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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 11 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 2511 2324 1901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.18% 9.17% 7.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.21% 21.63% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1943 1689 1324
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 23
Average hourly rate £29.37 £45.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.74% +95.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.97 £27.75 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.25 £104.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
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
10371 10745 9823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.06% 42.40% 40.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7722 7738 6976
Average daily rate £430 £426 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% +0.11%
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 57 83 113
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.40 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +7 548 £400 - 251
Hammersmith +1 14 £375 +15.38%
Canary Wharf +16 9 £450 -30.76%
Bromley +5 9 £350 +7.69% 3
Croydon -4 9 £450 +21.62% 2
Uxbridge -2 7 £275 -5.17% 2
Docklands, London +17 6 £274 -37.06%
Feltham 0 4 £275 -47.76%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £300 - 3
Isleworth - 3 £378 - 3
Ilford -7 2 £375 +57.89%
Greenford - 2 - - 1
Twickenham +3 1 £330 +10.00% 2
Wimbledon 0 1 £275 -15.38%
Harrow -1 1 - - 2
Brentford -2 1 - -
Hounslow -2 1 £450 -7.69% 1
Chiswick - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 - - 1
Bermondsey - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - - 2
Southwark - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Hornchurch - - - -
Dagenham - - - - 1
Edgware - - - -
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3783 (75.86%) HTML
2 3164 (63.44%) CSS
3 2084 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
4 2065 (41.41%) HTML5
5 1666 (33.41%) jQuery
6 1355 (27.17%) Java
7 1317 (26.41%) CSS3
8 1196 (23.98%) TDD
9 1189 (23.84%) AngularJS
10 1148 (23.02%) .NET
11 1130 (22.66%) OO
12 1078 (21.62%) MVC
13 1037 (20.79%) C#
14 806 (16.16%) SQL
15 771 (15.46%) ASP.NET
16 764 (15.32%) PHP
17 744 (14.92%) Web Services
18 743 (14.90%) Git (software)
19 722 (14.48%) XML
20 695 (13.94%) Scrum
21 685 (13.74%) Backbone.js
22 632 (12.67%) SQL Server
23 629 (12.61%) Finance
24 605 (12.13%) Ajax
25 589 (11.81%) Web Development
25 589 (11.81%) Node.js
26 564 (11.31%) User Experience
27 558 (11.19%) BDD
28 557 (11.17%) Linux
29 550 (11.03%) E-Commerce

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 589 (11.81%) Node.js
2 393 (7.88%) CMS
3 217 (4.35%) Apache
4 191 (3.83%) SharePoint
5 176 (3.53%) IIS
6 130 (2.61%) Tomcat
7 122 (2.45%) Drupal
8 99 (1.99%) Umbraco
9 90 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
10 84 (1.68%) WordPress
11 82 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
12 78 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
13 72 (1.44%) Adobe CQ
14 61 (1.22%) WebSphere
15 54 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
16 52 (1.04%) JBoss
17 42 (0.84%) nginx
18 41 (0.82%) Confluence
19 40 (0.80%) WebLogic
20 24 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 178 (3.57%) Photoshop
2 152 (3.05%) MS Excel
3 85 (1.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 28 (0.56%) MS Office
4 28 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 20 (0.40%) Fireworks
6 17 (0.34%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.26%) InfoPath
8 12 (0.24%) Doxygen
9 9 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
10 7 (0.14%) Acrobat
11 6 (0.12%) InDesign
12 5 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
13 3 (0.060%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.060%) Maya
13 3 (0.060%) GIMP
14 2 (0.040%) PowerPivot
14 2 (0.040%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.040%) MS Project
15 1 (0.020%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 95 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 71 (1.42%) Magento
3 32 (0.64%) Google Analytics
4 31 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
5 16 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (0.30%) SiteCatalyst
7 11 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
8 9 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
9 8 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 8 (0.16%) WebTrends
10 6 (0.12%) SAP CRM
11 4 (0.080%) Tridion
11 4 (0.080%) Agresso
12 3 (0.060%) RMDS
12 3 (0.060%) osCommerce
12 3 (0.060%) Remedy AR System
13 1 (0.020%) Cordys
13 1 (0.020%) AWD
13 1 (0.020%) JDE OneWorld
13 1 (0.020%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 62 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (1.12%) GitHub
3 52 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (0.70%) Force.com
5 28 (0.56%) SaaS
6 19 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (0.34%) Office 365
8 15 (0.30%) Heroku
9 14 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.18%) Basecamp
11 8 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (0.12%) PaaS
13 5 (0.10%) Google App Engine
14 4 (0.080%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.040%) SuccessFactors
15 2 (0.040%) Google Apps
15 2 (0.040%) Joyent
16 1 (0.020%) OpenShift
16 1 (0.020%) Google Compute Engine
16 1 (0.020%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 195 (3.91%) HTTP
2 132 (2.65%) Internet
3 57 (1.14%) Intranet
4 36 (0.72%) SSL
5 34 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 29 (0.58%) HTTPS
7 22 (0.44%) DNS
8 18 (0.36%) VPN
9 16 (0.32%) LDAP
10 15 (0.30%) SAN
11 14 (0.28%) Wireshark
12 13 (0.26%) Extranet
12 13 (0.26%) SNMP
13 12 (0.24%) Firewall
14 10 (0.20%) SSH
15 9 (0.18%) DAB
16 6 (0.12%) NAS
16 6 (0.12%) AMQP
16 6 (0.12%) FTP
17 5 (0.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 632 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 517 (10.37%) MySQL
3 245 (4.91%) Relational Database
4 207 (4.15%) MongoDB
5 159 (3.19%) NoSQL
6 143 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 119 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 111 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 81 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 77 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
10 77 (1.54%) RDBMS
11 68 (1.36%) Redis
12 62 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
13 56 (1.12%) Big Data
14 54 (1.08%) Oracle Database
15 52 (1.04%) DB2
16 49 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
16 49 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
17 38 (0.76%) Hadoop
18 35 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 743 (14.90%) Git (software)
2 407 (8.16%) Subversion
3 237 (4.75%) Jasmine
4 230 (4.61%) Visual Studio
5 227 (4.55%) Cucumber
6 186 (3.73%) Grunt
6 186 (3.73%) Selenium
7 181 (3.63%) Maven
8 177 (3.55%) Jenkins
9 162 (3.25%) JUnit
10 160 (3.21%) JIRA
11 125 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 122 (2.45%) TeamCity
13 116 (2.33%) WebDriver
14 115 (2.31%) NUnit
15 91 (1.82%) Eclipse
16 79 (1.58%) Bower
17 73 (1.46%) Ant
18 72 (1.44%) Hudson
19 60 (1.20%) Mocha
General
1 629 (12.61%) Finance
2 422 (8.46%) Banking
3 209 (4.19%) Investment Banking
4 189 (3.79%) Retail
5 169 (3.39%) Marketing
6 129 (2.59%) Front Office
7 119 (2.39%) Games
8 83 (1.66%) Publishing
9 72 (1.44%) Advertising
10 52 (1.04%) Telecoms
11 46 (0.92%) Back Office
12 36 (0.72%) Legal
13 31 (0.62%) Manufacturing
14 25 (0.50%) Financial Institution
15 16 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
16 15 (0.30%) Electronics
17 11 (0.22%) Multimedia
18 9 (0.18%) Billing
18 9 (0.18%) Automotive
19 8 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4126 (82.74%) Developer
2 896 (17.97%) Front-End Developer
3 527 (10.57%) Web Developer
4 499 (10.01%) JavaScript Developer
5 477 (9.56%) Senior Developer
6 434 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 397 (7.96%) .NET Developer
8 271 (5.43%) PHP Developer
9 206 (4.13%) C# Developer
10 191 (3.83%) UI Developer
11 179 (3.59%) UI Programmer
12 132 (2.65%) C# .NET Developer
13 123 (2.47%) Analyst
14 111 (2.23%) Architect
15 106 (2.13%) ASP.NET Developer
16 103 (2.07%) Designer
17 100 (2.01%) SharePoint Developer
18 96 (1.93%) Lead Developer
19 92 (1.84%) Front-End Web Developer
20 83 (1.66%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3783 (75.86%) HTML
2 3164 (63.44%) CSS
3 2065 (41.41%) HTML5
4 1666 (33.41%) jQuery
5 1317 (26.41%) CSS3
6 1189 (23.84%) AngularJS
7 1148 (23.02%) .NET
8 771 (15.46%) ASP.NET
9 744 (14.92%) Web Services
10 722 (14.48%) XML
11 685 (13.74%) Backbone.js
12 605 (12.13%) Ajax
13 429 (8.60%) JSON
14 392 (7.86%) RESTful
15 390 (7.82%) REST
16 375 (7.52%) Spring
17 361 (7.24%) KnockoutJS
18 333 (6.68%) ASP.NET MVC
19 325 (6.52%) JSP
20 311 (6.24%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 564 (11.31%) User Experience
2 237 (4.75%) Open Source
3 212 (4.25%) Computer Science
4 196 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
5 174 (3.49%) Mobile App
6 150 (3.01%) Visualisation
7 129 (2.59%) W3C
8 111 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 69 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
10 57 (1.14%) Digital Media
11 51 (1.02%) Data Structures
12 50 (1.00%) iPad
13 48 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
14 46 (0.92%) Algorithms
15 43 (0.86%) Social Media
16 42 (0.84%) iPhone
17 38 (0.76%) RIA
18 32 (0.64%) Fixed Income
19 31 (0.62%) Animation
20 29 (0.58%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 557 (11.17%) Linux
2 344 (6.90%) UNIX
3 280 (5.61%) Windows
4 179 (3.59%) Apple iOS
5 178 (3.57%) Android
6 97 (1.95%) Mac OS X
7 39 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (0.76%) CentOS
9 31 (0.62%) AIX
10 28 (0.56%) Ubuntu
11 27 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (0.42%) Solaris
13 17 (0.34%) Windows XP
14 13 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (0.22%) Windows Phone
16 8 (0.16%) VMS
17 7 (0.14%) Windows 2000
18 6 (0.12%) Windows Vista
19 5 (0.10%) Windows 8
20 4 (0.080%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2084 (41.79%) Agile Software Development
2 1196 (23.98%) TDD
3 1130 (22.66%) OO
4 1078 (21.62%) MVC
5 695 (13.94%) Scrum
6 589 (11.81%) Web Development
7 558 (11.19%) BDD
8 550 (11.03%) E-Commerce
9 487 (9.77%) Responsive Web Design
10 431 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
11 233 (4.67%) Web Design
12 229 (4.59%) Unit Testing
13 220 (4.41%) Software Engineering
14 216 (4.33%) OOP
15 199 (3.99%) CRM
16 184 (3.69%) Pair Programming
17 181 (3.63%) SOA
18 165 (3.31%) Content Management
18 165 (3.31%) Kanban
19 152 (3.05%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1355 (27.17%) Java
2 1037 (20.79%) C#
3 806 (16.16%) SQL
4 764 (15.32%) PHP
5 420 (8.42%) Ruby
6 385 (7.72%) Python
7 163 (3.27%) T-SQL
8 158 (3.17%) Scala
9 99 (1.99%) PL/SQL
9 99 (1.99%) PHP5
10 96 (1.93%) Objective-C
11 95 (1.90%) Perl
12 91 (1.82%) C++
13 73 (1.46%) Shell Script
14 71 (1.42%) C
15 66 (1.32%) Clojure
16 58 (1.16%) ActionScript
17 57 (1.14%) Groovy
18 55 (1.10%) PowerShell
18 55 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 364 (7.30%) Degree
2 112 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 77 (1.54%) SC Cleared
4 39 (0.78%) ISTQB
5 37 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (0.70%) ISEB
7 33 (0.66%) DV Cleared
8 20 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 18 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (0.26%) MCSD
11 8 (0.16%) BC Cleared
11 8 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
12 6 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (0.10%) MCSA
13 5 (0.10%) Sun Certification
13 5 (0.10%) MCTS
13 5 (0.10%) MCITP
13 5 (0.10%) MCPD
14 4 (0.080%) OCPJP
14 4 (0.080%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 238 (4.77%) QA
2 21 (0.42%) SLA
3 9 (0.18%) WCAG
4 8 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.14%) WAI
6 6 (0.12%) GPG13
7 3 (0.060%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.040%) Section 508
8 2 (0.040%) SNOMED CT
8 2 (0.040%) HL7
8 2 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.040%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.36%) vCloud
4 17 (0.34%) Varnish
5 12 (0.24%) Docker
6 5 (0.10%) NFS
6 5 (0.10%) Nmap
7 4 (0.080%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.060%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.040%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.040%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.040%) SRDF
9 2 (0.040%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.040%) HDFS
9 2 (0.040%) LXC
10 1 (0.020%) RHEV
10 1 (0.020%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.020%) KVM
10 1 (0.020%) Cygwin
10 1 (0.020%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 87 (1.74%) Puppet
2 61 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (0.50%) Graylog2
4 22 (0.44%) Nagios
5 21 (0.42%) Capistrano
6 20 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
6 20 (0.40%) Vagrant
7 17 (0.34%) Ansible
8 16 (0.32%) ZABBIX
9 15 (0.30%) Kibana
10 13 (0.26%) Zenoss
11 8 (0.16%) SCOM
12 7 (0.14%) SCOrch
13 5 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
13 5 (0.10%) Nessus
14 4 (0.080%) Salt
14 4 (0.080%) Icinga
14 4 (0.080%) HAProxy
15 3 (0.060%) Oozie
15 3 (0.060%) logstash
Vendors
1 414 (8.30%) Microsoft
2 360 (7.22%) Oracle
3 173 (3.47%) Zend
4 158 (3.17%) Adobe
5 124 (2.49%) Google
6 85 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
7 83 (1.66%) Sitecore
8 56 (1.12%) Twitter
9 47 (0.94%) HP
10 44 (0.88%) IBM
10 44 (0.88%) EPiServer
11 31 (0.62%) Sybase
12 28 (0.56%) ServiceNow
12 28 (0.56%) Facebook
13 27 (0.54%) Splunk
14 25 (0.50%) SAP
15 24 (0.48%) Akamai
15 24 (0.48%) VMware
16 23 (0.46%) RedDot
16 23 (0.46%) Perforce
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