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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 8 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 372 326 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.51% 7.77% 8.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.60% 24.62% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 214 140
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £514 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £15.50 £42.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.09% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £40.00 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £42.30 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £36.50 £33.86
% change year-on-year
+17.12% +7.78%
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
1348 1324 1014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 38.10% 31.55% 32.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 832 584
Median daily rate £375 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 38 29
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £55.45 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 August 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 24 August 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 +8 212 £375 +7.14% 182
Cheshire +6 100 £350 -6.66% 42
Merseyside +3 25 £375 +21.45% 21
Lancashire -2 22 £400 +3.09% 30
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 492 (62.60%) HTML
2 451 (57.38%) CSS
3 384 (48.85%) Agile Software Development
4 289 (36.77%) Java
5 248 (31.55%) HTML5
6 212 (26.97%) .NET
7 205 (26.08%) C#
8 189 (24.05%) CSS3
8 189 (24.05%) AngularJS
9 184 (23.41%) Web Development
10 180 (22.90%) jQuery
11 172 (21.88%) MVC
12 168 (21.37%) TDD
13 150 (19.08%) PHP
14 141 (17.94%) SQL
15 137 (17.43%) SQL Server
16 132 (16.79%) Front End Development
17 123 (15.65%) XML
18 122 (15.52%) CRM
19 117 (14.89%) ASP.NET
20 98 (12.47%) Web Services
21 97 (12.34%) Scrum
22 93 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
23 89 (11.32%) JSON
24 87 (11.07%) Spring
25 84 (10.69%) Git (software)
26 82 (10.43%) E-Commerce
26 82 (10.43%) ERP
27 79 (10.05%) REST
28 76 (9.67%) Node.js

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 47 (5.98%) Tomcat
2 45 (5.73%) Apache
3 42 (5.34%) JBoss
4 33 (4.20%) CMS
5 25 (3.18%) SharePoint
6 17 (2.16%) GeoServer
7 11 (1.40%) WordPress
8 10 (1.27%) Drupal
9 9 (1.15%) ATG Dynamo
9 9 (1.15%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.02%) IIS
10 8 (1.02%) nginx
11 7 (0.89%) ColdFusion
11 7 (0.89%) Confluence
12 6 (0.76%) SAS
12 6 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.76%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.76%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 24 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.42%) Photoshop
3 9 (1.15%) MS Office
4 8 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (0.76%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.25%) Mingle
7 1 (0.13%) MS Project
7 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 45 (5.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (2.29%) Magento
3 3 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.13%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.69%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (3.56%) GitHub
3 14 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.89%) Office 365
4 7 (0.89%) PaaS
5 6 (0.76%) IaaS
5 6 (0.76%) SaaS
6 5 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.38%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.38%) Route 53
8 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.25%) TestFlight
8 2 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (9.41%) Network Security
2 55 (7.00%) HTTP
3 16 (2.04%) Internet
4 14 (1.78%) HTTPS
4 14 (1.78%) LDAP
5 5 (0.64%) Intranet
6 3 (0.38%) AMQP
6 3 (0.38%) DNS
6 3 (0.38%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.25%) DHCP
8 1 (0.13%) DSL
8 1 (0.13%) Firewall
8 1 (0.13%) FTP
8 1 (0.13%) MPLS
8 1 (0.13%) Skype
8 1 (0.13%) SMS
8 1 (0.13%) SSL
8 1 (0.13%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.13%) TETRA
8 1 (0.13%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (17.43%) SQL Server
2 75 (9.54%) MySQL
3 40 (5.09%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (3.82%) MongoDB
5 28 (3.56%) NoSQL
6 23 (2.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 23 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 20 (2.54%) Relational Database
9 16 (2.04%) GIS
9 16 (2.04%) Hadoop
10 9 (1.15%) Big Data
11 8 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.89%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.89%) Redis
13 6 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.76%) OLAP
13 6 (0.76%) OLAP Cube
14 5 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.64%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 84 (10.69%) Git (software)
2 45 (5.73%) Visual Studio
3 42 (5.34%) Jenkins
4 38 (4.83%) Grunt
5 30 (3.82%) JIRA
6 26 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 23 (2.93%) Mercurial
7 23 (2.93%) Subversion
8 22 (2.80%) Cucumber
9 21 (2.67%) Jasmine
10 19 (2.42%) Maven
10 19 (2.42%) Selenium
11 17 (2.16%) gulp
12 11 (1.40%) Karma Test Runner
13 10 (1.27%) JUnit
14 8 (1.02%) Mockito
15 7 (0.89%) QUnit
15 7 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
15 7 (0.89%) Xcode
16 5 (0.64%) GitLab
General
1 61 (7.76%) Finance
2 33 (4.20%) Banking
3 24 (3.05%) Retail
4 19 (2.42%) Marketing
5 14 (1.78%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.40%) Advertising
7 10 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.02%) Publishing
9 7 (0.89%) Games
9 7 (0.89%) Local Government
10 5 (0.64%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.51%) Law
12 3 (0.38%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.25%) Billing
13 2 (0.25%) Electronics
13 2 (0.25%) Legal
13 2 (0.25%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.13%) German Language
14 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 643 (81.81%) Developer
2 126 (16.03%) JavaScript Developer
3 111 (14.12%) Java Developer
4 104 (13.23%) .NET Developer
5 89 (11.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 68 (8.65%) HTML Developer
7 65 (8.27%) C# Developer
8 64 (8.14%) Senior Developer
9 56 (7.12%) Web Developer
10 52 (6.62%) HTML CSS Developer
11 50 (6.36%) C# .NET Developer
12 40 (5.09%) Node.js Developer
13 39 (4.96%) Angular Developer
14 35 (4.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 34 (4.33%) CRM Developer
16 32 (4.07%) ASP.NET Developer
17 30 (3.82%) Architect
17 30 (3.82%) Senior Java Developer
18 29 (3.69%) Agile Developer
19 27 (3.44%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 492 (62.60%) HTML
2 451 (57.38%) CSS
3 248 (31.55%) HTML5
4 212 (26.97%) .NET
5 189 (24.05%) AngularJS
5 189 (24.05%) CSS3
6 180 (22.90%) jQuery
7 123 (15.65%) XML
8 117 (14.89%) ASP.NET
9 98 (12.47%) Web Services
10 89 (11.32%) JSON
11 87 (11.07%) Spring
12 79 (10.05%) REST
13 76 (9.67%) Node.js
14 70 (8.91%) ASP.NET MVC
15 53 (6.74%) SOAP
16 50 (6.36%) RESTful
17 49 (6.23%) Ajax
18 43 (5.47%) React
19 42 (5.34%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 75 (9.54%) Digital Media
2 64 (8.14%) User Experience
3 21 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 12 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (1.27%) N-Tier
7 8 (1.02%) iPad
7 8 (1.02%) Online Banking
8 7 (0.89%) Computer Science
8 7 (0.89%) Data Integration
9 6 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 6 (0.76%) NHS
10 5 (0.64%) Animation
11 4 (0.51%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.51%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.51%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.38%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.38%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.38%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 62 (7.89%) Linux
2 31 (3.94%) Windows
3 11 (1.40%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.15%) Android
4 9 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.76%) Unix
6 6 (0.76%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.38%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.25%) AIX
9 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.25%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.13%) Solaris
10 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (48.85%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (23.41%) Web Development
3 172 (21.88%) MVC
4 168 (21.37%) TDD
5 132 (16.79%) Front End Development
6 122 (15.52%) CRM
7 97 (12.34%) Scrum
8 93 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
9 82 (10.43%) E-Commerce
9 82 (10.43%) ERP
10 70 (8.91%) OO
11 67 (8.52%) BDD
12 66 (8.40%) Open Source
13 57 (7.25%) Microservices
14 56 (7.12%) SOA
15 42 (5.34%) OOP
15 42 (5.34%) Responsive Web Design
16 41 (5.22%) Unit Testing
17 40 (5.09%) SDLC
17 40 (5.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 289 (36.77%) Java
2 205 (26.08%) C#
3 150 (19.08%) PHP
4 141 (17.94%) SQL
5 53 (6.74%) Python
6 40 (5.09%) C++
7 38 (4.83%) Ruby
8 25 (3.18%) Scala
9 23 (2.93%) Groovy
10 21 (2.67%) VB
11 20 (2.54%) T-SQL
12 19 (2.42%) C
12 19 (2.42%) Clojure
12 19 (2.42%) VB.NET
13 13 (1.65%) Lua
13 13 (1.65%) TypeScript
14 12 (1.53%) Objective-C
14 12 (1.53%) PL/SQL
15 11 (1.40%) PowerShell
16 6 (0.76%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 46 (5.85%) Security Cleared
2 19 (2.42%) Degree
2 19 (2.42%) SC Cleared
3 17 (2.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (0.64%) ISEB
4 5 (0.64%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.38%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (1.27%) QA
3 1 (0.13%) HL7
3 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.25%) Squid
4 2 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.25%) vSphere
5 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 17 (2.16%) Puppet
2 14 (1.78%) Tivoli
3 5 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.51%) HP SiteScope
4 4 (0.51%) SCCM
5 3 (0.38%) Nagios
5 3 (0.38%) Nessus
5 3 (0.38%) Oozie
5 3 (0.38%) Rundeck
6 2 (0.25%) Ansible
6 2 (0.25%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.13%) StatsD
7 1 (0.13%) vMotion
Vendors
1 76 (9.67%) Microsoft
2 70 (8.91%) Oracle
3 32 (4.07%) IBM
4 16 (2.04%) ESRI
5 14 (1.78%) SAP
6 13 (1.65%) ATG
7 12 (1.53%) Adobe
8 11 (1.40%) Sitecore
9 10 (1.27%) Endeca
9 10 (1.27%) Zend
10 9 (1.15%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.15%) Google
10 9 (1.15%) Vertica
11 7 (0.89%) Talend
12 6 (0.76%) hybris
13 5 (0.64%) Hortonworks
13 5 (0.64%) Perforce
13 5 (0.64%) VMware
14 4 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.51%) Telerik
North West
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £351 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond
Rate: £1 per day + Market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + flexible working & greenfield project
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Rate: market rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
ECOM
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Talent International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £490 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral
Eligo Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 days ago