Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for ES8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ES8 over the 6 months to 19 November 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 2017 (JavaScript ES2017, ES8)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 184 -
Rank change year-on-year -17 - -
Contract jobs citing ES8 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.098% 0.021% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.068% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
England median daily rate £463 £463 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

ES8 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 1,787 1,474 1,980
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 35.04% 30.97% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,103 955 1,209
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £298 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 53 62
West Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +27.84% -1.84%
10th Percentile £15.25 £15.60 £11.73
90th Percentile £57.55 £49.75 £42.48
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -

ES8
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing ES8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for ES8 in the West Midlands

ES8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ES8 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for ES8 in the West Midlands

ES8
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 ES8 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Birmingham - 3 £425 -
Solihull - 2 £500 -
ES8
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ES8 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 ES8.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 5 (100.00%) Sass
1 5 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 5 (100.00%) React
1 5 (100.00%) ES6
1 5 (100.00%) Redux
1 5 (100.00%) ES7
2 4 (80.00%) Express
2 4 (80.00%) Node.js
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) Semantic HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (40.00%) webpack
4 2 (40.00%) gulp
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
4 2 (40.00%) Prototyping
4 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (40.00%) LESS
4 2 (40.00%) Jasmine
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Jest
4 2 (40.00%) Enzyme

ES8
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) npm
1 1 (20.00%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) gulp
1 2 (40.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (40.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 2 (40.00%) webpack
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) React Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior React Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) HTML5
1 5 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 5 (100.00%) React
1 5 (100.00%) Redux
1 5 (100.00%) Sass
2 4 (80.00%) Express
2 4 (80.00%) Node.js
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) Enzyme
4 2 (40.00%) Jest
4 2 (40.00%) LESS
4 2 (40.00%) Semantic HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Isomorphic Development
3 1 (20.00%) Isomorphic JavaScript
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) ES6
1 5 (100.00%) ES7
1 5 (100.00%) TypeScript
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript