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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 10 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 2117 1861 1642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.02% 8.63% 8.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.32% 21.44% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 1281 1196
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 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Average hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +76.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £13.80 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £160.70 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £32.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-7.07% -5.10%
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
9079 8679 8199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.98% 40.27% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6770 6195 5837
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 £295
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 48 80 108
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +5 469 £425 - 253
Feltham +4 6 £328 - 1
Canary Wharf +8 5 £475 -26.92%
Croydon -3 5 £375 +3.44% 3
Bromley +10 4 £338 +3.84%
Brentford -4 4 - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £333 - 5
Sidcup - 3 £270 - 1
Wembley - 3 £500 - 1
Docklands, London +1 2 £425 -20.18% 1
Westminster - 2 £569 -
Enfield - 2 £363 -
Uxbridge +4 1 £263 -0.47% 1
Wimbledon +1 1 £300 - 3
Chiswick -1 1 - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
West Drayton - - - - 2
Bermondsey - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 3
Twickenham - - - - 2
Upminster - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Edgware - - - - 1
Grays - - - -
Harrow - - - - 1
Hayes - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - - 2
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3554 (77.08%) HTML
2 2984 (64.71%) CSS
3 1967 (42.66%) HTML5
4 1943 (42.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1469 (31.86%) jQuery
6 1306 (28.32%) CSS3
7 1267 (27.48%) Java
8 1221 (26.48%) AngularJS
9 1165 (25.27%) TDD
10 1043 (22.62%) .NET
11 998 (21.64%) MVC
12 974 (21.12%) OO
13 930 (20.17%) C#
14 820 (17.78%) SQL
15 669 (14.51%) Web Services
16 652 (14.14%) PHP
17 633 (13.73%) ASP.NET
18 632 (13.71%) Scrum
19 630 (13.66%) XML
20 610 (13.23%) Node.js
21 582 (12.62%) SQL Server
21 582 (12.62%) Git (software)
22 574 (12.45%) Finance
23 558 (12.10%) Backbone.js
24 550 (11.93%) Ajax
25 547 (11.86%) BDD
26 526 (11.41%) User Experience
27 462 (10.02%) Web Development
28 455 (9.87%) E-Commerce
29 447 (9.69%) MySQL

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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
1 610 (13.23%) Node.js
2 307 (6.66%) CMS
3 198 (4.29%) SharePoint
4 182 (3.95%) Apache
5 136 (2.95%) Tomcat
6 116 (2.52%) IIS
7 110 (2.39%) Drupal
8 97 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
9 80 (1.73%) SharePoint 2010
10 73 (1.58%) Adobe CQ
11 70 (1.52%) WordPress
12 65 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
13 60 (1.30%) nginx
14 58 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
15 49 (1.06%) JBoss
15 49 (1.06%) WebSphere
16 35 (0.76%) Umbraco
17 31 (0.67%) Confluence
18 25 (0.54%) WebLogic
19 20 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 157 (3.40%) MS Excel
2 143 (3.10%) Photoshop
3 70 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 47 (1.02%) MS Office
5 29 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 24 (0.52%) MS Visio
7 22 (0.48%) InfoPath
8 14 (0.30%) Fireworks
9 10 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (0.20%) InDesign
11 8 (0.17%) Doxygen
12 7 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
13 6 (0.13%) MS Project
14 5 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
15 4 (0.087%) OmniGraffle
16 3 (0.065%) Maya
16 3 (0.065%) Acrobat
17 2 (0.043%) AutoCAD
17 2 (0.043%) Adobe Premiere
17 2 (0.043%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 100 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 72 (1.56%) Magento
3 33 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 28 (0.61%) Google Analytics
5 11 (0.24%) SiteCatalyst
6 10 (0.22%) Tridion
7 9 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.087%) osCommerce
10 3 (0.065%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.065%) SAP CRM
10 3 (0.065%) WebTrends
11 1 (0.022%) Radian6
11 1 (0.022%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.022%) IntelliMatch
11 1 (0.022%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.022%) Cordys
11 1 (0.022%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.022%) RMDS
11 1 (0.022%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 55 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (1.15%) GitHub
3 41 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (0.48%) Office 365
6 19 (0.41%) Force.com
7 17 (0.37%) Heroku
7 17 (0.37%) SaaS
8 8 (0.17%) Basecamp
8 8 (0.17%) OpenShift
9 7 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.087%) PaaS
12 3 (0.065%) Yammer
12 3 (0.065%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.043%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 2 (0.043%) ElastiCache
14 1 (0.022%) Rackspace Cloud
14 1 (0.022%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 141 (3.06%) HTTP
2 104 (2.26%) Internet
3 53 (1.15%) Intranet
4 37 (0.80%) SSL
5 34 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 24 (0.52%) LDAP
7 22 (0.48%) VPN
8 19 (0.41%) SAN
8 19 (0.41%) DNS
8 19 (0.41%) HTTPS
9 13 (0.28%) SNMP
10 11 (0.24%) FTP
11 10 (0.22%) Extranet
12 8 (0.17%) Firewall
13 6 (0.13%) LAN
13 6 (0.13%) WAN
13 6 (0.13%) DVB
14 5 (0.11%) Multicast
14 5 (0.11%) NAS
14 5 (0.11%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 582 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 447 (9.69%) MySQL
3 215 (4.66%) Relational Database
4 180 (3.90%) MongoDB
5 154 (3.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 125 (2.71%) NoSQL
7 98 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
8 93 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 90 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 87 (1.89%) RDBMS
11 69 (1.50%) Redis
12 68 (1.47%) Oracle Database
13 60 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
14 55 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
15 54 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
16 53 (1.15%) DB2
17 51 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
18 42 (0.91%) Hadoop
19 38 (0.82%) Big Data
20 36 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 582 (12.62%) Git (software)
2 277 (6.01%) Subversion
3 250 (5.42%) Grunt
4 229 (4.97%) Jasmine
5 217 (4.71%) Cucumber
6 209 (4.53%) Selenium
7 195 (4.23%) Jenkins
8 189 (4.10%) Visual Studio
9 181 (3.93%) Maven
10 148 (3.21%) JIRA
11 132 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
12 130 (2.82%) JUnit
13 100 (2.17%) NUnit
14 95 (2.06%) Eclipse
15 93 (2.02%) Bower
15 93 (2.02%) WebDriver
16 92 (2.00%) Ant
17 86 (1.87%) Mocha
18 70 (1.52%) TeamCity
19 56 (1.21%) SpecFlow
General
1 574 (12.45%) Finance
2 418 (9.07%) Banking
3 189 (4.10%) Investment Banking
4 163 (3.54%) Marketing
5 140 (3.04%) Retail
6 123 (2.67%) Games
7 122 (2.65%) Front Office
8 85 (1.84%) Advertising
9 79 (1.71%) Publishing
10 42 (0.91%) Telecoms
11 34 (0.74%) Legal
12 28 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 23 (0.50%) Back Office
14 17 (0.37%) Billing
15 13 (0.28%) Law
16 11 (0.24%) Multimedia
17 8 (0.17%) Manufacturing
18 7 (0.15%) Automotive
18 7 (0.15%) Electronics
19 5 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3722 (80.72%) Developer
2 787 (17.07%) Front-End Developer
3 511 (11.08%) Senior Developer
4 479 (10.39%) Web Developer
5 463 (10.04%) JavaScript Developer
6 448 (9.72%) Java Developer
7 319 (6.92%) .NET Developer
8 227 (4.92%) PHP Developer
9 211 (4.58%) C# Developer
10 193 (4.19%) UI Developer
11 184 (3.99%) UI Programmer
12 139 (3.01%) Designer
13 135 (2.93%) Architect
14 123 (2.67%) Analyst
15 116 (2.52%) C# .NET Developer
16 100 (2.17%) SharePoint Developer
17 90 (1.95%) Front-End Web Developer
18 76 (1.65%) Senior .NET Developer
19 74 (1.60%) Senior Front-End Developer
20 73 (1.58%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3554 (77.08%) HTML
2 2984 (64.71%) CSS
3 1967 (42.66%) HTML5
4 1469 (31.86%) jQuery
5 1306 (28.32%) CSS3
6 1221 (26.48%) AngularJS
7 1043 (22.62%) .NET
8 669 (14.51%) Web Services
9 633 (13.73%) ASP.NET
10 630 (13.66%) XML
11 558 (12.10%) Backbone.js
12 550 (11.93%) Ajax
13 386 (8.37%) REST
14 373 (8.09%) Sass
15 360 (7.81%) Spring
16 341 (7.40%) JSON
17 337 (7.31%) RESTful
18 334 (7.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 292 (6.33%) KnockoutJS
20 285 (6.18%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 526 (11.41%) User Experience
2 198 (4.29%) Open Source
3 194 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 164 (3.56%) Computer Science
5 155 (3.36%) Mobile App
6 115 (2.49%) Visualisation
7 91 (1.97%) W3C
8 76 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 65 (1.41%) Digital Media
10 46 (1.00%) Algorithms
11 45 (0.98%) Social Media
12 43 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
12 43 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
13 41 (0.89%) RIA
14 39 (0.85%) Derivative
15 37 (0.80%) iPad
16 36 (0.78%) Fixed Income
17 32 (0.69%) Data Structures
18 29 (0.63%) iPhone
19 28 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 428 (9.28%) Linux
2 237 (5.14%) Windows
3 236 (5.12%) UNIX
4 178 (3.86%) Apple iOS
5 169 (3.67%) Android
6 68 (1.47%) Mac OS X
7 41 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (0.82%) CentOS
9 31 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (0.61%) AIX
11 27 (0.59%) Ubuntu
12 21 (0.46%) Windows XP
13 14 (0.30%) Windows Vista
14 10 (0.22%) VMS
15 9 (0.20%) Windows Phone
15 9 (0.20%) Solaris
16 7 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (0.15%) Windows 2000
17 6 (0.13%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1943 (42.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1165 (25.27%) TDD
3 998 (21.64%) MVC
4 974 (21.12%) OO
5 632 (13.71%) Scrum
6 547 (11.86%) BDD
7 462 (10.02%) Web Development
8 455 (9.87%) E-Commerce
9 441 (9.56%) Responsive Web Design
10 357 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
11 217 (4.71%) Software Engineering
12 194 (4.21%) Unit Testing
13 192 (4.16%) OOP
14 185 (4.01%) CRM
14 185 (4.01%) Web Design
15 181 (3.93%) SOA
16 160 (3.47%) Pair Programming
17 149 (3.23%) User Stories
18 147 (3.19%) Kanban
19 136 (2.95%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1267 (27.48%) Java
2 930 (20.17%) C#
3 820 (17.78%) SQL
4 652 (14.14%) PHP
5 372 (8.07%) Ruby
6 321 (6.96%) Python
7 148 (3.21%) T-SQL
8 137 (2.97%) Scala
9 87 (1.89%) Perl
10 83 (1.80%) Shell Script
10 83 (1.80%) Bash Shell
11 79 (1.71%) PHP5
12 78 (1.69%) PL/SQL
13 76 (1.65%) C
14 71 (1.54%) C++
15 67 (1.45%) Objective-C
16 64 (1.39%) ActionScript
17 60 (1.30%) VB
18 58 (1.26%) Groovy
19 57 (1.24%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 349 (7.57%) Degree
2 123 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 67 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 51 (1.11%) ISEB
5 47 (1.02%) ISTQB
6 41 (0.89%) DV Cleared
7 38 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 25 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 22 (0.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 13 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.22%) MCITP
12 8 (0.17%) BC Cleared
13 7 (0.15%) Siebel Certification
13 7 (0.15%) MCSA
14 6 (0.13%) Sun Certification
14 6 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
15 5 (0.11%) CCNA
15 5 (0.11%) MCSE
16 3 (0.065%) ITIL Certification
17 2 (0.043%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (4.68%) QA
2 10 (0.22%) SLA
3 9 (0.20%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.13%) WCAG
5 4 (0.087%) WAI
6 3 (0.065%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.065%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.043%) HL7
7 2 (0.043%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.022%) GPG13
8 1 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.022%) GxP
System Software
1 25 (0.54%) Docker
2 24 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (0.43%) Active Directory
4 16 (0.35%) Varnish
5 9 (0.20%) vCloud
6 5 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.087%) NFS
7 4 (0.087%) Nmap
8 3 (0.065%) KVM
8 3 (0.065%) HDFS
8 3 (0.065%) SRDF
8 3 (0.065%) Xen
8 3 (0.065%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.043%) Firmware
9 2 (0.043%) DFS Replication
9 2 (0.043%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.043%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.022%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.022%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.022%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 98 (2.13%) Puppet
2 50 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (0.74%) Ansible
4 28 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
5 21 (0.46%) Vagrant
6 20 (0.43%) Graylog2
7 13 (0.28%) Kibana
8 12 (0.26%) HP UCMDB
8 12 (0.26%) Capistrano
9 11 (0.24%) ZABBIX
10 9 (0.20%) Zenoss
10 9 (0.20%) Nagios
11 8 (0.17%) Salt
11 8 (0.17%) HAProxy
12 7 (0.15%) logstash
13 6 (0.13%) Graphite
14 4 (0.087%) Nessus
15 3 (0.065%) Icinga
15 3 (0.065%) Control-M
16 2 (0.043%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 417 (9.04%) Microsoft
2 379 (8.22%) Oracle
3 136 (2.95%) Adobe
4 133 (2.88%) Zend
5 115 (2.49%) Google
6 85 (1.84%) Sitecore
7 55 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
8 51 (1.11%) HP
9 50 (1.08%) Twitter
10 45 (0.98%) Sybase
11 43 (0.93%) ServiceNow
12 38 (0.82%) EPiServer
13 34 (0.74%) IBM
13 34 (0.74%) VMware
14 30 (0.65%) Telerik
15 29 (0.63%) Red Hat
16 23 (0.50%) SAP
17 22 (0.48%) Facebook
18 21 (0.46%) Akamai
19 20 (0.43%) Business Objects
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