Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 25 February 2018 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 > Somerset
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 23 9
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14 +25
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 49 28 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 10.65% 6.14% 17.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.78% 11.97% 38.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 83
Somerset median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +8.53%
10th Percentile £243 £313 £264
90th Percentile £478 £513 £450
South West median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Somerset median hourly rate - - £38.75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £23.28 £38.75
% change year-on-year +93.34% -39.94% -18.42%

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 Somerset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 183 234 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 39.78% 51.32% 46.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 120 195
Somerset median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -3.45% +9.85%
10th Percentile £227 £213 £263
90th Percentile £495 £475 £471
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 56 51
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% -4.65% +18.13%
10th Percentile £23.35 £36.25 £35.00
90th Percentile £73.50 £47.50 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £41.90
% change year-on-year -3.75% -4.53% +16.39%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Somerset

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Somerset

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Somerset over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Somerset

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Somerset

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +3 20 £400 +11.89% 29
Taunton +8 7 £163 -53.57% 13
Street +3 6 £450 +18.42%
Frome - 3 £325 -
Yeovil +17 1 £275 -18.52% 3
JavaScript
South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 31 (63.27%) HTML
2 30 (61.22%) CSS
3 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (46.94%) C#
5 21 (42.86%) Java
6 20 (40.82%) TDD
6 20 (40.82%) jQuery
7 18 (36.73%) .NET
8 17 (34.69%) Jenkins
9 16 (32.65%) Scrum
10 15 (30.61%) AngularJS
11 13 (26.53%) Test Automation
11 13 (26.53%) Web Development
11 13 (26.53%) Python
12 12 (24.49%) MVC
12 12 (24.49%) Maven
12 12 (24.49%) Groovy
12 12 (24.49%) RESTful
13 11 (22.45%) HTML5
13 11 (22.45%) REST
13 11 (22.45%) React
13 11 (22.45%) Ruby
13 11 (22.45%) E-Commerce
13 11 (22.45%) SOAP
13 11 (22.45%) Web Services
13 11 (22.45%) C++
13 11 (22.45%) Ant
14 10 (20.41%) SQL
15 9 (18.37%) JUnit
15 9 (18.37%) XML

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 5 (10.20%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (10.20%) nginx
1 5 (10.20%) Tomcat
1 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
1 5 (10.20%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (4.08%) Mule
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.04%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.20%) PaaS
2 2 (4.08%) GitHub
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) HTTP
2 4 (8.16%) SMS
3 3 (6.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) Big Data
2 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.08%) MariaDB
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Jenkins
2 12 (24.49%) Maven
3 11 (22.45%) Ant
4 9 (18.37%) Eclipse
4 9 (18.37%) JUnit
4 9 (18.37%) Selenium
5 8 (16.33%) Cucumber
5 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
5 8 (16.33%) Visual Studio
6 6 (12.24%) Gradle
6 6 (12.24%) HP UFT
6 6 (12.24%) JIRA
6 6 (12.24%) SoapUI
6 6 (12.24%) webpack
7 3 (6.12%) Apache Buildr
7 3 (6.12%) IntelliJ
7 3 (6.12%) jMock
7 3 (6.12%) Mercurial
7 3 (6.12%) Subversion
7 3 (6.12%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (4.08%) Back Office
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Advertising
2 1 (2.04%) Electronics
2 1 (2.04%) French Language
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Publishing
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) .NET Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Test Automation Manager
3 6 (12.24%) Test Manager
4 5 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.12%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.08%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.08%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (4.08%) HTML Developer
7 2 (4.08%) React Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (63.27%) HTML
2 30 (61.22%) CSS
3 20 (40.82%) jQuery
4 18 (36.73%) .NET
5 15 (30.61%) AngularJS
6 12 (24.49%) RESTful
7 11 (22.45%) HTML5
7 11 (22.45%) React
7 11 (22.45%) REST
7 11 (22.45%) SOAP
7 11 (22.45%) Web Services
8 9 (18.37%) XML
9 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
9 8 (16.33%) Node.js
10 6 (12.24%) .NET Framework
10 6 (12.24%) Entity Framework
10 6 (12.24%) Gherkin
10 6 (12.24%) Spring
11 5 (10.20%) Ajax
11 5 (10.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.20%) Client/Server
2 5 (10.20%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (10.20%) iPad
3 3 (6.12%) RIA
3 3 (6.12%) Web 2.0
4 2 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.04%) Cloud Native
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.82%) TDD
3 16 (32.65%) Scrum
4 13 (26.53%) Test Automation
4 13 (26.53%) Web Development
5 12 (24.49%) MVC
6 11 (22.45%) E-Commerce
7 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (14.29%) DevOps
9 6 (12.24%) BDD
9 6 (12.24%) Information Architecture
9 6 (12.24%) Software Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Waterfall
10 5 (10.20%) Open Source
11 4 (8.16%) Refactoring
11 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
11 4 (8.16%) Wireframes
12 3 (6.12%) Pair Programming
12 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
12 3 (6.12%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) C#
2 21 (42.86%) Java
3 13 (26.53%) Python
4 12 (24.49%) Groovy
5 11 (22.45%) C++
5 11 (22.45%) Ruby
6 10 (20.41%) SQL
7 8 (16.33%) TypeScript
8 6 (12.24%) Jython
8 6 (12.24%) VBScript
9 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
10 4 (8.16%) PHP
11 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.04%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Docker
2 5 (10.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) Ansible
2 6 (12.24%) CA Service Virtualization
2 6 (12.24%) HP ALM
2 6 (12.24%) Kubernetes
3 5 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (10.20%) Puppet
4 2 (4.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.04%) Rancher
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) CA
1 6 (12.24%) HP
2 3 (6.12%) ATG
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) hybris
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe
4 1 (2.04%) Capita
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Sitecore