Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for ES6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ES6 over the 6 months to 18 February 2018 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.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 191 181
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10 -
Contract jobs citing ES6 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.076% 0.020%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.38% 0.24% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +60.00% -
England median daily rate £500 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

ES6 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 West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,577 1,690 1,692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.50% 32.04% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 1,027 1,036
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £246 £259 £249
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 55 39
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £25.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.00% -2.57% -10.56%
10th Percentile £17.60 £14.05 £13.06
90th Percentile £49.13 £42.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%

ES6
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing ES6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for ES6 in the West Midlands

ES6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ES6 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for ES6 in the West Midlands

ES6
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ES6 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ES6 in the West Midlands

ES6
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 ES6 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. 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 +8 3 £450 +12.50% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £125 -
Warwickshire - 1 £375 - 2
Birmingham - 1 £375 -
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ES6 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for ES6.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Sass
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (50.00%) WCAG
4 3 (50.00%) LESS
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 2 (33.33%) Angular 2
5 2 (33.33%) WAI
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (16.67%) SaaS
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) Mocha
6 1 (16.67%) BDD
6 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (16.67%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (16.67%) Node.js
6 1 (16.67%) CSS3
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
6 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Mustache
6 1 (16.67%) Refactoring

ES6
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 1 (16.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) npm
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
1 1 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (16.67%) Mocha
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (33.33%) HTML CSS Developer
4 2 (33.33%) HTML Developer
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Junior
5 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Junior Web Developer
5 1 (16.67%) UI Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Sass
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) LESS
4 2 (33.33%) Angular 2
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) CSS3
5 1 (16.67%) Ember.js
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Mustache
5 1 (16.67%) Node.js
5 1 (16.67%) React
5 1 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Front End Development
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile First
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) WCAG
2 2 (33.33%) WAI