Period
to 19 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for ES6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ES6 over the 6 months to 19 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.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 187 187
Rank change year-on-year +12 0 -
Contract jobs citing ES6 35 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.63% 0.55% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.51% 1.31% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 14
North West median daily rate £380 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.17% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £322 £331 £300
90th Percentile £479 £463 £438
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

ES6 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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,321 2,448 2,140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.75% 42.36% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,598 1,691 1,471
North West median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £305 £275 £255
90th Percentile £575 £550 £500
England median daily rate £480 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +1.05% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 59 87
North West median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £12.87 £12.67 £14.75
90th Percentile £51.95 £51.45 £49.15
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +5.81%

ES6
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing ES6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for ES6 in the North West

ES6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ES6 in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for ES6 in the North West

ES6
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ES6 in the North West over the 6 months to 19 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ES6 in the North West

ES6
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ES6 within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Manchester +27 29 £380 -0.98% 3
Cheshire +13 6 £330 -26.67% 2
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ES6 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 North West region with a requirement for ES6.

1 31 (88.57%) JavaScript
2 27 (77.14%) CSS
3 23 (65.71%) React
4 20 (57.14%) HTML
5 19 (54.29%) Node.js
5 19 (54.29%) Front End Development
6 15 (42.86%) Git (software)
7 14 (40.00%) Sass
8 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
9 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (22.86%) HTML5
10 8 (22.86%) webpack
11 7 (20.00%) Microservices
11 7 (20.00%) Babel
11 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (20.00%) Games
11 7 (20.00%) .NET
12 6 (17.14%) TDD
12 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (17.14%) REST
12 6 (17.14%) Fintech
12 6 (17.14%) Functional Testing
12 6 (17.14%) ES7
12 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (14.29%) npm
13 5 (14.29%) Serverless
13 5 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (14.29%) jQuery

ES6
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (14.29%) npm
3 5 (14.29%) Serverless
4 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.86%) webpack
3 7 (20.00%) Babel
4 5 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (2.86%) git-flow
5 1 (2.86%) GitLab
5 1 (2.86%) gulp
5 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 7 (20.00%) Games
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (22.86%) React Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (11.43%) HTML CSS Developer
6 4 (11.43%) HTML Developer
7 3 (8.57%) UI Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Games Developer
9 1 (2.86%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (77.14%) CSS
2 23 (65.71%) React
3 20 (57.14%) HTML
4 19 (54.29%) Node.js
5 14 (40.00%) Sass
6 12 (34.29%) AngularJS
7 8 (22.86%) HTML5
8 7 (20.00%) .NET
9 6 (17.14%) REST
10 5 (14.29%) jQuery
10 5 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (8.57%) Jest
11 3 (8.57%) Redux
12 2 (5.71%) CSS3
12 2 (5.71%) Express
12 2 (5.71%) Laravel
12 2 (5.71%) Pixi.js
12 2 (5.71%) Swagger
13 1 (2.86%) RESTful
13 1 (2.86%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Fintech
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) RIA
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Front End Development
2 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.00%) Microservices
4 6 (17.14%) Functional Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (17.14%) TDD
5 5 (14.29%) B2B
5 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.43%) Web Development
7 3 (8.57%) BDD
7 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Decision-Making
8 2 (5.71%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Task Automation
8 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (88.57%) JavaScript
2 6 (17.14%) ES7
3 2 (5.71%) PHP
3 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) Java
4 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Kibana
1 1 (2.86%) logstash
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle
1 1 (2.86%) Zend