The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had JavaScript Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript Developer
Rank 117 114 137
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +23
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 1108 1147 899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.04% 1.96% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 2.07% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 894 633
Median daily rate £415 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £46.25 £42.00 £80.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% -47.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.00 £80.00
% change year-on-year
-5.95% -47.50%

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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

JavaScript Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured JavaScript Developer in the job title.

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 1068 £420 +8.38% 374
London -9 603 £450 +5.88% 183
Yorkshire +41 128 £378 +11.85% 31
South East -62 124 £400 +6.66% 40
West Yorkshire +36 102 £375 +15.38% 19
Leeds +38 83 £378 +7.85% 14
City of London +56 79 £463 +12.12% 34
North West -19 53 £388 +10.71% 42
West Midlands -2 48 £350 +29.62% 20
Manchester -12 34 £388 +10.71% 31
East Midlands +12 29 £325 -13.33% 11
South West -10 29 £375 - 15
Oxfordshire -29 29 £400 - 10
East of England -11 26 £350 -3.44% 27
Scotland -1 25 £375 -3.22% 9
North East -4 24 £380 +8.57% 5
Oxford -23 23 £400 -0.62% 6
Tyne and Wear -7 22 £380 +16.92% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 22 £380 +16.92% 4
Surrey -35 22 £425 +6.25% 5
North Yorkshire +8 17 £385 +4.05% 8
Birmingham -4 16 £288 +17.34% 9
West Sussex +4 15 £340 -4.22%
Cheshire -8 15 £375 +10.29% 4
Berkshire -11 15 £375 +7.14% 6
York +11 14 £385 +4.05% 4
Middlesex +9 14 £438 +16.66% 1
Gatwick +4 12 £340 -4.22%
Edinburgh -5 12 £350 -9.67% 1
Leicestershire - 12 £275 - 1

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, JavaScript Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 2168 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1573 (72.56%) HTML
3 1524 (70.30%) CSS
4 1042 (48.06%) HTML5
5 1038 (47.88%) AngularJS
6 1036 (47.79%) Agile Software Development
7 803 (37.04%) CSS3
8 764 (35.24%) Node.js
9 686 (31.64%) Front End Development
10 607 (28.00%) React
11 588 (27.12%) TDD
12 492 (22.69%) jQuery
13 460 (21.22%) Web Development
14 394 (18.17%) Java
15 376 (17.34%) MVC
16 373 (17.20%) Sass
17 360 (16.61%) OO
18 335 (15.45%) .NET
19 334 (15.41%) Scrum
20 320 (14.76%) Git (software)
21 313 (14.44%) Finance
22 304 (14.02%) C#
22 304 (14.02%) User Experience
23 250 (11.53%) BDD
24 218 (10.06%) PHP
25 210 (9.69%) Web Services
25 210 (9.69%) Backbone.js
26 209 (9.64%) REST
27 208 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
28 206 (9.50%) Grunt

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 79 (3.64%) CMS
2 46 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
3 41 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 38 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 32 (1.48%) Apache
6 28 (1.29%) WordPress
7 23 (1.06%) Confluence
8 19 (0.88%) Drupal
9 18 (0.83%) nginx
10 17 (0.78%) JBoss
10 17 (0.78%) SharePoint
11 13 (0.60%) Apache Solr
12 12 (0.55%) IIS
12 12 (0.55%) Jetty
13 10 (0.46%) NServiceBus
14 9 (0.42%) GlassFish
14 9 (0.42%) uWSGI
14 9 (0.42%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 63 (2.91%) Photoshop
2 25 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (0.74%) MS Excel
4 15 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (0.46%) InDesign
6 6 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (0.14%) MS Office
7 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.092%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.046%) GIMP
9 1 (0.046%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.046%) MS Project
9 1 (0.046%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (1.34%) Magento
2 6 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.18%) SDL Web 8
5 2 (0.092%) KANA IQ
5 2 (0.092%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.046%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.046%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.046%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 101 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (2.72%) GitHub
3 32 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (0.88%) SaaS
5 15 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.46%) Heroku
7 7 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
8 6 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
8 6 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (0.23%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.18%) Google Play
10 4 (0.18%) Office 365
11 3 (0.14%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.14%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.092%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.092%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.092%) IaaS
12 2 (0.092%) PaaS
12 2 (0.092%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 43 (1.98%) HTTP
2 39 (1.80%) Internet
3 23 (1.06%) Network Security
4 6 (0.28%) HTTPS
4 6 (0.28%) Intranet
4 6 (0.28%) LDAP
4 6 (0.28%) SSL
5 5 (0.23%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.18%) DNS
7 3 (0.14%) AMQP
8 2 (0.092%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (0.046%) Extranet
9 1 (0.046%) Firewall
9 1 (0.046%) Skype
9 1 (0.046%) SNA
9 1 (0.046%) VPN
9 1 (0.046%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (7.15%) SQL Server
2 140 (6.46%) MongoDB
3 111 (5.12%) MySQL
4 101 (4.66%) NoSQL
5 48 (2.21%) Relational Database
6 43 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (1.15%) RDBMS
8 21 (0.97%) Big Data
8 21 (0.97%) Redis
9 17 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 12 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (0.51%) GIS
11 11 (0.51%) Hadoop
11 11 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (0.46%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.37%) CouchDB
14 7 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (0.32%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 320 (14.76%) Git (software)
2 206 (9.50%) Grunt
3 184 (8.49%) gulp
4 165 (7.61%) Jasmine
5 86 (3.97%) Subversion
6 84 (3.87%) Karma Test Runner
7 81 (3.74%) Mocha
8 75 (3.46%) Selenium
9 73 (3.37%) Cucumber
10 70 (3.23%) Jenkins
11 55 (2.54%) JIRA
12 54 (2.49%) Maven
13 53 (2.44%) webpack
14 49 (2.26%) Protractor
14 49 (2.26%) TeamCity
15 43 (1.98%) Visual Studio
16 39 (1.80%) QUnit
17 38 (1.75%) Bower
18 36 (1.66%) Babel
19 34 (1.57%) WebDriver
General
1 313 (14.44%) Finance
2 187 (8.63%) Banking
3 61 (2.81%) Publishing
4 58 (2.68%) Games
5 57 (2.63%) Investment Banking
6 45 (2.08%) Marketing
7 40 (1.85%) Retail
8 27 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 21 (0.97%) Front Office
10 18 (0.83%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.65%) Advertising
11 14 (0.65%) Legal
12 11 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.46%) Automotive
13 10 (0.46%) Electronics
14 7 (0.32%) Law
14 7 (0.32%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.28%) Local Government
16 4 (0.18%) Back Office
17 3 (0.14%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1573 (72.56%) HTML
2 1524 (70.30%) CSS
3 1042 (48.06%) HTML5
4 1038 (47.88%) AngularJS
5 803 (37.04%) CSS3
6 764 (35.24%) Node.js
7 607 (28.00%) React
8 492 (22.69%) jQuery
9 373 (17.20%) Sass
10 335 (15.45%) .NET
11 210 (9.69%) Backbone.js
11 210 (9.69%) Web Services
12 209 (9.64%) REST
13 195 (8.99%) JSON
14 186 (8.58%) ASP.NET
15 172 (7.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 170 (7.84%) LESS
17 138 (6.37%) RESTful
18 129 (5.95%) Express
19 125 (5.77%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 304 (14.02%) User Experience
2 104 (4.80%) Mobile App
3 60 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 40 (1.85%) Visualisation
6 39 (1.80%) Fintech
7 30 (1.38%) Digital Media
8 18 (0.83%) Fixed Income
9 17 (0.78%) W3C
10 16 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (0.74%) iPad
11 14 (0.65%) Algorithms
11 14 (0.65%) Derivative
12 12 (0.55%) Hedge funds
13 11 (0.51%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.46%) e-Learning
15 9 (0.42%) Equities
15 9 (0.42%) NHS
15 9 (0.42%) STB
Operating Systems
1 105 (4.84%) Linux
2 53 (2.44%) Windows
3 45 (2.08%) Android
4 44 (2.03%) Apple iOS
5 42 (1.94%) Unix
6 17 (0.78%) Windows Phone
7 12 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.42%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.14%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.092%) CentOS
12 2 (0.092%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.046%) Debian
13 1 (0.046%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.046%) VMS
13 1 (0.046%) webOS
13 1 (0.046%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1036 (47.79%) Agile Software Development
2 686 (31.64%) Front End Development
3 588 (27.12%) TDD
4 460 (21.22%) Web Development
5 376 (17.34%) MVC
6 360 (16.61%) OO
7 334 (15.41%) Scrum
8 250 (11.53%) BDD
9 208 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
10 200 (9.23%) E-Commerce
11 185 (8.53%) Responsive Web Design
12 157 (7.24%) Software Engineering
13 116 (5.35%) Unit Testing
14 102 (4.70%) Open Source
15 96 (4.43%) Pair Programming
16 83 (3.83%) Web Design
17 76 (3.51%) Kanban
18 73 (3.37%) OOP
19 70 (3.23%) SDLC
20 62 (2.86%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 2168 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 394 (18.17%) Java
3 304 (14.02%) C#
4 218 (10.06%) PHP
5 202 (9.32%) ES6
6 173 (7.98%) SQL
7 105 (4.84%) Python
8 76 (3.51%) Ruby
9 51 (2.35%) TypeScript
10 39 (1.80%) ECMAScript
11 38 (1.75%) C++
12 36 (1.66%) Perl
13 31 (1.43%) T-SQL
14 24 (1.11%) C
15 22 (1.01%) Scala
16 19 (0.88%) VB.NET
17 10 (0.46%) CoffeeScript
18 9 (0.42%) Objective-C
19 8 (0.37%) PowerShell
19 8 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 70 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 58 (2.68%) Degree
3 50 (2.31%) SC Cleared
4 16 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (0.42%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.14%) MCP
8 2 (0.092%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.092%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.046%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.046%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.046%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.046%) MCAD
9 1 (0.046%) MCPD
9 1 (0.046%) MCSD
9 1 (0.046%) MCSE
9 1 (0.046%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (1.61%) QA
2 12 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (0.46%) WCAG
4 9 (0.42%) WAI
5 5 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.092%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.092%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.046%) HL7
System Software
1 41 (1.89%) Docker
2 7 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.092%) GeoWebCache
Systems Management
1 21 (0.97%) Kibana
2 6 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.14%) Grafana
3 3 (0.14%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.14%) logstash
3 3 (0.14%) Rancher
3 3 (0.14%) StatsD
4 1 (0.046%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.046%) Mesos
4 1 (0.046%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.046%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.046%) yum
4 1 (0.046%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 77 (3.55%) Microsoft
2 72 (3.32%) Adobe
3 59 (2.72%) Oracle
4 22 (1.01%) IBM
5 21 (0.97%) Google
6 16 (0.74%) Zend
7 14 (0.65%) ServiceNow
8 12 (0.55%) Atlassian
9 11 (0.51%) EPiServer
9 11 (0.51%) ESRI
10 9 (0.42%) New Relic
10 9 (0.42%) Sencha
10 9 (0.42%) Sitecore
11 8 (0.37%) SAP
12 7 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.32%) Xamarin
13 6 (0.28%) Apple
13 6 (0.28%) Cloudera
13 6 (0.28%) Informatica
14 5 (0.23%) Sybase
London
Haysfm
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day dependant on experience within Javascript
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
South East London
Energon People
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Energon People
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £270.00 - £271 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £310 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £310 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago