Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 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 > Somerset
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 13 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 +22
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 55 60 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.16% 12.02% 14.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.11% 20.91% 35.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 49 51
Somerset median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £303 £335 £310
90th Percentile £500 £550 £448
South West median daily rate £425 £405 £370
% change year-on-year +4.94% +9.46% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Somerset median hourly rate £35.00 £45.25 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.65% -13.81% -
10th Percentile £26.30 £42.28 £51.25
90th Percentile £44.90 £46.83 £53.75
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -23.91% +2.22% +96.61%

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 219 287 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 44.42% 57.52% 41.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 196 136
Somerset median daily rate £450 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.43% +12.86%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £269
90th Percentile £641 £561 £497
South West median daily rate £440 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +3.53% +9.68% +4.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 11
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £21.60 £38.50 £23.50
90th Percentile £48.20 £44.95 £53.75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% -2.50%

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 11 December 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Somerset over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 11 December 2019. 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 +2 31 £388 -6.06% 19
Yeovil 0 12 £450 +20.00% 1
Taunton +2 6 £469 +37.87% 5
Portishead - 2 £310 -
Street -10 1 £495 -10.00%
JavaScript
South West

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Somerset region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 30 (54.55%) HTML
2 28 (50.91%) CSS
3 20 (36.36%) HTML5
4 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (29.09%) Java
6 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 13 (23.64%) AngularJS
7 13 (23.64%) Front End Development
8 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
8 12 (21.82%) Web Services
8 12 (21.82%) SOAP
9 10 (18.18%) C#
9 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
10 9 (16.36%) Java EE
10 9 (16.36%) .NET
10 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET
10 9 (16.36%) XML
10 9 (16.36%) CSS3
11 8 (14.55%) Azure
11 8 (14.55%) Data Structures
11 8 (14.55%) Swing
11 8 (14.55%) OO
11 8 (14.55%) OOD
11 8 (14.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (14.55%) Web Development
11 8 (14.55%) PLM
11 8 (14.55%) PDM
11 8 (14.55%) Manufacturing
12 7 (12.73%) Finance
12 7 (12.73%) React

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 3 (5.45%) CMS
2 2 (3.64%) WordPress
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
3 1 (1.82%) Drupal
3 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) JBoss
3 1 (1.82%) SilverStripe
3 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) InVision
1 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.82%) Sketch
1 1 (1.82%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) NetSuite
2 3 (5.45%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.64%) Magento
4 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.82%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.55%) Azure
2 4 (7.27%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (5.45%) GitHub
4 2 (3.64%) AWS
5 1 (1.82%) GCP
5 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.82%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Intranet
2 2 (3.64%) Tactical Data Link
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Subversion
2 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.45%) Jasmine
4 3 (5.45%) Mocha
4 3 (5.45%) Selenium
5 2 (3.64%) Appium
5 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.64%) Gradle
5 2 (3.64%) JUnit
5 2 (3.64%) Maven
5 2 (3.64%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.82%) Ant
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Buildr
6 1 (1.82%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.82%) Balsamiq
6 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.82%) REST Assured
6 1 (1.82%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (14.55%) Manufacturing
2 7 (12.73%) Finance
3 4 (7.27%) Billing
3 4 (7.27%) Retail
4 3 (5.45%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.64%) Games
6 1 (1.82%) Automotive
6 1 (1.82%) Electronics
6 1 (1.82%) Marketing
6 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (87.27%) Developer
2 12 (21.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (12.73%) .NET Developer
3 7 (12.73%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Azure Developer
5 5 (9.09%) React Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.27%) NetSuite Developer
6 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (3.64%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Consultant
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Consultant
9 1 (1.82%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (54.55%) HTML
2 28 (50.91%) CSS
3 20 (36.36%) HTML5
4 13 (23.64%) AngularJS
5 12 (21.82%) SOAP
5 12 (21.82%) Web Services
6 9 (16.36%) .NET
6 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET
6 9 (16.36%) CSS3
6 9 (16.36%) Java EE
6 9 (16.36%) XML
7 8 (14.55%) Swing
8 7 (12.73%) React
9 6 (10.91%) .NET Framework
10 5 (9.09%) jQuery
10 5 (9.09%) LINQ
11 4 (7.27%) Entity Framework
11 4 (7.27%) Redux
12 3 (5.45%) REST
12 3 (5.45%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Data Structures
1 8 (14.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.45%) NHS
3 3 (5.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.82%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Android
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.82%) Solaris
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.64%) Front End Development
3 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 8 (14.55%) OO
4 8 (14.55%) OOD
4 8 (14.55%) PDM
4 8 (14.55%) PLM
4 8 (14.55%) Web Development
5 7 (12.73%) Microservices
6 6 (10.91%) Change Control
6 6 (10.91%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
6 6 (10.91%) OOP
6 6 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (7.27%) CRM
9 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.45%) MVC
9 3 (5.45%) SOA
9 3 (5.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (29.09%) Java
2 10 (18.18%) C#
3 6 (10.91%) SQL
4 5 (9.09%) PHP
5 4 (7.27%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.45%) ES6
7 2 (3.64%) C++
8 1 (1.82%) ES7
8 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.91%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) PMO
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Ansible
1 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Siemens
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) FatWire
4 1 (1.82%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) SAP