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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 15 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 533 530 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.10% 9.13% 7.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.34% 21.61% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 421 415
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £105.87 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.25% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.56 £45.00 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £171.17 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -4.41%
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
2620 2453 3110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.75% 42.26% 43.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2155 1904 2390
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 29
Average hourly rate £24.62 £38.49 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.05% -9.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.84 £14.88 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £143.25 £104.61 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 772 (71.48%) HTML
2 597 (55.28%) CSS
3 467 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
4 421 (38.98%) HTML5
5 355 (32.87%) jQuery
6 347 (32.13%) AngularJS
7 328 (30.37%) TDD
8 317 (29.35%) .NET
9 308 (28.52%) Java
10 293 (27.13%) C#
11 233 (21.57%) CSS3
12 231 (21.39%) MVC
13 228 (21.11%) SQL
14 220 (20.37%) SQL Server
15 190 (17.59%) Finance
16 174 (16.11%) ASP.NET
17 163 (15.09%) Web Services
18 160 (14.81%) BDD
19 156 (14.44%) Scrum
20 151 (13.98%) Banking
21 148 (13.70%) XML
22 147 (13.61%) Web Development
23 136 (12.59%) OO
24 135 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
25 130 (12.04%) User Experience
26 128 (11.85%) PHP
26 128 (11.85%) Ajax
27 125 (11.57%) Node.js
28 115 (10.65%) Git (software)
29 106 (9.81%) ASP.NET MVC

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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
1 125 (11.57%) Node.js
2 71 (6.57%) CMS
3 40 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 37 (3.43%) SharePoint
5 35 (3.24%) Apache
6 29 (2.69%) IIS
7 21 (1.94%) Drupal
8 20 (1.85%) Umbraco
8 20 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 19 (1.76%) WordPress
10 18 (1.67%) WebSphere
11 15 (1.39%) JBoss
11 15 (1.39%) Confluence
12 14 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 14 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 11 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (0.83%) ColdFusion
15 8 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
16 7 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 44 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.41%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.56%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.46%) Adobe After Effects
7 5 (0.46%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.37%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.28%) Maya
10 2 (0.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 42 (3.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.02%) Magento
3 7 (0.65%) RMDS
4 5 (0.46%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.28%) GoldMine
6 1 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.093%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.093%) Radian6
6 1 (0.093%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 51 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.02%) GitHub
4 8 (0.74%) SaaS
4 8 (0.74%) Heroku
4 8 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.65%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.65%) Google Apps
6 6 (0.56%) Office 365
7 5 (0.46%) Force.com
7 5 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.28%) Taleo
8 3 (0.28%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.093%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.093%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 44 (4.07%) HTTP
2 31 (2.87%) Internet
3 10 (0.93%) SAN
4 9 (0.83%) LDAP
4 9 (0.83%) Firewall
5 7 (0.65%) Intranet
5 7 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.56%) LAN
6 6 (0.56%) WAN
6 6 (0.56%) DNS
6 6 (0.56%) iSCSI
6 6 (0.56%) NAS
6 6 (0.56%) FCoE
6 6 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (0.56%) Multicast
7 4 (0.37%) AMQP
8 3 (0.28%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.28%) Converged Networks
9 2 (0.19%) Network Security
9 2 (0.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (20.37%) SQL Server
2 83 (7.69%) MySQL
3 64 (5.93%) Relational Database
4 57 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 49 (4.54%) MongoDB
6 36 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 36 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 34 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
9 19 (1.76%) Big Data
10 18 (1.67%) DB2
10 18 (1.67%) Hadoop
11 16 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (1.39%) RDBMS
13 14 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (0.93%) Oracle Database
15 9 (0.83%) Redis
15 9 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 115 (10.65%) Git (software)
2 73 (6.76%) Subversion
3 65 (6.02%) Jasmine
4 55 (5.09%) Grunt
5 50 (4.63%) Jenkins
6 43 (3.98%) Maven
7 40 (3.70%) Visual Studio
8 39 (3.61%) JIRA
9 37 (3.43%) Selenium
9 37 (3.43%) Cucumber
10 33 (3.06%) Bower
11 31 (2.87%) TeamCity
12 30 (2.78%) WebDriver
13 29 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
14 23 (2.13%) JUnit
14 23 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
14 23 (2.13%) gulp
15 21 (1.94%) NUnit
16 15 (1.39%) SpecFlow
17 12 (1.11%) Xcode
General
1 190 (17.59%) Finance
2 151 (13.98%) Banking
3 57 (5.28%) Investment Banking
4 40 (3.70%) Front Office
5 30 (2.78%) Marketing
6 27 (2.50%) Retail
7 22 (2.04%) Legal
8 20 (1.85%) Advertising
9 18 (1.67%) Publishing
9 18 (1.67%) Games
10 15 (1.39%) Financial Institution
11 13 (1.20%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.74%) Law
13 7 (0.65%) Back Office
13 7 (0.65%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.28%) Automotive
14 3 (0.28%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.19%) Electronics
16 1 (0.093%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 830 (76.85%) Developer
2 139 (12.87%) Front-End Developer
3 120 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 105 (9.72%) .NET Developer
5 98 (9.07%) Java Developer
6 88 (8.15%) Web Developer
7 85 (7.87%) C# Developer
8 82 (7.59%) JavaScript Developer
9 47 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
10 42 (3.89%) Architect
11 35 (3.24%) Analyst
11 35 (3.24%) Senior C# Developer
11 35 (3.24%) Full Stack Developer
12 30 (2.78%) CRM Developer
13 28 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 28 (2.59%) PHP Developer
14 27 (2.50%) Senior .NET Developer
14 27 (2.50%) Designer
15 23 (2.13%) SharePoint Developer
15 23 (2.13%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 772 (71.48%) HTML
2 597 (55.28%) CSS
3 421 (38.98%) HTML5
4 355 (32.87%) jQuery
5 347 (32.13%) AngularJS
6 317 (29.35%) .NET
7 233 (21.57%) CSS3
8 174 (16.11%) ASP.NET
9 163 (15.09%) Web Services
10 148 (13.70%) XML
11 128 (11.85%) Ajax
12 106 (9.81%) Backbone.js
12 106 (9.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 98 (9.07%) Spring
14 94 (8.70%) JSON
14 94 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 93 (8.61%) REST
16 91 (8.43%) RESTful
17 79 (7.31%) .NET Framework
18 76 (7.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 130 (12.04%) User Experience
2 75 (6.94%) Mobile App
3 52 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 20 (1.85%) Derivative
5 20 (1.85%) Visualisation
6 15 (1.39%) Algorithms
6 15 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
7 13 (1.20%) Data Structures
8 12 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (0.93%) Social Media
10 9 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (0.83%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.74%) W3C
11 8 (0.74%) Mobile Banking
12 7 (0.65%) Animation
13 5 (0.46%) E-Learning
13 5 (0.46%) Equities
13 5 (0.46%) Inversion of Control
13 5 (0.46%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 104 (9.63%) Linux
2 61 (5.65%) Windows
3 53 (4.91%) UNIX
4 39 (3.61%) Android
5 36 (3.33%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (0.83%) AIX
7 9 (0.83%) Solaris
8 8 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.37%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.28%) CentOS
10 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (30.37%) TDD
3 231 (21.39%) MVC
4 160 (14.81%) BDD
5 156 (14.44%) Scrum
6 147 (13.61%) Web Development
7 136 (12.59%) OO
8 135 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 83 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 81 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
11 55 (5.09%) CRM
12 49 (4.54%) Software Engineering
13 47 (4.35%) Unit Testing
14 46 (4.26%) Content Management
15 44 (4.07%) SOA
16 41 (3.80%) Pair Programming
17 37 (3.43%) Kanban
18 35 (3.24%) Project Management
19 33 (3.06%) DevOps
20 32 (2.96%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 308 (28.52%) Java
2 293 (27.13%) C#
3 228 (21.11%) SQL
4 128 (11.85%) PHP
5 61 (5.65%) Python
6 56 (5.19%) Ruby
7 41 (3.80%) Scala
8 35 (3.24%) T-SQL
9 26 (2.41%) C++
10 25 (2.31%) Perl
11 23 (2.13%) Objective-C
12 20 (1.85%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.30%) PowerShell
14 13 (1.20%) PL/SQL
14 13 (1.20%) C
15 12 (1.11%) VB
15 12 (1.11%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.11%) PHP5
16 10 (0.93%) ActionScript
16 10 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (4.26%) Degree
2 25 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 9 (0.83%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.37%) ISEB
7 3 (0.28%) MCSD
7 3 (0.28%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.19%) CCSA
8 2 (0.19%) MCSE
8 2 (0.19%) CCIE
8 2 (0.19%) CCNP
8 2 (0.19%) CCIP
8 2 (0.19%) CCDA
9 1 (0.093%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.093%) CISSP
9 1 (0.093%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.093%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.093%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.07%) QA
2 7 (0.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.093%) WCAG
3 1 (0.093%) WAI
3 1 (0.093%) HL7
3 1 (0.093%) DICOM
System Software
1 10 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (0.83%) Hyper-V
2 9 (0.83%) KVM
3 8 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (0.65%) Docker
5 6 (0.56%) Xen
5 6 (0.56%) SRDF
5 6 (0.56%) NFS
5 6 (0.56%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.28%) vSphere
6 3 (0.28%) Varnish
7 1 (0.093%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.093%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 16 (1.48%) Puppet
2 8 (0.74%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.19%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.19%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.19%) Ansible
5 1 (0.093%) logstash
5 1 (0.093%) Mesos
5 1 (0.093%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.093%) Nagios
5 1 (0.093%) MOM
5 1 (0.093%) OpenView
5 1 (0.093%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.093%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.093%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.093%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.093%) StatsD
Vendors
1 105 (9.72%) Microsoft
2 99 (9.17%) Oracle
3 34 (3.15%) Adobe
4 29 (2.69%) Google
5 25 (2.31%) IBM
6 19 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (1.76%) Zend
6 19 (1.76%) Sitecore
7 18 (1.67%) Sybase
8 13 (1.20%) HP
8 13 (1.20%) VMware
9 12 (1.11%) EMC
10 11 (1.02%) Cisco
10 11 (1.02%) TIBCO
10 11 (1.02%) Red Hat
10 11 (1.02%) Twitter
11 8 (0.74%) Coverity
12 7 (0.65%) Ektron
12 7 (0.65%) Tableau
12 7 (0.65%) Atlassian
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