Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 380 487 392
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.31% 16.22% 14.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.32% 34.91% 33.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 327 284
Manchester median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £263
90th Percentile £525 £488 £475
North West median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 14
Manchester median hourly rate £19.14 - £40.00
10th Percentile £13.90 - £14.75
90th Percentile £24.86 - £44.63
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.76% +7.50% +37.93%

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 1,296 1,395 1,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.41% 46.45% 42.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 1,007 804
Manchester median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £292 £255
90th Percentile £575 £546 £495
North West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 26
Manchester median hourly rate £22.22 £18.07 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.94% -51.81% +29.31%
10th Percentile £12.78 £12.83 £12.75
90th Percentile £40.40 £41.80 £46.88
North West median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50% +8.11%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +9 22 £469 +25.00% 8
Stockport +2 15 £375 -6.25% 8
Altrincham 0 8 £376 -3.53% 4
Rochdale - 4 £300 -
Wigan +1 2 £340 -6.21% 4
Bury - 1 £475 - 1
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 186 (48.95%) HTML
1 186 (48.95%) CSS
2 132 (34.74%) AngularJS
3 130 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (33.42%) .NET
5 119 (31.32%) React
6 112 (29.47%) C#
7 88 (23.16%) Java
8 83 (21.84%) TDD
8 83 (21.84%) Front End Development
9 80 (21.05%) Node.js
10 79 (20.79%) MVC
11 73 (19.21%) jQuery
12 67 (17.63%) Git (software)
13 60 (15.79%) HTML5
14 57 (15.00%) Web Development
15 55 (14.47%) SQL Server
16 52 (13.68%) Scrum
17 50 (13.16%) Web Services
17 50 (13.16%) REST
18 48 (12.63%) ASP.NET
18 48 (12.63%) SQL
19 46 (12.11%) PHP
20 37 (9.74%) Amazon AWS
21 33 (8.68%) Finance
22 32 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
23 31 (8.16%) RESTful
24 30 (7.89%) Microsoft
24 30 (7.89%) CSS3
25 29 (7.63%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 13 (3.42%) WordPress
2 11 (2.89%) CMS
3 9 (2.37%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.84%) Apache
4 7 (1.84%) Confluence
5 6 (1.58%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.32%) Drupal
7 3 (0.79%) Kentico
7 3 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (2.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.05%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.26%) InDesign
3 1 (0.26%) InVision
Business Applications
1 9 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.11%) Magento
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.26%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.26%) Shopify
4 1 (0.26%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 37 (9.74%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.37%) Dynamics 365
4 8 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.58%) Serverless
6 5 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (1.32%) GitHub
6 5 (1.32%) IBM Blueworks
7 4 (1.05%) SaaS
7 4 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.79%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.79%) npm
9 2 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.53%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.53%) PaaS
10 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.26%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.58%) Internet
2 2 (0.53%) HTTP
2 2 (0.53%) SMS
3 1 (0.26%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (0.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.11%) MySQL
3 14 (3.68%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.16%) RDBMS
5 7 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.05%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.05%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.79%) SQLite
9 2 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.53%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.53%) Redis
9 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon Aurora
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.26%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.26%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 67 (17.63%) Git (software)
2 26 (6.84%) JIRA
3 17 (4.47%) Jenkins
4 16 (4.21%) Visual Studio
5 9 (2.37%) SonarQube
6 8 (2.11%) Bitbucket
7 7 (1.84%) Axure RP
7 7 (1.84%) gulp
8 5 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.32%) Mercurial
8 5 (1.32%) Selenium
9 4 (1.05%) eggPlant
9 4 (1.05%) NUnit
9 4 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.79%) GitLab
10 3 (0.79%) Grunt
10 3 (0.79%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (0.79%) Protractor
10 3 (0.79%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.79%) webpack
General
1 33 (8.68%) Finance
2 21 (5.53%) Law
3 18 (4.74%) Retail
4 14 (3.68%) Banking
5 13 (3.42%) Games
5 13 (3.42%) Marketing
6 7 (1.84%) Legal
7 6 (1.58%) Advertising
8 5 (1.32%) Billing
9 4 (1.05%) Back Office
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 322 (84.74%) Developer
2 83 (21.84%) JavaScript Developer
3 58 (15.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 55 (14.47%) React Developer
5 54 (14.21%) .NET Developer
6 48 (12.63%) Full Stack Developer
7 42 (11.05%) Java Developer
8 27 (7.11%) PHP Developer
9 26 (6.84%) C# Developer
10 19 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (4.21%) Node.js Developer
12 15 (3.95%) Angular Developer
13 14 (3.68%) Senior Developer
13 14 (3.68%) Web Developer
14 13 (3.42%) Agile Developer
14 13 (3.42%) Agile Java Developer
14 13 (3.42%) HTML CSS Developer
14 13 (3.42%) HTML Developer
15 12 (3.16%) UI Developer
16 11 (2.89%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (48.95%) CSS
1 186 (48.95%) HTML
2 132 (34.74%) AngularJS
3 127 (33.42%) .NET
4 119 (31.32%) React
5 80 (21.05%) Node.js
6 73 (19.21%) jQuery
7 60 (15.79%) HTML5
8 50 (13.16%) REST
8 50 (13.16%) Web Services
9 48 (12.63%) ASP.NET
10 31 (8.16%) RESTful
11 30 (7.89%) CSS3
12 29 (7.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 28 (7.37%) ASP.NET Web API
13 28 (7.37%) Sass
14 23 (6.05%) XML
15 21 (5.53%) .NET Framework
16 18 (4.74%) Spring
16 18 (4.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.79%) User Experience
2 18 (4.74%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (1.58%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.58%) Fintech
5 5 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.32%) RIA
6 4 (1.05%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.05%) Robotics
6 4 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.05%) Tandem
7 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.79%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.53%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.53%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.26%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.26%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.26%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.26%) Life Science
9 1 (0.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 24 (6.32%) Linux
2 12 (3.16%) Apple iOS
3 10 (2.63%) Android
4 9 (2.37%) Unix
5 5 (1.32%) Windows
6 2 (0.53%) CentOS
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (21.84%) Front End Development
2 83 (21.84%) TDD
3 79 (20.79%) MVC
4 57 (15.00%) Web Development
5 52 (13.68%) Scrum
6 28 (7.37%) E-Commerce
7 27 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (7.11%) Test Automation
8 26 (6.84%) Software Engineering
9 25 (6.58%) BDD
10 22 (5.79%) User Stories
11 20 (5.26%) OO
12 19 (5.00%) DevOps
13 18 (4.74%) Unit Testing
14 17 (4.47%) OOP
15 16 (4.21%) Kanban
15 16 (4.21%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (3.95%) Mentoring
17 14 (3.68%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 112 (29.47%) C#
2 88 (23.16%) Java
3 48 (12.63%) SQL
4 46 (12.11%) PHP
5 24 (6.32%) ES6
6 18 (4.74%) TypeScript
7 11 (2.89%) Java 8
8 9 (2.37%) Python
9 8 (2.11%) Bash Shell
9 8 (2.11%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.58%) XPath
11 5 (1.32%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.05%) Perl
13 3 (0.79%) ES7
13 3 (0.79%) Kotlin
13 3 (0.79%) PHP 7
14 2 (0.53%) C++
14 2 (0.53%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.53%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.53%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.26%) CISM
3 1 (0.26%) CISSP
3 1 (0.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.21%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) PA-DSS
2 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (3.68%) Docker
2 4 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.84%) Puppet
3 3 (0.79%) Ansible
3 3 (0.79%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.53%) Kibana
4 2 (0.53%) Terraform
5 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.26%) logstash
Vendors
1 30 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (1.84%) Xamarin
3 6 (1.58%) Adobe
3 6 (1.58%) Atlassian
3 6 (1.58%) IBM
4 5 (1.32%) Google
4 5 (1.32%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.05%) Oracle
5 4 (1.05%) Pega
5 4 (1.05%) webMethods
6 3 (0.79%) hybris
6 3 (0.79%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.53%) WooCommerce
7 2 (0.53%) Zend
8 1 (0.26%) Facebook
8 1 (0.26%) HP
8 1 (0.26%) Instagram
8 1 (0.26%) Kony
8 1 (0.26%) Telerik
8 1 (0.26%) Twitter