Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 7 11
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 -5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 121 226 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 7.78% 14.86% 8.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.74% 38.63% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 137 88
Birmingham median daily rate £331 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.62% +6.62% +4.62%
10th Percentile £226 £240 £212
90th Percentile £450 £475 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year - +5.66% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.83 £37.50 £26.13
% change year-on-year -17.79% +43.54% -26.46%

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 489 585 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.45% 38.46% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 369 256
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £259 £250 £234
90th Percentile £500 £525 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £40.00 £27.69 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.46% +58.23% -12.50%
10th Percentile £14.40 £16.30 £11.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £40.10 £35.95
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £24.25 £24.71
% change year-on-year +27.84% -1.84% +16.26%

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 November 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 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 November 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 91 (75.21%) HTML
2 86 (71.07%) CSS
3 59 (48.76%) HTML5
4 55 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (39.67%) CSS3
6 47 (38.84%) jQuery
7 37 (30.58%) Front End Development
8 35 (28.93%) SQL
8 35 (28.93%) .NET
9 34 (28.10%) AngularJS
10 28 (23.14%) TDD
11 27 (22.31%) Web Development
12 24 (19.83%) MVC
12 24 (19.83%) C#
13 23 (19.01%) Java
14 20 (16.53%) Git (software)
15 19 (15.70%) Digital Media
15 19 (15.70%) SQL Server
15 19 (15.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 18 (14.88%) XML
17 17 (14.05%) Node.js
18 16 (13.22%) ASP.NET
19 15 (12.40%) PHP
20 14 (11.57%) Test Automation
21 13 (10.74%) User Experience
21 13 (10.74%) SDLC
22 12 (9.92%) Spring
22 12 (9.92%) Oracle
23 11 (9.09%) Scrum
23 11 (9.09%) Web Services

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 6 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.13%) Drupal
3 3 (2.48%) CMS
3 3 (2.48%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.48%) WordPress
4 2 (1.65%) Apache
4 2 (1.65%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.65%) Confluence
4 2 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.65%) GeoServer
4 2 (1.65%) JBoss
4 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.83%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.83%) DNN
5 1 (0.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) Photoshop
2 4 (3.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (3.31%) Simulink
3 2 (1.65%) UXPin
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.83%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.83%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.48%) GitHub
3 3 (2.48%) Office 365
4 2 (1.65%) npm
4 2 (1.65%) PaaS
4 2 (1.65%) SaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) HTTP
1 2 (1.65%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.79%) MongoDB
2 7 (5.79%) MySQL
2 7 (5.79%) Pentaho
3 3 (2.48%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.65%) Big Data
4 2 (1.65%) GIS
4 2 (1.65%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.65%) MS Access
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.83%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (16.53%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.13%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.31%) Mercurial
3 4 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.65%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.65%) JHipster
5 2 (1.65%) JIRA
5 2 (1.65%) JUnit
5 2 (1.65%) Liquibase
5 2 (1.65%) Mocha
6 1 (0.83%) Babel
6 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.83%) Grunt
6 1 (0.83%) gulp
6 1 (0.83%) Maven
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.83%) Selenium
6 1 (0.83%) webpack
6 1 (0.83%) WebStorm
General
1 7 (5.79%) Finance
2 2 (1.65%) Advertising
2 2 (1.65%) Banking
2 2 (1.65%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.83%) Back Office
3 1 (0.83%) Legal
3 1 (0.83%) Marketing
3 1 (0.83%) Retail
3 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 105 (86.78%) Developer
2 39 (32.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 17 (14.05%) Web Developer
4 15 (12.40%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (10.74%) Angular Developer
6 12 (9.92%) HTML Developer
7 10 (8.26%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.26%) UI Developer
8 9 (7.44%) Lead Developer
9 8 (6.61%) HTML CSS Developer
10 7 (5.79%) .NET Developer
10 7 (5.79%) PHP Developer
11 5 (4.13%) C# Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Drupal Developer
11 5 (4.13%) Full Stack Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Architect
12 4 (3.31%) PHP Drupal Developer
12 4 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
13 3 (2.48%) Analyst
13 3 (2.48%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (75.21%) HTML
2 86 (71.07%) CSS
3 59 (48.76%) HTML5
4 48 (39.67%) CSS3
5 47 (38.84%) jQuery
6 35 (28.93%) .NET
7 34 (28.10%) AngularJS
8 19 (15.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 18 (14.88%) XML
10 17 (14.05%) Node.js
11 16 (13.22%) ASP.NET
12 12 (9.92%) Spring
13 11 (9.09%) Web Services
14 10 (8.26%) .NET Framework
14 10 (8.26%) JSON
14 10 (8.26%) React
14 10 (8.26%) REST
14 10 (8.26%) Sass
15 9 (7.44%) Angular 2
16 5 (4.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.70%) Digital Media
2 13 (10.74%) User Experience
3 9 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.65%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.83%) CMDB
8 1 (0.83%) iPhone
8 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.83%) Smart City
8 1 (0.83%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.61%) Windows
2 5 (4.13%) Android
2 5 (4.13%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.48%) Unix
4 1 (0.83%) Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (30.58%) Front End Development
3 28 (23.14%) TDD
4 27 (22.31%) Web Development
5 24 (19.83%) MVC
6 14 (11.57%) Test Automation
7 13 (10.74%) SDLC
8 11 (9.09%) Scrum
9 10 (8.26%) Mentoring
9 10 (8.26%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (8.26%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.44%) OO
10 9 (7.44%) Unit Testing
11 8 (6.61%) ITIL
12 7 (5.79%) ETL
12 7 (5.79%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (4.96%) Change Management
13 6 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (4.96%) CRM
13 6 (4.96%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.93%) SQL
2 24 (19.83%) C#
3 23 (19.01%) Java
4 15 (12.40%) PHP
5 7 (5.79%) C++
6 6 (4.96%) C
6 6 (4.96%) TypeScript
7 5 (4.13%) ES6
7 5 (4.13%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.31%) MATLAB
8 4 (3.31%) Python
9 3 (2.48%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.48%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.65%) VBA
11 1 (0.83%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.83%) Perl
11 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.83%) Scala
11 1 (0.83%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (6.61%) Degree
2 5 (4.13%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.31%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.83%) MCPD
5 1 (0.83%) MCSD
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.83%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.48%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.48%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.48%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Ansible
1 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.83%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (9.92%) Oracle
2 11 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.48%) Adobe
3 3 (2.48%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.83%) Altova
4 1 (0.83%) Apple
4 1 (0.83%) BT
4 1 (0.83%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.83%) IBM
4 1 (0.83%) Informatica
4 1 (0.83%) Jitterbit
4 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.83%) Zend