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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 12 7 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 138 148 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.22% 12.50% 10.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.33% 34.99% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 90 92
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £318 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.29% +0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.35 £20.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.87% +29.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £36.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +23.07%
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
505 423 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.41% 35.73% 43.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 261 316
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £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 £35.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +36.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £22.02 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 - - 12
Salford -10 3 £353 -6.00% 2
Bury - 3 £115 - 5
Altrincham 0 2 £325 - 2
Oldham -3 2 - -
Cheadle - 1 - - 2
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Bolton - - - - 3
Rochdale - - - - 1
Sale - - - -
Wigan - - - - 1
JavaScript
North West

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 207 (78.71%) HTML
2 194 (73.76%) CSS
3 144 (54.75%) jQuery
4 113 (42.97%) .NET
5 106 (40.30%) C#
6 95 (36.12%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (32.32%) HTML5
8 76 (28.90%) ASP.NET
8 76 (28.90%) MVC
9 61 (23.19%) Web Services
10 59 (22.43%) OO
11 58 (22.05%) TDD
12 57 (21.67%) SQL
13 53 (20.15%) SQL Server
13 53 (20.15%) XML
14 48 (18.25%) PHP
15 43 (16.35%) Java
16 38 (14.45%) ASP.NET MVC
16 38 (14.45%) CSS3
17 36 (13.69%) OOP
17 36 (13.69%) Scrum
18 35 (13.31%) Web Development
19 32 (12.17%) MySQL
20 31 (11.79%) CMS
21 30 (11.41%) XHTML
21 30 (11.41%) Ajax
21 30 (11.41%) Git (software)
22 27 (10.27%) Linux
22 27 (10.27%) WCF
23 26 (9.89%) E-Commerce

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (11.79%) CMS
2 23 (8.75%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.94%) Apache
4 12 (4.56%) Drupal
4 12 (4.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (4.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (4.18%) Umbraco
6 7 (2.66%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.90%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.14%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (1.14%) Node.js
8 3 (1.14%) Escenic
8 3 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.14%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (1.14%) MQSeries
8 3 (1.14%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.14%) IIS
9 2 (0.76%) WordPress
9 2 (0.76%) Confluence
9 2 (0.76%) Liferay
Applications
1 6 (2.28%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (1.90%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (2.28%) Magento
2 4 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.76%) Office 365
2 1 (0.38%) IaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.18%) Internet
2 6 (2.28%) Intranet
3 3 (1.14%) HTTP
4 2 (0.76%) FTP
4 2 (0.76%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (20.15%) SQL Server
2 32 (12.17%) MySQL
3 15 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.70%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.04%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.90%) Big Data
5 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.14%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.14%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.14%) MS Access
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.38%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (0.38%) Redis
9 1 (0.38%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.38%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 30 (11.41%) Git (software)
2 24 (9.13%) Subversion
3 17 (6.46%) Visual Studio
4 13 (4.94%) Mercurial
5 10 (3.80%) JIRA
6 9 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.90%) Behat
8 4 (1.52%) JUnit
8 4 (1.52%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.76%) Xcode
9 2 (0.76%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.76%) Selenium
9 2 (0.76%) Axure RP
9 2 (0.76%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.76%) Gradle
9 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.38%) QUnit
10 1 (0.38%) Jasmine
General
1 12 (4.56%) Finance
2 11 (4.18%) Games
3 9 (3.42%) Retail
4 4 (1.52%) Marketing
5 3 (1.14%) Banking
6 2 (0.76%) Advertising
6 2 (0.76%) Publishing
6 2 (0.76%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.38%) German Language
7 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.38%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 231 (87.83%) Developer
2 47 (17.87%) Front-End Developer
3 39 (14.83%) .NET Developer
4 28 (10.65%) Web Developer
5 25 (9.51%) JavaScript Developer
6 24 (9.13%) PHP Developer
7 20 (7.60%) Java Developer
8 19 (7.22%) C# Developer
9 16 (6.08%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.70%) SharePoint Developer
11 12 (4.56%) C# .NET Developer
12 11 (4.18%) Front-End Web Developer
12 11 (4.18%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (3.80%) Software Engineer
14 9 (3.42%) Drupal Developer
14 9 (3.42%) Senior Java Developer
15 8 (3.04%) Software Developer
15 8 (3.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 7 (2.66%) Designer
16 7 (2.66%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (78.71%) HTML
2 194 (73.76%) CSS
3 144 (54.75%) jQuery
4 113 (42.97%) .NET
5 85 (32.32%) HTML5
6 76 (28.90%) ASP.NET
7 61 (23.19%) Web Services
8 53 (20.15%) XML
9 38 (14.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (14.45%) CSS3
10 30 (11.41%) XHTML
10 30 (11.41%) Ajax
11 27 (10.27%) WCF
12 24 (9.13%) .NET Framework
13 23 (8.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 21 (7.98%) AngularJS
15 18 (6.84%) Spring
15 18 (6.84%) XSLT
15 18 (6.84%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 18 (6.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.32%) Open Source
2 10 (3.80%) Computer Science
2 10 (3.80%) User Experience
3 9 (3.42%) IPTV
4 8 (3.04%) Derivative
4 8 (3.04%) Animation
5 5 (1.90%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.90%) Web 2.0
6 4 (1.52%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.52%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.14%) New Media
7 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.14%) Telematics
7 3 (1.14%) Social Media
7 3 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.14%) NHS
8 2 (0.76%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.76%) Informatics
8 2 (0.76%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.38%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.27%) Linux
2 9 (3.42%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.04%) Android
4 6 (2.28%) UNIX
4 6 (2.28%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.52%) Windows
6 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (36.12%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (28.90%) MVC
3 59 (22.43%) OO
4 58 (22.05%) TDD
5 36 (13.69%) OOP
5 36 (13.69%) Scrum
6 35 (13.31%) Web Development
7 26 (9.89%) E-Commerce
8 19 (7.22%) Software Engineering
9 17 (6.46%) Unit Testing
10 12 (4.56%) Web Design
11 11 (4.18%) BDD
12 10 (3.80%) Content Management
13 8 (3.04%) UML
13 8 (3.04%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (2.66%) Time Management
14 7 (2.66%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (2.66%) OOA/OOD
14 7 (2.66%) OOD
15 6 (2.28%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 106 (40.30%) C#
2 57 (21.67%) SQL
3 48 (18.25%) PHP
4 43 (16.35%) Java
5 17 (6.46%) T-SQL
6 13 (4.94%) Python
7 9 (3.42%) Scala
8 8 (3.04%) XPath
8 8 (3.04%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.66%) Ruby
9 7 (2.66%) VB
10 6 (2.28%) C++
11 5 (1.90%) VB6
11 5 (1.90%) VBScript
11 5 (1.90%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.52%) VBA
13 3 (1.14%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.14%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.38%) C
14 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (3.42%) Degree
2 4 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.28%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (8.37%) Oracle
2 15 (5.70%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.80%) Red Hat
4 8 (3.04%) Adobe
5 7 (2.66%) Twitter
6 6 (2.28%) JBoss
7 5 (1.90%) Zend
8 3 (1.14%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.14%) Orchard
9 2 (0.76%) Telerik
9 2 (0.76%) Google
9 2 (0.76%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.76%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.38%) Facebook
10 1 (0.38%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.38%) Endeca
10 1 (0.38%) IBM
10 1 (0.38%) FatWire
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