Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 6 9
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 +8
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 816 659 858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 13.97% 12.03% 11.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.05% 30.40% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 560 497 567
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £488 £488 £513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 27
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +37.93% -27.50%
10th Percentile £29.80 £14.75 £14.43
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £47.00
England median hourly rate £40.50 £41.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year -2.41% +12.16% +28.96%

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 2,469 2,168 2,778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.28% 39.58% 35.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,693 1,469 1,788
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £257
90th Percentile £540 £525 £510
England median daily rate £475 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +6.15% +5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 101 97
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.75 £13.75 £13.80
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £47.33
England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -1.20% +7.10% +10.71%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 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 +3 507 £393 +4.67% 340
Cheshire +2 166 £350 -12.50% 110
Lancashire +19 76 £430 +37.05% 40
Merseyside -14 32 £400 +14.29% 35
Cumbria - 6 £400 - 1
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 485 (59.44%) HTML
2 481 (58.95%) CSS
3 344 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
4 240 (29.41%) AngularJS
5 229 (28.06%) Java
6 199 (24.39%) Front End Development
7 186 (22.79%) Node.js
8 183 (22.43%) HTML5
9 176 (21.57%) C#
10 175 (21.45%) .NET
11 173 (21.20%) TDD
12 164 (20.10%) Git (software)
13 161 (19.73%) React
14 157 (19.24%) MVC
15 154 (18.87%) CSS3
16 153 (18.75%) Scrum
17 147 (18.01%) SQL
18 140 (17.16%) jQuery
19 121 (14.83%) MySQL
20 120 (14.71%) PHP
21 119 (14.58%) Web Services
22 116 (14.22%) User Experience
23 106 (12.99%) SQL Server
24 104 (12.75%) ASP.NET
25 94 (11.52%) Test Automation
26 84 (10.29%) Finance
26 84 (10.29%) REST
27 83 (10.17%) Jenkins
27 83 (10.17%) BDD
28 82 (10.05%) Continuous Integration

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 37 (4.53%) CMS
2 35 (4.29%) Apache
3 27 (3.31%) Drupal
4 25 (3.06%) Confluence
5 23 (2.82%) WordPress
6 22 (2.70%) Tomcat
7 18 (2.21%) JBoss
8 13 (1.59%) SharePoint
9 10 (1.23%) Joomla!
10 9 (1.10%) IIS
11 8 (0.98%) WebSphere
12 7 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (0.86%) Mongoose
13 5 (0.61%) EPiServer
13 5 (0.61%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
14 4 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.49%) WebLogic Portal
14 4 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
15 3 (0.37%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 32 (3.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 21 (2.57%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.35%) Adobe After Effects
4 10 (1.23%) Adobe Premiere
5 9 (1.10%) InVision
6 2 (0.25%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.25%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 22 (2.70%) Magento
2 16 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.25%) Shopify
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 59 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.70%) GitHub
4 21 (2.57%) OpenShift
5 19 (2.33%) PaaS
6 12 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (1.47%) npm
7 11 (1.35%) Amazon S3
7 11 (1.35%) SaaS
7 11 (1.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 9 (1.10%) Slack
9 6 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.61%) Serverless
11 4 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.96%) SMS
2 8 (0.98%) Broadband
2 8 (0.98%) Internet
3 6 (0.74%) HTTP
4 3 (0.37%) SNMP
4 3 (0.37%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.25%) DSL
5 2 (0.25%) SSL
6 1 (0.12%) AMQP
6 1 (0.12%) Firewall
6 1 (0.12%) FTP
6 1 (0.12%) NAS
6 1 (0.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (14.83%) MySQL
2 106 (12.99%) SQL Server
3 41 (5.02%) NoSQL
4 38 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
5 34 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 28 (3.43%) Relational Database
7 12 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (1.10%) Big Data
8 9 (1.10%) Redis
9 7 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.74%) CouchDB
10 6 (0.74%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.74%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.49%) Couchbase
12 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.37%) Apache Hive
13 3 (0.37%) HBase
Development Applications
1 164 (20.10%) Git (software)
2 83 (10.17%) Jenkins
3 65 (7.97%) JIRA
4 55 (6.74%) Grunt
5 42 (5.15%) Selenium
6 41 (5.02%) Jasmine
7 38 (4.66%) JUnit
8 32 (3.92%) gulp
8 32 (3.92%) Karma Test Runner
9 29 (3.55%) Axure RP
9 29 (3.55%) Maven
10 21 (2.57%) Gradle
11 20 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (2.33%) Subversion
13 17 (2.08%) Mocha
14 16 (1.96%) Cucumber
14 16 (1.96%) Visual Studio
15 15 (1.84%) webpack
16 13 (1.59%) Mockito
17 12 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 84 (10.29%) Finance
2 37 (4.53%) Marketing
3 22 (2.70%) Retail
4 20 (2.45%) Banking
5 15 (1.84%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.10%) Local Government
7 8 (0.98%) Games
8 7 (0.86%) Electronics
9 5 (0.61%) Advertising
9 5 (0.61%) Law
9 5 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.49%) Interactive Media
10 4 (0.49%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.49%) Publishing
11 3 (0.37%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.37%) Legal
11 3 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 635 (77.82%) Developer
2 142 (17.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 116 (14.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 92 (11.27%) .NET Developer
5 89 (10.91%) Java Developer
6 63 (7.72%) React Developer
7 55 (6.74%) Full Stack Developer
7 55 (6.74%) PHP Developer
8 46 (5.64%) C# Developer
9 35 (4.29%) Senior Developer
10 34 (4.17%) Designer
11 33 (4.04%) Node.js Developer
12 32 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
13 30 (3.68%) Angular Developer
14 27 (3.31%) ASP.NET Developer
15 26 (3.19%) Architect
15 26 (3.19%) HTML Developer
15 26 (3.19%) Python Developer
16 23 (2.82%) UX Designer
16 23 (2.82%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 485 (59.44%) HTML
2 481 (58.95%) CSS
3 240 (29.41%) AngularJS
4 186 (22.79%) Node.js
5 183 (22.43%) HTML5
6 175 (21.45%) .NET
7 161 (19.73%) React
8 154 (18.87%) CSS3
9 140 (17.16%) jQuery
10 119 (14.58%) Web Services
11 104 (12.75%) ASP.NET
12 84 (10.29%) REST
13 80 (9.80%) Ajax
14 74 (9.07%) Sass
15 72 (8.82%) JSON
16 69 (8.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 67 (8.21%) Spring
18 54 (6.62%) ASP.NET MVC
18 54 (6.62%) RESTful
19 53 (6.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 116 (14.22%) User Experience
2 41 (5.02%) Greenfield Project
3 38 (4.66%) Mobile App
4 28 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (1.35%) Web 2.0
7 8 (0.98%) Algorithms
7 8 (0.98%) Computer Science
8 7 (0.86%) CESG
9 6 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (0.61%) e-Learning
10 5 (0.61%) Wiki
11 4 (0.49%) Blog
11 4 (0.49%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.37%) CMDB
12 3 (0.37%) Kindle
12 3 (0.37%) NHS
12 3 (0.37%) Raspberry Pi
12 3 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 80 (9.80%) Linux
2 50 (6.13%) Android
2 50 (6.13%) Apple iOS
3 32 (3.92%) Windows
4 21 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (2.57%) Unix
5 9 (1.10%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.25%) CentOS
6 2 (0.25%) Debian
6 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (42.16%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (24.39%) Front End Development
3 173 (21.20%) TDD
4 157 (19.24%) MVC
5 153 (18.75%) Scrum
6 94 (11.52%) Test Automation
7 83 (10.17%) BDD
8 82 (10.05%) Continuous Integration
9 70 (8.58%) OO
10 67 (8.21%) DevOps
10 67 (8.21%) E-Commerce
11 63 (7.72%) Microservices
12 60 (7.35%) Web Development
13 56 (6.86%) Kanban
13 56 (6.86%) Software Engineering
14 49 (6.00%) Unit Testing
15 38 (4.66%) Problem-Solving
16 37 (4.53%) Continuous Delivery
17 35 (4.29%) Open Source
18 31 (3.80%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 229 (28.06%) Java
2 176 (21.57%) C#
3 147 (18.01%) SQL
4 120 (14.71%) PHP
5 69 (8.46%) Python
6 50 (6.13%) Ruby
7 37 (4.53%) Java 8
8 27 (3.31%) TypeScript
9 25 (3.06%) Groovy
10 23 (2.82%) ES6
11 20 (2.45%) Go
12 17 (2.08%) Perl
13 15 (1.84%) Bash Shell
13 15 (1.84%) Scala
14 12 (1.47%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.35%) Apex Code
16 9 (1.10%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.10%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.98%) Apple Swift
18 7 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (4.04%) Degree
1 33 (4.04%) Security Cleared
2 20 (2.45%) SC Cleared
3 7 (0.86%) CESG Certified Professional
3 7 (0.86%) IISP
4 5 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (0.61%) CISMP
5 4 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.25%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.25%) HND
7 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.12%) CBAP
7 1 (0.12%) ISEB
7 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.12%) MCSA
7 1 (0.12%) MCSE
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.70%) QA
2 4 (0.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (5.76%) Docker
2 7 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.37%) etcd
3 3 (0.37%) QEMU
3 3 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (3.06%) Kubernetes
3 21 (2.57%) Ansible
4 15 (1.84%) Puppet
4 15 (1.84%) Terraform
5 5 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 4 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (0.37%) Consul
7 3 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.37%) Kibana
7 3 (0.37%) logstash
7 3 (0.37%) Salt
8 2 (0.25%) Packer
8 2 (0.25%) Rancher
8 2 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.12%) Plesk
9 1 (0.12%) SCOM
9 1 (0.12%) WMI
Vendors
1 52 (6.37%) Microsoft
2 46 (5.64%) Oracle
3 23 (2.82%) Red Hat
4 19 (2.33%) Adobe
4 19 (2.33%) ServiceNow
5 15 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (1.59%) Zend
7 9 (1.10%) SAP
8 8 (0.98%) Capita
9 7 (0.86%) SOASTA, Inc
10 6 (0.74%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.74%) IBM
10 6 (0.74%) Perforce
11 5 (0.61%) VMware
12 4 (0.49%) Snow
12 4 (0.49%) WooCommerce
13 3 (0.37%) Ab Initio
13 3 (0.37%) Apiary
13 3 (0.37%) Splunk
13 3 (0.37%) Tealium