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 3 months to 22 June 2017 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 5 14
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 165 216 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.98% 11.78% 7.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.98% 38.23% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 145 76
Median daily rate £375 £370 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +12.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.80% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +15.70% +7.14%  

JavaScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 516 565 475
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 37.47% 30.82% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 388 300
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% +46.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £24.75 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.25 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing JavaScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Manchester over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 22 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 +3 18 £350 +1.81% 16
Salford +8 7 £419 +8.76% 1
Altrincham - 2 £389 - 3
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 238 (64.15%) HTML
2 216 (58.22%) CSS
3 180 (48.52%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (37.47%) HTML5
5 125 (33.69%) AngularJS
6 115 (31.00%) .NET
7 108 (29.11%) C#
8 104 (28.03%) MVC
9 99 (26.68%) jQuery
10 96 (25.88%) Java
11 92 (24.80%) TDD
12 86 (23.18%) Scrum
12 86 (23.18%) ASP.NET
13 83 (22.37%) CSS3
14 75 (20.22%) Node.js
14 75 (20.22%) SQL
15 72 (19.41%) Git (software)
16 70 (18.87%) Front End Development
17 57 (15.36%) SQL Server
18 53 (14.29%) Web Services
19 51 (13.75%) Test Automation
20 50 (13.48%) ASP.NET MVC
21 49 (13.21%) React
21 49 (13.21%) Web Development
22 47 (12.67%) User Experience
22 47 (12.67%) REST
23 46 (12.40%) Sass
24 44 (11.86%) Software Engineering
25 41 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
26 39 (10.51%) 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 24 (6.47%) CMS
2 20 (5.39%) Umbraco
3 10 (2.70%) EPiServer
4 8 (2.16%) Drupal
4 8 (2.16%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.89%) Confluence
5 7 (1.89%) SAS
5 7 (1.89%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.89%) WordPress
6 4 (1.08%) Apache
7 3 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.54%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.54%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.54%) OpenEdge
8 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.27%) JBoss
9 1 (0.27%) nginx
9 1 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (4.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 13 (3.50%) Photoshop
3 8 (2.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.81%) InVision
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.27%) Simulink
5 1 (0.27%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 7 (1.89%) Magento
2 5 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.96%) GitHub
3 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.81%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.81%) SaaS
5 2 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.54%) BrowserStack
5 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.27%) Office 365
6 1 (0.27%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.70%) LDAP
2 9 (2.43%) HTTP
3 6 (1.62%) Internet
4 2 (0.54%) DNS
4 2 (0.54%) SSL
5 1 (0.27%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.27%) DHCP
5 1 (0.27%) Firewall
5 1 (0.27%) Network Security
5 1 (0.27%) NFC
5 1 (0.27%) Skype
5 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (15.36%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.16%) MySQL
3 17 (4.58%) MongoDB
4 16 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (3.77%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (3.23%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (2.16%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.62%) Big Data
9 5 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.54%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.27%) DB2
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 72 (19.41%) Git (software)
2 36 (9.70%) gulp
3 33 (8.89%) Jenkins
4 24 (6.47%) Jasmine
4 24 (6.47%) JIRA
5 23 (6.20%) Grunt
5 23 (6.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (4.58%) JUnit
7 16 (4.31%) Selenium
8 13 (3.50%) Karma Test Runner
8 13 (3.50%) Mocha
8 13 (3.50%) webpack
9 9 (2.43%) Axure RP
9 9 (2.43%) Maven
9 9 (2.43%) NUnit
10 8 (2.16%) Babel
10 8 (2.16%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.89%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.62%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.62%) Subversion
General
1 28 (7.55%) Finance
2 13 (3.50%) Banking
3 8 (2.16%) Marketing
4 7 (1.89%) Games
5 5 (1.35%) Automotive
6 3 (0.81%) Law
7 2 (0.54%) Legal
7 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.54%) Retail
8 1 (0.27%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.27%) Front Office
8 1 (0.27%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 310 (83.56%) Developer
2 65 (17.52%) JavaScript Developer
3 60 (16.17%) .NET Developer
4 55 (14.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 40 (10.78%) Java Developer
6 27 (7.28%) C# Developer
7 24 (6.47%) C# .NET Developer
8 23 (6.20%) Senior Developer
9 21 (5.66%) HTML Developer
10 20 (5.39%) Software Developer
11 19 (5.12%) ASP.NET Developer
12 18 (4.85%) Node.js Developer
13 17 (4.58%) Angular Developer
13 17 (4.58%) Web Developer
14 14 (3.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 14 (3.77%) HTML CSS Developer
15 13 (3.50%) Umbraco Developer
16 12 (3.23%) PHP Developer
17 11 (2.96%) UI Developer
18 10 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (64.15%) HTML
2 216 (58.22%) CSS
3 139 (37.47%) HTML5
4 125 (33.69%) AngularJS
5 115 (31.00%) .NET
6 99 (26.68%) jQuery
7 86 (23.18%) ASP.NET
8 83 (22.37%) CSS3
9 75 (20.22%) Node.js
10 53 (14.29%) Web Services
11 50 (13.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 49 (13.21%) React
13 47 (12.67%) REST
14 46 (12.40%) Sass
15 36 (9.70%) ASP.NET Web API
15 36 (9.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 32 (8.63%) XML
17 30 (8.09%) JSON
18 29 (7.82%) RESTful
19 25 (6.74%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.67%) User Experience
2 28 (7.55%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.50%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.16%) Fintech
7 6 (1.62%) Web 2.0
8 5 (1.35%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.35%) Streaming Video
9 4 (1.08%) NHS
10 3 (0.81%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (0.81%) Interactive TV
10 3 (0.81%) iPad
10 3 (0.81%) MHEG
10 3 (0.81%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.54%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.54%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.54%) IPTV
11 2 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.47%) Linux
2 21 (5.66%) Android
3 12 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.62%) Unix
5 5 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.81%) Windows
7 1 (0.27%) CentOS
7 1 (0.27%) Debian
7 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.27%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (48.52%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (28.03%) MVC
3 92 (24.80%) TDD
4 86 (23.18%) Scrum
5 70 (18.87%) Front End Development
6 51 (13.75%) Test Automation
7 49 (13.21%) Web Development
8 44 (11.86%) Software Engineering
9 41 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (10.51%) OO
11 37 (9.97%) Unit Testing
12 28 (7.55%) Responsive Web Design
13 26 (7.01%) Data Modelling
14 25 (6.74%) BDD
14 25 (6.74%) Microservices
15 24 (6.47%) Wireframes
16 22 (5.93%) DevOps
17 17 (4.58%) Refactoring
17 17 (4.58%) SDLC
17 17 (4.58%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 108 (29.11%) C#
2 96 (25.88%) Java
3 75 (20.22%) SQL
4 34 (9.16%) PHP
5 23 (6.20%) Python
6 10 (2.70%) TypeScript
7 9 (2.43%) ES6
8 7 (1.89%) Groovy
8 7 (1.89%) Ruby
9 5 (1.35%) C++
9 5 (1.35%) Prolog
10 4 (1.08%) C
10 4 (1.08%) Scala
10 4 (1.08%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.81%) Apple Swift
11 3 (0.81%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.54%) R
12 2 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (4.31%) Degree
2 5 (1.35%) SC Cleared
2 5 (1.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.27%) MCPD
4 1 (0.27%) MCSD
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.63%) QA
2 9 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 7 (1.89%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (1.35%) Docker
2 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.54%) Ansible
1 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (4.04%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.77%) Adobe
3 11 (2.96%) ServiceNow
4 9 (2.43%) Oracle
5 6 (1.62%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.62%) Twitter
6 5 (1.35%) Pega
7 4 (1.08%) Google
7 4 (1.08%) PayPal
7 4 (1.08%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.08%) SOASTA, Inc
8 3 (0.81%) OpenTV
8 3 (0.81%) SAP
9 2 (0.54%) Apigee
9 2 (0.54%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.27%) Apple
10 1 (0.27%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.27%) Kofax
10 1 (0.27%) RightScale
10 1 (0.27%) Sencha
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