Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 115 141
Rank change year-on-year -9 +26 +15
Contract jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 76 62 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.47% 1.41% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.49% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 61
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -
10th Percentile £179 £263 £210
90th Percentile £471 £485 £388
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £46.25 £41.25 £33.01
% change year-on-year +12.12% +24.97% +50.03%

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 4,894 4,158 5,715
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.82% 95.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,960 2,599 3,339
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £235 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 180 175
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £17.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.14% +15.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.30 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -1 54 £350 -2.10% 7
Solihull - 8 £350 - 4
Coventry -16 3 £500 +47.06% 1
Shropshire -22 3 £459 +66.91% 4
Staffordshire -5 2 £256 -10.09% 2
Warwickshire -2 1 £375 +27.66% 3
Worcestershire - 1 £225 - 4
JavaScript Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 76 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 49 (64.47%) HTML
3 48 (63.16%) CSS
4 39 (51.32%) AngularJS
5 35 (46.05%) React
6 30 (39.47%) HTML5
7 29 (38.16%) Node.js
8 27 (35.53%) jQuery
9 26 (34.21%) KnockoutJS
10 23 (30.26%) Sass
10 23 (30.26%) Front End Development
11 21 (27.63%) CSS3
12 20 (26.32%) User Experience
13 18 (23.68%) LESS
14 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
14 17 (22.37%) TDD
15 16 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (21.05%) Wireframes
16 15 (19.74%) Angular 2
16 15 (19.74%) Web Services
16 15 (19.74%) Java
17 14 (18.42%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
17 14 (18.42%) Redux
17 14 (18.42%) Docker
18 13 (17.11%) RESTful
19 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
19 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
19 12 (15.79%) Durandal
19 12 (15.79%) Backbone.js
19 12 (15.79%) .NET

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 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) GIMP
1 11 (14.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.89%) SaaS
2 5 (6.58%) npm
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.95%) Yarn
5 2 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.63%) Serverless
6 1 (1.32%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) HTTP
1 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.89%) MySQL
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.32%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.53%) Jasmine
3 7 (9.21%) gulp
4 4 (5.26%) Grunt
5 3 (3.95%) Bower
5 3 (3.95%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (3.95%) webpack
6 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.63%) JIRA
6 2 (2.63%) Moq
6 2 (2.63%) NUnit
6 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.32%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.32%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.32%) Subversion
7 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.32%) Yeoman
General
1 2 (2.63%) Law
2 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.32%) Marketing
2 1 (1.32%) Persian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (64.47%) HTML
2 48 (63.16%) CSS
3 39 (51.32%) AngularJS
4 35 (46.05%) React
5 30 (39.47%) HTML5
6 29 (38.16%) Node.js
7 27 (35.53%) jQuery
8 26 (34.21%) KnockoutJS
9 23 (30.26%) Sass
10 21 (27.63%) CSS3
11 18 (23.68%) LESS
12 16 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (19.74%) Angular 2
13 15 (19.74%) Web Services
14 14 (18.42%) Redux
15 13 (17.11%) RESTful
16 12 (15.79%) .NET
16 12 (15.79%) Ajax
16 12 (15.79%) Backbone.js
16 12 (15.79%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.32%) User Experience
2 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) iPad
5 1 (1.32%) iPhone
5 1 (1.32%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Android
2 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) Front End Development
2 17 (22.37%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.37%) TDD
3 16 (21.05%) Wireframes
4 14 (18.42%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 10 (13.16%) Microservices
6 9 (11.84%) MVC
7 5 (6.58%) Change Management
7 5 (6.58%) Prototyping
8 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.26%) Web Development
9 3 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.95%) Isomorphic Development
9 3 (3.95%) Isomorphic JavaScript
9 3 (3.95%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (3.95%) OO
9 3 (3.95%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (3.95%) Scrum
10 2 (2.63%) Continuous Deployment
10 2 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (19.74%) Java
3 11 (14.47%) TypeScript
4 10 (13.16%) C#
4 10 (13.16%) Go
4 10 (13.16%) Scala
5 4 (5.26%) ES6
6 3 (3.95%) ES7
6 3 (3.95%) ES8
6 3 (3.95%) SQL
7 2 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.32%) Python
8 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 12 (15.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
2 3 (3.95%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (18.42%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.63%) Capita
3 1 (1.32%) Facebook
3 1 (1.32%) Sencha
3 1 (1.32%) Zend