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 3 months to 24 June 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)
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 10 28
Rank change year-on-year -13 +18  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 41 70 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.66% 12.46% 6.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.89% 27.56% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 47 40
Median daily rate £350 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +12.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £37.50 £39.78
% change year-on-year +15.70% -5.71%  

JavaScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 217 254 398
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 35.23% 45.20% 45.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 170 280
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 8
Median hourly rate £36.50 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +217.39% -34.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £10.00 £16.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £17.78 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing JavaScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 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
South Wales -9 36 £350 -9.67% 18
West Wales -2 5 £344 -23.61% 14
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 73 (74.49%) HTML
2 68 (69.39%) CSS
3 54 (55.10%) HTML5
4 51 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (50.00%) CSS3
6 40 (40.82%) AngularJS
7 37 (37.76%) jQuery
8 31 (31.63%) Web Development
9 30 (30.61%) Ajax
9 30 (30.61%) C#
10 29 (29.59%) .NET
11 26 (26.53%) Front End Development
12 22 (22.45%) KnockoutJS
12 22 (22.45%) React
13 21 (21.43%) Git (software)
14 19 (19.39%) ASP.NET
15 18 (18.37%) SQL Server
15 18 (18.37%) SQL
15 18 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (17.35%) Java
17 15 (15.31%) Jenkins
17 15 (15.31%) Node.js
18 14 (14.29%) Sass
18 14 (14.29%) User Experience
18 14 (14.29%) Security Cleared
18 14 (14.29%) MVC
19 13 (13.27%) Web Services
19 13 (13.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 12 (12.24%) TDD
21 11 (11.22%) Scrum

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 7 (7.14%) Apache
2 6 (6.12%) CMS
3 5 (5.10%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.04%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.04%) Confluence
5 2 (2.04%) Drupal
5 2 (2.04%) IIS
5 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.04%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.02%) Jetty
6 1 (1.02%) nginx
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.02%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.02%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.02%) Route 53
3 1 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) DHCP
1 1 (1.02%) DNS
1 1 (1.02%) DSL
1 1 (1.02%) FTP
1 1 (1.02%) HTTP
1 1 (1.02%) IPsec
1 1 (1.02%) SSL
1 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.18%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.16%) MySQL
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.04%) Big Data
5 2 (2.04%) HBase
5 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.02%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.31%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.10%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.08%) Selenium
4 4 (4.08%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.06%) JIRA
5 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.04%) Babel
6 2 (2.04%) Capybara
6 2 (2.04%) gulp
6 2 (2.04%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.04%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.02%) Grunt
7 1 (1.02%) MbUnit
7 1 (1.02%) Mocha
7 1 (1.02%) MSTest
7 1 (1.02%) Protractor
7 1 (1.02%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.02%) webpack
General
1 8 (8.16%) Finance
1 8 (8.16%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.12%) Marketing
3 5 (5.10%) Electronics
3 5 (5.10%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.04%) Advertising
4 2 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 84 (85.71%) Developer
2 20 (20.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 18 (18.37%) .NET Developer
4 13 (13.27%) Web Developer
5 10 (10.20%) HTML CSS Developer
5 10 (10.20%) HTML Developer
6 9 (9.18%) Java Developer
7 8 (8.16%) PHP Developer
7 8 (8.16%) PHP Zend Developer
8 7 (7.14%) Angular Developer
8 7 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Software Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) PHP Web Developer
10 5 (5.10%) ServiceNow Developer
11 4 (4.08%) C# Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (4.08%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Senior Developer
12 3 (3.06%) Cloud Developer
12 3 (3.06%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (74.49%) HTML
2 68 (69.39%) CSS
3 54 (55.10%) HTML5
4 49 (50.00%) CSS3
5 40 (40.82%) AngularJS
6 37 (37.76%) jQuery
7 30 (30.61%) Ajax
8 29 (29.59%) .NET
9 22 (22.45%) KnockoutJS
9 22 (22.45%) React
10 19 (19.39%) ASP.NET
11 15 (15.31%) Node.js
12 14 (14.29%) Sass
13 13 (13.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (13.27%) Web Services
14 11 (11.22%) REST
15 10 (10.20%) Backbone.js
15 10 (10.20%) Durandal
15 10 (10.20%) XML
16 8 (8.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.29%) User Experience
2 8 (8.16%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.14%) CMDB
4 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.06%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.04%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.04%) W3C
6 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.02%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.04%) Windows
2 1 (1.02%) Android
2 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (52.04%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (31.63%) Web Development
3 26 (26.53%) Front End Development
4 18 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (14.29%) MVC
6 12 (12.24%) TDD
7 11 (11.22%) Scrum
7 11 (11.22%) Wireframes
8 10 (10.20%) Configuration Management
8 10 (10.20%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 10 (10.20%) Responsive Web Design
9 9 (9.18%) Domain-Driven Design
9 9 (9.18%) Software Engineering
10 8 (8.16%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.16%) Test Automation
10 8 (8.16%) Workflow
11 7 (7.14%) BDD
11 7 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (7.14%) Test Scripting
11 7 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.61%) C#
2 18 (18.37%) SQL
3 17 (17.35%) Java
4 10 (10.20%) PHP
5 6 (6.12%) Python
6 4 (4.08%) C++
6 4 (4.08%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.06%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.04%) Ruby
9 1 (1.02%) Groovy
9 1 (1.02%) Korn
9 1 (1.02%) Perl
9 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.12%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (4.08%) Degree
3 4 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.02%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.02%) QA
1 1 (1.02%) WAI
1 1 (1.02%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (11.22%) Docker
2 2 (2.04%) HDFS
3 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.02%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (10.20%) Ansible
2 1 (1.02%) Fluentd
2 1 (1.02%) Grafana
2 1 (1.02%) Kibana
2 1 (1.02%) Marathon
2 1 (1.02%) Mesos
2 1 (1.02%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.02%) Puppet
2 1 (1.02%) Rundeck
2 1 (1.02%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) ServiceNow
2 8 (8.16%) Zend
3 7 (7.14%) Adobe
4 5 (5.10%) SAP
5 2 (2.04%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.04%) Nintex
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle
5 2 (2.04%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.04%) Splunk
6 1 (1.02%) Google
6 1 (1.02%) Software AG
6 1 (1.02%) VMware
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