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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 19 14 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 143 129 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.59% 9.85% 13.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.45% 27.86% 37.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 80 99
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£350 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £41.00 £21.25 £17.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.94% +20.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.59 £33.64 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -6.56%
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
637 463 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.81% 35.37% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 298 253
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -22.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £12.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 7 £338 +22.72% 8
Salford +11 4 £360 +18.03% 2
Wigan 0 1 £180 -40.00% 1
JavaScript
North West

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 189 (71.86%) HTML
2 182 (69.20%) CSS
3 124 (47.15%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (38.02%) HTML5
5 92 (34.98%) jQuery
6 88 (33.46%) AngularJS
7 85 (32.32%) .NET
8 78 (29.66%) CSS3
9 75 (28.52%) C#
10 74 (28.14%) TDD
11 69 (26.24%) MVC
12 53 (20.15%) Scrum
13 49 (18.63%) Java
14 45 (17.11%) SQL
15 43 (16.35%) Git (software)
16 37 (14.07%) ASP.NET
17 35 (13.31%) JSON
18 34 (12.93%) SQL Server
19 32 (12.17%) Ajax
19 32 (12.17%) Node.js
20 31 (11.79%) Web Development
21 30 (11.41%) Microsoft
22 29 (11.03%) PHP
22 29 (11.03%) REST
23 28 (10.65%) Backbone.js
23 28 (10.65%) Web Services
24 27 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
25 25 (9.51%) WCF
25 25 (9.51%) Android
25 25 (9.51%) OO

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (12.17%) Node.js
2 16 (6.08%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.42%) CMS
4 6 (2.28%) IIS
5 4 (1.52%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.52%) WordPress
6 3 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.76%) Apache
7 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.76%) Drupal
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (3.80%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.28%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.38%) InDesign
4 1 (0.38%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (4.18%) Magento
3 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.38%) Tridion
3 1 (0.38%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.76%) IaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.32%) HTTP
2 2 (0.76%) Internet
2 2 (0.76%) SMS
3 1 (0.38%) SSH
3 1 (0.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.98%) MySQL
3 6 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.52%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.52%) RavenDB
5 3 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.76%) Big Data
6 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.76%) SQLite
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.38%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 43 (16.35%) Git (software)
2 21 (7.98%) Subversion
3 19 (7.22%) Visual Studio
4 10 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.66%) JIRA
5 7 (2.66%) Gradle
6 6 (2.28%) Maven
7 5 (1.90%) ReSharper
8 4 (1.52%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.52%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.52%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.52%) Grunt
9 3 (1.14%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.14%) Eclipse RCP
9 3 (1.14%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.14%) Ant
9 3 (1.14%) JUnit
9 3 (1.14%) Selenium
10 2 (0.76%) Firebug
10 2 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (7.60%) Finance
2 7 (2.66%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.90%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.52%) Legal
4 4 (1.52%) Retail
5 3 (1.14%) Marketing
5 3 (1.14%) Advertising
6 2 (0.76%) Electronics
6 2 (0.76%) Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.38%) Back Office
7 1 (0.38%) Law
7 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 233 (88.59%) Developer
2 53 (20.15%) Front-End Developer
3 46 (17.49%) .NET Developer
4 33 (12.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 21 (7.98%) Web Developer
6 18 (6.84%) Java Developer
7 17 (6.46%) C# Developer
8 15 (5.70%) PHP Developer
9 14 (5.32%) ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (4.94%) Python Developer
11 12 (4.56%) Django Developer
12 11 (4.18%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (4.18%) Python/Django Developer
13 10 (3.80%) Front-End Web Developer
13 10 (3.80%) CRM Developer
14 9 (3.42%) Designer
14 9 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 9 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 7 (2.66%) Microsoft Developer
15 7 (2.66%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 189 (71.86%) HTML
2 182 (69.20%) CSS
3 100 (38.02%) HTML5
4 92 (34.98%) jQuery
5 88 (33.46%) AngularJS
6 85 (32.32%) .NET
7 78 (29.66%) CSS3
8 37 (14.07%) ASP.NET
9 35 (13.31%) JSON
10 32 (12.17%) Ajax
11 29 (11.03%) REST
12 28 (10.65%) Backbone.js
12 28 (10.65%) Web Services
13 25 (9.51%) WCF
13 25 (9.51%) React
14 20 (7.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (7.60%) XHTML
15 18 (6.84%) XML
16 17 (6.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (5.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.98%) User Experience
2 8 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.66%) iPhone
4 6 (2.28%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.90%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.14%) Social Network
6 3 (1.14%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.14%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.76%) NHS
7 2 (0.76%) W3C
7 2 (0.76%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.76%) New Media
7 2 (0.76%) mHealth
7 2 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.38%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.38%) Social Media
8 1 (0.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.51%) Android
2 18 (6.84%) Apple iOS
2 18 (6.84%) Linux
3 10 (3.80%) UNIX
4 5 (1.90%) Windows
5 3 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.76%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (47.15%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (28.14%) TDD
3 69 (26.24%) MVC
4 53 (20.15%) Scrum
5 31 (11.79%) Web Development
6 27 (10.27%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (9.51%) Responsive Web Design
7 25 (9.51%) OO
8 24 (9.13%) E-Commerce
9 21 (7.98%) BDD
9 21 (7.98%) Android Development
10 20 (7.60%) iOS Development
10 20 (7.60%) Mobile Development
11 17 (6.46%) Software Engineering
12 15 (5.70%) OOP
12 15 (5.70%) Unit Testing
12 15 (5.70%) SDLC
13 14 (5.32%) CRM
14 13 (4.94%) Pair Programming
15 10 (3.80%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 75 (28.52%) C#
2 49 (18.63%) Java
3 45 (17.11%) SQL
4 29 (11.03%) PHP
5 24 (9.13%) Python
6 14 (5.32%) C++
7 7 (2.66%) Objective-C
8 6 (2.28%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.90%) Ruby
10 4 (1.52%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.14%) VBA
11 3 (1.14%) VB
11 3 (1.14%) Perl
11 3 (1.14%) R
12 2 (0.76%) Scala
13 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.38%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.38%) VBScript
13 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (3.80%) Degree
2 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.38%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.38%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.76%) StatsD
3 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (11.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (1.90%) Adobe
2 5 (1.90%) Google
3 4 (1.52%) Sitecore
3 4 (1.52%) Oracle
3 4 (1.52%) SAP
3 4 (1.52%) Twitter
4 3 (1.14%) Facebook
4 3 (1.14%) Apigee
5 2 (0.76%) Mashery
5 2 (0.76%) Tableau
5 2 (0.76%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.76%) IBM
5 2 (0.76%) Teradata
5 2 (0.76%) Zend
5 2 (0.76%) Citrix
6 1 (0.38%) Avaya
6 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.38%) Perforce
6 1 (0.38%) Sun
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