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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 11 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 83 65 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.94% 12.31% 14.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.06% 35.52% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 35 70
Average daily rate
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£400 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £243 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £41.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
345 183 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 41.32% 34.66% 48.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 99 238
Average daily rate £355 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £9.86 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £50.00 £37.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
Watford -9 9 £500 - 8
Borehamwood +1 8 £273 - 6
Hemel Hempstead -11 5 £356 +42.50% 4
Stevenage -3 4 £305 +6.08% 5
Ware - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hertford - - - - 1
Hitchin - - - - 2
Hoddesdon - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - - 1
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - - 6
JavaScript
East of England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

1 117 (77.48%) HTML
2 110 (72.85%) CSS
3 60 (39.74%) HTML5
4 55 (36.42%) CSS3
4 55 (36.42%) Java
5 51 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (32.45%) SQL
7 46 (30.46%) XML
8 41 (27.15%) E-Commerce
9 39 (25.83%) jQuery
10 37 (24.50%) .NET
11 35 (23.18%) MVC
11 35 (23.18%) Scrum
12 33 (21.85%) Ajax
13 32 (21.19%) TDD
13 32 (21.19%) Subversion
13 32 (21.19%) Finance
14 31 (20.53%) Web Services
14 31 (20.53%) UNIX
14 31 (20.53%) Linux
14 31 (20.53%) OO
15 30 (19.87%) JSP
16 29 (19.21%) Retail
16 29 (19.21%) Marketing
16 29 (19.21%) JSON
16 29 (19.21%) Git (software)
17 28 (18.54%) BDD
17 28 (18.54%) Spring
18 27 (17.88%) Ant
18 27 (17.88%) MySQL

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 25 (16.56%) Apache
2 22 (14.57%) CMS
3 19 (12.58%) Tomcat
4 13 (8.61%) WebSphere
5 12 (7.95%) Node.js
6 10 (6.62%) MQSeries
7 9 (5.96%) lighttpd
8 8 (5.30%) IIS
8 8 (5.30%) WordPress
9 4 (2.65%) Joomla!
9 4 (2.65%) Drupal
9 4 (2.65%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (1.99%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.99%) Adobe CQ
10 3 (1.99%) SilverStripe
11 2 (1.32%) Liferay
11 2 (1.32%) EPiServer CMS
11 2 (1.32%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (7.95%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.65%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.32%) MS Office
5 1 (0.66%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Magento
2 3 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.66%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.66%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.57%) Internet
2 7 (4.64%) Extranet
2 7 (4.64%) Intranet
3 6 (3.97%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.99%) HTTP
4 3 (1.99%) VRRP
5 2 (1.32%) Firewall
5 2 (1.32%) SMS
5 2 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.88%) MySQL
2 26 (17.22%) SQL Server
3 14 (9.27%) Relational Database
4 12 (7.95%) RDBMS
5 8 (5.30%) DB2
6 7 (4.64%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.97%) DbVisualizer
7 6 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (3.31%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.99%) Sybase ASE
9 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.32%) JasperReports
10 2 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (21.19%) Subversion
2 29 (19.21%) Git (software)
3 27 (17.88%) Ant
4 19 (12.58%) Eclipse
5 17 (11.26%) Maven
6 15 (9.93%) JUnit
7 11 (7.28%) Selenium
8 10 (6.62%) IntelliJ
8 10 (6.62%) Mockito
9 8 (5.30%) Grunt
9 8 (5.30%) JIRA
10 6 (3.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (3.97%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (3.97%) LoadRunner
10 6 (3.97%) FxCop
10 6 (3.97%) StyleCop
11 5 (3.31%) Jenkins
12 4 (2.65%) Jasmine
12 4 (2.65%) Log4j
13 3 (1.99%) Axure RP
General
1 32 (21.19%) Finance
2 29 (19.21%) Retail
2 29 (19.21%) Marketing
3 14 (9.27%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.32%) Advertising
4 2 (1.32%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.66%) Local Government
5 1 (0.66%) Military
Job Titles
1 124 (82.12%) Developer
2 35 (23.18%) Front-End Developer
3 24 (15.89%) Java Developer
4 21 (13.91%) .NET Developer
5 18 (11.92%) Web Developer
6 13 (8.61%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.62%) C# Developer
7 10 (6.62%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 10 (6.62%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (6.62%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (5.96%) PHP Developer
9 8 (5.30%) UI Programmer
9 8 (5.30%) UI Developer
10 7 (4.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.64%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (3.97%) Tester
12 4 (2.65%) Magento Developer
13 3 (1.99%) DevOps Engineer
13 3 (1.99%) Senior UX Designer
13 3 (1.99%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (77.48%) HTML
2 110 (72.85%) CSS
3 60 (39.74%) HTML5
4 55 (36.42%) CSS3
5 46 (30.46%) XML
6 39 (25.83%) jQuery
7 37 (24.50%) .NET
8 33 (21.85%) Ajax
9 31 (20.53%) Web Services
10 30 (19.87%) JSP
11 29 (19.21%) JSON
12 28 (18.54%) Spring
13 25 (16.56%) ASP.NET
14 23 (15.23%) REST
15 22 (14.57%) J2EE
16 18 (11.92%) SOAP
17 14 (9.27%) XSLT
17 14 (9.27%) Hibernate
18 13 (8.61%) .NET Framework
19 12 (7.95%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.56%) User Experience
2 17 (11.26%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.62%) W3C
4 9 (5.96%) Open Source
5 4 (2.65%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.65%) Web 2.0
6 3 (1.99%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.32%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.32%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.32%) GIS
8 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.66%) Statistics
8 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.66%) RIA
8 1 (0.66%) FMCG
8 1 (0.66%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.53%) UNIX
1 31 (20.53%) Linux
2 15 (9.93%) Windows
3 4 (2.65%) HPUX
3 4 (2.65%) Solaris
4 1 (0.66%) Android
4 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (27.15%) E-Commerce
3 35 (23.18%) Scrum
3 35 (23.18%) MVC
4 32 (21.19%) TDD
5 31 (20.53%) OO
6 28 (18.54%) BDD
7 24 (15.89%) Web Development
8 21 (13.91%) Unit Testing
8 21 (13.91%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (7.95%) Waterfall
9 12 (7.95%) Web Design
9 12 (7.95%) Regression Testing
10 10 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (5.30%) CRM
11 8 (5.30%) SEO
11 8 (5.30%) Content Management
12 7 (4.64%) Workflow
12 7 (4.64%) Migration
12 7 (4.64%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (36.42%) Java
2 49 (32.45%) SQL
3 25 (16.56%) C#
4 17 (11.26%) PHP
5 8 (5.30%) VBScript
6 6 (3.97%) Perl
7 5 (3.31%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.65%) Ruby
8 4 (2.65%) XPath
9 3 (1.99%) C
10 2 (1.32%) C++
10 2 (1.32%) VB
10 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.32%) VB6
11 1 (0.66%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.66%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (11.26%) Degree
2 6 (3.97%) ISEB
2 6 (3.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.99%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.26%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.99%) Xen
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.99%) Nagios
1 3 (1.99%) Puppet
1 3 (1.99%) Vagrant
1 3 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.32%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 14 (9.27%) IBM
2 13 (8.61%) Oracle
3 8 (5.30%) Adobe
3 8 (5.30%) HP
4 4 (2.65%) Interwoven
4 4 (2.65%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.99%) Sun
5 3 (1.99%) Sybase
5 3 (1.99%) Endeca
5 3 (1.99%) ATG
5 3 (1.99%) VMware
6 2 (1.32%) Cisco
6 2 (1.32%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.32%) Citrix
7 1 (0.66%) Apple
7 1 (0.66%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.66%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.66%) Google
7 1 (0.66%) Zend
7 1 (0.66%) Business Objects
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