Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 +12
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 564 392 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.31% 13.68% 12.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.57% 33.16% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 287 315
Manchester median daily rate £388 £374 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.67% -0.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £293 £271 £284
90th Percentile £495 £455 £500
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 2
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +83.91% -45.63%
10th Percentile £28.50 £14.45 £16.18
90th Percentile £29.50 £46.50 £28.73
North West median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £22.54
% change year-on-year +5.00% +77.46% -45.02%

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 1,501 1,182 1,233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 46.06% 41.26% 33.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,043 794 840
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £267 £252
90th Percentile £552 £513 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 48 19
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.27% -16.03%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £13.95
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.00 £45.50
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £29.01
% change year-on-year -9.38% +37.87% -21.59%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +2 28 £350 - 22
Salford -6 17 £375 -10.45% 8
Cheadle - 9 £363 - 6
Wigan +2 6 £369 - 2
Altrincham -2 6 £390 +0.65% 12
Bolton +4 4 £328 -6.43% 5
Sale - 1 - -
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 314 (55.67%) CSS
2 304 (53.90%) HTML
3 235 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 197 (34.93%) AngularJS
5 163 (28.90%) Java
6 138 (24.47%) C#
6 138 (24.47%) TDD
7 136 (24.11%) Front End Development
8 135 (23.94%) .NET
9 122 (21.63%) React
10 108 (19.15%) Node.js
11 104 (18.44%) HTML5
11 104 (18.44%) MVC
12 100 (17.73%) Git (software)
13 98 (17.38%) Scrum
14 94 (16.67%) CSS3
15 93 (16.49%) jQuery
16 88 (15.60%) SQL
17 84 (14.89%) Web Services
18 76 (13.48%) ASP.NET
19 68 (12.06%) MySQL
20 67 (11.88%) JSON
21 65 (11.52%) User Experience
22 64 (11.35%) SQL Server
23 56 (9.93%) Spring
24 55 (9.75%) PHP
25 53 (9.40%) REST
26 51 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
26 51 (9.04%) XML
27 50 (8.87%) JIRA

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 23 (4.08%) CMS
2 22 (3.90%) Confluence
3 16 (2.84%) Apache
4 15 (2.66%) WordPress
5 12 (2.13%) Drupal
6 7 (1.24%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.24%) Tomcat
7 6 (1.06%) IBM Domino
8 4 (0.71%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.53%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.53%) nginx
9 3 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.53%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.35%) IIS
10 2 (0.35%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.35%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.18%) JBoss
11 1 (0.18%) Liferay
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (3.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.53%) OmniGraffle
2 3 (0.53%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 8 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.06%) Magento
3 2 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 35 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (5.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.37%) GitHub
4 16 (2.84%) SaaS
5 9 (1.60%) npm
6 6 (1.06%) Amazon S3
6 6 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (0.89%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 4 (0.71%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.53%) Slack
10 2 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.35%) Office 365
10 2 (0.35%) Yarn
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.18%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.18%) NuGet
11 1 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.95%) SMS
2 4 (0.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.53%) HTTP
4 2 (0.35%) FTP
4 2 (0.35%) Internet
5 1 (0.18%) DSL
5 1 (0.18%) Intranet
5 1 (0.18%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (12.06%) MySQL
2 64 (11.35%) SQL Server
3 29 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (3.37%) MongoDB
5 15 (2.66%) NoSQL
6 13 (2.30%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.42%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.53%) Big Data
9 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.35%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.35%) Redis
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 100 (17.73%) Git (software)
2 50 (8.87%) JIRA
3 47 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 38 (6.74%) Karma Test Runner
5 31 (5.50%) Grunt
6 30 (5.32%) Jasmine
7 26 (4.61%) Selenium
8 25 (4.43%) Axure RP
9 23 (4.08%) webpack
10 21 (3.72%) gulp
11 14 (2.48%) Cucumber
12 13 (2.30%) JUnit
12 13 (2.30%) Subversion
13 12 (2.13%) Protractor
14 11 (1.95%) Maven
