Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 101 68 63
Rank change year-on-year -33 -5 +43
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 52 85 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.75% 3.03% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 3.16% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 71 81
Manchester median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £319 £300 £325
90th Percentile £563 £438 £475
North West median daily rate £400 £370 £400
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2,813 2,688 2,994
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.68% 95.90% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,800 1,737 1,914
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £231 £232 £238
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 122 61
Manchester median hourly rate £18.50 £17.43 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.14% +18.17% -13.24%
10th Percentile £11.28 £11.26 £10.25
90th Percentile £33.75 £40.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £17.74 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.74% +1.37% -17.84%

JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured JavaScript Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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 6 months to 16 January 2019. 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
Salford +1 7 £538 +22.86%
Stockport +4 2 £300 -23.81%
Altrincham -4 1 £325 -16.13% 4
JavaScript Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, JavaScript Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 52 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 37 (71.15%) HTML
2 37 (71.15%) CSS
3 33 (63.46%) React
4 25 (48.08%) Node.js
5 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (28.85%) HTML5
7 14 (26.92%) AngularJS
8 13 (25.00%) Front End Development
8 13 (25.00%) Web Development
9 12 (23.08%) TDD
9 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
10 9 (17.31%) ES6
11 8 (15.38%) CSS3
11 8 (15.38%) Java
12 7 (13.46%) C#
12 7 (13.46%) Web Services
12 7 (13.46%) RESTful
12 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (11.54%) Redux
13 6 (11.54%) Spring Boot
13 6 (11.54%) jQuery
13 6 (11.54%) Spring
13 6 (11.54%) .NET
14 5 (9.62%) Scrum
14 5 (9.62%) Java 8
14 5 (9.62%) Sass
15 4 (7.69%) Functional Testing
15 4 (7.69%) gulp
15 4 (7.69%) Finance

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 (1.92%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.92%) npm
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.69%) gulp
3 2 (3.85%) NUnit
4 1 (1.92%) GitLab
4 1 (1.92%) Grunt
4 1 (1.92%) JIRA
4 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Games
2 2 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (1.92%) Automotive
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (71.15%) CSS
1 37 (71.15%) HTML
2 33 (63.46%) React
3 25 (48.08%) Node.js
4 15 (28.85%) HTML5
5 14 (26.92%) AngularJS
6 8 (15.38%) CSS3
7 7 (13.46%) RESTful
7 7 (13.46%) Web Services
8 6 (11.54%) .NET
8 6 (11.54%) jQuery
8 6 (11.54%) Redux
8 6 (11.54%) Spring
8 6 (11.54%) Spring Boot
9 5 (9.62%) Sass
10 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.85%) Express
10 2 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (3.85%) React Native
11 1 (1.92%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.77%) User Experience
2 2 (3.85%) Video on Demand
3 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 13 (25.00%) Web Development
3 12 (23.08%) TDD
4 5 (9.62%) Scrum
5 4 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 3 (5.77%) BDD
6 3 (5.77%) Microservices
6 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.85%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Kanban
7 2 (3.85%) MVC
7 2 (3.85%) Prototyping
7 2 (3.85%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.85%) Software Testing
7 2 (3.85%) SOLID
7 2 (3.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (17.31%) ES6
3 8 (15.38%) Java
4 7 (13.46%) C#
5 5 (9.62%) Java 8
6 2 (3.85%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) Lua
7 1 (1.92%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft