Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 10 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 612 555 629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.47% 10.25% 10.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.30% 27.29% 27.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 368 474
South West median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £275 £289 £263
90th Percentile £525 £469 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 14
South West median hourly rate £46.00 £48.00 £35.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +34.74% +1.79%
10th Percentile £32.38 £35.00 £18.64
90th Percentile £69.13 £53.75 £51.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.88
% change year-on-year - +9.32% +11.07%

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 2,327 2,034 2,320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.80% 37.58% 40.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,468 1,240 1,496
South West median daily rate £416 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £275 £263
90th Percentile £563 £513 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 102 155
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +8.13% +3.90%
10th Percentile £29.00 £17.28 £21.67
90th Percentile £48.13 £53.75 £51.50
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 2018. 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 +6 260 £405 +15.71% 152
Wiltshire -5 106 £425 +21.34% 51
Devon +1 70 £327 -12.80% 61
Gloucestershire +5 57 £350 -8.20% 84
Somerset -2 54 £388 +3.33% 54
Dorset -3 30 £350 -6.67% 48
Cornwall -12 13 £275 +37.50% 9
Avon - 1 - -
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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.

1 387 (63.24%) HTML
2 356 (58.17%) CSS
3 257 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
4 234 (38.24%) .NET
5 227 (37.09%) C#
6 179 (29.25%) SQL
7 154 (25.16%) HTML5
8 151 (24.67%) SQL Server
9 141 (23.04%) MVC
10 139 (22.71%) AngularJS
11 136 (22.22%) ASP.NET
12 133 (21.73%) React
13 131 (21.41%) Git (software)
14 116 (18.95%) jQuery
15 111 (18.14%) Java
16 110 (17.97%) Node.js
16 110 (17.97%) Front End Development
17 107 (17.48%) PHP
18 103 (16.83%) CSS3
19 98 (16.01%) Web Development
20 97 (15.85%) Scrum
21 95 (15.52%) TDD
22 93 (15.20%) Unit Testing
23 87 (14.22%) Finance
23 87 (14.22%) REST
24 76 (12.42%) XML
25 74 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
26 72 (11.76%) Test Automation
26 72 (11.76%) MySQL
27 65 (10.62%) Web Services

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 28 (4.58%) CMS
2 20 (3.27%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.61%) Confluence
4 15 (2.45%) Drupal
5 12 (1.96%) Umbraco
6 11 (1.80%) Apache
7 10 (1.63%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.63%) WebSphere
8 9 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.47%) WordPress
9 8 (1.31%) IIS
9 8 (1.31%) JBoss
9 8 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.98%) Mule
11 5 (0.82%) nginx
12 4 (0.65%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.49%) Joomla!
14 2 (0.33%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (0.82%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.65%) Fireworks
2 4 (0.65%) InVision
3 3 (0.49%) Pixate
4 2 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (3.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.96%) Magento
3 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.33%) Shopify
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.16%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 74 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (3.92%) npm
4 20 (3.27%) GitHub
5 19 (3.10%) NuGet
6 13 (2.12%) Dynamics 365
7 10 (1.63%) SaaS
8 6 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 3 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.49%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.49%) Sauce Labs
10 3 (0.49%) Yarn
11 2 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.33%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.33%) Google Play
11 2 (0.33%) IBM Blueworks
11 2 (0.33%) Serverless
12 1 (0.16%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.08%) HTTP
2 7 (1.14%) Cisco ICM
2 7 (1.14%) Kerberos
3 6 (0.98%) Intranet
3 6 (0.98%) SMS
4 5 (0.82%) Internet
5 3 (0.49%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.49%) DNS
5 3 (0.49%) Firewall
5 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.33%) IPsec
6 2 (0.33%) Tactical Data Link
6 2 (0.33%) VPN
6 2 (0.33%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.16%) SSH
7 1 (0.16%) SSL
7 1 (0.16%) VoIP
7 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (24.67%) SQL Server
2 72 (11.76%) MySQL
3 21 (3.43%) Relational Database
4 18 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 16 (2.61%) NoSQL
6 14 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (2.12%) RDBMS
8 11 (1.80%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.47%) DB2
10 5 (0.82%) Big Data
10 5 (0.82%) Redis
10 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (0.65%) DTS
11 4 (0.65%) GIS
11 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.49%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 131 (21.41%) Git (software)
2 43 (7.03%) Jenkins
3 41 (6.70%) Selenium
4 35 (5.72%) JIRA
4 35 (5.72%) Visual Studio
5 27 (4.41%) Maven
5 27 (4.41%) TeamCity
6 24 (3.92%) Ant
7 19 (3.10%) Artifactory
7 19 (3.10%) SpecFlow
7 19 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (2.94%) Cucumber
8 18 (2.94%) Eclipse
8 18 (2.94%) NUnit
9 17 (2.78%) Bitbucket
10 16 (2.61%) XMLUnit
11 13 (2.12%) Moq
11 13 (2.12%) xUnit.net
12 12 (1.96%) Grunt
13 9 (1.47%) WebStorm
General
1 87 (14.22%) Finance
2 36 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 35 (5.72%) Banking
3 35 (5.72%) Marketing
4 28 (4.58%) Electronics
5 27 (4.41%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.80%) Back Office
6 11 (1.80%) Law
7 10 (1.63%) Retail
8 9 (1.47%) Games
9 7 (1.14%) Legal
10 6 (0.98%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.49%) Advertising
11 3 (0.49%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.33%) Automotive
12 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Local Government
13 1 (0.16%) Military
13 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 523 (85.46%) Developer
2 117 (19.12%) .NET Developer
3 86 (14.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 62 (10.13%) JavaScript Developer
5 58 (9.48%) PHP Developer
6 55 (8.99%) C# Developer
7 45 (7.35%) React Developer
7 45 (7.35%) Web Developer
8 43 (7.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 43 (7.03%) Senior Developer
9 41 (6.70%) Java Developer
10 34 (5.56%) Angular Developer
11 30 (4.90%) Full Stack Developer
12 26 (4.25%) Software Developer
13 25 (4.08%) UI Developer
14 24 (3.92%) Software Engineer
15 23 (3.76%) ASP.NET Developer
16 20 (3.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 19 (3.10%) Senior .NET Developer
18 16 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (63.24%) HTML
2 356 (58.17%) CSS
3 234 (38.24%) .NET
4 154 (25.16%) HTML5
5 139 (22.71%) AngularJS
6 136 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 133 (21.73%) React
8 116 (18.95%) jQuery
9 110 (17.97%) Node.js
10 103 (16.83%) CSS3
11 87 (14.22%) REST
12 76 (12.42%) XML
13 65 (10.62%) Web Services
14 62 (10.13%) ASP.NET Web API
14 62 (10.13%) JSON
15 59 (9.64%) Sass
16 57 (9.31%) ASP.NET MVC
17 55 (8.99%) .NET Framework
18 50 (8.17%) SOAP
19 44 (7.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.50%) User Experience
2 37 (6.05%) Greenfield Project
3 35 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (2.12%) Digital Media
5 13 (2.12%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 7 (1.14%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.14%) IVR
7 6 (0.98%) Fintech
8 5 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.49%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.49%) iPad
10 3 (0.49%) iPhone
11 2 (0.33%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.33%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.16%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 48 (7.84%) Linux
2 27 (4.41%) Windows
3 19 (3.10%) Android
4 17 (2.78%) Unix
5 13 (2.12%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.31%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.49%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.49%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.33%) CentOS
8 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.16%) Debian
9 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.16%) Solaris
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (41.99%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (23.04%) MVC
3 110 (17.97%) Front End Development
4 98 (16.01%) Web Development
5 97 (15.85%) Scrum
6 95 (15.52%) TDD
7 93 (15.20%) Unit Testing
8 72 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 56 (9.15%) Microservices
10 53 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
10 53 (8.66%) Software Engineering
11 52 (8.50%) BDD
12 49 (8.01%) OO
13 35 (5.72%) Problem-Solving
14 33 (5.39%) DevOps
15 29 (4.74%) E-Commerce
16 28 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
17 27 (4.41%) CRM
18 25 (4.08%) Programme Management
19 24 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 227 (37.09%) C#
2 179 (29.25%) SQL
3 111 (18.14%) Java
4 107 (17.48%) PHP
5 42 (6.86%) Python
6 35 (5.72%) T-SQL
7 33 (5.39%) TypeScript
8 23 (3.76%) C++
9 21 (3.43%) ES6
9 21 (3.43%) PowerShell
10 14 (2.29%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.80%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.31%) C
12 8 (1.31%) Scala
13 7 (1.14%) VC++
14 6 (0.98%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.82%) Go
15 5 (0.82%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.82%) VB
16 4 (0.65%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 51 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 43 (7.03%) SC Cleared
3 28 (4.58%) Degree
4 12 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.31%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.33%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.16%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.16%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.16%) CISSP
7 1 (0.16%) CLAS
7 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (0.98%) QA
2 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (5.23%) Docker
2 3 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.33%) vSphere
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (3.27%) Kubernetes
2 8 (1.31%) Puppet
3 7 (1.14%) Cisco UCCE
4 6 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.82%) Ansible
5 5 (0.82%) Kibana
6 3 (0.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 3 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.33%) Grafana
7 2 (0.33%) logstash
7 2 (0.33%) Rsyslog
7 2 (0.33%) Terraform
8 1 (0.16%) Nagios
8 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.16%) OpenView
8 1 (0.16%) SCCM
8 1 (0.16%) SELinux
8 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 55 (8.99%) Oracle
3 24 (3.92%) SAP
4 19 (3.10%) Google
5 10 (1.63%) Adobe
6 9 (1.47%) Splunk
7 8 (1.31%) Cisco
8 7 (1.14%) Apple
9 6 (0.98%) Apigee
9 6 (0.98%) hybris
9 6 (0.98%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.82%) Zend
11 4 (0.65%) AppDynamics
12 3 (0.49%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.49%) HP
12 3 (0.49%) Pega
12 3 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.49%) Telerik
12 3 (0.49%) Veracode
12 3 (0.49%) WooCommerce