Period
to 16 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 100 115
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15 +9
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 125 105 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.05% 1.83% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 1.93% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 84 85
North West median daily rate £390 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% - +13.97%
10th Percentile £325 £291 £306
90th Percentile £488 £438 £475
England median daily rate £475 £450 £415
% change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% +10.67%
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% -46.33%
England median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% +9.59% +65.91%

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 5,821 5,428 7,106
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.32% 94.65% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,636 3,294 4,378
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 257 273
North West median hourly rate £18.79 £21.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +13.51% +0.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.18 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.25 £47.39
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.92%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -9 93 £390 +0.65% 44
Cheshire -8 16 £350 -12.50% 8
Lancashire -2 12 £465 +47.62% 3
Merseyside +12 2 £400 +23.08% 1
Cumbria - 2 £305 -
JavaScript Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 125 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 81 (64.80%) CSS
3 73 (58.40%) HTML
4 68 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (44.00%) AngularJS
6 53 (42.40%) Node.js
7 49 (39.20%) React
8 40 (32.00%) Front End Development
9 36 (28.80%) HTML5
10 34 (27.20%) TDD
11 33 (26.40%) CSS3
11 33 (26.40%) jQuery
12 32 (25.60%) Scrum
13 20 (16.00%) Java
13 20 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
14 17 (13.60%) Karma Test Runner
15 15 (12.00%) Redux
15 15 (12.00%) Web Design
16 14 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
17 13 (10.40%) Unit Testing
17 13 (10.40%) Finance
18 12 (9.60%) MVC
18 12 (9.60%) SQL
18 12 (9.60%) Web Development
18 12 (9.60%) User Experience
19 11 (8.80%) Jasmine
19 11 (8.80%) SQL Server
20 10 (8.00%) C#
20 10 (8.00%) Retail
20 10 (8.00%) KnockoutJS

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 3 (2.40%) Confluence
2 2 (1.60%) WordPress
3 1 (0.80%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (4.80%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.20%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.20%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.20%) npm
3 4 (3.20%) SaaS
4 2 (1.60%) GitHub
5 1 (0.80%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.60%) Internet
2 1 (0.80%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.80%) MySQL
3 4 (3.20%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.40%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.80%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (13.60%) Karma Test Runner
2 11 (8.80%) Jasmine
3 9 (7.20%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.20%) Grunt
3 9 (7.20%) JIRA
4 7 (5.60%) webpack
5 6 (4.80%) Axure RP
5 6 (4.80%) gulp
6 5 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.00%) Protractor
7 4 (3.20%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.20%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.40%) Selenium
8 3 (2.40%) Subversion
9 2 (1.60%) AccuRev
9 2 (1.60%) Ant
9 2 (1.60%) JUnit
9 2 (1.60%) Mockito
9 2 (1.60%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.60%) TestNG
General
1 13 (10.40%) Finance
2 10 (8.00%) Retail
3 6 (4.80%) Interactive Media
4 2 (1.60%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (64.80%) CSS
2 73 (58.40%) HTML
3 55 (44.00%) AngularJS
4 53 (42.40%) Node.js
5 49 (39.20%) React
6 36 (28.80%) HTML5
7 33 (26.40%) CSS3
7 33 (26.40%) jQuery
8 15 (12.00%) Redux
9 10 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (7.20%) .NET
10 9 (7.20%) RESTful
10 9 (7.20%) Sass
11 8 (6.40%) REST
11 8 (6.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (6.40%) Vue.js
12 7 (5.60%) ASP.NET
12 7 (5.60%) Ember.js
12 7 (5.60%) J2EE
12 7 (5.60%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) User Experience
2 9 (7.20%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (7.20%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.80%) Animation
4 1 (0.80%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.20%) Android
2 6 (4.80%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.80%) Windows
3 3 (2.40%) Linux
4 2 (1.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (32.00%) Front End Development
3 34 (27.20%) TDD
4 32 (25.60%) Scrum
5 20 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 15 (12.00%) Web Design
7 13 (10.40%) Unit Testing
8 12 (9.60%) MVC
8 12 (9.60%) Web Development
9 9 (7.20%) Microservices
10 8 (6.40%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.40%) OOP
10 8 (6.40%) Test Automation
11 5 (4.00%) Analytics
11 5 (4.00%) BDD
11 5 (4.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
11 5 (4.00%) Open Source
12 4 (3.20%) Business Process Mapping
12 4 (3.20%) DevOps
12 4 (3.20%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 125 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 20 (16.00%) Java
3 12 (9.60%) SQL
4 10 (8.00%) C#
5 7 (5.60%) Java 8
5 7 (5.60%) Python
6 6 (4.80%) PHP
6 6 (4.80%) TypeScript
7 5 (4.00%) Ruby
8 4 (3.20%) ES6
9 3 (2.40%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.80%) C++
10 1 (0.80%) Go
10 1 (0.80%) Groovy
10 1 (0.80%) Lua
10 1 (0.80%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 3 (2.40%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (4.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (3.20%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle
3 1 (0.80%) Apiary
3 1 (0.80%) Google
3 1 (0.80%) Xamarin