Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 10 13
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 556 685 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.22% 10.70% 9.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.33% 26.40% 23.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 493 299
South West median daily rate £425 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +14.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £559 £588 £488
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 5
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £56.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% +25.00% +91.29%
England median hourly rate £36.70 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -18.44% +4.65% +7.50%

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 2,195 2,595 2,018
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.36% 40.55% 38.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,434 1,660 1,249
South West median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £588 £588 £554
England median daily rate £488 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +0.52% +2.11% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 113 84
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.13% -3.13%
10th Percentile £23.05 £33.75 £22.58
90th Percentile £53.50 £50.00 £47.85
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020. 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 0 249 £400 -8.57% 178
Wiltshire -5 103 £425 -4.23% 47
Devon -5 66 £413 -8.33% 54
Gloucestershire -4 55 £475 +11.76% 104
Somerset -2 54 £450 +5.88% 52
Dorset -6 14 £400 +17.65% 53
Cornwall +7 4 £250 +25.00% 9
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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.

1 259 (46.58%) HTML
2 252 (45.32%) CSS
3 211 (37.95%) Agile Software Development
4 151 (27.16%) Node.js
5 148 (26.62%) Java
6 146 (26.26%) React
7 139 (25.00%) C#
8 135 (24.28%) .NET
9 126 (22.66%) AngularJS
10 111 (19.96%) Front End Development
11 108 (19.42%) Security Cleared
11 108 (19.42%) Git (software)
12 105 (18.88%) HTML5
13 92 (16.55%) Azure
14 91 (16.37%) Web Services
14 91 (16.37%) Scrum
15 84 (15.11%) SQL
16 78 (14.03%) AWS
17 72 (12.95%) Software Engineering
18 69 (12.41%) RESTful
19 66 (11.87%) SC Cleared
20 65 (11.69%) Web Development
21 64 (11.51%) Linux
22 63 (11.33%) Test Automation
23 62 (11.15%) PHP
24 61 (10.97%) MVC
24 61 (10.97%) DevOps
24 61 (10.97%) Microservices
24 61 (10.97%) Cucumber
25 60 (10.79%) TypeScript

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 34 (6.12%) CMS
2 24 (4.32%) WordPress
3 19 (3.42%) Confluence
4 17 (3.06%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.88%) Apache
5 16 (2.88%) Tomcat
6 15 (2.70%) Drupal
7 12 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (0.90%) ArcGIS
9 5 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.72%) JBoss
10 4 (0.72%) nginx
11 3 (0.54%) DNN
11 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.54%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.36%) IIS
12 2 (0.36%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (2.52%) Photoshop
2 13 (2.34%) Sketch
3 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.72%) InVision
5 3 (0.54%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (0.54%) InDesign
6 2 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.36%) Figma
6 2 (0.36%) Marvel
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.18%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 6 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.72%) Magento
2 4 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 92 (16.55%) Azure
2 78 (14.03%) AWS
3 24 (4.32%) Serverless
4 19 (3.42%) GitHub
5 16 (2.88%) GCP
6 11 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (1.98%) npm
7 9 (1.62%) Dynamics 365
7 9 (1.62%) Power Platform
8 7 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.26%) Office 365
9 5 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 4 (0.72%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.72%) PowerApps
10 4 (0.72%) Yarn
11 3 (0.54%) Azure Stack
11 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Flow
11 3 (0.54%) SaaS
12 2 (0.36%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.78%) TCP/IP
2 20 (3.60%) Ethernet
3 14 (2.52%) HTTP
4 9 (1.62%) Intranet
5 6 (1.08%) SSH
6 5 (0.90%) DNS
7 3 (0.54%) DHCP
8 2 (0.36%) Firewall
8 2 (0.36%) IPsec
8 2 (0.36%) Network Security
8 2 (0.36%) Skype
8 2 (0.36%) SSL
9 1 (0.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.47%) MySQL
3 33 (5.94%) Relational Database
4 31 (5.58%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (4.14%) MongoDB
6 14 (2.52%) Neo4j
7 10 (1.80%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.62%) Big Data
9 8 (1.44%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.08%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.90%) GIS
11 5 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.72%) Power BI
13 3 (0.54%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.36%) Amazon Redshift
14 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.36%) DataStage
14 2 (0.36%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 108 (19.42%) Git (software)
2 61 (10.97%) Cucumber
3 56 (10.07%) Jenkins
4 55 (9.89%) Selenium
5 47 (8.45%) JIRA
6 32 (5.76%) Visual Studio
7 24 (4.32%) Maven
8 23 (4.14%) JUnit
9 21 (3.78%) Eclipse
10 20 (3.60%) NetBeans
11 19 (3.42%) gulp
12 18 (3.24%) webpack
13 17 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 16 (2.88%) Visual Studio Team System
15 15 (2.70%) Mockito
15 15 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (2.34%) Bitbucket
17 12 (2.16%) Jasmine
18 10 (1.80%) Appium
18 10 (1.80%) Grunt
General
1 44 (7.91%) Finance
2 37 (6.65%) Public Sector
3 29 (5.22%) Marketing
4 21 (3.78%) Manufacturing
4 21 (3.78%) Military
5 20 (3.60%) Aerospace
6 15 (2.70%) Electronics
7 14 (2.52%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.80%) Retail
9 9 (1.62%) Banking
10 6 (1.08%) Legal
10 6 (1.08%) Publishing
11 5 (0.90%) Back Office
12 3 (0.54%) Law
13 1 (0.18%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 425 (76.44%) Developer
2 105 (18.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 65 (11.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 60 (10.79%) Java Developer
5 50 (8.99%) Full Stack Developer
6 44 (7.91%) .NET Developer
7 34 (6.12%) PHP Developer
7 34 (6.12%) Software Developer
8 33 (5.94%) React Developer
9 29 (5.22%) Senior Developer
9 29 (5.22%) Software Engineer
10 27 (4.86%) Test Engineer
11 25 (4.50%) Web Developer
12 18 (3.24%) C# Developer
12 18 (3.24%) Node.js Developer
13 16 (2.88%) Graduate
13 16 (2.88%) JavaScript Engineer
14 14 (2.52%) Angular Developer
14 14 (2.52%) Graduate Developer
15 13 (2.34%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (46.58%) HTML
2 252 (45.32%) CSS
3 151 (27.16%) Node.js
4 146 (26.26%) React
5 135 (24.28%) .NET
6 126 (22.66%) AngularJS
7 105 (18.88%) HTML5
8 91 (16.37%) Web Services
9 69 (12.41%) RESTful
10 59 (10.61%) Spring
11 58 (10.43%) CSS3
12 52 (9.35%) jQuery
12 52 (9.35%) Sass
13 51 (9.17%) Redux
14 49 (8.81%) ASP.NET
15 46 (8.27%) XML
16 45 (8.09%) Vue.js
17 43 (7.73%) JSON
18 38 (6.83%) REST
19 36 (6.47%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.73%) User Experience
2 31 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (1.80%) Data Structures
6 10 (1.80%) Graphic Design
7 8 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.26%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (1.26%) Virtual Team
9 5 (0.90%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.90%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.72%) NHS
10 4 (0.72%) W3C
11 3 (0.54%) Renewable Energy
12 2 (0.36%) Acoustics
12 2 (0.36%) Blog
12 2 (0.36%) PKI
12 2 (0.36%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 64 (11.51%) Linux
2 23 (4.14%) Windows
3 14 (2.52%) Unix
4 7 (1.26%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.72%) CentOS
5 4 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.72%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.54%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.36%) Android
7 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.36%) Solaris
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (37.95%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (19.96%) Front End Development
3 91 (16.37%) Scrum
4 72 (12.95%) Software Engineering
5 65 (11.69%) Web Development
6 63 (11.33%) Test Automation
7 61 (10.97%) DevOps
7 61 (10.97%) Microservices
7 61 (10.97%) MVC
8 46 (8.27%) TDD
9 38 (6.83%) OO
10 36 (6.47%) BDD
11 28 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (4.32%) Computer Science
13 23 (4.14%) E-Commerce
13 23 (4.14%) Mentoring
13 23 (4.14%) User Stories
14 22 (3.96%) Open Source
15 20 (3.60%) Mathematics
16 19 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 148 (26.62%) Java
2 139 (25.00%) C#
3 84 (15.11%) SQL
4 62 (11.15%) PHP
5 60 (10.79%) TypeScript
6 48 (8.63%) Python
7 31 (5.58%) C++
8 28 (5.04%) ES6
9 21 (3.78%) Java 8
10 18 (3.24%) GLSL
10 18 (3.24%) HLSL
11 14 (2.52%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.98%) Ruby
12 11 (1.98%) T-SQL
13 10 (1.80%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.44%) PHP 7
15 7 (1.26%) VB
16 6 (1.08%) C
17 4 (0.72%) ES7
18 3 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 108 (19.42%) Security Cleared
2 66 (11.87%) SC Cleared
3 47 (8.45%) Degree
4 28 (5.04%) DV Cleared
5 20 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.98%) ISTQB
7 7 (1.26%) AWS Certification
8 6 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.72%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.72%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.36%) CCNA
10 2 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.34%) QA
2 8 (1.44%) WCAG
3 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (9.89%) Docker
2 12 (2.16%) vSphere
3 11 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.90%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (3.24%) Kubernetes
2 16 (2.88%) Ansible
3 10 (1.80%) Terraform
4 5 (0.90%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 5 (0.90%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 4 (0.72%) TeamSite
6 3 (0.54%) WSUS
7 2 (0.36%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.36%) Nagios
7 2 (0.36%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.36%) OpenView
7 2 (0.36%) Puppet
7 2 (0.36%) SCCM
7 2 (0.36%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.18%) MIIS
Vendors
1 52 (9.35%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.94%) Oracle
3 14 (2.52%) Atlassian
3 14 (2.52%) SAP
3 14 (2.52%) VMware
4 12 (2.16%) Adobe
5 8 (1.44%) ForgeRock
5 8 (1.44%) NetIQ
5 8 (1.44%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.26%) Google
7 6 (1.08%) Siemens
8 5 (0.90%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.90%) Twitter
8 5 (0.90%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.72%) HP
9 4 (0.72%) Telerik
10 3 (0.54%) BT
10 3 (0.54%) ESRI
10 3 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.54%) Thunderhead