Period
to 18 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

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.

JavaScript Developer
England > North West
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 95 122
Rank change year-on-year -4 +27 +25
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 107 129 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.03% 2.17% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 2.30% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 105 70
North West median daily rate £370 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +7.38% +3.47%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £438 £475 £510
England median daily rate £450 £425 £404
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.26% +0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
North West median hourly rate £50.00 - £40.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £39.38
% change year-on-year +4.65% +9.21% +1.61%

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5,026 5,613 7,811
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.19% 94.59% 94.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,189 3,586 4,695
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £228 £225 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £554
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 280 246 401
North West median hourly rate £18.03 £17.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.58% -21.11% +36.36%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £47.71
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +12.12%

JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured JavaScript Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 18 February 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 February 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 -6 75 £388 -3.13% 28
Merseyside - 19 £350 - 3
Cheshire -19 7 £325 -16.13% 7
Lancashire +13 4 £420 +67.16% 5
Cumbria - 1 - -
JavaScript Developer
England

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, JavaScript Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 107 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 64 (59.81%) CSS
3 61 (57.01%) HTML
4 56 (52.34%) Node.js
5 55 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (42.06%) React
7 39 (36.45%) AngularJS
8 37 (34.58%) Front End Development
9 31 (28.97%) Java
9 31 (28.97%) HTML5
10 29 (27.10%) Git (software)
11 25 (23.36%) CSS3
11 25 (23.36%) TDD
12 20 (18.69%) Sass
13 19 (17.76%) C#
14 18 (16.82%) .NET
14 18 (16.82%) JSON
15 16 (14.95%) Scrum
16 15 (14.02%) Selenium
16 15 (14.02%) Unit Testing
16 15 (14.02%) Test Automation
16 15 (14.02%) Redux
17 14 (13.08%) Jenkins
17 14 (13.08%) Linux
18 13 (12.15%) MySQL
18 13 (12.15%) MVC
18 13 (12.15%) Mocha
18 13 (12.15%) Kanban
19 12 (11.21%) BDD
19 12 (11.21%) Amazon AWS

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
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 (0.93%) CMS
1 1 (0.93%) Confluence
1 1 (0.93%) IIS
1 1 (0.93%) Mongoose
1 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Magento
2 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.21%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.41%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (7.48%) Serverless
4 6 (5.61%) npm
5 3 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.87%) GitHub
7 1 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.93%) SaaS
7 1 (0.93%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) SMS
2 1 (0.93%) CTI
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.15%) MySQL
2 10 (9.35%) MongoDB
2 10 (9.35%) Redis
3 9 (8.41%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.61%) CouchDB
5 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.93%) Big Data
7 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.93%) QlikView
7 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (27.10%) Git (software)
2 15 (14.02%) Selenium
3 14 (13.08%) Jenkins
4 13 (12.15%) Mocha
5 11 (10.28%) Grunt
6 10 (9.35%) Jasmine
7 7 (6.54%) gulp
7 7 (6.54%) TeamCity
8 6 (5.61%) SpecFlow
9 4 (3.74%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (2.80%) Bower
10 3 (2.80%) JIRA
10 3 (2.80%) SonarQube
10 3 (2.80%) Vagrant
11 2 (1.87%) JMeter
12 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.93%) ERwin
12 1 (0.93%) Maven
12 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (9.35%) Finance
2 2 (1.87%) Banking
2 2 (1.87%) Law
3 1 (0.93%) Games
3 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.93%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (59.81%) CSS
2 61 (57.01%) HTML
3 56 (52.34%) Node.js
4 45 (42.06%) React
5 39 (36.45%) AngularJS
6 31 (28.97%) HTML5
7 25 (23.36%) CSS3
8 20 (18.69%) Sass
9 18 (16.82%) .NET
9 18 (16.82%) JSON
10 15 (14.02%) Redux
11 12 (11.21%) ASP.NET
11 12 (11.21%) Express
12 11 (10.28%) Nunjucks
12 11 (10.28%) RESTful
12 11 (10.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (9.35%) Spring
13 10 (9.35%) Web Services
14 8 (7.48%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (1.87%) User Experience
3 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.93%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.08%) Linux
2 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (34.58%) Front End Development
3 25 (23.36%) TDD
4 16 (14.95%) Scrum
5 15 (14.02%) Test Automation
5 15 (14.02%) Unit Testing
6 13 (12.15%) Kanban
6 13 (12.15%) MVC
7 12 (11.21%) BDD
8 10 (9.35%) Microservices
8 10 (9.35%) Web Development
9 6 (5.61%) Pair Programming
9 6 (5.61%) Refactoring
10 5 (4.67%) DevOps
10 5 (4.67%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (3.74%) OO
11 4 (3.74%) Software Engineering
12 3 (2.80%) E-Commerce
12 3 (2.80%) OOP
12 3 (2.80%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 107 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 31 (28.97%) Java
3 19 (17.76%) C#
4 9 (8.41%) ES6
5 8 (7.48%) PHP
6 7 (6.54%) SQL
7 6 (5.61%) GraphQL
8 4 (3.74%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.80%) Go
10 2 (1.87%) VB
11 1 (0.93%) Python
11 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) Degree
3 1 (0.93%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Ansible
1 2 (1.87%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 3 (2.80%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.93%) Adobe
2 1 (0.93%) BT
2 1 (0.93%) Capita
2 1 (0.93%) Citrix
2 1 (0.93%) Kony
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle
2 1 (0.93%) Perforce
2 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (0.93%) Siebel
2 1 (0.93%) Sitecore