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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 6 13 19
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 87 54 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.85% 8.36% 6.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.50% 27.69% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 32 42
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £446 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +11.84% +12.59%  

JavaScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 226 195 197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 35.99% 30.19% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 133 128
Median daily rate £400 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +4.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £24.75 £11.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.63% -47.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £9.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.95 £36.50 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing JavaScript as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in Birmingham

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in Birmingham

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 167 (80.29%) HTML
2 142 (68.27%) CSS
3 86 (41.35%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (38.46%) .NET
5 65 (31.25%) AngularJS
6 59 (28.37%) Microsoft
7 55 (26.44%) HTML5
8 50 (24.04%) C#
9 48 (23.08%) .NET Framework
10 47 (22.60%) Web Development
11 44 (21.15%) jQuery
11 44 (21.15%) Front End Development
12 43 (20.67%) WCF
13 40 (19.23%) Visual Studio
14 34 (16.35%) MVC
14 34 (16.35%) CSS3
15 32 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
15 32 (15.38%) ASP.NET
16 31 (14.90%) CRM
16 31 (14.90%) Dynamics CRM
17 30 (14.42%) Scrum
18 29 (13.94%) Web Services
18 29 (13.94%) Visual Studio Team System
19 28 (13.46%) SQL
20 27 (12.98%) Node.js
21 26 (12.50%) Java
21 26 (12.50%) Git (software)
22 25 (12.02%) Security Cleared
23 24 (11.54%) SQL Server
24 23 (11.06%) Continuous Integration

JavaScript
Top Related 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 15 (7.21%) CMS
1 15 (7.21%) Drupal
2 9 (4.33%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.92%) WordPress
4 3 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.48%) Apache
6 1 (0.48%) Confluence
6 1 (0.48%) JBoss
6 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.92%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.96%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.48%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 31 (14.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.37%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.48%) Magento
3 1 (0.48%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.48%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.48%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.37%) Office 365
3 6 (2.88%) GitHub
4 2 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.48%) SaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.85%) HTTP
2 7 (3.37%) LDAP
3 3 (1.44%) SSL
4 2 (0.96%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.48%) Internet
5 1 (0.48%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.73%) Relational Database
3 13 (6.25%) MySQL
4 7 (3.37%) Hazelcast
4 7 (3.37%) Power BI
5 6 (2.88%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.92%) Redis
7 3 (1.44%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.96%) DocumentDB
8 2 (0.96%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.96%) SQLite
9 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 40 (19.23%) Visual Studio
2 29 (13.94%) Visual Studio Team System
3 26 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 15 (7.21%) Jenkins
5 14 (6.73%) gulp
5 14 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (4.81%) JIRA
7 8 (3.85%) NUnit
7 8 (3.85%) Selenium
8 7 (3.37%) CruiseControl
8 7 (3.37%) Cucumber
8 7 (3.37%) Moq
8 7 (3.37%) Subversion
9 6 (2.88%) Mocha
10 5 (2.40%) Grunt
10 5 (2.40%) JSHint
10 5 (2.40%) WebDriver
11 4 (1.92%) Protractor
12 3 (1.44%) JHipster
12 3 (1.44%) PhantomJS
General
1 20 (9.62%) Finance
2 8 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.88%) Marketing
3 6 (2.88%) Retail
4 1 (0.48%) Electronics
4 1 (0.48%) Legal
4 1 (0.48%) Local Government
4 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.48%) Publishing
4 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 184 (88.46%) Developer
2 43 (20.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 31 (14.90%) CRM Developer
4 29 (13.94%) .NET Developer
4 29 (13.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 26 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 24 (11.54%) Microsoft Developer
7 16 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 15 (7.21%) C# Developer
8 15 (7.21%) Drupal Developer
9 14 (6.73%) ServiceNow Developer
10 13 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
10 13 (6.25%) HTML Developer
10 13 (6.25%) Senior Developer
11 11 (5.29%) ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (5.29%) Node.js Developer
12 10 (4.81%) Angular Developer
12 10 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (4.81%) PHP Developer
13 9 (4.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (80.29%) HTML
2 142 (68.27%) CSS
3 80 (38.46%) .NET
4 65 (31.25%) AngularJS
5 55 (26.44%) HTML5
6 48 (23.08%) .NET Framework
7 44 (21.15%) jQuery
8 43 (20.67%) WCF
9 34 (16.35%) CSS3
10 32 (15.38%) ASP.NET
10 32 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
11 29 (13.94%) Web Services
12 27 (12.98%) Node.js
13 22 (10.58%) REST
14 21 (10.10%) Entity Framework
15 20 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (9.62%) XML
16 19 (9.13%) React
17 17 (8.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 16 (7.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.88%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (2.40%) User Experience
3 4 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.96%) CMDB
5 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.96%) Fintech
5 2 (0.96%) iPad
5 2 (0.96%) Wiki
6 1 (0.48%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.48%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.65%) Linux
2 17 (8.17%) Unix
3 7 (3.37%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.92%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.96%) Windows
6 1 (0.48%) Android
6 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (41.35%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (22.60%) Web Development
3 44 (21.15%) Front End Development
4 34 (16.35%) MVC
5 31 (14.90%) CRM
6 30 (14.42%) Scrum
7 23 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (10.58%) OO
9 17 (8.17%) Content Management
9 17 (8.17%) TDD
10 14 (6.73%) SOLID
10 14 (6.73%) Unit Testing
11 12 (5.77%) Visualisation
12 10 (4.81%) BDD
12 10 (4.81%) Configuration Management
12 10 (4.81%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (4.81%) Web Design
13 9 (4.33%) Mentoring
13 9 (4.33%) OO PHP
13 9 (4.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (24.04%) C#
2 28 (13.46%) SQL
3 26 (12.50%) Java
4 21 (10.10%) PHP
5 7 (3.37%) X++
6 5 (2.40%) ECMAScript
7 4 (1.92%) TypeScript
8 2 (0.96%) PHP 5
8 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.48%) ES6
9 1 (0.48%) Perl
9 1 (0.48%) Ruby
9 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (12.02%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.73%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.44%) ISEB
4 3 (1.44%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.48%) Degree
5 1 (0.48%) MCPD
5 1 (0.48%) MCSD
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.92%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.48%) SLA
2 1 (0.48%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.44%) Puppet
2 2 (0.96%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.48%) Ansible
3 1 (0.48%) Nagios
3 1 (0.48%) Plesk
Vendors
1 59 (28.37%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.13%) ServiceNow
3 3 (1.44%) Remedy
4 1 (0.48%) Adobe
4 1 (0.48%) Cincom
4 1 (0.48%) OpenText
4 1 (0.48%) Pega
4 1 (0.48%) SAP
4 1 (0.48%) Splunk
4 1 (0.48%) Xamarin
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
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