The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Essex 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 14 13 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 63 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.32% 8.03% 4.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.11% 25.00% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 20 7
Average daily rate £343 £195 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.64% -22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £188 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £321 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Average hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £26.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% +4.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £27.48 £23.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £35.42 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.27%
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
285 132 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.65% 32.12% 30.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 64 57
Average daily rate £350 £265 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £188 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.89 £26.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.39% +17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £27.48 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £32.50
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 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 18 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Essex region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Histogram 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 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
Southend-on-Sea - 17 £425 - 6
Basildon +3 5 - -
Brentwood -7 4 £203 -37.69% 1
Colchester -14 3 £256 +34.86% 6
Harlow - - - -
Maldon - - - -
Witham - - - -
Canvey Island - - - -
Chelmsford - - - - 2
Braintree - - - -
JavaScript
East of England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 86 (85.15%) HTML
2 64 (63.37%) CSS
3 55 (54.46%) XML
4 46 (45.54%) Java
4 46 (45.54%) SQL
5 41 (40.59%) .NET
5 41 (40.59%) SQL Server
6 39 (38.61%) C#
7 32 (31.68%) UNIX
8 31 (30.69%) Web Services
9 29 (28.71%) Windows
10 28 (27.72%) ASP.NET
10 28 (27.72%) Web Development
11 25 (24.75%) Ajax
12 24 (23.76%) Oracle
13 23 (22.77%) MySQL
13 23 (22.77%) MVC
14 22 (21.78%) PL/SQL
15 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
15 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (18.81%) SQL Server 2005
16 19 (18.81%) jQuery
16 19 (18.81%) HTML5
16 19 (18.81%) Relational Database
16 19 (18.81%) OO
17 17 (16.83%) Linux
17 17 (16.83%) PHP
18 16 (15.84%) Visual Studio
18 16 (15.84%) XHTML
19 14 (13.86%) RUP

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (11.88%) CMS
2 11 (10.89%) Umbraco
2 11 (10.89%) WebLogic
3 8 (7.92%) IIS
4 3 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.98%) OpenROAD
5 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.98%) Drupal
6 1 (0.99%) Kentico
6 1 (0.99%) DNN
Applications
1 13 (12.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.98%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Force.com
1 1 (0.99%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) LDAP
2 6 (5.94%) Kerberos
3 5 (4.95%) HTTP
4 4 (3.96%) DNS
5 3 (2.97%) Intranet
5 3 (2.97%) FTP
6 1 (0.99%) NAS
6 1 (0.99%) Wireless
6 1 (0.99%) Firewall
6 1 (0.99%) TELNET
6 1 (0.99%) Broadband
6 1 (0.99%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (40.59%) SQL Server
2 23 (22.77%) MySQL
3 19 (18.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (18.81%) Relational Database
4 10 (9.90%) Ingres
5 9 (8.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.96%) EDRMS
6 4 (3.96%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.98%) DTS
8 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.99%) MS Access
8 1 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (15.84%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.96%) XDoclet
3 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (2.97%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.97%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 2 (1.98%) Ant
6 1 (0.99%) Moq
6 1 (0.99%) Redmine
6 1 (0.99%) Trac
6 1 (0.99%) Subversion
6 1 (0.99%) NUnit
6 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.99%) Selenium
6 1 (0.99%) JIRA
6 1 (0.99%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.99%) JUnit
General
1 9 (8.91%) Marketing
2 6 (5.94%) Finance
3 4 (3.96%) Retail
4 3 (2.97%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Back Office
5 1 (0.99%) French Language
5 1 (0.99%) Automotive
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 92 (91.09%) Developer
2 25 (24.75%) Java Developer
3 21 (20.79%) .NET Developer
4 19 (18.81%) Web Developer
5 14 (13.86%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (10.89%) C# Developer
7 9 (8.91%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (7.92%) Senior Developer
8 8 (7.92%) VB Developer
8 8 (7.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Programmer
10 4 (3.96%) Analyst Programmer
10 4 (3.96%) Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.96%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Lead Java Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Umbraco Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Designer
11 3 (2.97%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (85.15%) HTML
2 64 (63.37%) CSS
3 55 (54.46%) XML
4 41 (40.59%) .NET
5 31 (30.69%) Web Services
6 28 (27.72%) ASP.NET
7 25 (24.75%) Ajax
8 19 (18.81%) jQuery
8 19 (18.81%) HTML5
9 16 (15.84%) XHTML
10 12 (11.88%) XSLT
10 12 (11.88%) JSON
11 11 (10.89%) WCF
11 11 (10.89%) JAX-RPC
11 11 (10.89%) J2EE
12 10 (9.90%) CSS3
12 10 (9.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 7 (6.93%) jBPM
14 6 (5.94%) Struts
14 6 (5.94%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Enterprise Software
1 11 (10.89%) Social Media
2 4 (3.96%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.96%) GIS
2 4 (3.96%) iPhone
2 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.96%) Visualisation
2 4 (3.96%) Open Source
3 3 (2.97%) LLPG
3 3 (2.97%) Wiki
3 3 (2.97%) W3C
4 2 (1.98%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.99%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.99%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 32 (31.68%) UNIX
2 29 (28.71%) Windows
3 17 (16.83%) Linux
4 11 (10.89%) Windows 7
4 11 (10.89%) Mac OS X
5 8 (7.92%) Windows XP
5 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.94%) Solaris
7 5 (4.95%) Android
8 4 (3.96%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.72%) Web Development
2 23 (22.77%) MVC
3 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (18.81%) OO
5 14 (13.86%) RUP
5 14 (13.86%) TDD
5 14 (13.86%) Systems Analysis
6 11 (10.89%) SOA
7 10 (9.90%) OOD
7 10 (9.90%) Scrum
8 9 (8.91%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.93%) Web Design
10 6 (5.94%) UML
10 6 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.94%) Waterfall
11 5 (4.95%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (4.95%) Android Development
11 5 (4.95%) Validation
11 5 (4.95%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.95%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 46 (45.54%) Java
1 46 (45.54%) SQL
2 39 (38.61%) C#
3 22 (21.78%) PL/SQL
4 17 (16.83%) PHP
5 13 (12.87%) VB6
5 13 (12.87%) VB
6 8 (7.92%) VBA
7 7 (6.93%) T-SQL
7 7 (6.93%) C++
8 6 (5.94%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.95%) Ruby
10 4 (3.96%) Perl
10 4 (3.96%) Python
11 2 (1.98%) C
11 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.99%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.93%) Degree
1 7 (6.93%) Sun Certification
2 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) WAI
1 3 (2.97%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (23.76%) Oracle
2 20 (19.80%) Microsoft
3 14 (13.86%) JBoss
4 7 (6.93%) Sun
5 5 (4.95%) AccuRev
5 5 (4.95%) Facebook
5 5 (4.95%) Twitter
6 4 (3.96%) ESRI
6 4 (3.96%) Lagan
6 4 (3.96%) Civica
7 3 (2.97%) FatWire
7 3 (2.97%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.98%) IBM
8 2 (1.98%) ICL
9 1 (0.99%) Adobe
9 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
Essex
Austin Fraser
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Posted: 4 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Experis IT
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago