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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript Developer
Rank 273 287 335
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +48
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 410 358 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.68% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.74% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 246 123
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£400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

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
49442 48355 43039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.38% 92.50% 92.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 30777 29938 24740
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 £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1930 1972 2102
Average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.72 £40.00 £41.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 +2 382 £400 - 126
London +36 241 £425 - 71
City of London +11 42 £425 -5.55% 19
South East -54 39 £369 +13.46% 16
Yorkshire +7 31 £350 +24.44% 8
South West +20 28 £390 +13.04% 8
Scotland +10 22 £375 +41.50% 9
Leeds -1 21 £350 +12.00% 6
West Yorkshire -3 21 £350 +24.44% 6
East of England +9 20 £363 -3.33% 6
North West -15 15 £338 +12.50% 9
Bristol +13 14 £425 +30.76% 3
Milton Keynes +4 12 £373 +14.61% 1
Hertfordshire +1 12 £375 -1.63% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 12 £373 +14.61% 2
Stirling - 12 £400 - 2
Manchester -15 10 £325 +8.33% 7
Berkshire -23 8 £363 +8.20%
Exeter -1 6 £425 +11.11% 1
Devon -3 6 £425 +11.11% 1
Somerset - 6 £388 - 1
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £350 +3.70% 3
Cambridge -1 5 £350 -6.66% 3
Oxfordshire -14 5 £388 +72.22% 7
East Midlands - 5 £295 - 5
Surrey +4 4 £400 +33.33% 4
Glasgow -8 4 £350 -15.15% 1
Kent - 4 £325 - 1
Hampshire -2 3 £325 -10.34% 1
Reading -5 3 £375 +11.94%

JavaScript Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 June 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.

1 793 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 625 (78.81%) HTML
3 577 (72.76%) CSS
4 498 (62.80%) HTML5
5 465 (58.64%) AngularJS
6 395 (49.81%) CSS3
7 338 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
8 312 (39.34%) OO
9 290 (36.57%) Node.js
10 252 (31.78%) Backbone.js
10 252 (31.78%) jQuery
11 227 (28.63%) TDD
12 159 (20.05%) Java
13 137 (17.28%) Git (software)
14 132 (16.65%) Grunt
15 122 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
16 115 (14.50%) Sass
17 114 (14.38%) BDD
18 111 (14.00%) Scrum
19 98 (12.36%) MVC
20 96 (12.11%) Finance
21 95 (11.98%) Ajax
22 94 (11.85%) RESTful
23 86 (10.84%) Banking
24 79 (9.96%) User Experience
25 77 (9.71%) Jasmine
26 76 (9.58%) KnockoutJS
27 74 (9.33%) JSON
28 66 (8.32%) Software Engineering
29 65 (8.20%) Web Development

JavaScript Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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
1 290 (36.57%) Node.js
2 26 (3.28%) CMS
3 18 (2.27%) Apache
4 14 (1.77%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (1.01%) FileNet
6 8 (1.01%) Drupal
6 8 (1.01%) WordPress
7 7 (0.88%) Confluence
8 6 (0.76%) ArcGIS
8 6 (0.76%) nginx
9 5 (0.63%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.50%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.38%) Oracle Spatial
12 2 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
12 2 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.13%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.13%) Lightstreamer
Applications
1 26 (3.28%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.88%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.50%) GIMP
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.25%) osCommerce
2 2 (0.25%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.88%) SaaS
2 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.50%) PaaS
3 4 (0.50%) GitHub
3 4 (0.50%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.25%) Heroku
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.92%) HTTP
2 35 (4.41%) Internet
3 5 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.25%) DNS
5 1 (0.13%) SSL
5 1 (0.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (6.56%) MongoDB
2 20 (2.52%) SQL Server
3 18 (2.27%) MySQL
4 9 (1.13%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (0.76%) MS Access
6 6 (0.76%) Big Data
7 4 (0.50%) Redis
8 3 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.25%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.25%) Triplestore
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.13%) RethinkDB
10 1 (0.13%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.13%) KDB
10 1 (0.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 137 (17.28%) Git (software)
2 132 (16.65%) Grunt
3 77 (9.71%) Jasmine
4 60 (7.57%) Subversion
5 33 (4.16%) Jenkins
6 25 (3.15%) Bower
7 23 (2.90%) Selenium
7 23 (2.90%) Karma Test Runner
8 20 (2.52%) Mocha
9 18 (2.27%) Eclipse
9 18 (2.27%) JIRA
10 14 (1.77%) Maven
11 13 (1.64%) Cucumber
11 13 (1.64%) WebDriver
12 7 (0.88%) Gerrit
13 5 (0.63%) PhantomJS
13 5 (0.63%) RSpec
13 5 (0.63%) Ant
13 5 (0.63%) JUnit
14 4 (0.50%) NetBeans
General
1 96 (12.11%) Finance
2 86 (10.84%) Banking
3 54 (6.81%) Investment Banking
4 32 (4.04%) Games
5 17 (2.14%) Publishing
6 16 (2.02%) Retail
7 15 (1.89%) Front Office
8 11 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.01%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.01%) Marketing
10 4 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.50%) Advertising
11 3 (0.38%) Electronics
12 2 (0.25%) Law
12 2 (0.25%) Legal
12 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.13%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 625 (78.81%) HTML
2 577 (72.76%) CSS
3 498 (62.80%) HTML5
4 465 (58.64%) AngularJS
5 395 (49.81%) CSS3
6 252 (31.78%) Backbone.js
6 252 (31.78%) jQuery
7 115 (14.50%) Sass
8 95 (11.98%) Ajax
9 94 (11.85%) RESTful
10 76 (9.58%) KnockoutJS
11 74 (9.33%) JSON
12 59 (7.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 58 (7.31%) Dojo
14 54 (6.81%) .NET
14 54 (6.81%) LESS
15 53 (6.68%) Ember.js
16 50 (6.31%) D3.js
17 49 (6.18%) Web Services
18 39 (4.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 79 (9.96%) User Experience
2 45 (5.67%) Mobile App
3 21 (2.65%) Visualisation
4 19 (2.40%) W3C
5 15 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (1.26%) RIA
6 10 (1.26%) Social Media
7 9 (1.13%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.13%) GIS
8 7 (0.88%) Digital Media
8 7 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 7 (0.88%) Market Risk
8 7 (0.88%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.63%) Equities
9 5 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.50%) iDTV
10 4 (0.50%) Online Games
10 4 (0.50%) STB
10 4 (0.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 48 (6.05%) Linux
2 21 (2.65%) Apple iOS
3 20 (2.52%) Android
4 13 (1.64%) UNIX
5 11 (1.39%) Windows
6 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.13%) CentOS
7 1 (0.13%) Fedora
7 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (42.62%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (39.34%) OO
3 227 (28.63%) TDD
4 122 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 114 (14.38%) BDD
6 111 (14.00%) Scrum
7 98 (12.36%) MVC
8 66 (8.32%) Software Engineering
9 65 (8.20%) Web Development
10 47 (5.93%) E-Commerce
11 46 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (5.30%) Unit Testing
13 38 (4.79%) OOP
14 28 (3.53%) Kanban
15 21 (2.65%) Open Source
16 18 (2.27%) Pair Programming
17 16 (2.02%) Web Design
17 16 (2.02%) Mobile Development
18 15 (1.89%) Analytics
19 14 (1.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 793 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 159 (20.05%) Java
3 64 (8.07%) PHP
4 46 (5.80%) C#
5 35 (4.41%) SQL
6 25 (3.15%) Python
7 20 (2.52%) Ruby
8 12 (1.51%) CoffeeScript
9 10 (1.26%) Perl
10 8 (1.01%) C
10 8 (1.01%) VB
11 7 (0.88%) ActionScript
12 6 (0.76%) VBScript
12 6 (0.76%) Objective-C
13 5 (0.63%) C++
14 4 (0.50%) ActionScript 3.0
14 4 (0.50%) Scala
14 4 (0.50%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.38%) SPARQL
15 3 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (2.27%) Degree
2 16 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.26%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 5 (0.63%) Varnish
2 2 (0.25%) Docker
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.38%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (0.25%) Puppet
2 2 (0.25%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (3.15%) Microsoft
2 24 (3.03%) Adobe
3 18 (2.27%) Facebook
4 15 (1.89%) Google
5 10 (1.26%) IBM
6 9 (1.13%) Twitter
7 5 (0.63%) Sencha
7 5 (0.63%) Oracle
8 3 (0.38%) VMware
8 3 (0.38%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.38%) ESRI
9 2 (0.25%) SAP
9 2 (0.25%) Telerik
9 2 (0.25%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.13%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.13%) F5
10 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.13%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.13%) Apple
10 1 (0.13%) InterSystems
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