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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 15 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 61 82 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.26% 13.33% 10.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.48% 33.47% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 53 32
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£343 £395 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.29% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £540 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £32.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-7.07% -5.10%
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
222 245 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.69% 39.84% 44.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 132 200
Average daily rate £365 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £11.00 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 January 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 30 January 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
Hemel Hempstead +19 20 £325 - 3
Watford +1 11 £388 +10.71% 14
Stevenage +2 6 £281 - 4
Rickmansworth - 3 £220 - 1
Letchworth +1 2 £375 +29.31% 1
Hertford -5 1 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City -9 1 £385 -3.75% 4
St Albans - 1 £475 - 4
Royston - - - - 1
Ware - - - -
Hitchin - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - - 1
Potters Bar - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
JavaScript
East of England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 116 (81.69%) HTML
2 111 (78.17%) CSS
3 62 (43.66%) HTML5
4 61 (42.96%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (42.25%) CSS3
6 53 (37.32%) jQuery
7 51 (35.92%) XML
8 50 (35.21%) MVC
9 49 (34.51%) Java
9 49 (34.51%) .NET
10 45 (31.69%) SQL
11 43 (30.28%) Git (software)
12 36 (25.35%) C#
13 34 (23.94%) ASP.NET
14 33 (23.24%) TDD
14 33 (23.24%) Scrum
15 32 (22.54%) Ant
15 32 (22.54%) BDD
16 30 (21.13%) Subversion
17 29 (20.42%) Unit Testing
17 29 (20.42%) SQL Server
18 28 (19.72%) OO
19 27 (19.01%) Linux
19 27 (19.01%) JSON
20 26 (18.31%) Ajax
20 26 (18.31%) CMS
21 25 (17.61%) Marketing
21 25 (17.61%) E-Commerce
22 24 (16.90%) .NET Framework
23 23 (16.20%) Apache

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (18.31%) CMS
2 23 (16.20%) Apache
3 18 (12.68%) Tomcat
4 13 (9.15%) WebSphere
5 10 (7.04%) Node.js
5 10 (7.04%) MQSeries
5 10 (7.04%) IIS
6 9 (6.34%) WebLogic
6 9 (6.34%) JBoss
6 9 (6.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (6.34%) lighttpd
7 4 (2.82%) Drupal
7 4 (2.82%) WordPress
8 3 (2.11%) OpenStack
8 3 (2.11%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (1.41%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.41%) Joomla!
9 2 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.41%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 10 (7.04%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.41%) MS Office
2 2 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.70%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.70%) Maya
3 1 (0.70%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.70%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (0.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Magento
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.97%) Internet
2 9 (6.34%) Intranet
2 9 (6.34%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.93%) Extranet
4 5 (3.52%) FTP
5 3 (2.11%) VRRP
6 2 (1.41%) VPN
6 2 (1.41%) Firewall
7 1 (0.70%) Wireless
7 1 (0.70%) DNS
7 1 (0.70%) HTTP
7 1 (0.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.42%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.79%) MySQL
3 16 (11.27%) Relational Database
4 10 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (6.34%) RDBMS
6 6 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (4.23%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (3.52%) DTS
8 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.70%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (30.28%) Git (software)
2 32 (22.54%) Ant
3 30 (21.13%) Subversion
4 22 (15.49%) JUnit
5 19 (13.38%) Selenium
6 18 (12.68%) JIRA
7 17 (11.97%) Eclipse
8 13 (9.15%) Maven
9 10 (7.04%) Grunt
10 9 (6.34%) IntelliJ
10 9 (6.34%) Talend Open Studio
10 9 (6.34%) Mockito
11 6 (4.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (4.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (4.23%) FxCop
11 6 (4.23%) StyleCop
12 5 (3.52%) Jenkins
13 4 (2.82%) Axure RP
14 3 (2.11%) Xcode
General
1 25 (17.61%) Marketing
2 17 (11.97%) Finance
3 13 (9.15%) Telecoms
4 10 (7.04%) Retail
5 3 (2.11%) Banking
6 2 (1.41%) Advertising
6 2 (1.41%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.70%) Military
7 1 (0.70%) Games
7 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 115 (80.99%) Developer
2 31 (21.83%) .NET Developer
3 25 (17.61%) Front-End Developer
4 18 (12.68%) Java Developer
5 14 (9.86%) Web Developer
6 13 (9.15%) Software Engineer
7 10 (7.04%) Senior Developer
7 10 (7.04%) C# Developer
8 9 (6.34%) Java Software Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (5.63%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (3.52%) UI Developer
11 5 (3.52%) UI Programmer
11 5 (3.52%) PHP Developer
12 4 (2.82%) UX Designer
12 4 (2.82%) Designer
13 3 (2.11%) Agile .NET Developer
13 3 (2.11%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (81.69%) HTML
2 111 (78.17%) CSS
3 62 (43.66%) HTML5
4 60 (42.25%) CSS3
5 53 (37.32%) jQuery
6 51 (35.92%) XML
7 49 (34.51%) .NET
8 34 (23.94%) ASP.NET
9 27 (19.01%) JSON
10 26 (18.31%) Ajax
11 24 (16.90%) .NET Framework
12 20 (14.08%) JSP
12 20 (14.08%) Web Services
13 19 (13.38%) Spring
14 18 (12.68%) REST
15 16 (11.27%) LINQ
15 16 (11.27%) ASP.NET MVC
16 14 (9.86%) AngularJS
16 14 (9.86%) ADO.NET
16 14 (9.86%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.08%) User Experience
2 11 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.63%) Open Source
4 6 (4.23%) W3C
4 6 (4.23%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.11%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.41%) EMV
7 2 (1.41%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.41%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.41%) iPhone
7 2 (1.41%) iPad
7 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.70%) Social Media
8 1 (0.70%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.70%) Kinect
8 1 (0.70%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.70%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.70%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.01%) Linux
2 23 (16.20%) UNIX
3 11 (7.75%) Windows
4 3 (2.11%) Android
4 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.70%) ThreadX
6 1 (0.70%) HPUX
6 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (42.96%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (35.21%) MVC
3 33 (23.24%) TDD
3 33 (23.24%) Scrum
4 32 (22.54%) BDD
5 29 (20.42%) Unit Testing
6 28 (19.72%) OO
7 25 (17.61%) E-Commerce
8 22 (15.49%) Responsive Web Design
9 17 (11.97%) Web Development
10 14 (9.86%) Web Design
11 13 (9.15%) Software Engineering
11 13 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (8.45%) OOP
13 11 (7.75%) Code Coverage
13 11 (7.75%) Regression Testing
13 11 (7.75%) Waterfall
14 10 (7.04%) UML
14 10 (7.04%) SOA
14 10 (7.04%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (34.51%) Java
2 45 (31.69%) SQL
3 36 (25.35%) C#
4 16 (11.27%) VBScript
5 14 (9.86%) Ruby
6 13 (9.15%) PHP
7 10 (7.04%) Python
8 9 (6.34%) T-SQL
9 6 (4.23%) Perl
9 6 (4.23%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.52%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.82%) C
12 3 (2.11%) C++
13 2 (1.41%) Lua
13 2 (1.41%) PHP5
13 2 (1.41%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.70%) XPath
14 1 (0.70%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (8.45%) Degree
2 11 (7.75%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.34%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.38%) QA
2 2 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.11%) Xen
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.11%) Puppet
1 3 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.11%) Vagrant
1 3 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.11%) Nagios
2 1 (0.70%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 21 (14.79%) Oracle
2 13 (9.15%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.34%) Talend
4 7 (4.93%) IBM
5 4 (2.82%) Adobe
5 4 (2.82%) HP
5 4 (2.82%) ATG
6 3 (2.11%) Endeca
7 2 (1.41%) ESRI
7 2 (1.41%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.41%) Zend
7 2 (1.41%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.70%) Venda
8 1 (0.70%) CyberSource
8 1 (0.70%) DataCash
8 1 (0.70%) RedDot
8 1 (0.70%) Open Text
8 1 (0.70%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.70%) Sun
8 1 (0.70%) Apple
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + bens - extension potential
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Excellent Consultancy Rates
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £330 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago
Hertfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago