Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 7 20
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13 -7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 46 72 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 9.43% 13.82% 6.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.79% 32.43% 18.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 33
Somerset median daily rate £407 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.47% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £343 £312 £275
90th Percentile £550 £448 £433
South West median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Somerset median hourly rate £45.25 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.81% - -
South West median hourly rate £46.00 £49.00 £23.53
% change year-on-year -6.12% +108.29% -46.69%

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 274 222 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 56.15% 42.61% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 139 106
Somerset median daily rate £413 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £300 £277 £233
90th Percentile £538 £513 £463
South West median daily rate £425 £383 £363
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.52% -2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 20
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -6.43%
10th Percentile £38.50 £30.25 £30.10
90th Percentile £45.25 £53.75 £47.13
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -3.18%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -4 26 £419 +15.52% 28
Street -2 6 £500 +15.94% 2
Taunton -5 5 £340 -9.33% 8
Yeovil +3 4 £375 +36.36% 2
JavaScript
South West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 27 (58.70%) HTML
2 24 (52.17%) CSS
3 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (34.78%) AngularJS
5 14 (30.43%) Git (software)
5 14 (30.43%) Java
6 13 (28.26%) .NET
6 13 (28.26%) React
7 11 (23.91%) HTML5
7 11 (23.91%) C#
7 11 (23.91%) SQL
8 9 (19.57%) MySQL
8 9 (19.57%) Spring
8 9 (19.57%) Web Development
9 8 (17.39%) REST
9 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
9 8 (17.39%) Scrum
9 8 (17.39%) MVC
9 8 (17.39%) PHP
9 8 (17.39%) Linux
10 7 (15.22%) OO
10 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
10 7 (15.22%) CSS3
11 6 (13.04%) BDD
11 6 (13.04%) Spring Boot
11 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (13.04%) TDD
11 6 (13.04%) Selenium
11 6 (13.04%) Google
11 6 (13.04%) JSON

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 (8.70%) Mule
2 3 (6.52%) JBoss
3 2 (4.35%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.35%) CMS
3 2 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.35%) WordPress
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (2.17%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.70%) GitHub
3 2 (4.35%) Apigee
3 2 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (4.35%) Google Analytics
3 2 (4.35%) Google Play
4 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.17%) BrowserStack
4 1 (2.17%) SaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) SMS
1 2 (4.35%) Tactical Data Link
2 1 (2.17%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.17%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.87%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.35%) SQLite
6 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.17%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.04%) Selenium
3 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
3 5 (10.87%) Maven
4 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
4 3 (6.52%) JMeter
4 3 (6.52%) PostCSS
4 3 (6.52%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
4 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.35%) Ant
5 2 (4.35%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.35%) Cobertura
5 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
5 2 (4.35%) Gradle
5 2 (4.35%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.35%) NeoLoad
5 2 (4.35%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (4.35%) Back Office
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Games
2 1 (2.17%) Law
2 1 (2.17%) Local Government
2 1 (2.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 38 (82.61%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Full Stack Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Java Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (10.87%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (10.87%) PHP Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Android Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Java Scala Developer
4 3 (6.52%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Scala Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (4.35%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (4.35%) iOS Developer
5 2 (4.35%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (58.70%) HTML
2 24 (52.17%) CSS
3 16 (34.78%) AngularJS
4 13 (28.26%) .NET
4 13 (28.26%) React
5 11 (23.91%) HTML5
6 9 (19.57%) Spring
7 8 (17.39%) REST
8 7 (15.22%) CSS3
9 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET
9 6 (13.04%) JSON
9 6 (13.04%) Spring Boot
10 5 (10.87%) .NET Framework
10 5 (10.87%) Entity Framework
10 5 (10.87%) jQuery
10 5 (10.87%) Node.js
10 5 (10.87%) RxJS
10 5 (10.87%) Web Services
11 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (8.70%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (6.52%) User Experience
2 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.17%) Robotics
3 1 (2.17%) SCORM
3 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.17%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Android
3 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.57%) Web Development
3 8 (17.39%) MVC
3 8 (17.39%) Scrum
3 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 7 (15.22%) OO
4 7 (15.22%) Test Automation
5 6 (13.04%) BDD
5 6 (13.04%) OOP
5 6 (13.04%) TDD
6 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.87%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.87%) Front End Development
6 5 (10.87%) Mathematics
6 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.70%) DevOps
7 4 (8.70%) Microservices
7 4 (8.70%) OO PHP
8 3 (6.52%) Functional Programming
8 3 (6.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) Java
2 11 (23.91%) C#
2 11 (23.91%) SQL
3 8 (17.39%) PHP
4 4 (8.70%) C++
4 4 (8.70%) Scala
5 3 (6.52%) ES6
5 3 (6.52%) Python
6 2 (4.35%) Java 8
6 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.35%) R
6 2 (4.35%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.17%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) Go
7 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Degree
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Puppet
2 3 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.35%) Kibana
3 2 (4.35%) logstash
4 1 (2.17%) Ansible
4 1 (2.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Google
2 5 (10.87%) hybris
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) Apple
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.17%) Adobe
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) Civica
5 1 (2.17%) Juniper
5 1 (2.17%) Splunk