Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 13 11
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 66 98 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 7.01% 8.79% 14.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.24% 21.12% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 83 156
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +25.00% -1.54%
10th Percentile £270 £278 £213
90th Percentile £486 £550 £433
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £320
% change year-on-year -5.88% +32.81% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
South Wales median hourly rate - - £15.00
Wales median hourly rate - - £29.50

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 South Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 343 464 639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 36.41% 41.61% 49.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 316 494
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £250 £263 £238
90th Percentile £484 £550 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £413 £350
% change year-on-year -9.09% +17.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 18
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £55.00 £18.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.45% +203.74% +13.17%
10th Percentile £15.15 £19.93 £12.45
90th Percentile £39.85 £77.50 £55.20
Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £55.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year -65.91% +168.29% -1.68%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Cardiff -5 47 £375 - 10
Newport +11 7 £450 +15.38% 2
JavaScript
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 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 South Wales region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 49 (74.24%) HTML
1 49 (74.24%) CSS
2 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (45.45%) HTML5
4 29 (43.94%) CSS3
5 26 (39.39%) Git (software)
6 23 (34.85%) AngularJS
7 20 (30.30%) Responsive Web Design
7 20 (30.30%) .NET
8 19 (28.79%) TDD
8 19 (28.79%) React
9 18 (27.27%) Node.js
9 18 (27.27%) SQL
10 17 (25.76%) Ajax
11 16 (24.24%) Unit Testing
11 16 (24.24%) Java
11 16 (24.24%) C#
12 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
13 14 (21.21%) jQuery
13 14 (21.21%) JSON
14 13 (19.70%) Scrum
14 13 (19.70%) Front End Development
15 12 (18.18%) gulp
15 12 (18.18%) Grunt
15 12 (18.18%) Test Automation
16 11 (16.67%) MVC
16 11 (16.67%) SonarQube
17 10 (15.15%) Performance Optimisation
17 10 (15.15%) npm
17 10 (15.15%) Perforce

JavaScript
Co-occurring 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 6 (9.09%) CMS
2 4 (6.06%) Umbraco
3 3 (4.55%) Drupal
3 3 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.03%) Confluence
5 1 (1.52%) IIS
5 1 (1.52%) SAS
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.15%) npm
2 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.03%) GitHub
4 2 (3.03%) PaaS
4 2 (3.03%) Serverless
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.52%) Event Store
5 1 (1.52%) MySQL
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.52%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (39.39%) Git (software)
2 12 (18.18%) Grunt
2 12 (18.18%) gulp
3 11 (16.67%) SonarQube
4 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
4 5 (7.58%) JIRA
5 3 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.55%) Gradle
5 3 (4.55%) JProfiler
5 3 (4.55%) JUnit
5 3 (4.55%) NUnit
6 2 (3.03%) Axure RP
6 2 (3.03%) JSUnit
6 2 (3.03%) webpack
7 1 (1.52%) GitLab
7 1 (1.52%) MSTest
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.52%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Local Government
3 2 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (86.36%) Developer
2 13 (19.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 10 (15.15%) UI Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Software Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Web Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.06%) PHP Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Angular Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Designer
9 3 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (4.55%) HTML Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) HTML CSS Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Java Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (3.03%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (74.24%) CSS
1 49 (74.24%) HTML
2 30 (45.45%) HTML5
3 29 (43.94%) CSS3
4 23 (34.85%) AngularJS
5 20 (30.30%) .NET
6 19 (28.79%) React
7 18 (27.27%) Node.js
8 17 (25.76%) Ajax
9 14 (21.21%) jQuery
9 14 (21.21%) JSON
10 9 (13.64%) ASP.NET
11 8 (12.12%) RESTful
12 6 (9.09%) Web Services
13 5 (7.58%) .NET Framework
13 5 (7.58%) Angular 2
13 5 (7.58%) D3.js
13 5 (7.58%) XML
14 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
14 4 (6.06%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) User Experience
2 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) Fintech
3 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.52%) NHS
3 1 (1.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) AIX
2 1 (1.52%) Android
2 1 (1.52%) Unix
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (30.30%) Responsive Web Design
3 19 (28.79%) TDD
4 16 (24.24%) Unit Testing
5 13 (19.70%) Front End Development
5 13 (19.70%) Scrum
6 12 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 11 (16.67%) MVC
8 10 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (15.15%) Performance Optimisation
9 9 (13.64%) OO
9 9 (13.64%) Web Development
10 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
11 7 (10.61%) BDD
12 6 (9.09%) Microservices
12 6 (9.09%) Web Design
13 5 (7.58%) Data Visualisation
13 5 (7.58%) Visualisation
14 4 (6.06%) Data Protection
14 4 (6.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) SQL
2 16 (24.24%) C#
2 16 (24.24%) Java
3 7 (10.61%) PHP
4 2 (3.03%) Python
4 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.52%) ES6
5 1 (1.52%) Perl
5 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
1 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Ansible
1 1 (1.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Perforce
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle
4 3 (4.55%) Adobe
5 1 (1.52%) Google
5 1 (1.52%) Nintex