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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 10 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 2372 2129 1795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.29% 8.78% 8.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.95% 21.71% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1875 1511 1308
Average daily rate
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£413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 20
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +14.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.67 £14.10 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £159.50 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.25 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -
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
9905 9808 8931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.96% 40.44% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7574 7082 6405
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
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 45 84 120
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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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 +5 512 £425 +3.03% 218
Hammersmith -2 9 £375 +36.36% 1
Canary Wharf +8 7 £475 -26.92%
Feltham - 7 £272 -
Uxbridge +7 5 £263 -9.09% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £325 - 1
Docklands, London +12 4 £325 -39.81%
Bromley +5 4 £338 +3.84% 3
Brentford -1 4 - - 2
Westminster -9 3 £569 +51.66%
Wembley - 2 £500 - 1
Chiswick -1 1 - -
Hounslow -3 1 £450 -9.09% 4
Croydon -7 1 £400 +9.58%
Twickenham - 1 £330 - 1
Upminster - - - -
Dagenham - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Orpington - - - - 1
Pinner - - - -
Ruislip - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Bexley - - - -
Chessington - - - - 1
Grays - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hornchurch - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Southwark - - - -
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3737 (76.96%) HTML
2 3106 (63.96%) CSS
3 2090 (43.04%) HTML5
4 2085 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
5 1584 (32.62%) jQuery
6 1363 (28.07%) CSS3
7 1314 (27.06%) Java
8 1263 (26.01%) AngularJS
9 1209 (24.90%) TDD
10 1093 (22.51%) .NET
11 1089 (22.43%) MVC
12 1078 (22.20%) OO
13 986 (20.30%) C#
14 842 (17.34%) SQL
15 727 (14.97%) Web Services
16 696 (14.33%) PHP
17 685 (14.11%) Scrum
18 684 (14.09%) XML
19 680 (14.00%) ASP.NET
20 659 (13.57%) Git (software)
21 633 (13.04%) Node.js
22 623 (12.83%) Backbone.js
23 611 (12.58%) SQL Server
24 582 (11.99%) Finance
25 580 (11.94%) BDD
26 578 (11.90%) User Experience
27 569 (11.72%) Ajax
28 525 (10.81%) Web Development
29 495 (10.19%) E-Commerce
30 477 (9.82%) Linux

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 633 (13.04%) Node.js
2 335 (6.90%) CMS
3 203 (4.18%) Apache
4 195 (4.02%) SharePoint
5 137 (2.82%) IIS
6 135 (2.78%) Tomcat
7 119 (2.45%) Drupal
8 95 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
9 79 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
10 78 (1.61%) WordPress
11 72 (1.48%) Adobe CQ
12 68 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
13 61 (1.26%) WebSphere
14 56 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
15 55 (1.13%) Umbraco
16 51 (1.05%) nginx
17 50 (1.03%) JBoss
18 48 (0.99%) Confluence
19 28 (0.58%) WebLogic
20 22 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 157 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 157 (3.23%) Photoshop
2 76 (1.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 41 (0.84%) MS Office
4 25 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 15 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.31%) Fireworks
6 14 (0.29%) InfoPath
7 9 (0.19%) Acrobat
7 9 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (0.16%) Doxygen
9 7 (0.14%) InDesign
10 5 (0.10%) MS Project
10 5 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
10 5 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.062%) Maya
12 2 (0.041%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.041%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.041%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.041%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 94 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 69 (1.42%) Magento
3 35 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 32 (0.66%) Google Analytics
5 14 (0.29%) SiteCatalyst
6 11 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.14%) Tridion
9 6 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.12%) WebTrends
10 5 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
11 4 (0.082%) osCommerce
11 4 (0.082%) Agresso
12 3 (0.062%) Oracle CRM
12 3 (0.062%) SAP CRM
12 3 (0.062%) Remedy AR System
13 2 (0.041%) RMDS
14 1 (0.021%) JDE OneWorld
14 1 (0.021%) Dynamics NAV
14 1 (0.021%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 56 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (0.95%) GitHub
4 28 (0.58%) Force.com
5 24 (0.49%) Office 365
6 18 (0.37%) SaaS
7 14 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (0.25%) Heroku
9 9 (0.19%) Basecamp
10 7 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.12%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.12%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.082%) PaaS
13 3 (0.062%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.041%) Google Apps
14 2 (0.041%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.041%) SuccessFactors
14 2 (0.041%) Google App Engine
15 1 (0.021%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.021%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 169 (3.48%) HTTP
2 115 (2.37%) Internet
3 56 (1.15%) Intranet
4 41 (0.84%) SSL
5 38 (0.78%) TCP/IP
6 24 (0.49%) HTTPS
7 22 (0.45%) DNS
8 19 (0.39%) VPN
9 18 (0.37%) LDAP
10 17 (0.35%) SAN
11 13 (0.27%) SNMP
11 13 (0.27%) FTP
12 11 (0.23%) Firewall
12 11 (0.23%) Extranet
13 8 (0.16%) Wireshark
14 7 (0.14%) DVB
15 5 (0.10%) DAB
15 5 (0.10%) SSH
15 5 (0.10%) AMQP
16 4 (0.082%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 611 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 473 (9.74%) MySQL
3 225 (4.63%) Relational Database
4 198 (4.08%) MongoDB
5 148 (3.05%) NoSQL
6 144 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 87 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 87 (1.79%) RDBMS
8 86 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 81 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
10 76 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
11 65 (1.34%) Oracle Database
12 62 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
12 62 (1.28%) Redis
13 60 (1.24%) DB2
14 55 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
14 55 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
15 44 (0.91%) Big Data
16 43 (0.89%) Hadoop
17 41 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 659 (13.57%) Git (software)
2 339 (6.98%) Subversion
3 253 (5.21%) Grunt
4 234 (4.82%) Jasmine
5 214 (4.41%) Visual Studio
5 214 (4.41%) Cucumber
6 213 (4.39%) Jenkins
7 201 (4.14%) Selenium
8 195 (4.02%) Maven
9 171 (3.52%) JIRA
10 155 (3.19%) JUnit
11 138 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
12 110 (2.27%) NUnit
13 103 (2.12%) WebDriver
14 97 (2.00%) Bower
15 91 (1.87%) Eclipse
16 89 (1.83%) TeamCity
17 85 (1.75%) Mocha
18 78 (1.61%) Ant
19 61 (1.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 582 (11.99%) Finance
2 421 (8.67%) Banking
3 192 (3.95%) Investment Banking
4 180 (3.71%) Retail
5 154 (3.17%) Marketing
6 126 (2.59%) Front Office
6 126 (2.59%) Games
7 86 (1.77%) Publishing
8 77 (1.59%) Advertising
9 46 (0.95%) Telecoms
10 35 (0.72%) Legal
11 34 (0.70%) Back Office
12 24 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 21 (0.43%) Billing
14 17 (0.35%) Manufacturing
15 12 (0.25%) Multimedia
15 12 (0.25%) Electronics
15 12 (0.25%) Law
16 7 (0.14%) Automotive
17 6 (0.12%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 3959 (81.53%) Developer
2 877 (18.06%) Front-End Developer
3 521 (10.73%) Senior Developer
4 517 (10.65%) Web Developer
5 490 (10.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 449 (9.25%) Java Developer
7 340 (7.00%) .NET Developer
8 257 (5.29%) PHP Developer
9 196 (4.04%) C# Developer
10 192 (3.95%) UI Developer
11 183 (3.77%) UI Programmer
12 124 (2.55%) Architect
13 120 (2.47%) Analyst
14 118 (2.43%) Designer
15 112 (2.31%) C# .NET Developer
16 99 (2.04%) SharePoint Developer
16 99 (2.04%) Front-End Web Developer
17 80 (1.65%) Senior .NET Developer
18 77 (1.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
19 76 (1.57%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3737 (76.96%) HTML
2 3106 (63.96%) CSS
3 2090 (43.04%) HTML5
4 1584 (32.62%) jQuery
5 1363 (28.07%) CSS3
6 1263 (26.01%) AngularJS
7 1093 (22.51%) .NET
8 727 (14.97%) Web Services
9 684 (14.09%) XML
10 680 (14.00%) ASP.NET
11 623 (12.83%) Backbone.js
12 569 (11.72%) Ajax
13 400 (8.24%) JSON
14 388 (7.99%) REST
15 376 (7.74%) Spring
16 368 (7.58%) Sass
17 365 (7.52%) RESTful
18 363 (7.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 320 (6.59%) KnockoutJS
20 309 (6.36%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 578 (11.90%) User Experience
2 226 (4.65%) Open Source
3 202 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
4 191 (3.93%) Computer Science
5 164 (3.38%) Mobile App
6 134 (2.76%) Visualisation
7 107 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 99 (2.04%) W3C
9 59 (1.21%) Digital Media
10 56 (1.15%) Algorithms
11 54 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
12 50 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
13 46 (0.95%) iPad
14 44 (0.91%) Social Media
15 42 (0.86%) iPhone
16 39 (0.80%) Fixed Income
17 37 (0.76%) Derivative
17 37 (0.76%) Data Structures
18 36 (0.74%) RIA
19 29 (0.60%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 477 (9.82%) Linux
2 292 (6.01%) UNIX
3 252 (5.19%) Windows
4 170 (3.50%) Android
4 170 (3.50%) Apple iOS
5 69 (1.42%) Mac OS X
6 44 (0.91%) CentOS
6 44 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 29 (0.60%) AIX
9 22 (0.45%) Windows XP
10 14 (0.29%) Windows Vista
11 10 (0.21%) VMS
11 10 (0.21%) Solaris
12 9 (0.19%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.12%) Windows 2000
14 5 (0.10%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.082%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.082%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2085 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1209 (24.90%) TDD
3 1089 (22.43%) MVC
4 1078 (22.20%) OO
5 685 (14.11%) Scrum
6 580 (11.94%) BDD
7 525 (10.81%) Web Development
8 495 (10.19%) E-Commerce
9 475 (9.78%) Responsive Web Design
10 401 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
11 249 (5.13%) Software Engineering
12 217 (4.47%) Unit Testing
13 212 (4.37%) OOP
14 211 (4.35%) Web Design
15 197 (4.06%) CRM
16 184 (3.79%) Pair Programming
16 184 (3.79%) SOA
17 150 (3.09%) Kanban
17 150 (3.09%) Workflow
18 144 (2.97%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1314 (27.06%) Java
2 986 (20.30%) C#
3 842 (17.34%) SQL
4 696 (14.33%) PHP
5 363 (7.48%) Ruby
6 341 (7.02%) Python
7 150 (3.09%) Scala
8 149 (3.07%) T-SQL
9 95 (1.96%) Perl
10 94 (1.94%) PHP5
11 91 (1.87%) PL/SQL
12 86 (1.77%) Objective-C
13 85 (1.75%) C++
14 75 (1.54%) C
15 73 (1.50%) Shell Script
16 66 (1.36%) Bash Shell
17 61 (1.26%) Clojure
17 61 (1.26%) Groovy
18 58 (1.19%) VB
18 58 (1.19%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 357 (7.35%) Degree
2 112 (2.31%) Security Cleared
3 74 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 49 (1.01%) ISEB
5 47 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 39 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 31 (0.64%) DV Cleared
8 27 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 23 (0.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 11 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (0.19%) MCITP
11 9 (0.19%) BC Cleared
12 8 (0.16%) MCSD
13 6 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
13 6 (0.12%) Sun Certification
14 5 (0.10%) MCSA
14 5 (0.10%) Siebel Certification
15 4 (0.082%) MCTS
16 3 (0.062%) PhD
16 3 (0.062%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (4.86%) QA
2 17 (0.35%) SLA
3 6 (0.12%) GPG13
3 6 (0.12%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.12%) WCAG
3 6 (0.12%) WAI
4 3 (0.062%) HL7
5 2 (0.041%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.041%) SNOMED CT
5 2 (0.041%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.021%) Section 508
System Software
1 25 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 21 (0.43%) Varnish
3 20 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.39%) Docker
5 14 (0.29%) vCloud
6 5 (0.10%) Nmap
7 4 (0.082%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.062%) NFS
9 2 (0.041%) HDFS
9 2 (0.041%) KVM
9 2 (0.041%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.041%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.041%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.041%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.041%) SRDF
9 2 (0.041%) Xen
10 1 (0.021%) Squid
10 1 (0.021%) Postfix
10 1 (0.021%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.021%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 93 (1.92%) Puppet
2 62 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
4 22 (0.45%) Ansible
4 22 (0.45%) Graylog2
5 21 (0.43%) Vagrant
6 17 (0.35%) Nagios
7 15 (0.31%) Kibana
8 13 (0.27%) ZABBIX
9 12 (0.25%) Graphite
10 11 (0.23%) Zenoss
11 9 (0.19%) Capistrano
12 8 (0.16%) HP UCMDB
12 8 (0.16%) SCOM
13 7 (0.14%) Salt
13 7 (0.14%) HAProxy
14 6 (0.12%) ITRS Geneos
14 6 (0.12%) SCOrch
15 5 (0.10%) Nessus
15 5 (0.10%) logstash
Vendors
1 423 (8.71%) Microsoft
2 379 (7.80%) Oracle
3 164 (3.38%) Zend
4 139 (2.86%) Adobe
5 124 (2.55%) Google
6 81 (1.67%) Sitecore
7 74 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 56 (1.15%) Twitter
9 53 (1.09%) HP
10 41 (0.84%) Sybase
11 40 (0.82%) IBM
12 39 (0.80%) ServiceNow
13 31 (0.64%) EPiServer
14 29 (0.60%) Facebook
15 27 (0.56%) VMware
16 24 (0.49%) Splunk
16 24 (0.49%) SAP
16 24 (0.49%) Perforce
16 24 (0.49%) Telerik
17 22 (0.45%) Red Hat
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: From £200 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nakama
Rate: From £200 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
New Gen Technology
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day + Extension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £350 to £400 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Intelletect
Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
JWResource
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago