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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 8 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 13 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 11.71% 3.16% 3.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.14% 10.71% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
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£305 - £301
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 - £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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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 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 33.33% 29.47% 53.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 21
Average daily rate £330 £310 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 £19.13 £28.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.92% -32.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £17.00 £26.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £31.05 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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
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 17 April 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 14 (77.78%) HTML
2 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) CSS
3 10 (55.56%) C#
4 9 (50.00%) jQuery
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
6 6 (33.33%) MVC
7 5 (27.78%) Linux
7 5 (27.78%) OO
7 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (22.22%) Ajax
8 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
8 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
8 4 (22.22%) HTML5
8 4 (22.22%) CSS3
8 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
8 4 (22.22%) UNIX
9 3 (16.67%) Windows
9 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (16.67%) Scrum
9 3 (16.67%) Military
9 3 (16.67%) Perl
9 3 (16.67%) Web Services
9 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (11.11%) Drupal
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Intranet
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) ATM
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (5.56%) RavenDB
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) DataStax
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (16.67%) Military
2 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Perl Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Operations Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) HTML
2 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 12 (66.67%) CSS
3 9 (50.00%) jQuery
4 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET
5 4 (22.22%) Ajax
5 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
5 4 (22.22%) CSS3
5 4 (22.22%) HTML5
6 3 (16.67%) Entity Framework
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) JSP
7 2 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) UNIX
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) MVC
2 5 (27.78%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Process Management
5 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Management
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) OO PHP
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.11%) ISEB
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.11%) MCITP
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Endeca
3 1 (5.56%) RedPrairie
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