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 4 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 2 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 33 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 23.74% 15.50% 23.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.86% 45.45% 52.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.59 £33.64 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -6.56%
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
77 44 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 55.40% 34.11% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 4
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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 60 (82.19%) HTML
2 35 (47.95%) E-Commerce
3 34 (46.58%) SQL
4 33 (45.21%) Java
5 32 (43.84%) CSS
6 28 (38.36%) XML
6 28 (38.36%) DB2
7 27 (36.99%) UNIX
7 27 (36.99%) XHTML
8 26 (35.62%) J2EE
9 23 (31.51%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (30.14%) Subversion
11 21 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (28.77%) Retail
12 19 (26.03%) Automated Testing
12 19 (26.03%) WebSphere
12 19 (26.03%) jQuery
12 19 (26.03%) System Testing
12 19 (26.03%) JSP
12 19 (26.03%) Flash
12 19 (26.03%) DbVisualizer
13 17 (23.29%) Semantic HTML
13 17 (23.29%) W3C
14 16 (21.92%) Linux
14 16 (21.92%) RESTful
14 16 (21.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (20.55%) User Experience
16 14 (19.18%) TDD
17 13 (17.81%) Document Management
17 13 (17.81%) Test Automation

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 19 (26.03%) WebSphere
2 13 (17.81%) MQSeries
3 7 (9.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (8.22%) CMS
4 6 (8.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (4.11%) Apache
Business Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Magento
2 7 (9.59%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) Internet
2 3 (4.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.36%) DB2
2 19 (26.03%) DbVisualizer
3 10 (13.70%) Relational Database
4 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.59%) RDBMS
5 6 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (8.22%) MySQL
6 5 (6.85%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (5.48%) Sybase ASE
7 4 (5.48%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (30.14%) Subversion
2 13 (17.81%) Selenium
2 13 (17.81%) WebDriver
3 7 (9.59%) PHPUnit
3 7 (9.59%) Ant
3 7 (9.59%) JUnit
3 7 (9.59%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 7 (9.59%) Eclipse
3 7 (9.59%) Log4j
4 6 (8.22%) HP UFT
4 6 (8.22%) LoadRunner
4 6 (8.22%) Axure RP
4 6 (8.22%) Cucumber
4 6 (8.22%) Grunt
4 6 (8.22%) Bower
5 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (28.77%) Retail
2 6 (8.22%) Marketing
3 4 (5.48%) Finance
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (63.01%) Developer
2 14 (19.18%) Java Developer
3 13 (17.81%) Tester
3 13 (17.81%) Automation Tester
4 10 (13.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 10 (13.70%) Web Developer
5 9 (12.33%) Selenium Tester
6 6 (8.22%) Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Test Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) .NET Developer
6 6 (8.22%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (8.22%) UX Designer
6 6 (8.22%) Designer
7 4 (5.48%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Interface Designer
8 3 (4.11%) Magento Developer
8 3 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.11%) UI Designer
9 2 (2.74%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (2.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (82.19%) HTML
2 32 (43.84%) CSS
3 28 (38.36%) XML
4 27 (36.99%) XHTML
5 26 (35.62%) J2EE
6 19 (26.03%) JSP
6 19 (26.03%) Flash
6 19 (26.03%) jQuery
7 17 (23.29%) Semantic HTML
8 16 (21.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (21.92%) RESTful
9 13 (17.81%) JSTL
10 12 (16.44%) .NET
11 10 (13.70%) Web Services
12 9 (12.33%) Ajax
13 8 (10.96%) .NET Framework
13 8 (10.96%) Entity Framework
13 8 (10.96%) AngularJS
13 8 (10.96%) Sass
14 7 (9.59%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.51%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (23.29%) W3C
3 15 (20.55%) User Experience
4 7 (9.59%) Web 2.0
5 5 (6.85%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.74%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.74%) RIA
7 1 (1.37%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.99%) UNIX
2 16 (21.92%) Linux
3 7 (9.59%) HPUX
3 7 (9.59%) Solaris
4 6 (8.22%) Windows
5 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.95%) E-Commerce
2 21 (28.77%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (26.03%) Automated Testing
3 19 (26.03%) System Testing
4 14 (19.18%) TDD
5 13 (17.81%) Document Management
5 13 (17.81%) Test Scripting
5 13 (17.81%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (17.81%) Test Automation
5 13 (17.81%) Coaching
6 12 (16.44%) MVC
7 10 (13.70%) OO
8 7 (9.59%) RAD
8 7 (9.59%) UML
8 7 (9.59%) Content Management
9 6 (8.22%) Regression Testing
10 4 (5.48%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (5.48%) Validation
11 3 (4.11%) Open Source
11 3 (4.11%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (46.58%) SQL
2 33 (45.21%) Java
3 12 (16.44%) C#
4 10 (13.70%) PHP
5 7 (9.59%) Perl
5 7 (9.59%) XPath
5 7 (9.59%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.22%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.85%) C
8 1 (1.37%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.81%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) IBM
2 7 (9.59%) Interwoven
2 7 (9.59%) ATG
2 7 (9.59%) Blue Martini
2 7 (9.59%) Elastic Path
3 6 (8.22%) HP
3 6 (8.22%) Sybase
4 3 (4.11%) Zend
5 2 (2.74%) Facebook
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle
5 2 (2.74%) Google
6 1 (1.37%) Apple