Period
to 18 July 2019

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 18 July 2019 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 12 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 0
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 596 547 612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.52% 10.29% 11.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.25% 26.25% 29.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 358 400
South West median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £282
90th Percentile £608 £500 £475
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 8
South West median hourly rate £50.34 £30.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.03% -30.29% +12.90%
10th Percentile £37.05 £14.45 £35.00
90th Percentile £58.20 £46.15 £53.75
England median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% +2.41% +9.21%

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 2,563 2,084 2,079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.94% 39.21% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,611 1,293 1,278
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £265
90th Percentile £600 £550 £513
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 98 121
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +2.38%
10th Percentile £35.00 £26.75 £31.25
90th Percentile £52.75 £48.75 £53.75
England median hourly rate £43.50 £41.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +4.82% - +10.67%

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 2019.

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 18 July 2019. 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 -4 210 £425 +6.25% 168
Wiltshire -14 130 £475 +11.76% 53
Devon +1 90 £390 +14.71% 58
Gloucestershire +2 62 £425 +21.43% 62
Somerset +6 53 £473 +26.00% 52
Dorset -11 15 £338 -3.57% 69
Cornwall +4 8 £363 +45.00% 5
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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.

1 350 (58.72%) CSS
2 341 (57.21%) HTML
3 256 (42.95%) Agile Software Development
4 165 (27.68%) Java
5 159 (26.68%) .NET
6 156 (26.17%) Git (software)
7 155 (26.01%) C#
8 141 (23.66%) Node.js
9 137 (22.99%) React
10 133 (22.32%) AngularJS
11 106 (17.79%) Scrum
12 97 (16.28%) Web Services
13 96 (16.11%) Linux
13 96 (16.11%) Microsoft Azure
14 95 (15.94%) Finance
15 94 (15.77%) jQuery
16 93 (15.60%) Front End Development
17 90 (15.10%) Spring
18 87 (14.60%) Jenkins
19 86 (14.43%) Security Cleared
20 85 (14.26%) MVC
20 85 (14.26%) SQL
20 85 (14.26%) DevOps
21 84 (14.09%) Test Automation
21 84 (14.09%) HTML5
22 81 (13.59%) Microsoft
23 80 (13.42%) Docker
24 79 (13.26%) RESTful
25 75 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
26 71 (11.91%) TDD

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 (4.70%) Apache
2 25 (4.19%) JBoss
3 24 (4.03%) Confluence
4 19 (3.19%) SharePoint
4 19 (3.19%) WordPress
5 17 (2.85%) CMS
6 9 (1.51%) Drupal
6 9 (1.51%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.01%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.84%) IIS
8 5 (0.84%) Umbraco
8 5 (0.84%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.67%) ColdFusion
9 4 (0.67%) Mule
9 4 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.50%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.34%) Hyperledger
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (1.85%) Adobe XD
2 10 (1.68%) Sketch
3 9 (1.51%) InVision
4 6 (1.01%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.67%) Zeplin
6 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.34%) UXPin
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 29 (4.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.01%) Magento
3 5 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.34%) Quorum
4 2 (0.34%) R3 Corda
4 2 (0.34%) Ripple XRP
5 1 (0.17%) Fredhopper
5 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 96 (16.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (4.53%) npm
4 24 (4.03%) GitHub
5 22 (3.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 20 (3.36%) Amazon EKS
7 15 (2.52%) Azure Active Directory
7 15 (2.52%) Dynamics 365
8 11 (1.85%) OpenShift
9 9 (1.51%) SaaS
10 8 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.84%) Power Platform
12 4 (0.67%) Office 365
12 4 (0.67%) Sauce Labs
13 3 (0.50%) BrowserStack
13 3 (0.50%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.50%) PaaS
14 2 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
14 2 (0.34%) Serverless
14 2 (0.34%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.19%) HTTP
2 14 (2.35%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.01%) Ethernet
4 8 (1.34%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.84%) Intranet
6 4 (0.67%) VoIP
7 3 (0.50%) SAN
8 2 (0.34%) SSL
8 2 (0.34%) Tactical Data Link
8 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.17%) DHCP
9 1 (0.17%) DNS
9 1 (0.17%) Internet
9 1 (0.17%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.17%) Skype
9 1 (0.17%) SNMP
9 1 (0.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.06%) SQL Server
2 49 (8.22%) MySQL
3 29 (4.87%) MongoDB
3 29 (4.87%) Relational Database
4 22 (3.69%) NoSQL
5 16 (2.68%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (2.01%) Hadoop
8 9 (1.51%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.34%) DB2
10 4 (0.67%) Power BI
10 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.34%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.17%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 156 (26.17%) Git (software)
2 87 (14.60%) Jenkins
3 68 (11.41%) JIRA
4 54 (9.06%) Cucumber
5 43 (7.21%) Maven
6 39 (6.54%) Selenium
7 37 (6.21%) Eclipse
8 32 (5.37%) Visual Studio
9 31 (5.20%) webpack
10 28 (4.70%) JUnit
11 26 (4.36%) Artifactory
12 22 (3.69%) Bitbucket
12 22 (3.69%) Sonatype Nexus
13 21 (3.52%) CircleCI
14 20 (3.36%) Ant
15 19 (3.19%) IntelliJ
15 19 (3.19%) Subversion
16 18 (3.02%) Babel
17 14 (2.35%) Jasmine
17 14 (2.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 95 (15.94%) Finance
2 50 (8.39%) Telecoms
3 39 (6.54%) Marketing
4 28 (4.70%) Electronics
4 28 (4.70%) Manufacturing
5 27 (4.53%) Banking
6 10 (1.68%) Aerospace
6 10 (1.68%) Military
7 7 (1.17%) Retail
8 6 (1.01%) Back Office
8 6 (1.01%) Law
9 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.34%) Advertising
10 2 (0.34%) Automotive
10 2 (0.34%) Games
10 2 (0.34%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) German Language
11 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 438 (73.49%) Developer
2 85 (14.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 71 (11.91%) Java Developer
4 57 (9.56%) Full Stack Developer
5 53 (8.89%) Software Developer
6 49 (8.22%) JavaScript Developer
7 44 (7.38%) C# Developer
8 40 (6.71%) .NET Developer
9 36 (6.04%) React Developer
10 32 (5.37%) Senior Developer
11 26 (4.36%) PHP Developer
12 22 (3.69%) C# .NET Developer
13 21 (3.52%) Test Engineer
14 20 (3.36%) Angular Developer
15 18 (3.02%) Software Engineer
16 16 (2.68%) Architect
16 16 (2.68%) CRM Developer
17 15 (2.52%) Designer
18 14 (2.35%) Agile Developer
18 14 (2.35%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (58.72%) CSS
2 341 (57.21%) HTML
3 159 (26.68%) .NET
4 141 (23.66%) Node.js
5 137 (22.99%) React
6 133 (22.32%) AngularJS
7 97 (16.28%) Web Services
8 94 (15.77%) jQuery
9 90 (15.10%) Spring
10 84 (14.09%) HTML5
11 79 (13.26%) RESTful
12 68 (11.41%) REST
13 60 (10.07%) Sass
14 59 (9.90%) Redux
15 58 (9.73%) XML
16 53 (8.89%) CSS3
17 49 (8.22%) ASP.NET
18 48 (8.05%) Hibernate
19 43 (7.21%) JSON
20 42 (7.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.89%) User Experience
2 33 (5.54%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (3.69%) Cloud Native
4 21 (3.52%) Digital Media
5 18 (3.02%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.34%) NHS
7 7 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (1.17%) PKI
7 7 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.67%) Video\Live Streaming
10 3 (0.50%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.50%) iPad
11 2 (0.34%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.34%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.34%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.34%) W3C
12 1 (0.17%) Digital TV
12 1 (0.17%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 96 (16.11%) Linux
2 49 (8.22%) Unix
3 28 (4.70%) Windows
4 23 (3.86%) CentOS
5 19 (3.19%) CoreOS
6 9 (1.51%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.01%) Android
7 6 (1.01%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.50%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.50%) Solaris
8 3 (0.50%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.34%) zOS
10 1 (0.17%) Debian
10 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (42.95%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (17.79%) Scrum
3 93 (15.60%) Front End Development
4 85 (14.26%) DevOps
4 85 (14.26%) MVC
5 84 (14.09%) Test Automation
6 71 (11.91%) TDD
7 67 (11.24%) Microservices
8 61 (10.23%) Web Development
9 50 (8.39%) Unit Testing
10 47 (7.89%) OO
10 47 (7.89%) Software Engineering
11 40 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
12 37 (6.21%) BDD
13 35 (5.87%) Digital Marketing
14 34 (5.70%) Problem-Solving
15 33 (5.54%) Kanban
16 31 (5.20%) CRM
17 29 (4.87%) Business Intelligence
18 27 (4.53%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (27.68%) Java
2 155 (26.01%) C#
3 85 (14.26%) SQL
4 66 (11.07%) PHP
5 64 (10.74%) Python
6 57 (9.56%) TypeScript
7 41 (6.88%) ES6
8 35 (5.87%) Go
8 35 (5.87%) Ruby
9 30 (5.03%) Java 8
10 29 (4.87%) C++
11 21 (3.52%) Rust
12 19 (3.19%) C
13 15 (2.52%) ES7
13 15 (2.52%) PowerShell
14 12 (2.01%) Scala
15 9 (1.51%) GLSL
15 9 (1.51%) HLSL
15 9 (1.51%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 86 (14.43%) Security Cleared
2 56 (9.40%) SC Cleared
3 36 (6.04%) DV Cleared
4 34 (5.70%) Degree
5 14 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.01%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.67%) ISEB
9 3 (0.50%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.17%) CCA
10 1 (0.17%) CCNA
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.17%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.17%) MCP
10 1 (0.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.52%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.17%) PSD2
2 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 80 (13.42%) Docker
2 17 (2.85%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.17%) vSphere
4 1 (0.17%) XenApp
4 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 62 (10.40%) Kubernetes
2 46 (7.72%) Ansible
3 22 (3.69%) Terraform
4 5 (0.84%) cPanel
5 2 (0.34%) Grafana
5 2 (0.34%) MIIS
6 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.17%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.17%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (0.17%) SCCM
6 1 (0.17%) SCOM
6 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 81 (13.59%) Microsoft
2 50 (8.39%) Oracle
3 27 (4.53%) SAP
4 20 (3.36%) Veracode
5 19 (3.19%) Atlassian
6 15 (2.52%) Adobe
7 12 (2.01%) Google
8 7 (1.17%) Zend
9 5 (0.84%) hybris
9 5 (0.84%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.67%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 3 (0.50%) VMware
12 2 (0.34%) Apple
12 2 (0.34%) ATG
12 2 (0.34%) IBM
12 2 (0.34%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.17%) Cisco
13 1 (0.17%) Citrix
13 1 (0.17%) HP
13 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com