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 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 2 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 34 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 26.98% 18.27% 11.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 49.28% 40.43% 27.78%
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 £301
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -4.41%
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
69 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 54.76% 45.19% 40.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 5
Average daily rate £363 £375 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £261 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 58 (90.63%) HTML
2 35 (54.69%) CSS
3 34 (53.13%) E-Commerce
4 29 (45.31%) Java
5 28 (43.75%) SQL
6 27 (42.19%) XHTML
7 22 (34.38%) DB2
7 22 (34.38%) XML
8 21 (32.81%) UNIX
8 21 (32.81%) J2EE
9 19 (29.69%) Subversion
10 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (28.13%) JSP
10 18 (28.13%) W3C
10 18 (28.13%) Semantic HTML
10 18 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (25.00%) User Experience
11 16 (25.00%) Retail
12 15 (23.44%) WebSphere
13 14 (21.88%) System Testing
13 14 (21.88%) Automated Testing
13 14 (21.88%) Linux
13 14 (21.88%) Flash
13 14 (21.88%) DbVisualizer
14 13 (20.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (20.31%) JSTL
14 13 (20.31%) RESTful
15 12 (18.75%) jQuery
15 12 (18.75%) TDD
16 11 (17.19%) IBM

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (23.44%) WebSphere
2 9 (14.06%) MQSeries
3 7 (10.94%) CMS
3 7 (10.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (9.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (4.69%) Apache
6 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Magento
2 6 (9.38%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) Internet
2 3 (4.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (34.38%) DB2
2 14 (21.88%) DbVisualizer
3 9 (14.06%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.38%) MySQL
4 6 (9.38%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.81%) MongoDB
6 4 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (6.25%) Sybase ASE
6 4 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Subversion
2 11 (17.19%) Selenium
2 11 (17.19%) WebDriver
3 7 (10.94%) Grunt
3 7 (10.94%) Bower
4 6 (9.38%) Cucumber
4 6 (9.38%) Log4j
4 6 (9.38%) Ant
4 6 (9.38%) JUnit
4 6 (9.38%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Eclipse
5 5 (7.81%) PHPUnit
6 4 (6.25%) Axure RP
7 3 (4.69%) HP UFT
7 3 (4.69%) LoadRunner
7 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.13%) Xcode
General
1 16 (25.00%) Retail
2 4 (6.25%) Marketing
2 4 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (68.75%) Developer
2 12 (18.75%) Web Developer
2 12 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 11 (17.19%) Tester
3 11 (17.19%) Automation Tester
4 9 (14.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (6.25%) UX Designer
6 4 (6.25%) Designer
6 4 (6.25%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Interface Designer
7 3 (4.69%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.69%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.69%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.69%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (90.63%) HTML
2 35 (54.69%) CSS
3 27 (42.19%) XHTML
4 22 (34.38%) XML
5 21 (32.81%) J2EE
6 18 (28.13%) JSP
6 18 (28.13%) Semantic HTML
7 14 (21.88%) Flash
8 13 (20.31%) JSTL
8 13 (20.31%) RESTful
8 13 (20.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (18.75%) jQuery
10 9 (14.06%) Web Services
10 9 (14.06%) Sass
10 9 (14.06%) AngularJS
11 8 (12.50%) Ajax
12 7 (10.94%) HTML5
12 7 (10.94%) .NET
13 6 (9.38%) Servlets
13 6 (9.38%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) W3C
1 18 (28.13%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (25.00%) User Experience
3 6 (9.38%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.38%) Web 2.0
4 3 (4.69%) iPhone
5 2 (3.13%) Visualisation
5 2 (3.13%) iPad
5 2 (3.13%) RIA
5 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) UNIX
2 14 (21.88%) Linux
3 6 (9.38%) HPUX
3 6 (9.38%) Solaris
4 5 (7.81%) Windows
5 3 (4.69%) Android
5 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) E-Commerce
2 18 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.88%) Automated Testing
3 14 (21.88%) System Testing
4 12 (18.75%) TDD
5 11 (17.19%) Document Management
5 11 (17.19%) Test Scripting
5 11 (17.19%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (17.19%) OO
5 11 (17.19%) Test Automation
5 11 (17.19%) Coaching
6 7 (10.94%) MVC
7 6 (9.38%) UML
7 6 (9.38%) RAD
7 6 (9.38%) Content Management
8 3 (4.69%) Validation
8 3 (4.69%) Mobile Development
8 3 (4.69%) iOS Development
8 3 (4.69%) OO PHP
8 3 (4.69%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 29 (45.31%) Java
2 28 (43.75%) SQL
3 9 (14.06%) PHP
4 7 (10.94%) C#
5 6 (9.38%) Perl
5 6 (9.38%) XPath
5 6 (9.38%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.81%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.81%) C
7 2 (3.13%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.56%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) IBM
2 6 (9.38%) Interwoven
2 6 (9.38%) ATG
2 6 (9.38%) Blue Martini
2 6 (9.38%) Elastic Path
3 5 (7.81%) Sybase
4 3 (4.69%) HP
4 3 (4.69%) Zend
5 2 (3.13%) Facebook
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle
5 2 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (1.56%) Apple
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