Period
to 24 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

JavaScript Developer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 60 66
Rank change year-on-year -38 +6 +5
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 14 44 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.74% 2.81% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 2.96% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 37 32
Bristol median daily rate £400 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -20.00% +17.19%
10th Percentile £324 £233 £325
90th Percentile £424 £438 £625
South West median daily rate £370 £330 £363
% change year-on-year +12.12% -8.97% +7.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £22.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,786 1,489 1,552
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.90% 95.02% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,182 1,030 1,128
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £219 £226 £239
90th Percentile £525 £556 £520
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 75 83
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +32.43% +12.12%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.55 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.88 £47.50 £47.20
South West median hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year -7.27% -19.12% +70.00%

JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured JavaScript Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript Developer in Bristol

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JavaScript Developer in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript Developer in Bristol

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, JavaScript Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) React
3 5 (35.71%) Front End Development
3 5 (35.71%) CSS3
3 5 (35.71%) Marketing
3 5 (35.71%) HTML5
4 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 3 (21.43%) PhpStorm
5 3 (21.43%) Node.js
5 3 (21.43%) Backbone.js
5 3 (21.43%) Sass
5 3 (21.43%) GitLab
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
5 3 (21.43%) RAD
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) PHP
5 3 (21.43%) MySQL
5 3 (21.43%) SAP
5 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 3 (21.43%) Electronics
5 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) jQuery

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Kentico
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) GitLab
2 3 (21.43%) PhpStorm
3 1 (7.14%) Grunt
3 1 (7.14%) gulp
3 1 (7.14%) webpack
General
1 5 (35.71%) Marketing
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Electronics
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.14%) Advertising
4 1 (7.14%) Automotive
4 1 (7.14%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
1 9 (64.29%) React
2 5 (35.71%) CSS3
2 5 (35.71%) HTML5
3 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 3 (21.43%) Backbone.js
4 3 (21.43%) Node.js
4 3 (21.43%) Sass
5 2 (14.29%) Ember.js
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) LESS
6 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (7.14%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
1 1 (7.14%) Fintech
1 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Front End Development
3 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
4 3 (21.43%) RAD
4 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) SAP