The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Manchester region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 10 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 125 130 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.20% 12.52% 8.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.14% 36.41% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 70 70
Average daily rate
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£325 £291 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.58% +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £220 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £350 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 5
Average hourly rate £28.75 £17.81 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.47% +4.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
429 357 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 35.02% 34.39% 41.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 200 287
Average daily rate £325 £300 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 41
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.61 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
JavaScript
North West

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 11 July 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
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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 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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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 -2 6 £278 -20.71% 11
Bolton +3 4 £215 - 6
Altrincham - 4 £325 - 2
Wigan +1 1 £300 - 3
Bury - 1 £325 - 3
Cheadle - - - - 1
Oldham - - - - 3
Rochdale - - - - 1
Sale - - - - 2
Salford - - - - 5
JavaScript
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JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 242 (80.67%) HTML
2 231 (77.00%) CSS
3 162 (54.00%) jQuery
4 138 (46.00%) .NET
5 132 (44.00%) C#
6 90 (30.00%) HTML5
7 89 (29.67%) MVC
8 86 (28.67%) ASP.NET
9 76 (25.33%) SQL
10 70 (23.33%) Web Services
11 67 (22.33%) SQL Server
12 62 (20.67%) TDD
13 55 (18.33%) XML
14 53 (17.67%) Java
14 53 (17.67%) CSS3
15 49 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
16 45 (15.00%) Scrum
17 44 (14.67%) Ajax
18 40 (13.33%) OOP
18 40 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
19 39 (13.00%) WCF
20 37 (12.33%) OO
20 37 (12.33%) PHP
21 34 (11.33%) Web Development
22 33 (11.00%) SOAP
23 32 (10.67%) MySQL
24 29 (9.67%) .NET Framework
24 29 (9.67%) Backbone.js
25 27 (9.00%) Games
26 26 (8.67%) Visual Studio

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 23 (7.67%) CMS
2 21 (7.00%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.67%) Apache
3 11 (3.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 11 (3.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 10 (3.33%) WordPress
4 10 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 9 (3.00%) Drupal
6 8 (2.67%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.67%) Escenic
7 5 (1.67%) Node.js
7 5 (1.67%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (1.67%) MQSeries
7 5 (1.67%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.67%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.33%) IIS
11 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (4.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (3.67%) Photoshop
3 6 (2.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.33%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (3.00%) Magento
2 7 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.00%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.33%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.33%) PaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.67%) HTTP
1 11 (3.67%) Internet
2 2 (0.67%) Intranet
3 1 (0.33%) ATM
3 1 (0.33%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (22.33%) SQL Server
2 32 (10.67%) MySQL
3 16 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (4.67%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (3.33%) RavenDB
7 5 (1.67%) Big Data
7 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.67%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.33%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.00%) SQLPlus
9 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.00%) MS Access
10 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.67%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (8.67%) Visual Studio
2 21 (7.00%) Git (software)
3 14 (4.67%) ReSharper
4 10 (3.33%) Subversion
5 9 (3.00%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.33%) NUnit
7 6 (2.00%) JUnit
7 6 (2.00%) Selenium
7 6 (2.00%) Mockito
7 6 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.00%) Mercurial
7 6 (2.00%) SpecFlow
8 5 (1.67%) Moq
9 3 (1.00%) Axure RP
9 3 (1.00%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.00%) JIRA
10 2 (0.67%) Ant
10 2 (0.67%) Dreamweaver
10 2 (0.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.33%) Gerrit
General
1 27 (9.00%) Games
2 23 (7.67%) Finance
3 11 (3.67%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.67%) Retail
4 4 (1.33%) Banking
5 2 (0.67%) Advertising
5 2 (0.67%) Marketing
6 1 (0.33%) Local Government
6 1 (0.33%) Publishing
6 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 274 (91.33%) Developer
2 62 (20.67%) .NET Developer
3 59 (19.67%) Front-End Developer
4 42 (14.00%) Web Developer
5 25 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 25 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 20 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 16 (5.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (4.67%) SharePoint Developer
8 14 (4.67%) Senior Developer
9 13 (4.33%) Front-End Web Developer
10 12 (4.00%) UI Developer
10 12 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 12 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 11 (3.67%) Analyst
12 10 (3.33%) Software Engineer
12 10 (3.33%) PHP Developer
12 10 (3.33%) UI Programmer
13 9 (3.00%) Designer
13 9 (3.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (80.67%) HTML
2 231 (77.00%) CSS
3 162 (54.00%) jQuery
4 138 (46.00%) .NET
5 90 (30.00%) HTML5
6 86 (28.67%) ASP.NET
7 70 (23.33%) Web Services
8 55 (18.33%) XML
9 53 (17.67%) CSS3
10 49 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 44 (14.67%) Ajax
12 39 (13.00%) WCF
13 33 (11.00%) SOAP
14 29 (9.67%) .NET Framework
14 29 (9.67%) Backbone.js
15 24 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
15 24 (8.00%) XHTML
16 22 (7.33%) REST
16 22 (7.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 22 (7.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.00%) Open Source
2 11 (3.67%) Computer Science
3 8 (2.67%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.67%) IPTV
4 6 (2.00%) NHS
5 5 (1.67%) New Media
6 4 (1.33%) Online Gambling
6 4 (1.33%) Interactive TV
6 4 (1.33%) Web 2.0
6 4 (1.33%) Mobile Games
7 3 (1.00%) Animation
7 3 (1.00%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.00%) Online Games
7 3 (1.00%) Telematics
7 3 (1.00%) MHEG
7 3 (1.00%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.67%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.67%) W3C
8 2 (0.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.33%) Linux
2 10 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.00%) Android
3 6 (2.00%) Windows
4 5 (1.67%) Fedora
5 4 (1.33%) UNIX
5 4 (1.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (29.67%) MVC
2 62 (20.67%) TDD
3 45 (15.00%) Scrum
4 40 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (13.33%) OOP
5 37 (12.33%) OO
6 34 (11.33%) Web Development
7 25 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 24 (8.00%) Unit Testing
9 17 (5.67%) CRM
9 17 (5.67%) Software Engineering
9 17 (5.67%) Web Design
10 16 (5.33%) OOD
11 15 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (4.33%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (3.33%) Domain-Driven Design
13 10 (3.33%) BDD
14 9 (3.00%) CQRS
14 9 (3.00%) Integration Testing
15 8 (2.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (44.00%) C#
2 76 (25.33%) SQL
3 53 (17.67%) Java
4 37 (12.33%) PHP
5 19 (6.33%) T-SQL
6 15 (5.00%) Ruby
7 9 (3.00%) Python
8 8 (2.67%) VB.NET
8 8 (2.67%) Scala
9 7 (2.33%) Apex Code
9 7 (2.33%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.33%) C++
10 6 (2.00%) XPath
11 3 (1.00%) ABAP
11 3 (1.00%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.00%) VB
11 3 (1.00%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.67%) C
13 1 (0.33%) PHP5
13 1 (0.33%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 25 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (0.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.33%) QA
2 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (7.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.00%) Adobe
3 11 (3.67%) Oracle
4 10 (3.33%) Twitter
5 7 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.33%) JBoss
6 5 (1.67%) FatWire
6 5 (1.67%) Orchard
6 5 (1.67%) Endeca
6 5 (1.67%) Zend
7 3 (1.00%) OpenTV
7 3 (1.00%) SAP
7 3 (1.00%) Telerik
8 2 (0.67%) Sony
8 2 (0.67%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.67%) Google
9 1 (0.33%) Open Text
9 1 (0.33%) hybris
9 1 (0.33%) Facebook
9 1 (0.33%) Lotus
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