The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 18 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 28 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.46% 7.46% 10.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.61% 15.15% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 11
Average daily rate
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£360 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £105 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £328 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £31.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.96% -6.61%
JavaScript
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
159 165 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 48.04% 49.25% 40.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 121 48
Average daily rate £355 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 9 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +84.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton +11 12 £375 +257.14% 11
Bath 0 12 £350 +16.66% 12
JavaScript
South West

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing JavaScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JavaScript.

1 47 (79.66%) HTML
2 36 (61.02%) .NET
3 31 (52.54%) SQL
3 31 (52.54%) CSS
4 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET
5 24 (40.68%) C#
6 19 (32.20%) SQL Server
7 15 (25.42%) Oracle
8 14 (23.73%) Software Engineering
9 13 (22.03%) Unit Testing
9 13 (22.03%) Windows
9 13 (22.03%) MVC
10 11 (18.64%) IIS
10 11 (18.64%) C++
10 11 (18.64%) jQuery
10 11 (18.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (18.64%) Automated Testing
11 10 (16.95%) .NET Framework
11 10 (16.95%) Java
11 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (16.95%) UML
11 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
12 9 (15.25%) VB.NET
12 9 (15.25%) XML
12 9 (15.25%) Ajax
12 9 (15.25%) HTML5
13 8 (13.56%) Refactoring
13 8 (13.56%) ITIL
13 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing JavaScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JavaScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (18.64%) IIS
2 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.78%) Node.js
4 2 (3.39%) JBoss
4 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.39%) ColdFusion
4 2 (3.39%) WordPress
5 1 (1.69%) LiveCycle
5 1 (1.69%) Liferay
5 1 (1.69%) Confluence
5 1 (1.69%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Integration
5 1 (1.69%) CMS
5 1 (1.69%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) Skype
3 1 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.08%) gulp
3 2 (3.39%) Grunt
3 2 (3.39%) Ant
3 2 (3.39%) JUnit
3 2 (3.39%) Subversion
3 2 (3.39%) Maven
4 1 (1.69%) JIRA
4 1 (1.69%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (88.14%) Developer
2 27 (45.76%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.95%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (15.25%) SQL Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Software Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Trainee Software Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Trainee
7 4 (6.78%) C# Developer
8 3 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.39%) AWS Developer
9 2 (3.39%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Programmer
9 2 (3.39%) ColdFusion Developer
10 1 (1.69%) PHP Developer
10 1 (1.69%) Senior Systems Developer
10 1 (1.69%) ETL Developer
10 1 (1.69%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (79.66%) HTML
2 36 (61.02%) .NET
3 31 (52.54%) CSS
4 24 (40.68%) ASP.NET
5 11 (18.64%) jQuery
6 10 (16.95%) .NET Framework
7 9 (15.25%) Ajax
7 9 (15.25%) HTML5
7 9 (15.25%) XML
8 8 (13.56%) AngularJS
9 7 (11.86%) CSS3
10 6 (10.17%) Backbone.js
10 6 (10.17%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (10.17%) XHTML
11 5 (8.47%) Web Services
11 5 (8.47%) SOAP
11 5 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (6.78%) Sass
12 4 (6.78%) RESTful
12 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.69%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.69%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Windows
2 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.47%) Linux
4 2 (3.39%) UNIX
4 2 (3.39%) Android
4 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.73%) Software Engineering
3 13 (22.03%) Unit Testing
3 13 (22.03%) MVC
4 11 (18.64%) Automated Testing
5 10 (16.95%) UML
6 8 (13.56%) ITIL
6 8 (13.56%) Service Delivery
6 8 (13.56%) Refactoring
7 6 (10.17%) Web Development
7 6 (10.17%) Scrum
7 6 (10.17%) OO
8 3 (5.08%) ETL
8 3 (5.08%) TDD
8 3 (5.08%) Line Management
9 2 (3.39%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (3.39%) Android Development
9 2 (3.39%) iOS Development
9 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) SQL
2 24 (40.68%) C#
3 11 (18.64%) C++
4 10 (16.95%) Java
5 9 (15.25%) VB.NET
6 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
7 4 (6.78%) PHP
7 4 (6.78%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.39%) XPath
9 1 (1.69%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) HL7
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Adobe
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