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 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 9 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 5340 4599 4146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.07% 9.10% 8.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.00% 24.40% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3826 2998 2798
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £517 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 41 48
Average hourly rate £36.50 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.43 £19.00 £17.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.95 £47.50 £50.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.59 £33.64 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -6.56%
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
20542 18847 18889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.73% 37.28% 39.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14038 12128 12106
Average daily rate £410 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 397 520
Average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 2601 £425 +6.25% 912
South East +5 911 £375 +7.14% 492
Yorkshire +11 378 £350 +16.66% 247
North West 0 370 £375 +15.38% 338
East of England +5 311 £350 - 166
South West -1 288 £350 +3.70% 188
West Midlands -4 196 £333 +5.55% 191
East Midlands +6 164 £325 +8.33% 198
North East +2 106 £419 +34.00% 52
Midlands +4 8 £475 +20.63%
JavaScript
UK

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7118 (71.43%) HTML
2 6211 (62.33%) CSS
3 4086 (41.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3502 (35.14%) HTML5
5 3271 (32.82%) jQuery
6 2864 (28.74%) .NET
7 2586 (25.95%) Java
8 2482 (24.91%) AngularJS
9 2381 (23.89%) C#
10 2345 (23.53%) CSS3
11 2244 (22.52%) MVC
12 2228 (22.36%) TDD
13 2089 (20.96%) SQL
14 1798 (18.04%) ASP.NET
15 1602 (16.08%) SQL Server
16 1443 (14.48%) OO
17 1355 (13.60%) Web Services
18 1349 (13.54%) Scrum
19 1340 (13.45%) Git (software)
20 1336 (13.41%) PHP
21 1294 (12.99%) XML
22 1212 (12.16%) Node.js
23 1049 (10.53%) E-Commerce
24 1040 (10.44%) Web Development
25 1031 (10.35%) Linux
26 1022 (10.26%) Finance
27 1017 (10.21%) Ajax
28 1001 (10.05%) MySQL
29 959 (9.62%) User Experience
30 936 (9.39%) Twitter Bootstrap

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1212 (12.16%) Node.js
2 707 (7.09%) CMS
3 341 (3.42%) SharePoint
4 328 (3.29%) Apache
5 310 (3.11%) IIS
6 295 (2.96%) Tomcat
7 257 (2.58%) WebSphere
8 246 (2.47%) Drupal
9 233 (2.34%) JBoss
10 219 (2.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 196 (1.97%) WordPress
12 170 (1.71%) Umbraco
13 150 (1.51%) SharePoint 2013
14 143 (1.44%) WebLogic
15 140 (1.40%) Confluence
16 98 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
17 91 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
18 81 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
19 65 (0.65%) Apache Solr
20 50 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 402 (4.03%) Photoshop
2 314 (3.15%) MS Excel
3 155 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 82 (0.82%) MS Office
5 64 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 42 (0.42%) MS Visio
7 29 (0.29%) InfoPath
8 25 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
9 22 (0.22%) Fireworks
10 18 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
11 17 (0.17%) InDesign
12 14 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
13 9 (0.090%) GIMP
13 9 (0.090%) Adobe After Effects
14 8 (0.080%) MS Project
15 6 (0.060%) SPSS
16 5 (0.050%) Maya
17 4 (0.040%) S-PLUS
17 4 (0.040%) PowerPivot
18 1 (0.010%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 210 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 159 (1.60%) Magento
3 27 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
4 25 (0.25%) Tridion
5 22 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 16 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 16 (0.16%) WebTrends
7 14 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
8 12 (0.12%) BigMachines
9 9 (0.090%) RMDS
10 8 (0.080%) Summit
11 6 (0.060%) BASE24
12 5 (0.050%) Cordys
13 4 (0.040%) Remedy ITSM
13 4 (0.040%) Fredhopper
13 4 (0.040%) Dynamics NAV
14 3 (0.030%) GoldMine
15 2 (0.020%) HFM
15 2 (0.020%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 346 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
2 172 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 163 (1.64%) GitHub
4 107 (1.07%) Google Analytics
5 103 (1.03%) SaaS
6 93 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 55 (0.55%) IaaS
8 52 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
9 48 (0.48%) Office 365
9 48 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
10 43 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
11 24 (0.24%) Heroku
12 20 (0.20%) Amazon S3
12 20 (0.20%) Google App Engine
13 19 (0.19%) PaaS
14 18 (0.18%) Google Apps
14 18 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 12 (0.12%) Taleo
16 11 (0.11%) OpenShift
17 10 (0.10%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 425 (4.26%) HTTP
2 270 (2.71%) Internet
3 109 (1.09%) Intranet
4 74 (0.74%) Firewall
5 66 (0.66%) LDAP
6 61 (0.61%) TCP/IP
6 61 (0.61%) SSL
7 40 (0.40%) DNS
8 35 (0.35%) SAN
9 28 (0.28%) VPN
10 27 (0.27%) FTP
11 22 (0.22%) HTTPS
12 20 (0.20%) DMZ
13 19 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
14 17 (0.17%) Unified Communications
15 16 (0.16%) 4G
16 15 (0.15%) SSH
16 15 (0.15%) 3G
17 14 (0.14%) Converged Networks
18 13 (0.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1602 (16.08%) SQL Server
2 1001 (10.05%) MySQL
3 592 (5.94%) MongoDB
4 463 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 309 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
6 290 (2.91%) NoSQL
7 236 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
8 178 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 170 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 167 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 164 (1.65%) Big Data
11 164 (1.65%) Oracle Database
12 158 (1.59%) Hadoop
13 136 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
14 127 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
15 126 (1.26%) RDBMS
16 121 (1.21%) Redis
17 117 (1.17%) DB2
18 104 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
19 80 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1340 (13.45%) Git (software)
2 638 (6.40%) Subversion
3 479 (4.81%) Visual Studio
4 478 (4.80%) Grunt
5 436 (4.38%) Jenkins
6 389 (3.90%) Selenium
7 349 (3.50%) Maven
8 341 (3.42%) JIRA
9 310 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 309 (3.10%) Jasmine
11 237 (2.38%) JUnit
12 223 (2.24%) Cucumber
13 218 (2.19%) Eclipse
14 193 (1.94%) TeamCity
15 171 (1.72%) gulp
16 169 (1.70%) Ant
17 156 (1.57%) NUnit
18 153 (1.54%) Bower
19 108 (1.08%) WebDriver
20 95 (0.95%) Mocha
General
1 1022 (10.26%) Finance
2 539 (5.41%) Banking
3 395 (3.96%) Marketing
4 322 (3.23%) Retail
5 220 (2.21%) Investment Banking
6 180 (1.81%) Publishing
7 170 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 111 (1.11%) Games
9 98 (0.98%) Front Office
10 92 (0.92%) Legal
11 88 (0.88%) Advertising
12 56 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 55 (0.55%) Financial Institution
14 46 (0.46%) Back Office
15 36 (0.36%) Automotive
16 34 (0.34%) Law
17 32 (0.32%) Multimedia
18 29 (0.29%) Electronics
19 22 (0.22%) Retail Banking
20 18 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7892 (79.20%) Developer
2 1438 (14.43%) Front-End Developer
3 1155 (11.59%) .NET Developer
4 1048 (10.52%) Web Developer
5 911 (9.14%) Java Developer
6 843 (8.46%) JavaScript Developer
7 677 (6.79%) Senior Developer
8 563 (5.65%) C# Developer
9 433 (4.35%) PHP Developer
10 396 (3.97%) C# .NET Developer
11 366 (3.67%) UI Developer
12 362 (3.63%) Architect
13 350 (3.51%) UI Programmer
14 288 (2.89%) Analyst
15 280 (2.81%) ASP.NET Developer
16 276 (2.77%) Designer
17 225 (2.26%) Full Stack Developer
18 213 (2.14%) Front-End Web Developer
19 193 (1.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 186 (1.87%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7118 (71.43%) HTML
2 6211 (62.33%) CSS
3 3502 (35.14%) HTML5
4 3271 (32.82%) jQuery
5 2864 (28.74%) .NET
6 2482 (24.91%) AngularJS
7 2345 (23.53%) CSS3
8 1798 (18.04%) ASP.NET
9 1355 (13.60%) Web Services
10 1294 (12.99%) XML
11 1017 (10.21%) Ajax
12 936 (9.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 877 (8.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 808 (8.11%) Backbone.js
15 789 (7.92%) Sass
16 772 (7.75%) JSON
17 701 (7.03%) REST
18 677 (6.79%) .NET Framework
19 668 (6.70%) Spring
20 606 (6.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 959 (9.62%) User Experience
2 395 (3.96%) Mobile App
3 391 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
4 256 (2.57%) Computer Science
5 250 (2.51%) Visualisation
6 192 (1.93%) W3C
7 159 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
8 115 (1.15%) Social Media
8 115 (1.15%) N-Tier
9 114 (1.14%) Digital Media
10 74 (0.74%) Graphic Design
11 67 (0.67%) Management Information System
12 61 (0.61%) Derivative
13 56 (0.56%) Client/Server
14 53 (0.53%) RIA
15 51 (0.51%) Equity Derivative
16 48 (0.48%) Data Structures
17 47 (0.47%) Algorithms
17 47 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 47 (0.47%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1031 (10.35%) Linux
2 603 (6.05%) Windows
3 587 (5.89%) UNIX
4 297 (2.98%) Android
5 270 (2.71%) Apple iOS
6 99 (0.99%) Mac OS X
7 78 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 77 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 73 (0.73%) CentOS
10 70 (0.70%) Solaris
11 66 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
12 58 (0.58%) AIX
12 58 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
13 39 (0.39%) Ubuntu
14 26 (0.26%) Mac OS
15 23 (0.23%) Windows Phone
16 17 (0.17%) Windows 2000
17 16 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
18 15 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
19 13 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4086 (41.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2244 (22.52%) MVC
3 2228 (22.36%) TDD
4 1443 (14.48%) OO
5 1349 (13.54%) Scrum
6 1049 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 1040 (10.44%) Web Development
8 909 (9.12%) Continuous Integration
9 865 (8.68%) BDD
10 841 (8.44%) Responsive Web Design
11 575 (5.77%) Unit Testing
12 540 (5.42%) Software Engineering
13 453 (4.55%) SOA
14 450 (4.52%) Web Design
15 405 (4.06%) SDLC
16 372 (3.73%) OOP
17 366 (3.67%) CRM
18 360 (3.61%) Open Source
19 337 (3.38%) Content Management
20 290 (2.91%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2586 (25.95%) Java
2 2381 (23.89%) C#
3 2089 (20.96%) SQL
4 1336 (13.41%) PHP
5 682 (6.84%) Python
6 544 (5.46%) Ruby
7 320 (3.21%) T-SQL
8 305 (3.06%) C++
9 249 (2.50%) Perl
10 213 (2.14%) Scala
11 212 (2.13%) PowerShell
12 210 (2.11%) PL/SQL
13 201 (2.02%) VB.NET
14 181 (1.82%) VB
15 155 (1.56%) Shell Script
16 152 (1.53%) C
17 119 (1.19%) Objective-C
18 101 (1.01%) Bash Shell
19 87 (0.87%) VBScript
19 87 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 457 (4.59%) Security Cleared
2 451 (4.53%) Degree
3 269 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 106 (1.06%) DV Cleared
5 68 (0.68%) ISTQB
6 58 (0.58%) ISEB
7 45 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 39 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 36 (0.36%) Sun Certification
10 34 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 28 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (0.18%) MCITP
13 16 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (0.13%) OCPJP
15 10 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 9 (0.090%) CCNA
17 8 (0.080%) CISSP
18 7 (0.070%) CCNP
18 7 (0.070%) HND
19 6 (0.060%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 313 (3.14%) QA
2 38 (0.38%) SLA
3 20 (0.20%) WCAG
4 13 (0.13%) WAI
5 10 (0.10%) HL7
6 8 (0.080%) P3O
6 8 (0.080%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.070%) ISO 14001
7 7 (0.070%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.040%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.020%) COBIT
9 2 (0.020%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.020%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.020%) TickIT
10 1 (0.010%) HIPAA
System Software
1 101 (1.01%) Docker
2 71 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 55 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (0.36%) Varnish
5 31 (0.31%) vCloud
6 17 (0.17%) vSphere
7 16 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.10%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (0.10%) Squid
8 10 (0.10%) KVM
9 9 (0.090%) NFS
10 7 (0.070%) Xen
11 6 (0.060%) SRDF
11 6 (0.060%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.040%) Firmware
12 4 (0.040%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.030%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.030%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.020%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.020%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 170 (1.71%) Puppet
2 159 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 69 (0.69%) Ansible
4 56 (0.56%) Vagrant
5 52 (0.52%) StatsD
6 33 (0.33%) Salt
7 32 (0.32%) logstash
7 32 (0.32%) Rundeck
8 26 (0.26%) Kibana
9 22 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
9 22 (0.22%) ZABBIX
10 19 (0.19%) Capistrano
11 18 (0.18%) Tivoli
12 17 (0.17%) HAProxy
13 15 (0.15%) HP UCMDB
14 14 (0.14%) Graphite
15 13 (0.13%) Graylog
15 13 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 11 (0.11%) Opsview
17 9 (0.090%) Foglight
Vendors
1 871 (8.74%) Oracle
2 800 (8.03%) Microsoft
3 492 (4.94%) Adobe
4 275 (2.76%) Google
5 180 (1.81%) IBM
6 169 (1.70%) Zend
7 126 (1.26%) Sitecore
8 122 (1.22%) HP
9 108 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
10 106 (1.06%) ServiceNow
11 103 (1.03%) Red Hat
12 99 (0.99%) VMware
13 89 (0.89%) Twitter
14 82 (0.82%) Tableau
15 71 (0.71%) Sybase
15 71 (0.71%) Citrix
16 67 (0.67%) hybris
17 60 (0.60%) EPiServer
18 55 (0.55%) New Relic
18 55 (0.55%) Cisco
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Chester, Cheshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Rate: £160 - £240 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The Resourcing Hub
Rate: From £475 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Rate: From £500 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £Negotiable per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Searchability
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Client Server
Posted: 13 hours ago