The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 33 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 6 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.82% 2.83% 3.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.71% 13.58% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
Average daily rate £390 £271 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.77% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £235 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £325 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
JavaScript
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
105 81 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.91% 20.82% 26.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 57 49
Average daily rate £375 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 2 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 £26.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.69% -32.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.20 £18.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £26.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -2 3 £390 +24.80% 7
Bedford +4 1 - - 2
JavaScript
East of England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 9 (56.25%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) HTML5
2 6 (37.50%) CSS3
2 6 (37.50%) User Experience
3 5 (31.25%) Sass
3 5 (31.25%) LESS
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) Dojo
3 5 (31.25%) OO
3 5 (31.25%) XHTML
4 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
4 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
4 3 (18.75%) Security Patching
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Lombardi
General
1 2 (12.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) UI Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) C++ Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Lead Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior C++ Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Angular Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) CSS3
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) HTML5
3 5 (31.25%) Dojo
3 5 (31.25%) LESS
3 5 (31.25%) Sass
3 5 (31.25%) XHTML
4 2 (12.50%) .NET
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
5 1 (6.25%) Ember.js
5 1 (6.25%) Express
5 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware
5 1 (6.25%) RESTful
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
5 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) User Experience
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
3 1 (6.25%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Security Patching
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 2 (12.50%) SEO
5 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (6.25%) Kanban
5 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C++
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) Scala
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) IBM
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy