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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript Developer
Rank 268 285 392
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +107
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 417 346 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.67% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.72% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 253 122
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£413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £280 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -15.15%

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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -7 385 £413 +10.00% 115
London +36 260 £450 +12.50% 61
South East -7 62 £375 +15.38% 18
City of London -18 41 £463 +8.82% 27
Scotland +13 23 £350 +7.69% 2
South West -34 21 £375 +11.11% 10
Surrey +8 16 £350 +16.66% 2
Glasgow +8 13 £450 +50.00% 2
Berkshire -4 13 £375 +7.14% 1
Bristol -23 13 £369 -1.66% 3
North West -7 12 £350 -9.09% 4
Hampshire -12 11 £438 +9.43% 3
Yorkshire -6 10 £325 +15.04% 15
Edinburgh -5 9 £325 -
West Yorkshire -8 8 £325 +11.58% 4
Staines - 8 - -
East of England -21 7 £250 -33.33% 1
Leeds -1 6 £325 +59.50% 4
West Midlands -11 6 £375 +200.00%
Milton Keynes -15 6 £313 -3.84% 1
Buckinghamshire -16 6 £313 -3.84% 1
Southampton - 6 £451 - 1
Reading +16 5 £375 - 1
Manchester -13 5 £425 +8.97% 3
Guildford - 5 £350 -
Cheshire - 5 £350 - 1
Warrington - 5 £350 -
Wales - 5 - -
East Midlands +2 4 £434 +49.56% 4
Birmingham -1 4 £375 +200.00%

JavaScript Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 798 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 613 (76.82%) HTML
3 561 (70.30%) CSS
4 459 (57.52%) HTML5
5 456 (57.14%) AngularJS
6 327 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
7 325 (40.73%) CSS3
8 320 (40.10%) OO
9 262 (32.83%) Backbone.js
10 257 (32.21%) jQuery
11 250 (31.33%) Node.js
12 217 (27.19%) TDD
13 153 (19.17%) Java
14 147 (18.42%) MVC
15 145 (18.17%) KnockoutJS
16 130 (16.29%) Git (software)
17 116 (14.54%) Grunt
18 101 (12.66%) Responsive Web Design
19 100 (12.53%) Ajax
20 95 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 93 (11.65%) User Experience
21 93 (11.65%) PHP
22 90 (11.28%) JSON
23 89 (11.15%) Scrum
24 83 (10.40%) Sass
25 82 (10.28%) BDD
26 78 (9.77%) Ember.js
27 76 (9.52%) RESTful
28 75 (9.40%) Jasmine
29 65 (8.15%) C#

