The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaScript Developer
England / South West
Rank 106 95 112
Rank change year-on-year -11 +17  
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 30 45 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.16% 1.55% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.61% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 18
Median daily rate £400 £350 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.50% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £38.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £22.54 -
% change year-on-year +88.55% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2476 2799 2990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.34% 96.45% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1575 1807 1867
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 186 145
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +34.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured JavaScript Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript Developer in the South West

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JavaScript Developer in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript Developer in the South West

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer in the South West over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript Developer in the South West

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript Developer in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript Developer in the South West

JavaScript Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Bristol -7 11 £413 +13.79% 1
Devon +1 7 £275 -15.38% 1
Dorset +9 4 £413 - 1
Wiltshire -3 3 £425 +29.77% 2
Gloucestershire -2 2 £400 -20.00%
Somerset -2 2 £388 +72.22% 2
Cornwall - 1 £845 -
JavaScript Developer
England

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, JavaScript Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 80 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 52 (65.00%) HTML
3 50 (62.50%) CSS
4 34 (42.50%) HTML5
5 33 (41.25%) AngularJS
6 29 (36.25%) CSS3
7 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (32.50%) C#
8 24 (30.00%) Front End Development
9 19 (23.75%) Git (software)
10 17 (21.25%) jQuery
10 17 (21.25%) .NET
11 16 (20.00%) MVC
11 16 (20.00%) React
12 15 (18.75%) Web Services
13 14 (17.50%) Node.js
13 14 (17.50%) Sass
14 12 (15.00%) REST
14 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET
14 12 (15.00%) TDD
15 11 (13.75%) Finance
15 11 (13.75%) Java
16 10 (12.50%) SQL
16 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
17 9 (11.25%) Grunt
17 9 (11.25%) User Experience
17 9 (11.25%) WCF
17 9 (11.25%) Sitecore
18 8 (10.00%) Scrum
18 8 (10.00%) SOAP

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.75%) Apache
2 3 (3.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.50%) CMS
3 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.25%) Confluence
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.25%) Sitefinity
4 1 (1.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.25%) IaaS
2 1 (1.25%) PaaS
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) SSL
2 1 (1.25%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.25%) MySQL
2 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (23.75%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.25%) Grunt
3 8 (10.00%) Jasmine
4 5 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (6.25%) Maven
4 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.75%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.75%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.75%) JIRA
5 3 (3.75%) Mocha
5 3 (3.75%) Mockito
5 3 (3.75%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (2.50%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.50%) WiX
7 1 (1.25%) Gradle
7 1 (1.25%) gulp
7 1 (1.25%) Protractor
7 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (13.75%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.50%) Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Marketing
5 3 (3.75%) Electronics
5 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.25%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (65.00%) HTML
2 50 (62.50%) CSS
3 34 (42.50%) HTML5
4 33 (41.25%) AngularJS
5 29 (36.25%) CSS3
6 17 (21.25%) .NET
6 17 (21.25%) jQuery
7 16 (20.00%) React
8 15 (18.75%) Web Services
9 14 (17.50%) Node.js
9 14 (17.50%) Sass
10 12 (15.00%) ASP.NET
10 12 (15.00%) REST
11 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (11.25%) WCF
13 8 (10.00%) SOAP
14 7 (8.75%) XHTML
15 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (7.50%) RESTful
15 6 (7.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) User Experience
2 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.50%) W3C
4 1 (1.25%) Fintech
4 1 (1.25%) iPad
4 1 (1.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Android
1 4 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.25%) Linux
2 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.00%) Front End Development
3 16 (20.00%) MVC
4 12 (15.00%) TDD
5 8 (10.00%) Scrum
6 7 (8.75%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (7.50%) Infographics
8 5 (6.25%) BDD
8 5 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.25%) Open Source
8 5 (6.25%) Web Development
9 3 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.75%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (3.75%) Programme Management
10 2 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.50%) DevOps
10 2 (2.50%) Integration Testing
10 2 (2.50%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (2.50%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 80 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 26 (32.50%) C#
3 11 (13.75%) Java
4 10 (12.50%) SQL
5 5 (6.25%) Python
6 4 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.75%) ES6
8 2 (2.50%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.50%) XPath
9 1 (1.25%) C++
9 1 (1.25%) Groovy
9 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (7.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (11.25%) Sitecore
2 3 (3.75%) SAP
3 2 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (1.25%) Apple
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.25%) Sencha
4 1 (1.25%) Xamarin
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