Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 21 14
Rank change year-on-year +15 -7 +11
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 67 30 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.24% 6.59% 15.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.75% 18.18% 31.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 86
Somerset median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +12.90%
10th Percentile £311 £275 £263
90th Percentile £449 £435 £400
South West median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate £52.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £49.00 £23.28 £53.27
% change year-on-year +110.53% -56.30% +33.16%

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 211 165 348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 41.70% 36.26% 49.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 105 210
Somerset median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £232 £263
90th Percentile £513 £463 £426
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 53
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -6.43% +22.14%
10th Percentile £27.55 £31.50 £30.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £46.25 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +12.38%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -1 29 £363 -3.33% 12
Taunton +9 10 £383 +9.29% 3
Street +4 7 £431 +13.49%
Frome - 3 £325 -
Templecombe - 2 - -
Yeovil - 1 £275 -
JavaScript
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 38 (56.72%) HTML
1 38 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (55.22%) CSS
3 34 (50.75%) Java
4 24 (35.82%) Jenkins
5 22 (32.84%) AngularJS
5 22 (32.84%) Test Automation
5 22 (32.84%) jQuery
6 21 (31.34%) C#
7 20 (29.85%) Maven
8 19 (28.36%) Spring
8 19 (28.36%) Web Development
8 19 (28.36%) Git (software)
8 19 (28.36%) RESTful
8 19 (28.36%) Gradle
9 18 (26.87%) E-Commerce
10 17 (25.37%) Scrum
11 16 (23.88%) Web Services
12 14 (20.90%) Python
12 14 (20.90%) .NET
12 14 (20.90%) TDD
12 14 (20.90%) React
13 13 (19.40%) Docker
13 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
13 13 (19.40%) Ant
14 12 (17.91%) SQL
14 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (17.91%) Selenium
14 12 (17.91%) Groovy
14 12 (17.91%) Cucumber

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 6 (8.96%) nginx
2 4 (5.97%) Apache
2 4 (5.97%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (5.97%) Mule
2 4 (5.97%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.97%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.97%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.48%) WordPress
4 1 (1.49%) Drupal
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.49%) Tornado
4 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.49%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (2.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.96%) GitHub
3 4 (5.97%) PaaS
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.49%) npm
5 1 (1.49%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) SMS
2 2 (2.99%) HTTP
2 2 (2.99%) Internet
3 1 (1.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) MongoDB
1 6 (8.96%) NoSQL
2 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.97%) Big Data
3 4 (5.97%) MySQL
4 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.99%) MariaDB
4 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.49%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (35.82%) Jenkins
2 20 (29.85%) Maven
3 19 (28.36%) Git (software)
3 19 (28.36%) Gradle
4 13 (19.40%) Ant
5 12 (17.91%) Cucumber
5 12 (17.91%) Selenium
6 11 (16.42%) TeamCity
7 6 (8.96%) Bitbucket
8 5 (7.46%) Eclipse
8 5 (7.46%) SoapUI
9 4 (5.97%) Cobertura
9 4 (5.97%) JUnit
9 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (4.48%) Grunt
10 3 (4.48%) IntelliJ
10 3 (4.48%) JIRA
10 3 (4.48%) JMeter
10 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.99%) ReSharper
General
1 4 (5.97%) Back Office
2 2 (2.99%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Advertising
3 1 (1.49%) French Language
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (70.15%) Developer
2 12 (17.91%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Software Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Software Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) .NET Developer
4 8 (11.94%) Java Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Java Software Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (10.45%) Java Software Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.46%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (5.97%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.48%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.48%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (56.72%) HTML
2 37 (55.22%) CSS
3 22 (32.84%) AngularJS
3 22 (32.84%) jQuery
4 19 (28.36%) RESTful
4 19 (28.36%) Spring
5 16 (23.88%) Web Services
6 14 (20.90%) .NET
6 14 (20.90%) React
7 12 (17.91%) Node.js
8 11 (16.42%) JSON
8 11 (16.42%) REST
8 11 (16.42%) SOAP
9 9 (13.43%) HTML5
10 8 (11.94%) ASP.NET
10 8 (11.94%) D3.js
11 6 (8.96%) Ajax
11 6 (8.96%) CSS3
11 6 (8.96%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (8.96%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Cloud Native
2 5 (7.46%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.97%) iPad
4 3 (4.48%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.99%) RIA
5 2 (2.99%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.49%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.49%) Social Media
6 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.84%) Test Automation
3 19 (28.36%) Web Development
4 18 (26.87%) E-Commerce
5 17 (25.37%) Scrum
6 14 (20.90%) TDD
7 13 (19.40%) Software Engineering
8 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (16.42%) DevOps
10 10 (14.93%) MVC
10 10 (14.93%) User Stories
11 9 (13.43%) Continuous Deployment
12 8 (11.94%) Microservices
13 7 (10.45%) Acceptance Criteria
13 7 (10.45%) Build Automation
14 6 (8.96%) API Development
14 6 (8.96%) Unit Testing
14 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
15 5 (7.46%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) Java
2 21 (31.34%) C#
3 14 (20.90%) Python
4 12 (17.91%) Groovy
4 12 (17.91%) SQL
5 9 (13.43%) C++
6 6 (8.96%) PHP
6 6 (8.96%) Ruby
7 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
7 5 (7.46%) Kotlin
7 5 (7.46%) TypeScript
8 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.99%) Jython
9 2 (2.99%) VBScript
10 1 (1.49%) Scala
10 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) SC Cleared
1 9 (13.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.93%) QA
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) Docker
2 4 (5.97%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) Ansible
2 10 (14.93%) Kubernetes
3 6 (8.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 5 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (7.46%) Puppet
4 5 (7.46%) Rancher
5 2 (2.99%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.49%) Mesos
6 1 (1.49%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) hybris
2 5 (7.46%) ATG
2 5 (7.46%) Sencha
3 3 (4.48%) Luciad
4 2 (2.99%) CA
4 2 (2.99%) HP
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle
5 1 (1.49%) Adobe
5 1 (1.49%) Capita
5 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.49%) VMware
5 1 (1.49%) Zend