Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 10 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 54 67 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 10.93% 14.44% 9.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.38% 29.91% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 48 35
Somerset median daily rate £388 £381 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.64% +8.16% +2.17%
10th Percentile £264 £318 £263
90th Percentile £486 £466 £429
South West median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Somerset median hourly rate £45.25 £52.50 £35.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.81% +47.37% -
10th Percentile £42.28 £51.25 £32.00
90th Percentile £46.83 £53.75 £38.25
South West median hourly rate £46.00 £48.00 £35.63
% change year-on-year -4.17% +34.74% +1.79%

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 265 224 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 53.64% 48.28% 38.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 145 109
Somerset median daily rate £400 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.48% +0.71%
10th Percentile £267 £308 £234
90th Percentile £536 £550 £463
South West median daily rate £415 £375 £353
% change year-on-year +10.67% +6.38% -6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 25
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +29.03% -7.74%
10th Percentile £38.50 £45.13 £31.35
90th Percentile £44.05 £53.75 £42.48
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.73% +8.13% +3.90%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 26 £384 +5.86% 27
Street +1 12 £400 -3.03%
Taunton -3 7 £358 -4.67% 10
Yeovil +3 4 £375 +36.36% 4
JavaScript
South West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 32 (59.26%) HTML
2 30 (55.56%) CSS
3 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (33.33%) C#
5 17 (31.48%) .NET
5 17 (31.48%) AngularJS
6 16 (29.63%) Java
7 15 (27.78%) HTML5
8 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
9 11 (20.37%) Scrum
9 11 (20.37%) SQL
9 11 (20.37%) CSS3
10 10 (18.52%) Front End Development
10 10 (18.52%) Spring
10 10 (18.52%) Web Development
11 9 (16.67%) PHP
11 9 (16.67%) React
12 8 (14.81%) MySQL
12 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
12 8 (14.81%) Linux
12 8 (14.81%) jQuery
13 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
13 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
13 7 (12.96%) MVC
13 7 (12.96%) User Experience
13 7 (12.96%) Microservices
13 7 (12.96%) REST
13 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (12.96%) TypeScript
14 6 (11.11%) Node.js

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 4 (7.41%) Mule
2 3 (5.56%) Apache
2 3 (5.56%) CMS
2 3 (5.56%) JBoss
3 2 (3.70%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.70%) WordPress
4 1 (1.85%) Drupal
4 1 (1.85%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (1.85%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.41%) GitHub
3 2 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (3.70%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.70%) Google Play
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.85%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) SMS
2 2 (3.70%) Tactical Data Link
3 1 (1.85%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.85%) Intranet
3 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) MySQL
1 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.70%) SQLite
5 1 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 13 (24.07%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) Selenium
3 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.41%) Maven
4 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.56%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.70%) Ant
5 2 (3.70%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.70%) Cobertura
5 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.70%) Gradle
5 2 (3.70%) JMeter
5 2 (3.70%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.70%) NeoLoad
5 2 (3.70%) PostCSS
5 2 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.85%) Grunt
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (1.85%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Law
3 1 (1.85%) Local Government
3 1 (1.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 44 (81.48%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (9.26%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (9.26%) PHP Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.41%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.41%) UI Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Android Developer
7 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (5.56%) HTML Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Java Scala Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (59.26%) HTML
2 30 (55.56%) CSS
3 17 (31.48%) .NET
3 17 (31.48%) AngularJS
4 15 (27.78%) HTML5
5 11 (20.37%) CSS3
6 10 (18.52%) Spring
7 9 (16.67%) React
8 8 (14.81%) jQuery
9 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
9 7 (12.96%) REST
10 6 (11.11%) Node.js
11 5 (9.26%) Hibernate
11 5 (9.26%) JSON
11 5 (9.26%) Sass
11 5 (9.26%) Web Services
12 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (7.41%) LAMP
12 4 (7.41%) SOAP
12 4 (7.41%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) User Experience
2 5 (9.26%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Robotics
4 1 (1.85%) SCORM
4 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.85%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Android
3 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.37%) Scrum
3 10 (18.52%) Front End Development
3 10 (18.52%) Web Development
4 7 (12.96%) Microservices
4 7 (12.96%) MVC
4 7 (12.96%) Software Engineering
5 6 (11.11%) OO
5 6 (11.11%) TDD
5 6 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.26%) Mathematics
6 5 (9.26%) OOP
7 4 (7.41%) SDLC
7 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
8 3 (5.56%) Android Development
8 3 (5.56%) API Development
8 3 (5.56%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.33%) C#
2 16 (29.63%) Java
3 11 (20.37%) SQL
4 9 (16.67%) PHP
5 7 (12.96%) TypeScript
6 4 (7.41%) C++
6 4 (7.41%) Scala
7 2 (3.70%) ES6
7 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.70%) Python
7 2 (3.70%) R
8 1 (1.85%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.85%) C
8 1 (1.85%) Go
8 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Puppet
2 2 (3.70%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (3.70%) Kibana
2 2 (3.70%) logstash
2 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Google
2 4 (7.41%) hybris
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Apigee
3 2 (3.70%) Apple
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.85%) Adobe
4 1 (1.85%) Perforce