The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 6 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 15 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 13.39% 7.14% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 44.12% 17.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 0
Average daily rate
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£200 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £32.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-7.07% -5.10%
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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 Preston region.

Programming Languages Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
34 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 30.36% 41.07% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 19
Average daily rate £200 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £35.50 £42.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Preston

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Preston region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 (76.19%) HTML
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) C#
2 15 (71.43%) CSS
3 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 13 (61.90%) Classic ASP
4 13 (61.90%) MVC
4 13 (61.90%) HTML5
5 12 (57.14%) SQL
6 10 (47.62%) PL/SQL
6 10 (47.62%) Visual Studio
6 10 (47.62%) Oracle
6 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
6 10 (47.62%) Umbraco
6 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
6 10 (47.62%) CSS3
6 10 (47.62%) PhoneGap
6 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database
7 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (28.57%) Java
9 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
9 5 (23.81%) Scrum
10 4 (19.05%) JSON
10 4 (19.05%) BDD
10 4 (19.05%) Open Source
11 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (14.29%) Spring
11 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (14.29%) Scala

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 10 (47.62%) Umbraco
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) Node.js
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle Database
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
2 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
General
1 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
2 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Scala Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) HTML
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) CSS
3 13 (61.90%) Classic ASP
3 13 (61.90%) HTML5
4 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET
4 10 (47.62%) CSS3
4 10 (47.62%) PhoneGap
5 4 (19.05%) JSON
6 3 (14.29%) Spring
6 3 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 3 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (9.52%) J2EE
7 2 (9.52%) REST
7 2 (9.52%) Play Framework
7 2 (9.52%) Akka
8 1 (4.76%) Mustache
8 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) MVC
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) BDD
5 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
6 2 (9.52%) DevOps
7 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C#
2 12 (57.14%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) PL/SQL
4 6 (28.57%) Java
5 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
6 3 (14.29%) Scala
6 3 (14.29%) VBScript
6 3 (14.29%) VB
7 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
7 2 (9.52%) Ruby
8 1 (4.76%) Clojure
8 1 (4.76%) VB6
8 1 (4.76%) PHP
8 1 (4.76%) Python
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) Apple