Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 11 16
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 -2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 146 157 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 8.68% 12.09% 9.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.39% 29.40% 21.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 102 106
Wales median daily rate £438 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +5.59% +23.85%
10th Percentile £325 £269 £288
90th Percentile £570 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +2.78% +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £22.84 - -
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £43.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -4.07% +17.81% +4.29%

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 753 534 632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 44.77% 41.11% 45.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 351 442
Wales median daily rate £425 £398 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.92% -6.47% +21.43%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £276
90th Percentile £575 £560 £560
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 14 17
Wales median hourly rate £22.01 £49.09 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.16% -10.75% +124.49%
10th Percentile £12.25 £16.98 £18.18
90th Percentile £35.25 £77.50 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.48% - +6.67%

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 17 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Wales over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 January 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 +1 114 £425 +6.25% 94
West Wales -12 23 £525 - 9
Mid Wales - 6 - -
North Wales -10 2 £381 -3.48% 4
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 92 (63.01%) HTML
2 71 (48.63%) CSS
3 57 (39.04%) .NET
4 56 (38.36%) C#
5 54 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (31.51%) Java
7 45 (30.82%) SQL
8 41 (28.08%) AngularJS
9 29 (19.86%) XML
10 28 (19.18%) React
11 26 (17.81%) Oracle
11 26 (17.81%) jQuery
12 25 (17.12%) Front End Development
13 23 (15.75%) JSP
13 23 (15.75%) Software Engineering
14 22 (15.07%) OO
14 22 (15.07%) .NET Framework
14 22 (15.07%) HTML5
15 21 (14.38%) Security Cleared
15 21 (14.38%) Git (software)
15 21 (14.38%) JDBC
15 21 (14.38%) WebLogic
16 20 (13.70%) EJB
16 20 (13.70%) WSDL
17 19 (13.01%) Struts
18 18 (12.33%) WebLogic Workshop
18 18 (12.33%) ASP.NET
18 18 (12.33%) SC Cleared
19 17 (11.64%) Test Automation
19 17 (11.64%) Node.js

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 21 (14.38%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.42%) Confluence
3 4 (2.74%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.05%) JBoss
5 2 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.37%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.68%) Apache
6 1 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.68%) CMS
6 1 (0.68%) nginx
6 1 (0.68%) SAS
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.37%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.74%) npm
4 2 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.68%) Heroku
5 1 (0.68%) NuGet
5 1 (0.68%) PaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.42%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) Intranet
2 1 (0.68%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.85%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.05%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.05%) Redis
6 2 (1.37%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.68%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.68%) Event Store
7 1 (0.68%) GIS
7 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (14.38%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.33%) WebLogic Workshop
3 15 (10.27%) Jenkins
4 12 (8.22%) Maven
5 10 (6.85%) Visual Studio
6 7 (4.79%) JUnit
6 7 (4.79%) Selenium
7 6 (4.11%) Cucumber
8 5 (3.42%) JIRA
8 5 (3.42%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.74%) Artifactory
9 4 (2.74%) Jasmine
9 4 (2.74%) Subversion
10 3 (2.05%) Gradle
10 3 (2.05%) Protractor
10 3 (2.05%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (2.05%) SonarQube
10 3 (2.05%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.37%) FitNesse
11 2 (1.37%) TestNG
General
1 13 (8.90%) Finance
2 9 (6.16%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.48%) Games
4 3 (2.05%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Military
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 124 (84.93%) Developer
2 28 (19.18%) Java Developer
3 27 (18.49%) .NET Developer
4 19 (13.01%) C# Developer
5 18 (12.33%) Software Developer
6 17 (11.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 15 (10.27%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (8.90%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (6.16%) Senior Developer
10 8 (5.48%) HTML Developer
10 8 (5.48%) Software Engineer
11 7 (4.79%) Angular Developer
11 7 (4.79%) HTML CSS Developer
11 7 (4.79%) React Developer
12 6 (4.11%) Games Developer
13 5 (3.42%) C# Software Engineer
13 5 (3.42%) Cloud Developer
13 5 (3.42%) Test Engineer
13 5 (3.42%) Web Engineer
14 4 (2.74%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (63.01%) HTML
2 71 (48.63%) CSS
3 57 (39.04%) .NET
4 41 (28.08%) AngularJS
5 29 (19.86%) XML
6 28 (19.18%) React
7 26 (17.81%) jQuery
8 23 (15.75%) JSP
9 22 (15.07%) .NET Framework
9 22 (15.07%) HTML5
10 21 (14.38%) JDBC
11 20 (13.70%) EJB
11 20 (13.70%) WSDL
12 19 (13.01%) Struts
13 18 (12.33%) ASP.NET
14 17 (11.64%) Node.js
14 17 (11.64%) Spring
15 15 (10.27%) SOAP
15 15 (10.27%) Spring Boot
16 14 (9.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.27%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (6.85%) Digital Media
3 9 (6.16%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (4.11%) User Experience
5 3 (2.05%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.05%) Fintech
6 2 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.37%) NHS
7 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.68%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.59%) Windows
2 3 (2.05%) Unix
3 2 (1.37%) Linux
4 1 (0.68%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (17.12%) Front End Development
3 23 (15.75%) Software Engineering
4 22 (15.07%) OO
5 17 (11.64%) Scrum
5 17 (11.64%) Test Automation
6 16 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (10.96%) MVC
7 14 (9.59%) UML
8 13 (8.90%) TDD
8 13 (8.90%) Web Development
9 11 (7.53%) OOA/OOD
10 8 (5.48%) Migration
10 8 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (5.48%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.79%) Collaborative Working
11 7 (4.79%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (4.79%) Visualisation
12 6 (4.11%) Data Visualisation
12 6 (4.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (38.36%) C#
2 46 (31.51%) Java
3 45 (30.82%) SQL
4 10 (6.85%) Python
5 9 (6.16%) ES6
5 9 (6.16%) Java 8
5 9 (6.16%) TypeScript
6 8 (5.48%) Scala
7 5 (3.42%) Groovy
8 4 (2.74%) Perl
9 2 (1.37%) PHP
9 2 (1.37%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.37%) Ruby
9 2 (1.37%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (14.38%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.79%) Degree
4 6 (4.11%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (4.11%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.37%) ISEB
5 2 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.68%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 10 (6.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (4.79%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.05%) Terraform
4 1 (0.68%) Ansible
4 1 (0.68%) Automic
4 1 (0.68%) logstash
4 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (17.81%) Oracle
2 11 (7.53%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.42%) IBM
3 5 (3.42%) OutSystems
4 4 (2.74%) Twitter
5 2 (1.37%) Adobe
5 2 (1.37%) HP
6 1 (0.68%) Google
6 1 (0.68%) Nintex
6 1 (0.68%) Unisys