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 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 9 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 4939 4286 3835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.47% 9.10% 8.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.10% 24.05% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3554 2976 2445
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £506 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 41 59
Average hourly rate £36.00 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.42 £21.58 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
18224 17823 17034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.62% 37.85% 37.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12493 11941 10865
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 493 415 470
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.73 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £44.50 £45.00
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 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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 2468 £438 +6.06% 939
South East +2 766 £370 +5.71% 433
North West +7 417 £363 +3.57% 278
South West 0 345 £350 -6.66% 176
Yorkshire +5 295 £371 +13.35% 221
West Midlands +4 209 £325 - 207
East Midlands +7 172 £325 +4.00% 156
East of England +1 159 £360 +10.76% 104
North East +1 116 £421 +20.35% 39
Midlands -7 3 £450 +91.48% 1
JavaScript
UK

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7419 (69.30%) HTML
2 6662 (62.23%) CSS
3 4776 (44.61%) Agile Software Development
4 3612 (33.74%) HTML5
5 3359 (31.38%) AngularJS
6 3188 (29.78%) jQuery
7 2866 (26.77%) .NET
8 2850 (26.62%) Java
9 2601 (24.30%) C#
10 2429 (22.69%) TDD
11 2407 (22.48%) CSS3
12 2316 (21.63%) MVC
13 2211 (20.65%) SQL
14 2083 (19.46%) Front End Development
15 1827 (17.07%) ASP.NET
16 1753 (16.38%) Node.js
17 1682 (15.71%) Git (software)
18 1596 (14.91%) SQL Server
19 1568 (14.65%) Web Services
20 1463 (13.67%) OO
21 1416 (13.23%) Scrum
22 1364 (12.74%) XML
23 1345 (12.56%) PHP
24 1279 (11.95%) Finance
25 1246 (11.64%) BDD
26 1193 (11.14%) Linux
27 1108 (10.35%) User Experience
28 1078 (10.07%) Python
29 1062 (9.92%) Sass
30 1050 (9.81%) Web Development

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1753 (16.38%) Node.js
2 697 (6.51%) CMS
3 388 (3.62%) Apache
4 351 (3.28%) IIS
5 344 (3.21%) SharePoint
6 281 (2.62%) Tomcat
7 248 (2.32%) Drupal
8 228 (2.13%) JBoss
9 214 (2.00%) WordPress
10 188 (1.76%) WebSphere
11 183 (1.71%) WebLogic
12 142 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
13 131 (1.22%) Umbraco
14 127 (1.19%) Confluence
15 105 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 98 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
17 97 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
18 73 (0.68%) Apache Solr
19 64 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
20 58 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 370 (3.46%) Photoshop
2 303 (2.83%) MS Excel
3 158 (1.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 114 (1.06%) MS Office
5 66 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 53 (0.50%) MS Visio
7 39 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
8 33 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
9 25 (0.23%) InfoPath
10 18 (0.17%) SPSS
11 16 (0.15%) Fireworks
12 13 (0.12%) InDesign
12 13 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
13 9 (0.084%) GIMP
14 8 (0.075%) MS Project
15 7 (0.065%) LaTeX
16 4 (0.037%) Adobe After Effects
16 4 (0.037%) Adobe Premiere
17 3 (0.028%) AutoCAD
17 3 (0.028%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 194 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 152 (1.42%) Magento
3 43 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 42 (0.39%) Eloqua
5 40 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
6 39 (0.36%) BigMachines
7 26 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
8 25 (0.23%) OpenText Process Suite
9 21 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
10 15 (0.14%) SDL Web 8
11 13 (0.12%) WebTrends
12 11 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
13 6 (0.056%) Dynamics NAV
14 5 (0.047%) Adobe Campaign
14 5 (0.047%) Odoo
15 4 (0.037%) Fredhopper
15 4 (0.037%) Infor CRM
15 4 (0.037%) Kondor
15 4 (0.037%) Oracle EBS R12
15 4 (0.037%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 445 (4.16%) Amazon AWS
2 343 (3.20%) GitHub
3 317 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 146 (1.36%) SaaS
5 102 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
6 76 (0.71%) Google Analytics
7 72 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
8 53 (0.50%) Office 365
9 45 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
10 41 (0.38%) Force.com
11 40 (0.37%) Heroku
12 37 (0.35%) PaaS
13 35 (0.33%) IaaS
14 29 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
15 27 (0.25%) Amazon S3
16 22 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
17 15 (0.14%) Google App Engine
