The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 6 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 228 167 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.58% 11.69% 10.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.54% 31.39% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 119 82
Average daily rate £350 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £282 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
JavaScript
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
723 532 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.90% 37.25% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 363 292
Average daily rate £363 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 9 7
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £19.00 £15.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JavaScript across the Manchester region.

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the Manchester region.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -3 8 £300 -4.00% 14
Bolton +1 7 £325 - 3
Sale - 7 £385 -
Cheadle - 5 £400 - 2
Salford -4 3 £325 -13.33%
Rochdale - 2 - -
Altrincham +2 1 £370 -2.63% 6
Oldham - 1 £283 - 3
Wigan - 1 - - 2
JavaScript
North West

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing JavaScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JavaScript.

1 302 (70.56%) HTML
2 290 (67.76%) CSS
3 160 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
4 159 (37.15%) HTML5
5 148 (34.58%) jQuery
6 145 (33.88%) .NET
7 119 (27.80%) C#
8 115 (26.87%) TDD
9 110 (25.70%) Java
10 108 (25.23%) Git (software)
11 99 (23.13%) CSS3
12 92 (21.50%) MVC
13 84 (19.63%) SQL Server
13 84 (19.63%) AngularJS
14 83 (19.39%) Web Development
15 78 (18.22%) ASP.NET
15 78 (18.22%) Subversion
16 77 (17.99%) SQL
16 77 (17.99%) XML
17 75 (17.52%) Scrum
18 66 (15.42%) Web Services
19 60 (14.02%) Front End Development
20 53 (12.38%) Linux
21 50 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
22 49 (11.45%) OO
23 47 (10.98%) User Experience
24 46 (10.75%) PHP
25 43 (10.05%) Visual Studio
25 43 (10.05%) Python
25 43 (10.05%) Responsive Web Design

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing JavaScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited JavaScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (7.48%) SharePoint
2 24 (5.61%) Node.js
3 15 (3.50%) JBoss
3 15 (3.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (3.27%) CMS
5 13 (3.04%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (2.80%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.57%) Apache
8 7 (1.64%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.64%) WordPress
9 5 (1.17%) IIS
9 5 (1.17%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.93%) Confluence
10 4 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.93%) EPiServer CMS
10 4 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.93%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.70%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 22 (5.14%) Photoshop
2 15 (3.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (2.10%) MS Excel
4 4 (0.93%) InDesign
5 3 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.47%) MS Office
6 2 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 22 (5.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (4.91%) Magento
3 4 (0.93%) Infor CRM
4 2 (0.47%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.34%) GitHub
2 8 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.87%) SaaS
3 3 (0.70%) Office 365
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.67%) HTTP
2 16 (3.74%) Intranet
3 10 (2.34%) Internet
4 3 (0.70%) Firewall
5 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (19.63%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.61%) MySQL
3 20 (4.67%) NoSQL
4 14 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.80%) MongoDB
6 10 (2.34%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.10%) GIS
7 9 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.17%) DB2
9 4 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.93%) Hazelcast
9 4 (0.93%) SQLite
10 3 (0.70%) Big Data
10 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.47%) QGIS
11 2 (0.47%) Redis
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 108 (25.23%) Git (software)
2 78 (18.22%) Subversion
3 43 (10.05%) Visual Studio
4 24 (5.61%) JIRA
5 21 (4.91%) Jenkins
6 19 (4.44%) Maven
7 18 (4.21%) Gradle
7 18 (4.21%) Mercurial
7 18 (4.21%) Selenium
8 17 (3.97%) Cucumber
9 16 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (2.57%) MSTest
11 10 (2.34%) Grunt
12 9 (2.10%) Ant
13 8 (1.87%) Jasmine
13 8 (1.87%) JBehave
14 7 (1.64%) JUnit
14 7 (1.64%) NUnit
14 7 (1.64%) QUnit
15 6 (1.40%) JsTestDriver
General
1 34 (7.94%) Finance
2 18 (4.21%) Retail
3 11 (2.57%) Banking
4 8 (1.87%) Electronics
5 7 (1.64%) Games
6 5 (1.17%) Marketing
7 3 (0.70%) Back Office
8 2 (0.47%) Advertising
8 2 (0.47%) Publishing
8 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.47%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.23%) Law
9 1 (0.23%) Legal
9 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 351 (82.01%) Developer
2 71 (16.59%) .NET Developer
3 65 (15.19%) JavaScript Developer
4 55 (12.85%) Java Developer
5 50 (11.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 49 (11.45%) C# Developer
7 37 (8.64%) HTML Developer
8 36 (8.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 35 (8.18%) Web Developer
10 31 (7.24%) HTML CSS Developer
11 26 (6.07%) UI Developer
12 24 (5.61%) Designer
13 22 (5.14%) Software Developer
14 20 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 17 (3.97%) PHP Developer
16 16 (3.74%) Software Engineer
17 15 (3.50%) Analyst
17 15 (3.50%) ASP.NET Developer
17 15 (3.50%) Python Developer
17 15 (3.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (70.56%) HTML
2 290 (67.76%) CSS
3 159 (37.15%) HTML5
4 148 (34.58%) jQuery
5 145 (33.88%) .NET
6 99 (23.13%) CSS3
7 84 (19.63%) AngularJS
8 78 (18.22%) ASP.NET
9 77 (17.99%) XML
10 66 (15.42%) Web Services
11 38 (8.88%) JSON
11 38 (8.88%) Spring
12 37 (8.64%) Ajax
13 35 (8.18%) REST
14 32 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 31 (7.24%) Backbone.js
16 30 (7.01%) XSLT
17 27 (6.31%) .NET Framework
18 25 (5.84%) XHTML
19 23 (5.37%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.98%) User Experience
2 15 (3.50%) Visualisation
3 13 (3.04%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.64%) Digital Media
5 7 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.64%) N-Tier
6 6 (1.40%) Animation
6 6 (1.40%) IPTV
7 5 (1.17%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.17%) W3C
8 4 (0.93%) Video on Demand
9 3 (0.70%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.70%) iPad
9 3 (0.70%) MHEG
9 3 (0.70%) New Media
9 3 (0.70%) NHS
9 3 (0.70%) Photography
9 3 (0.70%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 53 (12.38%) Linux
2 36 (8.41%) Windows
3 24 (5.61%) Unix
4 21 (4.91%) Apple iOS
5 17 (3.97%) Android
6 16 (3.74%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.64%) AIX
7 7 (1.64%) Mac OS
7 7 (1.64%) Windows Vista
7 7 (1.64%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.70%) CentOS
10 2 (0.47%) openSUSE
10 2 (0.47%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.23%) webOS
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (26.87%) TDD
3 92 (21.50%) MVC
4 83 (19.39%) Web Development
5 75 (17.52%) Scrum
6 60 (14.02%) Front End Development
7 50 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (11.45%) OO
9 43 (10.05%) Responsive Web Design
10 41 (9.58%) Software Engineering
11 40 (9.35%) BDD
12 34 (7.94%) E-Commerce
13 32 (7.48%) OOP
13 32 (7.48%) Web Design
14 27 (6.31%) CRM
15 25 (5.84%) Unit Testing
16 18 (4.21%) SEO
17 17 (3.97%) Open Source
18 16 (3.74%) iOS Development
18 16 (3.74%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 119 (27.80%) C#
2 110 (25.70%) Java
3 77 (17.99%) SQL
4 46 (10.75%) PHP
5 43 (10.05%) Python
6 34 (7.94%) T-SQL
7 29 (6.78%) C++
8 25 (5.84%) Objective-C
9 19 (4.44%) Scala
9 19 (4.44%) VB.NET
9 19 (4.44%) VBScript
10 18 (4.21%) Ruby
10 18 (4.21%) XPath
11 15 (3.50%) XAML
12 9 (2.10%) PowerShell
12 9 (2.10%) VB
13 8 (1.87%) C
14 4 (0.93%) Groovy
15 3 (0.70%) Perl
16 2 (0.47%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 19 (4.44%) Degree
2 16 (3.74%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.47%) OCPJP
3 2 (0.47%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.67%) QA
2 4 (0.93%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.93%) Docker
3 1 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) Graylog
Vendors
1 27 (6.31%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.74%) Adobe
2 16 (3.74%) Telerik
3 13 (3.04%) EPiServer
4 10 (2.34%) Oracle
5 9 (2.10%) Perforce
6 8 (1.87%) IBM
7 7 (1.64%) ESRI
8 6 (1.40%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.93%) Appcelerator
9 4 (0.93%) Infor
10 3 (0.70%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.70%) BEA
10 3 (0.70%) OpenText
10 3 (0.70%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.70%) Twitter
11 2 (0.47%) OpenTV
11 2 (0.47%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.47%) Zend
12 1 (0.23%) Facebook
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 21 hours ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Oldham
Applause IT Ltd
Rate: £250 - £315 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport
Shortlist Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - 350 per day + negotiable on experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £17.30 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £225 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £100 - £125 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 24 days ago