Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 15 February 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)
England > South West
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 12 10
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 0
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 664 475 622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.38% 9.12% 11.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.67% 23.89% 27.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 296 464
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £488 £498
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 7
South West median hourly rate £60.00 £45.00 £23.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +93.34% -39.94%
10th Percentile £41.90 £42.50 £18.64
90th Percentile £67.95 £49.20 £37.25
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +14.29%

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 the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,587 1,988 2,227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.43% 38.17% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,662 1,232 1,433
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -0.80%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £263
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
England median daily rate £485 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +2.11% +11.76% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 81 163
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26.40 £22.50 £21.39
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing JavaScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in the South West

JavaScript
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 in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in the South West

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in the South West over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in the South West

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in the South West

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in the South West over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JavaScript in the South West

JavaScript
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 within the South West region over the 6 months to 15 February 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
Bristol +4 281 £438 +16.67% 157
Wiltshire -11 134 £438 +16.67% 50
Gloucestershire +8 75 £425 +21.43% 59
Devon +2 66 £450 +21.62% 66
Somerset 0 59 £425 +13.33% 53
Dorset +1 27 £340 -9.33% 64
Cornwall -8 5 £200 - 14
Avon - 1 - -
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 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 South West region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 381 (57.38%) HTML
2 376 (56.63%) CSS
3 312 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
4 200 (30.12%) .NET
5 190 (28.61%) C#
5 190 (28.61%) AngularJS
6 186 (28.01%) Java
7 171 (25.75%) Git (software)
8 166 (25.00%) SQL
9 147 (22.14%) React
10 135 (20.33%) Node.js
11 133 (20.03%) jQuery
12 131 (19.73%) HTML5
13 130 (19.58%) TDD
14 126 (18.98%) MVC
14 126 (18.98%) Scrum
15 121 (18.22%) SQL Server
16 113 (17.02%) ASP.NET
16 113 (17.02%) Finance
17 109 (16.42%) Test Automation
18 101 (15.21%) Front End Development
19 95 (14.31%) Continuous Integration
20 93 (14.01%) Security Cleared
21 89 (13.40%) REST
21 89 (13.40%) Web Services
21 89 (13.40%) Linux
21 89 (13.40%) Jenkins
22 83 (12.50%) BDD
23 81 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
24 80 (12.05%) Web Development

