Period
to 10 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for ES6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ES6 over the 6 months to 10 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

ECMAScript 2015 (ES6, ES2015)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 93 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - -
Contract jobs citing ES6 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.61% 0.073% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.90% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Cheshire median daily rate £450 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% - -
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £381
% change year-on-year -6.25% +4.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

ES6 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 422 474 630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 31.92% 34.50% 30.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 355 462
Cheshire median daily rate £389 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.67% -2.09% +12.65%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £269
90th Percentile £538 £488 £533
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 12
Cheshire median hourly rate £29.50 £24.25 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.65% -3.96% -25.74%
10th Percentile £25.50 £11.95 £12.55
90th Percentile £38.75 £35.48 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year +40.35% -23.49% +21.14%

ES6
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing ES6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for ES6 in Cheshire

ES6
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ES6 in Cheshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ES6 in Cheshire

ES6
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ES6 within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 7 £450 -
Macclesfield - 1 £325 -
ES6
North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ES6 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for ES6.

1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
1 8 (100.00%) Node.js
1 8 (100.00%) CSS3
1 8 (100.00%) Sass
1 8 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 8 (100.00%) React
1 8 (100.00%) Redux
1 8 (100.00%) npm
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) Ajax
3 6 (75.00%) JSON
3 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (75.00%) Perforce
3 6 (75.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 6 (75.00%) SonarQube
3 6 (75.00%) gulp
3 6 (75.00%) Grunt
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working

ES6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) npm
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (75.00%) Grunt
1 6 (75.00%) gulp
1 6 (75.00%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) UI Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) CSS3
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) HTML5
1 8 (100.00%) Node.js
1 8 (100.00%) React
1 8 (100.00%) Redux
1 8 (100.00%) Sass
1 8 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (75.00%) Ajax
2 6 (75.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) BDD
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 6 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Perforce