Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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)
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 11 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 556 623 697
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.89% 10.73% 10.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.85% 26.36% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 481 509
South West median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% - -
10th Percentile £275 £263 £263
90th Percentile £473 £475 £475
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 11
South West median hourly rate £49.00 £23.28 £53.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.53% -56.30% +12.14%
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.64 £9.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £41.75 £56.53
England median hourly rate £43.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +16.00% +7.14% +2.94%

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 2151 2363 2581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.28% 40.69% 38.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1324 1531 1724
South West median daily rate £385 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.21% -2.03% +4.89%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £490
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 142 168
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +12.14%
10th Percentile £18.33 £20.05 £23.63
90th Percentile £50.18 £48.00 £54.90
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.23
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.74% +24.08%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -5 212 £360 +2.86% 43
Wiltshire +3 100 £350 +6.14% 13
Somerset +13 71 £375 - 13
Devon +1 64 £375 +7.14% 2
Gloucestershire -6 46 £363 -1.36% 13
Dorset +2 31 £388 +6.90% 14
Cornwall +1 13 £200 -33.33% 1
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 South West region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 371 (66.73%) HTML
2 332 (59.71%) CSS
3 283 (50.90%) Agile Software Development
4 215 (38.67%) C#
5 210 (37.77%) .NET
6 183 (32.91%) MVC
7 182 (32.73%) AngularJS
8 160 (28.78%) jQuery
9 138 (24.82%) ASP.NET
10 134 (24.10%) Java
11 120 (21.58%) Web Development
12 115 (20.68%) Scrum
13 113 (20.32%) Git (software)
14 110 (19.78%) SQL
15 104 (18.71%) SQL Server
16 91 (16.37%) ASP.NET MVC
16 91 (16.37%) HTML5
17 86 (15.47%) React
18 84 (15.11%) TDD
19 83 (14.93%) Test Automation
20 81 (14.57%) Front End Development
21 74 (13.31%) Web Services
21 74 (13.31%) REST
21 74 (13.31%) Jenkins
22 73 (13.13%) PHP
22 73 (13.13%) Microsoft
23 71 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web API
24 66 (11.87%) SOAP
24 66 (11.87%) JSON
25 65 (11.69%) .NET Framework

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 32 (5.76%) CMS
2 24 (4.32%) SharePoint
3 22 (3.96%) Drupal
3 22 (3.96%) Tomcat
4 19 (3.42%) WebSphere
5 18 (3.24%) SharePoint 2010
6 16 (2.88%) IIS
6 16 (2.88%) JBoss
7 15 (2.70%) Apache
7 15 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (2.70%) Umbraco
7 15 (2.70%) WordPress
8 10 (1.80%) nginx
8 10 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (1.44%) Kentico
9 8 (1.44%) Mule
10 5 (0.90%) SAS
10 5 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (0.54%) Photoshop
1 3 (0.54%) SPSS
2 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.18%) GIMP
3 1 (0.18%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 11 (1.98%) Magento
2 4 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.54%) OpenText Process Suite
3 3 (0.54%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.18%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 46 (8.27%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.24%) GitHub
4 6 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.90%) PaaS
6 3 (0.54%) npm
6 3 (0.54%) SaaS
7 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.18%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.18%) Firebase
8 1 (0.18%) Heroku
8 1 (0.18%) IaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Office 365
8 1 (0.18%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.18%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.52%) SMS
2 9 (1.62%) HTTP
3 7 (1.26%) Intranet
4 3 (0.54%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.54%) Internet
5 2 (0.36%) DNS
5 2 (0.36%) SSL
6 1 (0.18%) DHCP
6 1 (0.18%) Extranet
6 1 (0.18%) LDAP
6 1 (0.18%) Skype
6 1 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (18.71%) SQL Server
2 40 (7.19%) MySQL
3 31 (5.58%) NoSQL
4 27 (4.86%) MongoDB
5 26 (4.68%) Oracle Database
6 18 (3.24%) Relational Database
7 17 (3.06%) DB2
8 13 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (1.44%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.90%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (0.72%) Big Data
14 4 (0.72%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 113 (20.32%) Git (software)
2 74 (13.31%) Jenkins
3 54 (9.71%) Visual Studio
4 47 (8.45%) Maven
5 38 (6.83%) Selenium
6 33 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 30 (5.40%) Cucumber
8 28 (5.04%) Gradle
9 26 (4.68%) TeamCity
10 24 (4.32%) Ant
11 23 (4.14%) JIRA
12 22 (3.96%) Subversion
13 18 (3.24%) Eclipse
13 18 (3.24%) JUnit
14 14 (2.52%) Grunt
15 12 (2.16%) GitLab
15 12 (2.16%) Jasmine
15 12 (2.16%) NUnit
16 11 (1.98%) SoapUI
16 11 (1.98%) webpack
General
1 59 (10.61%) Finance
2 36 (6.47%) Marketing
3 29 (5.22%) Manufacturing
4 25 (4.50%) Telecoms
5 24 (4.32%) Electronics
6 19 (3.42%) Banking
7 7 (1.26%) Advertising
8 6 (1.08%) Back Office
9 3 (0.54%) Automotive
9 3 (0.54%) Local Government
10 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.36%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.36%) Military
10 2 (0.36%) Retail
11 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
11 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 477 (85.79%) Developer
2 136 (24.46%) .NET Developer
3 80 (14.39%) C# Developer
4 61 (10.97%) Java Developer
5 59 (10.61%) JavaScript Developer
6 53 (9.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 52 (9.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 47 (8.45%) Full Stack Developer
9 45 (8.09%) Web Developer
10 38 (6.83%) Senior Developer
11 36 (6.47%) Software Developer
12 34 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
13 33 (5.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 33 (5.94%) PHP Developer
14 31 (5.58%) HTML Developer
15 29 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 24 (4.32%) HTML CSS Developer
17 23 (4.14%) Agile Developer
18 20 (3.60%) SharePoint Developer
19 19 (3.42%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 371 (66.73%) HTML
2 332 (59.71%) CSS
3 210 (37.77%) .NET
4 182 (32.73%) AngularJS
5 160 (28.78%) jQuery
6 138 (24.82%) ASP.NET
7 91 (16.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 91 (16.37%) HTML5
8 86 (15.47%) React
9 74 (13.31%) REST
9 74 (13.31%) Web Services
10 71 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web API
11 66 (11.87%) JSON
11 66 (11.87%) SOAP
12 65 (11.69%) .NET Framework
13 64 (11.51%) RESTful
14 61 (10.97%) CSS3
15 58 (10.43%) XML
16 53 (9.53%) Node.js
17 50 (8.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 37 (6.65%) User Experience
2 27 (4.86%) Mobile App
3 24 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (3.06%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.98%) Cloud Native
7 10 (1.80%) iPad
7 10 (1.80%) W3C
8 9 (1.62%) N-Tier
9 8 (1.44%) Blog
9 8 (1.44%) Driving Licence
9 8 (1.44%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.26%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.90%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.72%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.54%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.54%) Fintech
14 3 (0.54%) Social Media
15 2 (0.36%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (8.27%) Linux
2 18 (3.24%) Windows
3 16 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (2.52%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.34%) CentOS
6 11 (1.98%) Android
6 11 (1.98%) Unix
7 3 (0.54%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.54%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.36%) Debian
8 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (50.90%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (32.91%) MVC
3 120 (21.58%) Web Development
4 115 (20.68%) Scrum
5 84 (15.11%) TDD
6 83 (14.93%) Test Automation
7 81 (14.57%) Front End Development
8 65 (11.69%) OO
9 51 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
10 49 (8.81%) Software Engineering
11 48 (8.63%) Unit Testing
12 47 (8.45%) E-Commerce
13 46 (8.27%) BDD
14 44 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
15 34 (6.12%) Microservices
16 32 (5.76%) Continuous Deployment
16 32 (5.76%) DevOps
17 30 (5.40%) Digital Marketing
18 29 (5.22%) Content Management
18 29 (5.22%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 215 (38.67%) C#
2 134 (24.10%) Java
3 110 (19.78%) SQL
4 73 (13.13%) PHP
5 33 (5.94%) Python
6 29 (5.22%) TypeScript
7 15 (2.70%) Groovy
8 14 (2.52%) Ruby
9 11 (1.98%) C
9 11 (1.98%) C++
10 9 (1.62%) ES6
10 9 (1.62%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.44%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.44%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.26%) Scala
13 6 (1.08%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.08%) Kotlin
13 6 (1.08%) VBScript
14 5 (0.90%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (9.89%) Security Cleared
2 36 (6.47%) SC Cleared
3 25 (4.50%) Degree
4 10 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (0.90%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.36%) ISEB
7 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.18%) MCP
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.40%) QA
2 8 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (4.68%) Docker
2 7 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.72%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (2.70%) Kubernetes
2 14 (2.52%) Ansible
3 11 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.80%) Rancher
5 7 (1.26%) Puppet
6 6 (1.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 4 (0.72%) CA Service Virtualization
8 2 (0.36%) Plesk
8 2 (0.36%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.18%) Mesos
9 1 (0.18%) SCCM
9 1 (0.18%) Sysdig
9 1 (0.18%) WMI
Vendors
1 73 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.19%) Oracle
3 23 (4.14%) SAP
4 18 (3.24%) Nintex
5 15 (2.70%) Sencha
6 13 (2.34%) hybris
6 13 (2.34%) IBM
6 13 (2.34%) Sitecore
7 9 (1.62%) Google
8 7 (1.26%) ATG
8 7 (1.26%) Xamarin
9 5 (0.90%) Adobe
9 5 (0.90%) Apple
9 5 (0.90%) Zend
10 4 (0.72%) CA
10 4 (0.72%) HP
10 4 (0.72%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.54%) Luciad
11 3 (0.54%) OpenText
11 3 (0.54%) Talend