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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 15 10 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 124 162 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.56% 12.00% 10.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.85% 32.93% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 105 56
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £247 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -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
499 492 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.43% 36.44% 36.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 286 163
Average daily rate £350 £325 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +9.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 18
Average hourly rate £17.25 £37.49 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.98% +15.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £16.23 £14.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £40.00 £141.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 6 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 6 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 +3 10 £250 - 6
Stockport +2 9 £330 -1.12% 9
Altrincham +10 1 - - 2
Rochdale +1 1 - - 3
Salford -4 1 £400 +23.07% 2
Oldham - 1 - - 5
Wigan - 1 - - 4
JavaScript
North West

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 208 (72.22%) HTML
2 192 (66.67%) CSS
3 128 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (41.32%) jQuery
5 109 (37.85%) .NET
6 94 (32.64%) C#
7 85 (29.51%) MVC
8 76 (26.39%) HTML5
9 65 (22.57%) TDD
10 61 (21.18%) SQL Server
11 60 (20.83%) ASP.NET
12 59 (20.49%) CSS3
13 57 (19.79%) Java
14 55 (19.10%) Scrum
15 49 (17.01%) AngularJS
16 45 (15.63%) Git (software)
16 45 (15.63%) SQL
17 41 (14.24%) Web Services
17 41 (14.24%) XML
17 41 (14.24%) Microsoft
18 38 (13.19%) OO
19 37 (12.85%) JSON
20 35 (12.15%) PHP
21 34 (11.81%) ASP.NET MVC
22 33 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
23 32 (11.11%) Ajax
24 29 (10.07%) OOP
25 28 (9.72%) Visual Studio
26 27 (9.38%) Python
26 27 (9.38%) Unit Testing

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 19 (6.60%) Node.js
2 16 (5.56%) CMS
3 12 (4.17%) Drupal
4 11 (3.82%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.43%) WordPress
6 6 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.74%) Orchard CMS
7 5 (1.74%) Apache
8 4 (1.39%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.04%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.69%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.69%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.69%) JBoss
11 1 (0.35%) IIS
11 1 (0.35%) Moodle
11 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.35%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.08%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.08%) Mingle
3 2 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.69%) MS Office
4 1 (0.35%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.39%) Magento
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.69%) Office 365
1 2 (0.69%) IaaS
1 2 (0.69%) Veeva
2 1 (0.35%) SaaS
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.21%) HTTP
2 6 (2.08%) Internet
3 3 (1.04%) Intranet
4 2 (0.69%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.90%) RavenDB
3 12 (4.17%) MySQL
4 11 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (3.47%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.08%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.74%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.74%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.39%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.04%) Big Data
10 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.69%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 45 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 28 (9.72%) Visual Studio
3 18 (6.25%) Subversion
4 11 (3.82%) Maven
5 9 (3.13%) ReSharper
6 8 (2.78%) Hudson
7 6 (2.08%) JIRA
7 6 (2.08%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.74%) Selenium
9 4 (1.39%) Axure RP
9 4 (1.39%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.39%) Gradle
9 4 (1.39%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.04%) Eclipse RCP
10 3 (1.04%) Grunt
10 3 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (1.04%) Lombardi
10 3 (1.04%) JUnit
11 2 (0.69%) Ant
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (7.64%) Finance
2 9 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.39%) Retail
4 3 (1.04%) Publishing
5 2 (0.69%) Games
5 2 (0.69%) Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Advertising
6 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 244 (84.72%) Developer
2 57 (19.79%) .NET Developer
3 38 (13.19%) Web Developer
4 33 (11.46%) Front-End Developer
5 31 (10.76%) C# Developer
6 23 (7.99%) Senior Developer
7 20 (6.94%) Java Developer
8 19 (6.60%) C# .NET Developer
9 17 (5.90%) ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (5.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (4.86%) JavaScript Developer
11 14 (4.86%) PHP Developer
12 13 (4.51%) Python Developer
13 12 (4.17%) Front-End Web Developer
13 12 (4.17%) Designer
14 9 (3.13%) UI Designer
15 8 (2.78%) UI Developer
15 8 (2.78%) UI Programmer
16 7 (2.43%) Python/Django Developer
17 6 (2.08%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (72.22%) HTML
2 192 (66.67%) CSS
3 119 (41.32%) jQuery
4 109 (37.85%) .NET
5 76 (26.39%) HTML5
6 60 (20.83%) ASP.NET
7 59 (20.49%) CSS3
8 49 (17.01%) AngularJS
9 41 (14.24%) Web Services
9 41 (14.24%) XML
10 37 (12.85%) JSON
11 34 (11.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 32 (11.11%) Ajax
13 27 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 26 (9.03%) .NET Framework
15 25 (8.68%) Entity Framework
16 22 (7.64%) REST
16 22 (7.64%) LINQ
16 22 (7.64%) XSLT
17 21 (7.29%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.29%) User Experience
2 12 (4.17%) Open Source
3 10 (3.47%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.78%) Visualisation
4 8 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.43%) Digital Media
5 7 (2.43%) NHS
6 3 (1.04%) W3C
6 3 (1.04%) Social Network
6 3 (1.04%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.04%) Derivative
6 3 (1.04%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.04%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.04%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.69%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.69%) Linked Data
7 2 (0.69%) Informatics
7 2 (0.69%) Blog
7 2 (0.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.25%) Linux
2 16 (5.56%) UNIX
2 16 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 15 (5.21%) Android
4 8 (2.78%) Windows
5 7 (2.43%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.69%) HPUX
6 2 (0.69%) VMS
6 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (29.51%) MVC
3 65 (22.57%) TDD
4 55 (19.10%) Scrum
5 38 (13.19%) OO
6 33 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (10.07%) OOP
8 27 (9.38%) Unit Testing
9 25 (8.68%) Responsive Web Design
10 23 (7.99%) Web Development
11 21 (7.29%) BDD
11 21 (7.29%) Mentoring
12 19 (6.60%) Web Design
13 17 (5.90%) Software Engineering
14 13 (4.51%) iOS Development
15 11 (3.82%) CRM
16 10 (3.47%) Software Testing
16 10 (3.47%) Technical Architecture
16 10 (3.47%) Android Development
17 9 (3.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 94 (32.64%) C#
2 57 (19.79%) Java
3 45 (15.63%) SQL
4 35 (12.15%) PHP
5 27 (9.38%) Python
6 15 (5.21%) Ruby
7 13 (4.51%) T-SQL
7 13 (4.51%) C++
8 9 (3.13%) Scala
9 8 (2.78%) XQuery
10 5 (1.74%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.74%) Objective-C
10 5 (1.74%) Perl
10 5 (1.74%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.39%) XPath
12 3 (1.04%) SPARQL
12 3 (1.04%) Clojure
13 2 (0.69%) R
13 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.69%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 20 (6.94%) Degree
2 7 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.39%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.35%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.04%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) HL7
Systems Management
1 3 (1.04%) Puppet
2 2 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.69%) StatsD
3 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (14.24%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.47%) Oracle
3 9 (3.13%) Twitter
4 7 (2.43%) HP
5 6 (2.08%) Google
6 5 (1.74%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.39%) Adobe
7 4 (1.39%) Tableau
8 3 (1.04%) Zend
8 3 (1.04%) Facebook
9 2 (0.69%) Kony
9 2 (0.69%) Apigee
9 2 (0.69%) Mashery
9 2 (0.69%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.69%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.69%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.69%) ESRI
9 2 (0.69%) Teradata
9 2 (0.69%) Citrix
10 1 (0.35%) Avaya
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