18 14 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
19 13 (0.12%) Taleo
20 12 (0.11%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 429 (4.01%) HTTP
2 276 (2.58%) Internet
3 120 (1.12%) Intranet
4 113 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 89 (0.83%) SSL
6 77 (0.72%) LDAP
7 53 (0.50%) Firewall
8 51 (0.48%) DNS
9 49 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
10 43 (0.40%) FTP
11 30 (0.28%) SNMP
12 27 (0.25%) SMTP
13 26 (0.24%) VPN
14 25 (0.23%) X.509
15 24 (0.22%) Bluetooth
16 23 (0.21%) 3G
16 23 (0.21%) 802.15
16 23 (0.21%) SSH
16 23 (0.21%) ZigBee
17 21 (0.20%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1596 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 836 (7.81%) MySQL
3 791 (7.39%) MongoDB
4 544 (5.08%) NoSQL
5 532 (4.97%) Relational Database
6 292 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
7 271 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 224 (2.09%) Oracle Database
9 195 (1.82%) Big Data
10 189 (1.77%) Hadoop
11 174 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 163 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 160 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
14 150 (1.40%) Redis
15 139 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
16 116 (1.08%) RDBMS
17 115 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
18 105 (0.98%) DB2
19 85 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
20 76 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1682 (15.71%) Git (software)
2 696 (6.50%) Subversion
3 529 (4.94%) Jenkins
4 512 (4.78%) Grunt
5 477 (4.46%) Visual Studio
6 455 (4.25%) JIRA
7 451 (4.21%) Maven
8 427 (3.99%) Selenium
9 395 (3.69%) Jasmine
10 344 (3.21%) Cucumber
11 340 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 332 (3.10%) gulp
13 237 (2.21%) Eclipse
14 204 (1.91%) JUnit
15 202 (1.89%) TeamCity
16 193 (1.80%) Ant
17 176 (1.64%) Protractor
18 169 (1.58%) NUnit
19 165 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
20 150 (1.40%) Mocha
General
1 1279 (11.95%) Finance
2 593 (5.54%) Banking
3 390 (3.64%) Marketing
4 314 (2.93%) Retail
5 225 (2.10%) Investment Banking
6 179 (1.67%) Publishing
7 167 (1.56%) Telecoms
8 156 (1.46%) Games
9 146 (1.36%) Front Office
10 103 (0.96%) Advertising
11 75 (0.70%) Manufacturing
12 71 (0.66%) Electronics
13 64 (0.60%) Legal
14 53 (0.50%) Financial Institution
15 39 (0.36%) Back Office
15 39 (0.36%) Law
16 29 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
17 25 (0.23%) Military
18 22 (0.21%) Local Government
19 20 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8658 (80.88%) Developer
2 2338 (21.84%) JavaScript Developer
3 1787 (16.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1334 (12.46%) .NET Developer
5 1244 (11.62%) Java Developer
6 1059 (9.89%) HTML Developer
7 1023 (9.56%) C# Developer
8 926 (8.65%) Web Developer
9 876 (8.18%) Senior Developer
10 797 (7.45%) Angular Developer
11 767 (7.16%) HTML CSS Developer
12 728 (6.80%) C# .NET Developer
13 577 (5.39%) ASP.NET Developer
14 542 (5.06%) PHP Developer
15 478 (4.47%) UI Developer
16 446 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 430 (4.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 397 (3.71%) Full Stack Developer
19 389 (3.63%) Node.js Developer
20 381 (3.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7419 (69.30%) HTML
2 6662 (62.23%) CSS
3 3612 (33.74%) HTML5
4 3359 (31.38%) AngularJS
5 3188 (29.78%) jQuery
6 2866 (26.77%) .NET
7 2407 (22.48%) CSS3
8 1827 (17.07%) ASP.NET
9 1568 (14.65%) Web Services
10 1364 (12.74%) XML
11 1062 (9.92%) Sass
12 999 (9.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 936 (8.74%) Ajax
14 916 (8.56%) ASP.NET MVC
15 854 (7.98%) RESTful
16 851 (7.95%) JSON
17 822 (7.68%) REST
18 794 (7.42%) Backbone.js
19 778 (7.27%) Spring
20 750 (7.01%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1108 (10.35%) User Experience
2 469 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 414 (3.87%) Mobile App
4 382 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 242 (2.26%) Visualisation
6 133 (1.24%) N-Tier
7 119 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
8 102 (0.95%) Social Media
9 96 (0.90%) Algorithms
10 89 (0.83%) W3C
11 86 (0.80%) Digital Media
12 85 (0.79%) Animation
13 82 (0.77%) Client/Server
14 80 (0.75%) Fintech
15 79 (0.74%) Equities
16 70 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 70 (0.65%) iPad
17 63 (0.59%) Data Structures
18 55 (0.51%) Mathematics
19 52 (0.49%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1193 (11.14%) Linux
2 673 (6.29%) Unix
3 631 (5.89%) Windows
4 228 (2.13%) Android
5 220 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 172 (1.61%) Windows Server
7 161 (1.50%) Mac OS X
8 82 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 75 (0.70%) Mac OS
10 69 (0.64%) CentOS
11 66 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 49 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
13 48 (0.45%) Ubuntu
14 46 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
15 43 (0.40%) AIX
16 36 (0.34%) Solaris
17 19 (0.18%) Windows Phone
18 17 (0.16%) Windows XP
19 16 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
20 15 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4776 (44.61%) Agile Software Development
2 2429 (22.69%) TDD
3 2316 (21.63%) MVC
4 2083 (19.46%) Front End Development
5 1463 (13.67%) OO
6 1416 (13.23%) Scrum
7 1246 (11.64%) BDD
8 1050 (9.81%) Web Development
9 963 (9.00%) E-Commerce
10 910 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
11 814 (7.60%) Responsive Web Design
12 702 (6.56%) Unit Testing
13 579 (5.41%) Software Engineering
14 512 (4.78%) Open Source
15 453 (4.23%) Web Design
16 441 (4.12%) SDLC
17 440 (4.11%) OOP
18 392 (3.66%) CRM
19 379 (3.54%) Pair Programming
20 367 (3.43%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2850 (26.62%) Java
2 2601 (24.30%) C#
3 2211 (20.65%) SQL
4 1345 (12.56%) PHP
5 1078 (10.07%) Python
6 625 (5.84%) Ruby
7 404 (3.77%) C++
8 363 (3.39%) T-SQL
9 343 (3.20%) Scala
10 289 (2.70%) PL/SQL
11 280 (2.62%) Perl
12 229 (2.14%) C
13 218 (2.04%) Shell Script
14 202 (1.89%) PowerShell
15 193 (1.80%) VB
16 177 (1.65%) VB.NET
17 165 (1.54%) ES6
18 160 (1.49%) Bash Shell
19 152 (1.42%) TypeScript
20 114 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 596 (5.57%) Degree
2 516 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 290 (2.71%) SC Cleared
4 135 (1.26%) DV Cleared
5 65 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 57 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 48 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (0.30%) ISEB
9 27 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 26 (0.24%) BC Cleared
11 24 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 18 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 18 (0.17%) Sun Certification
13 15 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (0.14%) MCSD
14 13 (0.12%) MCITP
15 12 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (0.10%) PhD
17 9 (0.084%) MCAD
17 9 (0.084%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (2.45%) QA
2 86 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 51 (0.48%) SLA
4 43 (0.40%) WCAG
5 21 (0.20%) WAI
6 18 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 17 (0.16%) P3O
8 11 (0.10%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.093%) HL7
10 6 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (0.056%) OIPF
11 4 (0.037%) ISO 14001
11 4 (0.037%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.037%) SDET
12 3 (0.028%) Basel III
12 3 (0.028%) COBIT
12 3 (0.028%) CRD IV
12 3 (0.028%) ISO 8583
13 2 (0.019%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 2 (0.019%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 147 (1.37%) Docker
2 75 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 51 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (0.20%) Varnish
5 12 (0.11%) vCloud
6 11 (0.10%) vSphere
7 8 (0.075%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.065%) Hyper-V
8 7 (0.065%) Xen
9 6 (0.056%) BitLocker
9 6 (0.056%) Time Sharing Option
10 5 (0.047%) NFS
11 4 (0.037%) HDFS
12 3 (0.028%) Shibboleth
12 3 (0.028%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.028%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.019%) GPFS
13 2 (0.019%) KVM
13 2 (0.019%) LXC
13 2 (0.019%) zsh
Systems Management
1 170 (1.59%) Puppet
2 143 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
3 63 (0.59%) Ansible
4 32 (0.30%) Capistrano
5 23 (0.21%) logstash
6 22 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
7 21 (0.20%) Nagios
8 18 (0.17%) Kibana
8 18 (0.17%) StatsD
9 16 (0.15%) yum
10 15 (0.14%) Kubernetes
10 15 (0.14%) Salt
11 14 (0.13%) Graphite
12 13 (0.12%) Terraform
13 10 (0.093%) Tivoli
14 9 (0.084%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 9 (0.084%) MOM
14 9 (0.084%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 9 (0.084%) ZABBIX
15 8 (0.075%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 915 (8.55%) Oracle
2 869 (8.12%) Microsoft
3 353 (3.30%) Adobe
4 186 (1.74%) Google
4 186 (1.74%) ServiceNow
5 154 (1.44%) IBM
6 153 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
7 142 (1.33%) Zend
8 103 (0.96%) Twitter
9 99 (0.92%) SAP
10 94 (0.88%) HP
11 93 (0.87%) Sitecore
12 78 (0.73%) VMware
13 74 (0.69%) Red Hat
14 69 (0.64%) Tableau
15 68 (0.64%) Siebel
16 61 (0.57%) Telerik
17 59 (0.55%) EPiServer
18 44 (0.41%) Facebook
19 40 (0.37%) Teradata
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £500 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
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day Permanent will be £120,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £500 per annum Weekly Pay
Posted: 2 days ago
Shropshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Islington Council
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £400 to £525 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £340 - 380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £448.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago