The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford 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 10 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 5.41% 7.41% 3.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 30.77% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£284 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-7.07% -1.51%
JavaScript
Bedfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
6 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 16.22% 24.07% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 6
Average daily rate £300 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £406 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.57%
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 Bedford

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (20.00%) OOD
5 1 (20.00%) HTTP
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 (20.00%) Facebook Platform
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET
5 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (20.00%) LESS
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter
2 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (20.00%) Google