The table below looks at the statistics for the JavaScript Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript Developer
Rank 268 297 352
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +55
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 416 360 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.64% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.69% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 248 146
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £43.75

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

JavaScript Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

JavaScript Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JavaScript Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

JavaScript Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JavaScript Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

JavaScript Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JavaScript Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript Developer within the UK.

JavaScript Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JavaScript Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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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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 +17 388 £400 +8.10% 132
London +34 245 £425 +6.25% 78
City of London +33 54 £463 +15.62% 25
South East -48 53 £388 +19.23% 12
Yorkshire +11 37 £350 +47.36% 8
West Yorkshire +4 22 £350 +47.36% 4
Leeds -1 21 £350 +55.55% 4
South West +8 20 £400 +23.07% 14
North West -14 19 £325 - 8
Scotland +10 16 £375 +50.00%
Bristol +2 12 £425 +30.76% 9
Hampshire -3 12 £388 +14.39% 1
Berkshire -6 12 £400 +19.40% 1
Surrey +8 11 £413 +65.00% 1
Cheshire +3 10 £275 - 4
Milton Keynes -15 8 £369 -4.83% 1
Buckinghamshire -28 8 £369 +13.46% 1
East of England +4 7 £400 +6.66% 4
Manchester -14 7 £325 - 4
Hertfordshire +8 6 £413 -1.78% 2
East Midlands +8 5 £420 - 6
Reading +4 5 £363 +28.31% 1
Glasgow -3 5 £400 +14.28%
Edinburgh -3 5 £351 +44.53%
Warrington -12 4 £400 - 3
Oxfordshire -14 4 £275 -15.38% 2
North Yorkshire - 4 £375 - 4
Northamptonshire - 4 £420 -
Oxford - 4 £275 - 2
Northampton - 4 £420 -

JavaScript Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited JavaScript Developer in their job title 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 with JavaScript Developer in their job title.

1 806 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 613 (76.05%) HTML
3 564 (69.98%) CSS
4 485 (60.17%) HTML5
5 474 (58.81%) AngularJS
6 386 (47.89%) CSS3
7 340 (42.18%) OO
8 337 (41.81%) Agile Software Development
9 300 (37.22%) Node.js
10 279 (34.62%) jQuery
11 262 (32.51%) Backbone.js
12 233 (28.91%) TDD
13 180 (22.33%) Java
14 128 (15.88%) Responsive Web Design
15 127 (15.76%) Git (software)
16 125 (15.51%) Grunt
17 115 (14.27%) MVC
18 112 (13.90%) Sass
19 108 (13.40%) BDD
20 107 (13.28%) Scrum
21 102 (12.66%) Ajax
21 102 (12.66%) RESTful
22 90 (11.17%) User Experience
23 86 (10.67%) KnockoutJS
24 81 (10.05%) JSON
25 80 (9.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 79 (9.80%) Jasmine
26 79 (9.80%) Finance
27 73 (9.06%) Web Development
27 73 (9.06%) PHP

JavaScript Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited JavaScript Developer in their job title 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 with JavaScript Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 300 (37.22%) Node.js
2 32 (3.97%) CMS
3 28 (3.47%) Apache
4 16 (1.99%) Tomcat
5 12 (1.49%) Adobe CQ
6 10 (1.24%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.24%) nginx
7 6 (0.74%) Drupal
7 6 (0.74%) ArcGIS
8 5 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.50%) FileNet
9 4 (0.50%) WordPress
9 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.37%) Confluence
10 3 (0.37%) Oracle Spatial
10 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.25%) Lightstreamer
11 2 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (3.23%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.87%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.62%) GIMP
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.37%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (0.37%) osCommerce
1 3 (0.37%) Magento
2 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.74%) SaaS
2 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.50%) PaaS
3 4 (0.50%) GitHub
3 4 (0.50%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.25%) Heroku
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.33%) Internet
2 37 (4.59%) HTTP
3 4 (0.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.12%) SSL
4 1 (0.12%) Intranet
4 1 (0.12%) DNS
4 1 (0.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (8.06%) MongoDB
2 31 (3.85%) MySQL
3 24 (2.98%) SQL Server
4 13 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 9 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.74%) MS Access
8 4 (0.50%) Big Data
9 3 (0.37%) Redis
10 2 (0.25%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.25%) Triplestore
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.12%) RethinkDB
11 1 (0.12%) Firebird
11 1 (0.12%) KDB
11 1 (0.12%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 127 (15.76%) Git (software)
2 125 (15.51%) Grunt
3 79 (9.80%) Jasmine
4 66 (8.19%) Subversion
5 39 (4.84%) Jenkins
6 31 (3.85%) Bower
7 24 (2.98%) Selenium
8 23 (2.85%) Karma Test Runner
9 21 (2.61%) WebDriver
10 19 (2.36%) Mocha
11 17 (2.11%) Eclipse
12 13 (1.61%) Cucumber
13 12 (1.49%) QUnit
13 12 (1.49%) JIRA
14 11 (1.36%) JUnit
15 10 (1.24%) Maven
16 7 (0.87%) Gerrit
17 5 (0.62%) NetBeans
17 5 (0.62%) TestNG
18 4 (0.50%) Xcode
General
1 79 (9.80%) Finance
2 72 (8.93%) Banking
3 48 (5.96%) Investment Banking
4 38 (4.71%) Games
5 25 (3.10%) Publishing
6 19 (2.36%) Front Office
7 9 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.12%) Retail
8 5 (0.62%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.50%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.50%) Marketing
10 3 (0.37%) Legal
11 2 (0.25%) Advertising
12 1 (0.12%) Law
12 1 (0.12%) Electronics
12 1 (0.12%) French Language
12 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 613 (76.05%) HTML
2 564 (69.98%) CSS
3 485 (60.17%) HTML5
4 474 (58.81%) AngularJS
5 386 (47.89%) CSS3
6 279 (34.62%) jQuery
7 262 (32.51%) Backbone.js
8 112 (13.90%) Sass
9 102 (12.66%) RESTful
9 102 (12.66%) Ajax
10 86 (10.67%) KnockoutJS
11 81 (10.05%) JSON
12 80 (9.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 60 (7.44%) LESS
14 59 (7.32%) D3.js
15 56 (6.95%) Ember.js
16 54 (6.70%) .NET
16 54 (6.70%) Web Services
17 48 (5.96%) XML
18 44 (5.46%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 90 (11.17%) User Experience
2 52 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 25 (3.10%) Visualisation
4 24 (2.98%) Open Source
4 24 (2.98%) W3C
5 15 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (1.74%) RIA
7 12 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (1.24%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.24%) Social Media
9 8 (0.99%) GIS
10 7 (0.87%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.87%) Digital Media
10 7 (0.87%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.62%) Online Games
11 5 (0.62%) Market Risk
11 5 (0.62%) iDTV
11 5 (0.62%) Streaming Video
12 4 (0.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 65 (8.06%) Linux
2 20 (2.48%) UNIX
3 16 (1.99%) Apple iOS
4 15 (1.86%) Android
5 11 (1.36%) Windows
6 4 (0.50%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.12%) Fedora
7 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.12%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (42.18%) OO
2 337 (41.81%) Agile Software Development
3 233 (28.91%) TDD
4 128 (15.88%) Responsive Web Design
5 115 (14.27%) MVC
6 108 (13.40%) BDD
7 107 (13.28%) Scrum
8 73 (9.06%) Web Development
9 63 (7.82%) Software Engineering
10 59 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (6.08%) Unit Testing
12 43 (5.33%) OOP
13 34 (4.22%) E-Commerce
14 26 (3.23%) Kanban
15 20 (2.48%) Pair Programming
16 17 (2.11%) Web Design
17 14 (1.74%) MVVM
17 14 (1.74%) User Stories
18 13 (1.61%) SOA
19 12 (1.49%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 806 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 180 (22.33%) Java
3 73 (9.06%) PHP
4 49 (6.08%) C#
5 39 (4.84%) SQL
6 37 (4.59%) Python
7 31 (3.85%) Ruby
8 18 (2.23%) Perl
9 11 (1.36%) CoffeeScript
10 9 (1.12%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.12%) Scala
10 9 (1.12%) C
11 7 (0.87%) VBScript
11 7 (0.87%) Objective-C
12 6 (0.74%) VB
13 5 (0.62%) C++
13 5 (0.62%) ActionScript
13 5 (0.62%) ActionScript 3.0
13 5 (0.62%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.50%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 23 (2.85%) Degree
2 12 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.99%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 9 (1.12%) Varnish
2 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.37%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (0.25%) Puppet
2 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.12%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.12%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (2.73%) Adobe
2 17 (2.11%) Google
3 14 (1.74%) Facebook
4 12 (1.49%) Twitter
4 12 (1.49%) Microsoft
5 8 (0.99%) Oracle
6 5 (0.62%) IBM
6 5 (0.62%) Sencha
7 4 (0.50%) VMware
8 3 (0.37%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.37%) ESRI
8 3 (0.37%) SAP
9 2 (0.25%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.12%) F5
10 1 (0.12%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.12%) HP
10 1 (0.12%) CA
10 1 (0.12%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.12%) Apple
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