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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 14 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 455 443 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.18% 7.41% 6.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.98% 17.08% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 313 318
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 £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £28.19 £87.50 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.78% +342.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.53 £18.75 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.84 £170.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-7.07% -1.51%
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
2277 2593 2404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.93% 43.36% 41.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1870 1974 1867
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 34
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £26.21 £17.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 (76.59%) HTML
2 612 (60.71%) CSS
3 394 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
4 389 (38.59%) HTML5
5 355 (35.22%) jQuery
6 257 (25.50%) C#
7 255 (25.30%) .NET
8 254 (25.20%) Java
9 253 (25.10%) AngularJS
10 242 (24.01%) TDD
11 223 (22.12%) CSS3
12 222 (22.02%) MVC
13 204 (20.24%) SQL
14 158 (15.67%) PHP
15 155 (15.38%) ASP.NET
16 150 (14.88%) OO
17 145 (14.38%) SQL Server
18 141 (13.99%) Finance
19 131 (13.00%) Web Services
19 131 (13.00%) XML
20 127 (12.60%) Scrum
21 123 (12.20%) User Experience
22 121 (12.00%) Banking
23 120 (11.90%) Ajax
24 111 (11.01%) Backbone.js
24 111 (11.01%) Node.js
25 110 (10.91%) Responsive Web Design
26 109 (10.81%) BDD
27 106 (10.52%) Web Development
28 105 (10.42%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 111 (11.01%) Node.js
2 69 (6.85%) CMS
3 53 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 31 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 28 (2.78%) Drupal
6 25 (2.48%) Apache
7 24 (2.38%) Tomcat
8 23 (2.28%) IIS
9 20 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
10 19 (1.88%) WordPress
11 18 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
12 15 (1.49%) Adobe CQ
13 14 (1.39%) JBoss
13 14 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
14 8 (0.79%) Umbraco
15 7 (0.69%) nginx
16 6 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
17 5 (0.50%) Confluence
17 5 (0.50%) DNN
18 4 (0.40%) Joomla!
Applications
1 40 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.88%) Photoshop
3 17 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (1.09%) MS Office
5 10 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.89%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.30%) InDesign
8 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.099%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.099%) MS Project
9 1 (0.099%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.099%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.099%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.099%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.099%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 29 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.39%) Magento
3 3 (0.30%) Tridion
3 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.30%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.30%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.20%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.099%) Cordys
5 1 (0.099%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.099%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.099%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.099%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.79%) Force.com
3 7 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.50%) GitHub
5 4 (0.40%) Office 365
5 4 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.20%) Basecamp
6 2 (0.20%) Heroku
7 1 (0.099%) SaaS
7 1 (0.099%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.099%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.099%) ElastiCache
7 1 (0.099%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.98%) Internet
2 23 (2.28%) HTTP
3 16 (1.59%) Intranet
4 5 (0.50%) SSL
5 3 (0.30%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.20%) DVB
6 2 (0.20%) SAN
6 2 (0.20%) LDAP
6 2 (0.20%) FTP
6 2 (0.20%) AMQP
7 1 (0.099%) NAS
7 1 (0.099%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.099%) FCoE
7 1 (0.099%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.099%) Multicast
7 1 (0.099%) ATM
7 1 (0.099%) LAN
7 1 (0.099%) WAN
7 1 (0.099%) VPN
7 1 (0.099%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 90 (8.93%) MySQL
3 52 (5.16%) Relational Database
4 36 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 30 (2.98%) MongoDB
7 23 (2.28%) RDBMS
8 22 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (1.69%) NoSQL
10 17 (1.69%) Hadoop
11 16 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (1.49%) DB2
13 14 (1.39%) Big Data
14 13 (1.29%) Oracle Database
14 13 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.89%) MS Access
17 7 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 6 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 105 (10.42%) Git (software)
2 55 (5.46%) Subversion
3 50 (4.96%) Jasmine
3 50 (4.96%) Grunt
4 43 (4.27%) Selenium
5 42 (4.17%) Maven
6 41 (4.07%) Visual Studio
7 36 (3.57%) Cucumber
8 34 (3.37%) JIRA
9 32 (3.17%) WebDriver
9 32 (3.17%) Jenkins
10 27 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (2.18%) Bower
12 21 (2.08%) TeamCity
13 19 (1.88%) Ant
13 19 (1.88%) JUnit
14 17 (1.69%) Axure RP
15 16 (1.59%) Karma Test Runner
16 14 (1.39%) NUnit
17 11 (1.09%) MSTest
General
1 141 (13.99%) Finance
2 121 (12.00%) Banking
3 63 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 31 (3.08%) Retail
4 31 (3.08%) Front Office
5 27 (2.68%) Games
5 27 (2.68%) Marketing
6 26 (2.58%) Advertising
7 16 (1.59%) Publishing
8 13 (1.29%) Legal
9 9 (0.89%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.79%) Back Office
11 6 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.50%) Law
13 4 (0.40%) Billing
14 3 (0.30%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.30%) Arabic Language
15 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.20%) Hindi Language
16 1 (0.099%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 812 (80.56%) Developer
2 168 (16.67%) Front-End Developer
3 144 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 109 (10.81%) Java Developer
5 93 (9.23%) Web Developer
6 71 (7.04%) .NET Developer
7 69 (6.85%) JavaScript Developer
8 56 (5.56%) C# Developer
9 49 (4.86%) PHP Developer
10 42 (4.17%) Designer
11 36 (3.57%) UI Developer
12 32 (3.17%) UI Programmer
13 28 (2.78%) SharePoint Developer
13 28 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
13 28 (2.78%) Architect
14 27 (2.68%) Senior Web Developer
14 27 (2.68%) UX Designer
15 25 (2.48%) C# .NET Developer
16 22 (2.18%) Analyst
17 19 (1.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 772 (76.59%) HTML
2 612 (60.71%) CSS
3 389 (38.59%) HTML5
4 355 (35.22%) jQuery
5 255 (25.30%) .NET
6 253 (25.10%) AngularJS
7 223 (22.12%) CSS3
8 155 (15.38%) ASP.NET
9 131 (13.00%) Web Services
9 131 (13.00%) XML
10 120 (11.90%) Ajax
11 111 (11.01%) Backbone.js
12 89 (8.83%) REST
13 86 (8.53%) JSON
14 78 (7.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 77 (7.64%) Spring
16 76 (7.54%) RESTful
17 67 (6.65%) ASP.NET MVC
18 62 (6.15%) Sass
18 62 (6.15%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 123 (12.20%) User Experience
2 43 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (3.47%) Mobile App
4 33 (3.27%) Computer Science
5 29 (2.88%) Visualisation
6 26 (2.58%) Open Source
7 15 (1.49%) Digital Media
7 15 (1.49%) Derivative
8 13 (1.29%) W3C
9 12 (1.19%) Mathematics
10 11 (1.09%) Social Media
10 11 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
11 10 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (0.99%) Kindle
12 9 (0.89%) Streaming Video
13 8 (0.79%) Graphic Design
13 8 (0.79%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (0.69%) Data Structures
15 6 (0.60%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 79 (7.84%) Linux
2 52 (5.16%) Windows
3 45 (4.46%) UNIX
4 38 (3.77%) Apple iOS
5 37 (3.67%) Android
6 9 (0.89%) Mac OS X
6 9 (0.89%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.69%) CentOS
8 6 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.50%) VMS
10 4 (0.40%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.40%) AIX
10 4 (0.40%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.20%) Debian
12 2 (0.20%) OpenVMS
12 2 (0.20%) CoreOS
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.099%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
2 242 (24.01%) TDD
3 222 (22.02%) MVC
4 150 (14.88%) OO
5 127 (12.60%) Scrum
6 110 (10.91%) Responsive Web Design
7 109 (10.81%) BDD
8 106 (10.52%) Web Development
9 103 (10.22%) E-Commerce
10 75 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
11 52 (5.16%) CRM
12 51 (5.06%) Unit Testing
13 49 (4.86%) Web Design
14 40 (3.97%) SOA
15 38 (3.77%) Workflow
16 35 (3.47%) Kanban
17 33 (3.27%) OOP
18 32 (3.17%) Software Engineering
19 27 (2.68%) Content Management
20 25 (2.48%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 257 (25.50%) C#
2 254 (25.20%) Java
3 204 (20.24%) SQL
4 158 (15.67%) PHP
5 50 (4.96%) Python
6 45 (4.46%) Ruby
7 39 (3.87%) Scala
8 28 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 24 (2.38%) Shell Script
10 20 (1.98%) VBA
11 18 (1.79%) Perl
12 15 (1.49%) PHP5
13 14 (1.39%) Objective-C
13 14 (1.39%) C++
13 14 (1.39%) PL/SQL
14 13 (1.29%) ActionScript
14 13 (1.29%) VBScript
15 12 (1.19%) C
15 12 (1.19%) VB.NET
16 10 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (7.14%) Degree
2 19 (1.88%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.79%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.60%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.30%) Siebel Certification
5 3 (0.30%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.20%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.099%) MBA
7 1 (0.099%) ISEB
7 1 (0.099%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.68%) QA
2 9 (0.89%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.20%) HL7
3 2 (0.20%) WCAG
3 2 (0.20%) GPG13
4 1 (0.099%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.099%) SLA
4 1 (0.099%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.20%) Docker
1 2 (0.20%) HDFS
1 2 (0.20%) Varnish
2 1 (0.099%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.099%) SRDF
2 1 (0.099%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.099%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.099%) KVM
2 1 (0.099%) NFS
2 1 (0.099%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.099%) Squid
2 1 (0.099%) Xen
2 1 (0.099%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (1.49%) Puppet
2 9 (0.89%) Vagrant
3 8 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.40%) Ansible
6 2 (0.20%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.20%) SCOM
7 1 (0.099%) CA LISA
7 1 (0.099%) Graphite
7 1 (0.099%) StatsD
Vendors
1 96 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 74 (7.34%) Oracle
3 32 (3.17%) Adobe
4 28 (2.78%) Google
5 27 (2.68%) Zend
6 24 (2.38%) Sitecore
7 14 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.09%) EPiServer
8 11 (1.09%) Twitter
9 10 (0.99%) HP
10 9 (0.89%) Sybase
11 8 (0.79%) Business Objects
11 8 (0.79%) IBM
11 8 (0.79%) ServiceNow
11 8 (0.79%) Tableau
12 7 (0.69%) Red Hat
12 7 (0.69%) Telerik
13 6 (0.60%) RedDot
14 5 (0.50%) SAP
15 4 (0.40%) TIBCO
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Venturi
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + depending on experience
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + depending on experience
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Yoh
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Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
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TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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TEKsystems
Rate: £451 - £500 per day
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Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Engage PSG
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £193 - £194 per annum
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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