The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 3 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 96 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.37% 7.01% 8.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.11% 14.29% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 10 26
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £415 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
JavaScript
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
228 133 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 62.64% 49.08% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 99 104
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £203 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £19.81 £32.50 £28.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.03% +12.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.10 £27.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £32.50 £29.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JavaScript across the Cardiff region.

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing JavaScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JavaScript.

1 95 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (68.42%) jQuery
3 90 (67.67%) CSS
4 83 (62.41%) HTML
5 80 (60.15%) TDD
6 58 (43.61%) Web Development
7 54 (40.60%) Java
8 52 (39.10%) OO
9 47 (35.34%) Selenium
10 45 (33.83%) Software Engineering
11 43 (32.33%) Unix
12 42 (31.58%) HTML5
13 41 (30.83%) Perl
14 40 (30.08%) Cucumber
15 39 (29.32%) Scrum
16 36 (27.07%) CSS3
17 33 (24.81%) AngularJS
18 32 (24.06%) Continuous Integration
18 32 (24.06%) MVC
19 31 (23.31%) .NET
20 30 (22.56%) Legal
20 30 (22.56%) Security Cleared
21 28 (21.05%) Visual Studio
22 27 (20.30%) XML
23 24 (18.05%) SC Cleared
23 24 (18.05%) BDD
24 23 (17.29%) C#
25 22 (16.54%) SQL
25 22 (16.54%) Ajax
26 21 (15.79%) Git (software)

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing JavaScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JavaScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (8.27%) JBoss
2 8 (6.02%) Confluence
2 8 (6.02%) FileNet
2 8 (6.02%) LiveCycle
3 7 (5.26%) IIS
3 7 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.51%) Apache
4 6 (4.51%) GeoServer
5 5 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (3.76%) MQSeries
5 5 (3.76%) Node.js
6 4 (3.01%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.26%) CMS
8 2 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.75%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Gliffy
1 6 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.75%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.50%) GitHub
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.01%) HTTP
2 2 (1.50%) Internet
3 1 (0.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.02%) MongoDB
3 10 (7.52%) MySQL
4 9 (6.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.02%) NoSQL
6 6 (4.51%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.76%) Redis
8 2 (1.50%) Big Data
9 1 (0.75%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 47 (35.34%) Selenium
2 40 (30.08%) Cucumber
3 28 (21.05%) Visual Studio
4 21 (15.79%) Git (software)
5 18 (13.53%) Subversion
6 17 (12.78%) JIRA
6 17 (12.78%) NUnit
7 16 (12.03%) MbUnit
7 16 (12.03%) MSTest
8 15 (11.28%) Hudson
9 10 (7.52%) DbUnit
9 10 (7.52%) JUnit
9 10 (7.52%) Spock
10 8 (6.02%) Ant
10 8 (6.02%) Jasmine
10 8 (6.02%) Maven
10 8 (6.02%) QUnit
10 8 (6.02%) Sinon.JS
11 7 (5.26%) Jenkins
12 6 (4.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (22.56%) Legal
2 20 (15.04%) Finance
3 3 (2.26%) Multimedia
3 3 (2.26%) Publishing
4 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 126 (94.74%) Developer
2 32 (24.06%) Web Developer
3 25 (18.80%) JavaScript Developer
4 22 (16.54%) Senior Developer
5 19 (14.29%) Agile Developer
6 16 (12.03%) Senior Agile Developer
7 15 (11.28%) Website Developer
8 11 (8.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 11 (8.27%) PHP Developer
9 10 (7.52%) Java Developer
10 8 (6.02%) ABAP Developer
10 8 (6.02%) HTML Developer
10 8 (6.02%) SAP Developer
10 8 (6.02%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 8 (6.02%) UI Developer
11 7 (5.26%) .NET Developer
11 7 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
11 7 (5.26%) Perl Developer
12 5 (3.76%) Analyst
12 5 (3.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (68.42%) jQuery
2 90 (67.67%) CSS
3 83 (62.41%) HTML
4 42 (31.58%) HTML5
5 36 (27.07%) CSS3
6 33 (24.81%) AngularJS
7 31 (23.31%) .NET
8 27 (20.30%) XML
9 22 (16.54%) Ajax
10 18 (13.53%) KnockoutJS
10 18 (13.53%) WCF
11 17 (12.78%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (11.28%) SOAP
13 13 (9.77%) RESTful
14 10 (7.52%) JSTS
14 10 (7.52%) Spring
15 9 (6.77%) REST
15 9 (6.77%) XHTML
16 8 (6.02%) ASP.NET
16 8 (6.02%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.26%) Mobile App
1 7 (5.26%) User Experience
2 6 (4.51%) Replication
2 6 (4.51%) W3C
3 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 43 (32.33%) Unix
2 9 (6.77%) Android
3 8 (6.02%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.01%) Windows
4 4 (3.01%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (60.15%) TDD
3 58 (43.61%) Web Development
4 52 (39.10%) OO
5 45 (33.83%) Software Engineering
6 39 (29.32%) Scrum
7 32 (24.06%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (24.06%) MVC
8 24 (18.05%) BDD
9 18 (13.53%) Mentoring
9 18 (13.53%) Unit Testing
10 17 (12.78%) DevOps
11 16 (12.03%) ATDD
11 16 (12.03%) Test-First Development
12 13 (9.77%) Front End Development
13 12 (9.02%) Document Management
14 11 (8.27%) OOP
15 8 (6.02%) Web Design
15 8 (6.02%) Workflow
16 7 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 54 (40.60%) Java
2 41 (30.83%) Perl
3 23 (17.29%) C#
4 22 (16.54%) SQL
5 17 (12.78%) PHP
5 17 (12.78%) TypeScript
6 9 (6.77%) T-SQL
7 8 (6.02%) ABAP
8 6 (4.51%) Go
9 5 (3.76%) Scala
10 4 (3.01%) Python
11 3 (2.26%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.26%) C
11 3 (2.26%) Ruby
12 2 (1.50%) SAPscript
13 1 (0.75%) ANSI SQL
13 1 (0.75%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.75%) Groovy
13 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (22.56%) Security Cleared
2 24 (18.05%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.02%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.51%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (3.76%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) QA
2 5 (3.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.75%) WAI
3 1 (0.75%) WCAG
Vendors
1 9 (6.77%) SAP
2 8 (6.02%) Adobe
2 8 (6.02%) ILOG
2 8 (6.02%) Splunk
2 8 (6.02%) Zend
3 6 (4.51%) Kofax
4 5 (3.76%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.76%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.26%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.50%) Twitter
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £125 - £175 per day
Posted: 6 days ago