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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 10 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 2517 2411 2005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.79% 10.52% 8.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.50% 25.15% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1846 1807 1483
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 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 20
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.57 £33.40 £17.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.88 £77.40 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+24.29% -8.57%
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
9871 9585 9984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.31% 41.83% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7239 6955 7071
Average daily rate £450 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 59 122
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.99 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.22% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £16.65 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £49.25 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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 3 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 3 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 3 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 +2 544 £425 - 265
Croydon +3 24 £369 +22.91% 2
Hammersmith -2 8 £368 +34.36% 4
Bromley 0 6 £475 +46.15% 4
Paddington - 6 £525 -
Feltham - 6 £390 -
Isleworth - 6 £325 - 1
Canary Wharf -11 5 £380 -30.90%
New Malden - 4 £275 - 1
Uxbridge -3 3 £375 +64.83% 4
Kingston Upon Thames -9 3 £400 +6.66% 8
Docklands, London -14 3 £475 -24.00%
Mayfair - 3 £625 -
Greenford -3 2 - -
Ealing -4 2 £405 -14.73%
Osterley +1 1 £460 -6.12%
Wimbledon +1 1 - -
Westminster 0 1 £340 -
Twickenham -3 1 £338 +68.75% 3
Brentford -3 1 £400 +72.04% 3
Wembley -6 1 £330 -30.52%
Hayes - 1 £285 -
Hounslow - 1 £650 -
Sidcup - 1 £400 - 1
Clapham - 1 £400 -
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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 3447 (72.45%) HTML
2 2940 (61.79%) CSS
3 2074 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
4 1913 (40.21%) HTML5
5 1479 (31.08%) jQuery
6 1362 (28.63%) Java
7 1326 (27.87%) AngularJS
8 1283 (26.97%) TDD
9 1252 (26.31%) CSS3
10 1118 (23.50%) .NET
11 1015 (21.33%) C#
12 953 (20.03%) MVC
13 908 (19.08%) SQL
14 855 (17.97%) OO
15 730 (15.34%) Web Services
16 712 (14.96%) Scrum
17 692 (14.54%) SQL Server
18 688 (14.46%) ASP.NET
19 666 (14.00%) Node.js
20 630 (13.24%) Finance
21 610 (12.82%) Git (software)
22 591 (12.42%) XML
23 544 (11.43%) Web Development
24 532 (11.18%) Backbone.js
25 525 (11.03%) BDD
26 502 (10.55%) PHP
27 495 (10.40%) User Experience
28 493 (10.36%) E-Commerce
29 487 (10.24%) Banking
30 472 (9.92%) Ajax

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 666 (14.00%) Node.js
2 302 (6.35%) CMS
3 203 (4.27%) Tomcat
4 163 (3.43%) Apache
5 152 (3.19%) SharePoint
6 114 (2.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 112 (2.35%) IIS
8 87 (1.83%) Drupal
9 77 (1.62%) Confluence
10 73 (1.53%) WebSphere
11 70 (1.47%) WordPress
11 70 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
12 69 (1.45%) Umbraco
13 67 (1.41%) JBoss
14 66 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
15 62 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
16 56 (1.18%) WebLogic
17 45 (0.95%) nginx
18 42 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
19 39 (0.82%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 177 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 159 (3.34%) Photoshop
3 50 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
4 36 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 35 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 27 (0.57%) MS Office
7 23 (0.48%) InfoPath
8 14 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (0.21%) InDesign
10 8 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
11 7 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
12 6 (0.13%) MS Project
13 5 (0.11%) Maya
14 4 (0.084%) S-PLUS
14 4 (0.084%) Fireworks
14 4 (0.084%) PowerPivot
15 3 (0.063%) OmniGraffle
15 3 (0.063%) SPSS
15 3 (0.063%) Acrobat
16 1 (0.021%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 125 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 58 (1.22%) Magento
3 22 (0.46%) WebTrends
4 20 (0.42%) Adobe Campaign
5 10 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.21%) Tridion
6 9 (0.19%) RMDS
7 7 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.063%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.063%) GoldMine
10 2 (0.042%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.042%) Summit
10 2 (0.042%) Exstream
11 1 (0.021%) Agresso
11 1 (0.021%) osCommerce
11 1 (0.021%) Oracle FAH
11 1 (0.021%) Radian6
11 1 (0.021%) BigMachines
11 1 (0.021%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 204 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (2.02%) GitHub
4 49 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
5 44 (0.92%) SaaS
6 32 (0.67%) Google Analytics
7 29 (0.61%) Heroku
7 29 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
8 24 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 21 (0.44%) Office 365
10 18 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (0.27%) Amazon S3
12 12 (0.25%) Force.com
12 12 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
13 11 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 11 (0.23%) Google Apps
14 10 (0.21%) Google App Engine
15 7 (0.15%) PaaS
15 7 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 7 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 197 (4.14%) HTTP
2 117 (2.46%) Internet
3 49 (1.03%) Intranet
4 43 (0.90%) LDAP
5 26 (0.55%) VPN
6 23 (0.48%) Firewall
6 23 (0.48%) SSL
7 22 (0.46%) TCP/IP
8 18 (0.38%) SAN
9 15 (0.32%) DNS
9 15 (0.32%) HTTPS
10 13 (0.27%) DMZ
11 10 (0.21%) LAN
12 9 (0.19%) WAN
12 9 (0.19%) NAS
13 8 (0.17%) Unified Communications
13 8 (0.17%) FCoE
13 8 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (0.17%) Multicast
13 8 (0.17%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 692 (14.54%) SQL Server
2 446 (9.37%) MySQL
3 252 (5.30%) Relational Database
4 246 (5.17%) MongoDB
5 170 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 162 (3.40%) NoSQL
7 106 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
8 87 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 82 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 77 (1.62%) RDBMS
11 70 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 66 (1.39%) Redis
13 62 (1.30%) Oracle Database
14 52 (1.09%) Big Data
15 49 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
16 48 (1.01%) Hadoop
17 42 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
18 40 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
19 38 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
20 36 (0.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 610 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 318 (6.68%) Grunt
3 311 (6.54%) Subversion
4 245 (5.15%) Jasmine
5 212 (4.46%) Maven
6 197 (4.14%) Jenkins
7 195 (4.10%) Visual Studio
8 191 (4.01%) JIRA
9 190 (3.99%) Selenium
10 150 (3.15%) Cucumber
11 116 (2.44%) Bower
12 112 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
13 103 (2.16%) JUnit
13 103 (2.16%) Eclipse
14 94 (1.98%) Mocha
15 90 (1.89%) TeamCity
16 89 (1.87%) gulp
17 83 (1.74%) NUnit
18 78 (1.64%) Ant
19 60 (1.26%) WebDriver
General
1 630 (13.24%) Finance
2 487 (10.24%) Banking
3 229 (4.81%) Investment Banking
4 182 (3.83%) Marketing
5 159 (3.34%) Retail
6 111 (2.33%) Front Office
7 101 (2.12%) Publishing
8 86 (1.81%) Games
9 78 (1.64%) Advertising
10 65 (1.37%) Telecoms
11 57 (1.20%) Legal
12 46 (0.97%) Back Office
13 37 (0.78%) Financial Institution
14 26 (0.55%) Law
15 14 (0.29%) Multimedia
16 13 (0.27%) Retail Banking
17 12 (0.25%) Automotive
18 8 (0.17%) Electronics
18 8 (0.17%) iGaming
19 7 (0.15%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3738 (78.56%) Developer
2 739 (15.53%) Front-End Developer
3 477 (10.03%) JavaScript Developer
4 442 (9.29%) Web Developer
5 439 (9.23%) Senior Developer
6 438 (9.21%) Java Developer
7 425 (8.93%) .NET Developer
8 268 (5.63%) C# Developer
9 213 (4.48%) Architect
10 178 (3.74%) UI Developer
11 172 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
12 166 (3.49%) UI Programmer
13 147 (3.09%) Full Stack Developer
14 134 (2.82%) PHP Developer
15 132 (2.77%) Analyst
16 116 (2.44%) Lead Developer
17 109 (2.29%) Designer
18 105 (2.21%) ASP.NET Developer
19 89 (1.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 82 (1.72%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3447 (72.45%) HTML
2 2940 (61.79%) CSS
3 1913 (40.21%) HTML5
4 1479 (31.08%) jQuery
5 1326 (27.87%) AngularJS
6 1252 (26.31%) CSS3
7 1118 (23.50%) .NET
8 730 (15.34%) Web Services
9 688 (14.46%) ASP.NET
10 591 (12.42%) XML
11 532 (11.18%) Backbone.js
12 472 (9.92%) Ajax
13 392 (8.24%) JSON
14 377 (7.92%) Sass
15 371 (7.80%) REST
16 359 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 353 (7.42%) RESTful
17 353 (7.42%) Spring
18 347 (7.29%) ASP.NET MVC
19 281 (5.91%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 495 (10.40%) User Experience
2 235 (4.94%) Mobile App
3 154 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
4 137 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 126 (2.65%) Visualisation
6 101 (2.12%) W3C
7 75 (1.58%) Digital Media
8 73 (1.53%) Social Media
9 64 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
10 53 (1.11%) Derivative
11 43 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
12 36 (0.76%) Algorithms
13 35 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 33 (0.69%) iPad
15 32 (0.67%) Data Structures
16 31 (0.65%) Equities
17 30 (0.63%) RIA
18 29 (0.61%) Fixed Income
18 29 (0.61%) Hedge funds
19 28 (0.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 442 (9.29%) Linux
2 255 (5.36%) Windows
3 222 (4.67%) UNIX
4 181 (3.80%) Android
5 172 (3.61%) Apple iOS
6 61 (1.28%) Mac OS X
7 30 (0.63%) CentOS
8 29 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (0.44%) Ubuntu
10 21 (0.44%) Solaris
10 21 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (0.42%) AIX
12 9 (0.19%) Windows Phone
12 9 (0.19%) Windows 7
13 7 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.084%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.063%) Windows Phone 7
16 2 (0.042%) webOS
16 2 (0.042%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2074 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 1283 (26.97%) TDD
3 953 (20.03%) MVC
4 855 (17.97%) OO
5 712 (14.96%) Scrum
6 544 (11.43%) Web Development
7 525 (11.03%) BDD
8 493 (10.36%) E-Commerce
9 462 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
10 450 (9.46%) Responsive Web Design
11 271 (5.70%) Unit Testing
12 258 (5.42%) Software Engineering
13 205 (4.31%) SOA
14 195 (4.10%) CRM
15 186 (3.91%) SDLC
16 165 (3.47%) Content Management
17 160 (3.36%) Web Design
18 158 (3.32%) Open Source
19 155 (3.26%) DevOps
19 155 (3.26%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1362 (28.63%) Java
2 1015 (21.33%) C#
3 908 (19.08%) SQL
4 502 (10.55%) PHP
5 367 (7.71%) Ruby
6 341 (7.17%) Python
7 134 (2.82%) Scala
8 123 (2.59%) C++
9 110 (2.31%) T-SQL
10 82 (1.72%) Perl
11 79 (1.66%) VB.NET
12 69 (1.45%) C
13 67 (1.41%) PL/SQL
13 67 (1.41%) Objective-C
14 65 (1.37%) Shell Script
15 61 (1.28%) Clojure
16 59 (1.24%) PHP5
17 57 (1.20%) Bash Shell
18 55 (1.16%) PowerShell
19 49 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 286 (6.01%) Degree
2 163 (3.43%) Security Cleared
3 95 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 48 (1.01%) DV Cleared
5 22 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (0.42%) ISEB
7 17 (0.36%) Sun Certification
8 16 (0.34%) ISTQB
9 9 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 7 (0.15%) CISSP
11 7 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.11%) MCITP
13 5 (0.11%) HND
14 4 (0.084%) CCNA
14 4 (0.084%) OCPJP
15 3 (0.063%) JNCIA
15 3 (0.063%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (3.53%) QA
2 12 (0.25%) SLA
3 8 (0.17%) WAI
4 7 (0.15%) WCAG
5 5 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.063%) HL7
7 2 (0.042%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.021%) GxP
8 1 (0.021%) DICOM
8 1 (0.021%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.021%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.021%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 51 (1.07%) Docker
2 35 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 25 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.50%) Varnish
5 12 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.25%) KVM
6 11 (0.23%) NFS
6 11 (0.23%) vCloud
7 10 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (0.19%) Xen
9 8 (0.17%) SRDF
10 6 (0.13%) Firmware
11 5 (0.11%) Squid
12 3 (0.063%) vSphere
13 2 (0.042%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.042%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.021%) HDFS
14 1 (0.021%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 90 (1.89%) Puppet
2 39 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (0.67%) Ansible
4 26 (0.55%) Vagrant
5 19 (0.40%) Salt
6 15 (0.32%) Rundeck
7 14 (0.29%) Kibana
7 14 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 12 (0.25%) logstash
9 11 (0.23%) HP UCMDB
10 9 (0.19%) ZABBIX
11 8 (0.17%) Capistrano
11 8 (0.17%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.11%) Graylog
13 3 (0.063%) Control-M
13 3 (0.063%) Nagios
13 3 (0.063%) Tivoli
14 2 (0.042%) Tivoli Identity Manager
14 2 (0.042%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 389 (8.18%) Microsoft
2 376 (7.90%) Oracle
3 252 (5.30%) Adobe
4 119 (2.50%) Google
5 101 (2.12%) Sitecore
6 93 (1.95%) Zend
7 66 (1.39%) ServiceNow
8 65 (1.37%) IBM
9 59 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
10 54 (1.13%) EPiServer
11 49 (1.03%) Twitter
12 47 (0.99%) Red Hat
13 43 (0.90%) Sybase
14 41 (0.86%) HP
15 38 (0.80%) VMware
16 27 (0.57%) hybris
17 25 (0.53%) Facebook
18 24 (0.50%) Atlassian
19 23 (0.48%) Tableau
20 22 (0.46%) Cisco
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