Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 +3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 109 395 567
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Manchester 10.87% 13.92% 17.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.30% 31.45% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 300 382
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £278 £313 £288
90th Percentile £550 £525 £524
North West median daily rate £410 £413 £388
% change year-on-year -0.61% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £29.00
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -25.53% +11.90% +5.00%

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 372 1,256 1,519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 37.09% 44.27% 46.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 894 1,055
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £300
90th Percentile £550 £575 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 28
Median hourly rate £18.50 £13.60 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.05% -61.15% +9.38%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.62 £12.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £38.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate £20.38 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -50.30% +9.33% -6.25%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Manchester

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in Manchester.

Daily rate trend for JavaScript in Manchester

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JavaScript in Manchester over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Manchester

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in Manchester.

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 3 August 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
Stockport +4 3 £400 +10.34% 12
Salford -3 2 £288 -39.47% 3
Bolton +7 1 - -
Wigan +1 1 £450 +40.63% 2
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 65 (59.63%) HTML
2 63 (57.80%) CSS
3 37 (33.94%) Front End Development
4 33 (30.28%) Java
5 28 (25.69%) Node.js
6 27 (24.77%) HTML5
6 27 (24.77%) TDD
7 26 (23.85%) User Experience
8 25 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (21.10%) Sass
10 22 (20.18%) Git (software)
11 21 (19.27%) jQuery
11 21 (19.27%) .NET
12 20 (18.35%) C#
12 20 (18.35%) Linux
12 20 (18.35%) Test Automation
12 20 (18.35%) React
13 18 (16.51%) Responsive Web Design
13 18 (16.51%) AngularJS
13 18 (16.51%) PHP
13 18 (16.51%) Web Development
13 18 (16.51%) WCAG
14 17 (15.60%) Web Design
14 17 (15.60%) AWS
14 17 (15.60%) Public Sector
15 16 (14.68%) Web Accessibility
16 15 (13.76%) Python
16 15 (13.76%) Unix
16 15 (13.76%) Microservices
16 15 (13.76%) Continuous Deployment

