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 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 8 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 2601 2461 2237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.98% 10.28% 9.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.49% 24.71% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1981 1782 1658
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 12
Average hourly rate £22.12 £45.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.85% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.13 £28.21 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £52.10 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.59 £33.64 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -6.56%
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
10203 9961 10876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.06% 41.60% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7532 7037 7751
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 66 92
Average hourly rate £27.78 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.38 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.92 £62.08 £59.00
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 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 4 September 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 4 September 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 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
City of London -3 472 £435 +8.75% 193
Croydon +9 36 £413 -41.07% 2
Romford +2 13 £250 -54.54%
Bromley -5 11 £325 -3.70% 2
Hammersmith +2 10 £340 -8.60%
Canary Wharf -8 9 £513 -2.38%
Uxbridge +10 7 £391 +22.26% 2
Paddington - 6 £525 -
Kingston Upon Thames -5 5 £250 -33.33% 5
Feltham - 3 £350 - 1
Osterley +1 2 £505 +3.06%
Wimbledon -1 2 £325 +4.00% 1
Harrow -1 2 £205 -20.38%
Docklands, London -14 2 £546 -12.60%
Ealing - 2 £379 - 1
Hounslow - 2 £418 -
Sidcup - 2 £400 -
Westminster +1 1 £480 +28.00%
Ilford 0 1 £450 +20.00%
Brentford -1 1 £400 -15.78%
Isleworth -2 1 £325 -13.90%
New Malden - 1 £300 -
Woodford Green - 1 £325 -
Clapham - 1 £400 -
Southwark - 1 £325 -
Mayfair - 1 £625 -
Hayes - 1 £285 - 1
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3628 (72.13%) HTML
2 3123 (62.09%) CSS
3 2227 (44.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2045 (40.66%) HTML5
5 1583 (31.47%) jQuery
6 1469 (29.20%) AngularJS
7 1397 (27.77%) Java
8 1352 (26.88%) CSS3
9 1345 (26.74%) TDD
10 1102 (21.91%) .NET
11 998 (19.84%) C#
12 993 (19.74%) MVC
13 888 (17.65%) SQL
14 858 (17.06%) OO
15 799 (15.88%) Scrum
16 752 (14.95%) Node.js
17 730 (14.51%) Web Services
18 720 (14.31%) Git (software)
19 675 (13.42%) SQL Server
20 660 (13.12%) ASP.NET
21 617 (12.27%) Finance
22 584 (11.61%) XML
23 579 (11.51%) BDD
24 577 (11.47%) PHP
25 569 (11.31%) Web Development
26 542 (10.78%) User Experience
27 537 (10.68%) Backbone.js
28 526 (10.46%) Continuous Integration
29 513 (10.20%) E-Commerce
30 489 (9.72%) Ajax

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 752 (14.95%) Node.js
2 355 (7.06%) CMS
3 187 (3.72%) Tomcat
4 180 (3.58%) Apache
5 145 (2.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 143 (2.84%) SharePoint
7 131 (2.60%) Drupal
8 129 (2.56%) IIS
9 94 (1.87%) Confluence
10 89 (1.77%) WebSphere
11 87 (1.73%) JBoss
12 86 (1.71%) WordPress
13 73 (1.45%) Umbraco
14 72 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
15 70 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
16 55 (1.09%) WebLogic
17 53 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
18 49 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
19 42 (0.83%) nginx
20 40 (0.80%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 180 (3.58%) Photoshop
2 162 (3.22%) MS Excel
3 68 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 36 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 31 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 25 (0.50%) MS Office
7 22 (0.44%) InfoPath
8 12 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
8 12 (0.24%) InDesign
9 9 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
11 6 (0.12%) Fireworks
12 5 (0.099%) Maya
12 5 (0.099%) OmniGraffle
13 4 (0.080%) S-PLUS
13 4 (0.080%) SPSS
14 1 (0.020%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.020%) MS Project
14 1 (0.020%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.020%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 106 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (1.09%) Magento
3 20 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
4 13 (0.26%) WebTrends
5 10 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
6 9 (0.18%) RMDS
7 7 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.099%) BigMachines
9 4 (0.080%) Tridion
10 3 (0.060%) GoldMine
11 2 (0.040%) ION MarketView
11 2 (0.040%) Unica
11 2 (0.040%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.040%) Summit
11 2 (0.040%) HFM
11 2 (0.040%) osCommerce
12 1 (0.020%) Oracle FAH
12 1 (0.020%) Radian6
12 1 (0.020%) Cognos TM1
12 1 (0.020%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 200 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (2.07%) GitHub
3 90 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 48 (0.95%) SaaS
5 36 (0.72%) Google Analytics
6 31 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
7 30 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
8 26 (0.52%) Office 365
8 26 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
9 21 (0.42%) Heroku
9 21 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (0.30%) PaaS
10 15 (0.30%) Google Apps
11 13 (0.26%) Amazon S3
12 12 (0.24%) Taleo
13 11 (0.22%) Google App Engine
13 11 (0.22%) OpenShift
14 8 (0.16%) Force.com
15 7 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 6 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 238 (4.73%) HTTP
2 105 (2.09%) Internet
3 42 (0.83%) Intranet
4 41 (0.82%) LDAP
5 37 (0.74%) Firewall
6 33 (0.66%) SSL
7 26 (0.52%) VPN
8 25 (0.50%) DNS
8 25 (0.50%) TCP/IP
9 19 (0.38%) DMZ
10 18 (0.36%) HTTPS
11 12 (0.24%) SAN
12 11 (0.22%) SNMP
13 10 (0.20%) LAN
13 10 (0.20%) OpenLDAP
14 8 (0.16%) Unified Communications
14 8 (0.16%) Cisco IOS
14 8 (0.16%) Converged Networks
14 8 (0.16%) WAN
15 7 (0.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 675 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 467 (9.28%) MySQL
3 324 (6.44%) MongoDB
4 229 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 178 (3.54%) NoSQL
6 133 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 124 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
8 85 (1.69%) Redis
9 74 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 70 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 65 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 62 (1.23%) RDBMS
13 57 (1.13%) Big Data
13 57 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
14 53 (1.05%) Hadoop
15 49 (0.97%) DB2
16 47 (0.93%) Oracle Database
17 39 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
18 34 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 30 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 720 (14.31%) Git (software)
2 332 (6.60%) Subversion
3 326 (6.48%) Grunt
4 236 (4.69%) Jenkins
5 226 (4.49%) Jasmine
6 217 (4.31%) JIRA
7 212 (4.21%) Selenium
8 207 (4.12%) Maven
9 194 (3.86%) Visual Studio
10 148 (2.94%) Cucumber
11 124 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
12 119 (2.37%) TeamCity
13 104 (2.07%) gulp
14 100 (1.99%) JUnit
15 93 (1.85%) Bower
16 89 (1.77%) Eclipse
16 89 (1.77%) NUnit
17 80 (1.59%) WebDriver
18 79 (1.57%) Mocha
19 67 (1.33%) Ant
General
1 617 (12.27%) Finance
2 483 (9.60%) Banking
3 209 (4.16%) Investment Banking
4 187 (3.72%) Marketing
5 167 (3.32%) Retail
6 119 (2.37%) Publishing
7 95 (1.89%) Front Office
8 83 (1.65%) Games
9 71 (1.41%) Telecoms
9 71 (1.41%) Advertising
10 66 (1.31%) Legal
11 45 (0.89%) Financial Institution
12 30 (0.60%) Back Office
13 28 (0.56%) Law
14 20 (0.40%) Retail Banking
15 17 (0.34%) Multimedia
16 16 (0.32%) Automotive
17 7 (0.14%) Electronics
18 6 (0.12%) Manufacturing
19 5 (0.099%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 3962 (78.77%) Developer
2 840 (16.70%) Front-End Developer
3 505 (10.04%) JavaScript Developer
4 494 (9.82%) Web Developer
5 433 (8.61%) .NET Developer
6 424 (8.43%) Senior Developer
7 416 (8.27%) Java Developer
8 239 (4.75%) C# Developer
9 214 (4.25%) Architect
10 203 (4.04%) UI Developer
11 191 (3.80%) UI Programmer
12 166 (3.30%) Full Stack Developer
13 147 (2.92%) C# .NET Developer
14 145 (2.88%) PHP Developer
15 137 (2.72%) Analyst
16 109 (2.17%) Consultant
17 102 (2.03%) Designer
18 95 (1.89%) Front-End Web Developer
19 94 (1.87%) Lead Developer
20 92 (1.83%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3628 (72.13%) HTML
2 3123 (62.09%) CSS
3 2045 (40.66%) HTML5
4 1583 (31.47%) jQuery
5 1469 (29.20%) AngularJS
6 1352 (26.88%) CSS3
7 1102 (21.91%) .NET
8 730 (14.51%) Web Services
9 660 (13.12%) ASP.NET
10 584 (11.61%) XML
11 537 (10.68%) Backbone.js
12 489 (9.72%) Ajax
13 455 (9.05%) Sass
14 442 (8.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 418 (8.31%) REST
16 401 (7.97%) JSON
17 354 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
18 340 (6.76%) Spring
19 332 (6.60%) RESTful
20 289 (5.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 542 (10.78%) User Experience
2 231 (4.59%) Mobile App
3 159 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 146 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 118 (2.35%) Visualisation
6 105 (2.09%) W3C
7 81 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 76 (1.51%) Digital Media
9 64 (1.27%) Social Media
10 61 (1.21%) Derivative
11 51 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
12 40 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 35 (0.70%) RIA
14 34 (0.68%) Animation
15 32 (0.64%) Client/Server
16 31 (0.62%) Management Information System
16 31 (0.62%) CMDB
16 31 (0.62%) Data Structures
17 30 (0.60%) Algorithms
17 30 (0.60%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 471 (9.36%) Linux
2 280 (5.57%) Windows
3 229 (4.55%) UNIX
4 167 (3.32%) Apple iOS
5 165 (3.28%) Android
6 45 (0.89%) CentOS
7 33 (0.66%) Ubuntu
8 32 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (0.64%) Mac OS X
9 28 (0.56%) AIX
10 27 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (0.50%) Solaris
13 15 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.14%) Windows Phone
14 7 (0.14%) Windows 7
15 5 (0.099%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.099%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.080%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.060%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2227 (44.27%) Agile Software Development
2 1345 (26.74%) TDD
3 993 (19.74%) MVC
4 858 (17.06%) OO
5 799 (15.88%) Scrum
6 579 (11.51%) BDD
7 569 (11.31%) Web Development
8 526 (10.46%) Continuous Integration
9 513 (10.20%) E-Commerce
10 469 (9.32%) Responsive Web Design
11 314 (6.24%) Unit Testing
12 272 (5.41%) Software Engineering
13 244 (4.85%) SOA
14 197 (3.92%) Kanban
15 193 (3.84%) Open Source
16 186 (3.70%) DevOps
17 175 (3.48%) OOP
18 173 (3.44%) CRM
18 173 (3.44%) Pair Programming
19 172 (3.42%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1397 (27.77%) Java
2 998 (19.84%) C#
3 888 (17.65%) SQL
4 577 (11.47%) PHP
5 362 (7.20%) Ruby
6 318 (6.32%) Python
7 157 (3.12%) Scala
8 134 (2.66%) T-SQL
9 122 (2.43%) C++
10 91 (1.81%) Perl
10 91 (1.81%) PowerShell
11 75 (1.49%) Objective-C
12 67 (1.33%) Shell Script
12 67 (1.33%) PL/SQL
13 66 (1.31%) VB.NET
14 65 (1.29%) C
15 59 (1.17%) Clojure
16 55 (1.09%) VB
17 53 (1.05%) Bash Shell
18 45 (0.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 251 (4.99%) Degree
2 175 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 105 (2.09%) SC Cleared
4 34 (0.68%) DV Cleared
5 14 (0.28%) Sun Certification
6 12 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.12%) CCNP
8 6 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.099%) CISSP
9 5 (0.099%) OCPJP
9 5 (0.099%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.099%) HND
10 4 (0.080%) ISEB
10 4 (0.080%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.060%) JNCIA
11 3 (0.060%) JNCIS
11 3 (0.060%) PMP
11 3 (0.060%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.060%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (3.74%) QA
2 11 (0.22%) WAI
3 10 (0.20%) WCAG
3 10 (0.20%) SLA
4 3 (0.060%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.060%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.040%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.040%) HL7
System Software
1 76 (1.51%) Docker
2 40 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 31 (0.62%) Varnish
4 24 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (0.42%) vCloud
6 10 (0.20%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.20%) Squid
6 10 (0.20%) KVM
7 9 (0.18%) NFS
7 9 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (0.14%) Xen
9 6 (0.12%) SRDF
10 3 (0.060%) vSphere
11 2 (0.040%) Apache Flume
11 2 (0.040%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.040%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.020%) ClearTrust
12 1 (0.020%) Firmware
12 1 (0.020%) HDFS
12 1 (0.020%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 88 (1.75%) Puppet
2 55 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (0.89%) Ansible
4 32 (0.64%) Salt
5 28 (0.56%) Vagrant
6 21 (0.42%) Rundeck
7 19 (0.38%) ZABBIX
8 18 (0.36%) Kibana
8 18 (0.36%) logstash
9 16 (0.32%) HAProxy
10 12 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (0.14%) SCCM
11 7 (0.14%) HP UCMDB
12 5 (0.099%) Jitterbit
12 5 (0.099%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.080%) Nagios
13 4 (0.080%) Capistrano
14 3 (0.060%) BladeLogic
14 3 (0.060%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 353 (7.02%) Oracle
2 342 (6.80%) Microsoft
3 288 (5.73%) Adobe
4 122 (2.43%) Google
5 93 (1.85%) ServiceNow
6 83 (1.65%) Zend
6 83 (1.65%) Sitecore
7 71 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
8 66 (1.31%) IBM
9 57 (1.13%) Sybase
10 55 (1.09%) Red Hat
11 52 (1.03%) Twitter
12 41 (0.82%) VMware
13 39 (0.78%) HP
14 36 (0.72%) EPiServer
15 33 (0.66%) Atlassian
16 26 (0.52%) hybris
16 26 (0.52%) New Relic
17 24 (0.48%) Splunk
18 22 (0.44%) Sun
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The Curve Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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