Period
to 17 September 2019

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 17 September 2019 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
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 4 12
Rank change year-on-year -9 +8 0
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 128 201 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.14% 13.76% 8.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.12% 39.64% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 123 74
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +12.68% +9.23%
10th Percentile £298 £286 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £471
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +3.03% +17.86% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £52.00 £33.44
% change year-on-year -32.69% +55.50% -10.83%

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 490 507 439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 34.98% 34.70% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 334 301
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.84%
10th Percentile £263 £282 £269
90th Percentile £575 £543 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.50% +29.03%
West Midlands median hourly rate £37.50 £29.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year +27.12% -9.92% +31.00%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Birmingham

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in Birmingham

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Birmingham

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, 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 75 (58.59%) CSS
2 72 (56.25%) HTML
3 52 (40.63%) React
4 47 (36.72%) AngularJS
5 42 (32.81%) jQuery
6 39 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (28.91%) HTML5
8 33 (25.78%) C#
8 33 (25.78%) .NET
9 31 (24.22%) Front End Development
10 29 (22.66%) PHP
11 25 (19.53%) Java
12 24 (18.75%) CSS3
13 22 (17.19%) Git (software)
13 22 (17.19%) Ajax
14 21 (16.41%) Sass
15 20 (15.63%) Azure
15 20 (15.63%) MVC
16 19 (14.84%) ASP.NET
16 19 (14.84%) MySQL
16 19 (14.84%) User Experience
17 18 (14.06%) Node.js
17 18 (14.06%) SQL Server
18 17 (13.28%) Web Development
18 17 (13.28%) LESS
18 17 (13.28%) Backbone.js
19 16 (12.50%) GIMP
19 16 (12.50%) Photoshop
20 15 (11.72%) SQL
21 14 (10.94%) TDD

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 10 (7.81%) CMS
1 10 (7.81%) WordPress
2 6 (4.69%) Confluence
3 5 (3.91%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.13%) Drupal
5 1 (0.78%) Apache
5 1 (0.78%) nginx
5 1 (0.78%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 16 (12.50%) GIMP
1 16 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.78%) InVision
2 1 (0.78%) Sketch
2 1 (0.78%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Magento
2 3 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.56%) Shopify
4 1 (0.78%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.63%) Azure
2 7 (5.47%) AWS
3 6 (4.69%) Power Platform
4 3 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (2.34%) GCP
4 3 (2.34%) IBM Blueworks
4 3 (2.34%) PaaS
4 3 (2.34%) Serverless
5 2 (1.56%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon Neptune
6 1 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.78%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.78%) IaaS
6 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.84%) MySQL
2 18 (14.06%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.69%) Power BI
4 5 (3.91%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.56%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (17.19%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.81%) JIRA
3 7 (5.47%) gulp
3 7 (5.47%) webpack
4 6 (4.69%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.91%) Grunt
6 3 (2.34%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.56%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.56%) CircleCI
7 2 (1.56%) PostCSS
7 2 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.78%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.78%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.78%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.78%) Selenium
8 1 (0.78%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (7.03%) Law
2 8 (6.25%) Finance
3 5 (3.91%) Banking
3 5 (3.91%) Marketing
3 5 (3.91%) Retail
4 4 (3.13%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.34%) Advertising
5 3 (2.34%) Back Office
5 3 (2.34%) Legal
6 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.78%) Automotive
7 1 (0.78%) German Language
7 1 (0.78%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 111 (86.72%) Developer
2 24 (18.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 16 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 15 (11.72%) .NET Developer
4 15 (11.72%) Full Stack Developer
5 14 (10.94%) Angular Developer
6 13 (10.16%) Java Developer
7 10 (7.81%) Senior Developer
8 9 (7.03%) Lead Developer
9 8 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (6.25%) C# Developer
9 8 (6.25%) React Developer
10 7 (5.47%) HTML Developer
10 7 (5.47%) Web Developer
11 6 (4.69%) PHP Developer
12 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.91%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (3.91%) Senior C# Developer
12 5 (3.91%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (58.59%) CSS
2 72 (56.25%) HTML
3 52 (40.63%) React
4 47 (36.72%) AngularJS
5 42 (32.81%) jQuery
6 37 (28.91%) HTML5
7 33 (25.78%) .NET
8 24 (18.75%) CSS3
9 22 (17.19%) Ajax
10 21 (16.41%) Sass
11 19 (14.84%) ASP.NET
12 18 (14.06%) Node.js
13 17 (13.28%) Backbone.js
13 17 (13.28%) LESS
14 13 (10.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (10.16%) Vue.js
15 12 (9.38%) .NET Framework
15 12 (9.38%) KnockoutJS
16 11 (8.59%) Durandal
17 10 (7.81%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.84%) User Experience
2 5 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.34%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.34%) Robotics
4 3 (2.34%) Tandem
5 2 (1.56%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.78%) iPhone
6 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.34%) Apple iOS
1 3 (2.34%) Linux
2 2 (1.56%) CentOS
2 2 (1.56%) CoreOS
3 1 (0.78%) Android
3 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.47%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (24.22%) Front End Development
3 20 (15.63%) MVC
4 17 (13.28%) Web Development
5 14 (10.94%) TDD
6 12 (9.38%) Analytics
7 11 (8.59%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 11 (8.59%) Scrum
8 10 (7.81%) BDD
8 10 (7.81%) DevOps
9 9 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.03%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 7 (5.47%) OO
11 7 (5.47%) SOLID
12 6 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (4.69%) Microservices
12 6 (4.69%) Technical Leadership
13 5 (3.91%) API Integration
13 5 (3.91%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.78%) C#
2 29 (22.66%) PHP
3 25 (19.53%) Java
4 15 (11.72%) SQL
5 8 (6.25%) Python
6 5 (3.91%) ES6
6 5 (3.91%) TypeScript
7 4 (3.13%) VBA
8 2 (1.56%) ES7
8 2 (1.56%) Go
8 2 (1.56%) Rust
9 1 (0.78%) C
9 1 (0.78%) Delphi
9 1 (0.78%) Java 8
9 1 (0.78%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (1.56%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) GDPR
1 3 (2.34%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) COBIT
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (9.38%) Docker
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.91%) Ansible
2 3 (2.34%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.34%) Terraform
3 2 (1.56%) Kibana
4 1 (0.78%) MIIS
Vendors
1 12 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.34%) Alteryx
2 3 (2.34%) IBM
2 3 (2.34%) Pega
2 3 (2.34%) Tableau
2 3 (2.34%) webMethods
2 3 (2.34%) WooCommerce
3 2 (1.56%) Adobe
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle
3 2 (1.56%) ServiceNow
3 2 (1.56%) Veracode
3 2 (1.56%) Zend
4 1 (0.78%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 1 (0.78%) Sencha
4 1 (0.78%) Splunk
4 1 (0.78%) Twitter