The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stockport 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 25 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)
Manchester / Stockport
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 18 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stockport 52.94% 21.43% 18.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 64.29% 46.15% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 6
Median daily rate £350 £344 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.81% +4.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £445 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £341
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +15.70% -6.25%  

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 Stockport with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Stockport
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 28 39 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stockport 82.35% 46.43% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 31 16
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Stockport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stockport citing JavaScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Stockport

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JavaScript in Stockport.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Stockport

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript in Stockport.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Stockport

For the 6 months to 25 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 Stockport region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (63.64%) CSS
3 17 (51.52%) HTML
3 17 (51.52%) HTML5
4 15 (45.45%) Scrum
5 14 (42.42%) AngularJS
6 13 (39.39%) Java
7 12 (36.36%) jQuery
8 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 11 (33.33%) Web Development
9 10 (30.30%) MVC
9 10 (30.30%) .NET
9 10 (30.30%) C#
9 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
9 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (30.30%) CSS3
9 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
10 9 (27.27%) TDD
10 9 (27.27%) JIRA
11 8 (24.24%) Adobe Illustrator
11 8 (24.24%) JUnit
11 8 (24.24%) User Experience
11 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
11 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (24.24%) Wireframes
12 7 (21.21%) Prototyping
12 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
12 7 (21.21%) QA
12 7 (21.21%) Use Case
12 7 (21.21%) SQL

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stockport 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 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
1 2 (6.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) MySQL
2 4 (12.12%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
2 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
2 4 (12.12%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Jenkins
2 9 (27.27%) JIRA
3 8 (24.24%) Git (software)
3 8 (24.24%) JUnit
4 6 (18.18%) Maven
5 5 (15.15%) Axure RP
6 4 (12.12%) gulp
6 4 (12.12%) Jasmine
7 3 (9.09%) Gradle
7 3 (9.09%) Selenium
8 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
9 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.03%) Advertising
1 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (21.21%) Java Developer
3 6 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (15.15%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (15.15%) UX Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Angular Developer
5 4 (12.12%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (12.12%) HTML Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Java Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Java Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (63.64%) CSS
2 17 (51.52%) HTML
2 17 (51.52%) HTML5
3 14 (42.42%) AngularJS
4 12 (36.36%) jQuery
5 10 (30.30%) .NET
5 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
5 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (30.30%) CSS3
6 7 (21.21%) SVG
6 7 (21.21%) XML
7 5 (15.15%) REST
8 4 (12.12%) .NET Core
8 4 (12.12%) Node.js
8 4 (12.12%) Sass
8 4 (12.12%) Swing
9 3 (9.09%) OSGi
9 3 (9.09%) RESTful
9 3 (9.09%) SWT
10 2 (6.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) User Experience
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.03%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Linux
1 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) Scrum
3 11 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 11 (33.33%) Web Development
4 10 (30.30%) MVC
5 9 (27.27%) TDD
6 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (24.24%) Wireframes
7 7 (21.21%) Prototyping
7 7 (21.21%) Unit Testing
7 7 (21.21%) Use Case
8 6 (18.18%) SMACSS
8 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 5 (15.15%) Progressive Enhancement
10 4 (12.12%) Case Management
10 4 (12.12%) DevOps
10 4 (12.12%) OO
10 4 (12.12%) Refactoring
11 3 (9.09%) Front End Development
11 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Java
2 10 (30.30%) C#
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Pega
1 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
2 2 (6.06%) Adobe