Period
to 21 September 2019

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 September 2019 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 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 7 7
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +2
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 569 757 635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.79% 12.76% 10.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.77% 30.06% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 513 490
North West median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £280 £281
90th Percentile £525 £500 £481
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 8
North West median hourly rate £47.00 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.62% -18.75% +102.12%
10th Percentile £45.93 £19.20 £12.18
90th Percentile £47.48 £55.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £49.25 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +15.88% - +9.68%

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 2,049 2,518 2,193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.85% 42.44% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,440 1,723 1,485
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £293 £281
90th Percentile £575 £550 £508
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 89
North West median hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -9.68% +35.96%
10th Percentile £12.96 £12.75 £11.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.25 £50.34
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.13 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.82% +5.31% +6.67%

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 September 2019.

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
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 September 2019. 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 -2 364 £425 +9.68% 364
Cheshire +2 108 £400 +8.11% 111
Lancashire +10 51 £425 -10.53% 36
Merseyside -14 36 £473 +18.13% 42
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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.

1 251 (44.11%) HTML
2 240 (42.18%) CSS
3 181 (31.81%) Agile Software Development
3 181 (31.81%) AngularJS
4 173 (30.40%) .NET
5 144 (25.31%) React
6 140 (24.60%) C#
7 126 (22.14%) Java
8 111 (19.51%) Front End Development
9 108 (18.98%) TDD
10 107 (18.80%) Node.js
11 102 (17.93%) HTML5
12 95 (16.70%) Azure
13 90 (15.82%) Scrum
14 84 (14.76%) SQL
14 84 (14.76%) ASP.NET
14 84 (14.76%) Git (software)
15 81 (14.24%) jQuery
15 81 (14.24%) MVC
16 78 (13.71%) AWS
17 73 (12.83%) CSS3
18 67 (11.78%) Microsoft
19 63 (11.07%) Microservices
20 61 (10.72%) PHP
21 60 (10.54%) Web Development
22 57 (10.02%) Docker
23 54 (9.49%) Test Automation
24 51 (8.96%) REST
24 51 (8.96%) Spring
25 50 (8.79%) Finance

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 18 (3.16%) CMS
2 16 (2.81%) WordPress
3 12 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.93%) Apache
5 9 (1.58%) Umbraco
6 7 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.05%) Confluence
7 6 (1.05%) IIS
8 5 (0.88%) Camunda
8 5 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.70%) JBoss
9 4 (0.70%) nginx
10 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.18%) Apache ServiceMix
11 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.18%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.18%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 11 (1.93%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (0.88%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.70%) InVision
3 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.70%) Sketch
4 3 (0.53%) Adobe XD
4 3 (0.53%) UXPin
5 2 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 30 (5.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (2.99%) Magento
3 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.35%) Shopify
4 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.18%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 95 (16.70%) Azure
2 78 (13.71%) AWS
3 37 (6.50%) Serverless
4 29 (5.10%) Dynamics 365
5 26 (4.57%) Power Platform
6 24 (4.22%) Azure Functions
7 18 (3.16%) GitHub
8 8 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (1.41%) OpenShift
9 7 (1.23%) SaaS
10 6 (1.05%) GCP
10 6 (1.05%) npm
11 5 (0.88%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.88%) Boomi
12 4 (0.70%) IBM Blueworks
12 4 (0.70%) Kong
12 4 (0.70%) Office 365
13 3 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.53%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.46%) HTTP
2 7 (1.23%) POP3
2 7 (1.23%) SMTP
3 5 (0.88%) FTP
3 5 (0.88%) Intranet
4 1 (0.18%) DNS
4 1 (0.18%) Firewall
4 1 (0.18%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (0.18%) Internet
4 1 (0.18%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.18%) SSL
4 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (8.61%) SQL Server
2 48 (8.44%) MySQL
3 32 (5.62%) Relational Database
4 29 (5.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (4.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (4.57%) Power BI
7 19 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (2.46%) MongoDB
8 14 (2.46%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.93%) NoSQL
10 9 (1.58%) Big Data
11 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.35%) GIS
13 2 (0.35%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.18%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 84 (14.76%) Git (software)
2 43 (7.56%) Jenkins
3 21 (3.69%) Visual Studio
4 20 (3.51%) gulp
5 17 (2.99%) Selenium
5 17 (2.99%) SonarQube
6 16 (2.81%) JIRA
7 15 (2.64%) GitLab
7 15 (2.64%) Maven
8 12 (2.11%) Artifactory
9 11 (1.93%) IntelliJ
9 11 (1.93%) Sonatype Nexus
10 10 (1.76%) webpack
11 8 (1.41%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.41%) Jasmine
11 8 (1.41%) Subversion
12 7 (1.23%) Grunt
12 7 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (1.05%) JUnit
14 5 (0.88%) Mercurial
General
1 50 (8.79%) Finance
2 39 (6.85%) Banking
3 33 (5.80%) Law
3 33 (5.80%) Public Sector
4 20 (3.51%) Retail
5 11 (1.93%) Games
6 9 (1.58%) Marketing
7 7 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.05%) Automotive
8 6 (1.05%) Legal
9 5 (0.88%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.70%) Back Office
11 3 (0.53%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Local Government
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 457 (80.32%) Developer
2 92 (16.17%) JavaScript Developer
3 76 (13.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 74 (13.01%) .NET Developer
5 57 (10.02%) React Developer
6 45 (7.91%) Java Developer
7 39 (6.85%) Full Stack Developer
8 32 (5.62%) C# Developer
9 31 (5.45%) Node.js Developer
10 30 (5.27%) Senior Developer
11 28 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
11 28 (4.92%) PHP Developer
12 24 (4.22%) Angular Developer
13 19 (3.34%) Software Developer
14 17 (2.99%) Consultant
15 16 (2.81%) UI Developer
16 15 (2.64%) HTML Developer
16 15 (2.64%) Magento Developer
16 15 (2.64%) Microsoft Developer
16 15 (2.64%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (44.11%) HTML
2 240 (42.18%) CSS
3 181 (31.81%) AngularJS
4 173 (30.40%) .NET
5 144 (25.31%) React
6 107 (18.80%) Node.js
7 102 (17.93%) HTML5
8 84 (14.76%) ASP.NET
9 81 (14.24%) jQuery
10 73 (12.83%) CSS3
11 51 (8.96%) REST
11 51 (8.96%) Spring
12 45 (7.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 44 (7.73%) Web Services
14 42 (7.38%) .NET Framework
15 38 (6.68%) Sass
16 37 (6.50%) Vue.js
17 36 (6.33%) .NET Core
18 33 (5.80%) XML
19 30 (5.27%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.44%) User Experience
2 38 (6.68%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (5.10%) Mobile App
4 15 (2.64%) Public Cloud
5 14 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.93%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (1.76%) Robotics
7 10 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.05%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.05%) Life Science
10 4 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.70%) iPad
10 4 (0.70%) iPhone
10 4 (0.70%) Social Media
10 4 (0.70%) Tandem
11 3 (0.53%) Graphic Design
11 3 (0.53%) NHS
11 3 (0.53%) Smart Home
12 2 (0.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 31 (5.45%) Linux
2 19 (3.34%) Android
3 14 (2.46%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.58%) Windows
5 8 (1.41%) Unix
6 3 (0.53%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.18%) Solaris
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (31.81%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (19.51%) Front End Development
3 108 (18.98%) TDD
4 90 (15.82%) Scrum
5 81 (14.24%) MVC
6 63 (11.07%) Microservices
7 60 (10.54%) Web Development
8 54 (9.49%) Test Automation
9 46 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (7.91%) Kanban
11 42 (7.38%) Software Engineering
12 39 (6.85%) DevOps
12 39 (6.85%) Workflow
13 38 (6.68%) E-Commerce
14 37 (6.50%) SDLC
15 35 (6.15%) BDD
16 33 (5.80%) CRM
17 26 (4.57%) Problem-Solving
18 25 (4.39%) Case Management
18 25 (4.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 140 (24.60%) C#
2 126 (22.14%) Java
3 84 (14.76%) SQL
4 61 (10.72%) PHP
5 37 (6.50%) Python
6 34 (5.98%) ES6
7 31 (5.45%) TypeScript
8 27 (4.75%) Go
9 22 (3.87%) Ruby
10 16 (2.81%) T-SQL
11 15 (2.64%) ES7
12 8 (1.41%) Java 8
12 8 (1.41%) Scala
13 7 (1.23%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.23%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.88%) ActionScript
14 5 (0.88%) ActionScript 2.0
14 5 (0.88%) Groovy
14 5 (0.88%) PHP 7
14 5 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (2.46%) BPSS Clearance
2 10 (1.76%) Degree
3 8 (1.41%) DBS Check
4 7 (1.23%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.05%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.88%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.70%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.23%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) GxP
2 2 (0.35%) PA-DSS
2 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.18%) GDPR
3 1 (0.18%) HL7
3 1 (0.18%) PSD2
3 1 (0.18%) SLA
3 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 57 (10.02%) Docker
2 14 (2.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (8.61%) Kubernetes
2 15 (2.64%) Puppet
3 14 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.93%) Ansible
5 7 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
5 7 (1.23%) Terraform
6 5 (0.88%) Grafana
6 5 (0.88%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.53%) Kibana
8 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.35%) Salt
9 1 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.18%) Istio
9 1 (0.18%) logstash
9 1 (0.18%) Nessus
9 1 (0.18%) systemd
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 1 (0.18%) vRealize
9 1 (0.18%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 67 (11.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (1.76%) Google
2 10 (1.76%) Oracle
2 10 (1.76%) ServiceNow
3 9 (1.58%) Adobe
4 7 (1.23%) Facebook
4 7 (1.23%) Twitter
4 7 (1.23%) YouTube
5 6 (1.05%) MuleSoft
6 5 (0.88%) Atlassian
6 5 (0.88%) Dell
7 4 (0.70%) IBM
7 4 (0.70%) Pega
7 4 (0.70%) webMethods
7 4 (0.70%) Xamarin
7 4 (0.70%) Zend
8 3 (0.53%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.53%) HP
8 3 (0.53%) Infragistics
8 3 (0.53%) Optimizely