The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 13 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 510 498 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.85% 7.03% 6.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.06% 16.09% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 411 379
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £240 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £309 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.34% +2.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.61% +13.33%
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2422 3096 3039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.03% 43.68% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1881 2376 2356
Average daily rate £460 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £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 12 28 21
Average hourly rate £38.49 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £22.50 £24.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £104.61 £52.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 1 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 1 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.

1 719 (73.67%) HTML
2 621 (63.63%) CSS
3 403 (41.29%) jQuery
4 384 (39.34%) HTML5
5 293 (30.02%) Java
6 274 (28.07%) .NET
7 268 (27.46%) CSS3
8 242 (24.80%) C#
9 229 (23.46%) TDD
10 201 (20.59%) AngularJS
11 198 (20.29%) MVC
12 197 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
13 190 (19.47%) ASP.NET
14 180 (18.44%) SQL
15 159 (16.29%) SQL Server
16 157 (16.09%) OO
17 155 (15.88%) XML
18 149 (15.27%) Finance
19 148 (15.16%) Ajax
20 146 (14.96%) Web Services
21 142 (14.55%) Scrum
22 130 (13.32%) PHP
23 127 (13.01%) E-Commerce
24 124 (12.70%) BDD
25 113 (11.58%) Backbone.js
26 104 (10.66%) Banking
26 104 (10.66%) Git (software)
27 101 (10.35%) Responsive Web Design
28 98 (10.04%) Node.js
29 97 (9.94%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 98 (10.04%) Node.js
2 74 (7.58%) CMS
3 64 (6.56%) SharePoint
4 40 (4.10%) IIS
5 34 (3.48%) Apache
6 30 (3.07%) Umbraco
7 29 (2.97%) Sitecore CMS
8 23 (2.36%) Drupal
8 23 (2.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 22 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
10 19 (1.95%) Tomcat
11 17 (1.74%) WebSphere
12 14 (1.43%) WebLogic
12 14 (1.43%) WordPress
13 11 (1.13%) Adobe CQ
14 8 (0.82%) Liferay
15 7 (0.72%) Apache Solr
15 7 (0.72%) nginx
15 7 (0.72%) Kentico
16 6 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 33 (3.38%) Photoshop
2 22 (2.25%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.92%) MS Office
5 3 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.10%) GIMP
6 1 (0.10%) MS Project
6 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.10%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 16 (1.64%) Magento
2 5 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.41%) SiteCatalyst
4 3 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.31%) RMDS
5 2 (0.20%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.10%) AWD
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (0.92%) SaaS
2 8 (0.82%) Force.com
3 6 (0.61%) GitHub
4 5 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.31%) Office 365
5 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.31%) Heroku
6 2 (0.20%) PaaS
7 1 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.41%) HTTP
2 27 (2.77%) Internet
3 12 (1.23%) Intranet
4 9 (0.92%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.61%) SSL
5 6 (0.61%) Firewall
6 5 (0.51%) LDAP
7 4 (0.41%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.41%) LAN
7 4 (0.41%) WAN
7 4 (0.41%) SAN
7 4 (0.41%) FTP
8 3 (0.31%) Multicast
8 3 (0.31%) NAS
8 3 (0.31%) AMQP
8 3 (0.31%) FCoE
8 3 (0.31%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (0.31%) DNS
8 3 (0.31%) VoIP
8 3 (0.31%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (16.29%) SQL Server
2 83 (8.50%) MySQL
3 53 (5.43%) Relational Database
4 46 (4.71%) MongoDB
5 38 (3.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 28 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 28 (2.87%) NoSQL
8 16 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (1.33%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (1.13%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (0.92%) CouchDB
13 9 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
14 8 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (0.82%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.82%) Big Data
14 8 (0.82%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 104 (10.66%) Git (software)
2 85 (8.71%) Subversion
3 60 (6.15%) Visual Studio
4 43 (4.41%) Maven
5 42 (4.30%) Jasmine
6 35 (3.59%) Cucumber
7 34 (3.48%) WebDriver
8 32 (3.28%) TeamCity
8 32 (3.28%) NUnit
9 31 (3.18%) Selenium
10 28 (2.87%) JUnit
10 28 (2.87%) Jenkins
11 27 (2.77%) Grunt
12 22 (2.25%) JIRA
13 17 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (1.74%) Eclipse
14 15 (1.54%) Mercurial
15 13 (1.33%) Xcode
16 12 (1.23%) Bower
17 11 (1.13%) PhoneGap
General
1 149 (15.27%) Finance
2 104 (10.66%) Banking
3 43 (4.41%) Investment Banking
4 36 (3.69%) Marketing
5 33 (3.38%) Retail
6 21 (2.15%) Games
7 19 (1.95%) Front Office
8 17 (1.74%) Advertising
9 15 (1.54%) Back Office
9 15 (1.54%) Legal
10 12 (1.23%) Publishing
10 12 (1.23%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.61%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.41%) Law
13 2 (0.20%) German Language
13 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.10%) Automotive
14 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.10%) Local Government
14 1 (0.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 797 (81.66%) Developer
2 165 (16.91%) Front-End Developer
3 111 (11.37%) Java Developer
4 104 (10.66%) Web Developer
5 86 (8.81%) .NET Developer
6 76 (7.79%) Senior Developer
7 72 (7.38%) JavaScript Developer
8 49 (5.02%) C# Developer
9 47 (4.82%) PHP Developer
10 33 (3.38%) UI Developer
11 31 (3.18%) SharePoint Developer
12 27 (2.77%) UI Programmer
12 27 (2.77%) C# .NET Developer
13 26 (2.66%) ASP.NET Developer
14 24 (2.46%) Consultant
15 21 (2.15%) Designer
15 21 (2.15%) Analyst
16 18 (1.84%) Lead Developer
17 17 (1.74%) Architect
18 15 (1.54%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 719 (73.67%) HTML
2 621 (63.63%) CSS
3 403 (41.29%) jQuery
4 384 (39.34%) HTML5
5 274 (28.07%) .NET
6 268 (27.46%) CSS3
7 201 (20.59%) AngularJS
8 190 (19.47%) ASP.NET
9 155 (15.88%) XML
10 148 (15.16%) Ajax
11 146 (14.96%) Web Services
12 113 (11.58%) Backbone.js
13 91 (9.32%) ASP.NET MVC
14 87 (8.91%) JSON
15 81 (8.30%) RESTful
16 80 (8.20%) Spring
17 77 (7.89%) .NET Framework
18 66 (6.76%) KnockoutJS
19 64 (6.56%) Hibernate
20 61 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 47 (4.82%) Mobile App
2 39 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 37 (3.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 35 (3.59%) Open Source
5 14 (1.43%) Visualisation
6 13 (1.33%) W3C
7 9 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (0.92%) Fixed Income
8 8 (0.82%) Online Banking
8 8 (0.82%) RIA
8 8 (0.82%) iPhone
8 8 (0.82%) Digital Media
9 6 (0.61%) Social Media
9 6 (0.61%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (0.51%) GIS
10 5 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.51%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.51%) Web 2.0
10 5 (0.51%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 97 (9.94%) Linux
2 70 (7.17%) UNIX
3 65 (6.66%) Windows
4 41 (4.20%) Android
4 41 (4.20%) Apple iOS
5 20 (2.05%) Mac OS X
6 11 (1.13%) Solaris
7 5 (0.51%) AIX
8 4 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.41%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
9 3 (0.31%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.31%) VMS
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone 7
10 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (23.46%) TDD
2 198 (20.29%) MVC
3 197 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
4 157 (16.09%) OO
5 142 (14.55%) Scrum
6 127 (13.01%) E-Commerce
7 124 (12.70%) BDD
8 101 (10.35%) Responsive Web Design
9 93 (9.53%) Web Development
10 85 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (5.02%) Web Design
12 43 (4.41%) Unit Testing
13 39 (4.00%) Content Management
14 32 (3.28%) OOP
15 30 (3.07%) CRM
15 30 (3.07%) Workflow
16 29 (2.97%) Software Engineering
17 26 (2.66%) Configuration Management
18 25 (2.56%) SOA
19 24 (2.46%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 293 (30.02%) Java
2 242 (24.80%) C#
3 180 (18.44%) SQL
4 130 (13.32%) PHP
5 56 (5.74%) Python
6 52 (5.33%) T-SQL
7 51 (5.23%) Ruby
8 35 (3.59%) C++
9 32 (3.28%) Objective-C
10 28 (2.87%) Scala
11 24 (2.46%) PHP5
12 21 (2.15%) Shell Script
13 20 (2.05%) C
14 16 (1.64%) Perl
15 15 (1.54%) Groovy
15 15 (1.54%) PL/SQL
16 14 (1.43%) PowerShell
17 12 (1.23%) VB
17 12 (1.23%) VB.NET
18 8 (0.82%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 56 (5.74%) Degree
2 19 (1.95%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.51%) DV Cleared
4 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.51%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.31%) ISEB
7 2 (0.20%) MCP
7 2 (0.20%) MCSD
7 2 (0.20%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.10%) GISP
8 1 (0.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.10%) HND
8 1 (0.10%) MCAD
8 1 (0.10%) MCSE
8 1 (0.10%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.69%) QA
2 2 (0.20%) WAI
3 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.10%) GPG13
3 1 (0.10%) Section 508
3 1 (0.10%) HL7
3 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.31%) SRDF
2 3 (0.31%) NFS
2 3 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.20%) Varnish
4 1 (0.10%) KVM
4 1 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (1.33%) Puppet
2 11 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.61%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.31%) Oozie
6 2 (0.20%) CA SiteMinder
6 2 (0.20%) Control-M
6 2 (0.20%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.20%) OpenAM
6 2 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.10%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.10%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.10%) Ansible
7 1 (0.10%) SCOM
7 1 (0.10%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.10%) Nagios
7 1 (0.10%) WMI
Vendors
1 69 (7.07%) Oracle
2 55 (5.64%) Microsoft
3 42 (4.30%) Adobe
4 33 (3.38%) Sitecore
5 29 (2.97%) Zend
6 21 (2.15%) EPiServer
7 18 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.54%) Ektron
9 14 (1.43%) Twitter
10 13 (1.33%) Google
11 12 (1.23%) JBoss
12 9 (0.92%) ServiceNow
12 9 (0.92%) Sybase
12 9 (0.92%) RedDot
13 7 (0.72%) IBM
14 6 (0.61%) hybris
14 6 (0.61%) Facebook
14 6 (0.61%) Splunk
15 5 (0.51%) 29West
15 5 (0.51%) Remedy
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Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Montash
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Annapurna
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Nakama
Rate: From £280 to £340 per annum Flexible on experience
Posted: Yesterday
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Coal IT Services
Rate: From £420 to £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Apollo Solutions
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Austin Fraser
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Montash
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Aston Carter
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