Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 - 49
Rank change year-on-year - +49 -6
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 18 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.70% - 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.86% - 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 6
Merseyside median daily rate £350 - £240
10th Percentile £313 - £180
90th Percentile £373 - £328
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £50.00 - £42.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Merseyside
Contract vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 466 563 730
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 94.15% 94.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 333 353
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £203 £213 £159
90th Percentile £550 £513 £526
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 31
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +3.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £19.31 £25.01 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +17.19% -21.95% +27.81%

JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings that featured JavaScript Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript Developer in Merseyside

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JavaScript Developer in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript Developer in Merseyside

JavaScript Developer
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Liverpool - 18 £350 - 2
JavaScript Developer
North West

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, JavaScript Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (94.44%) Front End Development
3 13 (72.22%) Node.js
4 12 (66.67%) Java
4 12 (66.67%) JSON
5 7 (38.89%) Grunt
6 6 (33.33%) ES6
6 6 (33.33%) CSS
6 6 (33.33%) HTML
6 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (27.78%) Selenium
7 5 (27.78%) Mocha
7 5 (27.78%) Linux
7 5 (27.78%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (27.78%) Nunjucks
7 5 (27.78%) Serverless
7 5 (27.78%) Regular Expression
7 5 (27.78%) Redis
8 4 (22.22%) Express
8 4 (22.22%) lodash
8 4 (22.22%) Nightwatchjs
8 4 (22.22%) Chai
8 4 (22.22%) JSON Schema
8 4 (22.22%) bluebird
8 4 (22.22%) MVC
8 4 (22.22%) BDD
8 4 (22.22%) HTML5
8 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 4 (22.22%) Drupal

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 4 (22.22%) Drupal
2 3 (16.67%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (27.78%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (27.78%) Serverless
3 1 (5.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Redis
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Grunt
2 5 (27.78%) Mocha
2 5 (27.78%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) ERwin
3 1 (5.56%) gulp
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) SonarQube
3 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (5.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) Node.js
2 12 (66.67%) JSON
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (27.78%) Nunjucks
4 5 (27.78%) Regular Expression
5 4 (22.22%) bluebird
5 4 (22.22%) Chai
5 4 (22.22%) Express
5 4 (22.22%) HTML5
5 4 (22.22%) JSON Schema
5 4 (22.22%) lodash
5 4 (22.22%) Nightwatchjs
6 3 (16.67%) jQuery
6 3 (16.67%) Sass
7 2 (11.11%) React
8 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.56%) CSS3
8 1 (5.56%) Redux
8 1 (5.56%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Front End Development
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) BDD
3 4 (22.22%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 1 (5.56%) Component Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) SOA
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (66.67%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) ES6
4 1 (5.56%) ECMAScript
4 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) OCPJP
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared