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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 11 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 316 282 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.15% 9.69% 9.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.77% 25.59% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 194 194
Median daily rate £388 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  

JavaScript is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1027 1102 1169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 39.50% 37.86% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 636 657 739
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 111 61
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing JavaScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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
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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +4 115 £400 +14.28% 55
Wiltshire +4 61 £405 +21.34% 16
Devon +8 48 £363 +11.82% 21
Gloucestershire +3 35 £381 +12.54% 24
Dorset +12 20 £325 -25.71% 20
Somerset -10 17 £400 +23.07% 22
Cornwall -2 7 £250 - 4
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 424 (70.43%) HTML
2 389 (64.62%) CSS
3 250 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
4 208 (34.55%) .NET
5 202 (33.55%) C#
6 185 (30.73%) jQuery
7 174 (28.90%) HTML5
8 173 (28.74%) AngularJS
9 165 (27.41%) Java
10 150 (24.92%) MVC
11 142 (23.59%) ASP.NET
12 141 (23.42%) SQL
13 125 (20.76%) Git (software)
14 119 (19.77%) Front End Development
15 117 (19.44%) Scrum
16 107 (17.77%) SQL Server
17 105 (17.44%) XML
18 101 (16.78%) CSS3
19 94 (15.61%) Spring
20 87 (14.45%) REST
21 86 (14.29%) Microsoft
22 85 (14.12%) User Experience
23 82 (13.62%) Web Services
23 82 (13.62%) Web Development
24 79 (13.12%) Finance
25 77 (12.79%) TDD
26 73 (12.13%) Oracle
27 72 (11.96%) Jenkins
27 72 (11.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 71 (11.79%) Ajax

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 52 (8.64%) CMS
2 38 (6.31%) SharePoint
3 22 (3.65%) Confluence
4 21 (3.49%) Sitecore CMS
5 20 (3.32%) Elasticsearch
5 20 (3.32%) IIS
6 19 (3.16%) Apache
7 17 (2.82%) Tomcat
8 16 (2.66%) ColdFusion
9 15 (2.49%) WebLogic
10 11 (1.83%) WordPress
11 10 (1.66%) WebSphere
12 9 (1.50%) Drupal
12 9 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 9 (1.50%) Railo
13 6 (1.00%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.66%) Apache Pig
15 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (0.66%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 19 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.66%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.50%) InDesign
4 3 (0.50%) MS Office
4 3 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.33%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (4.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (3.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (1.33%) Magento
4 4 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.17%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.17%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.33%) GitHub
4 11 (1.83%) SaaS
5 8 (1.33%) IaaS
5 8 (1.33%) PaaS
6 5 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.83%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.33%) Office 365
8 1 (0.17%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.65%) Internet
2 16 (2.66%) HTTP
3 6 (1.00%) LDAP
4 5 (0.83%) Intranet
5 3 (0.50%) AMQP
5 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.50%) VoIP
5 3 (0.50%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.33%) Firewall
6 2 (0.33%) Modbus
6 2 (0.33%) SSH
6 2 (0.33%) SSL
7 1 (0.17%) Extranet
7 1 (0.17%) Skype
7 1 (0.17%) SMTP
7 1 (0.17%) VPN
7 1 (0.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (17.77%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.31%) PostgreSQL
3 38 (6.31%) MySQL
4 32 (5.32%) Oracle Database
5 26 (4.32%) Relational Database
6 22 (3.65%) NoSQL
6 22 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (2.99%) Big Data
8 16 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 14 (2.33%) MongoDB
11 13 (2.16%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.16%) DTS
13 7 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
13 7 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (1.00%) RDBMS
14 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 125 (20.76%) Git (software)
2 72 (11.96%) Jenkins
3 62 (10.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 62 (10.30%) Visual Studio
4 42 (6.98%) Cucumber
5 41 (6.81%) Maven
6 35 (5.81%) Ant
6 35 (5.81%) Gradle
7 30 (4.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 30 (4.98%) JIRA
7 30 (4.98%) Selenium
7 30 (4.98%) TeamCity
8 24 (3.99%) Bitbucket
8 24 (3.99%) Subversion
9 21 (3.49%) Jasmine
9 21 (3.49%) JUnit
10 18 (2.99%) Grunt
11 13 (2.16%) Hudson
11 13 (2.16%) Mockito
12 12 (1.99%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 79 (13.12%) Finance
2 33 (5.48%) Telecoms
3 32 (5.32%) Banking
4 31 (5.15%) Marketing
5 24 (3.99%) Electronics
5 24 (3.99%) Manufacturing
6 13 (2.16%) Advertising
7 8 (1.33%) Retail
8 7 (1.16%) Games
9 5 (0.83%) Back Office
10 2 (0.33%) Publishing
11 1 (0.17%) Billing
11 1 (0.17%) International Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Local Government
11 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 525 (87.21%) Developer
2 119 (19.77%) .NET Developer
3 110 (18.27%) Java Developer
4 98 (16.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 80 (13.29%) JavaScript Developer
6 78 (12.96%) C# Developer
7 61 (10.13%) C# .NET Developer
8 41 (6.81%) ASP.NET Developer
9 39 (6.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 37 (6.15%) Angular Developer
11 36 (5.98%) HTML Developer
12 34 (5.65%) UI Developer
13 33 (5.48%) Senior Developer
14 29 (4.82%) Sitecore Developer
14 29 (4.82%) Software Developer
15 27 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 27 (4.49%) HTML CSS Developer
16 25 (4.15%) CRM Developer
17 23 (3.82%) Web Developer
18 22 (3.65%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 424 (70.43%) HTML
2 389 (64.62%) CSS
3 208 (34.55%) .NET
4 185 (30.73%) jQuery
5 174 (28.90%) HTML5
6 173 (28.74%) AngularJS
7 142 (23.59%) ASP.NET
8 105 (17.44%) XML
9 101 (16.78%) CSS3
10 94 (15.61%) Spring
11 87 (14.45%) REST
12 82 (13.62%) Web Services
13 72 (11.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 71 (11.79%) Ajax
15 69 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
16 67 (11.13%) Hibernate
17 63 (10.47%) SOAP
18 62 (10.30%) JSON
19 60 (9.97%) Sass
20 59 (9.80%) React
Miscellaneous
1 85 (14.12%) User Experience
2 24 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.65%) W3C
4 20 (3.32%) Mobile App
5 11 (1.83%) N-Tier
6 8 (1.33%) RIA
7 7 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.00%) Web 2.0
9 5 (0.83%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.83%) iPad
9 5 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.50%) Blog
10 3 (0.50%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.50%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.50%) iPhone
10 3 (0.50%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.33%) NHS
11 2 (0.33%) Wiki
12 1 (0.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 46 (7.64%) Windows
2 33 (5.48%) Linux
3 21 (3.49%) Unix
4 15 (2.49%) Android
5 12 (1.99%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.66%) Windows Server
7 9 (1.50%) Mac OS X
8 7 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.83%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.33%) CentOS
10 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.17%) Debian
11 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (41.53%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (24.92%) MVC
3 119 (19.77%) Front End Development
4 117 (19.44%) Scrum
5 82 (13.62%) Web Development
6 77 (12.79%) TDD
7 47 (7.81%) Web Design
8 46 (7.64%) E-Commerce
9 44 (7.31%) BDD
10 43 (7.14%) Open Source
11 41 (6.81%) Content Management
11 41 (6.81%) Unit Testing
12 39 (6.48%) Responsive Web Design
13 36 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
13 36 (5.98%) CRM
14 35 (5.81%) Software Engineering
15 32 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
15 32 (5.32%) OO
16 28 (4.65%) DevOps
16 28 (4.65%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 202 (33.55%) C#
2 165 (27.41%) Java
3 141 (23.42%) SQL
4 42 (6.98%) Python
5 39 (6.48%) PHP
6 25 (4.15%) PL/SQL
7 24 (3.99%) T-SQL
8 23 (3.82%) Groovy
9 21 (3.49%) VB.NET
10 18 (2.99%) C
10 18 (2.99%) Ruby
11 15 (2.49%) ActionScript
12 14 (2.33%) Perl
13 11 (1.83%) Bash Shell
13 11 (1.83%) Scala
14 9 (1.50%) C++
15 8 (1.33%) ES6
15 8 (1.33%) TypeScript
16 6 (1.00%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (10.13%) Security Cleared
2 35 (5.81%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 16 (2.66%) DV Cleared
5 14 (2.33%) Degree
6 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.66%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.33%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.17%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.17%) ISEB
8 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.15%) QA
2 8 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.83%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) SDET
System Software
1 43 (7.14%) Docker
2 7 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (1.50%) Ansible
2 4 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.33%) Kibana
4 2 (0.33%) vRealize
5 1 (0.17%) SELinux
Vendors
1 86 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 73 (12.13%) Oracle
3 33 (5.48%) Sitecore
4 25 (4.15%) SAP
5 17 (2.82%) Xamarin
6 16 (2.66%) Apple
7 14 (2.33%) ATG
8 12 (1.99%) Google
8 12 (1.99%) Sencha
9 10 (1.66%) hybris
9 10 (1.66%) IBM
10 7 (1.16%) Adobe
11 6 (1.00%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.83%) Pega
12 5 (0.83%) webMethods
13 3 (0.50%) BEA
13 3 (0.50%) Splunk
13 3 (0.50%) VMware
14 2 (0.33%) Remedy
14 2 (0.33%) Zend
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