Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 16 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 213 581 571
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 8.51% 9.06% 10.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.57% 22.23% 26.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 426 403
Median daily rate £430 £438 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.71% +15.13% +1.33%
10th Percentile £321 £313 £263
90th Percentile £516 £600 £500
England median daily rate £481 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.21% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £52.17 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.91% +71.05% -30.29%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% +17.65% +4.94%

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 867 2,614 2,178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 34.62% 40.77% 39.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 1,634 1,372
Median daily rate £468 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +12.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £320 £304 £275
90th Percentile £625 £600 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 154 105
Median hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 £41.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.22% +8.36% -3.42%
10th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £26.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £37.25 £45.00 £41.33
% change year-on-year -17.22% +8.88% +0.80%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing JavaScript as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in the South West.

Daily rate trend for JavaScript in the South West

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JavaScript in the South West over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for JavaScript in the South West

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in the South West.

Hourly rate trend for JavaScript in the South West

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing JavaScript in the South West over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

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 10 August 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 -6 65 £425 +6.25% 63
Devon -2 54 £474 +20.09% 40
Wiltshire +4 44 £420 -11.58% 26
Somerset -10 20 £425 -10.53% 37
Gloucestershire +1 13 £463 +5.71% 39
Dorset +13 9 £463 +29.82% 36
Cornwall +1 1 - - 7
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 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.

1 111 (52.11%) HTML
2 103 (48.36%) CSS
3 85 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (34.27%) Azure
5 68 (31.92%) Java
6 67 (31.46%) AngularJS
7 64 (30.05%) Front End Development
8 61 (28.64%) AWS
9 60 (28.17%) React
10 53 (24.88%) Security Cleared
11 52 (24.41%) Node.js
12 49 (23.00%) Scrum
13 47 (22.07%) Web Services
14 46 (21.60%) C#
14 46 (21.60%) .NET
15 42 (19.72%) SC Cleared
16 38 (17.84%) SQL
17 34 (15.96%) RESTful
17 34 (15.96%) Microservices
18 33 (15.49%) Git (software)
19 31 (14.55%) jQuery
20 30 (14.08%) SQL Server
20 30 (14.08%) Microsoft
20 30 (14.08%) MVC
21 28 (13.15%) ASP.NET
22 27 (12.68%) Python
22 27 (12.68%) Kanban
23 26 (12.21%) DevOps
23 26 (12.21%) REST
24 25 (11.74%) Test Automation

