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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 12 11 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 63 47 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.80% 9.67% 5.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.03% 28.14% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £353 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +27.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £264 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £509 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 11
Average hourly rate £29.36 £30.00 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.12% -6.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.87 £30.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.85 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.03 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +16.66%
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
217 167 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 44.11% 34.36% 34.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 78 79
Average daily rate £400 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £515 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 27
Average hourly rate £33.73 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.88% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £9.09 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 September 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
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 September 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
Saffron Walden - 16 - -
Basildon -1 3 £550 +13.98% 1
Colchester -5 3 - - 3
Southend-on-Sea -17 3 £461 +37.48% 4
Chelmsford +4 2 £225 - 2
Waltham Abbey - - - -
Witham - - - - 1
Harlow - - - -
Hockley - - - - 1
Purfleet - - - -
JavaScript
East of England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 79 (71.82%) HTML
2 67 (60.91%) CSS
3 59 (53.64%) SQL
4 51 (46.36%) Java
4 51 (46.36%) .NET
5 46 (41.82%) XML
6 40 (36.36%) C#
7 37 (33.64%) MVC
7 37 (33.64%) jQuery
8 35 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (31.82%) SQL Server
8 35 (31.82%) Linux
9 30 (27.27%) ASP.NET
10 29 (26.36%) Ajax
11 27 (24.55%) HTML5
12 25 (22.73%) UNIX
13 24 (21.82%) Relational Database
14 23 (20.91%) Web Services
15 22 (20.00%) Oracle
16 21 (19.09%) Web Development
17 20 (18.18%) Scrum
17 20 (18.18%) MySQL
17 20 (18.18%) PL/SQL
17 20 (18.18%) JSP
17 20 (18.18%) Windows
17 20 (18.18%) OO
18 19 (17.27%) J2EE
19 18 (16.36%) PHP
19 18 (16.36%) TDD
19 18 (16.36%) .NET Framework

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 11 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 10 (9.09%) CMS
3 8 (7.27%) Tomcat
3 8 (7.27%) Umbraco
4 7 (6.36%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.55%) Apache
6 4 (3.64%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.73%) IIS
8 2 (1.82%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.82%) Node.js
8 2 (1.82%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.91%) WordPress
9 1 (0.91%) GlassFish
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.73%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.82%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.82%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.91%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.91%) SaaS
2 1 (0.91%) Office 365
2 1 (0.91%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.45%) HTTP
2 11 (10.00%) LDAP
3 10 (9.09%) Wireless
4 9 (8.18%) NAS
4 9 (8.18%) Broadband
5 8 (7.27%) Telnet
5 8 (7.27%) Firewall
5 8 (7.27%) DHCP
5 8 (7.27%) FTP
6 6 (5.45%) Internet
7 4 (3.64%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.91%) VPN
8 1 (0.91%) SSL
8 1 (0.91%) Intranet
8 1 (0.91%) LAN
8 1 (0.91%) WAN
8 1 (0.91%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 24 (21.82%) Relational Database
3 20 (18.18%) MySQL
4 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (5.45%) Ingres
7 4 (3.64%) DTS
7 4 (3.64%) MariaDB
7 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.73%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.73%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.91%) MS Access
9 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (14.55%) Selenium
2 11 (10.00%) Ant
3 8 (7.27%) JIRA
4 7 (6.36%) JUnit
4 7 (6.36%) Visual Studio
5 6 (5.45%) Eclipse
5 6 (5.45%) Bugzilla
5 6 (5.45%) NUnit
5 6 (5.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (5.45%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.45%) Maven
5 6 (5.45%) Redmine
5 6 (5.45%) Trac
6 5 (4.55%) SpecFlow
6 5 (4.55%) QUnit
6 5 (4.55%) MSTest
6 5 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (3.64%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.73%) Subversion
9 2 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (7.27%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Legal
3 5 (4.55%) Publishing
4 3 (2.73%) Automotive
5 2 (1.82%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) French Language
6 1 (0.91%) Billing
Job Titles
1 84 (76.36%) Developer
2 25 (22.73%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.36%) .NET Developer
4 14 (12.73%) Web Developer
5 10 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (5.45%) C# Developer
6 6 (5.45%) Test Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) Project Leader
6 6 (5.45%) Software Project Leader
7 5 (4.55%) UI Developer
7 5 (4.55%) UI Programmer
7 5 (4.55%) VB Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Programmer
8 4 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
8 4 (3.64%) Umbraco Developer
9 3 (2.73%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.73%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (1.82%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (71.82%) HTML
2 67 (60.91%) CSS
3 51 (46.36%) .NET
4 46 (41.82%) XML
5 37 (33.64%) jQuery
6 30 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 29 (26.36%) Ajax
8 27 (24.55%) HTML5
9 23 (20.91%) Web Services
10 20 (18.18%) JSP
11 19 (17.27%) J2EE
12 18 (16.36%) Spring
12 18 (16.36%) .NET Framework
12 18 (16.36%) CSS3
13 17 (15.45%) Hibernate
14 16 (14.55%) REST
15 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (12.73%) JSON
17 13 (11.82%) WCF
17 13 (11.82%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.73%) Biology
1 14 (12.73%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.18%) Firmware
2 9 (8.18%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (7.27%) Visualisation
3 8 (7.27%) Mathematics
3 8 (7.27%) Life Science
4 6 (5.45%) Data Integration
5 5 (4.55%) Web 2.0
5 5 (4.55%) Open Source
6 3 (2.73%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (2.73%) User Experience
6 3 (2.73%) STB
7 1 (0.91%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 35 (31.82%) Linux
2 25 (22.73%) UNIX
3 20 (18.18%) Windows
4 7 (6.36%) Solaris
5 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.45%) Windows XP
5 6 (5.45%) Mac OS X
5 6 (5.45%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.82%) Android
7 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.91%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.91%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.64%) MVC
2 35 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (19.09%) Web Development
4 20 (18.18%) Scrum
4 20 (18.18%) OO
5 18 (16.36%) TDD
6 16 (14.55%) Bioinformatics
6 16 (14.55%) RUP
7 13 (11.82%) Validation
8 11 (10.00%) Content Management
8 11 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (9.09%) SOA
10 9 (8.18%) Software Engineering
10 9 (8.18%) Unit Testing
11 8 (7.27%) Use Case
11 8 (7.27%) B2C
11 8 (7.27%) RAD
12 7 (6.36%) Web Design
12 7 (6.36%) Dependency Injection
13 6 (5.45%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 59 (53.64%) SQL
2 51 (46.36%) Java
3 40 (36.36%) C#
4 20 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 18 (16.36%) PHP
6 15 (13.64%) Perl
7 12 (10.91%) VB.NET
8 11 (10.00%) T-SQL
9 9 (8.18%) VB
9 9 (8.18%) Ruby
9 9 (8.18%) PowerShell
9 9 (8.18%) Shell Script
9 9 (8.18%) Bash Shell
10 8 (7.27%) Python
11 7 (6.36%) VBA
12 6 (5.45%) VB6
13 3 (2.73%) C++
14 1 (0.91%) VBScript
14 1 (0.91%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.91%) FQL
Qualifications
1 14 (12.73%) Degree
2 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.73%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (20.00%) Oracle
2 13 (11.82%) JBoss
2 13 (11.82%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.00%) FatWire
4 10 (9.09%) IBM
5 5 (4.55%) Twitter
6 3 (2.73%) AccuRev
6 3 (2.73%) Adobe
6 3 (2.73%) Sun
7 2 (1.82%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.91%) Vignette
8 1 (0.91%) Cognos
8 1 (0.91%) Cisco
8 1 (0.91%) Spiceworks
8 1 (0.91%) Facebook
8 1 (0.91%) VMware
8 1 (0.91%) Actuate
8 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.91%) Symantec
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