Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 10 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 630 566 632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.00% 9.99% 10.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.79% 26.01% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 366 486
South West median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £475 £475
England median daily rate £455 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +1.11% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 8
South West median hourly rate £46.00 £49.00 £23.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.12% +108.29% -46.69%
10th Percentile £32.38 £35.00 £18.64
90th Percentile £69.13 £53.75 £50.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -1.16% +10.26% +16.24%

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 2,541 2,176 2,376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.32% 38.40% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,607 1,335 1,536
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -2.82%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £513
England median daily rate £475 £451 £425
% change year-on-year +5.32% +6.12% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 108 142
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -3.18%
10th Percentile £26.25 £20.43 £20.05
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.08 £49.20
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +1.35%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +4 265 £400 +14.29% 189
Wiltshire -7 115 £425 +21.26% 69
Gloucestershire +5 72 £408 +12.41% 57
Devon +4 71 £325 -13.33% 53
Somerset -9 47 £401 +6.93% 61
Dorset -2 32 £340 -9.33% 48
Cornwall -5 11 £275 +37.50% 12
Avon - 1 - - 1
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 392 (62.22%) HTML
2 368 (58.41%) CSS
3 270 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 227 (36.03%) C#
5 223 (35.40%) .NET
6 191 (30.32%) SQL
7 155 (24.60%) HTML5
8 153 (24.29%) AngularJS
9 147 (23.33%) SQL Server
10 146 (23.17%) React
11 137 (21.75%) Node.js
11 137 (21.75%) ASP.NET
11 137 (21.75%) Git (software)
12 132 (20.95%) MVC
13 126 (20.00%) Java
14 117 (18.57%) jQuery
15 109 (17.30%) Scrum
16 106 (16.83%) Front End Development
17 105 (16.67%) PHP
18 98 (15.56%) Web Development
19 95 (15.08%) TDD
20 90 (14.29%) CSS3
21 84 (13.33%) MySQL
22 81 (12.86%) Test Automation
23 79 (12.54%) REST
24 75 (11.90%) Unit Testing
25 73 (11.59%) Finance
26 72 (11.43%) Linux
26 72 (11.43%) Security Cleared
27 69 (10.95%) ASP.NET Web API

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 33 (5.24%) CMS
2 22 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.54%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (2.38%) Apache
5 14 (2.22%) Drupal
6 11 (1.75%) IIS
6 11 (1.75%) Umbraco
6 11 (1.75%) WordPress
7 10 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (1.43%) ColdFusion
8 9 (1.43%) Confluence
8 9 (1.43%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.11%) JBoss
9 7 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.95%) Mule
11 3 (0.48%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.48%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.16%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (0.95%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.63%) Fireworks
2 4 (0.63%) InVision
3 3 (0.48%) Pixate
4 2 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.32%) 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%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.59%) Magento
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.32%) Shopify
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.16%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 67 (10.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (6.51%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (3.97%) npm
4 20 (3.17%) GitHub
5 17 (2.70%) NuGet
6 14 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (1.27%) SaaS
8 5 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 4 (0.63%) Apigee
9 4 (0.63%) Yarn
10 3 (0.48%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.48%) Serverless
11 2 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.32%) BrowserStack
11 2 (0.32%) Google Play
11 2 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
12 1 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.44%) HTTP
2 11 (1.75%) Internet
3 7 (1.11%) Intranet
3 7 (1.11%) Kerberos
4 5 (0.79%) Bluetooth
4 5 (0.79%) VoIP
5 4 (0.63%) ATM
5 4 (0.63%) Firewall
5 4 (0.63%) IPsec
5 4 (0.63%) SMS
6 3 (0.48%) DNS
6 3 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.48%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.32%) SSL
7 2 (0.32%) Tactical Data Link
7 2 (0.32%) VPN
7 2 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.16%) FCoE
8 1 (0.16%) VSAN
8 1 (0.16%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 84 (13.33%) MySQL
3 34 (5.40%) Relational Database
4 20 (3.17%) MongoDB
5 16 (2.54%) NoSQL
6 14 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 14 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.59%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.27%) Redis
9 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (0.95%) Big Data
10 6 (0.95%) GIS
11 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.48%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.48%) DB2
13 3 (0.48%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.48%) Power BI
13 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
14 2 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 137 (21.75%) Git (software)
2 50 (7.94%) Selenium
3 40 (6.35%) Jenkins
4 34 (5.40%) JIRA
5 30 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 29 (4.60%) Visual Studio
7 24 (3.81%) Maven
8 20 (3.17%) Cucumber
8 20 (3.17%) SpecFlow
9 18 (2.86%) JUnit
10 16 (2.54%) XMLUnit
11 14 (2.22%) Bitbucket
12 13 (2.06%) Hudson
12 13 (2.06%) Moq
12 13 (2.06%) TeamCity
12 13 (2.06%) xUnit.net
13 10 (1.59%) Ant
13 10 (1.59%) NUnit
13 10 (1.59%) Subversion
13 10 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 73 (11.59%) Finance
2 43 (6.83%) Marketing
3 42 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 31 (4.92%) Manufacturing
5 30 (4.76%) Electronics
6 13 (2.06%) Banking
7 10 (1.59%) Retail
8 9 (1.43%) Games
9 7 (1.11%) Back Office
9 7 (1.11%) Law
10 4 (0.63%) Advertising
10 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.63%) Legal
11 3 (0.48%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.32%) Automotive
12 2 (0.32%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.16%) Local Government
13 1 (0.16%) Military
13 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 540 (85.71%) Developer
2 110 (17.46%) .NET Developer
3 86 (13.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 74 (11.75%) JavaScript Developer
5 61 (9.68%) Senior Developer
6 56 (8.89%) PHP Developer
7 52 (8.25%) Java Developer
8 49 (7.78%) C# Developer
9 44 (6.98%) Web Developer
10 37 (5.87%) React Developer
11 36 (5.71%) Software Developer
12 32 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
12 32 (5.08%) Full Stack Developer
13 31 (4.92%) Angular Developer
14 27 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
15 25 (3.97%) UI Developer
16 21 (3.33%) CRM Developer
17 18 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM Developer
17 18 (2.86%) Microsoft Developer
17 18 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (62.22%) HTML
2 368 (58.41%) CSS
3 223 (35.40%) .NET
4 155 (24.60%) HTML5
5 153 (24.29%) AngularJS
6 146 (23.17%) React
7 137 (21.75%) ASP.NET
7 137 (21.75%) Node.js
8 117 (18.57%) jQuery
9 90 (14.29%) CSS3
10 79 (12.54%) REST
11 69 (10.95%) ASP.NET Web API
12 63 (10.00%) Sass
13 61 (9.68%) JSON
14 60 (9.52%) XML
15 57 (9.05%) Web Services
16 47 (7.46%) ASP.NET MVC
17 46 (7.30%) .NET Framework
17 46 (7.30%) RESTful
18 43 (6.83%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.78%) User Experience
2 43 (6.83%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (2.70%) Digital Media
6 16 (2.54%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.75%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.11%) Fintech
9 5 (0.79%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.48%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.48%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.48%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.32%) iPad
11 2 (0.32%) iPhone
11 2 (0.32%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.32%) Robotics
11 2 (0.32%) W3C
12 1 (0.16%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 72 (11.43%) Linux
2 36 (5.71%) Windows
3 21 (3.33%) Android
4 16 (2.54%) Apple iOS
4 16 (2.54%) Unix
5 12 (1.90%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.63%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.48%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.16%) CentOS
8 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.16%) Solaris
8 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (20.95%) MVC
3 109 (17.30%) Scrum
4 106 (16.83%) Front End Development
5 98 (15.56%) Web Development
6 95 (15.08%) TDD
7 81 (12.86%) Test Automation
8 75 (11.90%) Unit Testing
9 56 (8.89%) BDD
9 56 (8.89%) OO
10 53 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
11 47 (7.46%) Microservices
12 41 (6.51%) Software Engineering
13 37 (5.87%) DevOps
14 35 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
15 32 (5.08%) CRM
16 30 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
16 30 (4.76%) E-Commerce
17 27 (4.29%) Digital Marketing
17 27 (4.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 227 (36.03%) C#
2 191 (30.32%) SQL
3 126 (20.00%) Java
4 105 (16.67%) PHP
5 38 (6.03%) Python
6 34 (5.40%) T-SQL
7 29 (4.60%) TypeScript
8 25 (3.97%) PowerShell
9 23 (3.65%) ES6
10 15 (2.38%) C++
11 13 (2.06%) Scala
12 12 (1.90%) Ruby
12 12 (1.90%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.59%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.43%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.27%) Java 8
16 7 (1.11%) C
17 6 (0.95%) PHP 5
17 6 (0.95%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 72 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 52 (8.25%) SC Cleared
3 32 (5.08%) Degree
4 19 (3.02%) DV Cleared
5 16 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.27%) Postgraduate
7 7 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.32%) CISSP
9 2 (0.32%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.16%) CCNA
10 1 (0.16%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.16%) CLAS
10 1 (0.16%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.16%) ISEB
10 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.16%) SANS
10 1 (0.16%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.38%) QA
2 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (5.40%) Docker
2 5 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.48%) vSphere
4 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (3.17%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.75%) Puppet
3 8 (1.27%) Kibana
3 8 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.11%) Ansible
5 4 (0.63%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.32%) logstash
6 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.32%) Rsyslog
6 2 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.16%) Nagios
7 1 (0.16%) OpenView
7 1 (0.16%) Packer
7 1 (0.16%) Salt
7 1 (0.16%) SCCM
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (10.16%) Microsoft
2 56 (8.89%) Oracle
3 27 (4.29%) SAP
4 26 (4.13%) Google
5 18 (2.86%) Adobe
6 13 (2.06%) Sitecore
7 7 (1.11%) hybris
7 7 (1.11%) Splunk
8 6 (0.95%) Apple
9 4 (0.63%) IBM
9 4 (0.63%) Twitter
9 4 (0.63%) VMware
10 3 (0.48%) Cisco
10 3 (0.48%) HP
10 3 (0.48%) Infragistics
10 3 (0.48%) Pega
10 3 (0.48%) Telerik
10 3 (0.48%) WooCommerce
10 3 (0.48%) Zend
11 2 (0.32%) Atlassian