Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 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
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 17 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7 +1
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 133 392 475
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.17% 8.40% 9.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.02% 23.33% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 285 316
Median daily rate £425 £425 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.32% +11.07%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £256
90th Percentile £544 £570 £521
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.43% +28.44% -28.29%
10th Percentile £12.75 £35.00 £20.30
90th Percentile £14.25 £35.00 £43.05
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% +23.46% -4.71%

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 604 1,680 1,721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.54% 36.00% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 1,054 1,068
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £305 £274
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.25 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +39.83% -9.23%
10th Percentile £21.65 £35.00 £17.22
90th Percentile £46.75 £47.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.56
% change year-on-year -18.60% +3.48% +0.74%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing JavaScript as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in the West Midlands.

Daily rate trend for JavaScript in the West Midlands

JavaScript
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing JavaScript in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for JavaScript in the West Midlands

JavaScript
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in the West Midlands.

Hourly rate trend 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 7 July 2020. 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 53 £388 -8.82% 61
Coventry +1 43 £500 +11.11% 19
Herefordshire -1 11 £538 +115.00% 7
Warwickshire +6 10 £425 +21.43% 24
Shropshire -17 5 £420 -9.19% 6
Staffordshire 0 4 £355 +29.09% 20
Worcestershire +19 2 £275 -25.17% 6
Walsall +2 1 - - 4
Solihull -8 1 £375 -1.64% 3
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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 72 (54.14%) HTML
1 72 (54.14%) CSS
2 65 (48.87%) C#
3 61 (45.86%) .NET
4 54 (40.60%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (40.60%) Azure
5 41 (30.83%) SQL
6 39 (29.32%) Microsoft
7 30 (22.56%) DevOps
8 27 (20.30%) SharePoint
9 26 (19.55%) Java
9 26 (19.55%) MVC
9 26 (19.55%) jQuery
10 25 (18.80%) SQL Server
10 25 (18.80%) Front End Development
11 24 (18.05%) Migration
12 21 (15.79%) ASP.NET
12 21 (15.79%) CRM
12 21 (15.79%) React
13 20 (15.04%) User Experience
13 20 (15.04%) Dynamics 365
13 20 (15.04%) Power Platform
13 20 (15.04%) Dynamics CRM
13 20 (15.04%) Node.js
14 19 (14.29%) Requirements Gathering
14 19 (14.29%) Power BI
15 18 (13.53%) Scrum
16 17 (12.78%) OAuth
16 17 (12.78%) OpenID
17 16 (12.03%) ASP.NET MVC

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 27 (20.30%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.01%) CMS
3 3 (2.26%) IIS
3 3 (2.26%) WordPress
4 2 (1.50%) Drupal
5 1 (0.75%) Apache
5 1 (0.75%) Confluence
5 1 (0.75%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 8 (6.02%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.50%) Figma
2 2 (1.50%) InVision
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.50%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 20 (15.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 54 (40.60%) Azure
2 20 (15.04%) Dynamics 365
2 20 (15.04%) Power Platform
3 8 (6.02%) AWS
4 7 (5.26%) SaaS
4 7 (5.26%) Serverless
5 5 (3.76%) Azure Functions
5 5 (3.76%) GCP
6 4 (3.01%) GitHub
7 3 (2.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.26%) PaaS
8 2 (1.50%) Azure Stack
8 2 (1.50%) Logic Apps
8 2 (1.50%) npm
8 2 (1.50%) Power Automate
8 2 (1.50%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.75%) Apigee
9 1 (0.75%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.75%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.75%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.26%) Intranet
3 1 (0.75%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.29%) Power BI
3 16 (12.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (6.77%) MySQL
5 5 (3.76%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.01%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (3.01%) Pentaho
7 3 (2.26%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.50%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.75%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (12.03%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.77%) Visual Studio
3 8 (6.02%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (3.76%) Mocha
4 5 (3.76%) Selenium
5 4 (3.01%) Jasmine
5 4 (3.01%) webpack
6 3 (2.26%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.50%) Grunt
7 2 (1.50%) gulp
7 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.50%) Postman
7 2 (1.50%) RSpec
7 2 (1.50%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.75%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.75%) Appium
8 1 (0.75%) Babel
8 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.75%) git-flow
8 1 (0.75%) Spock
General
1 16 (12.03%) Public Sector
2 5 (3.76%) Law
3 3 (2.26%) Finance
3 3 (2.26%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.26%) Marketing
3 3 (2.26%) Military
4 2 (1.50%) Games
4 2 (1.50%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 107 (80.45%) Developer
2 19 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 17 (12.78%) .NET Developer
4 15 (11.28%) JavaScript Developer
5 13 (9.77%) Full Stack Developer
6 12 (9.02%) C# Developer
6 12 (9.02%) CRM Developer
6 12 (9.02%) Java Developer
7 11 (8.27%) Azure Developer
8 10 (7.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (7.52%) Lead Developer
9 9 (6.77%) Software Developer
10 8 (6.02%) C Developer
10 8 (6.02%) SharePoint Developer
11 6 (4.51%) Agile .NET Developer
11 6 (4.51%) Agile C# Developer
11 6 (4.51%) Agile Developer
11 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Developer
11 6 (4.51%) React Developer
12 5 (3.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (54.14%) CSS
1 72 (54.14%) HTML
2 61 (45.86%) .NET
3 26 (19.55%) jQuery
4 21 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 21 (15.79%) React
5 20 (15.04%) Node.js
6 17 (12.78%) OAuth
6 17 (12.78%) OpenID
7 16 (12.03%) .NET Framework
7 16 (12.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (12.03%) SAML
8 15 (11.28%) AngularJS
8 15 (11.28%) HTML5
8 15 (11.28%) XML
9 13 (9.77%) REST
9 13 (9.77%) Sass
10 11 (8.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 10 (7.52%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (6.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.04%) User Experience
2 9 (6.77%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.50%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.50%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.75%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.75%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.26%) Linux
1 7 (5.26%) Unix
2 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.26%) Windows
3 2 (1.50%) Android
3 2 (1.50%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (40.60%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (22.56%) DevOps
3 26 (19.55%) MVC
4 25 (18.80%) Front End Development
5 24 (18.05%) Migration
6 21 (15.79%) CRM
7 19 (14.29%) Requirements Gathering
8 18 (13.53%) Scrum
9 16 (12.03%) ArchiMate
9 16 (12.03%) Data Migration
9 16 (12.03%) Sequence Diagram
9 16 (12.03%) TDD
9 16 (12.03%) UML
10 11 (8.27%) Web Development
11 10 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (7.52%) SDLC
11 10 (7.52%) Test Automation
12 9 (6.77%) BDD
12 9 (6.77%) Kanban
12 9 (6.77%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 65 (48.87%) C#
2 41 (30.83%) SQL
3 26 (19.55%) Java
4 16 (12.03%) PowerShell
5 14 (10.53%) Python
6 12 (9.02%) PHP
7 11 (8.27%) C
8 10 (7.52%) VBScript
9 9 (6.77%) ES6
10 7 (5.26%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.76%) TypeScript
12 3 (2.26%) VB
13 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.50%) R
13 2 (1.50%) Ruby
13 2 (1.50%) Scala
13 2 (1.50%) VB6
14 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (8.27%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.02%) DV Cleared
3 6 (4.51%) Degree
4 3 (2.26%) MCSD
4 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.50%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.75%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.75%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (4.51%) Active Directory
1 6 (4.51%) Docker
2 2 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.51%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.75%) Ansible
2 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (29.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.76%) Google
3 4 (3.01%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.50%) IBM
4 2 (1.50%) SAP
4 2 (1.50%) WSO2
5 1 (0.75%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.75%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.75%) New Relic
5 1 (0.75%) Remedy
5 1 (0.75%) Splunk
5 1 (0.75%) VMware
5 1 (0.75%) Zend