Period
to 22 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £393 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 103 105
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 +53
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 119 98 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.05% 1.81% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 1.91% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 74 88
North West median daily rate £393 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.29% +3.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £277 £275
90th Percentile £452 £463 £507
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
North West median hourly rate - £45.00 £22.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +99.65% -
England median hourly rate £46.25 £43.00 £24.90
% change year-on-year +7.56% +72.67% +26.31%

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 5,540 5,136 7,306
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 94.80% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,438 3,137 4,368
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -1.90% +5.33%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £231
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 305 276 323
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.27 £11.00 £11.90
90th Percentile £49.50 £50.75 £47.39
England median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.42
% change year-on-year -2.63% -2.16% +10.97%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 99 £390 +0.65% 36
Merseyside +22 7 £400 -3.03% 4
Cheshire -21 7 £225 -44.44% 12
Lancashire -1 6 £425 +69.15% 2
JavaScript Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 119 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 70 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (58.82%) CSS
3 64 (53.78%) HTML
4 57 (47.90%) React
5 53 (44.54%) Node.js
6 51 (42.86%) AngularJS
7 39 (32.77%) Front End Development
8 34 (28.57%) CSS3
9 33 (27.73%) TDD
10 32 (26.89%) Scrum
11 30 (25.21%) HTML5
12 23 (19.33%) Java
13 21 (17.65%) Git (software)
14 17 (14.29%) Jasmine
14 17 (14.29%) Redux
14 17 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
15 15 (12.61%) Sass
16 13 (10.92%) Unit Testing
16 13 (10.92%) jQuery
16 13 (10.92%) MySQL
16 13 (10.92%) Web Development
17 12 (10.08%) Jenkins
17 12 (10.08%) Microservices
17 12 (10.08%) MVC
17 12 (10.08%) .NET
18 11 (9.24%) C#
18 11 (9.24%) Finance
18 11 (9.24%) RESTful
18 11 (9.24%) Kanban

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 (0.84%) Confluence
1 1 (0.84%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.36%) Amazon S3
2 4 (3.36%) npm
3 2 (1.68%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.68%) GitHub
3 2 (1.68%) SaaS
3 2 (1.68%) Serverless
4 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.84%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.20%) Internet
2 3 (2.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.92%) MySQL
2 5 (4.20%) CouchDB
2 5 (4.20%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.36%) Redis
4 2 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 17 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
3 12 (10.08%) Jenkins
4 10 (8.40%) Grunt
5 8 (6.72%) Selenium
6 6 (5.04%) JIRA
6 6 (5.04%) Mocha
6 6 (5.04%) TeamCity
7 5 (4.20%) Axure RP
7 5 (4.20%) SpecFlow
8 4 (3.36%) gulp
8 4 (3.36%) Protractor
8 4 (3.36%) Vagrant
8 4 (3.36%) webpack
9 2 (1.68%) Bower
9 2 (1.68%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.68%) JMeter
10 1 (0.84%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.84%) Subversion
General
1 11 (9.24%) Finance
2 8 (6.72%) Retail
3 4 (3.36%) Interactive Media
4 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (58.82%) CSS
2 64 (53.78%) HTML
3 57 (47.90%) React
4 53 (44.54%) Node.js
5 51 (42.86%) AngularJS
6 34 (28.57%) CSS3
7 30 (25.21%) HTML5
8 17 (14.29%) Redux
9 15 (12.61%) Sass
10 13 (10.92%) jQuery
11 12 (10.08%) .NET
12 11 (9.24%) RESTful
13 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET
13 10 (8.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (8.40%) Web Services
14 8 (6.72%) Express
14 8 (6.72%) Nunjucks
14 8 (6.72%) REST
15 7 (5.88%) Spring
16 6 (5.04%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) User Experience
2 6 (5.04%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.84%) Blog
5 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.04%) Linux
2 5 (4.20%) Android
2 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (32.77%) Front End Development
3 33 (27.73%) TDD
4 32 (26.89%) Scrum
5 13 (10.92%) Unit Testing
5 13 (10.92%) Web Development
6 12 (10.08%) Microservices
6 12 (10.08%) MVC
7 11 (9.24%) Kanban
8 9 (7.56%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (7.56%) Test Automation
9 6 (5.04%) BDD
9 6 (5.04%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (5.04%) DevOps
10 5 (4.20%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.20%) OO
10 5 (4.20%) Pair Programming
10 5 (4.20%) Refactoring
10 5 (4.20%) Web Design
11 4 (3.36%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 119 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (19.33%) Java
3 11 (9.24%) C#
4 7 (5.88%) SQL
5 6 (5.04%) Python
6 5 (4.20%) Java 8
6 5 (4.20%) PHP
7 4 (3.36%) ES6
7 4 (3.36%) Go
7 4 (3.36%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.68%) VB
9 1 (0.84%) Groovy
9 1 (0.84%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Ansible
1 2 (1.68%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.84%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (0.84%) Adobe
1 1 (0.84%) BT
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft
1 1 (0.84%) Xamarin