The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 16 9 24
Rank change year-on-year -7 +15  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 42 100 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 7.43% 17.27% 5.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.03% 34.72% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 71 21
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.86% +8.57%  

JavaScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 233 288 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 41.24% 49.74% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 199 143
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 2
Median hourly rate £37.77 £21.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.65% -33.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing JavaScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in South Wales

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in South Wales

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in South Wales over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in South Wales

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in South Wales

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -5 31 £394 +5.00% 15
Newport -8 2 £500 +35.13% 1
JavaScript
Wales

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 South Wales region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 66 (68.75%) HTML
2 65 (67.71%) CSS
3 47 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (40.63%) jQuery
4 39 (40.63%) HTML5
5 36 (37.50%) Web Development
6 33 (34.38%) CSS3
7 30 (31.25%) Ajax
8 28 (29.17%) AngularJS
9 25 (26.04%) Front End Development
10 24 (25.00%) .NET
11 22 (22.92%) C#
12 18 (18.75%) Security Cleared
12 18 (18.75%) User Experience
13 17 (17.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (17.71%) KnockoutJS
13 17 (17.71%) SQL
14 16 (16.67%) ASP.NET
15 15 (15.63%) Web Design
16 14 (14.58%) PHP
16 14 (14.58%) MVC
16 14 (14.58%) SC Cleared
16 14 (14.58%) Git (software)
17 13 (13.54%) Node.js
17 13 (13.54%) Java
17 13 (13.54%) TDD
17 13 (13.54%) React
17 13 (13.54%) Wireframes
18 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
18 12 (12.50%) REST

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 8 (8.33%) Apache
2 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.08%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.08%) CMS
4 2 (2.08%) GeoServer
4 2 (2.08%) IIS
4 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.04%) Jetty
5 1 (1.04%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.04%) nginx
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.04%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.04%) Office 365
3 1 (1.04%) Route 53
3 1 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) Extranet
1 2 (2.08%) Intranet
2 1 (1.04%) DHCP
2 1 (1.04%) DNS
2 1 (1.04%) DSL
2 1 (1.04%) FTP
2 1 (1.04%) HTTP
2 1 (1.04%) IPsec
2 1 (1.04%) SSH
2 1 (1.04%) SSL
2 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.46%) MySQL
3 8 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.08%) Big Data
6 2 (2.08%) Couchbase
6 2 (2.08%) GIS
6 2 (2.08%) HBase
6 2 (2.08%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.04%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 14 (14.58%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.13%) gulp
3 3 (3.13%) Subversion
3 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.08%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.08%) Grunt
4 2 (2.08%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.08%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.08%) Selenium
4 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.04%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.04%) Gradle
5 1 (1.04%) MbUnit
5 1 (1.04%) Mocha
5 1 (1.04%) MSTest
5 1 (1.04%) NUnit
5 1 (1.04%) Protractor
5 1 (1.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (10.42%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Marketing
3 6 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.21%) Electronics
4 5 (5.21%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.21%) Publishing
5 2 (2.08%) Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Advertising
6 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (93.75%) Developer
2 22 (22.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 20 (20.83%) Web Developer
4 15 (15.63%) .NET Developer
5 11 (11.46%) PHP Developer
6 10 (10.42%) HTML CSS Developer
6 10 (10.42%) HTML Developer
6 10 (10.42%) Java Developer
7 8 (8.33%) Cloud Developer
7 8 (8.33%) PHP Zend Developer
8 7 (7.29%) ServiceNow Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Applications Developer
9 6 (6.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (6.25%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.21%) PHP Web Developer
11 4 (4.17%) Administrator
11 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 4 (4.17%) AWS Developer
11 4 (4.17%) ITSM Developer
11 4 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (68.75%) HTML
2 65 (67.71%) CSS
3 39 (40.63%) HTML5
3 39 (40.63%) jQuery
4 33 (34.38%) CSS3
5 30 (31.25%) Ajax
6 28 (29.17%) AngularJS
7 24 (25.00%) .NET
8 17 (17.71%) KnockoutJS
8 17 (17.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 13 (13.54%) Node.js
10 13 (13.54%) React
11 12 (12.50%) REST
12 11 (11.46%) Sass
12 11 (11.46%) Web Services
13 10 (10.42%) Backbone.js
13 10 (10.42%) Durandal
14 8 (8.33%) WCF
15 7 (7.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) User Experience
2 5 (5.21%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.21%) W3C
3 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.17%) CMDB
4 1 (1.04%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.04%) iPad
4 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.13%) Linux
2 2 (2.08%) Android
2 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (48.96%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.50%) Web Development
3 25 (26.04%) Front End Development
4 15 (15.63%) Web Design
5 14 (14.58%) MVC
6 13 (13.54%) TDD
6 13 (13.54%) Wireframes
7 12 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (11.46%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (10.42%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 10 (10.42%) Scrum
10 9 (9.38%) BDD
10 9 (9.38%) Configuration Management
10 9 (9.38%) Domain-Driven Design
10 9 (9.38%) Open Source
10 9 (9.38%) Software Delivery
11 8 (8.33%) Release Management
12 7 (7.29%) ITIL
12 7 (7.29%) OOP
12 7 (7.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.92%) C#
2 17 (17.71%) SQL
3 14 (14.58%) PHP
4 13 (13.54%) Java
5 6 (6.25%) Python
6 4 (4.17%) TypeScript
6 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.13%) C++
8 2 (2.08%) Groovy
8 2 (2.08%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.04%) Perl
9 1 (1.04%) Scala
9 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.58%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.08%) WAI
2 2 (2.08%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (11.46%) Docker
2 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.08%) HDFS
3 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (9.38%) Ansible
2 1 (1.04%) Fluentd
2 1 (1.04%) Grafana
2 1 (1.04%) Kibana
2 1 (1.04%) Marathon
2 1 (1.04%) Mesos
2 1 (1.04%) Puppet
2 1 (1.04%) Rundeck
2 1 (1.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (9.38%) ServiceNow
2 8 (8.33%) Zend
3 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.25%) SAP
5 4 (4.17%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.13%) VMware
7 2 (2.08%) Cloudera
7 2 (2.08%) Splunk
8 1 (1.04%) Google
8 1 (1.04%) Nintex
8 1 (1.04%) OpenText
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle
8 1 (1.04%) Xamarin
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday