Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 16 11
Rank change year-on-year +5 -5 +6
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 153 122 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 10.52% 8.26% 14.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 18.74% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 95 144
Wales median daily rate £450 £425 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +29.28% -6.07%
10th Percentile £270 £288 £229
90th Percentile £600 £575 £438
UK median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Wales median hourly rate - - £29.50
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £37.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +15.44% +6.43% +7.69%

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 612 651 711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 42.09% 44.08% 50.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 469 536
Wales median daily rate £400 £418 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +16.78% +2.14%
10th Percentile £268 £270 £241
90th Percentile £575 £561 £475
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 24
Wales median hourly rate £47.50 £47.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +93.88% +8.89%
10th Percentile £17.05 £17.96 £12.83
90th Percentile £77.50 £77.50 £66.38
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +4 82 £394 -1.56% 45
West Wales +9 51 £538 +10.26% 2
North Wales +1 6 £425 +13.33% 12
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 94 (61.44%) HTML
1 94 (61.44%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (57.52%) CSS
3 85 (55.56%) Java
4 74 (48.37%) Web Services
5 71 (46.41%) SQL
6 63 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
7 57 (37.25%) Dropwizard
8 55 (35.95%) Open Source
9 49 (32.03%) Git (software)
10 45 (29.41%) CQRS
11 44 (28.76%) Node.js
12 43 (28.10%) NoSQL
12 43 (28.10%) RESTful
12 43 (28.10%) C#
13 42 (27.45%) .NET
13 42 (27.45%) AngularJS
14 37 (24.18%) REST
15 36 (23.53%) Python
16 35 (22.88%) Serverless
17 34 (22.22%) PaaS
17 34 (22.22%) Security Cleared
18 32 (20.92%) Continuous Integration
18 32 (20.92%) MongoDB
18 32 (20.92%) Jenkins
19 31 (20.26%) PostgreSQL
20 27 (17.65%) MVC
20 27 (17.65%) ASP.NET
20 27 (17.65%) HTML5
21 25 (16.34%) SC Cleared

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 6 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.96%) CMS
2 3 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.31%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.31%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.31%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.65%) Apache
4 1 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.65%) MODX
4 1 (0.65%) SAS
4 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 63 (41.18%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (22.88%) Serverless
3 34 (22.22%) PaaS
4 16 (10.46%) Google Analytics
5 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.31%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.31%) GitHub
7 2 (1.31%) npm
7 2 (1.31%) Office 365
8 1 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.65%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.58%) HTTP
2 2 (1.31%) AMQP
3 1 (0.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (28.10%) NoSQL
2 32 (20.92%) MongoDB
3 31 (20.26%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (15.69%) SQL Server
5 22 (14.38%) Event Store
5 22 (14.38%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (3.92%) RavenDB
8 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.61%) Couchbase
9 4 (2.61%) MySQL
9 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.96%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 49 (32.03%) Git (software)
2 32 (20.92%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.88%) JIRA
3 9 (5.88%) Selenium
4 8 (5.23%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.92%) JUnit
5 6 (3.92%) SoapUI
6 5 (3.27%) Mockito
6 5 (3.27%) NUnit
7 4 (2.61%) JMeter
7 4 (2.61%) MbUnit
7 4 (2.61%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.61%) MSTest
7 4 (2.61%) SpecFlow
7 4 (2.61%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.96%) Capybara
8 3 (1.96%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.96%) Subversion
9 2 (1.31%) IntelliJ
9 2 (1.31%) Maven
General
1 13 (8.50%) Finance
2 3 (1.96%) Electronics
2 3 (1.96%) Manufacturing
2 3 (1.96%) Marketing
2 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.31%) Legal
3 2 (1.31%) Local Government
3 2 (1.31%) Publishing
4 1 (0.65%) Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Games
4 1 (0.65%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 130 (84.97%) Developer
2 49 (32.03%) Java Developer
3 28 (18.30%) .NET Developer
4 10 (6.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 10 (6.54%) Software Developer
5 8 (5.23%) Software Engineer
6 7 (4.58%) AWS Developer
6 7 (4.58%) C# Developer
6 7 (4.58%) PHP Developer
7 6 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (3.92%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.27%) Cloud Developer
8 5 (3.27%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (2.61%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (2.61%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 4 (2.61%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (2.61%) UI Developer
9 4 (2.61%) Web Developer
10 3 (1.96%) Consultant
10 3 (1.96%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (61.44%) HTML
2 88 (57.52%) CSS
3 74 (48.37%) Web Services
4 57 (37.25%) Dropwizard
5 44 (28.76%) Node.js
6 43 (28.10%) RESTful
7 42 (27.45%) .NET
7 42 (27.45%) AngularJS
8 37 (24.18%) REST
9 27 (17.65%) ASP.NET
9 27 (17.65%) HTML5
10 22 (14.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (14.38%) CSS3
10 22 (14.38%) Play Framework
11 17 (11.11%) React
12 16 (10.46%) jQuery
13 14 (9.15%) WCF
14 12 (7.84%) Spring
15 10 (6.54%) XML
16 9 (5.88%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.15%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (7.19%) Public Cloud
3 4 (2.61%) User Experience
4 2 (1.31%) Fintech
5 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.92%) Linux
2 1 (0.65%) AIX
2 1 (0.65%) Android
2 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.65%) Unix
2 1 (0.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (61.44%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (35.95%) Open Source
3 45 (29.41%) CQRS
4 32 (20.92%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (17.65%) MVC
6 22 (14.38%) Domain-Driven Design
7 21 (13.73%) Scrum
8 20 (13.07%) Web Development
9 18 (11.76%) Analytics
9 18 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 17 (11.11%) TDD
11 16 (10.46%) Software Delivery
12 15 (9.80%) Collaborative Working
13 14 (9.15%) Microservices
14 13 (8.50%) Test Automation
15 12 (7.84%) BDD
15 12 (7.84%) Unit Testing
16 11 (7.19%) Responsive Web Design
16 11 (7.19%) SDLC
17 10 (6.54%) OO
Programming Languages
1 85 (55.56%) Java
2 71 (46.41%) SQL
3 43 (28.10%) C#
4 36 (23.53%) Python
5 10 (6.54%) T-SQL
6 9 (5.88%) PHP
7 7 (4.58%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.96%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.31%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.31%) Go
9 2 (1.31%) Ruby
9 2 (1.31%) XPath
10 1 (0.65%) ES6
10 1 (0.65%) Perl
10 1 (0.65%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 25 (16.34%) SC Cleared
3 22 (14.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.31%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.31%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.58%) QA
2 6 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Docker
1 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (0.65%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 23 (15.03%) Ansible
2 1 (0.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.65%) Puppet
2 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.65%) vCenter Server
2 1 (0.65%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (11.11%) Google
2 7 (4.58%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.96%) Oracle
3 3 (1.96%) SAP
4 2 (1.31%) Nintex
5 1 (0.65%) Apple
5 1 (0.65%) IBM
5 1 (0.65%) Perforce
5 1 (0.65%) VMware