Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 9 28
Rank change year-on-year -4 +19 -15
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 58 58 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 12.53% 12.66% 5.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.14% 31.52% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 20
Somerset median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £335 £293 £313
90th Percentile £552 £480 £514
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +13.33% +4.17% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Somerset median hourly rate £45.25 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.81% - -
South West median hourly rate £60.00 £45.00 £23.28
% change year-on-year +33.33% +93.34% -56.30%

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 262 184 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 56.59% 40.17% 46.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 119 119
Somerset median daily rate £424 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.94% +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £311 £260 £219
90th Percentile £572 £508 £475
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 46
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -7.96%
10th Percentile £38.50 £23.28 £32.00
90th Percentile £45.25 £47.63 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £42.75 £39.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +9.62% -1.27% -4.82%

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 21 January 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
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 21 January 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 +4 30 £413 +4.76% 34
Street -1 11 £550 +22.22%
Yeovil -4 4 £375 +36.36%
Taunton -8 4 £340 +109.23% 6
Wells - 3 £438 -
JavaScript
South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 34 (58.62%) HTML
2 32 (55.17%) CSS
3 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (39.66%) AngularJS
5 21 (36.21%) Java
6 18 (31.03%) .NET
7 17 (29.31%) Test Automation
8 16 (27.59%) Git (software)
8 16 (27.59%) C#
9 13 (22.41%) BDD
9 13 (22.41%) REST
9 13 (22.41%) SQL
9 13 (22.41%) Web Development
10 11 (18.97%) Scrum
10 11 (18.97%) Maven
10 11 (18.97%) Spring
10 11 (18.97%) Selenium
10 11 (18.97%) Node.js
10 11 (18.97%) Jenkins
10 11 (18.97%) User Stories
11 10 (17.24%) React
11 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (17.24%) MySQL
11 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET
12 9 (15.52%) MVC
12 9 (15.52%) TDD
12 9 (15.52%) QA
13 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
13 8 (13.79%) JSON
13 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce

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 5 (8.62%) Mule
2 3 (5.17%) JBoss
3 2 (3.45%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.45%) CMS
3 2 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.45%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.72%) Magento
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.62%) Serverless
4 4 (6.90%) GitHub
5 2 (3.45%) Apigee
5 2 (3.45%) Google Play
6 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.72%) BrowserStack
6 1 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Tactical Data Link
2 1 (1.72%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.72%) Intranet
2 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) MySQL
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.62%) Data Lake
4 4 (6.90%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 11 (18.97%) Jenkins
2 11 (18.97%) Maven
2 11 (18.97%) Selenium
3 8 (13.79%) Cucumber
4 7 (12.07%) JMeter
4 7 (12.07%) SoapUI
5 5 (8.62%) JIRA
5 5 (8.62%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (6.90%) TeamCity
6 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
7 3 (5.17%) Ant
7 3 (5.17%) Bitbucket
7 3 (5.17%) Cobertura
7 3 (5.17%) Gradle
7 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.45%) Mercurial
8 2 (3.45%) NeoLoad
8 2 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Back Office
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Local Government
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (70.69%) Developer
2 14 (24.14%) Full Stack Developer
3 12 (20.69%) Java Developer
4 10 (17.24%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (10.34%) Node.js Developer
5 6 (10.34%) QA Automation Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) QA Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (8.62%) QA Test Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Android Developer
8 3 (5.17%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Hybris Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Java Scala Developer
8 3 (5.17%) PHP Web Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (58.62%) HTML
2 32 (55.17%) CSS
3 23 (39.66%) AngularJS
4 18 (31.03%) .NET
5 13 (22.41%) REST
6 11 (18.97%) Node.js
6 11 (18.97%) Spring
7 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET
7 10 (17.24%) React
8 8 (13.79%) HTML5
8 8 (13.79%) JSON
9 7 (12.07%) Spring Boot
9 7 (12.07%) Vue.js
9 7 (12.07%) Web Services
10 6 (10.34%) .NET Framework
10 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (10.34%) Entity Framework
10 6 (10.34%) jQuery
10 6 (10.34%) SOAP
10 6 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.72%) NHS
2 1 (1.72%) Robotics
2 1 (1.72%) User Experience
2 1 (1.72%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Linux
2 5 (8.62%) Android
3 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.31%) Test Automation
3 13 (22.41%) BDD
3 13 (22.41%) Web Development
4 11 (18.97%) Scrum
4 11 (18.97%) User Stories
5 9 (15.52%) MVC
5 9 (15.52%) TDD
6 8 (13.79%) DevOps
6 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce
6 8 (13.79%) OO
6 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.34%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (8.62%) API Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Data Extraction
9 5 (8.62%) Exploratory Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Manual Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.21%) Java
2 16 (27.59%) C#
3 13 (22.41%) SQL
4 6 (10.34%) PHP
5 5 (8.62%) Python
6 4 (6.90%) Scala
6 4 (6.90%) TypeScript
7 3 (5.17%) C++
7 3 (5.17%) Java 8
8 2 (3.45%) ES6
8 2 (3.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.72%) C
9 1 (1.72%) Go
9 1 (1.72%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Ansible
1 2 (3.45%) Kibana
1 2 (3.45%) logstash
1 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) hybris
2 5 (8.62%) Splunk
3 4 (6.90%) Google
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) Apple
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco
5 2 (3.45%) Civica
5 2 (3.45%) Juniper
5 2 (3.45%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.72%) SAP