Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 9 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 -3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 651 762 715
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.35% 11.17% 8.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.86% 30.44% 26.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 583 480
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £275 £281 £263
90th Percentile £488 £500 £540
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 13
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £15.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +186.67% -60.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £21.75 £12.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £15.80 £42.00
England median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +14.67% +7.14% +2.94%

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 2180 2503 2684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.01% 36.71% 31.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1498 1723 1674
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £245
90th Percentile £525 £500 £525
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 60 96
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +30.43%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.15 £16.88
90th Percentile £51.71 £42.63 £52.47
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +22.79%

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 November 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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 0 416 £375 - 145
Cheshire -7 97 £375 - 53
Merseyside +11 76 £350 -6.67% 24
Lancashire +8 41 £400 +6.67% 20
Cumbria - 2 £375 - 2
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 407 (62.52%) CSS
2 396 (60.83%) HTML
3 282 (43.32%) Agile Software Development
4 181 (27.80%) HTML5
5 175 (26.88%) C#
5 175 (26.88%) AngularJS
6 167 (25.65%) Java
6 167 (25.65%) TDD
7 166 (25.50%) Git (software)
7 166 (25.50%) Front End Development
8 163 (25.04%) Node.js
9 162 (24.88%) .NET
10 159 (24.42%) jQuery
11 156 (23.96%) CSS3
12 137 (21.04%) MVC
13 127 (19.51%) React
14 124 (19.05%) SQL
15 123 (18.89%) Scrum
16 103 (15.82%) Test Automation
16 103 (15.82%) PHP
17 100 (15.36%) MySQL
18 89 (13.67%) ASP.NET
19 81 (12.44%) Sass
20 74 (11.37%) Software Engineering
20 74 (11.37%) JSON
21 72 (11.06%) SQL Server
21 72 (11.06%) Jenkins
22 71 (10.91%) Web Development
23 69 (10.60%) Web Services
24 68 (10.45%) 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 42 (6.45%) CMS
2 32 (4.92%) Confluence
3 30 (4.61%) WordPress
4 29 (4.45%) Drupal
5 18 (2.76%) SharePoint
6 16 (2.46%) Umbraco
7 11 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.54%) WebSphere
9 7 (1.08%) ExpressionEngine
9 7 (1.08%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (0.92%) IIS
10 6 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.77%) Apache
11 5 (0.77%) nginx
11 5 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
12 4 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (3.53%) Photoshop
2 16 (2.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.46%) InVision
5 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.46%) UXPin
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 35 (5.38%) Magento
2 19 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.77%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.77%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 5 (0.77%) Oracle iProcurement
3 5 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.53%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (3.84%) Slack
3 23 (3.53%) npm
4 18 (2.76%) GitHub
5 12 (1.84%) AWS Lambda
5 12 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (1.69%) Serverless
7 7 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (1.08%) SaaS
8 6 (0.92%) PaaS
9 5 (0.77%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.77%) Office 365
9 5 (0.77%) Taleo
10 4 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.46%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.46%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.46%) Trello
12 2 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.31%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.00%) SMS
2 9 (1.38%) Internet
3 6 (0.92%) HTTP
4 5 (0.77%) SNMP
5 4 (0.61%) DNS
6 2 (0.31%) Intranet
6 2 (0.31%) Skype
6 2 (0.31%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.15%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.15%) CTI
7 1 (0.15%) Firewall
7 1 (0.15%) NFC
7 1 (0.15%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.15%) POP3
7 1 (0.15%) SMTP
7 1 (0.15%) SSL
7 1 (0.15%) VPN
7 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (15.36%) MySQL
2 72 (11.06%) SQL Server
3 66 (10.14%) MongoDB
4 59 (9.06%) NoSQL
5 35 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (2.30%) Relational Database
7 14 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
8 13 (2.00%) Big Data
8 13 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.54%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.23%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.08%) Redis
11 7 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.77%) Oracle Discoverer
13 4 (0.61%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.46%) Endeca
14 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 166 (25.50%) Git (software)
2 72 (11.06%) Jenkins
3 55 (8.45%) gulp
4 51 (7.83%) JIRA
5 44 (6.76%) Grunt
6 28 (4.30%) Cucumber
6 28 (4.30%) Jasmine
6 28 (4.30%) JUnit
7 21 (3.23%) Mocha
8 20 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (3.07%) Visual Studio
9 19 (2.92%) Gradle
9 19 (2.92%) Selenium
10 17 (2.61%) SonarQube
10 17 (2.61%) webpack
11 12 (1.84%) Maven
12 11 (1.69%) Eclipse
13 9 (1.38%) Karma Test Runner
14 8 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
14 8 (1.23%) Xcode
General
1 68 (10.45%) Finance
2 26 (3.99%) Retail
3 23 (3.53%) Banking
4 10 (1.54%) Games
5 9 (1.38%) Marketing
6 6 (0.92%) Legal
6 6 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.77%) Law
8 4 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.46%) Interactive Media
9 3 (0.46%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.31%) Advertising
10 2 (0.31%) Back Office
10 2 (0.31%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Local Government
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 532 (81.72%) Developer
2 130 (19.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 115 (17.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 87 (13.36%) Java Developer
5 72 (11.06%) .NET Developer
6 47 (7.22%) PHP Developer
7 46 (7.07%) C# Developer
8 40 (6.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 40 (6.14%) HTML Developer
9 34 (5.22%) Web Developer
10 33 (5.07%) Angular Developer
11 32 (4.92%) HTML CSS Developer
11 32 (4.92%) Magento Developer
12 31 (4.76%) Senior Developer
13 30 (4.61%) Software Engineer
14 26 (3.99%) Full Stack Developer
15 25 (3.84%) Software Developer
16 24 (3.69%) Node.js Developer
17 23 (3.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 20 (3.07%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 407 (62.52%) CSS
2 396 (60.83%) HTML
3 181 (27.80%) HTML5
4 175 (26.88%) AngularJS
5 163 (25.04%) Node.js
6 162 (24.88%) .NET
7 159 (24.42%) jQuery
8 156 (23.96%) CSS3
9 127 (19.51%) React
10 89 (13.67%) ASP.NET
11 81 (12.44%) Sass
12 74 (11.37%) JSON
13 69 (10.60%) Web Services
14 66 (10.14%) REST
15 65 (9.98%) Spring
16 53 (8.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 48 (7.37%) RESTful
18 47 (7.22%) ASP.NET Web API
19 44 (6.76%) Ajax
19 44 (6.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.98%) User Experience
2 54 (8.29%) Greenfield Project
3 32 (4.92%) Mobile App
4 24 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (1.23%) NHS
7 7 (1.08%) CMDB
7 7 (1.08%) Interactive TV
8 6 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (0.92%) iPad
8 6 (0.92%) Video on Demand
9 4 (0.61%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.61%) Web 2.0
10 3 (0.46%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.46%) Graphic Design
10 3 (0.46%) MHEG
10 3 (0.46%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.46%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.46%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 52 (7.99%) Linux
2 26 (3.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (2.61%) Unix
4 14 (2.15%) Android
4 14 (2.15%) Apple iOS
5 12 (1.84%) Windows
6 1 (0.15%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (43.32%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (25.65%) TDD
3 166 (25.50%) Front End Development
4 137 (21.04%) MVC
5 123 (18.89%) Scrum
6 103 (15.82%) Test Automation
7 74 (11.37%) Software Engineering
8 71 (10.91%) Web Development
9 67 (10.29%) Unit Testing
10 62 (9.52%) BDD
11 57 (8.76%) Kanban
12 51 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
13 50 (7.68%) Microservices
14 44 (6.76%) Open Source
14 44 (6.76%) SDLC
15 43 (6.61%) E-Commerce
16 39 (5.99%) Responsive Web Design
17 31 (4.76%) DevOps
18 30 (4.61%) OO
19 29 (4.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 175 (26.88%) C#
2 167 (25.65%) Java
3 124 (19.05%) SQL
4 103 (15.82%) PHP
5 30 (4.61%) TypeScript
6 25 (3.84%) ES6
7 24 (3.69%) Python
8 19 (2.92%) C++
8 19 (2.92%) Ruby
9 16 (2.46%) T-SQL
10 12 (1.84%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.54%) Bash Shell
11 10 (1.54%) C
12 9 (1.38%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.23%) Apple Swift
13 8 (1.23%) Groovy
13 8 (1.23%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.23%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.08%) ECMAScript
15 6 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (2.92%) Degree
2 7 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.92%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.61%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.46%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.15%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.15%) CISMP
7 1 (0.15%) IISP
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.61%) QA
2 5 (0.77%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.77%) HL7
3 2 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (3.69%) Docker
2 5 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.31%) UAG
4 1 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
4 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (1.54%) Ansible
2 9 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.23%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.23%) Puppet
4 6 (0.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 6 (0.92%) Rancher
5 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 53 (8.14%) Microsoft
2 24 (3.69%) Oracle
3 16 (2.46%) Adobe
3 16 (2.46%) Zend
4 13 (2.00%) Perforce
4 13 (2.00%) Red Hat
4 13 (2.00%) Sitecore
5 10 (1.54%) Apple
6 9 (1.38%) Pega
6 9 (1.38%) ServiceNow
7 7 (1.08%) hybris
8 6 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.77%) Google
9 5 (0.77%) Snow
10 4 (0.61%) SAP
11 3 (0.46%) Capita
11 3 (0.46%) FatWire
11 3 (0.46%) OpenTV
11 3 (0.46%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.31%) Kony