Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

JavaScript Developer
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 100 111
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11 +26
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 115 135 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.00% 1.98% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 2.10% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 111 88
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £438 £475 £515
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
North West median hourly rate £50.00 - £42.00
England median hourly rate £42.06 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -1.05% +3.66% +2.50%

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 5444 6437 8090
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 94.40% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3429 4150 4835
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £231
90th Percentile £586 £550 £570
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 235 402
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.02 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.45 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 21 November 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 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 21 November 2017. 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 +4 75 £388 -3.13% 13
Merseyside - 18 £350 - 5
Cheshire -14 15 £375 -3.23% 2
Lancashire +17 5 £365 -2.67% 3
Cumbria - 1 - -
JavaScript Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 115 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 80 (69.57%) CSS
3 77 (66.96%) HTML
4 54 (46.96%) Node.js
5 52 (45.22%) Front End Development
6 50 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (37.39%) HTML5
8 42 (36.52%) AngularJS
9 35 (30.43%) CSS3
9 35 (30.43%) React
10 33 (28.70%) TDD
11 30 (26.09%) Java
12 24 (20.87%) Git (software)
13 23 (20.00%) Finance
14 21 (18.26%) Sass
15 20 (17.39%) C#
16 19 (16.52%) .NET
16 19 (16.52%) JSON
17 15 (13.04%) Test Automation
18 13 (11.30%) Grunt
18 13 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
19 12 (10.43%) MVC
19 12 (10.43%) TypeScript
20 11 (9.57%) Express
20 11 (9.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 11 (9.57%) BDD
20 11 (9.57%) Scrum
20 11 (9.57%) PHP
20 11 (9.57%) SQL
20 11 (9.57%) MySQL

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 4 (3.48%) Drupal
2 3 (2.61%) CMS
2 3 (2.61%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.74%) Confluence
4 1 (0.87%) IIS
4 1 (0.87%) Mongoose
4 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Magento
2 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.96%) AWS Lambda
2 8 (6.96%) npm
3 7 (6.09%) Serverless
4 3 (2.61%) GitHub
5 2 (1.74%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.74%) SaaS
5 2 (1.74%) Slack
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.87%) Firebase
6 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) DNS
1 2 (1.74%) HTTP
1 2 (1.74%) SMS
2 1 (0.87%) CTI
2 1 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.57%) MySQL
2 8 (6.96%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.09%) Redis
4 6 (5.22%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.35%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.87%) Big Data
7 1 (0.87%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.87%) QlikView
7 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (20.87%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.30%) Grunt
3 9 (7.83%) gulp
3 9 (7.83%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.96%) Mocha
5 7 (6.09%) Selenium
6 6 (5.22%) Jasmine
7 4 (3.48%) Hudson
8 3 (2.61%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.74%) JIRA
9 2 (1.74%) JSUnit
9 2 (1.74%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.74%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.74%) webpack
10 1 (0.87%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.87%) Maven
10 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (1.74%) Banking
2 2 (1.74%) Games
2 2 (1.74%) Law
2 2 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (69.57%) CSS
2 77 (66.96%) HTML
3 54 (46.96%) Node.js
4 43 (37.39%) HTML5
5 42 (36.52%) AngularJS
6 35 (30.43%) CSS3
6 35 (30.43%) React
7 21 (18.26%) Sass
8 19 (16.52%) .NET
8 19 (16.52%) JSON
9 11 (9.57%) Express
9 11 (9.57%) jQuery
9 11 (9.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (8.70%) Spring
11 9 (7.83%) Angular 2
11 9 (7.83%) Redux
12 7 (6.09%) Nunjucks
12 7 (6.09%) REST
13 6 (5.22%) LESS
13 6 (5.22%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.48%) Interactive TV
2 4 (3.48%) Video on Demand
3 3 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.61%) MHEG
3 3 (2.61%) User Experience
4 1 (0.87%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.83%) Linux
2 1 (0.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (45.22%) Front End Development
2 50 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (28.70%) TDD
4 15 (13.04%) Test Automation
5 12 (10.43%) MVC
6 11 (9.57%) BDD
6 11 (9.57%) Scrum
6 11 (9.57%) Software Engineering
6 11 (9.57%) Unit Testing
6 11 (9.57%) Web Development
7 8 (6.96%) Data Management
7 8 (6.96%) Prototyping
7 8 (6.96%) Rapid Prototyping
8 7 (6.09%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (5.22%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 6 (5.22%) Microservices
10 5 (4.35%) Kanban
11 4 (3.48%) Software Testing
11 4 (3.48%) Web Design
12 3 (2.61%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 115 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 30 (26.09%) Java
3 20 (17.39%) C#
4 12 (10.43%) TypeScript
5 11 (9.57%) PHP
5 11 (9.57%) SQL
6 9 (7.83%) ES6
7 3 (2.61%) GraphQL
8 2 (1.74%) Python
8 2 (1.74%) Ruby
9 1 (0.87%) ECMAScript
9 1 (0.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.87%) OCPJP
2 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (7.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.61%) OpenTV
3 1 (0.87%) Capita
3 1 (0.87%) Citrix
3 1 (0.87%) Facebook
3 1 (0.87%) Kony
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle
3 1 (0.87%) Perforce
3 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.87%) Siebel
3 1 (0.87%) Sitecore