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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 11 15
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 281 297 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.34% 9.93% 8.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.41% 26.01% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 203 186
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £19.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +118.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £28.60 £19.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £31.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +15.70% -6.25%  

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 1025 1142 1193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 37.73% 38.17% 38.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 718 789
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 80 74
Median hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £36.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.79% +7.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £25.00 £20.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.90 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -6 85 £350 +6.06% 59
Wiltshire +13 66 £351 +3.85% 21
Devon 0 46 £400 +25.00% 9
Somerset -5 30 £388 +6.89% 17
Gloucestershire -1 21 £350 -6.66% 20
Dorset +2 17 £325 -7.14% 39
Cornwall - 6 £250 - 5
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 419 (71.26%) HTML
2 386 (65.65%) CSS
3 270 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
4 221 (37.59%) .NET
5 201 (34.18%) C#
6 200 (34.01%) AngularJS
7 173 (29.42%) jQuery
8 165 (28.06%) MVC
9 158 (26.87%) HTML5
10 138 (23.47%) ASP.NET
11 134 (22.79%) Java
12 129 (21.94%) SQL
13 121 (20.58%) Scrum
14 109 (18.54%) Front End Development
15 108 (18.37%) Git (software)
16 98 (16.67%) SQL Server
17 92 (15.65%) CSS3
18 91 (15.48%) Web Development
19 89 (15.14%) XML
20 88 (14.97%) TDD
21 83 (14.12%) Microsoft
21 83 (14.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 80 (13.61%) Ajax
23 79 (13.44%) REST
24 77 (13.10%) Web Services
24 77 (13.10%) User Experience
25 73 (12.41%) Finance
26 72 (12.24%) JSON
27 71 (12.07%) ASP.NET Web API
28 69 (11.73%) ASP.NET MVC

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 46 (7.82%) CMS
2 21 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.40%) ColdFusion
3 20 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (2.89%) IIS
4 17 (2.89%) Sitecore CMS
5 15 (2.55%) Apache
5 15 (2.55%) Confluence
6 11 (1.87%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.87%) WordPress
7 10 (1.70%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.53%) Drupal
8 9 (1.53%) Railo
9 8 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.02%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.68%) WebSphere Portal
12 3 (0.51%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.51%) Apache Qpid
12 3 (0.51%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.51%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 9 (1.53%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.68%) LaTeX
4 4 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.34%) InDesign
5 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.21%) Magento
2 13 (2.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.34%) OpenText Process Suite
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.72%) GitHub
4 10 (1.70%) SaaS
5 7 (1.19%) IaaS
5 7 (1.19%) PaaS
6 6 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.85%) IBM Blueworks
8 4 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.51%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.17%) Firebase
11 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.72%) Internet
2 12 (2.04%) HTTP
3 4 (0.68%) LDAP
4 3 (0.51%) AMQP
4 3 (0.51%) Intranet
4 3 (0.51%) SSH
4 3 (0.51%) VoIP
4 3 (0.51%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.34%) Modbus
5 2 (0.34%) SMS
5 2 (0.34%) SSL
5 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.17%) Firewall
6 1 (0.17%) Skype
6 1 (0.17%) SMTP
6 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.59%) MySQL
3 26 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (3.57%) Oracle Database
6 20 (3.40%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.70%) Hadoop
8 10 (1.70%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 8 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.19%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.02%) DTS
11 6 (1.02%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 5 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 108 (18.37%) Git (software)
2 67 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 61 (10.37%) Visual Studio
4 57 (9.69%) Jenkins
5 39 (6.63%) Cucumber
6 34 (5.78%) Maven
6 34 (5.78%) Selenium
7 31 (5.27%) TeamCity
8 30 (5.10%) Ant
9 24 (4.08%) JIRA
10 18 (3.06%) Subversion
11 17 (2.89%) Gradle
11 17 (2.89%) Jasmine
12 16 (2.72%) Grunt
12 16 (2.72%) JUnit
12 16 (2.72%) Visual Studio Team System
13 14 (2.38%) Bitbucket
13 14 (2.38%) Eclipse
14 13 (2.21%) gulp
14 13 (2.21%) Hudson
General
1 73 (12.41%) Finance
2 36 (6.12%) Banking
3 24 (4.08%) Marketing
4 16 (2.72%) Electronics
5 14 (2.38%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.21%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.53%) Advertising
8 7 (1.19%) Retail
9 5 (0.85%) Back Office
10 4 (0.68%) Games
11 3 (0.51%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.51%) Local Government
12 2 (0.34%) Automotive
12 2 (0.34%) Publishing
13 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.17%) Billing
13 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 507 (86.22%) Developer
2 116 (19.73%) .NET Developer
3 78 (13.27%) C# Developer
4 75 (12.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 73 (12.41%) Java Developer
6 58 (9.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 58 (9.86%) JavaScript Developer
7 44 (7.48%) Angular Developer
8 42 (7.14%) UI Developer
9 40 (6.80%) HTML Developer
10 38 (6.46%) Software Developer
11 36 (6.12%) Senior Developer
12 33 (5.61%) ASP.NET Developer
13 32 (5.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 27 (4.59%) CRM Developer
14 27 (4.59%) HTML CSS Developer
15 26 (4.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 25 (4.25%) Sitecore Developer
17 24 (4.08%) Web Developer
18 21 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (71.26%) HTML
2 386 (65.65%) CSS
3 221 (37.59%) .NET
4 200 (34.01%) AngularJS
5 173 (29.42%) jQuery
6 158 (26.87%) HTML5
7 138 (23.47%) ASP.NET
8 92 (15.65%) CSS3
9 89 (15.14%) XML
10 83 (14.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 80 (13.61%) Ajax
12 79 (13.44%) REST
13 77 (13.10%) Web Services
14 72 (12.24%) JSON
15 71 (12.07%) ASP.NET Web API
16 69 (11.73%) ASP.NET MVC
17 67 (11.39%) React
18 66 (11.22%) .NET Framework
19 65 (11.05%) Spring
20 55 (9.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 77 (13.10%) User Experience
2 29 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.08%) W3C
4 23 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (2.04%) N-Tier
6 11 (1.87%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.53%) RIA
8 7 (1.19%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.19%) Web 2.0
9 6 (1.02%) Blog
9 6 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.02%) Public Cloud
10 5 (0.85%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.85%) Driving Licence
10 5 (0.85%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.68%) iPad
12 3 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.51%) Fintech
12 3 (0.51%) Social Media
13 2 (0.34%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 31 (5.27%) Windows
2 28 (4.76%) Linux
3 19 (3.23%) Unix
4 9 (1.53%) Mac OS
5 7 (1.19%) Android
5 7 (1.19%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.02%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.34%) Debian
8 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (45.92%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (28.06%) MVC
3 121 (20.58%) Scrum
4 109 (18.54%) Front End Development
5 91 (15.48%) Web Development
6 88 (14.97%) TDD
7 68 (11.56%) Test Automation
8 57 (9.69%) BDD
9 48 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
10 42 (7.14%) Content Management
11 39 (6.63%) Software Engineering
11 39 (6.63%) Unit Testing
12 38 (6.46%) E-Commerce
12 38 (6.46%) OO
13 37 (6.29%) DevOps
14 36 (6.12%) Web Design
15 32 (5.44%) Responsive Web Design
16 31 (5.27%) CRM
16 31 (5.27%) User Stories
17 28 (4.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 201 (34.18%) C#
2 134 (22.79%) Java
3 129 (21.94%) SQL
4 46 (7.82%) Python
5 43 (7.31%) PHP
6 23 (3.91%) PL/SQL
7 21 (3.57%) T-SQL
8 16 (2.72%) TypeScript
9 15 (2.55%) Ruby
9 15 (2.55%) VB.NET
10 12 (2.04%) ES6
11 11 (1.87%) C
12 9 (1.53%) Scala
13 8 (1.36%) ActionScript
13 8 (1.36%) C++
14 5 (0.85%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.85%) Delphi
14 5 (0.85%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.68%) VB
15 4 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 55 (9.35%) Security Cleared
2 40 (6.80%) SC Cleared
3 24 (4.08%) Degree
4 16 (2.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (1.36%) DV Cleared
6 8 (1.36%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.17%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.17%) ISEB
8 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.17%) MCP
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.78%) QA
2 7 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.85%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (4.76%) Docker
2 9 (1.53%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.34%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (1.53%) Ansible
2 6 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.34%) vRealize
5 1 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.17%) Kibana
5 1 (0.17%) Puppet
5 1 (0.17%) SCCM
5 1 (0.17%) SELinux
5 1 (0.17%) WMI
Vendors
1 83 (14.12%) Microsoft
2 58 (9.86%) Oracle
3 30 (5.10%) Sencha
4 25 (4.25%) Sitecore
5 16 (2.72%) Google
6 15 (2.55%) Apple
7 14 (2.38%) ATG
7 14 (2.38%) SAP
8 12 (2.04%) hybris
9 10 (1.70%) Adobe
9 10 (1.70%) IBM
10 8 (1.36%) Nintex
10 8 (1.36%) Xamarin
11 5 (0.85%) Pega
11 5 (0.85%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.85%) webMethods
12 4 (0.68%) Telerik
13 3 (0.51%) CA Agile Central
13 3 (0.51%) Twitter
13 3 (0.51%) VMware
Bath
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 11 hours ago
Gloucester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Lake, Wiltshire
Westhouse Consulting GmbH
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £36,800 to £48,600 per annum dependent on experience & assessment
Posted: 21 days ago