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 3 months to 24 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 / Somerset
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 7 17
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 29 31 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 14.08% 12.70% 8.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.02% 33.70% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 23
Median daily rate £375 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £386 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £52.50 £35.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.36% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £37.50 £39.78
% change year-on-year +15.70% -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 Somerset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 126 92 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 61.17% 37.70% 46.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 51 88
Median daily rate £400 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +7.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £422 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 25
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +4.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.45 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 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
Bath -4 14 £325 -10.34% 10
Taunton - 7 £375 - 3
Yeovil +2 1 - - 1
Street +2 1 £400 +37.93%
Templecombe - 1 - -
JavaScript
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Somerset region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 29 (64.44%) CSS
1 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (62.22%) HTML
3 24 (53.33%) Java
4 23 (51.11%) Test Automation
5 20 (44.44%) Scrum
6 17 (37.78%) SQL
7 15 (33.33%) E-Commerce
8 14 (31.11%) Git (software)
9 13 (28.89%) RESTful
9 13 (28.89%) Jenkins
9 13 (28.89%) Web Services
9 13 (28.89%) C#
9 13 (28.89%) MVC
9 13 (28.89%) Spring
10 12 (26.67%) Maven
10 12 (26.67%) TDD
10 12 (26.67%) ATG
10 12 (26.67%) Oracle
10 12 (26.67%) Ant
10 12 (26.67%) XML
10 12 (26.67%) SOAP
10 12 (26.67%) Eclipse
11 11 (24.44%) IntelliJ
11 11 (24.44%) .NET
11 11 (24.44%) Ajax
11 11 (24.44%) Gradle
11 11 (24.44%) Docker
12 10 (22.22%) Pair Programming
12 10 (22.22%) Hibernate

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 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.44%) Apache
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.22%) Tornado
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Magento
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Internet
2 2 (4.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Git (software)
2 13 (28.89%) Jenkins
3 12 (26.67%) Ant
3 12 (26.67%) Eclipse
3 12 (26.67%) Maven
4 11 (24.44%) Gradle
4 11 (24.44%) IntelliJ
5 9 (20.00%) Subversion
6 8 (17.78%) Apache Buildr
6 8 (17.78%) jMock
6 8 (17.78%) JUnit
6 8 (17.78%) Mercurial
7 7 (15.56%) Selenium
7 7 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
8 5 (11.11%) Cucumber
9 3 (6.67%) Bower
9 3 (6.67%) gulp
9 3 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (6.67%) Protractor
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Billing
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Games
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Architect
4 7 (15.56%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Angular Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Java Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) UI Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.44%) QA Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (64.44%) CSS
2 28 (62.22%) HTML
3 13 (28.89%) RESTful
3 13 (28.89%) Spring
3 13 (28.89%) Web Services
4 12 (26.67%) SOAP
4 12 (26.67%) XML
5 11 (24.44%) .NET
5 11 (24.44%) Ajax
6 10 (22.22%) Hibernate
7 9 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 9 (20.00%) JSON
8 8 (17.78%) EJB
8 8 (17.78%) jQuery
8 8 (17.78%) JSF
8 8 (17.78%) JSP
8 8 (17.78%) Struts
9 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
9 7 (15.56%) HTML5
10 6 (13.33%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) RIA
1 7 (15.56%) Web 2.0
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Social Media
3 1 (2.22%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (51.11%) Test Automation
3 20 (44.44%) Scrum
4 15 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 13 (28.89%) MVC
6 12 (26.67%) TDD
7 10 (22.22%) Pair Programming
7 10 (22.22%) Web Development
8 9 (20.00%) BDD
8 9 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (17.78%) Refactoring
9 8 (17.78%) Unit Testing
9 8 (17.78%) User Stories
9 8 (17.78%) XML Parsing
10 7 (15.56%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (15.56%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (11.11%) DevOps
11 5 (11.11%) SDLC
12 4 (8.89%) Coaching
12 4 (8.89%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) Java
2 17 (37.78%) SQL
3 13 (28.89%) C#
4 5 (11.11%) Python
5 3 (6.67%) PHP
5 3 (6.67%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.22%) MCP
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Ansible
2 1 (2.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) ATG
1 12 (26.67%) Oracle
2 6 (13.33%) hybris
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Sencha
4 2 (4.44%) Luciad
5 1 (2.22%) BEA
5 1 (2.22%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.22%) Telerik
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