Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 412 432 432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.33% 14.29% 11.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.66% 34.81% 30.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 321 264
Manchester median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £275 £300 £250
90th Percentile £488 £500 £484
North West median daily rate £375 £381 £375
% change year-on-year -1.64% +1.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 18
Manchester median hourly rate - - £29.00
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £31.25 £29.00
% change year-on-year +37.60% +7.76% -10.77%

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 1,224 1,241 1,415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.54% 41.04% 36.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 889 852
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £275 £269 £244
90th Percentile £558 £513 £512
North West median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% - +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 51
Manchester median hourly rate £18.07 £23.67 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.64% -18.40% +18.37%
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.44 £13.50
90th Percentile £41.83 £46.25 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -2.50% +8.11% +13.85%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -6 14 £369 -13.24% 18
Bolton +2 8 £238 -35.59% 24
Salford -5 7 £475 +18.75% 15
Sale - 6 - -
Altrincham -1 3 £375 - 13
Wigan 0 2 £325 -3.70% 3
Cheadle - 1 £375 - 5
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 262 (63.59%) CSS
2 246 (59.71%) HTML
3 175 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
4 154 (37.38%) AngularJS
5 120 (29.13%) C#
6 118 (28.64%) .NET
7 111 (26.94%) HTML5
8 105 (25.49%) React
9 102 (24.76%) Front End Development
9 102 (24.76%) jQuery
10 96 (23.30%) Git (software)
11 94 (22.82%) CSS3
11 94 (22.82%) MVC
12 93 (22.57%) Node.js
13 87 (21.12%) Java
14 84 (20.39%) TDD
15 77 (18.69%) Scrum
16 74 (17.96%) PHP
17 66 (16.02%) MySQL
18 65 (15.78%) SQL
19 62 (15.05%) ASP.NET
20 61 (14.81%) Sass
21 52 (12.62%) REST
21 52 (12.62%) Web Services
22 51 (12.38%) SQL Server
23 49 (11.89%) User Experience
24 44 (10.68%) Test Automation
25 43 (10.44%) E-Commerce
26 42 (10.19%) Web Development
27 41 (9.95%) Grunt

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 30 (7.28%) CMS
2 18 (4.37%) Drupal
3 16 (3.88%) Confluence
4 12 (2.91%) WordPress
5 10 (2.43%) Apache
6 8 (1.94%) Joomla!
7 7 (1.70%) JBoss
8 6 (1.46%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.46%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.21%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.73%) nginx
11 2 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.49%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.24%) IIS
12 1 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.24%) Tornado
Applications
1 16 (3.88%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.24%) InVision
Business Applications
1 29 (7.04%) Magento
2 16 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.40%) npm
3 11 (2.67%) Slack
4 9 (2.18%) GitHub
4 9 (2.18%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 8 (1.94%) OpenShift
5 8 (1.94%) PaaS
6 7 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.97%) Google Analytics
7 4 (0.97%) SaaS
8 3 (0.73%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.49%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.49%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.49%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.43%) SMS
2 8 (1.94%) SNMP
3 6 (1.46%) Internet
4 3 (0.73%) SSL
5 2 (0.49%) Intranet
6 1 (0.24%) CTI
6 1 (0.24%) Firewall
6 1 (0.24%) HTTP
6 1 (0.24%) NAS
6 1 (0.24%) SAN
6 1 (0.24%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (16.02%) MySQL
2 51 (12.38%) SQL Server
3 32 (7.77%) MongoDB
3 32 (7.77%) NoSQL
4 21 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (3.40%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.70%) CouchDB
8 5 (1.21%) Big Data
9 4 (0.97%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.73%) Couchbase
10 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.49%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.49%) Endeca
11 2 (0.49%) Flink
11 2 (0.49%) Redis
12 1 (0.24%) Riak
Development Applications
1 96 (23.30%) Git (software)
2 41 (9.95%) Grunt
3 34 (8.25%) Jenkins
4 30 (7.28%) JIRA
5 27 (6.55%) gulp
6 14 (3.40%) Jasmine
7 12 (2.91%) Cucumber
7 12 (2.91%) Selenium
8 11 (2.67%) Visual Studio
9 10 (2.43%) TeamCity
10 8 (1.94%) SpecFlow
10 8 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (1.70%) Karma Test Runner
12 6 (1.46%) JUnit
12 6 (1.46%) Maven
12 6 (1.46%) Subversion
12 6 (1.46%) Xcode
13 5 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (0.97%) Mocha
15 3 (0.73%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (5.34%) Retail
2 19 (4.61%) Marketing
3 17 (4.13%) Finance
4 7 (1.70%) Multimedia
5 5 (1.21%) Law
5 5 (1.21%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.97%) Legal
6 4 (0.97%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.73%) Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Electronics
8 2 (0.49%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Back Office
9 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 349 (84.71%) Developer
2 84 (20.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 75 (18.20%) JavaScript Developer
4 48 (11.65%) .NET Developer
5 43 (10.44%) Java Developer
6 36 (8.74%) React Developer
7 35 (8.50%) C# Developer
8 34 (8.25%) PHP Developer
9 32 (7.77%) Angular Developer
10 28 (6.80%) C# .NET Developer
11 24 (5.83%) Magento Developer
12 23 (5.58%) Full Stack Developer
12 23 (5.58%) HTML Developer
13 21 (5.10%) Senior Developer
14 19 (4.61%) Node.js Developer
14 19 (4.61%) Web Developer
15 17 (4.13%) Software Engineer
16 16 (3.88%) HTML CSS Developer
17 15 (3.64%) PHP Magento Developer
18 13 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (63.59%) CSS
2 246 (59.71%) HTML
3 154 (37.38%) AngularJS
4 118 (28.64%) .NET
5 111 (26.94%) HTML5
6 105 (25.49%) React
7 102 (24.76%) jQuery
8 94 (22.82%) CSS3
9 93 (22.57%) Node.js
10 62 (15.05%) ASP.NET
11 61 (14.81%) Sass
12 52 (12.62%) REST
12 52 (12.62%) Web Services
13 40 (9.71%) ASP.NET Web API
14 37 (8.98%) ASP.NET MVC
15 33 (8.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 32 (7.77%) JSON
16 32 (7.77%) SOAP
17 31 (7.52%) RESTful
18 27 (6.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 49 (11.89%) User Experience
2 36 (8.74%) Greenfield Project
3 20 (4.85%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (1.94%) CMDB
6 7 (1.70%) Algorithms
6 7 (1.70%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.70%) e-Learning
7 6 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.97%) NHS
9 3 (0.73%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.49%) Fintech
10 2 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.49%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.49%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.49%) Social Media
11 1 (0.24%) Digital Signage
11 1 (0.24%) Interactive TV
11 1 (0.24%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 37 (8.98%) Linux
2 15 (3.64%) Apple iOS
2 15 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (2.43%) Unix
3 10 (2.43%) Windows
4 8 (1.94%) Android
5 4 (0.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (24.76%) Front End Development
3 94 (22.82%) MVC
4 84 (20.39%) TDD
5 77 (18.69%) Scrum
6 44 (10.68%) Test Automation
7 43 (10.44%) E-Commerce
8 42 (10.19%) Web Development
9 37 (8.98%) Kanban
10 34 (8.25%) BDD
11 32 (7.77%) Software Engineering
12 30 (7.28%) OO
13 29 (7.04%) DevOps
14 28 (6.80%) Microservices
14 28 (6.80%) Unit Testing
15 27 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (6.07%) Mentoring
17 24 (5.83%) Pair Programming
18 23 (5.58%) SDLC
19 18 (4.37%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 120 (29.13%) C#
2 87 (21.12%) Java
3 74 (17.96%) PHP
4 65 (15.78%) SQL
5 29 (7.04%) Python
6 28 (6.80%) Ruby
7 15 (3.64%) Go
7 15 (3.64%) TypeScript
8 13 (3.16%) Perl
9 12 (2.91%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.43%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.18%) Apex Code
12 8 (1.94%) Apple Swift
12 8 (1.94%) GraphQL
12 8 (1.94%) Shell Script
13 7 (1.70%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.70%) Groovy
14 6 (1.46%) C++
14 6 (1.46%) VB
14 6 (1.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (2.18%) Degree
2 3 (0.73%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.24%) MCSA
4 1 (0.24%) MCSE
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.94%) QA
2 5 (1.21%) HL7
3 4 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (5.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (3.16%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.46%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 6 (1.46%) Puppet
4 5 (1.21%) Ansible
5 1 (0.24%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (7.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.91%) Zend
3 10 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (2.43%) ServiceNow
4 8 (1.94%) Red Hat
4 8 (1.94%) Snow
5 7 (1.70%) Adobe
6 6 (1.46%) Apple
7 5 (1.21%) Oracle
8 4 (0.97%) Google
8 4 (0.97%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.73%) BT
9 3 (0.73%) Capita
9 3 (0.73%) hybris
10 2 (0.49%) FatWire
10 2 (0.49%) Kony
10 2 (0.49%) SAP
10 2 (0.49%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.24%) Citrix
11 1 (0.24%) Twitter