The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 8 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 88 52 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.03% 8.48% 6.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.72% 22.81% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 33 19
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £445 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
261 228 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.71% 37.19% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 122 137
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £261 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £35.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £42.50 £39.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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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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
Watford +9 41 £363 -3.33% 9
Hemel Hempstead 0 10 £500 +39.86% 5
Stevenage -2 4 £319 -20.31% 4
Welwyn Garden City -13 3 £419 +26.79% 6
Rickmansworth - 1 £450 -
St Albans - 1 - - 6
JavaScript
East of England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 133 (84.71%) HTML
2 106 (67.52%) CSS
3 63 (40.13%) jQuery
4 55 (35.03%) Java
5 53 (33.76%) E-Commerce
6 45 (28.66%) HTML5
7 44 (28.03%) XHTML
7 44 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (27.39%) SQL
9 39 (24.84%) CSS3
9 39 (24.84%) User Experience
10 38 (24.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 35 (22.29%) AngularJS
11 35 (22.29%) XML
12 33 (21.02%) JSP
12 33 (21.02%) W3C
12 33 (21.02%) Semantic HTML
13 29 (18.47%) MVC
14 27 (17.20%) JSTL
15 25 (15.92%) TDD
16 24 (15.29%) .NET
16 24 (15.29%) Subversion
17 22 (14.01%) WebSphere
17 22 (14.01%) Git (software)
17 22 (14.01%) C#
17 22 (14.01%) Sass
18 21 (13.38%) CMS
18 21 (13.38%) JSON
19 20 (12.74%) Retail
19 20 (12.74%) PHP

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 22 (14.01%) WebSphere
2 21 (13.38%) CMS
3 15 (9.55%) MQSeries
4 12 (7.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 10 (6.37%) JBoss
6 8 (5.10%) WebLogic
6 8 (5.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (3.18%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.55%) Apache
8 4 (2.55%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.91%) Node.js
10 2 (1.27%) Drupal
10 2 (1.27%) WordPress
10 2 (1.27%) IIS
11 1 (0.64%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Process Server
11 1 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.64%) Confluence
11 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Magento
2 4 (2.55%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.64%) PaaS
2 1 (0.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.46%) Internet
2 6 (3.82%) HTTP
3 2 (1.27%) DVB
4 1 (0.64%) Firewall
4 1 (0.64%) Wireless
4 1 (0.64%) NFC
4 1 (0.64%) DNS
4 1 (0.64%) SSL
4 1 (0.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.10%) DB2
2 17 (10.83%) MySQL
3 13 (8.28%) SQL Server
3 13 (8.28%) DbVisualizer
4 7 (4.46%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.82%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.55%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.27%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (15.29%) Subversion
2 22 (14.01%) Git (software)
3 18 (11.46%) Selenium
4 17 (10.83%) Grunt
5 16 (10.19%) JUnit
6 12 (7.64%) Ant
6 12 (7.64%) Bower
7 10 (6.37%) WebDriver
7 10 (6.37%) JIRA
8 8 (5.10%) Talend Open Studio
8 8 (5.10%) Eclipse
9 7 (4.46%) Axure RP
10 6 (3.82%) Cucumber
11 5 (3.18%) gulp
11 5 (3.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (2.55%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 4 (2.55%) Visual Studio
12 4 (2.55%) HP UFT
12 4 (2.55%) Log4j
12 4 (2.55%) Xcode
General
1 20 (12.74%) Retail
2 11 (7.01%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.46%) Finance
3 7 (4.46%) Marketing
4 1 (0.64%) Advertising
4 1 (0.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (74.52%) Developer
2 31 (19.75%) Front-End Developer
3 22 (14.01%) Web Developer
4 17 (10.83%) JavaScript Developer
5 16 (10.19%) .NET Developer
6 14 (8.92%) Java Developer
7 12 (7.64%) Software Engineer
8 11 (7.01%) Tester
8 11 (7.01%) Senior Developer
9 10 (6.37%) PHP Developer
9 10 (6.37%) Automation Tester
10 8 (5.10%) Designer
10 8 (5.10%) Java Software Engineer
11 7 (4.46%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (4.46%) UX Designer
12 6 (3.82%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.82%) Selenium Tester
12 6 (3.82%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.82%) Lead Developer
12 6 (3.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (84.71%) HTML
2 106 (67.52%) CSS
3 63 (40.13%) jQuery
4 45 (28.66%) HTML5
5 44 (28.03%) XHTML
6 39 (24.84%) CSS3
7 38 (24.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 35 (22.29%) AngularJS
8 35 (22.29%) XML
9 33 (21.02%) JSP
9 33 (21.02%) Semantic HTML
10 27 (17.20%) JSTL
11 24 (15.29%) .NET
12 22 (14.01%) Sass
13 21 (13.38%) JSON
14 16 (10.19%) J2EE
15 14 (8.92%) ASP.NET
16 13 (8.28%) Flash
17 12 (7.64%) RESTful
17 12 (7.64%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 39 (24.84%) User Experience
2 33 (21.02%) W3C
3 16 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.01%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.18%) iPhone
5 5 (3.18%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.55%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.55%) iPad
6 4 (2.55%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.55%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.27%) STB
7 2 (1.27%) IPTV
7 2 (1.27%) RIA
7 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.64%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.64%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.64%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.64%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.10%) UNIX
2 12 (7.64%) Linux
3 8 (5.10%) Android
4 7 (4.46%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.55%) Windows
5 4 (2.55%) HPUX
5 4 (2.55%) Solaris
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.64%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.76%) E-Commerce
2 44 (28.03%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (18.47%) MVC
4 25 (15.92%) TDD
5 20 (12.74%) OOP
6 19 (12.10%) OO
7 18 (11.46%) SOA
8 14 (8.92%) Software Engineering
8 14 (8.92%) Mobile Development
9 13 (8.28%) Automated Testing
9 13 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (8.28%) System Testing
10 12 (7.64%) UML
11 11 (7.01%) Open Source
11 11 (7.01%) Test Scripting
12 10 (6.37%) Coaching
12 10 (6.37%) Test Automation
12 10 (6.37%) Document Management
13 9 (5.73%) Unit Testing
13 9 (5.73%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 55 (35.03%) Java
2 43 (27.39%) SQL
3 22 (14.01%) C#
4 20 (12.74%) PHP
5 13 (8.28%) Python
6 9 (5.73%) Ruby
7 6 (3.82%) Perl
7 6 (3.82%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.82%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.18%) C
8 5 (3.18%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.55%) XPath
9 4 (2.55%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.27%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.64%) Clojure
11 1 (0.64%) VB6
11 1 (0.64%) Lua
11 1 (0.64%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (9.55%) Degree
1 15 (9.55%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.46%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.91%) VCAP
4 2 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.64%) ISEB
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.64%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.55%) vCloud
2 3 (1.91%) vSphere
3 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.55%) Puppet
1 4 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (10.19%) Oracle
2 12 (7.64%) Zend
3 11 (7.01%) IBM
4 8 (5.10%) Talend
5 5 (3.18%) Google
5 5 (3.18%) Facebook
5 5 (3.18%) HP
5 5 (3.18%) ATG
6 4 (2.55%) Blue Martini
6 4 (2.55%) Interwoven
6 4 (2.55%) Elastic Path
7 3 (1.91%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.91%) VMware
8 2 (1.27%) ESRI
8 2 (1.27%) Adobe
8 2 (1.27%) Sybase
9 1 (0.64%) NetApp
9 1 (0.64%) Apple
9 1 (0.64%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds
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