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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 13 35
Rank change year-on-year +8 +22  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 38 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 11.80% 8.85% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.89% 21.58% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 5
Median daily rate £325 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +44.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +11.84% +12.59%  

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 103 139 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 31.99% 41.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 109 45
Median daily rate £350 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +20.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing JavaScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 +11 34 £338 +3.84% 13
Wirral - 2 £154 - 1
Southport - 1 - - 1
JavaScript
North West

JavaScript
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 49 (80.33%) HTML
2 41 (67.21%) CSS
3 30 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (39.34%) .NET
5 19 (31.15%) jQuery
6 18 (29.51%) AngularJS
7 17 (27.87%) Jenkins
7 17 (27.87%) HTML5
7 17 (27.87%) Java
8 16 (26.23%) C#
8 16 (26.23%) SQL
8 16 (26.23%) Scrum
8 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
9 15 (24.59%) Oracle
9 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
9 15 (24.59%) MVC
10 13 (21.31%) MySQL
10 13 (21.31%) Linux
10 13 (21.31%) TDD
10 13 (21.31%) Spring
11 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
11 12 (19.67%) Open Source
11 12 (19.67%) Front End Development
12 11 (18.03%) CSS3
12 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (16.39%) DevOps
13 10 (16.39%) Spring Boot
14 9 (14.75%) Sitecore
14 9 (14.75%) .NET Framework
14 9 (14.75%) PHP

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 6 (9.84%) Umbraco
1 6 (9.84%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.20%) CMS
2 5 (8.20%) Drupal
2 5 (8.20%) EPiServer
3 3 (4.92%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.64%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) Fireworks
2 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) LDAP
2 1 (1.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) Skype
2 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (21.31%) MySQL
3 7 (11.48%) MongoDB
3 7 (11.48%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.92%) DB2
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Jenkins
2 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.20%) Eclipse
4 4 (6.56%) Subversion
4 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.92%) JUnit
5 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (3.28%) Grunt
6 2 (3.28%) gulp
7 1 (1.64%) GitLab
7 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.64%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.64%) Selenium
7 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.64%) Xcode
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Games
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (80.33%) Developer
2 13 (21.31%) .NET Developer
3 8 (13.11%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Sitecore Developer
5 6 (9.84%) C# Developer
5 6 (9.84%) PHP Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Drupal Developer
6 5 (8.20%) EPiServer Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Umbraco Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Java WebSphere Developer
7 4 (6.56%) PHP Drupal Developer
7 4 (6.56%) WebSphere Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Principal Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (80.33%) HTML
2 41 (67.21%) CSS
3 24 (39.34%) .NET
4 19 (31.15%) jQuery
5 18 (29.51%) AngularJS
6 17 (27.87%) HTML5
7 13 (21.31%) Spring
8 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
9 11 (18.03%) CSS3
10 10 (16.39%) Spring Boot
11 9 (14.75%) .NET Framework
12 8 (13.11%) RESTful
13 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (9.84%) Laravel
13 6 (9.84%) Web Services
13 6 (9.84%) XML
14 5 (8.20%) EJB
14 5 (8.20%) EJB 3.0
14 5 (8.20%) Node.js
14 5 (8.20%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.64%) Fintech
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.31%) Linux
2 2 (3.28%) Android
2 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.23%) Scrum
3 15 (24.59%) MVC
4 13 (21.31%) TDD
5 12 (19.67%) Front End Development
5 12 (19.67%) Open Source
6 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (16.39%) DevOps
8 8 (13.11%) Microservices
9 7 (11.48%) API Design
9 7 (11.48%) BDD
9 7 (11.48%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (11.48%) Kanban
9 7 (11.48%) OO
10 6 (9.84%) Coaching
10 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
10 6 (9.84%) Web Development
11 5 (8.20%) CRM
11 5 (8.20%) OOD
12 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.87%) Java
2 16 (26.23%) C#
2 16 (26.23%) SQL
3 9 (14.75%) PHP
4 2 (3.28%) Ruby
5 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Oracle
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.75%) Sitecore
3 6 (9.84%) VMware
4 3 (4.92%) Siebel
5 2 (3.28%) Facebook
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