The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 5 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 16 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 14.04% 3.97% 7.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.81% 7.35% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +23.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +39.91%
JavaScript
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
62 68 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 54.39% 53.97% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 33 34
Average daily rate £313 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.42 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JavaScript across the Northern Ireland region.

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Northern Ireland region.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
County Antrim +11 12 £253 -22.30% 2
County Londonderry - - - -
JavaScript
UK

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 34 (87.18%) HTML
2 31 (79.49%) CSS
3 25 (64.10%) Java
4 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (53.85%) MVC
5 21 (53.85%) Web Application Development
6 20 (51.28%) Apple iOS
6 20 (51.28%) Java EE
6 20 (51.28%) Dojo
6 20 (51.28%) Mac OS X
6 20 (51.28%) RAD
6 20 (51.28%) Eclipse
7 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 6 (15.38%) Ruby
7 6 (15.38%) jQuery
7 6 (15.38%) HTML5
7 6 (15.38%) Active Record
7 6 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (12.82%) Subversion
9 4 (10.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (10.26%) Alfresco
9 4 (10.26%) JRuby
9 4 (10.26%) Ajax
9 4 (10.26%) JSON
9 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
9 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
9 4 (10.26%) Sass
9 4 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (10.26%) RubyMine
10 3 (7.69%) Android SDK

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (10.26%) Alfresco
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Google App Engine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (51.28%) Eclipse
2 5 (12.82%) Subversion
3 4 (10.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
3 4 (10.26%) RubyMine
4 1 (2.56%) Maven
4 1 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.56%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) StarTeam
General
1 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
1 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (89.74%) Developer
2 21 (53.85%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Android Developer
5 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow Developer
6 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.56%) QA Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Python Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Silverlight Developer
6 1 (2.56%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (87.18%) HTML
2 31 (79.49%) CSS
3 20 (51.28%) Java EE
3 20 (51.28%) Dojo
4 6 (15.38%) jQuery
4 6 (15.38%) HTML5
4 6 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (10.26%) JRuby
5 4 (10.26%) Ajax
5 4 (10.26%) JSON
5 4 (10.26%) Sass
5 4 (10.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (7.69%) Android SDK
6 3 (7.69%) RESTful
6 3 (7.69%) .NET
7 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (2.56%) REST
8 1 (2.56%) J2EE
8 1 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Social Media
2 1 (2.56%) DTV
2 1 (2.56%) Open Source
2 1 (2.56%) Psychology
2 1 (2.56%) Human Factors
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.56%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 20 (51.28%) Apple iOS
1 20 (51.28%) Mac OS X
2 3 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) MVC
2 21 (53.85%) Web Application Development
3 20 (51.28%) RAD
4 6 (15.38%) Active Record
5 3 (7.69%) Android Development
6 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.13%) Workflow
7 1 (2.56%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.56%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.56%) ETRM
7 1 (2.56%) Product Marketing
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.56%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) Java
2 6 (15.38%) Ruby
3 2 (5.13%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) XAML
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Facebook
1 3 (7.69%) Twitter
2 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.56%) Telerik
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Google