Period
to 25 January 2020

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 25 January 2020 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
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 10 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 252 339 444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 10.07% 11.52% 15.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.79% 26.40% 34.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 242 319
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £289 £275
90th Percentile £525 £525 £488
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £24.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.41% - -
North West median hourly rate £50.50 £34.36 £43.00
% change year-on-year +46.96% -20.09% +244.00%

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 977 1,284 1,280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.03% 43.63% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 934 925
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £566 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 25
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £26.86 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.32% +43.55% -36.63%
10th Percentile £14.76 £17.60 £12.15
90th Percentile £41.10 £40.68 £45.60
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £36.23 £39.00
% change year-on-year -3.38% -7.12% +0.65%

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 25 January 2020.

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 25 January 2020. 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 +8 11 £438 +1.74% 20
Cheadle +2 5 £388 +3.33% 9
Altrincham -3 4 £453 +9.37% 16
Stockport -10 2 £450 +20.00% 15
Oldham - 2 - - 7
Bolton +2 1 - - 11
Wigan - 1 £190 - 5
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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.

1 107 (42.46%) HTML
2 106 (42.06%) CSS
3 78 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (28.17%) Node.js
5 69 (27.38%) React
6 66 (26.19%) AngularJS
7 60 (23.81%) TDD
8 58 (23.02%) Java
9 50 (19.84%) HTML5
10 45 (17.86%) Front End Development
11 42 (16.67%) .NET
12 41 (16.27%) PHP
13 38 (15.08%) C#
14 37 (14.68%) MySQL
14 37 (14.68%) CSS3
15 32 (12.70%) AWS
15 32 (12.70%) Docker
16 31 (12.30%) Microservices
17 30 (11.90%) ES6
17 30 (11.90%) SQL
18 29 (11.51%) OOP
19 28 (11.11%) MVC
20 27 (10.71%) Software Engineering
21 26 (10.32%) Vue.js
22 25 (9.92%) REST
22 25 (9.92%) Git (software)
23 24 (9.52%) Azure
23 24 (9.52%) Web Development
23 24 (9.52%) Pair Programming
23 24 (9.52%) OO

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 8 (3.17%) CMS
2 7 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (1.59%) Camunda
4 2 (0.79%) Apache
4 2 (0.79%) ArcGIS
4 2 (0.79%) Drupal
4 2 (0.79%) IIS
4 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.79%) WordPress
5 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.40%) Moodle
5 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (3.97%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.98%) InVision
2 5 (1.98%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.98%) Sketch
3 4 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 13 (5.16%) Magento
2 4 (1.59%) osCommerce
3 3 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.40%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.70%) AWS
2 24 (9.52%) Azure
3 13 (5.16%) GitHub
4 11 (4.37%) GCP
5 9 (3.57%) SaaS
5 9 (3.57%) Serverless
6 8 (3.17%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.59%) Power Platform
8 3 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.19%) PaaS
8 3 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.79%) npm
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.40%) Firebase
10 1 (0.40%) IaaS
10 1 (0.40%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.40%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.68%) MySQL
2 23 (9.13%) MongoDB
3 18 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 14 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 14 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 13 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (2.38%) Neo4j
8 5 (1.98%) Redis
9 4 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.59%) Power BI
10 3 (1.19%) GIS
10 3 (1.19%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.19%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.79%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (9.92%) Git (software)
2 20 (7.94%) GitLab
3 11 (4.37%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.97%) JIRA
5 9 (3.57%) webpack
6 6 (2.38%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.98%) JSUnit
7 5 (1.98%) Selenium
7 5 (1.98%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.19%) Babel
8 3 (1.19%) gulp
8 3 (1.19%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.19%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (1.19%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.19%) Protractor
8 3 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.19%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.79%) Grunt
9 2 (0.79%) Maven
9 2 (0.79%) Mocha
General
1 12 (4.76%) Banking
2 10 (3.97%) Finance
3 7 (2.78%) Law
4 6 (2.38%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.98%) Games
5 5 (1.98%) Publishing
6 4 (1.59%) Automotive
6 4 (1.59%) Retail
7 3 (1.19%) Back Office
7 3 (1.19%) Legal
8 2 (0.79%) Housing Association
8 2 (0.79%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 179 (71.03%) Developer
2 36 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 35 (13.89%) JavaScript Developer
4 23 (9.13%) Software Engineer
5 20 (7.94%) Full Stack Developer
5 20 (7.94%) Senior Developer
6 19 (7.54%) React Developer
7 18 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 14 (5.56%) .NET Developer
8 14 (5.56%) Angular Developer
8 14 (5.56%) JavaScript Engineer
9 13 (5.16%) HTML Developer
10 12 (4.76%) Software Developer
11 11 (4.37%) Magento Developer
11 11 (4.37%) PHP Developer
11 11 (4.37%) Senior Software Engineer
12 9 (3.57%) C# Developer
12 9 (3.57%) Java Engineer
12 9 (3.57%) Senior Software Developer
13 8 (3.17%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (42.46%) HTML
2 106 (42.06%) CSS
3 71 (28.17%) Node.js
4 69 (27.38%) React
5 66 (26.19%) AngularJS
6 50 (19.84%) HTML5
7 42 (16.67%) .NET
8 37 (14.68%) CSS3
9 26 (10.32%) Vue.js
10 25 (9.92%) REST
11 21 (8.33%) RESTful
12 20 (7.94%) jQuery
12 20 (7.94%) Spring
13 18 (7.14%) ASP.NET
14 14 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (5.16%) Angular 2
15 13 (5.16%) Redux
16 12 (4.76%) Laravel
17 11 (4.37%) React Native
17 11 (4.37%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (7.54%) Mobile App
3 16 (6.35%) User Experience
4 11 (4.37%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.19%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.19%) New Media
5 3 (1.19%) Social Media
6 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.40%) BBC
7 1 (0.40%) iPad
7 1 (0.40%) iPhone
7 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) SCORM
7 1 (0.40%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.40%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.73%) Linux
2 5 (1.98%) Android
2 5 (1.98%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.79%) Unix
3 2 (0.79%) Windows
3 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (23.81%) TDD
3 45 (17.86%) Front End Development
4 31 (12.30%) Microservices
5 29 (11.51%) OOP
6 28 (11.11%) MVC
7 27 (10.71%) Software Engineering
8 24 (9.52%) OO
8 24 (9.52%) Pair Programming
8 24 (9.52%) Web Development
9 21 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (7.94%) Mentoring
10 20 (7.94%) Test Automation
11 18 (7.14%) DevOps
11 18 (7.14%) Scrum
12 17 (6.75%) E-Commerce
13 14 (5.56%) BDD
14 13 (5.16%) Kanban
14 13 (5.16%) Migration
14 13 (5.16%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 58 (23.02%) Java
2 41 (16.27%) PHP
3 38 (15.08%) C#
4 30 (11.90%) ES6
4 30 (11.90%) SQL
5 18 (7.14%) ES7
6 16 (6.35%) TypeScript
7 12 (4.76%) ES8
7 12 (4.76%) Python
7 12 (4.76%) VBA
8 8 (3.17%) Go
9 7 (2.78%) Ruby
10 6 (2.38%) PHP 7
11 5 (1.98%) Groovy
12 4 (1.59%) C
12 4 (1.59%) Clojure
12 4 (1.59%) Kotlin
12 4 (1.59%) Scala
12 4 (1.59%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (1.19%) Degree
2 3 (1.19%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (12.70%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.59%) Grafana
2 4 (1.59%) Prometheus
3 3 (1.19%) Ansible
3 3 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.79%) Puppet
5 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.40%) Plesk
5 1 (0.40%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (3.57%) Oracle
2 7 (2.78%) Facebook
2 7 (2.78%) Twitter
2 7 (2.78%) YouTube
3 6 (2.38%) Google
3 6 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (1.59%) Pega
4 4 (1.59%) Zend
5 3 (1.19%) Demandware
5 3 (1.19%) ESRI
5 3 (1.19%) Monetate
5 3 (1.19%) Optimizely
6 2 (0.79%) Adobe
6 2 (0.79%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.79%) Infragistics
6 2 (0.79%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.40%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.40%) Tableau
7 1 (0.40%) Xamarin