The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 5 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 10.34% 3.70% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.86% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 Wakefield region.

Programming Languages Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 24.14% 11.11% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £220 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

JavaScript
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) ColdFusion
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 (33.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) ColdFusion Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front-End Web Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PHP