The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 117 93
Rank change year-on-year +27 -24  
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 46 42 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.56% 1.11% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.18% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 48
Median daily rate £388 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £306 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £493 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £22.00

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 2771 3574 3449
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.84% 94.80% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5294 7967 7165
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £256 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 401 618
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 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 +18 27 £390 +12.23% 17
Cheshire +9 11 £388 -3.12% 2
Merseyside +1 7 £325 -
Lancashire +5 1 £315 -16.00% 3
JavaScript Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 96 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 61 (63.54%) HTML
3 55 (57.29%) CSS
4 40 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (41.67%) HTML5
5 36 (37.50%) Node.js
5 36 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 34 (35.42%) TDD
7 29 (30.21%) Front End Development
8 28 (29.17%) CSS3
9 27 (28.13%) Java
10 22 (22.92%) React
11 17 (17.71%) Git (software)
12 16 (16.67%) Software Engineering
12 16 (16.67%) Sass
13 15 (15.63%) REST
14 14 (14.58%) Responsive Web Design
15 13 (13.54%) Jasmine
15 13 (13.54%) Finance
15 13 (13.54%) Scrum
16 12 (12.50%) Linux
16 12 (12.50%) Grunt
17 11 (11.46%) MVC
17 11 (11.46%) jQuery
18 10 (10.42%) Web Development
18 10 (10.42%) RESTful
18 10 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
18 10 (10.42%) Spring
18 10 (10.42%) gulp
18 10 (10.42%) Jenkins

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 5 (5.21%) Drupal
2 3 (3.13%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.04%) Apache
3 1 (1.04%) nginx
3 1 (1.04%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.33%) GitHub
3 3 (3.13%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.04%) SaaS
4 1 (1.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) MongoDB
1 5 (5.21%) MySQL
2 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.04%) Redis
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (17.71%) Git (software)
2 13 (13.54%) Jasmine
3 12 (12.50%) Grunt
4 10 (10.42%) gulp
4 10 (10.42%) Jenkins
5 9 (9.38%) Mocha
6 6 (6.25%) webpack
7 5 (5.21%) Hudson
7 5 (5.21%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (3.13%) JIRA
8 3 (3.13%) Maven
9 2 (2.08%) Babel
9 2 (2.08%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.08%) Gradle
9 2 (2.08%) JSUnit
9 2 (2.08%) Selenium
9 2 (2.08%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.08%) Vagrant
9 2 (2.08%) Yeoman
10 1 (1.04%) TestRail
General
1 13 (13.54%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Automotive
4 1 (1.04%) Games
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (63.54%) HTML
2 55 (57.29%) CSS
3 40 (41.67%) HTML5
4 36 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 36 (37.50%) Node.js
5 28 (29.17%) CSS3
6 22 (22.92%) React
7 16 (16.67%) Sass
8 15 (15.63%) REST
9 11 (11.46%) jQuery
10 10 (10.42%) RESTful
10 10 (10.42%) Spring
11 8 (8.33%) GStreamer
12 7 (7.29%) Backbone.js
13 6 (6.25%) .NET
13 6 (6.25%) LESS
13 6 (6.25%) Web Services
14 5 (5.21%) Ajax
14 5 (5.21%) Express
14 5 (5.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) User Experience
2 5 (5.21%) Streaming Video
3 4 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.13%) Interactive TV
4 3 (3.13%) MHEG
4 3 (3.13%) Video on Demand
5 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.08%) IPTV
6 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.04%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.50%) Linux
2 6 (6.25%) Android
3 4 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.42%) TDD
3 29 (30.21%) Front End Development
4 16 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 14 (14.58%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (13.54%) Scrum
7 11 (11.46%) MVC
8 10 (10.42%) Web Development
9 8 (8.33%) BDD
9 8 (8.33%) DevOps
9 8 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 8 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 7 (7.29%) Software Testing
10 7 (7.29%) Web Design
11 6 (6.25%) Supplier Management
12 5 (5.21%) Analytics
12 5 (5.21%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
12 5 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (4.17%) Android Development
13 4 (4.17%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 96 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 27 (28.13%) Java
3 8 (8.33%) ES6
4 6 (6.25%) SQL
5 5 (5.21%) C#
5 5 (5.21%) PHP
6 4 (4.17%) Python
6 4 (4.17%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.08%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.08%) Groovy
7 2 (2.08%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.08%) R
8 1 (1.04%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.13%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.04%) OCPJP
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (3.13%) OpenTV
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (1.04%) Google
3 1 (1.04%) Perforce
3 1 (1.04%) Twitter