Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 15 9
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6 +16
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 119 99 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.96% 7.40% 15.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.80% 18.33% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 78 125
Wales median daily rate £411 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £249 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £441
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 - £10.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year -3.61% +12.93% +28.09%

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 633 540 631
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 42.34% 40.36% 51.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 414 430
Wales median daily rate £400 £393 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +8.05% +3.79%
10th Percentile £295 £207 £208
90th Percentile £561 £538 £465
UK median daily rate £463 £430 £418
% change year-on-year +7.56% +2.99% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 27
Wales median hourly rate £47.50 £36.39 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.55% +81.93% -
10th Percentile £18.17 £15.60 £11.19
90th Percentile £77.50 £77.50 £45.95
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -3.61% +7.79% +10.00%

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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 2018. 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 -6 98 £400 +8.11% 56
West Wales +12 15 £575 +15.00% 4
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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 70 (58.82%) HTML
2 65 (54.62%) CSS
3 63 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (48.74%) C#
5 54 (45.38%) AngularJS
6 41 (34.45%) Java
7 40 (33.61%) .NET
8 34 (28.57%) REST
9 33 (27.73%) HTML5
10 30 (25.21%) Web Services
11 29 (24.37%) ASP.NET
11 29 (24.37%) Test Automation
11 29 (24.37%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (22.69%) Security Cleared
13 25 (21.01%) CSS3
13 25 (21.01%) Scrum
14 24 (20.17%) SQL
14 24 (20.17%) React
15 23 (19.33%) DevOps
16 22 (18.49%) Git (software)
16 22 (18.49%) MongoDB
16 22 (18.49%) MVC
16 22 (18.49%) Software Engineering
17 21 (17.65%) SQL Server
17 21 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
18 20 (16.81%) Microsoft Azure
18 20 (16.81%) TDD
18 20 (16.81%) PostgreSQL
19 19 (15.97%) SC Cleared
19 19 (15.97%) 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 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
3 5 (4.20%) CMS
4 4 (3.36%) Apache
4 4 (3.36%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.52%) SAS
6 2 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.68%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.84%) IIS
7 1 (0.84%) MODX
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (0.84%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.04%) Google Analytics
4 4 (3.36%) npm
4 4 (3.36%) NuGet
5 1 (0.84%) IaaS
5 1 (0.84%) Office 365
5 1 (0.84%) PaaS
5 1 (0.84%) SaaS
5 1 (0.84%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) HTTP
2 2 (1.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.84%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.49%) MongoDB
2 21 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 20 (16.81%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (10.08%) Event Store
5 11 (9.24%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.72%) MySQL
7 7 (5.88%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (5.04%) RavenDB
9 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (3.36%) Couchbase
11 3 (2.52%) RDBMS
12 2 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (1.68%) Oracle Exadata
13 1 (0.84%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (18.49%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 14 (11.76%) Selenium
4 12 (10.08%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.36%) MbUnit
5 4 (3.36%) Mercurial
5 4 (3.36%) MSTest
5 4 (3.36%) NUnit
5 4 (3.36%) Rational Team Concert
5 4 (3.36%) SpecFlow
5 4 (3.36%) Subversion
5 4 (3.36%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.52%) Capybara
6 3 (2.52%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.52%) JMeter
6 3 (2.52%) JUnit
6 3 (2.52%) Mockito
6 3 (2.52%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.68%) JIRA
7 2 (1.68%) webpack
General
1 10 (8.40%) Finance
2 5 (4.20%) Marketing
3 2 (1.68%) Electronics
3 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.84%) Advertising
4 1 (0.84%) Games
4 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.84%) Retail
4 1 (0.84%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 87 (73.11%) Developer
2 28 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 18 (15.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 15 (12.61%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.40%) Test Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) PHP Developer
7 7 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (4.20%) PowerShell Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Architect
10 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 4 (3.36%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.52%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (58.82%) HTML
2 65 (54.62%) CSS
3 54 (45.38%) AngularJS
4 40 (33.61%) .NET
5 34 (28.57%) REST
6 33 (27.73%) HTML5
7 30 (25.21%) Web Services
8 29 (24.37%) ASP.NET
9 25 (21.01%) CSS3
10 24 (20.17%) React
11 21 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
12 19 (15.97%) WCF
13 17 (14.29%) jQuery
14 15 (12.61%) KnockoutJS
15 14 (11.76%) Dropwizard
15 14 (11.76%) Node.js
16 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 12 (10.08%) Play Framework
16 12 (10.08%) RESTful
17 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (9.24%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.20%) User Experience
4 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.68%) Fintech
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Exalogic
5 1 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.84%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.52%) Linux
2 2 (1.68%) AIX
2 2 (1.68%) Unix
2 2 (1.68%) Windows
2 2 (1.68%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (24.37%) Continuous Integration
2 29 (24.37%) Test Automation
3 25 (21.01%) Scrum
4 23 (19.33%) DevOps
5 22 (18.49%) MVC
5 22 (18.49%) Software Engineering
6 20 (16.81%) TDD
7 19 (15.97%) Web Development
8 17 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (12.61%) BDD
9 15 (12.61%) Front End Development
10 14 (11.76%) Microservices
11 13 (10.92%) Domain-Driven Design
11 13 (10.92%) Unit Testing
12 12 (10.08%) SDLC
13 11 (9.24%) Mentoring
13 11 (9.24%) OO
13 11 (9.24%) Open Source
14 10 (8.40%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (48.74%) C#
2 41 (34.45%) Java
3 24 (20.17%) SQL
4 18 (15.13%) PHP
5 16 (13.45%) Java 8
6 13 (10.92%) TypeScript
7 9 (7.56%) T-SQL
8 8 (6.72%) Python
9 7 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 7 (5.88%) Ruby
10 3 (2.52%) R
11 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.68%) C++
11 2 (1.68%) Go
11 2 (1.68%) PHP 5
11 2 (1.68%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.84%) C
12 1 (0.84%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (22.69%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.97%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.40%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.68%) Degree
6 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.84%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (10.92%) Ansible
2 1 (0.84%) Puppet
2 1 (0.84%) vCenter Server
2 1 (0.84%) vRealize
2 1 (0.84%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 16 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.88%) Nintex
3 6 (5.04%) Google
4 4 (3.36%) IBM
4 4 (3.36%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle
5 2 (1.68%) SAP
6 1 (0.84%) Apple
6 1 (0.84%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.84%) Tableau
6 1 (0.84%) VMware