The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for KnockoutJS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited KnockoutJS over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

Knockout
England / North West
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 163 147
Rank change year-on-year +35 -16  
Contract jobs citing KnockoutJS 4 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.20% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.78% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 15
Median daily rate £350 £301 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.18% -7.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £284 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £376 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

KnockoutJS is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 882 1022 898
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.96% 25.40% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 696 568
Median daily rate £375 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% -7.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £18.80 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.13 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

KnockoutJS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing KnockoutJS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for KnockoutJS in the North West

KnockoutJS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing KnockoutJS in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for KnockoutJS in the North West

KnockoutJS
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 KnockoutJS within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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 +12 3 £363 +19.34% 5
Lancashire - 1 £325 - 2
KnockoutJS
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing KnockoutJS 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 KnockoutJS.

1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
3 8 (80.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) jQuery
5 5 (50.00%) HTML5
5 5 (50.00%) OO
5 5 (50.00%) C#
5 5 (50.00%) .NET
5 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (40.00%) LESS
6 4 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (40.00%) CSS3
6 4 (40.00%) Backbone.js
6 4 (40.00%) React
6 4 (40.00%) Front End Development
6 4 (40.00%) MVC
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (40.00%) RESTful
6 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (30.00%) OOD
7 3 (30.00%) Adobe
7 3 (30.00%) Sass
7 3 (30.00%) gulp
7 3 (30.00%) User Experience
7 3 (30.00%) Ionic Framework
7 3 (30.00%) Axure RP
7 3 (30.00%) Apache Cordova
7 3 (30.00%) Ember.js

KnockoutJS
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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) InVision
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Axure RP
1 3 (30.00%) gulp
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Grunt
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) webpack
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Architect
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (10.00%) C# Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) jQuery
4 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (50.00%) HTML5
5 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (40.00%) Backbone.js
5 4 (40.00%) CSS3
5 4 (40.00%) LESS
5 4 (40.00%) React
5 4 (40.00%) RESTful
5 4 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (30.00%) Apache Cordova
6 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (30.00%) Ember.js
6 3 (30.00%) Ionic Framework
6 3 (30.00%) Sass
7 2 (20.00%) Express
7 2 (20.00%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Fintech
3 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) Front End Development
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) OOD
4 3 (30.00%) Wireframes
5 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
6 1 (10.00%) MVVM
6 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Adobe
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft