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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 16 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 492 539 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.08% 9.27% 7.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.81% 21.80% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 413 460
Average daily rate
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£433 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £187.50 £45.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+316.66% +60.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.59 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.60% -5.55%
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
2484 2472 3228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.84% 42.50% 44.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2076 1896 2494
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £51.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.81 £16.00 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £116.09 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 742 (72.32%) HTML
2 566 (55.17%) CSS
3 473 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
4 396 (38.60%) HTML5
5 326 (31.77%) jQuery
6 325 (31.68%) AngularJS
7 324 (31.58%) TDD
8 309 (30.12%) Java
9 282 (27.49%) .NET
10 257 (25.05%) C#
11 224 (21.83%) MVC
12 215 (20.96%) CSS3
13 206 (20.08%) SQL
14 204 (19.88%) SQL Server
15 184 (17.93%) Finance
16 168 (16.37%) Scrum
17 160 (15.59%) BDD
18 155 (15.11%) Web Services
18 155 (15.11%) Banking
19 153 (14.91%) ASP.NET
20 143 (13.94%) XML
21 137 (13.35%) Continuous Integration
22 134 (13.06%) Web Development
23 124 (12.09%) PHP
24 121 (11.79%) OO
25 120 (11.70%) Ajax
25 120 (11.70%) Node.js
26 117 (11.40%) User Experience
27 114 (11.11%) Git (software)
28 106 (10.33%) Spring

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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
1 120 (11.70%) Node.js
2 63 (6.14%) CMS
3 33 (3.22%) Apache
4 30 (2.92%) SharePoint
5 29 (2.83%) Tomcat
6 25 (2.44%) IIS
7 23 (2.24%) Drupal
8 16 (1.56%) Umbraco
8 16 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 15 (1.46%) Confluence
9 15 (1.46%) WordPress
9 15 (1.46%) WebSphere
10 14 (1.36%) JBoss
11 12 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 11 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (0.88%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.88%) ColdFusion
14 6 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (0.49%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 34 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.73%) Photoshop
3 12 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.58%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.49%) Adobe After Effects
6 5 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.49%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.39%) MS Office
8 3 (0.29%) InDesign
8 3 (0.29%) Maya
9 1 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.097%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 36 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.97%) Magento
3 5 (0.49%) RMDS
4 3 (0.29%) GoldMine
4 3 (0.29%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.097%) Unica
5 1 (0.097%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.097%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.097%) Radian6
5 1 (0.097%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 52 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.17%) GitHub
4 8 (0.78%) SaaS
4 8 (0.78%) Heroku
5 7 (0.68%) Google Apps
5 7 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.58%) Office 365
7 5 (0.49%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.39%) Force.com
9 3 (0.29%) Taleo
9 3 (0.29%) PaaS
9 3 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.19%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.097%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.097%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 55 (5.36%) HTTP
2 24 (2.34%) Internet
3 9 (0.88%) LDAP
3 9 (0.88%) Firewall
4 7 (0.68%) SAN
4 7 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.58%) DNS
6 5 (0.49%) Intranet
7 4 (0.39%) LAN
7 4 (0.39%) WAN
7 4 (0.39%) iSCSI
7 4 (0.39%) NAS
7 4 (0.39%) AMQP
7 4 (0.39%) FCoE
7 4 (0.39%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (0.39%) Multicast
8 3 (0.29%) SSL
8 3 (0.29%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.29%) Converged Networks
9 2 (0.19%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (19.88%) SQL Server
2 83 (8.09%) MySQL
3 60 (5.85%) Relational Database
4 53 (5.17%) MongoDB
5 48 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
6 35 (3.41%) NoSQL
7 29 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 24 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (1.85%) DB2
11 18 (1.75%) Big Data
12 15 (1.46%) Hadoop
13 14 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (1.27%) RDBMS
15 12 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (0.97%) Oracle Database
17 9 (0.88%) Redis
18 8 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
18 8 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 114 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 67 (6.53%) Subversion
3 57 (5.56%) Jasmine
4 51 (4.97%) Jenkins
5 44 (4.29%) Grunt
6 41 (4.00%) JIRA
7 40 (3.90%) Maven
8 39 (3.80%) Selenium
9 38 (3.70%) Cucumber
10 35 (3.41%) Visual Studio
11 34 (3.31%) WebDriver
12 27 (2.63%) TeamCity
13 26 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (2.14%) JUnit
14 22 (2.14%) Karma Test Runner
15 21 (2.05%) NUnit
16 20 (1.95%) gulp
17 18 (1.75%) Bower
18 15 (1.46%) SpecFlow
19 13 (1.27%) Eclipse
General
1 184 (17.93%) Finance
2 155 (15.11%) Banking
3 58 (5.65%) Investment Banking
4 38 (3.70%) Front Office
5 30 (2.92%) Retail
6 27 (2.63%) Marketing
7 26 (2.53%) Legal
7 26 (2.53%) Publishing
8 23 (2.24%) Advertising
9 17 (1.66%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.56%) Games
11 12 (1.17%) Telecoms
12 9 (0.88%) Law
13 7 (0.68%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.49%) Back Office
14 5 (0.49%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.19%) Electronics
16 1 (0.097%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.097%) Automotive
16 1 (0.097%) Billing
Job Titles
1 775 (75.54%) Developer
2 134 (13.06%) Front-End Developer
3 115 (11.21%) Senior Developer
4 96 (9.36%) Java Developer
5 93 (9.06%) .NET Developer
6 84 (8.19%) C# Developer
7 73 (7.12%) JavaScript Developer
8 67 (6.53%) Web Developer
9 44 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
10 40 (3.90%) Architect
11 35 (3.41%) Analyst
12 34 (3.31%) Full Stack Developer
13 33 (3.22%) Senior C# Developer
14 28 (2.73%) PHP Developer
15 27 (2.63%) Designer
16 25 (2.44%) Senior .NET Developer
17 23 (2.24%) SharePoint Developer
18 22 (2.14%) CRM Developer
19 21 (2.05%) Senior Java Developer
20 20 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 742 (72.32%) HTML
2 566 (55.17%) CSS
3 396 (38.60%) HTML5
4 326 (31.77%) jQuery
5 325 (31.68%) AngularJS
6 282 (27.49%) .NET
7 215 (20.96%) CSS3
8 155 (15.11%) Web Services
9 153 (14.91%) ASP.NET
10 143 (13.94%) XML
11 120 (11.70%) Ajax
12 106 (10.33%) Spring
13 104 (10.14%) REST
14 97 (9.45%) ASP.NET MVC
15 96 (9.36%) Backbone.js
16 88 (8.58%) JSON
17 80 (7.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 72 (7.02%) SOAP
18 72 (7.02%) RESTful
19 71 (6.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 117 (11.40%) User Experience
2 68 (6.63%) Mobile App
3 54 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.05%) Visualisation
6 18 (1.75%) Derivative
7 15 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (1.36%) Equity Derivative
9 12 (1.17%) Data Structures
10 10 (0.97%) Algorithms
10 10 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
11 9 (0.88%) Animation
12 7 (0.68%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.58%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.49%) Equities
14 5 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
14 5 (0.49%) Video on Demand
14 5 (0.49%) Social Media
15 4 (0.39%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 106 (10.33%) Linux
2 59 (5.75%) UNIX
2 59 (5.75%) Windows
3 35 (3.41%) Android
4 34 (3.31%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (0.97%) AIX
7 7 (0.68%) Solaris
7 7 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.39%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (46.10%) Agile Software Development
2 324 (31.58%) TDD
3 224 (21.83%) MVC
4 168 (16.37%) Scrum
5 160 (15.59%) BDD
6 137 (13.35%) Continuous Integration
7 134 (13.06%) Web Development
8 121 (11.79%) OO
9 80 (7.80%) Responsive Web Design
10 78 (7.60%) E-Commerce
11 52 (5.07%) Unit Testing
12 49 (4.78%) SOA
13 47 (4.58%) Pair Programming
14 45 (4.39%) Software Engineering
15 44 (4.29%) CRM
16 42 (4.09%) Content Management
16 42 (4.09%) Kanban
17 40 (3.90%) Automated Testing
18 37 (3.61%) DevOps
19 36 (3.51%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 309 (30.12%) Java
2 257 (25.05%) C#
3 206 (20.08%) SQL
4 124 (12.09%) PHP
5 61 (5.95%) Ruby
6 54 (5.26%) Python
7 43 (4.19%) Scala
8 34 (3.31%) T-SQL
9 23 (2.24%) C++
9 23 (2.24%) Perl
10 22 (2.14%) PowerShell
10 22 (2.14%) Shell Script
11 20 (1.95%) Objective-C
12 16 (1.56%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.27%) Apple Swift
14 11 (1.07%) VB
14 11 (1.07%) C
15 10 (0.97%) Bash Shell
15 10 (0.97%) ActionScript
15 10 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (4.58%) Degree
2 23 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 9 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.78%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.39%) ISEB
7 3 (0.29%) MCSD
7 3 (0.29%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.19%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.19%) ITIL 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 (0.097%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.097%) CISSP
9 1 (0.097%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.58%) QA
2 5 (0.49%) SLA
3 1 (0.097%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (1.07%) Docker
2 8 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.68%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (0.68%) KVM
4 5 (0.49%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.39%) NFS
5 4 (0.39%) Xen
5 4 (0.39%) SRDF
6 3 (0.29%) vSphere
7 2 (0.19%) Varnish
8 1 (0.097%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.097%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 16 (1.56%) Puppet
2 8 (0.78%) Vagrant
3 6 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.29%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.19%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.19%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.097%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.097%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.097%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.097%) StatsD
6 1 (0.097%) Ansible
6 1 (0.097%) logstash
6 1 (0.097%) Mesos
6 1 (0.097%) MOM
6 1 (0.097%) OpenView
6 1 (0.097%) Nagios
6 1 (0.097%) SCCM
Vendors
1 100 (9.75%) Oracle
2 91 (8.87%) Microsoft
3 34 (3.31%) Adobe
4 27 (2.63%) Google
5 22 (2.14%) Zend
5 22 (2.14%) IBM
5 22 (2.14%) Sybase
6 18 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (1.46%) HP
7 15 (1.46%) Sitecore
8 10 (0.97%) Twitter
8 10 (0.97%) EMC
8 10 (0.97%) Red Hat
8 10 (0.97%) VMware
9 9 (0.88%) Cisco
9 9 (0.88%) ServiceNow
10 8 (0.78%) Coverity
10 8 (0.78%) TIBCO
11 7 (0.68%) Tableau
11 7 (0.68%) Atlassian
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TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Consult Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
First Point
Rate: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £635 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago