Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 415 425 430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.95% 14.58% 12.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.44% 33.41% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 314 336
Manchester median daily rate £386 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.93% -1.64% +8.93%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £300
90th Percentile £525 £489 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Manchester median hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +200.00% -48.28%
North West median hourly rate £38.61 £44.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year -12.24% +220.00% -52.59%

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 1,459 1,272 1,354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.54% 43.64% 39.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,026 926 976
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £307 £290 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 25
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £29.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +23.40% -25.40%
10th Percentile £16.75 £11.75 £14.48
90th Percentile £39.30 £46.20 £44.50
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +40.35% -23.49%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +5 24 £350 -6.67% 27
Salford -9 9 £523 +26.67% 5
Cheadle - 8 £363 - 2
Altrincham -7 3 £415 +7.10% 15
Bolton -3 2 £319 +27.50% 8
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 207 (49.88%) HTML
2 206 (49.64%) CSS
3 149 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (29.88%) AngularJS
4 124 (29.88%) React
5 121 (29.16%) Java
6 114 (27.47%) .NET
7 104 (25.06%) C#
8 102 (24.58%) Front End Development
9 97 (23.37%) Node.js
10 79 (19.04%) HTML5
10 79 (19.04%) TDD
11 74 (17.83%) Git (software)
12 67 (16.14%) jQuery
13 65 (15.66%) SQL
14 57 (13.73%) MVC
15 52 (12.53%) CSS3
16 51 (12.29%) Web Development
16 51 (12.29%) Scrum
17 50 (12.05%) Web Services
18 47 (11.33%) PHP
18 47 (11.33%) RESTful
19 39 (9.40%) ASP.NET
20 38 (9.16%) SQL Server
20 38 (9.16%) JIRA
21 36 (8.67%) JSON
21 36 (8.67%) XML
22 31 (7.47%) Linux
22 31 (7.47%) Amazon AWS
22 31 (7.47%) Sass

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 20 (4.82%) CMS
2 11 (2.65%) WordPress
3 9 (2.17%) Confluence
4 7 (1.69%) Apache
5 5 (1.20%) IBM Domino
6 3 (0.72%) Drupal
6 3 (0.72%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.72%) nginx
6 3 (0.72%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.48%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (2.65%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.72%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.24%) InDesign
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.24%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 8 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.69%) Magento
3 6 (1.45%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.24%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.47%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.89%) GitHub
4 11 (2.65%) SaaS
5 6 (1.45%) npm
6 5 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.48%) Office 365
7 2 (0.48%) Slack
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.24%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.24%) IaaS
8 1 (0.24%) PaaS
8 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.93%) SMS
2 4 (0.96%) Internet
3 1 (0.24%) FTP
3 1 (0.24%) Intranet
3 1 (0.24%) Multicast
3 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.27%) MySQL
3 19 (4.58%) MongoDB
4 18 (4.34%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (2.65%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.69%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.45%) Blockchain
7 6 (1.45%) MariaDB
8 3 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.72%) Big Data
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.24%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 74 (17.83%) Git (software)
2 38 (9.16%) JIRA
3 22 (5.30%) Jenkins
4 18 (4.34%) Selenium
5 12 (2.89%) Axure RP
5 12 (2.89%) gulp
5 12 (2.89%) Karma Test Runner
6 10 (2.41%) Protractor
6 10 (2.41%) webpack
7 9 (2.17%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.93%) Bitbucket
8 8 (1.93%) JUnit
9 7 (1.69%) Bower
9 7 (1.69%) JSUnit
9 7 (1.69%) Mercurial
9 7 (1.69%) NUnit
10 6 (1.45%) Subversion
10 6 (1.45%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.20%) Eclipse
11 5 (1.20%) Mocha
General
1 21 (5.06%) Retail
2 17 (4.10%) Finance
3 14 (3.37%) Law
3 14 (3.37%) Legal
4 11 (2.65%) Banking
4 11 (2.65%) Marketing
5 7 (1.69%) Billing
5 7 (1.69%) Games
6 6 (1.45%) Advertising
7 3 (0.72%) Back Office
7 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.72%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.48%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Military
9 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 346 (83.37%) Developer
2 72 (17.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 60 (14.46%) React Developer
4 59 (14.22%) .NET Developer
5 55 (13.25%) JavaScript Developer
6 42 (10.12%) Java Developer
7 39 (9.40%) Full Stack Developer
8 31 (7.47%) C# Developer
9 26 (6.27%) Angular Developer
10 21 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
11 19 (4.58%) PHP Developer
12 16 (3.86%) Analyst
12 16 (3.86%) Senior Developer
13 14 (3.37%) Python Developer
14 13 (3.13%) Node.js Developer
14 13 (3.13%) SQL Developer
14 13 (3.13%) UI Developer
15 12 (2.89%) HTML Developer
16 11 (2.65%) ASP.NET Developer
16 11 (2.65%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (49.88%) HTML
2 206 (49.64%) CSS
3 124 (29.88%) AngularJS
3 124 (29.88%) React
4 114 (27.47%) .NET
5 97 (23.37%) Node.js
6 79 (19.04%) HTML5
7 67 (16.14%) jQuery
8 52 (12.53%) CSS3
9 50 (12.05%) Web Services
10 47 (11.33%) RESTful
11 39 (9.40%) ASP.NET
12 36 (8.67%) JSON
12 36 (8.67%) XML
13 31 (7.47%) Sass
14 28 (6.75%) Spring
15 27 (6.51%) REST
16 23 (5.54%) Redux
17 19 (4.58%) .NET Framework
17 19 (4.58%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.02%) User Experience
2 20 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (1.93%) Mobile App
4 4 (0.96%) Fintech
4 4 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (0.96%) RIA
5 3 (0.72%) Algorithms
5 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.48%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.48%) Animation
6 2 (0.48%) Digital TV
6 2 (0.48%) iPad
6 2 (0.48%) iPhone
6 2 (0.48%) Life Science
7 1 (0.24%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.24%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.24%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.24%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.24%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.24%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.47%) Linux
2 10 (2.41%) Apple iOS
3 8 (1.93%) CentOS
3 8 (1.93%) Unix
4 7 (1.69%) Android
5 6 (1.45%) Windows
6 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.24%) Debian
7 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (24.58%) Front End Development
3 79 (19.04%) TDD
4 57 (13.73%) MVC
5 51 (12.29%) Scrum
5 51 (12.29%) Web Development
6 29 (6.99%) BDD
6 29 (6.99%) Test Automation
7 27 (6.51%) E-Commerce
8 26 (6.27%) Microservices
9 21 (5.06%) Unit Testing
10 19 (4.58%) OO
11 18 (4.34%) CRM
11 18 (4.34%) Software Engineering
12 17 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (3.61%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (3.37%) DevOps
14 14 (3.37%) SDLC
15 13 (3.13%) Analytics
15 13 (3.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 121 (29.16%) Java
2 104 (25.06%) C#
3 65 (15.66%) SQL
4 47 (11.33%) PHP
5 27 (6.51%) Python
6 18 (4.34%) TypeScript
7 17 (4.10%) ES6
8 12 (2.89%) Java 8
9 10 (2.41%) Perl
9 10 (2.41%) Ruby
10 5 (1.20%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.96%) Groovy
11 4 (0.96%) Prolog
12 3 (0.72%) C
12 3 (0.72%) C++
12 3 (0.72%) LotusScript
12 3 (0.72%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.72%) PHP 7
12 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (4.10%) Degree
2 7 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.20%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.48%) ISEB
4 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.24%) CISM
5 1 (0.24%) CISSP
5 1 (0.24%) HND
5 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.86%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (2.89%) Docker
2 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.24%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (1.93%) Terraform
2 4 (0.96%) Puppet
3 3 (0.72%) Ansible
3 3 (0.72%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.24%) Grafana
5 1 (0.24%) Graylog
Vendors
1 18 (4.34%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.86%) Oracle
3 14 (3.37%) Kony
4 11 (2.65%) Red Hat
5 8 (1.93%) Adobe
6 6 (1.45%) Google
7 5 (1.20%) Black Duck
8 4 (0.96%) hybris
8 4 (0.96%) IBM
9 3 (0.72%) Facebook
9 3 (0.72%) Lotus
9 3 (0.72%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.72%) Telerik
9 3 (0.72%) Twitter
9 3 (0.72%) WooCommerce
9 3 (0.72%) Zend
10 2 (0.48%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.24%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.24%) VMware