Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the 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 (including ECMAScript)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 12 15
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +5
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 429 396 453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.76% 9.19% 8.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.75% 29.84% 24.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 272 304
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £248 £226 £214
90th Percentile £525 £500 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £39.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.71% +259.09% -61.66%
10th Percentile £19.70 £36.90 £9.00
90th Percentile £44.10 £41.30 £39.80
England median hourly rate £40.50 £41.25 £38.00
% change year-on-year -1.82% +8.55% +32.45%

JavaScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,604 1,327 1,815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.74% 30.81% 33.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,012 848 1,111
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £513
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 34 29
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.11 £32.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.58% +42.22% -21.58%
10th Percentile £18.11 £21.63 £13.21
90th Percentile £48.75 £75.63 £38.75
England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year -1.20% +7.10% +10.71%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing JavaScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in the West Midlands

JavaScript
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for JavaScript in the West Midlands

JavaScript
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JavaScript in the West Midlands

JavaScript
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JavaScript in the West Midlands

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for JavaScript in the West Midlands

JavaScript
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 May 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 +3 207 £375 +1.35% 111
Coventry +3 94 £450 +20.00% 27
Staffordshire -6 24 £348 +26.36% 59
Warwickshire -12 23 £275 -24.14% 30
Shropshire -13 18 £523 +77.87% 14
Solihull +5 17 £350 +7.69% 21
Wolverhampton +5 9 £338 -12.90% 6
Worcestershire -8 6 £331 -0.38% 35
Walsall +2 5 £295 -1.67% 4
Herefordshire -10 5 £375 +31.58%
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 301 (70.16%) HTML
2 293 (68.30%) CSS
3 193 (44.99%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (36.36%) AngularJS
5 153 (35.66%) .NET
6 148 (34.50%) C#
7 141 (32.87%) HTML5
8 136 (31.70%) TDD
9 121 (28.21%) Git (software)
10 118 (27.51%) jQuery
11 108 (25.17%) CSS3
12 101 (23.54%) MVC
13 100 (23.31%) SQL Server
14 97 (22.61%) Java
15 91 (21.21%) ASP.NET
16 90 (20.98%) Microsoft Azure
17 88 (20.51%) Front End Development
18 84 (19.58%) React
19 82 (19.11%) SQL
20 81 (18.88%) Continuous Integration
20 81 (18.88%) ASP.NET Web API
20 81 (18.88%) User Experience
21 80 (18.65%) Web Services
22 79 (18.41%) Scrum
23 76 (17.72%) BDD
24 65 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
25 61 (14.22%) Microsoft
26 57 (13.29%) Kanban
27 55 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 51 (11.89%) KnockoutJS

JavaScript
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 20 (4.66%) WebSphere
2 18 (4.20%) CMS
3 14 (3.26%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.26%) Tomcat
4 13 (3.03%) IIS
4 13 (3.03%) JBoss
5 8 (1.86%) nginx
6 6 (1.40%) Mule
7 5 (1.17%) Apache
7 5 (1.17%) Mule ESB
8 4 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (0.93%) Drupal
8 4 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.93%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.93%) WildFly
8 4 (0.93%) WordPress
9 3 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (0.70%) Documentum
9 3 (0.70%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 17 (3.96%) Photoshop
2 15 (3.50%) GIMP
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 12 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.17%) Magento
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (0.70%) Siebel CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.23%) Maximo
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 90 (20.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (3.50%) GitHub
4 8 (1.86%) npm
4 8 (1.86%) SaaS
5 7 (1.63%) IaaS
5 7 (1.63%) PaaS
6 6 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (1.17%) Google Analytics
7 5 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.17%) Office 365
7 5 (1.17%) Serverless
8 3 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.47%) Yarn
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.23%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.23%) G Suite
10 1 (0.23%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.56%) HTTP
2 9 (2.10%) SMS
3 7 (1.63%) Internet
4 5 (1.17%) SSL
4 5 (1.17%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.93%) Intranet
6 2 (0.47%) Network Security
7 1 (0.23%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.23%) Extranet
7 1 (0.23%) FlexRay
7 1 (0.23%) SMTP
7 1 (0.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (23.31%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.86%) MySQL
3 29 (6.76%) MongoDB
4 25 (5.83%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (5.59%) Relational Database
6 22 (5.13%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.17%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.93%) MariaDB
8 4 (0.93%) Neo4j
9 3 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.70%) Cloud Spanner
9 3 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.70%) DB2
9 3 (0.70%) Redis
10 2 (0.47%) BigQuery
10 2 (0.47%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.47%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.47%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 121 (28.21%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.59%) Jenkins
3 18 (4.20%) Visual Studio
4 16 (3.73%) gulp
4 16 (3.73%) Subversion
5 14 (3.26%) Grunt
5 14 (3.26%) Selenium
6 13 (3.03%) Jasmine
7 11 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
8 10 (2.33%) Ant
8 10 (2.33%) Karma Test Runner
9 8 (1.86%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.86%) Eclipse
9 8 (1.86%) JUnit
9 8 (1.86%) Maven
10 7 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.40%) JIRA
11 6 (1.40%) MSI
11 6 (1.40%) PHPUnit
11 6 (1.40%) WiX
General
1 20 (4.66%) Finance
2 12 (2.80%) Law
3 9 (2.10%) Games
4 8 (1.86%) Marketing
4 8 (1.86%) Retail
5 7 (1.63%) Advertising
6 6 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.17%) Back Office
8 3 (0.70%) Automotive
8 3 (0.70%) Banking
9 2 (0.47%) German Language
9 2 (0.47%) Persian Language
10 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.23%) Legal
10 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 382 (89.04%) Developer
2 81 (18.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 78 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 62 (14.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 45 (10.49%) Java Developer
6 40 (9.32%) Full Stack Developer
7 37 (8.62%) UI Developer
8 35 (8.16%) C# Developer
9 33 (7.69%) Angular Developer
10 30 (6.99%) C# .NET Developer
10 30 (6.99%) HTML Developer
11 27 (6.29%) HTML CSS Developer
12 25 (5.83%) PHP Developer
13 23 (5.36%) Azure Developer
13 23 (5.36%) Senior Developer
14 21 (4.90%) Lead Developer
15 19 (4.43%) Software Developer
16 17 (3.96%) Web Developer
17 16 (3.73%) React Developer
18 15 (3.50%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (70.16%) HTML
2 293 (68.30%) CSS
3 156 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 153 (35.66%) .NET
5 141 (32.87%) HTML5
6 118 (27.51%) jQuery
7 108 (25.17%) CSS3
8 91 (21.21%) ASP.NET
9 84 (19.58%) React
10 81 (18.88%) ASP.NET Web API
11 80 (18.65%) Web Services
12 65 (15.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 55 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 51 (11.89%) KnockoutJS
15 50 (11.66%) Node.js
15 50 (11.66%) Sass
16 49 (11.42%) .NET Framework
17 47 (10.96%) Angular 2
18 46 (10.72%) Dapper ORM
19 41 (9.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 81 (18.88%) User Experience
2 48 (11.19%) Enterprise Software
3 41 (9.56%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (4.20%) Digital Media
5 17 (3.96%) Mobile App
6 13 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.86%) iPad
8 8 (1.86%) iPhone
9 4 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.93%) W3C
10 3 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.70%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.47%) DataPower
11 2 (0.47%) NHS
11 2 (0.47%) Vector Graphics
12 1 (0.23%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.23%) Fintech
12 1 (0.23%) Raspberry Pi
12 1 (0.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (5.59%) Linux
1 24 (5.59%) Windows
2 15 (3.50%) Unix
3 13 (3.03%) Android
4 12 (2.80%) Apple iOS
4 12 (2.80%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.93%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.23%) Solaris
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (44.99%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (31.70%) TDD
3 101 (23.54%) MVC
4 88 (20.51%) Front End Development
5 81 (18.88%) Continuous Integration
6 79 (18.41%) Scrum
7 76 (17.72%) BDD
8 57 (13.29%) Kanban
9 45 (10.49%) Web Development
10 41 (9.56%) SOLID
11 40 (9.32%) Test Automation
12 38 (8.86%) Microservices
13 36 (8.39%) Mentoring
14 33 (7.69%) OO
15 31 (7.23%) DevOps
16 28 (6.53%) Responsive Web Design
17 26 (6.06%) E-Commerce
18 24 (5.59%) Software Engineering
19 23 (5.36%) SDLC
20 22 (5.13%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 148 (34.50%) C#
2 97 (22.61%) Java
3 82 (19.11%) SQL
4 40 (9.32%) PHP
5 32 (7.46%) TypeScript
6 19 (4.43%) Java 8
6 19 (4.43%) Python
6 19 (4.43%) Scala
7 15 (3.50%) Ruby
8 11 (2.56%) Go
9 10 (2.33%) Objective-C
10 8 (1.86%) ES6
10 8 (1.86%) Groovy
10 8 (1.86%) Haskell
10 8 (1.86%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.86%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.40%) Perl
12 5 (1.17%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.17%) XAML
13 4 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (6.99%) Security Cleared
2 25 (5.83%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.80%) Degree
4 4 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.70%) OCP
5 3 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.47%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.23%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) MCSD
7 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.10%) QA
2 6 (1.40%) WAI
2 6 (1.40%) WCAG
3 5 (1.17%) GDPR
4 2 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.47%) PMO
5 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (8.39%) Docker
2 6 (1.40%) Hyper-V
2 6 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.86%) Puppet
2 6 (1.40%) SCCM
2 6 (1.40%) vCenter Server
3 4 (0.93%) Ansible
3 4 (0.93%) Grafana
3 4 (0.93%) Kibana
4 3 (0.70%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.70%) Terraform
5 2 (0.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.23%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 61 (14.22%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.66%) IBM
3 16 (3.73%) Google
4 12 (2.80%) Xamarin
5 11 (2.56%) Oracle
6 8 (1.86%) VMware
7 7 (1.63%) Sencha
8 6 (1.40%) MuleSoft
9 5 (1.17%) Zend
10 3 (0.70%) Adobe
10 3 (0.70%) Capita
10 3 (0.70%) Pega
10 3 (0.70%) Siebel
10 3 (0.70%) Unisys
10 3 (0.70%) WSO2
11 2 (0.47%) Perforce
11 2 (0.47%) Telerik
12 1 (0.23%) Apple
12 1 (0.23%) BMC
12 1 (0.23%) QNX