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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 7 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 417 286 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.00% 8.74% 8.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.51% 25.33% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 205 147
Average daily rate £363 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 2 4
Average hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £38.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% -2.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.87 £33.50 £34.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £41.50 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
1413 1129 989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 37.28% 34.52% 35.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 733 565
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 29 34
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% +7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £19.00 £17.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £42.50 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 12 February 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 +2 228 £350 +2.18% 175
Cheshire +10 120 £400 +14.28% 60
Merseyside +20 27 £325 - 30
Lancashire -15 19 £530 +63.07% 29
Cumbria - 1 £175 - 1
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

1 537 (64.39%) HTML
2 502 (60.19%) CSS
3 365 (43.76%) Agile Software Development
4 279 (33.45%) jQuery
5 255 (30.58%) HTML5
6 252 (30.22%) Java
7 242 (29.02%) .NET
8 206 (24.70%) Git (software)
9 197 (23.62%) C#
10 173 (20.74%) AngularJS
11 169 (20.26%) TDD
12 166 (19.90%) XML
13 163 (19.54%) Web Services
14 161 (19.30%) MVC
15 160 (19.18%) SQL
16 141 (16.91%) SQL Server
17 138 (16.55%) ASP.NET
18 134 (16.07%) CSS3
18 134 (16.07%) Front End Development
19 130 (15.59%) Python
20 125 (14.99%) Continuous Integration
21 115 (13.79%) Linux
22 109 (13.07%) Scrum
23 103 (12.35%) Subversion
24 101 (12.11%) Web Development
25 100 (11.99%) Finance
26 99 (11.87%) JSON
27 96 (11.51%) C++
28 91 (10.91%) Responsive Web Design
29 85 (10.19%) Ajax

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 82 (9.83%) Node.js
2 58 (6.95%) SharePoint
3 27 (3.24%) JBoss
3 27 (3.24%) SharePoint 2010
3 27 (3.24%) Tomcat
4 24 (2.88%) CMS
5 19 (2.28%) Apache
6 17 (2.04%) IIS
7 15 (1.80%) WebSphere
7 15 (1.80%) WordPress
8 14 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (1.20%) Drupal
10 9 (1.08%) WebLogic
11 8 (0.96%) Confluence
11 8 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.84%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.60%) ATG Dynamo
13 5 (0.60%) nginx
14 4 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.48%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 30 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.00%) Photoshop
3 18 (2.16%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.72%) MS Office
5 4 (0.48%) InDesign
6 2 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (2.64%) Magento
3 4 (0.48%) Infor CRM
3 4 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.24%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.24%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.24%) osCommerce
6 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.12%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.16%) GitHub
3 16 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.20%) SaaS
5 8 (0.96%) IaaS
6 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.48%) Office 365
8 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.36%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 60 (7.19%) HTTP
2 44 (5.28%) Internet
3 21 (2.52%) Intranet
4 6 (0.72%) SMTP
5 5 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.36%) Firewall
6 3 (0.36%) GSM
6 3 (0.36%) Skype
7 2 (0.24%) 3G
7 2 (0.24%) DHCP
7 2 (0.24%) DNS
7 2 (0.24%) FTP
7 2 (0.24%) IPsec
7 2 (0.24%) SNMP
7 2 (0.24%) SSL
8 1 (0.12%) Extranet
8 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (16.91%) SQL Server
2 48 (5.76%) MySQL
3 36 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 35 (4.20%) MongoDB
5 30 (3.60%) NoSQL
6 22 (2.64%) Relational Database
7 19 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
8 18 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (1.20%) Big Data
12 10 (1.20%) GIS
12 10 (1.20%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.08%) DB2
13 9 (1.08%) SQLite
14 8 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (0.84%) Hadoop
16 6 (0.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 206 (24.70%) Git (software)
2 103 (12.35%) Subversion
3 77 (9.23%) Visual Studio
4 63 (7.55%) Jenkins
5 50 (6.00%) JIRA
6 37 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 36 (4.32%) Maven
8 31 (3.72%) Grunt
9 27 (3.24%) Cucumber
9 27 (3.24%) Selenium
10 23 (2.76%) Eclipse
11 19 (2.28%) Gradle
12 18 (2.16%) Mercurial
13 17 (2.04%) Jasmine
14 16 (1.92%) JUnit
15 14 (1.68%) Ant
16 13 (1.56%) NUnit
17 12 (1.44%) GitLab
18 11 (1.32%) Bower
18 11 (1.32%) gulp
General
1 100 (11.99%) Finance
2 37 (4.44%) Banking
3 24 (2.88%) Retail
4 17 (2.04%) Marketing
5 8 (0.96%) Electronics
6 7 (0.84%) Games
7 5 (0.60%) Law
7 5 (0.60%) Local Government
7 5 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (0.60%) Publishing
8 4 (0.48%) Advertising
8 4 (0.48%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.36%) Back Office
9 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.36%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.24%) Legal
11 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.12%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 635 (76.14%) Developer
2 125 (14.99%) Java Developer
3 122 (14.63%) JavaScript Developer
4 105 (12.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 101 (12.11%) .NET Developer
6 76 (9.11%) HTML Developer
7 71 (8.51%) Web Developer
8 65 (7.79%) C# Developer
9 53 (6.35%) HTML CSS Developer
10 50 (6.00%) Architect
10 50 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 38 (4.56%) Senior Developer
12 37 (4.44%) UI Developer
13 36 (4.32%) Designer
14 33 (3.96%) PHP Developer
14 33 (3.96%) Software Developer
15 32 (3.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 31 (3.72%) Technical Architect
17 30 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
18 28 (3.36%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 537 (64.39%) HTML
2 502 (60.19%) CSS
3 279 (33.45%) jQuery
4 255 (30.58%) HTML5
5 242 (29.02%) .NET
6 173 (20.74%) AngularJS
7 166 (19.90%) XML
8 163 (19.54%) Web Services
9 138 (16.55%) ASP.NET
10 134 (16.07%) CSS3
11 99 (11.87%) JSON
12 85 (10.19%) Ajax
13 79 (9.47%) SOAP
14 68 (8.15%) Spring
15 57 (6.83%) RESTful
16 51 (6.12%) .NET Framework
17 49 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
18 46 (5.52%) REST
19 42 (5.04%) Backbone.js
20 41 (4.92%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.03%) User Experience
2 54 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (3.72%) Computer Science
4 28 (3.36%) Mobile App
5 26 (3.12%) Visualisation
6 17 (2.04%) iPad
7 13 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.44%) N-Tier
9 7 (0.84%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.84%) Digital Media
9 7 (0.84%) Social Media
10 6 (0.72%) Animation
10 6 (0.72%) IPTV
10 6 (0.72%) NHS
10 6 (0.72%) W3C
11 5 (0.60%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.48%) Replication
12 4 (0.48%) Video on Demand
13 3 (0.36%) MHEG
13 3 (0.36%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 115 (13.79%) Linux
2 62 (7.43%) Unix
3 60 (7.19%) Windows
4 32 (3.84%) Apple iOS
5 30 (3.60%) Mac OS X
6 26 (3.12%) Android
7 15 (1.80%) AIX
7 15 (1.80%) Mac OS
8 14 (1.68%) Windows Vista
8 14 (1.68%) Windows XP
9 10 (1.20%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.36%) CentOS
12 3 (0.36%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.24%) openSUSE
14 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.12%) webOS
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (43.76%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (20.26%) TDD
3 161 (19.30%) MVC
4 134 (16.07%) Front End Development
5 125 (14.99%) Continuous Integration
6 109 (13.07%) Scrum
7 101 (12.11%) Web Development
8 91 (10.91%) Responsive Web Design
9 76 (9.11%) OO
10 75 (8.99%) Unit Testing
11 74 (8.87%) E-Commerce
12 72 (8.63%) Web Design
13 62 (7.43%) ITIL
14 60 (7.19%) Software Engineering
15 58 (6.95%) BDD
16 55 (6.59%) OOP
17 45 (5.40%) CRM
18 37 (4.44%) SDLC
19 32 (3.84%) Open Source
20 25 (3.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 252 (30.22%) Java
2 197 (23.62%) C#
3 160 (19.18%) SQL
4 130 (15.59%) Python
5 96 (11.51%) C++
6 82 (9.83%) PHP
7 44 (5.28%) T-SQL
8 34 (4.08%) Objective-C
8 34 (4.08%) VB.NET
9 27 (3.24%) Ruby
10 26 (3.12%) C
11 25 (3.00%) VB
12 24 (2.88%) PowerShell
12 24 (2.88%) VBScript
13 23 (2.76%) Scala
14 18 (2.16%) XPath
15 16 (1.92%) FQL
16 15 (1.80%) XAML
17 11 (1.32%) ES6
18 10 (1.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (5.16%) Degree
2 33 (3.96%) Security Cleared
3 21 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 20 (2.40%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (1.44%) BC Cleared
6 10 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.36%) APMP
8 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.24%) OCPJP
8 2 (0.24%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.24%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.12%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.12%) MBA
9 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.88%) QA
2 18 (2.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (2.04%) P3O
4 4 (0.48%) WCAG
5 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.72%) BitLocker
3 4 (0.48%) Docker
4 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.24%) Xen
5 1 (0.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 15 (1.80%) Puppet
2 12 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.96%) StatsD
4 3 (0.36%) Ansible
4 3 (0.36%) Graylog
5 1 (0.12%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 59 (7.07%) Microsoft
2 49 (5.88%) Oracle
3 23 (2.76%) ServiceNow
4 22 (2.64%) Adobe
5 16 (1.92%) Telerik
6 14 (1.68%) IBM
7 13 (1.56%) EPiServer
8 11 (1.32%) Perforce
9 9 (1.08%) Apigee
9 9 (1.08%) HP
10 8 (0.96%) ATG
10 8 (0.96%) Citrix
10 8 (0.96%) Mashery
11 7 (0.84%) ESRI
12 6 (0.72%) Tableau
12 6 (0.72%) Teradata
12 6 (0.72%) Xamarin
13 5 (0.60%) Google
13 5 (0.60%) Zend
14 4 (0.48%) Infor
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 500 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Oldham
Applause IT Ltd
Rate: £250 - £315 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Stockport
Shortlist Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £375 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 16 days ago