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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 10 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 348 537 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.97% 9.77% 7.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.38% 23.22% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 422 350
Average daily rate £438 £413 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £291 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £19.72 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -89.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
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
1628 2313 2638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.62% 42.07% 42.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1858 2044
Average daily rate £490 £460 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £315 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £30.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £54.00 £92.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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.

1 458 (72.13%) HTML
2 415 (65.35%) CSS
3 271 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
4 257 (40.47%) HTML5
5 250 (39.37%) AngularJS
6 204 (32.13%) Java
7 197 (31.02%) TDD
8 184 (28.98%) CSS3
9 171 (26.93%) jQuery
10 158 (24.88%) Front End Development
11 157 (24.72%) Finance
12 145 (22.83%) .NET
13 132 (20.79%) C#
14 126 (19.84%) Web Development
14 126 (19.84%) Node.js
15 115 (18.11%) MVC
16 114 (17.95%) BDD
17 106 (16.69%) SQL
18 104 (16.38%) Scrum
19 93 (14.65%) OO
19 93 (14.65%) Git (software)
20 88 (13.86%) React
21 87 (13.70%) Sass
22 85 (13.39%) ASP.NET
23 75 (11.81%) Spring
24 72 (11.34%) Banking
25 71 (11.18%) XML
25 71 (11.18%) Backbone.js
26 70 (11.02%) REST
26 70 (11.02%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 126 (19.84%) Node.js
2 58 (9.13%) CMS
3 19 (2.99%) Umbraco
4 18 (2.83%) Tomcat
5 15 (2.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 15 (2.36%) Drupal
6 14 (2.20%) Apache Spark
7 13 (2.05%) IIS
7 13 (2.05%) WordPress
8 12 (1.89%) nginx
9 10 (1.57%) Jetty
10 9 (1.42%) SharePoint
11 8 (1.26%) Apache
12 7 (1.10%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.79%) Mule
13 5 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.63%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (2.52%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.42%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.26%) MS Office
4 7 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.16%) GIMP
7 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.79%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.63%) Unica
4 3 (0.47%) Magento
4 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.16%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (1.89%) GitHub
4 11 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.63%) IaaS
7 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.31%) Force.com
8 2 (0.31%) Office 365
8 2 (0.31%) PaaS
8 2 (0.31%) SaaS
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.16%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.15%) Network Security
2 16 (2.52%) HTTP
3 6 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.63%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.63%) LDAP
5 3 (0.47%) Internet
5 3 (0.47%) Intranet
6 2 (0.31%) Firewall
7 1 (0.16%) AMQP
7 1 (0.16%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.16%) DHCP
7 1 (0.16%) DNS
7 1 (0.16%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 53 (8.35%) NoSQL
3 51 (8.03%) MySQL
4 50 (7.87%) MongoDB
5 24 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (3.62%) Relational Database
7 21 (3.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (2.20%) Big Data
9 13 (2.05%) Neo4j
10 12 (1.89%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.42%) Apache Hive
12 9 (1.42%) Impala
13 8 (1.26%) Redis
14 6 (0.94%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (0.79%) DB2
15 5 (0.79%) HBase
16 4 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
17 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 93 (14.65%) Git (software)
2 41 (6.46%) Jasmine
3 40 (6.30%) gulp
4 37 (5.83%) Selenium
5 31 (4.88%) Jenkins
6 30 (4.72%) Grunt
7 28 (4.41%) JIRA
8 26 (4.09%) Cucumber
9 24 (3.78%) JUnit
10 22 (3.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (3.15%) Maven
12 18 (2.83%) Karma Test Runner
12 18 (2.83%) SpecFlow
13 17 (2.68%) Subversion
14 16 (2.52%) TeamCity
14 16 (2.52%) WebDriver
15 15 (2.36%) Mocha
16 14 (2.20%) Visual Studio
17 12 (1.89%) NSubstitute
17 12 (1.89%) NUnit
General
1 157 (24.72%) Finance
2 72 (11.34%) Banking
3 23 (3.62%) Marketing
4 22 (3.46%) Investment Banking
5 17 (2.68%) Front Office
5 17 (2.68%) Publishing
6 15 (2.36%) Games
7 10 (1.57%) Legal
8 9 (1.42%) Retail
9 8 (1.26%) Advertising
10 6 (0.94%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.94%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.79%) Electronics
12 4 (0.63%) Arabic Language
12 4 (0.63%) Law
13 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.16%) Back Office
14 1 (0.16%) Interactive Media
14 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 528 (83.15%) Developer
2 149 (23.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 143 (22.52%) JavaScript Developer
4 112 (17.64%) Senior Developer
5 85 (13.39%) Java Developer
6 57 (8.98%) Full Stack Developer
7 51 (8.03%) .NET Developer
8 47 (7.40%) C# Developer
9 38 (5.98%) Angular Developer
10 37 (5.83%) Web Developer
11 35 (5.51%) HTML Developer
12 32 (5.04%) Senior Java Developer
13 30 (4.72%) C# .NET Developer
14 26 (4.09%) Agile Developer
15 25 (3.94%) ASP.NET Developer
16 24 (3.78%) HTML CSS Developer
17 23 (3.62%) Senior Front-End Developer
18 22 (3.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 21 (3.31%) Designer
19 21 (3.31%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 458 (72.13%) HTML
2 415 (65.35%) CSS
3 257 (40.47%) HTML5
4 250 (39.37%) AngularJS
5 184 (28.98%) CSS3
6 171 (26.93%) jQuery
7 145 (22.83%) .NET
8 88 (13.86%) React
9 87 (13.70%) Sass
10 85 (13.39%) ASP.NET
11 75 (11.81%) Spring
12 71 (11.18%) Backbone.js
12 71 (11.18%) XML
13 70 (11.02%) REST
14 64 (10.08%) RESTful
15 56 (8.82%) Web Services
16 55 (8.66%) JSON
17 51 (8.03%) Ajax
18 48 (7.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 39 (6.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.24%) User Experience
2 24 (3.78%) Computer Science
3 22 (3.46%) Digital Media
4 20 (3.15%) Mobile App
5 19 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (2.20%) Equities
8 11 (1.73%) Fintech
9 10 (1.57%) Derivative
10 7 (1.10%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.10%) Hedge funds
10 7 (1.10%) NHS
10 7 (1.10%) Visualisation
11 6 (0.94%) Management Information System
11 6 (0.94%) W3C
12 5 (0.79%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.63%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (0.63%) New Media
13 4 (0.63%) Social Media
14 3 (0.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 45 (7.09%) Linux
2 30 (4.72%) Windows
3 22 (3.46%) Unix
4 15 (2.36%) Android
4 15 (2.36%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.10%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.63%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.47%) CentOS
8 3 (0.47%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.31%) AIX
9 2 (0.31%) VMS
9 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (31.02%) TDD
3 158 (24.88%) Front End Development
4 126 (19.84%) Web Development
5 115 (18.11%) MVC
6 114 (17.95%) BDD
7 104 (16.38%) Scrum
8 93 (14.65%) OO
9 57 (8.98%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (7.72%) E-Commerce
11 47 (7.40%) Pair Programming
12 45 (7.09%) Responsive Web Design
13 42 (6.61%) Kanban
14 39 (6.14%) CRM
15 36 (5.67%) Automated Testing
16 32 (5.04%) Content Management
17 30 (4.72%) OOP
18 29 (4.57%) Mentoring
19 25 (3.94%) Software Engineering
20 20 (3.15%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 204 (32.13%) Java
2 132 (20.79%) C#
3 106 (16.69%) SQL
4 70 (11.02%) PHP
5 45 (7.09%) Python
6 32 (5.04%) Ruby
7 28 (4.41%) Scala
8 25 (3.94%) T-SQL
9 16 (2.52%) PL/SQL
10 13 (2.05%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.89%) C++
11 12 (1.89%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.57%) TypeScript
13 9 (1.42%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.26%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.26%) Go
14 8 (1.26%) Perl
15 7 (1.10%) C
15 7 (1.10%) ES6
15 7 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (5.51%) Degree
2 12 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.63%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.31%) BC Cleared
5 2 (0.31%) ISEB
5 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.31%) PhD
5 2 (0.31%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.31%) PMP
5 2 (0.31%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) CISM
6 1 (0.16%) CISSP
6 1 (0.16%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.46%) QA
2 4 (0.63%) WCAG
3 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) MiFID
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (2.05%) Docker
2 4 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.31%) vSphere
4 1 (0.16%) KVM
4 1 (0.16%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 10 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (1.57%) Puppet
2 5 (0.79%) Nagios
3 4 (0.63%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.47%) Ansible
5 2 (0.31%) SCCM
6 1 (0.16%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.16%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.16%) Salt
6 1 (0.16%) vRealize
6 1 (0.16%) yum
Vendors
1 40 (6.30%) Oracle
2 26 (4.09%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.15%) Adobe
4 10 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.42%) ServiceNow
6 7 (1.10%) Google
6 7 (1.10%) SAP
7 5 (0.79%) RedDot
7 5 (0.79%) Zend
8 4 (0.63%) hybris
9 3 (0.47%) Caplin
9 3 (0.47%) Cisco
9 3 (0.47%) HP
9 3 (0.47%) IBM
9 3 (0.47%) iManage
9 3 (0.47%) New Relic
9 3 (0.47%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.47%) Sybase
9 3 (0.47%) Twitter
10 2 (0.31%) EPiServer
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