Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 20 25
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5 -12
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 123 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 21.10% 7.49% 2.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.08% 15.38% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 6 1
Belfast median daily rate £413 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -30.00% +81.82%
10th Percentile £309 £263 £475
90th Percentile £551 £466 £525
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £350 £500
% change year-on-year +17.86% -30.00% +81.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Belfast median hourly rate - £14.34 -
County Antrim median hourly rate - £14.34 -

JavaScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 423 130 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 72.56% 48.69% 51.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 77 52
Belfast median daily rate £413 £385 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +23.20% -0.79%
10th Percentile £313 £192 £163
90th Percentile £504 £500 £450
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £385 £313
% change year-on-year +7.14% +23.20% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Belfast median hourly rate £18.25 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.38% -14.75% +17.31%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £37.75 £28.18 £16.38
County Antrim median hourly rate £18.25 £14.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year +28.07% -6.56% +17.31%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing JavaScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Belfast

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JavaScript in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Belfast

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Belfast over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Belfast

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 104 (84.55%) Java
2 69 (56.10%) Spring
2 69 (56.10%) CSS
3 68 (55.28%) Finance
4 62 (50.41%) MVC
5 61 (49.59%) Oracle
6 60 (48.78%) SQL
6 60 (48.78%) XML
6 60 (48.78%) Hibernate
6 60 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (42.28%) Banking
7 52 (42.28%) Web Services
8 51 (41.46%) AngularJS
9 50 (40.65%) Spring Integration
10 47 (38.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 47 (38.21%) RESTful
11 46 (37.40%) JSP
12 44 (35.77%) WebSphere
12 44 (35.77%) Backbone.js
13 42 (34.15%) DB2
14 37 (30.08%) TDD
14 37 (30.08%) Node.js
14 37 (30.08%) Relational Database
15 34 (27.64%) Virtual Team
15 34 (27.64%) HTML
16 31 (25.20%) Waterfall
17 30 (24.39%) WebLogic
17 30 (24.39%) Linux
17 30 (24.39%) RDBMS
17 30 (24.39%) DB2 UDB

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (35.77%) WebSphere
2 30 (24.39%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.44%) SAS
4 2 (1.63%) JBoss
4 2 (1.63%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.81%) Apache
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.07%) npm
2 5 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.94%) LDAP
2 5 (4.07%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (34.15%) DB2
2 37 (30.08%) Relational Database
3 30 (24.39%) DB2 UDB
3 30 (24.39%) RDBMS
4 10 (8.13%) MongoDB
4 10 (8.13%) NoSQL
4 10 (8.13%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.44%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.44%) QlikView
6 2 (1.63%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.63%) Hazelcast
6 2 (1.63%) MySQL
6 2 (1.63%) Redis
7 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.81%) Big Data
7 1 (0.81%) Impala
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (22.76%) Jenkins
2 22 (17.89%) TeamCity
3 20 (16.26%) Artifactory
3 20 (16.26%) JUnit
4 19 (15.45%) Cucumber
4 19 (15.45%) Eclipse
4 19 (15.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 18 (14.63%) Grunt
5 18 (14.63%) Jasmine
6 17 (13.82%) Bower
7 9 (7.32%) JIRA
8 7 (5.69%) Hudson
9 3 (2.44%) Selenium
9 3 (2.44%) Zephyr
10 2 (1.63%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.63%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.63%) JMeter
10 2 (1.63%) Maven
10 2 (1.63%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.63%) Subversion
General
1 68 (55.28%) Finance
2 52 (42.28%) Banking
3 8 (6.50%) Front Office
4 3 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 88 (71.54%) Developer
2 74 (60.16%) Java Developer
3 44 (35.77%) Senior Developer
3 44 (35.77%) Senior Java Developer
4 32 (26.02%) Full Stack Developer
5 26 (21.14%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 23 (18.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 22 (17.89%) HTML CSS Developer
7 22 (17.89%) HTML Developer
8 16 (13.01%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 10 (8.13%) Tester
10 9 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (6.50%) JavaScript Engineer
12 7 (5.69%) Automation Tester
13 6 (4.88%) Angular Developer
13 6 (4.88%) UI Developer
14 5 (4.07%) Analyst
15 4 (3.25%) Support Engineer
16 3 (2.44%) Senior Support Engineer
16 3 (2.44%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (56.10%) CSS
1 69 (56.10%) Spring
2 60 (48.78%) Hibernate
2 60 (48.78%) XML
3 52 (42.28%) Web Services
4 51 (41.46%) AngularJS
5 50 (40.65%) Spring Integration
6 47 (38.21%) RESTful
6 47 (38.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 46 (37.40%) JSP
8 44 (35.77%) Backbone.js
9 37 (30.08%) Node.js
10 34 (27.64%) HTML
11 30 (24.39%) Ajax
12 28 (22.76%) Struts
13 22 (17.89%) JSON
14 20 (16.26%) Spring Boot
15 18 (14.63%) Java EE
16 17 (13.82%) Gherkin
17 16 (13.01%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 34 (27.64%) Virtual Team
2 13 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.94%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (4.88%) User Experience
5 5 (4.07%) SWIFT
6 4 (3.25%) Social Network
7 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.63%) Equities
9 1 (0.81%) Derivative
9 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.81%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.81%) STB
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.39%) Linux
2 26 (21.14%) Unix
3 5 (4.07%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (50.41%) MVC
2 60 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (30.08%) TDD
4 31 (25.20%) Waterfall
5 29 (23.58%) Test Automation
6 26 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (14.63%) Data Modelling
7 18 (14.63%) Multithreading
8 16 (13.01%) Concurrent Programming
9 15 (12.20%) OO
10 14 (11.38%) DevOps
11 12 (9.76%) Analytics
11 12 (9.76%) Data Analytics
12 11 (8.94%) Unit Testing
13 9 (7.32%) Integration Testing
13 9 (7.32%) Mentoring
13 9 (7.32%) SDLC
14 8 (6.50%) ETL
14 8 (6.50%) Functional Testing
14 8 (6.50%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (84.55%) Java
2 60 (48.78%) SQL
3 18 (14.63%) TypeScript
4 15 (12.20%) C#
5 8 (6.50%) Ruby
6 6 (4.88%) Python
7 3 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.81%) C
8 1 (0.81%) C++
8 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (12.20%) Degree
2 8 (6.50%) ISEB
2 8 (6.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.94%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.13%) Docker
3 1 (0.81%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.25%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.81%) Oozie
Vendors
1 61 (49.59%) Oracle
2 8 (6.50%) HP
3 7 (5.69%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.25%) Siebel
5 3 (2.44%) Cognos
6 1 (0.81%) Cloudera