Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +12
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 428 393 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.80% 13.83% 12.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.55% 33.08% 34.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 288 350
Manchester median daily rate £378 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £292 £275 £300
90th Percentile £525 £483 £500
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Manchester median hourly rate £30.75 £40.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.13% +83.91% -45.63%
10th Percentile £28.78 £16.45 £16.18
90th Percentile £33.33 £48.50 £28.73
North West median hourly rate £30.75 £45.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -31.67% +181.25% -60.00%

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 1,401 1,188 1,343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.18% 41.80% 36.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 824 960
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
90th Percentile £556 £525 £519
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 39 28
Manchester median hourly rate £31.25 £35.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +25.00% -23.29%
10th Percentile £13.05 £11.75 £14.09
90th Percentile £43.25 £48.15 £44.13
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year -10.83% +37.72% -22.97%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Stockport +5 18 £350 -0.71% 25
Cheadle - 10 £363 - 2
Bolton +1 3 £325 +30.00% 6
Salford -16 3 £510 +25.54% 6
Altrincham -5 2 £415 +7.10% 14
Wigan 0 1 £400 +28.00% 4
Sale - 1 - - 2
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 228 (53.27%) HTML
2 226 (52.80%) CSS
3 156 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
4 131 (30.61%) AngularJS
5 120 (28.04%) .NET
6 118 (27.57%) Java
7 114 (26.64%) C#
8 101 (23.60%) React
9 100 (23.36%) Front End Development
10 92 (21.50%) Node.js
11 84 (19.63%) Git (software)
12 81 (18.93%) TDD
13 76 (17.76%) jQuery
13 76 (17.76%) SQL
14 75 (17.52%) HTML5
15 67 (15.65%) MVC
16 60 (14.02%) Scrum
17 59 (13.79%) Web Services
18 57 (13.32%) ASP.NET
19 55 (12.85%) CSS3
20 46 (10.75%) JSON
20 46 (10.75%) XML
20 46 (10.75%) RESTful
21 44 (10.28%) SQL Server
22 43 (10.05%) PHP
22 43 (10.05%) JIRA
23 40 (9.35%) MySQL
24 38 (8.88%) Spring
25 37 (8.64%) Web Development
26 36 (8.41%) BDD

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 20 (4.67%) CMS
2 17 (3.97%) Confluence
3 9 (2.10%) WordPress
4 6 (1.40%) Drupal
4 6 (1.40%) IBM Domino
5 5 (1.17%) Apache
6 4 (0.93%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.93%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.70%) nginx
7 3 (0.70%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.23%) JBoss
9 1 (0.23%) Liferay
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.23%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (2.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.70%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.23%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 9 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.40%) Magento
3 5 (1.17%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.80%) SaaS
4 11 (2.57%) GitHub
5 7 (1.64%) npm
6 5 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.93%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.47%) Office 365
8 2 (0.47%) Slack
9 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.23%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.23%) Serverless
9 1 (0.23%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.64%) SMS
2 4 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.47%) Internet
4 1 (0.23%) FTP
4 1 (0.23%) HTTP
4 1 (0.23%) Intranet
4 1 (0.23%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 40 (9.35%) MySQL
3 22 (5.14%) MongoDB
3 22 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (2.80%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.57%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.87%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.17%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.70%) Big Data
8 3 (0.70%) MariaDB
8 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.47%) Redis
9 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.23%) Endeca
10 1 (0.23%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 84 (19.63%) Git (software)
2 43 (10.05%) JIRA
3 36 (8.41%) Jenkins
4 22 (5.14%) Selenium
5 18 (4.21%) gulp
5 18 (4.21%) Karma Test Runner
6 16 (3.74%) Grunt
7 13 (3.04%) Axure RP
8 12 (2.80%) Cucumber
9 10 (2.34%) Bitbucket
9 10 (2.34%) Protractor
9 10 (2.34%) webpack
10 9 (2.10%) Subversion
11 8 (1.87%) Jasmine
11 8 (1.87%) JUnit
12 7 (1.64%) JSUnit
12 7 (1.64%) NUnit
12 7 (1.64%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.40%) IntelliJ
13 6 (1.40%) Maven
General
1 26 (6.07%) Finance
2 14 (3.27%) Legal
3 13 (3.04%) Retail
4 12 (2.80%) Banking
4 12 (2.80%) Law
5 7 (1.64%) Marketing
6 5 (1.17%) Back Office
6 5 (1.17%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.93%) Billing
7 4 (0.93%) Electronics
7 4 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.70%) Advertising
8 3 (0.70%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.47%) Automotive
9 2 (0.47%) Games
9 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.23%) Military
10 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 359 (83.88%) Developer
2 79 (18.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 72 (16.82%) .NET Developer
4 53 (12.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 49 (11.45%) React Developer
6 46 (10.75%) Java Developer
7 37 (8.64%) C# Developer
8 34 (7.94%) Full Stack Developer
9 27 (6.31%) Angular Developer
9 27 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
10 18 (4.21%) HTML Developer
10 18 (4.21%) Python Developer
11 16 (3.74%) Analyst
11 16 (3.74%) PHP Developer
11 16 (3.74%) SQL Developer
12 15 (3.50%) HTML CSS Developer
12 15 (3.50%) Senior Developer
13 12 (2.80%) ASP.NET Developer
13 12 (2.80%) Software Developer
13 12 (2.80%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (53.27%) HTML
2 226 (52.80%) CSS
3 131 (30.61%) AngularJS
4 120 (28.04%) .NET
5 101 (23.60%) React
6 92 (21.50%) Node.js
7 76 (17.76%) jQuery
8 75 (17.52%) HTML5
9 59 (13.79%) Web Services
10 57 (13.32%) ASP.NET
11 55 (12.85%) CSS3
12 46 (10.75%) JSON
12 46 (10.75%) RESTful
12 46 (10.75%) XML
13 38 (8.88%) Spring
14 32 (7.48%) Sass
15 27 (6.31%) .NET Framework
16 24 (5.61%) Ajax
16 24 (5.61%) LESS
17 21 (4.91%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.48%) User Experience
2 23 (5.37%) Mobile App
3 21 (4.91%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (2.34%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.40%) Algorithms
5 6 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (0.93%) Blog
6 4 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (0.70%) Raspberry Pi
8 2 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.47%) Animation
8 2 (0.47%) Digital TV
8 2 (0.47%) Fintech
8 2 (0.47%) iPad
8 2 (0.47%) iPhone
8 2 (0.47%) Life Science
8 2 (0.47%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.47%) Wiki
9 1 (0.23%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.23%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.24%) Linux
2 19 (4.44%) Apple iOS
3 17 (3.97%) Android
4 8 (1.87%) Windows
5 6 (1.40%) Unix
6 5 (1.17%) CentOS
7 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.47%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.23%) Debian
8 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (23.36%) Front End Development
3 81 (18.93%) TDD
4 67 (15.65%) MVC
5 60 (14.02%) Scrum
6 37 (8.64%) Web Development
7 36 (8.41%) BDD
8 34 (7.94%) Test Automation
9 29 (6.78%) Unit Testing
10 26 (6.07%) E-Commerce
11 25 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
11 25 (5.84%) Microservices
12 22 (5.14%) Software Engineering
13 20 (4.67%) Kanban
14 19 (4.44%) CRM
15 18 (4.21%) OO
16 15 (3.50%) Pair Programming
17 14 (3.27%) DevOps
18 13 (3.04%) Mentoring
18 13 (3.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 118 (27.57%) Java
2 114 (26.64%) C#
3 76 (17.76%) SQL
4 43 (10.05%) PHP
5 32 (7.48%) Python
6 16 (3.74%) TypeScript
7 14 (3.27%) Ruby
8 12 (2.80%) Java 8
9 11 (2.57%) Groovy
10 8 (1.87%) ES6
11 6 (1.40%) Perl
12 5 (1.17%) PHP 7
12 5 (1.17%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.93%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.93%) C++
13 4 (0.93%) LotusScript
14 3 (0.70%) C
14 3 (0.70%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.70%) PHP 5
14 3 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (4.91%) Degree
2 8 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (1.87%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.70%) ISEB
3 3 (0.70%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.23%) HND
5 1 (0.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.87%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (4.44%) Docker
2 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.47%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.87%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.64%) Terraform
3 3 (0.70%) Puppet
4 2 (0.47%) Ansible
4 2 (0.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.23%) Grafana
5 1 (0.23%) Graylog
Vendors
1 21 (4.91%) Oracle
2 20 (4.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.04%) Kony
4 6 (1.40%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.17%) Adobe
5 5 (1.17%) Google
5 5 (1.17%) IBM
6 4 (0.93%) Apiary
6 4 (0.93%) Black Duck
6 4 (0.93%) Lotus
6 4 (0.93%) Zend
7 3 (0.70%) hybris
7 3 (0.70%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.47%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.47%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.47%) SAP
8 2 (0.47%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.47%) SmartCo
8 2 (0.47%) Telerik
8 2 (0.47%) WooCommerce