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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 27 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 40 40 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.41% 6.27% 2.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.08% 18.78% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 7
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£375 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
284 213 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 52.59% 33.39% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 143 76
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £16.38 £26.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.61% -27.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.08 £18.18 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £29.43 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
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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 +8 26 £375 +5.26% 15
Newport -17 6 £388 +10.71% 2
Vale of Glamorgan - 4 £200 -
Merthyr Tydfil - 1 £400 -
JavaScript
Wales

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 52 (88.14%) HTML
2 47 (79.66%) CSS
3 32 (54.24%) .NET
4 25 (42.37%) HTML5
5 23 (38.98%) jQuery
6 21 (35.59%) C#
6 21 (35.59%) Visual Studio
7 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET
8 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
9 18 (30.51%) SQL
10 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
10 15 (25.42%) XML
10 15 (25.42%) CSS3
11 14 (23.73%) AngularJS
12 12 (20.34%) Java
12 12 (20.34%) MVC
13 11 (18.64%) Scrum
14 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
14 10 (16.95%) Web Services
14 10 (16.95%) CRM
14 10 (16.95%) User Experience
15 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
15 9 (15.25%) Ajax
15 9 (15.25%) Dynamics CRM
16 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
16 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
16 8 (13.56%) PHP
16 8 (13.56%) OO

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.47%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (8.47%) IIS
3 2 (3.39%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.39%) Apache
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.39%) Node.js
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.69%) nginx
4 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.69%) JBoss
4 1 (1.69%) ArcSDE
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Office
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (3.39%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.39%) Fireworks
2 2 (3.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Office 365
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Intranet
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.39%) MySQL
6 2 (3.39%) Ingres
7 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.69%) MS Access
7 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (35.59%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.08%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (5.08%) QUnit
3 3 (5.08%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.39%) Subversion
4 2 (3.39%) Maven
4 2 (3.39%) JDeveloper
4 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.39%) Toad
4 2 (3.39%) Rational Application Developer
4 2 (3.39%) Hudson
4 2 (3.39%) Apache Continuum
5 1 (1.69%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.69%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.69%) NUnit
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Publishing
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (77.97%) Developer
2 9 (15.25%) CRM Developer
3 7 (11.86%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 6 (10.17%) .NET Developer
4 6 (10.17%) AWS Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (3.39%) SharePoint Administrator
8 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Administrator
8 2 (3.39%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Tester
8 2 (3.39%) Senior UX Designer
8 2 (3.39%) UX Designer
8 2 (3.39%) Designer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Designer
9 1 (1.69%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (88.14%) HTML
2 47 (79.66%) CSS
3 32 (54.24%) .NET
4 25 (42.37%) HTML5
5 23 (38.98%) jQuery
6 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET
7 15 (25.42%) XML
7 15 (25.42%) CSS3
8 14 (23.73%) AngularJS
9 10 (16.95%) Web Services
10 9 (15.25%) Ajax
11 8 (13.56%) .NET Framework
11 8 (13.56%) Sass
12 6 (10.17%) WCF
12 6 (10.17%) XHTML
12 6 (10.17%) Backbone.js
12 6 (10.17%) Entity Framework
13 5 (8.47%) REST
14 4 (6.78%) Silverlight
14 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) User Experience
2 3 (5.08%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.39%) Human Factors
3 2 (3.39%) NHS
3 2 (3.39%) W3C
4 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.69%) New Media
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) GIS
4 1 (1.69%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) UNIX
2 1 (1.69%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.34%) MVC
3 11 (18.64%) Scrum
4 10 (16.95%) CRM
5 8 (13.56%) OO
6 7 (11.86%) TDD
7 5 (8.47%) Migration
8 4 (6.78%) Web Development
8 4 (6.78%) Information Architecture
9 3 (5.08%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.39%) Software Testing
10 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (3.39%) Use Case
10 2 (3.39%) Change Management
10 2 (3.39%) RAD
10 2 (3.39%) Customer Intelligence
10 2 (3.39%) ERP
10 2 (3.39%) SOA
10 2 (3.39%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) C#
2 18 (30.51%) SQL
3 12 (20.34%) Java
4 8 (13.56%) PHP
5 4 (6.78%) Scala
6 3 (5.08%) ActionScript
6 3 (5.08%) Perl
6 3 (5.08%) Ruby
7 2 (3.39%) Python
8 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.69%) COBOL
8 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) ISEB
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) Google
4 2 (3.39%) OpenText
4 2 (3.39%) Micro Focus
4 2 (3.39%) IBM
4 2 (3.39%) Adobe
5 1 (1.69%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.69%) ESRI
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago