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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 13 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 492 462 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.58% 7.61% 6.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.04% 17.61% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 339 279
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £543 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £27.37 £190.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-85.59% +322.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
2232 2624 2439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.47% 43.25% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1799 1990 1946
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 20
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% -7.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £26.65 £17.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £82.00 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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.

1 746 (75.05%) HTML
2 580 (58.35%) CSS
3 383 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
3 383 (38.53%) HTML5
4 368 (37.02%) jQuery
5 293 (29.48%) AngularJS
6 263 (26.46%) Java
7 261 (26.26%) TDD
8 250 (25.15%) .NET
9 249 (25.05%) C#
10 226 (22.74%) CSS3
11 217 (21.83%) SQL
12 200 (20.12%) MVC
13 155 (15.59%) SQL Server
14 151 (15.19%) ASP.NET
14 151 (15.19%) OO
15 145 (14.59%) Finance
16 144 (14.49%) PHP
17 133 (13.38%) User Experience
18 132 (13.28%) Web Services
18 132 (13.28%) Banking
19 120 (12.07%) Node.js
20 119 (11.97%) Backbone.js
21 117 (11.77%) XML
22 114 (11.47%) Ajax
23 112 (11.27%) BDD
24 109 (10.97%) Scrum
25 108 (10.87%) Web Development
26 107 (10.76%) Git (software)
27 102 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 120 (12.07%) Node.js
2 70 (7.04%) CMS
3 46 (4.63%) SharePoint
4 38 (3.82%) Tomcat
5 29 (2.92%) Apache
6 24 (2.41%) WordPress
7 21 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
8 20 (2.01%) Drupal
8 20 (2.01%) IIS
9 12 (1.21%) JBoss
10 11 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (1.01%) Umbraco
12 7 (0.70%) nginx
12 7 (0.70%) Adobe CQ
13 6 (0.60%) Confluence
13 6 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.60%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.50%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 39 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 27 (2.72%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.91%) MS Office
5 7 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.50%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.40%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.10%) InDesign
9 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.70%) Magento
3 5 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.40%) RMDS
5 3 (0.30%) Tridion
5 3 (0.30%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.30%) SiteCatalyst
5 3 (0.30%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.20%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.10%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.50%) Force.com
3 5 (0.50%) GitHub
4 4 (0.40%) SaaS
5 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.20%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.20%) Office 365
6 2 (0.20%) ElastiCache
6 2 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.10%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.10%) Heroku
7 1 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.62%) Internet
2 22 (2.21%) HTTP
3 9 (0.91%) Intranet
4 5 (0.50%) SAN
5 3 (0.30%) LAN
5 3 (0.30%) WAN
5 3 (0.30%) iSCSI
5 3 (0.30%) NAS
5 3 (0.30%) FCoE
5 3 (0.30%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (0.30%) Multicast
6 2 (0.20%) DVB
6 2 (0.20%) FTP
7 1 (0.10%) LDAP
7 1 (0.10%) ATM
7 1 (0.10%) SNMP
7 1 (0.10%) VPN
7 1 (0.10%) SSL
7 1 (0.10%) Firewall
7 1 (0.10%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (15.59%) SQL Server
2 85 (8.55%) MySQL
3 49 (4.93%) Relational Database
4 45 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 39 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (3.42%) MongoDB
7 24 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 19 (1.91%) Hadoop
10 18 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
10 18 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (1.71%) RDBMS
12 13 (1.31%) DB2
12 13 (1.31%) NoSQL
13 12 (1.21%) Oracle Database
14 11 (1.11%) MS Access
14 11 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (1.01%) Big Data
16 9 (0.91%) Redis
16 9 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 107 (10.76%) Git (software)
2 63 (6.34%) Grunt
3 58 (5.84%) Jasmine
4 48 (4.83%) Subversion
5 45 (4.53%) Maven
6 42 (4.23%) Selenium
7 39 (3.92%) Cucumber
8 37 (3.72%) JIRA
9 36 (3.62%) Bower
10 34 (3.42%) Visual Studio
10 34 (3.42%) WebDriver
11 33 (3.32%) Jenkins
12 28 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
13 21 (2.11%) Karma Test Runner
14 19 (1.91%) TeamCity
15 18 (1.81%) Ant
15 18 (1.81%) JUnit
16 13 (1.31%) Xcode
16 13 (1.31%) Axure RP
17 12 (1.21%) QUnit
General
1 145 (14.59%) Finance
2 132 (13.28%) Banking
3 67 (6.74%) Investment Banking
4 35 (3.52%) Front Office
5 26 (2.62%) Marketing
5 26 (2.62%) Games
6 20 (2.01%) Advertising
7 19 (1.91%) Retail
8 15 (1.51%) Legal
9 13 (1.31%) Publishing
10 12 (1.21%) Back Office
11 9 (0.91%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.50%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.40%) Billing
13 4 (0.40%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.30%) Automotive
15 2 (0.20%) Arabic Language
15 2 (0.20%) Hindi Language
16 1 (0.10%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 791 (79.58%) Developer
2 151 (15.19%) Front-End Developer
3 129 (12.98%) Senior Developer
4 112 (11.27%) Java Developer
5 106 (10.66%) Web Developer
6 91 (9.15%) JavaScript Developer
7 60 (6.04%) .NET Developer
8 53 (5.33%) C# Developer
9 47 (4.73%) PHP Developer
10 40 (4.02%) Designer
11 35 (3.52%) Architect
12 29 (2.92%) Analyst
12 29 (2.92%) Senior Java Developer
13 28 (2.82%) UX Designer
14 25 (2.52%) Full Stack Developer
15 24 (2.41%) Node.js Developer
15 24 (2.41%) Senior Web Developer
16 23 (2.31%) CRM Developer
17 22 (2.21%) UI Developer
18 21 (2.11%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 746 (75.05%) HTML
2 580 (58.35%) CSS
3 383 (38.53%) HTML5
4 368 (37.02%) jQuery
5 293 (29.48%) AngularJS
6 250 (25.15%) .NET
7 226 (22.74%) CSS3
8 151 (15.19%) ASP.NET
9 132 (13.28%) Web Services
10 119 (11.97%) Backbone.js
11 117 (11.77%) XML
12 114 (11.47%) Ajax
13 99 (9.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 94 (9.46%) RESTful
15 87 (8.75%) Spring
16 84 (8.45%) JSON
16 84 (8.45%) REST
17 80 (8.05%) Sass
18 68 (6.84%) ASP.NET MVC
19 62 (6.24%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 133 (13.38%) User Experience
2 45 (4.53%) Mobile App
3 37 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 24 (2.41%) Visualisation
6 20 (2.01%) Open Source
6 20 (2.01%) Derivative
7 16 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
7 16 (1.61%) Social Media
8 15 (1.51%) W3C
9 14 (1.41%) Digital Media
10 12 (1.21%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.01%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.91%) Kindle
12 9 (0.91%) Mathematics
13 8 (0.80%) Streaming Video
13 8 (0.80%) Data Structures
14 7 (0.70%) Equities
14 7 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 67 (6.74%) Linux
2 44 (4.43%) Windows
3 35 (3.52%) Apple iOS
4 34 (3.42%) UNIX
4 34 (3.42%) Android
5 8 (0.80%) Ubuntu
6 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.70%) CentOS
7 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.50%) VMS
8 4 (0.40%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.40%) Windows Vista
8 4 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.30%) AIX
9 3 (0.30%) Solaris
9 3 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.20%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.10%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.10%) Debian
11 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (26.26%) TDD
3 200 (20.12%) MVC
4 151 (15.19%) OO
5 112 (11.27%) BDD
6 109 (10.97%) Scrum
7 108 (10.87%) Web Development
8 102 (10.26%) Responsive Web Design
9 85 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
10 71 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 51 (5.13%) CRM
12 41 (4.12%) SOA
12 41 (4.12%) Unit Testing
13 35 (3.52%) Software Engineering
14 33 (3.32%) Workflow
14 33 (3.32%) Content Management
15 32 (3.22%) Pair Programming
16 31 (3.12%) Kanban
17 29 (2.92%) OOP
18 27 (2.72%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 263 (26.46%) Java
2 249 (25.05%) C#
3 217 (21.83%) SQL
4 144 (14.49%) PHP
5 50 (5.03%) Python
6 47 (4.73%) Ruby
7 38 (3.82%) Scala
8 30 (3.02%) T-SQL
9 21 (2.11%) Objective-C
10 19 (1.91%) VBA
11 17 (1.71%) C++
11 17 (1.71%) Shell Script
11 17 (1.71%) PHP5
12 16 (1.61%) PL/SQL
13 14 (1.41%) Perl
14 13 (1.31%) VB.NET
15 12 (1.21%) VB
16 11 (1.11%) C
16 11 (1.11%) VBScript
16 11 (1.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 63 (6.34%) Degree
2 13 (1.31%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.30%) Siebel Certification
4 3 (0.30%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.20%) ISEB
6 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.10%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.10%) MBA
6 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.22%) QA
2 8 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.20%) SLA
3 2 (0.20%) WCAG
3 2 (0.20%) WAI
3 2 (0.20%) HL7
4 1 (0.10%) DICOM
4 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (0.40%) Varnish
2 3 (0.30%) KVM
2 3 (0.30%) NFS
2 3 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.30%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.30%) SRDF
2 3 (0.30%) Xen
3 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (1.61%) Puppet
2 9 (0.91%) Vagrant
3 7 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.40%) Ansible
6 1 (0.10%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.10%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.10%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.10%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 90 (9.05%) Microsoft
2 72 (7.24%) Oracle
3 31 (3.12%) Adobe
4 23 (2.31%) Google
5 20 (2.01%) Sitecore
6 16 (1.61%) Zend
7 11 (1.11%) Twitter
8 10 (1.01%) IBM
9 9 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (0.91%) Tableau
10 8 (0.80%) EPiServer
10 8 (0.80%) TIBCO
10 8 (0.80%) HP
10 8 (0.80%) Sybase
10 8 (0.80%) Business Objects
11 7 (0.70%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.70%) ServiceNow
12 6 (0.60%) 29West
12 6 (0.60%) Telerik
13 5 (0.50%) DataSynapse
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