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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 9 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 13 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 20.00% 12.86% 2.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.63% 37.50% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.60 £43.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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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
32 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 49.23% 34.29% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 4
Average daily rate £400 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Average hourly rate £40.60 £40.50 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.24% +16.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £29.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 18 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (88.89%) CSS
2 16 (88.89%) XML
3 15 (83.33%) Java
4 14 (77.78%) Ajax
5 12 (66.67%) SQL
5 12 (66.67%) Web Services
6 11 (61.11%) Windows
6 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (61.11%) HTML5
7 10 (55.56%) Solaris
7 10 (55.56%) Linux
7 10 (55.56%) UNIX
7 10 (55.56%) J2EE
8 9 (50.00%) XHTML
8 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
8 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
9 8 (44.44%) Content Management
9 8 (44.44%) Ant
9 8 (44.44%) SOAP
9 8 (44.44%) B2C
9 8 (44.44%) TopLink
9 8 (44.44%) EclipseLink
10 7 (38.89%) OO
11 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
11 6 (33.33%) IBM
12 5 (27.78%) Validation
12 5 (27.78%) JSP
12 5 (27.78%) TDD
12 5 (27.78%) User Stories

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (22.22%) GlassFish
2 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 4 (22.22%) JBoss
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (11.11%) CMS
4 1 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Ant
2 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 4 (22.22%) SoapUI
4 3 (16.67%) Maven
4 3 (16.67%) AccuRev
5 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (5.56%) JMeter
6 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (5.56%) JUnit
6 1 (5.56%) Selenium
6 1 (5.56%) JIRA
6 1 (5.56%) Subversion
6 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.56%) Hudson
6 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (22.22%) Legal
2 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (16.67%) Marketing
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Automotive
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) AWS Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) UI Programmer
4 3 (16.67%) UI Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Applications Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) HTML
2 16 (88.89%) CSS
2 16 (88.89%) XML
3 14 (77.78%) Ajax
4 12 (66.67%) Web Services
5 11 (61.11%) HTML5
6 10 (55.56%) J2EE
7 9 (50.00%) XHTML
8 8 (44.44%) SOAP
8 8 (44.44%) TopLink
8 8 (44.44%) EclipseLink
9 5 (27.78%) JSP
9 5 (27.78%) JAX-RS
9 5 (27.78%) JAX-WS
10 4 (22.22%) JPA
10 4 (22.22%) REST
11 3 (16.67%) Struts
11 3 (16.67%) jQuery
11 3 (16.67%) CSS3
12 2 (11.11%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Web 2.0
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Solaris
2 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Content Management
2 8 (44.44%) B2C
3 7 (38.89%) OO
4 5 (27.78%) Validation
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) User Stories
5 4 (22.22%) SOA
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) RUP
6 3 (16.67%) Use Case
6 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (16.67%) Web Development
7 2 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (11.11%) Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (11.11%) Information Management
7 2 (11.11%) RAD
7 2 (11.11%) UML
7 2 (11.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Sun Certification
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) FatWire
2 3 (16.67%) Adobe
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Omniture
4 1 (5.56%) Google