The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 28 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 15 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 57 64 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.90% 8.83% 8.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.14% 23.62% 24.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 37 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
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 Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
210 271 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 40.15% 37.38% 33.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 136 70
Average daily rate £370 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £524 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 22 31
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £30.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +21.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.76 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Essex

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
Basildon -2 10 £400 - 1
Brentwood -2 7 £325 +60.49% 1
Chelmsford - 5 £225 - 2
Southend-on-Sea -4 4 £425 - 2
JavaScript
East of England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 77 (83.70%) HTML
2 61 (66.30%) CSS
3 57 (61.96%) SQL
4 54 (58.70%) Java
5 52 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (54.35%) XML
7 40 (43.48%) Web Services
8 34 (36.96%) J2EE
8 34 (36.96%) Linux
9 33 (35.87%) Ajax
9 33 (35.87%) HTML5
10 32 (34.78%) UNIX
11 31 (33.70%) Relational Database
12 30 (32.61%) Windows
13 28 (30.43%) OO
14 27 (29.35%) Content Management
15 26 (28.26%) XHTML
15 26 (28.26%) Solaris
16 25 (27.17%) TDD
17 24 (26.09%) .NET
18 23 (25.00%) SOAP
18 23 (25.00%) WebSphere
19 22 (23.91%) Web Development
19 22 (23.91%) Ant
19 22 (23.91%) TopLink
19 22 (23.91%) MVC
20 21 (22.83%) Eclipse
21 20 (21.74%) B2C
21 20 (21.74%) SQL Server
22 19 (20.65%) IBM

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 23 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (10.87%) SharePoint
3 9 (9.78%) CMS
4 8 (8.70%) WebLogic
4 8 (8.70%) JBoss
5 5 (5.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (4.35%) GlassFish
7 3 (3.26%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (1.09%) Node.js
9 1 (1.09%) Confluence
9 1 (1.09%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (1.09%) Apache
9 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.09%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.09%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) SaaS
2 3 (3.26%) Office 365
3 1 (1.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.70%) LDAP
1 8 (8.70%) HTTP
2 5 (5.43%) Internet
3 4 (4.35%) VPN
3 4 (4.35%) Wireless
3 4 (4.35%) DHCP
3 4 (4.35%) FTP
3 4 (4.35%) SSL
4 3 (3.26%) Broadband
4 3 (3.26%) Telnet
4 3 (3.26%) Firewall
5 2 (2.17%) DNS
5 2 (2.17%) 802.11
5 2 (2.17%) WAN
5 2 (2.17%) IPv4
5 2 (2.17%) IPv6
5 2 (2.17%) NAS
6 1 (1.09%) 4G
6 1 (1.09%) Intranet
6 1 (1.09%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (33.70%) Relational Database
2 20 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.35%) MySQL
3 4 (4.35%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (23.91%) Ant
2 21 (22.83%) Eclipse
3 16 (17.39%) SoapUI
4 7 (7.61%) JIRA
4 7 (7.61%) AccuRev
5 6 (6.52%) Selenium
5 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
5 6 (6.52%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.43%) Maven
7 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Trac
8 3 (3.26%) Redmine
8 3 (3.26%) JUnit
8 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.17%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (2.17%) JMeter
9 2 (2.17%) Bugzilla
9 2 (2.17%) NUnit
9 2 (2.17%) Subversion
9 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (20.65%) Marketing
2 7 (7.61%) Legal
3 5 (5.43%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.35%) Finance
5 3 (3.26%) Advertising
6 2 (2.17%) Automotive
7 1 (1.09%) Back Office
7 1 (1.09%) Electronics
7 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.09%) Publishing
7 1 (1.09%) Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Retail
7 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (85.87%) Developer
2 36 (39.13%) Java Developer
3 14 (15.22%) Senior Developer
4 11 (11.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 9 (9.78%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
6 8 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Web Developer
7 6 (6.52%) AWS Developer
8 5 (5.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.43%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.43%) Analyst
9 4 (4.35%) Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Implementation Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.35%) UI Programmer
9 4 (4.35%) ServiceNow Consultant
9 4 (4.35%) UI Developer
10 3 (3.26%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (83.70%) HTML
2 61 (66.30%) CSS
3 50 (54.35%) XML
4 40 (43.48%) Web Services
5 34 (36.96%) J2EE
6 33 (35.87%) Ajax
6 33 (35.87%) HTML5
7 26 (28.26%) XHTML
8 24 (26.09%) .NET
9 23 (25.00%) SOAP
10 22 (23.91%) TopLink
11 17 (18.48%) JAX-WS
11 17 (18.48%) JAX-RS
12 16 (17.39%) JSP
13 15 (16.30%) ASP.NET
14 12 (13.04%) jQuery
15 10 (10.87%) Struts
16 9 (9.78%) JPA
16 9 (9.78%) REST
16 9 (9.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.35%) NHS
1 4 (4.35%) LIMS
1 4 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (4.35%) Visualisation
2 3 (3.26%) Web 2.0
3 2 (2.17%) User Experience
3 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.09%) Replication
4 1 (1.09%) Clustering
4 1 (1.09%) STB
4 1 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 34 (36.96%) Linux
2 32 (34.78%) UNIX
3 30 (32.61%) Windows
4 26 (28.26%) Solaris
5 4 (4.35%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (30.43%) OO
3 27 (29.35%) Content Management
4 25 (27.17%) TDD
5 22 (23.91%) Web Development
5 22 (23.91%) MVC
6 20 (21.74%) B2C
7 16 (17.39%) Validation
8 15 (16.30%) Use Case
8 15 (16.30%) Digital Marketing
8 15 (16.30%) User Stories
9 13 (14.13%) Scrum
10 12 (13.04%) RUP
11 11 (11.96%) SOA
12 9 (9.78%) Web Design
13 8 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (7.61%) Information Management
14 7 (7.61%) Workflow
15 6 (6.52%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (61.96%) SQL
2 54 (58.70%) Java
3 18 (19.57%) C#
4 6 (6.52%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.35%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.26%) PHP
6 3 (3.26%) Ruby
7 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.17%) C
7 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.17%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.17%) C++
7 2 (2.17%) Perl
8 1 (1.09%) Python
8 1 (1.09%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) Sun Certification
2 2 (2.17%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Firmware
2 1 (1.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (20.65%) IBM
2 10 (10.87%) Oracle
3 8 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.70%) FatWire
4 5 (5.43%) Adobe
4 5 (5.43%) Sun
5 4 (4.35%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.17%) HP
7 1 (1.09%) Nintex
7 1 (1.09%) Omniture
7 1 (1.09%) Google
Essex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £160.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 20 days ago