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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 14 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 130 160 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.54% 13.17% 9.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.74% 37.12% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 102 85
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £319 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.69 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.58% +17.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
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
505 431 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.08% 35.47% 43.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 271 312
Average daily rate £323 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 31
Average hourly rate £21.00 £28.75 £25.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.95% +11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £19.32 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 2014.

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
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 19 September 2014. 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
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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 -7 3 - - 13
Salford -10 3 £353 -6.00% 3
Altrincham -2 2 £325 - 2
Oldham -3 2 - -
Bury - 2 £115 - 5
Cheadle - 1 - - 2
Wigan - 1 £300 - 4
Rochdale - - - -
Sale - - - -
Bolton - - - - 4
JavaScript
North West

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 216 (80.60%) HTML
2 205 (76.49%) CSS
3 152 (56.72%) jQuery
4 117 (43.66%) .NET
5 112 (41.79%) C#
6 95 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (33.21%) HTML5
8 81 (30.22%) MVC
9 77 (28.73%) ASP.NET
10 63 (23.51%) Web Services
11 58 (21.64%) TDD
12 56 (20.90%) XML
13 54 (20.15%) SQL
13 54 (20.15%) OO
14 52 (19.40%) SQL Server
15 47 (17.54%) PHP
16 44 (16.42%) CSS3
17 41 (15.30%) Java
18 39 (14.55%) OOP
18 39 (14.55%) Scrum
18 39 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
19 33 (12.31%) Web Development
19 33 (12.31%) MySQL
20 32 (11.94%) Ajax
21 31 (11.57%) CMS
21 31 (11.57%) Git (software)
22 30 (11.19%) WCF
23 29 (10.82%) XHTML
24 27 (10.07%) .NET Framework
25 26 (9.70%) Linux

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 31 (11.57%) CMS
2 25 (9.33%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.85%) Apache
3 13 (4.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (4.48%) Drupal
5 10 (3.73%) Umbraco
6 9 (3.36%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.87%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.87%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.87%) MQSeries
7 5 (1.87%) Escenic
7 5 (1.87%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.12%) IIS
8 3 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.75%) Node.js
9 2 (0.75%) Confluence
9 2 (0.75%) Liferay
9 2 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.24%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (2.24%) Magento
2 4 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.75%) Office 365
3 1 (0.37%) PaaS
3 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.10%) Internet
2 6 (2.24%) Intranet
3 4 (1.49%) HTTP
4 2 (0.75%) AMQP
4 2 (0.75%) FTP
5 1 (0.37%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 33 (12.31%) MySQL
3 17 (6.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (5.60%) Oracle Database
5 9 (3.36%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.87%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.87%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.87%) Big Data
8 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.12%) MS Access
9 3 (1.12%) RavenDB
10 2 (0.75%) Couchbase
10 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.75%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (11.57%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.58%) Subversion
3 19 (7.09%) Visual Studio
4 13 (4.85%) Mercurial
5 10 (3.73%) JIRA
6 9 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.87%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.87%) Behat
8 4 (1.49%) JUnit
9 2 (0.75%) Gradle
9 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.75%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.75%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.75%) Xcode
9 2 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.75%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.37%) Maven
10 1 (0.37%) NUnit
10 1 (0.37%) Selenium
10 1 (0.37%) Ant
General
1 15 (5.60%) Games
2 14 (5.22%) Finance
3 9 (3.36%) Retail
4 3 (1.12%) Banking
4 3 (1.12%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.75%) Advertising
5 2 (0.75%) Publishing
5 2 (0.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.37%) German Language
6 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.37%) Back Office
6 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 237 (88.43%) Developer
2 53 (19.78%) Front-End Developer
3 38 (14.18%) .NET Developer
4 30 (11.19%) Web Developer
5 26 (9.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 23 (8.58%) PHP Developer
7 19 (7.09%) Java Developer
8 18 (6.72%) C# Developer
9 17 (6.34%) SharePoint Developer
9 17 (6.34%) Senior Developer
10 12 (4.48%) Front-End Web Developer
11 11 (4.10%) Software Engineer
12 10 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (3.73%) Senior Java Developer
13 9 (3.36%) ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (3.36%) Analyst
13 9 (3.36%) Drupal Developer
14 8 (2.99%) Programmer
15 7 (2.61%) Python Developer
15 7 (2.61%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (80.60%) HTML
2 205 (76.49%) CSS
3 152 (56.72%) jQuery
4 117 (43.66%) .NET
5 89 (33.21%) HTML5
6 77 (28.73%) ASP.NET
7 63 (23.51%) Web Services
8 56 (20.90%) XML
9 44 (16.42%) CSS3
10 39 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 32 (11.94%) Ajax
12 30 (11.19%) WCF
13 29 (10.82%) XHTML
14 27 (10.07%) .NET Framework
15 21 (7.84%) AngularJS
15 21 (7.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 19 (7.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 18 (6.72%) Backbone.js
17 18 (6.72%) XSLT
17 18 (6.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.22%) Open Source
2 11 (4.10%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.73%) User Experience
4 9 (3.36%) IPTV
5 8 (2.99%) Derivative
5 8 (2.99%) Animation
6 5 (1.87%) Web 2.0
7 4 (1.49%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.49%) Social Media
7 4 (1.49%) Online Gambling
8 3 (1.12%) NHS
8 3 (1.12%) Telematics
8 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.12%) New Media
9 2 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.75%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.75%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.75%) Mobile Games
9 2 (0.75%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 26 (9.70%) Linux
2 11 (4.10%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.73%) Android
4 6 (2.24%) UNIX
4 6 (2.24%) Windows
4 6 (2.24%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (30.22%) MVC
3 58 (21.64%) TDD
4 54 (20.15%) OO
5 39 (14.55%) OOP
5 39 (14.55%) Scrum
6 33 (12.31%) Web Development
7 25 (9.33%) E-Commerce
8 20 (7.46%) Software Engineering
9 17 (6.34%) Unit Testing
10 12 (4.48%) Web Design
11 11 (4.10%) BDD
12 9 (3.36%) OOA/OOD
12 9 (3.36%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (2.99%) Mentoring
13 8 (2.99%) UML
13 8 (2.99%) OOD
13 8 (2.99%) Time Management
13 8 (2.99%) Content Management
14 7 (2.61%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 112 (41.79%) C#
2 54 (20.15%) SQL
3 47 (17.54%) PHP
4 41 (15.30%) Java
5 15 (5.60%) T-SQL
6 13 (4.85%) Python
7 11 (4.10%) Scala
8 9 (3.36%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.61%) Ruby
9 7 (2.61%) XPath
9 7 (2.61%) VB
9 7 (2.61%) C++
10 5 (1.87%) VB6
10 5 (1.87%) VBScript
10 5 (1.87%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.49%) VBA
11 4 (1.49%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.75%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.37%) C
13 1 (0.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (4.10%) Degree
2 4 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.12%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.99%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (8.96%) Oracle
2 16 (5.97%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.73%) Red Hat
4 8 (2.99%) JBoss
4 8 (2.99%) Adobe
5 7 (2.61%) Twitter
6 5 (1.87%) Zend
7 3 (1.12%) Orchard
7 3 (1.12%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.75%) Google
8 2 (0.75%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.75%) Telerik
9 1 (0.37%) Endeca
9 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.37%) FatWire
9 1 (0.37%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.37%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.37%) Facebook
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