The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 31 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 3 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 1.86% 9.26% 21.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 22.73% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
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£313 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £36.00 £27.12
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +32.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Programming Languages Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
69 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 42.86% 40.74% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 16 3
Average daily rate £325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
3 5 (55.56%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) GIS
4 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) jQuery
5 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (33.33%) LINQ
5 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Back Office
6 2 (22.22%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 2 (22.22%) WCF
7 1 (11.11%) WPF

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) DTS
2 1 (11.11%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Visual Studio
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Graduate
2 4 (44.44%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 1 (11.11%) VB Developer
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) LINQ
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (22.22%) LINQ to SQL
5 2 (22.22%) WCF
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (11.11%) WPF
6 1 (11.11%) WF
6 1 (11.11%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (11.11%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
1 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
2 1 (11.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft