The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 9 18
Rank change year-on-year -17 +9  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 22 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.24% 8.42% 7.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.22% 25.81% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 4
Median daily rate £275 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +30.76% -10.95%  

JavaScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 180 31 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 75.63% 32.63% 48.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 12 29
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £188 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -57.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing JavaScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Northern Ireland

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JavaScript in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Northern Ireland

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Northern Ireland

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Northern Ireland

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 26 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -14 21 £275 -15.38% 6
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 30 (68.18%) HTML
2 25 (56.82%) AngularJS
3 24 (54.55%) CSS
4 21 (47.73%) MVC
4 21 (47.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 20 (45.45%) .NET
5 20 (45.45%) C#
5 20 (45.45%) XML
6 17 (38.64%) JSON
7 15 (34.09%) HTML5
7 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
9 13 (29.55%) Finance
10 12 (27.27%) Java
11 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 11 (25.00%) jQuery
12 10 (22.73%) SQL
13 9 (20.45%) Spring
13 9 (20.45%) WCF
13 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (20.45%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (18.18%) CSS3
14 8 (18.18%) Web Services
15 7 (15.91%) CRM
15 7 (15.91%) Siebel
15 7 (15.91%) Twitter
15 7 (15.91%) Spring MVC
15 7 (15.91%) User Experience
16 6 (13.64%) QA

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.27%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.55%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.27%) GitHub
3 1 (2.27%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.82%) Jasmine
2 3 (6.82%) JIRA
2 3 (6.82%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (6.82%) PhantomJS
2 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.55%) Babel
4 1 (2.27%) CppUnit
4 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.27%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Billing
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (93.18%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) .NET Developer
2 12 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Java Developer
4 8 (18.18%) UI Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Angular Developer
6 6 (13.64%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.09%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
10 1 (2.27%) C Developer
10 1 (2.27%) C/C++ Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Senior C Developer
10 1 (2.27%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (68.18%) HTML
2 25 (56.82%) AngularJS
3 24 (54.55%) CSS
4 21 (47.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 20 (45.45%) .NET
5 20 (45.45%) XML
6 17 (38.64%) JSON
7 15 (34.09%) HTML5
8 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
9 11 (25.00%) jQuery
10 9 (20.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (20.45%) Spring
10 9 (20.45%) WCF
11 8 (18.18%) CSS3
11 8 (18.18%) Web Services
12 7 (15.91%) Spring MVC
13 5 (11.36%) Spring Boot
14 3 (6.82%) RESTful
15 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
15 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (15.91%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Smart Energy
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Unix
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) MVC
2 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.91%) CRM
4 6 (13.64%) Scrum
5 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Coaching
6 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.55%) Process Management
6 2 (4.55%) TDD
7 1 (2.27%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 1 (2.27%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.27%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.27%) OO
7 1 (2.27%) OOD
7 1 (2.27%) Pair Programming
7 1 (2.27%) Process Improvement
7 1 (2.27%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (2.27%) Time Management
7 1 (2.27%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) C#
2 12 (27.27%) Java
3 10 (22.73%) SQL
4 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.82%) ECMAScript
5 3 (6.82%) ES6
5 3 (6.82%) TypeScript
5 3 (6.82%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.27%) C
6 1 (2.27%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) HND
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.91%) Siebel
2 7 (15.91%) Twitter
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Guidewire
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