Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 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.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
England > North West
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 184 199
Rank change year-on-year -13 +15 +30
Contract jobs citing ES6 21 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.44% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 1.13% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 19 14
North West median daily rate £380 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25% +4.92%
10th Percentile £322 £313 £375
90th Percentile £513 £450 £436
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +0.05% +5.21% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £85.00

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 2,539 2,220 2,439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.55% 39.23% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,748 1,534 1,696
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £561 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 74 63
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -12.75%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.75 £14.03
90th Percentile £45.40 £51.20 £44.60
England median hourly rate £42.19 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year +5.48% +1.27% +5.33%

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 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
Manchester +3 17 £375 - 26
Cheshire -3 4 £475 +5.56% 2
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 21 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 18 (85.71%) HTML
2 18 (85.71%) CSS
3 15 (71.43%) React
4 13 (61.90%) Front End Development
5 11 (52.38%) Sass
5 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
7 8 (38.10%) .NET
7 8 (38.10%) HTML5
7 8 (38.10%) Node.js
8 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 7 (33.33%) Redux
9 6 (28.57%) Functional Testing
9 6 (28.57%) SQL
9 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (23.81%) TDD
10 5 (23.81%) MVC
10 5 (23.81%) Games
10 5 (23.81%) CSS3
10 5 (23.81%) TypeScript
10 5 (23.81%) npm
11 4 (19.05%) gulp
11 4 (19.05%) webpack
11 4 (19.05%) C#
11 4 (19.05%) Java
11 4 (19.05%) OO
11 4 (19.05%) Internet
11 4 (19.05%) JIRA
11 4 (19.05%) RIA

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 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) npm
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) gulp
2 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 4 (19.05%) webpack
3 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) JUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (9.52%) Maven
3 2 (9.52%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.76%) Babel
4 1 (4.76%) Bower
4 1 (4.76%) git-flow
4 1 (4.76%) GitLab
4 1 (4.76%) Grunt
4 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.76%) Mocha
4 1 (4.76%) PhantomJS
General
1 5 (23.81%) Games
2 2 (9.52%) Front Office
3 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (23.81%) React Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (9.52%) HTML CSS Developer
6 2 (9.52%) HTML Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.52%) PHP Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
7 1 (4.76%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) CSS
1 18 (85.71%) HTML
2 15 (71.43%) React
3 11 (52.38%) Sass
4 8 (38.10%) .NET
4 8 (38.10%) HTML5
4 8 (38.10%) Node.js
5 7 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 7 (33.33%) Redux
6 5 (23.81%) CSS3
7 3 (14.29%) jQuery
7 3 (14.29%) Spring
7 3 (14.29%) Vue.js
8 2 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (9.52%) Dojo
8 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
8 2 (9.52%) RESTful
8 2 (9.52%) Spring Boot
8 2 (9.52%) WPF
8 2 (9.52%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) RIA
2 3 (14.29%) Data Structures
3 2 (9.52%) Equities
3 2 (9.52%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.76%) Animation
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Front End Development
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Functional Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (23.81%) MVC
4 5 (23.81%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) OO
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (14.29%) Microservices
6 3 (14.29%) OOP
6 3 (14.29%) Open Source
6 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 3 (14.29%) SOLID
6 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 3 (14.29%) Web Development
7 2 (9.52%) API Integration
7 2 (9.52%) Garbage Collection
7 2 (9.52%) Low Latency
7 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (9.52%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) TypeScript
4 4 (19.05%) C#
4 4 (19.05%) Java
5 3 (14.29%) PHP
5 3 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (9.52%) Java 8
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Zend
2 1 (4.76%) Apiary
2 1 (4.76%) Cypress Semiconductor
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle