Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 123 108
Rank change year-on-year -37 -15 +11
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 25 71 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.53% 1.32% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 1.40% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 43 53
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £290 £286 £228
90th Percentile £481 £438 £386
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £42.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -2.17% +9.52% +5.00%

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 4,442 5,088 4,691
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.59% 94.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,780 3,049 2,635
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £208 £220 £224
90th Percentile £538 £544 £536
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 224 228
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £15.92 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.64% -6.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.60 £10.33
90th Percentile £47.05 £37.03 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.75% -0.61% +12.12%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -37 8 £325 -13.33% 6
Staffordshire +7 5 - - 7
Coventry +3 5 £463 +32.14% 4
Warwickshire +7 2 £333 -21.76% 14
Walsall - 2 £315 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £335 - 1
Shropshire - 1 £400 - 1
JavaScript Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, JavaScript Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (76.00%) HTML
2 19 (76.00%) CSS
3 15 (60.00%) HTML5
4 12 (48.00%) Front End Development
5 11 (44.00%) C#
6 10 (40.00%) CSS3
7 8 (32.00%) .NET
7 8 (32.00%) MVC
7 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (32.00%) Web Development
8 7 (28.00%) jQuery
8 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
9 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (24.00%) User Experience
10 5 (20.00%) TypeScript
10 5 (20.00%) React
10 5 (20.00%) ES6
10 5 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 5 (20.00%) Java
11 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
11 4 (16.00%) OO
11 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
11 4 (16.00%) LESS
11 4 (16.00%) Backbone.js
11 4 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (16.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility

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 (8.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) DNN
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) Subversion
3 2 (8.00%) webpack
4 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) JUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.00%) Protractor
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) CSS
1 19 (76.00%) HTML
2 15 (60.00%) HTML5
3 10 (40.00%) CSS3
4 8 (32.00%) .NET
5 7 (28.00%) AngularJS
5 7 (28.00%) jQuery
6 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 5 (20.00%) React
8 4 (16.00%) Backbone.js
8 4 (16.00%) LESS
9 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (12.00%) Node.js
9 3 (12.00%) Sass
9 3 (12.00%) Spring
9 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (8.00%) Ajax
10 2 (8.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) User Experience
2 5 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (12.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Android
1 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Front End Development
2 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) MVC
2 8 (32.00%) Web Development
3 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (16.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 4 (16.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (16.00%) SDLC
5 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.00%) Web Design
7 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Microservices
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) OOP
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (44.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) ES6
3 5 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) TypeScript
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) Scala
5 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) WCAG
2 2 (8.00%) WAI
3 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Google
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) Xamarin