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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 18 31 8
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 6 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 6.25% 3.85% 16.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.22% 9.64% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 6
Average daily rate
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£340 £203 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.90% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £101 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £355 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+24.29% -8.57%
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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
27 83 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 28.13% 39.90% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 70 11
Average daily rate £334 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) HTML
2 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (62.50%) CSS
5 9 (56.25%) MVC
6 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (37.50%) C#
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
9 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
9 3 (18.75%) XHTML
9 3 (18.75%) Web Services
9 3 (18.75%) XML
9 3 (18.75%) ETL
9 3 (18.75%) Ajax
9 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
10 2 (12.50%) Web Development
10 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 2 (12.50%) Scrum
10 2 (12.50%) OO
10 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 2 (12.50%) C++
10 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
10 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 2 (12.50%) Relational Database

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) K2 blackpearl
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
1 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (81.25%) .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (12.50%) AWS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) ETL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 12 (75.00%) HTML
3 10 (62.50%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) XHTML
5 3 (18.75%) Ajax
5 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
6 2 (12.50%) WPF
6 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (18.75%) ETL
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) Line Management
6 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) C++
3 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle