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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 8 10 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +12
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 96 67 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.18% 10.08% 6.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.53% 26.17% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 42 21
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 £300 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -4.41%
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
278 256 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.28% 38.50% 42.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 146 136
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% +14.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £17.10 £30.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £42.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 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 31 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 34 £363 -3.33% 9
Hemel Hempstead 0 10 £500 +38.88% 6
Welwyn Garden City -8 5 £419 +39.46%
Stevenage -5 4 £270 -26.02% 3
St Albans +2 1 - - 5
Letchworth - 1 £335 - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £390 - 3
JavaScript
East of England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 117 (72.67%) HTML
2 98 (60.87%) CSS
3 55 (34.16%) Java
3 55 (34.16%) jQuery
4 49 (30.43%) E-Commerce
5 48 (29.81%) SQL
6 43 (26.71%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (26.09%) JSP
7 42 (26.09%) XHTML
8 36 (22.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 35 (21.74%) HTML5
10 34 (21.12%) Subversion
10 34 (21.12%) User Experience
11 32 (19.88%) JSTL
11 32 (19.88%) XML
12 30 (18.63%) W3C
12 30 (18.63%) CSS3
12 30 (18.63%) Semantic HTML
13 29 (18.01%) AngularJS
14 26 (16.15%) TDD
14 26 (16.15%) .NET
15 25 (15.53%) C#
15 25 (15.53%) MVC
15 25 (15.53%) WebSphere
16 22 (13.66%) PHP
16 22 (13.66%) DB2
16 22 (13.66%) OO
16 22 (13.66%) Sass
17 21 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (13.04%) UNIX

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 25 (15.53%) WebSphere
2 18 (11.18%) CMS
3 13 (8.07%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (7.45%) MQSeries
5 10 (6.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (4.35%) WebSphere Portal
6 7 (4.35%) WebSphere Process Server
7 5 (3.11%) JBoss
8 4 (2.48%) Apache
8 4 (2.48%) Drupal
8 4 (2.48%) Node.js
9 3 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.86%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.24%) WordPress
11 1 (0.62%) IIS
11 1 (0.62%) Confluence
11 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.62%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 8 (4.97%) Magento
2 6 (3.73%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) SaaS
2 1 (0.62%) PaaS
2 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.21%) Internet
2 8 (4.97%) Firewall
2 8 (4.97%) SSL
3 6 (3.73%) HTTP
4 2 (1.24%) DVB
5 1 (0.62%) DNS
5 1 (0.62%) Wireless
5 1 (0.62%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.66%) DB2
2 18 (11.18%) MySQL
3 14 (8.70%) DbVisualizer
4 11 (6.83%) SQL Server
5 10 (6.21%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.97%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.73%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.48%) Sybase ASE
9 4 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 34 (21.12%) Subversion
2 20 (12.42%) Git (software)
3 16 (9.94%) Grunt
4 14 (8.70%) Selenium
5 11 (6.83%) WebDriver
5 11 (6.83%) JUnit
6 10 (6.21%) Visual Studio
6 10 (6.21%) Bower
7 9 (5.59%) Ant
8 8 (4.97%) Eclipse
9 7 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (3.73%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
10 6 (3.73%) Log4j
10 6 (3.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (3.73%) Axure RP
10 6 (3.73%) Cucumber
11 5 (3.11%) gulp
11 5 (3.11%) PHPUnit
12 4 (2.48%) JIRA
13 3 (1.86%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 20 (12.42%) Retail
2 15 (9.32%) Finance
3 7 (4.35%) Marketing
4 6 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.62%) Publishing
5 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 120 (74.53%) Developer
2 28 (17.39%) Front-End Developer
3 24 (14.91%) Java Developer
4 23 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 18 (11.18%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (8.07%) Senior Developer
7 12 (7.45%) .NET Developer
8 11 (6.83%) Tester
8 11 (6.83%) Software Engineer
8 11 (6.83%) Automation Tester
9 9 (5.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 9 (5.59%) PHP Developer
10 7 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (4.35%) C# Developer
10 7 (4.35%) Portal Developer
10 7 (4.35%) Designer
10 7 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
10 7 (4.35%) Selenium Tester
11 6 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (3.73%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (72.67%) HTML
2 98 (60.87%) CSS
3 55 (34.16%) jQuery
4 42 (26.09%) JSP
4 42 (26.09%) XHTML
5 36 (22.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 35 (21.74%) HTML5
7 32 (19.88%) JSTL
7 32 (19.88%) XML
8 30 (18.63%) CSS3
8 30 (18.63%) Semantic HTML
9 29 (18.01%) AngularJS
10 26 (16.15%) .NET
11 22 (13.66%) Sass
12 21 (13.04%) J2EE
13 17 (10.56%) ASP.NET
14 16 (9.94%) RESTful
15 14 (8.70%) JSON
15 14 (8.70%) Flash
16 13 (8.07%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (21.12%) User Experience
2 30 (18.63%) W3C
3 21 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.21%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.73%) Web 2.0
6 5 (3.11%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.48%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.86%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.86%) iPhone
9 2 (1.24%) iPad
9 2 (1.24%) RIA
9 2 (1.24%) STB
9 2 (1.24%) IPTV
9 2 (1.24%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.62%) DTV
10 1 (0.62%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.62%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.62%) Video Editing
10 1 (0.62%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.04%) UNIX
2 18 (11.18%) Linux
3 11 (6.83%) Windows
4 6 (3.73%) HPUX
4 6 (3.73%) Solaris
4 6 (3.73%) Android
5 5 (3.11%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.62%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (30.43%) E-Commerce
2 43 (26.71%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (16.15%) TDD
4 25 (15.53%) MVC
5 22 (13.66%) OO
6 16 (9.94%) OOP
7 15 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (8.70%) System Testing
8 14 (8.70%) Automated Testing
8 14 (8.70%) Software Engineering
9 13 (8.07%) SOA
10 11 (6.83%) Document Management
10 11 (6.83%) Test Automation
10 11 (6.83%) Open Source
10 11 (6.83%) Test Scripting
10 11 (6.83%) Coaching
11 10 (6.21%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (6.21%) UML
12 9 (5.59%) DevOps
13 8 (4.97%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (34.16%) Java
2 48 (29.81%) SQL
3 25 (15.53%) C#
4 22 (13.66%) PHP
5 12 (7.45%) Python
6 10 (6.21%) PowerShell
7 9 (5.59%) Bash Shell
7 9 (5.59%) Perl
7 9 (5.59%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.35%) C
9 6 (3.73%) XPath
10 4 (2.48%) Ruby
11 2 (1.24%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.24%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.62%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.62%) VB6
12 1 (0.62%) Lua
12 1 (0.62%) VBScript
12 1 (0.62%) VB
12 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (7.45%) Degree
2 9 (5.59%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.11%) VCAP
4 3 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.24%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) ISEB
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.45%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.97%) vCloud
2 6 (3.73%) vSphere
3 3 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.97%) Puppet
2 6 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (7.45%) Zend
2 11 (6.83%) IBM
3 7 (4.35%) Oracle
4 6 (3.73%) Sybase
4 6 (3.73%) Interwoven
4 6 (3.73%) ATG
4 6 (3.73%) VMware
4 6 (3.73%) Blue Martini
4 6 (3.73%) Elastic Path
5 5 (3.11%) Facebook
5 5 (3.11%) Google
6 4 (2.48%) HP
7 3 (1.86%) Talend
7 3 (1.86%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.86%) Adobe
8 1 (0.62%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.62%) NetApp
8 1 (0.62%) Apple
8 1 (0.62%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.62%) SolarWinds
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ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Ashdown IT
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago