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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 12 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 2484 2237 2079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.14% 8.90% 8.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.42% 20.46% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1854 1650 1454
Average daily rate
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£400 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 23
Average hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £29.80 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £60.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +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
10172 10931 10384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.53% 43.49% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7298 7805 7252
Average daily rate £425 £426 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.11% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
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 64 91 136
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £112.75 £59.10 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +5 525 £400 +4.57% 284
Bromley +6 10 £350 +7.69% 2
Croydon - 10 £450 - 1
Docklands, London +17 8 £525 +32.91%
Greenford - 8 - -
Canary Wharf +24 6 £450 -5.26% 1
Hammersmith +3 6 £392 +20.69% 1
Uxbridge -9 4 £373 -12.35% 1
Twickenham +4 3 £208 -30.83% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £330 - 2
Wimbledon +3 2 £313 -3.84% 1
Brentford -4 2 £475 +5.55% 1
Ilford - 2 £375 -
Chiswick -1 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £375 - 1
Isleworth - 1 £378 -
Ruislip - 1 - - 2
Harrow - 1 - - 2
Hounslow - - - - 2
Dagenham - - - - 2
Edgware - - - -
Chislehurst - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Bexley - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 2
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Pinner - - - - 2
Ealing - - - -
Upminster - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Hackney - - - -
Paddington - - - -
Clapham - - - - 1
Southwark - - - - 2
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3698 (75.79%) HTML
2 3158 (64.73%) CSS
3 1977 (40.52%) HTML5
4 1968 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
5 1670 (34.23%) jQuery
6 1322 (27.10%) Java
7 1306 (26.77%) CSS3
8 1173 (24.04%) TDD
9 1160 (23.78%) .NET
10 1123 (23.02%) OO
11 1101 (22.57%) AngularJS
12 1046 (21.44%) C#
13 998 (20.46%) MVC
14 796 (16.31%) SQL
15 792 (16.23%) ASP.NET
16 765 (15.68%) PHP
17 760 (15.58%) XML
18 743 (15.23%) Git (software)
19 715 (14.65%) Web Services
20 671 (13.75%) Backbone.js
21 659 (13.51%) SQL Server
22 657 (13.47%) Scrum
23 616 (12.63%) Ajax
24 596 (12.22%) Web Development
25 583 (11.95%) Finance
26 570 (11.68%) Node.js
27 561 (11.50%) Linux
28 548 (11.23%) User Experience
29 538 (11.03%) BDD
30 522 (10.70%) MySQL

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 570 (11.68%) Node.js
2 382 (7.83%) CMS
3 214 (4.39%) SharePoint
4 199 (4.08%) Apache
5 179 (3.67%) IIS
6 126 (2.58%) Drupal
7 116 (2.38%) Umbraco
8 112 (2.30%) Tomcat
9 92 (1.89%) WordPress
9 92 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
10 90 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
11 83 (1.70%) Sitecore CMS
12 70 (1.43%) Adobe CQ
13 67 (1.37%) WebSphere
14 44 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
15 40 (0.82%) Confluence
16 36 (0.74%) WebLogic
17 35 (0.72%) nginx
18 28 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
19 22 (0.45%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 189 (3.87%) Photoshop
2 153 (3.14%) MS Excel
3 102 (2.09%) Adobe Illustrator
4 28 (0.57%) MS Office
5 23 (0.47%) Fireworks
6 19 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 16 (0.33%) InfoPath
8 11 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
9 10 (0.20%) Doxygen
10 9 (0.18%) InDesign
10 9 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (0.14%) Acrobat
12 4 (0.082%) MS Project
13 3 (0.061%) GIMP
14 2 (0.041%) Maya
14 2 (0.041%) PowerPivot
15 1 (0.020%) Mingle
15 1 (0.020%) Spreadsheet
15 1 (0.020%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 72 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 67 (1.37%) Magento
3 27 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 27 (0.55%) Google Analytics
4 23 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 17 (0.35%) SiteCatalyst
6 12 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
8 8 (0.16%) WebTrends
9 6 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 5 (0.10%) Tridion
11 4 (0.082%) SAP CRM
11 4 (0.082%) Agresso
12 3 (0.061%) Oracle Payables
12 3 (0.061%) Remedy AR System
12 3 (0.061%) RMDS
13 2 (0.041%) SunGard GMI
14 1 (0.020%) IntelliMatch
14 1 (0.020%) Oracle CRM
14 1 (0.020%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 71 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (1.15%) GitHub
4 43 (0.88%) Force.com
5 36 (0.74%) SaaS
6 23 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (0.37%) Office 365
8 16 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (0.27%) Heroku
10 11 (0.23%) Google App Engine
11 8 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (0.12%) PaaS
13 5 (0.10%) Basecamp
14 4 (0.082%) Joyent
15 3 (0.061%) Google Compute Engine
15 3 (0.061%) Amazon S3
16 2 (0.041%) SuccessFactors
16 2 (0.041%) Google Apps
17 1 (0.020%) IaaS
17 1 (0.020%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 195 (4.00%) HTTP
2 136 (2.79%) Internet
3 49 (1.00%) Intranet
4 46 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 30 (0.61%) SSL
6 27 (0.55%) DNS
7 25 (0.51%) HTTPS
8 24 (0.49%) Firewall
9 23 (0.47%) LDAP
10 19 (0.39%) VPN
11 16 (0.33%) SAN
12 15 (0.31%) Wireshark
13 13 (0.27%) SSH
14 11 (0.23%) Extranet
15 10 (0.20%) SNMP
16 9 (0.18%) DAB
17 7 (0.14%) NAS
18 6 (0.12%) VLAN
18 6 (0.12%) AMQP
18 6 (0.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 659 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 522 (10.70%) MySQL
3 247 (5.06%) Relational Database
4 188 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 156 (3.20%) NoSQL
6 138 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 117 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 110 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 76 (1.56%) RDBMS
10 68 (1.39%) Big Data
11 67 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
11 67 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
12 66 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
13 63 (1.29%) Oracle Database
14 56 (1.15%) Redis
15 48 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
16 45 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
17 36 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
18 34 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
19 33 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 743 (15.23%) Git (software)
2 431 (8.83%) Subversion
3 231 (4.73%) Visual Studio
4 223 (4.57%) Jasmine
5 206 (4.22%) Cucumber
6 193 (3.96%) Grunt
7 175 (3.59%) Jenkins
8 164 (3.36%) Maven
9 147 (3.01%) JUnit
10 144 (2.95%) JIRA
10 144 (2.95%) Selenium
11 142 (2.91%) TeamCity
12 107 (2.19%) WebDriver
13 103 (2.11%) NUnit
14 102 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
15 88 (1.80%) Eclipse
16 72 (1.48%) Bower
17 66 (1.35%) Mocha
18 63 (1.29%) Ant
18 63 (1.29%) Mercurial
General
1 583 (11.95%) Finance
2 370 (7.58%) Banking
3 193 (3.96%) Retail
4 183 (3.75%) Investment Banking
5 167 (3.42%) Marketing
6 110 (2.25%) Front Office
7 105 (2.15%) Games
8 84 (1.72%) Publishing
9 80 (1.64%) Advertising
10 51 (1.05%) Back Office
11 50 (1.02%) Telecoms
12 34 (0.70%) Legal
13 33 (0.68%) Manufacturing
14 21 (0.43%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 13 (0.27%) Electronics
17 12 (0.25%) Multimedia
18 10 (0.20%) French Language
18 10 (0.20%) Law
19 9 (0.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4021 (82.41%) Developer
2 908 (18.61%) Front-End Developer
3 530 (10.86%) Web Developer
4 461 (9.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 423 (8.67%) Senior Developer
6 417 (8.55%) .NET Developer
7 413 (8.46%) Java Developer
8 253 (5.19%) PHP Developer
9 217 (4.45%) C# Developer
10 198 (4.06%) UI Developer
11 184 (3.77%) UI Programmer
12 153 (3.14%) C# .NET Developer
13 122 (2.50%) Analyst
14 121 (2.48%) ASP.NET Developer
15 114 (2.34%) SharePoint Developer
16 108 (2.21%) Designer
17 104 (2.13%) Front-End Web Developer
18 101 (2.07%) Lead Developer
19 99 (2.03%) Architect
20 87 (1.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3698 (75.79%) HTML
2 3158 (64.73%) CSS
3 1977 (40.52%) HTML5
4 1670 (34.23%) jQuery
5 1306 (26.77%) CSS3
6 1160 (23.78%) .NET
7 1101 (22.57%) AngularJS
8 792 (16.23%) ASP.NET
9 760 (15.58%) XML
10 715 (14.65%) Web Services
11 671 (13.75%) Backbone.js
12 616 (12.63%) Ajax
13 461 (9.45%) JSON
14 363 (7.44%) REST
15 361 (7.40%) RESTful
16 348 (7.13%) KnockoutJS
17 335 (6.87%) Spring
18 323 (6.62%) ASP.NET MVC
19 287 (5.88%) Sass
20 285 (5.84%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 548 (11.23%) User Experience
2 237 (4.86%) Open Source
3 208 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 187 (3.83%) Mobile App
5 168 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
6 138 (2.83%) Visualisation
7 114 (2.34%) W3C
8 109 (2.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 73 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
10 55 (1.13%) iPad
11 54 (1.11%) Digital Media
12 46 (0.94%) iPhone
12 46 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
13 43 (0.88%) Social Media
14 36 (0.74%) RIA
15 34 (0.70%) Animation
16 32 (0.66%) Derivative
17 31 (0.64%) Fixed Income
18 30 (0.61%) Mathematics
19 29 (0.59%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 561 (11.50%) Linux
2 359 (7.36%) UNIX
3 278 (5.70%) Windows
4 194 (3.98%) Apple iOS
5 188 (3.85%) Android
6 98 (2.01%) Mac OS X
7 38 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (0.76%) CentOS
9 32 (0.66%) Solaris
10 29 (0.59%) Ubuntu
11 26 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (0.45%) AIX
13 16 (0.33%) Windows XP
14 14 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 14 (0.29%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.12%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.12%) VMS
15 6 (0.12%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.12%) HPUX
15 6 (0.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1968 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1173 (24.04%) TDD
3 1123 (23.02%) OO
4 998 (20.46%) MVC
5 657 (13.47%) Scrum
6 596 (12.22%) Web Development
7 538 (11.03%) BDD
8 520 (10.66%) E-Commerce
9 496 (10.17%) Responsive Web Design
10 440 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
11 242 (4.96%) OOP
12 237 (4.86%) Web Design
13 236 (4.84%) Unit Testing
14 212 (4.35%) Software Engineering
15 187 (3.83%) Content Management
16 165 (3.38%) Pair Programming
16 165 (3.38%) SOA
17 160 (3.28%) CRM
18 156 (3.20%) Workflow
19 149 (3.05%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1322 (27.10%) Java
2 1046 (21.44%) C#
3 796 (16.31%) SQL
4 765 (15.68%) PHP
5 390 (7.99%) Ruby
6 349 (7.15%) Python
7 178 (3.65%) T-SQL
8 153 (3.14%) Scala
9 117 (2.40%) PL/SQL
10 114 (2.34%) C++
11 109 (2.23%) Perl
12 101 (2.07%) PHP5
13 95 (1.95%) C
14 90 (1.84%) Objective-C
15 78 (1.60%) Shell Script
16 65 (1.33%) PowerShell
17 64 (1.31%) VB.NET
18 59 (1.21%) VB
19 56 (1.15%) Groovy
20 53 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 333 (6.83%) Degree
2 109 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 80 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 39 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (0.64%) ISTQB
6 27 (0.55%) ISEB
7 26 (0.53%) DV Cleared
8 16 (0.33%) MCSD
8 16 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 15 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
11 6 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (0.10%) MCSA
12 5 (0.10%) Sun Certification
12 5 (0.10%) BC Cleared
12 5 (0.10%) MCITP
12 5 (0.10%) MCTS
12 5 (0.10%) MCPD
13 4 (0.082%) OCPJP
13 4 (0.082%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (4.67%) 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 5 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.041%) SNOMED CT
7 2 (0.041%) HL7
7 2 (0.041%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.041%) Section 508
8 1 (0.020%) EMIR
8 1 (0.020%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.020%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 31 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (0.37%) vCloud
4 17 (0.35%) Varnish
5 11 (0.23%) Docker
6 5 (0.10%) NFS
7 4 (0.082%) Nmap
7 4 (0.082%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.061%) Cygwin
8 3 (0.061%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.041%) SRDF
9 2 (0.041%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.041%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.041%) vSphere
9 2 (0.041%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.041%) HDFS
10 1 (0.020%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.020%) KVM
10 1 (0.020%) RHEV
10 1 (0.020%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 80 (1.64%) Puppet
2 58 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (0.51%) Nagios
4 23 (0.47%) Graylog2
4 23 (0.47%) Capistrano
5 17 (0.35%) Vagrant
5 17 (0.35%) ZABBIX
6 16 (0.33%) Kibana
7 13 (0.27%) Zenoss
8 12 (0.25%) Ansible
9 11 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (0.16%) SCOM
11 7 (0.14%) SCOrch
11 7 (0.14%) ITRS Geneos
12 6 (0.12%) Salt
13 5 (0.10%) Control-M
13 5 (0.10%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.082%) Nessus
14 4 (0.082%) logstash
14 4 (0.082%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 385 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 353 (7.24%) Oracle
3 177 (3.63%) Adobe
4 156 (3.20%) Zend
5 108 (2.21%) Google
6 91 (1.87%) Sitecore
7 88 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
8 56 (1.15%) JBoss
9 52 (1.07%) IBM
10 48 (0.98%) Twitter
11 45 (0.92%) EPiServer
12 39 (0.80%) HP
13 34 (0.70%) Sybase
14 29 (0.59%) Splunk
15 28 (0.57%) SAP
16 26 (0.53%) VMware
16 26 (0.53%) Rackspace
16 26 (0.53%) Facebook
17 24 (0.49%) Red Hat
17 24 (0.49%) Akamai
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