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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 14 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 522 496 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.85% 6.98% 6.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.93% 15.89% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 407 367
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 £300 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +14.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +14.75%
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2494 3121 3025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.29% 43.93% 38.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1936 2403 2346
Average daily rate £451 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £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 14 32 23
Average hourly rate £29.74 £41.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% +10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £22.50 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.64 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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.

1 712 (73.40%) HTML
2 618 (63.71%) CSS
3 404 (41.65%) jQuery
4 385 (39.69%) HTML5
5 296 (30.52%) Java
6 272 (28.04%) .NET
7 270 (27.84%) CSS3
8 239 (24.64%) C#
9 227 (23.40%) TDD
10 199 (20.52%) MVC
11 194 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 191 (19.69%) ASP.NET
12 191 (19.69%) AngularJS
13 180 (18.56%) SQL
14 160 (16.49%) SQL Server
14 160 (16.49%) XML
15 157 (16.19%) OO
15 157 (16.19%) Ajax
16 152 (15.67%) Finance
17 151 (15.57%) Web Services
18 140 (14.43%) Scrum
19 128 (13.20%) PHP
20 121 (12.47%) BDD
21 120 (12.37%) E-Commerce
22 107 (11.03%) Banking
23 106 (10.93%) Backbone.js
24 105 (10.82%) Git (software)
25 104 (10.72%) Web Development
26 100 (10.31%) Responsive Web Design
27 98 (10.10%) Node.js

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (10.10%) Node.js
2 75 (7.73%) CMS
3 65 (6.70%) SharePoint
4 40 (4.12%) IIS
5 33 (3.40%) Apache
6 30 (3.09%) Umbraco
7 29 (2.99%) Sitecore CMS
8 24 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 22 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 22 (2.27%) Drupal
10 19 (1.96%) Tomcat
11 16 (1.65%) WebSphere
12 15 (1.55%) WordPress
13 14 (1.44%) WebLogic
14 11 (1.13%) Adobe CQ
15 8 (0.82%) Liferay
16 7 (0.72%) Kentico
16 7 (0.72%) nginx
17 6 (0.62%) Apache Pig
17 6 (0.62%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 32 (3.30%) Photoshop
2 21 (2.16%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (1.03%) MS Office
5 3 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.10%) GIMP
6 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (1.65%) Magento
2 15 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.41%) SiteCatalyst
4 3 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.21%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.21%) RMDS
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.10%) AWD
6 1 (0.10%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (0.93%) SaaS
3 7 (0.72%) Force.com
4 5 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.52%) GitHub
5 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.31%) Heroku
5 3 (0.31%) Office 365
6 2 (0.21%) PaaS
6 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 43 (4.43%) HTTP
2 26 (2.68%) Internet
3 10 (1.03%) Intranet
4 8 (0.82%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.62%) SSL
5 6 (0.62%) Firewall
6 5 (0.52%) LDAP
7 4 (0.41%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.41%) FTP
8 3 (0.31%) SAN
8 3 (0.31%) DNS
8 3 (0.31%) LAN
8 3 (0.31%) VoIP
8 3 (0.31%) WAN
8 3 (0.31%) SSH
8 3 (0.31%) AMQP
9 2 (0.21%) FCoE
9 2 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.21%) Multicast
9 2 (0.21%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 160 (16.49%) SQL Server
2 83 (8.56%) MySQL
3 53 (5.46%) Relational Database
4 46 (4.74%) MongoDB
5 39 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 35 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 26 (2.68%) NoSQL
9 17 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.24%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (1.03%) Hadoop
12 9 (0.93%) CouchDB
12 9 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.82%) RavenDB
13 8 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (0.82%) Big Data
13 8 (0.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 105 (10.82%) Git (software)
2 86 (8.87%) Subversion
3 61 (6.29%) Visual Studio
4 47 (4.85%) Maven
5 42 (4.33%) Jasmine
6 34 (3.51%) Cucumber
7 33 (3.40%) WebDriver
8 32 (3.30%) NUnit
9 31 (3.20%) TeamCity
10 30 (3.09%) Selenium
11 28 (2.89%) JUnit
12 27 (2.78%) Jenkins
12 27 (2.78%) Grunt
13 20 (2.06%) JIRA
14 18 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (1.75%) Eclipse
16 15 (1.55%) Mercurial
17 13 (1.34%) Xcode
18 12 (1.24%) PhoneGap
19 11 (1.13%) Mockito
General
1 152 (15.67%) Finance
2 107 (11.03%) Banking
3 43 (4.43%) Investment Banking
4 36 (3.71%) Marketing
5 27 (2.78%) Retail
6 23 (2.37%) Games
7 19 (1.96%) Front Office
8 17 (1.75%) Legal
9 16 (1.65%) Advertising
10 15 (1.55%) Back Office
11 12 (1.24%) Financial Institution
11 12 (1.24%) Publishing
12 5 (0.52%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.41%) Law
14 2 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.21%) German Language
14 2 (0.21%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.10%) Automotive
15 1 (0.10%) Local Government
15 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 796 (82.06%) Developer
2 161 (16.60%) Front-End Developer
3 117 (12.06%) Java Developer
4 109 (11.24%) Web Developer
5 86 (8.87%) .NET Developer
6 74 (7.63%) Senior Developer
6 74 (7.63%) JavaScript Developer
7 49 (5.05%) C# Developer
8 47 (4.85%) PHP Developer
9 32 (3.30%) SharePoint Developer
10 27 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
10 27 (2.78%) UI Developer
10 27 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
11 24 (2.47%) Consultant
12 21 (2.16%) Designer
12 21 (2.16%) UI Programmer
13 20 (2.06%) Analyst
14 18 (1.86%) Lead Developer
15 15 (1.55%) Software Engineer
15 15 (1.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 712 (73.40%) HTML
2 618 (63.71%) CSS
3 404 (41.65%) jQuery
4 385 (39.69%) HTML5
5 272 (28.04%) .NET
6 270 (27.84%) CSS3
7 191 (19.69%) ASP.NET
7 191 (19.69%) AngularJS
8 160 (16.49%) XML
9 157 (16.19%) Ajax
10 151 (15.57%) Web Services
11 106 (10.93%) Backbone.js
12 93 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 92 (9.48%) JSON
14 81 (8.35%) Spring
15 79 (8.14%) RESTful
16 77 (7.94%) .NET Framework
17 66 (6.80%) KnockoutJS
18 64 (6.60%) REST
18 64 (6.60%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 47 (4.85%) Mobile App
2 39 (4.02%) Computer Science
3 37 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 35 (3.61%) Open Source
5 14 (1.44%) Visualisation
6 13 (1.34%) W3C
7 9 (0.93%) Fixed Income
7 9 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (0.82%) Digital Media
8 8 (0.82%) iPhone
8 8 (0.82%) RIA
8 8 (0.82%) Online Banking
9 6 (0.62%) N-Tier
9 6 (0.62%) Social Media
9 6 (0.62%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (0.52%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (0.52%) Wiki
10 5 (0.52%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.52%) GIS
10 5 (0.52%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 98 (10.10%) Linux
2 69 (7.11%) UNIX
3 62 (6.39%) Windows
4 40 (4.12%) Android
4 40 (4.12%) Apple iOS
5 20 (2.06%) Mac OS X
6 10 (1.03%) Solaris
7 4 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.41%) AIX
7 4 (0.41%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.31%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
8 3 (0.31%) VMS
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.21%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (23.40%) TDD
2 199 (20.52%) MVC
3 194 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 157 (16.19%) OO
5 140 (14.43%) Scrum
6 121 (12.47%) BDD
7 120 (12.37%) E-Commerce
8 104 (10.72%) Web Development
9 100 (10.31%) Responsive Web Design
10 89 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
11 45 (4.64%) Web Design
12 42 (4.33%) Unit Testing
13 38 (3.92%) Content Management
14 30 (3.09%) Workflow
15 29 (2.99%) Software Engineering
15 29 (2.99%) CRM
16 27 (2.78%) OOP
17 26 (2.68%) Extreme Programming
18 25 (2.58%) Configuration Management
18 25 (2.58%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 296 (30.52%) Java
2 239 (24.64%) C#
3 180 (18.56%) SQL
4 128 (13.20%) PHP
5 55 (5.67%) Python
6 53 (5.46%) T-SQL
7 51 (5.26%) Ruby
8 34 (3.51%) C++
9 32 (3.30%) Objective-C
10 27 (2.78%) Scala
11 24 (2.47%) PHP5
12 20 (2.06%) Shell Script
13 19 (1.96%) C
14 16 (1.65%) PL/SQL
15 15 (1.55%) Groovy
16 13 (1.34%) Perl
17 12 (1.24%) VB
17 12 (1.24%) VB.NET
17 12 (1.24%) PowerShell
18 8 (0.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 55 (5.67%) Degree
2 18 (1.86%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.24%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.52%) ISTQB
4 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.52%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.31%) ISEB
7 2 (0.21%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.21%) MCP
7 2 (0.21%) MCSD
7 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.10%) HND
8 1 (0.10%) MCSE
8 1 (0.10%) MCAD
8 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.10%) GISP
8 1 (0.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.10%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.81%) QA
2 2 (0.21%) WAI
3 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.10%) WCAG
3 1 (0.10%) HL7
3 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.10%) Section 508
System Software
1 10 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.21%) SRDF
2 2 (0.21%) NFS
3 1 (0.10%) Varnish
3 1 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 13 (1.34%) Puppet
2 11 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.62%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.31%) Oozie
6 2 (0.21%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.21%) Control-M
6 2 (0.21%) CA SiteMinder
6 2 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.21%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.10%) Ansible
7 1 (0.10%) OpenIDM
7 1 (0.10%) WMI
7 1 (0.10%) Nagios
7 1 (0.10%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 67 (6.91%) Oracle
2 55 (5.67%) Microsoft
3 41 (4.23%) Adobe
4 33 (3.40%) Sitecore
5 28 (2.89%) Zend
6 21 (2.16%) EPiServer
7 17 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (1.55%) Ektron
9 14 (1.44%) Twitter
10 13 (1.34%) Google
10 13 (1.34%) JBoss
11 9 (0.93%) RedDot
11 9 (0.93%) ServiceNow
12 8 (0.82%) Sybase
13 6 (0.62%) IBM
13 6 (0.62%) Facebook
13 6 (0.62%) hybris
13 6 (0.62%) Splunk
14 4 (0.41%) Open Text
14 4 (0.41%) 29West
City, London
Roc Search
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago