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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 7 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 471 298 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.71% 7.68% 9.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.55% 23.92% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 200 180
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £354 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 2
Average hourly rate £34.25 £40.00 £90.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.37% -55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.92 £34.00 £50.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.23 £46.00 £130.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
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
1404 1246 977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.92% 32.10% 31.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 782 549
Average daily rate £375 £365 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +11.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 28 35
Average hourly rate £39.25 £37.00 £37.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% -1.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £15.00 £18.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £46.09 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester +9 244 £375 +13.63% 168
Cheshire -3 137 £396 -0.99% 51
Lancashire +15 33 £350 -0.70% 48
Merseyside +18 27 £325 +11.11% 27
Cumbria +10 10 £333 - 1
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

1 562 (64.01%) HTML
2 541 (61.62%) CSS
3 387 (44.08%) Agile Software Development
4 327 (37.24%) Java
5 274 (31.21%) HTML5
6 246 (28.02%) jQuery
7 232 (26.42%) .NET
8 229 (26.08%) Web Development
9 205 (23.35%) XML
10 194 (22.10%) C#
11 186 (21.18%) CSS3
12 183 (20.84%) TDD
13 177 (20.16%) MVC
14 174 (19.82%) AngularJS
15 163 (18.56%) Web Services
16 152 (17.31%) SQL
17 140 (15.95%) SQL Server
18 136 (15.49%) Front End Development
19 133 (15.15%) Git (software)
20 129 (14.69%) PHP
21 114 (12.98%) ASP.NET
22 113 (12.87%) Finance
22 113 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
23 101 (11.50%) JSON
24 97 (11.05%) Ajax
25 96 (10.93%) Python
26 95 (10.82%) Oracle
26 95 (10.82%) Spring
26 95 (10.82%) Responsive Web Design
27 93 (10.59%) Linux

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 72 (8.20%) Node.js
2 57 (6.49%) JBoss
3 41 (4.67%) Tomcat
4 37 (4.21%) Apache
5 36 (4.10%) SharePoint
6 27 (3.08%) CMS
7 26 (2.96%) WebSphere
8 23 (2.62%) GeoServer
9 22 (2.51%) SharePoint 2010
10 15 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (1.59%) WebLogic
11 14 (1.59%) WordPress
12 13 (1.48%) ATG Dynamo
12 13 (1.48%) IIS
13 11 (1.25%) Drupal
14 8 (0.91%) CICS
15 7 (0.80%) Confluence
16 6 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
16 6 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
17 5 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 26 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.51%) Photoshop
3 15 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (1.37%) MS Office
5 6 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.57%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.11%) InDesign
8 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 33 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.94%) Magento
3 6 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.46%) Infor CRM
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.14%) GitHub
3 9 (1.03%) SaaS
4 8 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.91%) IaaS
5 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.57%) Office 365
6 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 2 (0.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 78 (8.88%) HTTP
2 35 (3.99%) Network Security
3 33 (3.76%) Internet
4 20 (2.28%) Intranet
5 5 (0.57%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.46%) LDAP
7 3 (0.34%) Firewall
7 3 (0.34%) GSM
7 3 (0.34%) Skype
7 3 (0.34%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.23%) DNS
8 2 (0.23%) SMTP
9 1 (0.11%) DHCP
9 1 (0.11%) Extranet
9 1 (0.11%) FTP
9 1 (0.11%) SMS
9 1 (0.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (15.95%) SQL Server
2 65 (7.40%) MySQL
3 37 (4.21%) NoSQL
4 31 (3.53%) MongoDB
5 24 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (2.62%) GIS
7 19 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (1.94%) Oracle Database
8 17 (1.94%) Relational Database
9 15 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (1.37%) DB2
10 12 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
11 11 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (1.03%) QGIS
13 9 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
15 7 (0.80%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 133 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 82 (9.34%) Subversion
3 54 (6.15%) Visual Studio
4 43 (4.90%) JIRA
5 34 (3.87%) Grunt
5 34 (3.87%) Maven
6 32 (3.64%) Jenkins
7 27 (3.08%) Selenium
8 21 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (2.28%) Mercurial
10 19 (2.16%) Cucumber
11 17 (1.94%) Ant
12 13 (1.48%) Gradle
13 12 (1.37%) Jasmine
14 11 (1.25%) JUnit
15 10 (1.14%) NUnit
16 9 (1.03%) Eclipse
16 9 (1.03%) gulp
17 8 (0.91%) ClearCase
17 8 (0.91%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 113 (12.87%) Finance
2 61 (6.95%) Banking
3 21 (2.39%) Retail
4 20 (2.28%) Marketing
5 15 (1.71%) Local Government
6 9 (1.03%) Games
7 8 (0.91%) Electronics
8 7 (0.80%) Law
8 7 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.80%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.57%) Advertising
10 5 (0.57%) Publishing
11 3 (0.34%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.23%) Billing
12 2 (0.23%) Legal
13 1 (0.11%) Back Office
13 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 700 (79.73%) Developer
2 150 (17.08%) Java Developer
2 150 (17.08%) JavaScript Developer
3 108 (12.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 94 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 86 (9.79%) HTML Developer
6 85 (9.68%) Web Developer
7 67 (7.63%) C# Developer
8 64 (7.29%) HTML CSS Developer
9 63 (7.18%) Architect
10 58 (6.61%) Senior Developer
11 50 (5.69%) C# .NET Developer
12 40 (4.56%) PHP Developer
12 40 (4.56%) Technical Architect
12 40 (4.56%) UI Developer
13 36 (4.10%) Software Developer
14 35 (3.99%) Designer
15 34 (3.87%) Analyst
16 33 (3.76%) Agile Developer
17 30 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 562 (64.01%) HTML
2 541 (61.62%) CSS
3 274 (31.21%) HTML5
4 246 (28.02%) jQuery
5 232 (26.42%) .NET
6 205 (23.35%) XML
7 186 (21.18%) CSS3
8 174 (19.82%) AngularJS
9 163 (18.56%) Web Services
10 114 (12.98%) ASP.NET
11 101 (11.50%) JSON
12 97 (11.05%) Ajax
13 95 (10.82%) Spring
14 82 (9.34%) SOAP
15 77 (8.77%) REST
16 64 (7.29%) J2EE
17 53 (6.04%) RESTful
18 47 (5.35%) JSP
19 45 (5.13%) .NET Framework
20 43 (4.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 76 (8.66%) User Experience
2 38 (4.33%) Digital Media
3 33 (3.76%) Mobile App
4 31 (3.53%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (2.28%) Visualisation
7 19 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (1.59%) N-Tier
9 12 (1.37%) Online Banking
10 10 (1.14%) NHS
11 9 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.03%) iPad
11 9 (1.03%) Mainframe
12 8 (0.91%) Management Information System
12 8 (0.91%) PMI
13 7 (0.80%) IBM Mainframe
13 7 (0.80%) Social Media
14 6 (0.68%) MHEG
15 5 (0.57%) Web 2.0
16 4 (0.46%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 93 (10.59%) Linux
2 43 (4.90%) Windows
3 29 (3.30%) Unix
4 17 (1.94%) Android
5 16 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.82%) Mac OS X
6 10 (1.14%) AIX
6 10 (1.14%) Mac OS
7 9 (1.03%) Windows Vista
7 9 (1.03%) Windows XP
8 7 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.46%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.34%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.23%) CentOS
12 2 (0.23%) openSUSE
12 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (44.08%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (26.08%) Web Development
3 183 (20.84%) TDD
4 177 (20.16%) MVC
5 136 (15.49%) Front End Development
6 113 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
7 95 (10.82%) Responsive Web Design
8 89 (10.14%) Scrum
9 84 (9.57%) E-Commerce
10 82 (9.34%) Web Design
11 77 (8.77%) CRM
12 71 (8.09%) OO
13 69 (7.86%) BDD
14 63 (7.18%) Software Engineering
15 59 (6.72%) SDLC
16 58 (6.61%) Unit Testing
17 54 (6.15%) Open Source
18 53 (6.04%) ERP
19 46 (5.24%) OOP
20 35 (3.99%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 327 (37.24%) Java
2 194 (22.10%) C#
3 152 (17.31%) SQL
4 129 (14.69%) PHP
5 96 (10.93%) Python
6 74 (8.43%) C++
7 36 (4.10%) T-SQL
8 35 (3.99%) C
9 33 (3.76%) Ruby
10 26 (2.96%) VB.NET
11 23 (2.62%) Scala
12 19 (2.16%) PL/SQL
12 19 (2.16%) VB
13 18 (2.05%) VBScript
13 18 (2.05%) XPath
14 17 (1.94%) XAML
15 15 (1.71%) Objective-C
15 15 (1.71%) PowerShell
16 10 (1.14%) Groovy
17 8 (0.91%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 53 (6.04%) Security Cleared
2 41 (4.67%) Degree
3 27 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
4 19 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.59%) BC Cleared
6 8 (0.91%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.68%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.57%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.46%) ISEB
9 4 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.34%) APMP
10 3 (0.34%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.23%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.71%) QA
2 14 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.46%) WCAG
4 2 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.46%) Docker
3 2 (0.23%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (0.91%) StatsD
2 4 (0.46%) Puppet
2 4 (0.46%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.34%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (0.34%) Nagios
3 3 (0.34%) SCCM
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 95 (10.82%) Oracle
2 58 (6.61%) Microsoft
3 40 (4.56%) IBM
4 26 (2.96%) ServiceNow
5 18 (2.05%) Adobe
6 15 (1.71%) ATG
6 15 (1.71%) Telerik
7 14 (1.59%) ESRI
8 13 (1.48%) EPiServer
9 12 (1.37%) Perforce
9 12 (1.37%) SAP
9 12 (1.37%) Zend
10 10 (1.14%) Chordiant
10 10 (1.14%) Google
11 8 (0.91%) Apigee
11 8 (0.91%) Citrix
11 8 (0.91%) Mashery
12 7 (0.80%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.57%) Lotus
13 5 (0.57%) Sun
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 300
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Weaveware
Rate: Up to £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Volt
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Volt
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £330 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £275 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: DOE
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
G2 Recruitment
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 14 days ago
Blackpool
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: DOE
Posted: 15 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago