Period
to 21 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a JavaScript Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 133 121
Rank change year-on-year -1 -12 +18
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 50 48 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.05% 1.04% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.09% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 41 56
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £198 £275 £213
90th Percentile £477 £488 £388
England median daily rate £460 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £46.25 £42.50 £24.90
% change year-on-year +8.82% +70.67% -22.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,540 4,390 5,022
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 94.67% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,834 2,696 2,804
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £235 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 209 174
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £16.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +11.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £36.25 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% - +11.76%

JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured JavaScript Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript Developer in the West Midlands

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript Developer in the West Midlands

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript Developer in the West Midlands

JavaScript Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript Developer in the West Midlands

JavaScript Developer
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 JavaScript Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 April 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 -19 32 £350 - 8
Staffordshire +3 6 £263 -21.35% 2
Solihull - 4 £350 - 5
Coventry -3 3 £475 +57.68% 4
Warwickshire -3 1 £375 - 2
Shropshire -14 1 £459 +66.91%
Worcestershire - 1 £225 - 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £320 - 2
JavaScript Developer
England

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, JavaScript Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 35 (70.00%) HTML
2 35 (70.00%) CSS
3 23 (46.00%) AngularJS
3 23 (46.00%) React
4 20 (40.00%) HTML5
5 17 (34.00%) Node.js
6 16 (32.00%) jQuery
7 15 (30.00%) CSS3
8 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (24.00%) KnockoutJS
9 12 (24.00%) Front End Development
10 10 (20.00%) User Experience
10 10 (20.00%) MongoDB
11 9 (18.00%) Scala
11 9 (18.00%) Go
11 9 (18.00%) Java
12 8 (16.00%) TDD
12 8 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (16.00%) Angular 2
13 7 (14.00%) Docker
13 7 (14.00%) REST
13 7 (14.00%) Backbone.js
13 7 (14.00%) Sass
13 7 (14.00%) LESS
13 7 (14.00%) JSON
13 7 (14.00%) Web Development
13 7 (14.00%) C#
14 6 (12.00%) Web Services
14 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
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 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) GIMP
1 5 (10.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) SaaS
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.00%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.00%) Jasmine
3 3 (6.00%) Subversion
4 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.00%) webpack
5 1 (2.00%) Bower
5 1 (2.00%) Grunt
5 1 (2.00%) gulp
5 1 (2.00%) JIRA
5 1 (2.00%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.00%) Yeoman
General
1 3 (6.00%) Law
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Persian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (70.00%) CSS
1 35 (70.00%) HTML
2 23 (46.00%) AngularJS
2 23 (46.00%) React
3 20 (40.00%) HTML5
4 17 (34.00%) Node.js
5 16 (32.00%) jQuery
6 15 (30.00%) CSS3
7 12 (24.00%) KnockoutJS
8 8 (16.00%) Angular 2
8 8 (16.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (14.00%) Backbone.js
9 7 (14.00%) JSON
9 7 (14.00%) LESS
9 7 (14.00%) REST
9 7 (14.00%) Sass
10 6 (12.00%) RESTful
10 6 (12.00%) Web Services
11 5 (10.00%) .NET
11 5 (10.00%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
1 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.00%) Front End Development
3 8 (16.00%) TDD
4 7 (14.00%) Web Development
5 6 (12.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 5 (10.00%) MVC
6 5 (10.00%) Wireframes
7 4 (8.00%) Change Management
7 4 (8.00%) Microservices
7 4 (8.00%) OO
8 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.00%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (2.00%) SDLC
10 1 (2.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (18.00%) Go
2 9 (18.00%) Java
2 9 (18.00%) Scala
3 7 (14.00%) C#
4 4 (8.00%) TypeScript
5 2 (4.00%) PHP
5 2 (4.00%) SQL
6 1 (2.00%) ES6
6 1 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (12.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.00%) Xamarin
1 1 (2.00%) Zend