The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 12 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 528 543 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.08% 7.49% 6.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.36% 16.83% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 453 365
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £496
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.97 £16.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.88% +72.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +22.03%
JavaScript
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2472 3227 3088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.50% 44.52% 39.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1896 2492 2377
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 17
Average hourly rate £45.00 £51.30 £41.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +24.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.90 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.09 £59.00 £48.50
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 the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JavaScript across the City of London region.

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the City of London region.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 725 (73.98%) HTML
2 617 (62.96%) CSS
3 391 (39.90%) jQuery
4 379 (38.67%) HTML5
5 289 (29.49%) Java
6 284 (28.98%) .NET
7 260 (26.53%) C#
8 250 (25.51%) CSS3
9 222 (22.65%) TDD
10 209 (21.33%) AngularJS
11 205 (20.92%) MVC
12 197 (20.10%) ASP.NET
13 185 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
14 179 (18.27%) SQL
15 159 (16.22%) XML
16 158 (16.12%) SQL Server
17 149 (15.20%) Web Services
18 146 (14.90%) OO
18 146 (14.90%) Finance
19 141 (14.39%) Ajax
20 140 (14.29%) Scrum
21 126 (12.86%) E-Commerce
22 123 (12.55%) PHP
22 123 (12.55%) BDD
23 111 (11.33%) Backbone.js
24 105 (10.71%) Web Development
24 105 (10.71%) Git (software)
25 102 (10.41%) Banking
25 102 (10.41%) Linux
26 99 (10.10%) Node.js

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 99 (10.10%) Node.js
2 83 (8.47%) CMS
3 65 (6.63%) SharePoint
4 38 (3.88%) IIS
5 36 (3.67%) Apache
6 34 (3.47%) Sitecore CMS
7 32 (3.27%) Umbraco
7 32 (3.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 26 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 21 (2.14%) Drupal
9 21 (2.14%) Tomcat
10 16 (1.63%) WebSphere
11 14 (1.43%) WebLogic
12 12 (1.22%) WordPress
13 9 (0.92%) nginx
14 8 (0.82%) Adobe CQ
14 8 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
15 7 (0.71%) Liferay
16 6 (0.61%) DNN
16 6 (0.61%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 36 (3.67%) Photoshop
2 27 (2.76%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.61%) MS Office
5 3 (0.31%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.20%) InDesign
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.10%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.10%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 18 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.33%) Magento
3 5 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.41%) SiteCatalyst
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.20%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.20%) RMDS
6 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.10%) AWD
7 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.10%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.12%) GitHub
3 8 (0.82%) Force.com
3 8 (0.82%) SaaS
4 7 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.51%) Office 365
6 4 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.31%) Heroku
8 2 (0.20%) PaaS
9 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.10%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 42 (4.29%) HTTP
2 29 (2.96%) Internet
3 13 (1.33%) Intranet
4 9 (0.92%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.71%) LDAP
5 7 (0.71%) SSL
6 6 (0.61%) Firewall
7 5 (0.51%) AMQP
8 4 (0.41%) SSH
8 4 (0.41%) SAN
8 4 (0.41%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.31%) VoIP
9 3 (0.31%) DNS
9 3 (0.31%) FTP
10 2 (0.20%) Extranet
10 2 (0.20%) X.509
10 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.20%) WAN
10 2 (0.20%) SMTP
10 2 (0.20%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (16.12%) SQL Server
2 81 (8.27%) MySQL
3 56 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 46 (4.69%) MongoDB
5 38 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 36 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (3.06%) NoSQL
7 30 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (1.43%) RDBMS
9 14 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
11 12 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (1.22%) Big Data
12 11 (1.12%) Hadoop
13 10 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (0.92%) CouchDB
15 8 (0.82%) RavenDB
15 8 (0.82%) Oracle Database
16 6 (0.61%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 105 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 81 (8.27%) Subversion
3 60 (6.12%) Visual Studio
4 44 (4.49%) Jasmine
5 39 (3.98%) Maven
6 33 (3.37%) TeamCity
7 31 (3.16%) Grunt
7 31 (3.16%) Cucumber
8 29 (2.96%) WebDriver
9 28 (2.86%) Jenkins
9 28 (2.86%) JUnit
10 26 (2.65%) Selenium
11 25 (2.55%) NUnit
12 23 (2.35%) JIRA
13 18 (1.84%) Eclipse
14 17 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (1.43%) Mercurial
15 14 (1.43%) Bower
16 13 (1.33%) Xcode
17 12 (1.22%) Mocha
General
1 146 (14.90%) Finance
2 102 (10.41%) Banking
3 48 (4.90%) Investment Banking
4 37 (3.78%) Marketing
5 33 (3.37%) Retail
6 20 (2.04%) Games
6 20 (2.04%) Front Office
7 15 (1.53%) Back Office
8 14 (1.43%) Advertising
9 13 (1.33%) Publishing
9 13 (1.33%) Legal
10 9 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.82%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.51%) Law
13 3 (0.31%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.20%) German Language
