The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 11 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 44 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.97% 6.23% 4.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.88% 14.02% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 6
Average daily rate
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£313 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £275 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.07% -
JavaScript
North East

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

Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
170 164 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 42.39% 44.44% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 108 28
Average daily rate £330 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £31.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.29% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £17.00 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £124.10 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +18 37 £313 +31.57% 28
Sunderland - 7 - - 3
Gateshead - - - - 7
JavaScript
North East

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 74 (79.57%) HTML
2 69 (74.19%) CSS
3 42 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (36.56%) Java
5 33 (35.48%) C#
6 32 (34.41%) jQuery
7 29 (31.18%) .NET
8 26 (27.96%) Web Development
8 26 (27.96%) Git (software)
9 25 (26.88%) HTML5
9 25 (26.88%) Subversion
9 25 (26.88%) UNIX
10 24 (25.81%) Linux
11 23 (24.73%) HTTP
11 23 (24.73%) Ajax
12 22 (23.66%) Web Design
12 22 (23.66%) Mac OS X
12 22 (23.66%) Configuration Management
12 22 (23.66%) Responsive Web Design
12 22 (23.66%) Relational Database
13 21 (22.58%) CSS3
13 21 (22.58%) Scala
14 18 (19.35%) Web Services
15 16 (17.20%) Visualisation
16 15 (16.13%) Ruby
16 15 (16.13%) Python
16 15 (16.13%) ASP.NET
16 15 (16.13%) SQL
17 14 (15.05%) MVC
17 14 (15.05%) JSON

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 (11.83%) Node.js
2 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.08%) JBoss
5 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.08%) Apache
5 1 (1.08%) CMS
5 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.08%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Office 365
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.73%) HTTP
2 2 (2.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.66%) Relational Database
2 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.15%) MySQL
6 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (27.96%) Git (software)
2 25 (26.88%) Subversion
3 12 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.30%) JUnit
5 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.08%) JIRA
6 1 (1.08%) Axure RP
General
1 4 (4.30%) Marketing
2 3 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (1.08%) Publishing
3 1 (1.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 84 (90.32%) Developer
2 24 (25.81%) Front-End Developer
3 17 (18.28%) .NET Developer
4 13 (13.98%) Java Developer
5 11 (11.83%) Web Developer
5 11 (11.83%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Scala Developer
7 5 (5.38%) Designer
7 5 (5.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.38%) C# Developer
8 4 (4.30%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Front-End Web Developer
9 3 (3.23%) UI Designer
9 3 (3.23%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.15%) Interface Designer
10 2 (2.15%) Web Designer
10 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.15%) CRM Developer
11 1 (1.08%) Umbraco Developer
11 1 (1.08%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (79.57%) HTML
2 69 (74.19%) CSS
3 32 (34.41%) jQuery
4 29 (31.18%) .NET
5 25 (26.88%) HTML5
6 23 (24.73%) Ajax
7 21 (22.58%) CSS3
8 18 (19.35%) Web Services
9 15 (16.13%) ASP.NET
10 14 (15.05%) JSON
11 12 (12.90%) REST
12 10 (10.75%) Mustache
12 10 (10.75%) Sass
12 10 (10.75%) RESTful
12 10 (10.75%) XML
13 9 (9.68%) AngularJS
14 8 (8.60%) JSP
15 7 (7.53%) Spring
16 5 (5.38%) Backbone.js
16 5 (5.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Visualisation
2 8 (8.60%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.30%) User Experience
4 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.15%) W3C
6 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.08%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.88%) UNIX
2 24 (25.81%) Linux
3 22 (23.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.96%) Web Development
3 22 (23.66%) Responsive Web Design
3 22 (23.66%) Web Design
3 22 (23.66%) Configuration Management
4 14 (15.05%) MVC
5 13 (13.98%) TDD
5 13 (13.98%) Web Application Development
6 11 (11.83%) Scrum
6 11 (11.83%) CRM
7 9 (9.68%) Mentoring
8 8 (8.60%) Line Management
8 8 (8.60%) Automated Testing
9 7 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.30%) SOA
11 3 (3.23%) OO
11 3 (3.23%) BDD
11 3 (3.23%) Microservices
12 2 (2.15%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.56%) Java
2 33 (35.48%) C#
3 21 (22.58%) Scala
4 15 (16.13%) Python
4 15 (16.13%) Ruby
4 15 (16.13%) SQL
5 5 (5.38%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.23%) PHP
7 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) WCAG
Vendors
1 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle
3 1 (1.08%) Lotus
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