The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript Developer
Rank 265 327 366
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +39
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 400 265 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.73% 0.52% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.56% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 161 152
Average daily rate
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£400 £358 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 7
Average hourly rate £80.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £80.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+113.33% -3.84%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +64 382 £410 +12.02% 98
London +89 251 £450 +20.00% 62
South East -1 71 £365 -0.20% 11
City of London +12 35 £500 +25.00% 25
Berkshire +1 22 £250 -33.33% 2
Hampshire -5 22 £388 +3.60% 1
South West -26 14 £400 +30.08% 2
Manchester +5 13 £325 +6.55% 8
North West +2 13 £325 +3.17% 10
East of England -27 13 £338 -6.89% 2
Southampton +2 12 £395 -
West Midlands -5 12 £375 +50.00% 1
Brighton +3 11 £290 - 3
Devon -2 11 £410 -18.00%
East Sussex -6 11 £290 - 5
Scotland -16 10 £308 +17.14% 5
Reading +11 9 £250 -41.86% 1
Surrey +3 9 £285 -
Edinburgh -12 8 £308 +11.81% 1
Birmingham +4 7 £375 +50.00%
Kent +4 6 £400 +14.28%
Hertfordshire +1 5 £338 -15.62%
East Midlands +1 4 £338 +50.00% 5
Guildford - 4 £285 -
Newbury +1 3 £225 -5.26%
Hemel Hempstead 0 3 £338 -6.89%
Maidenhead -3 3 - -
Cambridgeshire -17 3 £356 +5.55% 1
Cambridge -17 3 £356 +9.61% 1
Wales -19 3 £313 +0.80% 2

JavaScript Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 762 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 602 (79.00%) HTML
3 546 (71.65%) CSS
4 441 (57.87%) HTML5
5 392 (51.44%) AngularJS
6 302 (39.63%) CSS3
7 283 (37.14%) Backbone.js
8 278 (36.48%) OO
9 243 (31.89%) jQuery
10 193 (25.33%) TDD
10 193 (25.33%) Node.js
11 179 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
12 144 (18.90%) Java
13 136 (17.85%) KnockoutJS
14 128 (16.80%) MVC
15 94 (12.34%) Scrum
16 91 (11.94%) Ajax
16 91 (11.94%) Git (software)
17 84 (11.02%) BDD
18 77 (10.10%) Web Development
19 74 (9.71%) Dojo
20 73 (9.58%) PHP
21 72 (9.45%) Finance
21 72 (9.45%) RESTful
22 71 (9.32%) JSON
23 69 (9.06%) Ember.js
24 65 (8.53%) .NET
25 62 (8.14%) Subversion
25 62 (8.14%) Responsive Web Design
26 60 (7.87%) Sass

JavaScript Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 193 (25.33%) Node.js
2 33 (4.33%) CMS
3 21 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (1.97%) Apache
5 9 (1.18%) Adobe CQ
6 6 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.79%) nginx
7 4 (0.52%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.52%) SilverStripe
8 3 (0.39%) WordPress
8 3 (0.39%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.26%) IIS
9 2 (0.26%) TeamSite
9 2 (0.26%) FileNet
9 2 (0.26%) Alfresco
9 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.26%) Liferay
9 2 (0.26%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.26%) Confluence
9 2 (0.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (2.10%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.26%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.13%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.66%) Summit
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.13%) osCommerce
3 1 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.79%) SaaS
3 5 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.52%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.26%) GitHub
7 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.41%) HTTP
1 26 (3.41%) Internet
2 6 (0.79%) DAB
3 1 (0.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (6.43%) MongoDB
2 28 (3.67%) MySQL
3 25 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
3 25 (3.28%) Redis
4 17 (2.23%) SQL Server
5 12 (1.57%) NoSQL
6 11 (1.44%) Big Data
7 6 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.66%) Relational Database
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%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.26%) RavenDB
11 1 (0.13%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 91 (11.94%) Git (software)
2 62 (8.14%) Subversion
3 50 (6.56%) Grunt
4 40 (5.25%) Jasmine
5 30 (3.94%) Jenkins
6 23 (3.02%) Cucumber
7 22 (2.89%) Mercurial
8 18 (2.36%) Eclipse
9 14 (1.84%) Visual Studio
9 14 (1.84%) Bower
10 12 (1.57%) WebDriver
11 11 (1.44%) PhoneGap
11 11 (1.44%) QUnit
12 8 (1.05%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 8 (1.05%) Mocha
12 8 (1.05%) Maven
12 8 (1.05%) JIRA
12 8 (1.05%) TeamCity
13 7 (0.92%) JSUnit
14 6 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 72 (9.45%) Finance
2 46 (6.04%) Banking
3 30 (3.94%) Investment Banking
4 28 (3.67%) Games
5 19 (2.49%) Publishing
6 16 (2.10%) Front Office
7 13 (1.71%) Retail
8 10 (1.31%) Marketing
9 7 (0.92%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.79%) Advertising
11 5 (0.66%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.26%) International Banking
13 1 (0.13%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.13%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 602 (79.00%) HTML
2 546 (71.65%) CSS
3 441 (57.87%) HTML5
4 392 (51.44%) AngularJS
5 302 (39.63%) CSS3
6 283 (37.14%) Backbone.js
7 243 (31.89%) jQuery
8 136 (17.85%) KnockoutJS
9 91 (11.94%) Ajax
10 74 (9.71%) Dojo
11 72 (9.45%) RESTful
12 71 (9.32%) JSON
13 69 (9.06%) Ember.js
14 65 (8.53%) .NET
15 60 (7.87%) Sass
16 54 (7.09%) Ext JS
17 50 (6.56%) Web Services
18 47 (6.17%) REST
19 44 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 42 (5.51%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.48%) Open Source
2 52 (6.82%) Mobile App
3 26 (3.41%) W3C
4 21 (2.76%) Visualisation
5 18 (2.36%) Wiki
6 17 (2.23%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.97%) Client/Server
8 14 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (1.84%) RIA
9 12 (1.57%) Social Media
10 9 (1.18%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.18%) Online Games
11 7 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.52%) Streaming Video
13 3 (0.39%) Equities
13 3 (0.39%) IPTV
13 3 (0.39%) GIS
13 3 (0.39%) Mobile Games
13 3 (0.39%) Spread Betting
13 3 (0.39%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 34 (4.46%) Apple iOS
2 22 (2.89%) Android
3 21 (2.76%) Linux
4 16 (2.10%) Windows
5 14 (1.84%) Mac OS X
6 10 (1.31%) UNIX
6 10 (1.31%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.52%) CentOS
8 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (36.48%) OO
2 193 (25.33%) TDD
3 179 (23.49%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (16.80%) MVC
5 94 (12.34%) Scrum
6 84 (11.02%) BDD
7 77 (10.10%) Web Development
8 62 (8.14%) Responsive Web Design
9 54 (7.09%) Unit Testing
10 45 (5.91%) Web Application Development
11 35 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (4.46%) E-Commerce
13 33 (4.33%) Kanban
14 30 (3.94%) Software Engineering
15 28 (3.67%) Automated Testing
15 28 (3.67%) OOP
16 21 (2.76%) CRM
17 20 (2.62%) User Stories
18 18 (2.36%) Web Design
18 18 (2.36%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 762 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 144 (18.90%) Java
3 73 (9.58%) PHP
4 57 (7.48%) C#
5 30 (3.94%) SQL
6 15 (1.97%) Python
6 15 (1.97%) C++
7 14 (1.84%) Ruby
8 12 (1.57%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.31%) Scala
10 8 (1.05%) C
11 7 (0.92%) ActionScript
12 6 (0.79%) ActionScript 3.0
13 4 (0.52%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.52%) XAML
14 3 (0.39%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.39%) Clojure
14 3 (0.39%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (0.26%) Groovy
15 2 (0.26%) Ada
Qualifications
1 18 (2.36%) Degree
2 6 (0.79%) SC Cleared
2 6 (0.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.13%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.89%) QA
2 8 (1.05%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.66%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.13%) Section 508
System Software
1 6 (0.79%) Varnish
2 3 (0.39%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.39%) vCloud
2 3 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.39%) Puppet
1 3 (0.39%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.13%) Kibana
2 1 (0.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 22 (2.89%) Microsoft
2 18 (2.36%) Adobe
3 12 (1.57%) Zend
4 11 (1.44%) Twitter
5 10 (1.31%) Sencha
6 9 (1.18%) Google
6 9 (1.18%) SAP
7 8 (1.05%) JD Edwards
8 7 (0.92%) Yahoo!
9 5 (0.66%) hybris
10 4 (0.52%) Facebook
11 3 (0.39%) Appcelerator
11 3 (0.39%) Oracle
11 3 (0.39%) VMware
11 3 (0.39%) EMC
12 2 (0.26%) IBM
12 2 (0.26%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.26%) Vertica
13 1 (0.13%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.13%) Splunk
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