Period
to 23 April 2019

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 April 2019 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 7 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 136 183 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 10.27% 11.99% 13.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.17% 31.28% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 118 105
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -5.41% +13.85%
10th Percentile £310 £225 £266
90th Percentile £545 £500 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.50 £27.83 £41.00
% change year-on-year +63.49% -32.12% +310.00%

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 410 585 431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 30.97% 38.34% 35.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 377 275
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £258 £263
90th Percentile £566 £580 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £435 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £27.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +48.07% +90.97%
10th Percentile £15.25 £29.75 £13.50
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.45 £41.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +50.00% +19.05%

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 April 2019.

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 April 2019, 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 92 (67.65%) HTML
2 87 (63.97%) CSS
3 64 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (41.91%) SQL Server
5 50 (36.76%) SQL
6 47 (34.56%) C#
7 37 (27.21%) .NET
7 37 (27.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 36 (26.47%) Java
9 35 (25.74%) Git (software)
10 33 (24.26%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (22.79%) TDD
12 26 (19.12%) MVC
13 25 (18.38%) React
14 23 (16.91%) Jenkins
14 23 (16.91%) BDD
14 23 (16.91%) ASP.NET
14 23 (16.91%) Microsoft
15 22 (16.18%) Web Services
16 21 (15.44%) jQuery
16 21 (15.44%) AngularJS
16 21 (15.44%) Node.js
17 20 (14.71%) Microservices
18 19 (13.97%) DevOps
18 19 (13.97%) Amazon AWS
18 19 (13.97%) Spring
18 19 (13.97%) Python
19 18 (13.24%) Scrum
19 18 (13.24%) HTML5
19 18 (13.24%) User Experience

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 13 (9.56%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.15%) CMS
3 5 (3.68%) Anypoint
3 5 (3.68%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.21%) Mule
4 3 (2.21%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.21%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.21%) WordPress
5 2 (1.47%) Apache
5 2 (1.47%) Drupal
6 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.47%) Magento
2 2 (1.47%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (0.74%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.74%) Shopify
3 1 (0.74%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 37 (27.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (13.97%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (11.76%) Serverless
4 10 (7.35%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (4.41%) Office 365
6 5 (3.68%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (2.94%) IBM Blueworks
8 3 (2.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 3 (2.21%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (2.21%) AWS CloudTrail
8 3 (2.21%) AWS CodePipeline
8 3 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (2.21%) CloudFront
8 3 (2.21%) SaaS
9 2 (1.47%) GitHub
9 2 (1.47%) Scribe Online
10 1 (0.74%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (41.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.29%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (10.29%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.15%) MySQL
4 5 (3.68%) Power BI
5 3 (2.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.21%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (2.21%) SQLPlus
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.74%) MS Access
7 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (25.74%) Git (software)
2 23 (16.91%) Jenkins
3 16 (11.76%) Maven
3 16 (11.76%) Subversion
4 11 (8.09%) Visual Studio
5 9 (6.62%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (5.15%) JIRA
7 5 (3.68%) JUnit
8 4 (2.94%) Jasmine
8 4 (2.94%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (2.94%) Moq
8 4 (2.94%) NUnit
8 4 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (2.21%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.21%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (2.21%) Selenium
9 3 (2.21%) Toad
10 2 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.47%) PhpStorm
10 2 (1.47%) TestNG
General
1 8 (5.88%) Finance
1 8 (5.88%) Legal
2 7 (5.15%) Retail
3 4 (2.94%) Banking
3 4 (2.94%) Marketing
4 3 (2.21%) Advertising
4 3 (2.21%) Back Office
5 2 (1.47%) Law
6 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 114 (83.82%) Developer
2 22 (16.18%) Java Developer
3 14 (10.29%) Senior Developer
4 12 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
5 10 (7.35%) CRM Developer
5 10 (7.35%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 10 (7.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (6.62%) .NET Developer
6 9 (6.62%) React Developer
6 9 (6.62%) Senior DevOps
7 7 (5.15%) C# Developer
7 7 (5.15%) UI Developer
8 6 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.41%) Full Stack Developer
8 6 (4.41%) Lead Developer
8 6 (4.41%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.68%) DevOps Developer
9 5 (3.68%) JavaScript Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Lead Architect
9 5 (3.68%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (67.65%) HTML
2 87 (63.97%) CSS
3 37 (27.21%) .NET
4 25 (18.38%) React
5 23 (16.91%) ASP.NET
6 22 (16.18%) Web Services
7 21 (15.44%) AngularJS
7 21 (15.44%) jQuery
7 21 (15.44%) Node.js
8 19 (13.97%) Spring
9 18 (13.24%) HTML5
10 16 (11.76%) Spring Boot
11 15 (11.03%) .NET Framework
12 14 (10.29%) Hibernate
13 13 (9.56%) Apache Camel
13 13 (9.56%) RabbitMQ
14 12 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (8.82%) CSS3
15 11 (8.09%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (7.35%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.24%) User Experience
2 5 (3.68%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.21%) NHS
4 3 (2.21%) Robotics
4 3 (2.21%) Tandem
5 2 (1.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.94%) Linux
2 2 (1.47%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (24.26%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (22.79%) TDD
4 26 (19.12%) MVC
5 23 (16.91%) BDD
6 20 (14.71%) Microservices
7 19 (13.97%) DevOps
8 18 (13.24%) Scrum
9 17 (12.50%) Front End Development
9 17 (12.50%) Migration
10 14 (10.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 13 (9.56%) Trunk-Based Development
12 12 (8.82%) CRM
12 12 (8.82%) Technical Leadership
13 11 (8.09%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 11 (8.09%) Kanban
13 11 (8.09%) SDLC
14 10 (7.35%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (7.35%) SOLID
14 10 (7.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 50 (36.76%) SQL
2 47 (34.56%) C#
3 36 (26.47%) Java
4 19 (13.97%) Python
5 17 (12.50%) Java 8
6 16 (11.76%) PHP
7 15 (11.03%) Perl
8 5 (3.68%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.94%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.94%) XPath
10 3 (2.21%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.21%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.21%) VBA
11 2 (1.47%) C
11 2 (1.47%) ES6
11 2 (1.47%) ES7
11 2 (1.47%) VB
11 2 (1.47%) VB6
12 1 (0.74%) Ruby
12 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.15%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.21%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.47%) Degree
5 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) QA
1 1 (0.74%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (8.82%) Docker
2 3 (2.21%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.68%) Puppet
2 4 (2.94%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.94%) Terraform
3 3 (2.21%) Ansible
3 3 (2.21%) Mesos
3 3 (2.21%) rkt
3 3 (2.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (16.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.50%) IBM
3 9 (6.62%) Oracle
4 5 (3.68%) Adobe
4 5 (3.68%) MuleSoft
5 4 (2.94%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 3 (2.21%) Pega
6 3 (2.21%) Sitecore
6 3 (2.21%) webMethods
7 2 (1.47%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.74%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.74%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.74%) SAP
8 1 (0.74%) SnapLogic
8 1 (0.74%) Twitter
8 1 (0.74%) UiPath