The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 21 26
Rank change year-on-year +18 +5  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 79 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 23.30% 6.33% 3.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.40% 18.75% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 10 13
Median daily rate £363 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £283 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £403 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.16% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.80 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.45 £37.50 £39.78
% change year-on-year +15.85% -5.71%  

JavaScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 174 112 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 51.33% 33.73% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 110 112
Median daily rate £375 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.80 £19.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.87% -5.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £18.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £18.80 £21.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing JavaScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Merseyside

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Merseyside

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Merseyside over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Merseyside

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript in Merseyside.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Merseyside

JavaScript
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 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +16 65 £325 - 18
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 99 (84.62%) HTML
2 86 (73.50%) CSS
3 55 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (35.04%) Scrum
5 40 (34.19%) Jenkins
6 39 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 39 (33.33%) TDD
7 37 (31.62%) Java
8 36 (30.77%) MySQL
9 30 (25.64%) .NET
9 30 (25.64%) Front End Development
10 29 (24.79%) Greenfield Project
11 28 (23.93%) HTML5
12 27 (23.08%) RESTful
12 27 (23.08%) React
12 27 (23.08%) Linux
12 27 (23.08%) Spring
12 27 (23.08%) Drupal
12 27 (23.08%) jQuery
13 26 (22.22%) Oracle
13 26 (22.22%) Kanban
13 26 (22.22%) BDD
14 25 (21.37%) PHP
15 24 (20.51%) MVC
15 24 (20.51%) MongoDB
15 24 (20.51%) Microservices
16 23 (19.66%) Continuous Delivery
16 23 (19.66%) SQL
17 22 (18.80%) C#
17 22 (18.80%) Open Source

JavaScript
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 27 (23.08%) Drupal
2 16 (13.68%) CMS
3 12 (10.26%) Umbraco
4 7 (5.98%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (4.27%) WordPress
6 3 (2.56%) ColdFusion
6 3 (2.56%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.71%) Confluence
7 2 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.71%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (0.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.85%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.85%) OpenROAD
8 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.85%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.85%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.27%) Magento
3 1 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (1.71%) SaaS
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.85%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) Skype
2 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (30.77%) MySQL
2 24 (20.51%) MongoDB
3 20 (17.09%) SQL Server
4 16 (13.68%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.98%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.71%) Redis
8 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.85%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.85%) Ingres
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (34.19%) Jenkins
2 39 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.84%) gulp
3 8 (6.84%) Mocha
4 7 (5.98%) Grunt
4 7 (5.98%) Selenium
5 5 (4.27%) JIRA
5 5 (4.27%) SonarQube
5 5 (4.27%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.42%) ERwin
6 4 (3.42%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.71%) JMeter
9 1 (0.85%) JUnit
9 1 (0.85%) Mockito
9 1 (0.85%) Moq
9 1 (0.85%) MSTest
9 1 (0.85%) NUnit
9 1 (0.85%) Subversion
9 1 (0.85%) Xcode
General
1 4 (3.42%) Games
2 1 (0.85%) Advertising
2 1 (0.85%) Banking
2 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 101 (86.32%) Developer
2 23 (19.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 18 (15.38%) Drupal Developer
3 18 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 14 (11.97%) PHP Developer
5 11 (9.40%) Senior Developer
5 11 (9.40%) Sitecore Developer
6 10 (8.55%) .NET Developer
7 9 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (7.69%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 9 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (5.98%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (5.13%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 5 (4.27%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.27%) HTML Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Java Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Magento Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Node.js Developer
11 4 (3.42%) CRM Developer
11 4 (3.42%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (84.62%) HTML
2 86 (73.50%) CSS
3 30 (25.64%) .NET
4 28 (23.93%) HTML5
5 27 (23.08%) jQuery
5 27 (23.08%) React
5 27 (23.08%) RESTful
5 27 (23.08%) Spring
6 22 (18.80%) Ember.js
7 21 (17.95%) AngularJS
8 19 (16.24%) Spring Boot
9 17 (14.53%) ASP.NET
10 13 (11.11%) CSS3
10 13 (11.11%) J2EE
11 12 (10.26%) Node.js
12 11 (9.40%) Laravel
13 10 (8.55%) .NET Framework
14 9 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (7.69%) Hibernate
14 9 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (24.79%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.27%) Algorithms
3 5 (4.27%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.27%) User Experience
4 3 (2.56%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.71%) PlayStation
6 1 (0.85%) iPad
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.08%) Linux
2 5 (4.27%) Unix
3 3 (2.56%) Android
4 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (47.01%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.04%) Scrum
3 39 (33.33%) TDD
4 30 (25.64%) Front End Development
5 26 (22.22%) BDD
5 26 (22.22%) Kanban
6 24 (20.51%) Microservices
6 24 (20.51%) MVC
7 23 (19.66%) Continuous Delivery
8 22 (18.80%) Coaching
8 22 (18.80%) Open Source
9 11 (9.40%) DevOps
10 9 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.69%) OO
10 9 (7.69%) Test Automation
11 8 (6.84%) E-Commerce
11 8 (6.84%) OOD
11 8 (6.84%) Web Development
12 6 (5.13%) CRM
12 6 (5.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.62%) Java
2 25 (21.37%) PHP
3 23 (19.66%) SQL
4 22 (18.80%) C#
5 5 (4.27%) ECMAScript
5 5 (4.27%) ES6
6 4 (3.42%) Python
7 1 (0.85%) C
7 1 (0.85%) C++
7 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.85%) Scala
7 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (0.85%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (3.42%) OCPJP
2 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.56%) Ansible
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 26 (22.22%) Oracle
2 17 (14.53%) Sitecore
3 10 (8.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.27%) VMware
5 3 (2.56%) HP
6 2 (1.71%) Adobe
6 2 (1.71%) Facebook
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago