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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 17 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 9 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 5.73% 14.29% 25.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.50% 39.39% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 9
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £46.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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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
40 33 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 25.48% 36.26% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 8 26
Average daily rate £355 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £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 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 31 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 31 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 21 (75.00%) HTML
1 21 (75.00%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 16 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 16 (57.14%) CSS
3 13 (46.43%) J2EE
3 13 (46.43%) Retail
4 12 (42.86%) SQL
4 12 (42.86%) Manufacturing
5 11 (39.29%) JSP
5 11 (39.29%) User Experience
6 10 (35.71%) UNIX
6 10 (35.71%) Degree
7 9 (32.14%) Web Services
7 9 (32.14%) XML
8 8 (28.57%) MQSeries
8 8 (28.57%) IBM
8 8 (28.57%) Semantic HTML
8 8 (28.57%) Spring
8 8 (28.57%) Hibernate
9 7 (25.00%) JSTL
9 7 (25.00%) jQuery
9 7 (25.00%) HP
9 7 (25.00%) W3C
9 7 (25.00%) XHTML
10 6 (21.43%) Windows
10 6 (21.43%) DB2
10 6 (21.43%) Oracle
11 5 (17.86%) MySQL
11 5 (17.86%) Flash

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 8 (28.57%) MQSeries
2 5 (17.86%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.71%) Adobe CQ
3 3 (10.71%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (3.57%) CMS
5 1 (3.57%) Drupal
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Internet
2 3 (10.71%) HTTP
3 2 (7.14%) SMS
4 1 (3.57%) Intranet
4 1 (3.57%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) DB2
2 5 (17.86%) MySQL
2 5 (17.86%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (10.71%) Sybase ASE
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 2 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (17.86%) LoadRunner
2 4 (14.29%) Subversion
3 3 (10.71%) Maven
3 3 (10.71%) Log4j
3 3 (10.71%) Ant
3 3 (10.71%) JUnit
3 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.71%) Axure RP
4 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) Retail
3 12 (42.86%) Manufacturing
4 4 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Senior UX Designer
4 3 (10.71%) UX Designer
4 3 (10.71%) Designer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Designer
4 3 (10.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Interface Designer
5 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Senior UI Designer
5 2 (7.14%) UI Designer
6 1 (3.57%) Drupal Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) HTML
2 16 (57.14%) CSS
3 13 (46.43%) J2EE
4 11 (39.29%) JSP
5 9 (32.14%) Web Services
5 9 (32.14%) XML
6 8 (28.57%) Hibernate
6 8 (28.57%) Spring
6 8 (28.57%) Semantic HTML
7 7 (25.00%) JSTL
7 7 (25.00%) jQuery
7 7 (25.00%) XHTML
8 5 (17.86%) Flash
9 4 (14.29%) JSON
9 4 (14.29%) HTML5
9 4 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (14.29%) CSS3
9 4 (14.29%) Ajax
9 4 (14.29%) SOAP
10 3 (10.71%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) User Experience
2 7 (25.00%) W3C
3 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.71%) Web 2.0
4 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.57%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) UNIX
2 6 (21.43%) Windows
3 3 (10.71%) HPUX
3 3 (10.71%) Solaris
3 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 5 (17.86%) OO
2 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
2 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
2 5 (17.86%) System Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Content Management
3 3 (10.71%) Validation
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Scrum
4 2 (7.14%) MVC
4 2 (7.14%) Workflow
4 2 (7.14%) BCP
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management
4 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (7.14%) High Availability
4 2 (7.14%) Web Development
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) Java
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.71%) XPath
4 1 (3.57%) PHP5
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) ISEB
2 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (10.71%) Sun Certification
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) IBM
2 7 (25.00%) HP
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) Sybase
4 3 (10.71%) Sun
4 3 (10.71%) Interwoven
5 1 (3.57%) Zend
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