Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the 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 (including ECMAScript)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 7 9
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 +7
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 690 705 816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.82% 11.90% 10.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.68% 31.70% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 538 532
North West median daily rate £375 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £269 £285 £256
90th Percentile £488 £521 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 28
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +37.93% -10.77%
10th Percentile £37.40 £17.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.90 £48.00 £47.00
England median hourly rate £43.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.97% +10.71% +15.89%

JavaScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,178 2,224 2,794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.48% 37.54% 34.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,502 1,550 1,761
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.89%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £238
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 75 128
North West median hourly rate £38.25 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.38% +8.11% +13.85%
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.75 £13.35
90th Percentile £48.60 £49.35 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing JavaScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in the North West

JavaScript
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 in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in the North West

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in the North West over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in the North West

JavaScript
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 in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in the North West

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in the North West over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JavaScript in the North West

JavaScript
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 within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 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 +1 422 £388 +3.33% 355
Cheshire 0 125 £350 -9.68% 126
Lancashire +11 64 £400 +23.08% 61
Merseyside +6 54 £375 -1.32% 35
Cumbria - 2 £375 - 3
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 420 (60.87%) CSS
2 418 (60.58%) HTML
3 290 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
4 198 (28.70%) AngularJS
5 194 (28.12%) Java
6 191 (27.68%) C#
7 184 (26.67%) Node.js
8 179 (25.94%) HTML5
9 178 (25.80%) .NET
10 166 (24.06%) Front End Development
11 164 (23.77%) Git (software)
12 155 (22.46%) MVC
13 154 (22.32%) TDD
13 154 (22.32%) React
14 152 (22.03%) jQuery
15 148 (21.45%) CSS3
16 135 (19.57%) SQL
17 133 (19.28%) Scrum
18 116 (16.81%) Test Automation
19 104 (15.07%) ASP.NET
20 103 (14.93%) SQL Server
21 96 (13.91%) MySQL
21 96 (13.91%) PHP
22 94 (13.62%) BDD
23 92 (13.33%) Web Services
24 86 (12.46%) Sass
25 85 (12.32%) User Experience
26 81 (11.74%) JSON
27 79 (11.45%) REST
28 76 (11.01%) Jenkins

JavaScript
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 42 (6.09%) CMS
2 30 (4.35%) Confluence
3 21 (3.04%) Apache
4 19 (2.75%) Drupal
4 19 (2.75%) Tomcat
5 16 (2.32%) JBoss
6 15 (2.17%) SharePoint
7 13 (1.88%) WordPress
8 12 (1.74%) WebSphere
9 9 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (1.16%) Joomla!
10 8 (1.16%) Mongoose
10 8 (1.16%) nginx
11 7 (1.01%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 7 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (1.01%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.72%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.58%) IIS
14 3 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (3.77%) Photoshop
2 19 (2.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (1.30%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (1.16%) Adobe Premiere
5 7 (1.01%) InVision
6 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (0.58%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.29%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.29%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 31 (4.49%) Magento
2 21 (3.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.43%) Shopify
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (4.06%) Slack
3 24 (3.48%) PaaS
4 23 (3.33%) npm
5 15 (2.17%) GitHub
6 12 (1.74%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (1.59%) OpenShift
8 10 (1.45%) Serverless
9 9 (1.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 7 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.87%) SaaS
12 4 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.58%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.58%) Trello
13 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.43%) IaaS
13 3 (0.43%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.74%) SMS
2 11 (1.59%) Internet
3 8 (1.16%) HTTP
3 8 (1.16%) SNMP
4 3 (0.43%) SSL
5 2 (0.29%) Intranet
6 1 (0.14%) Broadband
6 1 (0.14%) CTI
6 1 (0.14%) Firewall
6 1 (0.14%) NAS
6 1 (0.14%) SAN
6 1 (0.14%) Skype
6 1 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 96 (13.91%) MySQL
3 61 (8.84%) NoSQL
4 56 (8.12%) MongoDB
5 35 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (3.62%) Relational Database
7 17 (2.46%) Big Data
8 13 (1.88%) Redis
9 12 (1.74%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.30%) CouchDB
12 6 (0.87%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.72%) Couchbase
13 5 (0.72%) Oracle Database
14 4 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.58%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.58%) Geospatial Data
14 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 164 (23.77%) Git (software)
2 76 (11.01%) Jenkins
3 55 (7.97%) JIRA
4 54 (7.83%) Grunt
5 48 (6.96%) gulp
6 42 (6.09%) Selenium
7 31 (4.49%) Cucumber
8 29 (4.20%) JUnit
9 26 (3.77%) Jasmine
10 24 (3.48%) Mocha
11 21 (3.04%) SonarQube
12 20 (2.90%) Visual Studio
13 17 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (2.32%) Maven
15 13 (1.88%) TeamCity
16 12 (1.74%) Gradle
17 11 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
18 10 (1.45%) GitLab
18 10 (1.45%) SpecFlow
19 9 (1.30%) webpack
General
1 59 (8.55%) Finance
2 30 (4.35%) Marketing
3 27 (3.91%) Retail
4 14 (2.03%) Banking
5 8 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.01%) Games
6 7 (1.01%) Multimedia
7 6 (0.87%) Legal
8 5 (0.72%) Law
8 5 (0.72%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.29%) Advertising
9 2 (0.29%) Back Office
9 2 (0.29%) Electronics
9 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.14%) Automotive
10 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 542 (78.55%) Developer
2 125 (18.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 113 (16.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 86 (12.46%) .NET Developer
5 85 (12.32%) Java Developer
6 53 (7.68%) C# Developer
7 52 (7.54%) React Developer
8 44 (6.38%) PHP Developer
9 42 (6.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 42 (6.09%) Full Stack Developer
10 35 (5.07%) Angular Developer
11 30 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
11 30 (4.35%) HTML Developer
11 30 (4.35%) Node.js Developer
11 30 (4.35%) Senior Developer
11 30 (4.35%) Software Engineer
12 26 (3.77%) Magento Developer
13 25 (3.62%) Web Developer
14 24 (3.48%) Designer
15 23 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 420 (60.87%) CSS
2 418 (60.58%) HTML
3 198 (28.70%) AngularJS
4 184 (26.67%) Node.js
5 179 (25.94%) HTML5
6 178 (25.80%) .NET
7 154 (22.32%) React
8 152 (22.03%) jQuery
9 148 (21.45%) CSS3
10 104 (15.07%) ASP.NET
11 92 (13.33%) Web Services
12 86 (12.46%) Sass
13 81 (11.74%) JSON
14 79 (11.45%) REST
15 64 (9.28%) Ajax
15 64 (9.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 56 (8.12%) RESTful
17 53 (7.68%) ASP.NET MVC
18 52 (7.54%) ASP.NET Web API
19 45 (6.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 85 (12.32%) User Experience
2 52 (7.54%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (4.20%) Mobile App
4 24 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.16%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.16%) CMDB
8 7 (1.01%) e-Learning
8 7 (1.01%) NHS
8 7 (1.01%) Web 2.0
9 5 (0.72%) iPad
10 4 (0.58%) Fintech
10 4 (0.58%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.43%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.43%) Wiki
12 2 (0.29%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 70 (10.14%) Linux
2 32 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (2.46%) Apple iOS
4 15 (2.17%) Unix
4 15 (2.17%) Windows
5 11 (1.59%) Android
6 5 (0.72%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (24.06%) Front End Development
3 155 (22.46%) MVC
4 154 (22.32%) TDD
5 133 (19.28%) Scrum
6 116 (16.81%) Test Automation
7 94 (13.62%) BDD
8 73 (10.58%) Kanban
9 68 (9.86%) Software Engineering
10 61 (8.84%) E-Commerce
11 56 (8.12%) Web Development
12 55 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (7.97%) Microservices
13 54 (7.83%) DevOps
14 51 (7.39%) Unit Testing
15 45 (6.52%) SDLC
16 43 (6.23%) OO
17 42 (6.09%) Mentoring
18 40 (5.80%) Open Source
19 33 (4.78%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 194 (28.12%) Java
2 191 (27.68%) C#
3 135 (19.57%) SQL
4 96 (13.91%) PHP
5 42 (6.09%) Python
5 42 (6.09%) Ruby
6 29 (4.20%) ES6
7 19 (2.75%) Go
8 17 (2.46%) Perl
8 17 (2.46%) TypeScript
9 15 (2.17%) Groovy
9 15 (2.17%) PowerShell
10 14 (2.03%) T-SQL
11 13 (1.88%) C++
11 13 (1.88%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.74%) VB
13 11 (1.59%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.30%) Apex Code
14 9 (1.30%) Scala
14 9 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (4.06%) Degree
2 23 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.29%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.14%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.14%) CISMP
6 1 (0.14%) IISP
6 1 (0.14%) MCSA
6 1 (0.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.03%) QA
2 5 (0.72%) HL7
3 4 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (5.22%) Docker
2 9 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (3.19%) Kubernetes
3 17 (2.46%) Ansible
4 12 (1.74%) Puppet
5 6 (0.87%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 3 (0.43%) logstash
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (0.43%) Terraform
7 1 (0.14%) SCOM
7 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 57 (8.26%) Microsoft
2 24 (3.48%) Oracle
3 23 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 17 (2.46%) Adobe
5 13 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (1.88%) Zend
6 12 (1.74%) Perforce
7 11 (1.59%) ServiceNow
8 8 (1.16%) Apple
8 8 (1.16%) Capita
8 8 (1.16%) Snow
9 6 (0.87%) Google
10 5 (0.72%) IBM
11 4 (0.58%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.58%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.43%) Ab Initio
12 3 (0.43%) BT
12 3 (0.43%) hybris
12 3 (0.43%) SAP
13 2 (0.29%) Atlassian