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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 13 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 282 272 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.06% 9.42% 7.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.10% 25.76% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 173 116
Average daily rate
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£363 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +174.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
1170 1056 961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.57% 36.55% 39.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 643 551
Average daily rate £375 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 45 65
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £13.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 March 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 27 March 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 90 £375 +15.38% 78
Gloucestershire +17 72 £400 +23.07% 18
Dorset +16 28 £250 -37.50% 50
Devon +7 28 £319 +41.66% 13
Wiltshire -21 25 £375 +20.96% 18
Somerset -14 22 £330 +14.78% 38
Cornwall +8 7 £300 +39.53% 1
JavaScript
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JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (68.67%) HTML
2 307 (52.84%) CSS
3 214 (36.83%) jQuery
4 209 (35.97%) Agile Software Development
5 197 (33.91%) .NET
6 193 (33.22%) HTML5
7 181 (31.15%) C#
8 174 (29.95%) Java
9 141 (24.27%) MVC
10 140 (24.10%) PHP
11 139 (23.92%) ASP.NET
12 133 (22.89%) SQL
13 113 (19.45%) SQL Server
14 107 (18.42%) CSS3
15 103 (17.73%) MySQL
16 102 (17.56%) Linux
17 95 (16.35%) Security Cleared
18 88 (15.15%) Git (software)
19 80 (13.77%) Continuous Integration
20 70 (12.05%) Web Services
20 70 (12.05%) XML
21 68 (11.70%) Scrum
21 68 (11.70%) AngularJS
22 67 (11.53%) TDD
23 66 (11.36%) Microsoft
24 65 (11.19%) Finance
25 64 (11.02%) ASP.NET MVC
26 63 (10.84%) Ajax
26 63 (10.84%) OO
27 58 (9.98%) Software Engineering

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 55 (9.47%) Apache
2 45 (7.75%) Node.js
3 32 (5.51%) CMS
4 27 (4.65%) SharePoint
5 21 (3.61%) Drupal
6 16 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 14 (2.41%) IIS
7 14 (2.41%) WordPress
8 13 (2.24%) Umbraco
9 12 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.38%) ArcGIS
11 7 (1.20%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.03%) Mule
13 5 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.86%) JBoss
14 4 (0.69%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
16 2 (0.34%) MQSeries
Applications
1 18 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.89%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.03%) MS Office
4 3 (0.52%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 20 (3.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.55%) Summit
3 7 (1.20%) Magento
4 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.17%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (0.86%) GitHub
3 4 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.52%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.17%) Office 365
5 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) SaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.82%) HTTP
2 15 (2.58%) Internet
3 4 (0.69%) SAN
4 3 (0.52%) NAS
4 3 (0.52%) Intranet
4 3 (0.52%) DVB
5 2 (0.34%) 3G
5 2 (0.34%) IPv4
5 2 (0.34%) IPv6
5 2 (0.34%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.17%) DLNA
6 1 (0.17%) Extranet
6 1 (0.17%) DNS
6 1 (0.17%) Broadband
6 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.17%) SSH
6 1 (0.17%) Wireless
6 1 (0.17%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (19.45%) SQL Server
2 103 (17.73%) MySQL
3 41 (7.06%) MongoDB
4 35 (6.02%) Relational Database
5 31 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (3.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (1.89%) Couchbase
9 10 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.55%) NoSQL
10 9 (1.55%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.69%) Big Data
14 4 (0.69%) MS Access
14 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.52%) HBase
Development Applications
1 88 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 51 (8.78%) Visual Studio
3 44 (7.57%) PHPUnit
4 43 (7.40%) Subversion
5 35 (6.02%) Maven
6 25 (4.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 25 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 24 (4.13%) Ant
8 19 (3.27%) Apache Ivy
9 18 (3.10%) Jenkins
10 17 (2.93%) ClearCase
11 14 (2.41%) NUnit
12 13 (2.24%) MSTest
13 12 (2.07%) Eclipse
14 9 (1.55%) Cucumber
15 8 (1.38%) JUnit
15 8 (1.38%) Axure RP
16 7 (1.20%) Selenium
16 7 (1.20%) Hudson
17 6 (1.03%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 65 (11.19%) Finance
2 29 (4.99%) Marketing
3 25 (4.30%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.61%) Electronics
5 20 (3.44%) Manufacturing
6 18 (3.10%) Retail
7 5 (0.86%) Publishing
8 4 (0.69%) Games
8 4 (0.69%) Banking
9 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.34%) Advertising
9 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.17%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Back Office
10 1 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 480 (82.62%) Developer
2 93 (16.01%) .NET Developer
3 68 (11.70%) Java Developer
4 66 (11.36%) PHP Developer
5 53 (9.12%) Web Developer
5 53 (9.12%) Senior Developer
6 41 (7.06%) Front-End Developer
7 40 (6.88%) Software Developer
8 38 (6.54%) JavaScript Developer
9 35 (6.02%) C# Developer
10 33 (5.68%) Software Engineer
11 30 (5.16%) C# .NET Developer
12 26 (4.48%) ASP.NET Developer
13 23 (3.96%) Architect
14 18 (3.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 18 (3.10%) Senior Java Developer
15 17 (2.93%) Designer
15 17 (2.93%) Drupal Developer
16 16 (2.75%) PHP Zend Developer
17 14 (2.41%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (68.67%) HTML
2 307 (52.84%) CSS
3 214 (36.83%) jQuery
4 197 (33.91%) .NET
5 193 (33.22%) HTML5
6 139 (23.92%) ASP.NET
7 107 (18.42%) CSS3
8 70 (12.05%) Web Services
8 70 (12.05%) XML
9 68 (11.70%) AngularJS
10 64 (11.02%) ASP.NET MVC
11 63 (10.84%) Ajax
12 53 (9.12%) Spring
12 53 (9.12%) .NET Framework
13 46 (7.92%) Doctrine
14 41 (7.06%) Zend Framework
15 35 (6.02%) JSON
16 34 (5.85%) Hibernate
17 31 (5.34%) RESTful
17 31 (5.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.37%) User Experience
2 24 (4.13%) DTV
3 23 (3.96%) Visualisation
4 22 (3.79%) Mobile App
5 21 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 18 (3.10%) Open Source
7 11 (1.89%) Digital Media
8 8 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.20%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.03%) N-Tier
10 6 (1.03%) Graphic Design
10 6 (1.03%) RIA
11 5 (0.86%) NHS
11 5 (0.86%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.69%) Linked Data
12 4 (0.69%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.69%) GIS
12 4 (0.69%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (0.69%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 102 (17.56%) Linux
2 44 (7.57%) CentOS
3 29 (4.99%) UNIX
4 27 (4.65%) Windows
4 27 (4.65%) Apple iOS
5 21 (3.61%) Android
6 10 (1.72%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.55%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.52%) Windows Phone 7
9 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.17%) VMS
10 1 (0.17%) Fedora
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (35.97%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (24.27%) MVC
3 80 (13.77%) Continuous Integration
4 68 (11.70%) Scrum
5 67 (11.53%) TDD
6 63 (10.84%) OO
7 58 (9.98%) Software Engineering
8 51 (8.78%) Responsive Web Design
9 41 (7.06%) Web Development
10 40 (6.88%) BDD
10 40 (6.88%) Mentoring
11 37 (6.37%) Web Design
12 36 (6.20%) Unit Testing
13 32 (5.51%) Automated Testing
13 32 (5.51%) Refactoring
14 27 (4.65%) E-Commerce
15 26 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (4.13%) OOD
17 22 (3.79%) Digital Marketing
18 21 (3.61%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 181 (31.15%) C#
2 174 (29.95%) Java
3 140 (24.10%) PHP
4 133 (22.89%) SQL
5 50 (8.61%) Ruby
6 48 (8.26%) Python
7 30 (5.16%) Bash Shell
8 26 (4.48%) C++
9 25 (4.30%) Perl
10 24 (4.13%) T-SQL
11 20 (3.44%) VB.NET
12 17 (2.93%) Lua
12 17 (2.93%) PHP5
13 11 (1.89%) C
14 9 (1.55%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.55%) VB
15 7 (1.20%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.86%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.69%) Groovy
18 3 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 95 (16.35%) Security Cleared
2 53 (9.12%) SC Cleared
3 31 (5.34%) DV Cleared
4 26 (4.48%) Degree
5 11 (1.89%) Sun Certification
6 10 (1.72%) OCPJP
7 5 (0.86%) MCP
8 3 (0.52%) ISEB
9 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.34%) MCSD
9 2 (0.34%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.07%) ISO 9001
2 9 (1.55%) ISO 14001
3 4 (0.69%) SLA
4 3 (0.52%) WCAG
4 3 (0.52%) WAI
4 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) QA
5 1 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (0.69%) Varnish
2 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.34%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.17%) NFS
3 1 (0.17%) iptables
Systems Management
1 21 (3.61%) Puppet
2 7 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.52%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.34%) Nagios
5 1 (0.17%) Linux-HA
5 1 (0.17%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 66 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 50 (8.61%) Zend
3 31 (5.34%) Oracle
4 22 (3.79%) SAP
5 11 (1.89%) Sun
6 10 (1.72%) Google
7 7 (1.20%) Sencha
7 7 (1.20%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.03%) IBM
8 6 (1.03%) Appcelerator
9 3 (0.52%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.34%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.34%) VMware
10 2 (0.34%) Apple
10 2 (0.34%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.17%) Twitter
11 1 (0.17%) Trapeze
11 1 (0.17%) Ektron
11 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft
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