The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

JavaScript Developer
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 19 16
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 3 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.86% 2.94% 9.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 2.96% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 12
Median daily rate £350 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +6.89%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £22.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Watford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 140 135 143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 86.96% 99.26% 92.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 71 67
Median daily rate £375 £310 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.96% -14.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +207.69% +52.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford that featured JavaScript Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript Developer in Watford

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JavaScript Developer in Watford.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript Developer in Watford

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, JavaScript Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) React
2 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) D3.js
3 1 (25.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) LESS
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 1 (25.00%) ES6
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Vue.js
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (50.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
3 1 (25.00%) D3.js
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) LESS
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) Sass
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) ES6
2 1 (25.00%) SQL