Period
to 20 January 2019

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 6 months to 20 January 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 19 20
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 +4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 67 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 14.38% 6.50% 6.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.80% 17.79% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 22 19
Southampton median daily rate £410 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.54% -4.69% +14.29%
10th Percentile £330 £316 £286
90th Percentile £619 £508 £513
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £388 £373
% change year-on-year +9.68% +4.03% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Southampton median hourly rate - £44.12 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.80% +29.77%
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year +2.27% -9.74% +33.56%

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 Southampton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 250 163 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 53.65% 36.55% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 91 90
Southampton median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14% +0.36%
10th Percentile £338 £281 £212
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 6
Southampton median hourly rate £41.50 £45.39 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +14.91% +5.33%
10th Percentile £39.45 £42.00 £24.31
90th Percentile £43.55 £51.25 £43.75
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +7.95%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing JavaScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Southampton over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 January 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 Southampton region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 30 (44.78%) HTML
1 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.79%) CSS
3 26 (38.81%) C#
4 25 (37.31%) React
5 18 (26.87%) .NET
6 17 (25.37%) Test Automation
7 14 (20.90%) HTML5
7 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
8 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET
8 13 (19.40%) jQuery
8 13 (19.40%) TypeScript
8 13 (19.40%) Sass
9 12 (17.91%) SpecFlow
9 12 (17.91%) Selenium
9 12 (17.91%) TDD
9 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (17.91%) Visual Studio Team System
9 12 (17.91%) MVC
9 12 (17.91%) XML
10 11 (16.42%) WebDriver
10 11 (16.42%) MSTest
10 11 (16.42%) BDD
10 11 (16.42%) NUnit
10 11 (16.42%) Non-Functional Testing
10 11 (16.42%) CSS3
10 11 (16.42%) Front End Development
11 10 (14.93%) Virtual Team
11 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
11 10 (14.93%) JMeter

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 (4.48%) CMS
1 3 (4.48%) IIS
1 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) Apache
2 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.49%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.97%) npm
3 3 (4.48%) SaaS
3 3 (4.48%) Serverless
4 2 (2.99%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.99%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.99%) AWS Fargate
4 2 (2.99%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.49%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.49%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.43%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.97%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.48%) GIS
5 2 (2.99%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.49%) Big Data
6 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.49%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.49%) MySQL
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.49%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.49%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Selenium
1 12 (17.91%) SpecFlow
1 12 (17.91%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (16.42%) MSTest
2 11 (16.42%) NUnit
2 11 (16.42%) WebDriver
3 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.93%) JMeter
4 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
5 5 (7.46%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.48%) JUnit
6 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.99%) Mockito
7 2 (2.99%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.49%) GitLab
8 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (1.49%) Subversion
8 1 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (1.49%) Finance
Job Titles
1 50 (74.63%) Developer
2 13 (19.40%) Analyst
3 11 (16.42%) Test Analyst
4 9 (13.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 8 (11.94%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (11.94%) React Developer
6 7 (10.45%) .NET Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (8.96%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (7.46%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (5.97%) UI Developer
10 3 (4.48%) C# Developer
10 3 (4.48%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (4.48%) Technical Writer
11 2 (2.99%) AWS Developer
11 2 (2.99%) Node.js Developer
11 2 (2.99%) PHP Developer
11 2 (2.99%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.78%) HTML
2 28 (41.79%) CSS
3 25 (37.31%) React
4 18 (26.87%) .NET
5 14 (20.90%) HTML5
6 13 (19.40%) ASP.NET
6 13 (19.40%) jQuery
6 13 (19.40%) Sass
7 12 (17.91%) XML
8 11 (16.42%) CSS3
9 8 (11.94%) Web Services
10 7 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
11 6 (8.96%) JSON
11 6 (8.96%) LESS
11 6 (8.96%) Node.js
11 6 (8.96%) REST
12 5 (7.46%) GraphQL
12 5 (7.46%) Hibernate
13 4 (5.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Virtual Team
2 8 (11.94%) User Experience
3 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.49%) Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Unix
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.37%) Test Automation
3 12 (17.91%) MVC
3 12 (17.91%) TDD
4 11 (16.42%) BDD
4 11 (16.42%) Front End Development
4 11 (16.42%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (13.43%) Functional Testing
5 9 (13.43%) Web Development
6 7 (10.45%) Acceptance Criteria
6 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
6 7 (10.45%) Test Strategy
7 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.96%) DevOps
7 6 (8.96%) Microservices
7 6 (8.96%) OO
8 5 (7.46%) Functional Programming
8 5 (7.46%) Scrum
8 5 (7.46%) Wireframes
9 4 (5.97%) Iteration Planning
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.81%) C#
2 13 (19.40%) TypeScript
3 10 (14.93%) SQL
4 8 (11.94%) ES6
4 8 (11.94%) PowerShell
5 6 (8.96%) Java
6 5 (7.46%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.48%) Python
8 2 (2.99%) Java 8
8 2 (2.99%) PHP
9 1 (1.49%) C
9 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.49%) VBScript
9 1 (1.49%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Docker
2 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) Ansible
2 3 (4.48%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.48%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.48%) Thunderhead
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle
3 2 (2.99%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.49%) Databricks