The first table below looks at the demand for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 15 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 4823 3427 3533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.58% 7.07% 5.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.10% 19.14% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3225 2121 2137
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 99 89
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.97 £15.00 £13.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £42.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +30.84%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20881 17909 21042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.13% 36.95% 34.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13542 11023 12441
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £561 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 632 713
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JavaScript within the UK.

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript within the UK.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

JavaScript
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +2 4478 £350 - 1237
London +6 2215 £375 - 424
South East -1 709 £325 - 220
City of London +2 461 £384 +0.98% 86
East of England +2 325 £350 +16.66% 125
North West +7 300 £325 +8.33% 124
South West +2 272 £313 +4.07% 77
West Midlands +3 254 £313 +4.16% 74
Yorkshire 0 216 £300 - 93
Scotland -1 194 £325 +2.52% 48
Hampshire +5 186 £320 -1.53% 42
Manchester +4 173 £325 +14.03% 70
West Yorkshire 0 163 £300 - 61
East Midlands +2 160 £300 - 70
Berkshire -9 157 £335 -3.17% 32
Leeds +3 149 £300 - 36
Cambridgeshire +17 112 £325 +13.04% 47
Surrey +5 108 £350 +11.11% 53
Buckinghamshire +13 98 £330 +10.92% 15
Hertfordshire -2 96 £375 -6.25% 38
Bristol +9 89 £313 +4.16% 22
Edinburgh +2 87 £325 +23.80% 15
Birmingham +9 86 £325 +8.33% 21
Glasgow +6 81 £350 +13.82% 23
Wiltshire +11 80 £310 +1.22% 4
Cheshire +6 77 £350 +7.69% 27
Reading +2 74 £325 -9.72% 9
Milton Keynes +15 63 £350 - 6
Essex +2 63 £335 +67.50% 16
Cambridge +17 60 £310 +3.33% 29

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JavaScript also 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 that cited JavaScript.

1 6748 (76.78%) HTML
2 5896 (67.08%) CSS
3 3743 (42.59%) jQuery
4 2992 (34.04%) HTML5
5 2788 (31.72%) .NET
6 2395 (27.25%) C#
7 2064 (23.48%) CSS3
8 2027 (23.06%) MVC
9 1985 (22.59%) Java
10 1878 (21.37%) ASP.NET
11 1874 (21.32%) XML
12 1845 (20.99%) SQL
13 1709 (19.44%) SQL Server
14 1697 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
15 1576 (17.93%) Ajax
16 1508 (17.16%) PHP
17 1499 (17.06%) TDD
18 1391 (15.83%) OO
19 1291 (14.69%) Web Services
20 1163 (13.23%) Scrum
21 1065 (12.12%) Web Development
22 1041 (11.84%) MySQL
23 902 (10.26%) JSON
24 884 (10.06%) Microsoft
25 861 (9.80%) Finance
26 853 (9.71%) AngularJS
27 833 (9.48%) Git (software)
28 819 (9.32%) E-Commerce
29 812 (9.24%) Linux
30 811 (9.23%) Backbone.js

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing JavaScript also 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 that cited JavaScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 665 (7.57%) CMS
2 565 (6.43%) Node.js
3 463 (5.27%) SharePoint
4 364 (4.14%) Apache
5 277 (3.15%) Drupal
6 256 (2.91%) Tomcat
7 234 (2.66%) IIS
8 198 (2.25%) WordPress
9 177 (2.01%) Umbraco
10 151 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
11 134 (1.52%) WebSphere
12 122 (1.39%) WebLogic
13 108 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
14 92 (1.05%) Adobe CQ
15 80 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
16 62 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
17 58 (0.66%) Apache Solr
18 52 (0.59%) Alfresco
19 44 (0.50%) MQSeries
20 41 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 424 (4.82%) Photoshop
2 331 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 175 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 145 (1.65%) MS Office
5 63 (0.72%) Fireworks
6 47 (0.53%) InfoPath
7 43 (0.49%) MS Visio
8 28 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
9 23 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
9 23 (0.26%) Acrobat
10 22 (0.25%) MS Project
11 14 (0.16%) InDesign
12 12 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
13 11 (0.13%) PaintShop Pro
14 8 (0.091%) Adobe After Effects
15 5 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
15 5 (0.057%) Mingle
16 4 (0.046%) PowerPivot
17 3 (0.034%) XMetaL
18 1 (0.011%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 128 (1.46%) Magento
2 124 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 54 (0.61%) Google Analytics
4 52 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
5 31 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
6 27 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
7 24 (0.27%) Tridion
8 15 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 12 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
10 10 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
11 9 (0.10%) SAP CRM
12 6 (0.068%) SiteCatalyst
12 6 (0.068%) Oracle CRM
12 6 (0.068%) RMDS
12 6 (0.068%) Summit
13 5 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
13 5 (0.057%) WebTrends
13 5 (0.057%) RiskWrite
14 4 (0.046%) SAP MII
14 4 (0.046%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 108 (1.23%) SaaS
2 88 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (0.39%) GitHub
5 27 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 20 (0.23%) Force.com
8 18 (0.20%) Heroku
9 17 (0.19%) Google App Engine
10 13 (0.15%) Office 365
11 10 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
12 8 (0.091%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.080%) Joyent
14 6 (0.068%) Trello
15 3 (0.034%) PaaS
16 2 (0.023%) IaaS
16 2 (0.023%) MailChimp
16 2 (0.023%) Google Compute Engine
17 1 (0.011%) Engine Yard
17 1 (0.011%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 293 (3.33%) Internet
2 260 (2.96%) HTTP
3 150 (1.71%) Intranet
4 86 (0.98%) SSL
5 81 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 65 (0.74%) LDAP
7 56 (0.64%) DNS
8 44 (0.50%) HTTPS
9 34 (0.39%) SAN
10 33 (0.38%) FTP
11 28 (0.32%) Firewall
12 25 (0.28%) VPN
13 24 (0.27%) Wireshark
14 17 (0.19%) Kerberos
15 14 (0.16%) Extranet
16 12 (0.14%) NAS
17 11 (0.13%) SNMP
18 10 (0.11%) X.509
18 10 (0.11%) SSH
19 9 (0.10%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1709 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 1041 (11.84%) MySQL
3 455 (5.18%) Relational Database
4 443 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 286 (3.25%) MongoDB
6 223 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 195 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 194 (2.21%) NoSQL
9 173 (1.97%) RDBMS
10 171 (1.95%) Oracle Database
11 154 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 139 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 95 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
14 76 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
15 74 (0.84%) Big Data
16 71 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
17 70 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
18 68 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
19 59 (0.67%) DB2
20 42 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 833 (9.48%) Git (software)
2 746 (8.49%) Subversion
3 560 (6.37%) Visual Studio
4 326 (3.71%) Maven
5 300 (3.41%) Jenkins
6 250 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 231 (2.63%) JUnit
8 226 (2.57%) Selenium
9 223 (2.54%) Eclipse
10 208 (2.37%) Cucumber
11 194 (2.21%) Jasmine
12 173 (1.97%) Ant
13 158 (1.80%) TeamCity
14 155 (1.76%) JIRA
15 135 (1.54%) Grunt
15 135 (1.54%) NUnit
16 109 (1.24%) Hudson
17 98 (1.12%) Mercurial
17 98 (1.12%) PhoneGap
18 93 (1.06%) WebDriver
General
1 861 (9.80%) Finance
2 345 (3.93%) Banking
3 343 (3.90%) Retail
4 249 (2.83%) Marketing
5 190 (2.16%) Games
6 189 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 142 (1.62%) Publishing
8 121 (1.38%) Advertising
9 116 (1.32%) Investment Banking
10 89 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 74 (0.84%) Back Office
12 62 (0.71%) Front Office
13 55 (0.63%) Legal
14 38 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 38 (0.43%) Electronics
15 29 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
16 22 (0.25%) Automotive
17 21 (0.24%) Retail Banking
18 20 (0.23%) Multimedia
19 13 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 7317 (83.25%) Developer
2 1308 (14.88%) Front-End Developer
3 1220 (13.88%) .NET Developer
4 1168 (13.29%) Web Developer
5 775 (8.82%) Java Developer
6 651 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 619 (7.04%) C# Developer
8 603 (6.86%) PHP Developer
9 505 (5.75%) Senior Developer
10 459 (5.22%) ASP.NET Developer
11 440 (5.01%) C# .NET Developer
12 348 (3.96%) UI Developer
13 319 (3.63%) UI Programmer
14 291 (3.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 246 (2.80%) Designer
16 237 (2.70%) Analyst
17 225 (2.56%) Front-End Web Developer
18 201 (2.29%) Software Developer
19 178 (2.03%) Programmer
20 174 (1.98%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6748 (76.78%) HTML
2 5896 (67.08%) CSS
3 3743 (42.59%) jQuery
4 2992 (34.04%) HTML5
5 2788 (31.72%) .NET
6 2064 (23.48%) CSS3
7 1878 (21.37%) ASP.NET
8 1874 (21.32%) XML
9 1576 (17.93%) Ajax
10 1291 (14.69%) Web Services
11 902 (10.26%) JSON
12 853 (9.71%) AngularJS
13 811 (9.23%) Backbone.js
14 789 (8.98%) ASP.NET MVC
15 703 (8.00%) Spring
16 653 (7.43%) XHTML
17 616 (7.01%) .NET Framework
18 603 (6.86%) JSP
19 555 (6.31%) REST
20 524 (5.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 379 (4.31%) Mobile App
2 358 (4.07%) Open Source
3 318 (3.62%) Computer Science
4 201 (2.29%) W3C
5 158 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 146 (1.66%) Digital Media
7 85 (0.97%) Social Media
8 79 (0.90%) Web 2.0
9 77 (0.88%) Graphic Design
10 70 (0.80%) N-Tier
11 69 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 66 (0.75%) Visualisation
13 65 (0.74%) iPad
14 59 (0.67%) Client/Server
15 57 (0.65%) iPhone
16 53 (0.60%) NHS
17 51 (0.58%) RIA
18 45 (0.51%) GIS
19 43 (0.49%) Management Information System
20 40 (0.46%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 812 (9.24%) Linux
2 589 (6.70%) Windows
3 538 (6.12%) UNIX
4 358 (4.07%) Apple iOS
5 327 (3.72%) Android
6 142 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 113 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 86 (0.98%) Mac OS X
9 76 (0.86%) Solaris
10 64 (0.73%) Windows XP
11 43 (0.49%) Windows 2000
12 41 (0.47%) AIX
13 39 (0.44%) Windows 7
14 34 (0.39%) Windows Phone
14 34 (0.39%) Ubuntu
15 27 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 22 (0.25%) Windows 8
16 22 (0.25%) HPUX
17 17 (0.19%) CentOS
18 13 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2027 (23.06%) MVC
2 1697 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
3 1499 (17.06%) TDD
4 1391 (15.83%) OO
5 1163 (13.23%) Scrum
6 1065 (12.12%) Web Development
7 819 (9.32%) E-Commerce
8 744 (8.47%) Responsive Web Design
9 606 (6.89%) BDD
10 588 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
11 526 (5.98%) OOP
12 457 (5.20%) Unit Testing
13 391 (4.45%) Web Design
14 380 (4.32%) Software Engineering
15 327 (3.72%) Content Management
16 286 (3.25%) SOA
17 283 (3.22%) CRM
18 226 (2.57%) SEO
19 201 (2.29%) Workflow
20 199 (2.26%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2395 (27.25%) C#
2 1985 (22.59%) Java
3 1845 (20.99%) SQL
4 1508 (17.16%) PHP
5 454 (5.17%) Ruby
6 372 (4.23%) Python
7 350 (3.98%) T-SQL
8 261 (2.97%) VB.NET
9 250 (2.84%) PL/SQL
10 213 (2.42%) Perl
11 192 (2.18%) PHP5
12 183 (2.08%) VB
13 178 (2.03%) C++
14 151 (1.72%) C
15 146 (1.66%) Scala
16 113 (1.29%) VBA
17 109 (1.24%) XPath
18 102 (1.16%) Shell Script
18 102 (1.16%) ActionScript
19 100 (1.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 510 (5.80%) Degree
2 323 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 242 (2.75%) SC Cleared
4 110 (1.25%) ISTQB
5 67 (0.76%) ISEB
6 62 (0.71%) DV Cleared
7 53 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 27 (0.31%) Sun Certification
9 16 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (0.17%) OCPJP
11 12 (0.14%) MCSD
12 10 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
13 9 (0.10%) BC Cleared
14 8 (0.091%) MCAD
14 8 (0.091%) MCITP
15 6 (0.068%) Cisco Certification
16 5 (0.057%) Six Sigma Black Belt
17 4 (0.046%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 4 (0.046%) MCP
18 3 (0.034%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 292 (3.32%) QA
2 39 (0.44%) WCAG
3 28 (0.32%) ISO 9001
4 24 (0.27%) WAI
5 23 (0.26%) SLA
6 17 (0.19%) HL7
7 13 (0.15%) Section 508
8 9 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.080%) Data Quality
10 6 (0.068%) ISO 14001
11 5 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.023%) JTAG
12 2 (0.023%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.023%) ISO 9002
13 1 (0.011%) TickIT
13 1 (0.011%) Basel III
13 1 (0.011%) EMIR
13 1 (0.011%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 41 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 21 (0.24%) Varnish
3 18 (0.20%) Nmap
4 10 (0.11%) NFS
5 9 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.057%) VMware ESX
6 5 (0.057%) SRDF
6 5 (0.057%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.034%) Cygwin
7 3 (0.034%) XenApp
7 3 (0.034%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.034%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 2 (0.023%) vSphere
9 1 (0.011%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.011%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.011%) Docker
9 1 (0.011%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 88 (1.00%) Puppet
2 76 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
3 51 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (0.38%) Nagios
5 17 (0.19%) Nessus
6 16 (0.18%) Capistrano
6 16 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 12 (0.14%) SCOM
8 11 (0.13%) Control-M
8 11 (0.13%) Tivoli
9 10 (0.11%) Vagrant
10 9 (0.10%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 9 (0.10%) HP UCMDB
11 7 (0.080%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.080%) Ansible
12 6 (0.068%) Munin
13 5 (0.057%) Cacti
14 4 (0.046%) ITRS Geneos
15 3 (0.034%) OpenAM
16 2 (0.023%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 884 (10.06%) Microsoft
2 808 (9.19%) Oracle
3 370 (4.21%) Adobe
4 287 (3.27%) Zend
5 155 (1.76%) Google
6 149 (1.70%) HP
7 137 (1.56%) JBoss
7 137 (1.56%) Twitter
8 100 (1.14%) SAP
8 100 (1.14%) IBM
9 94 (1.07%) Sitecore
10 81 (0.92%) ServiceNow
11 72 (0.82%) Facebook
12 70 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
13 68 (0.77%) Sencha
14 65 (0.74%) ATG
15 50 (0.57%) EPiServer
16 48 (0.55%) Sybase
17 47 (0.53%) Apple
18 41 (0.47%) Red Hat
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