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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 9 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 21 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 15.33% 22.89% 26.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.86% 50.00% 52.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 6
Average daily rate
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£375 - £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +39.91%
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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
49 38 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 35.77% 45.78% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 14
Average daily rate £375 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £350 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £433 £410
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 - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 August 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 34 (82.93%) HTML
2 33 (80.49%) E-Commerce
3 32 (78.05%) Java
4 30 (73.17%) Finance
5 26 (63.41%) Retail
6 25 (60.98%) Manufacturing
7 24 (58.54%) JSP
8 23 (56.10%) CSS
9 22 (53.66%) SQL
10 21 (51.22%) J2EE
11 19 (46.34%) XHTML
12 17 (41.46%) XML
13 16 (39.02%) UNIX
13 16 (39.02%) MQSeries
13 16 (39.02%) IBM
14 14 (34.15%) W3C
14 14 (34.15%) OO
15 13 (31.71%) JSTL
16 12 (29.27%) Degree
16 12 (29.27%) DB2
17 11 (26.83%) Web Services
17 11 (26.83%) Internet
17 11 (26.83%) WebSphere
18 10 (24.39%) Ajax
18 10 (24.39%) Hibernate
18 10 (24.39%) Spring
18 10 (24.39%) HTML5
18 10 (24.39%) CSS3
19 9 (21.95%) Semantic HTML
19 9 (21.95%) Subversion

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (39.02%) MQSeries
2 11 (26.83%) WebSphere
3 5 (12.20%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
4 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) Internet
2 5 (12.20%) HTTP
3 1 (2.44%) Intranet
3 1 (2.44%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) DB2
2 8 (19.51%) Relational Database
3 7 (17.07%) DbVisualizer
3 7 (17.07%) RDBMS
4 6 (14.63%) MySQL
5 4 (9.76%) Sybase ASE
6 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Subversion
1 9 (21.95%) Log4j
1 9 (21.95%) Eclipse
1 9 (21.95%) Ant
1 9 (21.95%) JUnit
2 7 (17.07%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (14.63%) LoadRunner
4 5 (12.20%) Maven
5 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 30 (73.17%) Finance
2 26 (63.41%) Retail
3 25 (60.98%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (82.93%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) Front-End Developer
3 14 (34.15%) Java Developer
4 7 (17.07%) Tester
5 5 (12.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Applications Developer
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (2.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (82.93%) HTML
2 24 (58.54%) JSP
3 23 (56.10%) CSS
4 21 (51.22%) J2EE
5 19 (46.34%) XHTML
6 17 (41.46%) XML
7 13 (31.71%) JSTL
8 11 (26.83%) Web Services
9 10 (24.39%) Ajax
9 10 (24.39%) Hibernate
9 10 (24.39%) Spring
9 10 (24.39%) HTML5
9 10 (24.39%) CSS3
10 9 (21.95%) Semantic HTML
10 9 (21.95%) XMLBeans
10 9 (21.95%) JMS
10 9 (21.95%) Struts
10 9 (21.95%) XSLT
10 9 (21.95%) Servlets
11 8 (19.51%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) W3C
2 9 (21.95%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.44%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) UNIX
2 9 (21.95%) HPUX
2 9 (21.95%) Solaris
2 9 (21.95%) Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (80.49%) E-Commerce
2 14 (34.15%) OO
3 9 (21.95%) Content Management
4 7 (17.07%) System Testing
4 7 (17.07%) Regression Testing
5 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
6 5 (12.20%) Web Design
6 5 (12.20%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (12.20%) Analytics
7 4 (9.76%) UML
7 4 (9.76%) RAD
8 2 (4.88%) Web Development
8 2 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.44%) Change Control
9 1 (2.44%) Functional Testing
9 1 (2.44%) Use Case
9 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.44%) Logistics
9 1 (2.44%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 32 (78.05%) Java
2 22 (53.66%) SQL
3 9 (21.95%) XPath
4 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.76%) Perl
4 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
5 3 (7.32%) C#
6 1 (2.44%) VB6
6 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Degree
2 7 (17.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (17.07%) ISEB
3 5 (12.20%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 16 (39.02%) IBM
2 9 (21.95%) Interwoven
3 7 (17.07%) HP
4 6 (14.63%) Oracle
5 5 (12.20%) Adobe
5 5 (12.20%) Sun
6 4 (9.76%) ATG
6 4 (9.76%) Sybase
6 4 (9.76%) Elastic Path
6 4 (9.76%) Blue Martini