The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaScript Developer
UK / Wales
Rank 62 61 55
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 4 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.57% 2.47% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 2.52% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 4
Median daily rate £300 £369 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.64% +34.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £22.54 -
% change year-on-year +88.55% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 675 675 663
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.70% 98.25% 96.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 451 374
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 39 42
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.92% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales that featured JavaScript Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript Developer in Wales

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript Developer in Wales

JavaScript Developer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 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
West Wales -14 3 £250 -4.76%
South Wales +3 1 £350 -6.66% 3
JavaScript Developer
UK

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, JavaScript Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (50.00%) Sass
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile First
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (33.33%) NHibernate
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 2 (33.33%) MVC

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (50.00%) Sass
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) Django
4 1 (16.67%) Node.js
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
1 1 (16.67%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile First
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
4 1 (16.67%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Web Accessibility
4 1 (16.67%) Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) WAI
1 1 (16.67%) WCAG