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 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 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 13 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 4798 4039 3849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.91% 7.92% 6.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.00% 20.77% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3219 2630 2426
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £302 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.79% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 58 95
Average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £43.25 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +16.66%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19995 19448 20620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.14% 38.15% 35.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12817 12034 12307
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 572 790
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.83 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.53 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 July 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 July 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 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 +5 4401 £375 +7.14% 2257
London +9 2441 £400 +6.66% 820
South East 0 706 £343 -0.72% 442
City of London +4 516 £425 +13.33% 267
Scotland +7 247 £355 +18.33% 106
East of England +1 246 £350 +7.69% 155
South West +3 245 £325 +12.06% 170
North West -2 230 £325 +8.33% 228
Hampshire +3 227 £350 +3.70% 83
West Midlands +1 199 £320 +16.36% 122
Berkshire -6 158 £375 - 93
Yorkshire -5 156 £300 +9.09% 168
Manchester -6 131 £325 +8.33% 133
East Midlands +5 109 £275 - 107
Glasgow +9 105 £325 +8.33% 63
Edinburgh +5 101 £375 +36.36% 26
West Yorkshire -9 101 £300 +9.09% 99
Surrey -2 91 £350 +8.52% 94
Leeds -6 82 £300 +11.11% 55
Birmingham +2 72 £325 +18.18% 37
Buckinghamshire -1 71 £325 -4.41% 41
Reading -6 66 £330 -14.83% 34
Bristol +2 65 £350 +40.00% 51
Hertfordshire +11 62 £375 +2.04% 32
Gosport -3 61 £365 -7.00% 4
Wales +12 59 £300 +9.09% 35
Cambridgeshire -5 56 £360 +2.85% 61
South Wales +11 55 £300 +9.09% 28
Cheshire 0 55 £325 -3.70% 41
Wiltshire -2 53 £325 +4.00% 21

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 7357 (76.53%) HTML
2 6361 (66.17%) CSS
3 3817 (39.71%) jQuery
4 3296 (34.29%) HTML5
5 3015 (31.36%) .NET
6 2627 (27.33%) C#
7 2249 (23.40%) Java
8 2207 (22.96%) CSS3
9 2152 (22.39%) MVC
10 2135 (22.21%) ASP.NET
11 1936 (20.14%) SQL
12 1840 (19.14%) XML
13 1783 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
14 1759 (18.30%) SQL Server
15 1753 (18.24%) TDD
16 1594 (16.58%) PHP
17 1589 (16.53%) OO
18 1475 (15.34%) Ajax
19 1457 (15.16%) Web Services
20 1275 (13.26%) AngularJS
21 1211 (12.60%) Web Development
22 1102 (11.46%) MySQL
23 1095 (11.39%) Scrum
24 1017 (10.58%) Git (software)
25 1009 (10.50%) Linux
26 957 (9.96%) Finance
27 943 (9.81%) Microsoft
28 930 (9.67%) Backbone.js
29 921 (9.58%) JSON
30 893 (9.29%) Oracle

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 767 (7.98%) CMS
2 669 (6.96%) Node.js
3 514 (5.35%) SharePoint
4 396 (4.12%) Apache
5 291 (3.03%) IIS
6 257 (2.67%) Drupal
7 235 (2.44%) Tomcat
8 214 (2.23%) WordPress
9 212 (2.21%) Umbraco
10 186 (1.93%) WebSphere
11 183 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
12 147 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
13 128 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
14 121 (1.26%) WebLogic
15 96 (1.00%) Adobe CQ
16 60 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
17 51 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
18 50 (0.52%) Apache Solr
19 46 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
20 44 (0.46%) MQSeries
Applications
1 445 (4.63%) Photoshop
2 338 (3.52%) MS Excel
3 223 (2.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 124 (1.29%) MS Office
5 83 (0.86%) InfoPath
6 44 (0.46%) Fireworks
7 31 (0.32%) MS Visio
8 29 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
9 22 (0.23%) Acrobat
10 20 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
11 11 (0.11%) InDesign
12 7 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (0.062%) Adobe Captivate
14 5 (0.052%) GIMP
14 5 (0.052%) Doxygen
14 5 (0.052%) MS Project
15 4 (0.042%) PaintShop Pro
16 3 (0.031%) Adobe After Effects
17 1 (0.010%) Blender
17 1 (0.010%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 149 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 140 (1.46%) Magento
3 105 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
4 49 (0.51%) Google Analytics
5 36 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
6 29 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 27 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
8 19 (0.20%) SiteCatalyst
8 19 (0.20%) Tridion
9 13 (0.14%) SAP CRM
9 13 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
9 13 (0.14%) WebTrends
10 12 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
10 12 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
11 8 (0.083%) Summit
11 8 (0.083%) Oracle CRM
12 4 (0.042%) RiskWrite
13 3 (0.031%) SAP IS-U
13 3 (0.031%) osCommerce
13 3 (0.031%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 118 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 102 (1.06%) SaaS
3 100 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
4 63 (0.66%) GitHub
5 39 (0.41%) Office 365
5 39 (0.41%) Force.com
6 32 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 31 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (0.22%) Heroku
9 18 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 14 (0.15%) Rackspace Cloud
11 12 (0.12%) Google App Engine
12 11 (0.11%) PaaS
13 8 (0.083%) Amazon EMR
14 5 (0.052%) Trello
14 5 (0.052%) IaaS
15 4 (0.042%) Joyent
15 4 (0.042%) Basecamp
16 3 (0.031%) Google Apps
16 3 (0.031%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 346 (3.60%) HTTP
2 291 (3.03%) Internet
3 145 (1.51%) Intranet
4 121 (1.26%) TCP/IP
5 75 (0.78%) HTTPS
6 71 (0.74%) SSL
7 68 (0.71%) LDAP
8 58 (0.60%) DNS
9 41 (0.43%) SAN
10 38 (0.40%) Firewall
11 35 (0.36%) Wireshark
12 31 (0.32%) FTP
13 30 (0.31%) SSH
14 29 (0.30%) Extranet
15 26 (0.27%) VPN
16 12 (0.12%) Broadband
16 12 (0.12%) NAS
17 11 (0.11%) AMQP
17 11 (0.11%) Kerberos
18 8 (0.083%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1759 (18.30%) SQL Server
2 1102 (11.46%) MySQL
3 484 (5.03%) Relational Database
4 424 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 293 (3.05%) MongoDB
6 272 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 234 (2.43%) NoSQL
8 187 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
9 181 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 171 (1.78%) RDBMS
11 152 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 138 (1.44%) Oracle Database
13 118 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
14 110 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
15 105 (1.09%) Big Data
16 71 (0.74%) DB2
17 67 (0.70%) Redis
17 67 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
18 66 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
19 55 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1017 (10.58%) Git (software)
2 802 (8.34%) Subversion
3 588 (6.12%) Visual Studio
4 372 (3.87%) Maven
5 308 (3.20%) Jenkins
6 286 (2.98%) JUnit
7 281 (2.92%) Selenium
8 273 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 270 (2.81%) Jasmine
10 251 (2.61%) Cucumber
11 228 (2.37%) Eclipse
12 217 (2.26%) TeamCity
13 211 (2.19%) JIRA
14 202 (2.10%) Grunt
15 155 (1.61%) Ant
16 139 (1.45%) NUnit
17 135 (1.40%) QuickTest Pro
18 128 (1.33%) WebDriver
19 112 (1.17%) Hudson
20 109 (1.13%) Mercurial
General
1 957 (9.96%) Finance
2 459 (4.77%) Banking
3 330 (3.43%) Retail
4 277 (2.88%) Marketing
5 176 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 171 (1.78%) Games
6 171 (1.78%) Investment Banking
7 133 (1.38%) Publishing
8 124 (1.29%) Advertising
9 117 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 89 (0.93%) Front Office
11 80 (0.83%) Back Office
12 62 (0.64%) Legal
13 44 (0.46%) Electronics
14 39 (0.41%) Financial Institution
15 31 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
16 22 (0.23%) Automotive
17 19 (0.20%) French Language
18 16 (0.17%) Retail Banking
18 16 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7963 (82.84%) Developer
2 1491 (15.51%) Front-End Developer
3 1287 (13.39%) Web Developer
4 1208 (12.57%) .NET Developer
5 870 (9.05%) Java Developer
6 760 (7.91%) JavaScript Developer
7 664 (6.91%) C# Developer
8 599 (6.23%) PHP Developer
9 568 (5.91%) Senior Developer
10 476 (4.95%) C# .NET Developer
11 445 (4.63%) ASP.NET Developer
12 352 (3.66%) UI Developer
13 322 (3.35%) UI Programmer
14 312 (3.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 279 (2.90%) Designer
16 249 (2.59%) Front-End Web Developer
17 243 (2.53%) Analyst
18 234 (2.43%) SharePoint Developer
19 189 (1.97%) Software Developer
20 188 (1.96%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7357 (76.53%) HTML
2 6361 (66.17%) CSS
3 3817 (39.71%) jQuery
4 3296 (34.29%) HTML5
5 3015 (31.36%) .NET
6 2207 (22.96%) CSS3
7 2135 (22.21%) ASP.NET
8 1840 (19.14%) XML
9 1475 (15.34%) Ajax
10 1457 (15.16%) Web Services
11 1275 (13.26%) AngularJS
12 930 (9.67%) Backbone.js
13 921 (9.58%) JSON
14 801 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 767 (7.98%) JSP
16 725 (7.54%) Spring
17 647 (6.73%) .NET Framework
18 632 (6.57%) XHTML
19 618 (6.43%) REST
20 596 (6.20%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 413 (4.30%) Open Source
2 372 (3.87%) Mobile App
3 341 (3.55%) Computer Science
4 208 (2.16%) W3C
5 182 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 133 (1.38%) Visualisation
7 117 (1.22%) Digital Media
8 89 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 75 (0.78%) Social Media
10 73 (0.76%) Graphic Design
11 71 (0.74%) iPad
12 66 (0.69%) N-Tier
13 61 (0.63%) Web 2.0
14 57 (0.59%) GIS
15 55 (0.57%) Client/Server
15 55 (0.57%) iPhone
16 54 (0.56%) RIA
17 51 (0.53%) Wiki
18 45 (0.47%) DTV
19 44 (0.46%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1009 (10.50%) Linux
2 696 (7.24%) UNIX
3 646 (6.72%) Windows
4 348 (3.62%) Apple iOS
5 306 (3.18%) Android
6 143 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 139 (1.45%) Mac OS X
8 106 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 78 (0.81%) Windows XP
10 73 (0.76%) Solaris
11 50 (0.52%) Windows 2000
12 48 (0.50%) CentOS
13 40 (0.42%) AIX
14 39 (0.41%) Windows 7
15 34 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 33 (0.34%) Ubuntu
17 23 (0.24%) Windows Phone
18 21 (0.22%) Mac OS
19 19 (0.20%) Windows 8
19 19 (0.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2152 (22.39%) MVC
2 1783 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1753 (18.24%) TDD
4 1589 (16.53%) OO
5 1211 (12.60%) Web Development
6 1095 (11.39%) Scrum
7 890 (9.26%) E-Commerce
8 857 (8.92%) Responsive Web Design
9 725 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
10 722 (7.51%) BDD
11 558 (5.80%) Unit Testing
12 533 (5.54%) OOP
13 478 (4.97%) Web Design
14 410 (4.27%) Software Engineering
15 386 (4.02%) CRM
16 356 (3.70%) Content Management
17 282 (2.93%) Workflow
18 275 (2.86%) SOA
19 241 (2.51%) Project Management
20 207 (2.15%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2627 (27.33%) C#
2 2249 (23.40%) Java
3 1936 (20.14%) SQL
4 1594 (16.58%) PHP
5 519 (5.40%) Ruby
6 487 (5.07%) Python
7 371 (3.86%) T-SQL
8 271 (2.82%) VB.NET
9 241 (2.51%) PL/SQL
10 238 (2.48%) Perl
11 223 (2.32%) C++
12 216 (2.25%) VB
13 205 (2.13%) PHP5
14 187 (1.95%) Scala
15 140 (1.46%) C
16 132 (1.37%) PowerShell
17 124 (1.29%) Objective-C
18 114 (1.19%) Shell Script
19 88 (0.92%) VBA
20 85 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 564 (5.87%) Degree
2 410 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 315 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 206 (2.14%) ISTQB
5 125 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 109 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 102 (1.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 82 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
9 58 (0.60%) ISEB
10 29 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
11 28 (0.29%) MCITP
12 23 (0.24%) Sun Certification
13 16 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (0.17%) MCSD
14 12 (0.12%) OCPJP
14 12 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
15 9 (0.094%) MCPD
15 9 (0.094%) MCSE
16 8 (0.083%) MCP
17 7 (0.073%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 345 (3.59%) QA
2 49 (0.51%) WCAG
3 40 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 29 (0.30%) SLA
5 22 (0.23%) WAI
6 13 (0.14%) HL7
6 13 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.10%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.083%) ISO 14001
10 7 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.042%) Section 508
12 3 (0.031%) SNOMED CT
13 2 (0.021%) JTAG
14 1 (0.010%) EMIR
14 1 (0.010%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.010%) TickIT
14 1 (0.010%) COBIT
System Software
1 56 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 22 (0.23%) Nmap
3 21 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (0.18%) Varnish
5 15 (0.16%) vCloud
6 6 (0.062%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.052%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.052%) NFS
7 5 (0.052%) Docker
8 4 (0.042%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.042%) Cygwin
9 2 (0.021%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.021%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.021%) SRDF
9 2 (0.021%) vSphere
9 2 (0.021%) UAG
10 1 (0.010%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.010%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.010%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 93 (0.97%) Puppet
2 89 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
3 58 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (0.40%) Nagios
5 31 (0.32%) Capistrano
6 25 (0.26%) Vagrant
7 22 (0.23%) Nessus
7 22 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 14 (0.15%) Control-M
8 14 (0.15%) Ansible
9 12 (0.12%) Kibana
10 11 (0.11%) Graylog2
10 11 (0.11%) ZABBIX
11 10 (0.10%) SCOM
12 8 (0.083%) Tivoli
12 8 (0.083%) ITRS Geneos
12 8 (0.083%) HP UCMDB
13 7 (0.073%) CA SiteMinder
13 7 (0.073%) Zenoss
14 4 (0.042%) Cacti
Vendors
1 943 (9.81%) Microsoft
2 893 (9.29%) Oracle
3 416 (4.33%) Adobe
4 276 (2.87%) Zend
5 255 (2.65%) HP
6 155 (1.61%) Google
7 143 (1.49%) Sitecore
8 141 (1.47%) JBoss
9 137 (1.43%) Twitter
10 122 (1.27%) IBM
11 120 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
12 100 (1.04%) SAP
13 85 (0.88%) ServiceNow
14 65 (0.68%) Sencha
15 56 (0.58%) EPiServer
16 54 (0.56%) Facebook
17 48 (0.50%) Sybase
18 44 (0.46%) hybris
19 41 (0.43%) Rackspace
20 36 (0.37%) Splunk
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West London
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South West London
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East Sussex
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