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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript Developer
Rank 270 306 371
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +65
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 392 297 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.56% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.60% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 196 168
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£400 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.20% -9.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £331
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 7
Average hourly rate £80.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+113.33% -3.84%

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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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
England +33 364 £400 +13.39% 101
London +83 233 £433 +12.33% 64
South East -4 62 £375 +7.14% 14
City of London +15 23 £490 +22.50% 24
Hampshire -6 21 £395 +5.47% 2
West Midlands +2 18 £375 +50.00% 3
North West -5 16 £325 - 5
Scotland -5 16 £350 +27.27% 7
Manchester 0 15 £325 +6.55% 3
South West -45 13 £410 +33.33% 4
Berkshire -8 12 £293 -16.42% 2
Southampton - 12 £395 -
Birmingham +11 11 £375 +50.00% 1
Brighton -5 11 - - 1
East Sussex -5 11 - - 4
East of England -21 11 £338 +3.84% 4
Edinburgh -6 9 £350 +27.27% 3
Reading +13 8 £293 -25.47%
Kent +2 8 £400 +14.28%
Devon -7 8 £425 -8.84% 1
Hertfordshire -8 8 £350 +7.69%
Northern Ireland +9 7 - -
Belfast +8 7 - -
County Antrim +7 7 - -
Surrey +6 7 £285 - 3
East Midlands - 6 £415 - 3
Glasgow -10 4 £350 +24.44% 4
Bristol -34 4 £400 +60.00% 2
Guildford - 4 £285 -
South Wales -10 3 £313 +0.80% 2

JavaScript Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 768 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 619 (80.60%) HTML
3 561 (73.05%) CSS
4 452 (58.85%) HTML5
5 401 (52.21%) AngularJS
6 308 (40.10%) CSS3
7 289 (37.63%) Backbone.js
8 283 (36.85%) OO
9 236 (30.73%) jQuery
10 205 (26.69%) Node.js
11 198 (25.78%) TDD
12 189 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
13 160 (20.83%) Java
14 146 (19.01%) KnockoutJS
15 134 (17.45%) MVC
16 94 (12.24%) Ajax
17 93 (12.11%) Scrum
18 90 (11.72%) Git (software)
19 82 (10.68%) JSON
20 79 (10.29%) Ember.js
21 77 (10.03%) Web Development
22 76 (9.90%) Dojo
22 76 (9.90%) RESTful
23 74 (9.64%) BDD
24 72 (9.38%) Finance
24 72 (9.38%) PHP
25 66 (8.59%) .NET
25 66 (8.59%) Sass
26 59 (7.68%) Responsive Web Design
27 58 (7.55%) Grunt

JavaScript Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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
1 205 (26.69%) Node.js
2 31 (4.04%) CMS
3 21 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (2.34%) Apache
5 9 (1.17%) Adobe CQ
5 9 (1.17%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.78%) nginx
7 4 (0.52%) SilverStripe
8 3 (0.39%) WordPress
9 2 (0.26%) TeamSite
9 2 (0.26%) FileNet
9 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.26%) IIS
9 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.26%) Drupal
9 2 (0.26%) Magnolia
9 2 (0.26%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.26%) Liferay
9 2 (0.26%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (2.73%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.26%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.65%) Summit
3 1 (0.13%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.78%) SaaS
3 5 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.52%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.26%) GitHub
7 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.52%) Internet
2 25 (3.26%) HTTP
3 6 (0.78%) DAB
4 1 (0.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (6.38%) MongoDB
2 30 (3.91%) MySQL
3 27 (3.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 25 (3.26%) Redis
5 20 (2.60%) SQL Server
6 14 (1.82%) NoSQL
7 11 (1.43%) Big Data
8 10 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.65%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.39%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.39%) CouchDB
10 3 (0.39%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.39%) OLAP
11 2 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.26%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.13%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 90 (11.72%) Git (software)
2 58 (7.55%) Grunt
3 48 (6.25%) Subversion
4 47 (6.12%) Jasmine
5 32 (4.17%) Cucumber
6 24 (3.13%) Jenkins
7 23 (2.99%) Eclipse
8 16 (2.08%) Mercurial
8 16 (2.08%) Bower
9 15 (1.95%) WebDriver
10 14 (1.82%) QUnit
10 14 (1.82%) Mocha
11 12 (1.56%) Visual Studio
12 10 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (1.04%) JIRA
13 8 (1.04%) Selenium
13 8 (1.04%) Maven
14 7 (0.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 7 (0.91%) JSUnit
15 5 (0.65%) Hudson
General
1 72 (9.38%) Finance
2 48 (6.25%) Banking
3 33 (4.30%) Investment Banking
4 25 (3.26%) Games
5 20 (2.60%) Publishing
5 20 (2.60%) Front Office
6 14 (1.82%) Retail
7 10 (1.30%) Marketing
8 5 (0.65%) Advertising
9 4 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.26%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.26%) International Banking
11 1 (0.13%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.13%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.13%) Automotive
11 1 (0.13%) Electronics
11 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 619 (80.60%) HTML
2 561 (73.05%) CSS
3 452 (58.85%) HTML5
4 401 (52.21%) AngularJS
5 308 (40.10%) CSS3
6 289 (37.63%) Backbone.js
7 236 (30.73%) jQuery
8 146 (19.01%) KnockoutJS
9 94 (12.24%) Ajax
10 82 (10.68%) JSON
11 79 (10.29%) Ember.js
12 76 (9.90%) Dojo
12 76 (9.90%) RESTful
13 66 (8.59%) .NET
13 66 (8.59%) Sass
14 47 (6.12%) REST
15 46 (5.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 45 (5.86%) Web Services
17 44 (5.73%) XHTML
18 41 (5.34%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.42%) Open Source
2 48 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 25 (3.26%) Visualisation
4 24 (3.13%) W3C
5 21 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 18 (2.34%) Wiki
8 14 (1.82%) Client/Server
9 12 (1.56%) RIA
10 10 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.30%) Digital Media
11 9 (1.17%) Social Media
11 9 (1.17%) Online Games
12 6 (0.78%) Animation
13 4 (0.52%) GIS
13 4 (0.52%) Streaming Video
13 4 (0.52%) Fixed Income
14 3 (0.39%) Kindle
14 3 (0.39%) Linked Data
14 3 (0.39%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 37 (4.82%) Apple iOS
2 23 (2.99%) Linux
3 21 (2.73%) Mac OS X
4 18 (2.34%) Android
5 16 (2.08%) Windows
6 11 (1.43%) Windows 8
7 10 (1.30%) UNIX
8 4 (0.52%) CentOS
9 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (36.85%) OO
2 198 (25.78%) TDD
3 189 (24.61%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (17.45%) MVC
5 93 (12.11%) Scrum
6 77 (10.03%) Web Development
7 74 (9.64%) BDD
8 59 (7.68%) Responsive Web Design
9 52 (6.77%) Web Application Development
10 45 (5.86%) Unit Testing
11 44 (5.73%) E-Commerce
12 37 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (4.56%) Kanban
14 34 (4.43%) Software Engineering
15 31 (4.04%) OOP
16 27 (3.52%) Automated Testing
17 20 (2.60%) RAD
18 19 (2.47%) User Stories
19 18 (2.34%) Event-Driven Architecture
20 17 (2.21%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 768 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 160 (20.83%) Java
3 72 (9.38%) PHP
4 55 (7.16%) C#
5 31 (4.04%) SQL
6 21 (2.73%) C++
7 16 (2.08%) Python
8 14 (1.82%) T-SQL
9 12 (1.56%) Ruby
9 12 (1.56%) Scala
10 7 (0.91%) C
11 6 (0.78%) ActionScript
12 5 (0.65%) ActionScript 3.0
13 4 (0.52%) XAML
13 4 (0.52%) Clojure
14 3 (0.39%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (0.39%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.39%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.26%) Perl
15 2 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (2.47%) Degree
2 6 (0.78%) SC Cleared
2 6 (0.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.13%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.13%) QA
2 8 (1.04%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.65%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (0.78%) Varnish
2 3 (0.39%) vCloud
2 3 (0.39%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.39%) Puppet
1 3 (0.39%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 25 (3.26%) Microsoft
2 24 (3.13%) Adobe
3 17 (2.21%) Zend
4 11 (1.43%) Sencha
5 10 (1.30%) Twitter
6 8 (1.04%) SAP
7 7 (0.91%) JD Edwards
8 6 (0.78%) Yahoo!
8 6 (0.78%) Google
9 5 (0.65%) hybris
10 3 (0.39%) Facebook
10 3 (0.39%) Appcelerator
10 3 (0.39%) VMware
10 3 (0.39%) Oracle
10 3 (0.39%) EMC
11 2 (0.26%) IBM
11 2 (0.26%) Vertica
12 1 (0.13%) Splunk
12 1 (0.13%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.13%) Xamarin
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