Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 12 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 101 101 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 8.66% 8.07% 10.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.85% 24.75% 33.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 84 120
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £290 £258 £270
90th Percentile £513 £468 £438
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Cheshire median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +180.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £42.50 £35.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £35.00 £13.75
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £43.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -15.76% +244.00% -56.90%

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 442 408 415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 37.91% 32.59% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 286 309
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £302 £260 £263
90th Percentile £505 £550 £488
North West median daily rate £400 £399 £375
% change year-on-year +0.31% +6.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 6
Cheshire median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +79.49% +11.43%
10th Percentile £26.50 £27.00 £11.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.75 £34.13
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £39.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -7.12% +0.65% +4.73%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +3 25 £365 -2.78% 16
Crewe -2 18 £400 +14.29% 4
Chester -3 14 £375 +1.35% 24
Warrington +1 12 £480 +32.41% 21
Macclesfield -1 5 £419 +48.89% 10
Alderley Edge +8 4 £275 -31.25% 3
Wilmslow - 1 £375 - 7
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 63 (62.38%) HTML
2 55 (54.46%) CSS
3 45 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (37.62%) Java
5 34 (33.66%) Git (software)
6 33 (32.67%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (30.69%) AngularJS
8 30 (29.70%) Test Automation
8 30 (29.70%) HTML5
9 29 (28.71%) Web Services
10 27 (26.73%) CSS3
11 25 (24.75%) C#
12 24 (23.76%) Python
12 24 (23.76%) Scrum
13 21 (20.79%) MVC
13 21 (20.79%) Jenkins
13 21 (20.79%) Android Development
13 21 (20.79%) Android
14 20 (19.80%) jQuery
14 20 (19.80%) .NET
15 19 (18.81%) Unit Testing
15 19 (18.81%) React
16 17 (16.83%) C++
17 16 (15.84%) SQL
17 16 (15.84%) MySQL
17 16 (15.84%) SQL Server
17 16 (15.84%) Linux
17 16 (15.84%) Ajax
17 16 (15.84%) Node.js
18 15 (14.85%) Gradle

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 13 (12.87%) Confluence
2 7 (6.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (6.93%) CMS
3 5 (4.95%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.98%) Drupal
6 1 (0.99%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.99%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.99%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.99%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
1 3 (2.97%) OmniGraffle
1 3 (2.97%) UXPin
2 2 (1.98%) Fireworks
2 2 (1.98%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.99%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.95%) GitHub
4 4 (3.96%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (3.96%) Yarn
5 3 (2.97%) npm
6 2 (1.98%) AtomSphere
6 2 (1.98%) Boomi
6 2 (1.98%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.99%) Serverless
7 1 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) ATM
2 1 (0.99%) HTTP
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.84%) MySQL
1 16 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.98%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.98%) QlikView
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.99%) Big Data
5 1 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.99%) DB2
5 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.99%) HBase
5 1 (0.99%) Ingres
5 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (33.66%) Git (software)
2 21 (20.79%) Jenkins
3 15 (14.85%) Gradle
4 13 (12.87%) JIRA
5 8 (7.92%) TeamCity
6 7 (6.93%) gulp
7 6 (5.94%) Maven
8 5 (4.95%) Axure RP
8 5 (4.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (4.95%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.96%) Grunt
9 4 (3.96%) Selenium
10 3 (2.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (2.97%) Bitbucket
10 3 (2.97%) ProtoShare
10 3 (2.97%) Subversion
10 3 (2.97%) webpack
11 2 (1.98%) JUnit
11 2 (1.98%) Plastic SCM
11 2 (1.98%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (8.91%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Banking
3 2 (1.98%) Front Office
3 2 (1.98%) Legal
3 2 (1.98%) Publishing
4 1 (0.99%) Advertising
4 1 (0.99%) Games
4 1 (0.99%) Marketing
4 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 87 (86.14%) Developer
2 13 (12.87%) Android Developer
2 13 (12.87%) Full Stack Developer
3 12 (11.88%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (10.89%) .NET Developer
4 11 (10.89%) Python Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Django Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Python/Django Developer
6 8 (7.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (7.92%) PHP Developer
7 5 (4.95%) C# Developer
7 5 (4.95%) Designer
7 5 (4.95%) Java Developer
8 3 (2.97%) Analyst
8 3 (2.97%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (2.97%) CakePHP Developer
8 3 (2.97%) CRM Developer
8 3 (2.97%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (2.97%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (2.97%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (62.38%) HTML
2 55 (54.46%) CSS
3 31 (30.69%) AngularJS
4 30 (29.70%) HTML5
5 29 (28.71%) Web Services
6 27 (26.73%) CSS3
7 20 (19.80%) .NET
7 20 (19.80%) jQuery
8 19 (18.81%) React
9 16 (15.84%) Ajax
9 16 (15.84%) Node.js
10 14 (13.86%) Ionic Framework
11 13 (12.87%) Android NDK
11 13 (12.87%) Android SDK
11 13 (12.87%) REST
12 11 (10.89%) ASP.NET
12 11 (10.89%) Django
12 11 (10.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (9.90%) RESTful
14 9 (8.91%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) User Experience
2 10 (9.90%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.94%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.96%) NHS
4 4 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.97%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.97%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.98%) Equities
7 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.99%) Fintech
7 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.79%) Android
2 16 (15.84%) Linux
3 8 (7.92%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.96%) Unix
5 3 (2.97%) Windows
6 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (32.67%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (29.70%) Test Automation
4 24 (23.76%) Scrum
5 21 (20.79%) Android Development
5 21 (20.79%) MVC
6 19 (18.81%) Unit Testing
7 13 (12.87%) Cryptography
7 13 (12.87%) Secure Coding
8 11 (10.89%) Front End Development
8 11 (10.89%) TDD
9 10 (9.90%) OO
10 8 (7.92%) iOS Development
10 8 (7.92%) Microservices
10 8 (7.92%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.93%) DevOps
11 7 (6.93%) SEO
12 6 (5.94%) Analytics
12 6 (5.94%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 38 (37.62%) Java
2 25 (24.75%) C#
3 24 (23.76%) Python
4 17 (16.83%) C++
5 16 (15.84%) SQL
6 14 (13.86%) C
7 11 (10.89%) PHP
8 7 (6.93%) Java 8
9 5 (4.95%) TypeScript
10 4 (3.96%) Go
11 3 (2.97%) Ruby
12 2 (1.98%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.98%) ES6
12 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.98%) Scala
12 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.99%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.99%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.92%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.99%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.99%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.99%) Ansible
2 1 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.99%) Puppet
2 1 (0.99%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (8.91%) Adobe
1 9 (8.91%) Oracle
2 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.96%) Tealium
3 4 (3.96%) Zend
4 3 (2.97%) Google
5 2 (1.98%) Dell
5 2 (1.98%) SAP
5 2 (1.98%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.98%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.99%) Telerik