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 28 June 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.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 9 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 320 378 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.84% 10.03% 7.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.44% 29.17% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 256 185
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £500 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.16% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.64 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.62% -43.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £17.40 £40.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.45 £37.50 £39.78
% change year-on-year +15.85% -5.71%  

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 1087 1296 1190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 36.81% 34.38% 32.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1338 1730 1445
Median daily rate £400 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +4.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 78 35
Median hourly rate £41.00 £28.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.85% -22.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £18.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.63 £45.75 £57.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 -2 160 £375 +2.38% 165
Merseyside +18 79 £363 +11.76% 24
Cheshire +1 62 £400 +0.94% 52
Lancashire -21 7 £320 -13.51% 24
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 423 (66.09%) HTML
2 379 (59.22%) CSS
3 308 (48.13%) Agile Software Development
4 212 (33.13%) HTML5
5 209 (32.66%) Java
6 190 (29.69%) .NET
7 179 (27.97%) jQuery
7 179 (27.97%) AngularJS
8 175 (27.34%) C#
9 170 (26.56%) TDD
10 169 (26.41%) MVC
11 161 (25.16%) Scrum
12 158 (24.69%) Git (software)
13 131 (20.47%) SQL
14 130 (20.31%) ASP.NET
15 128 (20.00%) CSS3
16 127 (19.84%) Front End Development
17 107 (16.72%) Spring
18 103 (16.09%) SQL Server
19 102 (15.94%) Node.js
20 99 (15.47%) React
21 90 (14.06%) Web Services
22 88 (13.75%) MySQL
23 84 (13.13%) Jenkins
24 81 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
25 80 (12.50%) RESTful
26 75 (11.72%) ASP.NET MVC
27 72 (11.25%) Test Automation
27 72 (11.25%) PHP
28 71 (11.09%) REST

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 43 (6.72%) CMS
2 37 (5.78%) Drupal
3 35 (5.47%) Umbraco
4 16 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 15 (2.34%) WordPress
6 14 (2.19%) Tomcat
7 13 (2.03%) Apache
7 13 (2.03%) Confluence
7 13 (2.03%) EPiServer
8 8 (1.25%) JBoss
8 8 (1.25%) SAS
8 8 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 6 (0.94%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.63%) IIS
12 4 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.47%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.47%) Joomla!
Applications
1 18 (2.81%) Adobe Illustrator
2 16 (2.50%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.47%) InVision
5 1 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.16%) Simulink
5 1 (0.16%) SPSS
5 1 (0.16%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 20 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (2.66%) Magento
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.16%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.16%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 41 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.88%) GitHub
2 12 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 6 (0.94%) Office 365
4 5 (0.78%) SaaS
5 4 (0.63%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.47%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.47%) Yammer
7 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.31%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.31%) PaaS
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.03%) HTTP
2 11 (1.72%) Internet
3 6 (0.94%) LDAP
4 5 (0.78%) DNS
4 5 (0.78%) X.509
5 4 (0.63%) AMQP
5 4 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.31%) Firewall
6 2 (0.31%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.31%) Skype
6 2 (0.31%) SSL
7 1 (0.16%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.16%) DHCP
7 1 (0.16%) Network Security
7 1 (0.16%) NFC
7 1 (0.16%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.16%) POP3
7 1 (0.16%) SMTP
7 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 88 (13.75%) MySQL
3 67 (10.47%) MongoDB
4 28 (4.38%) Oracle Database
5 26 (4.06%) NoSQL
6 20 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
8 15 (2.34%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (1.09%) Big Data
11 7 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.63%) Hazelcast
13 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.47%) CouchDB
14 3 (0.47%) Neo4j
14 3 (0.47%) Riak
14 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 158 (24.69%) Git (software)
2 84 (13.13%) Jenkins
3 60 (9.38%) gulp
4 48 (7.50%) JIRA
5 38 (5.94%) Grunt
6 33 (5.16%) Jasmine
7 29 (4.53%) JUnit
8 28 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (3.59%) Mocha
10 22 (3.44%) Selenium
11 21 (3.28%) Gradle
12 20 (3.13%) webpack
13 19 (2.97%) Visual Studio
14 15 (2.34%) Karma Test Runner
15 14 (2.19%) NUnit
16 13 (2.03%) Cucumber
17 12 (1.88%) Maven
17 12 (1.88%) Subversion
18 11 (1.72%) Eclipse
18 11 (1.72%) IntelliJ
General
1 59 (9.22%) Finance
2 41 (6.41%) Banking
3 12 (1.88%) Games
4 9 (1.41%) Marketing
5 8 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (0.94%) Automotive
7 5 (0.78%) Retail
8 4 (0.63%) Advertising
9 3 (0.47%) Law
9 3 (0.47%) Legal
10 2 (0.31%) Back Office
10 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.16%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.16%) Front Office
11 1 (0.16%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.16%) Local Government
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 536 (83.75%) Developer
2 105 (16.41%) Java Developer
3 96 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 88 (13.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 86 (13.44%) .NET Developer
6 45 (7.03%) Senior Developer
7 39 (6.09%) C# Developer
8 34 (5.31%) PHP Developer
9 33 (5.16%) C# .NET Developer
9 33 (5.16%) HTML Developer
10 28 (4.38%) Agile Developer
11 26 (4.06%) Full Stack Developer
12 25 (3.91%) Node.js Developer
12 25 (3.91%) Software Developer
13 24 (3.75%) Angular Developer
13 24 (3.75%) Drupal Developer
14 23 (3.59%) Agile Java Developer
14 23 (3.59%) Web Developer
15 22 (3.44%) HTML CSS Developer
16 21 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 423 (66.09%) HTML
2 379 (59.22%) CSS
3 212 (33.13%) HTML5
4 190 (29.69%) .NET
5 179 (27.97%) AngularJS
5 179 (27.97%) jQuery
6 130 (20.31%) ASP.NET
7 128 (20.00%) CSS3
8 107 (16.72%) Spring
9 102 (15.94%) Node.js
10 99 (15.47%) React
11 90 (14.06%) Web Services
12 80 (12.50%) RESTful
13 75 (11.72%) ASP.NET MVC
14 71 (11.09%) REST
15 66 (10.31%) Sass
16 57 (8.91%) Ajax
16 57 (8.91%) XML
17 56 (8.75%) JSON
18 53 (8.28%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.63%) Greenfield Project
2 61 (9.53%) User Experience
3 37 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (5.31%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.25%) Fintech
7 7 (1.09%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (0.94%) NHS
9 5 (0.78%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.78%) iPad
9 5 (0.78%) Smartphone
9 5 (0.78%) Streaming Video
9 5 (0.78%) Web 2.0
10 3 (0.47%) Augmented Reality
10 3 (0.47%) Interactive TV
10 3 (0.47%) MHEG
10 3 (0.47%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.47%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.31%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (9.22%) Linux
2 29 (4.53%) Android
3 14 (2.19%) Apple iOS
3 14 (2.19%) Unix
4 7 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.94%) Windows
6 2 (0.31%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.16%) CentOS
7 1 (0.16%) Debian
7 1 (0.16%) Mesosphere
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (48.13%) Agile Software Development
2 170 (26.56%) TDD
3 169 (26.41%) MVC
4 161 (25.16%) Scrum
5 127 (19.84%) Front End Development
6 81 (12.66%) Continuous Integration
7 72 (11.25%) Test Automation
8 70 (10.94%) Web Development
9 62 (9.69%) OO
10 61 (9.53%) BDD
11 60 (9.38%) Unit Testing
12 59 (9.22%) Microservices
13 52 (8.13%) Software Engineering
14 47 (7.34%) Kanban
15 40 (6.25%) DevOps
15 40 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
16 38 (5.94%) Open Source
17 37 (5.78%) Continuous Delivery
18 31 (4.84%) Data Modelling
18 31 (4.84%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 209 (32.66%) Java
2 175 (27.34%) C#
3 131 (20.47%) SQL
4 72 (11.25%) PHP
5 36 (5.63%) Python
6 18 (2.81%) TypeScript
7 15 (2.34%) ES6
8 14 (2.19%) C++
9 13 (2.03%) Ruby
10 10 (1.56%) C
10 10 (1.56%) Groovy
10 10 (1.56%) Scala
11 8 (1.25%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.09%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.94%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.78%) ECMAScript
14 5 (0.78%) Prolog
15 4 (0.63%) Bash Shell
15 4 (0.63%) Perl
16 3 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (2.66%) Degree
2 7 (1.09%) SC Cleared
2 7 (1.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.63%) OCPJP
4 2 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.31%) HNC
4 2 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.16%) MCPD
5 1 (0.16%) MCSD
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.31%) QA
2 8 (1.25%) HL7
3 5 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.47%) COBIT
5 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (1.25%) Docker
2 5 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.47%) UAG
4 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.78%) Ansible
2 5 (0.78%) Puppet
3 3 (0.47%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.16%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.16%) Nagios
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.16%) vRealize
Vendors
1 58 (9.06%) Oracle
2 40 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 21 (3.28%) Sitecore
4 20 (3.13%) Adobe
5 8 (1.25%) Red Hat
5 8 (1.25%) ServiceNow
5 8 (1.25%) Twitter
6 7 (1.09%) Pega
6 7 (1.09%) VMware
7 6 (0.94%) Google
7 6 (0.94%) Zend
8 4 (0.63%) PayPal
8 4 (0.63%) Perforce
8 4 (0.63%) SAP
8 4 (0.63%) SOASTA, Inc
9 3 (0.47%) HP
9 3 (0.47%) OpenTV
10 2 (0.31%) Apigee
10 2 (0.31%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.31%) Telerik
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £25,023 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
Ascentis
Rate: £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £375 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
onezeero.
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £430 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Rate: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 7 days ago