The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bedfordshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 15 21 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 47 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.18% 3.39% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.60% 12.31% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £415 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
125 65 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.41% 27.54% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 25 47
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £26.09 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.95% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £22.50 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £22.50 £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
JavaScript
East of England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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
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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 +4 27 £350 +1.81% 4
Bedford -4 7 £273 +13.54% 10
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £175 - 2
JavaScript
East of England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 53 (72.60%) HTML
2 45 (61.64%) MVC
2 45 (61.64%) TDD
3 34 (46.58%) JSP
4 33 (45.21%) OO
4 33 (45.21%) E-Commerce
5 32 (43.84%) CSS
6 31 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (38.36%) Ajax
7 28 (38.36%) SQL Server
8 27 (36.99%) Dojo
8 27 (36.99%) Subversion
9 26 (35.62%) ASP.NET
9 26 (35.62%) C#
9 26 (35.62%) Scrum
10 25 (34.25%) .NET
11 24 (32.88%) CSS3
12 22 (30.14%) Responsive Web Design
12 22 (30.14%) LESS
12 22 (30.14%) Django
13 21 (28.77%) TeamCity
13 21 (28.77%) DOM
14 17 (23.29%) Git (software)
15 16 (21.92%) jQuery
15 16 (21.92%) Java
16 15 (20.55%) HTML5
17 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET MVC
18 13 (17.81%) Software Engineering
19 12 (16.44%) hybris

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 4 (5.48%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (5.48%) CMS
1 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.74%) Apache
3 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.37%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.37%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.37%) SSL
1 1 (1.37%) Internet
1 1 (1.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.48%) DB2
4 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.11%) MySQL
6 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (36.99%) Subversion
2 21 (28.77%) TeamCity
3 17 (23.29%) Git (software)
4 10 (13.70%) Eclipse
5 6 (8.22%) JUnit
5 6 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (5.48%) MyEclipse
7 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.74%) NUnit
8 2 (2.74%) Maven
8 2 (2.74%) Selenium
8 2 (2.74%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (2.74%) Moq
9 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.37%) Firebug
General
1 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (91.78%) Developer
2 15 (20.55%) .NET Developer
3 11 (15.07%) Front-End Developer
4 10 (13.70%) Java Developer
4 10 (13.70%) Web Developer
5 7 (9.59%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (8.22%) J2EE Developer
7 5 (6.85%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (5.48%) UI Programmer
8 4 (5.48%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.48%) UI Developer
9 3 (4.11%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (4.11%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (2.74%) CRM Consultant
10 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (72.60%) HTML
2 34 (46.58%) JSP
3 32 (43.84%) CSS
4 28 (38.36%) Ajax
5 27 (36.99%) Dojo
6 26 (35.62%) ASP.NET
7 25 (34.25%) .NET
8 24 (32.88%) CSS3
9 22 (30.14%) LESS
9 22 (30.14%) Django
10 21 (28.77%) DOM
11 16 (21.92%) jQuery
12 15 (20.55%) HTML5
13 13 (17.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (15.07%) XML
14 11 (15.07%) Spring
15 10 (13.70%) Struts
15 10 (13.70%) XHR
16 8 (10.96%) Sass
17 6 (8.22%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) UNIX
2 3 (4.11%) Linux
3 2 (2.74%) CentOS
3 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (61.64%) MVC
1 45 (61.64%) TDD
2 33 (45.21%) OO
2 33 (45.21%) E-Commerce
3 31 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (35.62%) Scrum
5 22 (30.14%) Responsive Web Design
6 14 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (17.81%) Software Engineering
8 12 (16.44%) Dependency Management
9 11 (15.07%) Web Development
10 8 (10.96%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.22%) Migration
12 5 (6.85%) Extreme Programming
12 5 (6.85%) Kanban
12 5 (6.85%) Agile Testing
12 5 (6.85%) Analytics
12 5 (6.85%) DevOps
13 4 (5.48%) Software Architecture
13 4 (5.48%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.62%) C#
2 16 (21.92%) Java
3 8 (10.96%) SQL
4 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.11%) PHP
5 1 (1.37%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Degree
2 6 (8.22%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 12 (16.44%) hybris
2 7 (9.59%) Oracle
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.22%) Sun
4 4 (5.48%) JBoss
5 2 (2.74%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.37%) Google
6 1 (1.37%) Adobe
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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