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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 23 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 23 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.23% 5.76% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.44% 22.92% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 7
Average daily rate £375 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £190 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £380 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
87 48 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.77% 25.13% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 25 43
Average daily rate £375 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £181 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 19
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.37% -57.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £12.42 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton -8 15 £375 +15.38% 11
Bedford - 1 £265 - 6
Biggleswade - - - -
JavaScript
East of England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (72.22%) HTML
2 19 (52.78%) MVC
3 18 (50.00%) Scrum
3 18 (50.00%) TDD
4 17 (47.22%) .NET
5 16 (44.44%) C#
6 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
8 12 (33.33%) E-Commerce
9 11 (30.56%) CSS
10 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
10 10 (27.78%) TeamCity
10 10 (27.78%) HTML5
10 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (22.22%) jQuery
12 7 (19.44%) Dojo
12 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
12 7 (19.44%) OO
12 7 (19.44%) Java
13 6 (16.67%) Spring
13 6 (16.67%) Ajax
13 6 (16.67%) Subversion
13 6 (16.67%) CSS3
14 5 (13.89%) Spring MVC
14 5 (13.89%) JSP
14 5 (13.89%) XHTML
15 4 (11.11%) CMS
15 4 (11.11%) XML

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.56%) Papyrus
2 2 (5.56%) WordPress
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Exstream
2 1 (2.78%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Rackspace Cloud
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) SSH
1 1 (2.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.78%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
1 10 (27.78%) TeamCity
2 6 (16.67%) Subversion
3 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.56%) PhoneGap
5 1 (2.78%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.78%) Moq
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.78%) NUnit
5 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.78%) Firebug
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.78%) JUnit
5 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.78%) Toad
General
1 3 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (91.67%) Developer
2 7 (19.44%) JavaScript Developer
2 7 (19.44%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Front-End Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.33%) UI Programmer
5 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) UI Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Website Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (72.22%) HTML
2 17 (47.22%) .NET
3 15 (41.67%) ASP.NET
4 11 (30.56%) CSS
5 10 (27.78%) HTML5
5 10 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (22.22%) jQuery
7 7 (19.44%) Dojo
8 6 (16.67%) Spring
8 6 (16.67%) Ajax
8 6 (16.67%) CSS3
9 5 (13.89%) Spring MVC
9 5 (13.89%) JSP
9 5 (13.89%) XHTML
10 4 (11.11%) XML
10 4 (11.11%) LESS
10 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
11 3 (8.33%) Backbone.js
11 3 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Android
1 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) CentOS
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) MVC
2 18 (50.00%) Scrum
2 18 (50.00%) TDD
3 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 8 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
6 7 (19.44%) OO
7 4 (11.11%) Kanban
7 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (11.11%) Agile Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Web Development
9 2 (5.56%) SOA
9 2 (5.56%) Web Accessibility
9 2 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (5.56%) Progressive Enhancement
10 1 (2.78%) Game Development
10 1 (2.78%) Software Architecture
10 1 (2.78%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) C#
2 7 (19.44%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) VBA
4 2 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.78%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) hybris
2 3 (8.33%) Adobe
3 2 (5.56%) HP
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.78%) Rackspace
4 1 (2.78%) Google
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Sun