The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 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 / Dorset
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 11 17
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 17 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 12.78% 11.07% 4.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.98% 25.69% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 7
Median daily rate £325 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £330 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.45 £37.50 £39.78
% change year-on-year +15.85% -5.71%  

JavaScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 63 109 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 47.37% 43.08% 35.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 79 30
Median daily rate £338 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.33% +18.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Median hourly rate £39.50 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.28% -2.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing JavaScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Dorset

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Dorset

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Dorset

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -2 8 £300 -16.66% 17
Poole +3 1 £325 - 13
JavaScript
South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 29 (80.56%) HTML
2 27 (75.00%) CSS
3 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (41.67%) SQL
5 13 (36.11%) Java
6 12 (33.33%) JSON
6 12 (33.33%) REST
7 11 (30.56%) AngularJS
7 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
7 11 (30.56%) Hibernate
7 11 (30.56%) Spring
7 11 (30.56%) JSP
7 11 (30.56%) Servlets
7 11 (30.56%) Struts
8 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
8 10 (27.78%) Front End Development
9 8 (22.22%) jQuery
10 7 (19.44%) Magento
11 6 (16.67%) CSS3
11 6 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
12 5 (13.89%) W3C
12 5 (13.89%) Web Development
12 5 (13.89%) HTML5
12 5 (13.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (11.11%) Ember.js
13 4 (11.11%) User Experience
13 4 (11.11%) React
13 4 (11.11%) Mobile Development
13 4 (11.11%) Scrum

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) CMS
1 1 (2.78%) EPiServer
1 1 (2.78%) nginx
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Magento
2 2 (5.56%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) MySQL
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Grunt
2 1 (2.78%) gulp
2 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
2 3 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (97.22%) Developer
2 13 (36.11%) Java Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (19.44%) Magento Developer
5 4 (11.11%) HTML Developer
5 4 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.33%) UI Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Angular Developer
7 2 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (5.56%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Agile Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Python Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (80.56%) HTML
2 27 (75.00%) CSS
3 12 (33.33%) JSON
3 12 (33.33%) REST
4 11 (30.56%) AngularJS
4 11 (30.56%) Hibernate
4 11 (30.56%) JSP
4 11 (30.56%) Servlets
4 11 (30.56%) Spring
4 11 (30.56%) Struts
5 8 (22.22%) jQuery
6 6 (16.67%) CSS3
7 5 (13.89%) HTML5
7 5 (13.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (11.11%) Ember.js
8 4 (11.11%) React
9 3 (8.33%) .NET
9 3 (8.33%) Ajax
9 3 (8.33%) Sass
9 3 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) W3C
2 4 (11.11%) User Experience
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.33%) Fintech
3 3 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.78%) iPad
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
1 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.78%) Front End Development
3 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 6 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (13.89%) Web Development
5 4 (11.11%) Mobile Development
5 4 (11.11%) Scrum
6 3 (8.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 3 (8.33%) Workflow
7 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.56%) OO
7 2 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Process Management
7 2 (5.56%) SDLC
7 2 (5.56%) SOA
7 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.78%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (2.78%) Mobile First
8 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (41.67%) SQL
2 13 (36.11%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) Ada
4 2 (5.56%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) PHP
4 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.78%) ES6
5 1 (2.78%) PHP 5
5 1 (2.78%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) OpenText
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft