The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaScript Developer
UK
Rank 107 116 157
Rank change year-on-year +9 +41  
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 971 1095 758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.14% 2.06% 1.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.26% 2.16% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 871 565
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £24.90 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.66% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £22.54 -
% change year-on-year +88.55% -  

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 42948 50649 50145
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.81% 95.19% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27820 32762 30258
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1586 1994
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 25 March 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 +2 922 £425 +3.65% 364
London -16 499 £475 +5.55% 183
South East +18 174 £375 +7.14% 54
City of London +9 77 £475 +18.75% 41
Surrey +51 69 £375 -11.76% 10
East Midlands +28 57 £375 +25.00% 17
Yorkshire +22 55 £400 +8.10% 21
North West -18 49 £400 +6.66% 34
Manchester -6 39 £388 +3.33% 26
West Yorkshire +11 38 £400 - 14
Leeds +14 33 £400 - 10
Leicestershire +24 32 £358 +105.75% 4
South West -11 30 £400 +14.28% 7
Leicester - 29 £358 - 2
West Midlands +8 28 £350 +16.66% 15
Scotland +35 27 £450 +38.46% 8
Buckinghamshire +2 27 £400 +12.67% 7
Berkshire +34 23 £413 -2.94% 6
Staines - 21 £400 - 1
Hampshire +15 19 £350 -12.50% 12
Birmingham +11 19 £358 +19.16% 5
Edinburgh +33 18 £450 +20.00% 4
Oxfordshire -23 18 £325 -18.75% 9
North East +3 17 £333 -19.39% 3
Nottingham +18 13 £400 +20.30% 8
Nottinghamshire +14 13 £400 +33.33% 9
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 13 £325 -21.21% 3
Tyne and Wear -2 13 £325 -21.21% 3
Aylesbury - 12 £400 - 1
South Yorkshire +2 11 £413 +65.00% 1

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 2054 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1397 (68.01%) HTML
3 1329 (64.70%) CSS
4 979 (47.66%) AngularJS
5 938 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
6 840 (40.90%) HTML5
7 685 (33.35%) React
8 683 (33.25%) CSS3
9 678 (33.01%) Front End Development
10 651 (31.69%) Node.js
11 535 (26.05%) TDD
12 443 (21.57%) jQuery
13 377 (18.35%) Sass
14 370 (18.01%) Java
15 367 (17.87%) Git (software)
16 357 (17.38%) Web Development
17 315 (15.34%) Scrum
18 304 (14.80%) User Experience
19 290 (14.12%) Finance
20 272 (13.24%) .NET
21 267 (13.00%) OO
22 257 (12.51%) MVC
23 253 (12.32%) C#
24 242 (11.78%) BDD
25 222 (10.81%) ES6
26 221 (10.76%) REST
27 214 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 209 (10.18%) Web Services
29 207 (10.08%) E-Commerce
29 207 (10.08%) RESTful

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 83 (4.04%) CMS
2 35 (1.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 28 (1.36%) Drupal
4 22 (1.07%) GeoServer
5 20 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (0.97%) WordPress
6 19 (0.93%) Apache
7 16 (0.78%) SharePoint
8 13 (0.63%) EPiServer
8 13 (0.63%) Tomcat
9 12 (0.58%) Apache Spark
9 12 (0.58%) Confluence
10 9 (0.44%) IIS
11 7 (0.34%) ArcGIS
11 7 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.34%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.29%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.29%) nginx
12 6 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 62 (3.02%) Photoshop
2 13 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 10 (0.49%) MS Excel
4 8 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (0.24%) GIMP
6 2 (0.097%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.097%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.049%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (0.73%) Magento
2 5 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.15%) Unica
5 1 (0.049%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.049%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 94 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (2.58%) GitHub
3 48 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (0.93%) Heroku
4 19 (0.93%) SaaS
5 9 (0.44%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.44%) PaaS
6 6 (0.29%) IaaS
7 4 (0.19%) Google App Engine
7 4 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.15%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.097%) AdWords
9 2 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.097%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.097%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.097%) Office 365
10 1 (0.049%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.049%) Akamai
10 1 (0.049%) CloudBees
10 1 (0.049%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.80%) HTTP
2 35 (1.70%) Internet
3 15 (0.73%) SSH
4 10 (0.49%) ICMP
4 10 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.24%) AMQP
6 4 (0.19%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.19%) Intranet
6 4 (0.19%) SSL
7 3 (0.15%) 5G
7 3 (0.15%) IP Telephony
7 3 (0.15%) Telepresence
7 3 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.097%) FTP
8 2 (0.097%) LDAP
9 1 (0.049%) DNS
9 1 (0.049%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 105 (5.11%) MongoDB
3 91 (4.43%) NoSQL
4 71 (3.46%) MySQL
5 59 (2.87%) Relational Database
6 36 (1.75%) Oracle Database
7 34 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
8 28 (1.36%) Big Data
9 22 (1.07%) Hadoop
9 22 (1.07%) Redis
10 15 (0.73%) GIS
11 13 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
11 13 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (0.49%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.44%) Blockchain
14 9 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (0.39%) Spatial Data
15 8 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (0.34%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 367 (17.87%) Git (software)
2 178 (8.67%) Jasmine
3 164 (7.98%) gulp
4 159 (7.74%) Grunt
5 115 (5.60%) Selenium
6 112 (5.45%) webpack
7 104 (5.06%) Mocha
8 90 (4.38%) Cucumber
8 90 (4.38%) Subversion
9 69 (3.36%) Jenkins
10 67 (3.26%) JIRA
11 55 (2.68%) Babel
12 48 (2.34%) Karma Test Runner
12 48 (2.34%) Maven
13 47 (2.29%) Protractor
14 46 (2.24%) Visual Studio
15 40 (1.95%) TeamCity
16 38 (1.85%) Bower
17 35 (1.70%) WebDriver
18 27 (1.31%) Gradle
General
1 290 (14.12%) Finance
2 190 (9.25%) Banking
3 73 (3.55%) Investment Banking
4 54 (2.63%) Retail
5 51 (2.48%) Front Office
6 39 (1.90%) Marketing
7 33 (1.61%) Publishing
8 28 (1.36%) Games
9 24 (1.17%) Telecoms
10 13 (0.63%) Advertising
10 13 (0.63%) Legal
11 8 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.34%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.29%) Back Office
13 6 (0.29%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.24%) Electronics
14 5 (0.24%) Online Betting
15 4 (0.19%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.097%) French Language
16 2 (0.097%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1397 (68.01%) HTML
2 1329 (64.70%) CSS
3 979 (47.66%) AngularJS
4 840 (40.90%) HTML5
5 685 (33.35%) React
6 683 (33.25%) CSS3
7 651 (31.69%) Node.js
8 443 (21.57%) jQuery
9 377 (18.35%) Sass
10 272 (13.24%) .NET
11 221 (10.76%) REST
12 214 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 209 (10.18%) Web Services
14 207 (10.08%) RESTful
15 176 (8.57%) Redux
16 153 (7.45%) JSON
17 136 (6.62%) LESS
18 130 (6.33%) ASP.NET
19 118 (5.74%) Ajax
20 111 (5.40%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 304 (14.80%) User Experience
2 63 (3.07%) Mobile App
3 59 (2.87%) Fintech
4 51 (2.48%) Computer Science
5 42 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 38 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
7 32 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (1.07%) Equities
8 22 (1.07%) W3C
9 21 (1.02%) Fixed Income
10 20 (0.97%) Derivative
11 18 (0.88%) RIA
12 15 (0.73%) Equity Derivative
12 15 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
13 13 (0.63%) NHS
14 12 (0.58%) Virtual Team
15 10 (0.49%) Video on Demand
16 7 (0.34%) Algorithms
17 6 (0.29%) Blackberry
18 5 (0.24%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 114 (5.55%) Linux
2 66 (3.21%) Unix
3 62 (3.02%) Windows
4 44 (2.14%) Android
5 38 (1.85%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 10 (0.49%) CentOS
8 10 (0.49%) Debian
9 7 (0.34%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
11 3 (0.15%) CoreOS
11 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.097%) AIX
12 2 (0.097%) webOS
12 2 (0.097%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.097%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.097%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.049%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 938 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
2 678 (33.01%) Front End Development
3 535 (26.05%) TDD
4 357 (17.38%) Web Development
5 315 (15.34%) Scrum
6 267 (13.00%) OO
7 257 (12.51%) MVC
8 242 (11.78%) BDD
9 207 (10.08%) E-Commerce
10 168 (8.18%) Continuous Integration
11 161 (7.84%) Responsive Web Design
12 128 (6.23%) Software Engineering
13 110 (5.36%) Open Source
13 110 (5.36%) Unit Testing
14 92 (4.48%) Pair Programming
15 82 (3.99%) Web Design
16 81 (3.94%) SDLC
17 78 (3.80%) DevOps
18 69 (3.36%) Microservices
19 65 (3.16%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2054 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 370 (18.01%) Java
3 253 (12.32%) C#
4 222 (10.81%) ES6
5 201 (9.79%) SQL
6 155 (7.55%) PHP
7 110 (5.36%) Python
8 88 (4.28%) TypeScript
9 68 (3.31%) Ruby
10 25 (1.22%) C++
11 23 (1.12%) ECMAScript
12 20 (0.97%) PL/SQL
13 18 (0.88%) Bash Shell
14 16 (0.78%) Scala
14 16 (0.78%) Shell Script
15 15 (0.73%) Groovy
16 14 (0.68%) C
17 12 (0.58%) T-SQL
18 9 (0.44%) VB.NET
19 6 (0.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 66 (3.21%) Degree
2 46 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.049%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.049%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.049%) ISEB
5 1 (0.049%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.049%) MBA
5 1 (0.049%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (2.82%) QA
2 9 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (0.39%) SDET
3 8 (0.39%) WCAG
4 5 (0.24%) MiFID
4 5 (0.24%) WAI
5 4 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.049%) EMIR
7 1 (0.049%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.049%) SLA
System Software
1 88 (4.28%) Docker
2 13 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.049%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.049%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 23 (1.12%) Ansible
2 15 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.54%) Kubernetes
4 10 (0.49%) Puppet
4 10 (0.49%) SELinux
5 7 (0.34%) Mesos
6 5 (0.24%) Terraform
7 3 (0.15%) Marathon
8 2 (0.097%) Oozie
8 2 (0.097%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.049%) Control-M
9 1 (0.049%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 72 (3.51%) Oracle
2 62 (3.02%) Microsoft
3 53 (2.58%) Adobe
4 40 (1.95%) Google
5 17 (0.83%) Twitter
6 13 (0.63%) SAP
6 13 (0.63%) Sitecore
7 10 (0.49%) ServiceNow
8 9 (0.44%) ESRI
9 8 (0.39%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.29%) Ensighten
10 6 (0.29%) Xamarin
11 5 (0.24%) Nintex
12 4 (0.19%) Apigee
12 4 (0.19%) PayPal
12 4 (0.19%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.19%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.19%) Solace
12 4 (0.19%) Sybase
13 3 (0.15%) hybris
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £524 - £578 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
KPRS
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Searchability
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £380 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: Day rate only
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Rullion
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £475 to £550 per day TBC
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago