The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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 (including ECMAScript)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 1 6
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 18 28 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 14.88% 29.17% 18.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.94% 73.68% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 7
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  

JavaScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 34 38 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 28.10% 39.58% 44.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 23
Median daily rate £350 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £300 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £550 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing JavaScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Watford

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Watford

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Watford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Watford over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Watford

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript in Watford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) .NET
2 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 12 (46.15%) XML
3 11 (42.31%) IBM
3 11 (42.31%) WebSphere
4 9 (34.62%) IBM Integration Bus
4 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) Web Services
4 9 (34.62%) AngularJS
5 8 (30.77%) DataPower
5 8 (30.77%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 8 (30.77%) CSS
5 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 8 (30.77%) OO
6 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
6 7 (26.92%) J2EE
7 6 (23.08%) Spring
7 6 (23.08%) JSON
7 6 (23.08%) Sybase ASE
7 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
7 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
7 6 (23.08%) JSP
7 6 (23.08%) Sybase
7 6 (23.08%) XSLT
7 6 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (23.08%) API Development
7 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (23.08%) RESTful
7 6 (23.08%) Open Source

JavaScript
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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (42.31%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.85%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (19.23%) SAP HCM
2 4 (15.38%) Magento
3 1 (3.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Boomi
1 5 (19.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) HTTP
1 2 (7.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Sybase ASE
2 5 (19.23%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (19.23%) MongoDB
2 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) DB2
3 2 (7.69%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Appium
1 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
1 2 (7.69%) Selenium
1 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
1 2 (7.69%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.85%) Babel
2 1 (3.85%) webpack
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Law
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
2 7 (26.92%) WebSphere Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (19.23%) Integration Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Magento Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow Developer
6 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) .NET
1 12 (46.15%) HTML
1 12 (46.15%) XML
2 9 (34.62%) AngularJS
2 9 (34.62%) IBM Integration Bus
2 9 (34.62%) Web Services
3 8 (30.77%) CSS
4 7 (26.92%) J2EE
5 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
5 6 (23.08%) JSON
5 6 (23.08%) JSP
5 6 (23.08%) RESTful
5 6 (23.08%) Spring
5 6 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (23.08%) XSLT
6 4 (15.38%) HTML5
7 3 (11.54%) REST
7 3 (11.54%) Sass
8 2 (7.69%) CSS3
8 2 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) DataPower
2 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.54%) User Experience
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Linux
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) OO
3 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
4 6 (23.08%) API Development
4 6 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (23.08%) Open Source
5 5 (19.23%) CRM
5 5 (19.23%) DevOps
5 5 (19.23%) Front End Development
6 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 4 (15.38%) Release Management
7 3 (11.54%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
8 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 2 (7.69%) BDD
8 2 (7.69%) Coaching
8 2 (7.69%) Document Management
8 2 (7.69%) Microservices
8 2 (7.69%) System Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 5 (19.23%) C
5 3 (11.54%) C#
5 3 (11.54%) PHP
6 2 (7.69%) ES6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) IBM
2 6 (23.08%) Sybase
3 5 (19.23%) Dell
3 5 (19.23%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) hybris
4 2 (7.69%) Zend
5 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
Watford, Hertfordshire
Whitby Munn
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