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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 7 14
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7  
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 77 115 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 12.05% 14.23% 8.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.48% 39.66% 24.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 86 49
Median daily rate £343 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.38% +4.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £180 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.16% +3.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.45 £37.50 £39.78
% change year-on-year +15.85% -5.71%  

JavaScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 230 290 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 35.99% 35.89% 34.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 425 278
Median daily rate £400 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +0.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £480 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 13
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.00% +41.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £36.25 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.68 £38.75 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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.

1 129 (79.14%) HTML
2 113 (69.33%) CSS
3 74 (45.40%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (39.26%) AngularJS
5 45 (27.61%) HTML5
6 39 (23.93%) .NET
6 39 (23.93%) CSS3
7 38 (23.31%) jQuery
8 32 (19.63%) Git (software)
8 32 (19.63%) Front End Development
9 31 (19.02%) SQL
10 30 (18.40%) React
10 30 (18.40%) Node.js
11 26 (15.95%) Microsoft
11 26 (15.95%) Web Development
12 25 (15.34%) Java
12 25 (15.34%) PHP
12 25 (15.34%) MVC
13 22 (13.50%) C#
13 22 (13.50%) Web Services
14 21 (12.88%) TDD
14 21 (12.88%) Sass
15 20 (12.27%) User Experience
16 19 (11.66%) gulp
17 18 (11.04%) Visual Studio
17 18 (11.04%) ASP.NET
17 18 (11.04%) Test Automation
17 18 (11.04%) Spring
18 17 (10.43%) ASP.NET Web API
18 17 (10.43%) Angular 2

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 7 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.45%) Drupal
3 2 (1.23%) CMS
3 2 (1.23%) DNN
3 2 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.23%) WordPress
4 1 (0.61%) Confluence
4 1 (0.61%) JBoss
4 1 (0.61%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.07%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.23%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.61%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.61%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 15 (9.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.45%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.45%) Magento
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.68%) Office 365
4 4 (2.45%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.84%) GitHub
5 3 (1.84%) SaaS
6 1 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.61%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.61%) Heroku
6 1 (0.61%) PaaS
6 1 (0.61%) Slack
6 1 (0.61%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.07%) LDAP
2 2 (1.23%) HTTP
2 2 (1.23%) Internet
2 2 (1.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.75%) MySQL
3 7 (4.29%) Pentaho
3 7 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.68%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.07%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.45%) Hazelcast
7 3 (1.84%) Power BI
7 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.23%) DocumentDB
8 2 (1.23%) MS Access
8 2 (1.23%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.61%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 32 (19.63%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.66%) gulp
3 18 (11.04%) Visual Studio
4 16 (9.82%) Visual Studio Team System
5 14 (8.59%) Grunt
6 8 (4.91%) JIRA
6 8 (4.91%) Mocha
7 6 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.07%) JSHint
9 4 (2.45%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.45%) Selenium
9 4 (2.45%) Subversion
10 3 (1.84%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.84%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.84%) webpack
10 3 (1.84%) YouTrack
11 2 (1.23%) Babel
11 2 (1.23%) Bower
11 2 (1.23%) IntelliJ
11 2 (1.23%) Protractor
General
1 16 (9.82%) Finance
2 5 (3.07%) Retail
3 4 (2.45%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.45%) Marketing
4 2 (1.23%) Legal
5 1 (0.61%) Back Office
5 1 (0.61%) Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Electronics
5 1 (0.61%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Local Government
5 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 144 (88.34%) Developer
2 41 (25.15%) JavaScript Developer
3 24 (14.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 17 (10.43%) Java Developer
5 16 (9.82%) Web Developer
6 15 (9.20%) Angular Developer
6 15 (9.20%) HTML CSS Developer
6 15 (9.20%) HTML Developer
6 15 (9.20%) PHP Developer
7 14 (8.59%) .NET Developer
8 13 (7.98%) CRM Developer
9 12 (7.36%) ServiceNow Developer
10 9 (5.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 9 (5.52%) Microsoft Developer
10 9 (5.52%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.52%) UI Developer
11 8 (4.91%) PHP Web Developer
12 7 (4.29%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (4.29%) Node.js Developer
13 6 (3.68%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (79.14%) HTML
2 113 (69.33%) CSS
3 64 (39.26%) AngularJS
4 45 (27.61%) HTML5
5 39 (23.93%) .NET
5 39 (23.93%) CSS3
6 38 (23.31%) jQuery
7 30 (18.40%) Node.js
7 30 (18.40%) React
8 22 (13.50%) Web Services
9 21 (12.88%) Sass
10 18 (11.04%) ASP.NET
10 18 (11.04%) Spring
11 17 (10.43%) Angular 2
11 17 (10.43%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (9.82%) WCF
13 15 (9.20%) .NET Framework
13 15 (9.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (7.36%) LESS
15 11 (6.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.27%) User Experience
2 8 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.07%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.84%) CMDB
5 3 (1.84%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.23%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Fintech
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.61%) Online Games
7 1 (0.61%) Smart City
7 1 (0.61%) Smart Energy
7 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.52%) Linux
2 7 (4.29%) Unix
3 3 (1.84%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.23%) Android
4 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.23%) Windows
5 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (45.40%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (19.63%) Front End Development
3 26 (15.95%) Web Development
4 25 (15.34%) MVC
5 21 (12.88%) TDD
6 18 (11.04%) Test Automation
7 16 (9.82%) CRM
7 16 (9.82%) Scrum
8 14 (8.59%) OO
9 11 (6.75%) ITIL
9 11 (6.75%) Software Engineering
10 10 (6.13%) BDD
10 10 (6.13%) Workflow
11 9 (5.52%) Microservices
12 8 (4.91%) OO PHP
13 7 (4.29%) ETL
13 7 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (3.68%) E-Commerce
14 6 (3.68%) OOP
14 6 (3.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.02%) SQL
2 25 (15.34%) Java
2 25 (15.34%) PHP
3 22 (13.50%) C#
4 5 (3.07%) ECMAScript
5 4 (2.45%) ES6
6 3 (1.84%) Python
6 3 (1.84%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.84%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.23%) PHP 4
7 2 (1.23%) PHP 5
7 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.23%) VBA
8 1 (0.61%) C++
8 1 (0.61%) Perl
8 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.68%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.45%) ISEB
3 4 (2.45%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.84%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.61%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.61%) Degree
5 1 (0.61%) MCPD
5 1 (0.61%) MCSD
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.07%) QA
2 3 (1.84%) WAI
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.23%) Ansible
3 1 (0.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (15.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.20%) ServiceNow
3 9 (5.52%) Oracle
4 4 (2.45%) Zend
5 3 (1.84%) Adobe
5 3 (1.84%) Demandware
5 3 (1.84%) hybris
5 3 (1.84%) Remedy
6 1 (0.61%) Cincom
6 1 (0.61%) Google
6 1 (0.61%) SAP
6 1 (0.61%) Xamarin
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