Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 22 July 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 30 19
Rank change year-on-year +25 -11 +27
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 91 24 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 13.40% 4.48% 7.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.69% 16.00% 17.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 20 45
Lancashire median daily rate £455 £350 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -12.28% +5.00%
10th Percentile £338 £300 £263
90th Percentile £575 £645 £548
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £44.63
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -27.50% +40.35% -28.75%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 248 150 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 36.52% 27.99% 41.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 78 225
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £375 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +2.18% +4.26%
10th Percentile £313 £256 £253
90th Percentile £574 £529 £492
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 36 33
Lancashire median hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.24% +8.28% +6.08%
10th Percentile £25.95 £36.88 £20.50
90th Percentile £43.00 £44.75 £47.00
North West median hourly rate £36.88 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -7.81% +23.08% -7.14%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing JavaScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Lancashire

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JavaScript in Lancashire.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Lancashire

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Lancashire over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Lancashire

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript in Lancashire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Lancashire

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Blackpool 0 56 £439 -31.48% 4
Preston +30 22 £550 +76.00% 22
Blackburn +4 4 £475 +48.44% 2
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 63 (69.23%) HTML
1 63 (69.23%) CSS
2 47 (51.65%) Node.js
3 33 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (35.16%) Java
4 32 (35.16%) HTML5
5 23 (25.27%) Front End Development
6 22 (24.18%) AngularJS
6 22 (24.18%) Git (software)
7 21 (23.08%) jQuery
7 21 (23.08%) SQL
7 21 (23.08%) BDD
8 18 (19.78%) Responsive Web Design
8 18 (19.78%) MVC
8 18 (19.78%) TDD
9 17 (18.68%) Web Design
9 17 (18.68%) OOP
10 16 (17.58%) Ajax
11 15 (16.48%) MySQL
11 15 (16.48%) CSS3
11 15 (16.48%) User Experience
12 14 (15.38%) Scrum
12 14 (15.38%) Software Engineering
13 13 (14.29%) JIRA
14 12 (13.19%) Technical Architecture
14 12 (13.19%) PHP
14 12 (13.19%) Microservices
15 11 (12.09%) ServiceNow
15 11 (12.09%) NoSQL
15 11 (12.09%) ES6

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 5 (5.49%) IIS
2 4 (4.40%) Confluence
2 4 (4.40%) Mongoose
3 1 (1.10%) Drupal
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.40%) Slack
4 2 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.20%) GitHub
5 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.09%) Broadband
2 1 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) MySQL
2 11 (12.09%) NoSQL
3 10 (10.99%) MongoDB
3 10 (10.99%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.20%) Big Data
5 2 (2.20%) Blockchain
5 2 (2.20%) Neo4j
5 2 (2.20%) Power BI
5 2 (2.20%) Redis
5 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.10%) DB2
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (24.18%) Git (software)
2 13 (14.29%) JIRA
3 11 (12.09%) Selenium
4 10 (10.99%) gulp
5 9 (9.89%) Bitbucket
5 9 (9.89%) Jenkins
6 8 (8.79%) Grunt
7 7 (7.69%) JUnit
8 6 (6.59%) Cucumber
9 5 (5.49%) Jasmine
10 4 (4.40%) GitLab
10 4 (4.40%) SonarQube
10 4 (4.40%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (3.30%) Artifactory
11 3 (3.30%) Maven
12 2 (2.20%) Mocha
12 2 (2.20%) RStudio
13 1 (1.10%) CasperJS
13 1 (1.10%) Karma Test Runner
13 1 (1.10%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (12.09%) Local Government
1 11 (12.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (63.74%) Developer
2 18 (19.78%) UI Developer
3 15 (16.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (12.09%) Consultant
5 11 (12.09%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 7 (7.69%) Architect
6 7 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
6 7 (7.69%) HTML Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Backend Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Security Architect
8 5 (5.49%) Designer
8 5 (5.49%) Interaction Designer
8 5 (5.49%) Senior Designer
8 5 (5.49%) Senior Interaction Designer
9 4 (4.40%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Node.js Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (69.23%) CSS
1 63 (69.23%) HTML
2 47 (51.65%) Node.js
3 32 (35.16%) HTML5
4 22 (24.18%) AngularJS
5 21 (23.08%) jQuery
6 16 (17.58%) Ajax
7 15 (16.48%) CSS3
8 11 (12.09%) Nunjucks
9 10 (10.99%) React
10 9 (9.89%) Gherkin
10 9 (9.89%) WebdriverIO
11 8 (8.79%) Express
12 7 (7.69%) JSON
13 6 (6.59%) Apache CXF
13 6 (6.59%) Vue.js
14 5 (5.49%) Kafka
14 5 (5.49%) REST
14 5 (5.49%) Semantic HTML
14 5 (5.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) User Experience
2 6 (6.59%) CESG
3 2 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Social Media
4 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.79%) Linux
2 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.20%) Unix
4 1 (1.10%) AIX
4 1 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.27%) Front End Development
3 21 (23.08%) BDD
4 18 (19.78%) MVC
4 18 (19.78%) Responsive Web Design
4 18 (19.78%) TDD
5 17 (18.68%) OOP
5 17 (18.68%) Web Design
6 14 (15.38%) Scrum
6 14 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 12 (13.19%) Microservices
7 12 (13.19%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (10.99%) SFIA
9 9 (9.89%) Open Source
9 9 (9.89%) OWASP
10 8 (8.79%) Mobile First
11 6 (6.59%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (6.59%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (6.59%) TOGAF
11 6 (6.59%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.16%) Java
2 21 (23.08%) SQL
3 12 (13.19%) PHP
4 11 (12.09%) ES6
5 7 (7.69%) Scala
6 6 (6.59%) COBOL
6 6 (6.59%) Python
6 6 (6.59%) Ruby
7 5 (5.49%) C#
8 2 (2.20%) VB
8 2 (2.20%) VBA
9 1 (1.10%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.10%) Groovy
9 1 (1.10%) Java 8
9 1 (1.10%) R
9 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) CESG Certified Professional
1 6 (6.59%) Degree
1 6 (6.59%) IISP
2 5 (5.49%) CISMP
3 3 (3.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Docker
1 2 (2.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (12.09%) ServiceNow
2 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.20%) Tableau
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle