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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 10 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 2274 2227 1532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.20% 9.19% 6.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.51% 22.83% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1649 1645 1076
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 10
Average hourly rate £23.37 £160.00 £42.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-85.39% +278.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.91 £82.00 £35.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £184.00 £44.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
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
9278 9756 8895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.60% 40.28% 40.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6651 7104 6436
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 67 100
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £17.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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
City of London +7 539 £413 +6.45% 281
Croydon +10 16 £375 -11.76% 3
Twickenham - 6 £325 - 5
Docklands, London +3 5 £525 +40.00%
Canary Wharf -3 5 £428 +22.14%
Uxbridge -9 5 £388 +53.46% 2
Bromley +8 3 £325 - 2
Hounslow -2 3 £500 -1.96% 1
Harrow +4 2 £325 -
Feltham +1 2 £375 -
Wimbledon +1 2 £306 -
Hammersmith -6 2 £625 +66.66% 1
Paddington - 2 £388 -
Chessington - 2 £325 -
Sidcup - 2 £310 - 2
Ealing -3 1 £288 -39.47% 2
New Malden -5 1 £275 -26.66%
Brentford -7 1 - - 1
Enfield - 1 - - 3
Hayes - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 9
Morden - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - - 2
Edgware - - - - 2
Barnet - - - - 4
Romford - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - - 1
Hillingdon - - - -
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 3337 (75.72%) HTML
2 2816 (63.90%) CSS
3 1864 (42.30%) HTML5
4 1848 (41.93%) Agile Software Development
5 1435 (32.56%) jQuery
6 1260 (28.59%) Java
7 1257 (28.52%) CSS3
8 1224 (27.77%) AngularJS
9 1149 (26.07%) TDD
10 1034 (23.46%) .NET
11 930 (21.10%) C#
12 881 (19.99%) MVC
13 872 (19.79%) SQL
14 863 (19.58%) OO
15 661 (15.00%) Web Services
16 644 (14.61%) ASP.NET
17 634 (14.39%) Node.js
18 622 (14.11%) SQL Server
19 606 (13.75%) Scrum
20 567 (12.87%) Finance
21 565 (12.82%) XML
22 524 (11.89%) Backbone.js
23 516 (11.71%) Git (software)
24 500 (11.35%) Web Development
25 499 (11.32%) User Experience
26 498 (11.30%) PHP
27 492 (11.16%) BDD
28 485 (11.01%) Ajax
29 464 (10.53%) Banking
30 400 (9.08%) MySQL

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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
1 634 (14.39%) Node.js
2 293 (6.65%) CMS
3 166 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 164 (3.72%) Tomcat
5 158 (3.59%) Apache
6 95 (2.16%) IIS
7 88 (2.00%) Drupal
8 77 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 72 (1.63%) Adobe CQ
9 72 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
10 63 (1.43%) WordPress
11 60 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
12 57 (1.29%) Umbraco
13 52 (1.18%) JBoss
14 51 (1.16%) nginx
15 50 (1.13%) Confluence
15 50 (1.13%) WebLogic
16 47 (1.07%) WebSphere
16 47 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
17 31 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 162 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 149 (3.38%) Photoshop
3 47 (1.07%) Adobe Illustrator
4 38 (0.86%) MS Office
5 26 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 23 (0.52%) MS Visio
7 21 (0.48%) InfoPath
8 11 (0.25%) InDesign
9 10 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (0.18%) MS Project
11 7 (0.16%) Fireworks
11 7 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
12 6 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
13 5 (0.11%) Acrobat
14 4 (0.091%) OmniGraffle
14 4 (0.091%) PowerPivot
15 3 (0.068%) Maya
16 2 (0.045%) Adobe Premiere
16 2 (0.045%) Final Cut Pro
16 2 (0.045%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 94 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (1.18%) Magento
3 31 (0.70%) Google Analytics
4 28 (0.64%) SiteCatalyst
5 18 (0.41%) WebTrends
5 18 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
7 13 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
8 11 (0.25%) Tridion
9 6 (0.14%) RMDS
10 4 (0.091%) osCommerce
11 3 (0.068%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 3 (0.068%) Oracle CRM
12 2 (0.045%) SAP CRM
12 2 (0.045%) Exstream
12 2 (0.045%) Radian6
13 1 (0.023%) BigMachines
13 1 (0.023%) Dynamics NAV
13 1 (0.023%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 152 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 69 (1.57%) GitHub
4 31 (0.70%) SaaS
5 29 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
6 26 (0.59%) Heroku
7 25 (0.57%) Office 365
8 14 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.25%) Force.com
10 10 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 9 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 9 (0.20%) PaaS
12 8 (0.18%) Google App Engine
13 7 (0.16%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 4 (0.091%) Amazon S3
16 4 (0.091%) Google Compute Engine
16 4 (0.091%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 155 (3.52%) HTTP
2 110 (2.50%) Internet
3 40 (0.91%) LDAP
4 37 (0.84%) Intranet
5 31 (0.70%) VPN
6 27 (0.61%) SSL
7 22 (0.50%) DNS
8 21 (0.48%) SAN
9 20 (0.45%) TCP/IP
10 18 (0.41%) Firewall
11 11 (0.25%) FTP
12 10 (0.23%) HTTPS
12 10 (0.23%) LAN
12 10 (0.23%) WAN
13 9 (0.20%) Multicast
14 8 (0.18%) NAS
14 8 (0.18%) DMZ
15 7 (0.16%) SNMP
15 7 (0.16%) iSCSI
15 7 (0.16%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 622 (14.11%) SQL Server
2 400 (9.08%) MySQL
3 212 (4.81%) Relational Database
4 188 (4.27%) MongoDB
5 179 (4.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 114 (2.59%) NoSQL
7 98 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
8 92 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 84 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 83 (1.88%) Oracle Database
11 82 (1.86%) RDBMS
12 77 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
13 69 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
14 62 (1.41%) Redis
15 47 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
16 46 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
17 45 (1.02%) Hadoop
18 44 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
19 37 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
20 34 (0.77%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 516 (11.71%) Git (software)
2 296 (6.72%) Grunt
3 273 (6.19%) Subversion
4 211 (4.79%) Jasmine
5 185 (4.20%) Visual Studio
6 182 (4.13%) Maven
7 176 (3.99%) Selenium
8 171 (3.88%) Cucumber
9 160 (3.63%) JIRA
10 153 (3.47%) Jenkins
11 108 (2.45%) Bower
12 101 (2.29%) JUnit
13 99 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
14 88 (2.00%) Eclipse
14 88 (2.00%) NUnit
15 84 (1.91%) Mocha
16 76 (1.72%) Ant
17 74 (1.68%) WebDriver
18 73 (1.66%) TeamCity
19 53 (1.20%) jMock
General
1 567 (12.87%) Finance
2 464 (10.53%) Banking
3 218 (4.95%) Investment Banking
4 151 (3.43%) Marketing
5 125 (2.84%) Retail
6 117 (2.65%) Front Office
7 112 (2.54%) Games
8 96 (2.18%) Advertising
9 85 (1.93%) Publishing
10 49 (1.11%) Back Office
11 38 (0.86%) Telecoms
12 31 (0.70%) Legal
13 28 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 23 (0.52%) Law
15 16 (0.36%) Multimedia
16 15 (0.34%) Billing
17 12 (0.27%) Retail Banking
18 8 (0.18%) French Language
18 8 (0.18%) iGaming
19 7 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3503 (79.49%) Developer
2 689 (15.63%) Front-End Developer
3 477 (10.82%) JavaScript Developer
4 461 (10.46%) Web Developer
5 454 (10.30%) Java Developer
6 451 (10.23%) Senior Developer
7 343 (7.78%) .NET Developer
8 248 (5.63%) C# Developer
9 188 (4.27%) UI Developer
10 175 (3.97%) UI Programmer
11 154 (3.49%) Architect
12 146 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
13 139 (3.15%) PHP Developer
14 136 (3.09%) Designer
15 125 (2.84%) Full Stack Developer
16 123 (2.79%) Analyst
17 94 (2.13%) Lead Developer
18 86 (1.95%) Front-End Web Developer
19 81 (1.84%) ASP.NET Developer
20 76 (1.72%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3337 (75.72%) HTML
2 2816 (63.90%) CSS
3 1864 (42.30%) HTML5
4 1435 (32.56%) jQuery
5 1257 (28.52%) CSS3
6 1224 (27.77%) AngularJS
7 1034 (23.46%) .NET
8 661 (15.00%) Web Services
9 644 (14.61%) ASP.NET
10 565 (12.82%) XML
11 524 (11.89%) Backbone.js
12 485 (11.01%) Ajax
13 375 (8.51%) Sass
14 369 (8.37%) JSON
15 346 (7.85%) Spring
15 346 (7.85%) REST
16 338 (7.67%) RESTful
17 329 (7.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 287 (6.51%) ASP.NET MVC
19 249 (5.65%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 499 (11.32%) User Experience
2 191 (4.33%) Mobile App
3 174 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 145 (3.29%) Computer Science
5 136 (3.09%) Open Source
6 86 (1.95%) Visualisation
7 81 (1.84%) W3C
8 72 (1.63%) Social Media
9 70 (1.59%) Digital Media
10 57 (1.29%) Derivative
11 51 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
12 46 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 43 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
14 35 (0.79%) iPad
14 35 (0.79%) Algorithms
15 34 (0.77%) RIA
15 34 (0.77%) Fixed Income
16 33 (0.75%) Equities
17 28 (0.64%) Hedge funds
18 26 (0.59%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 388 (8.80%) Linux
2 213 (4.83%) Windows
3 192 (4.36%) UNIX
4 175 (3.97%) Android
5 165 (3.74%) Apple iOS
6 56 (1.27%) Mac OS X
7 40 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (0.57%) CentOS
9 22 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (0.41%) Ubuntu
11 15 (0.34%) Windows XP
12 14 (0.32%) Windows Vista
12 14 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.20%) Solaris
14 9 (0.20%) Windows Phone
14 9 (0.20%) Windows 7
15 7 (0.16%) AIX
16 6 (0.14%) VMS
17 4 (0.091%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1848 (41.93%) Agile Software Development
2 1149 (26.07%) TDD
3 881 (19.99%) MVC
4 863 (19.58%) OO
5 606 (13.75%) Scrum
6 500 (11.35%) Web Development
7 492 (11.16%) BDD
8 395 (8.96%) Responsive Web Design
9 370 (8.40%) E-Commerce
10 358 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
11 216 (4.90%) Software Engineering
12 200 (4.54%) Unit Testing
13 183 (4.15%) SOA
14 174 (3.95%) CRM
15 170 (3.86%) OOP
16 154 (3.49%) Pair Programming
17 143 (3.24%) User Stories
18 139 (3.15%) Content Management
19 137 (3.11%) Web Design
19 137 (3.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1260 (28.59%) Java
2 930 (21.10%) C#
3 872 (19.79%) SQL
4 498 (11.30%) PHP
5 320 (7.26%) Ruby
6 291 (6.60%) Python
7 123 (2.79%) T-SQL
8 122 (2.77%) Scala
9 99 (2.25%) C++
10 80 (1.82%) PL/SQL
11 79 (1.79%) VB.NET
12 76 (1.72%) Bash Shell
13 73 (1.66%) C
14 71 (1.61%) Perl
15 65 (1.47%) Shell Script
16 62 (1.41%) PHP5
17 60 (1.36%) Objective-C
18 59 (1.34%) VBA
19 51 (1.16%) VB
19 51 (1.16%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 309 (7.01%) Degree
2 131 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 75 (1.70%) SC Cleared
4 39 (0.88%) ISEB
5 35 (0.79%) DV Cleared
6 31 (0.70%) ISTQB
7 27 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 22 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 15 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (0.27%) Sun Certification
11 9 (0.20%) MCITP
12 7 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.16%) Siebel Certification
13 6 (0.14%) CCNA
14 5 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
15 4 (0.091%) OCPJP
15 4 (0.091%) CISSP
15 4 (0.091%) HND
16 3 (0.068%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (4.15%) QA
2 10 (0.23%) SLA
3 7 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.11%) WCAG
5 4 (0.091%) WAI
6 3 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.045%) HL7
7 2 (0.045%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.045%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.023%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.023%) DICOM
8 1 (0.023%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.023%) GxP
System Software
1 25 (0.57%) Docker
2 22 (0.50%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.45%) Varnish
4 16 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.23%) NFS
6 8 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.16%) KVM
7 7 (0.16%) Xen
7 7 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.16%) SRDF
8 6 (0.14%) Firmware
9 5 (0.11%) vCloud
10 2 (0.045%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.023%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.023%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 88 (2.00%) Puppet
2 37 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (0.79%) Ansible
4 29 (0.66%) Vagrant
5 19 (0.43%) HP UCMDB
5 19 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (0.23%) Capistrano
7 9 (0.20%) Salt
8 8 (0.18%) Kibana
9 7 (0.16%) logstash
10 6 (0.14%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.11%) Graylog
11 5 (0.11%) Zenoss
11 5 (0.11%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.068%) Control-M
12 3 (0.068%) Jitterbit
13 2 (0.045%) cPanel
13 2 (0.045%) Nagios
13 2 (0.045%) Cacti
13 2 (0.045%) Munin
Vendors
1 394 (8.94%) Oracle
2 388 (8.80%) Microsoft
3 182 (4.13%) Adobe
4 103 (2.34%) Google
5 102 (2.31%) Sitecore
6 80 (1.82%) Zend
7 56 (1.27%) ServiceNow
8 50 (1.13%) EPiServer
9 46 (1.04%) HP
10 43 (0.98%) Sybase
11 41 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
12 39 (0.88%) Twitter
13 35 (0.79%) IBM
14 33 (0.75%) Red Hat
15 29 (0.66%) VMware
16 24 (0.54%) Telerik
17 23 (0.52%) Facebook
18 21 (0.48%) hybris
19 20 (0.45%) TIBCO
19 20 (0.45%) Cisco
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