The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 9 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 2459 2087 1919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.41% 8.61% 7.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.03% 19.84% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1834 1561 1329
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 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 23
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.97 £20.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +14.75%
Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9823 10518 10259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.60% 43.38% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7033 7463 7045
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £280
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 67 111 158
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £51.54 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
JavaScript
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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 +5 522 £425 +13.33% 261
Docklands, London +12 13 £625 +160.41%
Greenford - 11 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +5 8 £375 +25.00% 5
Brentford -2 7 £370 -15.42% 1
Croydon - 7 £300 - 12
Bromley +7 6 £325 +116.66% 5
Uxbridge -7 5 £225 -40.00%
Canary Wharf +12 3 £550 +10.00%
Wembley - 3 £475 - 1
Twickenham - 3 £208 -
Romford - 3 £450 - 1
Hammersmith +5 2 £274 +36.75% 1
Westminster +2 2 £375 -25.00%
Harrow - 2 £258 - 5
Wimbledon +1 1 £350 +7.69% 1
Isleworth - 1 £378 -
Ruislip - 1 - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - - 3
Teddington - - - - 1
Thornton Heath - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 5
Ilford - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Dagenham - - - - 2
Enfield - - - - 1
Barking - - - -
Barnet - - - - 2
Bexley - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Hackney - - - - 2
Paddington - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Orpington - - - - 2
Pinner - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Ealing - - - - 2
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3547 (76.51%) HTML
2 3066 (66.13%) CSS
3 1844 (39.78%) HTML5
4 1701 (36.69%) jQuery
5 1255 (27.07%) Java
6 1236 (26.66%) CSS3
7 1126 (24.29%) TDD
8 1078 (23.25%) .NET
9 1035 (22.33%) OO
10 1028 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
11 979 (21.12%) C#
12 942 (20.32%) AngularJS
13 892 (19.24%) MVC
14 804 (17.34%) SQL
15 792 (17.08%) XML
16 742 (16.01%) PHP
17 721 (15.55%) ASP.NET
18 705 (15.21%) Web Services
18 705 (15.21%) Git (software)
19 667 (14.39%) Ajax
20 659 (14.21%) Scrum
21 645 (13.91%) SQL Server
22 635 (13.70%) Backbone.js
23 620 (13.37%) Web Development
24 565 (12.19%) Finance
25 516 (11.13%) BDD
26 510 (11.00%) E-Commerce
27 501 (10.81%) MySQL
28 499 (10.76%) JSON
29 492 (10.61%) Node.js

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 492 (10.61%) Node.js
2 388 (8.37%) CMS
3 209 (4.51%) SharePoint
4 170 (3.67%) Apache
5 157 (3.39%) IIS
6 142 (3.06%) Umbraco
7 125 (2.70%) Drupal
8 99 (2.14%) WordPress
9 92 (1.98%) Tomcat
10 77 (1.66%) Sitecore CMS
10 77 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
11 70 (1.51%) Adobe CQ
12 63 (1.36%) WebSphere
13 61 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
14 46 (0.99%) WebLogic
15 40 (0.86%) Confluence
16 35 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
17 32 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
18 23 (0.50%) nginx
19 21 (0.45%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 188 (4.06%) Photoshop
2 139 (3.00%) MS Excel
3 94 (2.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 32 (0.69%) MS Office
5 23 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.43%) Fireworks
7 19 (0.41%) Acrobat
8 14 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
9 12 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
10 10 (0.22%) InfoPath
11 5 (0.11%) MS Project
11 5 (0.11%) InDesign
11 5 (0.11%) Doxygen
12 3 (0.065%) GIMP
13 1 (0.022%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.022%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 62 (1.34%) Magento
2 57 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 40 (0.86%) Google Analytics
4 28 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 18 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
6 12 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
7 10 (0.22%) SAP CRM
7 10 (0.22%) SiteCatalyst
8 9 (0.19%) Tridion
9 8 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
9 8 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
10 7 (0.15%) WebTrends
11 4 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 3 (0.065%) RMDS
12 3 (0.065%) Agresso
13 2 (0.043%) SunGard GMI
13 2 (0.043%) SAP IS-U
14 1 (0.022%) osCommerce
14 1 (0.022%) AWD
14 1 (0.022%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 68 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (0.95%) SaaS
4 38 (0.82%) GitHub
5 32 (0.69%) Force.com
6 20 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.35%) Office 365
9 12 (0.26%) Heroku
10 9 (0.19%) Google App Engine
11 8 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
12 7 (0.15%) PaaS
13 4 (0.086%) Joyent
14 3 (0.065%) Google Compute Engine
15 2 (0.043%) SuccessFactors
15 2 (0.043%) Google Apps
15 2 (0.043%) Amazon S3
16 1 (0.022%) Basecamp
16 1 (0.022%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 185 (3.99%) HTTP
2 136 (2.93%) Internet
3 46 (0.99%) Intranet
4 34 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 25 (0.54%) Firewall
6 24 (0.52%) DNS
7 23 (0.50%) LDAP
8 19 (0.41%) HTTPS
9 16 (0.35%) SSL
10 14 (0.30%) VPN
11 13 (0.28%) Wireshark
12 12 (0.26%) SSH
13 10 (0.22%) FTP
14 9 (0.19%) SAN
15 8 (0.17%) DAB
16 7 (0.15%) Extranet
17 6 (0.13%) VLAN
17 6 (0.13%) NAS
17 6 (0.13%) AMQP
18 5 (0.11%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 645 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 501 (10.81%) MySQL
3 224 (4.83%) Relational Database
4 191 (4.12%) MongoDB
5 149 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 133 (2.87%) NoSQL
7 122 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 104 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 70 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 68 (1.47%) Big Data
11 63 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
12 62 (1.34%) RDBMS
13 56 (1.21%) Oracle Database
14 51 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
15 43 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
16 40 (0.86%) Redis
17 36 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
18 35 (0.75%) RavenDB
19 34 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
20 31 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 705 (15.21%) Git (software)
2 430 (9.28%) Subversion
3 225 (4.85%) Visual Studio
4 206 (4.44%) Cucumber
5 181 (3.90%) Jasmine
6 174 (3.75%) TeamCity
7 166 (3.58%) Maven
8 148 (3.19%) JUnit
8 148 (3.19%) Jenkins
9 145 (3.13%) Grunt
10 141 (3.04%) Selenium
11 131 (2.83%) JIRA
12 116 (2.50%) WebDriver
13 90 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
14 82 (1.77%) NUnit
15 80 (1.73%) Mercurial
16 71 (1.53%) Mockito
17 65 (1.40%) Eclipse
18 57 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 54 (1.16%) Hudson
General
1 565 (12.19%) Finance
2 353 (7.61%) Banking
3 178 (3.84%) Retail
4 167 (3.60%) Investment Banking
5 138 (2.98%) Marketing
6 100 (2.16%) Games
7 90 (1.94%) Publishing
8 84 (1.81%) Advertising
9 82 (1.77%) Front Office
10 61 (1.32%) Back Office
11 43 (0.93%) Telecoms
12 40 (0.86%) Manufacturing
13 34 (0.73%) Legal
14 29 (0.63%) Financial Institution
15 19 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 15 (0.32%) Retail Banking
17 13 (0.28%) Electronics
18 12 (0.26%) French Language
19 9 (0.19%) Law
19 9 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3832 (82.66%) Developer
2 875 (18.87%) Front-End Developer
3 545 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 450 (9.71%) JavaScript Developer
5 400 (8.63%) Java Developer
6 397 (8.56%) .NET Developer
7 379 (8.18%) Senior Developer
8 251 (5.41%) PHP Developer
9 230 (4.96%) C# Developer
10 165 (3.56%) UI Developer
11 162 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
12 149 (3.21%) UI Programmer
13 128 (2.76%) ASP.NET Developer
14 107 (2.31%) Front-End Web Developer
14 107 (2.31%) Designer
15 106 (2.29%) Analyst
16 105 (2.26%) SharePoint Developer
17 88 (1.90%) Lead Developer
18 86 (1.86%) Programmer
19 84 (1.81%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3547 (76.51%) HTML
2 3066 (66.13%) CSS
3 1844 (39.78%) HTML5
4 1701 (36.69%) jQuery
5 1236 (26.66%) CSS3
6 1078 (23.25%) .NET
7 942 (20.32%) AngularJS
8 792 (17.08%) XML
9 721 (15.55%) ASP.NET
10 705 (15.21%) Web Services
11 667 (14.39%) Ajax
12 635 (13.70%) Backbone.js
13 499 (10.76%) JSON
14 332 (7.16%) RESTful
15 327 (7.05%) REST
16 318 (6.86%) Spring
17 313 (6.75%) KnockoutJS
18 308 (6.64%) ASP.NET MVC
19 277 (5.97%) .NET Framework
20 276 (5.95%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 220 (4.75%) Open Source
2 214 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 179 (3.86%) Mobile App
4 118 (2.55%) W3C
5 108 (2.33%) Visualisation
6 87 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 75 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
8 62 (1.34%) Digital Media
9 50 (1.08%) iPad
10 48 (1.04%) Social Media
11 39 (0.84%) iPhone
11 39 (0.84%) Derivative
12 36 (0.78%) RIA
13 31 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
14 29 (0.63%) Mathematics
15 28 (0.60%) Animation
16 26 (0.56%) Graphic Design
16 26 (0.56%) Client/Server
16 26 (0.56%) Fixed Income
17 25 (0.54%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 486 (10.48%) Linux
2 341 (7.36%) UNIX
3 282 (6.08%) Windows
4 200 (4.31%) Apple iOS
5 174 (3.75%) Android
6 82 (1.77%) Mac OS X
7 52 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (0.69%) Solaris
10 18 (0.39%) CentOS
11 16 (0.35%) Windows Phone
11 16 (0.35%) Ubuntu
11 16 (0.35%) AIX
12 14 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.26%) Windows XP
14 9 (0.19%) HPUX
14 9 (0.19%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
15 7 (0.15%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1126 (24.29%) TDD
2 1035 (22.33%) OO
3 1028 (22.17%) Agile Software Development
4 892 (19.24%) MVC
5 659 (14.21%) Scrum
6 620 (13.37%) Web Development
7 516 (11.13%) BDD
8 510 (11.00%) E-Commerce
9 476 (10.27%) Responsive Web Design
10 449 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
11 254 (5.48%) OOP
12 216 (4.66%) Unit Testing
13 214 (4.62%) Content Management
14 205 (4.42%) Web Design
15 200 (4.31%) Software Engineering
16 156 (3.36%) Pair Programming
17 155 (3.34%) Kanban
18 149 (3.21%) CRM
18 149 (3.21%) SOA
19 146 (3.15%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1255 (27.07%) Java
2 979 (21.12%) C#
3 804 (17.34%) SQL
4 742 (16.01%) PHP
5 370 (7.98%) Ruby
6 297 (6.41%) Python
7 167 (3.60%) T-SQL
8 121 (2.61%) Scala
9 120 (2.59%) PL/SQL
10 107 (2.31%) C++
11 105 (2.26%) Perl
12 94 (2.03%) PHP5
13 88 (1.90%) C
14 87 (1.88%) Objective-C
15 70 (1.51%) Shell Script
16 68 (1.47%) Groovy
17 58 (1.25%) VB.NET
18 50 (1.08%) PowerShell
19 47 (1.01%) VB
20 38 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 308 (6.64%) Degree
2 89 (1.92%) Security Cleared
3 68 (1.47%) SC Cleared
4 26 (0.56%) ISEB
4 26 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (0.45%) ISTQB
6 16 (0.35%) DV Cleared
7 15 (0.32%) MCSD
8 14 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
9 7 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.13%) MCPD
11 5 (0.11%) MCAD
12 4 (0.086%) MCP
12 4 (0.086%) OCPJP
12 4 (0.086%) MCTS
13 3 (0.065%) A+ Certification
13 3 (0.065%) Sun Certification
14 2 (0.043%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (4.47%) QA
2 19 (0.41%) SLA
3 9 (0.19%) WCAG
4 8 (0.17%) WAI
5 7 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.065%) Section 508
7 3 (0.065%) GPG13
8 2 (0.043%) JTAG
8 2 (0.043%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.043%) SNOMED CT
8 2 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.022%) HL7
9 1 (0.022%) EMIR
9 1 (0.022%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.022%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.32%) Varnish
3 11 (0.24%) vCloud
4 10 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.11%) NFS
6 4 (0.086%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.086%) Cygwin
7 3 (0.065%) Docker
8 2 (0.043%) SRDF
8 2 (0.043%) vSphere
9 1 (0.022%) Nmap
9 1 (0.022%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 66 (1.42%) Puppet
2 44 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (0.52%) Nagios
3 24 (0.52%) Capistrano
4 14 (0.30%) Vagrant
5 11 (0.24%) Graylog2
5 11 (0.24%) ZABBIX
6 8 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.17%) Kibana
6 8 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
7 7 (0.15%) Ansible
7 7 (0.15%) Zenoss
8 6 (0.13%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.11%) Control-M
9 5 (0.11%) SCOM
10 4 (0.086%) Cacti
10 4 (0.086%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 4 (0.086%) OpenAM
10 4 (0.086%) Salt
10 4 (0.086%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 329 (7.10%) Microsoft
2 328 (7.08%) Oracle
3 205 (4.42%) Adobe
4 143 (3.08%) Zend
5 104 (2.24%) Google
6 86 (1.86%) Sitecore
7 79 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
8 51 (1.10%) Twitter
9 46 (0.99%) EPiServer
10 45 (0.97%) JBoss
11 44 (0.95%) IBM
12 41 (0.88%) SAP
13 34 (0.73%) HP
14 31 (0.67%) Sybase
15 29 (0.63%) ServiceNow
16 27 (0.58%) Facebook
16 27 (0.58%) Akamai
17 25 (0.54%) Splunk
18 23 (0.50%) Sencha
19 22 (0.47%) Rackspace
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £575 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day - 6 month rolling contract
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £80 to £100 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £220 to £260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £100 to £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday