Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 21 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 7 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 -4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 727 999 690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.84% 10.27% 8.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.45% 30.89% 26.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 660 465
Midlands median daily rate £350 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £213
90th Percentile £488 £488 £450
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 17
Midlands median hourly rate £30.83 £37.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.79% +31.58% -16.85%
10th Percentile £23.14 £14.90 £8.00
90th Percentile £37.28 £40.74 £44.03
England median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +14.67% +7.14% +2.94%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2749 3234 2639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 33.43% 33.24% 31.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1770 2014 1591
Midlands median daily rate £376 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £220
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 78 79
Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £29.75 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.92% +25.26% -13.64%
10th Percentile £14.16 £12.73 £12.46
90th Percentile £53.75 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +22.79%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing JavaScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in the Midlands

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JavaScript in the Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in the Midlands

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in the Midlands

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in the Midlands

JavaScript
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -2 395 £350 - 144
East Midlands -2 328 £350 -6.67% 152
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Midlands region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 527 (72.49%) HTML
2 509 (70.01%) CSS
3 294 (40.44%) Agile Software Development
4 269 (37.00%) .NET
5 264 (36.31%) HTML5
6 254 (34.94%) C#
7 239 (32.87%) jQuery
8 225 (30.95%) CSS3
9 199 (27.37%) Front End Development
10 198 (27.24%) AngularJS
11 195 (26.82%) MVC
12 171 (23.52%) SQL
13 169 (23.25%) SQL Server
13 169 (23.25%) Git (software)
14 143 (19.67%) Node.js
15 141 (19.39%) ASP.NET
16 135 (18.57%) TDD
17 128 (17.61%) Web Development
17 128 (17.61%) React
18 104 (14.31%) Java
19 103 (14.17%) Scrum
20 97 (13.34%) Test Automation
21 94 (12.93%) User Experience
22 85 (11.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 85 (11.69%) PHP
23 84 (11.55%) Web Services
23 84 (11.55%) Microsoft
24 83 (11.42%) ASP.NET Web API
25 81 (11.14%) Sass
26 77 (10.59%) ASP.NET MVC

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 44 (6.05%) CMS
2 25 (3.44%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.79%) IIS
4 10 (1.38%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.38%) WordPress
5 9 (1.24%) Drupal
6 8 (1.10%) Apache
6 8 (1.10%) DNN
6 8 (1.10%) JBoss
7 7 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.83%) Confluence
8 6 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.83%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.69%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.69%) nginx
10 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.28%) GeoServer
12 2 (0.28%) Liferay
Applications
1 23 (3.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 15 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.06%) Photoshop
3 12 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (1.24%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (0.55%) Acrobat
5 4 (0.55%) InVision
5 4 (0.55%) RoboHelp
5 4 (0.55%) Simulink
5 4 (0.55%) Snagit
6 3 (0.41%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.28%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.28%) HipChat
7 2 (0.28%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.28%) UXPin
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.14%) GIMP
8 1 (0.14%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 17 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.24%) Magento
3 2 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP MII
4 1 (0.14%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 76 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.06%) npm
4 9 (1.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 9 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (0.96%) GitHub
6 6 (0.83%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.83%) SaaS
7 5 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.69%) Office 365
8 4 (0.55%) G Suite
8 4 (0.55%) Heroku
9 2 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.28%) PaaS
9 2 (0.28%) Serverless
10 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.14%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.24%) Internet
2 8 (1.10%) HTTP
3 5 (0.69%) Intranet
3 5 (0.69%) SMS
4 3 (0.41%) SSL
4 3 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.28%) CTI
5 2 (0.28%) Firewall
5 2 (0.28%) LDAP
6 1 (0.14%) DNS
6 1 (0.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (23.25%) SQL Server
2 54 (7.43%) MySQL
3 43 (5.91%) MongoDB
4 25 (3.44%) NoSQL
5 22 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.38%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.24%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (0.96%) Pentaho
9 7 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.69%) CouchDB
10 5 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.69%) Redis
10 5 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.41%) DB2
12 3 (0.41%) GIS
12 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 169 (23.25%) Git (software)
2 40 (5.50%) gulp
3 35 (4.81%) Grunt
4 30 (4.13%) Jenkins
5 26 (3.58%) Selenium
5 26 (3.58%) Visual Studio
6 24 (3.30%) JIRA
7 21 (2.89%) Jasmine
7 21 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (2.61%) JUnit
8 19 (2.61%) Subversion
9 18 (2.48%) Axure RP
10 17 (2.34%) WebDriver
11 15 (2.06%) TeamCity
12 13 (1.79%) Protractor
13 12 (1.65%) Karma Test Runner
14 11 (1.51%) webpack
15 10 (1.38%) Eclipse
16 9 (1.24%) IntelliJ
17 8 (1.10%) Mercurial
General
1 55 (7.57%) Retail
2 54 (7.43%) Finance
3 16 (2.20%) Automotive
4 14 (1.93%) Banking
5 12 (1.65%) Games
6 10 (1.38%) Marketing
7 9 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.96%) Advertising
9 4 (0.55%) Back Office
9 4 (0.55%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.55%) Publishing
9 4 (0.55%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.41%) Local Government
11 2 (0.28%) Legal
12 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 622 (85.56%) Developer
2 160 (22.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 132 (18.16%) .NET Developer
4 113 (15.54%) JavaScript Developer
5 73 (10.04%) C# Developer
6 62 (8.53%) Angular Developer
6 62 (8.53%) HTML Developer
7 59 (8.12%) Web Developer
8 56 (7.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 52 (7.15%) HTML CSS Developer
9 52 (7.15%) UI Developer
10 48 (6.60%) Senior Developer
11 41 (5.64%) ASP.NET Developer
12 38 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 38 (5.23%) Software Developer
13 37 (5.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 36 (4.95%) Java Developer
15 35 (4.81%) PHP Developer
16 33 (4.54%) Full Stack Developer
17 23 (3.16%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 527 (72.49%) HTML
2 509 (70.01%) CSS
3 269 (37.00%) .NET
4 264 (36.31%) HTML5
5 239 (32.87%) jQuery
6 225 (30.95%) CSS3
7 198 (27.24%) AngularJS
8 143 (19.67%) Node.js
9 141 (19.39%) ASP.NET
10 128 (17.61%) React
11 85 (11.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 84 (11.55%) Web Services
13 83 (11.42%) ASP.NET Web API
14 81 (11.14%) Sass
15 77 (10.59%) ASP.NET MVC
16 70 (9.63%) .NET Framework
17 59 (8.12%) RESTful
18 58 (7.98%) XML
19 51 (7.02%) Ajax
20 47 (6.46%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 94 (12.93%) User Experience
2 37 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 22 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.61%) Digital Media
7 7 (0.96%) Graphic Design
7 7 (0.96%) Virtual Team
8 6 (0.83%) W3C
9 5 (0.69%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.55%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.55%) Animation
11 3 (0.41%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.28%) CMDB
12 2 (0.28%) Infotainment
12 2 (0.28%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.28%) iPhone
12 2 (0.28%) Semantic Web
13 1 (0.14%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 43 (5.91%) Windows
2 32 (4.40%) Linux
3 26 (3.58%) Android
4 22 (3.03%) Unix
5 20 (2.75%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.38%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.83%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.41%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (40.44%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (27.37%) Front End Development
3 195 (26.82%) MVC
4 135 (18.57%) TDD
5 128 (17.61%) Web Development
6 103 (14.17%) Scrum
7 97 (13.34%) Test Automation
8 72 (9.90%) Unit Testing
9 69 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
10 60 (8.25%) BDD
10 60 (8.25%) Responsive Web Design
11 47 (6.46%) OO
12 39 (5.36%) SDLC
13 35 (4.81%) Kanban
13 35 (4.81%) SOLID
14 33 (4.54%) E-Commerce
14 33 (4.54%) Web Design
15 30 (4.13%) CRM
16 29 (3.99%) Microservices
17 28 (3.85%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 254 (34.94%) C#
2 171 (23.52%) SQL
3 104 (14.31%) Java
4 85 (11.69%) PHP
5 47 (6.46%) TypeScript
6 39 (5.36%) ES6
7 26 (3.58%) VB.NET
8 20 (2.75%) T-SQL
9 14 (1.93%) Python
10 13 (1.79%) Scala
11 10 (1.38%) PL/SQL
11 10 (1.38%) Ruby
12 8 (1.10%) C++
12 8 (1.10%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.96%) C
13 7 (0.96%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.83%) Apple Swift
14 6 (0.83%) Objective-C
14 6 (0.83%) Perl
15 5 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (5.23%) Degree
2 16 (2.20%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.69%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.41%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.14%) MCPD
8 1 (0.14%) MCSD
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.14%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.65%) QA
2 4 (0.55%) SLA
3 3 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.41%) WAI
3 3 (0.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (2.20%) Docker
2 4 (0.55%) VirtualBox
2 4 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.10%) Puppet
2 3 (0.41%) Ansible
2 3 (0.41%) Grafana
2 3 (0.41%) Kibana
3 2 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 84 (11.55%) Microsoft
2 42 (5.78%) Adobe
3 41 (5.64%) Oracle
4 22 (3.03%) Google
5 8 (1.10%) Perforce
6 7 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (0.83%) IBM
7 6 (0.83%) Xamarin
8 5 (0.69%) SAP
8 5 (0.69%) ServiceNow
8 5 (0.69%) Twitter
9 4 (0.55%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.55%) Tableau
9 4 (0.55%) VMware
9 4 (0.55%) Zend
10 3 (0.41%) Apple
10 3 (0.41%) Capita
11 2 (0.28%) Citrix
11 2 (0.28%) Cognos
11 2 (0.28%) Siebel