15 1 (0.10%) Billing
15 1 (0.10%) Local Government
15 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.10%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 797 (81.33%) Developer
2 179 (18.27%) Front-End Developer
3 109 (11.12%) Java Developer
4 100 (10.20%) Web Developer
5 92 (9.39%) .NET Developer
6 75 (7.65%) Senior Developer
7 59 (6.02%) JavaScript Developer
8 49 (5.00%) C# Developer
9 38 (3.88%) PHP Developer
10 37 (3.78%) SharePoint Developer
11 35 (3.57%) UI Developer
12 30 (3.06%) ASP.NET Developer
13 29 (2.96%) UI Programmer
14 26 (2.65%) C# .NET Developer
15 24 (2.45%) Designer
16 22 (2.24%) Consultant
17 21 (2.14%) Analyst
18 19 (1.94%) Architect
19 18 (1.84%) Lead Developer
19 18 (1.84%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 725 (73.98%) HTML
2 617 (62.96%) CSS
3 391 (39.90%) jQuery
4 379 (38.67%) HTML5
5 284 (28.98%) .NET
6 250 (25.51%) CSS3
7 209 (21.33%) AngularJS
8 197 (20.10%) ASP.NET
9 159 (16.22%) XML
10 149 (15.20%) Web Services
11 141 (14.39%) Ajax
12 111 (11.33%) Backbone.js
13 92 (9.39%) ASP.NET MVC
14 82 (8.37%) RESTful
14 82 (8.37%) JSON
15 81 (8.27%) .NET Framework
16 77 (7.86%) Spring
17 73 (7.45%) KnockoutJS
18 68 (6.94%) REST
19 60 (6.12%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 45 (4.59%) Mobile App
2 36 (3.67%) Computer Science
3 32 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 31 (3.16%) Open Source
5 14 (1.43%) Visualisation
6 13 (1.33%) W3C
7 9 (0.92%) Fixed Income
7 9 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (0.82%) iPhone
9 7 (0.71%) RIA
9 7 (0.71%) Digital Media
9 7 (0.71%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.61%) Derivative
10 6 (0.61%) Online Banking
10 6 (0.61%) Social Network
11 5 (0.51%) Wiki
11 5 (0.51%) Social Media
11 5 (0.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (0.51%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.51%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 102 (10.41%) Linux
2 75 (7.65%) UNIX
3 67 (6.84%) Windows
4 48 (4.90%) Apple iOS
5 47 (4.80%) Android
6 22 (2.24%) Mac OS X
7 10 (1.02%) Solaris
8 5 (0.51%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.41%) AIX
10 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.31%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.31%) VMS
10 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.31%) Windows Phone 7
10 3 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.10%) CentOS
11 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.10%) webOS
11 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (22.65%) TDD
2 205 (20.92%) MVC
3 185 (18.88%) Agile Software Development
4 146 (14.90%) OO
5 140 (14.29%) Scrum
6 126 (12.86%) E-Commerce
7 123 (12.55%) BDD
8 105 (10.71%) Web Development
9 97 (9.90%) Responsive Web Design
10 77 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
11 53 (5.41%) Web Design
12 40 (4.08%) Unit Testing
13 39 (3.98%) Content Management
14 35 (3.57%) CRM
15 32 (3.27%) Workflow
16 30 (3.06%) SOA
17 29 (2.96%) Software Engineering
18 26 (2.65%) iOS Development
19 25 (2.55%) OOP
19 25 (2.55%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 289 (29.49%) Java
2 260 (26.53%) C#
3 179 (18.27%) SQL
4 123 (12.55%) PHP
5 54 (5.51%) Python
6 51 (5.20%) Ruby
7 50 (5.10%) T-SQL
8 38 (3.88%) C++
9 31 (3.16%) Scala
10 29 (2.96%) Objective-C
11 26 (2.65%) Shell Script
12 23 (2.35%) PHP5
13 20 (2.04%) C
14 18 (1.84%) Perl
15 15 (1.53%) PL/SQL
15 15 (1.53%) PowerShell
16 13 (1.33%) Groovy
16 13 (1.33%) VB.NET
17 11 (1.12%) ActionScript
17 11 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (6.02%) Degree
2 26 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.63%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.71%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.51%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.20%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.20%) MCSD
8 2 (0.20%) MCITP
8 2 (0.20%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.10%) MCPD
9 1 (0.10%) ISEB
9 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.10%) MCP
9 1 (0.10%) MCAD
9 1 (0.10%) OCPJP
9 1 (0.10%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.57%) QA
2 2 (0.20%) HL7
2 2 (0.20%) GPG13
3 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.10%) WCAG
3 1 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.20%) SRDF
2 2 (0.20%) Varnish
2 2 (0.20%) NFS
2 2 (0.20%) HDFS
3 1 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.10%) KVM
3 1 (0.10%) Docker
3 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (1.33%) Puppet
3 7 (0.71%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.31%) Oozie
4 3 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.20%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.20%) Control-M
5 2 (0.20%) CA SiteMinder
5 2 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.20%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.20%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.20%) SCOM
6 1 (0.10%) Ansible
6 1 (0.10%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.10%) WMI
6 1 (0.10%) Nagios
6 1 (0.10%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 70 (7.14%) Oracle
2 65 (6.63%) Microsoft
3 38 (3.88%) Sitecore
4 35 (3.57%) Adobe
5 29 (2.96%) Zend
6 21 (2.14%) EPiServer
7 19 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (1.73%) JBoss
9 16 (1.63%) Google
10 15 (1.53%) Ektron
11 11 (1.12%) RedDot
12 9 (0.92%) Sybase
13 8 (0.82%) ServiceNow
14 7 (0.71%) Twitter
15 6 (0.61%) Splunk
15 6 (0.61%) IBM
16 5 (0.51%) Remedy
16 5 (0.51%) Rackspace
16 5 (0.51%) hybris
17 4 (0.41%) 29West
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Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 28 minutes ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salt
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £430 - £431 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: Remote
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago