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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 12 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 12 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 8.39% 17.78% 26.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.00% 47.06% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 8
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.73 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +16.66%
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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
40 34 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 27.97% 37.78% 68.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 23
Average daily rate £325 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £415 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Watford region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 October 2014, 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 24 (77.42%) Java
2 23 (74.19%) HTML
3 19 (61.29%) Finance
3 19 (61.29%) E-Commerce
4 16 (51.61%) J2EE
4 16 (51.61%) CSS
4 16 (51.61%) Retail
5 15 (48.39%) SQL
5 15 (48.39%) Manufacturing
6 13 (41.94%) UNIX
7 12 (38.71%) XML
7 12 (38.71%) JSP
7 12 (38.71%) Degree
8 11 (35.48%) Web Services
8 11 (35.48%) MQSeries
8 11 (35.48%) IBM
8 11 (35.48%) User Experience
9 9 (29.03%) Hibernate
9 9 (29.03%) Spring
9 9 (29.03%) jQuery
10 8 (25.81%) JSTL
10 8 (25.81%) HP
10 8 (25.81%) XHTML
10 8 (25.81%) DB2
11 7 (22.58%) Oracle
11 7 (22.58%) W3C
11 7 (22.58%) Internet
11 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
11 7 (22.58%) Semantic HTML
12 6 (19.35%) DbVisualizer

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 11 (35.48%) MQSeries
2 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
3 4 (12.90%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Internet
2 4 (12.90%) HTTP
3 2 (6.45%) SMS
4 1 (3.23%) Intranet
4 1 (3.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) DB2
2 6 (19.35%) DbVisualizer
3 5 (16.13%) MySQL
4 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
5 3 (9.68%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
6 2 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) QuickTest Pro
1 6 (19.35%) LoadRunner
2 5 (16.13%) Log4j
2 5 (16.13%) Subversion
2 5 (16.13%) Ant
2 5 (16.13%) JUnit
2 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
3 4 (12.90%) Maven
4 3 (9.68%) Axure RP
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 16 (51.61%) Retail
3 15 (48.39%) Manufacturing
4 4 (12.90%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.81%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Tester
5 4 (12.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior UX Designer
6 3 (9.68%) UX Designer
6 3 (9.68%) Designer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Designer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior UI Designer
7 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) UI Designer
7 2 (6.45%) Interface Designer
7 2 (6.45%) Service Manager
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (74.19%) HTML
2 16 (51.61%) J2EE
2 16 (51.61%) CSS
3 12 (38.71%) XML
3 12 (38.71%) JSP
4 11 (35.48%) Web Services
5 9 (29.03%) Hibernate
5 9 (29.03%) Spring
5 9 (29.03%) jQuery
6 8 (25.81%) JSTL
6 8 (25.81%) XHTML
7 7 (22.58%) Semantic HTML
8 6 (19.35%) Ajax
8 6 (19.35%) Flash
8 6 (19.35%) JSON
9 5 (16.13%) JMS
9 5 (16.13%) XSLT
9 5 (16.13%) Servlets
9 5 (16.13%) SOAP
9 5 (16.13%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) User Experience
2 7 (22.58%) W3C
3 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (16.13%) Web 2.0
5 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) UNIX
2 6 (19.35%) Windows
3 5 (16.13%) HPUX
3 5 (16.13%) Solaris
3 5 (16.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) E-Commerce
2 6 (19.35%) OO
2 6 (19.35%) Regression Testing
2 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
2 6 (19.35%) System Testing
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) Content Management
4 3 (9.68%) Validation
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
5 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.45%) BCP
5 2 (6.45%) Service Management
5 2 (6.45%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (6.45%) Workflow
5 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Web Development
5 2 (6.45%) High Availability
6 1 (3.23%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) Java
2 15 (48.39%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) XPath
4 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.45%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) ISEB
2 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (12.90%) Sun Certification
4 2 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) IBM
2 8 (25.81%) HP
3 7 (22.58%) Oracle
4 5 (16.13%) Interwoven
5 4 (12.90%) Sun
6 3 (9.68%) Sybase
7 1 (3.23%) ATG
7 1 (3.23%) Blue Martini
7 1 (3.23%) Elastic Path