The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Preston region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 26 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 1 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 0.93% 6.45% 9.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.86% 12.12% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.12% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
Programming Languages Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
35 33 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 32.41% 53.23% 38.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 53
Average daily rate £425 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £210 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £325 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £24.20 £10.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
JavaScript
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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
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 31 July 2014, 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 12 (80.00%) HTML
1 12 (80.00%) CSS
2 10 (66.67%) HTML5
2 10 (66.67%) CSS3
3 9 (60.00%) jQuery
4 7 (46.67%) .NET
4 7 (46.67%) C#
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) XML
5 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) TDD
5 6 (40.00%) Ajax
5 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
6 5 (33.33%) Scala
6 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
6 5 (33.33%) Escenic
6 5 (33.33%) BDD
6 5 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (33.33%) Big Data
6 5 (33.33%) EJB
6 5 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (33.33%) QA
6 5 (33.33%) Spring
6 5 (33.33%) JSF
6 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) CMS
6 5 (33.33%) LAMP
6 5 (33.33%) Hibernate

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (33.33%) Escenic
2 5 (33.33%) Adobe CQ
2 5 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 5 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 5 (33.33%) Big Data
2 5 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (6.67%) MS Access
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (6.67%) T4 Templates
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Java Programmer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Java Programmer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Programmer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Consultant
4 3 (20.00%) Designer
4 3 (20.00%) User Experience Consultant
5 2 (13.33%) User Experience Researcher
5 2 (13.33%) User Experience Designer
5 2 (13.33%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
1 12 (80.00%) CSS
2 10 (66.67%) HTML5
2 10 (66.67%) CSS3
3 9 (60.00%) jQuery
4 7 (46.67%) .NET
5 6 (40.00%) XML
5 6 (40.00%) Ajax
6 5 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (33.33%) Java RMI
6 5 (33.33%) LAMP
6 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 5 (33.33%) Spring
6 5 (33.33%) JSF
6 5 (33.33%) J2EE
6 5 (33.33%) Struts
6 5 (33.33%) EJB
7 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) NHS
1 1 (6.67%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Scrum
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) TDD
2 5 (33.33%) BDD
2 5 (33.33%) UML
2 5 (33.33%) OOP
2 5 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 5 (33.33%) RUP
2 5 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) ERP
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) Scala
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VBScript
5 1 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
1 5 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) Maconomy
2 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.67%) SAP