Period
to 20 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 July 2019 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 > Wales
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 23 14
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 -6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 109 106 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.24% 7.09% 8.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.54% 16.54% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 87 82
Wales median daily rate £410 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £246
90th Percentile £548 £550 £524
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Wales median hourly rate - £18.87 -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +11.84%

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 Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 588 641 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 39.04% 42.88% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 494 358
Wales median daily rate £425 £401 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.92% +7.00% -
10th Percentile £277 £298 £213
90th Percentile £603 £560 £525
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £445
% change year-on-year +2.70% +3.93% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 20
Wales median hourly rate £37.50 £18.87 £37.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +98.73% -49.19% +100.05%
10th Percentile £19.60 £17.92 £14.24
90th Percentile £50.04 £20.56 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £41.13
% change year-on-year +4.88% -0.30% +9.67%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Wales

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Wales

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Wales over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Wales

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Wales

JavaScript
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 within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 July 2019. 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
South Wales +8 100 £411 +2.81% 64
North Wales - 4 £450 - 8
West Wales -21 3 £538 -2.27% 4
Mid Wales +4 1 £200 -
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 77 (70.64%) HTML
2 73 (66.97%) CSS
3 37 (33.94%) Front End Development
4 35 (32.11%) HTML5
4 35 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (31.19%) C#
5 34 (31.19%) AngularJS
6 27 (24.77%) .NET
7 26 (23.85%) Git (software)
8 23 (21.10%) Java
9 21 (19.27%) React
10 20 (18.35%) MVC
11 19 (17.43%) User Experience
11 19 (17.43%) Node.js
12 17 (15.60%) CSS3
13 16 (14.68%) Scrum
13 16 (14.68%) REST
14 15 (13.76%) jQuery
14 15 (13.76%) Security Cleared
14 15 (13.76%) Software Engineering
15 13 (11.93%) PHP
15 13 (11.93%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (11.01%) Unit Testing
16 12 (11.01%) ES6
16 12 (11.01%) Sass
16 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET
16 12 (11.01%) OO
16 12 (11.01%) npm
17 11 (10.09%) Web Design
17 11 (10.09%) Web Development

JavaScript
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.75%) Drupal
2 3 (2.75%) JBoss
3 2 (1.83%) CMS
3 2 (1.83%) IIS
3 2 (1.83%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.83%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.92%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.92%) InVision
2 1 (0.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (11.01%) npm
3 11 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.83%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.83%) PaaS
5 2 (1.83%) Serverless
6 1 (0.92%) NuGet
6 1 (0.92%) SaaS
6 1 (0.92%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) Intranet
1 2 (1.83%) SSL
2 1 (0.92%) HTTP
2 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.50%) MySQL
1 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.92%) Big Data
5 1 (0.92%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.92%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.92%) Redis
5 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (23.85%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.34%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.42%) Grunt
3 7 (6.42%) gulp
3 7 (6.42%) webpack
4 6 (5.50%) Subversion
5 5 (4.59%) Rational Team Concert
6 3 (2.75%) Bitbucket
6 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.92%) Babel
8 1 (0.92%) Bower
8 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.92%) JIRA
8 1 (0.92%) JUnit
8 1 (0.92%) Maven
General
1 2 (1.83%) Finance
1 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.92%) Back Office
2 1 (0.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 91 (83.49%) Developer
2 35 (32.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 17 (15.60%) .NET Developer
4 13 (11.93%) C# Developer
5 11 (10.09%) Angular Developer
5 11 (10.09%) Architect
5 11 (10.09%) JavaScript Developer
6 10 (9.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (8.26%) Java Developer
8 8 (7.34%) React Developer
9 7 (6.42%) Cloud Architect
9 7 (6.42%) PHP Developer
9 7 (6.42%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.59%) HTML CSS Developer
10 5 (4.59%) HTML Developer
10 5 (4.59%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.67%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (70.64%) HTML
2 73 (66.97%) CSS
3 35 (32.11%) HTML5
4 34 (31.19%) AngularJS
5 27 (24.77%) .NET
6 21 (19.27%) React
7 19 (17.43%) Node.js
8 17 (15.60%) CSS3
9 16 (14.68%) REST
10 15 (13.76%) jQuery
11 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET
11 12 (11.01%) Sass
12 11 (10.09%) LESS
12 11 (10.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (7.34%) SOAP
13 8 (7.34%) Spring
14 7 (6.42%) .NET Framework
14 7 (6.42%) WCF
15 6 (5.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) User Experience
2 5 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.75%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.83%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.83%) W3C
6 1 (0.92%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.92%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.17%) Windows
2 1 (0.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.94%) Front End Development
2 35 (32.11%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (18.35%) MVC
4 16 (14.68%) Scrum
5 15 (13.76%) Software Engineering
6 12 (11.01%) OO
6 12 (11.01%) Unit Testing
7 11 (10.09%) Web Design
7 11 (10.09%) Web Development
8 10 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (9.17%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (8.26%) Architectural Design
10 8 (7.34%) DevOps
10 8 (7.34%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.42%) High Availability
12 6 (5.50%) Customer Requirements
12 6 (5.50%) Product Roadmap
12 6 (5.50%) TDD
13 5 (4.59%) Creative Thinking
13 5 (4.59%) Transpiler
Programming Languages
1 34 (31.19%) C#
2 23 (21.10%) Java
3 13 (11.93%) PHP
4 12 (11.01%) ES6
5 8 (7.34%) SQL
6 7 (6.42%) TypeScript
7 4 (3.67%) C++
7 4 (3.67%) Java 8
8 3 (2.75%) Apex Code
8 3 (2.75%) Ruby
9 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.83%) Python
9 2 (1.83%) VB
10 1 (0.92%) ES7
10 1 (0.92%) Go
10 1 (0.92%) Java 9
10 1 (0.92%) Perl
10 1 (0.92%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (13.76%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.09%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.75%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.75%) Degree
4 1 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.92%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 10 (9.17%) Docker
2 1 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.83%) Terraform
3 1 (0.92%) Kibana
3 1 (0.92%) MIIS
3 1 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (9.17%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.59%) IBM
3 3 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.83%) Adobe
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle
5 1 (0.92%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.92%) SAP
5 1 (0.92%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.92%) Sun