Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 15 9
Rank change year-on-year +5 -6 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 145 98 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 11.12% 7.62% 11.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.48% 23.96% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 82 154
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £293 £263
90th Percentile £500 £481 £468
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £16.64
10th Percentile £42.50 - £12.20
90th Percentile £47.50 - £20.08
North West median hourly rate £30.75 £45.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -31.67% +181.25% -60.00%

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 569 409 586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 43.63% 31.80% 36.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 297 439
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £500 £500 £495
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 10
Cheshire median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £30.25 £27.00 £12.15
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.25 £34.33
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year -10.83% +37.72% -22.97%

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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
Crewe +11 39 £400 -27.27% 10
Knutsford +6 29 £365 -8.86% 11
Warrington +7 18 £438 +25.00% 23
Chester -9 14 £375 - 31
Macclesfield -2 7 £338 -21.74% 5
Nantwich - 4 £350 - 3
Alderley Edge -1 2 £225 -43.75% 4
Wilmslow - 1 - - 8
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 80 (55.17%) HTML
2 64 (44.14%) CSS
3 62 (42.76%) Java
4 54 (37.24%) AngularJS
5 50 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (28.97%) Git (software)
7 36 (24.83%) React
8 32 (22.07%) Node.js
9 31 (21.38%) Test Automation
10 30 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (20.69%) SQL
11 29 (20.00%) Python
11 29 (20.00%) HTML5
12 28 (19.31%) jQuery
12 28 (19.31%) C#
13 26 (17.93%) Unit Testing
13 26 (17.93%) CSS3
14 25 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
15 24 (16.55%) .NET
16 23 (15.86%) Web Services
16 23 (15.86%) Spring
16 23 (15.86%) Scrum
16 23 (15.86%) Jenkins
17 21 (14.48%) SQL Server
18 20 (13.79%) REST
18 20 (13.79%) MVC
19 18 (12.41%) Degree
20 17 (11.72%) Android
20 17 (11.72%) Linux
20 17 (11.72%) Microsoft

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 14 (9.66%) Confluence
2 4 (2.76%) CMS
2 4 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.07%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.07%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.07%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.38%) Apache
4 2 (1.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.76%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.07%) Fireworks
2 3 (2.07%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (2.07%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.07%) UXPin
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.97%) GitHub
2 13 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (3.45%) Yarn
4 4 (2.76%) npm
4 4 (2.76%) OpenShift
5 3 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.38%) AtomSphere
6 2 (1.38%) Boomi
6 2 (1.38%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.69%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.69%) PaaS
7 1 (0.69%) SaaS
7 1 (0.69%) Slack
7 1 (0.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.45%) Internet
2 3 (2.07%) ATM
3 2 (1.38%) AMQP
4 1 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.48%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.97%) MySQL
3 11 (7.59%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.52%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (3.45%) Big Data
5 5 (3.45%) Data Mining
5 5 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.76%) Amazon Aurora
6 4 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (2.76%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.07%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.07%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.07%) HBase
8 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.38%) Geospatial Data
8 2 (1.38%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 42 (28.97%) Git (software)
2 23 (15.86%) Jenkins
3 16 (11.03%) Gradle
4 15 (10.34%) JIRA
5 8 (5.52%) Grunt
5 8 (5.52%) gulp
6 7 (4.83%) Maven
6 7 (4.83%) Selenium
6 7 (4.83%) TeamCity
7 6 (4.14%) Axure RP
7 6 (4.14%) JUnit
8 5 (3.45%) Subversion
8 5 (3.45%) Visual Studio
8 5 (3.45%) webpack
9 4 (2.76%) Mercurial
9 4 (2.76%) Mocha
9 4 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (2.76%) TestNG
10 3 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (9.66%) Finance
2 7 (4.83%) Retail
3 4 (2.76%) Interactive Media
4 3 (2.07%) Legal
4 3 (2.07%) Marketing
5 2 (1.38%) Front Office
5 2 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.38%) Publishing
6 1 (0.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (77.93%) Developer
2 21 (14.48%) JavaScript Developer
3 16 (11.03%) .NET Developer
3 16 (11.03%) Java Developer
4 15 (10.34%) Android Developer
5 11 (7.59%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (6.90%) Python Developer
7 9 (6.21%) Django Developer
7 9 (6.21%) Python/Django Developer
8 8 (5.52%) Node.js Developer
9 7 (4.83%) Analyst
9 7 (4.83%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.83%) Designer
9 7 (4.83%) PHP Developer
10 6 (4.14%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (4.14%) Data Analyst
10 6 (4.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (3.45%) Cloud Developer
11 5 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (55.17%) HTML
2 64 (44.14%) CSS
3 54 (37.24%) AngularJS
4 36 (24.83%) React
5 32 (22.07%) Node.js
6 29 (20.00%) HTML5
7 28 (19.31%) jQuery
8 26 (17.93%) CSS3
9 24 (16.55%) .NET
10 23 (15.86%) Spring
10 23 (15.86%) Web Services
11 20 (13.79%) REST
12 14 (9.66%) Ionic Framework
13 13 (8.97%) Android SDK
13 13 (8.97%) ASP.NET
13 13 (8.97%) RESTful
14 12 (8.28%) Android NDK
14 12 (8.28%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (8.28%) Hibernate
14 12 (8.28%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.28%) Greenfield Project
1 12 (8.28%) User Experience
2 8 (5.52%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.45%) Taxonomies
5 4 (2.76%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.07%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.38%) Equities
7 2 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.38%) NHS
8 1 (0.69%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.69%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.69%) Fintech
8 1 (0.69%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.72%) Android
1 17 (11.72%) Linux
2 8 (5.52%) Unix
3 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.38%) Test Automation
3 30 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (17.93%) Unit Testing
5 23 (15.86%) Scrum
6 20 (13.79%) MVC
7 16 (11.03%) DevOps
8 15 (10.34%) OO
9 14 (9.66%) Android Development
9 14 (9.66%) Microservices
10 13 (8.97%) Front End Development
10 13 (8.97%) Secure Coding
11 12 (8.28%) Cryptography
11 12 (8.28%) Software Engineering
11 12 (8.28%) TDD
12 11 (7.59%) Workflow
13 10 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (6.21%) Open Source
14 9 (6.21%) Visualisation
15 8 (5.52%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 62 (42.76%) Java
2 30 (20.69%) SQL
3 29 (20.00%) Python
4 28 (19.31%) C#
5 15 (10.34%) C++
6 12 (8.28%) C
7 11 (7.59%) PHP
8 10 (6.90%) Java 8
9 8 (5.52%) TypeScript
10 5 (3.45%) Go
10 5 (3.45%) Perl
10 5 (3.45%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.76%) ES6
11 4 (2.76%) Groovy
12 3 (2.07%) Kotlin
12 3 (2.07%) Ruby
13 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.38%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (12.41%) Degree
2 8 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.76%) HND
4 3 (2.07%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.69%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.76%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.38%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (5.52%) Docker
2 4 (2.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (2.76%) etcd
Systems Management
1 7 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.76%) Consul
2 4 (2.76%) Terraform
3 3 (2.07%) Ansible
3 3 (2.07%) Docker Swarm
3 3 (2.07%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.07%) Puppet
3 3 (2.07%) Salt
4 1 (0.69%) Plesk
Vendors
1 17 (11.72%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.66%) Oracle
3 5 (3.45%) Google
4 4 (2.76%) Hyperion
4 4 (2.76%) Talend
5 3 (2.07%) Adobe
5 3 (2.07%) Zend
6 2 (1.38%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.38%) Dell
6 2 (1.38%) SAP
6 2 (1.38%) Splunk
7 1 (0.69%) Attivio
7 1 (0.69%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 1 (0.69%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.69%) Twitter
7 1 (0.69%) Xamarin