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 28 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 11 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 74 66 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.70% 9.61% 9.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.72% 26.29% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 37
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £262 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £422 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
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
249 251 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.63% 36.54% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 131 140
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +85.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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
Watford +8 35 £375 +10.70% 9
Hemel Hempstead 0 6 £500 +38.88% 8
St Albans +2 3 - - 9
Stevenage - 3 £325 - 5
Rickmansworth - 2 £450 -
Welwyn Garden City -15 1 - - 2
JavaScript
East of England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 125 (90.58%) HTML
2 97 (70.29%) CSS
3 68 (49.28%) jQuery
4 46 (33.33%) HTML5
5 44 (31.88%) Java
5 44 (31.88%) SQL
5 44 (31.88%) CSS3
6 42 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (27.54%) XML
7 38 (27.54%) MVC
8 36 (26.09%) E-Commerce
9 34 (24.64%) .NET
9 34 (24.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 33 (23.91%) AngularJS
11 30 (21.74%) User Experience
12 29 (21.01%) C#
12 29 (21.01%) XHTML
13 23 (16.67%) JSON
13 23 (16.67%) JSP
13 23 (16.67%) ASP.NET
13 23 (16.67%) CMS
14 21 (15.22%) OO
15 20 (14.49%) TDD
15 20 (14.49%) SQL Server
16 19 (13.77%) Oracle
16 19 (13.77%) Subversion
16 19 (13.77%) JSTL
16 19 (13.77%) Git (software)
16 19 (13.77%) Sass
17 18 (13.04%) Semantic HTML

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 23 (16.67%) CMS
2 18 (13.04%) WebSphere
3 15 (10.87%) MQSeries
4 12 (8.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 11 (7.97%) JBoss
6 9 (6.52%) WebLogic
6 9 (6.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (2.90%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.17%) Apache
8 3 (2.17%) Node.js
9 2 (1.45%) IIS
9 2 (1.45%) WordPress
9 2 (1.45%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.45%) Drupal
10 1 (0.72%) Confluence
10 1 (0.72%) LiveLink
10 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.72%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) MS Office
2 1 (0.72%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.72%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) Magento
2 4 (2.90%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.07%) Internet
2 6 (4.35%) HTTP
3 5 (3.62%) FTP
4 2 (1.45%) DVB
4 2 (1.45%) DNS
4 2 (1.45%) Wireless
5 1 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.87%) DB2
3 14 (10.14%) MySQL
4 11 (7.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (7.25%) Relational Database
6 9 (6.52%) DbVisualizer
7 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (3.62%) DTS
7 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.90%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.90%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (13.77%) Subversion
1 19 (13.77%) Git (software)
2 17 (12.32%) JUnit
2 17 (12.32%) Grunt
3 16 (11.59%) Selenium
4 13 (9.42%) JIRA
4 13 (9.42%) Ant
5 12 (8.70%) Bower
6 9 (6.52%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (5.80%) Eclipse
8 7 (5.07%) WebDriver
8 7 (5.07%) Axure RP
8 7 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (5.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (3.62%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (2.90%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 4 (2.90%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.90%) Log4j
10 4 (2.90%) Xcode
10 4 (2.90%) PHPUnit
General
1 16 (11.59%) Telecoms
2 15 (10.87%) Retail
3 7 (5.07%) Marketing
4 5 (3.62%) Finance
5 3 (2.17%) Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 103 (74.64%) Developer
2 26 (18.84%) Front-End Developer
3 21 (15.22%) .NET Developer
4 14 (10.14%) Software Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (8.70%) Web Developer
6 11 (7.97%) Java Developer
7 10 (7.25%) Tester
8 9 (6.52%) Java Software Engineer
9 8 (5.80%) Designer
9 8 (5.80%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (5.07%) C# Developer
10 7 (5.07%) Automation Tester
10 7 (5.07%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (5.07%) UX Designer
10 7 (5.07%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.35%) UI Programmer
11 6 (4.35%) Lead Developer
11 6 (4.35%) UI Developer
11 6 (4.35%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (90.58%) HTML
2 97 (70.29%) CSS
3 68 (49.28%) jQuery
4 46 (33.33%) HTML5
5 44 (31.88%) CSS3
6 38 (27.54%) XML
7 34 (24.64%) .NET
7 34 (24.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 33 (23.91%) AngularJS
9 29 (21.01%) XHTML
10 23 (16.67%) JSON
10 23 (16.67%) JSP
10 23 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 19 (13.77%) JSTL
11 19 (13.77%) Sass
12 18 (13.04%) Semantic HTML
13 13 (9.42%) .NET Framework
13 13 (9.42%) PhoneGap
14 12 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (8.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.74%) User Experience
2 17 (12.32%) W3C
3 11 (7.97%) Mobile App
4 10 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.62%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.90%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.90%) iPad
6 4 (2.90%) iPhone
6 4 (2.90%) Web 2.0
6 4 (2.90%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.17%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.45%) RIA
8 2 (1.45%) IPTV
8 2 (1.45%) STB
9 1 (0.72%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.72%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.72%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.72%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.32%) UNIX
2 9 (6.52%) Linux
3 7 (5.07%) Windows
4 6 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.35%) Android
5 4 (2.90%) HPUX
5 4 (2.90%) Solaris
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.45%) ThreadX
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (27.54%) MVC
3 36 (26.09%) E-Commerce
4 21 (15.22%) OO
5 20 (14.49%) TDD
6 18 (13.04%) OOP
7 16 (11.59%) SOA
7 16 (11.59%) Software Engineering
8 15 (10.87%) Mobile Development
9 13 (9.42%) Unit Testing
9 13 (9.42%) UML
10 10 (7.25%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.52%) Content Management
11 9 (6.52%) Automated Testing
11 9 (6.52%) System Testing
11 9 (6.52%) Test Scripting
12 8 (5.80%) Open Source
13 7 (5.07%) Document Management
13 7 (5.07%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 44 (31.88%) Java
1 44 (31.88%) SQL
2 29 (21.01%) C#
3 16 (11.59%) PHP
4 10 (7.25%) Python
4 10 (7.25%) Ruby
5 9 (6.52%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.07%) VBScript
6 7 (5.07%) VB.NET
7 5 (3.62%) Perl
8 4 (2.90%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.90%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.90%) XPath
9 3 (2.17%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.17%) C
10 2 (1.45%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.45%) Embedded C
10 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.45%) Lua
11 1 (0.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (11.59%) Degree
2 13 (9.42%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.72%) ISEB
5 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.42%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (13.77%) Oracle
2 10 (7.25%) IBM
2 10 (7.25%) Zend
3 9 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.52%) Talend
4 7 (5.07%) ATG
5 5 (3.62%) Google
5 5 (3.62%) HP
5 5 (3.62%) Facebook
6 4 (2.90%) Interwoven
6 4 (2.90%) Elastic Path
6 4 (2.90%) Blue Martini
7 2 (1.45%) Adobe
7 2 (1.45%) ESRI
7 2 (1.45%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.72%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.72%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.72%) OpenText
8 1 (0.72%) RedDot
8 1 (0.72%) AppDynamics
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