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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 5 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 209 261 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.79% 14.52% 8.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.36% 41.49% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 177 96
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 £276 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.65 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.61% -23.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £19.57 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.73 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  

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 591 629 518
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 44.64% 35.00% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 394 321
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 10
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +63.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.25 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +8 16 £313 -10.71% 11
Salford -2 16 £425 +3.03% 3
Bolton -6 4 £400 +17.64% 5
Altrincham 0 3 £375 +1.35% 11
Wigan +1 1 - - 5
Oldham +1 1 - - 4
Rochdale - 1 - - 2
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 249 (60.29%) HTML
2 214 (51.82%) CSS
3 181 (43.83%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (36.32%) AngularJS
5 133 (32.20%) HTML5
6 127 (30.75%) .NET
7 122 (29.54%) C#
8 102 (24.70%) Java
9 96 (23.24%) TDD
10 95 (23.00%) Scrum
11 93 (22.52%) MVC
12 90 (21.79%) ASP.NET
13 82 (19.85%) jQuery
14 80 (19.37%) SQL
15 74 (17.92%) React
16 71 (17.19%) CSS3
17 70 (16.95%) Git (software)
18 69 (16.71%) Node.js
19 68 (16.46%) Web Services
20 67 (16.22%) Front End Development
21 62 (15.01%) SQL Server
22 58 (14.04%) Software Engineering
23 54 (13.08%) OO
24 53 (12.83%) REST
25 52 (12.59%) BDD
26 48 (11.62%) User Experience
27 46 (11.14%) Web Development
28 45 (10.90%) ASP.NET MVC
29 40 (9.69%) MySQL
30 38 (9.20%) Android

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 34 (8.23%) CMS
1 34 (8.23%) Umbraco
2 11 (2.66%) EPiServer
3 8 (1.94%) GeoServer
4 7 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.45%) Confluence
5 6 (1.45%) SAS
6 4 (0.97%) IIS
6 4 (0.97%) WordPress
7 3 (0.73%) Drupal
7 3 (0.73%) nginx
8 2 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.48%) Apache
8 2 (0.48%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.48%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.48%) OpenEdge
8 2 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.48%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.24%) JBoss
9 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (2.42%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.18%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.48%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.48%) InVision
5 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 9 (2.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.69%) Magento
3 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.42%) GitHub
3 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.97%) Slack
4 4 (0.97%) TestFlight
5 3 (0.73%) SaaS
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.48%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.48%) PaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.66%) HTTP
2 10 (2.42%) LDAP
3 4 (0.97%) Internet
4 2 (0.48%) Firewall
5 1 (0.24%) DHCP
5 1 (0.24%) DNS
5 1 (0.24%) SAN
5 1 (0.24%) Skype
5 1 (0.24%) SSL
5 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (15.01%) SQL Server
2 40 (9.69%) MySQL
3 25 (6.05%) NoSQL
4 24 (5.81%) MongoDB
5 22 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (3.87%) SQL Server 2014
7 13 (3.15%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.45%) Big Data
10 5 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.97%) Couchbase
11 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.97%) SQLite
12 2 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (0.48%) DB2
12 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.24%) GIS
13 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 70 (16.95%) Git (software)
2 33 (7.99%) JIRA
3 28 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (6.30%) Jasmine
5 20 (4.84%) Grunt
6 19 (4.60%) Jenkins
6 19 (4.60%) JUnit
7 18 (4.36%) gulp
8 15 (3.63%) Cucumber
8 15 (3.63%) Karma Test Runner
9 14 (3.39%) Selenium
10 13 (3.15%) Maven
11 12 (2.91%) Babel
12 9 (2.18%) Mocha
12 9 (2.18%) NUnit
12 9 (2.18%) Visual Studio
12 9 (2.18%) webpack
13 8 (1.94%) Axure RP
13 8 (1.94%) Subversion
14 7 (1.69%) Gradle
General
1 30 (7.26%) Finance
1 30 (7.26%) Games
2 14 (3.39%) Banking
3 12 (2.91%) Marketing
4 7 (1.69%) Advertising
5 5 (1.21%) Retail
6 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.48%) Automotive
7 2 (0.48%) Electronics
7 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.24%) Back Office
8 1 (0.24%) Front Office
8 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Law
8 1 (0.24%) Legal
8 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 359 (86.92%) Developer
2 89 (21.55%) JavaScript Developer
3 56 (13.56%) .NET Developer
4 53 (12.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 39 (9.44%) Java Developer
6 31 (7.51%) C# Developer
7 27 (6.54%) HTML Developer
7 27 (6.54%) Senior Developer
8 26 (6.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (5.33%) Umbraco Developer
10 19 (4.60%) Angular Developer
10 19 (4.60%) HTML CSS Developer
11 17 (4.12%) Full Stack Developer
11 17 (4.12%) UI Developer
12 16 (3.87%) PHP Developer
12 16 (3.87%) Software Developer
12 16 (3.87%) Web Developer
13 15 (3.63%) Node.js Developer
14 13 (3.15%) Android Developer
15 12 (2.91%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (60.29%) HTML
2 214 (51.82%) CSS
3 150 (36.32%) AngularJS
4 133 (32.20%) HTML5
5 127 (30.75%) .NET
6 90 (21.79%) ASP.NET
7 82 (19.85%) jQuery
8 74 (17.92%) React
9 71 (17.19%) CSS3
10 69 (16.71%) Node.js
11 68 (16.46%) Web Services
12 53 (12.83%) REST
13 45 (10.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 36 (8.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 35 (8.47%) XML
16 33 (7.99%) ASP.NET Web API
16 33 (7.99%) RESTful
17 31 (7.51%) Apache Cordova
17 31 (7.51%) Sass
18 29 (7.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.62%) User Experience
2 36 (8.72%) Mobile App
3 24 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.42%) Web 2.0
6 7 (1.69%) Fintech
6 7 (1.69%) Mobile Games
7 6 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (1.21%) iPad
8 5 (1.21%) Streaming Video
9 4 (0.97%) iPhone
9 4 (0.97%) NHS
10 2 (0.48%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.48%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.48%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.48%) IPTV
10 2 (0.48%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.24%) BYOD
11 1 (0.24%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.24%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.20%) Android
2 27 (6.54%) Apple iOS
3 25 (6.05%) Linux
4 9 (2.18%) Windows
5 7 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.97%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.73%) Unix
7 3 (0.73%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.24%) AIX
8 1 (0.24%) CentOS
8 1 (0.24%) Debian
8 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.24%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (43.83%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (23.24%) TDD
3 95 (23.00%) Scrum
4 93 (22.52%) MVC
5 67 (16.22%) Front End Development
6 58 (14.04%) Software Engineering
7 54 (13.08%) OO
8 52 (12.59%) BDD
9 46 (11.14%) Web Development
10 32 (7.75%) Responsive Web Design
11 28 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (6.78%) Data Modelling
12 23 (5.57%) DevOps
13 22 (5.33%) SDLC
13 22 (5.33%) Web Design
14 21 (5.08%) Wireframes
15 20 (4.84%) ITIL
16 19 (4.60%) Android Development
16 19 (4.60%) Microservices
16 19 (4.60%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 122 (29.54%) C#
2 102 (24.70%) Java
3 80 (19.37%) SQL
4 32 (7.75%) PHP
5 30 (7.26%) Python
6 22 (5.33%) ES6
7 7 (1.69%) Ruby
8 6 (1.45%) Apple Swift
8 6 (1.45%) C++
8 6 (1.45%) Objective-C
9 4 (0.97%) Groovy
9 4 (0.97%) Scala
9 4 (0.97%) TypeScript
9 4 (0.97%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.73%) ActionScript
10 3 (0.73%) ECMAScript
10 3 (0.73%) Go
10 3 (0.73%) PL/SQL
10 3 (0.73%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.48%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 23 (5.57%) Degree
2 10 (2.42%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.18%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (7.75%) QA
2 7 (1.69%) HL7
3 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (1.94%) Docker
2 2 (0.48%) Varnish
2 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.24%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.48%) Ansible
2 2 (0.48%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (6.54%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.12%) ServiceNow
3 12 (2.91%) Oracle
4 9 (2.18%) Adobe
5 8 (1.94%) ESRI
6 7 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.69%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.21%) Twitter
7 5 (1.21%) Xamarin
8 3 (0.73%) SAP
8 3 (0.73%) Snow
9 2 (0.48%) Apigee
9 2 (0.48%) Google
9 2 (0.48%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.48%) Northgate
9 2 (0.48%) PayPal
9 2 (0.48%) Perforce
9 2 (0.48%) Zend
10 1 (0.24%) Kofax
10 1 (0.24%) Sencha
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day 6 Months Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £301 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
BBC Research & Development
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