JavaScript Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 250 (31.33%) Node.js
2 35 (4.39%) CMS
3 29 (3.63%) Apache
4 11 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.25%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.00%) nginx
6 8 (1.00%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (0.63%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.50%) SilverStripe
9 2 (0.25%) Drupal
9 2 (0.25%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.25%) Confluence
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.13%) WordPress
10 1 (0.13%) Lightstreamer
10 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.13%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (2.76%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.25%) GIMP
4 1 (0.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.50%) Summit
2 3 (0.38%) Magento
3 2 (0.25%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.25%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.13%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.75%) SaaS
2 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.25%) Basecamp
4 2 (0.25%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.25%) Heroku
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.88%) Internet
2 19 (2.38%) HTTP
3 7 (0.88%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.25%) DAB
5 1 (0.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (5.89%) MongoDB
2 42 (5.26%) MySQL
3 27 (3.38%) SQL Server
4 17 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (2.13%) NoSQL
5 16 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.63%) Neo4j
7 5 (0.63%) Redis
7 5 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.25%) QlikView
8 2 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle9i Database
8 2 (0.25%) OLAP
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.25%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.13%) Voldemort
9 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 130 (16.29%) Git (software)
2 116 (14.54%) Grunt
3 75 (9.40%) Jasmine
4 52 (6.52%) Subversion
5 39 (4.89%) Bower
6 37 (4.64%) Cucumber
7 35 (4.39%) Jenkins
8 33 (4.14%) WebDriver
9 25 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
10 23 (2.88%) Mocha
11 20 (2.51%) QUnit
12 18 (2.26%) Selenium
13 16 (2.01%) Eclipse
14 13 (1.63%) JIRA
15 11 (1.38%) Hudson
15 11 (1.38%) JUnit
16 8 (1.00%) Maven
17 5 (0.63%) TestNG
17 5 (0.63%) Visual Studio
17 5 (0.63%) Xcode
General
1 58 (7.27%) Banking
2 56 (7.02%) Finance
3 31 (3.88%) Investment Banking
4 29 (3.63%) Games
5 24 (3.01%) Front Office
6 18 (2.26%) Publishing
7 11 (1.38%) Retail
8 6 (0.75%) Marketing
9 5 (0.63%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.38%) International Banking
11 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.25%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.13%) Advertising
12 1 (0.13%) Automotive
12 1 (0.13%) Legal
12 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 613 (76.82%) HTML
2 561 (70.30%) CSS
3 459 (57.52%) HTML5
4 456 (57.14%) AngularJS
5 325 (40.73%) CSS3
6 262 (32.83%) Backbone.js
7 257 (32.21%) jQuery
8 145 (18.17%) KnockoutJS
9 100 (12.53%) Ajax
10 95 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 90 (11.28%) JSON
12 83 (10.40%) Sass
13 78 (9.77%) Ember.js
14 76 (9.52%) RESTful
15 63 (7.89%) .NET
16 54 (6.77%) REST
17 53 (6.64%) D3.js
18 50 (6.27%) XML
19 46 (5.76%) Web Services
20 41 (5.14%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 93 (11.65%) User Experience
2 45 (5.64%) Mobile App
3 41 (5.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 39 (4.89%) Visualisation
5 33 (4.14%) Open Source
6 24 (3.01%) W3C
7 21 (2.63%) RIA
8 16 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (2.01%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (1.50%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.13%) Online Games
10 9 (1.13%) Animation
11 8 (1.00%) Fixed Income
12 6 (0.75%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
13 5 (0.63%) Streaming Video
14 4 (0.50%) Client/Server
15 3 (0.38%) Social Media
15 3 (0.38%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 45 (5.64%) Linux
2 20 (2.51%) UNIX
3 14 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 12 (1.50%) Mac OS X
5 8 (1.00%) Windows
6 5 (0.63%) Android
7 2 (0.25%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.13%) CentOS
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (40.10%) OO
3 217 (27.19%) TDD
4 147 (18.42%) MVC
5 101 (12.66%) Responsive Web Design
6 89 (11.15%) Scrum
7 82 (10.28%) BDD
8 59 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (7.14%) Web Development
10 49 (6.14%) Software Engineering
11 48 (6.02%) Unit Testing
11 48 (6.02%) E-Commerce
12 37 (4.64%) OOP
13 33 (4.14%) Kanban
14 25 (3.13%) Pair Programming
14 25 (3.13%) Web Design
15 16 (2.01%) CRM
16 15 (1.88%) Migration
16 15 (1.88%) Automated Testing
17 12 (1.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 798 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 153 (19.17%) Java
3 93 (11.65%) PHP
4 65 (8.15%) C#
5 56 (7.02%) SQL
6 35 (4.39%) Ruby
7 29 (3.63%) Python
8 17 (2.13%) T-SQL
9 14 (1.75%) C++
10 13 (1.63%) Scala
11 10 (1.25%) Perl
11 10 (1.25%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.88%) ActionScript
13 6 (0.75%) ActionScript 3.0
13 6 (0.75%) CoffeeScript
14 5 (0.63%) XAML
15 4 (0.50%) C
15 4 (0.50%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.50%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (2.63%) Degree
2 8 (1.00%) SC Cleared
2 8 (1.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.38%) QA
2 4 (0.50%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.50%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.13%) WCAG
3 1 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (0.88%) Varnish
2 2 (0.25%) Docker
2 2 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) vCloud
3 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.13%) Puppet
1 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
1 1 (0.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 27 (3.38%) Adobe
2 23 (2.88%) Zend
3 21 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 15 (1.88%) Google
5 11 (1.38%) Oracle
6 8 (1.00%) Sencha
6 8 (1.00%) Twitter
7 3 (0.38%) VMware
8 2 (0.25%) Perforce
8 2 (0.25%) Vertica
9 1 (0.13%) Splunk
9 1 (0.13%) Facebook
9 1 (0.13%) SendGrid
9 1 (0.13%) HP
9 1 (0.13%) EMC
9 1 (0.13%) CA
9 1 (0.13%) Apple
9 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.13%) Sybase
9 1 (0.13%) SAP
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