The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 14 10 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +44
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 68 115 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.20% 10.64% 3.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.67% 27.91% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 71 19
Average daily rate
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£363 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.46% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +16.66%
JavaScript
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
255 412 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.76% 38.11% 25.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 229 118
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 12
Average hourly rate £15.25 £38.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.38% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £25.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.98 £38.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Reading

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 94 (70.15%) HTML
2 85 (63.43%) CSS
3 55 (41.04%) .NET
4 51 (38.06%) HTML5
5 41 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (29.85%) jQuery
7 38 (28.36%) C#
8 37 (27.61%) ASP.NET
9 32 (23.88%) MVC
9 32 (23.88%) CSS3
10 28 (20.90%) SQL Server
11 24 (17.91%) XML
11 24 (17.91%) Web Development
12 23 (17.16%) Windows
13 20 (14.93%) SharePoint
13 20 (14.93%) Microsoft
13 20 (14.93%) KnockoutJS
14 19 (14.18%) AngularJS
14 19 (14.18%) Web Services
14 19 (14.18%) Ajax
15 18 (13.43%) PHP
16 17 (12.69%) SQL
16 17 (12.69%) OO
16 17 (12.69%) Sass
17 15 (11.19%) CMS
18 14 (10.45%) Internet
18 14 (10.45%) Java
18 14 (10.45%) JSON
19 13 (9.70%) Degree
19 13 (9.70%) WCF

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 20 (14.93%) SharePoint
2 15 (11.19%) CMS
3 12 (8.96%) IIS
4 8 (5.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (4.48%) Node.js
6 5 (3.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (3.73%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.99%) Drupal
8 3 (2.24%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.49%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.49%) Apache
9 2 (1.49%) Liferay
9 2 (1.49%) WordPress
10 1 (0.75%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.73%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.49%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.75%) QuarkXPress
4 1 (0.75%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.75%) Simulink
4 1 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (7.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.24%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.75%) PaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.45%) Internet
2 8 (5.97%) HTTP
3 7 (5.22%) HTTPS
4 6 (4.48%) FTP
5 4 (2.99%) DNS
6 2 (1.49%) SMTP
6 2 (1.49%) SSH
6 2 (1.49%) PuTTY
6 2 (1.49%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.75%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.75%) SSL
7 1 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.72%) MySQL
3 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.75%) DB2
6 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (8.21%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.72%) Subversion
3 8 (5.97%) Visual Studio
3 8 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.22%) Grunt
5 4 (2.99%) Selenium
5 4 (2.99%) Dreamweaver
5 4 (2.99%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.24%) JIRA
7 1 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.75%) Moq
7 1 (0.75%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.75%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.75%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.75%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.75%) JSUnit
7 1 (0.75%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.75%) Bower
General
1 9 (6.72%) Marketing
2 3 (2.24%) Danish Language
2 3 (2.24%) Dutch Language
2 3 (2.24%) Italian Language
2 3 (2.24%) Japanese Language
2 3 (2.24%) Korean Language
2 3 (2.24%) Portuguese Language
2 3 (2.24%) Spanish Language
2 3 (2.24%) Swedish Language
2 3 (2.24%) Finance
2 3 (2.24%) Advertising
3 2 (1.49%) Games
3 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.75%) Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 103 (76.87%) Developer
2 23 (17.16%) Web Developer
2 23 (17.16%) Front-End Developer
3 14 (10.45%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (9.70%) C# Developer
5 12 (8.96%) Senior Developer
6 10 (7.46%) .NET Developer
7 9 (6.72%) PHP Developer
8 8 (5.97%) Consultant
8 8 (5.97%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 7 (5.22%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (4.48%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 5 (3.73%) CRM Developer
11 5 (3.73%) PHP Web Developer
11 5 (3.73%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.73%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.73%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.73%) ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (2.99%) SharePoint Consultant
12 4 (2.99%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (70.15%) HTML
2 85 (63.43%) CSS
3 55 (41.04%) .NET
4 51 (38.06%) HTML5
5 40 (29.85%) jQuery
6 37 (27.61%) ASP.NET
7 32 (23.88%) CSS3
8 24 (17.91%) XML
9 20 (14.93%) KnockoutJS
10 19 (14.18%) AngularJS
10 19 (14.18%) Web Services
10 19 (14.18%) Ajax
11 17 (12.69%) Sass
12 14 (10.45%) JSON
13 13 (9.70%) WCF
14 11 (8.21%) XHTML
14 11 (8.21%) Backbone.js
15 10 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (7.46%) XSLT
16 9 (6.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.96%) Open Source
2 8 (5.97%) User Experience
3 6 (4.48%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.73%) Digital Media
4 5 (3.73%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.99%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.24%) Wiki
6 3 (2.24%) W3C
7 2 (1.49%) GIS
7 2 (1.49%) IPTV
7 2 (1.49%) Social Media
8 1 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.75%) SCORM
8 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.16%) Windows
2 10 (7.46%) Linux
3 5 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.99%) UNIX
5 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.49%) Debian
5 2 (1.49%) Android
5 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (23.88%) MVC
3 24 (17.91%) Web Development
4 17 (12.69%) OO
5 12 (8.96%) CRM
6 10 (7.46%) TDD
6 10 (7.46%) BDD
7 9 (6.72%) Analytics
7 9 (6.72%) Workflow
8 8 (5.97%) SEO
8 8 (5.97%) Scrum
8 8 (5.97%) Web Analytics
9 7 (5.22%) Project Management
9 7 (5.22%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.22%) Performance Analysis
10 6 (4.48%) Migration
10 6 (4.48%) Unit Testing
10 6 (4.48%) Content Management
11 5 (3.73%) OOP
12 4 (2.99%) UML
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.36%) C#
2 18 (13.43%) PHP
3 17 (12.69%) SQL
4 14 (10.45%) Java
5 6 (4.48%) Python
6 4 (2.99%) Ruby
6 4 (2.99%) Perl
6 4 (2.99%) C++
6 4 (2.99%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.49%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.49%) PHP5
7 2 (1.49%) C
8 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.75%) XPath
8 1 (0.75%) ECMAScript
8 1 (0.75%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (9.70%) Degree
2 11 (8.21%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.72%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.49%) MCSE
5 2 (1.49%) MCPD
6 1 (0.75%) MCTS
6 1 (0.75%) MCITP
6 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.73%) Red Hat
2 5 (3.73%) Zend
2 5 (3.73%) Sencha
3 4 (2.99%) Adobe
3 4 (2.99%) Oracle
4 3 (2.24%) Open Text
4 3 (2.24%) Twitter
4 3 (2.24%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.24%) Omniture
5 2 (1.49%) Google
5 2 (1.49%) SAP
6 1 (0.75%) IBM
6 1 (0.75%) Alterian
6 1 (0.75%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.75%) SolidWorks
6 1 (0.75%) Yahoo!
6 1 (0.75%) Akamai
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RBW Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £360 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
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NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
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Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago