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 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 14 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 479 432 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.40% 7.40% 6.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.83% 17.07% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 302 275
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 £300 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £27.37 £87.50 £41.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.72% +112.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.51 £18.75 £25.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.51 £177.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.41%
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
2300 2531 2371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.12% 43.35% 40.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1881 1891 1864
Average daily rate £475 £470 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 33
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 £19.90 £27.50 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £147.50 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 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 4 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.

1 777 (75.88%) HTML
2 611 (59.67%) CSS
3 402 (39.26%) HTML5
4 395 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
5 373 (36.43%) jQuery
6 282 (27.54%) AngularJS
7 270 (26.37%) Java
8 265 (25.88%) .NET
9 261 (25.49%) C#
10 258 (25.20%) TDD
11 235 (22.95%) CSS3
12 214 (20.90%) MVC
13 208 (20.31%) SQL
14 156 (15.23%) ASP.NET
14 156 (15.23%) OO
15 152 (14.84%) Finance
16 151 (14.75%) PHP
17 149 (14.55%) SQL Server
18 134 (13.09%) User Experience
19 131 (12.79%) Web Services
20 130 (12.70%) Banking
21 124 (12.11%) XML
22 121 (11.82%) Ajax
22 121 (11.82%) Node.js
23 115 (11.23%) Backbone.js
23 115 (11.23%) Scrum
24 111 (10.84%) Web Development
25 110 (10.74%) Responsive Web Design
26 109 (10.64%) BDD
27 103 (10.06%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 121 (11.82%) Node.js
2 67 (6.54%) CMS
3 47 (4.59%) SharePoint
4 33 (3.22%) Tomcat
5 25 (2.44%) Apache
5 25 (2.44%) Drupal
6 23 (2.25%) WordPress
6 23 (2.25%) IIS
7 22 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 18 (1.76%) Adobe CQ
9 13 (1.27%) JBoss
9 13 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (0.68%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.68%) nginx
11 7 (0.68%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.59%) Kentico
12 6 (0.59%) Confluence
12 6 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 42 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.44%) Photoshop
3 12 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.98%) MS Office
5 9 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.59%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.39%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.20%) InDesign
10 1 (0.098%) MS Project
10 1 (0.098%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.098%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.098%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 33 (3.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.98%) Magento
3 5 (0.49%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.29%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.29%) Tridion
5 2 (0.20%) SiteCatalyst
5 2 (0.20%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.20%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.20%) RMDS
6 1 (0.098%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.098%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.098%) Cordys
6 1 (0.098%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.68%) Force.com
2 7 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.20%) ElastiCache
4 2 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (0.20%) Office 365
4 2 (0.20%) Basecamp
4 2 (0.20%) SaaS
4 2 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.098%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.098%) Heroku
5 1 (0.098%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.098%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.93%) Internet
2 22 (2.15%) HTTP
3 10 (0.98%) Intranet
4 3 (0.29%) SAN
5 2 (0.20%) Multicast
5 2 (0.20%) FCoE
5 2 (0.20%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.20%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.20%) NAS
5 2 (0.20%) DVB
5 2 (0.20%) FTP
5 2 (0.20%) SSL
5 2 (0.20%) LAN
5 2 (0.20%) WAN
6 1 (0.098%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.098%) ATM
6 1 (0.098%) LDAP
6 1 (0.098%) SNMP
6 1 (0.098%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.098%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 89 (8.69%) MySQL
3 53 (5.18%) Relational Database
4 41 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (2.93%) MongoDB
6 25 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 20 (1.95%) RDBMS
8 17 (1.66%) Hadoop
9 16 (1.56%) NoSQL
10 14 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (1.17%) DB2
11 12 (1.17%) MS Access
12 11 (1.07%) Oracle Database
13 10 (0.98%) Big Data
13 10 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 103 (10.06%) Git (software)
2 63 (6.15%) Grunt
3 61 (5.96%) Jasmine
4 53 (5.18%) Subversion
5 44 (4.30%) Maven
6 43 (4.20%) Selenium
7 39 (3.81%) Cucumber
8 37 (3.61%) Visual Studio
9 36 (3.52%) Bower
10 35 (3.42%) WebDriver
11 33 (3.22%) JIRA
12 31 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
13 30 (2.93%) Jenkins
14 21 (2.05%) TeamCity
14 21 (2.05%) Karma Test Runner
15 20 (1.95%) JUnit
16 18 (1.76%) Ant
17 15 (1.46%) NUnit
17 15 (1.46%) Axure RP
18 12 (1.17%) QUnit
General
1 152 (14.84%) Finance
2 130 (12.70%) Banking
3 68 (6.64%) Investment Banking
4 33 (3.22%) Front Office
5 26 (2.54%) Games
6 24 (2.34%) Marketing
7 23 (2.25%) Advertising
7 23 (2.25%) Retail
8 14 (1.37%) Publishing
9 12 (1.17%) Legal
10 10 (0.98%) Back Office
11 6 (0.59%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.59%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.49%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.39%) Billing
14 3 (0.29%) Arabic Language
14 3 (0.29%) Automotive
15 2 (0.20%) Law
15 2 (0.20%) Hindi Language
15 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 831 (81.15%) Developer
2 159 (15.53%) Front-End Developer
3 147 (14.36%) Senior Developer
4 115 (11.23%) Java Developer
5 106 (10.35%) Web Developer
6 86 (8.40%) JavaScript Developer
7 67 (6.54%) .NET Developer
8 58 (5.66%) C# Developer
9 45 (4.39%) PHP Developer
10 38 (3.71%) Designer
11 30 (2.93%) Architect
12 29 (2.83%) UI Developer
13 28 (2.73%) UX Designer
13 28 (2.73%) Senior Java Developer
14 27 (2.64%) Senior Web Developer
14 27 (2.64%) Analyst
15 26 (2.54%) C# .NET Developer
15 26 (2.54%) UI Programmer
16 24 (2.34%) Node.js Developer
16 24 (2.34%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 777 (75.88%) HTML
2 611 (59.67%) CSS
3 402 (39.26%) HTML5
4 373 (36.43%) jQuery
5 282 (27.54%) AngularJS
6 265 (25.88%) .NET
7 235 (22.95%) CSS3
8 156 (15.23%) ASP.NET
9 131 (12.79%) Web Services
10 124 (12.11%) XML
11 121 (11.82%) Ajax
12 115 (11.23%) Backbone.js
13 93 (9.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 88 (8.59%) Spring
14 88 (8.59%) REST
15 87 (8.50%) JSON
16 86 (8.40%) RESTful
17 73 (7.13%) Sass
18 67 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC
19 64 (6.25%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 134 (13.09%) User Experience
2 44 (4.30%) Mobile App
3 43 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.64%) Visualisation
6 22 (2.15%) Open Source
7 17 (1.66%) Social Media
8 16 (1.56%) W3C
8 16 (1.56%) Derivative
9 13 (1.27%) Digital Media
10 12 (1.17%) Equity Derivative
11 11 (1.07%) Mathematics
12 10 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (0.98%) Kindle
12 10 (0.98%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.78%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.78%) Algorithms
14 8 (0.78%) Streaming Video
14 8 (0.78%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 75 (7.32%) Linux
2 47 (4.59%) Windows
3 41 (4.00%) UNIX
4 36 (3.52%) Android
5 34 (3.32%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.88%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.78%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.59%) CentOS
8 6 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.49%) VMS
9 5 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.39%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.39%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.29%) AIX
12 2 (0.20%) OpenVMS
12 2 (0.20%) Solaris
13 1 (0.098%) Debian
13 1 (0.098%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (38.57%) Agile Software Development
2 258 (25.20%) TDD
3 214 (20.90%) MVC
4 156 (15.23%) OO
5 115 (11.23%) Scrum
6 111 (10.84%) Web Development
7 110 (10.74%) Responsive Web Design
8 109 (10.64%) BDD
9 93 (9.08%) E-Commerce
10 81 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
11 56 (5.47%) CRM
12 50 (4.88%) Unit Testing
13 42 (4.10%) SOA
14 39 (3.81%) Web Design
15 38 (3.71%) Software Engineering
15 38 (3.71%) Workflow
16 33 (3.22%) Kanban
17 30 (2.93%) OOP
18 29 (2.83%) Content Management
18 29 (2.83%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 270 (26.37%) Java
2 261 (25.49%) C#
3 208 (20.31%) SQL
4 151 (14.75%) PHP
5 55 (5.37%) Python
6 45 (4.39%) Ruby
7 40 (3.91%) Scala
8 29 (2.83%) T-SQL
9 20 (1.95%) VBA
10 19 (1.86%) Objective-C
11 18 (1.76%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.46%) C++
12 15 (1.46%) Perl
12 15 (1.46%) PHP5
13 14 (1.37%) PL/SQL
14 13 (1.27%) C
15 12 (1.17%) VBScript
15 12 (1.17%) VB
16 10 (0.98%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (6.35%) Degree
2 12 (1.17%) VCP4
2 12 (1.17%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.39%) DV Cleared
4 3 (0.29%) Siebel Certification
4 3 (0.29%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.098%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.098%) ISEB
6 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.098%) MBA
6 1 (0.098%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.73%) QA
2 9 (0.88%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.29%) WCAG
3 3 (0.29%) SLA
4 2 (0.20%) HL7
4 2 (0.20%) WAI
5 1 (0.098%) DICOM
5 1 (0.098%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (0.39%) Varnish
2 2 (0.20%) KVM
2 2 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.20%) SRDF
2 2 (0.20%) NFS
2 2 (0.20%) Xen
3 1 (0.098%) Squid
3 1 (0.098%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.098%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.098%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.098%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (1.56%) Puppet
2 10 (0.98%) Vagrant
3 6 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.49%) Ansible
5 1 (0.098%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.098%) StatsD
5 1 (0.098%) Graphite
Vendors
1 100 (9.77%) Microsoft
2 72 (7.03%) Oracle
3 35 (3.42%) Adobe
4 23 (2.25%) Google
5 20 (1.95%) Sitecore
6 19 (1.86%) Zend
7 11 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (1.07%) IBM
7 11 (1.07%) Twitter
8 9 (0.88%) EPiServer
9 8 (0.78%) ServiceNow
9 8 (0.78%) HP
9 8 (0.78%) Sybase
10 7 (0.68%) Telerik
10 7 (0.68%) Business Objects
10 7 (0.68%) Red Hat
10 7 (0.68%) Tableau
11 6 (0.59%) TIBCO
12 5 (0.49%) SAP
12 5 (0.49%) FatWire
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