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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript Developer
Rank 110 146 126
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -20
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 1078 813 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.09% 1.57% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 1.67% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 586 577
Average daily rate £400 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £291 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £26.88 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.01% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.38 £32.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.38 £32.00 £99.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.88 £32.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-16.01% -1.53%

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
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

JavaScript Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 9 February 2016. 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 +40 1040 £413 +3.12% 362
London +26 623 £450 +9.09% 177
South East +35 182 £356 -8.38% 55
South West +13 58 £375 -2.59% 13
City of London +38 57 £425 -10.52% 28
North West +15 56 £370 +0.33% 38
West Midlands +10 38 £300 -7.69% 22
Oxfordshire +35 37 £413 +83.33% 17
Yorkshire -12 35 £325 -1.51% 23
Bristol +5 29 £375 +17.18% 7
East Midlands +10 28 £305 -18.12% 21
Buckinghamshire +24 26 £355 +13.60% 3
Kent +16 26 £338 -32.50% 7
East of England -6 26 £350 +16.66% 11
Berkshire -13 25 £375 - 4
Milton Keynes +17 23 £355 +12.25% 2
Cheshire +9 23 £350 -1.75% 5
Manchester -13 23 £370 -1.98% 26
Hampshire +1 22 £350 -16.66% 9
West Yorkshire -3 22 £325 -1.51% 14
Surrey +1 21 £425 +3.03% 10
Oxford +17 20 £420 - 4
East Sussex +22 17 £345 +15.00% 1
Leeds -2 17 £350 +6.06% 11
Scotland -28 17 £375 -1.63% 2
Wales +1 16 £343 +12.29% 3
Cardiff +1 15 £339 -0.36% 3
South Wales -3 15 £339 -0.36% 3
Birmingham +8 14 £250 -9.09% 7
Warrington +1 14 £439 +21.03%

JavaScript Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2413 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1744 (72.28%) HTML
3 1672 (69.29%) CSS
4 1208 (50.06%) AngularJS
5 1156 (47.91%) Agile Software Development
6 1111 (46.04%) HTML5
7 892 (36.97%) CSS3
8 760 (31.50%) Node.js
9 734 (30.42%) Front End Development
10 699 (28.97%) TDD
11 687 (28.47%) jQuery
12 464 (19.23%) OO
13 452 (18.73%) Git (software)
14 426 (17.65%) MVC
15 423 (17.53%) Sass
16 422 (17.49%) Java
17 407 (16.87%) Backbone.js
18 391 (16.20%) React
19 351 (14.55%) BDD
20 339 (14.05%) .NET
21 338 (14.01%) User Experience
22 329 (13.63%) C#
23 310 (12.85%) Finance
24 294 (12.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 282 (11.69%) SQL
26 278 (11.52%) Scrum
27 256 (10.61%) Responsive Web Design
28 246 (10.19%) Web Development
29 236 (9.78%) PHP
30 235 (9.74%) E-Commerce

JavaScript Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 760 (31.50%) Node.js
2 118 (4.89%) CMS
3 46 (1.91%) Apache
4 41 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
5 34 (1.41%) WordPress
6 33 (1.37%) IIS
7 24 (0.99%) Apache Solr
7 24 (0.99%) JBoss
8 20 (0.83%) Confluence
8 20 (0.83%) Tomcat
9 18 (0.75%) Drupal
10 16 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
10 16 (0.66%) Umbraco
11 12 (0.50%) nginx
12 11 (0.46%) SharePoint
13 9 (0.37%) Magnolia
14 7 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 7 (0.29%) ColdFusion
15 5 (0.21%) Facebook Platform
16 4 (0.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 71 (2.94%) Photoshop
2 18 (0.75%) MS Excel
3 15 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.21%) MS Office
6 5 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.17%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.17%) GIMP
8 3 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.083%) LaTeX
9 2 (0.083%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.083%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.041%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 35 (1.45%) Magento
2 12 (0.50%) BigMachines
2 12 (0.50%) Eloqua
3 11 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.17%) Odoo
6 1 (0.041%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.041%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.041%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.041%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.041%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 139 (5.76%) GitHub
2 80 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (1.82%) SaaS
5 22 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
6 15 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.46%) Amazon S3
8 10 (0.41%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
9 9 (0.37%) Heroku
10 7 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
11 6 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
11 6 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.25%) PaaS
12 5 (0.21%) CloudFront
12 5 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.21%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.083%) AdWords
13 2 (0.083%) IaaS
13 2 (0.083%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 75 (3.11%) HTTP
2 43 (1.78%) Internet
3 19 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.54%) Intranet
5 9 (0.37%) SSL
6 7 (0.29%) DNS
7 6 (0.25%) MVNO
8 5 (0.21%) DVB
9 3 (0.12%) CHAP
9 3 (0.12%) HbbTV
10 2 (0.083%) AMQP
10 2 (0.083%) Broadband
10 2 (0.083%) Firewall
10 2 (0.083%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.083%) Skype
10 2 (0.083%) VPN
11 1 (0.041%) 4G
11 1 (0.041%) Extranet
11 1 (0.041%) FTP
11 1 (0.041%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (8.91%) MongoDB
2 150 (6.22%) SQL Server
3 130 (5.39%) NoSQL
4 102 (4.23%) MySQL
5 45 (1.86%) Redis
6 44 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 34 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
8 23 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
9 22 (0.91%) Big Data
9 22 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
14 13 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (0.46%) Hadoop
16 10 (0.41%) Riak
17 9 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 9 (0.37%) CouchDB
17 9 (0.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 452 (18.73%) Git (software)
2 233 (9.66%) Grunt
3 205 (8.50%) Jasmine
4 138 (5.72%) gulp
5 135 (5.59%) Subversion
6 122 (5.06%) Protractor
7 93 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
8 78 (3.23%) Mocha
9 73 (3.03%) Jenkins
10 70 (2.90%) JIRA
11 58 (2.40%) QUnit
12 57 (2.36%) Visual Studio
13 55 (2.28%) Cucumber
14 50 (2.07%) Sinon.JS
15 46 (1.91%) Selenium
16 41 (1.70%) Bower
17 40 (1.66%) Maven
18 31 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
18 31 (1.28%) TeamCity
19 29 (1.20%) Eclipse
General
1 310 (12.85%) Finance
2 165 (6.84%) Banking
3 81 (3.36%) Investment Banking
4 75 (3.11%) Marketing
5 58 (2.40%) Publishing
6 50 (2.07%) Retail
7 40 (1.66%) Games
8 37 (1.53%) Front Office
9 30 (1.24%) Telecoms
10 19 (0.79%) Legal
11 17 (0.70%) Advertising
11 17 (0.70%) Electronics
12 16 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.54%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.17%) Automotive
14 4 (0.17%) International Banking
14 4 (0.17%) Law
15 3 (0.12%) Back Office
15 3 (0.12%) Local Government
15 3 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1744 (72.28%) HTML
2 1672 (69.29%) CSS
3 1208 (50.06%) AngularJS
4 1111 (46.04%) HTML5
5 892 (36.97%) CSS3
6 687 (28.47%) jQuery
7 423 (17.53%) Sass
8 407 (16.87%) Backbone.js
9 391 (16.20%) React
10 339 (14.05%) .NET
11 294 (12.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 232 (9.61%) Web Services
13 227 (9.41%) ASP.NET
14 198 (8.21%) JSON
15 194 (8.04%) Ember.js
16 192 (7.96%) RESTful
17 182 (7.54%) LESS
18 181 (7.50%) Ajax
19 164 (6.80%) REST
20 147 (6.09%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 338 (14.01%) User Experience
2 105 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 68 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 54 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (1.28%) Visualisation
5 31 (1.28%) W3C
6 27 (1.12%) Fintech
7 26 (1.08%) Video on Demand
8 25 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 23 (0.95%) Animation
10 21 (0.87%) Equities
10 21 (0.87%) N-Tier
11 20 (0.83%) iPad
12 19 (0.79%) Algorithms
13 18 (0.75%) Client/Server
13 18 (0.75%) Digital Media
13 18 (0.75%) IPTV
14 17 (0.70%) Blog
14 17 (0.70%) Social Media
15 16 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 178 (7.38%) Linux
2 93 (3.85%) Windows
3 79 (3.27%) Unix
4 34 (1.41%) Android
5 32 (1.33%) Apple iOS
6 20 (0.83%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.54%) Mac OS X
8 12 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.29%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.21%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.21%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.12%) AIX
11 3 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.041%) CentOS
12 1 (0.041%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.041%) Solaris
12 1 (0.041%) webOS
12 1 (0.041%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1156 (47.91%) Agile Software Development
2 734 (30.42%) Front End Development
3 699 (28.97%) TDD
4 464 (19.23%) OO
5 426 (17.65%) MVC
6 351 (14.55%) BDD
7 278 (11.52%) Scrum
8 256 (10.61%) Responsive Web Design
9 246 (10.19%) Web Development
10 235 (9.74%) E-Commerce
11 229 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
12 164 (6.80%) Unit Testing
13 163 (6.76%) Pair Programming
14 152 (6.30%) Open Source
15 121 (5.01%) Continuous Delivery
16 105 (4.35%) Software Engineering
17 93 (3.85%) Web Design
18 81 (3.36%) OOP
19 79 (3.27%) Analytics
19 79 (3.27%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2413 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 422 (17.49%) Java
3 329 (13.63%) C#
4 282 (11.69%) SQL
5 236 (9.78%) PHP
6 121 (5.01%) Python
7 110 (4.56%) ES6
8 105 (4.35%) Ruby
9 55 (2.28%) TypeScript
10 47 (1.95%) Scala
11 42 (1.74%) C++
12 41 (1.70%) T-SQL
13 35 (1.45%) ECMAScript
14 32 (1.33%) PL/SQL
15 31 (1.28%) C
16 26 (1.08%) CoffeeScript
17 24 (0.99%) Shell Script
18 22 (0.91%) VB.NET
19 19 (0.79%) Clojure
20 17 (0.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 88 (3.65%) Degree
2 52 (2.15%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.54%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.33%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.083%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.083%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.083%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.083%) PhD
7 1 (0.041%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.041%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.041%) MCSA
7 1 (0.041%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (1.33%) QA
2 9 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.29%) WCAG
4 5 (0.21%) WAI
5 3 (0.12%) Basel III
5 3 (0.12%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.083%) OIPF
6 2 (0.083%) SLA
7 1 (0.041%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (1.57%) Docker
2 2 (0.083%) VMware ESX
2 2 (0.083%) vSphere
3 1 (0.041%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.25%) Ansible
2 6 (0.25%) Kibana
2 6 (0.25%) Puppet
3 5 (0.21%) Capistrano
3 5 (0.21%) yum
4 4 (0.17%) Salt
5 3 (0.12%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.083%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.083%) logstash
6 2 (0.083%) Packer
7 1 (0.041%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.041%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.041%) Mesos
7 1 (0.041%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.041%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 96 (3.98%) Microsoft
2 71 (2.94%) Oracle
3 47 (1.95%) Adobe
4 37 (1.53%) Google
5 23 (0.95%) Twitter
6 22 (0.91%) Facebook
7 19 (0.79%) Zend
8 17 (0.70%) Sitecore
9 15 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (0.58%) ServiceNow
11 12 (0.50%) Red Hat
11 12 (0.50%) Siebel
12 9 (0.37%) SAP
12 9 (0.37%) Telerik
13 7 (0.29%) DevExpress
13 7 (0.29%) New Relic
13 7 (0.29%) Sencha
14 5 (0.21%) Caplin
15 4 (0.17%) Demandware
15 4 (0.17%) Tableau
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
MA Associates Worldwide
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £400 to £525 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £525 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Marlborough, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Vita Exclusive Recruitment/Amelco
Rate: From £350 to £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Venturi
Rate: £125 - £175 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northamptonshire
Oscar
Rate: £280 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Contract rate negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + TBC (get in contact)
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 18 days ago