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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 11 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 69 105 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.34% 13.67% 14.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.87% 35.35% 34.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 57 49
Average daily rate
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£369 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £260 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -24.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
239 297 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.83% 38.67% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 163 170
Average daily rate £375 £348 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% -3.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 March 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 March 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 +5 25 £375 +8.69% 4
Hemel Hempstead +8 10 £350 - 6
St Albans +3 4 £344 -6.77% 7
Letchworth - 4 £375 -
Stevenage +1 2 £300 +33.33% 2
Rickmansworth - 2 £335 -
Royston - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 1
Waltham Cross - - - - 1
Ware - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - - 1
Borehamwood - - - - 3
Hertford - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Kings Langley - - - - 1
JavaScript
East of England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 107 (91.45%) HTML
2 92 (78.63%) CSS
3 58 (49.57%) jQuery
4 48 (41.03%) HTML5
5 46 (39.32%) CSS3
6 40 (34.19%) MVC
7 39 (33.33%) XML
8 38 (32.48%) .NET
9 34 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (28.21%) Java
11 32 (27.35%) SQL
12 31 (26.50%) C#
13 27 (23.08%) ASP.NET
14 24 (20.51%) Git (software)
15 23 (19.66%) User Experience
16 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
17 21 (17.95%) E-Commerce
17 21 (17.95%) CMS
17 21 (17.95%) JSON
17 21 (17.95%) AngularJS
18 20 (17.09%) OO
19 19 (16.24%) .NET Framework
20 18 (15.38%) Oracle
20 18 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 17 (14.53%) JSP
22 16 (13.68%) TDD
22 16 (13.68%) Software Engineering
22 16 (13.68%) Unit Testing
23 15 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
23 15 (12.82%) Degree

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 21 (17.95%) CMS
2 11 (9.40%) JBoss
3 9 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 9 (7.69%) MQSeries
3 9 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 9 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (6.84%) Adobe CQ
4 8 (6.84%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.13%) Apache
6 5 (4.27%) IIS
6 5 (4.27%) Node.js
7 3 (2.56%) Drupal
7 3 (2.56%) WordPress
8 2 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.71%) lighttpd
8 2 (1.71%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.85%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.85%) Confluence
9 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.85%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.71%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Maya
2 1 (0.85%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.85%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) FTP
2 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.42%) Internet
3 2 (1.71%) DVB
3 2 (1.71%) Wireless
3 2 (1.71%) DNS
3 2 (1.71%) Intranet
3 2 (1.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.84%) MySQL
4 7 (5.98%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.27%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2000
6 5 (4.27%) DTS
7 4 (3.42%) DB2
8 3 (2.56%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (20.51%) Git (software)
2 15 (12.82%) Ant
2 15 (12.82%) JUnit
3 14 (11.97%) Subversion
3 14 (11.97%) JIRA
4 13 (11.11%) Selenium
5 11 (9.40%) Grunt
6 9 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
6 9 (7.69%) Eclipse
7 8 (6.84%) Bower
8 7 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (5.13%) Axure RP
10 5 (4.27%) Xcode
11 4 (3.42%) Visual Studio
12 3 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
12 3 (2.56%) WebDriver
12 3 (2.56%) PHPUnit
13 2 (1.71%) Moq
13 2 (1.71%) Mockito
General
1 15 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.69%) Finance
2 9 (7.69%) Marketing
3 7 (5.98%) Retail
4 3 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 88 (75.21%) Developer
2 24 (20.51%) .NET Developer
3 23 (19.66%) Front-End Developer
4 15 (12.82%) Software Engineer
5 11 (9.40%) C# Developer
6 10 (8.55%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (6.84%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.98%) Web Developer
9 7 (5.98%) Designer
10 6 (5.13%) UX Designer
10 6 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Tester
10 6 (5.13%) Software Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.13%) Lead Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Mobile Developer
12 4 (3.42%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 4 (3.42%) UI Programmer
12 4 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (91.45%) HTML
2 92 (78.63%) CSS
3 58 (49.57%) jQuery
4 48 (41.03%) HTML5
5 46 (39.32%) CSS3
6 39 (33.33%) XML
7 38 (32.48%) .NET
8 27 (23.08%) ASP.NET
9 21 (17.95%) JSON
9 21 (17.95%) AngularJS
10 19 (16.24%) .NET Framework
11 18 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (14.53%) JSP
13 15 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (11.11%) PhoneGap
14 13 (11.11%) XHTML
15 12 (10.26%) ADO.NET
15 12 (10.26%) Sass
15 12 (10.26%) Semantic HTML
16 11 (9.40%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.66%) User Experience
2 11 (9.40%) Mobile App
3 10 (8.55%) W3C
4 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.42%) iPad
5 4 (3.42%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.42%) iPhone
5 4 (3.42%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.56%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.71%) EMV
7 2 (1.71%) Open Source
7 2 (1.71%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.71%) STB
7 2 (1.71%) IPTV
8 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.85%) Physics
8 1 (0.85%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (0.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.55%) UNIX
2 8 (6.84%) Linux
3 7 (5.98%) Windows
3 7 (5.98%) Android
3 7 (5.98%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.71%) ThreadX
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.19%) MVC
2 34 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (17.95%) E-Commerce
4 20 (17.09%) OO
5 16 (13.68%) TDD
5 16 (13.68%) Software Engineering
5 16 (13.68%) Unit Testing
6 15 (12.82%) Mobile Development
7 14 (11.97%) OOP
8 13 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (10.26%) BDD
10 10 (8.55%) SOA
10 10 (8.55%) Scrum
11 9 (7.69%) UML
12 8 (6.84%) Web Design
13 7 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (5.13%) Content Management
14 6 (5.13%) Regression Testing
14 6 (5.13%) Code Coverage
15 5 (4.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.21%) Java
2 32 (27.35%) SQL
3 31 (26.50%) C#
4 13 (11.11%) Ruby
5 12 (10.26%) PHP
6 11 (9.40%) VBScript
6 11 (9.40%) Python
7 9 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.13%) VB.NET
9 4 (3.42%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.56%) C
10 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.56%) Lua
11 2 (1.71%) PHP5
11 2 (1.71%) ActionScript
11 2 (1.71%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.85%) C++
12 1 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (12.82%) Degree
2 10 (8.55%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.84%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.26%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (15.38%) Oracle
2 13 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.69%) Talend
4 4 (3.42%) IBM
5 3 (2.56%) ATG
5 3 (2.56%) HP
5 3 (2.56%) Zend
6 2 (1.71%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.71%) ESRI
6 2 (1.71%) Google
6 2 (1.71%) Facebook
7 1 (0.85%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.85%) OpenText
7 1 (0.85%) RedDot
7 1 (0.85%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.85%) Adobe
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