The table below looks at the statistics for ECMAScript skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ECMAScript over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ECMAScript
Rank 602 598 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing ECMAScript 18 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.004% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.082% 0.010% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21913 20988 20676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.13% 37.26% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14715 13280 12994
Average daily rate £400 £388 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £268 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 498 420 574
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.70 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

ECMAScript
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ECMAScript within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ECMAScript Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ECMAScript
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ECMAScript within the UK.

ECMAScript Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ECMAScript
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ECMAScript within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -11 18 £325 +8.33%
London +22 9 £288 -
East of England - 9 £340 -
Cambridgeshire - 9 £340 -
Cambridge - 5 £340 -
City of London - 1 £275 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £310 -

ECMAScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ECMAScript 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 ECMAScript.

1 23 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (82.61%) HTML
2 19 (82.61%) CSS
2 19 (82.61%) HTML5
2 19 (82.61%) CSS3
3 15 (65.22%) User Experience
4 14 (60.87%) Git (software)
4 14 (60.87%) UX Design
4 14 (60.87%) Mercurial
4 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (60.87%) jQuery
4 14 (60.87%) Ajax
4 14 (60.87%) Java
4 14 (60.87%) IntelliJ
4 14 (60.87%) Dart
4 14 (60.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 14 (60.87%) WebStorm
4 14 (60.87%) REST
4 14 (60.87%) TypeScript
4 14 (60.87%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (52.17%) Photoshop
5 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (47.83%) Node.js
7 10 (43.48%) OmniGraffle
7 10 (43.48%) Mobile App
7 10 (43.48%) PhoneGap
7 10 (43.48%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (43.48%) Graphic Design
7 10 (43.48%) Tridion
8 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing

ECMAScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ECMAScript 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 ECMAScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (47.83%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Photoshop
2 10 (43.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (43.48%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) IntelliJ
1 14 (60.87%) Git (software)
1 14 (60.87%) Mercurial
1 14 (60.87%) WebStorm
2 9 (39.13%) Grunt
2 9 (39.13%) PhantomJS
2 9 (39.13%) gulp
2 9 (39.13%) Jasmine
3 5 (21.74%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 15 (65.22%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) HTML
1 19 (82.61%) CSS
1 19 (82.61%) CSS3
1 19 (82.61%) HTML5
2 14 (60.87%) REST
2 14 (60.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 14 (60.87%) Ajax
2 14 (60.87%) jQuery
3 10 (43.48%) PhoneGap
4 9 (39.13%) Sass
5 4 (17.39%) XML
6 2 (8.70%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (4.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) User Experience
2 10 (43.48%) Graphic Design
2 10 (43.48%) Mobile App
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) BBC
4 1 (4.35%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) UX Design
1 14 (60.87%) Responsive Web Design
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (39.13%) Unit Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Validation
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.04%) Web Development
6 2 (8.70%) Web Design
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (60.87%) Java
2 14 (60.87%) TypeScript
2 14 (60.87%) Dart
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
1 4 (17.39%) Adobe