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 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 3 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 126 33 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 23.64% 6.76% 6.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.13% 13.10% 19.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 22 27
Average daily rate £375 £375 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £203 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +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
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
314 252 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 58.91% 51.64% 34.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 186 132
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £443 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.10 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.02 £32.50 £29.43
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 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 April 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 29 April 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 +16 96 £375 - 9
Newport +24 13 £370 -4.51% 1
Neath Port Talbot - 4 £239 - 1
Bridgend - 2 £275 - 2
JavaScript
Wales

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 114 (67.06%) CSS
2 112 (65.88%) HTML
3 109 (64.12%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (57.06%) jQuery
5 85 (50.00%) TDD
6 71 (41.76%) Web Development
7 69 (40.59%) OO
8 63 (37.06%) Java
9 55 (32.35%) Software Engineering
10 54 (31.76%) .NET
11 49 (28.82%) Selenium
12 47 (27.65%) HTML5
13 45 (26.47%) Unix
14 44 (25.88%) Perl
15 42 (24.71%) Scrum
15 42 (24.71%) Cucumber
16 41 (24.12%) MVC
16 41 (24.12%) C#
17 39 (22.94%) CSS3
18 36 (21.18%) XML
18 36 (21.18%) AngularJS
19 35 (20.59%) Security Cleared
20 34 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
21 31 (18.24%) Legal
22 30 (17.65%) Ajax
23 29 (17.06%) Unit Testing
23 29 (17.06%) Visual Studio
24 26 (15.29%) SQL
24 26 (15.29%) BDD
25 25 (14.71%) SC Cleared

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 11 (6.47%) JBoss
2 8 (4.71%) Confluence
2 8 (4.71%) FileNet
2 8 (4.71%) IIS
2 8 (4.71%) LiveCycle
3 7 (4.12%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.53%) Apache
4 6 (3.53%) GeoServer
5 5 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.94%) MQSeries
5 5 (2.94%) Node.js
6 4 (2.35%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.35%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.35%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.76%) CMS
7 3 (1.76%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.59%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (3.53%) Gliffy
1 6 (3.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.59%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) GitHub
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.35%) HTTP
2 2 (1.18%) Internet
3 1 (0.59%) FTP
3 1 (0.59%) Network Security
3 1 (0.59%) Wireless
3 1 (0.59%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.65%) MongoDB
3 11 (6.47%) MySQL
4 10 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (5.29%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.53%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.94%) Redis
7 5 (2.94%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.35%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.35%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (2.35%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.18%) Big Data
9 2 (1.18%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.59%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 49 (28.82%) Selenium
2 42 (24.71%) Cucumber
3 29 (17.06%) Visual Studio
4 22 (12.94%) Git (software)
5 19 (11.18%) Subversion
6 18 (10.59%) NUnit
7 17 (10.00%) JIRA
7 17 (10.00%) MbUnit
7 17 (10.00%) MSTest
8 15 (8.82%) Hudson
9 12 (7.06%) Ant
9 12 (7.06%) Maven
10 10 (5.88%) DbUnit
10 10 (5.88%) JUnit
10 10 (5.88%) Spock
11 9 (5.29%) Eclipse
11 9 (5.29%) Jasmine
11 9 (5.29%) QUnit
11 9 (5.29%) Sinon.JS
12 8 (4.71%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (18.24%) Legal
2 21 (12.35%) Finance
3 3 (1.76%) Multimedia
3 3 (1.76%) Publishing
4 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.59%) Banking
5 1 (0.59%) Marketing
5 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 153 (90.00%) Developer
2 33 (19.41%) Web Developer
3 29 (17.06%) JavaScript Developer
4 24 (14.12%) Senior Developer
5 21 (12.35%) Agile Developer
6 17 (10.00%) Senior Agile Developer
7 16 (9.41%) .NET Developer
8 15 (8.82%) Website Developer
9 14 (8.24%) Java Developer
10 13 (7.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 12 (7.06%) PHP Developer
12 9 (5.29%) Perl Developer
12 9 (5.29%) UI Developer
13 8 (4.71%) ABAP Developer
13 8 (4.71%) Full Stack Developer
13 8 (4.71%) HTML Developer
13 8 (4.71%) SAP Developer
13 8 (4.71%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 8 (4.71%) Software Engineer
14 7 (4.12%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (67.06%) CSS
2 112 (65.88%) HTML
3 97 (57.06%) jQuery
4 54 (31.76%) .NET
5 47 (27.65%) HTML5
6 39 (22.94%) CSS3
7 36 (21.18%) AngularJS
7 36 (21.18%) XML
8 30 (17.65%) Ajax
9 24 (14.12%) ASP.NET
10 19 (11.18%) KnockoutJS
10 19 (11.18%) WCF
11 18 (10.59%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (9.41%) SOAP
12 16 (9.41%) Web Services
13 15 (8.82%) RESTful
13 15 (8.82%) XHTML
14 14 (8.24%) Spring
15 12 (7.06%) JSF
16 11 (6.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.29%) Mobile App
1 9 (5.29%) User Experience
2 6 (3.53%) Replication
2 6 (3.53%) W3C
3 3 (1.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.59%) CESG
4 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.59%) Graphic Design
4 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 45 (26.47%) Unix
2 12 (7.06%) Windows
3 11 (6.47%) Apple iOS
4 10 (5.88%) Android
4 10 (5.88%) Linux
5 4 (2.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (64.12%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (50.00%) TDD
3 71 (41.76%) Web Development
4 69 (40.59%) OO
5 55 (32.35%) Software Engineering
6 42 (24.71%) Scrum
7 41 (24.12%) MVC
8 34 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (17.06%) Unit Testing
10 26 (15.29%) BDD
11 22 (12.94%) Front End Development
12 19 (11.18%) Mentoring
13 17 (10.00%) ATDD
13 17 (10.00%) DevOps
13 17 (10.00%) Test-First Development
14 15 (8.82%) Document Management
15 13 (7.65%) OOP
16 11 (6.47%) SDLC
17 9 (5.29%) OOD
17 9 (5.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 63 (37.06%) Java
2 44 (25.88%) Perl
3 41 (24.12%) C#
4 26 (15.29%) SQL
5 19 (11.18%) PHP
6 18 (10.59%) TypeScript
7 9 (5.29%) T-SQL
8 8 (4.71%) ABAP
9 6 (3.53%) Go
10 5 (2.94%) Python
10 5 (2.94%) Scala
11 4 (2.35%) C
11 4 (2.35%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.35%) Ruby
12 3 (1.76%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.76%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.76%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.76%) XPath
13 2 (1.18%) SAPscript
14 1 (0.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 35 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 25 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.06%) DV Cleared
4 8 (4.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.94%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.76%) Degree
7 1 (0.59%) CEH
7 1 (0.59%) CISA
7 1 (0.59%) CISSP
7 1 (0.59%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.59%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.12%) QA
2 6 (3.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.59%) WAI
3 1 (0.59%) WCAG
Vendors
1 9 (5.29%) SAP
2 8 (4.71%) Adobe
2 8 (4.71%) ILOG
2 8 (4.71%) Splunk
2 8 (4.71%) Zend
3 7 (4.12%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.53%) Kofax
5 5 (2.94%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.94%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.35%) Oracle
7 3 (1.76%) IBM
7 3 (1.76%) Lotus
8 2 (1.18%) Twitter
9 1 (0.59%) Google
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £125 - £175 per day
Posted: 4 days ago