Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 11 13
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 144 135 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 8.56% 10.94% 9.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.41% 28.30% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 89 109
Wales median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +32.81%
10th Percentile £322 £267 £288
90th Percentile £569 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £403
% change year-on-year +2.86% +8.70% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £43.20 £39.00
% change year-on-year -1.61% +10.76% +11.43%

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 742 477 616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 44.11% 38.65% 42.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 322 414
Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +17.86%
10th Percentile £313 £255 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £571
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 15
Wales median hourly rate £23.00 £18.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.67% -65.91% +184.13%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.29 £17.83
90th Percentile £37.50 £39.20 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +1.35%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +6 110 £411 +6.47% 73
West Wales -8 22 £525 +5.00% 10
Mid Wales - 8 - - 1
North Wales -9 2 £381 -2.24% 15
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 85 (59.03%) HTML
2 62 (43.06%) CSS
3 56 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (35.42%) C#
5 50 (34.72%) .NET
6 47 (32.64%) Java
7 41 (28.47%) SQL
8 37 (25.69%) AngularJS
9 33 (22.92%) React
10 30 (20.83%) Front End Development
11 28 (19.44%) XML
12 25 (17.36%) Scrum
12 25 (17.36%) Oracle
13 22 (15.28%) JSP
13 22 (15.28%) Node.js
14 21 (14.58%) JDBC
14 21 (14.58%) WebLogic
15 20 (13.89%) EJB
15 20 (13.89%) WSDL
15 20 (13.89%) HTML5
15 20 (13.89%) jQuery
16 19 (13.19%) Git (software)
16 19 (13.19%) Struts
17 18 (12.50%) SQL Server
17 18 (12.50%) WebLogic Workshop
18 17 (11.81%) ASP.NET
18 17 (11.81%) Spring
18 17 (11.81%) Test Automation
18 17 (11.81%) Security Cleared
19 16 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure

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 21 (14.58%) WebLogic
2 5 (3.47%) Confluence
3 4 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.78%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.08%) JBoss
5 2 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.69%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.69%) CMS
6 1 (0.69%) Mule
6 1 (0.69%) nginx
6 1 (0.69%) SAS
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.69%) InVision
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.78%) npm
4 2 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.69%) Boomi
5 1 (0.69%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.69%) Heroku
5 1 (0.69%) NuGet
5 1 (0.69%) PaaS
5 1 (0.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.47%) HTTP
2 1 (0.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.94%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.47%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.08%) Redis
6 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.39%) Big Data
7 2 (1.39%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.39%) MySQL
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.69%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.69%) GIS
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (13.19%) Git (software)
2 18 (12.50%) WebLogic Workshop
3 15 (10.42%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.64%) Maven
5 8 (5.56%) Visual Studio
6 7 (4.86%) JUnit
7 6 (4.17%) Cucumber
8 5 (3.47%) JIRA
8 5 (3.47%) Selenium
8 5 (3.47%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.78%) Artifactory
10 3 (2.08%) Gradle
10 3 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (2.08%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.39%) Ant
11 2 (1.39%) FitNesse
11 2 (1.39%) Flyway
11 2 (1.39%) Rational Rhapsody
11 2 (1.39%) TestNG
12 1 (0.69%) IntelliJ
General
1 14 (9.72%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.25%) Finance
3 8 (5.56%) Games
4 2 (1.39%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Marketing
5 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 126 (87.50%) Developer
2 28 (19.44%) Java Developer
3 23 (15.97%) .NET Developer
4 19 (13.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 17 (11.81%) C# Developer
5 17 (11.81%) Software Developer
6 12 (8.33%) React Developer
7 11 (7.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (7.64%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (5.56%) Games Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Node.js Developer
10 5 (3.47%) Cloud Developer
10 5 (3.47%) CRM Developer
10 5 (3.47%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (3.47%) HTML Developer
10 5 (3.47%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.47%) Test Engineer
11 4 (2.78%) HTML CSS Developer
11 4 (2.78%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (2.78%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (59.03%) HTML
2 62 (43.06%) CSS
3 50 (34.72%) .NET
4 37 (25.69%) AngularJS
5 33 (22.92%) React
6 28 (19.44%) XML
7 22 (15.28%) JSP
7 22 (15.28%) Node.js
8 21 (14.58%) JDBC
9 20 (13.89%) EJB
9 20 (13.89%) HTML5
9 20 (13.89%) jQuery
9 20 (13.89%) WSDL
10 19 (13.19%) Struts
11 17 (11.81%) ASP.NET
11 17 (11.81%) Spring
12 16 (11.11%) .NET Framework
13 15 (10.42%) SOAP
13 15 (10.42%) Spring Boot
14 14 (9.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.72%) Digital Media
2 8 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (5.56%) User Experience
3 7 (4.86%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.69%) Media Streaming
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.86%) Windows
2 3 (2.08%) Unix
3 2 (1.39%) Linux
4 1 (0.69%) AIX
4 1 (0.69%) Android
4 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (20.83%) Front End Development
3 25 (17.36%) Scrum
4 17 (11.81%) Test Automation
5 16 (11.11%) MVC
6 15 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (8.33%) OO
7 12 (8.33%) TDD
8 11 (7.64%) Migration
8 11 (7.64%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
9 9 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (6.25%) Time Management
9 9 (6.25%) Unit Testing
9 9 (6.25%) Visualisation
10 8 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
10 8 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
11 6 (4.17%) DevOps
11 6 (4.17%) Microservices
11 6 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (35.42%) C#
2 47 (32.64%) Java
3 41 (28.47%) SQL
4 13 (9.03%) Python
5 9 (6.25%) Java 8
6 8 (5.56%) Scala
6 8 (5.56%) TypeScript
7 6 (4.17%) Groovy
8 5 (3.47%) ES6
9 4 (2.78%) Perl
9 4 (2.78%) PHP
10 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.39%) Ruby
11 1 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (11.81%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.03%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.56%) Degree
3 8 (5.56%) Postgraduate
4 4 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.39%) ISEB
5 2 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.69%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
System Software
1 10 (6.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (4.86%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.08%) Terraform
4 1 (0.69%) Ansible
4 1 (0.69%) Automic
4 1 (0.69%) logstash
4 1 (0.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (17.36%) Oracle
2 12 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.17%) OutSystems
4 4 (2.78%) IBM
5 3 (2.08%) Adobe
6 2 (1.39%) Zend
7 1 (0.69%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.69%) Dell
7 1 (0.69%) Google
7 1 (0.69%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.69%) Jitterbit
7 1 (0.69%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.69%) Nintex
7 1 (0.69%) SnapLogic
7 1 (0.69%) TIBCO