The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Southampton 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 5 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 46 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.03% 4.50% 8.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.82% 14.74% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 6 13
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.12% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
136 95 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 38.53% 30.55% 31.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 51 46
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 15
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.63 £12.25 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014, 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 53 (73.61%) HTML
1 53 (73.61%) CSS
2 34 (47.22%) HTML5
3 33 (45.83%) jQuery
4 27 (37.50%) CSS3
5 21 (29.17%) AngularJS
6 19 (26.39%) C#
7 18 (25.00%) Ajax
7 18 (25.00%) BDD
8 16 (22.22%) TDD
9 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (19.44%) SQL
9 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
9 14 (19.44%) Web Services
10 13 (18.06%) Java
10 13 (18.06%) MVC
10 13 (18.06%) Node.js
11 12 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (16.67%) Sass
11 12 (16.67%) Open Source
11 12 (16.67%) Ember.js
11 12 (16.67%) Web Development
11 12 (16.67%) .NET
11 12 (16.67%) Windows
12 11 (15.28%) JSON
12 11 (15.28%) Spring
12 11 (15.28%) Scrum
13 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
13 10 (13.89%) XML

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 13 (18.06%) Node.js
2 7 (9.72%) CMS
2 7 (9.72%) Apache
2 7 (9.72%) WordPress
2 7 (9.72%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.94%) TeamSite
5 2 (2.78%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.39%) Drupal
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.39%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (4.17%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.39%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Magento
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 9 (12.50%) Modbus
2 5 (6.94%) Intranet
3 3 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.89%) MySQL
3 9 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (12.50%) Redis
4 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.78%) Big Data
5 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Maven
2 5 (6.94%) Selenium
2 5 (6.94%) Mockito
2 5 (6.94%) Cucumber
2 5 (6.94%) Jasmine
2 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.17%) RSpec
4 3 (4.17%) Axure RP
4 3 (4.17%) JSUnit
4 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.17%) Grunt
5 2 (2.78%) JUnit
5 2 (2.78%) Subversion
6 1 (1.39%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.39%) QUnit
General
1 5 (6.94%) Retail
2 2 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (1.39%) Back Office
3 1 (1.39%) Electronics
3 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (88.89%) Developer
2 17 (23.61%) Web Developer
3 13 (18.06%) JavaScript Developer
4 10 (13.89%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (13.89%) C# Developer
5 9 (12.50%) UI Developer
6 8 (11.11%) UI Programmer
6 8 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 8 (11.11%) .NET Developer
6 8 (11.11%) Software Developer
7 7 (9.72%) Software Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Programmer
7 7 (9.72%) Web Programmer
8 5 (6.94%) Front-End Web Developer
8 5 (6.94%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (5.56%) Python Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Classic ASP Developer
11 2 (2.78%) C# Software Developer
11 2 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (2.78%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (73.61%) HTML
1 53 (73.61%) CSS
2 34 (47.22%) HTML5
3 33 (45.83%) jQuery
4 27 (37.50%) CSS3
5 21 (29.17%) AngularJS
6 18 (25.00%) Ajax
7 14 (19.44%) Web Services
8 12 (16.67%) .NET
8 12 (16.67%) Ember.js
8 12 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
8 12 (16.67%) Sass
9 11 (15.28%) Spring
9 11 (15.28%) JSON
10 10 (13.89%) XML
11 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET
11 9 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (12.50%) WebSockets
12 8 (11.11%) JSP
13 7 (9.72%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Open Source
2 7 (9.72%) Wiki
3 3 (4.17%) Linked Data
4 2 (2.78%) W3C
4 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) DTV
5 1 (1.39%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.67%) Windows
2 9 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.56%) Linux
3 4 (5.56%) Android
4 3 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.00%) BDD
2 16 (22.22%) TDD
3 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (18.06%) MVC
5 12 (16.67%) Web Development
5 12 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 11 (15.28%) Scrum
7 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
7 10 (13.89%) Web Application Development
8 9 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 7 (9.72%) Automated Testing
9 7 (9.72%) Event-Driven Architecture
10 6 (8.33%) Web Design
11 5 (6.94%) SEO
12 4 (5.56%) Unit Testing
12 4 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (5.56%) Kanban
13 3 (4.17%) Test Automation
13 3 (4.17%) Information Architecture
13 3 (4.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.39%) C#
2 14 (19.44%) SQL
3 13 (18.06%) Java
4 10 (13.89%) Python
4 10 (13.89%) PHP
5 2 (2.78%) Perl
6 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.39%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) WCAG
2 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) VirtualBox
2 3 (4.17%) vCloud
2 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Puppet
1 4 (5.56%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (6.94%) Adobe
2 4 (5.56%) ATG
2 4 (5.56%) Oracle
3 3 (4.17%) Twitter
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.17%) VMware
3 3 (4.17%) EMC
4 2 (2.78%) Interwoven
4 2 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.39%) Facebook
5 1 (1.39%) BT
5 1 (1.39%) Nintex
5 1 (1.39%) SAP
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