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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript Developer
Rank 281 318 372
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +54
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 389 297 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.57% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.62% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 210 175
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Average hourly rate £60.00 £33.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+113.33% -

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
52377 48215 53574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.04% 92.74% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32024 28821 29958
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2089 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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
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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 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 +19 364 £400 +6.66% 88
London +60 237 £425 +6.25% 49
South East -19 50 £375 +7.14% 13
City of London +5 27 £490 +22.50% 16
West Midlands +4 22 £375 +50.00%
East Sussex -6 16 - - 1
Brighton -8 16 - - 1
Birmingham +13 15 £375 +50.00%
North West 0 15 £338 +6.29% 7
Scotland -8 15 £350 +24.44% 1
South West -58 15 £400 +60.00% 6
Manchester -1 12 £338 +10.65% 5
East of England -29 10 £350 +7.69%
Surrey +10 9 £375 - 8
Berkshire -10 9 £350 -
Edinburgh +3 8 £313 -
Hertfordshire -21 8 £350 +5.66%
County Antrim +4 7 - -
Northern Ireland +4 7 - -
Belfast +3 7 - -
Kent +1 7 £400 +14.28% 1
Reading +6 6 £344 -8.33%
Devon -15 6 £380 -12.13% 2
Hampshire -21 6 £403 +7.33%
Bristol -42 6 £400 +60.00% 1
East Midlands - 5 £480 - 1
Yorkshire +2 4 £280 -13.84% 9
Glasgow -12 4 £350 +24.44% 1
Northamptonshire - 3 £480 -
Cambridgeshire -1 2 £375 +15.38%

JavaScript Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 767 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 629 (82.01%) HTML
3 570 (74.32%) CSS
4 455 (59.32%) HTML5
5 416 (54.24%) AngularJS
6 322 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
7 309 (40.29%) CSS3
8 285 (37.16%) OO
9 265 (34.55%) Backbone.js
10 234 (30.51%) jQuery
11 203 (26.47%) Node.js
12 186 (24.25%) TDD
13 154 (20.08%) Java
14 149 (19.43%) KnockoutJS
15 117 (15.25%) MVC
16 98 (12.78%) Git (software)
16 98 (12.78%) User Experience
17 95 (12.39%) Ajax
18 90 (11.73%) Scrum
19 86 (11.21%) JSON
19 86 (11.21%) Ember.js
20 81 (10.56%) RESTful
21 79 (10.30%) Grunt
21 79 (10.30%) PHP
22 75 (9.78%) BDD
23 74 (9.65%) .NET
24 69 (9.00%) Web Development
25 68 (8.87%) Dojo
26 66 (8.60%) Finance
26 66 (8.60%) Responsive Web Design

JavaScript Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 203 (26.47%) Node.js
2 29 (3.78%) CMS
3 24 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (2.74%) Apache
5 9 (1.17%) Adobe CQ
6 8 (1.04%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.78%) nginx
8 4 (0.52%) SilverStripe
9 2 (0.26%) IIS
9 2 (0.26%) Liferay
9 2 (0.26%) TeamSite
9 2 (0.26%) FileNet
9 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.26%) Drupal
9 2 (0.26%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.26%) WordPress
9 2 (0.26%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.13%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (2.74%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.26%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (0.78%) Summit
2 5 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.26%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
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%) Heroku
7 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.52%) Internet
2 22 (2.87%) HTTP
3 6 (0.78%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (5.08%) MongoDB
2 36 (4.69%) MySQL
3 29 (3.78%) Apache Cassandra
4 25 (3.26%) Redis
5 22 (2.87%) SQL Server
6 14 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (1.56%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.17%) Big Data
9 3 (0.39%) Neo4j
9 3 (0.39%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.39%) CouchDB
9 3 (0.39%) OLAP
9 3 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.26%) QlikView
10 2 (0.26%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 98 (12.78%) Git (software)
2 79 (10.30%) Grunt
3 54 (7.04%) Jasmine
4 45 (5.87%) Subversion
5 35 (4.56%) Cucumber
6 28 (3.65%) Bower
7 22 (2.87%) WebDriver
7 22 (2.87%) Eclipse
8 19 (2.48%) Jenkins
9 16 (2.09%) Mocha
9 16 (2.09%) QUnit
9 16 (2.09%) Karma Test Runner
10 13 (1.69%) Mercurial
11 11 (1.43%) Visual Studio
12 10 (1.30%) Selenium
13 9 (1.17%) Maven
14 7 (0.91%) JSUnit
15 6 (0.78%) NUnit
16 5 (0.65%) Hudson
16 5 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 66 (8.60%) Finance
2 52 (6.78%) Banking
3 33 (4.30%) Investment Banking
4 25 (3.26%) Games
5 21 (2.74%) Front Office
6 16 (2.09%) Publishing
7 14 (1.83%) Retail
8 7 (0.91%) Marketing
9 4 (0.52%) Advertising
10 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.26%) International Banking
11 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.13%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.13%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) Electronics
12 1 (0.13%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 629 (82.01%) HTML
2 570 (74.32%) CSS
3 455 (59.32%) HTML5
4 416 (54.24%) AngularJS
5 309 (40.29%) CSS3
6 265 (34.55%) Backbone.js
7 234 (30.51%) jQuery
8 149 (19.43%) KnockoutJS
9 95 (12.39%) Ajax
10 86 (11.21%) JSON
10 86 (11.21%) Ember.js
11 81 (10.56%) RESTful
12 74 (9.65%) .NET
13 68 (8.87%) Dojo
14 59 (7.69%) Sass
15 48 (6.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 45 (5.87%) D3.js
16 45 (5.87%) ASP.NET
16 45 (5.87%) REST
17 43 (5.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 98 (12.78%) User Experience
2 53 (6.91%) Open Source
3 48 (6.26%) Mobile App
4 28 (3.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 28 (3.65%) Visualisation
5 24 (3.13%) W3C
6 19 (2.48%) Computer Science
7 18 (2.35%) Wiki
8 17 (2.22%) RIA
9 13 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.43%) Digital Media
11 9 (1.17%) Online Games
11 9 (1.17%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.78%) Animation
12 6 (0.78%) Inversion of Control
13 5 (0.65%) Social Media
13 5 (0.65%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (0.52%) GIS
15 3 (0.39%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 31 (4.04%) Apple iOS
2 24 (3.13%) Linux
3 19 (2.48%) Mac OS X
4 15 (1.96%) Windows
5 13 (1.69%) Android
6 12 (1.56%) UNIX
7 9 (1.17%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.52%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.39%) CentOS
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (37.16%) OO
3 186 (24.25%) TDD
4 117 (15.25%) MVC
5 90 (11.73%) Scrum
6 75 (9.78%) BDD
7 69 (9.00%) Web Development
8 66 (8.60%) Responsive Web Design
9 51 (6.65%) E-Commerce
10 45 (5.87%) Web Application Development
11 44 (5.74%) Unit Testing
12 36 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (4.56%) Kanban
13 35 (4.56%) Software Engineering
14 30 (3.91%) OOP
15 26 (3.39%) Automated Testing
16 19 (2.48%) RAD
17 18 (2.35%) CRM
17 18 (2.35%) Web Design
17 18 (2.35%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 767 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 154 (20.08%) Java
3 79 (10.30%) PHP
4 61 (7.95%) C#
5 42 (5.48%) SQL
6 18 (2.35%) T-SQL
6 18 (2.35%) C++
7 17 (2.22%) Ruby
8 12 (1.56%) Scala
8 12 (1.56%) Python
9 6 (0.78%) C
10 5 (0.65%) ActionScript
11 4 (0.52%) ActionScript 3.0
11 4 (0.52%) Clojure
11 4 (0.52%) XAML
12 3 (0.39%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.26%) CoffeeScript
13 2 (0.26%) Groovy
13 2 (0.26%) Ada
13 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (2.48%) Degree
2 8 (1.04%) SC Cleared
2 8 (1.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.65%) QA
2 9 (1.17%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.78%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.13%) WCAG
4 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (0.78%) Varnish
2 3 (0.39%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.39%) vCloud
2 3 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.39%) Puppet
1 3 (0.39%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 30 (3.91%) Microsoft
2 24 (3.13%) Adobe
3 19 (2.48%) Zend
4 12 (1.56%) Sencha
5 6 (0.78%) Twitter
6 5 (0.65%) Google
6 5 (0.65%) JD Edwards
6 5 (0.65%) SAP
7 4 (0.52%) Oracle
8 3 (0.39%) EMC
8 3 (0.39%) VMware
8 3 (0.39%) Yahoo!
9 2 (0.26%) IBM
9 2 (0.26%) Vertica
10 1 (0.13%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.13%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.13%) hybris
10 1 (0.13%) Sybase
10 1 (0.13%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.13%) Perforce
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