The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 5 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 29 30 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 17.90% 23.44% 12.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.85% 50.85% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £339 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.70% -32.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.15% -7.14%
JavaScript
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
71 59 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 43.83% 46.09% 46.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 20
Average daily rate £375 £348 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% -16.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JavaScript across the Watford region.

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Watford

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Watford region.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 40 (97.56%) HTML
2 33 (80.49%) CSS
3 23 (56.10%) E-Commerce
4 21 (51.22%) User Experience
5 18 (43.90%) XHTML
6 16 (39.02%) Java
7 14 (34.15%) JSP
7 14 (34.15%) JSTL
7 14 (34.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (31.71%) Semantic HTML
9 12 (29.27%) CMS
10 11 (26.83%) W3C
10 11 (26.83%) OO
10 11 (26.83%) jQuery
10 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
11 10 (24.39%) Sass
11 10 (24.39%) Subversion
11 10 (24.39%) PHP
12 9 (21.95%) SQL
12 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (21.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 9 (21.95%) Grunt
12 9 (21.95%) Bower
13 8 (19.51%) Mobile App
13 8 (19.51%) XML
13 8 (19.51%) MVC
14 7 (17.07%) UNIX
14 7 (17.07%) MySQL
14 7 (17.07%) DB2
14 7 (17.07%) Degree

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Watford 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 12 (29.27%) CMS
2 9 (21.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (7.32%) Apache
4 2 (4.88%) Drupal
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.88%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.44%) LiveLink
5 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Magento
2 2 (4.88%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Internet
2 3 (7.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) MySQL
1 7 (17.07%) DB2
2 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.76%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Subversion
2 9 (21.95%) Grunt
2 9 (21.95%) Bower
3 5 (12.20%) Axure RP
4 4 (9.76%) Xcode
4 4 (9.76%) Selenium
4 4 (9.76%) WebDriver
4 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.76%) PHPUnit
5 2 (4.88%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.88%) Ant
5 2 (4.88%) JUnit
5 2 (4.88%) Log4j
5 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (12.20%) Retail
2 4 (9.76%) Marketing
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Mobile Developer
3 5 (12.20%) UX Designer
3 5 (12.20%) Designer
4 4 (9.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Automation Tester
4 4 (9.76%) Tester
4 4 (9.76%) Lead Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) UI Designer
5 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Interface Designer
5 3 (7.32%) Magento Developer
6 2 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (97.56%) HTML
2 33 (80.49%) CSS
3 18 (43.90%) XHTML
4 14 (34.15%) JSP
4 14 (34.15%) JSTL
4 14 (34.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 13 (31.71%) Semantic HTML
6 11 (26.83%) jQuery
6 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
7 10 (24.39%) Sass
8 8 (19.51%) XML
9 7 (17.07%) HTML5
9 7 (17.07%) CSS3
10 5 (12.20%) LAMP
10 5 (12.20%) RESTful
11 4 (9.76%) Android SDK
11 4 (9.76%) Worklight
11 4 (9.76%) iOS SDK
11 4 (9.76%) PhoneGap
11 4 (9.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (51.22%) User Experience
2 11 (26.83%) W3C
3 8 (19.51%) Mobile App
4 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.76%) iPhone
4 4 (9.76%) iPad
4 4 (9.76%) Blackberry
5 3 (7.32%) Open Source
6 2 (4.88%) Web 2.0
6 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.44%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) UNIX
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.76%) Android
4 2 (4.88%) HPUX
4 2 (4.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) E-Commerce
2 11 (26.83%) OO
3 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.51%) MVC
5 5 (12.20%) TDD
5 5 (12.20%) iOS Development
5 5 (12.20%) Mobile Development
6 4 (9.76%) Coaching
6 4 (9.76%) Android Development
6 4 (9.76%) Document Management
6 4 (9.76%) Automated Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
6 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
6 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.76%) System Testing
7 3 (7.32%) Validation
7 3 (7.32%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (7.32%) OO PHP
8 2 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (4.88%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) Java
2 10 (24.39%) PHP
3 9 (21.95%) SQL
4 4 (9.76%) Objective-C
5 3 (7.32%) C#
6 2 (4.88%) PHP5
6 2 (4.88%) XPath
6 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.88%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.44%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) IBM
2 5 (12.20%) Zend
3 2 (4.88%) Facebook
3 2 (4.88%) Google
3 2 (4.88%) Blue Martini
3 2 (4.88%) Elastic Path
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) ATG
3 2 (4.88%) Interwoven
4 1 (2.44%) OpenText
4 1 (2.44%) RedDot