The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 9 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 5032 5303 4553
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 11.74% 10.31% 8.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.33% 26.83% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3568 3871 3105
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 56 46
Median hourly rate £41.50 £32.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.69% +13.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £11.00 £19.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £47.36 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +30.76% -10.95%  

JavaScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17764 19766 19062
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.43% 38.45% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12269 13760 12533
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 421 407
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing JavaScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in England

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in England

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in England over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in England

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in England

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in England over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JavaScript in England

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 2511 £450 +1.80% 953
South East +7 873 £375 +7.14% 388
South West +5 333 £400 +14.28% 159
North West +1 331 £371 -0.95% 248
Yorkshire +1 297 £388 +3.33% 209
East of England +12 224 £369 +1.37% 176
East Midlands 0 203 £340 +11.47% 152
West Midlands +4 182 £350 - 177
North East +1 65 £350 -9.09% 27
Midlands +10 4 £400 -20.00% 3
South Coast +2 1 - -
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 6210 (64.92%) HTML
2 5555 (58.07%) CSS
3 4309 (45.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3153 (32.96%) AngularJS
5 2809 (29.36%) HTML5
6 2577 (26.94%) Java
7 2309 (24.14%) .NET
8 2261 (23.64%) jQuery
9 2132 (22.29%) C#
10 2091 (21.86%) TDD
11 1962 (20.51%) Front End Development
12 1937 (20.25%) CSS3
13 1929 (20.17%) SQL
14 1778 (18.59%) Node.js
15 1767 (18.47%) MVC
16 1729 (18.07%) Git (software)
17 1545 (16.15%) React
18 1470 (15.37%) Scrum
19 1383 (14.46%) Web Development
20 1331 (13.91%) Web Services
21 1322 (13.82%) ASP.NET
22 1280 (13.38%) SQL Server
23 1207 (12.62%) Finance
24 1167 (12.20%) XML
25 1090 (11.39%) REST
26 1015 (10.61%) OO
27 1009 (10.55%) BDD
28 1004 (10.50%) User Experience
29 953 (9.96%) Sass
30 952 (9.95%) Linux

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 581 (6.07%) CMS
2 318 (3.32%) SharePoint
3 285 (2.98%) Apache
4 217 (2.27%) Confluence
5 210 (2.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 198 (2.07%) Tomcat
7 188 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
8 150 (1.57%) WebSphere
9 145 (1.52%) WordPress
10 140 (1.46%) IIS
11 138 (1.44%) WebLogic
12 125 (1.31%) Drupal
12 125 (1.31%) JBoss
13 108 (1.13%) Umbraco
14 103 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
15 86 (0.90%) EPiServer
15 86 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
16 76 (0.79%) Apache Solr
17 72 (0.75%) nginx
18 69 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 212 (2.22%) Photoshop
2 85 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 58 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
4 57 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
5 45 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 30 (0.31%) MS Visio
7 28 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
8 16 (0.17%) InVision
9 11 (0.11%) HipChat
9 11 (0.11%) InDesign
10 10 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 9 (0.094%) GIMP
11 9 (0.094%) InfoPath
11 9 (0.094%) Microsoft Project
12 7 (0.073%) UXPin
13 6 (0.063%) SPSS
14 5 (0.052%) Adobe After Effects
14 5 (0.052%) Fireworks
14 5 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
15 4 (0.042%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 285 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 83 (0.87%) Magento
3 47 (0.49%) Adobe Campaign
3 47 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 29 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
5 25 (0.26%) Unica
6 16 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
8 11 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
8 11 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 10 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
10 9 (0.094%) Payment Gateway
11 8 (0.084%) Eloqua
11 8 (0.084%) Maximo
12 6 (0.063%) SAP CRM
12 6 (0.063%) SDL Web 8
13 5 (0.052%) Pega PRPC
13 5 (0.052%) SAP Business One
13 5 (0.052%) SAP HCM
13 5 (0.052%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 602 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 451 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 313 (3.27%) GitHub
4 107 (1.12%) SaaS
5 81 (0.85%) Office 365
6 79 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
6 79 (0.83%) PaaS
7 71 (0.74%) Google Analytics
8 58 (0.61%) IaaS
9 51 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
10 45 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
11 42 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
12 41 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
13 36 (0.38%) Amazon S3
14 32 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
15 31 (0.32%) Heroku
15 31 (0.32%) Slack
16 27 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
17 18 (0.19%) Force.com
18 14 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 330 (3.45%) HTTP
2 175 (1.83%) Internet
3 98 (1.02%) TCP/IP
4 95 (0.99%) LDAP
5 73 (0.76%) SSL
6 65 (0.68%) DNS
7 49 (0.51%) Intranet
8 42 (0.44%) SSH
9 30 (0.31%) AMQP
10 29 (0.30%) SMTP
11 28 (0.29%) Firewall
12 19 (0.20%) Kerberos
12 19 (0.20%) Network Security
13 17 (0.18%) HTTPS
14 16 (0.17%) ICMP
15 15 (0.16%) SAN
16 13 (0.14%) Wireshark
17 12 (0.13%) VoIP
18 11 (0.11%) SNMP
19 10 (0.10%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1280 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 686 (7.17%) MySQL
3 485 (5.07%) MongoDB
4 477 (4.99%) Relational Database
5 473 (4.94%) NoSQL
6 294 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
7 227 (2.37%) Oracle Database
8 219 (2.29%) Big Data
9 164 (1.71%) Hadoop
10 154 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 135 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
12 134 (1.40%) RDBMS
13 131 (1.37%) Redis
14 105 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
15 96 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 94 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 73 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
18 71 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 56 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
20 52 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1729 (18.07%) Git (software)
2 772 (8.07%) Jenkins
3 561 (5.86%) JIRA
4 508 (5.31%) Selenium
5 420 (4.39%) Subversion
6 416 (4.35%) gulp
7 413 (4.32%) Grunt
8 405 (4.23%) Cucumber
9 391 (4.09%) Maven
10 376 (3.93%) Visual Studio
11 374 (3.91%) Jasmine
12 322 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
13 288 (3.01%) JUnit
14 240 (2.51%) webpack
15 225 (2.35%) TeamCity
16 205 (2.14%) Mocha
17 164 (1.71%) WebDriver
18 162 (1.69%) Gradle
19 152 (1.59%) Ant
20 134 (1.40%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 1207 (12.62%) Finance
2 671 (7.01%) Banking
3 352 (3.68%) Marketing
4 301 (3.15%) Retail
5 208 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 184 (1.92%) Front Office
7 163 (1.70%) Advertising
8 137 (1.43%) Telecoms
9 129 (1.35%) Games
10 127 (1.33%) Publishing
11 97 (1.01%) Manufacturing
12 73 (0.76%) Back Office
13 63 (0.66%) Electronics
14 47 (0.49%) Automotive
15 42 (0.44%) Law
15 42 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
16 41 (0.43%) Legal
17 29 (0.30%) Financial Institution
18 25 (0.26%) Retail Banking
19 14 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7800 (81.54%) Developer
2 1850 (19.34%) JavaScript Developer
3 1619 (16.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1087 (11.36%) .NET Developer
5 1061 (11.09%) Java Developer
6 766 (8.01%) C# Developer
7 725 (7.58%) Senior Developer
8 700 (7.32%) Angular Developer
9 684 (7.15%) HTML Developer
10 531 (5.55%) Web Developer
11 530 (5.54%) Full Stack Developer
12 511 (5.34%) C# .NET Developer
13 501 (5.24%) HTML CSS Developer
14 442 (4.62%) UI Developer
15 384 (4.01%) Node.js Developer
16 350 (3.66%) PHP Developer
17 319 (3.33%) Architect
18 303 (3.17%) ASP.NET Developer
19 242 (2.53%) Software Developer
20 241 (2.52%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6210 (64.92%) HTML
2 5555 (58.07%) CSS
3 3153 (32.96%) AngularJS
4 2809 (29.36%) HTML5
5 2309 (24.14%) .NET
6 2261 (23.64%) jQuery
7 1937 (20.25%) CSS3
8 1778 (18.59%) Node.js
9 1545 (16.15%) React
10 1331 (13.91%) Web Services
11 1322 (13.82%) ASP.NET
12 1167 (12.20%) XML
13 1090 (11.39%) REST
14 953 (9.96%) Sass
15 899 (9.40%) RESTful
16 839 (8.77%) JSON
17 826 (8.63%) Spring
18 765 (8.00%) Ajax
19 752 (7.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 656 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1004 (10.50%) User Experience
2 600 (6.27%) Greenfield Project
3 372 (3.89%) Mobile App
4 361 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 233 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 168 (1.76%) Fintech
7 134 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
8 133 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 95 (0.99%) W3C
10 81 (0.85%) Fixed Income
11 74 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
12 67 (0.70%) Derivative
13 62 (0.65%) iPad
14 59 (0.62%) Equities
15 58 (0.61%) NHS
16 56 (0.59%) Management Information System
17 55 (0.57%) Virtual Team
18 51 (0.53%) Animation
19 48 (0.50%) Data Structures
20 47 (0.49%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 952 (9.95%) Linux
2 520 (5.44%) Unix
3 459 (4.80%) Windows
4 257 (2.69%) Android
5 243 (2.54%) Apple iOS
6 109 (1.14%) Mac OS X
7 95 (0.99%) Ubuntu
8 83 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 77 (0.80%) Windows Server
10 57 (0.60%) CentOS
11 37 (0.39%) AIX
12 30 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (0.30%) Debian
13 29 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (0.22%) CoreOS
15 19 (0.20%) Solaris
16 18 (0.19%) Mac OS
17 14 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (0.094%) Windows 7
19 7 (0.073%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4309 (45.04%) Agile Software Development
2 2091 (21.86%) TDD
3 1962 (20.51%) Front End Development
4 1767 (18.47%) MVC
5 1470 (15.37%) Scrum
6 1383 (14.46%) Web Development
7 1015 (10.61%) OO
8 1009 (10.55%) BDD
9 928 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
10 776 (8.11%) E-Commerce
11 710 (7.42%) DevOps
12 619 (6.47%) Software Engineering
13 531 (5.55%) Microservices
14 510 (5.33%) Unit Testing
15 494 (5.16%) Responsive Web Design
16 449 (4.69%) Open Source
17 424 (4.43%) CRM
18 399 (4.17%) SOA
19 373 (3.90%) SDLC
20 358 (3.74%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2577 (26.94%) Java
2 2132 (22.29%) C#
3 1929 (20.17%) SQL
4 923 (9.65%) PHP
5 901 (9.42%) Python
6 517 (5.40%) Ruby
7 419 (4.38%) ES6
8 355 (3.71%) Scala
9 271 (2.83%) TypeScript
10 240 (2.51%) T-SQL
11 208 (2.17%) PL/SQL
12 165 (1.72%) Perl
13 162 (1.69%) C++
14 153 (1.60%) Bash Shell
15 150 (1.57%) PowerShell
16 149 (1.56%) Groovy
17 142 (1.48%) C
18 129 (1.35%) Shell Script
19 99 (1.03%) VB.NET
20 85 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 400 (4.18%) Degree
2 391 (4.09%) Security Cleared
3 245 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 64 (0.67%) DV Cleared
5 52 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 30 (0.31%) ISTQB
6 30 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (0.25%) ISEB
8 13 (0.14%) HNC
9 11 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
9 11 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 11 (0.11%) OCPJP
9 11 (0.11%) PMP
10 10 (0.10%) BC Cleared
10 10 (0.10%) PMI Certification
10 10 (0.10%) Sun Certification
11 9 (0.094%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 9 (0.094%) MCSE
12 7 (0.073%) Oracle Certification
13 6 (0.063%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 378 (3.95%) QA
2 43 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 29 (0.30%) WCAG
4 27 (0.28%) SDET
4 27 (0.28%) WAI
5 24 (0.25%) MiFID
6 23 (0.24%) SLA
7 18 (0.19%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.16%) HL7
9 9 (0.094%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.084%) FATCA
11 7 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 7 (0.073%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.042%) PMO
13 3 (0.031%) Cyber Essentials
13 3 (0.031%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 2 (0.021%) EMIR
14 2 (0.021%) FedRAMP
15 1 (0.010%) Actionable Recommendations
15 1 (0.010%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 470 (4.91%) Docker
2 61 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 34 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.19%) HDFS
5 14 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.11%) VirtualBox
7 10 (0.10%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.084%) KVM
9 7 (0.073%) Varnish
10 6 (0.063%) NFS
10 6 (0.063%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.063%) Shibboleth
11 5 (0.052%) SRDF
11 5 (0.052%) Xen
12 4 (0.042%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.042%) vCloud
12 4 (0.042%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.031%) vSphere
14 2 (0.021%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.021%) LXC
Systems Management
1 166 (1.74%) Ansible
2 157 (1.64%) Puppet
3 126 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
4 83 (0.87%) Kubernetes
5 45 (0.47%) Kibana
6 37 (0.39%) Terraform
7 25 (0.26%) SELinux
8 24 (0.25%) vRealize
9 23 (0.24%) Nagios
10 19 (0.20%) Mesos
11 18 (0.19%) Grafana
11 18 (0.19%) Salt
12 17 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
13 14 (0.15%) TeamSite
14 13 (0.14%) Packer
14 13 (0.14%) ZABBIX
15 12 (0.13%) logstash
15 12 (0.13%) vCenter Server
16 11 (0.11%) Piwik
17 9 (0.094%) Marathon
Vendors
1 828 (8.66%) Microsoft
2 753 (7.87%) Oracle
3 375 (3.92%) Adobe
4 225 (2.35%) Google
4 225 (2.35%) ServiceNow
5 144 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
6 142 (1.48%) Sitecore
7 130 (1.36%) SAP
8 128 (1.34%) IBM
9 77 (0.80%) Atlassian
10 66 (0.69%) Red Hat
11 64 (0.67%) Zend
12 60 (0.63%) VMware
13 59 (0.62%) hybris
14 56 (0.59%) Xamarin
15 53 (0.55%) Splunk
16 52 (0.54%) Twitter
17 43 (0.45%) Sybase
18 42 (0.44%) ATG
19 39 (0.41%) Apigee
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + DOE
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £380 per day 4 Month Initial Duration
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
onezeero.
Rate: £275 - £400 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer People
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leicestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Stratospherec
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day plus excellent company benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £480.00 - £510.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Lafosse Contractors
Rate: £325 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £575 - £750 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rate
Posted: 19 hours ago