The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 10 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 358 267 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.82% 6.96% 7.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.76% 23.34% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 179 137
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Median hourly rate £18.39 £40.00 £29.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.02% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £40.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.18 £40.00 £31.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £36.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+13.01% +12.30%
JavaScript
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1338 1144 948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.70% 29.82% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 884 731 543
Median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 27
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £26.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.75 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing JavaScript as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

JavaScript
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JavaScript across the North West region.

JavaScript Daily Rate Trend in the North West

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

JavaScript Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the North West region.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +10 203 £375 +15.38% 186
Cheshire +4 90 £350 -6.66% 55
Lancashire +13 26 £400 +23.07% 28
Merseyside +1 25 £375 +21.45% 28
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 494 (59.59%) HTML
2 463 (55.85%) CSS
3 411 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
4 328 (39.57%) Java
5 254 (30.64%) HTML5
6 206 (24.85%) .NET
7 203 (24.49%) jQuery
8 196 (23.64%) CSS3
9 191 (23.04%) Web Development
9 191 (23.04%) C#
10 188 (22.68%) AngularJS
11 179 (21.59%) TDD
12 171 (20.63%) MVC
13 162 (19.54%) PHP
14 146 (17.61%) SQL
15 145 (17.49%) XML
16 144 (17.37%) Front End Development
17 139 (16.77%) SQL Server
18 120 (14.48%) CRM
19 116 (13.99%) Web Services
20 110 (13.27%) ASP.NET
21 100 (12.06%) Oracle
22 98 (11.82%) Spring
23 96 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
24 95 (11.46%) Scrum
24 95 (11.46%) Git (software)
25 87 (10.49%) MySQL
25 87 (10.49%) E-Commerce
25 87 (10.49%) JSON
25 87 (10.49%) REST

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 55 (6.63%) JBoss
2 49 (5.91%) Apache
3 47 (5.67%) Tomcat
4 28 (3.38%) CMS
5 27 (3.26%) SharePoint
6 21 (2.53%) GeoServer
7 18 (2.17%) WebSphere
8 15 (1.81%) WebLogic
9 13 (1.57%) Drupal
10 11 (1.33%) ATG Dynamo
10 11 (1.33%) WordPress
11 10 (1.21%) IIS
11 10 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.97%) CICS
13 7 (0.84%) Confluence
14 6 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.72%) ColdFusion
14 6 (0.72%) IBM Domino
14 6 (0.72%) IBM Notes
14 6 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (2.77%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.41%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (1.09%) MS Office
4 6 (0.72%) Fireworks
5 5 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.24%) Mingle
7 1 (0.12%) MS Project
7 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 47 (5.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (2.29%) Magento
3 3 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.12%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.12%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (3.02%) GitHub
3 13 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.21%) IaaS
5 8 (0.97%) Office 365
6 7 (0.84%) PaaS
7 6 (0.72%) SaaS
8 5 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
9 3 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.36%) AWS CloudTrail
9 3 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.36%) Route 53
10 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.24%) TestFlight
10 2 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 69 (8.32%) Network Security
2 58 (7.00%) HTTP
3 28 (3.38%) Internet
4 14 (1.69%) HTTPS
4 14 (1.69%) LDAP
5 8 (0.97%) Intranet
6 3 (0.36%) DNS
6 3 (0.36%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.24%) DHCP
7 2 (0.24%) Skype
8 1 (0.12%) CTI
8 1 (0.12%) DSL
8 1 (0.12%) Firewall
8 1 (0.12%) FTP
8 1 (0.12%) MPLS
8 1 (0.12%) SAN
8 1 (0.12%) SMS
8 1 (0.12%) SMTP
8 1 (0.12%) SSL
8 1 (0.12%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (16.77%) SQL Server
2 87 (10.49%) MySQL
3 39 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
4 35 (4.22%) MongoDB
5 30 (3.62%) NoSQL
6 25 (3.02%) Apache Cassandra
7 22 (2.65%) GIS
8 21 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (2.41%) Relational Database
9 20 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (2.05%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.21%) Big Data
11 10 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.09%) DB2
12 9 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (0.97%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.84%) QGIS
15 6 (0.72%) OLAP Cube
15 6 (0.72%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 95 (11.46%) Git (software)
2 49 (5.91%) Visual Studio
3 37 (4.46%) Subversion
4 36 (4.34%) Jenkins
4 36 (4.34%) JIRA
5 35 (4.22%) Grunt
6 27 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (2.53%) Mercurial
8 20 (2.41%) Maven
9 18 (2.17%) Jasmine
10 17 (2.05%) Selenium
11 15 (1.81%) gulp
12 13 (1.57%) Cucumber
12 13 (1.57%) JUnit
13 9 (1.09%) Karma Test Runner
14 8 (0.97%) ClearCase
14 8 (0.97%) Mockito
15 7 (0.84%) NetBeans
15 7 (0.84%) QUnit
15 7 (0.84%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 80 (9.65%) Finance
2 45 (5.43%) Banking
3 26 (3.14%) Retail
4 19 (2.29%) Marketing
5 14 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.45%) Local Government
7 10 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (1.09%) Advertising
9 8 (0.97%) Games
10 7 (0.84%) Publishing
10 7 (0.84%) Retail Banking
11 5 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.48%) Law
13 3 (0.36%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.24%) Billing
14 2 (0.24%) Electronics
14 2 (0.24%) Legal
14 2 (0.24%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.12%) German Language
15 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 672 (81.06%) Developer
2 139 (16.77%) JavaScript Developer
3 134 (16.16%) Java Developer
4 99 (11.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 89 (10.74%) .NET Developer
6 75 (9.05%) HTML Developer
7 72 (8.69%) Senior Developer
8 66 (7.96%) Web Developer
9 59 (7.12%) C# Developer
10 57 (6.88%) HTML CSS Developer
11 43 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
12 41 (4.95%) Architect
13 38 (4.58%) Angular Developer
14 37 (4.46%) PHP Developer
15 36 (4.34%) Node.js Developer
15 36 (4.34%) Senior Java Developer
16 35 (4.22%) Agile Developer
17 34 (4.10%) CRM Developer
18 32 (3.86%) Applications Developer
19 30 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 494 (59.59%) HTML
2 463 (55.85%) CSS
3 254 (30.64%) HTML5
4 206 (24.85%) .NET
5 203 (24.49%) jQuery
6 196 (23.64%) CSS3
7 188 (22.68%) AngularJS
8 145 (17.49%) XML
9 116 (13.99%) Web Services
10 110 (13.27%) ASP.NET
11 98 (11.82%) Spring
12 87 (10.49%) JSON
12 87 (10.49%) REST
13 78 (9.41%) Node.js
14 64 (7.72%) ASP.NET MVC
15 62 (7.48%) J2EE
16 61 (7.36%) SOAP
17 59 (7.12%) Ajax
18 51 (6.15%) JDBC
19 49 (5.91%) React
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.44%) Digital Media
2 59 (7.12%) User Experience
3 21 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (2.53%) Mobile App
4 16 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.21%) N-Tier
6 10 (1.21%) Online Banking
7 9 (1.09%) Mainframe
8 8 (0.97%) iPad
8 8 (0.97%) Management Information System
8 8 (0.97%) PMI
9 7 (0.84%) Data Integration
9 7 (0.84%) IBM Mainframe
9 7 (0.84%) Virtual Team
10 6 (0.72%) NHS
10 6 (0.72%) Visualisation
11 5 (0.60%) Animation
11 5 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
11 5 (0.60%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 73 (8.81%) Linux
2 33 (3.98%) Windows
3 12 (1.45%) Unix
4 10 (1.21%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.09%) Android
5 9 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.72%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.36%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.24%) AIX
10 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.24%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.12%) Solaris
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (23.04%) Web Development
3 179 (21.59%) TDD
4 171 (20.63%) MVC
5 144 (17.37%) Front End Development
6 120 (14.48%) CRM
7 96 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
8 95 (11.46%) Scrum
9 87 (10.49%) E-Commerce
10 80 (9.65%) ERP
11 72 (8.69%) OO
12 68 (8.20%) BDD
12 68 (8.20%) Open Source
13 56 (6.76%) SOA
14 52 (6.27%) Responsive Web Design
14 52 (6.27%) SDLC
15 51 (6.15%) Microservices
16 50 (6.03%) OOP
16 50 (6.03%) Unit Testing
17 44 (5.31%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 328 (39.57%) Java
2 191 (23.04%) C#
3 162 (19.54%) PHP
4 146 (17.61%) SQL
5 67 (8.08%) Python
6 47 (5.67%) C++
7 35 (4.22%) Ruby
8 24 (2.90%) C
9 23 (2.77%) Scala
10 22 (2.65%) Groovy
10 22 (2.65%) VB
11 18 (2.17%) T-SQL
12 17 (2.05%) Clojure
13 16 (1.93%) VB.NET
14 13 (1.57%) Lua
14 13 (1.57%) PL/SQL
15 12 (1.45%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.45%) TypeScript
16 8 (0.97%) Assembly Language
16 8 (0.97%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 55 (6.63%) Security Cleared
2 23 (2.77%) Degree
3 20 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 19 (2.29%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.97%) PMI Certification
6 7 (0.84%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.72%) BC Cleared
7 6 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.60%) ISEB
8 5 (0.60%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.36%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.24%) PhD
10 2 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (1.09%) QA
3 2 (0.24%) SLA
4 1 (0.12%) HL7
System Software
1 17 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.36%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.24%) Squid
5 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.24%) vSphere
6 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 14 (1.69%) Puppet
1 14 (1.69%) Tivoli
2 9 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.60%) StatsD
4 4 (0.48%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (0.48%) SCCM
5 3 (0.36%) Nagios
5 3 (0.36%) Nessus
5 3 (0.36%) Oozie
5 3 (0.36%) Rundeck
6 2 (0.24%) Ansible
6 2 (0.24%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.12%) vMotion
Vendors
1 100 (12.06%) Oracle
2 78 (9.41%) Microsoft
3 42 (5.07%) IBM
4 15 (1.81%) Adobe
4 15 (1.81%) ESRI
5 14 (1.69%) SAP
6 12 (1.45%) Google
7 11 (1.33%) ATG
7 11 (1.33%) Endeca
7 11 (1.33%) Zend
8 10 (1.21%) Chordiant
9 9 (1.09%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.09%) Vertica
10 7 (0.84%) Sitecore
10 7 (0.84%) Talend
11 6 (0.72%) Lotus
12 5 (0.60%) Citrix
12 5 (0.60%) Perforce
12 5 (0.60%) Sun
12 5 (0.60%) VMware
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £420 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + 7.5hr working day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £275 per day
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North West
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £235 - £275 per day
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Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £20 - £30 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar
Rate: £220 - £225 per day
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Cheshire
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Rate: £350 - £425 per day
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