The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Watford region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 10 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 19 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 17.76% 11.36% 24.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.58% 28.57% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Average daily rate
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£375 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.75%
Programming Languages Category
Watford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
48 35 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 44.86% 39.77% 56.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 10
Average daily rate £375 £415 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +32.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £235 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
JavaScript
Hertfordshire

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 28 July 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 45 (88.24%) HTML
2 38 (74.51%) E-Commerce
3 34 (66.67%) Java
3 34 (66.67%) CSS
4 33 (64.71%) Finance
5 32 (62.75%) JSP
6 30 (58.82%) Retail
7 28 (54.90%) Manufacturing
8 27 (52.94%) XHTML
9 24 (47.06%) SQL
10 22 (43.14%) J2EE
11 20 (39.22%) XML
11 20 (39.22%) OO
12 19 (37.25%) W3C
13 18 (35.29%) UNIX
14 16 (31.37%) Internet
15 15 (29.41%) MQSeries
15 15 (29.41%) IBM
16 14 (27.45%) JSTL
16 14 (27.45%) jQuery
16 14 (27.45%) HTML5
16 14 (27.45%) CSS3
17 13 (25.49%) Ajax
17 13 (25.49%) DB2
18 11 (21.57%) Ant
18 11 (21.57%) JUnit
18 11 (21.57%) XSLT
18 11 (21.57%) Servlets
18 11 (21.57%) Struts
18 11 (21.57%) Eclipse

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 15 (29.41%) MQSeries
2 11 (21.57%) WebSphere
3 7 (13.73%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.84%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (7.84%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (5.88%) Apache
5 3 (5.88%) Drupal
5 3 (5.88%) Alfresco
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Tridion
2 3 (5.88%) RiskWrite
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) Internet
2 4 (7.84%) HTTP
3 3 (5.88%) Intranet
3 3 (5.88%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) DB2
2 10 (19.61%) RDBMS
2 10 (19.61%) Relational Database
3 8 (15.69%) MySQL
4 7 (13.73%) DbVisualizer
5 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (7.84%) Sybase ASE
7 3 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Ant
1 11 (21.57%) JUnit
1 11 (21.57%) Eclipse
1 11 (21.57%) Log4j
1 11 (21.57%) Subversion
2 7 (13.73%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (11.76%) LoadRunner
4 4 (7.84%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Maven
General
1 33 (64.71%) Finance
2 30 (58.82%) Retail
3 28 (54.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (86.27%) Developer
2 21 (41.18%) Front-End Developer
3 15 (29.41%) Java Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Tester
4 7 (13.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
6 3 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 2 (3.92%) PHP Developer
7 2 (3.92%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (3.92%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (1.96%) SQL Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (88.24%) HTML
2 34 (66.67%) CSS
3 32 (62.75%) JSP
4 27 (52.94%) XHTML
5 22 (43.14%) J2EE
6 20 (39.22%) XML
7 14 (27.45%) JSTL
7 14 (27.45%) jQuery
7 14 (27.45%) HTML5
7 14 (27.45%) CSS3
8 13 (25.49%) Ajax
9 11 (21.57%) XMLBeans
9 11 (21.57%) XSLT
9 11 (21.57%) Struts
9 11 (21.57%) Hibernate
9 11 (21.57%) Spring
9 11 (21.57%) Servlets
10 10 (19.61%) Web Services
11 9 (17.65%) Semantic HTML
12 8 (15.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) W3C
2 11 (21.57%) Web 2.0
3 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.92%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (35.29%) UNIX
2 11 (21.57%) Solaris
2 11 (21.57%) Linux
3 8 (15.69%) HPUX
4 4 (7.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (74.51%) E-Commerce
2 20 (39.22%) OO
3 9 (17.65%) Web Design
3 9 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (17.65%) Analytics
4 8 (15.69%) Content Management
5 7 (13.73%) System Testing
5 7 (13.73%) Regression Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 5 (9.80%) Web Development
8 4 (7.84%) RAD
8 4 (7.84%) UML
9 2 (3.92%) Functional Testing
9 2 (3.92%) CRM
9 2 (3.92%) B2B
9 2 (3.92%) MVC
9 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.92%) Change Control
9 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (66.67%) Java
2 24 (47.06%) SQL
3 11 (21.57%) XPath
4 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.84%) Perl
4 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.84%) C#
5 3 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) VB
6 1 (1.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Degree
2 7 (13.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (13.73%) ISEB
3 4 (7.84%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) IBM
2 9 (17.65%) Adobe
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle
3 8 (15.69%) Interwoven
4 7 (13.73%) HP
5 4 (7.84%) Elastic Path
5 4 (7.84%) ATG
5 4 (7.84%) Blue Martini
5 4 (7.84%) Sybase
5 4 (7.84%) Sun
6 3 (5.88%) Zend
7 1 (1.96%) ION Trading