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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 8 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 2468 2136 1963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.65% 10.07% 8.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.63% 23.65% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1879 1605 1352
Average daily rate £438 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 15
Average hourly rate £43.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.10% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.42 £22.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £29.97 £109.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
8932 9030 8896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.18% 42.58% 40.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6625 6723 6325
Average daily rate £470 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £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
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 78
Average hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £17.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.05 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 289 £450 +5.88% 207
Croydon +2 18 £400 +6.66% 5
Bromley +4 15 £325 - 2
Westminster +4 14 £416 -26.94% 1
Kingston Upon Thames +10 6 £475 +31.48% 4
Canary Wharf +2 5 £388 -20.51%
Docklands, London +10 4 £413 -2.94%
Ealing -3 4 - - 1
Hammersmith - 4 £410 -
Chiswick +1 3 - -
Brentford +6 2 £450 - 2
Uxbridge +1 2 - -
Clapham - 2 £313 -
Ilford - 2 £306 - 1
Southall - 2 £375 -
Isleworth -1 1 £445 +17.88%
Wembley -2 1 £500 -
Hackney -2 1 - -
Harrow -3 1 £325 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Romford - 1 £375 - 1
Edgware - 1 £415 -
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3784 (69.60%) HTML
2 3379 (62.15%) CSS
3 2507 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2039 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 2033 (37.39%) HTML5
6 1551 (28.53%) TDD
7 1458 (26.82%) CSS3
8 1422 (26.15%) jQuery
9 1410 (25.93%) Java
10 1230 (22.62%) Front End Development
11 1126 (20.71%) .NET
12 1119 (20.58%) Node.js
13 1023 (18.82%) MVC
14 1019 (18.74%) C#
15 984 (18.10%) SQL
16 912 (16.77%) Git (software)
17 893 (16.42%) OO
18 873 (16.06%) BDD
19 798 (14.68%) Finance
20 779 (14.33%) Scrum
21 761 (14.00%) Web Services
22 700 (12.87%) ASP.NET
23 694 (12.76%) Sass
24 645 (11.86%) PHP
25 598 (11.00%) SQL Server
26 578 (10.63%) User Experience
27 558 (10.26%) XML
28 554 (10.19%) React
29 550 (10.12%) Backbone.js
30 511 (9.40%) RESTful

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1119 (20.58%) Node.js
2 392 (7.21%) CMS
3 198 (3.64%) Apache
4 148 (2.72%) Tomcat
5 145 (2.67%) Drupal
6 118 (2.17%) WordPress
7 113 (2.08%) IIS
8 97 (1.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 97 (1.78%) SharePoint
9 93 (1.71%) JBoss
10 68 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
11 65 (1.20%) Confluence
12 61 (1.12%) Umbraco
13 56 (1.03%) WebSphere
14 48 (0.88%) WebLogic
15 46 (0.85%) Apache Solr
16 44 (0.81%) Apache Spark
17 37 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
18 34 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
19 27 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 205 (3.77%) Photoshop
2 122 (2.24%) MS Excel
3 87 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
4 39 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 39 (0.72%) MS Office
5 35 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
7 13 (0.24%) InfoPath
8 11 (0.20%) SPSS
9 9 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 8 (0.15%) InDesign
10 8 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (0.074%) MS Project
12 3 (0.055%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.037%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.037%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 94 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 26 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
3 25 (0.46%) Magento
4 19 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.20%) Eloqua
6 9 (0.17%) BigMachines
7 8 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (0.11%) WebTrends
9 4 (0.074%) Kondor
10 3 (0.055%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.055%) ResourceLink
10 3 (0.055%) RMDS
10 3 (0.055%) Unica
10 3 (0.055%) Unit4 Business World
11 2 (0.037%) OpenText Process Suite
11 2 (0.037%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.037%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.037%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 1 (0.018%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 230 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 224 (4.12%) GitHub
3 165 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 58 (1.07%) SaaS
5 45 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
6 33 (0.61%) Google Analytics
7 32 (0.59%) Heroku
8 26 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 25 (0.46%) Amazon S3
10 23 (0.42%) Office 365
11 20 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
11 20 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
12 19 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
12 19 (0.35%) Force.com
13 17 (0.31%) PaaS
14 13 (0.24%) Taleo
15 12 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
16 9 (0.17%) Google Apps
17 8 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
18 7 (0.13%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 210 (3.86%) HTTP
2 119 (2.19%) Internet
3 51 (0.94%) SSL
4 46 (0.85%) LDAP
5 37 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 29 (0.53%) Firewall
7 27 (0.50%) DNS
8 25 (0.46%) VPN
9 20 (0.37%) Intranet
10 16 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (0.28%) X.509
12 14 (0.26%) Bluetooth
13 13 (0.24%) 802.15
13 13 (0.24%) HTTPS
13 13 (0.24%) ZigBee
14 12 (0.22%) DVB
15 11 (0.20%) DMZ
16 10 (0.18%) SMTP
17 9 (0.17%) SNMP
18 8 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 598 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 452 (8.31%) MongoDB
3 401 (7.38%) MySQL
4 268 (4.93%) NoSQL
5 240 (4.41%) Relational Database
6 172 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
7 121 (2.23%) Redis
8 92 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 88 (1.62%) Big Data
10 86 (1.58%) Hadoop
11 77 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
12 66 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 65 (1.20%) Oracle Database
14 64 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
15 56 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 45 (0.83%) RDBMS
17 44 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 43 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 40 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
20 33 (0.61%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 912 (16.77%) Git (software)
2 338 (6.22%) Grunt
3 290 (5.33%) Jasmine
4 283 (5.21%) Subversion
5 257 (4.73%) JIRA
6 247 (4.54%) Maven
7 245 (4.51%) Jenkins
8 216 (3.97%) gulp
9 178 (3.27%) Selenium
10 167 (3.07%) Cucumber
11 158 (2.91%) Visual Studio
12 147 (2.70%) Protractor
13 137 (2.52%) TeamCity
14 132 (2.43%) Mocha
15 123 (2.26%) Karma Test Runner
16 120 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
17 91 (1.67%) NUnit
18 90 (1.66%) JUnit
19 89 (1.64%) SpecFlow
20 74 (1.36%) Eclipse
General
1 798 (14.68%) Finance
2 488 (8.98%) Banking
3 219 (4.03%) Marketing
4 213 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 140 (2.57%) Front Office
5 140 (2.57%) Retail
6 103 (1.89%) Games
7 92 (1.69%) Publishing
8 85 (1.56%) Telecoms
9 78 (1.43%) Advertising
10 49 (0.90%) Financial Institution
11 40 (0.74%) Legal
12 32 (0.59%) Electronics
13 29 (0.53%) Law
14 24 (0.44%) Manufacturing
15 20 (0.37%) Back Office
15 20 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
16 13 (0.24%) Retail Banking
17 12 (0.22%) Local Government
18 8 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4513 (83.01%) Developer
2 1481 (27.24%) JavaScript Developer
3 1071 (19.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 610 (11.22%) Java Developer
5 587 (10.80%) HTML Developer
6 571 (10.50%) Angular Developer
7 525 (9.66%) Senior Developer
8 520 (9.56%) .NET Developer
9 465 (8.55%) C# Developer
10 409 (7.52%) Web Developer
11 384 (7.06%) HTML CSS Developer
12 309 (5.68%) C# .NET Developer
13 290 (5.33%) UI Developer
14 287 (5.28%) Full Stack Developer
15 262 (4.82%) Node.js Developer
16 255 (4.69%) ASP.NET Developer
17 239 (4.40%) Agile Developer
18 213 (3.92%) PHP Developer
19 211 (3.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 190 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3784 (69.60%) HTML
2 3379 (62.15%) CSS
3 2039 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 2033 (37.39%) HTML5
5 1458 (26.82%) CSS3
6 1422 (26.15%) jQuery
7 1126 (20.71%) .NET
8 761 (14.00%) Web Services
9 700 (12.87%) ASP.NET
10 694 (12.76%) Sass
11 558 (10.26%) XML
12 554 (10.19%) React
13 550 (10.12%) Backbone.js
14 511 (9.40%) RESTful
15 503 (9.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 455 (8.37%) REST
17 409 (7.52%) Ajax
18 393 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC
19 389 (7.15%) Spring
20 384 (7.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 578 (10.63%) User Experience
2 248 (4.56%) Computer Science
3 204 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 198 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 113 (2.08%) Visualisation
6 79 (1.45%) Equities
7 74 (1.36%) Fintech
8 65 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 59 (1.09%) Animation
10 58 (1.07%) Digital Media
11 55 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
11 55 (1.01%) W3C
12 54 (0.99%) Data Structures
13 53 (0.97%) Algorithms
14 48 (0.88%) Hedge funds
15 47 (0.86%) Derivative
16 44 (0.81%) Social Media
17 41 (0.75%) iPad
17 41 (0.75%) Video on Demand
18 38 (0.70%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 498 (9.16%) Linux
2 260 (4.78%) Unix
3 225 (4.14%) Windows
4 101 (1.86%) Apple iOS
5 95 (1.75%) Android
6 53 (0.97%) Windows Server
7 37 (0.68%) Mac OS
8 36 (0.66%) Mac OS X
9 33 (0.61%) CentOS
10 20 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 18 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (0.20%) Solaris
14 9 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (0.15%) Windows 7
16 7 (0.13%) AIX
17 6 (0.11%) Windows 8
18 5 (0.092%) Debian
18 5 (0.092%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2507 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1551 (28.53%) TDD
3 1230 (22.62%) Front End Development
4 1023 (18.82%) MVC
5 893 (16.42%) OO
6 873 (16.06%) BDD
7 779 (14.33%) Scrum
8 503 (9.25%) E-Commerce
9 496 (9.12%) Web Development
10 477 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
11 411 (7.56%) Responsive Web Design
12 320 (5.89%) Unit Testing
13 285 (5.24%) Pair Programming
14 274 (5.04%) Software Engineering
15 235 (4.32%) OOP
16 223 (4.10%) Open Source
17 221 (4.06%) Kanban
18 201 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
19 190 (3.49%) SDLC
20 182 (3.35%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1410 (25.93%) Java
2 1019 (18.74%) C#
3 984 (18.10%) SQL
4 645 (11.86%) PHP
5 501 (9.21%) Python
6 346 (6.36%) Ruby
7 228 (4.19%) Scala
8 161 (2.96%) T-SQL
9 123 (2.26%) ES6
10 122 (2.24%) Perl
11 116 (2.13%) C++
12 98 (1.80%) PL/SQL
13 84 (1.54%) Groovy
14 80 (1.47%) Shell Script
15 79 (1.45%) Bash Shell
15 79 (1.45%) PowerShell
16 77 (1.42%) C
17 54 (0.99%) Go
18 53 (0.97%) VBA
19 51 (0.94%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 338 (6.22%) Degree
2 108 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 54 (0.99%) SC Cleared
4 23 (0.42%) DV Cleared
5 22 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (0.26%) ISTQB
7 12 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (0.17%) ISEB
9 8 (0.15%) SAS Certification
10 7 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.11%) MCSD
11 6 (0.11%) PhD
12 5 (0.092%) MCPD
13 4 (0.074%) CBAP
14 3 (0.055%) CISMP
14 3 (0.055%) CISSP
15 2 (0.037%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.037%) PMP
15 2 (0.037%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (2.23%) QA
2 30 (0.55%) SLA
3 22 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 22 (0.40%) WCAG
4 15 (0.28%) WAI
5 11 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.074%) HL7
8 3 (0.055%) Basel III
8 3 (0.055%) COBIT
8 3 (0.055%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.055%) SDET
9 1 (0.018%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.018%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.018%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.018%) MiFID
System Software
1 107 (1.97%) Docker
2 31 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.31%) Varnish
4 12 (0.22%) vCloud
5 9 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.092%) NFS
7 4 (0.074%) vSphere
8 3 (0.055%) HDFS
9 2 (0.037%) LXC
9 2 (0.037%) Xen
10 1 (0.018%) ClearTrust
10 1 (0.018%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.018%) KVM
10 1 (0.018%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.018%) SRDF
10 1 (0.018%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 88 (1.62%) Puppet
2 74 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (0.64%) Ansible
4 17 (0.31%) Capistrano
5 15 (0.28%) Kubernetes
5 15 (0.28%) Nagios
5 15 (0.28%) Salt
6 10 (0.18%) Kibana
7 9 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (0.17%) logstash
7 9 (0.17%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.15%) Rundeck
9 7 (0.13%) SCCM
10 5 (0.092%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (0.074%) Casper Suite
11 4 (0.074%) EMC VPLEX
11 4 (0.074%) Mesos
12 3 (0.055%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.055%) ITRS Geneos
12 3 (0.055%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 345 (6.35%) Oracle
2 343 (6.31%) Microsoft
3 224 (4.12%) Adobe
4 136 (2.50%) ServiceNow
5 101 (1.86%) Google
6 84 (1.54%) Zend
7 83 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
8 70 (1.29%) Twitter
9 43 (0.79%) SAP
10 40 (0.74%) Sitecore
11 37 (0.68%) IBM
12 33 (0.61%) Facebook
13 31 (0.57%) Sybase
14 26 (0.48%) Red Hat
15 25 (0.46%) Atlassian
16 24 (0.44%) Telerik
17 19 (0.35%) EPiServer
17 19 (0.35%) Splunk
17 19 (0.35%) Tableau
18 18 (0.33%) VMware
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Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Tiro Consultants
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500+ per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500-£600/day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Proteus Europe
Rate: £205.66 - £209.26 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Contract rate negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £280 - £380 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
South West London
First Point
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier IT
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday