Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 6 months to 23 November 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.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 8 12
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 +13
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 98 174 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 7.34% 11.95% 9.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.84% 33.98% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 150 168
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £275 £262 £300
90th Percentile £475 £476 £536
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - £12.50 -
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £15.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +186.67% -60.00% +20.00%

JavaScript 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 411 512 624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.76% 35.16% 30.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 380 451
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £275 £268 £273
90th Percentile £525 £500 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 10
Cheshire median hourly rate £28.50 £21.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -38.24% -
10th Percentile £25.50 £11.85 £12.90
90th Percentile £38.75 £36.05 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +27.66%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Cheshire

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JavaScript in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Cheshire

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Cheshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Cheshire

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Cheshire

JavaScript
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 JavaScript within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Chester -3 20 £375 -3.54% 12
Knutsford -6 15 £375 +25.00% 10
Warrington -2 12 £375 -11.76% 8
Macclesfield +3 9 £325 +6.12% 9
Crewe - 8 £338 - 6
Northwich +1 3 £360 +10.77% 1
Runcorn 0 1 - - 2
Alderley Edge - 1 £400 - 1
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 55 (56.12%) HTML
2 54 (55.10%) CSS
3 44 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (35.71%) Git (software)
5 33 (33.67%) TDD
6 32 (32.65%) Java
7 30 (30.61%) jQuery
8 29 (29.59%) HTML5
8 29 (29.59%) CSS3
9 27 (27.55%) SQL
9 27 (27.55%) Finance
10 25 (25.51%) Ajax
11 24 (24.49%) .NET
11 24 (24.49%) React
12 23 (23.47%) MVC
13 22 (22.45%) JSON
13 22 (22.45%) Test Automation
13 22 (22.45%) AngularJS
14 21 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 21 (21.43%) Unit Testing
15 20 (20.41%) C#
15 20 (20.41%) gulp
16 18 (18.37%) Front End Development
16 18 (18.37%) Node.js
16 18 (18.37%) Spring
17 16 (16.33%) XML
18 15 (15.31%) ASP.NET
18 15 (15.31%) Sass
19 14 (14.29%) J2EE
19 14 (14.29%) Scrum

JavaScript
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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.20%) CMS
2 9 (9.18%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (4.08%) WordPress
5 3 (3.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (3.06%) ExpressionEngine
5 3 (3.06%) IIS
5 3 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.04%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.04%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.02%) Apache
7 1 (1.02%) Confluence
7 1 (1.02%) SugarCRM
7 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (4.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.04%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.02%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Oracle Cash Management
1 5 (5.10%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (5.10%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (5.10%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 5 (5.10%) Oracle iProcurement
1 5 (5.10%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (5.10%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (4.08%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.18%) npm
2 5 (5.10%) Taleo
3 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.08%) Slack
3 4 (4.08%) Trello
4 3 (3.06%) Office 365
5 2 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.04%) BrowserStack
5 2 (2.04%) GitHub
5 2 (2.04%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.04%) Yammer
6 1 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.02%) G Suite
6 1 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.02%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) Internet
2 2 (2.04%) DNS
2 2 (2.04%) HTTP
2 2 (2.04%) SMS
2 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.10%) MySQL
3 5 (5.10%) Oracle Discoverer
3 5 (5.10%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.08%) Big Data
4 4 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.08%) Data Mining
4 4 (4.08%) Geospatial Data
4 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.02%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 35 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 20 (20.41%) gulp
3 10 (10.20%) Gradle
4 9 (9.18%) Grunt
4 9 (9.18%) webpack
5 8 (8.16%) SonarQube
6 7 (7.14%) JIRA
7 6 (6.12%) Jenkins
7 6 (6.12%) JUnit
8 5 (5.10%) Eclipse
8 5 (5.10%) Selenium
9 4 (4.08%) IntelliJ
9 4 (4.08%) Jasmine
9 4 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (4.08%) TeamCity
9 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
9 4 (4.08%) WebDriver
10 3 (3.06%) Bitbucket
10 3 (3.06%) JProfiler
10 3 (3.06%) Maven
General
1 27 (27.55%) Finance
2 13 (13.27%) Banking
3 3 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.02%) Automotive
4 1 (1.02%) Back Office
4 1 (1.02%) Games
4 1 (1.02%) Legal
4 1 (1.02%) Local Government
4 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.02%) Publishing
4 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (72.45%) Developer
2 18 (18.37%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 13 (13.27%) .NET Developer
5 12 (12.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (9.18%) UI Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
7 7 (7.14%) HTML Developer
7 7 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (6.12%) PHP Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Agile Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Data Analyst
11 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.06%) C# Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Consultant
11 3 (3.06%) Oracle Consultant
11 3 (3.06%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (56.12%) HTML
2 54 (55.10%) CSS
3 30 (30.61%) jQuery
4 29 (29.59%) CSS3
4 29 (29.59%) HTML5
5 25 (25.51%) Ajax
6 24 (24.49%) .NET
6 24 (24.49%) React
7 22 (22.45%) AngularJS
7 22 (22.45%) JSON
8 21 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (18.37%) Node.js
9 18 (18.37%) Spring
10 16 (16.33%) XML
11 15 (15.31%) ASP.NET
11 15 (15.31%) Sass
12 14 (14.29%) J2EE
13 12 (12.24%) Web Services
14 11 (11.22%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (10.20%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.20%) User Experience
2 8 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.08%) Reference Data
3 4 (4.08%) Web 2.0
4 3 (3.06%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.04%) RIA
6 1 (1.02%) Fintech
6 1 (1.02%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.08%) Windows
2 3 (3.06%) Unix
3 1 (1.02%) Android
3 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.90%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (33.67%) TDD
3 23 (23.47%) MVC
4 22 (22.45%) Test Automation
5 21 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 18 (18.37%) Front End Development
7 14 (14.29%) Scrum
8 12 (12.24%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (11.22%) Waterfall
10 10 (10.20%) BDD
10 10 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.16%) CRM
11 8 (8.16%) Performance Optimisation
12 7 (7.14%) Data Modelling
12 7 (7.14%) Data Protection
12 7 (7.14%) Workflow
13 6 (6.12%) Web Design
14 5 (5.10%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (5.10%) ETL
14 5 (5.10%) OO
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.65%) Java
2 27 (27.55%) SQL
3 20 (20.41%) C#
4 10 (10.20%) PHP
5 7 (7.14%) ES6
5 7 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.10%) TypeScript
7 4 (4.08%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.06%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.02%) C
9 1 (1.02%) C++
9 1 (1.02%) Google Apps Script
9 1 (1.02%) Ruby
9 1 (1.02%) VB
9 1 (1.02%) VBA
9 1 (1.02%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (3.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) QA
2 4 (4.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.04%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.04%) UAG
2 1 (1.02%) Docker
Vendors
1 13 (13.27%) Oracle
2 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.22%) Perforce
3 4 (4.08%) Adobe
4 2 (2.04%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.04%) Pega
4 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.02%) Apple
5 1 (1.02%) Capita
5 1 (1.02%) Google
5 1 (1.02%) IBM
5 1 (1.02%) Optimizely
5 1 (1.02%) Progress
5 1 (1.02%) Telerik
5 1 (1.02%) Zend