The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 5 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 6 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 15.79% 16.95% 12.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.55% 38.46% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £190 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -20.00%
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 Basildon region.

Programming Languages Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
11 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 28.95% 44.07% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Average daily rate £350 £200 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £395 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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 Basildon

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon 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 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (81.82%) Java
4 8 (72.73%) Web Services
4 8 (72.73%) XML
4 8 (72.73%) HTML5
5 7 (63.64%) J2EE
6 5 (45.45%) CSS
6 5 (45.45%) Windows
6 5 (45.45%) XHTML
6 5 (45.45%) B2C
6 5 (45.45%) Ajax
6 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
6 5 (45.45%) Validation
6 5 (45.45%) Content Management
7 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
7 4 (36.36%) TDD
7 4 (36.36%) TopLink
7 4 (36.36%) UNIX
8 3 (27.27%) XSLT
8 3 (27.27%) JSP
8 3 (27.27%) Ant
8 3 (27.27%) Oracle
8 3 (27.27%) IBM
8 3 (27.27%) OOD
8 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
8 3 (27.27%) Solaris
8 3 (27.27%) Linux

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon 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 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 3 (27.27%) CMS
3 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Ant
2 2 (18.18%) MSTest
2 2 (18.18%) QUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Jasmine
2 2 (18.18%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Legal
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) HTML5
3 7 (63.64%) J2EE
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) XHTML
4 5 (45.45%) Ajax
5 4 (36.36%) TopLink
6 3 (27.27%) XSLT
6 3 (27.27%) JSP
7 2 (18.18%) JAX-RS
7 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (18.18%) jQuery
7 2 (18.18%) JAX-WS
7 2 (18.18%) WCF
7 2 (18.18%) WPF
7 2 (18.18%) Silverlight
7 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Solaris
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) B2C
2 5 (45.45%) Validation
2 5 (45.45%) Content Management
3 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) OOD
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) UML
4 3 (27.27%) Web Development
4 3 (27.27%) Use Case
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) OOP
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) RUP
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
1 3 (27.27%) IBM
1 3 (27.27%) FatWire
1 3 (27.27%) Sun
1 3 (27.27%) AccuRev
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft