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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 12 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 537 457 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.89% 7.26% 6.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.53% 17.10% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 343 299
Average daily rate
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£413 £388 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.54 £190.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
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
2282 2672 2625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.04% 42.45% 41.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1824 2052 2041
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.34 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% -39.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £18.10 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £92.00 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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.

1 737 (74.22%) HTML
2 575 (57.91%) CSS
3 394 (39.68%) HTML5
4 379 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
5 358 (36.05%) jQuery
6 303 (30.51%) AngularJS
7 277 (27.90%) TDD
8 274 (27.59%) C#
9 273 (27.49%) .NET
10 261 (26.28%) Java
11 234 (23.56%) SQL
12 232 (23.36%) CSS3
13 210 (21.15%) MVC
14 187 (18.83%) SQL Server
15 163 (16.41%) ASP.NET
16 151 (15.21%) OO
17 140 (14.10%) Banking
18 137 (13.80%) Web Services
19 135 (13.60%) XML
20 133 (13.39%) User Experience
20 133 (13.39%) Finance
21 131 (13.19%) PHP
22 127 (12.79%) Web Development
23 122 (12.29%) Ajax
24 121 (12.19%) Node.js
25 120 (12.08%) BDD
26 110 (11.08%) Backbone.js
27 108 (10.88%) Scrum
28 102 (10.27%) Git (software)
29 100 (10.07%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 121 (12.19%) Node.js
2 70 (7.05%) CMS
3 46 (4.63%) SharePoint
4 38 (3.83%) Tomcat
5 26 (2.62%) Apache
6 23 (2.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 21 (2.11%) IIS
8 20 (2.01%) Drupal
9 19 (1.91%) WordPress
10 13 (1.31%) JBoss
10 13 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
11 12 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (1.21%) Umbraco
12 9 (0.91%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.70%) ColdFusion
13 7 (0.70%) nginx
14 6 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 6 (0.60%) Confluence
14 6 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 42 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.62%) Photoshop
3 13 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.91%) MS Office
4 9 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.50%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.40%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.30%) Maya
8 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.10%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 36 (3.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.50%) Magento
3 4 (0.40%) RMDS
4 3 (0.30%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.10%) Tridion
5 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.10%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.10%) Radian6
5 1 (0.10%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.81%) Force.com
4 5 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.50%) SaaS
4 5 (0.50%) GitHub
5 4 (0.40%) Heroku
5 4 (0.40%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.30%) Office 365
6 3 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.20%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.63%) Internet
2 28 (2.82%) HTTP
3 8 (0.81%) Intranet
4 6 (0.60%) SAN
5 4 (0.40%) Firewall
6 3 (0.30%) LAN
6 3 (0.30%) WAN
6 3 (0.30%) LDAP
6 3 (0.30%) iSCSI
6 3 (0.30%) NAS
6 3 (0.30%) FCoE
6 3 (0.30%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (0.30%) Multicast
7 2 (0.20%) DMZ
7 2 (0.20%) DVB
7 2 (0.20%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.20%) FTP
7 2 (0.20%) DNS
8 1 (0.10%) SSL
8 1 (0.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (18.83%) SQL Server
2 82 (8.26%) MySQL
3 58 (5.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 48 (4.83%) Relational Database
5 37 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (2.92%) MongoDB
7 26 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
10 18 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 16 (1.61%) NoSQL
12 15 (1.51%) Oracle Database
13 14 (1.41%) Big Data
13 14 (1.41%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.11%) Hadoop
15 10 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.91%) MS Access
16 9 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
17 8 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 102 (10.27%) Git (software)
2 64 (6.45%) Grunt
3 52 (5.24%) Jasmine
4 48 (4.83%) Subversion
5 42 (4.23%) Jenkins
6 40 (4.03%) Maven
7 38 (3.83%) Visual Studio
8 36 (3.63%) Bower
9 35 (3.52%) Cucumber
10 31 (3.12%) Selenium
11 30 (3.02%) WebDriver
11 30 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 30 (3.02%) JIRA
12 24 (2.42%) TeamCity
13 19 (1.91%) NUnit
14 17 (1.71%) Karma Test Runner
15 14 (1.41%) Xcode
16 13 (1.31%) Ant
16 13 (1.31%) JUnit
16 13 (1.31%) Axure RP
General
1 140 (14.10%) Banking
2 133 (13.39%) Finance
3 58 (5.84%) Investment Banking
4 40 (4.03%) Front Office
5 29 (2.92%) Marketing
6 23 (2.32%) Advertising
7 22 (2.22%) Retail
8 20 (2.01%) Games
9 14 (1.41%) Publishing
9 14 (1.41%) Legal
10 11 (1.11%) Telecoms
11 10 (1.01%) Back Office
12 7 (0.70%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.70%) Law
13 5 (0.50%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.50%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.40%) Billing
15 3 (0.30%) Automotive
16 2 (0.20%) Hindi Language
16 2 (0.20%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 787 (79.25%) Developer
2 134 (13.49%) Front-End Developer
3 123 (12.39%) Senior Developer
4 111 (11.18%) Java Developer
5 103 (10.37%) Web Developer
6 89 (8.96%) JavaScript Developer
7 73 (7.35%) .NET Developer
8 66 (6.65%) C# Developer
9 43 (4.33%) Designer
10 37 (3.73%) Architect
11 36 (3.63%) PHP Developer
12 31 (3.12%) C# .NET Developer
13 29 (2.92%) UX Designer
14 27 (2.72%) Senior C# Developer
15 26 (2.62%) CRM Developer
15 26 (2.62%) Analyst
16 25 (2.52%) Senior Java Developer
16 25 (2.52%) Full Stack Developer
17 24 (2.42%) Node.js Developer
18 22 (2.22%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 737 (74.22%) HTML
2 575 (57.91%) CSS
3 394 (39.68%) HTML5
4 358 (36.05%) jQuery
5 303 (30.51%) AngularJS
6 273 (27.49%) .NET
7 232 (23.36%) CSS3
8 163 (16.41%) ASP.NET
9 137 (13.80%) Web Services
10 135 (13.60%) XML
11 122 (12.29%) Ajax
12 110 (11.08%) Backbone.js
13 99 (9.97%) JSON
14 96 (9.67%) RESTful
15 95 (9.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 91 (9.16%) REST
16 91 (9.16%) Spring
17 77 (7.75%) ASP.NET MVC
18 74 (7.45%) Sass
19 69 (6.95%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 133 (13.39%) User Experience
2 53 (5.34%) Mobile App
3 36 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 24 (2.42%) Open Source
5 24 (2.42%) Derivative
6 19 (1.91%) Equity Derivative
7 17 (1.71%) Visualisation
7 17 (1.71%) Social Media
8 14 (1.41%) W3C
9 11 (1.11%) Algorithms
9 11 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (0.91%) Client/Server
10 9 (0.91%) Digital Media
11 7 (0.70%) Streaming Video
11 7 (0.70%) Kindle
11 7 (0.70%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.60%) iPad
12 6 (0.60%) E-Learning
12 6 (0.60%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 63 (6.34%) Linux
2 46 (4.63%) Windows
3 38 (3.83%) Apple iOS
4 37 (3.73%) Android
5 35 (3.52%) UNIX
6 10 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.70%) CentOS
8 6 (0.60%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.50%) VMS
9 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.40%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.40%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.30%) Solaris
11 3 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.30%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.20%) OpenVMS
12 2 (0.20%) AIX
13 1 (0.10%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 379 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
2 277 (27.90%) TDD
3 210 (21.15%) MVC
4 151 (15.21%) OO
5 127 (12.79%) Web Development
6 120 (12.08%) BDD
7 108 (10.88%) Scrum
8 96 (9.67%) Responsive Web Design
9 92 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
10 64 (6.45%) E-Commerce
11 55 (5.54%) CRM
12 43 (4.33%) SOA
12 43 (4.33%) Unit Testing
13 40 (4.03%) Content Management
14 34 (3.42%) Workflow
15 32 (3.22%) Project Management
15 32 (3.22%) OOP
16 31 (3.12%) Software Engineering
17 29 (2.92%) Pair Programming
18 24 (2.42%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 274 (27.59%) C#
2 261 (26.28%) Java
3 234 (23.56%) SQL
4 131 (13.19%) PHP
5 47 (4.73%) Python
6 42 (4.23%) Ruby
7 36 (3.63%) T-SQL
8 34 (3.42%) Scala
9 22 (2.22%) C++
9 22 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 22 (2.22%) Objective-C
10 17 (1.71%) PHP5
11 16 (1.61%) VBA
12 15 (1.51%) PL/SQL
13 13 (1.31%) C
13 13 (1.31%) VB.NET
14 12 (1.21%) VB
14 12 (1.21%) Perl
15 11 (1.11%) Apex Code
16 8 (0.81%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (5.64%) Degree
2 14 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.60%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.30%) Siebel Certification
4 3 (0.30%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.10%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.10%) MCSD
5 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.10%) ISEB
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.10%) MBA
5 1 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.52%) QA
2 7 (0.70%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.20%) HL7
3 2 (0.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.10%) WCAG
4 1 (0.10%) WAI
4 1 (0.10%) DICOM
4 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (0.50%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (0.40%) Varnish
2 4 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.30%) NFS
3 3 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.30%) Xen
3 3 (0.30%) SRDF
3 3 (0.30%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.30%) KVM
4 1 (0.10%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (1.11%) Puppet
2 8 (0.81%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.30%) TeamSite
4 3 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.30%) Ansible
5 2 (0.20%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.10%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.10%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 100 (10.07%) Microsoft
2 76 (7.65%) Oracle
3 28 (2.82%) Adobe
4 22 (2.22%) Sitecore
4 22 (2.22%) Google
5 14 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (1.31%) Zend
7 11 (1.11%) IBM
8 10 (1.01%) EPiServer
8 10 (1.01%) Sybase
9 9 (0.91%) Twitter
10 8 (0.81%) TIBCO
10 8 (0.81%) HP
11 7 (0.70%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.60%) Perforce
12 6 (0.60%) VMware
12 6 (0.60%) Telerik
13 5 (0.50%) Siebel
13 5 (0.50%) DataSynapse
13 5 (0.50%) Ektron
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