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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 11 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 297 232 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.31% 9.46% 6.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.60% 27.29% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 166 105
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £34.25 £31.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.60% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.45 £30.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.05 £34.25 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £32.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-7.07% -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
1160 850 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.35% 34.67% 42.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 758 521 593
Average daily rate £378 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 48 98
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £14.75 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 0 115 £400 +18.51% 91
Gloucestershire +15 69 £385 +36.28% 32
Wiltshire -12 26 £375 +15.38% 25
Devon -6 23 £330 +1.53% 15
Dorset -2 22 £240 -40.00% 61
Somerset -20 11 £294 +6.81% 31
Cornwall - 5 £300 - 1
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 399 (66.28%) HTML
2 299 (49.67%) CSS
3 226 (37.54%) jQuery
4 225 (37.38%) HTML5
5 210 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
6 176 (29.24%) Java
7 169 (28.07%) .NET
8 167 (27.74%) PHP
9 151 (25.08%) C#
10 131 (21.76%) SQL
11 127 (21.10%) MVC
11 127 (21.10%) CSS3
12 121 (20.10%) Linux
13 116 (19.27%) ASP.NET
14 110 (18.27%) MySQL
15 101 (16.78%) Security Cleared
15 101 (16.78%) Continuous Integration
16 97 (16.11%) Git (software)
16 97 (16.11%) SQL Server
17 81 (13.46%) Apache
18 78 (12.96%) XML
19 74 (12.29%) OO
20 73 (12.13%) Ajax
21 72 (11.96%) Microsoft
22 71 (11.79%) Web Services
22 71 (11.79%) Zend
23 66 (10.96%) Software Engineering
23 66 (10.96%) PHPUnit
24 65 (10.80%) Finance
25 64 (10.63%) AngularJS

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 81 (13.46%) Apache
2 39 (6.48%) Node.js
3 32 (5.32%) CMS
4 20 (3.32%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.66%) Drupal
5 16 (2.66%) Umbraco
6 13 (2.16%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.83%) WordPress
8 10 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
8 10 (1.66%) ColdFusion
9 9 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (1.50%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.33%) Railo
11 7 (1.16%) IIS
11 7 (1.16%) ArcGIS
12 6 (1.00%) JBoss
13 5 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.66%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.66%) Joomla!
Applications
1 20 (3.32%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.16%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.16%) MS Office
4 5 (0.83%) MS Project
5 3 (0.50%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 15 (2.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (1.50%) Summit
4 5 (0.83%) Magento
5 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.17%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.17%) Cerner Millennium
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.00%) GitHub
3 4 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.50%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.17%) Office 365
5 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.15%) HTTP
2 15 (2.49%) Internet
3 8 (1.33%) SAN
4 5 (0.83%) DNS
4 5 (0.83%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.83%) Intranet
4 5 (0.83%) SSH
4 5 (0.83%) PuTTY
5 3 (0.50%) FTP
5 3 (0.50%) DVB
5 3 (0.50%) NAS
6 2 (0.33%) 3G
6 2 (0.33%) IPv4
6 2 (0.33%) IPv6
7 1 (0.17%) Broadband
7 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.17%) Wireless
7 1 (0.17%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (18.27%) MySQL
2 97 (16.11%) SQL Server
3 41 (6.81%) Relational Database
4 32 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (3.82%) MongoDB
6 18 (2.99%) RDBMS
6 18 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (2.16%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.83%) Ingres
11 5 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.83%) JasperReports
11 5 (0.83%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.66%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 97 (16.11%) Git (software)
2 66 (10.96%) PHPUnit
3 42 (6.98%) Visual Studio
4 40 (6.64%) Subversion
5 34 (5.65%) Maven
6 26 (4.32%) Ant
7 25 (4.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 22 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (3.65%) Apache Ivy
9 18 (2.99%) Jenkins
10 17 (2.82%) ClearCase
11 16 (2.66%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.33%) Axure RP
13 7 (1.16%) Hudson
14 5 (0.83%) JUnit
14 5 (0.83%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 5 (0.83%) Grunt
15 4 (0.66%) JIRA
15 4 (0.66%) Selenium
15 4 (0.66%) NetBeans
General
1 65 (10.80%) Finance
2 24 (3.99%) Telecoms
2 24 (3.99%) Marketing
3 19 (3.16%) Retail
4 16 (2.66%) Electronics
5 15 (2.49%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.16%) Banking
7 3 (0.50%) Publishing
8 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.33%) Military
8 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.33%) Games
8 2 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.17%) Automotive
9 1 (0.17%) Law
9 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.17%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 490 (81.40%) Developer
2 93 (15.45%) PHP Developer
3 75 (12.46%) Java Developer
4 68 (11.30%) .NET Developer
5 55 (9.14%) Front-End Developer
6 52 (8.64%) Web Developer
7 44 (7.31%) Senior Developer
8 37 (6.15%) C# Developer
9 35 (5.81%) JavaScript Developer
10 33 (5.48%) Software Engineer
10 33 (5.48%) Software Developer
11 29 (4.82%) C# .NET Developer
11 29 (4.82%) PHP Zend Developer
12 26 (4.32%) Architect
13 24 (3.99%) Designer
14 20 (3.32%) ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (2.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 17 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
16 15 (2.49%) Consultant
17 13 (2.16%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (66.28%) HTML
2 299 (49.67%) CSS
3 226 (37.54%) jQuery
4 225 (37.38%) HTML5
5 169 (28.07%) .NET
6 127 (21.10%) CSS3
7 116 (19.27%) ASP.NET
8 78 (12.96%) XML
9 73 (12.13%) Ajax
10 71 (11.79%) Web Services
11 64 (10.63%) AngularJS
12 63 (10.47%) Doctrine
13 61 (10.13%) Spring
14 58 (9.63%) Zend Framework
15 51 (8.47%) Hibernate
15 51 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC
16 38 (6.31%) .NET Framework
17 37 (6.15%) JSON
18 29 (4.82%) J2EE
19 28 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (5.65%) User Experience
2 25 (4.15%) Computer Science
3 22 (3.65%) Open Source
4 21 (3.49%) Mobile App
5 20 (3.32%) Visualisation
6 19 (3.16%) DTV
7 12 (1.99%) Mathematics
8 11 (1.83%) N-Tier
9 10 (1.66%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.50%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (1.00%) RIA
11 6 (1.00%) GIS
12 5 (0.83%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.83%) NHS
12 5 (0.83%) W3C
12 5 (0.83%) Clustering
12 5 (0.83%) Graphic Design
13 4 (0.66%) Social Media
13 4 (0.66%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 121 (20.10%) Linux
2 61 (10.13%) CentOS
3 32 (5.32%) UNIX
4 27 (4.49%) Apple iOS
5 24 (3.99%) Android
6 21 (3.49%) Windows
7 10 (1.66%) Ubuntu
8 8 (1.33%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.83%) VMS
9 5 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.50%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (21.10%) MVC
3 101 (16.78%) Continuous Integration
4 74 (12.29%) OO
5 66 (10.96%) Software Engineering
6 61 (10.13%) Scrum
7 55 (9.14%) TDD
8 46 (7.64%) Mentoring
9 44 (7.31%) Automated Testing
10 41 (6.81%) Responsive Web Design
11 39 (6.48%) Refactoring
12 34 (5.65%) Web Development
13 33 (5.48%) Web Design
13 33 (5.48%) Unit Testing
14 27 (4.49%) E-Commerce
15 26 (4.32%) OOD
16 25 (4.15%) Release Management
17 22 (3.65%) BDD
18 21 (3.49%) Configuration Management
19 20 (3.32%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 176 (29.24%) Java
2 167 (27.74%) PHP
3 151 (25.08%) C#
4 131 (21.76%) SQL
5 45 (7.48%) Python
6 39 (6.48%) Bash Shell
7 36 (5.98%) Ruby
8 34 (5.65%) Perl
9 29 (4.82%) C++
10 25 (4.15%) T-SQL
11 20 (3.32%) PHP5
12 18 (2.99%) VB.NET
13 17 (2.82%) Lua
14 12 (1.99%) C
15 9 (1.50%) VB
16 8 (1.33%) CFML
17 7 (1.16%) PL/SQL
18 5 (0.83%) Korn
19 4 (0.66%) PowerShell
19 4 (0.66%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 101 (16.78%) Security Cleared
2 54 (8.97%) SC Cleared
3 38 (6.31%) DV Cleared
4 26 (4.32%) Degree
5 12 (1.99%) Sun Certification
6 8 (1.33%) ISEB
7 7 (1.16%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.33%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.33%) MCP
8 2 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.17%) MCSD
9 1 (0.17%) HNC
9 1 (0.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.99%) ISO 9001
2 9 (1.50%) ISO 14001
3 5 (0.83%) SLA
4 4 (0.66%) HL7
5 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.50%) WCAG
5 3 (0.50%) WAI
6 1 (0.17%) QA
System Software
1 8 (1.33%) Shibboleth
2 6 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.83%) NFS
3 5 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (0.66%) Varnish
5 3 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (1.83%) Puppet
2 7 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.33%) Nagios
4 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 72 (11.96%) Microsoft
2 71 (11.79%) Zend
3 30 (4.98%) Oracle
4 18 (2.99%) SAP
5 12 (1.99%) Sun
6 11 (1.83%) Google
7 10 (1.66%) IBM
8 7 (1.16%) VMware
8 7 (1.16%) Sencha
8 7 (1.16%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.83%) Open Text
9 5 (0.83%) Appcelerator
10 3 (0.50%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.50%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.33%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.33%) Facebook
12 1 (0.17%) Adobe
12 1 (0.17%) Cerner
12 1 (0.17%) CODA
12 1 (0.17%) JD Edwards
Bristol
People Source
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol
Kainos
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Candour Solutions
Rate: Above Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth
Church International
Rate: £34k - £38k per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £270 - £370 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
EarthStream Global
Rate: From £375 to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester
People Source
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
TRG
Rate: 300-400 Per Day 300-400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago