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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 12 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 120 148 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.92% 11.95% 11.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.75% 33.64% 31.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 95 60
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £396 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £28.75 £16.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +71.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
466 440 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.74% 35.51% 35.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 258 165
Average daily rate £350 £338 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.49 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.31% +35.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £19.30 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £50.50 £126.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Bolton +1 12 £294 - 8
Stockport +1 7 £330 +17.85% 8
Salford +1 3 £400 -5.88% 1
Altrincham +6 1 - - 5
Rochdale +1 1 - - 4
Bury - 1 £220 - 6
Oldham - 1 - - 4
Wigan - 1 - - 3
JavaScript
North West

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 197 (71.90%) HTML
2 183 (66.79%) CSS
3 128 (46.72%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (38.69%) .NET
5 104 (37.96%) jQuery
6 91 (33.21%) C#
7 84 (30.66%) MVC
8 77 (28.10%) HTML5
9 67 (24.45%) TDD
10 63 (22.99%) SQL Server
11 59 (21.53%) Scrum
12 58 (21.17%) CSS3
13 55 (20.07%) ASP.NET
14 53 (19.34%) AngularJS
15 50 (18.25%) Git (software)
16 48 (17.52%) Java
17 45 (16.42%) SQL
18 41 (14.96%) Microsoft
19 39 (14.23%) Web Services
20 38 (13.87%) PHP
20 38 (13.87%) OO
21 35 (12.77%) XML
22 34 (12.41%) JSON
23 32 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC
24 31 (11.31%) Ajax
24 31 (11.31%) Visual Studio
25 27 (9.85%) Python
25 27 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
26 26 (9.49%) .NET Framework
26 26 (9.49%) Unit Testing

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (8.03%) Node.js
2 16 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.84%) CMS
3 10 (3.65%) Drupal
4 6 (2.19%) WordPress
4 6 (2.19%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.82%) Apache
5 5 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (1.82%) Orchard CMS
6 4 (1.46%) IIS
6 4 (1.46%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.73%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.73%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.73%) JBoss
9 1 (0.36%) nginx
9 1 (0.36%) Moodle
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.92%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.19%) Mingle
4 2 (0.73%) MS Office
5 1 (0.36%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.46%) Magento
3 2 (0.73%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.73%) Office 365
1 2 (0.73%) Veeva
1 2 (0.73%) IaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.57%) HTTP
2 6 (2.19%) Internet
3 3 (1.09%) Intranet
4 2 (0.73%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.36%) SSH
5 1 (0.36%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (22.99%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.20%) RavenDB
3 14 (5.11%) MySQL
4 13 (4.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (3.65%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.19%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.19%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.82%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.46%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.73%) Big Data
11 2 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.73%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.73%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 50 (18.25%) Git (software)
2 31 (11.31%) Visual Studio
3 22 (8.03%) Subversion
4 9 (3.28%) ReSharper
5 7 (2.55%) JIRA
5 7 (2.55%) Maven
6 6 (2.19%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.82%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.46%) Hudson
8 4 (1.46%) Gradle
8 4 (1.46%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.46%) Selenium
9 3 (1.09%) Lombardi
9 3 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.09%) JUnit
9 3 (1.09%) Axure RP
9 3 (1.09%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.09%) Eclipse RCP
10 2 (0.73%) QUnit
10 2 (0.73%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (8.76%) Finance
2 10 (3.65%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.82%) Retail
4 4 (1.46%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.09%) Banking
5 3 (1.09%) Publishing
6 2 (0.73%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.36%) Advertising
7 1 (0.36%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 231 (84.31%) Developer
2 58 (21.17%) .NET Developer
3 36 (13.14%) Web Developer
4 31 (11.31%) Front-End Developer
5 29 (10.58%) C# Developer
6 24 (8.76%) Senior Developer
7 20 (7.30%) Java Developer
8 16 (5.84%) C# .NET Developer
8 16 (5.84%) ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (5.84%) PHP Developer
9 15 (5.47%) JavaScript Developer
10 13 (4.74%) Python Developer
10 13 (4.74%) Designer
11 12 (4.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (3.28%) UI Designer
12 9 (3.28%) Front-End Web Developer
13 7 (2.55%) Senior C# Developer
13 7 (2.55%) Senior .NET Developer
13 7 (2.55%) Software Developer
13 7 (2.55%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (71.90%) HTML
2 183 (66.79%) CSS
3 106 (38.69%) .NET
4 104 (37.96%) jQuery
5 77 (28.10%) HTML5
6 58 (21.17%) CSS3
7 55 (20.07%) ASP.NET
8 53 (19.34%) AngularJS
9 39 (14.23%) Web Services
10 35 (12.77%) XML
11 34 (12.41%) JSON
12 32 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 31 (11.31%) Ajax
14 26 (9.49%) .NET Framework
15 23 (8.39%) REST
15 23 (8.39%) Entity Framework
16 22 (8.03%) WCF
16 22 (8.03%) LINQ
17 21 (7.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 21 (7.66%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.93%) User Experience
2 9 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (3.28%) Open Source
3 8 (2.92%) Visualisation
3 8 (2.92%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.55%) NHS
5 6 (2.19%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.09%) Derivative
6 3 (1.09%) Social Network
6 3 (1.09%) W3C
6 3 (1.09%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.09%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.73%) Linked Data
7 2 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.73%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.73%) GIS
7 2 (0.73%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.73%) Blog
7 2 (0.73%) Informatics
8 1 (0.36%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.84%) Apple iOS
1 16 (5.84%) Android
1 16 (5.84%) Linux
2 12 (4.38%) UNIX
3 7 (2.55%) Windows
3 7 (2.55%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.73%) VMS
4 2 (0.73%) HPUX
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (46.72%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (30.66%) MVC
3 67 (24.45%) TDD
4 59 (21.53%) Scrum
5 38 (13.87%) OO
6 27 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (9.49%) Unit Testing
8 24 (8.76%) OOP
9 23 (8.39%) Responsive Web Design
10 22 (8.03%) BDD
10 22 (8.03%) Mentoring
11 19 (6.93%) Web Development
12 18 (6.57%) Software Engineering
13 14 (5.11%) Web Design
14 13 (4.74%) iOS Development
15 12 (4.38%) Android Development
16 10 (3.65%) Mobile Development
16 10 (3.65%) E-Commerce
16 10 (3.65%) CRM
16 10 (3.65%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 91 (33.21%) C#
2 48 (17.52%) Java
3 45 (16.42%) SQL
4 38 (13.87%) PHP
5 27 (9.85%) Python
6 16 (5.84%) Ruby
7 14 (5.11%) T-SQL
8 12 (4.38%) C++
9 7 (2.55%) Scala
10 5 (1.82%) Objective-C
10 5 (1.82%) Perl
10 5 (1.82%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.46%) XQuery
11 4 (1.46%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.09%) VB
12 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.09%) SPARQL
13 2 (0.73%) Clojure
13 2 (0.73%) R
13 2 (0.73%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 18 (6.57%) Degree
2 7 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.46%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.36%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.73%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) HL7
Systems Management
1 3 (1.09%) Puppet
2 2 (0.73%) StatsD
2 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (14.96%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.01%) Oracle
3 9 (3.28%) Twitter
4 7 (2.55%) Google
4 7 (2.55%) HP
5 5 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.46%) Tableau
7 3 (1.09%) Zend
7 3 (1.09%) Facebook
8 2 (0.73%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.73%) Apigee
8 2 (0.73%) Mashery
8 2 (0.73%) Kony
8 2 (0.73%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.73%) Citrix
8 2 (0.73%) Adobe
8 2 (0.73%) ESRI
8 2 (0.73%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.73%) Teradata
9 1 (0.36%) Sun
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