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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 26 16 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 28 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.92% 6.86% 3.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.05% 17.27% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 8
Average daily rate
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£355 £320 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -3.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £386 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £318 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.29% +0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £36.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +23.07%
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
127 110 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 26.85% 39.71% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 52 61
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £46.47 £22.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.51% -33.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £22.50 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.29 £37.75 £54.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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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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 -24 13 £400 +26.98% 1
Bedford +1 4 £300 -22.58% 2
Dunstable - - - -
Leighton Buzzard - - - - 1
JavaScript
East of England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 55 (79.71%) HTML
2 42 (60.87%) MVC
3 41 (59.42%) TDD
4 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (52.17%) CSS
5 33 (47.83%) ASP.NET
5 33 (47.83%) C#
5 33 (47.83%) .NET
6 31 (44.93%) OO
7 30 (43.48%) E-Commerce
7 30 (43.48%) JSP
8 28 (40.58%) SQL Server
8 28 (40.58%) Ajax
9 25 (36.23%) Subversion
10 23 (33.33%) CSS3
11 22 (31.88%) Responsive Web Design
11 22 (31.88%) Dojo
11 22 (31.88%) Django
11 22 (31.88%) Scrum
12 21 (30.43%) DOM
13 20 (28.99%) jQuery
13 20 (28.99%) LESS
14 19 (27.54%) TeamCity
15 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
15 15 (21.74%) HTML5
15 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
16 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (17.39%) Dependency Management
18 11 (15.94%) Microsoft

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (5.80%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (5.80%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.45%) Apache
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) WebTrends
1 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (40.58%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.80%) DB2
6 2 (2.90%) MySQL
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (36.23%) Subversion
2 19 (27.54%) TeamCity
3 15 (21.74%) Git (software)
4 9 (13.04%) Eclipse
5 7 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (7.25%) JUnit
7 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
7 4 (5.80%) MyEclipse
8 3 (4.35%) NUnit
9 2 (2.90%) Maven
9 2 (2.90%) Selenium
9 2 (2.90%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (2.90%) Moq
10 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (1.45%) MSTest
General
1 1 (1.45%) Finance
1 1 (1.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 66 (95.65%) Developer
2 20 (28.99%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Web Developer
4 9 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Java Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Front-End Developer
4 9 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (10.14%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (7.25%) J2EE Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (5.80%) UI Programmer
8 4 (5.80%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.80%) UI Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (79.71%) HTML
2 36 (52.17%) CSS
3 33 (47.83%) ASP.NET
3 33 (47.83%) .NET
4 30 (43.48%) JSP
5 28 (40.58%) Ajax
6 23 (33.33%) CSS3
7 22 (31.88%) Dojo
7 22 (31.88%) Django
8 21 (30.43%) DOM
9 20 (28.99%) jQuery
9 20 (28.99%) LESS
10 15 (21.74%) HTML5
11 14 (20.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (14.49%) XHR
13 9 (13.04%) XML
13 9 (13.04%) Struts
14 8 (11.59%) Sass
14 8 (11.59%) Web Services
15 5 (7.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.90%) Social Media
3 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.45%) User Experience
3 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) UNIX
2 2 (2.90%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) CentOS
3 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.87%) MVC
2 41 (59.42%) TDD
3 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (44.93%) OO
5 30 (43.48%) E-Commerce
6 22 (31.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 22 (31.88%) Scrum
7 15 (21.74%) Software Engineering
8 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (17.39%) Dependency Management
9 10 (14.49%) Web Development
10 7 (10.14%) Unit Testing
11 5 (7.25%) Kanban
11 5 (7.25%) Extreme Programming
11 5 (7.25%) Migration
11 5 (7.25%) DevOps
11 5 (7.25%) Agile Testing
12 4 (5.80%) Software Architecture
12 4 (5.80%) Analytics
12 4 (5.80%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.83%) C#
2 10 (14.49%) SQL
2 10 (14.49%) Java
3 5 (7.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.45%) C++
4 1 (1.45%) Perl
4 1 (1.45%) PHP
4 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
1 5 (7.25%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle
2 8 (11.59%) hybris
3 5 (7.25%) Sun
4 4 (5.80%) JBoss
5 1 (1.45%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.45%) Facebook
5 1 (1.45%) Twitter