The first table below looks at the demand for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Salford 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 2 8 2
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 7 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 21.88% 14.29% 29.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 26.67% 57.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 13
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £335 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Programming Languages Category
Salford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
14 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Salford 43.75% 53.57% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 23
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
JavaScript
Manchester

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Salford

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Salford

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Salford

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
2 8 (61.54%) Games
3 7 (53.85%) TDD
3 7 (53.85%) Web Services
3 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 7 (53.85%) HTML5
4 6 (46.15%) New Media
4 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
5 5 (38.46%) Internet
5 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (38.46%) ActionScript
6 4 (30.77%) OOP
6 4 (30.77%) XML
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) PHP
6 4 (30.77%) Project Management
6 4 (30.77%) BDD
6 4 (30.77%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (23.08%) Kindle
7 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
7 3 (23.08%) Game Development
7 3 (23.08%) Android
7 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (23.08%) Ruby
7 3 (23.08%) JIRA
7 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
7 3 (23.08%) IPTV
7 3 (23.08%) Multimedia

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Salford 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 (7.69%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Subversion
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (15.38%) QUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
2 2 (15.38%) Mocha
2 2 (15.38%) PHPUnit
2 2 (15.38%) Grunt
3 1 (7.69%) Calabash
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Firebug
3 1 (7.69%) Ant
General
1 8 (61.54%) Games
2 3 (23.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Web Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) Web Services
3 7 (53.85%) HTML5
4 4 (30.77%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) Flash
6 2 (15.38%) jQuery
6 2 (15.38%) RESTful
6 2 (15.38%) Sass
6 2 (15.38%) Ember.js
6 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
6 2 (15.38%) CSS3
6 2 (15.38%) Modernizr
6 2 (15.38%) OOCSS
7 1 (7.69%) HTML5 Canvas
7 1 (7.69%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (7.69%) JSON
7 1 (7.69%) Ajax
7 1 (7.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) New Media
1 6 (46.15%) Mobile App
2 3 (23.08%) Kindle
2 3 (23.08%) IPTV
3 2 (15.38%) Interactive TV
3 2 (15.38%) BBC
3 2 (15.38%) MHEG
4 1 (7.69%) Online Games
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
1 3 (23.08%) Android
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) TDD
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) OOP
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) BDD
3 4 (30.77%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (23.08%) Game Development
4 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Content Management
5 2 (15.38%) RDF
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) Web Design
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Kanban
6 1 (7.69%) Android Development
6 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) ActionScript
2 4 (30.77%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) PHP
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PMP
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) OpenTV
2 1 (7.69%) Zend