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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 14 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 56 64 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 7.82% 9.82% 12.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.11% 30.05% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 57
Average daily rate £350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
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
186 213 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.98% 32.67% 39.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 93 163
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 13
Average hourly rate £43.70 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.46% -12.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 30 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 April 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 +3 21 £425 +13.33% 10
Welwyn Garden City -2 4 £325 - 2
Hemel Hempstead -7 4 £319 -32.89%
Stevenage -1 3 £365 +21.66% 3
St Albans -2 2 £325 +52.94% 4
Cheshunt - 2 £490 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £275 -
JavaScript
East of England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 78 (75.00%) HTML
2 63 (60.58%) CSS
3 40 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (34.62%) jQuery
5 35 (33.65%) SQL
6 32 (30.77%) E-Commerce
7 31 (29.81%) Java
7 31 (29.81%) MVC
8 30 (28.85%) Front End Development
9 28 (26.92%) Retail
10 27 (25.96%) PHP
10 27 (25.96%) Web Development
10 27 (25.96%) AngularJS
11 25 (24.04%) HTML5
11 25 (24.04%) C#
12 23 (22.12%) .NET
13 22 (21.15%) XML
14 19 (18.27%) CSS3
14 19 (18.27%) ASP.NET
15 17 (16.35%) TDD
15 17 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (15.38%) RESTful
17 15 (14.42%) DB2
18 14 (13.46%) Magento
18 14 (13.46%) Sass
18 14 (13.46%) User Experience
18 14 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (13.46%) React
19 13 (12.50%) Selenium
19 13 (12.50%) SQL Server

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 10 (9.62%) Node.js
2 6 (5.77%) Apache
3 5 (4.81%) CMS
4 4 (3.85%) JBoss
5 2 (1.92%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.96%) IIS
6 1 (0.96%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.96%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (13.46%) Magento
2 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.96%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.96%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.96%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) GitHub
2 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.96%) Office 365
3 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) Network Security
2 4 (3.85%) HTTP
3 2 (1.92%) Internet
4 1 (0.96%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.42%) DB2
2 13 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.58%) MySQL
4 4 (3.85%) DbVisualizer
4 4 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.96%) Big Data
6 1 (0.96%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.96%) Redis
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (12.50%) Selenium
1 13 (12.50%) Subversion
2 12 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.58%) WebDriver
4 9 (8.65%) Appium
4 9 (8.65%) PHPUnit
5 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.85%) Maven
7 3 (2.88%) JIRA
7 3 (2.88%) Protractor
8 2 (1.92%) Ant
8 2 (1.92%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.92%) JUnit
8 2 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.92%) Mocha
8 2 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.92%) Xcode
9 1 (0.96%) HP UFT
General
1 28 (26.92%) Retail
2 10 (9.62%) Finance
3 6 (5.77%) Marketing
4 3 (2.88%) Banking
4 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.96%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 71 (68.27%) Developer
2 25 (24.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 20 (19.23%) JavaScript Developer
4 15 (14.42%) .NET Developer
5 11 (10.58%) Automation Tester
5 11 (10.58%) HTML Developer
5 11 (10.58%) Tester
6 10 (9.62%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 10 (9.62%) Selenium Tester
7 8 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 8 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
7 8 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 7 (6.73%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (6.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (6.73%) E-Commerce Developer
8 7 (6.73%) PHP Developer
8 7 (6.73%) Team Leader
8 7 (6.73%) UI Developer
8 7 (6.73%) Web Automation Tester
8 7 (6.73%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (75.00%) HTML
2 63 (60.58%) CSS
3 36 (34.62%) jQuery
4 27 (25.96%) AngularJS
5 25 (24.04%) HTML5
6 23 (22.12%) .NET
7 22 (21.15%) XML
8 19 (18.27%) ASP.NET
8 19 (18.27%) CSS3
9 16 (15.38%) RESTful
10 14 (13.46%) React
10 14 (13.46%) Sass
11 13 (12.50%) Web Services
12 11 (10.58%) JSON
12 11 (10.58%) LESS
13 10 (9.62%) Ajax
13 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (9.62%) J2EE
14 9 (8.65%) Behat
14 9 (8.65%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (13.46%) User Experience
2 7 (6.73%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.85%) W3C
4 3 (2.88%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.92%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.96%) Replication
6 1 (0.96%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.54%) Unix
2 6 (5.77%) Linux
3 3 (2.88%) Windows
4 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.96%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (30.77%) E-Commerce
3 31 (29.81%) MVC
4 30 (28.85%) Front End Development
5 27 (25.96%) Web Development
6 17 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (16.35%) TDD
7 12 (11.54%) Automated Testing
7 12 (11.54%) CRM
7 12 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 11 (10.58%) Coaching
8 11 (10.58%) Test Scripting
9 10 (9.62%) BDD
9 10 (9.62%) Document Management
9 10 (9.62%) OO
10 8 (7.69%) ERP
10 8 (7.69%) User Stories
11 7 (6.73%) Open Source
11 7 (6.73%) Re-Platforming
12 6 (5.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.65%) SQL
2 31 (29.81%) Java
3 27 (25.96%) PHP
4 25 (24.04%) C#
5 9 (8.65%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.88%) Apex Code
7 2 (1.92%) C
7 2 (1.92%) SOQL
7 2 (1.92%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.96%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.96%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.96%) Python
8 1 (0.96%) Ruby
8 1 (0.96%) Scala
8 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (2.88%) Degree
2 1 (0.96%) MCSA
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) MISRA
2 1 (0.96%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (7.69%) Oracle
2 7 (6.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.77%) hybris
4 3 (2.88%) ATG
4 3 (2.88%) IBM
4 3 (2.88%) Intershop
4 3 (2.88%) Percussion
4 3 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.92%) Zend
6 1 (0.96%) HP
6 1 (0.96%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.96%) Siebel
6 1 (0.96%) Sybase
Watford, Hertfordshire
Tec Partners
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Inzu
Rate: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum - Paid weekly based on this salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £46 per hour + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago