Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -11 -2 +14
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 108 115 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.40% 9.61% 14.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.39% 25.22% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 90 121
Wales median daily rate £405 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.72% -3.33% +20.97%
10th Percentile £288 £250 £288
90th Percentile £550 £481 £513
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 £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +7.14%

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 621 456 533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 42.56% 38.10% 45.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 336 342
Wales median daily rate £408 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.14% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £225 £210
90th Percentile £561 £513 £513
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 21
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £35.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.22% +78.75% +14.29%
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%

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 August 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 20 August 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 -10 95 £400 +14.29% 44
Mid Wales - 6 - -
West Wales -6 4 £550 +69.23% 4
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 67 (62.04%) HTML
2 60 (55.56%) CSS
3 51 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (41.67%) C#
5 36 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 29 (26.85%) React
7 28 (25.93%) Front End Development
8 27 (25.00%) HTML5
8 27 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 27 (25.00%) Scrum
9 26 (24.07%) Node.js
10 25 (23.15%) Java
10 25 (23.15%) .NET
11 23 (21.30%) Git (software)
12 19 (17.59%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (16.67%) jQuery
14 17 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (15.74%) SQL Server
14 17 (15.74%) Python
14 17 (15.74%) Software Engineering
14 17 (15.74%) DevOps
15 16 (14.81%) PHP
15 16 (14.81%) Security Cleared
16 15 (13.89%) SQL
17 14 (12.96%) Web Services
17 14 (12.96%) Microsoft
17 14 (12.96%) TDD
17 14 (12.96%) Migration
17 14 (12.96%) Continuous Delivery
18 13 (12.04%) CSS3

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 9 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.63%) CMS
2 5 (4.63%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (4.63%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (3.70%) SAS
3 4 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.78%) Apache
4 3 (2.78%) Confluence
4 3 (2.78%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.85%) JBoss
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.93%) IIS
6 1 (0.93%) Mule
6 1 (0.93%) nginx
6 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) InVision
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.93%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.56%) npm
3 5 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.78%) NuGet
5 2 (1.85%) PaaS
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.93%) Boomi
6 1 (0.93%) Heroku
6 1 (0.93%) IaaS
6 1 (0.93%) SaaS
6 1 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) HTTP
1 2 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) Intranet
2 1 (0.93%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.56%) MySQL
2 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (2.78%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.85%) Big Data
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.93%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (21.30%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 9 (8.33%) Selenium
3 7 (6.48%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.56%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.70%) JIRA
5 4 (3.70%) Maven
6 3 (2.78%) Artifactory
6 3 (2.78%) JUnit
6 3 (2.78%) Rational Team Concert
6 3 (2.78%) Subversion
7 2 (1.85%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (1.85%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.93%) GitLab
8 1 (0.93%) Gradle
8 1 (0.93%) Grunt
8 1 (0.93%) gulp
8 1 (0.93%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.93%) webpack
General
1 11 (10.19%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.48%) Finance
3 6 (5.56%) Games
3 6 (5.56%) Marketing
4 2 (1.85%) Electronics
4 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 85 (78.70%) Developer
2 22 (20.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (12.04%) .NET Developer
4 11 (10.19%) Java Developer
5 8 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 8 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 7 (6.48%) Node.js Developer
6 7 (6.48%) React Developer
6 7 (6.48%) Software Test Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Games Developer
7 6 (5.56%) PHP Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) SharePoint Developer
8 5 (4.63%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.70%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.70%) PowerShell Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Analyst
10 3 (2.78%) HTML Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.78%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (62.04%) HTML
2 60 (55.56%) CSS
3 36 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 29 (26.85%) React
5 27 (25.00%) HTML5
6 26 (24.07%) Node.js
7 25 (23.15%) .NET
8 18 (16.67%) jQuery
9 14 (12.96%) Web Services
10 13 (12.04%) CSS3
11 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET
12 11 (10.19%) REST
12 11 (10.19%) RESTful
12 11 (10.19%) SOAP
13 10 (9.26%) .NET Framework
13 10 (9.26%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (8.33%) Entity Framework
14 9 (8.33%) Spring
15 8 (7.41%) GraphQL
15 8 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.33%) Digital Media
1 9 (8.33%) User Experience
2 4 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Exalogic
5 1 (0.93%) Media Streaming
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.63%) Unix
2 3 (2.78%) AIX
3 2 (1.85%) Linux
3 2 (1.85%) Windows
3 2 (1.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.93%) Android
4 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.93%) Front End Development
3 27 (25.00%) Scrum
3 27 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 17 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (15.74%) DevOps
4 17 (15.74%) Software Engineering
5 14 (12.96%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (12.96%) Migration
5 14 (12.96%) TDD
6 11 (10.19%) MVC
6 11 (10.19%) Unit Testing
7 8 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment
7 8 (7.41%) SDLC
8 7 (6.48%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.48%) Microservices
8 7 (6.48%) Performance Testing
8 7 (6.48%) Time Management
9 6 (5.56%) CRM
9 6 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (41.67%) C#
2 25 (23.15%) Java
3 17 (15.74%) Python
4 16 (14.81%) PHP
5 15 (13.89%) SQL
6 10 (9.26%) TypeScript
7 5 (4.63%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.63%) Ruby
8 4 (3.70%) ES6
8 4 (3.70%) Groovy
8 4 (3.70%) Java 8
8 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.70%) R
9 3 (2.78%) Perl
10 2 (1.85%) C++
11 1 (0.93%) C
11 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.41%) Degree
4 7 (6.48%) ISTQB
4 7 (6.48%) Postgraduate
5 2 (1.85%) ISEB
5 2 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.93%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (5.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.85%) Terraform
3 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.63%) Nintex
3 4 (3.70%) IBM
3 4 (3.70%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle
5 2 (1.85%) SAP
5 2 (1.85%) Zend
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe
6 1 (0.93%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.93%) Dell
6 1 (0.93%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.93%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.93%) Jitterbit
6 1 (0.93%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.93%) OutSystems
6 1 (0.93%) SnapLogic
6 1 (0.93%) Tableau
6 1 (0.93%) TIBCO