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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript Developer
Rank 267 300 380
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +80
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 369 286 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.59% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.63% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 198 122
Average daily rate
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£409 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.50 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £41.25

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
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +27 345 £413 +10.00% 142
London +41 211 £444 +10.93% 68
South East +15 74 £400 +28.00% 26
City of London +3 35 £475 +11.76% 23
South West -20 23 £388 +3.33% 14
Scotland +7 21 £375 +50.00% 1
Berkshire +12 18 £394 +28.04% 5
Hampshire -10 18 £423 +19.85% 1
Bristol -9 16 £356 -5.00% 6
Surrey +9 14 £375 +50.00% 3
Yorkshire -5 14 £343 +21.23% 15
North West +3 13 £350 -6.66% 8
Glasgow +3 10 £450 +80.00%
Edinburgh +3 9 £325 - 1
Reading +15 8 £388 +61.45% 3
Manchester -4 7 £375 - 3
West Yorkshire -7 7 £330 +16.81% 6
Southampton -9 7 £420 -
Buckinghamshire -20 7 £313 -3.84% 5
Milton Keynes -11 6 £313 -3.84% 2
East of England -11 5 £250 -36.50% 2
Leeds -15 5 £343 +31.10% 5
Staines - 5 - -
North Yorkshire +7 4 £363 +28.31% 7
Cheshire - 4 £356 - 4
Warrington - 4 £356 - 2
York +12 3 £375 +32.74% 4
East Sussex -15 3 £400 +37.93% 4
Brighton -18 3 £400 +37.93% 4
East Midlands +15 2 £404 +42.92% 6

JavaScript Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 757 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 580 (76.62%) HTML
3 535 (70.67%) CSS
4 453 (59.84%) HTML5
5 427 (56.41%) AngularJS
6 333 (43.99%) CSS3
7 326 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
8 307 (40.55%) OO
9 255 (33.69%) Node.js
10 249 (32.89%) Backbone.js
11 241 (31.84%) jQuery
12 216 (28.53%) TDD
13 149 (19.68%) Java
14 139 (18.36%) MVC
15 128 (16.91%) Git (software)
16 125 (16.51%) KnockoutJS
17 113 (14.93%) Grunt
18 107 (14.13%) Responsive Web Design
19 101 (13.34%) Scrum
20 93 (12.29%) User Experience
21 92 (12.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 90 (11.89%) Ajax
23 84 (11.10%) RESTful
24 83 (10.96%) BDD
25 81 (10.70%) Sass
26 80 (10.57%) Jasmine
27 74 (9.78%) PHP
28 72 (9.51%) Ember.js
29 69 (9.11%) JSON
30 67 (8.85%) Web Development

JavaScript Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 255 (33.69%) Node.js
2 30 (3.96%) CMS
3 29 (3.83%) Apache
4 12 (1.59%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.19%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.06%) Adobe CQ
7 7 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.79%) nginx
9 5 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.40%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.26%) FileNet
12 2 (0.26%) Drupal
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle Spatial
13 1 (0.13%) IIS
13 1 (0.13%) Confluence
13 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.13%) Lightstreamer
Applications
1 24 (3.17%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.53%) GIMP
4 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.40%) Magento
2 2 (0.26%) osCommerce
2 2 (0.26%) Summit
2 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.53%) SaaS
1 4 (0.53%) OpenShift
2 3 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.26%) Basecamp
3 2 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.26%) Heroku
4 1 (0.13%) ElastiCache
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.70%) Internet
2 22 (2.91%) HTTP
3 7 (0.92%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.13%) Network Security
4 1 (0.13%) DNS
4 1 (0.13%) DAB
4 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (5.02%) MongoDB
2 33 (4.36%) MySQL
3 24 (3.17%) SQL Server
4 15 (1.98%) NoSQL
5 12 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (1.06%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.66%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.26%) Redis
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (0.26%) QlikView
11 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.13%) Firebird
11 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.13%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 128 (16.91%) Git (software)
2 113 (14.93%) Grunt
3 80 (10.57%) Jasmine
4 58 (7.66%) Subversion
5 38 (5.02%) Jenkins
6 34 (4.49%) Bower
7 30 (3.96%) WebDriver
7 30 (3.96%) Cucumber
8 25 (3.30%) Karma Test Runner
9 24 (3.17%) Selenium
10 22 (2.91%) Mocha
11 19 (2.51%) Eclipse
12 15 (1.98%) JIRA
13 13 (1.72%) QUnit
14 10 (1.32%) Hudson
14 10 (1.32%) JUnit
15 5 (0.66%) Xcode
15 5 (0.66%) TestNG
16 4 (0.53%) Sinon.JS
16 4 (0.53%) Maven
General
1 61 (8.06%) Banking
2 59 (7.79%) Finance
3 36 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 32 (4.23%) Games
5 22 (2.91%) Front Office
6 20 (2.64%) Publishing
7 9 (1.19%) Retail
8 6 (0.79%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.79%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.66%) Marketing
10 4 (0.53%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.26%) Advertising
12 1 (0.13%) International Banking
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Legal
12 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 580 (76.62%) HTML
2 535 (70.67%) CSS
3 453 (59.84%) HTML5
4 427 (56.41%) AngularJS
5 333 (43.99%) CSS3
6 249 (32.89%) Backbone.js
7 241 (31.84%) jQuery
8 125 (16.51%) KnockoutJS
9 92 (12.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 90 (11.89%) Ajax
11 84 (11.10%) RESTful
12 81 (10.70%) Sass
13 72 (9.51%) Ember.js
14 69 (9.11%) JSON
15 55 (7.27%) .NET
16 51 (6.74%) D3.js
17 44 (5.81%) LESS
18 42 (5.55%) Web Services
18 42 (5.55%) REST
19 41 (5.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 93 (12.29%) User Experience
2 45 (5.94%) Mobile App
3 36 (4.76%) Visualisation
3 36 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 24 (3.17%) Open Source
5 19 (2.51%) W3C
5 19 (2.51%) RIA
6 13 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.32%) Digital Media
7 10 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.06%) Fixed Income
8 8 (1.06%) Online Games
8 8 (1.06%) Animation
9 6 (0.79%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (0.66%) Streaming Video
11 4 (0.53%) GIS
11 4 (0.53%) STB
12 3 (0.40%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.40%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 47 (6.21%) Linux
2 19 (2.51%) UNIX
3 16 (2.11%) Apple iOS
4 11 (1.45%) Mac OS X
5 7 (0.92%) Windows
5 7 (0.92%) Android
6 2 (0.26%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (40.55%) OO
3 216 (28.53%) TDD
4 139 (18.36%) MVC
5 107 (14.13%) Responsive Web Design
6 101 (13.34%) Scrum
7 83 (10.96%) BDD
8 67 (8.85%) Web Development
9 59 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
10 53 (7.00%) Software Engineering
11 48 (6.34%) Unit Testing
12 45 (5.94%) E-Commerce
13 38 (5.02%) OOP
14 35 (4.62%) Kanban
15 25 (3.30%) Pair Programming
16 24 (3.17%) Web Design
17 17 (2.25%) Workflow
18 15 (1.98%) Change Control
18 15 (1.98%) Automated Testing
19 13 (1.72%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 757 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 149 (19.68%) Java
3 74 (9.78%) PHP
4 54 (7.13%) C#
5 45 (5.94%) SQL
6 32 (4.23%) Ruby
7 26 (3.43%) Python
8 13 (1.72%) Scala
9 11 (1.45%) T-SQL
9 11 (1.45%) C++
9 11 (1.45%) Perl
10 10 (1.32%) Bash Shell
11 8 (1.06%) ActionScript 3.0
11 8 (1.06%) ActionScript
12 7 (0.92%) CoffeeScript
13 4 (0.53%) XAML
13 4 (0.53%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.53%) PL/SQL
14 3 (0.40%) ECMAScript
14 3 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (3.17%) Degree
2 7 (0.92%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.91%) QA
2 2 (0.26%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.13%) WCAG
3 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (0.66%) Varnish
2 2 (0.26%) Docker
3 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.13%) TIBCO Hawk
1 1 (0.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 23 (3.04%) Adobe
2 19 (2.51%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.11%) Zend
4 14 (1.85%) Google
5 12 (1.59%) Oracle
6 6 (0.79%) Sencha
6 6 (0.79%) Twitter
7 3 (0.40%) VMware
8 2 (0.26%) IBM
8 2 (0.26%) SAP
9 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.13%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.13%) Perforce
9 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.13%) Sybase
9 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.13%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.13%) HP
9 1 (0.13%) CA
9 1 (0.13%) Apple
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