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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 12 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 4147 3750 3131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.10% 8.41% 7.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.98% 22.39% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2917 2392 2061
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 £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 60 74
Average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £12.00 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £32.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-7.07% -1.51%
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
17290 16752 15962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.93% 37.57% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11658 10704 9991
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 465 680
Average hourly rate £35.18 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +6 2069 £413 +6.45% 870
South East +7 793 £350 +7.69% 508
South West +1 294 £375 +15.38% 251
North West 0 271 £350 +7.69% 340
Yorkshire -3 215 £329 +9.58% 203
East of England -9 184 £350 - 205
West Midlands -5 135 £325 +16.07% 136
East Midlands 0 101 £313 +3.30% 117
North East +17 63 £350 +21.73% 37
Midlands +7 11 £325 -7.14% 1
JavaScript
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JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6800 (75.46%) HTML
2 5810 (64.48%) CSS
3 3397 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
4 3341 (37.08%) jQuery
5 3264 (36.22%) HTML5
6 2669 (29.62%) .NET
7 2330 (25.86%) C#
8 2195 (24.36%) CSS3
9 2186 (24.26%) MVC
10 2179 (24.18%) Java
11 1911 (21.21%) SQL
12 1836 (20.38%) AngularJS
13 1811 (20.10%) TDD
14 1806 (20.04%) ASP.NET
15 1587 (17.61%) OO
16 1435 (15.92%) SQL Server
17 1376 (15.27%) XML
18 1365 (15.15%) Web Services
19 1355 (15.04%) PHP
20 1241 (13.77%) Ajax
21 1142 (12.67%) Scrum
22 1120 (12.43%) Git (software)
23 1052 (11.67%) Microsoft
24 979 (10.86%) Web Development
25 973 (10.80%) Linux
26 951 (10.55%) Finance
27 949 (10.53%) MySQL
28 916 (10.17%) User Experience
29 892 (9.90%) Node.js
30 806 (8.94%) Oracle

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 892 (9.90%) Node.js
2 652 (7.24%) CMS
3 483 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 446 (4.95%) Apache
5 273 (3.03%) IIS
6 267 (2.96%) Tomcat
7 231 (2.56%) Drupal
8 217 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 170 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
10 168 (1.86%) WordPress
11 134 (1.49%) WebSphere
12 124 (1.38%) Umbraco
13 113 (1.25%) Adobe CQ
14 109 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
15 107 (1.19%) JBoss
16 79 (0.88%) nginx
17 67 (0.74%) WebLogic
18 63 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
19 53 (0.59%) Apache Solr
19 53 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 373 (4.14%) Photoshop
2 335 (3.72%) MS Excel
3 164 (1.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 107 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 86 (0.95%) MS Office
6 46 (0.51%) InfoPath
7 40 (0.44%) Fireworks
8 36 (0.40%) MS Visio
9 24 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
10 17 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
11 13 (0.14%) MS Project
12 11 (0.12%) InDesign
13 10 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
14 9 (0.100%) Mingle
15 8 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
15 8 (0.089%) OmniGraffle
15 8 (0.089%) Doxygen
16 7 (0.078%) GIMP
17 6 (0.067%) Acrobat
18 5 (0.055%) Maya
Business Applications
1 233 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 127 (1.41%) Magento
3 86 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
4 47 (0.52%) Google Analytics
5 28 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 19 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 16 (0.18%) Tridion
8 13 (0.14%) SiteCatalyst
9 11 (0.12%) WebTrends
10 10 (0.11%) Summit
11 8 (0.089%) Oracle Payables
12 5 (0.055%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 5 (0.055%) SAP HR
13 4 (0.044%) osCommerce
13 4 (0.044%) SAP CRM
14 3 (0.033%) Oracle 11i
14 3 (0.033%) Oracle CRM
14 3 (0.033%) Oracle BPM
14 3 (0.033%) Remedy ITSM
15 2 (0.022%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 119 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (0.75%) GitHub
4 58 (0.64%) Office 365
5 55 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
5 55 (0.61%) SaaS
6 32 (0.36%) Amazon S3
7 31 (0.34%) Force.com
8 26 (0.29%) Heroku
9 21 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.11%) PaaS
11 9 (0.100%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.100%) Yammer
12 8 (0.089%) Basecamp
12 8 (0.089%) OpenShift
13 7 (0.078%) Google App Engine
13 7 (0.078%) IaaS
14 5 (0.055%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (0.033%) Route 53
16 2 (0.022%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 281 (3.12%) HTTP
2 261 (2.90%) Internet
3 162 (1.80%) Intranet
4 110 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 72 (0.80%) SSL
6 64 (0.71%) SAN
7 63 (0.70%) LDAP
8 46 (0.51%) HTTPS
8 46 (0.51%) FTP
9 40 (0.44%) DNS
10 36 (0.40%) VPN
11 27 (0.30%) Firewall
12 21 (0.23%) NAS
13 20 (0.22%) Extranet
14 17 (0.19%) SSH
15 16 (0.18%) LAN
15 16 (0.18%) WAN
16 13 (0.14%) SNMP
16 13 (0.14%) PBX
17 12 (0.13%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1435 (15.92%) SQL Server
2 949 (10.53%) MySQL
3 453 (5.03%) Relational Database
4 348 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 298 (3.31%) MongoDB
6 219 (2.43%) NoSQL
7 218 (2.42%) Oracle Database
8 210 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 204 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 168 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
11 163 (1.81%) RDBMS
12 142 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 105 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
14 103 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
15 80 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
15 80 (0.89%) Redis
16 73 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
17 66 (0.73%) DB2
18 60 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
18 60 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1120 (12.43%) Git (software)
2 610 (6.77%) Subversion
3 543 (6.03%) Visual Studio
4 359 (3.98%) Selenium
5 350 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 344 (3.82%) Grunt
7 320 (3.55%) Jenkins
8 310 (3.44%) Maven
9 304 (3.37%) Jasmine
10 261 (2.90%) Cucumber
11 240 (2.66%) JUnit
12 233 (2.59%) JIRA
13 207 (2.30%) Eclipse
14 190 (2.11%) Ant
15 160 (1.78%) NUnit
16 142 (1.58%) PHPUnit
17 124 (1.38%) Bower
18 109 (1.21%) WebDriver
19 107 (1.19%) Mocha
20 93 (1.03%) Axure RP
General
1 951 (10.55%) Finance
2 512 (5.68%) Banking
3 357 (3.96%) Marketing
4 219 (2.43%) Retail
5 192 (2.13%) Investment Banking
6 159 (1.76%) Telecoms
7 153 (1.70%) Games
8 140 (1.55%) Publishing
9 130 (1.44%) Advertising
10 123 (1.36%) Front Office
11 49 (0.54%) Legal
12 48 (0.53%) Manufacturing
13 45 (0.50%) Back Office
14 38 (0.42%) Electronics
15 34 (0.38%) Financial Institution
16 26 (0.29%) Multimedia
17 18 (0.20%) Automotive
17 18 (0.20%) Billing
18 16 (0.18%) Law
19 13 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 7274 (80.72%) Developer
2 1317 (14.62%) Front-End Developer
3 1046 (11.61%) .NET Developer
4 950 (10.54%) Web Developer
5 816 (9.06%) Java Developer
6 770 (8.55%) Senior Developer
7 707 (7.85%) JavaScript Developer
8 623 (6.91%) C# Developer
9 565 (6.27%) PHP Developer
10 416 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
11 321 (3.56%) Designer
12 294 (3.26%) ASP.NET Developer
13 293 (3.25%) UI Developer
14 282 (3.13%) UI Programmer
15 237 (2.63%) Analyst
16 234 (2.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 231 (2.56%) Architect
18 205 (2.27%) SharePoint Developer
19 170 (1.89%) Front-End Web Developer
20 166 (1.84%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6800 (75.46%) HTML
2 5810 (64.48%) CSS
3 3341 (37.08%) jQuery
4 3264 (36.22%) HTML5
5 2669 (29.62%) .NET
6 2195 (24.36%) CSS3
7 1836 (20.38%) AngularJS
8 1806 (20.04%) ASP.NET
9 1376 (15.27%) XML
10 1365 (15.15%) Web Services
11 1241 (13.77%) Ajax
12 772 (8.57%) Backbone.js
13 741 (8.22%) JSON
14 739 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
15 669 (7.42%) Spring
16 663 (7.36%) REST
17 649 (7.20%) .NET Framework
18 636 (7.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 596 (6.61%) Sass
20 588 (6.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 916 (10.17%) User Experience
2 366 (4.06%) Open Source
3 343 (3.81%) Mobile App
4 326 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
5 305 (3.38%) Computer Science
6 192 (2.13%) Visualisation
7 186 (2.06%) W3C
8 112 (1.24%) Digital Media
9 97 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
10 86 (0.95%) Social Media
11 85 (0.94%) N-Tier
12 78 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 68 (0.75%) Management Information System
14 67 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
15 63 (0.70%) Algorithms
16 62 (0.69%) RIA
16 62 (0.69%) Mathematics
17 60 (0.67%) Graphic Design
18 58 (0.64%) NHS
19 55 (0.61%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 973 (10.80%) Linux
2 542 (6.01%) UNIX
3 539 (5.98%) Windows
4 310 (3.44%) Apple iOS
5 297 (3.30%) Android
6 119 (1.32%) Mac OS X
7 110 (1.22%) CentOS
8 89 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 57 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 53 (0.59%) Ubuntu
11 50 (0.55%) AIX
12 38 (0.42%) Windows XP
13 36 (0.40%) Windows Phone
14 30 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 30 (0.33%) Solaris
15 24 (0.27%) Windows 7
16 23 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
17 19 (0.21%) Debian
18 18 (0.20%) VMS
19 17 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3397 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 2186 (24.26%) MVC
3 1811 (20.10%) TDD
4 1587 (17.61%) OO
5 1142 (12.67%) Scrum
6 979 (10.86%) Web Development
7 774 (8.59%) BDD
8 724 (8.03%) E-Commerce
9 722 (8.01%) Responsive Web Design
10 704 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
11 485 (5.38%) Unit Testing
12 466 (5.17%) Software Engineering
13 433 (4.81%) OOP
14 418 (4.64%) Web Design
15 391 (4.34%) CRM
16 323 (3.58%) SOA
17 293 (3.25%) Content Management
18 259 (2.87%) Mentoring
18 259 (2.87%) Project Management
18 259 (2.87%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2330 (25.86%) C#
2 2179 (24.18%) Java
3 1911 (21.21%) SQL
4 1355 (15.04%) PHP
5 568 (6.30%) Python
6 544 (6.04%) Ruby
7 339 (3.76%) T-SQL
8 215 (2.39%) Perl
9 212 (2.35%) C++
10 204 (2.26%) PL/SQL
11 197 (2.19%) Scala
12 196 (2.18%) VB.NET
13 168 (1.86%) PHP5
14 151 (1.68%) Shell Script
15 149 (1.65%) Bash Shell
16 141 (1.56%) C
17 130 (1.44%) VB
18 110 (1.22%) VBScript
19 107 (1.19%) Objective-C
20 106 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 566 (6.28%) Degree
2 429 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 270 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 141 (1.56%) ISTQB
5 126 (1.40%) DV Cleared
6 89 (0.99%) ISEB
7 77 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
8 76 (0.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 71 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 43 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
11 33 (0.37%) Sun Certification
12 30 (0.33%) MCITP
13 18 (0.20%) CCNA
14 15 (0.17%) BC Cleared
15 12 (0.13%) MCSE
16 8 (0.089%) MCSA
16 8 (0.089%) OCPJP
17 7 (0.078%) Siebel Certification
17 7 (0.078%) CTC Cleared
18 6 (0.067%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 314 (3.48%) QA
2 26 (0.29%) ISO 9001
3 21 (0.23%) SLA
4 18 (0.20%) WAI
5 16 (0.18%) WCAG
6 9 (0.100%) ISO 14001
7 7 (0.078%) HL7
8 4 (0.044%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.033%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.022%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.022%) GPG13
10 2 (0.022%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.011%) GxP
System Software
1 43 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 40 (0.44%) Docker
3 37 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (0.24%) Varnish
5 14 (0.16%) VirtualBox
6 12 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.13%) Shibboleth
7 11 (0.12%) NFS
8 10 (0.11%) vCloud
8 10 (0.11%) VMware ESX
8 10 (0.11%) Nmap
9 9 (0.100%) Firmware
10 8 (0.089%) Xen
11 7 (0.078%) Forefront TMG
11 7 (0.078%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 5 (0.055%) Oracle RAC
12 5 (0.055%) SRDF
12 5 (0.055%) KVM
13 4 (0.044%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.033%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 141 (1.56%) Puppet
2 75 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 58 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
4 39 (0.43%) Ansible
4 39 (0.43%) Vagrant
5 19 (0.21%) Graylog2
6 18 (0.20%) Nagios
7 16 (0.18%) HP UCMDB
8 14 (0.16%) Kibana
9 13 (0.14%) Capistrano
10 12 (0.13%) ZABBIX
11 11 (0.12%) HAProxy
12 10 (0.11%) Salt
12 10 (0.11%) Nessus
13 9 (0.100%) Zenoss
14 8 (0.089%) Graphite
14 8 (0.089%) logstash
15 6 (0.067%) OpenIDM
16 5 (0.055%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 4 (0.044%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1052 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 806 (8.94%) Oracle
3 344 (3.82%) Adobe
4 256 (2.84%) Zend
5 214 (2.37%) Google
6 162 (1.80%) HP
7 141 (1.56%) Sitecore
8 111 (1.23%) Twitter
9 107 (1.19%) IBM
10 90 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
11 75 (0.83%) SAP
12 74 (0.82%) Red Hat
13 63 (0.70%) ServiceNow
14 61 (0.68%) VMware
15 54 (0.60%) Sybase
16 53 (0.59%) EPiServer
16 53 (0.59%) Facebook
17 47 (0.52%) Cisco
18 46 (0.51%) Citrix
19 42 (0.47%) Telerik
London
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Rate: £300 - £380 Per Day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Yoh
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 16 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £330 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £425.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
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London
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