Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 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
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 9 5
Rank change year-on-year -14 -4 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 195 566 834
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 6.99% 11.14% 14.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.59% 27.37% 33.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 403 577
Median daily rate £419 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.52% +6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £276 £300 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £42.75 £19.14 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +123.33% -45.31% -12.50%
10th Percentile £36.43 £13.90 £29.80
90th Percentile £50.08 £24.86 £51.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% +17.65% +3.03%

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 947 2,068 2,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.95% 40.71% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 1,424 1,681
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 40 67
Median hourly rate £41.75 £38.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.87% +4.83% -9.38%
10th Percentile £17.14 £12.82 £12.75
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.40 £51.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.88% -1.20%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing JavaScript as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in the North West.

Daily rate trend for JavaScript in the North West

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JavaScript in the North West over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for JavaScript in the North West

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in the North West.

Hourly rate trend for JavaScript in the North West

JavaScript
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing JavaScript in the North West over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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 -7 120 £440 +6.67% 132
Cheshire -10 39 £390 -2.50% 40
Lancashire -10 17 £400 -4.88% 27
Merseyside -4 16 £406 -13.10% 17
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 95 (48.72%) HTML
2 90 (46.15%) CSS
3 65 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (29.23%) React
5 51 (26.15%) Node.js
6 50 (25.64%) Java
7 45 (23.08%) TDD
8 44 (22.56%) C#
8 44 (22.56%) .NET
9 43 (22.05%) Front End Development
10 42 (21.54%) AngularJS
11 35 (17.95%) HTML5
12 34 (17.44%) SQL
13 32 (16.41%) SQL Server
13 32 (16.41%) Git (software)
14 29 (14.87%) Microservices
15 25 (12.82%) PHP
16 24 (12.31%) Azure
16 24 (12.31%) AWS
17 23 (11.79%) Vue.js
18 22 (11.28%) Docker
18 22 (11.28%) DevOps
18 22 (11.28%) CSS3
18 22 (11.28%) jQuery
18 22 (11.28%) MySQL
19 21 (10.77%) Scrum
19 21 (10.77%) ES6
20 20 (10.26%) REST
20 20 (10.26%) Test Automation
21 19 (9.74%) RESTful

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 8 (4.10%) Apache
2 7 (3.59%) CMS
2 7 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (2.56%) IIS
3 5 (2.56%) WordPress
4 4 (2.05%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.54%) JBoss
5 3 (1.54%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.03%) Camunda
6 2 (1.03%) Confluence
6 2 (1.03%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.51%) Appian
7 1 (0.51%) nginx
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (2.56%) InVision
1 5 (2.56%) Sketch
2 4 (2.05%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.51%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Magento
2 3 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.31%) AWS
1 24 (12.31%) Azure
2 10 (5.13%) AWS Lambda
2 10 (5.13%) Serverless
3 7 (3.59%) GitHub
3 7 (3.59%) SaaS
4 6 (3.08%) GCP
5 5 (2.56%) PaaS
6 3 (1.54%) npm
7 2 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (1.03%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.03%) BrowserStack
7 2 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.03%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.03%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.03%) Slack
8 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.51%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.56%) HTTP
2 2 (1.03%) DMZ
2 2 (1.03%) DNS
2 2 (1.03%) Extranet
2 2 (1.03%) Internet
2 2 (1.03%) Intranet
3 1 (0.51%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.41%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.28%) MySQL
3 15 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (5.64%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.59%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.59%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.08%) Big Data
7 5 (2.56%) Redis
8 4 (2.05%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.05%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (2.05%) Neo4j
8 4 (2.05%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.54%) Amazon Athena
9 3 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.03%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (16.41%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.67%) JIRA
3 11 (5.64%) GitLab
3 11 (5.64%) Selenium
4 10 (5.13%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.59%) JUnit
6 6 (3.08%) Cucumber
6 6 (3.08%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.56%) Postman
8 4 (2.05%) JMeter
8 4 (2.05%) Mocha
8 4 (2.05%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.54%) git-flow
9 3 (1.54%) Mockito
9 3 (1.54%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.54%) Spock
9 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.03%) Bitbucket Server
10 2 (1.03%) TestCafe
General
1 17 (8.72%) Public Sector
2 11 (5.64%) Finance
3 5 (2.56%) Law
4 4 (2.05%) Legal
4 4 (2.05%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.54%) Banking
5 3 (1.54%) Electronics
5 3 (1.54%) Retail
5 3 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.03%) Housing Association
6 2 (1.03%) Marketing
6 2 (1.03%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.51%) Automotive
7 1 (0.51%) Games
7 1 (0.51%) Local Government
7 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 139 (71.28%) Developer
2 39 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 27 (13.85%) JavaScript Developer
4 19 (9.74%) .NET Developer
5 17 (8.72%) Full Stack Developer
6 13 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 12 (6.15%) C# Developer
7 12 (6.15%) HTML Developer
8 11 (5.64%) HTML CSS Developer
9 9 (4.62%) PHP Developer
9 9 (4.62%) React Developer
9 9 (4.62%) Senior Developer
10 8 (4.10%) Software Developer
10 8 (4.10%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.59%) Designer
12 5 (2.56%) Architect
13 4 (2.05%) Angular Developer
13 4 (2.05%) JavaScript Engineer
13 4 (2.05%) Test Engineer
13 4 (2.05%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (48.72%) HTML
2 90 (46.15%) CSS
3 57 (29.23%) React
4 51 (26.15%) Node.js
5 44 (22.56%) .NET
6 42 (21.54%) AngularJS
7 35 (17.95%) HTML5
8 23 (11.79%) Vue.js
9 22 (11.28%) CSS3
9 22 (11.28%) jQuery
10 20 (10.26%) REST
11 19 (9.74%) RESTful
12 18 (9.23%) XML
13 17 (8.72%) Sass
13 17 (8.72%) Web Services
14 16 (8.21%) ASP.NET
14 16 (8.21%) Spring
15 14 (7.18%) JSON
16 12 (6.15%) SOAP
17 11 (5.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.69%) User Experience
2 8 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (3.59%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.05%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.54%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.03%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.03%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.03%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.51%) Clustering
8 1 (0.51%) CMDB
8 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.51%) iPad
8 1 (0.51%) iPhone
8 1 (0.51%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.69%) Linux
2 6 (3.08%) Unix
2 6 (3.08%) Windows
3 4 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.54%) CentOS
5 2 (1.03%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.51%) Android
6 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (23.08%) TDD
3 43 (22.05%) Front End Development
4 29 (14.87%) Microservices
5 22 (11.28%) DevOps
6 21 (10.77%) Scrum
7 20 (10.26%) Test Automation
8 16 (8.21%) Pair Programming
8 16 (8.21%) Web Development
9 15 (7.69%) BDD
10 13 (6.67%) MVC
11 12 (6.15%) E-Commerce
11 12 (6.15%) OO
12 11 (5.64%) Software Engineering
13 10 (5.13%) Kanban
14 9 (4.62%) Coaching
15 8 (4.10%) API Testing
15 8 (4.10%) Fintech
15 8 (4.10%) SOA
15 8 (4.10%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (25.64%) Java
2 44 (22.56%) C#
3 34 (17.44%) SQL
4 25 (12.82%) PHP
5 21 (10.77%) ES6
6 15 (7.69%) TypeScript
7 14 (7.18%) Python
8 9 (4.62%) Bash Shell
9 8 (4.10%) Ruby
10 7 (3.59%) Groovy
10 7 (3.59%) Java 8
11 6 (3.08%) T-SQL
11 6 (3.08%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.54%) ES7
12 3 (1.54%) ES8
12 3 (1.54%) Perl
12 3 (1.54%) PHP 7
13 2 (1.03%) Clojure
13 2 (1.03%) Scala
13 2 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.03%) Degree
2 2 (1.03%) RHCE
2 2 (1.03%) RHCSA
3 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.51%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) GDPR
2 2 (1.03%) HL7
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) PMO
3 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (11.28%) Docker
2 2 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (4.10%) Ansible
2 7 (3.59%) Terraform
3 6 (3.08%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.08%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (2.05%) Puppet
5 3 (1.54%) Plesk
6 2 (1.03%) Grafana
6 2 (1.03%) SELinux
7 1 (0.51%) Istio
7 1 (0.51%) Kibana
7 1 (0.51%) logstash
7 1 (0.51%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 12 (6.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.62%) Oracle
3 6 (3.08%) Google
4 3 (1.54%) Demandware
4 3 (1.54%) Pega
4 3 (1.54%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.54%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.03%) SAP
5 2 (1.03%) Twitter
6 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.51%) BuddyPress
6 1 (0.51%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.51%) IBM
6 1 (0.51%) Kony
6 1 (0.51%) Lets Encrypt
6 1 (0.51%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.51%) Splunk