Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017.

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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 140 159
Rank change year-on-year +24 +19 -43
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 61 71 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.39% 1.18% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.24% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 61 30
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £210 £210
90th Percentile £488 £388 £400
England median daily rate £450 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £22.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +9.59% +65.91% -26.67%

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

Contract IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4169 5734 4870
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.66% 95.28% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2620 3344 2859
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £399 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.19% +9.38% +4.29%
10th Percentile £225 £220 £209
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 186 324
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.55 £38.75 £39.45
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +2.94%

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 25 July 2017.

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 25 July 2017. 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 +33 36 £350 +40.00% 5
Coventry +17 8 £383 +27.50% 3
Warwickshire +7 5 £294 -9.62% 3
Wolverhampton - 4 £350 -
Shropshire +30 2 £275 - 1
Staffordshire +1 2 £285 +26.67%
Walsall - 1 £300 -
JavaScript Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, 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 61 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 54 (88.52%) HTML
3 53 (86.89%) CSS
4 38 (62.30%) AngularJS
5 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (39.34%) User Experience
7 23 (37.70%) Node.js
8 21 (34.43%) HTML5
9 20 (32.79%) jQuery
9 20 (32.79%) Front End Development
9 20 (32.79%) React
10 18 (29.51%) Git (software)
11 17 (27.87%) CSS3
11 17 (27.87%) Sass
11 17 (27.87%) Angular 2
12 14 (22.95%) Web Development
12 14 (22.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (21.31%) OO
14 12 (19.67%) .NET
15 11 (18.03%) Java
15 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
15 11 (18.03%) C#
15 11 (18.03%) TDD
15 11 (18.03%) LESS
16 9 (14.75%) MVC
16 9 (14.75%) PHP
16 9 (14.75%) Microservices
17 8 (13.11%) gulp
17 8 (13.11%) Spring
17 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure

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 5 (8.20%) CMS
2 4 (6.56%) DNN
3 2 (3.28%) Drupal
3 2 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.28%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (3.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.28%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.28%) AdWords
3 2 (3.28%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.28%) PaaS
3 2 (3.28%) SaaS
4 1 (1.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.64%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.64%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.64%) Heroku
4 1 (1.64%) IaaS
4 1 (1.64%) IBM Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.92%) Redis
5 2 (3.28%) MySQL
6 1 (1.64%) Big Data
6 1 (1.64%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.64%) DB2
6 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (29.51%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.11%) gulp
3 7 (11.48%) Grunt
4 5 (8.20%) Visual Studio
5 4 (6.56%) Subversion
6 3 (4.92%) Jasmine
6 3 (4.92%) Mocha
6 3 (4.92%) webpack
7 2 (3.28%) Babel
7 2 (3.28%) PHPUnit
8 1 (1.64%) Bower
8 1 (1.64%) JSHint
8 1 (1.64%) JSUnit
8 1 (1.64%) Protractor
8 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Back Office
3 1 (1.64%) Games
3 1 (1.64%) Local Government
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (88.52%) HTML
2 53 (86.89%) CSS
3 38 (62.30%) AngularJS
4 23 (37.70%) Node.js
5 21 (34.43%) HTML5
6 20 (32.79%) jQuery
6 20 (32.79%) React
7 17 (27.87%) Angular 2
7 17 (27.87%) CSS3
7 17 (27.87%) Sass
8 14 (22.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (19.67%) .NET
10 11 (18.03%) LESS
11 8 (13.11%) Spring
12 7 (11.48%) ASP.NET
13 6 (9.84%) Web Services
14 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (8.20%) Backbone.js
15 4 (6.56%) Doctrine
15 4 (6.56%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (39.34%) User Experience
2 3 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.28%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Linux
1 3 (4.92%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.64%) Android
2 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.79%) Front End Development
3 14 (22.95%) Web Development
4 13 (21.31%) OO
5 11 (18.03%) TDD
6 9 (14.75%) Microservices
6 9 (14.75%) MVC
7 8 (13.11%) BDD
8 7 (11.48%) OO PHP
8 7 (11.48%) Test Automation
9 6 (9.84%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (9.84%) Scrum
10 5 (8.20%) Case Management
11 4 (6.56%) Business Analysis
11 4 (6.56%) Migration
11 4 (6.56%) Web Application Development
12 3 (4.92%) Analytics
12 3 (4.92%) Content Management
12 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
12 3 (4.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (18.03%) C#
2 11 (18.03%) Java
3 9 (14.75%) PHP
4 5 (8.20%) SQL
5 4 (6.56%) TypeScript
6 3 (4.92%) Python
7 2 (3.28%) ES6
7 2 (3.28%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.64%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.64%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.64%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) WAI
2 1 (1.64%) WCAG
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Google
3 2 (3.28%) Adobe
3 2 (3.28%) IBM
3 2 (3.28%) Zend