Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 2019 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
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 10 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 269 170 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.43% 9.39% 13.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.28% 24.01% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 112 143
Bristol median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £325 £275 £275
90th Percentile £550 £488 £494
South West median daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate £60.75 - £42.50
10th Percentile £47.88 - £41.25
90th Percentile £64.75 - £43.75
South West median hourly rate £60.00 £45.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +33.33% +24.14% -1.69%

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 860 708 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 42.94% 39.12% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 472 404
Bristol median daily rate £438 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.18% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £517
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 23
Bristol median hourly rate £45.00 £37.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.81% -4.49% +4.00%
10th Percentile £35.81 £24.50 £15.70
90th Percentile £63.33 £47.50 £48.30
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% -4.76%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Bristol

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Bristol

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Bristol

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Bristol

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JavaScript in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, 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.

1 160 (59.48%) HTML
2 157 (58.36%) CSS
3 141 (52.42%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (31.23%) .NET
5 81 (30.11%) Java
5 81 (30.11%) AngularJS
6 80 (29.74%) Git (software)
7 75 (27.88%) C#
8 73 (27.14%) SQL
9 72 (26.77%) MVC
10 70 (26.02%) Finance
11 68 (25.28%) jQuery
12 63 (23.42%) Scrum
12 63 (23.42%) TDD
13 57 (21.19%) HTML5
14 55 (20.45%) Spring
14 55 (20.45%) React
15 54 (20.07%) RESTful
16 53 (19.70%) REST
16 53 (19.70%) ASP.NET
17 52 (19.33%) SQL Server
17 52 (19.33%) Front End Development
18 49 (18.22%) Jenkins
18 49 (18.22%) Continuous Integration
19 45 (16.73%) Linux
20 44 (16.36%) Test Automation
21 41 (15.24%) Web Services
21 41 (15.24%) Oracle
22 40 (14.87%) Node.js
22 40 (14.87%) ASP.NET Web API

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 27 (10.04%) Confluence
2 13 (4.83%) CMS
3 12 (4.46%) Apache
3 12 (4.46%) WebLogic
4 8 (2.97%) Umbraco
5 6 (2.23%) JBoss
6 4 (1.49%) Drupal
6 4 (1.49%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.12%) Mule
7 3 (1.12%) Mule ESB
7 3 (1.12%) WordPress
8 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (6.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.72%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.37%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.37%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (8.92%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.46%) GitHub
4 10 (3.72%) npm
5 5 (1.86%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.86%) SaaS
6 2 (0.74%) Serverless
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.37%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.37%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 35 (13.01%) HTTP
2 2 (0.74%) IPsec
3 1 (0.37%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.37%) Internet
3 1 (0.37%) Intranet
3 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.52%) Relational Database
3 14 (5.20%) MySQL
4 13 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (4.09%) DB2
6 7 (2.60%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.86%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.86%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.49%) MariaDB
9 3 (1.12%) GIS
9 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.37%) Redis
10 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 80 (29.74%) Git (software)
2 49 (18.22%) Jenkins
3 33 (12.27%) JIRA
4 31 (11.52%) Subversion
5 27 (10.04%) Maven
6 21 (7.81%) Hudson
6 21 (7.81%) JUnit
7 16 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.97%) Bitbucket
8 8 (2.97%) Eclipse
8 8 (2.97%) Visual Studio
8 8 (2.97%) webpack
9 6 (2.23%) Babel
9 6 (2.23%) Gerrit
9 6 (2.23%) IntelliJ
9 6 (2.23%) SonarQube
10 4 (1.49%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.49%) RSpec
10 4 (1.49%) Selenium
11 3 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 70 (26.02%) Finance
2 38 (14.13%) Marketing
3 36 (13.38%) Telecoms
4 35 (13.01%) Electronics
4 35 (13.01%) Manufacturing
5 16 (5.95%) Banking
6 6 (2.23%) Law
7 3 (1.12%) Advertising
8 1 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 250 (92.94%) Developer
2 52 (19.33%) .NET Developer
3 47 (17.47%) Java Developer
4 45 (16.73%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 29 (10.78%) Agile Developer
6 27 (10.04%) C# Developer
6 27 (10.04%) Senior Developer
6 27 (10.04%) Software Developer
7 24 (8.92%) JavaScript Developer
8 22 (8.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (7.81%) .NET Software Developer
9 21 (7.81%) Scala Developer
10 19 (7.06%) CRM Developer
11 17 (6.32%) C# Software Developer
11 17 (6.32%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 14 (5.20%) Microsoft Developer
12 14 (5.20%) PHP Developer
13 13 (4.83%) Angular Developer
13 13 (4.83%) Ruby on Rails Developer
14 11 (4.09%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (59.48%) HTML
2 157 (58.36%) CSS
3 84 (31.23%) .NET
4 81 (30.11%) AngularJS
5 68 (25.28%) jQuery
6 57 (21.19%) HTML5
7 55 (20.45%) React
7 55 (20.45%) Spring
8 54 (20.07%) RESTful
9 53 (19.70%) ASP.NET
9 53 (19.70%) REST
10 41 (15.24%) Web Services
11 40 (14.87%) ASP.NET Web API
11 40 (14.87%) Node.js
12 34 (12.64%) CSS3
12 34 (12.64%) Ruby on Rails
13 30 (11.15%) Spring MVC
14 29 (10.78%) JSON
15 28 (10.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 26 (9.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.01%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (5.20%) User Experience
3 5 (1.86%) Video\Live Streaming
4 3 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.74%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.74%) Digital TV
5 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.74%) IPTV
5 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.74%) MPEG
5 2 (0.74%) Robotics
6 1 (0.37%) Fintech
6 1 (0.37%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.37%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 45 (16.73%) Linux
2 21 (7.81%) Unix
3 10 (3.72%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.74%) Windows
5 1 (0.37%) Android
5 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (52.42%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (26.77%) MVC
3 63 (23.42%) Scrum
3 63 (23.42%) TDD
4 52 (19.33%) Front End Development
5 49 (18.22%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (16.36%) Test Automation
7 35 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
7 35 (13.01%) Digital Marketing
7 35 (13.01%) Programme Management
8 33 (12.27%) BDD
8 33 (12.27%) Responsive Web Design
9 32 (11.90%) Kanban
9 32 (11.90%) Web Development
10 30 (11.15%) Configuration Management
10 30 (11.15%) Web Design
11 29 (10.78%) OO
12 28 (10.41%) Software Delivery
13 26 (9.67%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (9.29%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 81 (30.11%) Java
2 75 (27.88%) C#
3 73 (27.14%) SQL
4 38 (14.13%) Ruby
5 23 (8.55%) Scala
6 22 (8.18%) PHP
7 19 (7.06%) ES6
8 14 (5.20%) Java 8
8 14 (5.20%) PowerShell
9 13 (4.83%) Python
10 11 (4.09%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.60%) ES7
11 7 (2.60%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.86%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.49%) C++
13 4 (1.49%) PHP 5
14 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.37%) C
14 1 (0.37%) R
14 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (7.81%) BPSS Clearance
2 18 (6.69%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.37%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 19 (7.06%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (3.72%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.23%) Ansible
3 3 (1.12%) Terraform
4 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.37%) Packer
4 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (15.24%) Oracle
2 37 (13.75%) Microsoft
3 35 (13.01%) SAP
4 25 (9.29%) Google
5 7 (2.60%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.37%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.37%) Sage
6 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.37%) VMware