The median contractor rate for a Senior JavaScript Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior JavaScript Developer
UK
Rank 499 544 571
Rank change year-on-year +45 +27  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior JavaScript Developer 84 96 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 79 53
Median daily rate £475 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £601 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £355 £400
% change year-on-year +7.04% -11.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
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 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
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 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Senior JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior JavaScript Developer in the UK

Senior JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior JavaScript Developer in the UK

Senior JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior JavaScript Developer over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior JavaScript Developer in the UK

Senior JavaScript Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior JavaScript Developer in the UK

Senior 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 Senior JavaScript Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +37 81 £475 +18.75% 44
London +30 55 £513 +2.50% 29
South East -3 10 £325 -2.98% 4
East Midlands - 9 £380 - 1
Leicester - 8 £380 -
Leicestershire - 8 £380 -
City of London -1 6 £501 - 7
Cheshire +29 3 £450 +31.38%
North West +23 3 £450 +21.62% 4
Surrey +7 3 £313 -37.50%
Berkshire +29 2 £325 -13.33% 1
East of England -3 2 £400 - 2
Buckinghamshire -14 2 - - 1
Middlesex - 2 £420 -
Maidenhead - 2 £325 -
South West - 2 £635 -
Cambridgeshire +9 1 - - 1
Oxford -6 1 £338 -15.62% 1
Oxfordshire -9 1 £338 -15.62% 1
Cornwall - 1 £845 -
Dorset - 1 £425 -
Staines - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £480 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £480 - 1
Cambridge - 1 - -
Camborne - 1 £845 -
Bournemouth - 1 £425 -
Watford - 1 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £400 - 1
County Antrim - 1 - -

Senior JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 170 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 94 (55.29%) HTML
3 93 (54.71%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (53.53%) AngularJS
5 90 (52.94%) CSS
6 73 (42.94%) TDD
7 57 (33.53%) HTML5
8 54 (31.76%) Node.js
9 53 (31.18%) CSS3
9 53 (31.18%) React
10 48 (28.24%) Front End Development
11 42 (24.71%) E-Commerce
12 40 (23.53%) jQuery
13 36 (21.18%) .NET
14 34 (20.00%) Java
15 33 (19.41%) ES6
16 31 (18.24%) User Experience
17 30 (17.65%) Sass
17 30 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 28 (16.47%) C#
19 27 (15.88%) MVC
20 26 (15.29%) Scrum
20 26 (15.29%) OO
20 26 (15.29%) Web Development
20 26 (15.29%) RESTful
21 25 (14.71%) Banking
21 25 (14.71%) Finance
22 24 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
23 23 (13.53%) Git (software)
24 22 (12.94%) SQL

Senior 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 6 (3.53%) CMS
2 3 (1.76%) WordPress
3 2 (1.18%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.59%) JBoss
4 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.94%) SaaS
3 2 (1.18%) GitHub
4 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.59%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.59%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.59%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.24%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.76%) Big Data
5 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.59%) Event Store
6 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.59%) MySQL
6 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.59%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (13.53%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.41%) gulp
3 13 (7.65%) Cucumber
4 11 (6.47%) Grunt
4 11 (6.47%) Selenium
5 10 (5.88%) Mocha
5 10 (5.88%) TeamCity
6 9 (5.29%) Jasmine
7 8 (4.71%) webpack
8 7 (4.12%) WebDriver
9 6 (3.53%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.94%) Babel
10 5 (2.94%) QUnit
11 4 (2.35%) Subversion
12 3 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.76%) Gradle
12 3 (1.76%) JIRA
12 3 (1.76%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (1.18%) Bower
13 2 (1.18%) JSUnit
General
1 25 (14.71%) Banking
1 25 (14.71%) Finance
2 11 (6.47%) Legal
3 3 (1.76%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.18%) Back Office
4 2 (1.18%) Games
4 2 (1.18%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (0.59%) Front Office
5 1 (0.59%) Law
5 1 (0.59%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.59%) Publishing
5 1 (0.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (55.29%) HTML
2 91 (53.53%) AngularJS
3 90 (52.94%) CSS
4 57 (33.53%) HTML5
5 54 (31.76%) Node.js
6 53 (31.18%) CSS3
6 53 (31.18%) React
7 40 (23.53%) jQuery
8 36 (21.18%) .NET
9 30 (17.65%) Sass
9 30 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 26 (15.29%) RESTful
11 20 (11.76%) Web Services
12 19 (11.18%) .NET Framework
13 17 (10.00%) Backbone.js
13 17 (10.00%) Redux
14 15 (8.82%) ASP.NET
14 15 (8.82%) LESS
15 13 (7.65%) D3.js
16 12 (7.06%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.24%) User Experience
2 9 (5.29%) Fixed Income
2 9 (5.29%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.18%) Derivative
4 2 (1.18%) Equities
4 2 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.18%) Market Risk
4 2 (1.18%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.59%) Fintech
5 1 (0.59%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.59%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.59%) Online Games
5 1 (0.59%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.59%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.53%) Windows
2 2 (1.18%) Android
2 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (54.71%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (42.94%) TDD
3 48 (28.24%) Front End Development
4 42 (24.71%) E-Commerce
5 27 (15.88%) MVC
6 26 (15.29%) OO
6 26 (15.29%) Scrum
6 26 (15.29%) Web Development
7 24 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (9.41%) BDD
9 12 (7.06%) Pair Programming
9 12 (7.06%) Refactoring
9 12 (7.06%) SDLC
9 12 (7.06%) Waterfall
10 10 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 9 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (5.29%) DevOps
12 8 (4.71%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (4.12%) Progressive Enhancement
14 6 (3.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 170 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 34 (20.00%) Java
3 33 (19.41%) ES6
4 28 (16.47%) C#
5 22 (12.94%) SQL
6 12 (7.06%) PHP
6 12 (7.06%) TypeScript
7 4 (2.35%) C++
7 4 (2.35%) Python
8 3 (1.76%) C
8 3 (1.76%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.18%) Groovy
9 2 (1.18%) Ruby
9 2 (1.18%) Scala
10 1 (0.59%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) WAI
1 1 (0.59%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (8.24%) Oracle
2 11 (6.47%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.76%) ServiceNow
3 3 (1.76%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.18%) Adobe
4 2 (1.18%) Google
5 1 (0.59%) Solace
Twickenham, Middlesex
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: Day rate only
Posted: 5 days ago