The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 8 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 3 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 9.68% 21.43% 47.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 50.00% 56.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 29
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£363 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-7.07% -1.51%
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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 Stoke-on-Trent region.

Programming Languages Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
15 18 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 48.39% 42.86% 83.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 49
Average daily rate £275 £290 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -12.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 (81.82%) HTML
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 7 (63.64%) HTML5
3 5 (45.45%) MySQL
3 5 (45.45%) PHP
3 5 (45.45%) MVC
3 5 (45.45%) OOP
4 4 (36.36%) OO
4 4 (36.36%) Apache
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Subversion
4 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
4 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (36.36%) PHPUnit
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) Laravel
5 3 (27.27%) li3
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) User Experience
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 2 (18.18%) C#
6 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 2 (18.18%) ActionScript
6 2 (18.18%) Games
6 2 (18.18%) Flash
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 4 (36.36%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Liferay
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) PHPUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) PHP Developer
3 4 (36.36%) .NET Developer
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (9.09%) CSS Developer
6 1 (9.09%) PHP MySQL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) HTML
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) jQuery
2 7 (63.64%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) Laravel
4 3 (27.27%) li3
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) Flash
5 2 (18.18%) Apache Flex
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (9.09%) CSS3
6 1 (9.09%) PhoneGap
6 1 (9.09%) Adobe AIR
6 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
6 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
6 1 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Online Gambling
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Phone
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) MVC
1 5 (45.45%) OOP
2 4 (36.36%) OO
2 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Web Application Development
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Web Development
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
2 2 (18.18%) ActionScript
2 2 (18.18%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe
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