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 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 12 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 4277 3989 2920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.97% 8.65% 7.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.68% 23.12% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2914 2565 1862
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 67 68
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +6.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £56.50 £38.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.41%
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
18058 17255 15397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.86% 37.42% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11935 11001 9623
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 451 602
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.50 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
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 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 March 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 March 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 March 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 +5 2114 £425 +13.33% 910
South East +7 786 £350 +7.69% 483
South West 0 302 £375 +15.38% 246
Yorkshire +4 271 £325 +8.33% 228
North West -4 259 £331 +1.92% 390
East of England -8 185 £325 -7.14% 172
West Midlands -12 153 £325 +8.33% 170
East Midlands -1 124 £307 -1.92% 153
North East +16 50 £338 +35.00% 52
Midlands +15 14 £280 -6.66% 1
JavaScript
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JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 6807 (75.05%) HTML
2 5848 (64.48%) CSS
3 3447 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3318 (36.58%) jQuery
5 3281 (36.17%) HTML5
6 2744 (30.25%) .NET
7 2427 (26.76%) C#
8 2242 (24.72%) Java
9 2200 (24.26%) CSS3
10 2161 (23.83%) MVC
11 1949 (21.49%) SQL
12 1898 (20.93%) AngularJS
13 1896 (20.90%) TDD
14 1822 (20.09%) ASP.NET
15 1563 (17.23%) OO
16 1461 (16.11%) SQL Server
17 1402 (15.46%) Web Services
18 1321 (14.56%) XML
19 1261 (13.90%) PHP
20 1174 (12.94%) Ajax
21 1157 (12.76%) Scrum
22 1097 (12.09%) Git (software)
23 1049 (11.57%) Microsoft
24 1010 (11.14%) Finance
25 990 (10.92%) Web Development
26 962 (10.61%) Linux
27 932 (10.28%) Node.js
28 925 (10.20%) User Experience
29 882 (9.72%) MySQL
30 840 (9.26%) Oracle

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 932 (10.28%) Node.js
2 656 (7.23%) CMS
3 464 (5.12%) SharePoint
4 401 (4.42%) Apache
5 279 (3.08%) Tomcat
6 257 (2.83%) IIS
7 219 (2.41%) Drupal
8 212 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 163 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
10 162 (1.79%) WordPress
11 135 (1.49%) Umbraco
12 134 (1.48%) WebSphere
13 114 (1.26%) Adobe CQ
14 113 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
15 109 (1.20%) JBoss
16 88 (0.97%) WebLogic
17 73 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
17 73 (0.80%) nginx
18 55 (0.61%) Apache Solr
19 49 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 350 (3.86%) MS Excel
2 338 (3.73%) Photoshop
3 130 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 102 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 93 (1.03%) MS Office
6 43 (0.47%) MS Visio
7 40 (0.44%) InfoPath
8 39 (0.43%) Fireworks
9 23 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
10 15 (0.17%) MS Project
10 15 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
11 11 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
11 11 (0.12%) InDesign
12 9 (0.099%) Mingle
13 8 (0.088%) OmniGraffle
13 8 (0.088%) GIMP
14 7 (0.077%) PowerPivot
14 7 (0.077%) Acrobat
15 5 (0.055%) Doxygen
16 4 (0.044%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 229 (2.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 115 (1.27%) Magento
3 67 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
4 43 (0.47%) Google Analytics
5 31 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 24 (0.26%) Tridion
7 23 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
8 17 (0.19%) SiteCatalyst
8 17 (0.19%) WebTrends
9 11 (0.12%) Summit
10 8 (0.088%) Oracle Payables
11 5 (0.055%) SAP HR
12 4 (0.044%) SAP CRM
12 4 (0.044%) osCommerce
13 3 (0.033%) Oracle BPM
13 3 (0.033%) BusinessWorks
13 3 (0.033%) Oracle CRM
13 3 (0.033%) Oracle 11i
14 2 (0.022%) Cognos Business Intelligence
14 2 (0.022%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 139 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 97 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (0.72%) SaaS
4 58 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
5 56 (0.62%) GitHub
6 55 (0.61%) Office 365
7 29 (0.32%) Heroku
8 27 (0.30%) Amazon S3
9 20 (0.22%) Force.com
10 13 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (0.14%) PaaS
11 11 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
12 9 (0.099%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (0.088%) Basecamp
13 8 (0.088%) Google App Engine
14 7 (0.077%) OpenShift
14 7 (0.077%) Yammer
15 6 (0.066%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 6 (0.066%) ElastiCache
15 6 (0.066%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 295 (3.25%) HTTP
2 251 (2.77%) Internet
3 145 (1.60%) Intranet
4 101 (1.11%) TCP/IP
5 65 (0.72%) SSL
6 64 (0.71%) LDAP
7 58 (0.64%) SAN
8 41 (0.45%) FTP
9 37 (0.41%) DNS
9 37 (0.41%) VPN
10 36 (0.40%) HTTPS
11 24 (0.26%) Firewall
12 17 (0.19%) NAS
12 17 (0.19%) Extranet
12 17 (0.19%) WAN
12 17 (0.19%) LAN
13 13 (0.14%) DVB
14 12 (0.13%) PBX
14 12 (0.13%) ATM
15 10 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1461 (16.11%) SQL Server
2 882 (9.72%) MySQL
3 455 (5.02%) Relational Database
4 368 (4.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 307 (3.38%) MongoDB
6 221 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 221 (2.44%) Oracle Database
7 214 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 210 (2.32%) NoSQL
9 169 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
10 158 (1.74%) RDBMS
11 152 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
12 117 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
13 98 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
14 89 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
15 76 (0.84%) Redis
16 73 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
17 70 (0.77%) Hadoop
18 64 (0.71%) DB2
19 60 (0.66%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1097 (12.09%) Git (software)
2 588 (6.48%) Subversion
3 572 (6.31%) Visual Studio
4 388 (4.28%) Grunt
5 361 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 356 (3.93%) Selenium
7 323 (3.56%) Maven
8 312 (3.44%) Jasmine
9 293 (3.23%) Jenkins
10 267 (2.94%) Cucumber
11 247 (2.72%) JUnit
12 235 (2.59%) JIRA
13 214 (2.36%) Eclipse
14 189 (2.08%) Ant
15 174 (1.92%) NUnit
16 153 (1.69%) Bower
17 122 (1.35%) PHPUnit
18 114 (1.26%) TeamCity
19 108 (1.19%) WebDriver
20 102 (1.12%) Mocha
General
1 1010 (11.14%) Finance
2 565 (6.23%) Banking
3 336 (3.70%) Marketing
4 226 (2.49%) Investment Banking
5 206 (2.27%) Retail
6 176 (1.94%) Games
7 153 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 136 (1.50%) Publishing
9 134 (1.48%) Advertising
10 128 (1.41%) Front Office
11 68 (0.75%) Back Office
12 53 (0.58%) Manufacturing
13 44 (0.49%) Electronics
14 43 (0.47%) Legal
15 37 (0.41%) Financial Institution
16 23 (0.25%) Multimedia
17 19 (0.21%) Military
17 19 (0.21%) Automotive
18 18 (0.20%) Billing
19 17 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 7307 (80.56%) Developer
2 1261 (13.90%) Front-End Developer
3 1098 (12.11%) .NET Developer
4 949 (10.46%) Web Developer
5 846 (9.33%) Java Developer
6 774 (8.53%) Senior Developer
7 750 (8.27%) JavaScript Developer
8 664 (7.32%) C# Developer
9 479 (5.28%) PHP Developer
10 447 (4.93%) C# .NET Developer
11 316 (3.48%) Designer
12 301 (3.32%) ASP.NET Developer
13 282 (3.11%) UI Developer
14 269 (2.97%) UI Programmer
15 258 (2.84%) Architect
16 254 (2.80%) Analyst
17 241 (2.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 198 (2.18%) SharePoint Developer
19 170 (1.87%) Software Developer
19 170 (1.87%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6807 (75.05%) HTML
2 5848 (64.48%) CSS
3 3318 (36.58%) jQuery
4 3281 (36.17%) HTML5
5 2744 (30.25%) .NET
6 2200 (24.26%) CSS3
7 1898 (20.93%) AngularJS
8 1822 (20.09%) ASP.NET
9 1402 (15.46%) Web Services
10 1321 (14.56%) XML
11 1174 (12.94%) Ajax
12 778 (8.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 757 (8.35%) Backbone.js
14 747 (8.24%) JSON
15 679 (7.49%) .NET Framework
16 673 (7.42%) Spring
17 644 (7.10%) REST
18 632 (6.97%) RESTful
19 627 (6.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 616 (6.79%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 925 (10.20%) User Experience
2 386 (4.26%) Mobile App
3 317 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
4 307 (3.38%) Open Source
5 274 (3.02%) Computer Science
6 201 (2.22%) Visualisation
7 173 (1.91%) W3C
8 112 (1.23%) Digital Media
9 107 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 94 (1.04%) Social Media
11 85 (0.94%) N-Tier
12 67 (0.74%) Management Information System
13 66 (0.73%) RIA
13 66 (0.73%) Algorithms
14 65 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 65 (0.72%) iPhone
15 63 (0.69%) NHS
16 61 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
17 59 (0.65%) Data Structures
18 56 (0.62%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 962 (10.61%) Linux
2 556 (6.13%) UNIX
3 530 (5.84%) Windows
4 316 (3.48%) Apple iOS
5 302 (3.33%) Android
6 131 (1.44%) Mac OS X
7 88 (0.97%) CentOS
8 81 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (0.49%) Ubuntu
10 43 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 40 (0.44%) AIX
12 35 (0.39%) Windows Phone
13 33 (0.36%) Solaris
14 31 (0.34%) Windows XP
15 27 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 25 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
17 19 (0.21%) Windows 7
17 19 (0.21%) Windows Vista
18 16 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
18 16 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3447 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2161 (23.83%) MVC
3 1896 (20.90%) TDD
4 1563 (17.23%) OO
5 1157 (12.76%) Scrum
6 990 (10.92%) Web Development
7 753 (8.30%) BDD
8 716 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
9 692 (7.63%) E-Commerce
10 684 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
11 493 (5.44%) Software Engineering
12 485 (5.35%) Unit Testing
13 423 (4.66%) Web Design
14 417 (4.60%) OOP
15 385 (4.24%) CRM
16 339 (3.74%) SOA
17 295 (3.25%) Content Management
18 269 (2.97%) Workflow
19 254 (2.80%) Mentoring
20 248 (2.73%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2427 (26.76%) C#
2 2242 (24.72%) Java
3 1949 (21.49%) SQL
4 1261 (13.90%) PHP
5 592 (6.53%) Python
6 547 (6.03%) Ruby
7 304 (3.35%) T-SQL
8 228 (2.51%) C++
9 205 (2.26%) PL/SQL
10 204 (2.25%) Perl
11 192 (2.12%) Scala
12 188 (2.07%) VB.NET
13 149 (1.64%) C
14 145 (1.60%) PHP5
15 140 (1.54%) Bash Shell
16 139 (1.53%) Shell Script
17 123 (1.36%) Objective-C
18 122 (1.35%) VBA
19 119 (1.31%) VB
20 107 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 548 (6.04%) Degree
2 429 (4.73%) Security Cleared
3 255 (2.81%) SC Cleared
4 136 (1.50%) VCP4
5 126 (1.39%) DV Cleared
6 124 (1.37%) ISTQB
7 90 (0.99%) ISEB
8 86 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 69 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 64 (0.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 41 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
12 33 (0.36%) MCITP
12 33 (0.36%) Sun Certification
13 14 (0.15%) CCNA
14 12 (0.13%) BC Cleared
15 11 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
16 10 (0.11%) OCPJP
17 9 (0.099%) CTC Cleared
18 8 (0.088%) MCSE
19 7 (0.077%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 295 (3.25%) QA
2 27 (0.30%) ISO 9001
3 24 (0.26%) SLA
4 18 (0.20%) WAI
5 12 (0.13%) WCAG
6 10 (0.11%) ISO 14001
7 5 (0.055%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 4 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.033%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.033%) HL7
9 3 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.022%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.011%) DICOM
11 1 (0.011%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.011%) GxP
System Software
1 43 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 41 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (0.40%) Docker
4 25 (0.28%) Varnish
5 12 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.12%) VirtualBox
6 11 (0.12%) NFS
7 9 (0.099%) Firmware
8 8 (0.088%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.077%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (0.066%) Xen
10 6 (0.066%) Nmap
10 6 (0.066%) KVM
10 6 (0.066%) vCloud
10 6 (0.066%) SRDF
10 6 (0.066%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (0.044%) Shibboleth
11 4 (0.044%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.022%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 147 (1.62%) Puppet
2 57 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 52 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
4 41 (0.45%) Ansible
4 41 (0.45%) Vagrant
5 21 (0.23%) Graylog
6 19 (0.21%) HP UCMDB
7 12 (0.13%) Capistrano
8 11 (0.12%) Nagios
9 10 (0.11%) Kibana
9 10 (0.11%) HAProxy
10 9 (0.099%) Salt
11 8 (0.088%) ZABBIX
12 7 (0.077%) logstash
13 6 (0.066%) Nessus
13 6 (0.066%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 6 (0.066%) OpenIDM
13 6 (0.066%) Zenoss
14 5 (0.055%) Graphite
15 4 (0.044%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1049 (11.57%) Microsoft
2 840 (9.26%) Oracle
3 340 (3.75%) Adobe
4 214 (2.36%) Zend
5 213 (2.35%) Google
6 152 (1.68%) Sitecore
7 144 (1.59%) HP
8 110 (1.21%) IBM
9 100 (1.10%) Twitter
10 80 (0.88%) SAP
11 74 (0.82%) ServiceNow
11 74 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
12 62 (0.68%) VMware
13 60 (0.66%) Red Hat
14 59 (0.65%) Sybase
15 53 (0.58%) Cisco
16 52 (0.57%) EPiServer
17 50 (0.55%) Telerik
17 50 (0.55%) Facebook
18 42 (0.46%) Sencha
London
Roc Search
Posted: 55 minutes ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £0.30 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leicestershire
X4 Group
Rate: £260 - 320 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £19 - £21 per hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £545.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brentwood, Essex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £160.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £220 - £270 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bedfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £540 - £570 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £400 to £440 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: 360-£375/Day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Premier Farnell
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
South East London
Intelletect
Rate: Up to £475 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago