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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 9 27
Rank change year-on-year -7 +18  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 16 34 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.92% 12.93% 6.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.16% 28.81% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 12
Median daily rate £400 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -1.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £260 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £455 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £38.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  

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 113 118 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 55.94% 44.87% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 55 86
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 42 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.77% +17.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £25.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -12 4 £350 +7.69% 14
Yeovil -3 2 £450 -
JavaScript
South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 27 (84.38%) CSS
2 26 (81.25%) HTML
3 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (37.50%) HTML5
4 12 (37.50%) MVC
4 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 12 (37.50%) Java
5 11 (34.38%) SQL
5 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
6 10 (31.25%) Scrum
6 10 (31.25%) ATG
7 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
8 8 (25.00%) .NET
8 8 (25.00%) Oracle
8 8 (25.00%) Ant
8 8 (25.00%) SOAP
8 8 (25.00%) Web Services
8 8 (25.00%) TDD
8 8 (25.00%) Spring
8 8 (25.00%) Maven
8 8 (25.00%) Ajax
8 8 (25.00%) RESTful
9 7 (21.88%) Subversion
9 7 (21.88%) Web Development
9 7 (21.88%) JSON
9 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
9 7 (21.88%) Pair Programming
9 7 (21.88%) XML
9 7 (21.88%) JSP
9 7 (21.88%) SQL Server

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 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) NServiceBus
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Magento
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.13%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) LDAP
2 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (9.38%) Big Data
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (3.13%) DB2
5 1 (3.13%) Informix
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
2 9 (28.13%) Jenkins
3 8 (25.00%) Ant
3 8 (25.00%) Maven
4 7 (21.88%) Gradle
4 7 (21.88%) Subversion
5 6 (18.75%) Apache Buildr
5 6 (18.75%) Eclipse
5 6 (18.75%) jMock
5 6 (18.75%) JUnit
5 6 (18.75%) Mercurial
6 5 (15.63%) IntelliJ
6 5 (15.63%) Selenium
7 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
8 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
9 2 (6.25%) Grunt
9 2 (6.25%) JIRA
9 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
10 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
10 1 (3.13%) WATIR
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
1 3 (9.38%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Test Manager
8 1 (3.13%) Angular Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Digital Technical Architect
8 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce Architect
8 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Lead DevOps
8 1 (3.13%) QA Leader
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (3.13%) UAT Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) CSS
2 26 (81.25%) HTML
3 12 (37.50%) HTML5
4 8 (25.00%) .NET
4 8 (25.00%) Ajax
4 8 (25.00%) RESTful
4 8 (25.00%) SOAP
4 8 (25.00%) Spring
4 8 (25.00%) Web Services
5 7 (21.88%) EJB
5 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
5 7 (21.88%) JSON
5 7 (21.88%) JSP
5 7 (21.88%) XML
6 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET
6 6 (18.75%) jQuery
6 6 (18.75%) JSF
6 6 (18.75%) React
6 6 (18.75%) Struts
7 5 (15.63%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Mobile App
1 5 (15.63%) RIA
1 5 (15.63%) Web 2.0
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 12 (37.50%) MVC
3 10 (31.25%) Scrum
4 8 (25.00%) TDD
5 7 (21.88%) Pair Programming
5 7 (21.88%) Web Development
6 6 (18.75%) Front End Development
6 6 (18.75%) Refactoring
6 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 6 (18.75%) XML Parsing
7 5 (15.63%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (9.38%) Analytics
8 3 (9.38%) Big Data Analytics
8 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (9.38%) Data Analytics
8 3 (9.38%) SDLC
8 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.25%) API Development
9 2 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) ATG
2 8 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) hybris
4 2 (6.25%) BEA
4 2 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.13%) Sybase
5 1 (3.13%) VeriFone
5 1 (3.13%) WorldPay