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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 12 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 4549 4437 3181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.00% 8.82% 7.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.92% 23.63% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3102 2998 1990
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 49 89
Average hourly rate £28.69 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.99% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.36 £21.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £142.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
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
19015 18777 16194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.63% 37.34% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12510 12373 10186
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £559 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 442 584
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.68 £17.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 2308 £413 +10.00% 955
South East -1 708 £348 +6.92% 500
Yorkshire +4 310 £335 +11.66% 218
North West -5 305 £375 +15.38% 333
South West 0 262 £350 +12.00% 169
East of England -4 226 £325 -7.14% 203
West Midlands -9 200 £325 +4.41% 186
East Midlands -1 158 £320 +6.66% 129
North East +11 46 £300 +20.00% 37
Midlands +3 7 £323 -
JavaScript
UK

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6516 (74.64%) HTML
2 5586 (63.99%) CSS
3 3351 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3202 (36.68%) jQuery
5 3142 (35.99%) HTML5
6 2689 (30.80%) .NET
7 2371 (27.16%) C#
8 2212 (25.34%) Java
9 2138 (24.49%) CSS3
10 2064 (23.64%) MVC
11 1917 (21.96%) SQL
12 1914 (21.92%) AngularJS
13 1840 (21.08%) TDD
14 1801 (20.63%) ASP.NET
15 1490 (17.07%) SQL Server
16 1454 (16.66%) OO
17 1312 (15.03%) Web Services
18 1241 (14.22%) XML
19 1109 (12.70%) PHP
20 1099 (12.59%) Scrum
21 1087 (12.45%) Ajax
22 1017 (11.65%) Git (software)
23 990 (11.34%) Web Development
24 954 (10.93%) Node.js
25 947 (10.85%) Finance
26 925 (10.60%) Microsoft
27 905 (10.37%) User Experience
28 900 (10.31%) Linux
29 834 (9.55%) Oracle
30 803 (9.20%) MySQL

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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
1 954 (10.93%) Node.js
2 651 (7.46%) CMS
3 388 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 330 (3.78%) Apache
5 266 (3.05%) Tomcat
6 236 (2.70%) IIS
7 192 (2.20%) Drupal
8 180 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
9 172 (1.97%) WebSphere
10 167 (1.91%) Umbraco
11 151 (1.73%) WordPress
12 145 (1.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 142 (1.63%) JBoss
14 123 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
15 122 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
16 96 (1.10%) WebLogic
17 71 (0.81%) Confluence
18 68 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
19 62 (0.71%) nginx
20 57 (0.65%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 341 (3.91%) Photoshop
2 335 (3.84%) MS Excel
3 123 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 100 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 88 (1.01%) MS Office
6 37 (0.42%) InfoPath
6 37 (0.42%) MS Visio
7 27 (0.31%) Fireworks
8 19 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
9 16 (0.18%) InDesign
10 14 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
11 13 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
11 13 (0.15%) MS Project
12 11 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
13 8 (0.092%) GIMP
14 6 (0.069%) Mingle
14 6 (0.069%) PowerPivot
15 5 (0.057%) Acrobat
15 5 (0.057%) Maya
16 3 (0.034%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 201 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 101 (1.16%) Magento
3 42 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
4 28 (0.32%) Tridion
5 24 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 23 (0.26%) WebTrends
7 21 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
8 15 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
9 7 (0.080%) Summit
10 6 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.069%) RMDS
11 4 (0.046%) Fredhopper
12 3 (0.034%) osCommerce
12 3 (0.034%) BusinessWorks
12 3 (0.034%) Oracle CRM
12 3 (0.034%) Oracle 11i
13 2 (0.023%) Exstream
13 2 (0.023%) SAP CRM
13 2 (0.023%) Temenos T24
13 2 (0.023%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 255 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
2 165 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (0.97%) GitHub
4 81 (0.93%) SaaS
5 57 (0.65%) Office 365
5 57 (0.65%) Google Analytics
6 54 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 51 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
8 49 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
9 48 (0.55%) IaaS
10 29 (0.33%) Heroku
11 23 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
12 22 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
13 17 (0.19%) Amazon S3
14 15 (0.17%) PaaS
15 14 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 13 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 13 (0.15%) Force.com
17 11 (0.13%) Google App Engine
18 9 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 313 (3.59%) HTTP
2 271 (3.10%) Internet
3 129 (1.48%) Intranet
4 73 (0.84%) TCP/IP
5 63 (0.72%) LDAP
6 55 (0.63%) SSL
7 47 (0.54%) SAN
8 45 (0.52%) Firewall
9 41 (0.47%) VPN
10 39 (0.45%) DNS
11 27 (0.31%) FTP
12 22 (0.25%) HTTPS
13 20 (0.23%) WAN
14 18 (0.21%) LAN
15 16 (0.18%) NAS
16 14 (0.16%) Skype
17 13 (0.15%) ATM
18 11 (0.13%) Multicast
18 11 (0.13%) Extranet
19 10 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1490 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 803 (9.20%) MySQL
3 429 (4.91%) Relational Database
4 370 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 364 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 219 (2.51%) Oracle Database
7 207 (2.37%) NoSQL
8 202 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 193 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 184 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 170 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
12 139 (1.59%) RDBMS
13 125 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
14 118 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
15 110 (1.26%) Big Data
16 104 (1.19%) Hadoop
17 101 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
18 91 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
19 87 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
20 69 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1017 (11.65%) Git (software)
2 566 (6.48%) Visual Studio
3 555 (6.36%) Subversion
4 398 (4.56%) Grunt
5 323 (3.70%) Selenium
6 316 (3.62%) Maven
7 305 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 283 (3.24%) Jenkins
9 274 (3.14%) Jasmine
10 244 (2.79%) JIRA
11 243 (2.78%) JUnit
12 238 (2.73%) Cucumber
13 195 (2.23%) Eclipse
14 165 (1.89%) Ant
15 164 (1.88%) NUnit
16 161 (1.84%) Bower
17 114 (1.31%) TeamCity
18 102 (1.17%) Mocha
19 100 (1.15%) Axure RP
20 85 (0.97%) PHPUnit
General
1 947 (10.85%) Finance
2 555 (6.36%) Banking
3 347 (3.97%) Marketing
4 228 (2.61%) Investment Banking
5 223 (2.55%) Retail
6 160 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 152 (1.74%) Games
8 141 (1.62%) Publishing
9 132 (1.51%) Advertising
10 117 (1.34%) Front Office
11 75 (0.86%) Back Office
12 52 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 47 (0.54%) Legal
14 40 (0.46%) Electronics
15 35 (0.40%) Financial Institution
16 29 (0.33%) Law
16 29 (0.33%) Multimedia
17 23 (0.26%) Automotive
18 21 (0.24%) Billing
19 16 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6973 (79.87%) Developer
2 1192 (13.65%) Front-End Developer
3 1112 (12.74%) .NET Developer
4 912 (10.45%) Web Developer
5 827 (9.47%) Java Developer
6 744 (8.52%) JavaScript Developer
7 679 (7.78%) Senior Developer
8 663 (7.59%) C# Developer
9 454 (5.20%) C# .NET Developer
10 404 (4.63%) PHP Developer
11 308 (3.53%) Architect
12 304 (3.48%) UI Developer
13 296 (3.39%) Designer
14 289 (3.31%) ASP.NET Developer
14 289 (3.31%) UI Programmer
15 246 (2.82%) Analyst
16 235 (2.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 174 (1.99%) SharePoint Developer
18 173 (1.98%) Software Developer
19 166 (1.90%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6516 (74.64%) HTML
2 5586 (63.99%) CSS
3 3202 (36.68%) jQuery
4 3142 (35.99%) HTML5
5 2689 (30.80%) .NET
6 2138 (24.49%) CSS3
7 1914 (21.92%) AngularJS
8 1801 (20.63%) ASP.NET
9 1312 (15.03%) Web Services
10 1241 (14.22%) XML
11 1087 (12.45%) Ajax
12 779 (8.92%) ASP.NET MVC
13 728 (8.34%) JSON
14 722 (8.27%) Backbone.js
15 707 (8.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 681 (7.80%) .NET Framework
17 627 (7.18%) Sass
18 617 (7.07%) Spring
19 604 (6.92%) RESTful
20 578 (6.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 905 (10.37%) User Experience
2 394 (4.51%) Mobile App
3 308 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 285 (3.26%) Open Source
5 259 (2.97%) Computer Science
6 212 (2.43%) Visualisation
7 171 (1.96%) W3C
8 108 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
9 100 (1.15%) Digital Media
10 94 (1.08%) Social Media
11 83 (0.95%) N-Tier
12 68 (0.78%) RIA
13 61 (0.70%) Derivative
14 60 (0.69%) Graphic Design
15 58 (0.66%) Algorithms
16 53 (0.61%) iPhone
17 52 (0.60%) iPad
18 51 (0.58%) Data Structures
19 50 (0.57%) Management Information System
20 49 (0.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 900 (10.31%) Linux
2 529 (6.06%) Windows
3 515 (5.90%) UNIX
4 310 (3.55%) Android
4 310 (3.55%) Apple iOS
5 100 (1.15%) Mac OS X
6 74 (0.85%) CentOS
7 70 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (0.50%) Solaris
9 40 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 34 (0.39%) Ubuntu
12 32 (0.37%) Windows Phone
13 30 (0.34%) Windows XP
14 26 (0.30%) AIX
15 25 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 20 (0.23%) Windows Vista
17 14 (0.16%) Windows 7
18 12 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
19 11 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3351 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2064 (23.64%) MVC
3 1840 (21.08%) TDD
4 1454 (16.66%) OO
5 1099 (12.59%) Scrum
6 990 (11.34%) Web Development
7 708 (8.11%) BDD
8 678 (7.77%) Responsive Web Design
9 655 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
10 649 (7.43%) E-Commerce
11 466 (5.34%) Software Engineering
12 451 (5.17%) Unit Testing
13 413 (4.73%) OOP
14 361 (4.14%) Web Design
15 346 (3.96%) SOA
16 345 (3.95%) Content Management
17 344 (3.94%) CRM
18 254 (2.91%) Workflow
19 230 (2.63%) Mentoring
20 219 (2.51%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2371 (27.16%) C#
2 2212 (25.34%) Java
3 1917 (21.96%) SQL
4 1109 (12.70%) PHP
5 537 (6.15%) Python
6 487 (5.58%) Ruby
7 296 (3.39%) T-SQL
8 227 (2.60%) C++
9 208 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 197 (2.26%) VB.NET
11 161 (1.84%) Perl
12 153 (1.75%) Scala
13 135 (1.55%) C
14 130 (1.49%) Shell Script
15 125 (1.43%) PHP5
16 123 (1.41%) Objective-C
17 113 (1.29%) PowerShell
18 112 (1.28%) VBA
18 112 (1.28%) VB
19 103 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 520 (5.96%) Degree
2 411 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 258 (2.96%) SC Cleared
4 101 (1.16%) ISTQB
5 98 (1.12%) DV Cleared
6 90 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 83 (0.95%) ISEB
8 67 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 55 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 52 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
11 41 (0.47%) MCITP
12 28 (0.32%) Sun Certification
13 18 (0.21%) CCNA
14 13 (0.15%) OCPJP
15 11 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (0.10%) MCSE
17 8 (0.092%) Siebel Certification
17 8 (0.092%) HND
17 8 (0.092%) MCSD
17 8 (0.092%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 264 (3.02%) QA
2 21 (0.24%) SLA
3 18 (0.21%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.13%) WCAG
5 8 (0.092%) WAI
6 7 (0.080%) ISO 14001
7 6 (0.069%) HL7
8 3 (0.034%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.034%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.011%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.011%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.011%) DICOM
10 1 (0.011%) GxP
System Software
1 41 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 36 (0.41%) Docker
4 27 (0.31%) Varnish
5 14 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.14%) NFS
6 12 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (0.11%) VirtualBox
8 9 (0.10%) KVM
8 9 (0.10%) SRDF
8 9 (0.10%) Firmware
8 9 (0.10%) Xen
9 6 (0.069%) vCloud
10 5 (0.057%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.034%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.023%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.023%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.023%) HDFS
12 2 (0.023%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.011%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 129 (1.48%) Puppet
2 99 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (0.52%) Ansible
4 43 (0.49%) Vagrant
5 42 (0.48%) StatsD
6 38 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
7 21 (0.24%) HP UCMDB
8 18 (0.21%) Graylog
9 17 (0.19%) Kibana
10 11 (0.13%) Salt
11 10 (0.11%) Capistrano
12 8 (0.092%) logstash
13 7 (0.080%) HAProxy
13 7 (0.080%) ZABBIX
13 7 (0.080%) Nagios
14 6 (0.069%) OpenIDM
14 6 (0.069%) OpenAM
15 5 (0.057%) Plesk
15 5 (0.057%) Zenoss
15 5 (0.057%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 925 (10.60%) Microsoft
2 834 (9.55%) Oracle
3 399 (4.57%) Adobe
4 243 (2.78%) Google
5 169 (1.94%) Sitecore
6 163 (1.87%) Zend
7 131 (1.50%) HP
8 127 (1.45%) IBM
9 101 (1.16%) Twitter
10 73 (0.84%) Citrix
11 71 (0.81%) EPiServer
12 70 (0.80%) ServiceNow
13 69 (0.79%) Cisco
14 64 (0.73%) Red Hat
15 62 (0.71%) VMware
16 61 (0.70%) SAP
16 61 (0.70%) Tableau
17 55 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
17 55 (0.63%) Sybase
18 49 (0.56%) Facebook
Newbury, Berkshire
Freshtechit
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 16 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £320 - £350 per day + £320 - £350 / Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £500 per day + £500 / Day
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £380 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Intapeople
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day, Benefits Remote Opportunities
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Feltham, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £405 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
e-Recruiter
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday