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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England / North West
Rank 7 9 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 320 452 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.30% 11.78% 7.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.92% 31.41% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 301 190
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £33.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £16.19 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.23 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.86% +8.57%  

JavaScript is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1035 1439 1095
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 39.79% 37.49% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 909 687
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 55 25
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +9.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing JavaScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 0 210 £375 +1.35% 176
Cheshire -1 47 £420 +5.00% 54
Merseyside +10 39 £350 +7.69% 18
Lancashire +14 14 £325 -10.34% 22
JavaScript
England

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 405 (60.63%) HTML
2 352 (52.69%) CSS
3 297 (44.46%) Agile Software Development
4 225 (33.68%) .NET
5 223 (33.38%) AngularJS
6 210 (31.44%) C#
7 197 (29.49%) Java
8 187 (27.99%) HTML5
9 157 (23.50%) MVC
10 150 (22.46%) Scrum
11 145 (21.71%) TDD
12 144 (21.56%) jQuery
13 138 (20.66%) SQL
14 135 (20.21%) ASP.NET
15 122 (18.26%) SQL Server
16 121 (18.11%) Web Services
17 112 (16.77%) Git (software)
18 109 (16.32%) Front End Development
19 108 (16.17%) CSS3
20 96 (14.37%) React
21 89 (13.32%) Node.js
22 78 (11.68%) MySQL
23 76 (11.38%) Software Engineering
24 74 (11.08%) ASP.NET MVC
24 74 (11.08%) OO
25 73 (10.93%) RESTful
26 72 (10.78%) Spring
26 72 (10.78%) Web Development
27 70 (10.48%) XML
27 70 (10.48%) NoSQL

JavaScript
Top Related 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 55 (8.23%) Umbraco
2 49 (7.34%) CMS
3 17 (2.54%) EPiServer
4 16 (2.40%) SharePoint
5 13 (1.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (1.80%) WebSphere
7 10 (1.50%) Apache
7 10 (1.50%) GeoServer
8 9 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 9 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (1.20%) Confluence
9 8 (1.20%) Drupal
10 6 (0.90%) SAS
10 6 (0.90%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.75%) IIS
11 5 (0.75%) WordPress
12 4 (0.60%) nginx
12 4 (0.60%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (0.45%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (2.10%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (1.20%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.30%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.30%) InVision
6 1 (0.15%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Simulink
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 25 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.80%) Magento
3 9 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.15%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.95%) PaaS
4 12 (1.80%) GitHub
5 8 (1.20%) SaaS
6 6 (0.90%) Slack
7 5 (0.75%) IaaS
8 4 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.60%) TestFlight
9 3 (0.45%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.30%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.30%) Office 365
11 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.40%) HTTP
2 13 (1.95%) LDAP
3 8 (1.20%) Internet
4 6 (0.90%) Kerberos
5 5 (0.75%) AMQP
6 2 (0.30%) Firewall
6 2 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.15%) DHCP
7 1 (0.15%) DNS
7 1 (0.15%) Network Security
7 1 (0.15%) SAN
7 1 (0.15%) Skype
7 1 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (18.26%) SQL Server
2 78 (11.68%) MySQL
3 70 (10.48%) NoSQL
4 62 (9.28%) MongoDB
5 31 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (4.19%) Relational Database
7 17 (2.54%) Big Data
7 17 (2.54%) DB2
8 16 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
9 15 (2.25%) Oracle Database
9 15 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.05%) Couchbase
12 5 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.60%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.60%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 112 (16.77%) Git (software)
2 45 (6.74%) JIRA
3 44 (6.59%) Jenkins
4 36 (5.39%) Jasmine
4 36 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 33 (4.94%) Grunt
5 33 (4.94%) gulp
6 25 (3.74%) JUnit
7 23 (3.44%) Visual Studio
8 19 (2.84%) Cucumber
8 19 (2.84%) Selenium
9 18 (2.69%) Maven
10 17 (2.54%) Karma Test Runner
10 17 (2.54%) Subversion
11 13 (1.95%) Gradle
12 12 (1.80%) Babel
12 12 (1.80%) NUnit
13 11 (1.65%) Mocha
14 10 (1.50%) Eclipse
14 10 (1.50%) JBehave
General
1 57 (8.53%) Finance
2 35 (5.24%) Games
3 23 (3.44%) Banking
4 13 (1.95%) Marketing
5 12 (1.80%) Advertising
6 6 (0.90%) Retail
7 4 (0.60%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.45%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.30%) Automotive
9 2 (0.30%) Back Office
9 2 (0.30%) Electronics
9 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.30%) Legal
10 1 (0.15%) Front Office
10 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Law
10 1 (0.15%) Local Government
10 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 564 (84.43%) Developer
2 122 (18.26%) JavaScript Developer
3 108 (16.17%) .NET Developer
4 90 (13.47%) Java Developer
5 70 (10.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 65 (9.73%) C# Developer
7 47 (7.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 43 (6.44%) Senior Developer
9 39 (5.84%) HTML Developer
10 38 (5.69%) Angular Developer
11 34 (5.09%) Full Stack Developer
12 30 (4.49%) Architect
13 29 (4.34%) HTML CSS Developer
13 29 (4.34%) Umbraco Developer
14 28 (4.19%) PHP Developer
15 25 (3.74%) Web Developer
16 23 (3.44%) UI Developer
17 21 (3.14%) Consultant
17 21 (3.14%) Software Developer
18 19 (2.84%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (60.63%) HTML
2 352 (52.69%) CSS
3 225 (33.68%) .NET
4 223 (33.38%) AngularJS
5 187 (27.99%) HTML5
6 144 (21.56%) jQuery
7 135 (20.21%) ASP.NET
8 121 (18.11%) Web Services
9 108 (16.17%) CSS3
10 96 (14.37%) React
11 89 (13.32%) Node.js
12 74 (11.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 73 (10.93%) RESTful
14 72 (10.78%) Spring
15 70 (10.48%) REST
15 70 (10.48%) XML
16 56 (8.38%) .NET Framework
16 56 (8.38%) JSON
17 53 (7.93%) ASP.NET Web API
18 49 (7.34%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.08%) User Experience
2 52 (7.78%) Mobile App
3 45 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 12 (1.80%) Web 2.0
5 11 (1.65%) Virtual Team
6 8 (1.20%) Fintech
7 7 (1.05%) Mobile Games
8 6 (0.90%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (0.75%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.75%) iPad
9 5 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.75%) NHS
9 5 (0.75%) Streaming Video
10 4 (0.60%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.60%) iPhone
10 4 (0.60%) IPTV
11 3 (0.45%) Interactive TV
11 3 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.45%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 62 (9.28%) Linux
2 43 (6.44%) Android
3 31 (4.64%) Apple iOS
4 24 (3.59%) Windows
5 16 (2.40%) Unix
6 13 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.80%) AIX
8 4 (0.60%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.60%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.15%) CentOS
10 1 (0.15%) Debian
10 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.15%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (44.46%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (23.50%) MVC
3 150 (22.46%) Scrum
4 145 (21.71%) TDD
5 109 (16.32%) Front End Development
6 76 (11.38%) Software Engineering
7 74 (11.08%) OO
8 72 (10.78%) Web Development
9 69 (10.33%) BDD
10 67 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
11 50 (7.49%) Microservices
12 44 (6.59%) Open Source
13 41 (6.14%) DevOps
13 41 (6.14%) Responsive Web Design
14 39 (5.84%) Kanban
15 37 (5.54%) E-Commerce
16 33 (4.94%) Mobile Application Development
16 33 (4.94%) SDLC
17 32 (4.79%) Unit Testing
18 30 (4.49%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 210 (31.44%) C#
2 197 (29.49%) Java
3 138 (20.66%) SQL
4 55 (8.23%) PHP
5 53 (7.93%) Python
6 29 (4.34%) Ruby
7 24 (3.59%) ES6
8 19 (2.84%) Perl
9 13 (1.95%) Go
10 12 (1.80%) C++
10 12 (1.80%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.50%) Scala
11 10 (1.50%) TypeScript
12 8 (1.20%) C
12 8 (1.20%) Groovy
12 8 (1.20%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.20%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.05%) Objective-C
14 6 (0.90%) ActionScript
14 6 (0.90%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 27 (4.04%) Degree
2 23 (3.44%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.30%) HNC
5 2 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.15%) CISSP
6 1 (0.15%) CLAS
6 1 (0.15%) ISEB
6 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.09%) QA
2 8 (1.20%) HL7
3 5 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (2.10%) Docker
2 5 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.30%) Varnish
5 1 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (1.20%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.60%) Puppet
4 3 (0.45%) Ansible
4 3 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.30%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.30%) Nagios
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 60 (8.98%) Oracle
2 58 (8.68%) Microsoft
3 20 (2.99%) Sitecore
4 17 (2.54%) ServiceNow
5 16 (2.40%) Xamarin
6 14 (2.10%) Red Hat
7 11 (1.65%) Adobe
8 10 (1.50%) ESRI
9 6 (0.90%) Twitter
9 6 (0.90%) VMware
9 6 (0.90%) Zend
10 4 (0.60%) Google
10 4 (0.60%) SAP
10 4 (0.60%) Siebel
11 3 (0.45%) ATG
11 3 (0.45%) hybris
11 3 (0.45%) OpenTV
11 3 (0.45%) Snow
12 2 (0.30%) Apigee
12 2 (0.30%) MuleSoft
Manchester
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £301 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £380 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £425.00 - £465.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Pearson Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £425.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
BBC Research & Development
Posted: 8 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
IPsoft
Rate: Excellent day rate on offer
Posted: 25 days ago