Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 17 8
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 +5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 167 123 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.76% 7.56% 13.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.07% 23.47% 35.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 85 109
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -13.33% +16.28%
10th Percentile £313 £225 £274
90th Percentile £550 £438 £480
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +21.43% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £55.50 £30.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year +81.02% +61.37% -33.77%

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 463 524 526
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.61% 32.21% 36.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 379 314
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £289 £249 £268
90th Percentile £550 £515 £534
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +44.46% +69.10%
10th Percentile £15.25 £14.40 £16.30
90th Percentile £45.00 £53.75 £40.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% +41.30% -21.62%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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.

1 102 (61.08%) HTML
2 97 (58.08%) CSS
3 83 (49.70%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (42.51%) SQL
5 69 (41.32%) Java
6 64 (38.32%) SQL Server
7 48 (28.74%) C#
8 47 (28.14%) TDD
9 45 (26.95%) .NET
9 45 (26.95%) Java 8
10 44 (26.35%) Spring
11 42 (25.15%) MVC
12 40 (23.95%) Git (software)
12 40 (23.95%) Microservices
13 39 (23.35%) jQuery
14 38 (22.75%) Hibernate
14 38 (22.75%) React
14 38 (22.75%) AngularJS
15 36 (21.56%) Spring Boot
16 35 (20.96%) Microsoft Azure
17 30 (17.96%) Scrum
17 30 (17.96%) Migration
18 29 (17.37%) BDD
18 29 (17.37%) Subversion
18 29 (17.37%) Front End Development
18 29 (17.37%) Relational Database
19 28 (16.77%) DevOps
19 28 (16.77%) Apache Camel
19 28 (16.77%) HTML5
19 28 (16.77%) PostgreSQL

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 23 (13.77%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.39%) CMS
3 5 (2.99%) Apache
3 5 (2.99%) Drupal
4 4 (2.40%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.40%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.80%) JBoss
5 3 (1.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.20%) Anypoint
6 2 (1.20%) Mule
6 2 (1.20%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.60%) nginx
7 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.99%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.80%) GIMP
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (7.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.80%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (1.20%) Magento
4 1 (0.60%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.60%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 35 (20.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (12.57%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (7.19%) Serverless
4 10 (5.99%) Dynamics 365
5 8 (4.79%) GitHub
6 5 (2.99%) npm
6 5 (2.99%) SaaS
7 4 (2.40%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (2.40%) Azure Functions
8 3 (1.80%) Google Analytics
8 3 (1.80%) Office 365
9 2 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (1.20%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (1.20%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (1.20%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.20%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.80%) SSL
2 1 (0.60%) Skype
2 1 (0.60%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (38.32%) SQL Server
2 29 (17.37%) Relational Database
3 28 (16.77%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (8.38%) MySQL
5 6 (3.59%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.99%) Power BI
7 4 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.80%) Redis
9 2 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.20%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.60%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 40 (23.95%) Git (software)
2 29 (17.37%) Subversion
3 18 (10.78%) Jenkins
4 13 (7.78%) Eclipse
5 9 (5.39%) Selenium
6 8 (4.79%) Visual Studio
7 7 (4.19%) JIRA
7 7 (4.19%) Maven
7 7 (4.19%) NUnit
8 6 (3.59%) Cucumber
8 6 (3.59%) webpack
9 5 (2.99%) gulp
9 5 (2.99%) JUnit
9 5 (2.99%) Moq
10 4 (2.40%) Babel
10 4 (2.40%) Grunt
10 4 (2.40%) MSTest
10 4 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (2.40%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (10.78%) Finance
2 4 (2.40%) Back Office
2 4 (2.40%) Marketing
2 4 (2.40%) Retail
2 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.20%) Advertising
3 2 (1.20%) Electronics
3 2 (1.20%) Legal
3 2 (1.20%) Local Government
3 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.60%) Automotive
4 1 (0.60%) Games
4 1 (0.60%) Law
Job Titles
1 136 (81.44%) Developer
2 47 (28.14%) Java Developer
3 20 (11.98%) JavaScript Developer
4 17 (10.18%) Senior Developer
5 16 (9.58%) .NET Developer
6 14 (8.38%) React Developer
7 11 (6.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 10 (5.99%) Angular Developer
8 10 (5.99%) C# Developer
9 9 (5.39%) CRM Developer
9 9 (5.39%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 8 (4.79%) Java Engineer
10 8 (4.79%) Senior Java Developer
10 8 (4.79%) UI Developer
11 6 (3.59%) Architect
11 6 (3.59%) Azure Developer
11 6 (3.59%) CMS Developer
12 5 (2.99%) Agile Developer
12 5 (2.99%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (2.99%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (61.08%) HTML
2 97 (58.08%) CSS
3 45 (26.95%) .NET
4 44 (26.35%) Spring
5 39 (23.35%) jQuery
6 38 (22.75%) AngularJS
6 38 (22.75%) Hibernate
6 38 (22.75%) React
7 36 (21.56%) Spring Boot
8 28 (16.77%) Apache Camel
8 28 (16.77%) ASP.NET
8 28 (16.77%) HTML5
9 25 (14.97%) RabbitMQ
10 23 (13.77%) Node.js
11 19 (11.38%) CSS3
12 18 (10.78%) Web Services
13 17 (10.18%) RESTful
14 16 (9.58%) Ajax
15 15 (8.98%) J2EE
16 13 (7.78%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.97%) User Experience
2 7 (4.19%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.40%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.80%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.60%) iPhone
5 1 (0.60%) NHS
5 1 (0.60%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.79%) Linux
2 3 (1.80%) Windows
3 2 (1.20%) Android
3 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.20%) Unix
4 1 (0.60%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (49.70%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (28.14%) TDD
3 42 (25.15%) MVC
4 40 (23.95%) Microservices
5 30 (17.96%) Migration
5 30 (17.96%) Scrum
6 29 (17.37%) BDD
6 29 (17.37%) Front End Development
7 28 (16.77%) DevOps
8 24 (14.37%) Trunk-Based Development
9 18 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (7.78%) CRM
10 13 (7.78%) Test Automation
11 12 (7.19%) Co-Creation
11 12 (7.19%) Workflow
12 11 (6.59%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (6.59%) Software Engineering
12 11 (6.59%) Wireframes
13 10 (5.99%) Pair Programming
14 9 (5.39%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (42.51%) SQL
2 69 (41.32%) Java
3 48 (28.74%) C#
4 45 (26.95%) Java 8
5 14 (8.38%) PHP
5 14 (8.38%) Python
6 7 (4.19%) Perl
7 6 (3.59%) ES6
7 6 (3.59%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.99%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.80%) Go
9 3 (1.80%) XPath
10 2 (1.20%) C++
10 2 (1.20%) ES7
10 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.20%) Ruby
10 2 (1.20%) Scala
10 2 (1.20%) VBA
11 1 (0.60%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (11.38%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.58%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.80%) Degree
4 2 (1.20%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.60%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.60%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) WCAG
2 1 (0.60%) PMO
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (10.18%) Docker
2 3 (1.80%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.60%) etcd
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.99%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.80%) Ansible
2 3 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.80%) Terraform
3 2 (1.20%) Mesos
3 2 (1.20%) Puppet
3 2 (1.20%) rkt
3 2 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.60%) Consul
4 1 (0.60%) HockeyApp
4 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (16.77%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.77%) IBM
3 10 (5.99%) Google
3 10 (5.99%) Oracle
4 5 (2.99%) SAP
5 3 (1.80%) hybris
5 3 (1.80%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.20%) Apple
6 2 (1.20%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.60%) Adobe
7 1 (0.60%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.60%) SnapLogic
7 1 (0.60%) Tableau
7 1 (0.60%) Twitter
7 1 (0.60%) Xamarin