Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 2019 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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 4 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 351 447 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.98% 14.37% 13.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.31% 31.66% 33.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 303 285
Manchester median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £292 £275
90th Percentile £525 £525 £478
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Manchester median hourly rate - £30.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -31.67% +106.90%
North West median hourly rate £47.00 £32.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +44.62% -31.58% +196.88%

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 1,121 1,412 1,153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.46% 45.39% 40.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 837 969 792
Manchester median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £312 £300 £300
90th Percentile £575 £556 £525
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 23 41
Manchester median hourly rate £30.99 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.29% -14.29% +25.00%
10th Percentile £16.14 £12.75 £11.75
90th Percentile £46.65 £42.75 £48.75
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year -14.29% -11.95% +39.47%

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 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 2019. 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
Salford +21 12 £438 -14.22% 16
Altrincham +3 5 £365 -10.70% 2
Bolton -5 5 £313 -3.85% 14
Wigan +2 3 £300 -25.00% 5
Cheadle +1 1 £388 +6.90% 4
Stockport -8 1 £250 -28.57% 20
Bury - 1 £475 - 5
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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.

1 145 (41.31%) HTML
2 141 (40.17%) CSS
3 114 (32.48%) React
4 105 (29.91%) AngularJS
5 99 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (23.36%) Front End Development
7 75 (21.37%) Node.js
8 71 (20.23%) TDD
9 67 (19.09%) Java
9 67 (19.09%) .NET
10 56 (15.95%) HTML5
11 54 (15.38%) C#
12 51 (14.53%) Scrum
13 50 (14.25%) AWS
14 48 (13.68%) PHP
15 46 (13.11%) MVC
16 44 (12.54%) SQL
17 43 (12.25%) Docker
18 40 (11.40%) jQuery
19 39 (11.11%) Git (software)
19 39 (11.11%) Web Development
19 39 (11.11%) Microservices
19 39 (11.11%) Azure
19 39 (11.11%) CSS3
20 38 (10.83%) DevOps
20 38 (10.83%) MySQL
21 36 (10.26%) REST
22 34 (9.69%) ES6
23 33 (9.40%) Test Automation
23 33 (9.40%) E-Commerce

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 12 (3.42%) WordPress
2 11 (3.13%) CMS
3 9 (2.56%) Apache
4 7 (1.99%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.42%) Camunda
5 5 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (1.42%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.14%) Confluence
7 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.28%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.28%) Moodle
9 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (2.85%) MS Visio
2 9 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.42%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.85%) Adobe XD
4 3 (0.85%) InVision
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.85%) Sketch
4 3 (0.85%) UXPin
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (3.42%) Magento
2 3 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.57%) Shopify
4 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.28%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 50 (14.25%) AWS
2 39 (11.11%) Azure
3 15 (4.27%) GitHub
4 9 (2.56%) Serverless
5 8 (2.28%) GCP
6 7 (1.99%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (1.99%) SaaS
7 4 (1.14%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.14%) npm
8 3 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.85%) Power Platform
8 3 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.57%) Boomi
9 2 (0.57%) Office 365
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.28%) Force.com
10 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.14%) HTTP
2 3 (0.85%) Intranet
3 2 (0.57%) FTP
4 1 (0.28%) Firewall
4 1 (0.28%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (0.28%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.28%) SSL
4 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.83%) MySQL
2 20 (5.70%) SQL Server
3 18 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 16 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (3.99%) NoSQL
5 14 (3.99%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.71%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (1.42%) Big Data
8 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.85%) Power BI
10 2 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.57%) GIS
10 2 (0.57%) Redis
11 1 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.28%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 39 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.56%) gulp
3 14 (3.99%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.85%) GitLab
4 10 (2.85%) Selenium
4 10 (2.85%) webpack
5 9 (2.56%) JIRA
6 8 (2.28%) Grunt
7 7 (1.99%) SonarQube
8 6 (1.71%) Maven
9 5 (1.42%) Artifactory
9 5 (1.42%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.42%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.14%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.14%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.85%) Ant
11 3 (0.85%) JUnit
11 3 (0.85%) Mocha
11 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (7.98%) Banking
2 26 (7.41%) Finance
3 23 (6.55%) Law
4 9 (2.56%) Games
5 7 (1.99%) Public Sector
6 6 (1.71%) Automotive
6 6 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.71%) Retail
7 5 (1.42%) Publishing
8 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.85%) Marketing
9 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 2 (0.57%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 271 (77.21%) Developer
2 62 (17.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 46 (13.11%) React Developer
4 44 (12.54%) JavaScript Developer
5 29 (8.26%) Java Developer
6 28 (7.98%) .NET Developer
7 26 (7.41%) Senior Developer
8 19 (5.41%) PHP Developer
9 18 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
10 16 (4.56%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 15 (4.27%) Angular Developer
11 15 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
11 15 (4.27%) Software Engineer
12 11 (3.13%) C# Developer
12 11 (3.13%) Magento Developer
12 11 (3.13%) Node.js Developer
12 11 (3.13%) Software Developer
13 10 (2.85%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (2.85%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 9 (2.56%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (41.31%) HTML
2 141 (40.17%) CSS
3 114 (32.48%) React
4 105 (29.91%) AngularJS
5 75 (21.37%) Node.js
6 67 (19.09%) .NET
7 56 (15.95%) HTML5
8 40 (11.40%) jQuery
9 39 (11.11%) CSS3
10 36 (10.26%) REST
11 33 (9.40%) Spring
12 25 (7.12%) ASP.NET
12 25 (7.12%) Sass
13 24 (6.84%) Redux
14 23 (6.55%) .NET Core
14 23 (6.55%) Vue.js
15 20 (5.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (4.84%) RESTful
16 17 (4.84%) Web Services
17 15 (4.27%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.41%) User Experience
2 25 (7.12%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (6.27%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (2.28%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.99%) Robotics
7 5 (1.42%) Life Science
8 4 (1.14%) iPad
8 4 (1.14%) iPhone
9 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.85%) Social Media
10 2 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.57%) Chip and PIN
10 2 (0.57%) EPoS
10 2 (0.57%) New Media
11 1 (0.28%) BBC
11 1 (0.28%) NHS
11 1 (0.28%) SCORM
11 1 (0.28%) Tandem
11 1 (0.28%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 23 (6.55%) Linux
2 13 (3.70%) Android
3 10 (2.85%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.71%) Unix
5 2 (0.57%) Windows
5 2 (0.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (23.36%) Front End Development
3 71 (20.23%) TDD
4 51 (14.53%) Scrum
5 46 (13.11%) MVC
6 39 (11.11%) Microservices
6 39 (11.11%) Web Development
7 38 (10.83%) DevOps
8 33 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (9.40%) E-Commerce
8 33 (9.40%) Test Automation
9 24 (6.84%) OOP
10 23 (6.55%) Kanban
10 23 (6.55%) OO
11 22 (6.27%) BDD
12 20 (5.70%) SDLC
12 20 (5.70%) Software Engineering
13 19 (5.41%) Pair Programming
14 18 (5.13%) Mentoring
14 18 (5.13%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 67 (19.09%) Java
2 54 (15.38%) C#
3 48 (13.68%) PHP
4 44 (12.54%) SQL
5 34 (9.69%) ES6
6 24 (6.84%) Python
7 22 (6.27%) TypeScript
8 19 (5.41%) Go
9 18 (5.13%) ES7
10 17 (4.84%) Ruby
11 10 (2.85%) VBA
12 7 (1.99%) PHP 7
12 7 (1.99%) Scala
13 5 (1.42%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.42%) C
13 5 (1.42%) ES8
14 4 (1.14%) Groovy
14 4 (1.14%) PHP 5
14 4 (1.14%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (1.14%) Degree
2 2 (0.57%) AWS Certification
2 2 (0.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.42%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) GxP
2 2 (0.57%) PA-DSS
2 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.28%) GDPR
3 1 (0.28%) HL7
3 1 (0.28%) PSD2
3 1 (0.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 43 (12.25%) Docker
2 4 (1.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.28%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (8.83%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.99%) Terraform
3 5 (1.42%) Ansible
3 5 (1.42%) Grafana
3 5 (1.42%) Prometheus
4 3 (0.85%) Kibana
4 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.85%) Puppet
5 1 (0.28%) Istio
5 1 (0.28%) logstash
5 1 (0.28%) Nessus
5 1 (0.28%) Salt
5 1 (0.28%) systemd
5 1 (0.28%) vRealize
5 1 (0.28%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 13 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.28%) Adobe
3 7 (1.99%) Facebook
3 7 (1.99%) Twitter
3 7 (1.99%) YouTube
4 6 (1.71%) Google
5 4 (1.14%) Oracle
5 4 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.14%) Zend
6 3 (0.85%) Monetate
6 3 (0.85%) Optimizely
7 2 (0.57%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 2 (0.57%) Dell
7 2 (0.57%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.57%) ESRI
7 2 (0.57%) Infragistics
7 2 (0.57%) MuleSoft
7 2 (0.57%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.28%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.28%) SnapLogic