Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 11 13
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 165 114 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 12.68% 9.76% 10.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.90% 24.57% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 100 149
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £420 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +7.01% -1.88%
10th Percentile £258 £308 £274
90th Percentile £450 £481 £510
North West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £22.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +121.83% -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +31.15% -23.75%

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 571 464 779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 43.89% 39.73% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 349 540
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.64% +7.10% -0.64%
10th Percentile £263 £284 £263
90th Percentile £513 £500 £510
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 21
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.50 £37.48 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.28% +78.45% -8.70%
10th Percentile £21.25 £30.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £52.00 £53.00 £36.25
North West median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.29% +6.06%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Chester +4 33 £375 -16.67% 35
Crewe +3 26 £400 - 12
Warrington +11 18 £350 -14.63% 18
Knutsford -8 18 £425 -3.41% 7
Macclesfield -1 10 £338 -23.30% 5
Wilmslow -1 5 £350 +12.00% 6
Nantwich - 5 £350 - 1
Runcorn +1 1 - - 4
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 90 (54.55%) HTML
2 81 (49.09%) CSS
3 67 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (31.52%) Java
5 38 (23.03%) Finance
6 36 (21.82%) MVC
6 36 (21.82%) .NET
6 36 (21.82%) jQuery
6 36 (21.82%) Node.js
7 35 (21.21%) Git (software)
7 35 (21.21%) C#
8 34 (20.61%) AngularJS
9 31 (18.79%) HTML5
10 30 (18.18%) SQL
11 29 (17.58%) Scrum
12 28 (16.97%) Test Automation
13 27 (16.36%) Web Services
14 25 (15.15%) ASP.NET
14 25 (15.15%) SQL Server
15 22 (13.33%) PHP
15 22 (13.33%) OO
15 22 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (13.33%) Spring
15 22 (13.33%) Jenkins
15 22 (13.33%) DevOps
16 21 (12.73%) React
17 20 (12.12%) Ajax
17 20 (12.12%) Linux
18 19 (11.52%) JUnit
19 18 (10.91%) MySQL

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 12 (7.27%) Apache
2 9 (5.45%) JBoss
3 8 (4.85%) Tomcat
4 7 (4.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (3.03%) CMS
6 4 (2.42%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.42%) Apache Spark
6 4 (2.42%) Drupal
6 4 (2.42%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.82%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.82%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.82%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.21%) Confluence
8 2 (1.21%) Mongoose
8 2 (1.21%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.21%) WordPress
9 1 (0.61%) Jetty
9 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.42%) Adobe After Effects
2 4 (2.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.82%) Adobe Premiere
3 3 (1.82%) InVision
4 1 (0.61%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.21%) Magento
3 1 (0.61%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.06%) OpenShift
3 8 (4.85%) PaaS
4 6 (3.64%) GitHub
5 5 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (2.42%) SaaS
6 4 (2.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.82%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.82%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.21%) AtomSphere
8 2 (1.21%) Boomi
8 2 (1.21%) npm
9 1 (0.61%) Serverless
9 1 (0.61%) Taleo
9 1 (0.61%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.64%) Internet
2 2 (1.21%) AMQP
3 1 (0.61%) DSL
3 1 (0.61%) HTTP
3 1 (0.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.91%) MySQL
3 10 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 9 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 8 (4.85%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.24%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.42%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.42%) Big Data
7 4 (2.42%) HBase
8 3 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.61%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.61%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.61%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 22 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 19 (11.52%) JUnit
4 18 (10.91%) Maven
5 14 (8.48%) Gradle
6 10 (6.06%) Mocha
7 9 (5.45%) JIRA
7 9 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (4.24%) Mockito
8 7 (4.24%) Selenium
8 7 (4.24%) Subversion
9 6 (3.64%) Axure RP
10 5 (3.03%) Eclipse
10 5 (3.03%) Grunt
10 5 (3.03%) Hudson
10 5 (3.03%) JProfiler
11 4 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (2.42%) gulp
11 4 (2.42%) IntelliJ
12 3 (1.82%) Cucumber
General
1 38 (23.03%) Finance
2 13 (7.88%) Banking
3 11 (6.67%) Marketing
4 6 (3.64%) Retail
5 4 (2.42%) Interactive Media
6 3 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.82%) Law
6 3 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.21%) Publishing
8 1 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 123 (74.55%) Developer
2 20 (12.12%) .NET Developer
3 18 (10.91%) Java Developer
4 17 (10.30%) Full Stack Developer
4 17 (10.30%) PHP Developer
5 15 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (9.09%) Node.js Developer
6 12 (7.27%) Designer
7 11 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (6.67%) UX Designer
8 10 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (4.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (3.64%) DevOps Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Digital Designer
10 6 (3.64%) Digital UX Designer
10 6 (3.64%) Python Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.03%) Django Developer
11 5 (3.03%) Java Engineer
11 5 (3.03%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (54.55%) HTML
2 81 (49.09%) CSS
3 36 (21.82%) .NET
3 36 (21.82%) jQuery
3 36 (21.82%) Node.js
4 34 (20.61%) AngularJS
5 31 (18.79%) HTML5
6 27 (16.36%) Web Services
7 25 (15.15%) ASP.NET
8 22 (13.33%) Spring
9 21 (12.73%) React
10 20 (12.12%) Ajax
11 17 (10.30%) XML
12 16 (9.70%) CSS3
12 16 (9.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (7.88%) J2EE
13 13 (7.88%) SOAP
14 12 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (7.27%) JSON
14 12 (7.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.91%) User Experience
2 12 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (4.85%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.42%) Web 2.0
5 3 (1.82%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.21%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.21%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.61%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.12%) Linux
2 5 (3.03%) Android
3 4 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.82%) Windows
5 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (21.82%) MVC
3 29 (17.58%) Scrum
4 28 (16.97%) Test Automation
5 22 (13.33%) DevOps
5 22 (13.33%) OO
6 18 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (10.30%) Front End Development
8 15 (9.09%) TDD
9 14 (8.48%) Unit Testing
10 13 (7.88%) Wireframes
11 11 (6.67%) Microservices
11 11 (6.67%) SDLC
11 11 (6.67%) Web Development
12 9 (5.45%) Open Source
12 9 (5.45%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (5.45%) Software Engineering
13 8 (4.85%) BDD
13 8 (4.85%) User Stories
13 8 (4.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (31.52%) Java
2 35 (21.21%) C#
3 30 (18.18%) SQL
4 22 (13.33%) PHP
5 17 (10.30%) Python
6 13 (7.88%) Java 8
7 12 (7.27%) Ruby
8 9 (5.45%) Groovy
9 7 (4.24%) Go
9 7 (4.24%) TypeScript
10 5 (3.03%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.42%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.82%) C
12 3 (1.82%) C++
12 3 (1.82%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.82%) VBA
13 2 (1.21%) Perl
13 2 (1.21%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.21%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (6.67%) Degree
2 10 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.82%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.21%) HND
5 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.61%) ISEB
5 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 16 (9.70%) Docker
2 4 (2.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (2.42%) etcd
3 3 (1.82%) QEMU
3 3 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (10.30%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (7.27%) Ansible
2 12 (7.27%) Terraform
3 9 (5.45%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.42%) Consul
4 4 (2.42%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (2.42%) Puppet
4 4 (2.42%) Salt
5 3 (1.82%) logstash
6 1 (0.61%) Kibana
6 1 (0.61%) Plesk
6 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.27%) Adobe
3 9 (5.45%) Oracle
4 5 (3.03%) Perforce
4 5 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.42%) Zend
6 3 (1.82%) Ab Initio
6 3 (1.82%) Splunk
6 3 (1.82%) Tealium
6 3 (1.82%) VMware
7 2 (1.21%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.21%) Capita
7 2 (1.21%) Dell
8 1 (0.61%) IBM
8 1 (0.61%) Tableau
8 1 (0.61%) Twitter
8 1 (0.61%) Xamarin