Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 124 129
Rank change year-on-year -21 +5 +14
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 59 53 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.17% 1.19% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.26% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 66
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £238 £275 £210
90th Percentile £438 £475 £419
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year +18.75% -13.51% +15.63%

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 4,742 4,221 5,954
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.14% 94.79% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,856 2,642 3,554
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £235 £219 £225
90th Percentile £575 £543 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 193 212
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.41 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.52% +9.37% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.99 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £33.88 £49.50 £39.95
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +9 38 £356 +1.79% 4
Solihull - 8 £350 - 2
Coventry -16 5 £425 -10.53% 2
Staffordshire -3 2 £256 - 2
Shropshire -40 2 - - 2
JavaScript Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 59 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 39 (66.10%) HTML
3 37 (62.71%) CSS
4 29 (49.15%) AngularJS
5 27 (45.76%) React
6 25 (42.37%) HTML5
7 24 (40.68%) Sass
8 22 (37.29%) KnockoutJS
9 21 (35.59%) Node.js
10 20 (33.90%) jQuery
11 19 (32.20%) User Experience
12 18 (30.51%) Front End Development
13 17 (28.81%) LESS
14 16 (27.12%) CSS3
14 16 (27.12%) TDD
15 15 (25.42%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 15 (25.42%) Wireframes
16 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (23.73%) Java
16 14 (23.73%) .NET
17 13 (22.03%) Web Services
17 13 (22.03%) Redux
17 13 (22.03%) Angular 2
18 12 (20.34%) C#
18 12 (20.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 12 (20.34%) Docker
19 11 (18.64%) Durandal
19 11 (18.64%) TypeScript
19 11 (18.64%) Backbone.js
19 11 (18.64%) MVC

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 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) GIMP
1 10 (16.95%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (8.47%) npm
2 4 (6.78%) SaaS
3 3 (5.08%) Serverless
3 3 (5.08%) Yarn
4 2 (3.39%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.69%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.69%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
1 4 (6.78%) MySQL
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.69%) Big Data
4 1 (1.69%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.69%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.86%) gulp
2 7 (11.86%) Jasmine
3 4 (6.78%) Grunt
4 3 (5.08%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (5.08%) NUnit
4 3 (5.08%) webpack
5 2 (3.39%) Bower
5 2 (3.39%) Moq
5 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.69%) JIRA
6 1 (1.69%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (1.69%) MSTest
General
1 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
1 1 (1.69%) Finance
1 1 (1.69%) Law
1 1 (1.69%) Retail
1 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (66.10%) HTML
2 37 (62.71%) CSS
3 29 (49.15%) AngularJS
4 27 (45.76%) React
5 25 (42.37%) HTML5
6 24 (40.68%) Sass
7 22 (37.29%) KnockoutJS
8 21 (35.59%) Node.js
9 20 (33.90%) jQuery
10 17 (28.81%) LESS
11 16 (27.12%) CSS3
12 14 (23.73%) .NET
13 13 (22.03%) Angular 2
13 13 (22.03%) Redux
13 13 (22.03%) Web Services
14 12 (20.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (18.64%) Ajax
15 11 (18.64%) Backbone.js
15 11 (18.64%) Durandal
15 11 (18.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.20%) User Experience
2 4 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.69%) Grid Computing
4 1 (1.69%) iPad
4 1 (1.69%) iPhone
4 1 (1.69%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (1.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Android
2 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Front End Development
2 16 (27.12%) TDD
3 15 (25.42%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 15 (25.42%) Wireframes
4 14 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.64%) MVC
6 10 (16.95%) Microservices
7 5 (8.47%) Prototyping
8 4 (6.78%) Change Management
8 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.08%) Isomorphic Development
9 3 (5.08%) Isomorphic JavaScript
9 3 (5.08%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (5.08%) OO
9 3 (5.08%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.08%) Scrum
10 2 (3.39%) Android Development
10 2 (3.39%) Content Management
10 2 (3.39%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 14 (23.73%) Java
3 12 (20.34%) C#
4 11 (18.64%) TypeScript
5 5 (8.47%) ES6
6 4 (6.78%) Go
6 4 (6.78%) Scala
7 3 (5.08%) ES7
7 3 (5.08%) ES8
8 2 (3.39%) SQL
9 1 (1.69%) Java 8
9 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
1 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) WCAG
2 4 (6.78%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (20.34%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) Facebook
2 1 (1.69%) Sencha