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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 2 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 33 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 21.71% 20.39% 5.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.48% 45.65% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £339 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 46 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 46.71% 44.66% 36.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 13
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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 22 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 47 (97.92%) HTML
2 34 (70.83%) CSS
3 29 (60.42%) E-Commerce
4 22 (45.83%) Java
4 22 (45.83%) User Experience
5 21 (43.75%) XHTML
6 16 (33.33%) JSP
6 16 (33.33%) JSTL
7 15 (31.25%) XML
7 15 (31.25%) SQL
7 15 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (29.17%) DB2
9 13 (27.08%) UNIX
9 13 (27.08%) Subversion
9 13 (27.08%) Semantic HTML
10 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (25.00%) jQuery
10 12 (25.00%) OO
10 12 (25.00%) W3C
11 11 (22.92%) CMS
11 11 (22.92%) AngularJS
12 10 (20.83%) Sass
12 10 (20.83%) Retail
12 10 (20.83%) IBM
13 9 (18.75%) PHP
13 9 (18.75%) J2EE
13 9 (18.75%) Grunt
13 9 (18.75%) Bower
13 9 (18.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 8 (16.67%) DbVisualizer

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 11 (22.92%) CMS
2 9 (18.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 6 (12.50%) MQSeries
5 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (6.25%) Apache
7 1 (2.08%) LiveLink
7 1 (2.08%) WordPress
7 1 (2.08%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Magento
2 4 (8.33%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Internet
2 3 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) DB2
2 8 (16.67%) DbVisualizer
3 7 (14.58%) MySQL
3 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.33%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Subversion
2 9 (18.75%) Grunt
2 9 (18.75%) Bower
3 6 (12.50%) Selenium
3 6 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 5 (10.42%) Axure RP
5 4 (8.33%) PHPUnit
5 4 (8.33%) Xcode
5 4 (8.33%) Log4j
5 4 (8.33%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Eclipse
5 4 (8.33%) Ant
5 4 (8.33%) JUnit
6 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (4.17%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.08%) Mercurial
General
1 10 (20.83%) Retail
2 4 (8.33%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Developer
2 11 (22.92%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 6 (12.50%) Tester
3 6 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.42%) UX Designer
4 5 (10.42%) Mobile Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Designer
5 4 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) UI Designer
6 3 (6.25%) Interface Designer
6 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (97.92%) HTML
2 34 (70.83%) CSS
3 21 (43.75%) XHTML
4 16 (33.33%) JSP
4 16 (33.33%) JSTL
5 15 (31.25%) XML
5 15 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (27.08%) Semantic HTML
7 12 (25.00%) jQuery
8 11 (22.92%) AngularJS
9 10 (20.83%) Sass
10 9 (18.75%) J2EE
11 8 (16.67%) Flash
12 7 (14.58%) RESTful
12 7 (14.58%) CSS3
12 7 (14.58%) HTML5
13 6 (12.50%) Ajax
14 5 (10.42%) JSON
15 4 (8.33%) PhoneGap
15 4 (8.33%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 22 (45.83%) User Experience
2 12 (25.00%) W3C
3 8 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.33%) iPad
4 4 (8.33%) Web 2.0
4 4 (8.33%) iPhone
4 4 (8.33%) Blackberry
5 3 (6.25%) Open Source
6 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
6 2 (4.17%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) UNIX
2 7 (14.58%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
4 4 (8.33%) Android
4 4 (8.33%) HPUX
4 4 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) E-Commerce
2 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.00%) OO
3 8 (16.67%) MVC
3 8 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 8 (16.67%) System Testing
4 7 (14.58%) TDD
5 6 (12.50%) Coaching
5 6 (12.50%) Document Management
5 6 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 6 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.42%) Mobile Development
6 5 (10.42%) iOS Development
7 4 (8.33%) Android Development
7 4 (8.33%) Content Management
7 4 (8.33%) RAD
7 4 (8.33%) UML
8 3 (6.25%) Validation
8 3 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) Java
2 15 (31.25%) SQL
3 9 (18.75%) PHP
4 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.33%) Objective-C
4 4 (8.33%) XPath
4 4 (8.33%) C#
4 4 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.08%) PHP5
5 1 (2.08%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) ISEB
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) IBM
2 4 (8.33%) Elastic Path
2 4 (8.33%) Blue Martini
2 4 (8.33%) ATG
2 4 (8.33%) Zend
2 4 (8.33%) Interwoven
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) Facebook
4 2 (4.17%) Google
4 2 (4.17%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) OpenText
5 1 (2.08%) RedDot