Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 10 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +11
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 124 119 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 9.58% 9.97% 11.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.96% 32.16% 34.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 104 176
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £258 £285 £272
90th Percentile £450 £471 £525
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +13.64% -15.38%
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% +37.93% -10.77%

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 460 370 675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 35.52% 30.99% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 280 474
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.46% +4.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £257 £284 £263
90th Percentile £550 £519 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 18
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 £34.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.04% +99.93% -48.15%
10th Percentile £27.00 £15.98 £12.85
90th Percentile £43.25 £46.47 £36.63
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +13.85%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +1 31 £375 -6.25% 37
Knutsford +3 20 £375 +25.00% 10
Crewe -10 15 £413 +3.13% 24
Macclesfield +5 8 £236 -46.91% 14
Warrington -8 8 £350 -20.00% 10
Wilmslow -1 2 £375 +30.43% 7
Runcorn +2 1 - - 5
Alderley Edge - 1 £400 - 3
Northwich - 1 £360 - 6
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 84 (67.74%) HTML
2 76 (61.29%) CSS
3 52 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (29.03%) HTML5
5 34 (27.42%) Finance
5 34 (27.42%) Java
6 32 (25.81%) .NET
7 31 (25.00%) MVC
7 31 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 30 (24.19%) C#
9 29 (23.39%) SQL Server
9 29 (23.39%) jQuery
9 29 (23.39%) User Experience
10 28 (22.58%) Ajax
10 28 (22.58%) SQL
11 26 (20.97%) Git (software)
12 24 (19.35%) CSS3
12 24 (19.35%) TDD
13 21 (16.94%) ASP.NET
13 21 (16.94%) JSON
14 20 (16.13%) Node.js
14 20 (16.13%) Front End Development
14 20 (16.13%) Wireframes
15 19 (15.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (14.52%) Unit Testing
16 18 (14.52%) React
17 17 (13.71%) AngularJS
17 17 (13.71%) Scrum
18 14 (11.29%) JUnit
18 14 (11.29%) Continuous Integration

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 11 (8.87%) Apache
2 9 (7.26%) JBoss
3 8 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (4.84%) CMS
5 5 (4.03%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.23%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.42%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.61%) Mongoose
9 1 (0.81%) Drupal
9 1 (0.81%) IIS
9 1 (0.81%) SAS
9 1 (0.81%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (8.06%) Photoshop
2 9 (7.26%) Adobe After Effects
2 9 (7.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (6.45%) Adobe Premiere
4 7 (5.65%) InVision
5 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (3.23%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.61%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.81%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.61%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.26%) npm
2 7 (5.65%) PaaS
3 6 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.23%) Slack
4 4 (3.23%) Trello
5 3 (2.42%) GitHub
5 3 (2.42%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.61%) BrowserStack
6 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.61%) SaaS
7 1 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) G Suite
7 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.81%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) HTTP
1 3 (2.42%) Internet
2 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.65%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.03%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.23%) Big Data
4 4 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.23%) Data Mining
4 4 (3.23%) Geospatial Data
4 4 (3.23%) MySQL
4 4 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.42%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.61%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.61%) CouchDB
6 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.81%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (20.97%) Git (software)
2 14 (11.29%) JUnit
3 13 (10.48%) gulp
4 10 (8.06%) Jenkins
4 10 (8.06%) SonarQube
5 9 (7.26%) Axure RP
6 8 (6.45%) Gradle
6 8 (6.45%) Grunt
6 8 (6.45%) Maven
7 7 (5.65%) JIRA
8 5 (4.03%) JProfiler
8 5 (4.03%) Selenium
9 4 (3.23%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.23%) Mocha
9 4 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.42%) Ant
10 3 (2.42%) Mockito
10 3 (2.42%) Subversion
11 2 (1.61%) GitLab
11 2 (1.61%) SpecFlow
General
1 34 (27.42%) Finance
2 11 (8.87%) Banking
3 10 (8.06%) Marketing
4 2 (1.61%) Games
4 2 (1.61%) Legal
4 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.81%) Automotive
5 1 (0.81%) Back Office
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 77 (62.10%) Developer
2 20 (16.13%) .NET Developer
3 19 (15.32%) Designer
4 17 (13.71%) UX Designer
5 14 (11.29%) Java Developer
6 12 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (8.87%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (8.06%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (8.06%) UI Developer
9 8 (6.45%) PHP Developer
10 6 (4.84%) Digital Designer
10 6 (4.84%) Digital UX Designer
10 6 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (4.84%) Middleware Engineer
11 5 (4.03%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.03%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.03%) HTML CSS Designer
11 5 (4.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (4.03%) Node.js Developer
11 5 (4.03%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (67.74%) HTML
2 76 (61.29%) CSS
3 36 (29.03%) HTML5
4 32 (25.81%) .NET
5 29 (23.39%) jQuery
6 28 (22.58%) Ajax
7 24 (19.35%) CSS3
8 21 (16.94%) ASP.NET
8 21 (16.94%) JSON
9 20 (16.13%) Node.js
10 19 (15.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 18 (14.52%) React
12 17 (13.71%) AngularJS
13 13 (10.48%) XML
14 11 (8.87%) Spring
15 10 (8.06%) Web Services
16 9 (7.26%) J2EE
16 9 (7.26%) Sass
17 8 (6.45%) RESTful
17 8 (6.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.39%) User Experience
2 10 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.65%) Web 2.0
4 4 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.23%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.61%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.81%) Fintech
6 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.81%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.81%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.65%) Linux
2 4 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.61%) Unix
3 2 (1.61%) Windows
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (25.00%) MVC
2 31 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 24 (19.35%) TDD
4 20 (16.13%) Front End Development
4 20 (16.13%) Wireframes
5 18 (14.52%) Unit Testing
6 17 (13.71%) Scrum
7 14 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (9.68%) DevOps
9 11 (8.87%) BDD
9 11 (8.87%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (7.26%) Data Modelling
10 9 (7.26%) Data Visualisation
10 9 (7.26%) Information Architecture
10 9 (7.26%) Prototyping
10 9 (7.26%) Visualisation
11 8 (6.45%) OO
11 8 (6.45%) Performance Optimisation
11 8 (6.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.42%) Java
2 30 (24.19%) C#
3 28 (22.58%) SQL
4 13 (10.48%) PHP
5 8 (6.45%) Ruby
6 7 (5.65%) ES6
7 5 (4.03%) Python
8 4 (3.23%) Perl
8 4 (3.23%) VBA
9 3 (2.42%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.42%) Go
9 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.61%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.81%) Google Apps Script
11 1 (0.81%) VB
11 1 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (8.06%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) QA
2 4 (3.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (5.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (7.26%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.23%) Ansible
2 4 (3.23%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.42%) logstash
3 3 (2.42%) Terraform
4 1 (0.81%) Puppet
4 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (9.68%) Perforce
2 11 (8.87%) Adobe
3 8 (6.45%) Oracle
4 6 (4.84%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.03%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.42%) Ab Initio
6 3 (2.42%) IBM
7 2 (1.61%) Apple
7 2 (1.61%) Capita
7 2 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.81%) Google
8 1 (0.81%) Optimizely
8 1 (0.81%) Progress
8 1 (0.81%) Twitter
8 1 (0.81%) Zend