Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 19 18
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 54 47 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 12.03% 8.29% 7.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.86% 21.96% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 41 60
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -31.54% +46.08%
10th Percentile £308 £233 £318
90th Percentile £488 £550 £700
North West median daily rate £375 £380 £375
% change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 - -
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £12.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year +244.00% -56.90% -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 Lancashire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 175 214 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 38.98% 37.74% 37.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 151 243
Lancashire median daily rate £401 £368 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.18% -9.26% +15.71%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £207
90th Percentile £550 £538 £535
North West median daily rate £399 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.33% - +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 36
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £36.69 £30.58 £31.88
90th Percentile £52.33 £50.00 £45.92
North West median hourly rate £39.00 £38.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.65% +4.73% +13.71%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +23 35 £403 +2.22% 4
Blackburn - 4 £308 - 2
Preston -5 3 £345 +14.05% 10
Burnley - 3 - - 11
Chorley -2 1 £300 +22.45% 2
Lancaster - 1 £201 - 7
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 32 (59.26%) HTML
2 30 (55.56%) Node.js
3 27 (50.00%) CSS
4 26 (48.15%) SQL
5 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (46.30%) Software Engineering
6 24 (44.44%) TDD
7 21 (38.89%) Test Automation
7 21 (38.89%) Java
7 21 (38.89%) BDD
8 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 17 (31.48%) C#
9 17 (31.48%) SFIA
10 16 (29.63%) Microservices
10 16 (29.63%) Kanban
11 15 (27.78%) HTML5
12 14 (25.93%) MySQL
12 14 (25.93%) SDLC
12 14 (25.93%) Front End Development
12 14 (25.93%) MongoDB
12 14 (25.93%) REST
12 14 (25.93%) AngularJS
12 14 (25.93%) Jenkins
13 13 (24.07%) NoSQL
13 13 (24.07%) Mentoring
13 13 (24.07%) Coaching
13 13 (24.07%) Linux
13 13 (24.07%) MVC
13 13 (24.07%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (24.07%) Scrum

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 12 (22.22%) Confluence
2 5 (9.26%) Mongoose
3 3 (5.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.85%) SAS
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Slack
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) MongoDB
1 14 (25.93%) MySQL
2 13 (24.07%) NoSQL
2 13 (24.07%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (5.56%) Big Data
6 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.85%) DB2
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 14 (25.93%) Jenkins
3 12 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 12 (22.22%) JIRA
4 10 (18.52%) Jasmine
5 9 (16.67%) JUnit
6 5 (9.26%) Artifactory
6 5 (9.26%) GitLab
6 5 (9.26%) SonarQube
6 5 (9.26%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (7.41%) Selenium
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.70%) webpack
9 1 (1.85%) Maven
General
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
1 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 38 (70.37%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Java Developer
5 7 (12.96%) .NET Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Java Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Java Software Developer
7 5 (9.26%) SQL Developer
8 4 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (7.41%) React Developer
9 3 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (3.70%) JavaScript Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (59.26%) HTML
2 30 (55.56%) Node.js
3 27 (50.00%) CSS
4 15 (27.78%) HTML5
5 14 (25.93%) AngularJS
5 14 (25.93%) REST
6 11 (20.37%) React
7 10 (18.52%) .NET
7 10 (18.52%) CSS3
7 10 (18.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
8 9 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (11.11%) jQuery
11 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 5 (9.26%) FreeMarker
11 5 (9.26%) LESS
11 5 (9.26%) Nunjucks
11 5 (9.26%) Sass
12 4 (7.41%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) User Experience
2 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.70%) NHS
4 1 (1.85%) CESG
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Linux
1 13 (24.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (46.30%) Software Engineering
2 24 (44.44%) TDD
3 21 (38.89%) BDD
3 21 (38.89%) Test Automation
4 17 (31.48%) SFIA
5 16 (29.63%) Kanban
5 16 (29.63%) Microservices
6 14 (25.93%) Front End Development
6 14 (25.93%) SDLC
7 13 (24.07%) Coaching
7 13 (24.07%) Mentoring
7 13 (24.07%) MVC
7 13 (24.07%) Open Source
7 13 (24.07%) Scrum
8 10 (18.52%) User Stories
9 6 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (7.41%) Collaborative Working
10 4 (7.41%) UX Design
10 4 (7.41%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) SQL
2 21 (38.89%) Java
3 17 (31.48%) C#
4 5 (9.26%) ES6
4 5 (9.26%) PHP
4 5 (9.26%) VB
5 4 (7.41%) VBA
6 3 (5.56%) Scala
7 2 (3.70%) C++
8 1 (1.85%) COBOL
8 1 (1.85%) Python
8 1 (1.85%) RPG
8 1 (1.85%) RPG IV
8 1 (1.85%) Ruby
8 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
2 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.85%) CISMP
4 1 (1.85%) IISP
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.85%) IBM
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle