The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 28 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)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 22 14
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 20 16 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 7.72% 5.65% 10.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.69% 18.82% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 27
Median daily rate £280 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.84% -9.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £394 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +11.84% +12.59%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 81 85 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 31.27% 30.04% 48.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 47 130
Median daily rate £325 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +178.68% -32.22%  
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 Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JavaScript in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Southampton

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 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 Southampton region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 18 (51.43%) HTML
2 16 (45.71%) CSS
3 15 (42.86%) .NET
4 13 (37.14%) C#
4 13 (37.14%) MVC
5 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
6 8 (22.86%) TDD
6 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
7 7 (20.00%) HTML5
7 7 (20.00%) CSS3
7 7 (20.00%) Front End Development
8 6 (17.14%) React
8 6 (17.14%) REST
8 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
9 5 (14.29%) jQuery
9 5 (14.29%) Web Development
9 5 (14.29%) Scrum
9 5 (14.29%) SQL
9 5 (14.29%) Python
9 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (14.29%) webpack
10 4 (11.43%) gulp
10 4 (11.43%) ES6
10 4 (11.43%) Redux
10 4 (11.43%) Grunt
10 4 (11.43%) Jasmine
10 4 (11.43%) Sass
10 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (11.43%) BDD

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 3 (8.57%) CMS
1 3 (8.57%) Umbraco
2 2 (5.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) webpack
2 4 (11.43%) Grunt
2 4 (11.43%) gulp
2 4 (11.43%) Jasmine
3 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.71%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) Ant
4 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.86%) Hudson
4 1 (2.86%) JBehave
4 1 (2.86%) jMock
4 1 (2.86%) JUnit
4 1 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.86%) Maven
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 3 (8.57%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (88.57%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) JavaScript Developer
3 9 (25.71%) .NET Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (8.57%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) HTML CSS Developer
7 2 (5.71%) HTML Developer
7 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Python Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Umbraco Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Angular Developer
8 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) CRM Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (2.86%) Node.js Developer
8 1 (2.86%) SAP Business One Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) HTML
2 16 (45.71%) CSS
3 15 (42.86%) .NET
4 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
5 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET
6 7 (20.00%) CSS3
6 7 (20.00%) HTML5
7 6 (17.14%) React
7 6 (17.14%) REST
8 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (14.29%) jQuery
9 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (11.43%) Redux
9 4 (11.43%) Sass
10 3 (8.57%) RESTful
11 2 (5.71%) Aurelia
11 2 (5.71%) DOM
11 2 (5.71%) JSON
11 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
2 2 (5.71%) W3C
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) MVC
2 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.86%) TDD
4 7 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
5 5 (14.29%) Web Development
6 4 (11.43%) BDD
7 3 (8.57%) Open Source
8 2 (5.71%) Coaching
8 2 (5.71%) CRM
8 2 (5.71%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (5.71%) Kanban
8 2 (5.71%) Microservices
8 2 (5.71%) OO
8 2 (5.71%) Prototyping
8 2 (5.71%) SDLC
8 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Workflow
9 1 (2.86%) Creative Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) C#
2 5 (14.29%) Python
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
3 4 (11.43%) ES6
3 4 (11.43%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) F#
4 2 (5.71%) PHP
4 2 (5.71%) Ruby
5 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Marathon
1 1 (2.86%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) SAP
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