Period
to 3 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 3 June 2020 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 14 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11 +3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 63 110 218
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.65% 8.49% 14.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.51% 28.06% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 73 141
Median daily rate £394 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.35% +13.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £325 £290 £250
90th Percentile £525 £572 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -3.53% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -61.43% +40.00% -34.21%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 247 392 595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 37.83% 30.27% 39.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 260 377
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +3.23%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £284
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +3.66% +141.18%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% +20.97%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing JavaScript as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Birmingham

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for JavaScript in Birmingham

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JavaScript in Birmingham over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Birmingham

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 43 (68.25%) CSS
2 40 (63.49%) HTML
3 22 (34.92%) C#
3 22 (34.92%) Azure
4 20 (31.75%) Java
5 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (26.98%) .NET
7 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
8 15 (23.81%) jQuery
8 15 (23.81%) HTML5
8 15 (23.81%) React
8 15 (23.81%) Front End Development
9 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 12 (19.05%) TDD
10 12 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (19.05%) REST
11 11 (17.46%) Node.js
11 11 (17.46%) User Experience
11 11 (17.46%) Spring
11 11 (17.46%) MVC
11 11 (17.46%) SQL
12 10 (15.87%) .NET Framework
12 10 (15.87%) DevOps
13 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
13 9 (14.29%) PHP
13 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
14 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
15 7 (11.11%) Python
15 7 (11.11%) T-SQL
15 7 (11.11%) MySQL

JavaScript
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 6 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) CMS
2 2 (3.17%) Drupal
2 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.17%) WordPress
3 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.59%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Magento
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 22 (34.92%) Azure
2 6 (9.52%) Power Platform
3 4 (6.35%) AWS
3 4 (6.35%) GCP
3 4 (6.35%) PowerApps
4 3 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.76%) Office 365
5 2 (3.17%) ShareGate
6 1 (1.59%) Apigee
6 1 (1.59%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.59%) Power Automate
6 1 (1.59%) SaaS
6 1 (1.59%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (1.59%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) HTTPS
2 3 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.11%) MySQL
3 5 (7.94%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.76%) Power BI
5 2 (3.17%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.59%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.94%) Mocha
1 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio
1 5 (7.94%) webpack
2 4 (6.35%) Jasmine
3 3 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.76%) gulp
4 2 (3.17%) Grunt
4 2 (3.17%) RSpec
4 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.59%) Appium
5 1 (1.59%) Babel
5 1 (1.59%) Burp Suite
5 1 (1.59%) git-flow
5 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.59%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.59%) Protractor
5 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.59%) Spock
5 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (6.35%) Marketing
2 3 (4.76%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Games
3 2 (3.17%) Law
3 2 (3.17%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Advertising
4 1 (1.59%) Automotive
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (79.37%) Developer
2 12 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 11 (17.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 6 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Agile .NET Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Agile C# Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Agile Developer
6 4 (6.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.35%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Sitecore Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.17%) Drupal Developer
8 2 (3.17%) HTML Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (3.17%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (68.25%) CSS
2 40 (63.49%) HTML
3 17 (26.98%) .NET
4 15 (23.81%) HTML5
4 15 (23.81%) jQuery
4 15 (23.81%) React
5 12 (19.05%) REST
5 12 (19.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (17.46%) Node.js
6 11 (17.46%) Spring
7 10 (15.87%) .NET Framework
8 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 7 (11.11%) Entity Framework
9 7 (11.11%) Sass
10 6 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (9.52%) CSS3
11 5 (7.94%) Ajax
11 5 (7.94%) Razor View Engine
12 4 (6.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) User Experience
2 3 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Linux
1 2 (3.17%) Windows
1 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.81%) Front End Development
3 12 (19.05%) TDD
4 11 (17.46%) MVC
5 10 (15.87%) DevOps
6 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
7 7 (11.11%) Scrum
8 6 (9.52%) SDLC
8 6 (9.52%) Web Application Development
8 6 (9.52%) Web Development
9 5 (7.94%) API Integration
9 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (7.94%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (7.94%) OO
9 5 (7.94%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (7.94%) SOLID
9 5 (7.94%) Visualisation
10 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.35%) Kanban
10 4 (6.35%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 22 (34.92%) C#
2 20 (31.75%) Java
3 11 (17.46%) SQL
4 9 (14.29%) PHP
5 7 (11.11%) Python
5 7 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.94%) ES6
7 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.76%) VB
8 2 (3.17%) R
8 2 (3.17%) VB6
9 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.59%) C
9 1 (1.59%) Java 8
9 1 (1.59%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.59%) MCPD
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Docker
2 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.59%) Kibana
2 1 (1.59%) logstash
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) Google
2 5 (7.94%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.76%) Nintex
4 1 (1.59%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.59%) WSO2
4 1 (1.59%) Zend