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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 9 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 2530 2448 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.78% 10.41% 8.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.35% 25.07% 20.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1862 1822 1577
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 18
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £37.50 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.30 £50.00 £48.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.07% -4.41%
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
9979 9766 10561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.51% 41.53% 43.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7282 6979 7472
Average daily rate £450 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 66 104
Average hourly rate £27.78 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.29% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.46 £16.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -2 533 £425 - 233
Croydon +4 31 £400 +33.33% 3
Hammersmith +1 9 £356 +30.25% 1
Bromley -4 9 £425 +30.76% 2
Uxbridge +5 7 £395 +51.92% 3
Canary Wharf -8 6 £418 -24.09%
Paddington - 6 £525 -
Romford +1 5 £240 -46.66%
New Malden - 4 £275 -
Feltham - 3 £390 - 4
Harrow +1 2 £205 -20.38% 1
Wimbledon -1 2 £275 -21.42% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -10 2 £425 +13.33% 4
Docklands, London -16 2 £546 -12.60%
Ealing - 2 £405 -
Sidcup - 2 £400 -
Mayfair - 2 £600 -
Hounslow - 2 £418 -
Osterley 0 1 £460 -6.12%
Westminster -1 1 £340 -9.33% 1
Isleworth -2 1 £325 -13.90% 1
Brentford -6 1 £400 +50.94% 1
Hayes - 1 £285 -
Ilford - 1 £450 -
Clapham - 1 £400 -
Southwark - 1 £325 -
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3557 (72.41%) HTML
2 3040 (61.89%) CSS
3 2149 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2018 (41.08%) HTML5
5 1553 (31.62%) jQuery
6 1399 (28.48%) AngularJS
7 1373 (27.95%) Java
8 1310 (26.67%) CSS3
9 1308 (26.63%) TDD
10 1108 (22.56%) .NET
11 1002 (20.40%) C#
12 961 (19.56%) MVC
13 894 (18.20%) SQL
14 880 (17.92%) OO
15 752 (15.31%) Web Services
16 734 (14.94%) Scrum
17 705 (14.35%) Node.js
18 699 (14.23%) SQL Server
19 681 (13.86%) ASP.NET
20 649 (13.21%) Git (software)
21 642 (13.07%) Finance
22 598 (12.17%) XML
23 580 (11.81%) Web Development
24 544 (11.07%) PHP
25 542 (11.03%) Backbone.js
26 538 (10.95%) BDD
27 526 (10.71%) User Experience
28 498 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
29 496 (10.10%) E-Commerce
30 492 (10.02%) Ajax

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 705 (14.35%) Node.js
2 329 (6.70%) CMS
3 199 (4.05%) Tomcat
4 180 (3.66%) Apache
5 141 (2.87%) SharePoint
6 129 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 117 (2.38%) IIS
8 101 (2.06%) Drupal
9 87 (1.77%) Confluence
10 82 (1.67%) WordPress
11 78 (1.59%) WebSphere
12 76 (1.55%) JBoss
13 72 (1.47%) Umbraco
14 68 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
15 66 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
16 62 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
16 62 (1.26%) WebLogic
17 45 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
18 38 (0.77%) nginx
19 37 (0.75%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 170 (3.46%) MS Excel
2 167 (3.40%) Photoshop
3 51 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
4 37 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 34 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 22 (0.45%) InfoPath
7 21 (0.43%) MS Office
8 14 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (0.16%) InDesign
10 7 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
11 5 (0.10%) Maya
11 5 (0.10%) Fireworks
11 5 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.081%) PowerPivot
12 4 (0.081%) MS Project
12 4 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.081%) S-PLUS
13 3 (0.061%) SPSS
13 3 (0.061%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 116 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 59 (1.20%) Magento
3 23 (0.47%) WebTrends
4 20 (0.41%) Adobe Campaign
5 11 (0.22%) RMDS
5 11 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.18%) Tridion
7 8 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.061%) GoldMine
9 2 (0.041%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.041%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.041%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.041%) Summit
9 2 (0.041%) Exstream
9 2 (0.041%) BigMachines
10 1 (0.020%) Oracle FAH
10 1 (0.020%) Radian6
10 1 (0.020%) HFM
10 1 (0.020%) Agresso
10 1 (0.020%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 208 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 105 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (2.02%) GitHub
4 47 (0.96%) SaaS
5 38 (0.77%) Google Analytics
5 38 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
6 34 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
7 30 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 25 (0.51%) Heroku
9 22 (0.45%) Office 365
10 21 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (0.26%) Amazon S3
11 13 (0.26%) Google App Engine
12 11 (0.22%) Google Apps
13 10 (0.20%) PaaS
14 9 (0.18%) Force.com
14 9 (0.18%) OpenShift
14 9 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 214 (4.36%) HTTP
2 120 (2.44%) Internet
3 51 (1.04%) Intranet
4 42 (0.86%) LDAP
5 28 (0.57%) Firewall
6 27 (0.55%) SSL
7 26 (0.53%) TCP/IP
8 25 (0.51%) DNS
9 24 (0.49%) VPN
10 18 (0.37%) HTTPS
11 15 (0.31%) SAN
12 14 (0.29%) DMZ
13 12 (0.24%) LAN
14 10 (0.20%) WAN
14 10 (0.20%) SNMP
15 9 (0.18%) NAS
16 8 (0.16%) iSCSI
16 8 (0.16%) OpenLDAP
16 8 (0.16%) Unified Communications
16 8 (0.16%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 699 (14.23%) SQL Server
2 455 (9.26%) MySQL
3 280 (5.70%) MongoDB
4 241 (4.91%) Relational Database
5 170 (3.46%) NoSQL
6 165 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 109 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
8 88 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
9 84 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 70 (1.43%) RDBMS
11 68 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 68 (1.38%) Redis
12 60 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
13 59 (1.20%) Oracle Database
14 57 (1.16%) Big Data
15 55 (1.12%) Hadoop
16 45 (0.92%) DB2
17 43 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
18 41 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
19 36 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 649 (13.21%) Git (software)
2 344 (7.00%) Grunt
3 327 (6.66%) Subversion
4 247 (5.03%) Jasmine
5 212 (4.32%) Maven
6 208 (4.23%) JIRA
7 206 (4.19%) Selenium
7 206 (4.19%) Jenkins
8 194 (3.95%) Visual Studio
9 146 (2.97%) Cucumber
10 124 (2.52%) Bower
11 118 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
12 107 (2.18%) JUnit
13 102 (2.08%) gulp
14 100 (2.04%) Eclipse
15 98 (2.00%) TeamCity
16 93 (1.89%) Mocha
17 86 (1.75%) NUnit
18 71 (1.45%) WebDriver
19 65 (1.32%) Ant
General
1 642 (13.07%) Finance
2 490 (9.98%) Banking
3 231 (4.70%) Investment Banking
4 182 (3.71%) Marketing
5 154 (3.14%) Retail
6 118 (2.40%) Publishing
7 113 (2.30%) Front Office
8 85 (1.73%) Games
9 74 (1.51%) Advertising
10 67 (1.36%) Telecoms
11 56 (1.14%) Legal
12 47 (0.96%) Back Office
13 40 (0.81%) Financial Institution
14 26 (0.53%) Law
15 17 (0.35%) Automotive
16 16 (0.33%) Retail Banking
17 14 (0.29%) Multimedia
18 7 (0.14%) Electronics
18 7 (0.14%) French Language
19 6 (0.12%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 3854 (78.46%) Developer
2 783 (15.94%) Front-End Developer
3 496 (10.10%) JavaScript Developer
4 463 (9.43%) Web Developer
5 434 (8.84%) .NET Developer
6 424 (8.63%) Senior Developer
7 418 (8.51%) Java Developer
8 244 (4.97%) C# Developer
9 216 (4.40%) Architect
10 189 (3.85%) UI Developer
11 176 (3.58%) UI Programmer
12 156 (3.18%) C# .NET Developer
13 148 (3.01%) Full Stack Developer
14 137 (2.79%) PHP Developer
15 132 (2.69%) Analyst
16 112 (2.28%) Lead Developer
17 98 (2.00%) Designer
18 97 (1.97%) Consultant
18 97 (1.97%) ASP.NET Developer
19 86 (1.75%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3557 (72.41%) HTML
2 3040 (61.89%) CSS
3 2018 (41.08%) HTML5
4 1553 (31.62%) jQuery
5 1399 (28.48%) AngularJS
6 1310 (26.67%) CSS3
7 1108 (22.56%) .NET
8 752 (15.31%) Web Services
9 681 (13.86%) ASP.NET
10 598 (12.17%) XML
11 542 (11.03%) Backbone.js
12 492 (10.02%) Ajax
13 413 (8.41%) Sass
14 405 (8.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 401 (8.16%) JSON
16 381 (7.76%) REST
17 359 (7.31%) ASP.NET MVC
18 358 (7.29%) RESTful
19 347 (7.06%) Spring
20 284 (5.78%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 526 (10.71%) User Experience
2 245 (4.99%) Mobile App
3 163 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
4 136 (2.77%) Computer Science
5 118 (2.40%) Visualisation
6 104 (2.12%) W3C
7 82 (1.67%) Social Media
8 75 (1.53%) Digital Media
8 75 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
9 58 (1.18%) Derivative
10 48 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
11 40 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 35 (0.71%) Algorithms
13 33 (0.67%) Client/Server
13 33 (0.67%) Management Information System
14 32 (0.65%) Data Structures
15 31 (0.63%) RIA
16 30 (0.61%) Fixed Income
16 30 (0.61%) Equities
16 30 (0.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 462 (9.41%) Linux
2 263 (5.35%) Windows
3 222 (4.52%) UNIX
4 173 (3.52%) Android
4 173 (3.52%) Apple iOS
5 46 (0.94%) Mac OS X
6 36 (0.73%) CentOS
7 33 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (0.57%) Ubuntu
9 25 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (0.45%) Solaris
10 22 (0.45%) AIX
10 22 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.14%) Windows Phone
12 7 (0.14%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.081%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.061%) OS/390
14 3 (0.061%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.061%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2149 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1308 (26.63%) TDD
3 961 (19.56%) MVC
4 880 (17.92%) OO
5 734 (14.94%) Scrum
6 580 (11.81%) Web Development
7 538 (10.95%) BDD
8 498 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
9 496 (10.10%) E-Commerce
10 466 (9.49%) Responsive Web Design
11 295 (6.01%) Unit Testing
12 272 (5.54%) Software Engineering
13 226 (4.60%) SOA
14 193 (3.93%) CRM
15 179 (3.64%) DevOps
16 174 (3.54%) SDLC
17 171 (3.48%) Kanban
18 167 (3.40%) Web Design
19 164 (3.34%) OOP
20 163 (3.32%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 1373 (27.95%) Java
2 1002 (20.40%) C#
3 894 (18.20%) SQL
4 544 (11.07%) PHP
5 363 (7.39%) Ruby
6 350 (7.13%) Python
7 145 (2.95%) Scala
8 136 (2.77%) C++
9 109 (2.22%) T-SQL
10 91 (1.85%) Perl
11 74 (1.51%) Objective-C
11 74 (1.51%) PowerShell
12 71 (1.45%) VB.NET
13 70 (1.43%) C
14 67 (1.36%) PL/SQL
15 63 (1.28%) Shell Script
16 62 (1.26%) Clojure
17 55 (1.12%) Bash Shell
18 51 (1.04%) PHP5
19 49 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 266 (5.42%) Degree
2 169 (3.44%) Security Cleared
3 97 (1.97%) SC Cleared
4 45 (0.92%) DV Cleared
5 14 (0.29%) Sun Certification
5 14 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.22%) ISEB
7 10 (0.20%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (0.14%) CISSP
9 7 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
11 5 (0.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (0.10%) HND
11 5 (0.10%) CCNP
12 4 (0.081%) OCPJP
12 4 (0.081%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.061%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.061%) JNCIS
13 3 (0.061%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (3.75%) QA
2 15 (0.31%) SLA
3 9 (0.18%) WCAG
3 9 (0.18%) WAI
4 4 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.061%) HL7
5 3 (0.061%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.041%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.041%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.020%) DICOM
7 1 (0.020%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 59 (1.20%) Docker
2 43 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 25 (0.51%) Varnish
3 25 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.29%) vCloud
5 12 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.24%) KVM
6 11 (0.22%) NFS
7 10 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (0.18%) Xen
9 8 (0.16%) Squid
9 8 (0.16%) SRDF
10 4 (0.081%) Firmware
11 3 (0.061%) vSphere
12 2 (0.041%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.041%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.041%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 1 (0.020%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 85 (1.73%) Puppet
2 44 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (0.69%) Ansible
4 27 (0.55%) Vagrant
5 24 (0.49%) Salt
6 16 (0.33%) Rundeck
7 14 (0.29%) Kibana
8 13 (0.26%) logstash
9 12 (0.24%) HAProxy
9 12 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 12 (0.24%) ZABBIX
9 12 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (0.18%) HP UCMDB
11 5 (0.10%) Jitterbit
11 5 (0.10%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.081%) Capistrano
13 3 (0.061%) CA Endevor
14 2 (0.041%) Data Guard
14 2 (0.041%) Oracle RMAN
14 2 (0.041%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 374 (7.61%) Oracle
2 361 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 266 (5.42%) Adobe
4 127 (2.59%) Google
5 96 (1.95%) Sitecore
6 87 (1.77%) Zend
7 74 (1.51%) ServiceNow
8 66 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
9 64 (1.30%) IBM
10 55 (1.12%) Twitter
11 48 (0.98%) Sybase
11 48 (0.98%) Red Hat
12 45 (0.92%) EPiServer
13 39 (0.79%) VMware
14 37 (0.75%) HP
15 29 (0.59%) Atlassian
16 26 (0.53%) hybris
16 26 (0.53%) Facebook
17 23 (0.47%) Tableau
18 22 (0.45%) Splunk
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Vitamin T
Rate: pd
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £850 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £650 to £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Consol Partners
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TechnoRecruit
Rate: £500 - £600 DOE.
Posted: 2 days ago