The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 55 63
Rank change year-on-year +17 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 17 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.87% 1.06% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 1.13% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 4
Median daily rate £350 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +5.63% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £30.65 -
% change year-on-year +43.57% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 566 707 776
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 95.45% 93.39% 93.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 475 524
Median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +5.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 25
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.48 £13.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.99% +11.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £40.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured JavaScript Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript Developer in Birmingham

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript Developer in Birmingham

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer in Birmingham over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript Developer in Birmingham

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, JavaScript Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 26 (81.25%) HTML
3 21 (65.63%) CSS
4 17 (53.13%) AngularJS
5 13 (40.63%) Node.js
6 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (34.38%) Front End Development
8 10 (31.25%) React
9 9 (28.13%) HTML5
9 9 (28.13%) C#
9 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
10 8 (25.00%) .NET
10 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 8 (25.00%) jQuery
10 8 (25.00%) CSS3
10 8 (25.00%) Angular 2
11 7 (21.88%) gulp
11 7 (21.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
11 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
11 7 (21.88%) Web Services
11 7 (21.88%) SQL
12 6 (18.75%) Linux
12 6 (18.75%) TDD
13 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
13 5 (15.63%) WCF
13 5 (15.63%) Entity Framework
13 5 (15.63%) OO
13 5 (15.63%) MVC

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.13%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
1 7 (21.88%) gulp
2 4 (12.50%) Grunt
3 2 (6.25%) JHipster
3 2 (6.25%) Protractor
4 1 (3.13%) Bower
4 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) JSHint
4 1 (3.13%) JSUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Maven
4 1 (3.13%) Mocha
4 1 (3.13%) Selenium
4 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Local Government
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (81.25%) HTML
2 21 (65.63%) CSS
3 17 (53.13%) AngularJS
4 13 (40.63%) Node.js
5 10 (31.25%) React
6 9 (28.13%) HTML5
7 8 (25.00%) .NET
7 8 (25.00%) Angular 2
7 8 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (25.00%) CSS3
7 8 (25.00%) jQuery
8 7 (21.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (21.88%) Web Services
9 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
9 5 (15.63%) Entity Framework
9 5 (15.63%) WCF
10 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (9.38%) Express
11 3 (9.38%) LESS
11 3 (9.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) CMDB
2 1 (3.13%) Fintech
2 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Unix
3 3 (9.38%) Ubuntu
4 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Front End Development
3 6 (18.75%) TDD
4 5 (15.63%) MVC
4 5 (15.63%) OO
5 4 (12.50%) BDD
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Case Management
7 2 (6.25%) Content Management
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Kanban
7 2 (6.25%) OO PHP
7 2 (6.25%) Open Source
7 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Web Development
8 1 (3.13%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (28.13%) C#
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) ECMAScript
6 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Zend
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow