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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 18 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 56 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.18% 7.96% 5.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.43% 16.08% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 32 19
Average daily rate £355 £468 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.06% +43.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £305 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £539 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
239 255 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 43.45% 49.51% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 187 89
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 5
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £17.43 £28.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.40 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -4 45 £350 -29.29% 14
Newport +2 6 £370 - 3
Neath Port Talbot - 4 £238 - 2
JavaScript
Wales

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

1 131 (78.92%) HTML
2 123 (74.10%) CSS
3 112 (67.47%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (43.98%) .NET
5 71 (42.77%) Scrum
6 70 (42.17%) TDD
7 66 (39.76%) C#
7 66 (39.76%) jQuery
8 63 (37.95%) Web Services
8 63 (37.95%) XML
9 62 (37.35%) MVC
10 57 (34.34%) Ajax
11 56 (33.73%) OO
12 55 (33.13%) ASP.NET
13 50 (30.12%) Java
14 47 (28.31%) SQL
15 46 (27.71%) Microsoft
16 41 (24.70%) Software Engineering
17 38 (22.89%) HTML5
17 38 (22.89%) SOAP
18 37 (22.29%) Continuous Integration
19 36 (21.69%) SQL Server
20 32 (19.28%) ASP.NET MVC
21 31 (18.67%) Git (software)
22 29 (17.47%) Spring
23 28 (16.87%) Subversion
23 28 (16.87%) Unit Testing
23 28 (16.87%) Security Cleared
24 27 (16.27%) HTTP
24 27 (16.27%) CSS3

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 23 (13.86%) IIS
2 22 (13.25%) Tomcat
3 14 (8.43%) JBoss
4 11 (6.63%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (5.42%) FileNet
6 7 (4.22%) Mule
6 7 (4.22%) Node.js
7 6 (3.61%) Apache
7 6 (3.61%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.61%) WebSphere
7 6 (3.61%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.81%) Confluence
9 3 (1.81%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.81%) LiveCycle
10 2 (1.20%) Liferay
10 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.60%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.60%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.60%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.01%) GitHub
2 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (16.27%) HTTP
2 5 (3.01%) Internet
3 3 (1.81%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.69%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (11.45%) MongoDB
4 14 (8.43%) Relational Database
5 13 (7.83%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (7.23%) RDBMS
7 10 (6.02%) NoSQL
8 7 (4.22%) MySQL
8 7 (4.22%) Oracle Database
9 6 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (2.41%) Redis
10 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.81%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (1.81%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.81%) GIS
11 3 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.20%) MS Access
12 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (18.67%) Git (software)
2 28 (16.87%) Subversion
3 22 (13.25%) Visual Studio
4 21 (12.65%) Cucumber
5 20 (12.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (11.45%) Selenium
7 16 (9.64%) Eclipse
8 14 (8.43%) Hudson
8 14 (8.43%) Jasmine
8 14 (8.43%) Jenkins
8 14 (8.43%) QUnit
8 14 (8.43%) Sinon.JS
9 13 (7.83%) JIRA
10 12 (7.23%) Ant
10 12 (7.23%) Maven
11 9 (5.42%) Trac
12 6 (3.61%) TeamCity
13 4 (2.41%) SpecFlow
14 3 (1.81%) Grunt
14 3 (1.81%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (6.02%) Legal
1 10 (6.02%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (5.42%) Finance
3 3 (1.81%) Games
3 3 (1.81%) Military
3 3 (1.81%) Multimedia
3 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Back Office
5 1 (0.60%) Marketing
5 1 (0.60%) Publishing
5 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 147 (88.55%) Developer
2 47 (28.31%) .NET Developer
3 32 (19.28%) Java Developer
4 26 (15.66%) JavaScript Developer
5 18 (10.84%) SQL Developer
6 15 (9.04%) Senior Developer
7 12 (7.23%) HTML Developer
8 11 (6.63%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (6.63%) HTML CSS Developer
9 10 (6.02%) Digital Developer
10 9 (5.42%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (5.42%) C# Developer
10 9 (5.42%) Web Developer
11 8 (4.82%) Agile Developer
11 8 (4.82%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (4.22%) Agile .NET Developer
12 7 (4.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 7 (4.22%) Software Engineer
13 6 (3.61%) Applications Developer
13 6 (3.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (78.92%) HTML
2 123 (74.10%) CSS
3 73 (43.98%) .NET
4 66 (39.76%) jQuery
5 63 (37.95%) Web Services
5 63 (37.95%) XML
6 57 (34.34%) Ajax
7 55 (33.13%) ASP.NET
8 38 (22.89%) HTML5
8 38 (22.89%) SOAP
9 32 (19.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (17.47%) Spring
11 27 (16.27%) CSS3
12 25 (15.06%) Hibernate
13 23 (13.86%) WCF
14 19 (11.45%) .NET Framework
14 19 (11.45%) REST
14 19 (11.45%) XSLT
15 18 (10.84%) RESTful
16 16 (9.64%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.04%) User Experience
2 12 (7.23%) NHS
3 7 (4.22%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.22%) W3C
4 5 (3.01%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.81%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (1.81%) Replication
7 1 (0.60%) BBC
7 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.60%) iSeries
7 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.84%) Unix
2 15 (9.04%) Android
3 13 (7.83%) Apple iOS
4 11 (6.63%) Windows
5 7 (4.22%) Linux
6 3 (1.81%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (67.47%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (42.77%) Scrum
3 70 (42.17%) TDD
4 62 (37.35%) MVC
5 56 (33.73%) OO
6 41 (24.70%) Software Engineering
7 37 (22.29%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (16.87%) Unit Testing
9 23 (13.86%) UML
10 21 (12.65%) Web Development
11 19 (11.45%) BDD
11 19 (11.45%) Data Modelling
12 16 (9.64%) Regression Testing
12 16 (9.64%) Software Testing
13 15 (9.04%) OOP
13 15 (9.04%) SOA
14 13 (7.83%) Front End Development
14 13 (7.83%) OOD
15 12 (7.23%) Coaching
15 12 (7.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 66 (39.76%) C#
2 50 (30.12%) Java
3 47 (28.31%) SQL
4 18 (10.84%) Perl
5 14 (8.43%) XPath
6 13 (7.83%) PHP
7 8 (4.82%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.22%) Python
8 7 (4.22%) Ruby
9 6 (3.61%) Go
9 6 (3.61%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.61%) Scala
10 3 (1.81%) BeanShell
10 3 (1.81%) C++
10 3 (1.81%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.20%) VBScript
12 1 (0.60%) C
12 1 (0.60%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (16.87%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.84%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.01%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (3.01%) Degree
4 2 (1.20%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.20%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.60%) ISEB
5 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.42%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.81%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.61%) Shibboleth
2 2 (1.20%) Docker
Vendors
1 46 (27.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.23%) IBM
3 11 (6.63%) Oracle
4 4 (2.41%) Adobe
5 3 (1.81%) ILOG
5 3 (1.81%) Kofax
5 3 (1.81%) Lotus
5 3 (1.81%) Splunk
6 2 (1.20%) Zend
7 1 (0.60%) Cognos
7 1 (0.60%) Macromedia
7 1 (0.60%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.60%) Telerik
7 1 (0.60%) Twitter
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: Excellent
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