Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 9 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 +4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 10889 11601 10220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.44% 10.54% 9.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.47% 27.28% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7832 8496 7079
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £296 £275 £256
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 115 93
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +26.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £16.42 £12.10 £16.50
90th Percentile £63.75 £54.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £38.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +4.11% +12.31%

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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 39639 42526 42389
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.63% 38.63% 37.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27166 29172 27980
UK median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £625 £594 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 800 922 867
UK median hourly rate £41.13 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £16.25 £13.35 £15.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14% -

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JavaScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in the UK

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in the UK

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in the UK

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in the UK

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JavaScript in the UK

JavaScript
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +2 10166 £425 +6.25% 2410
UK excluding London +2 5453 £375 +4.17% 1614
London 0 5301 £475 +5.56% 917
South East +5 1617 £400 +14.29% 404
North of England +2 1356 £375 - 455
Midlands +2 799 £350 +7.69% 254
North West +2 640 £375 - 275
South West 0 615 £375 +7.14% 185
Yorkshire 0 606 £400 +6.67% 162
East of England +9 451 £388 +3.33% 191
Scotland +12 431 £375 +7.14% 78
East Midlands +4 405 £350 +7.69% 132
West Midlands +2 390 £350 +7.69% 122
North East +12 115 £350 -12.50% 18
Wales -6 107 £363 -3.33% 39
Northern Ireland +3 98 £413 +3.13% 8
Isle of Man +1 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 7125 (65.43%) HTML
2 6456 (59.29%) CSS
3 4936 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3889 (35.71%) AngularJS
5 3412 (31.33%) HTML5
6 3018 (27.72%) Java
7 2609 (23.96%) TDD
8 2551 (23.43%) .NET
9 2541 (23.34%) jQuery
10 2440 (22.41%) C#
11 2373 (21.79%) CSS3
12 2357 (21.65%) Front End Development
13 2270 (20.85%) Node.js
14 2148 (19.73%) SQL
15 2139 (19.64%) React
16 2128 (19.54%) MVC
17 2107 (19.35%) Git (software)
18 1702 (15.63%) Scrum
19 1616 (14.84%) Web Development
20 1547 (14.21%) Finance
21 1509 (13.86%) ASP.NET
22 1429 (13.12%) Web Services
23 1396 (12.82%) SQL Server
24 1240 (11.39%) User Experience
25 1225 (11.25%) OO
26 1208 (11.09%) Test Automation
27 1176 (10.80%) REST
27 1176 (10.80%) XML
28 1175 (10.79%) BDD
29 1158 (10.63%) Continuous Integration

JavaScript
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
1 658 (6.04%) CMS
2 306 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 297 (2.73%) Apache
4 260 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
5 230 (2.11%) Confluence
6 202 (1.86%) Tomcat
7 201 (1.85%) WebSphere
8 189 (1.74%) JBoss
9 180 (1.65%) Drupal
10 178 (1.63%) WordPress
11 176 (1.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 150 (1.38%) IIS
13 137 (1.26%) WebLogic
14 128 (1.18%) Umbraco
15 100 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
16 99 (0.91%) EPiServer
17 96 (0.88%) nginx
18 85 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
19 67 (0.62%) Apache Spark
20 66 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 258 (2.37%) Photoshop
2 97 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 71 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 62 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
5 44 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
6 35 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
7 32 (0.29%) MS Visio
8 20 (0.18%) InVision
9 11 (0.10%) InfoPath
9 11 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 9 (0.083%) UXPin
11 8 (0.073%) Chatbot
12 7 (0.064%) Adobe After Effects
12 7 (0.064%) Fireworks
12 7 (0.064%) InDesign
12 7 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
13 5 (0.046%) Adobe Premiere
13 5 (0.046%) GIMP
13 5 (0.046%) LaTeX
13 5 (0.046%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 233 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 104 (0.96%) Magento
3 27 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
4 23 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
5 21 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
6 12 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 12 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
6 12 (0.11%) Unica
7 10 (0.092%) Eloqua
8 9 (0.083%) Oracle Applications
8 9 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
8 9 (0.083%) SAP Hybris
9 8 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
9 8 (0.073%) Maximo
10 7 (0.064%) NetSuite
10 7 (0.064%) OpenText Process Suite
11 6 (0.055%) RMDS
12 5 (0.046%) ION MarketView
12 5 (0.046%) Oracle Cash Management
12 5 (0.046%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 738 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
2 561 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 305 (2.80%) GitHub
4 124 (1.14%) SaaS
5 85 (0.78%) PaaS
6 84 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
7 82 (0.75%) Google Analytics
8 81 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
9 78 (0.72%) Office 365
10 63 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
11 60 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
12 57 (0.52%) IaaS
13 50 (0.46%) Amazon S3
14 47 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
15 38 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
15 38 (0.35%) Heroku
16 35 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
17 30 (0.28%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 29 (0.27%) OpenShift
19 28 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 303 (2.78%) HTTP
2 182 (1.67%) Internet
3 88 (0.81%) LDAP
4 78 (0.72%) TCP/IP
5 69 (0.63%) SSL
6 54 (0.50%) DNS
7 53 (0.49%) Intranet
8 29 (0.27%) Firewall
9 26 (0.24%) SSH
10 24 (0.22%) SMS
11 20 (0.18%) SMTP
12 16 (0.15%) Skype
12 16 (0.15%) WebEx
13 15 (0.14%) Network Security
13 15 (0.14%) Wireshark
14 13 (0.12%) HTTPS
15 12 (0.11%) VoIP
15 12 (0.11%) VPN
16 11 (0.10%) AMQP
16 11 (0.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1396 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 705 (6.47%) MySQL
3 637 (5.85%) MongoDB
4 565 (5.19%) NoSQL
5 492 (4.52%) Relational Database
6 230 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
7 227 (2.08%) Oracle Database
8 206 (1.89%) Big Data
9 155 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 135 (1.24%) RDBMS
11 134 (1.23%) Hadoop
12 116 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 114 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
14 104 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
15 100 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 98 (0.90%) Redis
17 84 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 72 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
19 62 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
20 59 (0.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2107 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 987 (9.06%) Jenkins
3 632 (5.80%) JIRA
4 582 (5.34%) gulp
5 575 (5.28%) Grunt
6 537 (4.93%) Selenium
7 488 (4.48%) Jasmine
8 463 (4.25%) Subversion
9 438 (4.02%) Maven
10 404 (3.71%) Visual Studio
11 392 (3.60%) Cucumber
12 391 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
13 338 (3.10%) JUnit
14 331 (3.04%) webpack
15 304 (2.79%) TeamCity
16 271 (2.49%) Mocha
17 219 (2.01%) Karma Test Runner
18 207 (1.90%) WebDriver
19 181 (1.66%) Gradle
20 155 (1.42%) Eclipse
General
1 1547 (14.21%) Finance
2 939 (8.62%) Banking
3 361 (3.32%) Marketing
4 351 (3.22%) Retail
5 296 (2.72%) Front Office
6 269 (2.47%) Investment Banking
7 147 (1.35%) Telecoms
8 144 (1.32%) Advertising
9 129 (1.18%) Games
10 106 (0.97%) Manufacturing
11 96 (0.88%) Publishing
12 79 (0.73%) Electronics
13 63 (0.58%) Back Office
14 56 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 51 (0.47%) Automotive
16 37 (0.34%) Law
17 34 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
18 31 (0.28%) Legal
19 29 (0.27%) Retail Banking
20 19 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 8955 (82.24%) Developer
2 2167 (19.90%) JavaScript Developer
3 1899 (17.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1249 (11.47%) Java Developer
5 1246 (11.44%) .NET Developer
6 966 (8.87%) Angular Developer
7 852 (7.82%) Senior Developer
8 828 (7.60%) HTML Developer
9 819 (7.52%) C# Developer
10 741 (6.81%) Full Stack Developer
11 656 (6.02%) Web Developer
12 572 (5.25%) UI Developer
13 558 (5.12%) HTML CSS Developer
14 542 (4.98%) C# .NET Developer
15 483 (4.44%) Node.js Developer
16 398 (3.66%) PHP Developer
17 331 (3.04%) ASP.NET Developer
18 308 (2.83%) Agile Developer
19 283 (2.60%) Architect
20 266 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7125 (65.43%) HTML
2 6456 (59.29%) CSS
3 3889 (35.71%) AngularJS
4 3412 (31.33%) HTML5
5 2551 (23.43%) .NET
6 2541 (23.34%) jQuery
7 2373 (21.79%) CSS3
8 2270 (20.85%) Node.js
9 2139 (19.64%) React
10 1509 (13.86%) ASP.NET
11 1429 (13.12%) Web Services
12 1176 (10.80%) REST
