Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 13 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 136 138 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 11.45% 9.73% 12.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.50% 23.15% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 108 165
Wales median daily rate £400 £438 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +36.72% -1.54%
10th Percentile £267 £296 £210
90th Percentile £575 £575 £430
UK median daily rate £438 £410 £395
% change year-on-year +6.71% +3.80% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Wales median hourly rate - - £29.50
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £33.55
% change year-on-year +14.67% +11.77% -4.14%

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 461 596 803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 38.80% 42.03% 48.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 402 585
Wales median daily rate £375 £414 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +18.21% -
10th Percentile £253 £269 £225
90th Percentile £538 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 25
Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £55.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.91% +161.90% +5.53%
10th Percentile £14.29 £17.83 £13.00
90th Percentile £39.20 £77.50 £55.72
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

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 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -5 64 £375 -6.25% 15
West Wales +12 50 £498 -7.44%
North Wales +3 12 £390 +4.00% 2
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 100 (73.53%) HTML
2 95 (69.85%) CSS
3 85 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (50.00%) Java
5 64 (47.06%) SQL
6 59 (43.38%) Git (software)
7 55 (40.44%) Web Services
8 51 (37.50%) Node.js
9 50 (36.76%) Amazon AWS
10 45 (33.09%) RESTful
11 44 (32.35%) Open Source
11 44 (32.35%) Dropwizard
12 38 (27.94%) Python
12 38 (27.94%) NoSQL
13 35 (25.74%) CQRS
14 34 (25.00%) PaaS
14 34 (25.00%) Serverless
15 33 (24.26%) HTML5
16 32 (23.53%) .NET
17 29 (21.32%) C#
17 29 (21.32%) CSS3
18 26 (19.12%) AngularJS
18 26 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (19.12%) SQL Server
19 25 (18.38%) MVC
20 23 (16.91%) TDD
21 21 (15.44%) jQuery
21 21 (15.44%) Unit Testing
21 21 (15.44%) Relational Database
22 20 (14.71%) Jenkins

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 (5.15%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.94%) CMS
2 4 (2.94%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.21%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.21%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.47%) Drupal
4 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.74%) Confluence
5 1 (0.74%) IIS
5 1 (0.74%) SAS
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.74%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 50 (36.76%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (25.00%) PaaS
2 34 (25.00%) Serverless
3 10 (7.35%) Google Analytics
3 10 (7.35%) npm
4 4 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.21%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.47%) GitHub
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.74%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) AMQP
2 1 (0.74%) HTTP
2 1 (0.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.94%) NoSQL
2 26 (19.12%) SQL Server
3 21 (15.44%) Relational Database
4 12 (8.82%) MongoDB
5 11 (8.09%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (7.35%) Event Store
7 7 (5.15%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.74%) MySQL
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (0.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 59 (43.38%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.71%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.82%) Grunt
3 12 (8.82%) gulp
4 11 (8.09%) SonarQube
5 10 (7.35%) JIRA
6 7 (5.15%) JUnit
7 4 (2.94%) NUnit
8 3 (2.21%) Ant
8 3 (2.21%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.21%) Gradle
8 3 (2.21%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.21%) JProfiler
8 3 (2.21%) Maven
8 3 (2.21%) Mockito
8 3 (2.21%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.21%) Subversion
8 3 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.47%) JSUnit
General
1 16 (11.76%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Banking
2 5 (3.68%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.94%) Electronics
3 4 (2.94%) Marketing
3 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.21%) Legal
5 2 (1.47%) Local Government
5 2 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 121 (88.97%) Developer
2 41 (30.15%) Java Developer
3 22 (16.18%) .NET Developer
4 11 (8.09%) UI Developer
5 10 (7.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
7 7 (5.15%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.41%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.68%) AWS Developer
10 4 (2.94%) Cloud Developer
10 4 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (2.94%) PHP Developer
10 4 (2.94%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 4 (2.94%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.21%) Applications Developer
11 3 (2.21%) Designer
11 3 (2.21%) HTML Developer
11 3 (2.21%) Python Developer
11 3 (2.21%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (73.53%) HTML
2 95 (69.85%) CSS
3 55 (40.44%) Web Services
4 51 (37.50%) Node.js
5 45 (33.09%) RESTful
6 44 (32.35%) Dropwizard
7 33 (24.26%) HTML5
8 32 (23.53%) .NET
9 29 (21.32%) CSS3
10 26 (19.12%) AngularJS
11 21 (15.44%) jQuery
12 19 (13.97%) ASP.NET
13 18 (13.24%) JSON
14 17 (12.50%) React
15 16 (11.76%) Ajax
16 13 (9.56%) REST
17 11 (8.09%) XML
18 10 (7.35%) Play Framework
19 9 (6.62%) Hibernate
19 9 (6.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.41%) User Experience
2 3 (2.21%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.74%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.74%) Fintech
4 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.74%) NHS
4 1 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.68%) Linux
2 2 (1.47%) Android
3 1 (0.74%) AIX
3 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.74%) Unix
3 1 (0.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (32.35%) Open Source
3 35 (25.74%) CQRS
4 26 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (18.38%) MVC
6 23 (16.91%) TDD
7 21 (15.44%) Unit Testing
8 20 (14.71%) Responsive Web Design
9 16 (11.76%) Scrum
9 16 (11.76%) Test Automation
10 14 (10.29%) Software Engineering
11 12 (8.82%) SDLC
11 12 (8.82%) Software Delivery
11 12 (8.82%) Web Development
12 10 (7.35%) Analytics
12 10 (7.35%) Domain-Driven Design
12 10 (7.35%) Front End Development
12 10 (7.35%) Performance Optimisation
13 9 (6.62%) Collaborative Working
13 9 (6.62%) OO
Programming Languages
1 68 (50.00%) Java
2 64 (47.06%) SQL
3 38 (27.94%) Python
4 29 (21.32%) C#
5 9 (6.62%) PHP
6 4 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.21%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.21%) XPath
8 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.74%) ES6
9 1 (0.74%) Perl
9 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (13.97%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 13 (9.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.47%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.47%) Degree
5 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.74%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (2.21%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (8.09%) Ansible
2 1 (0.74%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.09%) Google
3 10 (7.35%) Perforce
4 7 (5.15%) Oracle
5 4 (2.94%) SAP
6 3 (2.21%) Adobe
7 1 (0.74%) Nintex
7 1 (0.74%) Twitter