The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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)
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 10 28
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton - 3.13% 6.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 12.50% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Median daily rate - - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Taunton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17 8 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 50.00% 25.00% 41.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 52
Median daily rate £240 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.47% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £350 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £475 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Taunton

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Taunton