.45%) Microsoft
27 60 (10.91%) PHP
27 60 (10.91%) Finance
27 60 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 58 (10.55%) Spring

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 76 (13.82%) Node.js
2 22 (4.00%) CMS
3 20 (3.64%) Umbraco
4 19 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 15 (2.73%) WebSphere
6 12 (2.18%) Apache
7 10 (1.82%) Drupal
8 9 (1.64%) IIS
9 8 (1.45%) IBM HTTP Server
9 8 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (1.27%) ArcGIS
10 7 (1.27%) WordPress
11 6 (1.09%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.91%) JBoss
12 5 (0.91%) Orchard CMS
12 5 (0.91%) Oracle Spatial
13 3 (0.55%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.55%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.09%) Mingle
4 3 (0.55%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.36%) MS Office
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.18%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 13 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.73%) Magento
3 3 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.18%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.18%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.18%) SAP PLM
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (7.45%) Cloud Computing
3 40 (7.27%) IaaS
4 3 (0.55%) SaaS
4 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.36%) Office 365
5 2 (0.36%) Veeva
5 2 (0.36%) GitHub
6 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.64%) HTTP
2 24 (4.36%) Internet
3 11 (2.00%) ATM
4 5 (0.91%) Intranet
5 4 (0.73%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.36%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (19.82%) SQL Server
2 51 (9.27%) MongoDB
3 47 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
4 44 (8.00%) Big Data
5 42 (7.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 42 (7.64%) Hadoop
6 28 (5.09%) Relational Database
7 27 (4.91%) MySQL
8 20 (3.64%) Oracle Database
9 19 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (3.27%) RDBMS
11 17 (3.09%) RavenDB
12 12 (2.18%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (1.45%) NoSQL
14 8 (1.45%) Informix
15 7 (1.27%) MS Access
15 7 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
16 6 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 85 (15.45%) Git (software)
2 53 (9.64%) Visual Studio
3 39 (7.09%) Subversion
4 36 (6.55%) JUnit
5 20 (3.64%) Cucumber
6 19 (3.45%) Selenium
7 16 (2.91%) Ant
8 14 (2.55%) Eclipse
9 13 (2.36%) Maven
9 13 (2.36%) JIRA
10 12 (2.18%) Mockito
10 12 (2.18%) Jenkins
11 9 (1.64%) Jasmine
11 9 (1.64%) Axure RP
11 9 (1.64%) ReSharper
12 7 (1.27%) Gradle
12 7 (1.27%) Grunt
12 7 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (0.91%) Bower
General
1 60 (10.91%) Finance
2 22 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 20 (3.64%) Banking
4 11 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.82%) Retail
6 3 (0.55%) Publishing
6 3 (0.55%) Games
7 2 (0.36%) Military
7 2 (0.36%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.18%) Back Office
8 1 (0.18%) Advertising
8 1 (0.18%) Law
8 1 (0.18%) Legal
8 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 428 (77.82%) Developer
2 94 (17.09%) .NET Developer
3 78 (14.18%) Java Developer
4 53 (9.64%) Front-End Developer
4 53 (9.64%) Web Developer
5 47 (8.55%) Architect
6 40 (7.27%) Technical Architect
7 37 (6.73%) C# Developer
8 34 (6.18%) Senior Developer
9 31 (5.64%) JavaScript Developer
10 23 (4.18%) Digital Architect
11 22 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 22 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (4.00%) PHP Developer
12 21 (3.82%) Digital Technical Architect
13 19 (3.45%) Designer
14 17 (3.09%) Python Developer
15 16 (2.91%) Senior Architect
16 15 (2.73%) Senior Technical Architect
16 15 (2.73%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (66.91%) HTML
2 322 (58.55%) CSS
3 208 (37.82%) .NET
4 202 (36.73%) jQuery
5 145 (26.36%) HTML5
6 124 (22.55%) AngularJS
7 103 (18.73%) ASP.NET
8 102 (18.55%) CSS3
9 87 (15.82%) Web Services
10 78 (14.18%) XML
11 73 (13.27%) JSON
12 60 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 58 (10.55%) Spring
13 58 (10.55%) Ajax
14 57 (10.36%) J2EE
15 56 (10.18%) .NET Framework
16 50 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
17 49 (8.91%) RESTful
18 42 (7.64%) Entity Framework
19 40 (7.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.36%) Visualisation
2 39 (7.09%) User Experience
3 21 (3.82%) Open Source
4 20 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.73%) Mobile App
6 12 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (1.82%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.82%) NHS
8 7 (1.27%) GIS
9 6 (1.09%) Online Banking
9 6 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (1.09%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.09%) EMV
9 6 (1.09%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.91%) Chip Card
11 4 (0.73%) W3C
12 3 (0.55%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.55%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.55%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.55%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 65 (11.82%) Linux
2 41 (7.45%) UNIX
3 31 (5.64%) Windows
4 25 (4.55%) Android
5 21 (3.82%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.00%) AIX
7 7 (1.27%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.27%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.27%) Mac OS
7 7 (1.27%) Windows Vista
8 5 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.36%) HPUX
9 2 (0.36%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.36%) VMS
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (44.36%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (28.00%) MVC
3 126 (22.91%) TDD
4 82 (14.91%) Scrum
5 67 (12.18%) OO
6 53 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (9.27%) Unit Testing
8 44 (8.00%) OOP
9 43 (7.82%) BDD
10 41 (7.45%) Software Engineering
11 38 (6.91%) Machine Learning
12 37 (6.73%) Web Development
13 32 (5.82%) Responsive Web Design
14 30 (5.45%) Mentoring
15 25 (4.55%) E-Commerce
15 25 (4.55%) Web Design
16 21 (3.82%) OOD
17 19 (3.45%) Android Development
18 18 (3.27%) iOS Development
18 18 (3.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 168 (30.55%) Java
2 159 (28.91%) C#
3 118 (21.45%) SQL
4 69 (12.55%) Python
5 60 (10.91%) PHP
6 40 (7.27%) R
7 34 (6.18%) C++
8 33 (6.00%) Ruby
9 21 (3.82%) PL/SQL
10 20 (3.64%) T-SQL
11 13 (2.36%) C
12 12 (2.18%) Scala
13 11 (2.00%) VB
13 11 (2.00%) Objective-C
14 10 (1.82%) VB.NET
14 10 (1.82%) VBScript
14 10 (1.82%) Perl
15 5 (0.91%) XQuery
15 5 (0.91%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.91%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (6.36%) Degree
2 30 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.55%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.18%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.55%) QA
2 2 (0.36%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
1 40 (7.27%) StatsD
2 3 (0.55%) TIBCO Hawk
2 3 (0.55%) Puppet
3 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 90 (16.36%) Oracle
2 63 (11.45%) Microsoft
3 40 (7.27%) Citrix
3 40 (7.27%) Tableau
4 39 (7.09%) Teradata
5 38 (6.91%) Apigee
6 37 (6.73%) Mashery
7 17 (3.09%) IBM
8 14 (2.55%) HP
9 12 (2.18%) Twitter
10 9 (1.64%) Google
11 7 (1.27%) ESRI
12 5 (0.91%) Sun
12 5 (0.91%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.91%) Perforce
13 4 (0.73%) BMC
13 4 (0.73%) Facebook
14 3 (0.55%) Xamarin
14 3 (0.55%) TIBCO
14 3 (0.55%) Compuware
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow
Shortlist Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Cheshire
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
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Manchester
Computer Futures
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Warrington
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Blackburn
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St. Helens
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