Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 12 12
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 +4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 201 125 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.53% 8.82% 11.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 39.33% 27.41% 31.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 78 123
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +3.17%
10th Percentile £286 £263 £226
90th Percentile £550 £466 £454
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £350 £348
% change year-on-year +17.86% +0.72% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.00 £33.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year +55.50% -10.83% +31.58%

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 511 456 557
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 34.39% 32.18% 35.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 316 371
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £250
90th Percentile £544 £500 £496
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 4
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +29.03% +19.23%
10th Percentile £15.20 £15.00 £14.98
90th Percentile £47.50 £53.75 £38.93
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £32.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -9.92% +31.00% -3.85%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

1 120 (59.70%) HTML
2 114 (56.72%) CSS
3 80 (39.80%) AngularJS
4 73 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (35.32%) Java
5 71 (35.32%) jQuery
6 66 (32.84%) HTML5
7 62 (30.85%) React
8 60 (29.85%) TDD
9 54 (26.87%) Front End Development
10 50 (24.88%) .NET
11 48 (23.88%) SQL
11 48 (23.88%) Git (software)
12 47 (23.38%) CSS3
12 47 (23.38%) C#
13 46 (22.89%) KnockoutJS
14 43 (21.39%) MVC
15 41 (20.40%) User Experience
16 39 (19.40%) Sass
17 38 (18.91%) Ajax
18 37 (18.41%) ASP.NET
18 37 (18.41%) Microservices
19 36 (17.91%) SQL Server
20 34 (16.92%) Java 8
21 32 (15.92%) LESS
21 32 (15.92%) Node.js
21 32 (15.92%) Spring
22 31 (15.42%) Scrum
23 29 (14.43%) Hibernate
23 29 (14.43%) Security Cleared

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 17 (8.46%) WebSphere
2 8 (3.98%) CMS
3 6 (2.99%) Drupal
4 4 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.99%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.49%) JBoss
5 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.49%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.00%) Apache
6 2 (1.00%) Mule
6 2 (1.00%) Mule ESB
6 2 (1.00%) WordPress
7 1 (0.50%) nginx
7 1 (0.50%) WildFly
Applications
1 17 (8.46%) GIMP
1 17 (8.46%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) Magento
2 1 (0.50%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 24 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.99%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (2.99%) GitHub
3 6 (2.99%) npm
3 6 (2.99%) Serverless
4 4 (1.99%) Azure Functions
4 4 (1.99%) Office 365
5 3 (1.49%) SaaS
5 3 (1.49%) Yarn
6 2 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.00%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.50%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.99%) SMS
2 1 (0.50%) Intranet
2 1 (0.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.94%) Relational Database
3 23 (11.44%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (6.97%) MySQL
5 13 (6.47%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.98%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (1.99%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.49%) Redis
10 2 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.50%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.50%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 48 (23.88%) Git (software)
2 17 (8.46%) Subversion
3 14 (6.97%) Eclipse
4 11 (5.47%) gulp
4 11 (5.47%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.98%) Selenium
6 8 (3.98%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.48%) NUnit
8 6 (2.99%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.99%) Grunt
9 5 (2.49%) Jasmine
9 5 (2.49%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (2.49%) webpack
10 4 (1.99%) Ant
10 4 (1.99%) JUnit
10 4 (1.99%) Maven
10 4 (1.99%) Moq
10 4 (1.99%) MSTest
11 3 (1.49%) JIRA
12 2 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (7.46%) Finance
2 8 (3.98%) Law
3 7 (3.48%) Advertising
3 7 (3.48%) Marketing
4 4 (1.99%) Back Office
4 4 (1.99%) Retail
4 4 (1.99%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.00%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.00%) Electronics
5 2 (1.00%) Local Government
5 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.50%) Automotive
6 1 (0.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 165 (82.09%) Developer
2 42 (20.90%) Java Developer
3 41 (20.40%) JavaScript Developer
4 36 (17.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 29 (14.43%) UI Developer
6 23 (11.44%) Angular Developer
7 20 (9.95%) HTML Developer
8 19 (9.45%) .NET Developer
8 19 (9.45%) HTML CSS Developer
9 17 (8.46%) React Developer
10 15 (7.46%) Senior Developer
11 9 (4.48%) Agile Developer
11 9 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
12 8 (3.98%) C# Developer
12 8 (3.98%) Java Engineer
12 8 (3.98%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (3.48%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (3.48%) Mobile Developer
13 7 (3.48%) Node.js Developer
14 6 (2.99%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (59.70%) HTML
2 114 (56.72%) CSS
3 80 (39.80%) AngularJS
4 71 (35.32%) jQuery
5 66 (32.84%) HTML5
6 62 (30.85%) React
7 50 (24.88%) .NET
8 47 (23.38%) CSS3
9 46 (22.89%) KnockoutJS
10 39 (19.40%) Sass
11 38 (18.91%) Ajax
12 37 (18.41%) ASP.NET
13 32 (15.92%) LESS
13 32 (15.92%) Node.js
13 32 (15.92%) Spring
14 29 (14.43%) Angular 2
14 29 (14.43%) Hibernate
15 27 (13.43%) Spring Boot
16 26 (12.94%) RESTful
16 26 (12.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (20.40%) User Experience
2 10 (4.98%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.98%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.99%) iPhone
5 5 (2.49%) iPad
6 2 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.00%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.50%) NHS
7 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.50%) Social Media
7 1 (0.50%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.98%) Android
2 7 (3.48%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.48%) Linux
2 7 (3.48%) Windows
3 2 (1.00%) Unix
4 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (29.85%) TDD
3 54 (26.87%) Front End Development
4 43 (21.39%) MVC
5 37 (18.41%) Microservices
6 31 (15.42%) Scrum
7 25 (12.44%) BDD
8 23 (11.44%) Migration
9 20 (9.95%) Wireframes
10 19 (9.45%) DevOps
11 18 (8.96%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 15 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (7.46%) Software Engineering
12 15 (7.46%) Test Automation
13 13 (6.47%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (5.47%) Co-Creation
14 11 (5.47%) E-Commerce
14 11 (5.47%) Mobile Development
14 11 (5.47%) OOP
15 10 (4.98%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (35.32%) Java
2 48 (23.88%) SQL
3 47 (23.38%) C#
4 34 (16.92%) Java 8
5 19 (9.45%) TypeScript
6 13 (6.47%) PHP
7 10 (4.98%) ES6
8 8 (3.98%) Go
8 8 (3.98%) Scala
9 5 (2.49%) ES7
9 5 (2.49%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.99%) ES8
10 4 (1.99%) PureScript
10 4 (1.99%) Python
11 3 (1.49%) C++
11 3 (1.49%) PHP 7
12 2 (1.00%) Groovy
12 2 (1.00%) XAML
13 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 29 (14.43%) Security Cleared
2 27 (13.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.99%) Degree
4 2 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.00%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.50%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.49%) WAI
2 1 (0.50%) GCP
2 1 (0.50%) PMO
2 1 (0.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (11.44%) Docker
2 2 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.00%) etcd
3 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.00%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.00%) Consul
2 2 (1.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.00%) Terraform
3 1 (0.50%) Ansible
3 1 (0.50%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 26 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.46%) IBM
3 7 (3.48%) Google
3 7 (3.48%) Xamarin
4 5 (2.49%) Capita
5 4 (1.99%) Sencha
6 3 (1.49%) Oracle
7 2 (1.00%) Apple
7 2 (1.00%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.00%) SAP
8 1 (0.50%) Adobe
8 1 (0.50%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.50%) NEC
8 1 (0.50%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.50%) Twitter