Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 6 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2 +10
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 215 163 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.47% 12.99% 11.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.94% 36.38% 34.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 110 116
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +13.85% -
10th Percentile £258 £263 £211
90th Percentile £503 £488 £444
West Midlands median daily rate £389 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +11.07% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £9.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £38.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -34.21% +4.11% +27.22%

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 582 448 486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 39.17% 35.70% 33.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 301 341
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £275 £275 £240
90th Percentile £547 £515 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% +34.62%
10th Percentile £19.80 £13.50 £10.70
90th Percentile £44.50 £42.35 £38.90
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.36 £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +10.48% +28.00% -6.87%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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.

1 138 (64.19%) HTML
2 128 (59.53%) CSS
3 87 (40.47%) AngularJS
4 81 (37.67%) HTML5
5 75 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (34.42%) jQuery
7 73 (33.95%) TDD
8 67 (31.16%) CSS3
9 64 (29.77%) React
10 61 (28.37%) Java
11 58 (26.98%) Front End Development
12 54 (25.12%) Git (software)
13 49 (22.79%) KnockoutJS
14 41 (19.07%) .NET
14 41 (19.07%) User Experience
15 39 (18.14%) C#
16 38 (17.67%) Sass
17 35 (16.28%) Ajax
18 34 (15.81%) SQL
18 34 (15.81%) Angular 2
19 32 (14.88%) LESS
19 32 (14.88%) Security Cleared
20 31 (14.42%) Node.js
21 29 (13.49%) SC Cleared
21 29 (13.49%) RESTful
21 29 (13.49%) SQL Server
22 27 (12.56%) Web Services
22 27 (12.56%) Docker
23 26 (12.09%) MVC
23 26 (12.09%) Continuous Integration

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 18 (8.37%) WebSphere
2 8 (3.72%) JBoss
2 8 (3.72%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.26%) CMS
4 4 (1.86%) Drupal
4 4 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.86%) Mule
4 4 (1.86%) Mule ESB
4 4 (1.86%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.86%) WildFly
5 3 (1.40%) Apache
5 3 (1.40%) nginx
6 2 (0.93%) WordPress
7 1 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (9.30%) GIMP
1 20 (9.30%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.79%) GitHub
3 6 (2.79%) npm
4 5 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.40%) Office 365
5 3 (1.40%) SaaS
5 3 (1.40%) Serverless
5 3 (1.40%) Yarn
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.47%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.47%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.79%) SMS
2 1 (0.47%) HTTP
2 1 (0.47%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.16%) Relational Database
3 22 (10.23%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (6.98%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.65%) MySQL
6 9 (4.19%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.86%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.93%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.47%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.47%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 54 (25.12%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.98%) Jenkins
3 12 (5.58%) Subversion
3 12 (5.58%) Visual Studio
4 8 (3.72%) gulp
5 7 (3.26%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (2.79%) Maven
6 6 (2.79%) PHPUnit
6 6 (2.79%) Selenium
7 5 (2.33%) JUnit
8 4 (1.86%) Ant
8 4 (1.86%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.86%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.86%) Grunt
8 4 (1.86%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.86%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (1.86%) webpack
9 3 (1.40%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.40%) NUnit
10 2 (0.93%) Moq
General
1 8 (3.72%) Law
2 7 (3.26%) Finance
3 6 (2.79%) Advertising
4 4 (1.86%) Games
4 4 (1.86%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.86%) Marketing
5 3 (1.40%) Retail
6 2 (0.93%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.93%) Persian Language
7 1 (0.47%) Back Office
7 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 185 (86.05%) Developer
2 48 (22.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 48 (22.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 37 (17.21%) Java Developer
4 32 (14.88%) UI Developer
5 27 (12.56%) Angular Developer
6 21 (9.77%) HTML CSS Developer
6 21 (9.77%) HTML Developer
7 17 (7.91%) React Developer
8 15 (6.98%) .NET Developer
8 15 (6.98%) Full Stack Developer
9 11 (5.12%) Lead Developer
9 11 (5.12%) Software Developer
10 10 (4.65%) PHP Developer
11 9 (4.19%) Senior Developer
12 8 (3.72%) Agile Developer
12 8 (3.72%) Node.js Developer
13 7 (3.26%) Mobile Developer
14 6 (2.79%) Architect
15 5 (2.33%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (64.19%) HTML
2 128 (59.53%) CSS
3 87 (40.47%) AngularJS
4 81 (37.67%) HTML5
5 74 (34.42%) jQuery
6 67 (31.16%) CSS3
7 64 (29.77%) React
8 49 (22.79%) KnockoutJS
9 41 (19.07%) .NET
10 38 (17.67%) Sass
11 35 (16.28%) Ajax
12 34 (15.81%) Angular 2
13 32 (14.88%) LESS
14 31 (14.42%) Node.js
15 29 (13.49%) RESTful
16 27 (12.56%) Web Services
17 26 (12.09%) Spring
18 25 (11.63%) ASP.NET
18 25 (11.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 24 (11.16%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.07%) User Experience
2 16 (7.44%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (5.58%) Digital Media
4 10 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.33%) iPad
5 5 (2.33%) iPhone
6 3 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.93%) DataPower
7 2 (0.93%) NHS
8 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.47%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.47%) Social Media
8 1 (0.47%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.51%) Linux
2 11 (5.12%) Unix
3 10 (4.65%) Mac OS X
4 7 (3.26%) Android
4 7 (3.26%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.79%) Windows
6 1 (0.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (33.95%) TDD
3 58 (26.98%) Front End Development
4 26 (12.09%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (12.09%) MVC
5 24 (11.16%) BDD
6 23 (10.70%) Microservices
7 21 (9.77%) Wireframes
8 20 (9.30%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 19 (8.84%) Mentoring
10 18 (8.37%) Scrum
11 17 (7.91%) DevOps
11 17 (7.91%) Test Automation
12 16 (7.44%) Migration
13 15 (6.98%) OO
13 15 (6.98%) Web Development
14 12 (5.58%) Responsive Web Design
15 11 (5.12%) E-Commerce
15 11 (5.12%) Software Engineering
16 10 (4.65%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 61 (28.37%) Java
2 39 (18.14%) C#
3 34 (15.81%) SQL
4 19 (8.84%) PHP
5 15 (6.98%) Java 8
5 15 (6.98%) TypeScript
6 9 (4.19%) Scala
7 8 (3.72%) ES6
7 8 (3.72%) Go
8 6 (2.79%) Python
9 5 (2.33%) Ruby
10 4 (1.86%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.40%) ES7
11 3 (1.40%) ES8
11 3 (1.40%) PHP 7
11 3 (1.40%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.40%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.40%) PureScript
11 3 (1.40%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.93%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 32 (14.88%) Security Cleared
2 29 (13.49%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.86%) Degree
4 2 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.33%) WAI
2 2 (0.93%) PMO
2 2 (0.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (12.56%) Docker
2 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.47%) etcd
3 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.93%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (0.93%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.47%) Ansible
3 1 (0.47%) Consul
3 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (10.23%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.44%) IBM
3 7 (3.26%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.33%) Capita
4 5 (2.33%) MuleSoft
4 5 (2.33%) Zend
5 4 (1.86%) Sencha
6 3 (1.40%) Unisys
6 3 (1.40%) WSO2
7 2 (0.93%) Apple
7 2 (0.93%) Google
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle
8 1 (0.47%) Adobe
8 1 (0.47%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.47%) NEC
8 1 (0.47%) SAP
8 1 (0.47%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.47%) VMware
8 1 (0.47%) WorldPay