The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaScript Developer
England / North West
Rank 81 71 113
Rank change year-on-year -10 +42  
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 49 93 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.88% 2.43% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 2.58% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 61 30
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.85% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £22.54 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.46% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £22.54 -
% change year-on-year +88.55% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2471 3605 3317
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 95.04% 94.30% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1541 2148 1747
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 174 199
Median hourly rate £16.18 £26.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.69% +41.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured JavaScript Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript Developer in the North West

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript Developer in the North West

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer in the North West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript Developer in the North West

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript Developer in the North West

JavaScript Developer
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 JavaScript Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Manchester -4 39 £388 +3.33% 26
Cheshire +12 7 £450 +28.57% 3
Lancashire +17 2 £253 -27.85% 4
JavaScript Developer
England

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 North West region featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 122 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 67 (54.92%) HTML
3 62 (50.82%) CSS
4 54 (44.26%) AngularJS
5 44 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (28.69%) Node.js
6 35 (28.69%) HTML5
7 34 (27.87%) React
7 34 (27.87%) TDD
7 34 (27.87%) Java
8 29 (23.77%) Front End Development
9 26 (21.31%) CSS3
10 24 (19.67%) Software Engineering
11 22 (18.03%) Git (software)
12 20 (16.39%) REST
13 19 (15.57%) RESTful
14 18 (14.75%) BDD
15 17 (13.93%) Web Services
16 16 (13.11%) OO
16 16 (13.11%) Jasmine
17 15 (12.30%) MongoDB
17 15 (12.30%) Linux
17 15 (12.30%) MySQL
17 15 (12.30%) Android
18 14 (11.48%) jQuery
18 14 (11.48%) Scrum
18 14 (11.48%) .NET
19 13 (10.66%) NoSQL
19 13 (10.66%) Responsive Web Design
20 12 (9.84%) ES6

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (1.64%) nginx
2 1 (0.82%) Apache
2 1 (0.82%) CMS
2 1 (0.82%) Confluence
2 1 (0.82%) Drupal
2 1 (0.82%) Jetty
2 1 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.82%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Magento
2 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.92%) GitHub
2 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.64%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.82%) PaaS
4 1 (0.82%) SaaS
4 1 (0.82%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.74%) HTTP
2 1 (0.82%) AMQP
2 1 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.30%) MongoDB
1 15 (12.30%) MySQL
2 13 (10.66%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.46%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.82%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (18.03%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.11%) Jasmine
3 9 (7.38%) Babel
3 9 (7.38%) Grunt
4 7 (5.74%) JIRA
5 6 (4.92%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (4.10%) Mocha
7 4 (3.28%) webpack
8 3 (2.46%) gulp
8 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.46%) JUnit
9 1 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.82%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.82%) Maven
9 1 (0.82%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.82%) Selenium
9 1 (0.82%) Subversion
9 1 (0.82%) TestRail
9 1 (0.82%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (8.20%) Games
2 6 (4.92%) Finance
3 3 (2.46%) Marketing
3 3 (2.46%) Retail
4 1 (0.82%) Electronics
4 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (54.92%) HTML
2 62 (50.82%) CSS
3 54 (44.26%) AngularJS
4 35 (28.69%) HTML5
4 35 (28.69%) Node.js
5 34 (27.87%) React
6 26 (21.31%) CSS3
7 20 (16.39%) REST
8 19 (15.57%) RESTful
9 17 (13.93%) Web Services
10 14 (11.48%) .NET
10 14 (11.48%) jQuery
11 12 (9.84%) Spring
12 11 (9.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (8.20%) Apache Cordova
14 9 (7.38%) Backbone.js
14 9 (7.38%) Pixi.js
15 8 (6.56%) WebGL
16 7 (5.74%) React Native
17 6 (4.92%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) User Experience
2 8 (6.56%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.10%) Streaming Video
4 3 (2.46%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.64%) IPTV
6 1 (0.82%) BBC
6 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.82%) Interactive TV
6 1 (0.82%) MHEG
6 1 (0.82%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.82%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.82%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.82%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.30%) Android
1 15 (12.30%) Linux
2 9 (7.38%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (27.87%) TDD
3 29 (23.77%) Front End Development
4 24 (19.67%) Software Engineering
5 18 (14.75%) BDD
6 16 (13.11%) OO
7 14 (11.48%) Scrum
8 13 (10.66%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (9.84%) Web Development
10 11 (9.02%) MVC
11 9 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.38%) E-Commerce
12 8 (6.56%) Analytics
12 8 (6.56%) Web Design
13 7 (5.74%) Android Development
13 7 (5.74%) High Availability
13 7 (5.74%) Mobile Development
13 7 (5.74%) SDLC
14 6 (4.92%) API Development
14 6 (4.92%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 122 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 34 (27.87%) Java
3 12 (9.84%) ES6
4 10 (8.20%) PHP
5 9 (7.38%) C#
6 7 (5.74%) SQL
7 4 (3.28%) ActionScript
8 3 (2.46%) C++
9 2 (1.64%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.64%) ECMAScript
9 2 (1.64%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.64%) Python
9 2 (1.64%) R
9 2 (1.64%) Ruby
10 1 (0.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.46%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (2.46%) Microsoft
1 3 (2.46%) Red Hat
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle
3 1 (0.82%) OpenTV
3 1 (0.82%) SAP
3 1 (0.82%) ServiceNow
3 1 (0.82%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.82%) Snow
3 1 (0.82%) Telerik
3 1 (0.82%) Xamarin
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