The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth 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 4 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 17 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 16.67% 4.04% 8.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.95% 14.81% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +1.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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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 Portsmouth region.

Programming Languages Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 27 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 36.27% 27.27% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 29
Average daily rate £330 £321 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% -11.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 8
Average hourly rate £39.00 £21.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.39% -21.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £17.00 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £48.40 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 16 (69.57%) HTML
2 14 (60.87%) CSS
3 11 (47.83%) .NET
4 9 (39.13%) C#
4 9 (39.13%) OO
5 8 (34.78%) Linux
5 8 (34.78%) jQuery
6 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
6 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
6 7 (30.43%) Perl
6 7 (30.43%) Subversion
7 6 (26.09%) PHP
7 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
7 6 (26.09%) Drupal
7 6 (26.09%) OO PHP
8 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) MVC
9 4 (17.39%) Ajax
9 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
9 4 (17.39%) JSP
9 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
9 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
10 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
10 3 (13.04%) HTML5
10 3 (13.04%) CSS3
10 3 (13.04%) Web Services
10 3 (13.04%) UNIX
10 3 (13.04%) Windows
10 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 6 (26.09%) Drupal
2 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.35%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Git (software)
1 7 (30.43%) Subversion
2 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
3 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Military
2 2 (8.70%) Aerospace
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Perl Developer
2 6 (26.09%) PHP Developer
3 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Hybris Developer
5 1 (4.35%) AWS Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Umbraco Developer
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) HTML
2 14 (60.87%) CSS
3 11 (47.83%) .NET
4 8 (34.78%) jQuery
5 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
6 4 (17.39%) Ajax
6 4 (17.39%) JSP
7 3 (13.04%) .NET Framework
7 3 (13.04%) HTML5
7 3 (13.04%) CSS3
7 3 (13.04%) Web Services
8 2 (8.70%) Spring
8 2 (8.70%) J2EE
8 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (4.35%) WCF
9 1 (4.35%) LINQ
9 1 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) OO
2 6 (26.09%) OO PHP
3 5 (21.74%) MVC
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Mobile Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Process Management
5 2 (8.70%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) B2B
5 2 (8.70%) B2C
5 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Test Management
5 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Software Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) BDD
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) Perl
3 6 (26.09%) PHP
4 2 (8.70%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.70%) MCITP
4 2 (8.70%) ISEB
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco
2 2 (8.70%) hybris
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle