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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England / North West
Rank 8 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 299 423 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.50% 11.24% 8.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.75% 29.54% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 278 191
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £29.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% -22.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £37.88 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.65% +18.35%

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
1040 1432 1129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 40.00% 38.06% 33.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 920 740
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 69 28
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £14.60 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +1 181 £375 +7.14% 144
Cheshire -4 46 £350 -13.58% 41
Merseyside +2 31 £438 +34.61% 13
Lancashire +18 26 £300 -43.39% 20
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 405 (58.70%) HTML
2 362 (52.46%) CSS
3 307 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
4 241 (34.93%) AngularJS
5 236 (34.20%) .NET
6 222 (32.17%) C#
7 207 (30.00%) Java
8 180 (26.09%) HTML5
9 170 (24.64%) TDD
10 168 (24.35%) MVC
11 150 (21.74%) Scrum
11 150 (21.74%) SQL
12 148 (21.45%) jQuery
13 135 (19.57%) ASP.NET
13 135 (19.57%) SQL Server
14 119 (17.25%) Git (software)
15 115 (16.67%) Front End Development
16 109 (15.80%) Web Services
17 107 (15.51%) CSS3
18 97 (14.06%) React
19 92 (13.33%) Web Development
20 91 (13.19%) BDD
21 86 (12.46%) MySQL
22 84 (12.17%) NoSQL
23 81 (11.74%) Node.js
23 81 (11.74%) RESTful
24 74 (10.72%) XML
25 72 (10.43%) .NET Framework
25 72 (10.43%) Spring
26 70 (10.14%) Software Engineering

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 61 (8.84%) CMS
2 56 (8.12%) Umbraco
3 17 (2.46%) SharePoint
4 16 (2.32%) GeoServer
4 16 (2.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (1.88%) Confluence
6 12 (1.74%) EPiServer
7 11 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (1.45%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.30%) Apache
10 8 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (1.01%) WordPress
12 5 (0.72%) IIS
12 5 (0.72%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.58%) nginx
13 4 (0.58%) Oracle Application Server
13 4 (0.58%) Sitefinity
14 3 (0.43%) Drupal
14 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.72%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.29%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.29%) InVision
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.14%) MS Office
4 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.74%) Magento
3 9 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.14%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.14%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.03%) GitHub
4 11 (1.59%) PaaS
5 10 (1.45%) Slack
6 9 (1.30%) SaaS
7 7 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.72%) IaaS
9 4 (0.58%) TestFlight
10 3 (0.43%) Office 365
11 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.03%) HTTP
2 13 (1.88%) LDAP
3 10 (1.45%) Network Security
4 5 (0.72%) AMQP
4 5 (0.72%) Internet
5 4 (0.58%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.43%) SAN
7 2 (0.29%) Firewall
7 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.29%) VPN
8 1 (0.14%) BGP
8 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.14%) DHCP
8 1 (0.14%) DNS
8 1 (0.14%) Intranet
8 1 (0.14%) LAN
8 1 (0.14%) MPLS
8 1 (0.14%) NAS
8 1 (0.14%) NFC
8 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 86 (12.46%) MySQL
3 84 (12.17%) NoSQL
4 65 (9.42%) MongoDB
5 35 (5.07%) Relational Database
6 30 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 25 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (2.75%) DB2
9 18 (2.61%) Big Data
10 15 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
11 14 (2.03%) Oracle Database
12 12 (1.74%) Couchbase
13 10 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (0.87%) RDBMS
17 5 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
17 5 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
17 5 (0.72%) Redis
17 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 119 (17.25%) Git (software)
2 53 (7.68%) Jenkins
3 43 (6.23%) Cucumber
4 42 (6.09%) JIRA
5 40 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 39 (5.65%) gulp
7 35 (5.07%) Jasmine
8 33 (4.78%) Grunt
9 24 (3.48%) Selenium
10 20 (2.90%) Maven
11 19 (2.75%) JUnit
11 19 (2.75%) Visual Studio
12 18 (2.61%) Subversion
13 15 (2.17%) Gradle
14 13 (1.88%) JBehave
15 12 (1.74%) Karma Test Runner
16 11 (1.59%) Babel
16 11 (1.59%) Eclipse
17 10 (1.45%) Mercurial
18 7 (1.01%) Mocha
General
1 50 (7.25%) Finance
2 37 (5.36%) Games
3 15 (2.17%) Banking
4 12 (1.74%) Marketing
5 10 (1.45%) Advertising
6 8 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.16%) Retail
7 4 (0.58%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.29%) Electronics
9 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.29%) Legal
9 2 (0.29%) Local Government
9 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.14%) Back Office
10 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.14%) Law
10 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 580 (84.06%) Developer
2 125 (18.12%) JavaScript Developer
3 118 (17.10%) .NET Developer
4 85 (12.32%) Java Developer
5 71 (10.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 70 (10.14%) C# Developer
7 56 (8.12%) Senior Developer
8 52 (7.54%) C# .NET Developer
9 44 (6.38%) Angular Developer
10 43 (6.23%) HTML Developer
11 40 (5.80%) Full Stack Developer
12 35 (5.07%) Architect
12 35 (5.07%) Web Developer
13 32 (4.64%) HTML CSS Developer
13 32 (4.64%) PHP Developer
14 27 (3.91%) Umbraco Developer
15 24 (3.48%) Consultant
16 23 (3.33%) UI Developer
17 21 (3.04%) ASP.NET Developer
17 21 (3.04%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (58.70%) HTML
2 362 (52.46%) CSS
3 241 (34.93%) AngularJS
4 236 (34.20%) .NET
5 180 (26.09%) HTML5
6 148 (21.45%) jQuery
7 135 (19.57%) ASP.NET
8 109 (15.80%) Web Services
9 107 (15.51%) CSS3
10 97 (14.06%) React
11 81 (11.74%) Node.js
11 81 (11.74%) RESTful
12 74 (10.72%) XML
13 72 (10.43%) .NET Framework
13 72 (10.43%) Spring
14 68 (9.86%) JSON
15 66 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC
16 50 (7.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 47 (6.81%) ASP.NET Web API
18 46 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.83%) Mobile App
1 54 (7.83%) User Experience
2 37 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (1.74%) Web 2.0
4 11 (1.59%) Virtual Team
5 10 (1.45%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.01%) Mobile Games
7 6 (0.87%) 3D Graphics
7 6 (0.87%) Fintech
8 5 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.72%) NHS
9 4 (0.58%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.58%) iPhone
10 3 (0.43%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.43%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.43%) Interactive TV
10 3 (0.43%) MHEG
11 2 (0.29%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 54 (7.83%) Linux
2 44 (6.38%) Android
3 36 (5.22%) Apple iOS
4 32 (4.64%) Windows
5 19 (2.75%) Unix
6 15 (2.17%) AIX
7 11 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.72%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.58%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.14%) CentOS
12 1 (0.14%) Debian
12 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (44.49%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (24.64%) TDD
3 168 (24.35%) MVC
4 150 (21.74%) Scrum
5 115 (16.67%) Front End Development
6 92 (13.33%) Web Development
7 91 (13.19%) BDD
8 70 (10.14%) Software Engineering
9 66 (9.57%) Continuous Integration
10 58 (8.41%) OO
11 55 (7.97%) E-Commerce
12 52 (7.54%) Microservices
13 51 (7.39%) Open Source
14 43 (6.23%) Kanban
15 41 (5.94%) Responsive Web Design
15 41 (5.94%) SDLC
16 40 (5.80%) Unit Testing
17 35 (5.07%) CRM
18 34 (4.93%) DevOps
19 31 (4.49%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 222 (32.17%) C#
2 207 (30.00%) Java
3 150 (21.74%) SQL
4 68 (9.86%) PHP
5 48 (6.96%) Python
6 32 (4.64%) Ruby
7 24 (3.48%) ES6
8 17 (2.46%) Perl
9 14 (2.03%) C++
10 13 (1.88%) TypeScript
11 12 (1.74%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.74%) T-SQL
12 11 (1.59%) Go
12 11 (1.59%) Objective-C
12 11 (1.59%) Scala
13 9 (1.30%) Groovy
14 8 (1.16%) C
15 7 (1.01%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.87%) ActionScript
16 6 (0.87%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (3.48%) Degree
1 24 (3.48%) Security Cleared
2 18 (2.61%) SC Cleared
3 10 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.14%) CCNA
5 1 (0.14%) CCNP
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.14%) CISSP
5 1 (0.14%) CLAS
5 1 (0.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.49%) QA
2 8 (1.16%) HL7
3 5 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.43%) SDET
5 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (1.59%) Docker
2 5 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.43%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.29%) Varnish
6 1 (0.14%) NFS
6 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (1.16%) Puppet
2 6 (0.87%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.58%) Ansible
3 4 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.29%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.29%) Nagios
6 1 (0.14%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 64 (9.28%) Oracle
2 59 (8.55%) Microsoft
3 22 (3.19%) Xamarin
4 21 (3.04%) Sitecore
5 17 (2.46%) ServiceNow
6 16 (2.32%) ESRI
7 12 (1.74%) Red Hat
8 10 (1.45%) hybris
9 9 (1.30%) ATG
10 8 (1.16%) VMware
11 7 (1.01%) Zend
12 6 (0.87%) Adobe
12 6 (0.87%) Twitter
13 5 (0.72%) Google
13 5 (0.72%) Perforce
14 4 (0.58%) Siebel
15 3 (0.43%) OpenTV
15 3 (0.43%) SAP
15 3 (0.43%) Snow
16 2 (0.29%) Cisco
Wirral, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £120 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £120 - £175 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £425.00 - £465.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago