Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 26 26
Rank change year-on-year +21 0 -3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 84 35 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 16.09% 6.32% 5.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.21% 20.59% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 30 35
Lancashire median daily rate £414 £311 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.04% -30.89% +33.33%
10th Percentile £313 £240 £263
90th Percentile £569 £553 £666
North West median daily rate £381 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +1.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £47.00
North West median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +37.93% -22.67%

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 199 170 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 38.12% 30.69% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 106 204
Lancashire median daily rate £418 £333 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.56% -6.21% +1.29%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £223
90th Percentile £553 £550 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 39 45
Lancashire median hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £22.43 £36.45 £33.00
90th Percentile £42.44 £50.00 £47.33
North West median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -18.75% +8.11% +5.71%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +13 64 £420 -20.00% 4
Preston +16 9 £550 +76.00% 15
Blackburn +10 2 £300 - 5
Burnley - 1 - - 4
Lancaster - 1 £201 - 6
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 53 (63.10%) HTML
1 53 (63.10%) Node.js
2 50 (59.52%) CSS
3 38 (45.24%) Java
4 37 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (39.29%) BDD
6 31 (36.90%) SQL
7 25 (29.76%) Front End Development
8 24 (28.57%) TDD
9 23 (27.38%) Software Engineering
10 22 (26.19%) HTML5
11 21 (25.00%) CSS3
12 20 (23.81%) Git (software)
12 20 (23.81%) Scrum
13 18 (21.43%) JIRA
14 17 (20.24%) MySQL
14 17 (20.24%) AngularJS
15 16 (19.05%) Microservices
15 16 (19.05%) SFIA
15 16 (19.05%) MVC
16 15 (17.86%) Jenkins
16 15 (17.86%) NoSQL
16 15 (17.86%) Open Source
17 14 (16.67%) MongoDB
17 14 (16.67%) Selenium
17 14 (16.67%) Kanban
18 13 (15.48%) Test Automation
18 13 (15.48%) PostgreSQL
18 13 (15.48%) Linux
18 13 (15.48%) 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 10 (11.90%) Confluence
2 6 (7.14%) IIS
3 5 (5.95%) Mongoose
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.19%) Drupal
4 1 (1.19%) SAS
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.90%) Slack
2 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.38%) GitHub
5 1 (1.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) Broadband
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
2 1 (1.19%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) MySQL
2 15 (17.86%) NoSQL
3 14 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 13 (15.48%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (10.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.38%) Blockchain
8 2 (2.38%) Redis
9 1 (1.19%) Big Data
9 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.19%) DB2
9 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 18 (21.43%) JIRA
3 15 (17.86%) Jenkins
4 14 (16.67%) Selenium
5 12 (14.29%) JUnit
6 11 (13.10%) Cucumber
7 10 (11.90%) Jasmine
8 5 (5.95%) Artifactory
8 5 (5.95%) GitLab
8 5 (5.95%) SonarQube
8 5 (5.95%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (2.38%) Maven
9 2 (2.38%) Mocha
10 1 (1.19%) Grunt
10 1 (1.19%) gulp
10 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (8.33%) Local Government
1 7 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.19%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (61.90%) Developer
2 18 (21.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (10.71%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.71%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 7 (8.33%) Architect
4 7 (8.33%) Consultant
4 7 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (8.33%) Security Architect
4 7 (8.33%) ServiceNow Consultant
5 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Backend Developer
7 4 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.76%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Interaction Designer
7 4 (4.76%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Interaction Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (63.10%) HTML
1 53 (63.10%) Node.js
2 50 (59.52%) CSS
3 22 (26.19%) HTML5
4 21 (25.00%) CSS3
5 17 (20.24%) AngularJS
6 13 (15.48%) Nunjucks
7 12 (14.29%) Gherkin
7 12 (14.29%) React
7 12 (14.29%) REST
7 12 (14.29%) WebdriverIO
8 11 (13.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (9.52%) .NET
10 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET
10 7 (8.33%) JSON
11 6 (7.14%) Express
11 6 (7.14%) jQuery
12 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (5.95%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (5.95%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) User Experience
2 7 (8.33%) CESG
3 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.48%) Linux
2 10 (11.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Android
3 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.19%) Unix
3 1 (1.19%) Windows
3 1 (1.19%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (39.29%) BDD
3 25 (29.76%) Front End Development
4 24 (28.57%) TDD
5 23 (27.38%) Software Engineering
6 20 (23.81%) Scrum
7 16 (19.05%) Microservices
7 16 (19.05%) MVC
7 16 (19.05%) SFIA
8 15 (17.86%) Open Source
9 14 (16.67%) Kanban
10 13 (15.48%) Test Automation
11 12 (14.29%) OWASP
12 10 (11.90%) Coaching
12 10 (11.90%) Mentoring
13 7 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
13 7 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (8.33%) Information Security Management
13 7 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
13 7 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.24%) Java
2 31 (36.90%) SQL
3 13 (15.48%) ES6
4 12 (14.29%) C#
5 9 (10.71%) PHP
6 8 (9.52%) Scala
7 7 (8.33%) COBOL
7 7 (8.33%) Python
7 7 (8.33%) Ruby
8 5 (5.95%) VB
8 5 (5.95%) VBA
9 2 (2.38%) Java 8
10 1 (1.19%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.19%) Groovy
10 1 (1.19%) RPG
10 1 (1.19%) RPG IV
10 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
2 7 (8.33%) IISP
2 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.14%) CISMP
4 5 (5.95%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Docker
2 2 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (10.71%) Red Hat
2 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.19%) IBM
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle