Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 21 January 2018 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)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 19 7
Rank change year-on-year +10 -12 +8
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 104 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 21.01% 7.98% 14.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.04% 14.14% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 6 10
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.86% -1.73% +25.08%
10th Percentile £265 £275 £313
90th Percentile £445 £425 £526
UK median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £14.34 -
UK median hourly rate £42.75 £36.25 £34.50
% change year-on-year +17.93% +5.07% +6.15%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 335 198 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 67.68% 56.41% 52.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 130 54
Northern Ireland median daily rate £420 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +23.08% -
10th Percentile £297 £255 £259
90th Percentile £538 £563 £459
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £23.00 £14.34 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.39% -5.97% +17.31%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.63 £42.50 £16.38
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Northern Ireland

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Northern Ireland

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Northern Ireland

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Northern Ireland

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +10 95 £413 +11.86% 26
Newry - 3 - -
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 86 (82.69%) Java
2 67 (64.42%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (52.88%) SQL
3 55 (52.88%) CSS
4 54 (51.92%) Finance
5 53 (50.96%) Spring
6 44 (42.31%) Hibernate
6 44 (42.31%) MVC
6 44 (42.31%) AngularJS
7 42 (40.38%) XML
7 42 (40.38%) Banking
8 39 (37.50%) Relational Database
9 38 (36.54%) Test Automation
9 38 (36.54%) JSP
10 37 (35.58%) TDD
11 36 (34.62%) WebSphere
11 36 (34.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 35 (33.65%) Backbone.js
12 35 (33.65%) Oracle
12 35 (33.65%) DB2
13 33 (31.73%) Spring Integration
14 31 (29.81%) Waterfall
14 31 (29.81%) DB2 UDB
14 31 (29.81%) RDBMS
14 31 (29.81%) Web Services
15 30 (28.85%) RESTful
16 23 (22.12%) Ajax
16 23 (22.12%) JUnit
16 23 (22.12%) HTML
16 23 (22.12%) Virtual Team

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 36 (34.62%) WebSphere
2 21 (20.19%) WebLogic
3 8 (7.69%) MQSeries
3 8 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.88%) SAS
5 2 (1.92%) JBoss
5 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) FTP
2 1 (0.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 35 (33.65%) DB2
3 31 (29.81%) DB2 UDB
3 31 (29.81%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.88%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.88%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.88%) QlikView
6 2 (1.92%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.92%) Hazelcast
6 2 (1.92%) MySQL
6 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.92%) Redis
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (22.12%) JUnit
2 20 (19.23%) Cucumber
2 20 (19.23%) Eclipse
3 19 (18.27%) Grunt
3 19 (18.27%) Jasmine
4 18 (17.31%) Bower
5 13 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 12 (11.54%) Hudson
7 10 (9.62%) JIRA
8 5 (4.81%) Selenium
9 4 (3.85%) Ant
9 4 (3.85%) Subversion
9 4 (3.85%) Zephyr
10 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.92%) Gradle
10 2 (1.92%) JBehave
10 2 (1.92%) LoadUI
10 2 (1.92%) Mockito
10 2 (1.92%) Rational Application Developer
10 2 (1.92%) SoapUI
General
1 54 (51.92%) Finance
2 42 (40.38%) Banking
3 7 (6.73%) Front Office
4 2 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (75.96%) Developer
2 66 (63.46%) Java Developer
3 34 (32.69%) Senior Developer
3 34 (32.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 17 (16.35%) Full Stack Developer
5 16 (15.38%) Tester
6 14 (13.46%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (11.54%) Automation Tester
8 10 (9.62%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 9 (8.65%) HTML CSS Developer
9 9 (8.65%) HTML Developer
9 9 (8.65%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 7 (6.73%) Java WebSphere Developer
10 7 (6.73%) Senior WebSphere Developer
10 7 (6.73%) WebSphere Developer
11 6 (5.77%) Analyst
12 4 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (3.85%) Manual Tester
13 3 (2.88%) Automation Test Analyst
13 3 (2.88%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (52.88%) CSS
2 53 (50.96%) Spring
3 44 (42.31%) AngularJS
3 44 (42.31%) Hibernate
4 42 (40.38%) XML
5 38 (36.54%) JSP
6 36 (34.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 35 (33.65%) Backbone.js
8 33 (31.73%) Spring Integration
9 31 (29.81%) Web Services
10 30 (28.85%) RESTful
11 23 (22.12%) Ajax
11 23 (22.12%) HTML
12 19 (18.27%) Struts
13 17 (16.35%) Gherkin
13 17 (16.35%) Servlets
14 16 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
15 13 (12.50%) Spring Boot
16 12 (11.54%) jQuery
16 12 (11.54%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.12%) Virtual Team
2 12 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (10.58%) Mobile App
4 9 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.77%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.92%) User Experience
7 1 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.96%) STB
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.19%) Unix
2 9 (8.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (64.42%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (42.31%) MVC
3 38 (36.54%) Test Automation
4 37 (35.58%) TDD
5 31 (29.81%) Waterfall
6 14 (13.46%) Functional Testing
6 14 (13.46%) Non-Functional Testing
7 13 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (11.54%) Risk Management
9 11 (10.58%) Analytics
9 11 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (10.58%) Data Analytics
9 11 (10.58%) Data Modelling
9 11 (10.58%) Multithreading
10 10 (9.62%) Low Latency
10 10 (9.62%) OO
11 9 (8.65%) ETL
11 9 (8.65%) Integration Testing
11 9 (8.65%) Mentoring
11 9 (8.65%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (82.69%) Java
2 55 (52.88%) SQL
3 13 (12.50%) Ruby
4 11 (10.58%) TypeScript
5 7 (6.73%) Python
6 4 (3.85%) C#
7 3 (2.88%) PHP
8 1 (0.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (12.50%) Degree
2 9 (8.65%) ISEB
2 9 (8.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.35%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 35 (33.65%) Oracle
2 9 (8.65%) HP
3 8 (7.69%) IBM
4 3 (2.88%) Cognos
4 3 (2.88%) Zend
5 2 (1.92%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.96%) Twitter