The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 16 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 38 71 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.47% 11.02% 9.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 24.40% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 56 49
Median daily rate £413 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £205 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £369 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +7.35%
JavaScript
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 South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
190 291 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 37.33% 45.19% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 206 163
Median daily rate £400 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £16.00 £79.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+243.75% -79.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing JavaScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -2 21 £400 +60.00% 11
Newport -10 5 £450 +38.46% 2
Bridgend - 2 £500 -
Neath Port Talbot -3 1 - - 4
JavaScript
Wales

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 92 (75.41%) HTML
2 85 (69.67%) CSS
3 71 (58.20%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (45.08%) jQuery
5 51 (41.80%) TDD
6 50 (40.98%) Web Development
7 47 (38.52%) .NET
8 45 (36.89%) HTML5
9 41 (33.61%) Java
10 40 (32.79%) AngularJS
11 39 (31.97%) CSS3
12 37 (30.33%) C#
12 37 (30.33%) MVC
13 36 (29.51%) Unit Testing
14 29 (23.77%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (23.77%) Visual Studio
15 28 (22.95%) Selenium
16 27 (22.13%) WCF
16 27 (22.13%) Scrum
17 26 (21.31%) XML
18 25 (20.49%) SQL
18 25 (20.49%) BDD
19 24 (19.67%) KnockoutJS
19 24 (19.67%) ASP.NET Web API
20 23 (18.85%) TypeScript
20 23 (18.85%) Security Cleared
20 23 (18.85%) OO
21 22 (18.03%) ASP.NET
22 21 (17.21%) PHP
23 20 (16.39%) Software Engineering

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 6 (4.92%) JBoss
2 5 (4.10%) MQSeries
3 4 (3.28%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.28%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.46%) Apache
4 3 (2.46%) CMS
5 2 (1.64%) Confluence
5 2 (1.64%) FileNet
5 2 (1.64%) LiveCycle
5 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.82%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) SaaS
2 4 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) LDAP
1 4 (3.28%) SSL
1 4 (3.28%) VPN
2 3 (2.46%) FTP
3 1 (0.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.82%) Network Security
3 1 (0.82%) Wireless
3 1 (0.82%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.66%) MongoDB
2 13 (10.66%) NoSQL
3 12 (9.84%) Couchbase
3 12 (9.84%) MySQL
3 12 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (9.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.10%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.10%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.28%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (3.28%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.64%) Big Data
8 1 (0.82%) HPCC
8 1 (0.82%) Redis
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (23.77%) Visual Studio
2 28 (22.95%) Selenium
3 19 (15.57%) Cucumber
3 19 (15.57%) MbUnit
3 19 (15.57%) MSTest
3 19 (15.57%) NUnit
4 17 (13.93%) Git (software)
5 14 (11.48%) Subversion
6 9 (7.38%) TeamCity
7 8 (6.56%) Ant
7 8 (6.56%) Jenkins
7 8 (6.56%) JIRA
8 7 (5.74%) Mercurial
8 7 (5.74%) SpecFlow
9 6 (4.92%) Maven
10 5 (4.10%) Eclipse
10 5 (4.10%) JUnit
11 4 (3.28%) Burp Suite
11 4 (3.28%) JMeter
11 4 (3.28%) Spock
General
1 14 (11.48%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Legal
3 3 (2.46%) Marketing
3 3 (2.46%) Publishing
4 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Games
5 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 101 (82.79%) Developer
2 16 (13.11%) .NET Developer
2 16 (13.11%) Agile Developer
2 16 (13.11%) Web Developer
3 14 (11.48%) Senior Developer
4 13 (10.66%) Java Developer
4 13 (10.66%) PHP Developer
5 12 (9.84%) Senior Agile Developer
6 11 (9.02%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (8.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 9 (7.38%) Perl Developer
9 8 (6.56%) Angular Developer
10 6 (4.92%) ABAP Developer
10 6 (4.92%) SAP Developer
10 6 (4.92%) Software Engineer
11 5 (4.10%) Analyst
11 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 5 (4.10%) HTML Developer
11 5 (4.10%) Perl Web Developer
11 5 (4.10%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (75.41%) HTML
2 85 (69.67%) CSS
3 55 (45.08%) jQuery
4 47 (38.52%) .NET
5 45 (36.89%) HTML5
6 40 (32.79%) AngularJS
7 39 (31.97%) CSS3
8 27 (22.13%) WCF
9 26 (21.31%) XML
10 24 (19.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 24 (19.67%) KnockoutJS
11 22 (18.03%) ASP.NET
12 13 (10.66%) SOAP
12 13 (10.66%) Web Services
13 12 (9.84%) Ajax
14 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (7.38%) XHTML
15 8 (6.56%) J2EE
15 8 (6.56%) Spring
16 7 (5.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.92%) Telematics
2 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.28%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.46%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.64%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.64%) Digital TV
4 2 (1.64%) IPTV
4 2 (1.64%) User Experience
4 2 (1.64%) W3C
5 1 (0.82%) CESG
5 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.82%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.93%) Unix
2 9 (7.38%) Linux
3 8 (6.56%) Windows
4 4 (3.28%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (58.20%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (41.80%) TDD
3 50 (40.98%) Web Development
4 37 (30.33%) MVC
5 36 (29.51%) Unit Testing
6 29 (23.77%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (22.13%) Scrum
8 25 (20.49%) BDD
9 23 (18.85%) OO
10 20 (16.39%) Software Engineering
11 19 (15.57%) ATDD
11 19 (15.57%) DevOps
11 19 (15.57%) Test-First Development
12 16 (13.11%) Test Automation
13 14 (11.48%) Front End Development
14 11 (9.02%) Mentoring
15 9 (7.38%) OOP
15 9 (7.38%) Web Design
15 9 (7.38%) Workflow
16 8 (6.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 41 (33.61%) Java
2 37 (30.33%) C#
3 25 (20.49%) SQL
4 23 (18.85%) TypeScript
5 21 (17.21%) PHP
6 18 (14.75%) Perl
7 6 (4.92%) ABAP
8 5 (4.10%) Python
9 4 (3.28%) C
9 4 (3.28%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.46%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.46%) PHP 5
10 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.64%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.82%) Go
12 1 (0.82%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.82%) Ruby
12 1 (0.82%) Scala
12 1 (0.82%) VB
12 1 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (18.85%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.93%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (5.74%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.64%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.82%) CEH
6 1 (0.82%) CISA
6 1 (0.82%) CISSP
6 1 (0.82%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.82%) Degree
6 1 (0.82%) MCP
6 1 (0.82%) MCSD
6 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.82%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) WAI
3 1 (0.82%) WCAG
Vendors
1 7 (5.74%) Microsoft
1 7 (5.74%) Zend
2 6 (4.92%) SAP
3 5 (4.10%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.10%) Oracle
4 4 (3.28%) ServiceNow
4 4 (3.28%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.46%) Google
5 3 (2.46%) IBM
6 2 (1.64%) Adobe
6 2 (1.64%) ILOG
6 2 (1.64%) Splunk
7 1 (0.82%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.82%) Twitter