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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 11 15 19
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 2522 2299 1935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.24% 9.07% 7.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.36% 21.40% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1930 1673 1354
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £527 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 27
Average hourly rate £29.37 £45.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.74% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.97 £27.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.25 £104.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-3.25% +12.90%
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
10355 10743 10092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.03% 42.41% 40.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7644 7738 7161
Average daily rate £428 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +2.35%
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 60 81 122
Average hourly rate £28.25 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.37% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.50 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.10 £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 21 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 21 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 21 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 +7 546 £401 +0.75% 247
Hammersmith +1 13 £375 +15.38%
Bromley +6 10 £350 +7.69% 3
Canary Wharf +23 9 £450 -30.76%
Croydon -4 9 £450 +21.62% 2
Docklands, London +15 6 £274 -37.06%
Uxbridge -8 5 £320 -32.63% 2
Feltham 0 4 £275 -47.76%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £300 - 3
Greenford - 3 - - 1
Ilford -7 2 £375 +57.89%
Isleworth - 2 £370 - 3
Westminster - 2 £375 - 1
Twickenham +4 1 £330 +10.00% 1
Wimbledon 0 1 £275 -15.38%
Brentford -3 1 - -
Hounslow -3 1 £450 -7.69% 2
Harrow - 1 - - 2
Chiswick - 1 - -
Mayfair - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - - 2
Southwark - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Hornchurch - - - -
Dagenham - - - - 1
Edgware - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Bermondsey - - - -
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 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 3731 (75.79%) HTML
2 3118 (63.34%) CSS
3 2056 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2025 (41.13%) HTML5
5 1636 (33.23%) jQuery
6 1340 (27.22%) Java
7 1297 (26.35%) CSS3
8 1183 (24.03%) TDD
9 1173 (23.83%) AngularJS
10 1140 (23.16%) .NET
11 1117 (22.69%) OO
12 1061 (21.55%) MVC
13 1029 (20.90%) C#
14 803 (16.31%) SQL
15 767 (15.58%) ASP.NET
16 749 (15.21%) PHP
17 737 (14.97%) Web Services
18 734 (14.91%) Git (software)
19 720 (14.63%) XML
20 680 (13.81%) Scrum
21 677 (13.75%) Backbone.js
22 630 (12.80%) SQL Server
23 626 (12.72%) Finance
24 600 (12.19%) Ajax
25 590 (11.98%) Web Development
26 580 (11.78%) Node.js
27 556 (11.29%) User Experience
28 554 (11.25%) BDD
29 552 (11.21%) Linux
30 543 (11.03%) E-Commerce

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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
1 580 (11.78%) Node.js
2 385 (7.82%) CMS
3 211 (4.29%) Apache
4 189 (3.84%) SharePoint
5 175 (3.55%) IIS
6 127 (2.58%) Tomcat
7 118 (2.40%) Drupal
8 99 (2.01%) Umbraco
9 88 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
10 82 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 79 (1.60%) WordPress
12 77 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
13 72 (1.46%) Adobe CQ
14 61 (1.24%) WebSphere
15 55 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
16 51 (1.04%) JBoss
17 40 (0.81%) WebLogic
17 40 (0.81%) nginx
18 38 (0.77%) Confluence
19 24 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 174 (3.53%) Photoshop
2 149 (3.03%) MS Excel
3 85 (1.73%) Adobe Illustrator
4 28 (0.57%) MS Office
4 28 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 20 (0.41%) Fireworks
6 17 (0.35%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.26%) InfoPath
8 12 (0.24%) Doxygen
9 10 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
10 7 (0.14%) Acrobat
11 6 (0.12%) InDesign
12 5 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
13 3 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.061%) Maya
13 3 (0.061%) GIMP
14 2 (0.041%) PowerPivot
14 2 (0.041%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.041%) MS Project
15 1 (0.020%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 92 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 71 (1.44%) Magento
3 31 (0.63%) Google Analytics
3 31 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
4 16 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 15 (0.30%) SiteCatalyst
6 11 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (0.16%) WebTrends
9 5 (0.10%) SAP CRM
10 4 (0.081%) Tridion
10 4 (0.081%) Agresso
11 3 (0.061%) RMDS
11 3 (0.061%) Remedy AR System
12 2 (0.041%) osCommerce
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 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (1.14%) GitHub
3 52 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (0.71%) Force.com
5 28 (0.57%) SaaS
6 19 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (0.35%) 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
12 6 (0.12%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.081%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.061%) Joyent
15 2 (0.041%) Google Apps
15 2 (0.041%) SuccessFactors
15 2 (0.041%) Google Compute Engine
16 1 (0.020%) Responsys
16 1 (0.020%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 195 (3.96%) HTTP
2 132 (2.68%) Internet
3 57 (1.16%) Intranet
4 35 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 34 (0.69%) SSL
6 28 (0.57%) HTTPS
7 23 (0.47%) DNS
8 18 (0.37%) VPN
9 17 (0.35%) LDAP
10 16 (0.33%) SAN
11 14 (0.28%) Wireshark
12 13 (0.26%) Extranet
12 13 (0.26%) Firewall
13 12 (0.24%) SNMP
14 10 (0.20%) SSH
15 9 (0.18%) DAB
16 7 (0.14%) NAS
17 6 (0.12%) AMQP
17 6 (0.12%) FTP
18 5 (0.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 630 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 505 (10.26%) MySQL
3 240 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 202 (4.10%) MongoDB
5 159 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 148 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 121 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 114 (2.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 80 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 76 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
11 75 (1.52%) RDBMS
12 68 (1.38%) Redis
13 66 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
14 57 (1.16%) Big Data
15 54 (1.10%) Oracle Database
16 51 (1.04%) DB2
17 49 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
17 49 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
18 37 (0.75%) Hadoop
19 34 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 734 (14.91%) Git (software)
2 408 (8.29%) Subversion
3 232 (4.71%) Jasmine
4 227 (4.61%) Visual Studio
5 226 (4.59%) Cucumber
6 183 (3.72%) Grunt
7 181 (3.68%) Selenium
8 178 (3.62%) Maven
9 175 (3.55%) Jenkins
10 163 (3.31%) JUnit
11 156 (3.17%) JIRA
12 124 (2.52%) TeamCity
13 121 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
14 116 (2.36%) WebDriver
15 111 (2.25%) NUnit
16 94 (1.91%) Eclipse
17 78 (1.58%) Bower
18 72 (1.46%) Hudson
18 72 (1.46%) Ant
19 58 (1.18%) Mocha
General
1 626 (12.72%) Finance
2 422 (8.57%) Banking
3 209 (4.25%) Investment Banking
4 186 (3.78%) Retail
5 166 (3.37%) Marketing
6 126 (2.56%) Front Office
7 115 (2.34%) Games
8 80 (1.63%) Publishing
9 67 (1.36%) Advertising
10 52 (1.06%) Telecoms
11 50 (1.02%) Back Office
12 35 (0.71%) Legal
13 31 (0.63%) Manufacturing
14 24 (0.49%) Financial Institution
15 16 (0.33%) 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 4068 (82.63%) Developer
2 877 (17.81%) Front-End Developer
3 520 (10.56%) Web Developer
4 490 (9.95%) JavaScript Developer
5 463 (9.40%) Senior Developer
6 429 (8.71%) Java Developer
7 393 (7.98%) .NET Developer
8 266 (5.40%) PHP Developer
9 206 (4.18%) C# Developer
10 187 (3.80%) UI Developer
11 175 (3.55%) UI Programmer
12 131 (2.66%) C# .NET Developer
13 124 (2.52%) Analyst
14 110 (2.23%) Architect
15 104 (2.11%) ASP.NET Developer
16 103 (2.09%) Designer
17 99 (2.01%) SharePoint Developer
18 96 (1.95%) Lead Developer
19 90 (1.83%) Front-End Web Developer
20 82 (1.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3731 (75.79%) HTML
2 3118 (63.34%) CSS
3 2025 (41.13%) HTML5
4 1636 (33.23%) jQuery
5 1297 (26.35%) CSS3
6 1173 (23.83%) AngularJS
7 1140 (23.16%) .NET
8 767 (15.58%) ASP.NET
9 737 (14.97%) Web Services
10 720 (14.63%) XML
11 677 (13.75%) Backbone.js
12 600 (12.19%) Ajax
13 430 (8.73%) JSON
14 387 (7.86%) RESTful
15 386 (7.84%) REST
16 372 (7.56%) Spring
17 355 (7.21%) KnockoutJS
18 325 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC
19 322 (6.54%) JSP
20 302 (6.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 556 (11.29%) User Experience
2 232 (4.71%) Open Source
3 210 (4.27%) Computer Science
4 194 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
5 175 (3.55%) Mobile App
6 149 (3.03%) Visualisation
7 130 (2.64%) W3C
8 109 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 71 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
10 56 (1.14%) Digital Media
11 51 (1.04%) Data Structures
12 50 (1.02%) iPad
13 47 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
14 45 (0.91%) Algorithms
15 42 (0.85%) Social Media
16 41 (0.83%) iPhone
17 37 (0.75%) RIA
18 33 (0.67%) Fixed Income
19 31 (0.63%) Animation
20 28 (0.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 552 (11.21%) Linux
2 342 (6.95%) UNIX
3 279 (5.67%) Windows
4 180 (3.66%) Apple iOS
5 179 (3.64%) Android
6 97 (1.97%) Mac OS X
7 39 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (0.77%) CentOS
9 30 (0.61%) AIX
10 28 (0.57%) Ubuntu
11 27 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (0.45%) Solaris
13 17 (0.35%) 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 (0.081%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2056 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1183 (24.03%) TDD
3 1117 (22.69%) OO
4 1061 (21.55%) MVC
5 680 (13.81%) Scrum
6 590 (11.98%) Web Development
7 554 (11.25%) BDD
8 543 (11.03%) E-Commerce
9 479 (9.73%) Responsive Web Design
10 427 (8.67%) Continuous Integration
11 231 (4.69%) Web Design
12 227 (4.61%) Unit Testing
13 216 (4.39%) Software Engineering
13 216 (4.39%) OOP
14 194 (3.94%) CRM
15 179 (3.64%) SOA
15 179 (3.64%) Pair Programming
16 166 (3.37%) Content Management
17 161 (3.27%) Kanban
18 152 (3.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1340 (27.22%) Java
2 1029 (20.90%) C#
3 803 (16.31%) SQL
4 749 (15.21%) PHP
5 415 (8.43%) Ruby
6 377 (7.66%) Python
7 162 (3.29%) T-SQL
8 159 (3.23%) Scala
9 99 (2.01%) PHP5
10 98 (1.99%) PL/SQL
11 95 (1.93%) Objective-C
12 94 (1.91%) Perl
13 90 (1.83%) C++
14 75 (1.52%) Shell Script
15 70 (1.42%) C
16 64 (1.30%) Clojure
17 59 (1.20%) VB.NET
18 56 (1.14%) ActionScript
19 55 (1.12%) PowerShell
20 54 (1.10%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 354 (7.19%) Degree
2 111 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 77 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 39 (0.79%) ISTQB
5 37 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (0.69%) ISEB
7 33 (0.67%) DV Cleared
8 20 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 18 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 13 (0.26%) MCSD
11 8 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
12 7 (0.14%) BC Cleared
13 6 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.10%) MCSA
14 5 (0.10%) MCTS
14 5 (0.10%) MCITP
14 5 (0.10%) MCPD
15 4 (0.081%) OCPJP
15 4 (0.081%) Sun Certification
15 4 (0.081%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (4.75%) QA
2 21 (0.43%) SLA
3 9 (0.18%) WCAG
4 8 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.12%) WAI
5 6 (0.12%) GPG13
6 2 (0.041%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.041%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.041%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.041%) Section 508
6 2 (0.041%) SNOMED CT
6 2 (0.041%) HL7
System Software
1 27 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.37%) vCloud
4 16 (0.33%) Varnish
5 13 (0.26%) Docker
6 6 (0.12%) NFS
7 5 (0.10%) Nmap
8 4 (0.081%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.061%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.061%) LXC
10 2 (0.041%) HDFS
10 2 (0.041%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.041%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.041%) SRDF
10 2 (0.041%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.020%) Platform Symphony
11 1 (0.020%) KVM
11 1 (0.020%) Cygwin
11 1 (0.020%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.020%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 87 (1.77%) Puppet
2 59 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (0.51%) Graylog2
4 22 (0.45%) Nagios
5 21 (0.43%) Capistrano
6 20 (0.41%) Vagrant
7 19 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (0.35%) ZABBIX
8 17 (0.35%) Ansible
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 (0.081%) Salt
14 4 (0.081%) HAProxy
14 4 (0.081%) Icinga
15 3 (0.061%) Opsview
15 3 (0.061%) logstash
Vendors
1 406 (8.25%) Microsoft
2 357 (7.25%) Oracle
3 170 (3.45%) Zend
4 160 (3.25%) Adobe
5 123 (2.50%) Google
6 87 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
7 82 (1.67%) Sitecore
8 54 (1.10%) Twitter
9 46 (0.93%) HP
10 44 (0.89%) IBM
11 42 (0.85%) EPiServer
12 32 (0.65%) Sybase
13 28 (0.57%) Facebook
14 27 (0.55%) Splunk
15 26 (0.53%) ServiceNow
16 25 (0.51%) Akamai
17 24 (0.49%) VMware
17 24 (0.49%) SAP
17 24 (0.49%) Rackspace
18 23 (0.47%) RedDot
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £370 - £420 per day + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East London
Hays London City Projects
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: market rate
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 12 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Premier Media
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £700 to £750 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 18 hours ago
North London
Intelletect
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday