The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 17 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 238 246 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.91% 8.30% 8.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.52% 21.13% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 161 111
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£363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £19.23 £13.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.90% -69.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
JavaScript
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1106 1164 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.78% 39.28% 35.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 780 435
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 65 47
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £15.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in the South West

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bristol +7 91 £375 +15.38% 62
Gloucestershire +9 40 £375 -9.09% 15
Somerset +21 32 £340 +4.61% 33
Devon -6 32 £375 - 21
Wiltshire -15 26 £369 +13.46% 29
Dorset -8 11 £263 -8.69% 24
Cornwall +4 2 £300 +39.53% 2
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 385 (70.77%) HTML
2 312 (57.35%) CSS
3 213 (39.15%) .NET
4 203 (37.32%) jQuery
5 196 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
6 176 (32.35%) C#
7 162 (29.78%) MVC
7 162 (29.78%) HTML5
8 153 (28.13%) Java
9 152 (27.94%) ASP.NET
10 140 (25.74%) SQL
11 117 (21.51%) SQL Server
12 109 (20.04%) PHP
13 96 (17.65%) CSS3
14 91 (16.73%) Git (software)
15 81 (14.89%) AngularJS
16 80 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
17 76 (13.97%) Security Cleared
18 71 (13.05%) MySQL
18 71 (13.05%) Linux
18 71 (13.05%) TDD
19 69 (12.68%) Web Services
20 68 (12.50%) Scrum
21 61 (11.21%) Microsoft
22 57 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
22 57 (10.48%) .NET Framework
23 56 (10.29%) XML
23 56 (10.29%) OO
24 52 (9.56%) Web Development
25 50 (9.19%) Ajax

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 45 (8.27%) Node.js
2 39 (7.17%) CMS
3 33 (6.07%) Apache
4 27 (4.96%) SharePoint
5 24 (4.41%) Drupal
6 23 (4.23%) Umbraco
7 16 (2.94%) WordPress
8 14 (2.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 14 (2.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (2.39%) IIS
10 10 (1.84%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.65%) Liferay
12 6 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.92%) Mule
13 5 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.74%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.74%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.74%) JBoss
14 4 (0.74%) ArcGIS
14 4 (0.74%) LiveLink
Applications
1 10 (1.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.10%) MS Office
3 5 (0.92%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.10%) Magento
4 5 (0.92%) Summit
5 1 (0.18%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.10%) GitHub
3 6 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.55%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.37%) SaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.18%) Force.com
6 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.25%) HTTP
2 16 (2.94%) Internet
3 3 (0.55%) Intranet
4 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.18%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (21.51%) SQL Server
2 71 (13.05%) MySQL
3 39 (7.17%) MongoDB
4 27 (4.96%) Relational Database
5 23 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.02%) Couchbase
7 11 (2.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 10 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.10%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.74%) MS Access
14 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
14 3 (0.55%) Big Data
14 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 91 (16.73%) Git (software)
2 44 (8.09%) Visual Studio
3 43 (7.90%) Subversion
4 28 (5.15%) Maven
5 20 (3.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 19 (3.49%) Ant
6 19 (3.49%) PHPUnit
7 18 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (3.13%) ClearCase
8 17 (3.13%) Apache Ivy
9 14 (2.57%) Jenkins
9 14 (2.57%) NUnit
10 13 (2.39%) MSTest
11 11 (2.02%) JUnit
11 11 (2.02%) Cucumber
12 10 (1.84%) Selenium
13 6 (1.10%) Jasmine
13 6 (1.10%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 5 (0.92%) JIRA
14 5 (0.92%) Grunt
General
1 47 (8.64%) Finance
2 22 (4.04%) Marketing
3 18 (3.31%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.13%) Electronics
4 17 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 17 (3.13%) Retail
5 4 (0.74%) Publishing
6 2 (0.37%) Law
6 2 (0.37%) Games
6 2 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.18%) Military
7 1 (0.18%) Back Office
7 1 (0.18%) Automotive
7 1 (0.18%) Banking
7 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 477 (87.68%) Developer
2 122 (22.43%) .NET Developer
3 62 (11.40%) Java Developer
4 55 (10.11%) Web Developer
5 49 (9.01%) Front-End Developer
6 46 (8.46%) PHP Developer
7 45 (8.27%) JavaScript Developer
8 44 (8.09%) Senior Developer
9 37 (6.80%) Software Developer
10 34 (6.25%) C# Developer
11 33 (6.07%) ASP.NET Developer
12 31 (5.70%) C# .NET Developer
13 28 (5.15%) Software Engineer
14 20 (3.68%) Drupal Developer
15 18 (3.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 18 (3.31%) .NET Web Developer
16 16 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
17 15 (2.76%) Ruby Developer
18 12 (2.21%) Architect
18 12 (2.21%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 385 (70.77%) HTML
2 312 (57.35%) CSS
3 213 (39.15%) .NET
4 203 (37.32%) jQuery
5 162 (29.78%) HTML5
6 152 (27.94%) ASP.NET
7 96 (17.65%) CSS3
8 81 (14.89%) AngularJS
9 80 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 69 (12.68%) Web Services
11 57 (10.48%) .NET Framework
12 56 (10.29%) XML
13 50 (9.19%) Ajax
14 41 (7.54%) Spring
15 38 (6.99%) SOAP
15 38 (6.99%) REST
16 37 (6.80%) RESTful
16 37 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
17 36 (6.62%) Sass
18 34 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.33%) User Experience
2 24 (4.41%) Visualisation
3 17 (3.13%) DTV
4 16 (2.94%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.84%) Computer Science
6 9 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.29%) Digital Media
8 5 (0.92%) GIS
8 5 (0.92%) NHS
9 4 (0.74%) Linked Data
9 4 (0.74%) W3C
9 4 (0.74%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (0.74%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.74%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.37%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.37%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.37%) Animation
10 2 (0.37%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 71 (13.05%) Linux
2 27 (4.96%) Windows
3 26 (4.78%) UNIX
4 24 (4.41%) CentOS
5 18 (3.31%) Android
6 16 (2.94%) Apple iOS
7 10 (1.84%) Windows Phone
8 7 (1.29%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.55%) Windows Phone 7
10 2 (0.37%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.18%) Fedora
11 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (29.78%) MVC
3 71 (13.05%) TDD
4 68 (12.50%) Scrum
5 57 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
6 56 (10.29%) OO
7 52 (9.56%) Web Development
8 49 (9.01%) Responsive Web Design
9 41 (7.54%) Software Engineering
10 40 (7.35%) BDD
11 36 (6.62%) E-Commerce
12 33 (6.07%) Web Design
13 32 (5.88%) Unit Testing
14 29 (5.33%) Mentoring
15 27 (4.96%) OOD
16 23 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (4.04%) Automated Testing
17 22 (4.04%) Content Management
18 19 (3.49%) Configuration Management
18 19 (3.49%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 176 (32.35%) C#
2 153 (28.13%) Java
3 140 (25.74%) SQL
4 109 (20.04%) PHP
5 46 (8.46%) Ruby
6 36 (6.62%) Python
7 24 (4.41%) T-SQL
8 23 (4.23%) VB.NET
9 17 (3.13%) Perl
9 17 (3.13%) Lua
10 15 (2.76%) PHP5
11 11 (2.02%) Bash Shell
12 9 (1.65%) VB
12 9 (1.65%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.65%) C++
12 9 (1.65%) XPath
13 8 (1.47%) XQuery
14 7 (1.29%) Shell Script
14 7 (1.29%) PowerShell
15 6 (1.10%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 76 (13.97%) Security Cleared
2 38 (6.99%) SC Cleared
3 28 (5.15%) DV Cleared
4 13 (2.39%) Degree
5 11 (2.02%) Sun Certification
6 8 (1.47%) OCPJP
7 5 (0.92%) MCP
8 3 (0.55%) ISEB
9 2 (0.37%) MCSD
9 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (0.92%) ISO 14001
1 5 (0.92%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.74%) QA
3 2 (0.37%) WAI
3 2 (0.37%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) WCAG
4 1 (0.18%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (0.74%) Varnish
2 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (3.49%) Puppet
2 6 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.92%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.37%) yum
5 1 (0.18%) Nagios
5 1 (0.18%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 61 (11.21%) Microsoft
2 31 (5.70%) Zend
3 22 (4.04%) Oracle
4 18 (3.31%) SAP
5 11 (2.02%) Sun
6 9 (1.65%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.10%) Appcelerator
8 5 (0.92%) IBM
9 3 (0.55%) Google
9 3 (0.55%) Apple
10 2 (0.37%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.37%) Twitter
10 2 (0.37%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.37%) ESRI
11 1 (0.18%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (0.18%) VMware
11 1 (0.18%) Adobe
11 1 (0.18%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.18%) CODA
11 1 (0.18%) Sage
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Devon
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Weymouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Swindon
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £30000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago