Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 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)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 12 16
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4 -3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 65 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 15.93% 8.88% 6.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.52% 27.46% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 30 15
Liverpool median daily rate £350 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £312 £260 £180
90th Percentile £438 £441 £450
Merseyside median daily rate £350 £375 £303
% change year-on-year -6.67% +23.97% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -

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 Liverpool with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 183 142 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 44.85% 32.35% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 85 75
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £294 £263 £179
90th Percentile £470 £503 £498
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Liverpool median hourly rate £17.74 £23.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.70% +8.14% +14.67%
10th Percentile £12.32 £12.33 £20.75
90th Percentile £18.87 £33.28 £22.25
Merseyside median hourly rate £17.74 £23.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year -23.70% +8.14% +14.67%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Liverpool

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Liverpool

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Liverpool over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Liverpool

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 43 (66.15%) CSS
2 38 (58.46%) HTML
3 32 (49.23%) Front End Development
4 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (33.85%) Node.js
5 22 (33.85%) Java
6 19 (29.23%) React
7 17 (26.15%) JSON
8 16 (24.62%) Scrum
9 15 (23.08%) MySQL
9 15 (23.08%) Drupal
10 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
10 14 (21.54%) PHP
11 13 (20.00%) C#
11 13 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
12 12 (18.46%) ES6
12 12 (18.46%) Mocha
12 12 (18.46%) BDD
12 12 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (18.46%) Kanban
13 11 (16.92%) jQuery
13 11 (16.92%) HTML5
13 11 (16.92%) Greenfield Project
14 10 (15.38%) MVC
14 10 (15.38%) TDD
14 10 (15.38%) Linux
15 9 (13.85%) .NET
15 9 (13.85%) RESTful
15 9 (13.85%) Open Source

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 15 (23.08%) Drupal
2 5 (7.69%) Umbraco
3 4 (6.15%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (6.15%) nginx
3 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.15%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.15%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (4.62%) CMS
4 3 (4.62%) WordPress
5 2 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.54%) Confluence
6 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.54%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Magento
1 4 (6.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (7.69%) Serverless
3 4 (6.15%) PaaS
4 3 (4.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (3.08%) GitHub
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.08%) MySQL
2 6 (9.23%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.69%) Redis
4 4 (6.15%) Big Data
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (18.46%) Mocha
4 8 (12.31%) Grunt
4 8 (12.31%) gulp
5 6 (9.23%) Selenium
6 5 (7.69%) webpack
7 4 (6.15%) Babel
7 4 (6.15%) Mercurial
8 3 (4.62%) ERwin
8 3 (4.62%) SonarQube
9 2 (3.08%) GitLab
10 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.54%) JIRA
10 1 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.54%) Sinon.JS
10 1 (1.54%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.62%) Games
2 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (89.23%) Developer
2 23 (35.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 18 (27.69%) JavaScript Developer
4 12 (18.46%) Java Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Drupal Developer
6 7 (10.77%) PHP Developer
7 4 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (6.15%) HTML Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Magento Developer
7 4 (6.15%) PHP Laravel Developer
7 4 (6.15%) PHP Symfony Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Sitecore Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Symfony Developer
8 3 (4.62%) MySQL Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (4.62%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (3.08%) PHP Drupal Developer
9 2 (3.08%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.08%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (66.15%) CSS
2 38 (58.46%) HTML
3 22 (33.85%) Node.js
4 19 (29.23%) React
5 17 (26.15%) JSON
6 13 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 11 (16.92%) HTML5
7 11 (16.92%) jQuery
8 9 (13.85%) .NET
8 9 (13.85%) RESTful
9 8 (12.31%) CSS3
9 8 (12.31%) Sass
10 7 (10.77%) Jest
10 7 (10.77%) Redux
11 6 (9.23%) ASP.NET
12 5 (7.69%) Chai
12 5 (7.69%) Nunjucks
12 5 (7.69%) Regular Expression
12 5 (7.69%) Spring
12 5 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (10.77%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.15%) iPad
4 3 (4.62%) User Experience
5 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (6.15%) Unix
3 2 (3.08%) Android
4 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (49.23%) Front End Development
2 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (24.62%) Scrum
4 12 (18.46%) BDD
4 12 (18.46%) Kanban
5 10 (15.38%) MVC
5 10 (15.38%) TDD
6 9 (13.85%) Open Source
7 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.23%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.69%) Microservices
8 5 (7.69%) Web Development
9 4 (6.15%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (6.15%) DevOps
9 4 (6.15%) Pair Programming
9 4 (6.15%) SOA
10 3 (4.62%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.62%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (4.62%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) Java
2 14 (21.54%) PHP
3 13 (20.00%) C#
4 12 (18.46%) ES6
5 7 (10.77%) ECMAScript
5 7 (10.77%) Python
6 6 (9.23%) SQL
7 5 (7.69%) C++
8 4 (6.15%) Groovy
8 4 (6.15%) Ruby
8 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.54%) C
9 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) OCPJP
2 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (6.15%) Docker
1 4 (6.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Ansible
1 4 (6.15%) Kubernetes
1 4 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (6.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Sitecore
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) Zend
4 1 (1.54%) Adobe
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.54%) Xamarin