Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 25 18
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7 +21
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 41 42 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 9.03% 6.34% 7.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.28% 15.79% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 37 57
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £375 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -15.06% +35.85%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £304
90th Percentile £645 £460 £700
North West median daily rate £375 £378 £375
% change year-on-year -0.79% +0.80% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +168.75% - -
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £15.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +186.67% -61.29% +29.17%

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 156 266 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 34.36% 40.18% 35.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 180 212
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +21.90%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £210
90th Percentile £615 £480 £535
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 24
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £39.13 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.63% +5.74% +18.59%
10th Percentile £37.00 £14.08 £31.40
90th Percentile £50.83 £42.50 £46.33
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.53 £37.50
% change year-on-year +35.48% -21.27% +30.43%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +25 24 £415 +7.10% 2
Blackburn - 6 £315 - 1
Preston -10 3 £335 +3.08% 6
Burnley +3 2 - - 1
Chorley +3 1 £300 +20.00% 2
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 23 (56.10%) Node.js
2 21 (51.22%) SQL
3 19 (46.34%) HTML
3 19 (46.34%) Software Engineering
4 18 (43.90%) Java
5 17 (41.46%) TDD
5 17 (41.46%) Git (software)
5 17 (41.46%) Test Automation
6 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (36.59%) CSS
6 15 (36.59%) Microservices
7 14 (34.15%) C#
8 13 (31.71%) MySQL
8 13 (31.71%) REST
8 13 (31.71%) SDLC
9 12 (29.27%) Mentoring
9 12 (29.27%) Coaching
9 12 (29.27%) Open Source
9 12 (29.27%) MongoDB
9 12 (29.27%) NoSQL
9 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (29.27%) Linux
9 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
9 12 (29.27%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (29.27%) Scrum
10 11 (26.83%) Kanban
10 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
10 11 (26.83%) SFIA
11 10 (24.39%) JIRA
12 9 (21.95%) User Stories

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 9 (21.95%) Confluence
2 3 (7.32%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.32%) Mongoose
3 2 (4.88%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.95%) Slack
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) MySQL
2 12 (29.27%) MongoDB
2 12 (29.27%) NoSQL
2 12 (29.27%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (19.51%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.32%) Big Data
5 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (41.46%) Git (software)
2 11 (26.83%) Jenkins
3 10 (24.39%) JIRA
4 9 (21.95%) Cucumber
5 8 (19.51%) Jasmine
5 8 (19.51%) JUnit
6 3 (7.32%) Artifactory
6 3 (7.32%) GitLab
6 3 (7.32%) SonarQube
6 3 (7.32%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.88%) webpack
8 1 (2.44%) Axure RP
8 1 (2.44%) Maven
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
1 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Developer
2 8 (19.51%) Software Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Software Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Java Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Java Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (12.20%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (12.20%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
7 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Lead Software Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Node.js Developer
7 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.88%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (4.88%) NoSQL Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (56.10%) Node.js
2 19 (46.34%) HTML
3 15 (36.59%) CSS
4 13 (31.71%) REST
5 9 (21.95%) .NET
5 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET
5 9 (21.95%) HTML5
6 8 (19.51%) AngularJS
7 7 (17.07%) React
8 5 (12.20%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (9.76%) WCF
9 4 (9.76%) WinForms
9 4 (9.76%) XML
10 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
10 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (7.32%) CSS3
10 3 (7.32%) FreeMarker
10 3 (7.32%) LESS
10 3 (7.32%) Sass
10 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.88%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) CESG
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Linux
1 12 (29.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Android
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Software Engineering
2 17 (41.46%) TDD
2 17 (41.46%) Test Automation
3 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (36.59%) Microservices
4 13 (31.71%) SDLC
5 12 (29.27%) Coaching
5 12 (29.27%) Mentoring
5 12 (29.27%) Open Source
5 12 (29.27%) Scrum
6 11 (26.83%) Kanban
6 11 (26.83%) SFIA
7 9 (21.95%) BDD
7 9 (21.95%) User Stories
8 6 (14.63%) MVC
9 4 (9.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (9.76%) Front End Development
9 4 (9.76%) Web Development
10 3 (7.32%) DevOps
10 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) SQL
2 18 (43.90%) Java
3 14 (34.15%) C#
4 5 (12.20%) PHP
5 4 (9.76%) VB
6 3 (7.32%) ES6
6 3 (7.32%) Scala
6 3 (7.32%) VBA
7 2 (4.88%) C++
8 1 (2.44%) COBOL
8 1 (2.44%) Python
8 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.44%) CISMP
3 1 (2.44%) IISP
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe