The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 31 12 23
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 12 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.39% 8.65% 3.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.57% 29.63% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £260 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -22.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
140 54 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 39.55% 29.19% 34.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 38 40
Average daily rate £369 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £383 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 40 (78.43%) CSS
2 38 (74.51%) HTML
3 16 (31.37%) PHP
4 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (27.45%) Java
5 14 (27.45%) AngularJS
6 13 (25.49%) TDD
7 12 (23.53%) jQuery
7 12 (23.53%) C#
7 12 (23.53%) SQL
7 12 (23.53%) Node.js
8 11 (21.57%) CSS3
9 10 (19.61%) RESTful
9 10 (19.61%) HTML5
9 10 (19.61%) Analytics
9 10 (19.61%) .NET
9 10 (19.61%) MVC
9 10 (19.61%) .NET Framework
10 9 (17.65%) Web Development
10 9 (17.65%) Scrum
10 9 (17.65%) CMS
10 9 (17.65%) Linux
10 9 (17.65%) Twitter
11 8 (15.69%) Backbone.js
11 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
11 8 (15.69%) NoSQL
11 8 (15.69%) OO
12 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (13.73%) LAMP
12 7 (13.73%) ETL

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 12 (23.53%) Node.js
2 9 (17.65%) CMS
3 6 (11.76%) Apache
4 4 (7.84%) Drupal
5 3 (5.88%) Alfresco
5 3 (5.88%) TeamSite
6 2 (3.92%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.96%) IIS
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.96%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.96%) WordPress
7 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Google App Engine
1 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) NoSQL
2 7 (13.73%) Big Data
2 7 (13.73%) Pentaho
2 7 (13.73%) Hadoop
2 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.80%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.88%) MySQL
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.92%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.96%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.92%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (3.92%) Jasmine
2 2 (3.92%) Grunt
2 2 (3.92%) Bower
3 1 (1.96%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) FxCop
3 1 (1.96%) StyleCop
3 1 (1.96%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.92%) Publishing
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (72.55%) Developer
2 7 (13.73%) Senior Developer
3 5 (9.80%) Architect
3 5 (9.80%) Data Architect
3 5 (9.80%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (9.80%) Senior Data Architect
3 5 (9.80%) Senior Architect
3 5 (9.80%) Big Data Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Consultant
4 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
4 4 (7.84%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Web Editor
5 3 (5.88%) Business Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) Web Content Editor
5 3 (5.88%) Content Editor
6 2 (3.92%) UI Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (3.92%) UI Programmer
6 2 (3.92%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (78.43%) CSS
2 38 (74.51%) HTML
3 14 (27.45%) AngularJS
4 12 (23.53%) jQuery
5 11 (21.57%) CSS3
6 10 (19.61%) RESTful
6 10 (19.61%) HTML5
6 10 (19.61%) .NET
6 10 (19.61%) .NET Framework
7 8 (15.69%) Backbone.js
8 7 (13.73%) LAMP
9 6 (11.76%) XML
9 6 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (9.80%) Ajax
10 5 (9.80%) Ember.js
11 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (5.88%) Laravel
11 3 (5.88%) JSP
11 3 (5.88%) XSLT
11 3 (5.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Data Integration
2 3 (5.88%) User Experience
2 3 (5.88%) W3C
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Open Source
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.96%) UNIX
2 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.49%) TDD
3 10 (19.61%) MVC
3 10 (19.61%) Analytics
4 9 (17.65%) Web Development
4 9 (17.65%) Scrum
5 8 (15.69%) OO
6 7 (13.73%) ETL
6 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (13.73%) Content Management
7 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.80%) BDD
8 5 (9.80%) Business Analytics
9 4 (7.84%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (5.88%) Web Design
10 3 (5.88%) MVVM
10 3 (5.88%) Kanban
10 3 (5.88%) CRUD
11 2 (3.92%) MapReduce
11 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) PHP
2 14 (27.45%) Java
3 12 (23.53%) C#
3 12 (23.53%) SQL
4 7 (13.73%) Scala
5 6 (11.76%) C++
6 3 (5.88%) Perl
7 2 (3.92%) ABAP
7 2 (3.92%) Python
7 2 (3.92%) SAPscript
8 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Twitter
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Adobe
3 3 (5.88%) Interwoven
3 3 (5.88%) Sencha
4 2 (3.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) Facebook
5 1 (1.96%) Google
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