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 12 (5.63%) Tomcat
2 9 (4.23%) Apache
3 8 (3.76%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.35%) CMS
4 5 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.88%) Confluence
5 4 (1.88%) WordPress
6 3 (1.41%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.41%) Drupal
6 3 (1.41%) GeoServer
7 2 (0.94%) Alfresco
7 2 (0.94%) DNN
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.94%) Sketch
2 1 (0.47%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 73 (34.27%) Azure
2 61 (28.64%) AWS
3 18 (8.45%) GCP
4 15 (7.04%) SaaS
5 9 (4.23%) GitHub
6 7 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (2.35%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (2.35%) Serverless
8 4 (1.88%) npm
9 3 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (1.41%) Yarn
10 2 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.94%) Logic Apps
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.47%) Force.com
11 1 (0.47%) Office 365
11 1 (0.47%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.41%) DNS
1 3 (1.41%) HTTP
1 3 (1.41%) Skype
2 2 (0.94%) DHCP
2 2 (0.94%) Firewall
2 2 (0.94%) IPsec
2 2 (0.94%) Network Security
2 2 (0.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.10%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.16%) MySQL
3 11 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (4.23%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.29%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (2.82%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.35%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.35%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.41%) Geospatial Data
9 3 (1.41%) MS Access
9 3 (1.41%) QGIS
9 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2019
10 2 (0.94%) Big Data
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.47%) DB2
11 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.47%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 33 (15.49%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.86%) Jenkins
3 17 (7.98%) Cucumber
4 15 (7.04%) JIRA
5 13 (6.10%) Maven
6 12 (5.63%) JUnit
6 12 (5.63%) Selenium
6 12 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (4.69%) Visual Studio
8 9 (4.23%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (2.82%) DbUnit
9 6 (2.82%) jMock
9 6 (2.82%) Mockito
9 6 (2.82%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (2.82%) SonarQube
10 5 (2.35%) Jasmine
11 4 (1.88%) JMeter
11 4 (1.88%) MSTest
11 4 (1.88%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (8.45%) Finance
1 18 (8.45%) Public Sector
2 6 (2.82%) Back Office
2 6 (2.82%) Banking
3 5 (2.35%) Marketing
4 3 (1.41%) Electronics
4 3 (1.41%) Law
4 3 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.41%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.94%) Legal
5 2 (0.94%) Retail
6 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 165 (77.46%) Developer
2 53 (24.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 24 (11.27%) .NET Developer
3 24 (11.27%) Java Developer
4 19 (8.92%) JavaScript Developer
5 14 (6.57%) React Developer
6 12 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (5.63%) C# Developer
6 12 (5.63%) Software Developer
7 11 (5.16%) Senior Developer
8 9 (4.23%) Salesforce Developer
9 8 (3.76%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (3.29%) Analyst
10 7 (3.29%) Consultant
10 7 (3.29%) Web Developer
11 6 (2.82%) Automation Tester
11 6 (2.82%) Lead Developer
11 6 (2.82%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 6 (2.82%) Test Engineer
11 6 (2.82%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (52.11%) HTML
2 103 (48.36%) CSS
3 67 (31.46%) AngularJS
4 60 (28.17%) React
5 52 (24.41%) Node.js
6 47 (22.07%) Web Services
7 46 (21.60%) .NET
8 34 (15.96%) RESTful
9 31 (14.55%) jQuery
10 28 (13.15%) ASP.NET
11 26 (12.21%) REST
12 24 (11.27%) HTML5
13 20 (9.39%) JSON
13 20 (9.39%) Leaflet
13 20 (9.39%) Spring
14 19 (8.92%) .NET Core
14 19 (8.92%) Vue.js
15 16 (7.51%) CSS3
16 15 (7.04%) .NET Framework
16 15 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.51%) User Experience
2 10 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.29%) Algorithms
3 7 (3.29%) Data Structures
3 7 (3.29%) Public Cloud
4 6 (2.82%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.94%) PKI
7 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Robotics
7 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.16%) Linux
2 7 (3.29%) Windows
3 5 (2.35%) Windows Server
3 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (0.94%) CentOS
4 2 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.94%) Unix
5 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (39.91%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (30.05%) Front End Development
3 49 (23.00%) Scrum
4 34 (15.96%) Microservices
5 30 (14.08%) MVC
6 27 (12.68%) Kanban
7 26 (12.21%) DevOps
8 25 (11.74%) OO
8 25 (11.74%) Test Automation
9 24 (11.27%) Open Source
10 22 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (8.92%) TDD
12 18 (8.45%) BDD
12 18 (8.45%) Computer Science
12 18 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (8.45%) SDLC
13 17 (7.98%) Unit Testing
14 16 (7.51%) E-Commerce
15 15 (7.04%) OOD
16 14 (6.57%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 68 (31.92%) Java
2 46 (21.60%) C#
3 38 (17.84%) SQL
4 27 (12.68%) Python
5 20 (9.39%) PowerShell
6 17 (7.98%) TypeScript
7 13 (6.10%) PHP
8 12 (5.63%) T-SQL
9 11 (5.16%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.82%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.82%) Java 8
10 6 (2.82%) VB.NET
11 5 (2.35%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.88%) R
13 3 (1.41%) C
13 3 (1.41%) C++
13 3 (1.41%) Ruby
14 1 (0.47%) PHP 5
14 1 (0.47%) VB
14 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (24.88%) Security Cleared
2 42 (19.72%) SC Cleared
3 21 (9.86%) Degree
4 17 (7.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (2.35%) DBS Check
6 4 (1.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.88%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.94%) CCNA
7 2 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.94%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.88%) QA
System Software
1 13 (6.10%) Docker
2 6 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.82%) OpenAM
2 6 (2.82%) vSphere
3 4 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (5.63%) SCCM
2 9 (4.23%) Single Sign-On
2 9 (4.23%) WSUS
3 6 (2.82%) FreeIPA
4 4 (1.88%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.41%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 2 (0.94%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.94%) Terraform
7 1 (0.47%) Grafana
7 1 (0.47%) Kibana
Vendors
1 30 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.98%) Oracle
3 9 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (3.29%) ServiceNow
5 4 (1.88%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.88%) IFS
5 4 (1.88%) NetIQ
5 4 (1.88%) Twitter
5 4 (1.88%) VMware
6 3 (1.41%) SAP
7 2 (0.94%) ForgeRock
7 2 (0.94%) Google
7 2 (0.94%) HP
7 2 (0.94%) Mapbox
7 2 (0.94%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.47%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.47%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.47%) Talend