Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Backbone.js skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Backbone.js over the 6 months to 18 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.

Backbone.js
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 205 156
Rank change year-on-year +48 -49 -8
Contract jobs citing Backbone.js 27 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.33% 0.95% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 14
West Midlands median daily rate £351 £415 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.54% +43.72% -23.00%
10th Percentile £325 £339 £250
90th Percentile £430 £464 £468
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Backbone.js is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1158 1580 1122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.17% 25.43% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 767 970 684
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £213
90th Percentile £563 £514 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 32
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.96% -19.57% +3.98%
10th Percentile £18.38 £10.40 £11.08
90th Percentile £41.15 £39.82 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

Backbone.js
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Backbone.js as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Backbone.js in the West Midlands

Backbone.js
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Backbone.js in the West Midlands

Backbone.js
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Backbone.js within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
Coventry +18 8 £388 -6.63%
Birmingham +12 5 £355 - 1
Wolverhampton - 5 £350 -
Staffordshire +9 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £325 - 1
Backbone.js
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Backbone.js 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Backbone.js.

1 27 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (77.78%) TDD
3 19 (70.37%) .NET
4 18 (66.67%) CSS
5 17 (62.96%) HTML
5 17 (62.96%) MVC
5 17 (62.96%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (62.96%) BDD
6 16 (59.26%) HTML5
6 16 (59.26%) AngularJS
7 15 (55.56%) jQuery
8 14 (51.85%) Web Development
8 14 (51.85%) CSS3
9 13 (48.15%) Responsive Web Design
9 13 (48.15%) User Experience
10 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
11 11 (40.74%) Business Analysis
11 11 (40.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (37.04%) Progressive Web App
12 10 (37.04%) Web Application Development
12 10 (37.04%) Microservices
12 10 (37.04%) Ember.js
12 10 (37.04%) C#
12 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
13 9 (33.33%) Migration
13 9 (33.33%) CMS
13 9 (33.33%) Node.js
14 8 (29.63%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (29.63%) Enterprise Software

Backbone.js
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 9 (33.33%) CMS
2 8 (29.63%) DNN
3 2 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) GIMP
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
3 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.41%) IntelliJ
3 2 (7.41%) JUnit
3 2 (7.41%) Mercurial
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.70%) gulp
4 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) webpack
General
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Games
1 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Web Developer
3 9 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 8 (29.63%) Agile .NET Developer
5 7 (25.93%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (22.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (18.52%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (18.52%) HTML Developer
8 4 (14.81%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (11.11%) UI Developer
10 2 (7.41%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (7.41%) Java Programmer
10 2 (7.41%) Programmer
11 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
11 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
11 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
11 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
11 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) .NET
2 18 (66.67%) CSS
3 17 (62.96%) HTML
4 16 (59.26%) AngularJS
4 16 (59.26%) HTML5
5 15 (55.56%) jQuery
6 14 (51.85%) CSS3
7 11 (40.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (37.04%) Ember.js
9 9 (33.33%) Node.js
10 8 (29.63%) KnockoutJS
11 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (25.93%) Razor View Engine
11 7 (25.93%) React
12 4 (14.81%) RESTful
13 3 (11.11%) LESS
14 2 (7.41%) JPA
14 2 (7.41%) Redux
14 2 (7.41%) Spring
14 2 (7.41%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) User Experience
2 8 (29.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.70%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (77.78%) TDD
2 17 (62.96%) BDD
2 17 (62.96%) MVC
3 14 (51.85%) Web Development
4 13 (48.15%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (40.74%) Business Analysis
6 10 (37.04%) Microservices
6 10 (37.04%) Progressive Web App
6 10 (37.04%) Web Application Development
7 9 (33.33%) Migration
8 8 (29.63%) SOLID
9 7 (25.93%) Content Management
9 7 (25.93%) Domain-Driven Design
10 4 (14.81%) Front End Development
10 4 (14.81%) OO
10 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
11 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
12 2 (7.41%) RAD
12 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (37.04%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
4 1 (3.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) DBS Check
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker