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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 18 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 1 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 1.00% 4.12% 9.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.57% 12.50% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Average daily rate
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£813 £285 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+185.08% +6.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -4.22%
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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
28 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 28.00% 32.99% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 28
Average daily rate £475 £368 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.25% +22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £728 £605 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £41.01 £24.20 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.46% +142.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 27 August 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 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Play Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Java Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
1 1 (33.33%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Play Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft