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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 17 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 53 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.95% 2.84% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.90% 7.03% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 11 8
Average daily rate
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£316 £270 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.03% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £215 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £313 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £318 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.29% +0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £36.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +23.07%
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
242 185 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 40.88% 40.39% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 127 73
Average daily rate £325 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 7
Average hourly rate £34.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.50 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.80 £26.20 £64.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014. 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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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 +21 39 £316 +30.30% 9
Newport -15 7 £350 +19.14% 1
Vale of Glamorgan - 3 £205 -
Torfaen - 1 £375 - 2
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
JavaScript
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JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 88 (83.81%) HTML
2 77 (73.33%) CSS
3 42 (40.00%) Java
4 41 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (36.19%) HTML5
6 37 (35.24%) jQuery
7 36 (34.29%) SQL
8 34 (32.38%) XML
9 30 (28.57%) Ajax
10 29 (27.62%) CSS3
11 27 (25.71%) PHP
11 27 (25.71%) .NET
12 25 (23.81%) Spring
13 21 (20.00%) Hibernate
13 21 (20.00%) MVC
13 21 (20.00%) J2EE
14 20 (19.05%) OO
15 17 (16.19%) Web Design
15 17 (16.19%) Responsive Web Design
16 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
16 15 (14.29%) C#
16 15 (14.29%) ASP.NET
17 14 (13.33%) Relational Database
18 13 (12.38%) UML
18 13 (12.38%) RDBMS
19 12 (11.43%) Web Services
19 12 (11.43%) Subversion
19 12 (11.43%) JSON
19 12 (11.43%) Git (software)
20 11 (10.48%) Security Cleared

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 9 (8.57%) Apache
2 8 (7.62%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 6 (5.71%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.76%) Node.js
5 5 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.81%) IIS
7 2 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.90%) FileNet
8 1 (0.95%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.95%) CMS
8 1 (0.95%) Confluence
8 1 (0.95%) WordPress
8 1 (0.95%) Drupal
8 1 (0.95%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) Basecamp
1 3 (2.86%) Trello
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.62%) HTTP
2 4 (3.81%) Intranet
3 2 (1.90%) Internet
3 2 (1.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 13 (12.38%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.86%) MySQL
7 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.95%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (11.43%) Subversion
1 12 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.57%) Maven
2 9 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.62%) Jasmine
3 8 (7.62%) Ant
3 8 (7.62%) JUnit
4 6 (5.71%) JIRA
4 6 (5.71%) Hudson
4 6 (5.71%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 5 (4.76%) Selenium
6 4 (3.81%) Sinon.JS
6 4 (3.81%) QUnit
7 3 (2.86%) Trac
8 2 (1.90%) Grunt
8 2 (1.90%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (1.90%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.90%) JBehave
General
1 7 (6.67%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Retail
3 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.86%) Marketing
4 2 (1.90%) Advertising
4 2 (1.90%) Front Office
4 2 (1.90%) Electronics
4 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.90%) Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 95 (90.48%) Developer
2 28 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 12 (11.43%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.52%) PHP Developer
6 9 (8.57%) Front-End Developer
7 7 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 7 (6.67%) UI Programmer
7 7 (6.67%) UI Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Senior Web Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Designer
9 5 (4.76%) UI Designer
10 4 (3.81%) SharePoint Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Systems Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (2.86%) Web Designer
11 3 (2.86%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (83.81%) HTML
2 77 (73.33%) CSS
3 38 (36.19%) HTML5
4 37 (35.24%) jQuery
5 34 (32.38%) XML
6 30 (28.57%) Ajax
7 29 (27.62%) CSS3
8 27 (25.71%) .NET
9 25 (23.81%) Spring
10 21 (20.00%) Hibernate
10 21 (20.00%) J2EE
11 15 (14.29%) ASP.NET
12 12 (11.43%) Web Services
12 12 (11.43%) JSON
13 8 (7.62%) Sass
13 8 (7.62%) JSP
13 8 (7.62%) JSF
14 7 (6.67%) AngularJS
14 7 (6.67%) REST
15 6 (5.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Visualisation
2 5 (4.76%) User Experience
3 3 (2.86%) GIS
4 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.90%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.90%) Open Source
4 2 (1.90%) DTV
4 2 (1.90%) W3C
5 1 (0.95%) Replication
5 1 (0.95%) NHS
5 1 (0.95%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.71%) Android
1 6 (5.71%) Apple iOS
1 6 (5.71%) Windows
1 6 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (1.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.05%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.00%) MVC
3 20 (19.05%) OO
4 17 (16.19%) Web Design
4 17 (16.19%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (12.38%) UML
6 11 (10.48%) RAD
7 10 (9.52%) OOP
8 8 (7.62%) TDD
8 8 (7.62%) Scrum
9 7 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.67%) BDD
9 7 (6.67%) Coaching
10 6 (5.71%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.71%) OOD
11 5 (4.76%) Cyber Security
11 5 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (3.81%) Web Accessibility
12 4 (3.81%) Analytics
12 4 (3.81%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 42 (40.00%) Java
2 36 (34.29%) SQL
3 27 (25.71%) PHP
4 15 (14.29%) C#
5 11 (10.48%) Scala
6 10 (9.52%) Python
7 8 (7.62%) Ruby
8 3 (2.86%) VB
8 3 (2.86%) C++
8 3 (2.86%) Perl
9 2 (1.90%) XPath
9 2 (1.90%) PHP5
9 2 (1.90%) PHP4
9 2 (1.90%) Groovy
9 2 (1.90%) XQuery
9 2 (1.90%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (10.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) Degree
3 2 (1.90%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) MCSD
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) WCAG
1 4 (3.81%) WAI
Systems Management
1 4 (3.81%) Kibana
2 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.71%) Oracle
3 5 (4.76%) IBM
4 2 (1.90%) HP
4 2 (1.90%) SAP
5 1 (0.95%) Adobe
5 1 (0.95%) Kofax
5 1 (0.95%) ESRI
5 1 (0.95%) Thunderhead
5 1 (0.95%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.95%) ILOG
5 1 (0.95%) JBoss
5 1 (0.95%) Splunk
5 1 (0.95%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.95%) Zend
5 1 (0.95%) Google
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