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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 9 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 98 89 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.10% 11.22% 9.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.15% 26.25% 22.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 60 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £451 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.59 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -5.55%
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
287 339 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.43% 42.75% 39.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 220 116
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 15
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £16.00 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £37.50 £131.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +10 34 £363 -3.33% 6
Welwyn Garden City +2 11 £419 - 7
Hemel Hempstead -3 5 £500 +39.37% 1
Stevenage -5 5 £300 -16.66% 3
St Albans +2 1 £350 - 4
Letchworth - 1 £335 - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £390 - 2
JavaScript
East of England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 113 (66.08%) HTML
2 96 (56.14%) CSS
3 59 (34.50%) jQuery
4 57 (33.33%) Java
5 52 (30.41%) SQL
6 50 (29.24%) E-Commerce
7 46 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
8 45 (26.32%) JSP
9 42 (24.56%) XHTML
10 40 (23.39%) .NET
11 39 (22.81%) C#
11 39 (22.81%) XML
12 36 (21.05%) Subversion
12 36 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 36 (21.05%) User Experience
13 35 (20.47%) JSTL
14 32 (18.71%) Analytical Skills
15 30 (17.54%) TDD
16 29 (16.96%) W3C
16 29 (16.96%) HTML5
16 29 (16.96%) Semantic HTML
17 28 (16.37%) MVC
17 28 (16.37%) DB2
18 27 (15.79%) UNIX
19 26 (15.20%) Retail
19 26 (15.20%) ASP.NET
19 26 (15.20%) J2EE
19 26 (15.20%) Sass
19 26 (15.20%) WebSphere
20 25 (14.62%) CSS3

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 26 (15.20%) WebSphere
2 20 (11.70%) CMS
3 14 (8.19%) WebSphere Application Server
4 13 (7.60%) MQSeries
5 9 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (4.09%) WebSphere Portal
6 7 (4.09%) WebSphere Process Server
7 4 (2.34%) Drupal
7 4 (2.34%) Apache
8 3 (1.75%) Node.js
9 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.58%) Confluence
9 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.58%) SilverStripe
9 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.58%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (3.51%) Photoshop
1 6 (3.51%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.58%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 11 (6.43%) Magento
2 7 (4.09%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.17%) SaaS
2 1 (0.58%) PaaS
2 1 (0.58%) IaaS
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.36%) Internet
2 11 (6.43%) Firewall
2 11 (6.43%) SSL
3 6 (3.51%) HTTP
4 1 (0.58%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.37%) DB2
2 19 (11.11%) DbVisualizer
3 18 (10.53%) MySQL
4 17 (9.94%) SQL Server
5 16 (9.36%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (4.68%) MongoDB
7 7 (4.09%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.34%) Sybase ASE
8 4 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 36 (21.05%) Subversion
2 23 (13.45%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.77%) Grunt
3 15 (8.77%) Visual Studio
4 13 (7.60%) Selenium
4 13 (7.60%) WebDriver
5 9 (5.26%) Bower
6 7 (4.09%) PHPUnit
6 7 (4.09%) Axure RP
6 7 (4.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (4.09%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 7 (4.09%) Eclipse
6 7 (4.09%) Ant
6 7 (4.09%) JUnit
6 7 (4.09%) Log4j
7 6 (3.51%) HP UFT
7 6 (3.51%) LoadRunner
7 6 (3.51%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.92%) gulp
General
1 26 (15.20%) Retail
2 18 (10.53%) Finance
3 15 (8.77%) Marketing
4 6 (3.51%) Multimedia
4 6 (3.51%) Publishing
5 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 129 (75.44%) Developer
2 29 (16.96%) Front-End Developer
3 27 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 25 (14.62%) Web Developer
5 16 (9.36%) .NET Developer
5 16 (9.36%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (7.60%) Tester
6 13 (7.60%) Automation Tester
7 11 (6.43%) Senior Developer
8 10 (5.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 10 (5.85%) Portal Developer
9 9 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
9 9 (5.26%) PHP Developer
10 8 (4.68%) C# Developer
10 8 (4.68%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (4.09%) Designer
11 7 (4.09%) UX Designer
11 7 (4.09%) Junior Developer
11 7 (4.09%) Junior
11 7 (4.09%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (66.08%) HTML
2 96 (56.14%) CSS
3 59 (34.50%) jQuery
4 45 (26.32%) JSP
5 42 (24.56%) XHTML
6 40 (23.39%) .NET
7 39 (22.81%) XML
8 36 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 35 (20.47%) JSTL
10 29 (16.96%) Semantic HTML
10 29 (16.96%) HTML5
11 26 (15.20%) Sass
11 26 (15.20%) J2EE
11 26 (15.20%) ASP.NET
12 25 (14.62%) CSS3
13 24 (14.04%) AngularJS
14 20 (11.70%) Web Services
15 19 (11.11%) Flash
15 19 (11.11%) RESTful
16 17 (9.94%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.05%) User Experience
2 32 (18.71%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (16.96%) W3C
4 14 (8.19%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.09%) Web 2.0
5 7 (4.09%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.51%) Social Media
6 6 (3.51%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.92%) Visualisation
8 4 (2.34%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.17%) RIA
10 1 (0.58%) iPhone
10 1 (0.58%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.58%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.58%) Video Editing
10 1 (0.58%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.79%) UNIX
2 18 (10.53%) Linux
3 13 (7.60%) Windows
4 7 (4.09%) HPUX
4 7 (4.09%) Solaris
5 2 (1.17%) Android
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (29.24%) E-Commerce
2 46 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (17.54%) TDD
4 28 (16.37%) MVC
5 25 (14.62%) OO
6 19 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 19 (11.11%) System Testing
7 18 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (9.36%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (8.77%) Content Management
10 14 (8.19%) Software Engineering
11 13 (7.60%) Document Management
11 13 (7.60%) Test Scripting
11 13 (7.60%) Test Automation
11 13 (7.60%) UML
11 13 (7.60%) Coaching
12 12 (7.02%) OOP
13 11 (6.43%) SOA
13 11 (6.43%) Open Source
13 11 (6.43%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 57 (33.33%) Java
2 52 (30.41%) SQL
3 39 (22.81%) C#
4 22 (12.87%) PHP
5 13 (7.60%) PowerShell
6 10 (5.85%) Bash Shell
6 10 (5.85%) Perl
6 10 (5.85%) T-SQL
7 9 (5.26%) Python
8 7 (4.09%) XPath
9 6 (3.51%) C
10 2 (1.17%) VBScript
11 1 (0.58%) VB
11 1 (0.58%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.58%) VB6
11 1 (0.58%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 11 (6.43%) Degree
2 6 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.92%) VCAP
4 3 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.58%) ISEB
5 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.19%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.26%) vCloud
2 7 (4.09%) vSphere
3 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.26%) Puppet
2 6 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (8.19%) IBM
2 11 (6.43%) Zend
3 9 (5.26%) Adobe
4 7 (4.09%) HP
4 7 (4.09%) Interwoven
4 7 (4.09%) Sybase
4 7 (4.09%) Elastic Path
4 7 (4.09%) ATG
4 7 (4.09%) VMware
4 7 (4.09%) Blue Martini
5 5 (2.92%) Google
5 5 (2.92%) Facebook
6 2 (1.17%) Oracle
6 2 (1.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.58%) NetApp
7 1 (0.58%) Apple
7 1 (0.58%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.58%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.58%) ION Trading
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