12 1176 (10.80%) XML
13 1143 (10.50%) Sass
14 1062 (9.75%) RESTful
15 958 (8.80%) Spring
16 931 (8.55%) Ajax
17 926 (8.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 915 (8.40%) JSON
19 763 (7.01%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1240 (11.39%) User Experience
2 674 (6.19%) Greenfield Project
3 466 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
4 401 (3.68%) Mobile App
5 313 (2.87%) Computer Science
6 180 (1.65%) Fintech
7 159 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 150 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 116 (1.07%) Fixed Income
10 101 (0.93%) W3C
11 94 (0.86%) Data Structures
12 93 (0.85%) Derivative
13 83 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
13 83 (0.76%) Virtual Team
14 78 (0.72%) Equities
15 77 (0.71%) Algorithms
16 71 (0.65%) NHS
17 67 (0.62%) Hedge funds
18 66 (0.61%) Management Information System
19 57 (0.52%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1044 (9.59%) Linux
2 548 (5.03%) Unix
3 428 (3.93%) Windows
4 259 (2.38%) Android
5 234 (2.15%) Apple iOS
6 119 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 115 (1.06%) Mac OS X
8 63 (0.58%) Windows Server
9 56 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 41 (0.38%) AIX
10 41 (0.38%) CentOS
10 41 (0.38%) Mac OS
11 31 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (0.22%) Solaris
13 23 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (0.16%) Debian
15 14 (0.13%) CoreOS
16 11 (0.10%) Windows 10
17 10 (0.092%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 9 (0.083%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4936 (45.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2609 (23.96%) TDD
3 2357 (21.65%) Front End Development
4 2128 (19.54%) MVC
5 1702 (15.63%) Scrum
6 1616 (14.84%) Web Development
7 1225 (11.25%) OO
8 1208 (11.09%) Test Automation
9 1175 (10.79%) BDD
10 1158 (10.63%) Continuous Integration
11 803 (7.37%) DevOps
12 763 (7.01%) E-Commerce
13 718 (6.59%) Software Engineering
14 682 (6.26%) Unit Testing
15 647 (5.94%) Responsive Web Design
16 632 (5.80%) Microservices
17 519 (4.77%) SDLC
18 453 (4.16%) Open Source
19 443 (4.07%) SOA
20 424 (3.89%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 3018 (27.72%) Java
2 2440 (22.41%) C#
3 2148 (19.73%) SQL
4 1013 (9.30%) Python
5 937 (8.61%) PHP
6 582 (5.34%) ES6
7 523 (4.80%) Ruby
8 460 (4.22%) TypeScript
9 351 (3.22%) Scala
10 287 (2.64%) T-SQL
11 223 (2.05%) PL/SQL
12 222 (2.04%) C++
13 166 (1.52%) Perl
14 156 (1.43%) PowerShell
15 149 (1.37%) C
16 142 (1.30%) Bash Shell
17 141 (1.29%) Groovy
18 137 (1.26%) Shell Script
19 129 (1.18%) VB.NET
20 81 (0.74%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 503 (4.62%) Degree
2 335 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 213 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 147 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 62 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 34 (0.31%) DV Cleared
7 33 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 30 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 23 (0.21%) Master's Degree
10 18 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
11 17 (0.16%) ISEB
12 16 (0.15%) PMI Certification
13 13 (0.12%) CISSP
14 12 (0.11%) BC Cleared
14 12 (0.11%) OCPJP
15 10 (0.092%) PMP
16 9 (0.083%) HNC
16 9 (0.083%) MCSE
16 9 (0.083%) Oracle Certification
17 8 (0.073%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 433 (3.98%) QA
2 50 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 39 (0.36%) WAI
4 32 (0.29%) WCAG
5 30 (0.28%) MiFID
5 30 (0.28%) SLA
6 17 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 17 (0.16%) HL7
7 14 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (0.083%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.064%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.055%) COBIT
10 6 (0.055%) FATCA
10 6 (0.055%) PMO
11 5 (0.046%) FedRAMP
12 4 (0.037%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.018%) EMIR
13 2 (0.018%) GDPR
14 1 (0.009%) Dodd-Frank
14 1 (0.009%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 477 (4.38%) Docker
2 79 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 29 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (0.17%) HDFS
5 12 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.083%) Apache Flume
6 9 (0.083%) VirtualBox
6 9 (0.083%) vSphere
7 6 (0.055%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.055%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.055%) KVM
7 6 (0.055%) Shibboleth
7 6 (0.055%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.046%) UAG
9 3 (0.028%) Firmware
9 3 (0.028%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.028%) Varnish
9 3 (0.028%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.028%) Xen
10 2 (0.018%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 178 (1.63%) Ansible
2 176 (1.62%) Puppet
3 152 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
4 94 (0.86%) Kubernetes
5 77 (0.71%) Terraform
6 58 (0.53%) Kibana
7 31 (0.28%) logstash
8 24 (0.22%) vRealize
9 20 (0.18%) BladeLogic
10 19 (0.17%) Nagios
11 16 (0.15%) Grafana
11 16 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
12 14 (0.13%) Packer
13 13 (0.12%) Mesos
13 13 (0.12%) ZABBIX
14 11 (0.10%) vCenter Server
15 10 (0.092%) HP Fortify
15 10 (0.092%) Piwik
15 10 (0.092%) SCCM
16 9 (0.083%) SELinux
Vendors
1 911 (8.37%) Microsoft
2 764 (7.02%) Oracle
3 358 (3.29%) Adobe
4 251 (2.31%) Google
5 194 (1.78%) ServiceNow
6 187 (1.72%) IBM
7 156 (1.43%) Sitecore
8 154 (1.41%) SAP
9 119 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
10 95 (0.87%) Red Hat
11 76 (0.70%) Zend
12 65 (0.60%) Twitter
13 62 (0.57%) Atlassian
14 54 (0.50%) Sybase
15 52 (0.48%) Telerik
16 50 (0.46%) VMware
17 46 (0.42%) Xamarin
18 43 (0.39%) hybris
18 43 (0.39%) Splunk
19 40 (0.37%) New Relic
London
iO Associates Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Blues Point Ltd
Rate: From £290 to £340 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £230 - 270 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Day rate
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reigate, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Intega IT
Rate: Market Daily Rate
Posted: 3 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day Up to £300 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West London
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wales
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £330 - £375 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago