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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 13 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 289 481 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.19% 9.36% 7.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.64% 20.56% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 389 295
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -0.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
1400 2340 2568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.50% 45.52% 43.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1166 1927 1947
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 14
Average hourly rate £29.64 £29.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -13.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £27.37 £24.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £147.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 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 10 February 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.

1 469 (70.00%) HTML
2 387 (57.76%) CSS
3 312 (46.57%) Agile Software Development
4 257 (38.36%) AngularJS
5 253 (37.76%) HTML5
6 224 (33.43%) TDD
7 203 (30.30%) Java
8 189 (28.21%) jQuery
9 154 (22.99%) Finance
9 154 (22.99%) CSS3
10 140 (20.90%) .NET
11 134 (20.00%) SQL
12 133 (19.85%) MVC
13 132 (19.70%) C#
14 127 (18.96%) Node.js
14 127 (18.96%) Front End Development
15 117 (17.46%) BDD
16 103 (15.37%) Git (software)
17 98 (14.63%) Scrum
18 89 (13.28%) ASP.NET
19 88 (13.13%) Spring
20 86 (12.84%) Banking
21 79 (11.79%) OO
22 71 (10.60%) SQL Server
23 70 (10.45%) Web Development
23 70 (10.45%) Backbone.js
23 70 (10.45%) User Experience
24 69 (10.30%) PHP
25 67 (10.00%) Sass
26 65 (9.70%) MongoDB

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 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
1 127 (18.96%) Node.js
2 48 (7.16%) CMS
3 22 (3.28%) Apache
4 20 (2.99%) Drupal
5 18 (2.69%) Apache Spark
6 16 (2.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 13 (1.94%) IIS
8 11 (1.64%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.64%) WordPress
9 9 (1.34%) Umbraco
10 8 (1.19%) JBoss
10 8 (1.19%) SharePoint
11 7 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.90%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.75%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.60%) Mule
15 3 (0.45%) ColdFusion
15 3 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
15 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (2.54%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.34%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.19%) MS Office
4 6 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.60%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.30%) InDesign
7 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.30%) SPSS
8 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 21 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.45%) BigMachines
3 3 (0.45%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.45%) Magento
3 3 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
3 13 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (1.64%) GitHub
5 6 (0.90%) SaaS
6 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.60%) PaaS
7 3 (0.45%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.45%) Heroku
7 3 (0.45%) Office 365
8 2 (0.30%) Force.com
8 2 (0.30%) IaaS
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.15%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.63%) HTTP
2 4 (0.60%) Internet
3 3 (0.45%) HTTPS
3 3 (0.45%) LDAP
4 2 (0.30%) Intranet
4 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.15%) DVB
5 1 (0.15%) Firewall
5 1 (0.15%) FTP
5 1 (0.15%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.15%) Skype
5 1 (0.15%) SMTP
5 1 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (10.60%) SQL Server
2 65 (9.70%) MongoDB
3 47 (7.01%) MySQL
4 33 (4.93%) NoSQL
5 30 (4.48%) Relational Database
6 19 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.94%) Hadoop
9 12 (1.79%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.34%) Big Data
10 9 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.19%) DB2
11 8 (1.19%) Redis
11 8 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.90%) HBase
12 6 (0.90%) Neo4j
13 5 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
13 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 103 (15.37%) Git (software)
2 50 (7.46%) Jasmine
3 42 (6.27%) Selenium
4 35 (5.22%) gulp
4 35 (5.22%) Jenkins
5 29 (4.33%) Cucumber
6 27 (4.03%) SpecFlow
6 27 (4.03%) WebDriver
7 26 (3.88%) Grunt
7 26 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (3.73%) JIRA
9 23 (3.43%) Subversion
10 22 (3.28%) Karma Test Runner
10 22 (3.28%) Maven
11 21 (3.13%) JUnit
12 20 (2.99%) Visual Studio
13 16 (2.39%) NUnit
14 15 (2.24%) NSubstitute
15 14 (2.09%) QUnit
15 14 (2.09%) TeamCity
General
1 154 (22.99%) Finance
2 86 (12.84%) Banking
3 36 (5.37%) Investment Banking
4 29 (4.33%) Front Office
5 21 (3.13%) Legal
6 20 (2.99%) Publishing
7 19 (2.84%) Marketing
8 16 (2.39%) Financial Institution
9 14 (2.09%) Advertising
9 14 (2.09%) Games
10 11 (1.64%) Retail
11 10 (1.49%) Electronics
12 8 (1.19%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.90%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.75%) Law
14 5 (0.75%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.60%) Arabic Language
16 2 (0.30%) Back Office
16 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
17 1 (0.15%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 530 (79.10%) Developer
2 146 (21.79%) JavaScript Developer
3 122 (18.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 98 (14.63%) Senior Developer
5 81 (12.09%) Java Developer
6 60 (8.96%) C# Developer
7 42 (6.27%) Full Stack Developer
8 41 (6.12%) HTML Developer
9 38 (5.67%) .NET Developer
10 36 (5.37%) Agile Developer
10 36 (5.37%) Web Developer
11 35 (5.22%) Angular Developer
12 28 (4.18%) PHP Developer
13 26 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
14 24 (3.58%) Node.js Developer
15 23 (3.43%) Analyst
15 23 (3.43%) Senior JavaScript Developer
16 22 (3.28%) Designer
17 21 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
17 21 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 469 (70.00%) HTML
2 387 (57.76%) CSS
3 257 (38.36%) AngularJS
4 253 (37.76%) HTML5
5 189 (28.21%) jQuery
6 154 (22.99%) CSS3
7 140 (20.90%) .NET
8 89 (13.28%) ASP.NET
9 88 (13.13%) Spring
10 70 (10.45%) Backbone.js
11 67 (10.00%) Sass
12 65 (9.70%) XML
13 64 (9.55%) REST
14 63 (9.40%) Web Services
15 58 (8.66%) React
16 54 (8.06%) RESTful
17 47 (7.01%) ASP.NET MVC
18 42 (6.27%) Hibernate
18 42 (6.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 41 (6.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.45%) User Experience
2 35 (5.22%) Computer Science
3 28 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (2.24%) Hedge funds
6 14 (2.09%) Equities
7 12 (1.79%) Visualisation
8 9 (1.34%) Derivative
9 8 (1.19%) NHS
10 7 (1.04%) Fixed Income
11 6 (0.90%) iPad
11 6 (0.90%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.75%) Online Games
12 5 (0.75%) Social Media
13 4 (0.60%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.60%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (0.60%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.60%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 63 (9.40%) Linux
2 29 (4.33%) Windows
3 27 (4.03%) Unix
4 12 (1.79%) Android
5 11 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.75%) Mac OS X
6 5 (0.75%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.30%) CentOS
7 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.30%) VMS
7 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.15%) AIX
8 1 (0.15%) Solaris
8 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (46.57%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (33.43%) TDD
3 133 (19.85%) MVC
4 127 (18.96%) Front End Development
5 117 (17.46%) BDD
6 98 (14.63%) Scrum
7 79 (11.79%) OO
8 70 (10.45%) Web Development
9 64 (9.55%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (8.21%) E-Commerce
11 50 (7.46%) Pair Programming
12 43 (6.42%) Unit Testing
13 40 (5.97%) Responsive Web Design
14 32 (4.78%) Content Management
15 30 (4.48%) Kanban
15 30 (4.48%) Mentoring
16 28 (4.18%) Multithreading
17 27 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
18 26 (3.88%) CRM
18 26 (3.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 203 (30.30%) Java
2 134 (20.00%) SQL
3 132 (19.70%) C#
4 69 (10.30%) PHP
5 47 (7.01%) Python
6 38 (5.67%) Ruby
7 35 (5.22%) Scala
8 26 (3.88%) T-SQL
9 21 (3.13%) PL/SQL
10 19 (2.84%) PowerShell
11 15 (2.24%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.79%) Perl
13 11 (1.64%) C++
14 10 (1.49%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.34%) Groovy
16 8 (1.19%) VBA
17 7 (1.04%) Apex Code
17 7 (1.04%) Clojure
18 5 (0.75%) CoffeeScript
18 5 (0.75%) Go
Qualifications
1 45 (6.72%) Degree
2 7 (1.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.30%) MCT
4 2 (0.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) MCSA
5 1 (0.15%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.69%) QA
2 3 (0.45%) WCAG
3 2 (0.30%) SDET
3 2 (0.30%) WAI
4 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.15%) MiFID
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (2.54%) Docker
2 3 (0.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.45%) Varnish
3 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (2.39%) Puppet
2 15 (2.24%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.60%) Capistrano
4 3 (0.45%) Ansible
4 3 (0.45%) Nagios
4 3 (0.45%) SCCM
5 1 (0.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 52 (7.76%) Oracle
2 32 (4.78%) Microsoft
3 24 (3.58%) Adobe
4 11 (1.64%) Google
4 11 (1.64%) SAP
5 9 (1.34%) ServiceNow
6 8 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.19%) Sybase
6 8 (1.19%) Zend
7 7 (1.04%) Twitter
8 5 (0.75%) Teradata
9 4 (0.60%) hybris
9 4 (0.60%) iManage
10 3 (0.45%) Caplin
10 3 (0.45%) Facebook
10 3 (0.45%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.45%) RedDot
10 3 (0.45%) Siebel
10 3 (0.45%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.30%) Cisco
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £525 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 26 days ago