The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 8 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 2707 2446 2227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.45% 10.65% 9.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.49% 25.56% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2178 1775 1699
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +7.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 4
Median hourly rate £105.82 £22.18 £160.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+377.09% -86.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.32 £19.14 £59.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £28.85 £170.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.90% +7.85%
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
9503 9568 9488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.69% 41.65% 41.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7247 6947 7018
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 74 64
Median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £19.21 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £54.00 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing JavaScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 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 29 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 396 £425 +6.25% 221
Croydon -1 39 £400 +6.66% 3
Bromley -7 11 £325 -38.09% 4
Docklands, London +10 6 £510 -7.27%
Kingston Upon Thames +4 5 £403 +7.33% 3
Westminster -9 5 £400 +17.64%
Harrow - 5 £425 - 3
Canary Wharf +6 4 £588 +45.96%
Feltham +3 4 £545 +39.80% 1
Hammersmith +2 4 £325 -16.66% 1
Twickenham +1 4 £150 -53.84% 3
Uxbridge +3 3 £328 -15.48% 2
Chiswick - 3 £350 - 1
Brentford - 3 £475 -
Hounslow +1 2 £425 -15.00%
Wimbledon -2 2 £400 +30.61%
Enfield - 2 £150 - 1
Wembley +6 1 £425 +28.78%
Hayes - 1 £388 -
Ilford - 1 £450 -
Teddington - 1 £275 - 3
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 3571 (69.02%) HTML
2 3225 (62.33%) CSS
3 2455 (47.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1976 (38.19%) HTML5
5 1855 (35.85%) AngularJS
6 1466 (28.33%) Java
7 1459 (28.20%) CSS3
8 1411 (27.27%) TDD
9 1219 (23.56%) jQuery
10 1186 (22.92%) Front End Development
11 1043 (20.16%) Node.js
12 998 (19.29%) .NET
13 927 (17.92%) MVC
14 916 (17.70%) Web Development
15 897 (17.34%) C#
16 876 (16.93%) OO
17 872 (16.85%) SQL
18 870 (16.81%) Git (software)
19 812 (15.69%) Scrum
20 797 (15.40%) Finance
21 740 (14.30%) BDD
22 708 (13.68%) Sass
23 707 (13.66%) React
24 683 (13.20%) Web Services
25 619 (11.96%) PHP
26 617 (11.93%) XML
27 611 (11.81%) User Experience
28 558 (10.78%) SQL Server
29 557 (10.77%) ASP.NET
30 532 (10.28%) E-Commerce

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1043 (20.16%) Node.js
2 367 (7.09%) CMS
3 141 (2.73%) Tomcat
4 128 (2.47%) Apache
5 125 (2.42%) WordPress
6 120 (2.32%) SharePoint
7 105 (2.03%) Drupal
8 103 (1.99%) IIS
9 91 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
10 85 (1.64%) Confluence
11 80 (1.55%) nginx
12 66 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 62 (1.20%) WebSphere
14 61 (1.18%) Umbraco
15 54 (1.04%) Jetty
16 52 (1.01%) WebLogic
17 46 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
18 44 (0.85%) JBoss
19 41 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
20 34 (0.66%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 175 (3.38%) Photoshop
2 131 (2.53%) MS Excel
3 68 (1.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 63 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 58 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 52 (1.01%) MS Office
7 19 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
8 16 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
9 13 (0.25%) InfoPath
10 8 (0.15%) InDesign
10 8 (0.15%) SPSS
11 6 (0.12%) GIMP
11 6 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (0.097%) Fireworks
13 3 (0.058%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.058%) Adobe Captivate
13 3 (0.058%) MS Project
14 1 (0.019%) Houdini
14 1 (0.019%) PaintShop Pro
14 1 (0.019%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 83 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
3 40 (0.77%) Magento
4 18 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (0.27%) Eloqua
6 10 (0.19%) BigMachines
7 9 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
8 6 (0.12%) Sage CRM
9 5 (0.097%) Adobe Campaign
9 5 (0.097%) WebTrends
10 4 (0.077%) RMDS
10 4 (0.077%) Unica
11 3 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.058%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 2 (0.039%) Dynamics NAV
12 2 (0.039%) Global One
12 2 (0.039%) Radian6
13 1 (0.019%) Dynamics AX
13 1 (0.019%) Loan IQ
13 1 (0.019%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 272 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 171 (3.30%) GitHub
3 147 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 67 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
5 61 (1.18%) SaaS
6 45 (0.87%) Google Analytics
7 35 (0.68%) Office 365
8 31 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 27 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 27 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
9 27 (0.52%) Heroku
10 23 (0.44%) Amazon S3
11 21 (0.41%) Google App Engine
12 20 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
13 16 (0.31%) PaaS
14 15 (0.29%) Force.com
15 14 (0.27%) CloudFront
16 12 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
17 11 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
18 10 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 171 (3.30%) HTTP
2 83 (1.60%) Internet
3 72 (1.39%) Network Security
4 41 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 35 (0.68%) DNS
6 33 (0.64%) SSL
7 32 (0.62%) LDAP
8 22 (0.43%) Intranet
9 20 (0.39%) SNMP
10 17 (0.33%) HTTPS
11 16 (0.31%) Firewall
12 10 (0.19%) AMQP
12 10 (0.19%) NAS
13 9 (0.17%) SAN
13 9 (0.17%) VPN
14 8 (0.15%) Bluetooth
14 8 (0.15%) DHCP
14 8 (0.15%) DVB
14 8 (0.15%) Remote Desktop
15 7 (0.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 558 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 460 (8.89%) MySQL
3 399 (7.71%) MongoDB
4 249 (4.81%) NoSQL
5 229 (4.43%) Relational Database
6 154 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
7 80 (1.55%) Redis
8 73 (1.41%) Oracle Database
9 71 (1.37%) Hadoop
10 70 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 68 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 64 (1.24%) Big Data
13 59 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 58 (1.12%) Neo4j
15 57 (1.10%) RDBMS
16 56 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 45 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 44 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
19 40 (0.77%) DB2
20 35 (0.68%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 870 (16.81%) Git (software)
2 366 (7.07%) Grunt
3 286 (5.53%) gulp
4 281 (5.43%) Maven
5 270 (5.22%) JIRA
6 254 (4.91%) Subversion
7 245 (4.74%) Jenkins
8 244 (4.72%) Jasmine
9 160 (3.09%) Selenium
10 153 (2.96%) Mocha
11 145 (2.80%) JUnit
12 134 (2.59%) Cucumber
13 129 (2.49%) Visual Studio
14 127 (2.45%) Karma Test Runner
14 127 (2.45%) TeamCity
15 108 (2.09%) Protractor
16 100 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
17 71 (1.37%) Eclipse
18 70 (1.35%) WebDriver
19 66 (1.28%) Ant
General
1 797 (15.40%) Finance
2 494 (9.55%) Banking
3 188 (3.63%) Investment Banking
3 188 (3.63%) Marketing
4 179 (3.46%) Retail
5 117 (2.26%) Games
6 113 (2.18%) Front Office
7 90 (1.74%) Publishing
8 79 (1.53%) Advertising
9 70 (1.35%) Telecoms
10 51 (0.99%) Law
11 37 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 31 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
13 29 (0.56%) Legal
14 28 (0.54%) Electronics
15 25 (0.48%) Manufacturing
16 17 (0.33%) Back Office
17 11 (0.21%) Local Government
18 7 (0.14%) Multimedia
18 7 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4125 (79.73%) Developer
2 1207 (23.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 975 (18.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 584 (11.29%) Java Developer
5 539 (10.42%) Senior Developer
6 431 (8.33%) .NET Developer
7 418 (8.08%) Angular Developer
8 375 (7.25%) HTML Developer
9 339 (6.55%) C# Developer
10 324 (6.26%) Web Developer
11 322 (6.22%) Full Stack Developer
12 271 (5.24%) UI Developer
13 252 (4.87%) HTML CSS Developer
14 246 (4.75%) Agile Developer
15 230 (4.45%) C# .NET Developer
16 211 (4.08%) Node.js Developer
17 196 (3.79%) PHP Developer
18 186 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 183 (3.54%) ASP.NET Developer
20 182 (3.52%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3571 (69.02%) HTML
2 3225 (62.33%) CSS
3 1976 (38.19%) HTML5
4 1855 (35.85%) AngularJS
5 1459 (28.20%) CSS3
6 1219 (23.56%) jQuery
7 998 (19.29%) .NET
8 708 (13.68%) Sass
9 707 (13.66%) React
10 683 (13.20%) Web Services
11 617 (11.93%) XML
12 557 (10.77%) ASP.NET
13 477 (9.22%) REST
14 459 (8.87%) Spring
15 444 (8.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 414 (8.00%) Backbone.js
17 403 (7.79%) Ajax
18 390 (7.54%) RESTful
19 374 (7.23%) JSON
20 332 (6.42%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 611 (11.81%) User Experience
2 243 (4.70%) Mobile App
3 191 (3.69%) Computer Science
4 156 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
5 126 (2.44%) Visualisation
6 98 (1.89%) Digital Media
7 85 (1.64%) Fintech
8 72 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 66 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 65 (1.26%) iPad
11 54 (1.04%) Algorithms
12 50 (0.97%) Hedge funds
13 48 (0.93%) Equities
14 47 (0.91%) W3C
15 45 (0.87%) Social Media
16 43 (0.83%) Data Structures
17 42 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
18 39 (0.75%) RIA
19 37 (0.72%) Derivative
20 32 (0.62%) STB
Operating Systems
1 453 (8.76%) Linux
2 271 (5.24%) Windows
3 248 (4.79%) Unix
4 126 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 121 (2.34%) Android
6 57 (1.10%) Windows Server
7 46 (0.89%) Mac OS X
8 34 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (0.60%) Mac OS
10 23 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (0.37%) Windows Phone
12 18 (0.35%) CentOS
12 18 (0.35%) Solaris
13 15 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (0.23%) Ubuntu
14 12 (0.23%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.15%) AIX
16 6 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.097%) VxWorks
17 5 (0.097%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2455 (47.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1411 (27.27%) TDD
3 1186 (22.92%) Front End Development
4 927 (17.92%) MVC
5 916 (17.70%) Web Development
6 876 (16.93%) OO
7 812 (15.69%) Scrum
8 740 (14.30%) BDD
9 532 (10.28%) E-Commerce
10 516 (9.97%) Continuous Integration
11 374 (7.23%) Responsive Web Design
12 317 (6.13%) Software Engineering
13 270 (5.22%) Unit Testing
14 262 (5.06%) OOP
15 254 (4.91%) Pair Programming
16 252 (4.87%) DevOps
17 236 (4.56%) Open Source
18 218 (4.21%) CRM
19 202 (3.90%) Continuous Delivery
20 198 (3.83%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1466 (28.33%) Java
2 897 (17.34%) C#
3 872 (16.85%) SQL
4 619 (11.96%) PHP
5 475 (9.18%) Python
6 386 (7.46%) Ruby
7 213 (4.12%) Scala
8 184 (3.56%) ES6
9 140 (2.71%) T-SQL
10 125 (2.42%) Perl
11 124 (2.40%) C++
12 107 (2.07%) Groovy
13 98 (1.89%) C
14 89 (1.72%) PL/SQL
15 83 (1.60%) PowerShell
16 68 (1.31%) TypeScript
17 67 (1.29%) Shell Script
18 63 (1.22%) Clojure
19 61 (1.18%) Go
20 55 (1.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 301 (5.82%) Degree
2 146 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 87 (1.68%) SC Cleared
4 46 (0.89%) DV Cleared
5 26 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (0.46%) ISTQB
7 16 (0.31%) ISEB
8 12 (0.23%) MCSD
9 11 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (0.21%) MCPD
10 8 (0.15%) SAS Certification
11 7 (0.14%) CBAP
11 7 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.12%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.12%) PMP
13 5 (0.097%) PhD
14 4 (0.077%) BC Cleared
14 4 (0.077%) CISSP
15 3 (0.058%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (2.98%) QA
2 29 (0.56%) WAI
3 21 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 18 (0.35%) WCAG
5 17 (0.33%) SLA
6 10 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.14%) COBIT
9 4 (0.077%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.077%) PMBOK
10 3 (0.058%) ISO20022
11 2 (0.039%) MiFID
12 1 (0.019%) FATCA
12 1 (0.019%) HL7
12 1 (0.019%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.019%) SDET
System Software
1 128 (2.47%) Docker
2 65 (1.26%) Active Directory
3 36 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.35%) KVM
5 17 (0.33%) Xen
6 12 (0.23%) NFS
7 11 (0.21%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.15%) Varnish
9 7 (0.14%) vCloud
10 6 (0.12%) SRDF
10 6 (0.12%) vSphere
11 5 (0.097%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.058%) LXC
12 3 (0.058%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.039%) NDS
13 2 (0.039%) NetIQ eDirectory
13 2 (0.039%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.039%) VMware ESX
14 1 (0.019%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.019%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 124 (2.40%) Puppet
2 93 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (0.66%) Ansible
3 34 (0.66%) Kibana
4 29 (0.56%) Kubernetes
4 29 (0.56%) Nagios
5 18 (0.35%) logstash
5 18 (0.35%) SCCM
5 18 (0.35%) StatsD
6 16 (0.31%) Capistrano
7 14 (0.27%) Graphite
8 11 (0.21%) HP SiteScope
9 9 (0.17%) Mesos
10 6 (0.12%) Control-M
10 6 (0.12%) DBAmp
11 5 (0.097%) Grafana
11 5 (0.097%) HP Fortify
11 5 (0.097%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.097%) WebInspect
11 5 (0.097%) yum
Vendors
1 370 (7.15%) Oracle
2 338 (6.53%) Microsoft
3 225 (4.35%) Adobe
4 122 (2.36%) Google
5 118 (2.28%) ServiceNow
6 81 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
7 60 (1.16%) IBM
8 58 (1.12%) Zend
9 53 (1.02%) Atlassian
10 48 (0.93%) Twitter
11 45 (0.87%) SAP
12 43 (0.83%) Sitecore
13 40 (0.77%) VMware
14 32 (0.62%) Sybase
15 31 (0.60%) Red Hat
16 24 (0.46%) Facebook
16 24 (0.46%) HP
17 22 (0.43%) Tableau
18 21 (0.41%) hybris
18 21 (0.41%) Splunk
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £385 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £280 to £310 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ISL
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + 350-450
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £595.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
London
Connectus
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago