Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 10 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +4
Contract jobs citing JavaScript 485 407 575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.54% 8.79% 9.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.25% 28.60% 28.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 270 383
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £231 £213
90th Percentile £550 £488 £469
England median daily rate £450 £440 £403
% change year-on-year +2.27% +9.32% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 9
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.00 £32.22 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.39% -14.08% +31.58%
10th Percentile £33.00 £23.14 £14.90
90th Percentile £57.20 £39.73 £39.66
England median hourly rate £42.50 £44.06 £39.10
% change year-on-year -3.54% +12.68% +11.71%

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 1,780 1,423 2,013
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 35.02% 30.73% 32.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,100 921 1,263
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.39% +3.33% +7.91%
10th Percentile £300 £258 £250
90th Percentile £544 £538 £506
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 49 57
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £33.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.61% +11.86% +13.46%
10th Percentile £15.25 £15.72 £14.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £66.65 £42.85
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +7 181 £400 +14.29% 140
Coventry -6 84 £425 +13.33% 33
Shropshire -2 77 £435 +2.35% 16
Staffordshire +4 31 £388 +19.23% 48
Warwickshire -11 31 £450 +50.00% 39
Solihull +2 20 £425 +11.48% 23
Wolverhampton +2 11 £475 +35.71% 4
Worcestershire -1 8 £325 -7.14% 25
Walsall -1 2 £400 +29.03% 5
Herefordshire -17 2 - - 6
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 300 (61.86%) CSS
2 299 (61.65%) HTML
3 231 (47.63%) Agile Software Development
4 183 (37.73%) .NET
5 166 (34.23%) C#
6 156 (32.16%) MVC
7 153 (31.55%) AngularJS
8 152 (31.34%) HTML5
9 150 (30.93%) jQuery
10 147 (30.31%) Git (software)
11 138 (28.45%) SQL
12 133 (27.42%) TDD
13 131 (27.01%) Java
14 127 (26.19%) Scrum
15 119 (24.54%) ASP.NET
16 105 (21.65%) Microsoft Azure
17 98 (20.21%) SQL Server
18 95 (19.59%) CSS3
19 94 (19.38%) React
20 93 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
21 92 (18.97%) Microsoft
22 90 (18.56%) Front End Development
23 85 (17.53%) Web Services
24 84 (17.32%) Node.js
25 82 (16.91%) Microservices
26 81 (16.70%) User Experience
27 79 (16.29%) Sass
28 77 (15.88%) ASP.NET Web API
29 75 (15.46%) ASP.NET MVC
30 72 (14.85%) Test Automation

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 25 (5.15%) Tomcat
2 22 (4.54%) Confluence
3 19 (3.92%) nginx
4 13 (2.68%) Apache
4 13 (2.68%) WebSphere
5 11 (2.27%) CMS
6 10 (2.06%) JBoss
6 10 (2.06%) SharePoint
7 9 (1.86%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (1.24%) Drupal
9 6 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.03%) Documentum
11 3 (0.62%) Appian
12 2 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.41%) IIS
12 2 (0.41%) Umbraco
13 1 (0.21%) Mule
13 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (3.51%) Photoshop
2 16 (3.30%) GIMP
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 35 (7.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.27%) Magento
2 11 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.24%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.62%) Oracle CRM
4 3 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.62%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.62%) Siebel CRM
5 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.21%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 105 (21.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (9.28%) GitHub
3 39 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (7.63%) Google Analytics
5 27 (5.57%) Dynamics 365
6 13 (2.68%) SaaS
7 10 (2.06%) npm
7 10 (2.06%) Office 365
7 10 (2.06%) Serverless
8 9 (1.86%) Slack
9 7 (1.44%) PaaS
10 6 (1.24%) IaaS
11 4 (0.82%) Azure Functions
12 3 (0.62%) Yarn
13 2 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.41%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.21%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.21%) Force.com
14 1 (0.21%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.33%) TCP/IP
2 19 (3.92%) HTTP
3 18 (3.71%) SSL
4 10 (2.06%) Skype
5 6 (1.24%) SMS
6 5 (1.03%) Internet
7 2 (0.41%) Intranet
8 1 (0.21%) SMTP
8 1 (0.21%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 49 (10.10%) MySQL
3 46 (9.48%) MongoDB
4 33 (6.80%) NoSQL
5 25 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
6 23 (4.74%) Relational Database
7 19 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (3.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.86%) SQLite
10 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.03%) Big Data
11 5 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.03%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.82%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 147 (30.31%) Git (software)
2 64 (13.20%) gulp
3 51 (10.52%) Selenium
4 49 (10.10%) Cucumber
4 49 (10.10%) Jenkins
5 43 (8.87%) Grunt
6 37 (7.63%) JIRA
7 33 (6.80%) IntelliJ
7 33 (6.80%) Sublime Text
8 32 (6.60%) Gatling
9 28 (5.77%) Ant
10 27 (5.57%) Eclipse
10 27 (5.57%) Karma Test Runner
11 25 (5.15%) Subversion
12 21 (4.33%) Bitbucket
12 21 (4.33%) Visual Studio
13 19 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (3.71%) JUnit
15 16 (3.30%) Maven
16 15 (3.09%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (4.33%) Finance
2 18 (3.71%) Marketing
3 10 (2.06%) Back Office
4 8 (1.65%) Aerospace
4 8 (1.65%) Local Government
4 8 (1.65%) Retail
5 7 (1.44%) Games
5 7 (1.44%) Law
6 6 (1.24%) Automotive
7 5 (1.03%) Advertising
7 5 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.62%) Electronics
8 3 (0.62%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 399 (82.27%) Developer
2 83 (17.11%) .NET Developer
3 59 (12.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 55 (11.34%) Java Developer
5 53 (10.93%) JavaScript Developer
6 38 (7.84%) UI Developer
7 37 (7.63%) Angular Developer
8 32 (6.60%) React Developer
9 29 (5.98%) C# Developer
10 28 (5.77%) Senior Developer
11 25 (5.15%) Architect
11 25 (5.15%) HTML Developer
12 24 (4.95%) Agile Developer
12 24 (4.95%) Applications Developer
13 23 (4.74%) HTML CSS Developer
14 22 (4.54%) Azure Developer
14 22 (4.54%) C# .NET Developer
15 19 (3.92%) Software Developer
16 18 (3.71%) Microsoft Developer
17 16 (3.30%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (61.86%) CSS
2 299 (61.65%) HTML
3 183 (37.73%) .NET
4 153 (31.55%) AngularJS
5 152 (31.34%) HTML5
6 150 (30.93%) jQuery
7 119 (24.54%) ASP.NET
8 95 (19.59%) CSS3
9 94 (19.38%) React
10 85 (17.53%) Web Services
11 84 (17.32%) Node.js
12 79 (16.29%) Sass
13 77 (15.88%) ASP.NET Web API
14 75 (15.46%) ASP.NET MVC
15 60 (12.37%) KnockoutJS
16 59 (12.16%) REST
17 57 (11.75%) LESS
18 55 (11.34%) Spring
18 55 (11.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 54 (11.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 81 (16.70%) User Experience
2 42 (8.66%) Enterprise Software
3 33 (6.80%) Mobile App
4 24 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (3.30%) Public Cloud
6 13 (2.68%) iPhone
7 12 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.65%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.03%) W3C
11 4 (0.82%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.62%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.62%) iPad
13 2 (0.41%) Fintech
13 2 (0.41%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.41%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.21%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.21%) Grid Computing
14 1 (0.21%) Raspberry Pi
14 1 (0.21%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 50 (10.31%) Windows
2 45 (9.28%) Linux
3 31 (6.39%) Unix
4 23 (4.74%) Android
5 22 (4.54%) Ubuntu
6 21 (4.33%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.86%) Mac OS
8 5 (1.03%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.21%) CentOS
9 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.21%) Solaris
9 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (47.63%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (32.16%) MVC
3 133 (27.42%) TDD
4 127 (26.19%) Scrum
5 93 (19.18%) Continuous Integration
6 90 (18.56%) Front End Development
7 82 (16.91%) Microservices
8 72 (14.85%) Test Automation
9 69 (14.23%) BDD
10 68 (14.02%) DevOps
11 49 (10.10%) Kanban
12 48 (9.90%) OO
13 47 (9.69%) Analytics
14 38 (7.84%) CRM
15 36 (7.42%) Workflow
16 35 (7.22%) Migration
17 34 (7.01%) Web Development
18 33 (6.80%) SOLID
18 33 (6.80%) Wireframes
19 32 (6.60%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 166 (34.23%) C#
2 138 (28.45%) SQL
3 131 (27.01%) Java
4 48 (9.90%) PHP
5 43 (8.87%) TypeScript
6 37 (7.63%) Java 8
7 36 (7.42%) Ruby
8 31 (6.39%) Groovy
9 30 (6.19%) Scala
10 28 (5.77%) Python
11 20 (4.12%) ES6
12 19 (3.92%) Perl
13 18 (3.71%) Haskell
14 16 (3.30%) Objective-C
15 13 (2.68%) Apple Swift
16 11 (2.27%) Bash Shell
17 9 (1.86%) C++
17 9 (1.86%) T-SQL
18 7 (1.44%) ES7
18 7 (1.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (8.04%) Security Cleared
2 35 (7.22%) SC Cleared
3 22 (4.54%) Degree
4 17 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.62%) DBS Check
5 3 (0.62%) ISEB
5 3 (0.62%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.21%) MBA
7 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.51%) WCAG
2 14 (2.89%) QA
3 10 (2.06%) WAI
4 2 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) PMO
5 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (10.72%) Docker
2 2 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.41%) etcd
3 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (6.60%) Grafana
1 32 (6.60%) Kibana
2 18 (3.71%) Puppet
3 14 (2.89%) Graphite
4 11 (2.27%) HockeyApp
5 5 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.82%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.62%) Terraform
8 2 (0.41%) Ansible
8 2 (0.41%) Consul
8 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.21%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.21%) Packer
9 1 (0.21%) SCCM
9 1 (0.21%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 92 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 49 (10.10%) Google
3 27 (5.57%) Oracle
4 19 (3.92%) Xamarin
5 15 (3.09%) IBM
6 12 (2.47%) Twitter
7 11 (2.27%) Apple
7 11 (2.27%) Atlassian
7 11 (2.27%) BMC
7 11 (2.27%) Remedy
7 11 (2.27%) Splunk
8 10 (2.06%) SAP
9 5 (1.03%) Pega
10 4 (0.82%) hybris
10 4 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.62%) Adobe
11 3 (0.62%) Siebel
11 3 (0.62%) Telerik
11 3 (0.62%) webMethods
11 3 (0.62%) Zend