14 11 (1.95%) Visual Studio
15 10 (1.77%) Bitbucket
15 10 (1.77%) Mercurial
15 10 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (1.42%) Mockito
General
1 40 (7.09%) Finance
2 12 (2.13%) Legal
2 12 (2.13%) Retail
3 10 (1.77%) Law
3 10 (1.77%) Marketing
4 9 (1.60%) Banking
5 7 (1.24%) Games
5 7 (1.24%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.06%) Electronics
6 6 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.89%) Back Office
8 4 (0.71%) Advertising
9 3 (0.53%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.35%) Publishing
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 473 (83.87%) Developer
2 105 (18.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 93 (16.49%) JavaScript Developer
4 80 (14.18%) .NET Developer
5 66 (11.70%) Java Developer
6 56 (9.93%) React Developer
7 45 (7.98%) C# Developer
8 38 (6.74%) Angular Developer
8 38 (6.74%) Full Stack Developer
9 30 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
10 28 (4.96%) Senior Developer
11 26 (4.61%) Python Developer
12 25 (4.43%) PHP Developer
13 24 (4.26%) HTML Developer
14 18 (3.19%) SQL Developer
15 17 (3.01%) HTML CSS Developer
16 16 (2.84%) Analyst
17 14 (2.48%) ASP.NET Developer
18 13 (2.30%) Software Developer
18 13 (2.30%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (55.67%) CSS
2 304 (53.90%) HTML
3 197 (34.93%) AngularJS
4 135 (23.94%) .NET
5 122 (21.63%) React
6 108 (19.15%) Node.js
7 104 (18.44%) HTML5
8 94 (16.67%) CSS3
9 93 (16.49%) jQuery
10 84 (14.89%) Web Services
11 76 (13.48%) ASP.NET
12 67 (11.88%) JSON
13 56 (9.93%) Spring
14 53 (9.40%) REST
15 51 (9.04%) XML
16 50 (8.87%) RESTful
17 49 (8.69%) Ajax
17 49 (8.69%) Sass
18 41 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 39 (6.91%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.52%) User Experience
2 36 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 26 (4.61%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (1.60%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.42%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.24%) Algorithms
7 6 (1.06%) Web 2.0
8 5 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (0.89%) Wiki
9 4 (0.71%) Blog
9 4 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.53%) Kindle
10 3 (0.53%) Raspberry Pi
11 2 (0.35%) Animation
11 2 (0.35%) Digital TV
11 2 (0.35%) iPad
11 2 (0.35%) iPhone
11 2 (0.35%) Life Science
11 2 (0.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 47 (8.33%) Android
1 47 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 38 (6.74%) Linux
3 23 (4.08%) Windows
4 17 (3.01%) Unix
5 5 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.71%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.53%) CentOS
7 3 (0.53%) Debian
7 3 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (24.47%) TDD
3 136 (24.11%) Front End Development
4 104 (18.44%) MVC
5 98 (17.38%) Scrum
6 51 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (8.51%) Test Automation
7 48 (8.51%) Web Development
8 43 (7.62%) BDD
9 40 (7.09%) Unit Testing
10 37 (6.56%) E-Commerce
11 34 (6.03%) Microservices
12 30 (5.32%) OO
13 29 (5.14%) DevOps
14 28 (4.96%) Software Engineering
15 25 (4.43%) Kanban
16 20 (3.55%) iOS Development
16 20 (3.55%) Problem-Solving
16 20 (3.55%) Responsive Web Design
17 19 (3.37%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 163 (28.90%) Java
2 138 (24.47%) C#
3 88 (15.60%) SQL
4 55 (9.75%) PHP
5 49 (8.69%) Python
6 27 (4.79%) TypeScript
7 25 (4.43%) Java 8
8 21 (3.72%) Ruby
9 15 (2.66%) Groovy
10 10 (1.77%) ES6
11 8 (1.42%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.24%) PHP 7
13 5 (0.89%) Apex Code
13 5 (0.89%) C++
13 5 (0.89%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.71%) Apple Swift
14 4 (0.71%) LotusScript
14 4 (0.71%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.71%) Perl
14 4 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (4.08%) Degree
2 10 (1.77%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.71%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.53%) ISEB
5 3 (0.53%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.18%) CBAP
7 1 (0.18%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.18%) HND
7 1 (0.18%) IISP
7 1 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (4.79%) Docker
2 3 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.35%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (1.60%) Kubernetes
1 9 (1.60%) Puppet
2 8 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.89%) Ansible
3 5 (0.89%) Terraform
4 4 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (0.35%) Kibana
6 1 (0.18%) Grafana
6 1 (0.18%) Graylog
6 1 (0.18%) WMI
Vendors
1 30 (5.32%) Oracle
2 28 (4.96%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.13%) Kony
4 7 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (1.24%) ServiceNow
4 7 (1.24%) SOASTA, Inc
5 6 (1.06%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.06%) Sitecore
6 5 (0.89%) Adobe
6 5 (0.89%) IBM
6 5 (0.89%) Red Hat
6 5 (0.89%) WooCommerce
7 4 (0.71%) Apiary
7 4 (0.71%) Lotus
7 4 (0.71%) Zend
8 3 (0.53%) Google
8 3 (0.53%) SaltStack
8 3 (0.53%) SAP
8 3 (0.53%) VMware
9 2 (0.35%) DevExpress