Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 9 7 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 +9
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 746 641 762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.52% 10.99% 10.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.53% 29.38% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 496 556
North West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £281 £279 £269
90th Percentile £513 £481 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 8
North West median hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £19.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +127.39% -51.73%
10th Percentile £19.20 £11.65 £13.88
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £39.10
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.88
% change year-on-year - +9.32% +11.07%

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 2,526 2,182 2,616
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.38% 37.40% 35.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,727 1,479 1,762
North West median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £294 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £513 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 90 69
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.54% +37.28% -22.97%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £13.05
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.17 £43.15
England median hourly rate £42.10 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.24% +6.67% +1.35%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +3 472 £388 +3.33% 363
Cheshire +4 149 £375 -6.25% 92
Lancashire +16 52 £475 +35.71% 31
Merseyside -9 43 £400 +10.12% 48
Cumbria - 16 £325 - 7
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 425 (56.97%) HTML
2 406 (54.42%) CSS
3 275 (36.86%) Agile Software Development
4 235 (31.50%) AngularJS
5 197 (26.41%) Java
6 181 (24.26%) C#
7 175 (23.46%) .NET
8 158 (21.18%) HTML5
8 158 (21.18%) React
9 149 (19.97%) Git (software)
10 147 (19.71%) Front End Development
11 145 (19.44%) Node.js
12 142 (19.03%) jQuery
13 133 (17.83%) SQL
14 131 (17.56%) TDD
15 125 (16.76%) MVC
16 123 (16.49%) Scrum
17 102 (13.67%) Web Services
18 100 (13.40%) CSS3
19 92 (12.33%) ASP.NET
19 92 (12.33%) SQL Server
20 81 (10.86%) MySQL
21 77 (10.32%) PHP
22 75 (10.05%) Test Automation
23 70 (9.38%) Spring
23 70 (9.38%) Python
24 69 (9.25%) User Experience
25 66 (8.85%) XML
25 66 (8.85%) REST
26 65 (8.71%) JSON

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 28 (3.75%) CMS
1 28 (3.75%) Confluence
2 19 (2.55%) WordPress
3 16 (2.14%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.34%) Apache
5 9 (1.21%) Drupal
5 9 (1.21%) Umbraco
6 7 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (0.80%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.80%) IBM Domino
8 5 (0.67%) Apache Pig
8 5 (0.67%) ArcGIS
9 4 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.54%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.40%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.40%) nginx
10 3 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (2.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (1.07%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.54%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.54%) OmniGraffle
4 4 (0.54%) UXPin
5 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.47%) Magento
3 3 (0.40%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) Exstream
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 58 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (4.02%) GitHub
4 14 (1.88%) SaaS
5 11 (1.47%) npm
6 9 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (1.07%) OpenShift
8 7 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (0.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (0.80%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 5 (0.67%) Slack
10 5 (0.67%) Yarn
11 4 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.40%) Google Analytics
13 2 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.27%) Office 365
13 2 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.34%) Internet
2 7 (0.94%) SMS
3 6 (0.80%) Broadband
4 4 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.40%) ATM
6 2 (0.27%) AMQP
6 2 (0.27%) HTTP
6 2 (0.27%) Intranet
7 1 (0.13%) FTP
7 1 (0.13%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 81 (10.86%) MySQL
3 41 (5.50%) MongoDB
4 34 (4.56%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (3.75%) Relational Database
6 25 (3.35%) NoSQL
7 16 (2.14%) Big Data
8 9 (1.21%) RDBMS
8 9 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.94%) Apache Hive
9 7 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (0.94%) Data Mining
9 7 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.67%) GIS
11 5 (0.67%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.67%) HBase
12 4 (0.54%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 149 (19.97%) Git (software)
2 64 (8.58%) JIRA
3 63 (8.45%) Jenkins
4 42 (5.63%) Selenium
5 39 (5.23%) gulp
6 35 (4.69%) Grunt
7 33 (4.42%) Karma Test Runner
8 26 (3.49%) Bitbucket
9 24 (3.22%) Axure RP
10 23 (3.08%) Cucumber
11 20 (2.68%) Maven
12 18 (2.41%) Jasmine
12 18 (2.41%) Subversion
12 18 (2.41%) Visual Studio
13 17 (2.28%) webpack
14 16 (2.14%) Gradle
15 15 (2.01%) Mercurial
16 13 (1.74%) JUnit
16 13 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (1.74%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (7.91%) Finance
2 23 (3.08%) Retail
3 17 (2.28%) Legal
4 15 (2.01%) Marketing
5 14 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.61%) Banking
7 11 (1.47%) Law
8 7 (0.94%) Interactive Media
8 7 (0.94%) Local Government
9 6 (0.80%) Electronics
9 6 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.67%) Back Office
11 4 (0.54%) Advertising
11 4 (0.54%) Games
12 3 (0.40%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.27%) Automotive
13 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.13%) Military
14 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 612 (82.04%) Developer
2 106 (14.21%) JavaScript Developer
3 102 (13.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 99 (13.27%) .NET Developer
5 66 (8.85%) Java Developer
5 66 (8.85%) React Developer
6 53 (7.10%) C# Developer
7 46 (6.17%) Full Stack Developer
8 38 (5.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 37 (4.96%) Python Developer
10 35 (4.69%) PHP Developer
11 34 (4.56%) Angular Developer
11 34 (4.56%) HTML Developer
12 30 (4.02%) HTML CSS Developer
12 30 (4.02%) UI Developer
13 28 (3.75%) Senior Developer
14 25 (3.35%) Analyst
15 20 (2.68%) SQL Developer
16 18 (2.41%) ASP.NET Developer
16 18 (2.41%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 425 (56.97%) HTML
2 406 (54.42%) CSS
3 235 (31.50%) AngularJS
4 175 (23.46%) .NET
5 158 (21.18%) HTML5
5 158 (21.18%) React
6 145 (19.44%) Node.js
7 142 (19.03%) jQuery
8 102 (13.67%) Web Services
9 100 (13.40%) CSS3
10 92 (12.33%) ASP.NET
11 70 (9.38%) Spring
12 66 (8.85%) REST
12 66 (8.85%) XML
13 65 (8.71%) JSON
14 60 (8.04%) RESTful
15 55 (7.37%) Ajax
16 47 (6.30%) ASP.NET Web API
17 44 (5.90%) Sass
18 42 (5.63%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.25%) User Experience
2 44 (5.90%) Mobile App
3 35 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (1.88%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (0.94%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (0.67%) NHS
9 5 (0.67%) Taxonomies
10 4 (0.54%) Blog
10 4 (0.54%) Graphic Design
10 4 (0.54%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.54%) Web 2.0
11 3 (0.40%) Raspberry Pi
12 2 (0.27%) Animation
12 2 (0.27%) Fintech
12 2 (0.27%) Life Science
12 2 (0.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 49 (6.57%) Linux
2 39 (5.23%) Android
3 30 (4.02%) Apple iOS
4 25 (3.35%) Windows
5 15 (2.01%) Unix
6 8 (1.07%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.27%) CentOS
8 2 (0.27%) Debian
8 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (36.86%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (19.71%) Front End Development
3 131 (17.56%) TDD
4 125 (16.76%) MVC
5 123 (16.49%) Scrum
6 75 (10.05%) Test Automation
7 62 (8.31%) Continuous Integration
8 61 (8.18%) Web Development
9 56 (7.51%) Unit Testing
10 50 (6.70%) BDD
11 48 (6.43%) Microservices
12 44 (5.90%) DevOps
12 44 (5.90%) OO
13 42 (5.63%) Responsive Web Design
13 42 (5.63%) Software Engineering
14 37 (4.96%) OOP
14 37 (4.96%) Workflow
15 33 (4.42%) Web Design
16 32 (4.29%) SDLC
17 31 (4.16%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 197 (26.41%) Java
2 181 (24.26%) C#
3 133 (17.83%) SQL
4 77 (10.32%) PHP
5 70 (9.38%) Python
6 24 (3.22%) Java 8
6 24 (3.22%) Ruby
7 23 (3.08%) TypeScript
8 16 (2.14%) C++
9 14 (1.88%) Groovy
9 14 (1.88%) T-SQL
10 11 (1.47%) C
11 9 (1.21%) ES6
11 9 (1.21%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.07%) Perl
13 7 (0.94%) Apex Code
13 7 (0.94%) PHP 7
14 6 (0.80%) PowerShell
15 5 (0.67%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 54 (7.24%) Degree
2 32 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.67%) HND
5 5 (0.67%) Postgraduate
6 4 (0.54%) AWS Certification
6 4 (0.54%) ISEB
6 4 (0.54%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.27%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (0.27%) IISP
7 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.13%) CISMP
8 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.13%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.01%) QA
2 4 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.27%) PMO
4 1 (0.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 35 (4.69%) Docker
2 4 (0.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (0.54%) etcd
3 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.27%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (1.74%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.34%) Puppet
3 10 (1.34%) Terraform
4 8 (1.07%) Ansible
5 5 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (0.67%) Salt
6 4 (0.54%) Consul
7 3 (0.40%) Kibana
7 3 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.27%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.27%) Grafana
8 2 (0.27%) Graylog
8 2 (0.27%) logstash
9 1 (0.13%) Packer
9 1 (0.13%) Plesk
9 1 (0.13%) Rancher
9 1 (0.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 55 (7.37%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.90%) Oracle
3 17 (2.28%) SAP
4 13 (1.74%) Kony
5 12 (1.61%) ServiceNow
6 11 (1.47%) Adobe
6 11 (1.47%) Google
7 10 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.07%) Zend
9 5 (0.67%) ESRI
9 5 (0.67%) IBM
9 5 (0.67%) Mapbox
10 4 (0.54%) Apiary
10 4 (0.54%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.54%) Lotus
10 4 (0.54%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.54%) Saba
10 4 (0.54%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.54%) Talend
10 4 (0.54%) WooCommerce