Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 18 20
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 55 31 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 8.27% 6.77% 7.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.52% 21.68% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 42
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -15.06%
10th Percentile £298 £300 £251
90th Percentile £575 £645 £458
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.47% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £16.00
North West median hourly rate £30.75 £45.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -31.67% +181.25% -60.00%

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 268 143 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 40.30% 31.22% 42.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 91 207
Lancashire median daily rate £463 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £261 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £615 £491
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 24
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +11.84% +2.70%
10th Percentile £15.63 £37.00 £14.08
90th Percentile £44.20 £44.00 £42.85
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year -11.39% +38.60% -22.97%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -12 22 £439 +3.18% 5
Preston +19 15 £500 +49.25% 7
Blackburn -1 7 £475 +50.79% 12
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 40 (72.73%) HTML
2 38 (69.09%) CSS
3 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (41.82%) jQuery
4 21 (38.18%) HTML5
5 18 (32.73%) Responsive Web Design
5 18 (32.73%) AngularJS
6 17 (30.91%) Web Design
7 16 (29.09%) Ajax
7 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
8 15 (27.27%) OOP
9 14 (25.45%) TDD
9 14 (25.45%) Node.js
10 13 (23.64%) MVC
10 13 (23.64%) User Experience
10 13 (23.64%) Front End Development
11 12 (21.82%) Java
12 11 (20.00%) SQL
13 10 (18.18%) C#
14 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
14 9 (16.36%) MySQL
14 9 (16.36%) gulp
14 9 (16.36%) Bitbucket
15 8 (14.55%) Mobile First
15 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
16 7 (12.73%) .NET
16 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
16 7 (12.73%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (12.73%) Test Automation
16 7 (12.73%) SFIA

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 2 (3.64%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.82%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) Slack
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) MySQL
2 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.73%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (10.91%) MongoDB
5 5 (9.09%) NoSQL
6 4 (7.27%) Big Data
6 4 (7.27%) Neo4j
6 4 (7.27%) Power BI
7 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.82%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.82%) Blockchain
8 1 (1.82%) DB2
8 1 (1.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.36%) Bitbucket
2 9 (16.36%) gulp
3 7 (12.73%) Grunt
4 5 (9.09%) JIRA
5 4 (7.27%) Cucumber
5 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.27%) RStudio
5 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.45%) Artifactory
6 3 (5.45%) GitLab
6 3 (5.45%) Selenium
6 3 (5.45%) SonarQube
6 3 (5.45%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (3.64%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.64%) Maven
7 2 (3.64%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.82%) CasperJS
8 1 (1.82%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 4 (7.27%) Local Government
1 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (67.27%) Developer
2 18 (32.73%) UI Developer
3 10 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (16.36%) HTML CSS Developer
4 9 (16.36%) HTML Developer
5 6 (10.91%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Designer
6 4 (7.27%) Interaction Designer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Designer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Interaction Designer
6 4 (7.27%) ServiceNow Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) CSS Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (72.73%) HTML
2 38 (69.09%) CSS
3 23 (41.82%) jQuery
4 21 (38.18%) HTML5
5 18 (32.73%) AngularJS
6 16 (29.09%) Ajax
7 14 (25.45%) Node.js
8 7 (12.73%) .NET
8 7 (12.73%) Kafka
9 5 (9.09%) Semantic HTML
10 4 (7.27%) CSS3
10 4 (7.27%) Entity Framework
10 4 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
11 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
11 3 (5.45%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (5.45%) React
11 3 (5.45%) Spring
11 3 (5.45%) Spring Boot
11 3 (5.45%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) User Experience
2 4 (7.27%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Windows
3 1 (1.82%) AIX
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.73%) Responsive Web Design
3 17 (30.91%) Web Design
4 15 (27.27%) OOP
5 14 (25.45%) TDD
6 13 (23.64%) Front End Development
6 13 (23.64%) MVC
7 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
8 8 (14.55%) Mobile First
9 7 (12.73%) SFIA
9 7 (12.73%) Test Automation
10 6 (10.91%) BDD
10 6 (10.91%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (10.91%) UX Design
10 6 (10.91%) Wireframes
11 5 (9.09%) Microservices
11 5 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (7.27%) Coaching
12 4 (7.27%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 4 (7.27%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) Java
2 11 (20.00%) SQL
3 10 (18.18%) C#
4 5 (9.09%) PHP
5 2 (3.64%) R
5 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) VB
6 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.82%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Grafana
1 1 (1.82%) Graylog
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
1 1 (1.82%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) ServiceNow
2 4 (7.27%) Tableau
3 2 (3.64%) Apple
4 1 (1.82%) OpenText
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat