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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 9 5 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 21 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 16.28% 23.75% 25.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.67% 52.78% 48.78%
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 £35.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +18.33%
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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
45 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Watford 34.88% 45.00% 52.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 15
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £350 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £504 £463
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 2 September 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 30 (81.08%) HTML
1 30 (81.08%) Java
2 29 (78.38%) E-Commerce
3 27 (72.97%) Finance
4 23 (62.16%) Retail
5 22 (59.46%) Manufacturing
5 22 (59.46%) JSP
6 21 (56.76%) CSS
7 20 (54.05%) SQL
8 19 (51.35%) J2EE
9 16 (43.24%) XHTML
10 15 (40.54%) XML
11 14 (37.84%) UNIX
11 14 (37.84%) MQSeries
11 14 (37.84%) IBM
12 13 (35.14%) W3C
13 12 (32.43%) OO
13 12 (32.43%) JSTL
14 11 (29.73%) Degree
14 11 (29.73%) Web Services
15 10 (27.03%) DB2
15 10 (27.03%) Internet
15 10 (27.03%) Hibernate
15 10 (27.03%) Spring
16 9 (24.32%) Ajax
16 9 (24.32%) WebSphere
16 9 (24.32%) HTML5
16 9 (24.32%) CSS3
16 9 (24.32%) Semantic HTML
17 8 (21.62%) jQuery

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 14 (37.84%) MQSeries
2 9 (24.32%) WebSphere
3 5 (13.51%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) Internet
2 5 (13.51%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) Intranet
3 1 (2.70%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) DB2
2 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
3 6 (16.22%) DbVisualizer
3 6 (16.22%) RDBMS
3 6 (16.22%) MySQL
4 4 (10.81%) Sybase ASE
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Ant
1 8 (21.62%) JUnit
1 8 (21.62%) Eclipse
1 8 (21.62%) Log4j
1 8 (21.62%) Subversion
2 6 (16.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (16.22%) LoadRunner
3 5 (13.51%) Maven
4 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 27 (72.97%) Finance
2 23 (62.16%) Retail
3 22 (59.46%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (83.78%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) Front-End Developer
3 13 (35.14%) Java Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Tester
5 5 (13.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (2.70%) .NET Applications Developer
8 1 (2.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (2.70%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (81.08%) HTML
2 22 (59.46%) JSP
3 21 (56.76%) CSS
4 19 (51.35%) J2EE
5 16 (43.24%) XHTML
6 15 (40.54%) XML
7 12 (32.43%) JSTL
8 11 (29.73%) Web Services
9 10 (27.03%) Hibernate
9 10 (27.03%) Spring
10 9 (24.32%) Ajax
10 9 (24.32%) HTML5
10 9 (24.32%) CSS3
10 9 (24.32%) Semantic HTML
11 8 (21.62%) JSON
11 8 (21.62%) jQuery
11 8 (21.62%) XMLBeans
11 8 (21.62%) JMS
11 8 (21.62%) Struts
11 8 (21.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) W3C
2 8 (21.62%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) UNIX
2 8 (21.62%) HPUX
2 8 (21.62%) Solaris
2 8 (21.62%) Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) E-Commerce
2 12 (32.43%) OO
3 8 (21.62%) Content Management
4 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
4 6 (16.22%) System Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (10.81%) Analytics
5 4 (10.81%) Web Design
6 3 (8.11%) RAD
6 3 (8.11%) UML
7 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Web Development
8 1 (2.70%) Use Case
8 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.70%) Logistics
8 1 (2.70%) CRM
8 1 (2.70%) B2B
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 30 (81.08%) Java
2 20 (54.05%) SQL
3 8 (21.62%) XPath
4 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 3 (8.11%) Perl
5 3 (8.11%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (16.22%) ISEB
3 5 (13.51%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) IBM
2 8 (21.62%) Interwoven
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) HP
4 5 (13.51%) Sun
5 4 (10.81%) Sybase
5 4 (10.81%) Adobe
6 3 (8.11%) ATG
6 3 (8.11%) Blue Martini
6 3 (8.11%) Elastic Path