Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 2021 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
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 13 8
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 +8
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 63 106 161
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 10.77% 9.59% 11.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.16% 24.94% 36.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 83 123
Median daily rate £313 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.88% - +18.52%
10th Percentile £190 £303 £313
90th Percentile £450 £574 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £413 £413
% change year-on-year -15.15% - +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £56.00

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 190 425 446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.48% 38.46% 33.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 315 309
Median daily rate £375 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £213 £300 £290
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -6.98% +1.18% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Median hourly rate £40.00 £26.25 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.38% -36.36% +1.85%
10th Percentile £16.78 £12.23 £15.25
90th Percentile £46.38 £40.48 £45.25
Median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% -5.56% +47.54%

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 24 January 2021.

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 24 January 2021, 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 36 (57.14%) HTML
1 36 (57.14%) CSS
2 23 (36.51%) C#
3 19 (30.16%) React
4 17 (26.98%) Front End Development
4 17 (26.98%) Node.js
4 17 (26.98%) .NET
4 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (26.98%) jQuery
5 16 (25.40%) Web Development
6 14 (22.22%) PHP
6 14 (22.22%) Azure
7 13 (20.63%) AngularJS
7 13 (20.63%) SQL
8 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET
9 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
10 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
11 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 9 (14.29%) Degree
11 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
11 9 (14.29%) SDLC
11 9 (14.29%) User Experience
11 9 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (12.70%) REST
12 8 (12.70%) Machine Learning
12 8 (12.70%) Java
12 8 (12.70%) Linux
13 7 (11.11%) Web Services
13 7 (11.11%) Python
13 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce

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 5 (7.94%) WordPress
3 3 (4.76%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.17%) CMS
4 2 (3.17%) DNN
5 1 (1.59%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.59%) Kentico
5 1 (1.59%) SAS
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.59%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Magento
2 1 (1.59%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.59%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.22%) Azure
2 5 (7.94%) GCP
2 5 (7.94%) Power Platform
3 4 (6.35%) AWS
4 3 (4.76%) Cloudflare
4 3 (4.76%) PowerApps
5 2 (3.17%) Apigee
5 2 (3.17%) Azure Functions
5 2 (3.17%) Force.com
5 2 (3.17%) GitHub
5 2 (3.17%) Office 365
5 2 (3.17%) Serverless
6 1 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.59%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.59%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (1.59%) npm
6 1 (1.59%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) DNS
2 1 (1.59%) Intranet
2 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) MySQL
2 5 (7.94%) NoSQL
2 5 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.35%) Hadoop
3 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.76%) Flink
5 2 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (3.17%) Data Lake
5 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.17%) Power BI
5 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.59%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.59%) DB2
6 1 (1.59%) DTS
6 1 (1.59%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.59%) SAS Visual Analytics
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.76%) GitLab
2 3 (4.76%) RStudio
2 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.17%) JIRA
3 2 (3.17%) JUnit
4 1 (1.59%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.59%) ProC
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.59%) Toad
General
1 6 (9.52%) Public Sector
2 3 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (84.13%) Developer
2 10 (15.87%) Full Stack Developer
3 9 (14.29%) React Developer
4 8 (12.70%) Web Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (9.52%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.94%) C# Developer
7 5 (7.94%) JavaScript Developer
7 5 (7.94%) WordPress Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Magento Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Azure Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) HTML Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Java Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.17%) PHP Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (57.14%) CSS
1 36 (57.14%) HTML
2 19 (30.16%) React
3 17 (26.98%) .NET
3 17 (26.98%) jQuery
3 17 (26.98%) Node.js
4 13 (20.63%) AngularJS
5 12 (19.05%) ASP.NET
6 8 (12.70%) REST
7 7 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (11.11%) Web Services
8 6 (9.52%) .NET Framework
8 6 (9.52%) Entity Framework
9 5 (7.94%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (6.35%) .NET Core
10 4 (6.35%) CSS3
10 4 (6.35%) RESTful
11 3 (4.76%) Material Design
11 3 (4.76%) OpenLayers
11 3 (4.76%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) User Experience
2 3 (4.76%) Animation
3 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
4 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Ubuntu
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (26.98%) Front End Development
2 16 (25.40%) Web Development
3 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 9 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (14.29%) SDLC
4 8 (12.70%) Machine Learning
5 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 7 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (11.11%) Scrum
6 6 (9.52%) Analytics
6 6 (9.52%) DevOps
6 6 (9.52%) MVC
6 6 (9.52%) OOP
7 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.94%) Project Management
7 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
7 5 (7.94%) Web Design
8 4 (6.35%) 3D Modelling
8 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (36.51%) C#
2 14 (22.22%) PHP
3 13 (20.63%) SQL
4 8 (12.70%) Java
5 7 (11.11%) Python
5 7 (11.11%) TypeScript
6 5 (7.94%) C
7 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.76%) C++
8 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.17%) VB
10 1 (1.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.59%) ES6
10 1 (1.59%) PHP 7
10 1 (1.59%) PROC SQL
10 1 (1.59%) R
10 1 (1.59%) SAS Macro
10 1 (1.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.59%) MCPD
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.59%) cPanel
2 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.59%) Plesk
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Google
3 3 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.76%) WooCommerce
4 1 (1.59%) Automation Anywhere
4 1 (1.59%) Blue Prism
4 1 (1.59%) BroadSoft
4 1 (1.59%) HP
4 1 (1.59%) Nintex
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.59%) Talend
4 1 (1.59%) Teradata
4 1 (1.59%) UiPath