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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ECMAScript
Rank 579 575 561
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing ECMAScript 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.034% 0.005% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
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£600 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
20792 19462 18531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.14% 37.77% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14164 12358 11336
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 568 725
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.02 £16.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.68 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 10 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 22 December 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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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
London +22 7 £600 +33.33% 3
England -24 7 £600 +33.33% 3
Bridgwater - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Somerset - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -

ECMAScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
3 6 (75.00%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 5 (62.50%) OO
4 5 (62.50%) Front Office
4 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
5 4 (50.00%) C#
5 4 (50.00%) HTML
5 4 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) .NET
5 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (50.00%) Greeks
5 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (50.00%) HTML5
6 3 (37.50%) OOP
6 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
6 3 (37.50%) Mocha
6 3 (37.50%) Node.js
6 3 (37.50%) CSS3
6 3 (37.50%) D3.js
6 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (37.50%) Sinon.JS
6 3 (37.50%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (25.00%) Java
8 1 (12.50%) J2EE

ECMAScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Mocha
1 3 (37.50%) Sinon.JS
1 3 (37.50%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (12.50%) Grunt
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 5 (62.50%) Front Office
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Web Developer
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
4 1 (12.50%) UI Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) CSS3
3 3 (37.50%) D3.js
3 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) Sass
4 1 (12.50%) Ember.js
4 1 (12.50%) Underscore.js
4 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
4 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) DOM
4 1 (12.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
3 1 (12.50%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (50.00%) Greeks
4 4 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (37.50%) OOP
6 1 (12.50%) UML
6 1 (12.50%) OOD
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Use Case
6 1 (12.50%) BDD
6 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle