The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 12 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 2494 2233 2085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.25% 8.93% 8.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.62% 20.29% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1806 1674 1476
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 24
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +2.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.88 £25.00 £10.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.40 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +22.03%
JavaScript
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10129 11004 10474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.63% 43.99% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7148 7838 7298
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 84 146
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.62 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in London

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JavaScript across the London region.

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in London

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in London

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the London region.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in London

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Histogram in London

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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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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
City of London +6 535 £400 +6.66% 234
Bromley +13 12 £350 +7.69% 3
Greenford - 11 - - 1
Docklands, London +18 10 £625 +77.30%
Canary Wharf +16 8 £525 +10.52%
Kingston Upon Thames +5 7 £375 +25.00% 2
Hammersmith +3 5 £372 +19.04% 4
Uxbridge -9 4 £320 -14.66% 4
Twickenham +5 3 £208 -30.83% 1
Brentford -1 3 £475 +5.55%
Harrow - 3 £258 - 5
Croydon - 3 £700 - 8
Wimbledon +2 2 £313 -3.84% 1
Wembley +1 1 £325 +85.71% 1
Westminster -1 1 £375 -25.00% 2
Ilford - 1 £375 - 1
Isleworth - 1 £378 - 1
Ruislip - 1 - - 4
Sidcup - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - - 2
Teddington - - - - 2
Thornton Heath - - - -
Orpington - - - - 1
Pinner - - - -
Dagenham - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 5
Chislehurst - - - -
Barnet - - - - 1
Bexley - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3544 (75.69%) HTML
2 3026 (64.63%) CSS
3 1872 (39.98%) HTML5
4 1650 (35.24%) jQuery
5 1270 (27.13%) Java
6 1253 (26.76%) CSS3
7 1130 (24.13%) .NET
7 1130 (24.13%) TDD
8 1068 (22.81%) OO
9 1022 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
10 1018 (21.74%) AngularJS
11 1001 (21.38%) C#
12 955 (20.40%) MVC
13 790 (16.87%) SQL
14 774 (16.53%) ASP.NET
15 742 (15.85%) XML
16 736 (15.72%) PHP
17 714 (15.25%) Git (software)
18 703 (15.01%) Web Services
19 665 (14.20%) Backbone.js
20 640 (13.67%) Scrum
21 637 (13.61%) SQL Server
22 601 (12.84%) Ajax
23 573 (12.24%) Web Development
24 565 (12.07%) Finance
25 535 (11.43%) Node.js
26 531 (11.34%) BDD
27 528 (11.28%) Linux
28 504 (10.76%) MySQL
29 500 (10.68%) E-Commerce

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
1 535 (11.43%) Node.js
2 375 (8.01%) CMS
3 205 (4.38%) SharePoint
4 188 (4.02%) Apache
5 166 (3.55%) IIS
6 121 (2.58%) Drupal
7 119 (2.54%) Umbraco
8 103 (2.20%) Tomcat
9 94 (2.01%) WordPress
10 86 (1.84%) Sitecore CMS
11 78 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
12 77 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
13 63 (1.35%) Adobe CQ
14 60 (1.28%) WebSphere
15 40 (0.85%) WebLogic
15 40 (0.85%) Confluence
15 40 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
16 30 (0.64%) nginx
17 28 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
18 22 (0.47%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 185 (3.95%) Photoshop
2 144 (3.08%) MS Excel
3 99 (2.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 28 (0.60%) MS Office
5 20 (0.43%) Fireworks
6 14 (0.30%) InfoPath
6 14 (0.30%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
7 9 (0.19%) Acrobat
8 8 (0.17%) InDesign
9 7 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (0.15%) Doxygen
10 3 (0.064%) GIMP
10 3 (0.064%) MS Project
11 1 (0.021%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.021%) Mingle
11 1 (0.021%) Maya
11 1 (0.021%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 71 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (1.24%) Magento
3 27 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 25 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 23 (0.49%) Google Analytics
6 17 (0.36%) SiteCatalyst
7 13 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
8 9 (0.19%) SAP CRM
9 8 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
10 6 (0.13%) WebTrends
11 5 (0.11%) Tridion
11 5 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (0.085%) Agresso
13 3 (0.064%) Oracle Payables
13 3 (0.064%) RMDS
13 3 (0.064%) Remedy AR System
14 2 (0.043%) SAP IS-U
14 2 (0.043%) SunGard GMI
15 1 (0.021%) IntelliMatch
15 1 (0.021%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 69 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 61 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (1.15%) GitHub
4 41 (0.88%) Force.com
5 40 (0.85%) SaaS
6 20 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.34%) Office 365
9 11 (0.23%) Google App Engine
10 10 (0.21%) Heroku
11 8 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (0.13%) PaaS
13 4 (0.085%) Joyent
14 3 (0.064%) Google Compute Engine
15 2 (0.043%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.043%) Google Apps
15 2 (0.043%) SuccessFactors
16 1 (0.021%) OpenShift
16 1 (0.021%) Basecamp
16 1 (0.021%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 187 (3.99%) HTTP
2 132 (2.82%) Internet
3 44 (0.94%) Intranet
4 42 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 27 (0.58%) DNS
5 27 (0.58%) Firewall
6 25 (0.53%) LDAP
7 24 (0.51%) SSL
8 22 (0.47%) HTTPS
9 16 (0.34%) VPN
9 16 (0.34%) SAN
10 15 (0.32%) Wireshark
11 13 (0.28%) SSH
12 8 (0.17%) NAS
12 8 (0.17%) DAB
13 7 (0.15%) Extranet
13 7 (0.15%) FTP
14 6 (0.13%) AMQP
14 6 (0.13%) VLAN
15 5 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 637 (13.61%) SQL Server
2 504 (10.76%) MySQL
3 230 (4.91%) Relational Database
4 189 (4.04%) MongoDB
5 151 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 128 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 113 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 103 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 69 (1.47%) Big Data
10 67 (1.43%) RDBMS
11 64 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
12 63 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
13 61 (1.30%) Oracle Database
14 57 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
15 50 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
16 44 (0.94%) Redis
17 40 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
18 36 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
19 33 (0.70%) RavenDB
20 31 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 714 (15.25%) Git (software)
2 421 (8.99%) Subversion
3 222 (4.74%) Visual Studio
4 215 (4.59%) Cucumber
5 205 (4.38%) Jasmine
6 169 (3.61%) Jenkins
7 167 (3.57%) Grunt
8 162 (3.46%) Maven
9 154 (3.29%) TeamCity
10 151 (3.23%) JUnit
11 150 (3.20%) Selenium
12 141 (3.01%) JIRA
13 115 (2.46%) WebDriver
14 93 (1.99%) NUnit
15 91 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
16 72 (1.54%) Eclipse
17 67 (1.43%) Hudson
18 64 (1.37%) Mocha
18 64 (1.37%) Mercurial
19 63 (1.35%) Mockito
General
1 565 (12.07%) Finance
2 345 (7.37%) Banking
3 188 (4.02%) Retail
4 178 (3.80%) Investment Banking
5 159 (3.40%) Marketing
6 98 (2.09%) Front Office
7 96 (2.05%) Games
7 96 (2.05%) Publishing
8 76 (1.62%) Advertising
9 56 (1.20%) Back Office
10 49 (1.05%) Telecoms
11 36 (0.77%) Manufacturing
12 31 (0.66%) Legal
13 23 (0.49%) Financial Institution
14 15 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.26%) French Language
15 12 (0.26%) Multimedia
16 11 (0.23%) Electronics
17 10 (0.21%) Retail Banking
18 9 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3844 (82.10%) Developer
2 882 (18.84%) Front-End Developer
3 523 (11.17%) Web Developer
4 436 (9.31%) JavaScript Developer
5 413 (8.82%) .NET Developer
6 405 (8.65%) Java Developer
7 390 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 245 (5.23%) PHP Developer
9 216 (4.61%) C# Developer
10 182 (3.89%) UI Developer
11 167 (3.57%) UI Programmer
12 152 (3.25%) C# .NET Developer
13 126 (2.69%) ASP.NET Developer
14 121 (2.58%) Analyst
15 105 (2.24%) Designer
15 105 (2.24%) Front-End Web Developer
16 103 (2.20%) SharePoint Developer
17 101 (2.16%) Lead Developer
18 83 (1.77%) Software Engineer
19 81 (1.73%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3544 (75.69%) HTML
2 3026 (64.63%) CSS
3 1872 (39.98%) HTML5
4 1650 (35.24%) jQuery
5 1253 (26.76%) CSS3
6 1130 (24.13%) .NET
7 1018 (21.74%) AngularJS
8 774 (16.53%) ASP.NET
9 742 (15.85%) XML
10 703 (15.01%) Web Services
11 665 (14.20%) Backbone.js
12 601 (12.84%) Ajax
13 456 (9.74%) JSON
14 350 (7.48%) RESTful
15 339 (7.24%) REST
16 329 (7.03%) ASP.NET MVC
17 323 (6.90%) Spring
18 319 (6.81%) KnockoutJS
19 272 (5.81%) JSP
20 268 (5.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 223 (4.76%) Open Source
2 200 (4.27%) Computer Science
3 170 (3.63%) Mobile App
4 123 (2.63%) Visualisation
5 116 (2.48%) W3C
6 100 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 73 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 56 (1.20%) Digital Media
8 56 (1.20%) iPad
9 46 (0.98%) iPhone
10 45 (0.96%) Social Media
11 41 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
12 36 (0.77%) Derivative
13 35 (0.75%) Animation
14 34 (0.73%) Fixed Income
15 29 (0.62%) New Media
16 28 (0.60%) RIA
16 28 (0.60%) Mathematics
17 24 (0.51%) Online Games
17 24 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 528 (11.28%) Linux
2 353 (7.54%) UNIX
3 277 (5.92%) Windows
4 193 (4.12%) Apple iOS
5 177 (3.78%) Android
6 93 (1.99%) Mac OS X
7 38 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (0.64%) Solaris
8 30 (0.64%) CentOS
9 23 (0.49%) Ubuntu
9 23 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (0.38%) AIX
11 17 (0.36%) Windows Phone
12 16 (0.34%) Windows XP
13 14 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.15%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.15%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.13%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.13%) HPUX
15 6 (0.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1130 (24.13%) TDD
2 1068 (22.81%) OO
3 1022 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
4 955 (20.40%) MVC
5 640 (13.67%) Scrum
6 573 (12.24%) Web Development
7 531 (11.34%) BDD
8 500 (10.68%) E-Commerce
9 472 (10.08%) Responsive Web Design
10 438 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
11 235 (5.02%) OOP
12 222 (4.74%) Unit Testing
13 219 (4.68%) Web Design
14 212 (4.53%) Software Engineering
15 188 (4.02%) Content Management
16 166 (3.55%) Pair Programming
17 161 (3.44%) CRM
18 157 (3.35%) SOA
19 148 (3.16%) Workflow
20 142 (3.03%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1270 (27.13%) Java
2 1001 (21.38%) C#
3 790 (16.87%) SQL
4 736 (15.72%) PHP
5 375 (8.01%) Ruby
6 322 (6.88%) Python
7 175 (3.74%) T-SQL
8 135 (2.88%) Scala
9 119 (2.54%) PL/SQL
10 112 (2.39%) C++
11 107 (2.29%) Perl
12 101 (2.16%) PHP5
13 91 (1.94%) C
14 88 (1.88%) Objective-C
15 81 (1.73%) Shell Script
16 63 (1.35%) Groovy
16 63 (1.35%) VB.NET
17 55 (1.17%) PowerShell
18 53 (1.13%) VB
19 47 (1.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 310 (6.62%) Degree
2 103 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 83 (1.77%) SC Cleared
4 35 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (0.68%) ISTQB
6 29 (0.62%) ISEB
7 26 (0.56%) DV Cleared
8 18 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 16 (0.34%) MCSD
9 16 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (0.13%) MCPD
10 6 (0.13%) MCITP
10 6 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.11%) Sun Certification
11 5 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.11%) MCAD
11 5 (0.11%) MCTS
11 5 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
12 4 (0.085%) OCPJP
13 3 (0.064%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (4.63%) QA
2 16 (0.34%) SLA
3 8 (0.17%) WCAG
4 7 (0.15%) WAI
4 7 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.13%) GPG13
6 2 (0.043%) JTAG
6 2 (0.043%) SNOMED CT
6 2 (0.043%) HL7
6 2 (0.043%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.043%) Section 508
7 1 (0.021%) EMIR
7 1 (0.021%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.021%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 16 (0.34%) vCloud
3 15 (0.32%) Varnish
4 14 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.17%) Docker
6 5 (0.11%) NFS
7 4 (0.085%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.085%) Nmap
8 3 (0.064%) Cygwin
8 3 (0.064%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.043%) SRDF
9 2 (0.043%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.043%) vSphere
9 2 (0.043%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.043%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.043%) HDFS
10 1 (0.021%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.021%) KVM
10 1 (0.021%) RHEV
10 1 (0.021%) Xen
Systems Management
1 70 (1.50%) Puppet
2 53 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (0.49%) Nagios
4 21 (0.45%) Capistrano
5 15 (0.32%) Vagrant
5 15 (0.32%) Graylog2
5 15 (0.32%) ZABBIX
6 14 (0.30%) Kibana
7 11 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (0.23%) Zenoss
8 8 (0.17%) SCOM
8 8 (0.17%) Ansible
8 8 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
9 7 (0.15%) SCOrch
9 7 (0.15%) Tivoli
10 5 (0.11%) Salt
10 5 (0.11%) Control-M
11 4 (0.085%) Nessus
11 4 (0.085%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 4 (0.085%) logstash
Vendors
1 363 (7.75%) Microsoft
2 350 (7.48%) Oracle
3 182 (3.89%) Adobe
4 154 (3.29%) Zend
5 95 (2.03%) Sitecore
6 92 (1.96%) Google
7 87 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
8 53 (1.13%) JBoss
9 48 (1.03%) EPiServer
10 45 (0.96%) Twitter
11 43 (0.92%) IBM
11 43 (0.92%) HP
12 39 (0.83%) SAP
13 33 (0.70%) Sybase
14 28 (0.60%) Splunk
15 24 (0.51%) Rackspace
16 23 (0.49%) Red Hat
17 22 (0.47%) Facebook
18 21 (0.45%) Akamai
19 19 (0.41%) ServiceNow
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