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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 14 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 292 273 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.61% 8.45% 9.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.57% 23.45% 27.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 180 146
Average daily rate
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£350 £336 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +6.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Average hourly rate £53.27 £22.75 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.13% -58.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -5.55%
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
1294 1164 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.16% 36.04% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 734 478
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 52 60
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.25 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.13 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 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
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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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
Bristol +1 123 £350 - 39
Gloucestershire +14 48 £400 +2.43% 27
Wiltshire -19 38 £350 +7.69% 22
Somerset +7 32 £350 +16.66% 29
Devon -14 14 £315 -21.25% 14
Dorset -5 11 £335 +11.66% 24
Cornwall - 4 £275 - 1
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 379 (71.11%) HTML
2 331 (62.10%) CSS
3 242 (45.40%) .NET
4 205 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 191 (35.83%) C#
6 166 (31.14%) jQuery
7 165 (30.96%) MVC
8 145 (27.20%) SQL
8 145 (27.20%) HTML5
9 142 (26.64%) ASP.NET
10 119 (22.33%) SQL Server
11 103 (19.32%) CSS3
12 101 (18.95%) AngularJS
13 93 (17.45%) TDD
14 91 (17.07%) Java
15 78 (14.63%) PHP
16 72 (13.51%) XML
17 71 (13.32%) Scrum
17 71 (13.32%) .NET Framework
17 71 (13.32%) Security Cleared
18 68 (12.76%) Web Development
18 68 (12.76%) ASP.NET MVC
19 65 (12.20%) Node.js
20 59 (11.07%) Continuous Integration
21 58 (10.88%) OO
22 57 (10.69%) Web Services
22 57 (10.69%) Git (software)
23 53 (9.94%) Python
23 53 (9.94%) Software Engineering
24 46 (8.63%) SOAP

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 65 (12.20%) Node.js
2 39 (7.32%) CMS
3 34 (6.38%) Umbraco
4 29 (5.44%) IIS
4 29 (5.44%) SharePoint
5 15 (2.81%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (1.88%) WordPress
6 10 (1.88%) Apache
6 10 (1.88%) WebLogic
6 10 (1.88%) Drupal
7 9 (1.69%) Liferay
8 5 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.75%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.75%) ArcGIS
9 4 (0.75%) LiveLink
9 4 (0.75%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.75%) JBoss
10 3 (0.56%) Confluence
11 2 (0.38%) Moodle
Applications
1 7 (1.31%) Photoshop
1 7 (1.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.56%) MS Office
2 3 (0.56%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (1.50%) Magento
2 6 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.94%) Summit
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.38%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.44%) SaaS
4 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.56%) GitHub
5 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.19%) Force.com
6 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.56%) HTTP
2 14 (2.63%) Internet
3 2 (0.38%) DVB
3 2 (0.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.38%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.38%) Broadband
3 2 (0.38%) Skype
4 1 (0.19%) LDAP
4 1 (0.19%) SSL
4 1 (0.19%) Intranet
4 1 (0.19%) Telnet
4 1 (0.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (22.33%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.50%) MySQL
3 32 (6.00%) MongoDB
4 16 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (3.00%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.69%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.50%) Big Data
8 7 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.13%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.13%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Power View
12 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.38%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.38%) RavenDB
13 2 (0.38%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 57 (10.69%) Git (software)
2 29 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (5.44%) Subversion
3 26 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 26 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 19 (3.56%) Ant
4 19 (3.56%) Maven
5 18 (3.38%) ClearCase
5 18 (3.38%) Apache Ivy
6 17 (3.19%) Cucumber
6 17 (3.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 15 (2.81%) Selenium
7 15 (2.81%) Grunt
8 10 (1.88%) Jasmine
8 10 (1.88%) JBehave
8 10 (1.88%) JMeter
9 9 (1.69%) NUnit
10 8 (1.50%) LoadRunner
11 7 (1.31%) gulp
11 7 (1.31%) JIRA
General
1 42 (7.88%) Finance
2 13 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.25%) Marketing
4 9 (1.69%) Retail
5 7 (1.31%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.13%) Electronics
7 3 (0.56%) Back Office
7 3 (0.56%) Banking
8 2 (0.38%) Advertising
8 2 (0.38%) Publishing
9 1 (0.19%) Military
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.19%) Billing
9 1 (0.19%) Local Government
9 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 449 (84.24%) Developer
2 128 (24.02%) .NET Developer
3 66 (12.38%) Front-End Developer
4 60 (11.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 51 (9.57%) Web Developer
6 45 (8.44%) Java Developer
7 37 (6.94%) C# Developer
8 32 (6.00%) Software Engineer
8 32 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 30 (5.63%) ASP.NET Developer
10 23 (4.32%) PHP Developer
10 23 (4.32%) Senior Developer
11 16 (3.00%) Analyst
11 16 (3.00%) Software Developer
12 15 (2.81%) .NET Web Developer
12 15 (2.81%) SQL Developer
12 15 (2.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 13 (2.44%) AWS Developer
14 12 (2.25%) SharePoint Developer
15 10 (1.88%) Android Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (71.11%) HTML
2 331 (62.10%) CSS
3 242 (45.40%) .NET
4 166 (31.14%) jQuery
5 145 (27.20%) HTML5
6 142 (26.64%) ASP.NET
7 103 (19.32%) CSS3
8 101 (18.95%) AngularJS
9 72 (13.51%) XML
10 71 (13.32%) .NET Framework
11 68 (12.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 57 (10.69%) Web Services
13 46 (8.63%) SOAP
14 45 (8.44%) Sass
15 43 (8.07%) Ajax
16 40 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
17 38 (7.13%) JSON
18 37 (6.94%) Entity Framework
18 37 (6.94%) Backbone.js
18 37 (6.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.88%) User Experience
2 17 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 14 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 13 (2.44%) DTV
4 13 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.88%) Mathematics
7 6 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.13%) Visualisation
8 5 (0.94%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.94%) Algorithms
8 5 (0.94%) W3C
8 5 (0.94%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.56%) iPhone
9 3 (0.56%) iPad
10 2 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.38%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.38%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.38%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 42 (7.88%) Linux
2 38 (7.13%) Windows
3 25 (4.69%) UNIX
4 23 (4.32%) Android
5 17 (3.19%) Apple iOS
6 11 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.88%) CentOS
8 7 (1.31%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.56%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.19%) webOS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.19%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (30.96%) MVC
3 93 (17.45%) TDD
4 71 (13.32%) Scrum
5 68 (12.76%) Web Development
6 59 (11.07%) Continuous Integration
7 58 (10.88%) OO
8 53 (9.94%) Software Engineering
9 43 (8.07%) Unit Testing
10 35 (6.57%) Responsive Web Design
11 30 (5.63%) Automated Testing
12 29 (5.44%) E-Commerce
13 27 (5.07%) BDD
14 21 (3.94%) Content Management
15 20 (3.75%) Web Design
16 18 (3.38%) Release Management
17 16 (3.00%) Refactoring
17 16 (3.00%) ITIL
17 16 (3.00%) Mentoring
18 15 (2.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 191 (35.83%) C#
2 145 (27.20%) SQL
3 91 (17.07%) Java
4 78 (14.63%) PHP
5 53 (9.94%) Python
6 29 (5.44%) C++
7 28 (5.25%) VB.NET
8 27 (5.07%) Perl
9 22 (4.13%) Ruby
10 18 (3.38%) Lua
11 17 (3.19%) T-SQL
12 15 (2.81%) TypeScript
13 11 (2.06%) PL/SQL
13 11 (2.06%) Objective-C
14 10 (1.88%) XQuery
15 9 (1.69%) XPath
15 9 (1.69%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.50%) VB
17 6 (1.13%) VBScript
17 6 (1.13%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 71 (13.32%) Security Cleared
2 36 (6.75%) DV Cleared
3 26 (4.88%) Degree
4 25 (4.69%) SC Cleared
5 16 (3.00%) ISEB
6 14 (2.63%) Sun Certification
7 9 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.94%) OCPJP
9 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.13%) QA
2 5 (0.94%) ISO 9001
2 5 (0.94%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.38%) SLA
3 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) WAI
4 1 (0.19%) HL7
4 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (0.56%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (0.38%) vSphere
3 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.31%) Puppet
2 6 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.56%) yum
4 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.19%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.19%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.19%) logstash
Vendors
1 41 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 39 (7.32%) Oracle
3 14 (2.63%) Sun
3 14 (2.63%) Zend
4 11 (2.06%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.13%) OpenText
5 6 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.13%) Adobe
5 6 (1.13%) SAP
6 5 (0.94%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.75%) Apple
8 3 (0.56%) VMware
8 3 (0.56%) Appcelerator
9 2 (0.38%) Informatica
9 2 (0.38%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.38%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.38%) ESRI
9 2 (0.38%) Siebel
9 2 (0.38%) IBM
10 1 (0.19%) BMC
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