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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 13 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 524 542 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.94% 7.54% 5.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.10% 17.08% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 438 364
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.68% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £16.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +169.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.03 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.26% +20.00%
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 3173 3063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.37% 44.12% 38.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1937 2460 2353
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 14
Average hourly rate £44.75 £38.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.76% +4.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.13 £17.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £54.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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.

1 767 (74.18%) HTML
2 644 (62.28%) CSS
3 398 (38.49%) Agile Software Development
4 397 (38.39%) HTML5
5 387 (37.43%) jQuery
6 301 (29.11%) Java
7 293 (28.34%) .NET
8 271 (26.21%) C#
9 248 (23.98%) CSS3
10 239 (23.11%) TDD
11 226 (21.86%) AngularJS
12 218 (21.08%) MVC
13 203 (19.63%) ASP.NET
14 181 (17.50%) SQL
15 167 (16.15%) XML
16 164 (15.86%) SQL Server
17 155 (14.99%) Finance
18 154 (14.89%) OO
19 152 (14.70%) Web Services
20 146 (14.12%) Ajax
21 141 (13.64%) Scrum
21 141 (13.64%) PHP
21 141 (13.64%) E-Commerce
22 130 (12.57%) BDD
23 115 (11.12%) Banking
24 113 (10.93%) Web Development
25 109 (10.54%) Backbone.js
26 108 (10.44%) User Experience
27 106 (10.25%) Linux
28 105 (10.15%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 100 (9.67%) Node.js
2 80 (7.74%) CMS
3 68 (6.58%) SharePoint
4 40 (3.87%) IIS
5 36 (3.48%) Apache
6 35 (3.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 31 (3.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 29 (2.80%) Umbraco
9 28 (2.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 24 (2.32%) Drupal
11 22 (2.13%) Tomcat
12 15 (1.45%) WebSphere
13 13 (1.26%) Adobe CQ
14 12 (1.16%) WordPress
15 11 (1.06%) WebLogic
16 10 (0.97%) nginx
16 10 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
17 7 (0.68%) Liferay
18 6 (0.58%) Joomla!
18 6 (0.58%) DNN
Applications
1 40 (3.87%) Photoshop
2 33 (3.19%) MS Excel
3 19 (1.84%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.58%) MS Office
5 4 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (0.39%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.29%) InDesign
7 1 (0.097%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.097%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.097%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.097%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.097%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.097%) MS Project
7 1 (0.097%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 18 (1.74%) Magento
2 17 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.39%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.19%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.19%) RMDS
4 2 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.097%) AWD
5 1 (0.097%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.097%) Cordys
5 1 (0.097%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.097%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.097%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.06%) GitHub
3 10 (0.97%) Force.com
4 6 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.58%) SaaS
4 6 (0.58%) Office 365
5 4 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.29%) Heroku
7 2 (0.19%) PaaS
8 1 (0.097%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.097%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.097%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.87%) HTTP
2 33 (3.19%) Internet
3 14 (1.35%) Intranet
4 10 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.77%) SSL
6 7 (0.68%) LDAP
7 5 (0.48%) Firewall
7 5 (0.48%) AMQP
8 4 (0.39%) SSH
8 4 (0.39%) SAN
9 3 (0.29%) VoIP
9 3 (0.29%) FTP
10 2 (0.19%) LAN
10 2 (0.19%) WAN
10 2 (0.19%) SMTP
10 2 (0.19%) Extranet
10 2 (0.19%) X.509
10 2 (0.19%) VPN
10 2 (0.19%) DNS
10 2 (0.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (15.86%) SQL Server
2 93 (8.99%) MySQL
3 57 (5.51%) Relational Database
4 46 (4.45%) MongoDB
5 37 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (2.90%) NoSQL
7 30 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 19 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 18 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (1.45%) RDBMS
11 14 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (1.26%) Big Data
13 12 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (1.06%) Hadoop
14 11 (1.06%) Oracle Database
15 10 (0.97%) CouchDB
15 10 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (0.77%) RavenDB
17 6 (0.58%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 105 (10.15%) Git (software)
2 86 (8.32%) Subversion
3 61 (5.90%) Visual Studio
4 48 (4.64%) Jasmine
5 38 (3.68%) Maven
6 36 (3.48%) Grunt
7 31 (3.00%) Cucumber
8 30 (2.90%) WebDriver
9 28 (2.71%) TeamCity
10 26 (2.51%) NUnit
10 26 (2.51%) Jenkins
11 25 (2.42%) Selenium
12 24 (2.32%) JIRA
13 22 (2.13%) JUnit
14 18 (1.74%) Eclipse
14 18 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (1.64%) Bower
16 15 (1.45%) Mercurial
17 13 (1.26%) Mocha
18 12 (1.16%) Xcode
General
1 155 (14.99%) Finance
2 115 (11.12%) Banking
3 54 (5.22%) Investment Banking
4 38 (3.68%) Marketing
5 35 (3.38%) Retail
6 23 (2.22%) Front Office
7 20 (1.93%) Games
8 17 (1.64%) Advertising
9 13 (1.26%) Legal
10 12 (1.16%) Publishing
10 12 (1.16%) Back Office
11 8 (0.77%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.58%) Law
13 3 (0.29%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.097%) Billing
14 1 (0.097%) Local Government
14 1 (0.097%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.097%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 856 (82.79%) Developer
2 185 (17.89%) Front-End Developer
3 117 (11.32%) Java Developer
4 103 (9.96%) Web Developer
5 97 (9.38%) Senior Developer
6 93 (8.99%) .NET Developer
7 59 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 54 (5.22%) C# Developer
9 43 (4.16%) UI Developer
10 42 (4.06%) PHP Developer
11 40 (3.87%) SharePoint Developer
12 35 (3.38%) UI Programmer
13 30 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
13 30 (2.90%) ASP.NET Developer
14 27 (2.61%) Designer
15 21 (2.03%) Architect
16 20 (1.93%) Consultant
17 19 (1.84%) Analyst
18 18 (1.74%) Front-End Web Developer
19 15 (1.45%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 767 (74.18%) HTML
2 644 (62.28%) CSS
3 397 (38.39%) HTML5
4 387 (37.43%) jQuery
5 293 (28.34%) .NET
6 248 (23.98%) CSS3
7 226 (21.86%) AngularJS
8 203 (19.63%) ASP.NET
9 167 (16.15%) XML
10 152 (14.70%) Web Services
11 146 (14.12%) Ajax
12 109 (10.54%) Backbone.js
13 91 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 88 (8.51%) RESTful
15 85 (8.22%) JSON
16 84 (8.12%) .NET Framework
17 78 (7.54%) REST
18 77 (7.45%) Spring
19 76 (7.35%) KnockoutJS
20 59 (5.71%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 108 (10.44%) User Experience
2 51 (4.93%) Mobile App
3 40 (3.87%) Computer Science
4 34 (3.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 34 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (3.09%) Open Source
6 17 (1.64%) Visualisation
7 12 (1.16%) W3C
8 9 (0.87%) RIA
8 9 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (0.77%) Digital Media
9 8 (0.77%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.68%) iPhone
11 6 (0.58%) Social Network
11 6 (0.58%) Social Media
11 6 (0.58%) N-Tier
11 6 (0.58%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.58%) Online Banking
11 6 (0.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (0.58%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 106 (10.25%) Linux
2 75 (7.25%) UNIX
3 67 (6.48%) Windows
4 51 (4.93%) Android
5 46 (4.45%) Apple iOS
6 24 (2.32%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.77%) Solaris
8 5 (0.48%) AIX
8 5 (0.48%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.29%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.29%) VMS
10 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.29%) Windows Phone 7
10 3 (0.29%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.19%) CentOS
12 1 (0.097%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.097%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (38.49%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (23.11%) TDD
3 218 (21.08%) MVC
4 154 (14.89%) OO
5 141 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 141 (13.64%) Scrum
6 130 (12.57%) BDD
7 113 (10.93%) Web Development
8 102 (9.86%) Responsive Web Design
9 77 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
10 62 (6.00%) Web Design
11 48 (4.64%) Unit Testing
12 41 (3.97%) Content Management
13 36 (3.48%) CRM
14 35 (3.38%) Workflow
15 31 (3.00%) SOA
16 30 (2.90%) Software Engineering
17 26 (2.51%) OOP
17 26 (2.51%) Kanban
18 25 (2.42%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 301 (29.11%) Java
2 271 (26.21%) C#
3 181 (17.50%) SQL
4 141 (13.64%) PHP
5 57 (5.51%) Python
6 49 (4.74%) Ruby
7 46 (4.45%) T-SQL
8 36 (3.48%) C++
8 36 (3.48%) Scala
9 25 (2.42%) Objective-C
9 25 (2.42%) Shell Script
10 23 (2.22%) PHP5
11 22 (2.13%) C
12 18 (1.74%) Perl
13 16 (1.55%) PowerShell
14 14 (1.35%) PL/SQL
15 12 (1.16%) Groovy
16 11 (1.06%) VB
16 11 (1.06%) VB.NET
16 11 (1.06%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 66 (6.38%) Degree
2 25 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.68%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.48%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.19%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.19%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.19%) MCSD
8 1 (0.097%) ISEB
8 1 (0.097%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.097%) GISP
8 1 (0.097%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.097%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.38%) QA
2 2 (0.19%) HL7
2 2 (0.19%) GPG13
3 1 (0.097%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.097%) SLA
3 1 (0.097%) WCAG
3 1 (0.097%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.29%) Varnish
3 2 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.19%) NFS
3 2 (0.19%) SRDF
3 2 (0.19%) Docker
3 2 (0.19%) HDFS
4 1 (0.097%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.097%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.097%) Squid
4 1 (0.097%) Xen
4 1 (0.097%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.097%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.097%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (1.26%) Puppet
1 13 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.77%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.29%) Oozie
3 3 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.19%) OpenSSO
4 2 (0.19%) Control-M
4 2 (0.19%) CA SiteMinder
4 2 (0.19%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.19%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.19%) SCOM
4 2 (0.19%) Ansible
5 1 (0.097%) StatsD
5 1 (0.097%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.097%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.097%) WMI
5 1 (0.097%) Nagios
5 1 (0.097%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 75 (7.25%) Oracle
2 74 (7.16%) Microsoft
3 39 (3.77%) Adobe
4 34 (3.29%) Zend
4 34 (3.29%) Sitecore
5 21 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
6 20 (1.93%) EPiServer
7 19 (1.84%) Google
8 18 (1.74%) JBoss
9 13 (1.26%) RedDot
9 13 (1.26%) Ektron
10 10 (0.97%) Sybase
11 9 (0.87%) IBM
12 6 (0.58%) Twitter
12 6 (0.58%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.48%) Rackspace
13 5 (0.48%) Splunk
13 5 (0.48%) hybris
14 4 (0.39%) Telerik
14 4 (0.39%) Omniture
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago