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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 9 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 53 62 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.23% 9.63% 13.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.11% 28.05% 33.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 58
Average daily rate £345 £350 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £357 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.11% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
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
176 221 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.66% 34.32% 40.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 109 146
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 6
Average hourly rate £49.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.93 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 31 £410 +2.50%
St Albans +4 4 £298 -37.36% 6
Welwyn Garden City +5 3 £345 -10.38%
Stevenage -6 3 £365 +29.77% 2
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £300 -
JavaScript
East of England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 79 (73.15%) HTML
2 63 (58.33%) CSS
3 40 (37.04%) jQuery
4 39 (36.11%) .NET
5 38 (35.19%) C#
6 35 (32.41%) SQL
7 33 (30.56%) MVC
8 31 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (26.85%) Retail
9 29 (26.85%) ASP.NET
9 29 (26.85%) E-Commerce
10 28 (25.93%) Front End Development
11 26 (24.07%) XML
12 23 (21.30%) HTML5
13 20 (18.52%) CSS3
13 20 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (17.59%) AngularJS
14 19 (17.59%) TDD
14 19 (17.59%) OO
15 18 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 18 (16.67%) User Experience
15 18 (16.67%) RESTful
16 17 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (14.81%) DB2
17 16 (14.81%) Java
17 16 (14.81%) Ajax
17 16 (14.81%) .NET Framework
18 15 (13.89%) Automated Testing
18 15 (13.89%) Unix

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.70%) Apache
2 4 (3.70%) CMS
2 4 (3.70%) MQSeries
2 4 (3.70%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.78%) Node.js
3 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.78%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.93%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (3.70%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.93%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Magento
2 2 (1.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) Internet
2 2 (1.85%) Firewall
2 2 (1.85%) HTTP
2 2 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.81%) DB2
3 10 (9.26%) DbVisualizer
4 7 (6.48%) MySQL
5 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.78%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.93%) Big Data
9 1 (0.93%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.96%) Selenium
3 12 (11.11%) Subversion
4 11 (10.19%) WebDriver
5 9 (8.33%) PHPUnit
6 7 (6.48%) Cucumber
6 7 (6.48%) Visual Studio
7 6 (5.56%) Appium
7 6 (5.56%) Axure RP
8 4 (3.70%) HP UFT
8 4 (3.70%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.70%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.78%) JIRA
9 3 (2.78%) Protractor
9 3 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.93%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.93%) Lombardi
10 1 (0.93%) Maven
10 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (26.85%) Retail
2 13 (12.04%) Marketing
3 11 (10.19%) Finance
4 4 (3.70%) Multimedia
4 4 (3.70%) Publishing
5 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.93%) Automotive
7 1 (0.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (66.67%) Developer
2 22 (20.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 21 (19.44%) .NET Developer
4 16 (14.81%) HTML Developer
4 16 (14.81%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (12.96%) HTML CSS Developer
6 11 (10.19%) Automation Tester
6 11 (10.19%) C# Developer
6 11 (10.19%) Tester
7 10 (9.26%) Selenium Tester
7 10 (9.26%) Web Tester
8 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 8 (7.41%) Designer
9 7 (6.48%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (6.48%) Team Leader
9 7 (6.48%) Web Developer
10 6 (5.56%) JSP Developer
10 6 (5.56%) UX Designer
11 5 (4.63%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (73.15%) HTML
2 63 (58.33%) CSS
3 40 (37.04%) jQuery
4 39 (36.11%) .NET
5 29 (26.85%) ASP.NET
6 26 (24.07%) XML
7 23 (21.30%) HTML5
8 20 (18.52%) CSS3
9 19 (17.59%) AngularJS
10 18 (16.67%) RESTful
11 16 (14.81%) .NET Framework
11 16 (14.81%) Ajax
11 16 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (13.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (13.89%) Entity Framework
13 13 (12.04%) JSON
14 12 (11.11%) LESS
14 12 (11.11%) Sass
15 11 (10.19%) Web Services
16 10 (9.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (16.67%) User Experience
3 9 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.70%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.70%) Social Media
5 4 (3.70%) W3C
6 1 (0.93%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.93%) RIA
6 1 (0.93%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.89%) Unix
2 5 (4.63%) Linux
3 3 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.56%) MVC
2 31 (28.70%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (26.85%) E-Commerce
4 28 (25.93%) Front End Development
5 19 (17.59%) OO
5 19 (17.59%) TDD
6 17 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (13.89%) Automated Testing
7 15 (13.89%) Web Development
8 12 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 11 (10.19%) BDD
9 11 (10.19%) Coaching
9 11 (10.19%) Test Scripting
10 10 (9.26%) Document Management
10 10 (9.26%) System Testing
11 7 (6.48%) Open Source
11 7 (6.48%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.56%) Web Design
13 5 (4.63%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (4.63%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 38 (35.19%) C#
2 35 (32.41%) SQL
3 16 (14.81%) Java
4 13 (12.04%) PHP
5 12 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.78%) VBScript
8 2 (1.85%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.85%) SOQL
9 1 (0.93%) Python
9 1 (0.93%) Ruby
9 1 (0.93%) Scala
9 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.19%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (4.63%) Adobe
1 5 (4.63%) IBM
2 4 (3.70%) HP
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.85%) Zend
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle
4 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
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