Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 May 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 > Manchester
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 +7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 508 383 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.65% 14.37% 12.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.70% 33.89% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 272 300
Manchester median daily rate £390 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.74% +12.31%
10th Percentile £293 £273 £263
90th Percentile £485 £475 £500
North West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 10
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +37.93% -22.67%
10th Percentile £28.50 £14.75 £15.26
90th Percentile £29.50 £48.00 £31.90
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +37.93% -27.50%

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 Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,423 1,130 1,246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 46.64% 42.39% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,016 752 784
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £256 £263
90th Percentile £538 £506 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 34 28
Manchester median hourly rate £21.78 £37.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.92% +29.31% +34.88%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £42.35 £47.63 £43.30
North West median hourly rate £36.13 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -9.69% +14.29% -0.71%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Manchester

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Manchester

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Manchester

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Manchester

JavaScript
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 within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 May 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
Salford -5 18 £375 -11.76% 6
Stockport -4 17 £400 +23.08% 21
Bolton +6 7 £281 -29.69% 3
Wigan +1 7 £363 +7.41% 6
Altrincham -1 5 £390 +4.00% 10
Sale - 5 - - 2
Cheadle - 3 £350 - 4
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 303 (59.65%) CSS
2 288 (56.69%) HTML
3 234 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
4 188 (37.01%) AngularJS
5 140 (27.56%) Front End Development
6 138 (27.17%) TDD
7 134 (26.38%) Java
8 130 (25.59%) React
9 111 (21.85%) .NET
9 111 (21.85%) HTML5
10 108 (21.26%) Git (software)
10 108 (21.26%) CSS3
11 105 (20.67%) C#
12 104 (20.47%) Node.js
13 103 (20.28%) Scrum
14 92 (18.11%) MVC
15 86 (16.93%) jQuery
16 85 (16.73%) MySQL
17 79 (15.55%) PHP
18 74 (14.57%) Web Services
19 72 (14.17%) SQL
19 72 (14.17%) User Experience
20 66 (12.99%) REST
21 60 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
21 60 (11.81%) ASP.NET
22 59 (11.61%) SQL Server
22 59 (11.61%) Sass
23 55 (10.83%) E-Commerce
24 53 (10.43%) Ajax
25 51 (10.04%) Linux

JavaScript
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 28 (5.51%) CMS
2 23 (4.53%) Apache
3 22 (4.33%) Drupal
4 19 (3.74%) Confluence
4 19 (3.74%) WordPress
5 12 (2.36%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.97%) Joomla!
7 8 (1.57%) JBoss
8 5 (0.98%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.59%) IIS
10 2 (0.39%) nginx
10 2 (0.39%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.39%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.20%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.20%) Liferay
11 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.20%) Tornado
Applications
1 21 (4.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (1.97%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.20%) InVision
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 18 (3.54%) Magento
2 8 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.20%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.76%) GitHub
4 11 (2.17%) OpenShift
4 11 (2.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 10 (1.97%) npm
6 7 (1.38%) SaaS
7 6 (1.18%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.18%) PaaS
8 5 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.59%) Slack
11 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.20%) AdWords
12 1 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.20%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.20%) NuGet
12 1 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.76%) SMS
2 3 (0.59%) HTTP
2 3 (0.59%) SNMP
2 3 (0.59%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.39%) Internet
3 2 (0.39%) SSL
4 1 (0.20%) DSL
4 1 (0.20%) Firewall
4 1 (0.20%) FTP
4 1 (0.20%) NAS
4 1 (0.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (16.73%) MySQL
2 59 (11.61%) SQL Server
3 25 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (3.74%) NoSQL
4 19 (3.74%) Relational Database
5 15 (2.95%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.18%) CouchDB
6 6 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.98%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.59%) Couchbase
9 3 (0.59%) Redis
10 2 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.39%) Big Data
10 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.20%) DB2
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 108 (21.26%) Git (software)
2 50 (9.84%) Grunt
3 46 (9.06%) Jenkins
4 41 (8.07%) JIRA
5 35 (6.89%) Jasmine
6 32 (6.30%) Karma Test Runner
7 25 (4.92%) gulp
8 21 (4.13%) Selenium
9 19 (3.74%) Axure RP
10 15 (2.95%) webpack
11 14 (2.76%) Visual Studio
12 11 (2.17%) Subversion
13 10 (1.97%) Mercurial
13 10 (1.97%) TeamCity
14 9 (1.77%) JUnit
14 9 (1.77%) Maven
15 8 (1.57%) Cucumber
15 8 (1.57%) NUnit
15 8 (1.57%) SpecFlow
15 8 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (6.10%) Finance
2 20 (3.94%) Marketing
3 15 (2.95%) Retail
4 8 (1.57%) Games
5 7 (1.38%) Electronics
5 7 (1.38%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.79%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.59%) Advertising
8 3 (0.59%) Banking
9 2 (0.39%) Law
9 2 (0.39%) Publishing
10 1 (0.20%) Legal
10 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 426 (83.86%) Developer
2 108 (21.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 99 (19.49%) JavaScript Developer
4 60 (11.81%) Java Developer
5 58 (11.42%) React Developer
6 57 (11.22%) .NET Developer
7 32 (6.30%) PHP Developer
8 31 (6.10%) C# Developer
9 30 (5.91%) Full Stack Developer
9 30 (5.91%) Senior Developer
10 28 (5.51%) Angular Developer
11 21 (4.13%) Python Developer
12 20 (3.94%) C# .NET Developer
12 20 (3.94%) HTML Developer
13 17 (3.35%) Node.js Developer
13 17 (3.35%) Web Developer
14 13 (2.56%) HTML CSS Developer
15 12 (2.36%) DevOps Engineer
15 12 (2.36%) Salesforce Developer
16 11 (2.17%) Magento Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (59.65%) CSS
2 288 (56.69%) HTML
3 188 (37.01%) AngularJS
4 130 (25.59%) React
5 111 (21.85%) .NET
5 111 (21.85%) HTML5
6 108 (21.26%) CSS3
7 104 (20.47%) Node.js
8 86 (16.93%) jQuery
9 74 (14.57%) Web Services
10 66 (12.99%) REST
11 60 (11.81%) ASP.NET
12 59 (11.61%) Sass
13 53 (10.43%) Ajax
14 44 (8.66%) JSON
14 44 (8.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 39 (7.68%) ASP.NET MVC
15 39 (7.68%) Spring
16 38 (7.48%) RESTful
17 36 (7.09%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 72 (14.17%) User Experience
2 32 (6.30%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (5.91%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.57%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.38%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.18%) Web 2.0
9 5 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (0.98%) Wiki
10 4 (0.79%) Blog
10 4 (0.79%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.59%) CMDB
11 3 (0.59%) Kindle
11 3 (0.59%) Raspberry Pi
11 3 (0.59%) Social Media
12 2 (0.39%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.39%) Fintech
12 2 (0.39%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 51 (10.04%) Linux
2 45 (8.86%) Android
2 45 (8.86%) Apple iOS
3 24 (4.72%) Windows
4 17 (3.35%) Unix
5 11 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.38%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.39%) CentOS
7 2 (0.39%) Debian
7 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (27.56%) Front End Development
3 138 (27.17%) TDD
4 103 (20.28%) Scrum
5 92 (18.11%) MVC
6 60 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (10.83%) E-Commerce
8 49 (9.65%) Test Automation
9 44 (8.66%) BDD
10 43 (8.46%) Web Development
11 42 (8.27%) OO
12 40 (7.87%) DevOps
12 40 (7.87%) Kanban
13 36 (7.09%) Microservices
14 35 (6.89%) Unit Testing
15 29 (5.71%) Software Engineering
16 28 (5.51%) Pair Programming
17 24 (4.72%) Continuous Delivery
18 22 (4.33%) Problem-Solving
19 20 (3.94%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 134 (26.38%) Java
2 105 (20.67%) C#
3 79 (15.55%) PHP
4 72 (14.17%) SQL
5 45 (8.86%) Python
6 31 (6.10%) Ruby
7 21 (4.13%) Java 8
7 21 (4.13%) TypeScript
8 15 (2.95%) Groovy
9 13 (2.56%) Go
9 13 (2.56%) Perl
10 11 (2.17%) Apex Code
11 9 (1.77%) ES6
12 8 (1.57%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.38%) Apple Swift
13 7 (1.38%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.38%) Scala
14 5 (0.98%) PHP 7
14 5 (0.98%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (2.17%) Degree
2 7 (1.38%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (0.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.20%) CBAP
5 1 (0.20%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (0.20%) IISP
5 1 (0.20%) MCSA
5 1 (0.20%) MCSE
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.76%) QA
2 4 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (5.12%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (2.76%) Kubernetes
3 10 (1.97%) Puppet
4 4 (0.79%) Ansible
4 4 (0.79%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 4 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.39%) Kibana
5 2 (0.39%) Terraform
6 1 (0.20%) SCOM
6 1 (0.20%) WMI
Vendors
1 29 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.12%) Oracle
3 13 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 10 (1.97%) ServiceNow
6 9 (1.77%) Zend
7 7 (1.38%) Adobe
7 7 (1.38%) SOASTA, Inc
8 5 (0.98%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.79%) SAP
9 4 (0.79%) Snow
9 4 (0.79%) WooCommerce
10 3 (0.59%) Apiary
10 3 (0.59%) BT
10 3 (0.59%) Capita
10 3 (0.59%) Google
10 3 (0.59%) IBM
10 3 (0.59%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.39%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.39%) VMware