The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 19 15 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 45 52 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.36% 9.27% 3.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.96% 24.88% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 37 11
Average daily rate
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£310 £363 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +22.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.38% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
282 209 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.89% 37.25% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 139 85
Average daily rate £364 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
Average hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £15.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +181.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £24.25 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Wales

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Wales region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
South Wales -15 17 £369 -1.66% 28
West Wales -18 4 £388 +14.81% 3
North Wales -8 3 £275 +15.78% 11
Mid Wales - - - -
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JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 90 (77.59%) HTML
2 87 (75.00%) CSS
3 55 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (43.10%) jQuery
5 49 (42.24%) HTML5
6 46 (39.66%) MVC
7 45 (38.79%) CSS3
8 41 (35.34%) .NET
9 39 (33.62%) Ajax
10 34 (29.31%) ASP.NET
11 31 (26.72%) SQL Server
12 30 (25.86%) Visual Studio
12 30 (25.86%) Security Cleared
13 29 (25.00%) JSON
13 29 (25.00%) REST
14 27 (23.28%) SC Cleared
14 27 (23.28%) XML
15 26 (22.41%) JUnit
15 26 (22.41%) Microsoft
15 26 (22.41%) Git (software)
15 26 (22.41%) Subversion
16 25 (21.55%) WCF
16 25 (21.55%) Scala
17 24 (20.69%) Jenkins
17 24 (20.69%) .NET Framework
17 24 (20.69%) Java
18 23 (19.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 22 (18.97%) SQL
20 21 (18.10%) SQL Server 2008
21 19 (16.38%) C#

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 19 (16.38%) IIS
2 10 (8.62%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.90%) Apache
4 5 (4.31%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.31%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.59%) Confluence
5 3 (2.59%) JBoss
6 2 (1.72%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.72%) FileNet
6 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.86%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.86%) Node.js
7 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Fireworks
1 6 (5.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (5.17%) Photoshop
1 6 (5.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.45%) MS Office
4 1 (0.86%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (14.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.86%) Summit
3 1 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.52%) HTTP
2 4 (3.45%) Internet
3 3 (2.59%) DVB
3 3 (2.59%) Intranet
4 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.86%) VPN
5 1 (0.86%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.72%) SQL Server
2 21 (18.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (14.66%) MongoDB
4 6 (5.17%) MySQL
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.72%) MS Access
6 2 (1.72%) Ingres
7 1 (0.86%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.86%) Big Data
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (25.86%) Visual Studio
2 26 (22.41%) JUnit
2 26 (22.41%) Subversion
2 26 (22.41%) Git (software)
3 24 (20.69%) Jenkins
4 17 (14.66%) Jasmine
5 6 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.31%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (3.45%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.45%) JIRA
8 3 (2.59%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (2.59%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.59%) NUnit
9 2 (1.72%) DbUnit
9 2 (1.72%) Hudson
9 2 (1.72%) Selenium
9 2 (1.72%) Ant
9 2 (1.72%) Maven
10 1 (0.86%) Xcode
10 1 (0.86%) NetBeans
General
1 7 (6.03%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Electronics
2 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.31%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.31%) Publishing
2 5 (4.31%) Marketing
3 2 (1.72%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.86%) Retail
4 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 99 (85.34%) Developer
2 17 (14.66%) CRM Developer
3 16 (13.79%) Scala Developer
4 15 (12.93%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 11 (9.48%) Software Developer
5 11 (9.48%) Java Developer
6 9 (7.76%) .NET Developer
6 9 (7.76%) Web Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Architect
7 8 (6.90%) PHP Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Developer
7 8 (6.90%) Front-End Developer
8 7 (6.03%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (5.17%) UX Designer
9 6 (5.17%) Designer
9 6 (5.17%) CRM Architect
10 5 (4.31%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.31%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.45%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (3.45%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (77.59%) HTML
2 87 (75.00%) CSS
3 50 (43.10%) jQuery
4 49 (42.24%) HTML5
5 45 (38.79%) CSS3
6 41 (35.34%) .NET
7 39 (33.62%) Ajax
8 34 (29.31%) ASP.NET
9 29 (25.00%) JSON
9 29 (25.00%) REST
10 27 (23.28%) XML
11 25 (21.55%) WCF
12 24 (20.69%) .NET Framework
13 23 (19.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 17 (14.66%) AngularJS
15 16 (13.79%) Play Framework
15 16 (13.79%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
16 14 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (10.34%) Web Services
18 9 (7.76%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) User Experience
2 6 (5.17%) Open Source
3 5 (4.31%) DTV
4 4 (3.45%) NHS
5 3 (2.59%) IVR
5 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.72%) Human Factors
6 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.86%) New Media
7 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.86%) IPTV
7 1 (0.86%) MPEG
7 1 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.45%) Windows
2 3 (2.59%) Linux
2 3 (2.59%) Android
2 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (39.66%) MVC
3 18 (15.52%) Scrum
4 17 (14.66%) TDD
4 17 (14.66%) CRM
5 16 (13.79%) OO
6 9 (7.76%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (6.90%) Web Design
8 7 (6.03%) BDD
9 6 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.17%) Migration
9 6 (5.17%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.17%) OOP
9 6 (5.17%) SOA
10 5 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.31%) Programme Management
10 5 (4.31%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (3.45%) Test Scripting
12 3 (2.59%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.55%) Scala
2 24 (20.69%) Java
3 22 (18.97%) SQL
4 19 (16.38%) C#
5 13 (11.21%) PHP
6 7 (6.03%) Python
7 5 (4.31%) C++
8 4 (3.45%) Perl
8 4 (3.45%) Ruby
9 3 (2.59%) VB
10 2 (1.72%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.72%) C
11 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.86%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.86%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.86%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 30 (25.86%) Security Cleared
2 27 (23.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.72%) Degree
4 1 (0.86%) VCP4
4 1 (0.86%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) ISEB
4 1 (0.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.86%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 26 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.03%) Adobe
3 5 (4.31%) SAP
4 3 (2.59%) Oracle
4 3 (2.59%) Avaya
5 2 (1.72%) ILOG
5 2 (1.72%) Zend
6 1 (0.86%) Splunk
6 1 (0.86%) Kofax
6 1 (0.86%) Perforce
6 1 (0.86%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.86%) IBM
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Posted: 8 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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