The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 8 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 53 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.36% 8.49% 4.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.44% 18.85% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 4
Average daily rate
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£360 £300 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +39.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.50
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 Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
180 122 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 52.17% 45.02% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 74 28
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 9
Average hourly rate £22.81 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.96% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.88 £13.40 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £160.00 £31.50
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 Southampton

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 41 (53.25%) CSS
2 40 (51.95%) HTML
3 38 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (44.16%) JSON
4 34 (44.16%) RESTful
5 30 (38.96%) Java
6 29 (37.66%) TDD
7 26 (33.77%) Ajax
8 24 (31.17%) jQuery
9 23 (29.87%) C#
9 23 (29.87%) HTML5
10 22 (28.57%) Web Services
11 21 (27.27%) Jenkins
12 20 (25.97%) CSS3
12 20 (25.97%) Linux
12 20 (25.97%) Spring
13 18 (23.38%) Selenium
13 18 (23.38%) Hibernate
14 17 (22.08%) MVC
14 17 (22.08%) OO
14 17 (22.08%) AngularJS
15 16 (20.78%) Mockito
15 16 (20.78%) Cucumber
15 16 (20.78%) XML
15 16 (20.78%) JUnit
15 16 (20.78%) Maven
16 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (18.18%) Python
18 13 (16.88%) BDD
19 12 (15.58%) Scrum

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 11 (14.29%) Apache
2 7 (9.09%) Node.js
2 7 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.19%) CMS
4 3 (3.90%) Drupal
5 2 (2.60%) TeamSite
5 2 (2.60%) WordPress
6 1 (1.30%) Kentico
6 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (7.79%) Amazon S3
2 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) TCP/IP
1 10 (12.99%) MQTT
1 10 (12.99%) Modbus
2 9 (11.69%) Internet
3 3 (3.90%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.30%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.30%) Hazelcast
3 1 (1.30%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 21 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 18 (23.38%) Selenium
3 16 (20.78%) Mockito
3 16 (20.78%) Cucumber
3 16 (20.78%) JUnit
3 16 (20.78%) Maven
4 9 (11.69%) QUnit
4 9 (11.69%) Git (software)
4 9 (11.69%) Subversion
5 8 (10.39%) Visual Studio
6 6 (7.79%) Grunt
7 5 (6.49%) Eclipse
8 3 (3.90%) RSpec
8 3 (3.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.30%) Ant
General
1 2 (2.60%) Marketing
2 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (71.43%) Developer
2 13 (16.88%) C# Developer
2 13 (16.88%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (11.69%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (11.69%) Python Developer
5 8 (10.39%) .NET Developer
6 7 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (3.90%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (2.60%) Test Specialist
10 2 (2.60%) C++ Developer
10 2 (2.60%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (53.25%) CSS
2 40 (51.95%) HTML
3 34 (44.16%) JSON
3 34 (44.16%) RESTful
4 26 (33.77%) Ajax
5 24 (31.17%) jQuery
6 23 (29.87%) HTML5
7 22 (28.57%) Web Services
8 20 (25.97%) CSS3
8 20 (25.97%) Spring
9 18 (23.38%) Hibernate
10 17 (22.08%) AngularJS
11 16 (20.78%) XML
12 12 (15.58%) .NET
13 10 (12.99%) Spring MVC
13 10 (12.99%) WebSockets
14 9 (11.69%) Leaflet
14 9 (11.69%) JSP
14 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET
14 9 (11.69%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) User Experience
2 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.19%) Open Source
4 2 (2.60%) Streaming Video
4 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.30%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.30%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) Linux
2 12 (15.58%) Windows
3 7 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.60%) UNIX
4 2 (2.60%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (49.35%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.66%) TDD
3 17 (22.08%) MVC
3 17 (22.08%) OO
4 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (16.88%) BDD
6 12 (15.58%) Scrum
7 10 (12.99%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (11.69%) Web Development
9 6 (7.79%) Unit Testing
9 6 (7.79%) Multithreading
9 6 (7.79%) Change Control
10 5 (6.49%) Automated Testing
10 5 (6.49%) Kanban
11 4 (5.19%) SEO
11 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.19%) Test Automation
12 3 (3.90%) Progressive Enhancement
12 3 (3.90%) Graceful Degradation
12 3 (3.90%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.96%) Java
2 23 (29.87%) C#
3 14 (18.18%) Python
4 9 (11.69%) PHP
5 6 (7.79%) IronPython
6 3 (3.90%) PHP5
7 2 (2.60%) VC++
7 2 (2.60%) C++
7 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.30%) Groovy
8 1 (1.30%) Ruby
8 1 (1.30%) Delphi
8 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) Degree
4 3 (3.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (3.90%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.90%) ISEB
5 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.60%) MCITP
5 2 (2.60%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) HNC
6 1 (1.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) Docker
1 6 (7.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (12.99%) Puppet
2 6 (7.79%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Google
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle
3 3 (3.90%) Appcelerator
3 3 (3.90%) Facebook
3 3 (3.90%) HP
4 2 (2.60%) Cisco
4 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.60%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.30%) Telerik
5 1 (1.30%) SAP
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