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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 11 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 296 210 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.09% 8.92% 6.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 26.15% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 159 99
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 £31.25 £25.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% +24.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £30.00 £17.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.25 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
- -5.10%
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
1184 803 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.35% 34.11% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 771 506 592
Average daily rate £375 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 61 94
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -14.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £19.30 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 December 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Histogram 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 December 2014. 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
Bristol -1 120 £400 +14.28% 51
Gloucestershire +16 59 £385 +32.75% 19
Wiltshire -12 39 £375 +15.38% 26
Devon -3 23 £419 +24.07% 13
Somerset -9 17 £305 +10.90% 15
Dorset -6 16 £240 -26.15% 39
Cornwall +8 1 - - 1
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

1 407 (69.34%) HTML
2 312 (53.15%) CSS
3 233 (39.69%) HTML5
4 225 (38.33%) jQuery
5 205 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
6 168 (28.62%) .NET
7 163 (27.77%) PHP
8 159 (27.09%) Java
9 142 (24.19%) C#
10 133 (22.66%) CSS3
11 127 (21.64%) SQL
12 120 (20.44%) Linux
13 116 (19.76%) MySQL
14 110 (18.74%) MVC
15 105 (17.89%) ASP.NET
16 100 (17.04%) Continuous Integration
17 94 (16.01%) SQL Server
18 93 (15.84%) Security Cleared
19 87 (14.82%) Git (software)
20 82 (13.97%) XML
21 74 (12.61%) Apache
22 73 (12.44%) OO
22 73 (12.44%) Web Services
22 73 (12.44%) AngularJS
23 71 (12.10%) Zend
24 69 (11.75%) Software Engineering
25 68 (11.58%) Scrum
26 67 (11.41%) Ajax
27 66 (11.24%) PHPUnit
27 66 (11.24%) Doctrine

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 74 (12.61%) Apache
2 43 (7.33%) CMS
3 34 (5.79%) Node.js
4 19 (3.24%) Tomcat
5 18 (3.07%) Umbraco
6 17 (2.90%) SharePoint
7 13 (2.21%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (1.87%) IIS
8 11 (1.87%) JBoss
9 10 (1.70%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (1.70%) ColdFusion
9 10 (1.70%) WebSphere
9 10 (1.70%) Drupal
10 9 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.36%) Railo
12 7 (1.19%) ArcGIS
13 6 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (1.02%) WordPress
14 4 (0.68%) Joomla!
15 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (5.11%) Photoshop
2 22 (3.75%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (1.19%) MS Office
5 5 (0.85%) MS Project
6 4 (0.68%) Fireworks
7 3 (0.51%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.53%) Summit
3 8 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.34%) Magento
5 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.17%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.56%) GitHub
2 12 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.87%) Amazon S3
4 8 (1.36%) Heroku
5 3 (0.51%) Office 365
5 3 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.73%) Internet
2 13 (2.21%) SSH
3 10 (1.70%) HTTP
4 8 (1.36%) SAN
5 5 (0.85%) Intranet
5 5 (0.85%) DNS
5 5 (0.85%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.85%) PuTTY
6 3 (0.51%) FTP
6 3 (0.51%) NAS
6 3 (0.51%) DVB
7 2 (0.34%) SMPP
7 2 (0.34%) 3G
7 2 (0.34%) IPv4
7 2 (0.34%) IPv6
8 1 (0.17%) Broadband
8 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.17%) Wireless
8 1 (0.17%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (19.76%) MySQL
2 94 (16.01%) SQL Server
3 41 (6.98%) Relational Database
4 30 (5.11%) MongoDB
5 29 (4.94%) RDBMS
6 27 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (2.73%) NoSQL
9 15 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.53%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.85%) JasperReports
13 5 (0.85%) Ingres
14 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.68%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.51%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 87 (14.82%) Git (software)
2 66 (11.24%) PHPUnit
3 41 (6.98%) Visual Studio
4 36 (6.13%) Maven
5 25 (4.26%) Ant
5 25 (4.26%) Subversion
6 21 (3.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 20 (3.41%) Apache Ivy
8 18 (3.07%) Jenkins
8 18 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (2.90%) Eclipse
10 15 (2.56%) ClearCase
11 9 (1.53%) Karma Test Runner
11 9 (1.53%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.36%) Axure RP
12 8 (1.36%) Sublime Text
12 8 (1.36%) Grunt
12 8 (1.36%) RSpec
13 7 (1.19%) JUnit
13 7 (1.19%) Hudson
General
1 60 (10.22%) Finance
2 22 (3.75%) Marketing
3 21 (3.58%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.21%) Retail
4 13 (2.21%) Electronics
4 13 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.19%) Banking
6 2 (0.34%) Publishing
6 2 (0.34%) Games
6 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.17%) Advertising
7 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.17%) Automotive
7 1 (0.17%) Law
7 1 (0.17%) Avionics
7 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 467 (79.56%) Developer
2 95 (16.18%) PHP Developer
3 77 (13.12%) Java Developer
4 61 (10.39%) Front-End Developer
5 57 (9.71%) .NET Developer
6 56 (9.54%) Web Developer
7 36 (6.13%) C# Developer
8 35 (5.96%) JavaScript Developer
9 34 (5.79%) Senior Developer
9 34 (5.79%) Software Engineer
10 28 (4.77%) C# .NET Developer
10 28 (4.77%) PHP Zend Developer
11 26 (4.43%) Designer
12 25 (4.26%) Software Developer
13 23 (3.92%) Architect
14 17 (2.90%) Consultant
14 17 (2.90%) ASP.NET Developer
15 15 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
15 15 (2.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 13 (2.21%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 407 (69.34%) HTML
2 312 (53.15%) CSS
3 233 (39.69%) HTML5
4 225 (38.33%) jQuery
5 168 (28.62%) .NET
6 133 (22.66%) CSS3
7 105 (17.89%) ASP.NET
8 82 (13.97%) XML
9 73 (12.44%) Web Services
9 73 (12.44%) AngularJS
10 67 (11.41%) Ajax
11 66 (11.24%) Doctrine
12 58 (9.88%) Spring
12 58 (9.88%) Zend Framework
13 47 (8.01%) Hibernate
14 42 (7.16%) ASP.NET MVC
15 37 (6.30%) .NET Framework
16 36 (6.13%) JSON
17 35 (5.96%) Sass
18 34 (5.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.47%) User Experience
2 25 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 23 (3.92%) Open Source
4 20 (3.41%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.73%) DTV
6 12 (2.04%) Mathematics
6 12 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.04%) Digital Media
7 11 (1.87%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.70%) N-Tier
9 9 (1.53%) Clustering
10 6 (1.02%) GIS
10 6 (1.02%) RIA
11 5 (0.85%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.85%) Graphic Design
12 4 (0.68%) E-Learning
12 4 (0.68%) MPEG
12 4 (0.68%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (0.68%) W3C
12 4 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 120 (20.44%) Linux
2 59 (10.05%) CentOS
3 31 (5.28%) UNIX
4 21 (3.58%) Apple iOS
5 18 (3.07%) Android
6 17 (2.90%) Windows
7 8 (1.36%) Mac OS
8 7 (1.19%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.85%) VMS
10 3 (0.51%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (18.74%) MVC
3 100 (17.04%) Continuous Integration
4 73 (12.44%) OO
5 69 (11.75%) Software Engineering
6 68 (11.58%) Scrum
7 65 (11.07%) TDD
8 52 (8.86%) Automated Testing
9 43 (7.33%) Mentoring
10 39 (6.64%) Refactoring
11 34 (5.79%) Responsive Web Design
12 33 (5.62%) Web Development
13 32 (5.45%) Unit Testing
14 24 (4.09%) OOP
14 24 (4.09%) OOD
15 22 (3.75%) Release Management
16 20 (3.41%) E-Commerce
16 20 (3.41%) BDD
17 18 (3.07%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (2.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 163 (27.77%) PHP
2 159 (27.09%) Java
3 142 (24.19%) C#
4 127 (21.64%) SQL
5 39 (6.64%) Python
6 37 (6.30%) Bash Shell
7 32 (5.45%) Perl
8 25 (4.26%) C++
8 25 (4.26%) Ruby
9 23 (3.92%) PHP5
9 23 (3.92%) T-SQL
10 18 (3.07%) VB.NET
11 15 (2.56%) Lua
12 9 (1.53%) C
12 9 (1.53%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.36%) CFML
14 5 (0.85%) Clojure
14 5 (0.85%) Korn
15 4 (0.68%) VB
16 3 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 93 (15.84%) Security Cleared
2 49 (8.35%) SC Cleared
3 34 (5.79%) DV Cleared
4 27 (4.60%) Degree
5 11 (1.87%) Sun Certification
6 7 (1.19%) ISEB
7 5 (0.85%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.34%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.17%) HNC
9 1 (0.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.04%) ISO 9001
2 9 (1.53%) ISO 14001
3 5 (0.85%) SLA
3 5 (0.85%) HL7
4 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.51%) WCAG
5 3 (0.51%) WAI
5 3 (0.51%) QA
6 1 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (1.53%) Shibboleth
2 5 (0.85%) NFS
2 5 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.17%) Varnish
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (1.70%) Puppet
2 5 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 71 (12.10%) Zend
2 58 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 30 (5.11%) Oracle
4 15 (2.56%) Sitecore
5 14 (2.39%) SAP
6 11 (1.87%) Sun
7 10 (1.70%) IBM
8 9 (1.53%) Google
9 7 (1.19%) Sencha
9 7 (1.19%) VMware
10 6 (1.02%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.85%) Open Text
12 3 (0.51%) Appcelerator
12 3 (0.51%) Adobe
12 3 (0.51%) Twitter
13 2 (0.34%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.34%) Facebook
14 1 (0.17%) Ektron
14 1 (0.17%) Trapeze
14 1 (0.17%) Cerner
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Stott & May
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Bournemouth
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT
Rate: £201 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
South West
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-300 Per Day
Posted: 24 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago