Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 4 11
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 -3
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 148 219 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.20% 15.77% 9.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.78% 41.17% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 133 82
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £388 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% +16.54% +6.83%
10th Percentile £225 £300 £228
90th Percentile £500 £480 £545
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £370 £325
% change year-on-year +1.35% +13.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.42 £23.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +10.50% -37.84% +25.66%

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 574 532 401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 35.67% 38.30% 31.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 335 266
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% +2.94%
10th Percentile £244 £270 £220
90th Percentile £575 £530 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £41.00 £36.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.56% +153.45% -27.50%
10th Percentile £14.95 £30.03 £11.90
90th Percentile £53.75 £41.38 £26.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £25.00 £30.07
% change year-on-year +32.00% -16.85% +4.79%

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018, 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.

1 109 (73.65%) HTML
2 102 (68.92%) CSS
3 87 (58.78%) HTML5
4 78 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (50.68%) CSS3
6 70 (47.30%) jQuery
7 62 (41.89%) TDD
8 54 (36.49%) AngularJS
9 50 (33.78%) Front End Development
10 42 (28.38%) Java
11 36 (24.32%) .NET
12 34 (22.97%) Digital Media
13 27 (18.24%) C#
14 25 (16.89%) Test Automation
15 24 (16.22%) Mentoring
16 23 (15.54%) Git (software)
17 21 (14.19%) SQL
17 21 (14.19%) User Experience
17 21 (14.19%) React
18 20 (13.51%) Web Development
19 19 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (12.84%) MVC
20 18 (12.16%) Web Services
20 18 (12.16%) XML
20 18 (12.16%) Spring
20 18 (12.16%) Docker
21 17 (11.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 17 (11.49%) JSON
21 17 (11.49%) RESTful
21 17 (11.49%) SQL Server

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 9 (6.08%) Tomcat
2 6 (4.05%) JBoss
3 5 (3.38%) CMS
3 5 (3.38%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.70%) Mule
5 3 (2.03%) Apache
5 3 (2.03%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (2.03%) IIS
5 3 (2.03%) Mule ESB
5 3 (2.03%) nginx
5 3 (2.03%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.03%) WildFly
5 3 (2.03%) WordPress
6 2 (1.35%) Confluence
6 2 (1.35%) Drupal
6 2 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.35%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Photoshop
2 5 (3.38%) GIMP
3 3 (2.03%) Simulink
4 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.78%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.05%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (4.05%) GitHub
4 3 (2.03%) Office 365
4 3 (2.03%) SaaS
5 2 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.35%) PaaS
6 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.68%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.68%) npm
6 1 (0.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.03%) HTTP
1 3 (2.03%) SMS
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.43%) MySQL
3 8 (5.41%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.73%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.73%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.03%) MariaDB
5 3 (2.03%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.03%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.35%) Big Data
6 2 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.35%) GIS
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.68%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.68%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (15.54%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.46%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.08%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.05%) JUnit
4 6 (4.05%) Maven
5 5 (3.38%) Mercurial
5 5 (3.38%) PHPUnit
5 5 (3.38%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.03%) Ant
7 3 (2.03%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.03%) JIRA
7 3 (2.03%) Selenium
7 3 (2.03%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.35%) JHipster
8 2 (1.35%) Liquibase
8 2 (1.35%) Mockito
8 2 (1.35%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.68%) GitLab
9 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (5.41%) Finance
2 4 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.03%) Advertising
3 3 (2.03%) Games
3 3 (2.03%) Law
3 3 (2.03%) Retail
4 2 (1.35%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) German Language
Job Titles
1 127 (85.81%) Developer
2 53 (35.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 21 (14.19%) Java Developer
4 20 (13.51%) Lead Developer
5 17 (11.49%) Angular Developer
6 13 (8.78%) .NET Developer
6 13 (8.78%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (8.11%) Full Stack Developer
8 11 (7.43%) UI Developer
9 9 (6.08%) HTML Developer
9 9 (6.08%) PHP Developer
10 7 (4.73%) Architect
11 6 (4.05%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.38%) C# Developer
12 5 (3.38%) HTML CSS Developer
13 4 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
13 4 (2.70%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
13 4 (2.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 4 (2.70%) Software Developer
13 4 (2.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (73.65%) HTML
2 102 (68.92%) CSS
3 87 (58.78%) HTML5
4 75 (50.68%) CSS3
5 70 (47.30%) jQuery
6 54 (36.49%) AngularJS
7 36 (24.32%) .NET
8 21 (14.19%) React
9 18 (12.16%) Spring
9 18 (12.16%) Web Services
9 18 (12.16%) XML
10 17 (11.49%) JSON
10 17 (11.49%) RESTful
10 17 (11.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 16 (10.81%) LESS
12 14 (9.46%) Angular 2
12 14 (9.46%) ASP.NET
12 14 (9.46%) Node.js
12 14 (9.46%) REST
13 13 (8.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.97%) Digital Media
2 21 (14.19%) User Experience
3 15 (10.14%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.35%) NHS
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.68%) DataPower
7 1 (0.68%) iPhone
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.08%) Linux
1 9 (6.08%) Unix
2 8 (5.41%) Mac OS X
3 5 (3.38%) Windows
4 2 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.68%) Android
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (41.89%) TDD
3 50 (33.78%) Front End Development
4 25 (16.89%) Test Automation
5 24 (16.22%) Mentoring
6 20 (13.51%) Web Development
7 19 (12.84%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (12.84%) MVC
8 13 (8.78%) DevOps
8 13 (8.78%) Scrum
9 12 (8.11%) OO
10 11 (7.43%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (7.43%) Software Engineering
11 10 (6.76%) Open Source
12 9 (6.08%) Integration Testing
12 9 (6.08%) SDLC
13 8 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (4.73%) CRM
14 7 (4.73%) Unit Testing
14 7 (4.73%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 42 (28.38%) Java
2 27 (18.24%) C#
3 21 (14.19%) SQL
4 16 (10.81%) PHP
5 8 (5.41%) Python
6 5 (3.38%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.38%) Ruby
6 5 (3.38%) TypeScript
6 5 (3.38%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.70%) C
8 3 (2.03%) C++
8 3 (2.03%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.03%) Scala
9 2 (1.35%) Groovy
9 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.68%) Tcl
10 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.73%) Degree
4 2 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.35%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.68%) MCPD
5 1 (0.68%) MCSD
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.68%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.35%) PMO
2 2 (1.35%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (12.16%) Docker
2 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Ansible
1 1 (0.68%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 16 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.38%) Google
3 4 (2.70%) MuleSoft
3 4 (2.70%) Oracle
3 4 (2.70%) Zend
4 3 (2.03%) Unisys
4 3 (2.03%) WSO2
4 3 (2.03%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.35%) Apple
5 2 (1.35%) IBM
6 1 (0.68%) Adobe
6 1 (0.68%) Altova
6 1 (0.68%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.68%) Informatica
6 1 (0.68%) Jitterbit
6 1 (0.68%) SAP
6 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.68%) VMware