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 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 10 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 2359 2211 1729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.76% 9.70% 7.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.73% 23.62% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1722 1691 1236
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 19
Average hourly rate £22.18 £160.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.13% +285.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £45.60 £17.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £172.00 £43.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
9168 9361 9099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.81% 41.08% 41.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6681 6930 6541
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 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 65 125
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £17.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.73 £128.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +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 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +7 534 £400 -3.20% 269
Croydon +5 24 £388 +29.16% 2
Bromley +7 6 £525 +61.53% 2
Uxbridge -6 6 £388 +58.97% 1
Feltham - 6 £390 -
Isleworth - 6 - -
Twickenham - 6 £325 - 2
Docklands, London +1 5 £550 -21.42%
Hammersmith -2 5 £390 +20.00% 1
Canary Wharf -5 5 £403 -
New Malden - 4 £275 -
Wimbledon +2 3 £306 - 2
Hounslow - 3 £500 - 1
Paddington - 3 £500 -
Greenford -1 2 - -
Ealing -4 2 £405 -14.73%
Chessington - 2 £325 -
Mayfair - 2 £600 -
Westminster +1 1 £340 -
Wembley -4 1 £330 -30.52%
Kingston Upon Thames -7 1 £375 -6.25% 9
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3326 (74.31%) HTML
2 2818 (62.96%) CSS
3 1935 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
4 1831 (40.91%) HTML5
5 1408 (31.46%) jQuery
6 1254 (28.02%) Java
7 1214 (27.12%) CSS3
8 1195 (26.70%) AngularJS
9 1187 (26.52%) TDD
10 1071 (23.93%) .NET
11 975 (21.78%) C#
12 892 (19.93%) SQL
13 883 (19.73%) MVC
14 812 (18.14%) OO
15 687 (15.35%) Web Services
16 677 (15.13%) ASP.NET
17 671 (14.99%) Scrum
18 654 (14.61%) SQL Server
19 632 (14.12%) Node.js
20 610 (13.63%) Finance
21 576 (12.87%) XML
22 551 (12.31%) Git (software)
23 525 (11.73%) Web Development
24 495 (11.06%) BDD
25 492 (10.99%) Ajax
26 491 (10.97%) PHP
26 491 (10.97%) Backbone.js
27 490 (10.95%) User Experience
28 487 (10.88%) Banking
29 420 (9.38%) Continuous Integration

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 632 (14.12%) Node.js
2 278 (6.21%) CMS
3 165 (3.69%) Tomcat
4 154 (3.44%) Apache
5 141 (3.15%) SharePoint
6 96 (2.14%) IIS
7 89 (1.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 88 (1.97%) Drupal
9 67 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
10 63 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
11 62 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
11 62 (1.39%) Confluence
11 62 (1.39%) Umbraco
12 61 (1.36%) WordPress
12 61 (1.36%) WebSphere
13 60 (1.34%) JBoss
14 53 (1.18%) WebLogic
15 48 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
16 45 (1.01%) nginx
17 31 (0.69%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 165 (3.69%) MS Excel
2 152 (3.40%) Photoshop
3 48 (1.07%) Adobe Illustrator
4 39 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 33 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 31 (0.69%) MS Office
7 20 (0.45%) InfoPath
8 15 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
9 12 (0.27%) InDesign
10 9 (0.20%) MS Project
11 8 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
12 7 (0.16%) Fireworks
13 5 (0.11%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
14 4 (0.089%) PowerPivot
14 4 (0.089%) Maya
15 3 (0.067%) SPSS
16 2 (0.045%) Final Cut Pro
16 2 (0.045%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 112 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 54 (1.21%) Magento
3 21 (0.47%) WebTrends
4 17 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
5 11 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.22%) Tridion
7 8 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.13%) RMDS
9 4 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
10 3 (0.067%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 2 (0.045%) osCommerce
11 2 (0.045%) Exstream
12 1 (0.022%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.022%) Oracle CRM
12 1 (0.022%) Radian6
12 1 (0.022%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 185 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (1.65%) GitHub
4 40 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
5 37 (0.83%) SaaS
6 28 (0.63%) Heroku
6 28 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
7 27 (0.60%) Google Analytics
8 20 (0.45%) Office 365
9 17 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
10 13 (0.29%) OpenShift
11 12 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (0.25%) Force.com
13 10 (0.22%) Google Apps
14 9 (0.20%) Google App Engine
15 7 (0.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 7 (0.16%) Amazon S3
15 7 (0.16%) PaaS
16 6 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 178 (3.98%) HTTP
2 99 (2.21%) Internet
3 44 (0.98%) LDAP
4 38 (0.85%) Intranet
5 26 (0.58%) VPN
6 21 (0.47%) SSL
7 20 (0.45%) SAN
8 17 (0.38%) Firewall
8 17 (0.38%) DNS
9 14 (0.31%) TCP/IP
10 9 (0.20%) LAN
10 9 (0.20%) DMZ
10 9 (0.20%) HTTPS
10 9 (0.20%) WAN
11 8 (0.18%) Multicast
11 8 (0.18%) Unified Communications
11 8 (0.18%) Converged Networks
12 7 (0.16%) NAS
12 7 (0.16%) SNMP
13 6 (0.13%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 654 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 409 (9.14%) MySQL
3 231 (5.16%) Relational Database
4 213 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 168 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 147 (3.28%) NoSQL
7 103 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
8 90 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 82 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 78 (1.74%) RDBMS
11 75 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 66 (1.47%) Redis
13 63 (1.41%) Oracle Database
14 52 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
15 47 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
16 45 (1.01%) Big Data
16 45 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
17 42 (0.94%) Hadoop
18 40 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
19 32 (0.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 551 (12.31%) Git (software)
2 309 (6.90%) Grunt
3 281 (6.28%) Subversion
4 217 (4.85%) Jasmine
5 185 (4.13%) Maven
6 184 (4.11%) Visual Studio
7 175 (3.91%) Jenkins
8 172 (3.84%) JIRA
9 167 (3.73%) Selenium
10 149 (3.33%) Cucumber
11 107 (2.39%) Bower
12 101 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
13 96 (2.14%) JUnit
14 94 (2.10%) Eclipse
15 89 (1.99%) Mocha
16 80 (1.79%) NUnit
17 73 (1.63%) Ant
18 71 (1.59%) TeamCity
19 60 (1.34%) RSpec
20 51 (1.14%) WebDriver
General
1 610 (13.63%) Finance
2 487 (10.88%) Banking
3 231 (5.16%) Investment Banking
4 162 (3.62%) Marketing
5 139 (3.11%) Retail
6 108 (2.41%) Front Office
7 87 (1.94%) Publishing
7 87 (1.94%) Games
8 79 (1.76%) Advertising
9 51 (1.14%) Telecoms
10 47 (1.05%) Legal
11 45 (1.01%) Back Office
12 40 (0.89%) Financial Institution
13 23 (0.51%) Law
14 14 (0.31%) Multimedia
15 13 (0.29%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.20%) Electronics
17 8 (0.18%) iGaming
18 7 (0.16%) French Language
19 6 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3508 (78.37%) Developer
2 684 (15.28%) Front-End Developer
3 457 (10.21%) JavaScript Developer
4 450 (10.05%) Senior Developer
5 443 (9.90%) Web Developer
6 403 (9.00%) Java Developer
7 397 (8.87%) .NET Developer
8 267 (5.97%) C# Developer
9 178 (3.98%) Architect
10 174 (3.89%) UI Developer
11 167 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
12 164 (3.66%) UI Programmer
13 144 (3.22%) PHP Developer
14 136 (3.04%) Designer
15 132 (2.95%) Full Stack Developer
16 123 (2.75%) Analyst
17 99 (2.21%) ASP.NET Developer
18 98 (2.19%) Lead Developer
19 83 (1.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 81 (1.81%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3326 (74.31%) HTML
2 2818 (62.96%) CSS
3 1831 (40.91%) HTML5
4 1408 (31.46%) jQuery
5 1214 (27.12%) CSS3
6 1195 (26.70%) AngularJS
7 1071 (23.93%) .NET
8 687 (15.35%) Web Services
9 677 (15.13%) ASP.NET
10 576 (12.87%) XML
11 492 (10.99%) Ajax
12 491 (10.97%) Backbone.js
13 382 (8.53%) JSON
14 346 (7.73%) REST
15 345 (7.71%) Sass
16 343 (7.66%) RESTful
17 323 (7.22%) Spring
18 321 (7.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 320 (7.15%) ASP.NET MVC
20 279 (6.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 490 (10.95%) User Experience
2 213 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 153 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
4 131 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 120 (2.68%) Visualisation
6 85 (1.90%) W3C
7 70 (1.56%) Social Media
8 69 (1.54%) Digital Media
9 54 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 50 (1.12%) Derivative
11 40 (0.89%) Equity Derivative
12 34 (0.76%) iPad
13 32 (0.71%) RIA
14 31 (0.69%) Hedge funds
15 28 (0.63%) Equities
15 28 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 27 (0.60%) Graphic Design
16 27 (0.60%) Fixed Income
16 27 (0.60%) Algorithms
17 26 (0.58%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 404 (9.03%) Linux
2 225 (5.03%) Windows
3 213 (4.76%) UNIX
4 175 (3.91%) Android
5 166 (3.71%) Apple iOS
6 60 (1.34%) Mac OS X
7 27 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (0.56%) CentOS
9 22 (0.49%) Ubuntu
10 17 (0.38%) Solaris
11 16 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (0.27%) AIX
14 11 (0.25%) Windows Phone
15 10 (0.22%) Windows 7
16 7 (0.16%) Windows XP
17 6 (0.13%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.089%) Windows Phone 7
19 3 (0.067%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1935 (43.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1187 (26.52%) TDD
3 883 (19.73%) MVC
4 812 (18.14%) OO
5 671 (14.99%) Scrum
6 525 (11.73%) Web Development
7 495 (11.06%) BDD
8 420 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 419 (9.36%) Responsive Web Design
10 417 (9.32%) E-Commerce
11 236 (5.27%) Software Engineering
12 233 (5.21%) Unit Testing
13 189 (4.22%) SOA
14 184 (4.11%) SDLC
15 178 (3.98%) CRM
16 160 (3.57%) OOP
17 156 (3.49%) Content Management
18 148 (3.31%) Web Design
19 146 (3.26%) Open Source
20 142 (3.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1254 (28.02%) Java
2 975 (21.78%) C#
3 892 (19.93%) SQL
4 491 (10.97%) PHP
5 344 (7.69%) Ruby
6 313 (6.99%) Python
7 119 (2.66%) Scala
8 117 (2.61%) T-SQL
9 100 (2.23%) C++
10 75 (1.68%) VB.NET
11 73 (1.63%) PL/SQL
12 72 (1.61%) Shell Script
13 70 (1.56%) Perl
14 65 (1.45%) Objective-C
15 63 (1.41%) C
16 61 (1.36%) PHP5
17 54 (1.21%) Bash Shell
18 47 (1.05%) VBA
19 44 (0.98%) VB
19 44 (0.98%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 280 (6.26%) Degree
2 156 (3.49%) Security Cleared
3 95 (2.12%) SC Cleared
4 46 (1.03%) DV Cleared
5 28 (0.63%) ISEB
5 28 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (0.51%) ISTQB
7 17 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 16 (0.36%) Sun Certification
9 14 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 8 (0.18%) MCITP
12 7 (0.16%) Siebel Certification
13 6 (0.13%) CISSP
13 6 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.13%) CCNA
13 6 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
14 5 (0.11%) OCPJP
14 5 (0.11%) HND
15 3 (0.067%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (3.66%) QA
2 10 (0.22%) SLA
3 8 (0.18%) WAI
4 7 (0.16%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.13%) WCAG
6 3 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.045%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.022%) HL7
8 1 (0.022%) DICOM
8 1 (0.022%) GxP
8 1 (0.022%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.022%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 38 (0.85%) Docker
2 26 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.45%) Varnish
5 9 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.20%) NFS
5 9 (0.20%) vCloud
5 9 (0.20%) KVM
6 8 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.13%) Firmware
7 6 (0.13%) SRDF
7 6 (0.13%) Xen
8 5 (0.11%) Squid
9 3 (0.067%) vSphere
10 2 (0.045%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.045%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.022%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.022%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 85 (1.90%) Puppet
2 41 (0.92%) Ansible
3 35 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 23 (0.51%) Vagrant
5 18 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
6 17 (0.38%) Salt
7 14 (0.31%) HP UCMDB
7 14 (0.31%) Rundeck
8 13 (0.29%) Kibana
9 11 (0.25%) logstash
10 9 (0.20%) ZABBIX
10 9 (0.20%) Capistrano
11 8 (0.18%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.11%) Zenoss
12 5 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (0.11%) Graylog
13 3 (0.067%) TeamSite
13 3 (0.067%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.067%) Control-M
14 2 (0.045%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 383 (8.56%) Oracle
2 379 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 225 (5.03%) Adobe
4 102 (2.28%) Google
5 92 (2.06%) Zend
6 91 (2.03%) Sitecore
7 63 (1.41%) ServiceNow
8 55 (1.23%) IBM
9 53 (1.18%) EPiServer
10 48 (1.07%) HP
11 45 (1.01%) Twitter
11 45 (1.01%) Sybase
12 39 (0.87%) Red Hat
13 37 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
14 34 (0.76%) VMware
15 28 (0.63%) Telerik
16 23 (0.51%) Cisco
16 23 (0.51%) Tableau
16 23 (0.51%) hybris
17 22 (0.49%) Facebook
South East London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £250 to £350 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Fuel Recruitment
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
ThreePeople
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £425 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: Remote working
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 14 hours ago
East London
IT Rockstars Recruitment
Rate: Competitive rates
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago