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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript Developer
Rank 295 280 379
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +99
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 384 347 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.66% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.71% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 256 152
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £250 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £494 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.25 -

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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -14 357 £400 +14.28% 105
London +33 246 £425 +6.25% 52
South East -35 41 £350 +7.69% 13
City of London -15 32 £450 +24.13% 18
West Midlands +1 19 £375 - 3
Scotland +2 14 £350 +21.73% 2
North West -2 14 £350 -10.25% 9
Surrey +2 13 £400 +24.03% 4
South West -71 12 £384 +53.50% 7
Birmingham - 12 £375 -
Brighton +2 10 - - 1
East Sussex -4 10 - - 1
Manchester +1 9 £350 -11.39% 5
Glasgow 0 9 £350 +21.73% 2
Yorkshire -2 8 £320 - 9
Berkshire -5 8 £350 +3.70% 1
East of England -15 8 £360 +18.03% 4
East Midlands +7 5 £480 +20.00% 5
West Yorkshire -12 5 £303 -5.46% 3
Devon -12 5 £380 -12.13% 1
Hertfordshire -24 5 £360 +8.67%
Reading 0 4 £350 - 1
Leeds -2 4 £303 -5.46% 2
Edinburgh -3 4 £269 -
Northampton - 4 £481 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £481 -
Wales - 4 - - 2
Cheshire +6 3 £331 +6.85% 3
Kent -4 3 £400 - 2
Oxfordshire -12 3 £300 -

JavaScript Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 788 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 620 (78.68%) HTML
3 550 (69.80%) CSS
4 469 (59.52%) HTML5
5 462 (58.63%) AngularJS
6 339 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
7 315 (39.97%) OO
8 306 (38.83%) CSS3
9 276 (35.03%) Backbone.js
10 245 (31.09%) jQuery
11 235 (29.82%) Node.js
12 216 (27.41%) TDD
13 167 (21.19%) KnockoutJS
14 155 (19.67%) Java
15 124 (15.74%) MVC
16 111 (14.09%) Git (software)
17 97 (12.31%) User Experience
18 95 (12.06%) Scrum
19 92 (11.68%) Ember.js
20 91 (11.55%) Grunt
21 89 (11.29%) PHP
22 88 (11.17%) Ajax
23 84 (10.66%) BDD
24 82 (10.41%) JSON
25 81 (10.28%) RESTful
26 74 (9.39%) Responsive Web Design
27 72 (9.14%) Web Development
28 70 (8.88%) Jasmine
28 70 (8.88%) Sass
29 69 (8.76%) .NET

JavaScript Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 235 (29.82%) Node.js
2 29 (3.68%) CMS
3 25 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (2.54%) Apache
5 9 (1.14%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.76%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (0.63%) nginx
8 4 (0.51%) SilverStripe
9 3 (0.38%) Drupal
10 2 (0.25%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.25%) WordPress
10 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.25%) TeamSite
10 2 (0.25%) FileNet
10 2 (0.25%) IIS
10 2 (0.25%) Liferay
10 2 (0.25%) Magnolia
11 1 (0.13%) Confluence
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.13%) Joomla!
Applications
1 19 (2.41%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (0.76%) Summit
2 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.25%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.76%) SaaS
3 4 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.51%) Amazon S3
3 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.25%) Basecamp
4 2 (0.25%) Heroku
5 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.30%) Internet
2 19 (2.41%) HTTP
3 5 (0.63%) DAB
4 4 (0.51%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (5.46%) MongoDB
2 40 (5.08%) MySQL
3 37 (4.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 25 (3.17%) Redis
5 24 (3.05%) SQL Server
6 17 (2.16%) NoSQL
7 14 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.51%) Neo4j
8 4 (0.51%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.38%) Big Data
9 3 (0.38%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.25%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.25%) QlikView
10 2 (0.25%) OLAP
10 2 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 111 (14.09%) Git (software)
2 91 (11.55%) Grunt
3 70 (8.88%) Jasmine
4 46 (5.84%) Subversion
5 41 (5.20%) Cucumber
6 33 (4.19%) Bower
7 30 (3.81%) WebDriver
8 27 (3.43%) Jenkins
9 20 (2.54%) QUnit
9 20 (2.54%) Karma Test Runner
10 18 (2.28%) Mocha
10 18 (2.28%) Eclipse
11 12 (1.52%) Selenium
12 10 (1.27%) Maven
12 10 (1.27%) JIRA
12 10 (1.27%) Hudson
13 9 (1.14%) Mercurial
14 7 (0.89%) Visual Studio
15 6 (0.76%) JSUnit
15 6 (0.76%) NUnit
General
1 68 (8.63%) Banking
2 67 (8.50%) Finance
3 43 (5.46%) Investment Banking
4 29 (3.68%) Front Office
5 26 (3.30%) Games
6 15 (1.90%) Publishing
7 14 (1.78%) Retail
8 7 (0.89%) Marketing
9 3 (0.38%) International Banking
10 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.25%) Advertising
11 1 (0.13%) Automotive
11 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.13%) Electronics
11 1 (0.13%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 620 (78.68%) HTML
2 550 (69.80%) CSS
3 469 (59.52%) HTML5
4 462 (58.63%) AngularJS
5 306 (38.83%) CSS3
6 276 (35.03%) Backbone.js
7 245 (31.09%) jQuery
8 167 (21.19%) KnockoutJS
9 92 (11.68%) Ember.js
10 88 (11.17%) Ajax
11 82 (10.41%) JSON
12 81 (10.28%) RESTful
13 70 (8.88%) Sass
14 69 (8.76%) .NET
15 62 (7.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 56 (7.11%) D3.js
17 52 (6.60%) REST
18 47 (5.96%) ASP.NET
19 43 (5.46%) Web Services
20 40 (5.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 97 (12.31%) User Experience
2 54 (6.85%) Open Source
3 48 (6.09%) Mobile App
4 38 (4.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 32 (4.06%) Visualisation
6 21 (2.66%) W3C
7 20 (2.54%) RIA
8 18 (2.28%) Computer Science
8 18 (2.28%) Wiki
9 15 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.65%) Digital Media
11 10 (1.27%) Animation
12 9 (1.14%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.14%) Algorithms
13 8 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (1.02%) Online Games
14 6 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
14 6 (0.76%) Data Structures
15 5 (0.63%) Fixed Income
16 4 (0.51%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 33 (4.19%) Linux
2 20 (2.54%) UNIX
3 19 (2.41%) Apple iOS
4 13 (1.65%) Windows
4 13 (1.65%) Mac OS X
5 7 (0.89%) Windows 8
5 7 (0.89%) Android
6 4 (0.51%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.38%) CentOS
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (43.02%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (39.97%) OO
3 216 (27.41%) TDD
4 124 (15.74%) MVC
5 95 (12.06%) Scrum
6 84 (10.66%) BDD
7 74 (9.39%) Responsive Web Design
8 72 (9.14%) Web Development
9 54 (6.85%) E-Commerce
10 48 (6.09%) Unit Testing
11 45 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (4.95%) Kanban
13 38 (4.82%) Web Application Development
13 38 (4.82%) Software Engineering
14 28 (3.55%) OOP
15 27 (3.43%) Automated Testing
16 24 (3.05%) Web Design
17 21 (2.66%) Pair Programming
18 19 (2.41%) CRM
19 18 (2.28%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 788 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 155 (19.67%) Java
3 89 (11.29%) PHP
4 66 (8.38%) C#
5 43 (5.46%) SQL
6 20 (2.54%) Ruby
7 17 (2.16%) T-SQL
7 17 (2.16%) C++
8 16 (2.03%) Python
9 14 (1.78%) Scala
10 7 (0.89%) ActionScript
11 6 (0.76%) ActionScript 3.0
11 6 (0.76%) Clojure
12 5 (0.63%) XAML
13 4 (0.51%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.38%) C
14 3 (0.38%) Perl
14 3 (0.38%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.38%) Groovy
15 2 (0.25%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 26 (3.30%) Degree
2 9 (1.14%) SC Cleared
2 9 (1.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.06%) QA
2 9 (1.14%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.76%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.13%) WCAG
4 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (0.63%) Varnish
2 3 (0.38%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.38%) vCloud
2 3 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.38%) Puppet
1 3 (0.38%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 31 (3.93%) Microsoft
2 26 (3.30%) Zend
3 23 (2.92%) Adobe
4 12 (1.52%) Google
5 11 (1.40%) Sencha
6 6 (0.76%) Twitter
6 6 (0.76%) Oracle
7 3 (0.38%) VMware
7 3 (0.38%) EMC
8 2 (0.25%) Yahoo!
8 2 (0.25%) Vertica
8 2 (0.25%) IBM
9 1 (0.13%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.13%) SendGrid
9 1 (0.13%) Splunk
9 1 (0.13%) Sybase
9 1 (0.13%) Perforce
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