Period
to 9 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 6 months to 9 March 2021 with a comparison to the 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 (including ECMAScript)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
9 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 13 6 7
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 +4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 74 244 274
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 9.26% 13.92% 13.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.76% 33.70% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 177 204
Median daily rate £403 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £325
90th Percentile £494 £488 £546
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year - -2.86% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £60.75
South West median hourly rate £55.00 £35.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year +54.93% -40.83% +33.33%

JavaScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 340 724 883
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 42.55% 41.30% 43.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 509 642
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +12.18%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South West median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 23
Median hourly rate £45.25 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.47% -5.56% +22.87%
10th Percentile £30.18 £17.50 £35.85
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.75 £63.80
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +15.38%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing JavaScript as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Bristol

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for JavaScript in Bristol

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JavaScript in Bristol over the 6 months to 9 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Bristol

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Bristol

For the 6 months to 9 March 2021, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 31 (41.89%) CSS
2 30 (40.54%) HTML
3 26 (35.14%) Node.js
4 25 (33.78%) React
5 20 (27.03%) Kubernetes
6 17 (22.97%) TypeScript
6 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (17.57%) Docker
7 13 (17.57%) DevOps
7 13 (17.57%) Front End Development
8 12 (16.22%) AWS
8 12 (16.22%) Java
9 11 (14.86%) Software Engineering
9 11 (14.86%) User Experience
10 10 (13.51%) AngularJS
10 10 (13.51%) Python
11 9 (12.16%) HTML5
11 9 (12.16%) Vue.js
12 8 (10.81%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (10.81%) Serverless
13 7 (9.46%) Microservices
13 7 (9.46%) OpenShift
13 7 (9.46%) Azure
13 7 (9.46%) Git (software)
13 7 (9.46%) Spring
13 7 (9.46%) .NET
14 6 (8.11%) PHP
14 6 (8.11%) CSS3
14 6 (8.11%) ES6
14 6 (8.11%) Smart Home

JavaScript
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 3 (4.05%) CMS
1 3 (4.05%) Drupal
2 2 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.70%) WordPress
3 1 (1.35%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.35%) InVision
1 1 (1.35%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.22%) AWS
2 8 (10.81%) AWS Lambda
2 8 (10.81%) Serverless
3 7 (9.46%) Azure
3 7 (9.46%) OpenShift
4 3 (4.05%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (4.05%) AWS Fargate
5 2 (2.70%) Amazon Cognito
5 2 (2.70%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.35%) Firebase
6 1 (1.35%) GitHub
6 1 (1.35%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.35%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (4.05%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.70%) MySQL
3 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.35%) GIS
4 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.41%) Cypress.io
2 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.05%) JUnit
4 2 (2.70%) JIRA
4 2 (2.70%) Maven
4 2 (2.70%) Selenium
4 2 (2.70%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.70%) Subversion
4 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.35%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.35%) GitLab
5 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.35%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.35%) Mocha
5 1 (1.35%) Protractor
5 1 (1.35%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio Code
5 1 (1.35%) webpack
General
1 4 (5.41%) Finance
1 4 (5.41%) Marketing
1 4 (5.41%) Public Sector
1 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.70%) Electronics
2 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Games
3 1 (1.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (68.92%) Developer
2 18 (24.32%) Full Stack Developer
3 16 (21.62%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (17.57%) React Developer
5 10 (13.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (10.81%) Node.js Developer
7 7 (9.46%) AWS Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Java Developer
9 5 (6.76%) JavaScript Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Architect
10 4 (5.41%) Software Engineer
11 3 (4.05%) C# Developer
11 3 (4.05%) PHP Developer
12 2 (2.70%) .NET Developer
12 2 (2.70%) Drupal Developer
12 2 (2.70%) E-Commerce Architect
12 2 (2.70%) Lead Developer
12 2 (2.70%) Salesforce Developer
12 2 (2.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (41.89%) CSS
2 30 (40.54%) HTML
3 26 (35.14%) Node.js
4 25 (33.78%) React
5 10 (13.51%) AngularJS
6 9 (12.16%) HTML5
6 9 (12.16%) Vue.js
7 7 (9.46%) .NET
7 7 (9.46%) Spring
8 6 (8.11%) CSS3
9 5 (6.76%) D3.js
9 5 (6.76%) Express
9 5 (6.76%) Laravel
10 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
10 4 (5.41%) LAMP
11 3 (4.05%) Jest
11 3 (4.05%) jQuery
11 3 (4.05%) React Native
11 3 (4.05%) Redux
12 2 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) User Experience
2 6 (8.11%) Smart Home
3 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.70%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.35%) NHS
6 1 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.05%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) CentOS
2 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.57%) DevOps
2 13 (17.57%) Front End Development
3 11 (14.86%) Software Engineering
4 7 (9.46%) Microservices
5 5 (6.76%) Data Science
5 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure as Code
5 5 (6.76%) MVC
5 5 (6.76%) Visualisation
6 4 (5.41%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (5.41%) Web Development
7 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.05%) SDLC
7 3 (4.05%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 3 (4.05%) Time Management
8 2 (2.70%) B2B
8 2 (2.70%) B2C
8 2 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) TypeScript
2 12 (16.22%) Java
3 10 (13.51%) Python
4 6 (8.11%) ES6
4 6 (8.11%) PHP
5 5 (6.76%) C#
6 2 (2.70%) Apex Code
6 2 (2.70%) SQL
7 1 (1.35%) C
7 1 (1.35%) Go
7 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.35%) R
7 1 (1.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Degree
1 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
1 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.35%) HNC
2 1 (1.35%) HND
System Software
1 13 (17.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (27.03%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.76%) Icinga
2 5 (6.76%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.35%) Grafana
3 1 (1.35%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (2.70%) Adobe
1 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (2.70%) SAP
1 2 (2.70%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.35%) Google
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle
2 1 (1.35%) Splunk
2 1 (1.35%) WooCommerce