JavaScript
Co-occurring 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 39 (5.87%) Confluence
2 29 (4.37%) CMS
3 20 (3.01%) SharePoint
4 18 (2.71%) Apache
5 16 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (1.96%) WebLogic
7 11 (1.66%) ColdFusion
8 10 (1.51%) JBoss
8 10 (1.51%) Umbraco
9 9 (1.36%) IIS
9 9 (1.36%) Mule
9 9 (1.36%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.75%) Drupal
11 5 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.60%) WordPress
13 3 (0.45%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.45%) Mule ESB
13 3 (0.45%) nginx
13 3 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (1.20%) InVision
2 6 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.45%) Pixate
4 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (4.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.51%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.30%) Magento
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.15%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.15%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 81 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (5.72%) GitHub
4 25 (3.77%) npm
5 18 (2.71%) SaaS
6 10 (1.51%) Serverless
7 9 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (1.05%) OpenShift
8 7 (1.05%) Sauce Labs
9 6 (0.90%) BrowserStack
10 4 (0.60%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 4 (0.60%) Office 365
11 3 (0.45%) Apigee
11 3 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.30%) Google Play
12 2 (0.30%) Yarn
13 1 (0.15%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.15%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 36 (5.42%) HTTP
2 11 (1.66%) Internet
3 5 (0.75%) Intranet
3 5 (0.75%) VoIP
4 4 (0.60%) ATM
5 3 (0.45%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.45%) Firewall
5 3 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.30%) AMQP
6 2 (0.30%) DNS
6 2 (0.30%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.30%) IPsec
6 2 (0.30%) SSL
6 2 (0.30%) Tactical Data Link
6 2 (0.30%) VPN
6 2 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.15%) FCoE
7 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.15%) VSAN
7 1 (0.15%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (18.22%) SQL Server
2 56 (8.43%) MySQL
3 47 (7.08%) Relational Database
4 23 (3.46%) MongoDB
5 17 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (2.11%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.20%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.20%) Redis
8 7 (1.05%) DB2
8 7 (1.05%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.05%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.90%) GIS
9 6 (0.90%) MariaDB
10 5 (0.75%) Data Lake
10 5 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.60%) Big Data
11 4 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.45%) Couchbase
12 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 171 (25.75%) Git (software)
2 89 (13.40%) Jenkins
3 68 (10.24%) JIRA
4 55 (8.28%) Selenium
5 52 (7.83%) Cucumber
6 40 (6.02%) Maven
7 32 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (4.67%) Subversion
9 30 (4.52%) JUnit
10 29 (4.37%) Bitbucket
10 29 (4.37%) Visual Studio
11 28 (4.22%) webpack
12 27 (4.07%) Hudson
13 17 (2.56%) gulp
14 15 (2.26%) JMeter
15 14 (2.11%) Babel
15 14 (2.11%) WebDriver
16 11 (1.66%) SoapUI
17 10 (1.51%) Gradle
18 9 (1.36%) Ant
General
1 113 (17.02%) Finance
2 45 (6.78%) Marketing
3 44 (6.63%) Telecoms
4 40 (6.02%) Electronics
4 40 (6.02%) Manufacturing
5 28 (4.22%) Banking
6 7 (1.05%) Back Office
6 7 (1.05%) Retail
7 6 (0.90%) Law
8 4 (0.60%) Advertising
9 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.30%) Games
9 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.15%) Automotive
10 1 (0.15%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.15%) Local Government
10 1 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 537 (80.87%) Developer
2 102 (15.36%) .NET Developer
3 91 (13.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 85 (12.80%) Java Developer
5 73 (10.99%) JavaScript Developer
6 62 (9.34%) Senior Developer
7 49 (7.38%) Software Developer
8 48 (7.23%) C# Developer
9 42 (6.33%) PHP Developer
10 41 (6.17%) Full Stack Developer
11 34 (5.12%) C# .NET Developer
12 31 (4.67%) Web Developer
13 28 (4.22%) Agile Developer
14 26 (3.92%) Angular Developer
15 24 (3.61%) .NET Software Developer
15 24 (3.61%) CRM Developer
16 23 (3.46%) C# Software Developer
16 23 (3.46%) Microsoft Developer
16 23 (3.46%) Software Engineer
17 22 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 381 (57.38%) HTML
2 376 (56.63%) CSS
3 200 (30.12%) .NET
4 190 (28.61%) AngularJS
5 147 (22.14%) React
6 135 (20.33%) Node.js
7 133 (20.03%) jQuery
8 131 (19.73%) HTML5
9 113 (17.02%) ASP.NET
10 89 (13.40%) REST
10 89 (13.40%) Web Services
11 74 (11.14%) CSS3
12 71 (10.69%) Spring
13 69 (10.39%) Sass
14 68 (10.24%) RESTful
15 53 (7.98%) ASP.NET Web API
16 48 (7.23%) JSON
16 48 (7.23%) XML
17 47 (7.08%) SOAP
18 39 (5.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.08%) User Experience
2 37 (5.57%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (3.31%) Mobile App
4 11 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (1.36%) Fintech
7 8 (1.20%) Digital Media
8 6 (0.90%) Video\Live Streaming
9 5 (0.75%) iPad
9 5 (0.75%) W3C
10 4 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.60%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.45%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.45%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.45%) NHS
11 3 (0.45%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.45%) Robotics
12 2 (0.30%) Digital TV
12 2 (0.30%) IPTV
12 2 (0.30%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 89 (13.40%) Linux
2 37 (5.57%) Unix
3 33 (4.97%) Windows
4 18 (2.71%) Android
5 16 (2.41%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.81%) Mac OS X
6 12 (1.81%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.30%) Solaris
8 1 (0.15%) AIX
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (19.58%) TDD
3 126 (18.98%) MVC
3 126 (18.98%) Scrum
4 109 (16.42%) Test Automation
5 101 (15.21%) Front End Development
6 95 (14.31%) Continuous Integration
7 83 (12.50%) BDD
8 80 (12.05%) Web Development
9 62 (9.34%) OO
10 54 (8.13%) Microservices
11 52 (7.83%) Unit Testing
12 48 (7.23%) Kanban
12 48 (7.23%) Software Engineering
13 47 (7.08%) DevOps
14 41 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
15 38 (5.72%) Problem-Solving
15 38 (5.72%) Responsive Web Design
16 37 (5.57%) E-Commerce
16 37 (5.57%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (28.61%) C#
2 186 (28.01%) Java
3 166 (25.00%) SQL
4 78 (11.75%) PHP
5 55 (8.28%) Python
6 51 (7.68%) TypeScript
7 45 (6.78%) Ruby
8 39 (5.87%) ES6
9 27 (4.07%) PowerShell
10 25 (3.77%) Scala
11 17 (2.56%) Java 8
12 16 (2.41%) PL/SQL
13 15 (2.26%) ES7
13 15 (2.26%) T-SQL
14 14 (2.11%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.96%) C
15 13 (1.96%) C++
16 7 (1.05%) Go
16 7 (1.05%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.90%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 93 (14.01%) Security Cleared
2 62 (9.34%) SC Cleared
3 31 (4.67%) DV Cleared
4 24 (3.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 24 (3.61%) Degree
5 11 (1.66%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.45%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.30%) CISSP
7 2 (0.30%) ISEB
7 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.30%) MCAD
7 2 (0.30%) MCPD
7 2 (0.30%) MCSD
7 2 (0.30%) MCTS
7 2 (0.30%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.15%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.15%) CLAS
8 1 (0.15%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.15%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.31%) QA
2 2 (0.30%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (7.08%) Docker
2 3 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.30%) vSphere
4 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (4.97%) Kubernetes
2 13 (1.96%) Ansible
3 8 (1.20%) Puppet
4 7 (1.05%) Kibana
4 7 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.60%) Data Guard
6 3 (0.45%) Terraform
7 1 (0.15%) logstash
7 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.15%) Packer
7 1 (0.15%) Rsyslog
7 1 (0.15%) Salt
7 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 71 (10.69%) Microsoft
2 63 (9.49%) Oracle
3 37 (5.57%) SAP
4 30 (4.52%) Google
5 19 (2.86%) Adobe
6 14 (2.11%) Sitecore
7 10 (1.51%) hybris
7 10 (1.51%) Splunk
8 7 (1.05%) Atlassian
9 6 (0.90%) Sencha
10 5 (0.75%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 5 (0.75%) Zend
11 4 (0.60%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.45%) Cisco
12 3 (0.45%) VMware
13 2 (0.30%) Apple
13 2 (0.30%) IBM
13 2 (0.30%) Juniper
13 2 (0.30%) NetIQ
13 2 (0.30%) Salesforce.com