Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 57 63
Rank change year-on-year -37 +6 0
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 8 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.50% 2.93% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 3.06% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 16
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £375 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +51.52% -34.00%
10th Percentile £258 £310 £213
90th Percentile £390 £446 £339
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £42.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1,507 1,339 1,228
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.08% 95.78% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,055 836 771
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% +3.57%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £210
90th Percentile £529 £550 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 60 64
Birmingham median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% - -17.14%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.54 £10.54
90th Percentile £35.75 £27.52 £40.55
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.88 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.47% -6.76% +4.39%

JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured JavaScript Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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 19 January 2018, 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 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) CSS3
3 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) Web Development
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
5 3 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (25.00%) React
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (25.00%) Node.js
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) Law
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
7 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
7 1 (12.50%) Spring
7 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 1 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) QA
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum

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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Mercurial
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
2 5 (62.50%) CSS3
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Node.js
5 2 (25.00%) React
6 1 (12.50%) Angular 2
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
6 1 (12.50%) LESS
6 1 (12.50%) Redux
6 1 (12.50%) Spring
6 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (12.50%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Front End Development
1 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) ES6
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Xamarin