The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £439 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 131 128
Rank change year-on-year +25 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 1062 1018 993
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.30% 1.89% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 2.00% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 802 750
Median daily rate £439 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £22.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured JavaScript Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript Developer in the UK

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript Developer in the UK

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript Developer in the UK

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript Developer in the UK

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JavaScript Developer in the UK

JavaScript Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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
England +24 991 £450 +11.80% 330
London +1 589 £500 +11.11% 167
South East +69 136 £425 +13.33% 48
City of London +4 88 £525 +31.25% 32
Yorkshire +2 79 £400 +6.66% 17
West Yorkshire +10 69 £400 +6.66% 9
Leeds +4 61 £400 +6.66% 8
North West +21 47 £388 +3.33% 22
East Midlands +13 46 £400 +23.07% 14
Scotland +72 42 £375 - 8
West Midlands +19 34 £325 +18.18% 14
Berkshire +43 32 £403 +7.33% 4
East of England -13 31 £400 +14.28% 34
Oxfordshire +5 29 £425 +13.33% 8
South West -15 28 £370 -1.33% 12
Manchester +11 27 £390 +11.42% 15
Edinburgh +34 26 £315 -16.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 26 £425 +33.33% 4
Hampshire +29 23 £388 +11.51% 13
Surrey +1 23 £356 -20.83% 12
Birmingham +16 22 £300 +20.00% 4
Leicestershire 0 22 £315 +20.00% 3
Northern Ireland - 21 £413 -
County Antrim - 20 £413 -
Oxford +5 19 £450 +20.00% 2
Belfast - 19 £413 -
Glasgow +12 15 £375 - 5
Hertfordshire +7 14 £375 -3.22% 7
Cambridgeshire -4 14 £419 +4.68% 20
Cheshire +24 12 £394 - 3

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, JavaScript Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 2034 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1414 (69.52%) HTML
3 1339 (65.83%) CSS
4 1061 (52.16%) AngularJS
5 960 (47.20%) Agile Software Development
6 867 (42.63%) HTML5
7 745 (36.63%) React
8 721 (35.45%) Node.js
9 688 (33.82%) CSS3
10 668 (32.84%) Front End Development
11 590 (29.01%) TDD
12 417 (20.50%) jQuery
13 410 (20.16%) Java
14 408 (20.06%) Sass
15 386 (18.98%) Git (software)
16 318 (15.63%) User Experience
17 312 (15.34%) Finance
18 308 (15.14%) Scrum
19 303 (14.90%) OO
20 299 (14.70%) Web Development
21 258 (12.68%) C#
22 250 (12.29%) ES6
23 244 (12.00%) .NET
24 235 (11.55%) Banking
25 234 (11.50%) MVC
26 220 (10.82%) BDD
27 214 (10.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 213 (10.47%) RESTful
29 202 (9.93%) Redux
30 193 (9.49%) SQL

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 70 (3.44%) CMS
2 39 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 25 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (0.98%) Apache Spark
5 19 (0.93%) EPiServer
6 17 (0.84%) Confluence
6 17 (0.84%) GeoServer
7 16 (0.79%) Apache
8 14 (0.69%) Drupal
9 12 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (0.54%) SharePoint
10 11 (0.54%) WordPress
11 9 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (0.44%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.39%) JBoss
12 8 (0.39%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.39%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.34%) ArcGIS
14 6 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.29%) WildFly
Applications
1 67 (3.29%) Photoshop
2 19 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 11 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
4 10 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.098%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.098%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.049%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 11 (0.54%) Magento
2 4 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.20%) Eloqua
2 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.049%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.049%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.049%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.049%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.049%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 103 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (1.92%) GitHub
3 38 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (1.23%) SaaS
5 13 (0.64%) PaaS
6 7 (0.34%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (0.34%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.25%) IaaS
9 4 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.20%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.20%) Heroku
10 3 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.15%) Bluemix
10 3 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (0.15%) Sumo Logic
11 2 (0.098%) AdWords
11 2 (0.098%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.23%) HTTP
1 25 (1.23%) Internet
2 12 (0.59%) SSH
3 8 (0.39%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.29%) ICMP
5 5 (0.25%) Intranet
5 5 (0.25%) LDAP
6 3 (0.15%) DWDM
6 3 (0.15%) IP Telephony
6 3 (0.15%) IPFIX
6 3 (0.15%) MRTG
6 3 (0.15%) SNMP
6 3 (0.15%) SSL
7 2 (0.098%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.098%) FTP
8 1 (0.049%) 5G
8 1 (0.049%) MQTT
8 1 (0.049%) Skype
8 1 (0.049%) Telepresence
8 1 (0.049%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (4.77%) MongoDB
2 94 (4.62%) NoSQL
3 80 (3.93%) SQL Server
4 61 (3.00%) Relational Database
5 56 (2.75%) MySQL
6 51 (2.51%) Big Data
7 41 (2.02%) Oracle Database
8 22 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (0.98%) Redis
10 15 (0.74%) RDBMS
11 14 (0.69%) Hadoop
12 13 (0.64%) RavenDB
12 13 (0.64%) SQLPlus
13 10 (0.49%) GIS
14 8 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 7 (0.34%) QGIS
15 7 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 5 (0.25%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 386 (18.98%) Git (software)
2 192 (9.44%) Grunt
3 188 (9.24%) Jasmine
4 185 (9.10%) gulp
5 129 (6.34%) webpack
6 122 (6.00%) Mocha
7 105 (5.16%) Selenium
8 97 (4.77%) Jenkins
9 83 (4.08%) Subversion
10 71 (3.49%) Karma Test Runner
11 70 (3.44%) Cucumber
12 57 (2.80%) JIRA
12 57 (2.80%) TeamCity
13 50 (2.46%) Babel
14 42 (2.06%) Maven
15 41 (2.02%) Protractor
16 39 (1.92%) WebDriver
17 38 (1.87%) Bower
18 33 (1.62%) Visual Studio
19 25 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 312 (15.34%) Finance
2 235 (11.55%) Banking
3 89 (4.38%) Front Office
4 80 (3.93%) Investment Banking
5 66 (3.24%) Retail
6 42 (2.06%) Marketing
7 17 (0.84%) Publishing
8 16 (0.79%) Telecoms
9 15 (0.74%) Games
9 15 (0.74%) Legal
10 9 (0.44%) Back Office
11 8 (0.39%) Advertising
11 8 (0.39%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.25%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.25%) Online Betting
13 4 (0.20%) Electronics
13 4 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.15%) Law
15 1 (0.049%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1414 (69.52%) HTML
2 1339 (65.83%) CSS
3 1061 (52.16%) AngularJS
4 867 (42.63%) HTML5
5 745 (36.63%) React
6 721 (35.45%) Node.js
7 688 (33.82%) CSS3
8 417 (20.50%) jQuery
9 408 (20.06%) Sass
10 244 (12.00%) .NET
11 214 (10.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 213 (10.47%) RESTful
13 202 (9.93%) Redux
14 185 (9.10%) Web Services
15 168 (8.26%) REST
16 165 (8.11%) JSON
17 162 (7.96%) Angular 2
18 159 (7.82%) LESS
19 136 (6.69%) Ajax
20 107 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 318 (15.63%) User Experience
2 161 (7.92%) Greenfield Project
3 66 (3.24%) Mobile App
4 61 (3.00%) Fintech
5 52 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 42 (2.06%) Fixed Income
7 41 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
8 38 (1.87%) Computer Science
8 38 (1.87%) Derivative
9 34 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
10 25 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
11 24 (1.18%) Equities
12 23 (1.13%) Virtual Team
13 19 (0.93%) Algorithms
13 19 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
13 19 (0.93%) W3C
14 17 (0.84%) Data Structures
15 16 (0.79%) Hedge funds
16 15 (0.74%) NHS
17 14 (0.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 110 (5.41%) Linux
2 72 (3.54%) Unix
3 43 (2.11%) Windows
4 29 (1.43%) Android
5 28 (1.38%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.44%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.39%) CentOS
8 7 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.29%) Debian
9 6 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.098%) AIX
10 2 (0.098%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.098%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.098%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.098%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.049%) CoreOS
11 1 (0.049%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.049%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 960 (47.20%) Agile Software Development
2 668 (32.84%) Front End Development
3 590 (29.01%) TDD
4 308 (15.14%) Scrum
5 303 (14.90%) OO
6 299 (14.70%) Web Development
7 234 (11.50%) MVC
8 220 (10.82%) BDD
9 182 (8.95%) Continuous Integration
10 165 (8.11%) Test Automation
11 161 (7.92%) Responsive Web Design
12 158 (7.77%) E-Commerce
13 131 (6.44%) Unit Testing
14 128 (6.29%) Software Engineering
15 117 (5.75%) Pair Programming
16 96 (4.72%) DevOps
17 88 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
17 88 (4.33%) Open Source
17 88 (4.33%) SDLC
18 84 (4.13%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2034 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 410 (20.16%) Java
3 258 (12.68%) C#
4 250 (12.29%) ES6
5 193 (9.49%) SQL
6 114 (5.60%) TypeScript
7 113 (5.56%) Python
8 101 (4.97%) PHP
9 45 (2.21%) Ruby
10 32 (1.57%) Scala
11 25 (1.23%) PL/SQL
12 21 (1.03%) C++
13 17 (0.84%) Shell Script
14 16 (0.79%) ECMAScript
15 15 (0.74%) Bash Shell
16 14 (0.69%) T-SQL
17 13 (0.64%) C
18 9 (0.44%) Perl
19 8 (0.39%) Groovy
20 7 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 75 (3.69%) Degree
2 31 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 23 (1.13%) SC Cleared
4 19 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.049%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.049%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.049%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.049%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.049%) MBA
6 1 (0.049%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.049%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.049%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.46%) QA
2 7 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.29%) MiFID
4 3 (0.15%) WAI
5 2 (0.098%) WCAG
6 1 (0.049%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.049%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.049%) EMIR
6 1 (0.049%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.049%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (3.74%) Docker
2 3 (0.15%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.049%) HDFS
3 1 (0.049%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (0.84%) Terraform
2 15 (0.74%) Ansible
3 8 (0.39%) Puppet
4 7 (0.34%) Mesos
5 6 (0.29%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.29%) SELinux
6 5 (0.25%) Marathon
7 3 (0.15%) TeamSite
8 2 (0.098%) Oozie
9 1 (0.049%) Salt
Vendors
1 73 (3.59%) Oracle
2 53 (2.61%) Adobe
3 43 (2.11%) Microsoft
4 33 (1.62%) Google
5 18 (0.88%) Twitter
6 16 (0.79%) Sitecore
7 12 (0.59%) SAP
7 12 (0.59%) ServiceNow
8 6 (0.29%) Apple
8 6 (0.29%) Atlassian
8 6 (0.29%) Perforce
8 6 (0.29%) Xamarin
9 5 (0.25%) Cisco
9 5 (0.25%) IBM
9 5 (0.25%) Telerik
9 5 (0.25%) Zend
10 4 (0.20%) Infor
10 4 (0.20%) Marketo
10 4 (0.20%) Sybase
11 3 (0.15%) Sencha
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
TDA Group
Rate: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: €70 - €75 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Hounslow, London
Talendrone.com
Rate: £500-£550/Day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £610.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £435 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Searchability
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: Market rates - Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Lake, Wiltshire
Westhouse Consulting GmbH
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: Market rates - Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £450 to £500 p/day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 3 month rolling contracts - Long term projec
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day 3 month rolling contracts - Long term projec
Posted: 5 days ago