The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 11 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 4841 4207 3847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.11% 8.76% 7.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.49% 22.25% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3323 2893 2339
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £232 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 114
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.03 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-3.25% +12.90%
JavaScript
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19771 18905 19499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.22% 39.39% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13246 12352 11762
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 510 668
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in England

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JavaScript across the England region.

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in England

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in England

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the England region.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in England

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Histogram in England

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 2522 £400 +6.73% 775
South East -2 756 £350 +7.69% 486
South West -1 318 £360 +14.28% 231
East of England -2 298 £360 +10.76% 164
North West -1 275 £335 +3.07% 341
West Midlands +11 230 £323 +17.27% 123
Yorkshire +2 223 £320 +6.66% 203
East Midlands +2 133 £320 +16.36% 89
North East +4 57 £325 - 50
Midlands +8 11 £394 -30.00% 1
JavaScript
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JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 6891 (75.28%) HTML
2 5827 (63.66%) CSS
3 3385 (36.98%) jQuery
4 3350 (36.60%) Agile Software Development
5 3261 (35.62%) HTML5
6 2813 (30.73%) .NET
7 2468 (26.96%) C#
8 2167 (23.67%) MVC
9 2146 (23.44%) CSS3
10 2145 (23.43%) Java
11 2019 (22.06%) ASP.NET
12 1825 (19.94%) SQL
13 1795 (19.61%) TDD
14 1659 (18.12%) OO
15 1630 (17.81%) AngularJS
16 1506 (16.45%) SQL Server
17 1482 (16.19%) XML
18 1479 (16.16%) PHP
19 1377 (15.04%) Web Services
20 1282 (14.00%) Ajax
21 1133 (12.38%) Git (software)
22 1125 (12.29%) Scrum
23 1081 (11.81%) Linux
24 1080 (11.80%) MySQL
25 1050 (11.47%) Web Development
26 979 (10.69%) Microsoft
27 934 (10.20%) Finance
28 903 (9.86%) Backbone.js
29 877 (9.58%) User Experience
30 863 (9.43%) E-Commerce

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 786 (8.59%) Node.js
2 690 (7.54%) CMS
3 484 (5.29%) Apache
4 460 (5.03%) SharePoint
5 315 (3.44%) IIS
6 259 (2.83%) Tomcat
7 223 (2.44%) Drupal
8 182 (1.99%) SharePoint 2013
9 179 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
10 172 (1.88%) WordPress
10 172 (1.88%) WebSphere
11 158 (1.73%) Umbraco
12 124 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
12 124 (1.35%) JBoss
13 97 (1.06%) Adobe CQ
14 94 (1.03%) WebLogic
15 71 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
16 52 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
17 48 (0.52%) nginx
18 47 (0.51%) Joomla!
Applications
1 447 (4.88%) Photoshop
2 303 (3.31%) MS Excel
3 205 (2.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 75 (0.82%) InfoPath
5 63 (0.69%) MS Office
6 59 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 49 (0.54%) Fireworks
8 23 (0.25%) MS Visio
9 14 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
10 12 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
10 12 (0.13%) Doxygen
11 10 (0.11%) Acrobat
11 10 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
11 10 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
12 6 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (0.066%) InDesign
13 4 (0.044%) MS Project
13 4 (0.044%) GIMP
14 3 (0.033%) Mingle
14 3 (0.033%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 222 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 121 (1.32%) Magento
3 106 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
4 42 (0.46%) Google Analytics
5 30 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 29 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 25 (0.27%) SiteCatalyst
8 18 (0.20%) WebTrends
9 15 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
10 12 (0.13%) Tridion
11 11 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
12 8 (0.087%) Oracle Payables
12 8 (0.087%) Summit
13 5 (0.055%) SAP CRM
13 5 (0.055%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 4 (0.044%) Agresso
14 4 (0.044%) SAP HR
14 4 (0.044%) osCommerce
15 3 (0.033%) Remedy AR System
15 3 (0.033%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 122 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 90 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 85 (0.93%) GitHub
4 62 (0.68%) SaaS
5 48 (0.52%) Force.com
6 47 (0.51%) Office 365
7 45 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
8 32 (0.35%) Amazon S3
9 30 (0.33%) Heroku
10 22 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (0.13%) PaaS
12 9 (0.098%) Google App Engine
12 9 (0.098%) Basecamp
13 8 (0.087%) Amazon EMR
14 6 (0.066%) IaaS
15 5 (0.055%) Rackspace Cloud
16 3 (0.033%) Joyent
16 3 (0.033%) Amazon SQS
17 2 (0.022%) Route 53
17 2 (0.022%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 346 (3.78%) HTTP
2 281 (3.07%) Internet
3 145 (1.58%) Intranet
4 127 (1.39%) TCP/IP
5 76 (0.83%) HTTPS
6 67 (0.73%) SSL
7 59 (0.64%) DNS
8 56 (0.61%) LDAP
9 55 (0.60%) SAN
10 46 (0.50%) FTP
11 33 (0.36%) Extranet
11 33 (0.36%) SSH
12 29 (0.32%) Wireshark
13 27 (0.29%) Firewall
14 22 (0.24%) NAS
15 21 (0.23%) VPN
16 14 (0.15%) SNMP
16 14 (0.15%) VoIP
17 12 (0.13%) DHCP
17 12 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1506 (16.45%) SQL Server
2 1080 (11.80%) MySQL
3 472 (5.16%) Relational Database
4 372 (4.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 298 (3.26%) MongoDB
6 255 (2.79%) NoSQL
7 241 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 193 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 175 (1.91%) RDBMS
10 164 (1.79%) Oracle Database
11 138 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
12 135 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 125 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
14 109 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
15 99 (1.08%) Redis
15 99 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
16 84 (0.92%) Big Data
17 81 (0.88%) DB2
18 60 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
19 57 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1133 (12.38%) Git (software)
2 732 (8.00%) Subversion
3 517 (5.65%) Visual Studio
4 323 (3.53%) Selenium
5 304 (3.32%) Maven
6 301 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 286 (3.12%) Jasmine
8 270 (2.95%) Jenkins
9 269 (2.94%) Cucumber
10 266 (2.91%) JUnit
11 257 (2.81%) Grunt
12 236 (2.58%) Eclipse
13 235 (2.57%) JIRA
14 176 (1.92%) Ant
15 169 (1.85%) NUnit
16 156 (1.70%) TeamCity
17 138 (1.51%) PHPUnit
18 136 (1.49%) WebDriver
19 102 (1.11%) Hudson
20 98 (1.07%) Bower
General
1 934 (10.20%) Finance
2 487 (5.32%) Banking
3 338 (3.69%) Marketing
4 288 (3.15%) Retail
5 213 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 144 (1.57%) Games
7 136 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 128 (1.40%) Front Office
9 110 (1.20%) Publishing
10 103 (1.13%) Advertising
11 91 (0.99%) Manufacturing
12 65 (0.71%) Back Office
13 56 (0.61%) Legal
14 42 (0.46%) Electronics
15 33 (0.36%) Financial Institution
16 23 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
17 20 (0.22%) Multimedia
18 19 (0.21%) Automotive
19 11 (0.12%) Billing
20 10 (0.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 7484 (81.76%) Developer
2 1421 (15.52%) Front-End Developer
3 1090 (11.91%) Web Developer
4 1079 (11.79%) .NET Developer
5 796 (8.70%) Java Developer
6 727 (7.94%) JavaScript Developer
7 677 (7.40%) Senior Developer
8 619 (6.76%) C# Developer
9 589 (6.43%) PHP Developer
10 434 (4.74%) C# .NET Developer
11 356 (3.89%) ASP.NET Developer
12 295 (3.22%) UI Developer
13 285 (3.11%) Designer
14 278 (3.04%) UI Programmer
15 258 (2.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 234 (2.56%) Analyst
17 214 (2.34%) SharePoint Developer
18 213 (2.33%) Front-End Web Developer
19 184 (2.01%) Architect
19 184 (2.01%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6891 (75.28%) HTML
2 5827 (63.66%) CSS
3 3385 (36.98%) jQuery
4 3261 (35.62%) HTML5
5 2813 (30.73%) .NET
6 2146 (23.44%) CSS3
7 2019 (22.06%) ASP.NET
8 1630 (17.81%) AngularJS
9 1482 (16.19%) XML
10 1377 (15.04%) Web Services
11 1282 (14.00%) Ajax
12 903 (9.86%) Backbone.js
13 795 (8.68%) JSON
14 780 (8.52%) ASP.NET MVC
15 690 (7.54%) JSP
16 684 (7.47%) REST
17 682 (7.45%) Spring
18 609 (6.65%) .NET Framework
19 576 (6.29%) RESTful
20 551 (6.02%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 877 (9.58%) User Experience
2 410 (4.48%) Open Source
3 365 (3.99%) Mobile App
4 347 (3.79%) Computer Science
5 342 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
6 214 (2.34%) W3C
7 200 (2.18%) Visualisation
8 138 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
9 109 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 100 (1.09%) Digital Media
11 89 (0.97%) N-Tier
12 74 (0.81%) iPad
13 73 (0.80%) Social Media
14 66 (0.72%) Mathematics
15 64 (0.70%) GIS
16 63 (0.69%) Management Information System
17 62 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
18 58 (0.63%) Data Structures
19 56 (0.61%) iPhone
19 56 (0.61%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1081 (11.81%) Linux
2 637 (6.96%) UNIX
3 589 (6.43%) Windows
4 291 (3.18%) Android
5 290 (3.17%) Apple iOS
6 139 (1.52%) Mac OS X
7 107 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 102 (1.11%) CentOS
9 76 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 55 (0.60%) Windows XP
11 51 (0.56%) AIX
12 45 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 45 (0.49%) Solaris
13 42 (0.46%) Ubuntu
14 36 (0.39%) Windows 2000
15 30 (0.33%) Windows 7
16 24 (0.26%) Windows Phone
17 20 (0.22%) Mac OS
18 17 (0.19%) Debian
19 16 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3350 (36.60%) Agile Software Development
2 2167 (23.67%) MVC
3 1795 (19.61%) TDD
4 1659 (18.12%) OO
5 1125 (12.29%) Scrum
6 1050 (11.47%) Web Development
7 863 (9.43%) E-Commerce
8 809 (8.84%) Responsive Web Design
9 778 (8.50%) BDD
10 721 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
11 511 (5.58%) Unit Testing
12 460 (5.03%) Web Design
13 438 (4.78%) Software Engineering
14 436 (4.76%) CRM
15 420 (4.59%) OOP
16 293 (3.20%) Content Management
17 286 (3.12%) SOA
18 267 (2.92%) Project Management
19 261 (2.85%) Workflow
20 228 (2.49%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2468 (26.96%) C#
2 2145 (23.43%) Java
3 1825 (19.94%) SQL
4 1479 (16.16%) PHP
5 584 (6.38%) Python
6 582 (6.36%) Ruby
7 365 (3.99%) T-SQL
8 235 (2.57%) VB.NET
9 226 (2.47%) C++
10 221 (2.41%) Scala
11 220 (2.40%) Perl
12 203 (2.22%) PL/SQL
13 193 (2.11%) PHP5
14 180 (1.97%) VB
15 140 (1.53%) Objective-C
16 131 (1.43%) PowerShell
17 128 (1.40%) C
18 118 (1.29%) Shell Script
19 109 (1.19%) VBScript
20 97 (1.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 571 (6.24%) Degree
2 401 (4.38%) Security Cleared
3 288 (3.15%) SC Cleared
4 184 (2.01%) ISTQB
5 129 (1.41%) DV Cleared
6 101 (1.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 85 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 70 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 59 (0.64%) ISEB
10 31 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
10 31 (0.34%) Sun Certification
11 25 (0.27%) MCITP
12 13 (0.14%) CCNA
12 13 (0.14%) MCSD
13 11 (0.12%) MCSE
13 11 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
14 10 (0.11%) BC Cleared
14 10 (0.11%) MCTS
15 9 (0.098%) OCPJP
16 7 (0.076%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 366 (4.00%) QA
2 30 (0.33%) WCAG
3 28 (0.31%) SLA
4 23 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 18 (0.20%) WAI
6 14 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.14%) HL7
8 7 (0.076%) ISO 14001
9 6 (0.066%) GPG13
9 6 (0.066%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.033%) SNOMED CT
11 2 (0.022%) Section 508
11 2 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 2 (0.022%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.022%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.011%) COBIT
System Software
1 44 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 36 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.24%) Docker
4 21 (0.23%) vCloud
5 18 (0.20%) Nmap
6 17 (0.19%) Varnish
7 12 (0.13%) Shibboleth
8 11 (0.12%) Firmware
8 11 (0.12%) VMware ESX
8 11 (0.12%) NFS
8 11 (0.12%) VirtualBox
9 7 (0.076%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (0.066%) Hyper-V
10 6 (0.066%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.044%) Xen
11 4 (0.044%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.033%) LXC
13 2 (0.022%) HDFS
13 2 (0.022%) SRDF
13 2 (0.022%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 122 (1.33%) Puppet
2 73 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
4 35 (0.38%) Vagrant
5 27 (0.29%) Nagios
6 25 (0.27%) Graylog2
7 24 (0.26%) Capistrano
8 18 (0.20%) Nessus
9 17 (0.19%) ZABBIX
9 17 (0.19%) Ansible
10 15 (0.16%) Kibana
11 14 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 13 (0.14%) Zenoss
13 11 (0.12%) SCOM
14 7 (0.076%) SCOrch
15 6 (0.066%) HAProxy
16 5 (0.055%) ITRS Geneos
16 5 (0.055%) Salt
16 5 (0.055%) CA SiteMinder
17 4 (0.044%) Icinga
Vendors
1 979 (10.69%) Microsoft
2 796 (8.70%) Oracle
3 345 (3.77%) Adobe
4 310 (3.39%) Zend
5 207 (2.26%) HP
6 176 (1.92%) Google
7 135 (1.47%) Sitecore
8 131 (1.43%) IBM
9 126 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
10 114 (1.25%) Twitter
11 73 (0.80%) SAP
12 59 (0.64%) EPiServer
13 53 (0.58%) Facebook
13 53 (0.58%) VMware
14 51 (0.56%) Red Hat
15 50 (0.55%) Sencha
16 49 (0.54%) ServiceNow
17 43 (0.47%) Sun
18 40 (0.44%) Citrix
18 40 (0.44%) Sybase
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