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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 11 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 2447 2234 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.10% 8.86% 7.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.25% 20.58% 19.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1855 1644 1423
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £318 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.29% +0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 24
Average hourly rate £41.25 £43.75 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +50.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £31.25 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £70.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £36.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +23.07%
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
10091 10856 10409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.64% 43.04% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7341 7779 7313
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
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 66 83 121
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £57.50 £48.50
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 1 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 1 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 1 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 +7 533 £400 +1.26% 256
Bromley +4 10 £350 +7.69% 2
Croydon - 9 £450 - 5
Canary Wharf +23 8 £450 -5.26% 1
Hammersmith 0 6 £394 +21.15% 2
Greenford - 6 - - 1
Docklands, London +16 4 £320 -25.58%
Uxbridge -10 4 £373 -21.57% 3
Twickenham +3 3 £273 -9.16%
Brentford -2 3 £475 +15.15%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £325 - 4
Ilford - 2 £375 -
Isleworth - 2 £370 -
Westminster - 2 £375 - 1
Wimbledon +1 1 £275 -15.38%
Chiswick 0 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - - 4
Hounslow - - - - 5
Dagenham - - - - 2
Edgware - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - - 1
Ruislip - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - - 1
Southwark - - - - 2
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 3709 (76.07%) HTML
2 3148 (64.56%) CSS
3 1988 (40.77%) HTML5
4 1979 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
5 1663 (34.11%) jQuery
6 1309 (26.85%) Java
7 1303 (26.72%) CSS3
8 1154 (23.67%) TDD
9 1151 (23.61%) .NET
10 1123 (23.03%) AngularJS
11 1104 (22.64%) OO
12 1051 (21.55%) C#
13 1022 (20.96%) MVC
14 802 (16.45%) SQL
15 789 (16.18%) ASP.NET
16 767 (15.73%) PHP
17 756 (15.50%) XML
18 724 (14.85%) Git (software)
19 719 (14.75%) Web Services
20 667 (13.68%) Backbone.js
21 656 (13.45%) Scrum
22 652 (13.37%) SQL Server
23 622 (12.76%) Ajax
24 610 (12.51%) Finance
25 595 (12.20%) Web Development
26 557 (11.42%) Linux
27 549 (11.26%) Node.js
28 542 (11.12%) User Experience
29 532 (10.91%) BDD
30 522 (10.71%) E-Commerce

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 549 (11.26%) Node.js
2 386 (7.92%) CMS
3 208 (4.27%) Apache
4 200 (4.10%) SharePoint
5 177 (3.63%) IIS
6 120 (2.46%) Drupal
7 116 (2.38%) Tomcat
8 109 (2.24%) Umbraco
9 91 (1.87%) WordPress
10 88 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
11 86 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
12 80 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
13 72 (1.48%) Adobe CQ
14 63 (1.29%) WebSphere
15 51 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
16 37 (0.76%) Confluence
16 37 (0.76%) nginx
17 35 (0.72%) WebLogic
18 25 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
19 23 (0.47%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 184 (3.77%) Photoshop
2 151 (3.10%) MS Excel
3 100 (2.05%) Adobe Illustrator
4 33 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 27 (0.55%) MS Office
6 23 (0.47%) Fireworks
7 18 (0.37%) MS Visio
8 16 (0.33%) InfoPath
9 11 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
9 11 (0.23%) Doxygen
10 9 (0.18%) InDesign
11 7 (0.14%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
13 3 (0.062%) MS Project
13 3 (0.062%) GIMP
14 2 (0.041%) Maya
14 2 (0.041%) PowerPivot
15 1 (0.021%) Mingle
15 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
15 1 (0.021%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 81 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 67 (1.37%) Magento
3 29 (0.59%) Google Analytics
4 25 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
5 20 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
6 16 (0.33%) SiteCatalyst
7 11 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
8 9 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
9 8 (0.16%) WebTrends
10 6 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (0.082%) SAP CRM
11 4 (0.082%) Agresso
11 4 (0.082%) Tridion
12 3 (0.062%) Remedy AR System
12 3 (0.062%) RMDS
13 1 (0.021%) IntelliMatch
13 1 (0.021%) Oracle CRM
13 1 (0.021%) Oracle Applications
13 1 (0.021%) Cordys
13 1 (0.021%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 65 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (1.17%) GitHub
3 54 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (0.82%) Force.com
5 33 (0.68%) SaaS
6 22 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (0.35%) Office 365
8 16 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (0.27%) Heroku
10 9 (0.18%) Google App Engine
11 8 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
12 7 (0.14%) Basecamp
13 6 (0.12%) PaaS
14 4 (0.082%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.082%) Joyent
15 3 (0.062%) Google Compute Engine
16 2 (0.041%) Google Apps
16 2 (0.041%) SuccessFactors
17 1 (0.021%) OpenShift
17 1 (0.021%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 192 (3.94%) HTTP
2 132 (2.71%) Internet
3 51 (1.05%) Intranet
4 39 (0.80%) TCP/IP
5 32 (0.66%) SSL
6 26 (0.53%) HTTPS
7 24 (0.49%) DNS
8 22 (0.45%) LDAP
9 20 (0.41%) VPN
10 18 (0.37%) Firewall
11 15 (0.31%) SAN
11 15 (0.31%) Wireshark
12 13 (0.27%) SSH
13 12 (0.25%) SNMP
14 11 (0.23%) Extranet
15 9 (0.18%) DAB
16 7 (0.14%) NAS
17 6 (0.12%) VLAN
17 6 (0.12%) AMQP
17 6 (0.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 652 (13.37%) SQL Server
2 518 (10.62%) MySQL
3 240 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 189 (3.88%) MongoDB
5 156 (3.20%) NoSQL
6 136 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 119 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 115 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 78 (1.60%) RDBMS
10 71 (1.46%) Apache Cassandra
11 68 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
12 66 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
13 63 (1.29%) Big Data
14 62 (1.27%) Oracle Database
15 60 (1.23%) Redis
16 47 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
17 45 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
18 36 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
19 34 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
20 33 (0.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 724 (14.85%) Git (software)
2 409 (8.39%) Subversion
3 226 (4.63%) Visual Studio
4 214 (4.39%) Jasmine
5 210 (4.31%) Cucumber
6 186 (3.81%) Grunt
7 176 (3.61%) Jenkins
8 163 (3.34%) Maven
9 151 (3.10%) JUnit
10 149 (3.06%) Selenium
11 144 (2.95%) JIRA
12 132 (2.71%) TeamCity
13 111 (2.28%) WebDriver
14 109 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
15 103 (2.11%) NUnit
16 92 (1.89%) Eclipse
17 77 (1.58%) Bower
18 66 (1.35%) Ant
19 62 (1.27%) Hudson
20 56 (1.15%) Mercurial
General
1 610 (12.51%) Finance
2 392 (8.04%) Banking
3 189 (3.88%) Retail
4 188 (3.86%) Investment Banking
5 165 (3.38%) Marketing
6 117 (2.40%) Front Office
7 105 (2.15%) Games
8 80 (1.64%) Publishing
9 74 (1.52%) Advertising
10 53 (1.09%) Back Office
11 47 (0.96%) Telecoms
12 32 (0.66%) Legal
12 32 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 21 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 15 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.27%) Electronics
15 13 (0.27%) Multimedia
16 9 (0.18%) Automotive
16 9 (0.18%) French Language
16 9 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4041 (82.88%) Developer
2 891 (18.27%) Front-End Developer
3 541 (11.10%) Web Developer
4 472 (9.68%) JavaScript Developer
5 434 (8.90%) Senior Developer
6 412 (8.45%) .NET Developer
7 410 (8.41%) Java Developer
8 257 (5.27%) PHP Developer
9 219 (4.49%) C# Developer
10 197 (4.04%) UI Developer
11 184 (3.77%) UI Programmer
12 149 (3.06%) C# .NET Developer
13 122 (2.50%) Analyst
14 117 (2.40%) ASP.NET Developer
15 111 (2.28%) SharePoint Developer
16 108 (2.21%) Designer
17 103 (2.11%) Lead Developer
18 101 (2.07%) Architect
19 100 (2.05%) Front-End Web Developer
20 88 (1.80%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3709 (76.07%) HTML
2 3148 (64.56%) CSS
3 1988 (40.77%) HTML5
4 1663 (34.11%) jQuery
5 1303 (26.72%) CSS3
6 1151 (23.61%) .NET
7 1123 (23.03%) AngularJS
8 789 (16.18%) ASP.NET
9 756 (15.50%) XML
10 719 (14.75%) Web Services
11 667 (13.68%) Backbone.js
12 622 (12.76%) Ajax
13 455 (9.33%) JSON
14 365 (7.49%) RESTful
14 365 (7.49%) REST
15 354 (7.26%) KnockoutJS
16 350 (7.18%) Spring
17 322 (6.60%) ASP.NET MVC
18 289 (5.93%) JSP
19 280 (5.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 542 (11.12%) User Experience
2 241 (4.94%) Open Source
3 210 (4.31%) Computer Science
4 179 (3.67%) Mobile App
5 176 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
6 145 (2.97%) Visualisation
7 115 (2.36%) W3C
8 111 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 71 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
10 55 (1.13%) Data Structures
11 52 (1.07%) iPad
12 51 (1.05%) Digital Media
13 48 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
14 43 (0.88%) Social Media
14 43 (0.88%) iPhone
15 38 (0.78%) RIA
16 35 (0.72%) Algorithms
17 33 (0.68%) Animation
18 32 (0.66%) Fixed Income
19 29 (0.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 557 (11.42%) Linux
2 342 (7.01%) UNIX
3 278 (5.70%) Windows
4 188 (3.86%) Apple iOS
5 186 (3.81%) Android
6 97 (1.99%) Mac OS X
7 37 (0.76%) CentOS
8 35 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (0.66%) Solaris
10 29 (0.59%) Ubuntu
11 26 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (0.51%) AIX
13 16 (0.33%) Windows XP
14 14 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (0.29%) Windows Phone
15 7 (0.14%) VMS
16 6 (0.12%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.12%) Windows 2000
16 6 (0.12%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.10%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1979 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
2 1154 (23.67%) TDD
3 1104 (22.64%) OO
4 1022 (20.96%) MVC
5 656 (13.45%) Scrum
6 595 (12.20%) Web Development
7 532 (10.91%) BDD
8 522 (10.71%) E-Commerce
9 482 (9.89%) Responsive Web Design
10 429 (8.80%) Continuous Integration
11 233 (4.78%) Web Design
12 228 (4.68%) Unit Testing
13 220 (4.51%) OOP
14 212 (4.35%) Software Engineering
15 175 (3.59%) Content Management
16 174 (3.57%) SOA
16 174 (3.57%) CRM
17 170 (3.49%) Pair Programming
18 159 (3.26%) Workflow
19 148 (3.04%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1309 (26.85%) Java
2 1051 (21.55%) C#
3 802 (16.45%) SQL
4 767 (15.73%) PHP
5 385 (7.90%) Ruby
6 353 (7.24%) Python
7 177 (3.63%) T-SQL
8 156 (3.20%) Scala
9 114 (2.34%) PL/SQL
10 103 (2.11%) C++
11 102 (2.09%) Perl
12 101 (2.07%) PHP5
13 89 (1.83%) Objective-C
14 81 (1.66%) C
15 74 (1.52%) Shell Script
16 62 (1.27%) VB.NET
17 59 (1.21%) PowerShell
18 58 (1.19%) VB
19 55 (1.13%) Groovy
20 51 (1.05%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 334 (6.85%) Degree
2 109 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 79 (1.62%) SC Cleared
4 36 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (0.66%) ISTQB
6 28 (0.57%) DV Cleared
7 27 (0.55%) ISEB
8 17 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 14 (0.29%) MCSD
9 14 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
11 6 (0.12%) BC Cleared
11 6 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.10%) MCSA
12 5 (0.10%) Sun Certification
12 5 (0.10%) MCPD
12 5 (0.10%) MCTS
12 5 (0.10%) MCITP
13 4 (0.082%) OCPJP
13 4 (0.082%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (4.72%) QA
2 18 (0.37%) SLA
3 8 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.14%) WCAG
4 7 (0.14%) WAI
5 6 (0.12%) GPG13
6 4 (0.082%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.041%) SNOMED CT
7 2 (0.041%) HL7
7 2 (0.041%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.041%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.041%) Section 508
System Software
1 29 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 19 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.37%) vCloud
4 16 (0.33%) Varnish
5 13 (0.27%) Docker
6 5 (0.10%) NFS
7 4 (0.082%) Nmap
7 4 (0.082%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.062%) Cygwin
8 3 (0.062%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.041%) SRDF
9 2 (0.041%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.041%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.041%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.041%) HDFS
10 1 (0.021%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.021%) KVM
10 1 (0.021%) RHEV
10 1 (0.021%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.021%) Xen
Systems Management
1 81 (1.66%) Puppet
2 59 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (0.49%) Nagios
4 23 (0.47%) Graylog2
5 21 (0.43%) Capistrano
6 17 (0.35%) Vagrant
6 17 (0.35%) ZABBIX
7 16 (0.33%) Kibana
8 14 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
9 13 (0.27%) Zenoss
10 12 (0.25%) Ansible
11 8 (0.16%) SCOM
12 7 (0.14%) SCOrch
13 5 (0.10%) ITRS Geneos
13 5 (0.10%) Salt
13 5 (0.10%) Control-M
14 4 (0.082%) Nessus
14 4 (0.082%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.082%) logstash
15 3 (0.062%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 392 (8.04%) Microsoft
2 356 (7.30%) Oracle
3 181 (3.71%) Adobe
4 165 (3.38%) Zend
5 118 (2.42%) Google
6 88 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
7 87 (1.78%) Sitecore
8 51 (1.05%) JBoss
9 49 (1.00%) IBM
9 49 (1.00%) Twitter
10 44 (0.90%) EPiServer
11 40 (0.82%) HP
12 36 (0.74%) Sybase
13 29 (0.59%) Splunk
14 27 (0.55%) Facebook
15 26 (0.53%) Rackspace
16 24 (0.49%) VMware
16 24 (0.49%) SAP
16 24 (0.49%) Red Hat
17 23 (0.47%) Akamai
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £375 to £400 per day - Incentives, Private Healthcare
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Salmon Limited
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology Ltd
Rate: Open
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £280 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Rate: £345 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Intapeople
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day for 6 weeks (rolling)
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £430 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday