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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 11 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 11 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 9.32% 14.68% 16.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.83% 30.19% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £350 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £370 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £32.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-7.07% -5.10%
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
41 53 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 34.75% 48.62% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 23
Average daily rate £388 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £612 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 15 (83.33%) HTML
1 15 (83.33%) CSS
2 10 (55.56%) User Experience
3 9 (50.00%) Java
4 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
5 7 (38.89%) Degree
6 6 (33.33%) jQuery
6 6 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
6 6 (33.33%) OO
7 5 (27.78%) XHTML
7 5 (27.78%) JSP
7 5 (27.78%) CMS
7 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
7 5 (27.78%) JSTL
8 4 (22.22%) Marketing
8 4 (22.22%) Axure RP
8 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (22.22%) W3C
9 3 (16.67%) IBM
9 3 (16.67%) Validation
9 3 (16.67%) MySQL
9 3 (16.67%) Oracle
9 3 (16.67%) HTML5
9 3 (16.67%) CSS3
9 3 (16.67%) Adobe CQ
9 3 (16.67%) Subversion
10 2 (11.11%) Web Development
10 2 (11.11%) Spring
10 2 (11.11%) Symfony

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (27.78%) CMS
2 3 (16.67%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (11.11%) Drupal
4 1 (5.56%) LiveLink
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Extranet
2 1 (5.56%) Intranet
2 1 (5.56%) SMS
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Axure RP
2 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 2 (11.11%) Mercurial
3 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.11%) Bower
3 2 (11.11%) Grunt
3 2 (11.11%) Xcode
4 1 (5.56%) Log4j
4 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (22.22%) UX Designer
3 4 (22.22%) Designer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior UX Designer
4 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (11.11%) UI Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Drupal Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior UI Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Interface Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) HTML
1 15 (83.33%) CSS
2 6 (33.33%) jQuery
2 6 (33.33%) Semantic HTML
3 5 (27.78%) XHTML
3 5 (27.78%) JSP
3 5 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (27.78%) JSTL
4 3 (16.67%) HTML5
4 3 (16.67%) CSS3
5 2 (11.11%) Spring
5 2 (11.11%) Symfony
5 2 (11.11%) Android SDK
5 2 (11.11%) Sass
5 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.11%) PhoneGap
5 2 (11.11%) Laravel
5 2 (11.11%) Worklight
5 2 (11.11%) Yii
5 2 (11.11%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) User Experience
2 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
3 4 (22.22%) W3C
4 2 (11.11%) iPhone
4 2 (11.11%) iPad
4 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
5 1 (5.56%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 2 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) HPUX
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 6 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) Web Development
5 2 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (11.11%) Android Development
5 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Workflow
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management
6 1 (5.56%) BCP
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) ITIL
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) PHP5
2 2 (11.11%) PHP
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Sun Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) IBM
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Zend
3 1 (5.56%) Sun
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Interwoven
3 1 (5.56%) Open Text
3 1 (5.56%) RedDot