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 7 (6.42%) IIS
2 5 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.75%) Apache
3 3 (2.75%) CMS
3 3 (2.75%) Confluence
4 2 (1.83%) Camunda
4 2 (1.83%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.92%) nginx
5 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.75%) Magento
3 1 (0.92%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.60%) AWS
2 12 (11.01%) Azure
3 5 (4.59%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (4.59%) Serverless
4 3 (2.75%) PaaS
4 3 (2.75%) Slack
5 2 (1.83%) BrowserStack
5 2 (1.83%) GCP
5 2 (1.83%) npm
5 2 (1.83%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.83%) SaaS
5 2 (1.83%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.92%) Firebase
6 1 (0.92%) GitHub
6 1 (0.92%) Office 365
6 1 (0.92%) WhatsApp
6 1 (0.92%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.17%) HTTP
2 5 (4.59%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (3.67%) Internet
4 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.92%) DHCP
5 1 (0.92%) DNS
5 1 (0.92%) FTP
5 1 (0.92%) IPsec
5 1 (0.92%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.34%) MySQL
3 4 (3.67%) Big Data
4 3 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.75%) Redis
5 2 (1.83%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.83%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2019
6 1 (0.92%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.92%) DB2
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (20.18%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.09%) gulp
2 11 (10.09%) Jasmine
2 11 (10.09%) Subversion
3 10 (9.17%) Grunt
3 10 (9.17%) Mocha
4 8 (7.34%) Visual Studio
5 7 (6.42%) GitLab
5 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (5.50%) Cucumber
7 5 (4.59%) JUnit
8 4 (3.67%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.67%) JIRA
9 3 (2.75%) SonarQube
10 2 (1.83%) Burp Suite
10 2 (1.83%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.83%) PHPUnit
10 2 (1.83%) Selenium
10 2 (1.83%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.83%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (15.60%) Public Sector
2 8 (7.34%) Finance
3 6 (5.50%) Law
4 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.67%) Electronics
6 2 (1.83%) Automotive
6 2 (1.83%) Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Legal
6 2 (1.83%) Marketing
6 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.92%) Local Government
7 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 82 (75.23%) Developer
2 29 (26.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (10.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (7.34%) Designer
4 8 (7.34%) PHP Developer
4 8 (7.34%) Senior Designer
5 7 (6.42%) CRM Developer
5 7 (6.42%) Interaction Designer
5 7 (6.42%) React Developer
5 7 (6.42%) Senior Interaction Designer
6 6 (5.50%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (4.59%) .NET Developer
7 5 (4.59%) Senior Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.67%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.75%) C# Developer
9 3 (2.75%) Consultant
9 3 (2.75%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.75%) Ruby Developer
10 2 (1.83%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (59.63%) HTML
2 63 (57.80%) CSS
3 28 (25.69%) Node.js
4 27 (24.77%) HTML5
5 23 (21.10%) Sass
6 21 (19.27%) .NET
6 21 (19.27%) jQuery
7 20 (18.35%) React
8 18 (16.51%) AngularJS
9 12 (11.01%) Mustache
10 11 (10.09%) ASP.NET
11 9 (8.26%) CSS3
11 9 (8.26%) JSON
11 9 (8.26%) REST
12 8 (7.34%) Spring
12 8 (7.34%) Web Services
13 6 (5.50%) Ruby on Rails
13 6 (5.50%) SOAP
13 6 (5.50%) Vue.js
14 5 (4.59%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.85%) User Experience
2 5 (4.59%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.92%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.92%) Clustering
4 1 (0.92%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.92%) iPad
4 1 (0.92%) iPhone
4 1 (0.92%) Life Science
4 1 (0.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.35%) Linux
2 15 (13.76%) Unix
3 11 (10.09%) Mac OS X
4 9 (8.26%) Windows
5 6 (5.50%) Android
5 6 (5.50%) Windows Server
5 6 (5.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.94%) Front End Development
2 27 (24.77%) TDD
3 25 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (18.35%) Test Automation
5 18 (16.51%) Responsive Web Design
5 18 (16.51%) Web Development
6 17 (15.60%) Web Design
7 16 (14.68%) Web Accessibility
8 15 (13.76%) Continuous Deployment
8 15 (13.76%) Microservices
9 12 (11.01%) CRM
9 12 (11.01%) Migration
9 12 (11.01%) Software Engineering
10 11 (10.09%) DevOps
11 9 (8.26%) Scrum
12 8 (7.34%) Service Design
13 7 (6.42%) OO
13 7 (6.42%) Prototyping
13 7 (6.42%) Systems Thinking
14 6 (5.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.28%) Java
2 20 (18.35%) C#
3 18 (16.51%) PHP
4 15 (13.76%) Python
5 13 (11.93%) TypeScript
6 7 (6.42%) Ruby
6 7 (6.42%) SQL
6 7 (6.42%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.59%) ES6
8 4 (3.67%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.67%) C++
9 2 (1.83%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.83%) C
9 2 (1.83%) Go
9 2 (1.83%) Java 8
9 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.83%) SOQL
9 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.92%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (11.01%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.34%) Degree
3 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.67%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.83%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.83%) RHCE
5 2 (1.83%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.51%) WCAG
2 2 (1.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.83%) QA
System Software
1 14 (12.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (7.34%) Ansible
2 7 (6.42%) Terraform
3 4 (3.67%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.75%) Puppet
5 2 (1.83%) Grafana
5 2 (1.83%) Nessus
5 2 (1.83%) Prometheus
5 2 (1.83%) SELinux
6 1 (0.92%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.92%) Istio
Vendors
1 11 (10.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle
3 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.83%) SAP
4 1 (0.92%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.92%) BuddyPress
4 1 (0.92%) Google
4 1 (0.92%) HP
4 1 (0.92%) Kony
4 1 (0.92%) Lets Encrypt
4 1 (0.92%) Splunk