Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 11 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 173 110 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 13.08% 9.04% 11.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.41% 22.82% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 92 161
Cheshire median daily rate £365 £423 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.66% +9.03% -3.13%
10th Percentile £258 £310 £256
90th Percentile £485 £481 £500
North West median daily rate £387 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.27% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Cheshire median hourly rate - - £22.54
North West median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £22.54
% change year-on-year +5.00% +77.46% -45.02%

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 609 482 768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 46.03% 39.61% 42.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 353 548
Cheshire median daily rate £379 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45% -
10th Percentile £294 £293 £263
90th Percentile £500 £500 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 17
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.38 £32.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.83% -1.54% -13.33%
10th Percentile £19.38 £30.00 £14.20
90th Percentile £40.75 £57.00 £38.30
North West median hourly rate £36.88 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -7.81% +40.35% -23.49%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +9 41 £400 +18.52% 6
Chester 0 24 £345 -13.75% 37
Knutsford -1 21 £375 -14.77% 8
Warrington +11 20 £358 -10.63% 16
Macclesfield -1 9 £350 -18.84% 2
Nantwich - 5 £350 - 1
Wilmslow -4 3 £225 -33.33% 4
Alderley Edge -1 2 £225 - 1
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 85 (49.13%) HTML
2 73 (42.20%) CSS
3 69 (39.88%) Java
4 67 (38.73%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (26.59%) AngularJS
6 43 (24.86%) Git (software)
7 40 (23.12%) Node.js
8 34 (19.65%) SQL
8 34 (19.65%) .NET
8 34 (19.65%) Web Services
9 33 (19.08%) C#
10 31 (17.92%) Scrum
10 31 (17.92%) jQuery
10 31 (17.92%) React
11 30 (17.34%) HTML5
11 30 (17.34%) Spring
11 30 (17.34%) Finance
11 30 (17.34%) MVC
12 29 (16.76%) Amazon AWS
13 28 (16.18%) Test Automation
14 27 (15.61%) Python
15 26 (15.03%) Jenkins
16 24 (13.87%) Microsoft
16 24 (13.87%) OO
16 24 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (13.29%) Unit Testing
18 22 (12.72%) XML
19 20 (11.56%) CSS3
20 19 (10.98%) Gradle
20 19 (10.98%) DevOps

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 8 (4.62%) Confluence
2 7 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.89%) Apache Pig
3 5 (2.89%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.31%) CMS
5 3 (1.73%) Drupal
5 3 (1.73%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.16%) Apache
6 2 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.16%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.16%) WordPress
7 1 (0.58%) JBoss
7 1 (0.58%) Jetty
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.31%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.73%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (1.73%) UXPin
3 2 (1.16%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.58%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.58%) InVision
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) Magento
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.76%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (6.94%) GitHub
4 8 (4.62%) OpenShift
5 6 (3.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (2.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (2.31%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (2.31%) npm
8 3 (1.73%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (1.73%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.73%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.16%) AtomSphere
9 2 (1.16%) Boomi
9 2 (1.16%) Google Analytics
9 2 (1.16%) PaaS
9 2 (1.16%) SaaS
10 1 (0.58%) Serverless
10 1 (0.58%) Slack
10 1 (0.58%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.89%) Internet
2 2 (1.16%) AMQP
3 1 (0.58%) DSL
3 1 (0.58%) Intranet
3 1 (0.58%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.98%) MySQL
2 18 (10.40%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.78%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.20%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.05%) Big Data
6 6 (3.47%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.89%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (2.89%) Apache Hive
7 5 (2.89%) Data Mining
7 5 (2.89%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.89%) HBase
7 5 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.31%) Amazon Aurora
8 4 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.73%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (24.86%) Git (software)
2 26 (15.03%) Jenkins
3 19 (10.98%) Gradle
4 15 (8.67%) JUnit
4 15 (8.67%) Maven
5 11 (6.36%) JIRA
6 9 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (4.62%) Mocha
7 8 (4.62%) Subversion
8 7 (4.05%) Selenium
9 6 (3.47%) Grunt
9 6 (3.47%) Hudson
9 6 (3.47%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.89%) Axure RP
10 5 (2.89%) Eclipse
10 5 (2.89%) gulp
10 5 (2.89%) JProfiler
10 5 (2.89%) Mockito
10 5 (2.89%) webpack
General
1 30 (17.34%) Finance
2 10 (5.78%) Banking
3 9 (5.20%) Retail
4 6 (3.47%) Marketing
5 4 (2.31%) Interactive Media
5 4 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.73%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.73%) Law
7 2 (1.16%) Legal
7 2 (1.16%) Publishing
8 1 (0.58%) Advertising
8 1 (0.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 132 (76.30%) Developer
2 24 (13.87%) Java Developer
3 17 (9.83%) .NET Developer
4 16 (9.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (8.67%) Node.js Developer
6 12 (6.94%) Full Stack Developer
6 12 (6.94%) PHP Developer
7 9 (5.20%) Android Developer
7 9 (5.20%) Designer
7 9 (5.20%) Python Developer
8 8 (4.62%) C# Developer
8 8 (4.62%) Django Developer
8 8 (4.62%) Python/Django Developer
9 7 (4.05%) Analyst
9 7 (4.05%) ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (4.05%) Cloud Developer
9 7 (4.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (3.47%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (3.47%) Data Analyst
10 6 (3.47%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (49.13%) HTML
2 73 (42.20%) CSS
3 46 (26.59%) AngularJS
4 40 (23.12%) Node.js
5 34 (19.65%) .NET
5 34 (19.65%) Web Services
6 31 (17.92%) jQuery
6 31 (17.92%) React
7 30 (17.34%) HTML5
7 30 (17.34%) Spring
8 22 (12.72%) XML
9 20 (11.56%) CSS3
10 19 (10.98%) ASP.NET
11 18 (10.40%) SOAP
12 16 (9.25%) Ajax
13 15 (8.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (8.67%) J2EE
14 14 (8.09%) REST
14 14 (8.09%) RESTful
14 14 (8.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.67%) User Experience
2 9 (5.20%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.62%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.89%) Taxonomies
6 3 (1.73%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.16%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.16%) NHS
7 2 (1.16%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.58%) Fintech
8 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.58%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.83%) Linux
2 13 (7.51%) Android
3 7 (4.05%) Unix
4 4 (2.31%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (38.73%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (17.92%) Scrum
3 30 (17.34%) MVC
4 28 (16.18%) Test Automation
5 24 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (13.87%) OO
6 23 (13.29%) Unit Testing
7 19 (10.98%) DevOps
8 17 (9.83%) Front End Development
9 16 (9.25%) TDD
10 14 (8.09%) Microservices
10 14 (8.09%) SDLC
10 14 (8.09%) Software Engineering
11 13 (7.51%) Workflow
12 12 (6.94%) CRM
12 12 (6.94%) Migration
13 11 (6.36%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (5.78%) Android Development
14 10 (5.78%) BDD
14 10 (5.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (39.88%) Java
2 34 (19.65%) SQL
3 33 (19.08%) C#
4 27 (15.61%) Python
5 16 (9.25%) PHP
6 15 (8.67%) Java 8
7 9 (5.20%) C
7 9 (5.20%) C++
7 9 (5.20%) Groovy
7 9 (5.20%) TypeScript
8 8 (4.62%) Ruby
9 6 (3.47%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.89%) Perl
11 4 (2.31%) Go
12 3 (1.73%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.73%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.73%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.16%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.16%) Scala
13 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (8.67%) Degree
2 12 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.31%) AWS Certification
3 4 (2.31%) HND
4 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) ISEB
4 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.31%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.16%) PMO
2 2 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.36%) Docker
2 4 (2.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (2.31%) etcd
3 3 (1.73%) QEMU
3 3 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (6.36%) Ansible
2 10 (5.78%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (5.78%) Terraform
3 6 (3.47%) Kubernetes
4 5 (2.89%) Docker Swarm
4 5 (2.89%) Puppet
4 5 (2.89%) Salt
5 4 (2.31%) Consul
6 1 (0.58%) Kibana
6 1 (0.58%) Plesk
6 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (13.87%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.25%) Oracle
3 6 (3.47%) Adobe
4 5 (2.89%) Google
4 5 (2.89%) Perforce
5 4 (2.31%) Hyperion
5 4 (2.31%) Talend
5 4 (2.31%) Zend
6 3 (1.73%) Splunk
6 3 (1.73%) Tealium
6 3 (1.73%) VMware
7 2 (1.16%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.16%) Capita
7 2 (1.16%) Dell
7 2 (1.16%) SAP
7 2 (1.16%) Twitter
8 1 (0.58%) Attivio
8 1 (0.58%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.58%) Tableau
8 1 (0.58%) Xamarin