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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 9 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 414 281 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.66% 7.67% 8.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.51% 23.75% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 188 164
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £272 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.59% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £22.54 £42.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.96% +47.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.58% +7.85%
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
1314 1183 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.82% 32.27% 30.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 854 758 539
Median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 21
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £32.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +13.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £15.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.09 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 24 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JavaScript across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

JavaScript Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 May 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
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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 +7 228 £375 +15.38% 190
Cheshire -8 103 £393 -3.68% 69
Lancashire +23 29 £350 +7.69% 37
Merseyside +15 28 £325 +8.33% 18
Cumbria +10 9 £490 -
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 526 (61.66%) HTML
2 512 (60.02%) CSS
3 385 (45.13%) Agile Software Development
4 334 (39.16%) Java
5 256 (30.01%) HTML5
6 227 (26.61%) jQuery
7 224 (26.26%) Web Development
8 218 (25.56%) .NET
9 192 (22.51%) XML
10 183 (21.45%) C#
11 180 (21.10%) CSS3
12 174 (20.40%) TDD
13 171 (20.05%) AngularJS
14 167 (19.58%) MVC
15 149 (17.47%) Web Services
16 145 (17.00%) SQL
17 137 (16.06%) Front End Development
18 135 (15.83%) PHP
19 134 (15.71%) SQL Server
20 126 (14.77%) Git (software)
21 106 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
22 104 (12.19%) Oracle
23 102 (11.96%) Finance
23 102 (11.96%) Spring
24 100 (11.72%) ASP.NET
25 99 (11.61%) Linux
26 98 (11.49%) Ajax
26 98 (11.49%) JSON
27 95 (11.14%) Scrum
28 93 (10.90%) Python

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 75 (8.79%) Node.js
2 61 (7.15%) JBoss
3 44 (5.16%) Tomcat
4 42 (4.92%) Apache
5 35 (4.10%) SharePoint
6 25 (2.93%) GeoServer
6 25 (2.93%) WebSphere
7 23 (2.70%) CMS
8 22 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
9 16 (1.88%) WebLogic
10 15 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (1.64%) ATG Dynamo
12 12 (1.41%) Drupal
13 11 (1.29%) WordPress
14 9 (1.06%) Confluence
14 9 (1.06%) IIS
15 8 (0.94%) CICS
16 7 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
17 6 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
18 5 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 24 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 16 (1.88%) Photoshop
3 13 (1.52%) MS Office
4 12 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.59%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.12%) InDesign
8 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 37 (4.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.11%) Magento
3 6 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.47%) Infor CRM
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.76%) GitHub
3 8 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (0.94%) IaaS
4 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.70%) SaaS
5 4 (0.47%) Office 365
6 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.23%) Route 53
8 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.12%) Google Play
8 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 86 (10.08%) HTTP
2 43 (5.04%) Network Security
3 31 (3.63%) Internet
4 16 (1.88%) Intranet
5 6 (0.70%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.59%) LDAP
7 3 (0.35%) GSM
7 3 (0.35%) Skype
7 3 (0.35%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.23%) DNS
8 2 (0.23%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.23%) SMTP
9 1 (0.12%) CTI
9 1 (0.12%) DHCP
9 1 (0.12%) Extranet
9 1 (0.12%) Firewall
9 1 (0.12%) FTP
9 1 (0.12%) SMS
9 1 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 75 (8.79%) MySQL
3 32 (3.75%) NoSQL
3 32 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
4 28 (3.28%) MongoDB
5 25 (2.93%) GIS
6 21 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 17 (1.99%) Oracle Database
7 17 (1.99%) Relational Database
8 13 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (1.52%) Hadoop
9 12 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (1.29%) DB2
10 11 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.17%) Big Data
11 10 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (1.06%) QGIS
13 8 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 126 (14.77%) Git (software)
2 72 (8.44%) Subversion
3 50 (5.86%) Visual Studio
4 45 (5.28%) JIRA
5 38 (4.45%) Jenkins
6 32 (3.75%) Maven
7 28 (3.28%) Grunt
8 24 (2.81%) Mercurial
8 24 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (2.70%) Selenium
10 16 (1.88%) Cucumber
11 13 (1.52%) Ant
11 13 (1.52%) Jasmine
11 13 (1.52%) JUnit
12 9 (1.06%) Gradle
12 9 (1.06%) gulp
12 9 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (0.94%) ClearCase
13 8 (0.94%) Eclipse
14 7 (0.82%) NUnit
General
1 102 (11.96%) Finance
2 53 (6.21%) Banking
3 20 (2.34%) Retail
4 16 (1.88%) Local Government
4 16 (1.88%) Marketing
5 8 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (0.94%) Retail Banking
6 7 (0.82%) Games
6 7 (0.82%) Law
7 6 (0.70%) Advertising
7 6 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.59%) Electronics
8 5 (0.59%) Publishing
9 3 (0.35%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.23%) Billing
10 2 (0.23%) Legal
11 1 (0.12%) Back Office
11 1 (0.12%) German Language
11 1 (0.12%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.12%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 692 (81.13%) Developer
2 153 (17.94%) Java Developer
3 144 (16.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 103 (12.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 89 (10.43%) .NET Developer
6 81 (9.50%) HTML Developer
7 79 (9.26%) Web Developer
8 65 (7.62%) C# Developer
9 61 (7.15%) Senior Developer
10 60 (7.03%) HTML CSS Developer
11 58 (6.80%) Architect
12 48 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
13 39 (4.57%) PHP Developer
13 39 (4.57%) UI Developer
14 35 (4.10%) Node.js Developer
14 35 (4.10%) Technical Architect
15 33 (3.87%) Software Developer
16 32 (3.75%) Agile Developer
17 31 (3.63%) Senior Java Developer
18 30 (3.52%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 526 (61.66%) HTML
2 512 (60.02%) CSS
3 256 (30.01%) HTML5
4 227 (26.61%) jQuery
5 218 (25.56%) .NET
6 192 (22.51%) XML
7 180 (21.10%) CSS3
8 171 (20.05%) AngularJS
9 149 (17.47%) Web Services
10 102 (11.96%) Spring
11 100 (11.72%) ASP.NET
12 98 (11.49%) Ajax
12 98 (11.49%) JSON
13 88 (10.32%) SOAP
14 86 (10.08%) REST
15 64 (7.50%) J2EE
16 55 (6.45%) RESTful
17 48 (5.63%) JSP
18 47 (5.51%) JDBC
19 41 (4.81%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.21%) User Experience
2 46 (5.39%) Digital Media
3 30 (3.52%) Computer Science
4 28 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 25 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (2.58%) Visualisation
7 17 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (1.52%) N-Tier
9 12 (1.41%) Online Banking
10 9 (1.06%) Mainframe
10 9 (1.06%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.06%) NHS
11 8 (0.94%) iPad
11 8 (0.94%) PMI
12 7 (0.82%) IBM Mainframe
12 7 (0.82%) Social Media
13 6 (0.70%) MHEG
14 5 (0.59%) Web 2.0
15 4 (0.47%) Interactive TV
15 4 (0.47%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 99 (11.61%) Linux
2 33 (3.87%) Windows
3 29 (3.40%) Unix
4 17 (1.99%) Mac OS X
5 13 (1.52%) Android
6 12 (1.41%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.47%) AIX
8 4 (0.47%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.35%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.35%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.35%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.35%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.23%) CentOS
10 2 (0.23%) openSUSE
10 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (45.13%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (26.26%) Web Development
3 174 (20.40%) TDD
4 167 (19.58%) MVC
5 137 (16.06%) Front End Development
6 106 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
7 95 (11.14%) Scrum
8 90 (10.55%) CRM
8 90 (10.55%) Responsive Web Design
9 82 (9.61%) E-Commerce
10 81 (9.50%) Web Design
11 63 (7.39%) OO
11 63 (7.39%) Open Source
12 61 (7.15%) ERP
13 60 (7.03%) BDD
13 60 (7.03%) Unit Testing
14 55 (6.45%) SDLC
15 52 (6.10%) Software Engineering
16 43 (5.04%) SOA
17 41 (4.81%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 334 (39.16%) Java
2 183 (21.45%) C#
3 145 (17.00%) SQL
4 135 (15.83%) PHP
5 93 (10.90%) Python
6 51 (5.98%) C++
7 41 (4.81%) Ruby
8 31 (3.63%) Scala
9 27 (3.17%) C
9 27 (3.17%) T-SQL
10 19 (2.23%) PL/SQL
11 17 (1.99%) VB.NET
11 17 (1.99%) XAML
12 16 (1.88%) XPath
13 15 (1.76%) VB
14 13 (1.52%) PowerShell
15 12 (1.41%) Groovy
16 10 (1.17%) Clojure
17 8 (0.94%) TypeScript
17 8 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 27 (3.17%) Degree
3 23 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 19 (2.23%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.64%) BC Cleared
6 8 (0.94%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.82%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.59%) ISEB
9 5 (0.59%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.35%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.23%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.23%) PhD
11 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 12 (1.41%) QA
3 4 (0.47%) WCAG
4 2 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.47%) Docker
3 2 (0.23%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.12%) Squid
4 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.94%) Puppet
2 8 (0.94%) StatsD
3 5 (0.59%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.35%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (0.35%) Nagios
4 3 (0.35%) SCCM
5 2 (0.23%) Nessus
5 2 (0.23%) Oozie
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.23%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.12%) Ansible
6 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 104 (12.19%) Oracle
2 57 (6.68%) Microsoft
3 43 (5.04%) IBM
4 26 (3.05%) ServiceNow
5 16 (1.88%) ATG
5 16 (1.88%) ESRI
5 16 (1.88%) Telerik
6 13 (1.52%) SAP
7 12 (1.41%) Google
8 11 (1.29%) Adobe
8 11 (1.29%) Zend
9 10 (1.17%) Chordiant
10 9 (1.06%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.06%) Perforce
11 8 (0.94%) Apigee
11 8 (0.94%) Citrix
11 8 (0.94%) Endeca
11 8 (0.94%) Mashery
12 7 (0.82%) Vertica
13 6 (0.70%) Talend
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