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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 2 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 31 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 34.07% 11.93% 14.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 67.39% 30.95% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 2
Average daily rate £410 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
46 42 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 50.55% 38.53% 42.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 14
Average daily rate £398 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £505 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016, 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 (90.00%) HTML
2 30 (60.00%) CSS
3 25 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 22 (44.00%) Retail
5 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (38.00%) SQL
6 19 (38.00%) jQuery
7 18 (36.00%) Front End Development
8 16 (32.00%) XML
9 15 (30.00%) DB2
9 15 (30.00%) MVC
10 14 (28.00%) TDD
10 14 (28.00%) Unix
10 14 (28.00%) Magento
10 14 (28.00%) Automated Testing
10 14 (28.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (26.00%) Java
12 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (24.00%) Selenium
12 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
12 12 (24.00%) CSS3
13 11 (22.00%) RESTful
13 11 (22.00%) WebDriver
13 11 (22.00%) Test Scripting
13 11 (22.00%) QA
13 11 (22.00%) PHP
13 11 (22.00%) Subversion
13 11 (22.00%) Coaching
14 10 (20.00%) Document Management

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (6.00%) MQSeries
1 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Magento
2 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) DB2
2 9 (18.00%) DbVisualizer
3 3 (6.00%) MySQL
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Selenium
2 11 (22.00%) Subversion
2 11 (22.00%) WebDriver
3 9 (18.00%) PHPUnit
4 6 (12.00%) Appium
5 5 (10.00%) Axure RP
5 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.00%) HP UFT
6 3 (6.00%) JIRA
6 3 (6.00%) LoadRunner
6 3 (6.00%) Protractor
7 1 (2.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.00%) Maven
7 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (44.00%) Retail
2 5 (10.00%) Marketing
3 3 (6.00%) Finance
4 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (22.00%) Automation Tester
3 11 (22.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Tester
4 10 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
4 10 (20.00%) Web Tester
5 9 (18.00%) HTML CSS Developer
5 9 (18.00%) HTML Developer
6 7 (14.00%) Team Leader
7 6 (12.00%) JSP Developer
8 5 (10.00%) C# Developer
8 5 (10.00%) Designer
8 5 (10.00%) UX Designer
9 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
9 4 (8.00%) Development Team Leader
9 4 (8.00%) Web Development Team Leader
9 4 (8.00%) Web Team Leader
10 3 (6.00%) Senior Designer
10 3 (6.00%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (90.00%) HTML
2 30 (60.00%) CSS
3 19 (38.00%) jQuery
4 16 (32.00%) XML
5 14 (28.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 12 (24.00%) CSS3
7 11 (22.00%) RESTful
8 10 (20.00%) HTML5
9 9 (18.00%) Ajax
9 9 (18.00%) AngularJS
9 9 (18.00%) Flash
9 9 (18.00%) JSON
10 8 (16.00%) LESS
10 8 (16.00%) Sass
10 8 (16.00%) XHTML
11 7 (14.00%) .NET
11 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
12 6 (12.00%) Behat
12 6 (12.00%) J2EE
13 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (16.00%) User Experience
3 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (8.00%) W3C
5 1 (2.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) Unix
2 2 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.00%) Front End Development
4 15 (30.00%) MVC
5 14 (28.00%) Automated Testing
5 14 (28.00%) TDD
6 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (24.00%) Test Automation
7 11 (22.00%) Coaching
7 11 (22.00%) Test Scripting
8 10 (20.00%) Document Management
9 9 (18.00%) BDD
9 9 (18.00%) System Testing
10 8 (16.00%) OO
11 7 (14.00%) Web Development
12 5 (10.00%) User Stories
13 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
13 4 (8.00%) Re-Platforming
13 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (6.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) SQL
2 13 (26.00%) Java
3 11 (22.00%) PHP
4 6 (12.00%) C#
5 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.00%) Apex Code
6 2 (4.00%) SOQL
7 1 (2.00%) Scala
7 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) HP
1 3 (6.00%) IBM
2 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (4.00%) Zend
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
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