The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 78 54
Rank change year-on-year +18 -24  
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 27 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.93% 1.29% 2.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.36% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 25
Median daily rate £390 £348 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.23% -0.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £290 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £22.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1311 1688 1428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.64% 94.94% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 1002 840
Median daily rate £388 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.83% +8.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 37 63
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.79 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.36% -7.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £28.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured JavaScript Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript Developer in Manchester

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript Developer in Manchester

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer in Manchester over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript Developer in Manchester

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript Developer in Manchester

JavaScript Developer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +8 3 £313 - 1
Salford +5 2 £413 +14.98%
Altrincham - 2 £389 - 2
JavaScript Developer
North West

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, JavaScript Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 67 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 43 (64.18%) HTML
3 37 (55.22%) CSS
4 31 (46.27%) AngularJS
5 29 (43.28%) Node.js
5 29 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (38.81%) HTML5
7 23 (34.33%) TDD
8 21 (31.34%) Front End Development
9 18 (26.87%) Java
9 18 (26.87%) CSS3
10 17 (25.37%) React
11 16 (23.88%) Software Engineering
12 11 (16.42%) REST
12 11 (16.42%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (16.42%) Scrum
12 11 (16.42%) Linux
13 10 (14.93%) Jasmine
14 9 (13.43%) Sass
14 9 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
14 9 (13.43%) Finance
15 8 (11.94%) RESTful
15 8 (11.94%) GStreamer
15 8 (11.94%) Jenkins
15 8 (11.94%) BDD
16 7 (10.45%) Backbone.js
16 7 (10.45%) Test Automation
16 7 (10.45%) Web Development
16 7 (10.45%) Grunt

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (1.49%) Drupal
1 1 (1.49%) nginx
1 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.43%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.45%) GitHub
3 3 (4.48%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) HTTP
2 1 (1.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.97%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Jasmine
2 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.94%) Jenkins
4 7 (10.45%) Grunt
5 6 (8.96%) Mocha
6 5 (7.46%) Hudson
6 5 (7.46%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (4.48%) Maven
7 3 (4.48%) webpack
8 2 (2.99%) Babel
8 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.99%) Gradle
8 2 (2.99%) gulp
8 2 (2.99%) Yeoman
9 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.49%) JIRA
9 1 (1.49%) JUnit
9 1 (1.49%) Selenium
9 1 (1.49%) TestRail
9 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (13.43%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Games
2 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (64.18%) HTML
2 37 (55.22%) CSS
3 31 (46.27%) AngularJS
4 29 (43.28%) Node.js
5 26 (38.81%) HTML5
6 18 (26.87%) CSS3
7 17 (25.37%) React
8 11 (16.42%) REST
9 9 (13.43%) Sass
10 8 (11.94%) GStreamer
10 8 (11.94%) RESTful
11 7 (10.45%) Backbone.js
12 6 (8.96%) jQuery
13 5 (7.46%) Spring
13 5 (7.46%) Web Services
14 4 (5.97%) .NET
14 4 (5.97%) Ajax
14 4 (5.97%) Angular 2
14 4 (5.97%) Express
14 4 (5.97%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) User Experience
2 5 (7.46%) Streaming Video
3 4 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.48%) Interactive TV
4 3 (4.48%) MHEG
4 3 (4.48%) Video on Demand
5 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.99%) IPTV
6 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.49%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Linux
2 5 (7.46%) Android
3 4 (5.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.33%) TDD
3 21 (31.34%) Front End Development
4 16 (23.88%) Software Engineering
5 11 (16.42%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (16.42%) Scrum
6 8 (11.94%) BDD
7 7 (10.45%) Test Automation
7 7 (10.45%) Web Development
8 6 (8.96%) Software Testing
8 6 (8.96%) Supplier Management
9 5 (7.46%) Analytics
9 5 (7.46%) DevOps
9 5 (7.46%) Web Design
10 4 (5.97%) Data Analytics
10 4 (5.97%) High Availability
10 4 (5.97%) Microservices
10 4 (5.97%) Mobile Development
10 4 (5.97%) MVC
11 3 (4.48%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (26.87%) Java
3 6 (8.96%) ES6
4 4 (5.97%) SQL
4 4 (5.97%) TypeScript
5 3 (4.48%) C#
5 3 (4.48%) PHP
5 3 (4.48%) Python
6 2 (2.99%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.99%) Groovy
6 2 (2.99%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.99%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (4.48%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (4.48%) OpenTV
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft